UEFA Super Cup final: Villarreal suffer major injury blow ahead of Chelsea clash

Villarreal have suffered a major injury blow ahead of their UEFA Super Cup final against Chelsea on August 11.

The LaLiga side confirmed in a statement on Friday night that midfielder Dani Parejo suffered muscle damage ahead of the UEFA Super Cup final against Chelsea.

Parejo was stretchered off in Villarreal’s pre-season friendly draw against Levante on Thursday.

The statement read, “The midfielder [Dani Parejo] from Madrid suffered muscle damage yesterday to his right calf.

“Medical tests carried out on Dani Parejo have confirmed that he suffered muscle damage to his right calf during yesterday’s friendly match against Levante UD at the Villarreal CF Training Ground (Ciudad Deportiva).

“The recovery time will depend on the player’s progress.”

The reigning Europa League champions will take on the Champions League winners Chelsea in the annual European domestic season curtain raiser at Windsor Park in Northern Ireland.

Villarreal had defeated Manchester United in the 2020/21 Europa League final, while Chelsea defeated Manchester City in the Champions League final.

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Our Day: How 9-year-old Oswald captured the hearts of big brands with just a note

Nine-year old Oswald Gennuh is currently trending after his our day note to his mother hit online.

The 9 year old wished to have a very fun day and yes indeed his wish through social media came to pass.

Oswald, is a student of the Christ Ambassadors school in Dansoman. He wrote a seven-point note to his mom on what he expected on his big day that our day at his school today 30th July 2021.

According to Oswald, in his own words, he had not disappointed his mom in his exams and was expecting nothing less from her.

“What motivated me to write the letter was because I wanted my mom to ‘really really’ buy it and not forget, because usually when I tell her to buy something she forgets it,” Oswald told Joy News.

Oswald’s note was shared on Twitter by user called @SmylyThe3rd, who works with one of Owald’s parents.

The note went viral and has since captured the hearts of big brands in Ghana who want to be a part of Oswald’s big day.

Media houses including Joy FM, Pulse Ghana, are giving Oswald and his classmates free coverage, while food brands like KFC Ghana, Dominos Pizza, Pizza Hut and a host of others are delivering mouth watering meals to him and his colleagues.

Notwithstanding, Oswald has received packages from Access Dental, Ashesi University and a host of others.

Sarkodie’s ‘No Pressure’ album peaks at No.5 on USA iTunes

Award winning Ghanaian rapper and rap heavyweight champion, Sarkodie’s ‘No Pressure’ album peaks at No.5 on USA iTunes.

For some months now fans of Sarkcess music have hyped the album and now we seeing the reason.

Sarkodie No pressure album is a 16-track album which features South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest, Tanzanian singer Harmonize, American rapper Wale, UK rapper Giggs, MOG and a few others.

Succeding the album’s official release yesterday, the internet has since been flooded with favourite tracks on the album by music lovers who have blessed their ears with the masterpiece.

The “No Pressure” album by the rap maestro has raised the bar in the local music industry by peaking at No.5 on USA iTunes just this morning, a superb achievement that is yet to be attained by any of our indigenous acts.

Stream Sarkodie No pressure album here

Hajia Bintu To Be Starred In Funny Face’s “Cow And Chicken” TV Series

Ghanaian social media sensation and TikTok star, Hajia Bintu will be featuring in Funny Face’s TV series dubbed “Cow And Chicken” TV series.

Well, Hajia Bintu is known to be one of the most heavily endowed personalities on social media, With her TikTok skits, she has managed to garner fans not only with her huge backside and beauty but with her amazing acting skills.

In a post made by the comedian on his IG wall, Hajia Bintu will be playing the role of “Yaa Baby” in the yet-to-be-launched sensational TV series.

He wrote; ✊❤️🕊 “ GYE NYAME “ ✊❤️🕊 New Character in my upcoming TV series .. #COWandCHICKEN .. the ever Beautiful and Sexy @bintu_hajia …. Her character name in The New upcoming #COWandCHICKENTvSeries is “ YAA BABY “ ❤️💕🕊😘😍TO JEHOVAH ALONE BE THE GLORY ❤️🕊

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In other news, loudmouth Ghanaian actress, Afia Schwarzenegger, has dropped a bombshell again on social media and this time around she has lashed out at actress, Salma Mumin for releasing a private conversation between her and Moesha Boduong’s former personal assistant, Nelson.

Following rumours rife on social media and various traditional media platforms that embattled actress, Moesha Boduong is going through psychological stress and emotional trauma because of her experience with a rich man who is a cultist allegedly, Afia Schwarzenegger, her bestie has come out to reveal what Moesha Boduong is actually going through.

