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MuliChoice

The Kumasi High Court, has ruled in favour of MultiChoice Ghana, in a case leveled against Champion Broadcasting Limited in 2016.

In March 2016, MultiChoice Ghana, operators of DStv and agents of SuperSport International, dragged Champion TV (the defendant) to court for infringing on its copyrights by unlawfully showing the English Premier League (EPL) without authority.

According to MultiChoice Ghana’s statement of claim, SuperSport, was granted exclusive rights by the English Premier League, through a competitive bidding process to broadcast the football matches of the EPL for the 2015/2016 football season within Sub Saharan Africa including Ghana.

Champion TV’s continuous violation of their content rights was having an extremely adverse impact on their business, as their unlawful broadcasts were widely patronised for free in Ghana and beyond and widely advertised online.

The technical staff and playing body of Kumasi Asante Kotoko and technical staff suffered double agony as rescuers turned top rob them of their personal belongings following their fatal accident last night.

These robbers who had the helpless players and officials at their mercy took items ranging from mobile phones, Ipads, football boots and money under the pretense of rescuing them.

Players including Ahmed Adams, Saddick Adams, Baba Mahama and Eric Donkor all got their phones stolen at the scene while many others lost their monies.

The Ghanaian giants were involved in a fatal motor accident with a member of the team feared dead on their return to Kumasi on Wednesday after their league game in Accra.

Hearts of Oak

Hearts of Oak's title chances look very uncertain at the moment after suffering back to back defeats in the premiership.

The Phobians will looking for a redemption on Wednesday as they tackle poor travellers Berekum Chelsea at the Accra sports stadium.

The 1-0 loss to Bechem United on the weekend has seen arch rivals Asante Kotoko SC leapfrog them on the league table.

The hosts could climb back to the third position with a victory in the midweek.

CK Akonnor

Ashanti Gold Coach CK Akonnor has been handed the role as head trainer of Ghana’s U23 team, according to multiple reports in the media.

The former Ghana international takes over the mantle from veteran Malik Jabir as the FA embarks on reshuffling of the technical positions at the various national team’s.

Akonnor will be assisted by Liberty Professionals Coach Michael Osei.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus has been involved in what appears to be a fatal accident on a return journey to Kumasi after game week 22 fixture against Inter Allies.

The bus had about 35 occupants made up of players and team officials.

Details of how the Wednesday night accident occurred are sketchy, but the bus is reported to have run into a stationary truck loaded with rice, with registration number AS 7329-13.

Amed Toure

Bechem United talisman Amed Toure claims 'it was like a stroll in the park'' playing against Hearts of Oak last Sunday in the Ghana Premier League.

The Ivorian converted a 75th minute penalty which ensured the Hunters bagged the points in the 1-0 win at the Nana Ansu Gyeabour Park.

Asamoah Gyan

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has officially rescinded his decision not to take penalty kicks for the Black Stars. Gyan confirmed he will make himself available by taking penalties for the National team.

The Kayserspor attacker had initially ruled himself away from taking spot kicks for Ghana after two crucial misses at the 2010 World Cup and 2012 Cup of Nation.

The former Al Ahli striker says he has withdrawn his decision against taking spot kicks for the Black Stars.

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