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Saturday, December 2, 2023

May 9 2001- The darkest day in Ghana football history

Sunday marked twenty years since Ghana’s greatest footballing tragedy when crowd violence erupted during a match between rivals Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak, resulting in the deaths of 127 people. Mahama Shaibu provides an excellent recounting of the events that transpired on that day in 2001 and evaluates if eradicating hooliganism in Ghanaian football has been successful since then.

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