Source: Ghgossip.com

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Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel partners ATU to collect over 100 pints of blood for National Blood Bank

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, as part of its 10th year anniversary celebration, has embarked on a blood donation drive in collaboration with the Accra Technical University to boost the National Blood Bank’s blood supply.

Recently, the Ghana National Blood Service (NBS) lamented on shortfalls in achieving a 100% voluntary blood donations nationwide.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been noted as a key contributing factor in the ongoing struggle to receive voluntary blood donations. However, Victor Israel, Donor Recruitment Officer with the NBS, cited the importance of sensitising the public and educating them on the values of donating blood.

“Blood donation is priceless”, he said.

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel partners ATU to collect over 100 pints of blood for National Blood Bank

“You cannot quantify health. Once you donate, the first thing you receive is the health check-up to check if the donor has enough blood. They are screened for health-related issues and have their blood pressure checked as well so, the benefits, apart from the core value of saving a life, are endless”.      

The upscale hotel, located in Accra Central, undertakes blood donation annually with its team members under its strategic corporate social responsibility initiatives, drawing on the hotel’s mandate to encourage mindful sustainability and community welfare.

“Not only are we intimately involved in the lives of our guests, we are committed to the welfare of communities within which we find ourselves”, said Deborah Lee-Ann Sivertsen, General Manager of the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra.

“Seeing how these students have turned out for today’s exercise reminds me of what I was like back in school as well. They, along with our team members, are lifesavers and their desire to donate blood goes a long way to save the lives of friends, family and citizens at large. Making moments with those in need is always our collective goal”, she said.

Over a hundred pints of blood were gathered after the successful exercise and to thank donors for their generosity, goodie bags were distributed containing non-perishable foods, stationery and t-shirts from the hotel as well as the Ghana National Blood Service.          

The Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra recently launched its 10-year anniversary celebrating a decade of ‘doing the ordinary in extraordinary ways’.

After the Ambassador Hotel, completely rebuilt under the global Swiss brand was reopened in 2011, it has remained a beacon of excellence in the hospitality sector of Ghana hosting several high-level delegations and events while maintaining their health and safety as a priority.

The hotel said it will continue to roll out a series of events leading up to the climax of the anniversary in November 2021, giving people the opportunity to be up close and personal with the brand, whilst winning several prizes, enjoying offers and having dreams come true.

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Twitter On Fire As Fans Of Yaw Tog, Asaaka Boys Clash After Tog Got Featured By Tim Westwood

Yaw Tog has unarguably become the brightest spot from the pool of Kumasi rappers and singers who generically call themselves Kumericans.

This is breeding some form of animosity between Yaw Tog’s fans and the Asaaka Boys whose fame has waned considerably.

For this reason, when Yaw Tog flew to London for the first time in his life and also appeared on Tim Westwood’s program- it sparked an interesting debate amongst their respective fans on Twitter.

Yaw Tog has thus become the youngest artist from Ghana to be featured by Tim Westwood on Capital Radio. Amerado, Yaw Tog and Kweku Flick hopped into the studio after their successful ‘Ghana Party in Park’ concert held in London.

Tim Westwood is a British DJ and presenter of radio and television. He is often referred to by other DJs and artists appearing on his shows simply as Westwood. He presented the MTV UK show Pimp My Ride UK. In 2013, Westwood left BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra after nearly twenty years and returned to Capital Radio (Wikipedia).

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SOURCE: www.Ghgossip.com

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Sarkodie – No Pressure [Full Album]

Sarkodie – No Pressure mp3 download. Ghanaian heavyweight rapper, Sarkodie has finally released his highly anticipated project called “No Pressure” Album.

No Pressure by Sarkodie mp3 download, the 15 track album features the likes of; American rappers Wale and Vic Mensa, U.K rapper Giggs, South African music star Cassper Nyovest, Tanzania’s Harmonize, Nigerian singer Oxlade, Kwesi Arthur, Darko Vibes, Medikal, gospel singer MOGmusic.

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Sarkodie Biography

Michael Owusu Addo born July 10, 1985, known professionally as Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper and entrepreneur from Tema. His contributions to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for “Artiste of the Decade”.

He was announced the first winner of BET’s Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance.

Sarkodie (Biography) was born on 10th July 1987 and raised in Tema and is the fourth born of five children. He attended Tema Methodist Day Senior High School and proceeded to IPMC, where he earned a degree in graphic design. Sarkodie began his music career as an underground rapper, participating in Adom FM’s popular rap competition Kasahare Level.

