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Female Ghanaian Footballer Sandra Owusu-Ansah Nominated for The 2021 Puskás Awards

Sandra Owusu-Ansah, one of Ghana’s topmost football exports in recent years has been nominated for the Puskás Awards. Owusu-Ansah was born on 29 January 2000 in Kumasi, the capital city of Ashanti Region to Kofi Owusu Ansah and Madam Yaa Pokuaa. She attended T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Kumasi for her secondary school education. She was a …

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Chris Hughton: The Ghanaian Roots Of The European Football Legend

Christopher William Gerard Hughton is an Irish former professional footballer, coach and football manager. What most people do not know however is that Hughton is Ghanaian by birth. Born on the 11th of December 1958 in England, Hughton first joined Tottenham Hotspur’s youth system in 1971 at the age of 13. He signed as a part-time footballer in …

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Juliet Bawuah Snags ‘African Woman in Sport’ Award at This Year’s GSport Awards

Juliet Bawuah, one of Ghana’s most recognisable sports journalists has just bagged the Imperial African Woman in Sport award at this year’s GSport Awards held in South Africa. Juliet is an experienced  global Sports Journalist who rose to global prominence after her interview with President of the world football governing body, Gianni Infantino, on the sidelines …

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Meet Abeiku Jackson, Ghana’s Olympic Swimmer

Abeiku Gyekye Jackson, the Ghanaian swimmer representing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics made the nation proud with his performance in the 100m butterfly heat. With a real possibility of Ghana winning medals in swimming this year, a spotlight has been shone on the 21-year old. Abeiku reportedly specialises in the 50 metre freestyle. He competed in the 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly, …

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Meet Evelyn & Stephanie Mawuli, Japanese Olympic Superstars With Ghanaian Ancestry

Born to Ghanaian parents, Evelyn and Stephanie Mawuli are Japanese basketball players playing for Japan in the ongoing 2020 olympics. Both Evelyn and Stephanie were born in Toyohasi, Aichi-Japan in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Their parents are immigrants from Ghana who were reportedly granted Japanese citizenship in 2009. Evelyn made her international debut in 2009 …

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Meet The Nigerian Basketball Team Headed To The Olympics After Beating USA & Argentina

Over the past few days, the Nigerian National Basketball team has made international waves by beating team USA and team Argentina, world-ranked number 1 and 4 respectively. Their wins have been met with vitriol and slander from the American press, shooting them into the limelight and rallying the whole of the African basketball world behind …

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Football Superstar Didier Drogba Receives Honorary Degree for Peace and Charity Work

World-famous Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba has received an honorary degree from a university in his home country of Ivory Coast for his peace & charity work and his contribution to football in the country. In 2005, after the Ivory Coast qualified for the 2006 World Cup, Drogba invited the media into the team’s changing room …

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GHANAIAN TRACK STAR BENJAMIN AZAMATI BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD

Ghanaian track star Benjamin Azamati has, over the weekend, set a new record. The Olympic-bound athlete who already qualified for the 100m and 4×100m events at the upcoming Olympics broke a longstanding record in the 200m category set by Bryan Bridgewater (20.15s) in 1992. He set a new 20.13s record, 0.02 seconds less than was …

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NIGERIA’S USMAN KAMARU WINS WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AGAIN

Nigerian mixed martial arts fighter Kamaru Usman in a fight against his American colleague Jorge Masvidal, has proved to the world why he is the UFC World Welterweight champion. In the early hours of Sunday April 25th, Usman knocked out Masvidal in the second round of the fight to reclaim his worldwide title. The event, …

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