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The Tamale Sports Stadium has been officially renamed after the late former Vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the Tamale Sports Stadium would be renamed the “Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium”, in honour of the late Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, and in fulfillment of a campaign pledge made in the run up to the December 2016 elections.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has named James Kwesi Appiah as the new coach of Senior National Team, the Black Stars.

The decision was taken by the Executive Committee of the GFA on Tuesday after approving the report of the six-man coaching search committee.

Appiah will be handed a two-year contract and will start his duties on 1st May, 2017.

He will also take full charge of the Local Black Stars.

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