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Arsenal fans celebrate the win over Palace as rival fans bash Jesus

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The feeling amongst Arsenal fans was positive as the Gunners went into their opening league game of the season. Mikel Arteta’s men had given their fans something to look forward to after winning six of their seven games in pre-season. With pre-season done, The Gunners have carried the good form into the new Premier League season as Arteta’s men kicked off their campaign with a 2-0 win over Palace at Selhurst Park.

Gabriel Martinelli put the away side in the 20th minute, heading home from close range after a header from Zinchenko. Although Palace gave the match a fight, an own goal from their captain Marc Guehi sealed the three points for Arteta’s men.

Following the win, Arsenal fans could not hide their excitement, with praises for William Saliba, who finally made his debut two years after signing. Other fans praised the team as a whole, with some even pointing out the fact that they are currently top of the table.

However, while Arsenal fans celebrated, rival fans could not hide their disgust for Gabriel Jesus. Jesus, a summer arrival from Manchester City, was the most picked player in the Fantasy Premier League for the opening week.

However, the Brazil international fired blanks despite playing for 83 minutes on the pitch. His performance did not please a lot of FPL managers, who took to their social media accounts to criticise the former Man City star.

Jesus will have a chance to get on the good side of FPL managers when Arsenal host Leicester City next weekend.



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Joseph Commey cites malaria, boil under armpit as reasons for settling for silver

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Commey had defeated New Zealand’s Alex Mukaka and India’s Mohamed Hussan Uddin en route to the final, where he was scheduled to face Northern Ireland’s John Gallagher.

However, a few hours before the bout, news emerged that the Ghanaian was ill and had been declared unfit to compete.

This forced Commey to forfeit the final, therefore, settling for a silver medal while Gallagher walked away with the gold.

Explaining the events of that day, the teenager said he suffered from malaria and also had a boil under his armpit, which meant he couldn’t compete.

“I was going to the finals when I was struck with the illness. I had both malaria and a boil under my armpit,” he said, as quoted by Ghanaweb.

“After the checkup, I was told by the doctor that I couldn’t fight though I insisted on fighting. Anything could have happened if I had fought, so we give glory to God in all things. Maybe next time I might win gold or maybe the Olympics games I might win gold.”

Meanwhile, Ghana won five medals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham which ended on Monday, August 8, 2022.

Boxing delivered Ghana’s first three medals at the Games, with Abraham Mensah and Commey winning silver medals, while Abdul Wahid Omar won bronze.

In athletics, Joseph Paul Amoah scooped bronze after impressively finishing third in the final of the 200m event with a time of 20.49s.

This takes the country’s total haul at the Commonwealth Games to 62 medals since the inception of the Games in 1954.



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BoG to purchase gold in cedis from September from mining companies

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The decision to buy gold output of mining firms in cedis was reached during a meeting on Tuesday, August 9, between the Economic Management Team headed by Dr Bawumia, the Bank of Ghana, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, the Minerals Commission, PMMC and the Ghana Chamber of Mines.

Further details indicate that the Central Bank will commence the purchase of gold in cedis starting next month, September 1, 2022.

The move, forms part of government’s roadmap for the implementation of the Central Bank’s Gold Purchase Programme across the industry.

The gold purchase programme, when effectively implemented, will represent a significant and sustainable addition to Ghana’s foreign exchange reserves over time and strengthen the country’s balance of payments.

The Bank of Ghana’s domestic gold purchasing programme was launched in June 2021 with the primary objective of increasing its gold reserves.

Subsequently, the Bank of Ghana initiated discussions with the Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) about its intention to purchase refined gold from mining companies in the country.

While mining companies in Ghana were prepared to support the programme, there was a need to ensure that the initiative met the governance, risk, compliance, and supply chain requirements of their various companies.

Under the programme, the central bank requires an estimated amount of ~10koz of gold annually from members of the Chamber of Mines over the next four to five years.



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Abedi Pele and wife Maha mark 35th wedding anniversary

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She has since been by his side all these years, with the couple blessed with three children – Andre, Jordan and Imani.

Abedi met Maha in France during his playing days and the pair immediately fell in love, dating for a while before tying the knot.

On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the couple celebrated the incredible milestone of 35 years of being happily married.

Abedi was one of Africa’s most celebrated footballers in the 1990s, having made his name with Olympique Marseille.

The 57-year-old won numerous titles with the French giants, including Ligue 1 and the UEFA Champions League.

He was also part of the Black Stars side that won the 1982 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and captained the team to the final of the 1992 edition as well.

Abedi’s immense talent saw him emerge as African Footballer of the Year three times during his time with Marseille.

Meanwhile, Maha is currently a shareholder in Nania FC, a club owned by Abedi.



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