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Atsu, Partey named in provisional 30-man list for 2017 African Player of the Year Award

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey have been named in a provisional 30-man list for the 2017 African Player of the Year Award. The pair are in a tall list which includes reigning African Player of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon as well as Senegalese star Sadio Mane. There are also places ...

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Junior Agogo suffers from stroke, struggles to speak

Former Black Stars striker, Junior Agogo is struggling to speak after suffering a devastating stroke two years ago. Agogo, 38-year-old, suffered the stroke in January 2015, after retiring from football and now has Aphasia. Junior Agogo is now being taken care of by his mother. Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ...

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AFRICAN CHAMPIONS MALI EDGED OUT AS ENGLAND DEFY THE BOOKMAKERS TO SET UP A DATE WITH SPAIN IN THE FIFA U-17 WC FINAL ON SATURDAY

The Three Lions of England have qualified to the finals of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after beating Brazil by 3-1 in Kolkata on Wednesday. The victory sets the stage for another encounter against Spain in a mouth-watering final on Saturday. This is a repeat of the European final. Rhian Brewster hit a hat-trick in the 63,881 ...

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Russia 2018: ISIS uses doctored Messi pic to threaten attack

Islamic State terrorists have used a doctored picture of football star Lionel Messi on a series of posters that threaten to carry out attacks at the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year.Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) outlined its threat to target the tournament using an image of the Barcelona and Argentina striker on posters used by a pro-IS media ...

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I won’t go bankrupt like Tyson-Joshua

Anthony Joshua insists he will not make the same mistakes as boxing’s bankrupt superstars as he prepares for the fourth defence of his IBF heavyweight title against late replacement Carlos Takam on Saturday night, The Independent reports. Joshua’s earning potential has rocketed along with his profile since he emphatically announced his arrival on the world stage with his stoppage win ...

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U-17 WC: Spain beat Mali to meet England in the finals

A 3-1 win over Mali lined up a rerun of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship climax as Spain triumphed to book a date with England in the FIFA U-17 World Cup final. Two goals from Abel Ruiz, and another courtesy of Ferran Torres, in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday were enough to prevent the African champions from reaching back-to-back finals. Spain ...

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U17 WC: England beat Brazil to reach finals

A second hat-trick in as many matches from Rhian Brewster led England into the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-1 victory over Brazil in Kolkata on Wednesday. The Three Lions will meet either Mali or Spain, who contest the other semi-final, on Saturday. The first half – played in front of 63,881 at the ...

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Bukom Banku, Bastie Samir ‘clash’ on StarrChat

Source: www.ghanaweb.com Defeated Bukom Banku on Wednesday evening clashed with the man who gave him a round 7 knockout at the Bukom Boxing Arena last Saturday. Banku and Bastie Samir appeared on StarrChat to talk about a myriad of issues, ranging from their childhood days to their current status as professional boxers. The conversation which lasted for an hour and ...

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