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The Mix of National Team Call-up, Bonuses, FA and Corruption

Thursday June 26 may see us crash out of the World Cup after just the first round – yup, a strange first in our history considering the fact that it is just our 3rd attempt. Now prior to that game, … Continue reading

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A Black Stars Charity Fund?

PS: I wrote this piece in the heat of the furore surrounding the $15K bonus to the Black Stars before they trounced Egypt 6:1. I was one of many Ghanaians that were upset over the amount given to the Black … Continue reading

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Black Stars, WHY? WHY?

If you are a serious footballer, and you don’t find any greater motivation to play in a World Cup either than the financial reward of a winning or qualifying bonus, then to me you are a…I am tempted to say … Continue reading

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I was home over the weekend watching the FA Cup game between Tottenham Hotspurs and Bolton Wanderers when the sad story of the DRC-born English player Fabrice Muamba unfolded. As I watched live events on television and fold tweets and website updates, I … Continue reading

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I have never been a good, not even an average, footballer. Back in primary school in Tamale where I was born I was only allowed to join the five-a-side ‘boys boys’ team when any of the regulars failed to turn … Continue reading

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