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FIFA approves testing of video technology

Football’s international lawmakers have approved live trials of video technology to help referees in decision making.New FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed the news at a press conference in Cardiff on Saturday, revealing the aim was to avoid clearly incorrect decisions that are pre-defined “game-changing” situations.FIFA President Gianni Infantino: “Today we have taken a really historic decision for football. FIFA and ...

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Ghana likely to miss Gyan for Mozambique AFCON qualifiers

Ghana are likely to miss their captain Asamoah Gyan for this month’s back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique because of injury.The Black Stars technical team is fretting over the fitness status of the China-based captain after his injury while playing for his club.The Shanghai SIPG attacker suffered the setback in their opening Asian Champions League clash with Melbourne ...

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Wenger angry over Arsenal’s defeat to Swansea

Arsene Wenger said he was ‘not in the mood’ to discuss Arsenal’s Premier League title bid after defeat to Swansea on Wednesday.The Gunners missed the chance to close the gap to the summit to three points following Leicester’s draw on Tuesday as Ashley Williams grabbed a second-half winner for relegation-threatened Swans at Emirates Stadium.Wenger’s side had gone in front through ...

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Jordan Ayew will be an important player- Aston Villa Manager

Source: sportscrusader.com Aston Villa manager Remi Garde has told The Sunday Times that Jordan Ayew will be an important player for the team between now and the end of the season. Ayew is available for Villa for this evening’s Premier League game against Everton at Villa Park after serving a three-match ban. Garde has said that the 24-year-old striker will ...

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Ghana duo at Leicester to be affected by Ranieri’s run-in plans

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com After Leicester’s recent games against Arsenal (a 2-1 defeat) and Manchester City (a 3-1 win), manager Claudio Ranieri warned his players that tougher tests were to come in the Premier League. It could be just one of those things that managers say to not sound complacent, but in Leicester’s case, it might actually be true. For 89 minutes ...

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Dogboe retains WBO, WBA titles

Promising boxer Isaac Dogboe defeated Michael Pappoe to retain his WBO Africa and Interim WBA Pan African Featherweight titles with a unanimous victory last Saturday at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex at North Kaneshie. It was a one-sided fight which saw Dogboe record his ninth professional win, with all three judges — Erasmus Owu, Clement Ashun and Nay Mensah — ...

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Gianni Infantino elected FIFA President

Gianni Infantino is the new FIFA president Gianni Infantino has become the new FIFA president after he received 115 votes during the second round of the election in Zurich.The former UEFA general secretary edged his nearest competitor Sheik Salman, who got a total of 88 votes.The pair were separated by just three votes during the first round leading to a ...

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Edubiase gets new stadium as boxing gym takes off in Accra

President Mahama has revealed that Government is set to construct a new ultra-modern sports stadium at New Edubiase in the Ashanti region.Delivering the State of the Nation Address Thursday, President Mahama said the sports ministry has completed drawings for the construction of the new sports stadium.“In addition to the construction of the Cape Coast stadium, which has been completed, we ...

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