SERENA WILLIAMS AND REDDIT CO-FOUNDER SET TO WED ON THURSDAY.

SERENA WILLIAMS AND REDDIT CO-FOUNDER SET TO WED ON THURSDAY. Multiple grand slam winner, Serena Williams, is set to marry her fiance Reddit co-founder, Alexis Olympia Ohanian on Thursday in New Orleans. The couple will be getting married in the presence of celebrity friends, includes Beyonce, Jay Z, the Kardashian/Jenners, Ciara, Meghan Markle among other stars. It was gathered that the wedding has been shrouded in secrecy as the guest have only been informed of the city where it will hold but not the venue. Daily Mail however reports that the wedding will hold at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. Guest will not be allowed to use their

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POOR LEADERSHIP DROVE ME OUT OF HEARTS OF OAK – FORMER PRO.

POOR LEADERSHIP DROVE ME OUT OF HEARTS OF OAK – FORMER PRO. Seasoned sports journalist and analyst, Kobby Jones has revealed the protocol of Accra Hearts of Oak implicated in a match fixing scandal did not act alone. According to him, top management members are neck deep in the scandal and can only be exposed when thorough investigations is done. Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ultimate Sports show Tuesday, Kobby Jones said match fixing is not new in the premier league. “Per my investigations, Acquah has been doing this for the past two years and this is just a tip of the iceberg. He is not the only one involved in

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FA CUP VICTORY SAVED ASANTE KOTOKO’S BAD SEASON.

FA CUP VICTORY SAVED ASANTE KOTOKO’S BAD SEASON. Chairman of the National Circles Council of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Kwaku Amponsah has said that the MTA FA Cup trophy saved an otherwise abysmal season for the club. Asante Kotoko beat their bitterest rivals, Hearts of oak 3-1 last Sunday at the Tamale Sports Stadium to lift the FA Cup. This the supporters’ leader say does not define the season for the club. Chairman Amponsah speaking on Asempa FM’s Ultimate Sports Show said Asante Kotoko’s performance this season was abysmal and does not befit a ‘big club like Asante Kotoko’. “Asante Kotoko is a very big club and our performance this season

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JUNIOR AGOGO SUFFERS STROKE, STRUGGLES TO SPEAK.

JUNIOR AGOGO SUFFERS STROKE, STRUGGLES TO SPEAK. Former Black Stars striker, Junior Agogo is struggling to speak after suffering a devastating stroke two years ago. Agogo, 38-year-old, suffered the stroke in January 2015, after retiring from football and now has Aphasia. Junior Agogo is now being taken care of by his mother. Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is due to injury to the brain, especially from a stroke. In some cases, it makes communications with the patient impossible. It is associated with difficulty to retrieve names of objects and inability to put together sentences. Speaking for

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GHANA’S WORLD CUP HOPES FADE AFTER UGANDA DRAW.

GHANA’S WORLD CUP HOPES FADE AFTER UGANDA DRAW. The Black Stars have seen their chances of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia fade after a goalless draw against Uganda in Kampala on Saturday. Ghana, sitting third in Group E and already with only a slender chance of qualifying, needed a convincing win in their penultimate match at the Nelson Mandela Stadium, but ultimately came up short. And the result means Egypt will qualify for the first time in 28 years with a win tomorrow against Congo Brazzaville. Despite fielding a depleted side, the Black Stars put on a decent performance and probably could have won the day. They

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COACH KWESI APPIAH NAMES 26-SQUAD FOR UGANDA CLASH; OPARE RETURNS WHILES BADU, WAKASO & AYEW BROTHERS DROPPED

COACH KWESI APPIAH NAMES 26-SQUAD FOR UGANDA CLASH; OPARE RETURNS WHILES BADU, WAKASO & AYEW BROTHERS DROPPED. Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 26-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup qualifier against Uganda in Kampala. The senior national team will travel to face the Cranes at the Mandela National Stadium next month in the penultimate qualifier. Coach Appiah’s 24-man list includes debutants  Kingsley Sarfo of Swedish side Malmo, USA-based Abass Mohammed, Kasim Nuhu of Swiss club Young Boys, Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atinga and Inter Allies ace Isaac Twum. Germany-based defender Daniel Opare returns to the side for the first time since the 2014 World Cup in