He met his former manager Duncan Williams of Duncwills Entertainment while participating in the aforementioned competition. He also met musicians Edem and Castro, who introduced him to Hammer of The Last Two, an established record producer. Impressed by his rap flows, Hammer allowed Sarkodie to record two tracks for his album Volta Regime.

Following his collaboration with Hammer, Sarkodie recorded his debut album Makye. Its production was primarily handled by Killbeatz and Jayso. The album features guest appearances from Kwaw Kese, J-Town, Sway, and Paedae of R2Bees. Makye received positive reviews from critics and fans.

Funke Akindele Reveals How She Was Domestically Abused And Blackmailed In Her First Marriage

Actress Funke Akindele Belo has allegedly revealed how she was domestically abused and blackmailed by her ex-husband in her first marriage.

According to a post sighted online, Funke Akindele allegedly revealed this in an episode of her popular TV series Jennifa’s dairy revealing the ordeal she went through in the hands of her ex-husband when she first got married.

Per the post, Funke Akindele suffered verbal and domestic abuse at the hands of her ex-husband who also blackmailed and threatened to go public and say false things about her if she dares leave the marriage to ruin her career.

Funke Akindele supposedly also disclosed that her ex-husband ended their marriage with a phone call and she was affected emotionally which cost her a lot of ambassadorial deals because she wasn’t in the right state of mind to do anything.

But today, God has blessed her with an amazing man who loves and respects her a lot, and some netizens have confirmed this saying they were sad for Funke Akindele when they heard she married her ex-husband and anyone who lived in their area knows what she went through.

this affected her both mentally and physically. She also lost a lot of endorsement deals because of that.

She later went on and show her appreciation to God for now blessing her with a better man and blessing her home with a set of twin boys

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MUSIC: Sarkodie ft Oxlade – Non Living Thing

SarkCess Music boss and BET Award winner, Sarkodie has finally delivered his much-anticipated body of works captioned; “No Pressure” album.

The new album comes in a package of fifteen mind-blowing tracks with guest appearance from some of your favorite musicians across the globe.

Off “No Pressure” Album, Sarkodie links up with trending Nigerian singer and sensational songwriter, Oxlade on a classic record tagged; “Non Living Thing” produced by DJ Coublon.

Prior to the release of the full album, the ‘Adonai’ hit-maker came through with ‘No Fugazy’, ‘Coachella’ featuring Kwesi Arthur and ‘Vibration’ with Vic Mensa which have all been smash jams.

The “You Go Kill Me” hit-maker released his debut album; “Makye” in 2009 and has been consistent. He’s regarded as one of the successful rappers in Africa.

Sarkodie in 2019 bagged an award for the artiste of the decade at the Vodafone Ghana Music Award. That same year, he won the first-ever Best International Flow prize at the BET Hip Hop Awards.

Sarkodie now has seven (7) albums to his credit namely; Makye (2009), Rapperholic (2012), Sarkology (2014), Mary (2015), Highest (2017), Black Love Album (2019) and No Pressure (2021).

“Non Living Thing ” is a great piece of music you will want to add to your playlist and play endlessly. Take a listen below.

Check Out The Musicians Sarkodie Featured On His “No Pressure” Album

Award-winning rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, popularly known as Sarkodie is set to drop another masterpiece tomorrow. The long-awaited album dubbed “No Pressure” will be released tomorrow 30th, July 2021.

Sarkodie disappointed his fans when he postponed the release of the album that was scheduled for 9th, July 2021 after he he revealed that due to some circumstances beyond his control, he has been forced to reschedule the release date for the album.

The SarkCess Music boss later apologized to his fans for the inconveniences he has caused by postponing the release of his album and also revealed that the album will be released on 30th, July 2021.

The sixteen track list album has some of the best personalities in the music scene, featured on some of the songs on his “No Pressure” album.

However, he has already released three of the songs on the album amid his preparation to drop the rest of the tunes tomorrow.

He first of all released “No Fugazy” which according to some critical thinkers on the digital platform has been struggling with streams and views on social media. He later dropped “Coachella” featuring Kwesi Arthur about a month ago. The video has recently hit a million views on YouTube.

Sarkodie also released one of the songs which most of his fans have nominated for International awards titled “Vibration” featuring Roc Nation signee, Vic Mensa.

Other award-winning stars featured in the album include Giggs, AMG Medikal, Cassper Nyovest, Wale, Darkovibes, Bernel, Harmonize, Oxlade, and Gospel act, MOG Music.

Check Out Sarkodie No Pressure track list below: