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Today in history: Ghana wins first AFCON title

On this day 1 December 1963 (Exactly 56 years ago today) Ghana won its first Africa Cup of Nations trophy after beating Sudan 3-0 in the final of the 4th edition of the biannual tournament in Accra. Dr Kwame Nkrumah realised that there was the need to identify things that …

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Parliament to criminalized pitch invading in Ghana

Parliament of Ghana is considering enacting laws with regards to pitch invasion in order to help ensure orderliness and sanity at various match centres in Ghana. Speaking on the recent invasion of the pitch by a fan at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium during Ghana’s match against South Africa in …

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Injuries rock Black Stars ahead of AFCON 2021 qualifiers

Ghana’s Black Stars have been hit by injuries ahead of the 2021 AFCON qualifier double header against South Africa and Sao Tome. Deportivo Alaves midfielder Mubarak Wakaso and Harrison Afful have been ruled out of the game due to injuries. The Deportivo Alaves combative midfielder sustained a fracture in his …

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AFCON U-23 Qualifier: Ghana held 1-1 at home to Algeria

Ghana’s U-23 team, the Black Meteors, were held to a 1-1 draw by their Algerian counterparts in a 2019 CAF U-23 AFCON last round qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium. Algeria took the lead in the first half through Dorgane Adam before Dauda Mohammed scored a second-half penalty to draw …

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