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Richard Commey

Ghana’s lightweight boxer, Richard Commey, has moved to 5th in the lightweight division in the latest International Boxing Federation (IBF) rankings for the month of August.

Commey last month was ranked 6th, but this time he has moved a place up.

The James-Town native last year fought for the IBF World lightweight belt but he lost via a disputed split decision to Robert Easter Jr.

The former IBF international lightweight champion two months ago signed a promotional deal with one of the best promotional companies DiBella Entertainment.

Hello good afternoon and welcome to the coverage of the Ghana 2017 WAFU Championship clash between the Black Stars of Ghana and The Scorpions of Gambia from the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

 

Below is Ghana XI to play Gambia

 

Source: ghanasoccernet.com

The Ghana Football Association President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has called on Ghanaians to be calm on their decisions whether Dede Ayew and Asamoah Gyan should be dropped from the Black Stars.

The duo came under criticisms after their below-par performance in the World Cup qualifier game against Congo last weekend at Kumasi which many have called for their exit.

The criticisms reached its peak after the return leg clash with Congo in Brazzavile which Ghana won by five goals to one, in the absence of the duo.

Ghana has announced its final squad for the 2017 WAFU tournament being staged in the Central region from September 9-24.

The Black Stars B will face Gambia in the opening match of the competition in one of the 8 preliminary round games.

The 18-man squad include five players from Hearts of Oak and three from Asante Kotoko.

Below is Ghana's 18-man squad for the tournament:

Goal keepers:Joseph Addo-1 (Aduana Stars), Felix Annan-16 (Asante Kotoko)

Defenders: Amos Frimpong-2 (Asante Kotoko), Emmanuel Ampiah-4 (Elmina Sharks), Samuel Sarfo-12 (Liberty Professionals), Vincent Atinga-5 (Hearts of Oak), Nuhu Musah- 3 (WAFA), Ahmed Adams-14 (Asante Kotoko)

Midfielders: Gideon Waja-8 (WAFA), Isaac Twum- 7( Inter Allies), Emmanuel Lomotey-18 (Dreams FC), Winful Cobbinah-10 (Hearts of Oak), Patrick Razak-17 (Hearts of Oak), Richmond Lamptey -( WAFA), Thomas Abbey-6 (Hearts of Oak)

Strikers: Felix Addo-9 (Elmina Sharks), Stephen Sarfo-15 (Berekum Chelsea), Kwame Kizito-13 (Hearts of Oak)

Kwesi Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] Lawyer Kwesi Nyantakyi who doubles as the first vice president of CAF has stated that Ghana is ready to host the West African Football Union [WAFU] tournament.

Cape Coast and Elmina stadia are hosting the West African Football Union nation tournament in Ghana which is scheduled for tomorrow at 3:00pm.

The first match is between Ghana and Gambia at 3pm followed by Nigeria vrs Sierra Leone at 6pm.

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