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April, 2018

  • 9 April

    Six African Referees Chosen for 2018 World Cup

    The 2018 World Cup in Russia will feature a roster of 99 officials for the tournament. The recent announcement revealed a breakdown of those chosen to officiate. Six African referees chosen for the 2018 World Cup will be aided by 10 assistant referees, also from Africa. These officiants are included …

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    ‘Physical trainer’ to join Black Starlets team

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports is considering getting a physical trainer for the national U17 team the Black Starlets of Ghana as they head to the FIFA U17 World Cup to be staged in India next month. Awake Sports sources at the Sports Ministry indicate that the Ministry is …

  • 21 September

    CAF ExCo meets in Accra today

    The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) will be holding a meeting in Accra today, to determine the fate of Kenya and Cameroon as to whether these two countries can host the Championship for African Nations (CHAN) in 2018 and the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. …

  • 12 September

    FIFA U-17 WC: Starlets to receive $1000 winning bonus

    Awake Sports can confirm that the national U17 team the Black Starlets of Ghana will receive $1,000 as winning bonus in the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup to be staged in India. The same amount was previously paid to the Black Starlets during the African Youth Championship in Gabon earlier …

  • 11 September

    2018 World Cup: South Africa FA to hold emergency meeting today

    South Africa’s Football Association (Safa) will hold an emergency committee meeting later today Monday, September 11,  “to discuss the way forward” following Fifa’s decision to order a replay of the World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of “match manipulation” by the referee. South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 at home last …

  • 4 September

    Ghana’s World Cup chances over – Sam Johnson

    Former Ghana International Sam Johnson says the Black Stars have blown away any realistic chance of qualifying to the 2018 FIFA World Cup after their disastrous 1-1 draw with Congo in Kumasi last Friday. The Black Stars who are chasing a fourth appearance at the World Cup were hoping to …

August, 2017

  • 24 August

    Real Madrid draw Dortmund, Spurs in UEFA Champions League

    Holders Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League group stage while five-time winners Barcelona were drawn with last season’s runners-up Juventus on Thursday. Paris Saint-Germain were paired alongside Bayern Munich in Group B, while Chelsea will meet Atletico Madrid in Group C as a …

  • 9 August

    CAF inspectors to visit 2019 AFCON hosts Cameroon

    A Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team will visit Cameroon for eight days from August 20, 2017 to assess the country’s progress as it prepares to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary announced the details, saying organisers should not worry. “This inspection …

  • 9 August

    Linear Addy, Christine Ashley for IOC Leadership Forum

    The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has nominated Madam Linear Addy and Christine Ashley to participate in the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Advancing Women in Leadership Forum for Africa and Asia 2017. This forum which is being organised by the Hospitality, Events and Logistics sub-committee of the IOC would be held …

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