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WAFU 2017: Injuries rock Ghana camp ahead crucial Niger clash

Ghana is sweating to have quintet Isaac Twum, Thomas Abbey, Amos Frimpong, Gideon Waja and Emmanuel Ampiah fit for Thursday’s semi-final clash. The five players have all picked up various injuries raising doubts about their availability for the semi-final game. Abbey could not play in the team’s final group match against Nigeria after sustaining an injury against Mali last Saturday. ...

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‘I thank my wife and my girlfriend’ Mohammed Anas hits brace for Free State Stars

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas scored a brace to help ten-man Free State Stars beat Polokwane City 3-2 on the road on Tuesday in the PLS. He opened the scoring in the 16th minute as he fired home from close range, after George Chigova failed to hold onto Potsane’s strike. Anas doubled the lead in the 22nd minute with a powerful ...

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2017 FIFA U-17 WC: Ghana U-17 to play Mali & UAE in friendly games

The Black Starlets of Ghana will play two friendly games against Mali and UAE as part of their preparation towards the FIFA U-17 world cup in India. The upcoming friendly games forms part of the team’s preparations ahead of next month’s U-17 World Cup in India. The former World champions will battle Mali on September 20th at the Bin Zayed ...

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Sports Ministry to face court over $525,000 debt

Hon. Pius Hadzide(left), Hon. Isaac Asiamah(middle), and Lawyer Kwaku Ayiah(Black Starlets management comm. chairman)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RICS Consult, Rex Danquah, has vowed to sue the Sports Ministry following the latter’s inability to pay a $525,000 consultancy fee. Mr. Danquah’s outfit was consulted for Ghana’s bid for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Sports Ministry then agreed to pay him an amount of $525,000. However, Ghana failed to win the bid ...

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Black Queens to play against 2019 Women’s World Cup host France in a friendly game

The female national team of Ghana, the Black Queens will be involved in a high-profile friendly match with European giants France slated for October 23rd in Paris. The encounter will form part of the Black Queens preparations for the 2019 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. France, who will be hosting the tournament, are also using the match prepare for the global ...

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Charles Taylor: Why I Left Hearts of Oak For Kotoko!

Ex-Ghana international, Charles Taylor, has revealed that he left Hearts of Oak for Kotoko because the Phobians let him down. Taylor who took the Ghana Premier League by storm in the early 2000’s in a transfer saga left Hearts of Oak to Asante Kotoko in 2003. A lot of Hearts of Oak fans weren’t enthused with Taylor’s departure as they ...

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Brazil announce squad for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

The Brazil Under-17 Head Coach Carlos Amadeu has named his 21-member squad for the upcoming 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. The Brazilian team will commence its U-17 World Cup preparation camp at Granja Comary, Brazil on September 12, before they travelling to Mumbai on September 25 for the final preparations. Brazil is scheduled to face Spain in the ...

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Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah recovers from injury

Ghana’s Afriyie Acquah has shot himself into contention for mid-week’s game against Udinese after returning early from a thigh problem his suffered against Benevento. Acquah was replaced in the 57th minute in the game against Benevento last weekend due to severe pain he was suffering. Reports were that he had suffered minor injury in his thigh and was set to ...

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Winful Cobbinah is NOT an extraordinary player- Kotoko Editor Jerome Otchere

Some Asante Kotoko fans may have been fantasizing about the prospects of seeing their club whisk Accra Hearts of Oak talisman Winful Cobbinah into their fold. The Ghana Black Stars B play-maker has dominated media discussions with talks of a massive transfer tussle set to happen between the two sworn rivals over the midfielder. But Asante Kotoko Express Editor, Jerome ...

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Christian Atsu credits Rafael Benitez for his recent improved form

Ghana international, Christian Atsu, who’s basting in joy after scoring his first Premiership goal for Newcastle United, says credit must be given to manager Rafael Benitez for finally being able to bring the best out of him.  Christian Atsu has hailed the role played by Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez in his development following his first English Premier League goal ...

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