Afcon 2017: Avram Grant set to leave Ghana job after tournament

Avram Grant has given a strong indication his time as Ghana coach will end after the Africa Cup of Nations.The 61-year-old former Chelsea coach's contract expires at the end of the tournament in Gabon."I came for two years in Ghana, we ... — Read More

Avram Grant reveals Black Stars are yet to hit top form for AFCON despite friendly win

Ghana coach Avram Grant says his side are far from a finished material but adds they will be ready for their tournament opener on 17 January.The Israeli tested his side's battle readiness for the tournament with a friendly against Uzbek side ... — Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Fifa best player award

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich.Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize.Ronaldo also won the Ballon d'Or in ... — Read More

Ghana to open AFCON training camp in the UAE today

Ghana's 26-man squad will open their pre-Africa Cup of Nations camp in the UAE later today (Tuesday) after arriving in the Asian country early this morning.The 26-man squad, which was released by coach Avram Grant on Monday morning, is expected to start ... — Read More

Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats

Ethiopia, one of five countries the IAAF says is in "critical care" over its drug-testing systems, will impose lifetime bans on drug cheats, the new president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) said on Wednesday.The Horn of Africa country has for ... — Read More

Liverpool second after hitting four against Stoke

Liverpool closed the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to six points and moved to second in the league after maintaining their unbeaten home record with a convincing victory over Stoke.Jon Walters headed home at his near post, highlighting the home ... — Read More

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