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2020 CHAN qualifier: Black Stars B fail to qualify for third straight CHAN tournament

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2020 CHAN qualifier: Black Stars B fail to qualify for third straight CHAN tournament

Ghana missed on qualification to the 2020 African Nations Championship on Sunday after drawing 0-0 with Burkina Faso in the final round qualifier.

The result meant the Black Stars B got eliminated 1-0 on aggregate after suffering defeat at home in the first leg tie at the Baba Yara Stadium.

The Local Black Stars beat the Stallions 4-1 on penalties two weeks ago en route to reaching the final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal.

But Maxwell Konadu and his charges could not replicate that feat and got knocked out of the competition.

Since losing the 2014 finals in South Africa, Ghana have now failed to qualify for the last two tournaments played in Rwanda (2016) and Morocco (2018).

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Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

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My Business With Tyson Fury Is Far From Over – Deontay Wilder Finally Speaks After His First Defeat

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Deontay Wilder has confirmed he will be exercising his rematch clause for a third fight with Tyson Fury and has blamed his heavy outfit for the defeat on Saturday.

Fury handed Wilder the first defeat of his career at the MGM Grand to become WBC heavyweight champion.

But the ‘Bronze Bomber’ has told The Athletic that his business with the ‘Gypsy King’ is far from over.

The 34-year-old has echoed the claims of co-trainer Jay Deas that his suit of armor weakened his legs entering the fight.

He is also said to be re-evaluating keeping his assistant trainer Mark Breland after his corner threw in the towel during the seventh round.

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Wilder has reportedly insisted that his team knows:

“I’d rather die in the ring than have the towel thrown in. I’m a warrior.”

The American fighter has also criticized referee Kenny Bayless for not confronting Fury about ‘a slew of punches to the back of his head and neck’.

A lock punch saw Wilder floored in the third round after Fury caught him in the ear.

He collapsed to the mat and never got back into the fight after the vicious shot.

Many fans were anticipating Fury moving on to fellow British heavyweight Antony Joshua for a title unification match.

‘AJ’s’ promoter Eddie Hearn is keen on a match between the two and tweeted his support for the bout being organized as soon as possible.

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However, it seems that fans will have another serving of Fury vs Wilder before that.

Who do you think will win the trilogy bout between Wilder and Fury and what do you make of Wilder’s comments?

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(VIDEO) Real Madrid’s Captain, Sergio Ramos, Celebrates His Team’s Victory With Shatta Wale’s Song

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Real Madrid recorded a triumphant victory over their city rivals Athletico Madrid on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

They won their derby match with a lone goal making them a formidable force to reckon with as the second leg of the La Liga continues.

Celebrating the win, the captain of the side Sergio Ramos, took to his Instagram story to share a photo of himself in action whilst listening to Beyonce’s feature song ‘Already’ with Shatta Wale.

Our itchy fingers laid hold of it and we want to share it with you.

The great Spanish football legend jamming to ‘Already’ song tells how great the song is, especially when an American and African join forces together.

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Ghanaian Boxer Patrick Allotey Finally Arrested By Police

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The Police have finally grabbed the popular Ghanaian boxer Patrick Allotey after he went hiding after assaulting a Kotoko fan during the Kotoko-Hearts clash match on Sunday.

Patrick Allotey went into hiding after a warrant was issued for his arrest but has been finally arrested yesterday, according to sources.

Patrick Allotey on Sunday assaulted a Kotoko fan who was jubilating in front of him when his team scored the first goal. Patrick got infuriated and gave him some punches on grounds that, the Kotoko fan was blocking his view.

The punches from Patrick gave the victim identified as Siaw a cut on the left side of his eye.

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Patrick Allotey has since been in hiding after the incident.

An eyewitness disclosed to Ghanacrusader.com: “He [Patrick Allotey] is in the police custody as at this yesterday afternoon, He was with the Regional Crime Officer in Accra.

“He has been referred to the Regional police headquarters in Accra for interrogation”.

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