Afcon 2019: Black Stars to arrive in Egypt June 20

Ghana have set Thursday, June 20 as their arrival date for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. At Egypt 2019, the Black Stars will be chasing for the fifth since their last time in 1982. Ghana have been…

Fifteen Serie A clubs oppose Champions League reforms

Fifteen Serie A clubs have come out against the European Club Association’s controversial plans to reform the Champions League, which are being backed by Italian giants Juventus, according to reports in Italy on Tuesday. Juventus president Andrea Agnelli, who is…

Afcon 2019: Waris, Ofori miss out on Ghana 23

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has announced his final squad of 23 players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals. The four-time champions are placed in Group F of the 24-team tournament, where they will face Benin (June 25), Cameroon …

Namibia upset Ghana in pre-Afcon friendly

Namibia dealt Ghana a rude awakening in their first of two test matches towards their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign Sunday afternoon. The Brave Warriors handed the Black Stars a 1-0 defeat in the match played behind closed doors at the…

Real Madrid announce Eden Hazard deal with Chelsea

Eden Hazard is off to Real Madrid. On Friday, the Spanish club announced that they had agreed to a five-year deal for the Chelsea star and will be presented on June 13 at the Santiago Bernabeu, pending a physical. On…

Ozil marries in Istanbul, with Turkey president as best man

Former German international football Mesut Ozil was married in Istanbul on Friday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as his best man. The 30-year-old Ozil, who has Turkish family roots, sparked controversy last year when he was photographed with Erdogan,…

Willian to replace Neymar in Brazil’s Copa America squad

Brazil have called up Chelsea forward Willian to replace the injured Neymar for this month’s Copa America, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday. Neymar withdrew from the squad on Thursday after rupturing ligaments in his right ankle near the…

CAF boss Ahmad questioned by French authorities in anti-graft probe

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit the governing body of world soccer, a day before the start of the Women’s World Cup. Ahmad, who doubles as…

Afcon 2019: Musah Nuhu injured and out of Ghana squad

Former WAFA SC defender Musah Nuhu has been ruled of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after injuring his knee in training. The centre-back broke down after going in for a tackle during the first training session on day…

Neymar injury woe as Brazil beat Qatar

Brazil’s Copa America preparations suffered a huge injury scare on Wednesday after striker Neymar limped off the field as the Selecao beat Qatar 2-0 in a friendly. A distraught-looking Neymar was seen covering his face with his hands as he…

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