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1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

'I regret sending supporters to Brazil'

Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, former Minister of Youth and Sports has said, he regrets sending supporters to Brazil to support the Black Stars at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Qatar will have a strong team in 2022, says Ra l

DOHA: Real Madrid and Spain legend Ral Gonzlez Blanco is confident that Qatar will put on a "great tournament" in 2022, and "will demonstrate it's not a weak team and it can stand up to any side."

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

U.S. goalkeeper Howard taking 1 year off from national team

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard produced a legendary performance in the Americans knockout stage loss to Belgium at the FIFA World Cup.

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6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Football: Hodgson urges English talent to consider moving abroad

England manager Roy Hodgson has urged the country's rising stars to consider spending some of their career abroad in a bid to gain the experience that will make them successful at international level.

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16 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

Liberty Football Preseason Report: Team could be the best under third-year coach

Youthful exuberance was on display at about 9 a.m. on Aug. 8 at Eagle Stadium when a soccer ball somehow materialized in the middle of a group of football players who had apparently really enjoyed the FIFA World Cup Brazilians or Germans they were not.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

RTE.ie

Ireland keep hopes alive with win

Goals from Julie-Ann Russell and Fiona O'Sullivan ensured the Republic of Ireland recorded a 2-0 victory over Slovenia in a FIFA World Cup qualifier at Tallaght Stadium.

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Business News

Frank de Boer talks up Daley Blind; Dutch press ponder United transfer

The Ajax utility player operates at the elite-level and his manager Frank de Boer can explain why - Manchester United may wish to take notea Daley Blind has started life in the 2014-15 Eredivisie season where he left off with the Dutch national football team in the FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil as the midfielder, who also played as a left ... (more)

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Suria

Switzerland goalkeeper Benaglio...

Switzerland goalkeeper Diego Benaglio announced his international retirement on Wednesday, saying that he wanted to concentrate on his club career with German side Wolfsburg.

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Ghanamma.com

Black Stars Demanded $120,000USD - Former Minister Of Youth And Sports

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, has told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the participation of the Black Stars in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brasil that, the Black Stars demanded $120,000 appearance fee and not $100,000 dollars.

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"Our sense of that is it's going to be the case where these people who need to cooperate are essentially going to be torn apart by the conditions that are changing," Gunn said.

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Ghanamma.com

Afriyie Ankrah Faces Firing Squad Today

Some issues of mismanagement of the taxpayers' money at the FIFA World Cup tournament, which raised eyebrows will be laid to rest today as one of the main architects in Ghana's poor showings in Brazil, Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, mounts the Justice Senyo Dzemefe's Commission witness box.

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DNA India

Luis Suarez promises fans he won't repeat Giorgio Chiellini biting incident

Luis Suarez has reportedly said that he has spoken to specialists about his behavior and has promised his fans that there will be no biting incidents in the future.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vanguard

Nigeria invites Enyeama, 22 others for Devils, Bafana

Cup holders Nigeria have called up 23 players, including ace goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, for next month's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and South Africa's Bafana Bafana.

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Examiner.com

Central American Cup provisional rosters released

Today, the Central American Football Union released the seven preliminary rosters for the Central American Cup Tigo 2014 USA , which runs from September 3-13.

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Suria

Man Utd agree Rojo deal, Nani to join...

English Premier League giants Manchester United have agreed a deal for Sporting Lisbon's Argentine international defender Marcos Rojo with Nani heading in the other direction, the Portuguese club announced on Tuesday.

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Daily Herald

North Central student studying economic impact of World Cup on Brazil

North Central College student Miguel Purgimon Colell, a junior economics and finance major from Lisle, spent three weeks in Brazil this summer researching public opinion about the economic impact of the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament.

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Newkerala.com

We see beginning of change of world football: Hitzfeld

German football legend Ottmar Hitzfeld has seen it all. Considered one of the most successful coaches of the modern era, he announced his retirement after leading Switzerland to the round-of-16 in the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

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Indian Television

HDFC Bank tops the BrandZ Top 50 most valuable Indian brands 2014

MUMBAI: Before the FIFA World Cup commenced in Brazil, several concerns were raised about its execution and other related issues, however when it started, all those concerns were laid to rest as the world experienced a strong tournament both on and off the field.

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CNN

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

Lusail is a planned city being built from scratch along the Persian Gulf in Qatar.

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Oracle

Thinking Local, Regional and Global

The FIFA World Cup tournament is the biggest single-sport competition: it's watched by about 1 billion people around the world.

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