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Ivory Coast to appeal ITLOS ruling; demands to settle dispute with a football match

Ivory Coast to appeal ITLOS ruling; demands to settle dispute with a football match

The protracted maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast, which seemed to have been settled by last Saturday’s  International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruling, has taken an unexpected turn. Sources say the Ivorian government plans to appeal the maritime tribunal to have the case moved from the courtroom to the football…

Kwesi Appiah asks Muntari, Boateng for character reference

Kwesi Appiah, who has recently been re-appointed as the Black Stars coach, has asked Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng for a character reference, after the Ghana FA requested “at least two references” as part of a mandatory HR procedure. The FA’s spokesman explained that they are “looking for written evidence of Kwesi Appiah’s general ineptitude, timidity, cluelessness and more importantly, his willingness to allow…

FIFA to introduce new Yaya Toure Award to honour the most petulant player of the year

FIFA has announced the introduction of the FIFA Yaya Toure Award during a press conference held after Monday’s Ballon d’Or Awards Ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland. According to FIFA, the Yaya Toure Award has been created in honour and recognition of the exceptionally petulant Yaya Toure- who recently launched a scathing attack on Confederation of African…

Ghana announces 4x100m and gymnastics teams for Rio 2016

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has this morning announced the line-up of Team Ghana’s 4x100m and gymnastics teams for the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The official team photos released by the GOC this morning seems to suggest that Team Ghana will compete the men’s 4x100m relays with a…

Black Queens to take tips from CHRAJ boss on how to make hotel ‘home away from home’

Members of the national women’s football team who have so far refused to vacate their hotel rooms at the M Plaza Hotel over unpaid bonuses have called on the head of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to share tips and best practices on how to make their hotel rooms feel more…

Russia 2018 World Cup official theme song released- ‘We Are Racists’

With just about 3 years before football’s biggest fiesta kicks off in Russia, fans around the world have been given a taste of what to expect with the release of the official theme song for the 2018 FIFA World Cup- ‘We Are Racists’ The Russian Football Union (RFU) said the song was written and co-produced by a…

GFA top job contenders to be selected using coefficient formula

Individuals wishing to end the 10 year reign of Kwesi Nyantekyi at the helm of the Ghana Football Association will have to demonstrate “an exceptional understanding of the the coefficient formula,” according to the FA’s vetting committee.   “As part of the new vetting process, all contenders- including the incumbent, will have to take a…

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