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ASANTE KOTOKO MADE ME RICH – CHARLES TAYLOR

ASANTE KOTOKO MADE ME RICH – CHARLES TAYLOR. Ghana Premier League legend, Charles Taylor has recounted events in his playing days and has concluded that Asante Kotoko is a better club than Hearts of oak after playing for both sides. Asante Kotoko stunned Hearts of Oak 14 years ago when they prised Taylor away from their sworn rivals. Taylor swapped the Phobians for the Porcupine Warriors for a then record fee of GH₵ 40,000 (roughly US$42,000) after three trophy-laden years with the capital-based club, winning the nation’s top flight three straight times and Hearts’ first-ever CAF Champions League trophy in 2001. And his first season with the Kumasi-based club was

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ITALIAN POLICE SEIZE SULLEY MUNTARI’S MERCEDES AMG G63?

ITALIAN POLICE SEIZE SULLEY MUNTARI’S MERCEDES AMG G63?. Ghana international Sulley Muntari reportedly confessed “I’m going through a difficult time” to the Police when he was stopped while driving through the Italy-Swiss border on Monday. The midfielder, currently unattached, was traveling in his Mercedes AMG G63 SUV said to be worth more than 150,000 euros. Not known to Muntari, he had been on the “wanted list” after a Genoa-based company filed a complaint against him for a default in the arranged payment of the Mercedes SUV. Upon reaching Chiasso Customs, the 33-year-old was stopped by the Italian Road Police with the Mercedes AMG G63 confiscated. Several portals in Switzerland and

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STARS SHINE IN CONGO

STARS SHINE IN CONGO. Jonathan Mensah struggling for the ball. Ghana’s Black Stars yesterday shrugged off their Kumasi debacle to deliver a comprehensive 5-1 win over their Congolese counterparts in the World Cup qualifier return fixture. The entire nation descended heavily on Coach Kwasi Appiah and his charges for throwing a stick in Ghana’s World Cup spokes last Friday with a 1-1 drawn results. But playing without skipper of the side, Asamoah Gyan, his deputy, Dede Ayew and his brother, Jordan, the Stars gave good account of themselves. Ghana ended the first half of the game with an emphatic 3-1 win and closed the second chapter with two goals. Atletico

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PARTEY TREBLE, YIADOM BRACE SEE GHANA RUN RIOT OVER CONGO

PARTEY TREBLE, YIADOM BRACE SEE GHANA RUN RIOT OVER CONGO. Ghana stayed in the hunt to qualify for a fourth successive FIFA World Cup after ruthless finishing gave the Black Stars an impressive 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey grabbed a sensational hat trick with striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scoring a brace in the comprehensive victory at the Stade de Municipal Kintele. And they did it without some key players,  Asamoah Gyan, Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew. The trio did not make the trip due to injuries. In their absence, Kwesi Appiah was forced to ring changes to the first eleven and Yiadom, who

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER BEATS CONOR MCGREGOR BY 10th-ROUND TKO IN MEGAFIGHT

FLOYD MAYWEATHER BEATS CONOR MCGREGOR BY 10th-ROUND TKO IN MEGAFIGHT. Floyd Mayweather Jr. picked up the 50th win of his illustrious career, defeating Conor McGregor by 10th-round TKO on Saturday night in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. With the victory, Mayweather surpasses Rocky Marciano, who retired in 1956 with a 49-0 record. McGregor more than held his own in what was his first professional boxing fight, but the gulf between him and Mayweather grew the longer the fight went on. After the bout reached the halfway point, McGregor began looking visibly fatigued and Mayweather sensed an opening. He showed a level of aggression rarely seen in his previous 49 victories. According

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