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Black Stars land Saudi Arabia friendly match for October

The Black Stars of Ghana will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on October 10, ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda Cranes in the penultimate match of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Black Stars are expected to camp in Saudi Arabia, as the prepare for the crucial encounter against Cranes slated for October 7 at ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Vincent Atinga, Isaac Twum named in Ghana’s squad for Uganda clash

Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, has named two home-based players in his squad for the International Friendly against Saudi Arabia and the World Cup qualifier away to Uganda after their excellent show in the just ended WAFU Competition. SportsObama.com can exclusively confirm that Accra Hearts of Oak stalwart, Vincent Addae Atinga has been included in Appiah’s squad for the trip ...

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Isaac Dogbe unchanged in the latest WBO rankings

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe is unchanged in the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) rankings in the super bantamweight division for the month of September. Dogboe in last month’s ranking he moved from number to 3 after successfully defending his WBO international super bantamweight belt against Javier Chacon. But in the latest rankings he has maintained his number 3 position. 1 Cesar Juarez MEX ...

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CONFIRMED: Ayew Brothers dropped from Black Stars squad

West Ham United star, Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew and his brother Jordan Pierre Ayew of Swansea City, have been dropped from Ghana’s squad to face Uganda in the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier in October, SportsObama.com can confirm. The Ayews are conspicuously missing from the yet to be announced squad that will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on October ...

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad offers Ghanaian pupils fully paid trip to Cairo

TWO Ghanaian pupils have been honoured with a fully paid trip to visit to the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo after CAF President Ahmad lauded their initiative to provide football kits for deprived children. Brothers Kwabena Enti, 12, and Ekow Enti, 7, of the Ghana International School (GIS) in Accra, started a project last year to collect ...

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Cavani mises out during Thiago Silva’s birthday party

Paris Saint Germain striker Edison Cavani caused another stir with club mates when he missed in action during the birthday of Thiago Silva. Silva captain of PSG, turned 33 years on Monday and had invited all his teammates for the birthday celebration but conspicuously missing was the Uruguayan striker. It was no surprise Cavani has had some feud with Brazilian ...

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Sports Ministry declares Ghana readiness to host the 2018 CHAN

Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah says the country is ready to bid and host the 2018 CHAN tournament. Original host Kenya have been stripped of the hosting rights following CAF executive meeting in Accra last Saturday. CAF cited slow preparations for the January 12-February 4 tournament as the reason of taking the hosting rights from Kenya. With the Black Stars ...

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Caf withdraws Kenya CHAN hosting right, set to open a bidding process for a new host

The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, met on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana, from 9:25 am to 17:25 local time. The Committee deliberated on some 20 items on the agenda with highlights below; Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 With an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the ...

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WAFU 2017: Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum wins best player award

Isaac Twum

Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum was named the best player for the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. The midfielder was outstanding as he led the Black Stars to win the rejuvenated competition on home soil Twum transferred his club form to the National team by putting up a masterclass performance throughout the competition. The Inter-Allies skipper earned himself a ...

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Ghana cut Nigeria to size to lift 2017 FOX-WAFU Cup

Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game ...

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