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The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), has secured £5,000 preparation grant for seven Ghanaian athletes ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

A statement from the GOC signed by Mr. Richard Akpokavie, General Secretary and copied GNA Sports said the grant is a form of scholarship for the athletes to aid them in their preparation for the games.

The athletes are Emmanuel Dasor and Atsu Nyamadi - Athletics, Derek Abrefa-Table Tennis, Mohammed Azumah-Boxing, Grace Atipaka-Badminton, Richmond Osarfo-Weightlifting and Felix Acheampong-Para Sports.

Ghana Coach Kwesi Appiah will hold a secret meeting with African football legend Abedi Pele who is the father of Andre and Jordan Ayew before meeting the players in December.

Kwesi Appiah is hoping that he will find Abedi more calming and understanding before traveling to England to meet the two players.

Andre Ayew who plays for West Ham United and his younger brother Jordan of Swansea City have been overlooked for recent call ups despite playing regularly for their teams in England.

Andre’s situation is more alarming as he is the deputy skipper of the team and has looked sharp in the last month.

The Life Patron of Asante Kotoko, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has commended Asante Kotoko Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kwame Kyei for his efforts in trying to bring back the club's glory days.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II appointed the business mogul to run Asante Kotoko for the next three years.

Under the tenure of the 55-year-old, the Porcupine Warriors finished 5th on the Ghana Premier League table but were hugely successful in the FA Cup where they trounced bitterest rivals Hearts of Oak 3-1 at the Tamale Sports Stadium.

Ghana Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah has revealed that the final group game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Egypt was meant to be a buildup exercise for the future.

Egypt held Ghana to a 1-1 draw in Cape Coast on Sunday after Mohammed Sikaballa opened the scoring for the Pharaoh’s on the hour mark before Edwin Gyasi equalized with a brilliant strike three minutes later.

Ghana Defender Kasim Adams Nuhu wants to take after former Black Stars and Bayern Munich centre-back Samuel Osei Kuffour.

Kuffour is widely remembered for his time with the Bavarians, for whom he played from 1993 to 2005, and won the 2001 UEFA Champions League as well as the 2001 FIFA Club World Cup.

Having had his taste of both the Champions League and international football this season with the Young Boys, Adams is hoping to be the next great Ghana defender.

The Head coach of Ghana Black Stars James Kwesi Appiah says he was impressed with the performance his players put up on Sunday at the Cape Coast Stadium against Egypt in the last World Cup group stages qualifiers.

Kwesi Appiah fielded young and new players against the Pharaohs of Egypt who have already qualified to next year’s showpiece in Russia.

Nana Ampomah, Godfred Donsah and Edwin Gyasi all started for the Black Stars for the first time and head coach Kwesi Appiah says he is trying to build the team for future tournaments like the 2019 AFCON.

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