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Legon Cities coach Maxwell Konadu hoping for fair officiating in crucial King Faisal clash next weekend

Black Leopards’ new Ghanaian coach Maxwell Konadu, who is idolising Pitso Mosimane, one of the most successful coaches in Africa, says he is taking a lot of inspiration from the legendary South African coach. The former Black Stars assistant coach signed a three-year deal with Leopards to become their coach following a successful stint at Nsoatreman. Konadu’s appointment brings hope to Leopards, who have struggled to regain their top-flight status since their relegation in the 2019/20 season. Speaking after his appointment, the new Leopards tactician hasn’t hidden his affection for Mosimane. “I respect Pitso so much, and he’s been my…

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Sports stars react to shooting at Donald Trump rally

Join Fox News for access to this content You have reached your maximum number of articles. Log in or create an account FREE of charge to continue reading. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News’ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. Please enter a valid email address. Having trouble? Click here. Gunshots rang out in what is widely speculated to be an assassination attempt on Donald Trump on Saturday.The former president held a rally in Butler, Pa. before several shots rang out, and the Secret Service told…

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Jasmine Paolini reacts to losing 2024 Wimbledon Photo Courtesy: Getty Images

For the second time in as many months, Italian tennis player, Jasmine Paolini, who is also of Ghanaian and Polish heritage, has lost a grand slam tennis final. Weeks after losing to Iga Swiatek in the French Open Final, Paolini lost 2-6, 6-2, 4-6 to Czech player Barbora Krejcikova in this year’s Wimbledon final; Krejcikova becomes the eighth woman in eight years to win the prestigious slam. Despite fighting back in typical fashion to win the second set, Paolini couldn’t hold on her momentum to win the crucial third set and win her first grand slam title. The 28 year…

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Soccer For Dreamers donate football kits to Kumasi based disability club, Asanteman FC

Soccer for Dreamers, an NGO, has presented football kits to disability team, Asanteman FC at an impressive ceremony held at the headquarters of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on Friday, July 12. Mrs. Sylvia Abroakwah, President of Soccer for Dreamers said their focus is to support grassroots football and their project cuts across able and disabled as well as both sexes, hence their donations to various football clubs in Ghana since 2022. At the third presentation ceremony, Soccer for Dreamers donated to five female clubs in the Greater Accra Region, four male teams from the Eastern Region and the disability…

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Australia 36-28 Wales: Wallabies clinch series in Melbourne

Australia: T Wright; Kellaway, Flook, Paisami, Daugunu; Lolesio, J Gordon; Slipper (capt), M Faessler, Tupou, J Williams, Salakaia-Loto, Valetini, McReight, Cale.Replacements: Nasser, Kailea, Alaalatoa, Blyth, Gleeson, White, Donaldson, Pietsch.Sin-bin: Salakaia-Loto 35Wales: Winnett; L Williams, Watkin, Grady, Dyer; B Thomas, Bevan; G Thomas, Lake (capt), Griffin, Tshiunza, D Jenkins, Botham, Reffell, Plumtree.Replacements: E Lloyd, Mathias, H O’Connor, Hill, Martin, Hardy, Costelow, Tompkins.Referee: Nika Amashukeli (GRU)Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (RFU), Paul Williams (NZR)TMO: Glenn Newman (NZR). Original Post Source: Source link

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Caitlin Clark records fifth straight double-double as Fever stave off Mercury comeback

Caitlin Clark’s feverishly hot rookie campaign in the WNBA keeps getting better.The league’s No. 1 overall pick recorded a double-double for the fifth game in a row, and for the sixth time in seven games, as the Indiana Fever got a 95-86 win on Friday over the Phoenix Mercury.Clark dropped 20 points and handed out 13 assists, tying a career-high that she has notched four times, all during her last seven contests.CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) rushes up the court against Phoenix Mercury guard Sophie Cunningham (9) on Friday, July 12,…

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Jasmine Paolini of Italy (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Jasmine Paolini, an Italian of Ghanaian descent’s rise to prominence has brought her extensive background to the spotlight ahead of the 2024 Wimbledon Women’s Final against Barbara Krejcikova on Saturday, July 13. This comes after she missed out on winning the Roland Garros after losing to Iga Swiatek in the French Open this year. The 28 year old was born in Italy to a Polish mother who has Ghanaian roots through her paternal side. She beat Donna Vekic in the semifinals to become the first Italian female player to qualify to the Wimbledon final and is aiming to win her…

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Majeed Ashimeru aims for injury-free season amidst contract extension hopes at Anderlecht

Ghanaian midfielder Majeed Ashimeru, currently under contract with Belgian club Anderlecht for one more year, is facing a pivotal moment in his career. Despite a history of injuries, the 26-year-old could be in line for a contract extension, marking a significant shift in strategy for Belgian club Anderlecht. Three years ago, Anderlecht invested one and a half million euros to secure Majeed Ashimeru from RB Salzburg. Since then, he has contributed 8 goals and 5 assists in 106 matches, demonstrating his unique playing style that focuses on direct and vertical football. Anderlecht’s sporting director, Jesper Fredberg, acknowledged Majeed Ashimeru’s potential…

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Melvine Malard: Man Utd sign forward on permanent deal

Manchester United have signed forward Melvine Malard from Lyon on a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.The 24-year-old spent last season on loan from the French club, where she was contracted until 2026, but United have exercised an option-to-buy clause in that deal.France international Malard scored seven goals for United and was part of their 2023-24 FA Cup-winning side.”I am very happy to make my stay here at Manchester United permanent, after this great club and this great city became my home last season,” Malard said.”Here I felt loved. Thank you to the fans for welcoming me so well -…

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