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I need more time to prove myself – Coach Kwesi Appiah.

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Ghana Blackstars Coach, Kwesi Appiah, has said that he needs more time to prove his worth.

Mr. Kwesi hasn’t been doing well enough after he was appointed as the Head coach of the Senior National Team.

He came under serious criticism after Ghana’s abysmal performance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where Ghana exited at the Knock-out stage.

Though his contract will expire in December, there has been a huge public outcry for him to be sacked as many believe he is not fit to be in charge of the Senior National Team.

Appiah who is currently having his second stint with the Black Stars believes if given more opportunities he can turn things around with the Black Stars.

“I personally think I always do the best that I can. I may not be the best but I think when given the chance I will always make sure I prove myself,” Appiah told the media in Cape Coast on Thursday.

The Black Stars coach added that the players he sometimes calls into the National team end up not living up to expectation hence not getting the needed result in national assignments.

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Local players will receive an average monthly salary of GH₵1,500 under the NDC – Sammy Gyamfi

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Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi has revealed that local players who play in the Ghana Premier League would enjoy a monthly salary of GHC1,500 when NDC gets elected into power in the forthcoming 2020 elections.

For some years now, players have been calling for better conditions for local players to prevent them from leaving the local leagues to outside the country in search of greener pastures.

NDC has said in their manifesto that was released 2 weeks ago that they’ll come and make things better by setting up a sports fund. This fund is intended to support several sporting activities in the country.

The Communications Officer of the main opposition party said the sports fund will support football clubs to pay players at least GH₵1,500 as a monthly salary.

“The NDC will establish a sports development fund. The government will furnish the account with enough money and also generate some from cooperate bodies”, he said on Kumasi FM.

Every club that plays in the premier league will be supported with funds to settle player salaries, an average money of GHC 1,500 will be paid to each player.

“Every club that qualifies to play in the CAF Inter-club competition will also be supported. The inter-colleges games will also be supported financially with this fund.

“ However, clubs that transfer players abroad will give a percentage of the money they earn into the sports fund.”

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Messi Beats Cristiano Ronaldo To Emerge Highest Earning Footballer

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Argentine Footballer, Lionel Messi has emerged the highest earning Footballer with Portuguese Footballer, Ronaldo placing second.

Messi’s yearly earnings stands at $126m with Ronaldo’s earnings standing at $117m.

Brazilian super star, Neymar came third on the list. Meanwhile Messi had wanted to leave Barcelona this season but a clause in his contract with the team prevented him from doing so.

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1.Lionel Messi (Barcelona and Argentina) $126m (£97.2m)
2.Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus and Portugal) $117m (£90.3m)
3.Neymar (Paris St-Germain and Brazil) $96m (£74.1m)
4.Kylian Mbappe (Paris St-Germain and France) $42m (£32.4m)
5.Mohamed Salah (Liverpool and Egypt) $37m (£28.5m)

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Ronaldo scores his 100th international goal for Portugal

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Cristiano Ronaldo has reached another milestone in his stellar career.

The 5-times Balon D’or winner has added another feat to his talk list of records.

Cristiano Ronaldo has reached 100th international goal for his country Portugal.

Portugal defeated Sweden 2-0 in their European Nations League game and both goals were scored by Ronaldo.

The first goal sent his international goal tally to 100, the 2nd moved it to 101 goals in the shirt of his country Portugal, the first and only European to score 100+ goals for his national team.

The world record is held by Ali Daei who scored 109 goals for Iran.

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