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FIFA satisfied with video referee debut at World Cup

Football’s ruling body FIFA early Sunday expressed satisfaction with the first Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions at the World Cup. A spokesman spoke of “very satisfactory” decisions, saying: “It all went the way it was supposed to. We hope it continues like this.” On Saturday, Uruguay referee Andres Cunha awarded France a penalty in their […]

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Salah return stands in Russia’s road to last 16

Mohamed Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to virtually secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Fears that poor performances from the home side could dampen enthusiasm in the host nation were blown away by a 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening […]

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I’ve not been treated fairly – Asamoah Gyan

Asamoah Gyan has said he has been treated unfairly after it was wrongly reported Christiano Ronaldo had become the first man to score at eight successive major tournaments. Gyan, who plays for Kayserispor in Turkey, feels his achievements are being disregarded. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in Portugal’s 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday night which […]

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Kofi Amoah, Abedi Pele, others to manage Ghana Football

The Government of Ghana has put together a 5-member committee to manage the nation’s football after the High Court granted a 10-day injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association. According to a statement signed by Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid (PhD), the committee will oversee the “administration of football and other related matters” in […]