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Sulley Muntari captained the Black Stars
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says he allowed Sulley Muntari to captain the Black Stars in Sunday’s 4-0 win over Sudan as a ‘sign of respect’.
The UAE-based striker, who is the permanent captain of the team, hinted that he could allow other senior players in the team to captain the side in future.
Gyan gave the chance to the AC Milan star to lead the team in Kumasi’s emphatic 2014 World Cup qualifying victory.
Explaining the decision to offer Muntari the armband, Gyan revealed that his respect for the AC Milan player was behind his reason of giving him the armband.
“I allowed Muntari to lead the team. He is one of the senior players in the team and it was also my sign of respect,” Gyan said.
Drawing on examples from European football, Gyan hinted that he could allow other senior players like John Paintsil and Derek Boateng to lead the team in future.
The striker pointed to the examples of Manchester United and Barcelona to back his point of allo...
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Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris says he enjoyed a perfect partnership with Asamoah Gyan in last Sunday’s 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sudan.
The Spartak Moscow player was paired with Gyan for the first time and that yielded positive results.
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By Patrick Akoto
Asamoah Gyan has admitted he played through the pain barrier during the Black Stars 4-0 win over Sudan in a 2014 World Cup qualifier to underline his unflinching love for his country.
The Al Ain attacker was a major doubt for the must-win game when he suffered a problem in his right thigh in the build-up to the game on Thursday...
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan returned to training with the Black Stars on Saturday night showing that he is fit for Sunday’s clash with Sudan in Kumasi.
The Black Stars captain was an injury concern for Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah on Friday but was passed fit to play in the crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier.
He trained fully with the Black Stars as they did their final training...
Ghana were handed a massive fitness boost late on Friday night when it was revealed that key attacker Asamoah Gyan suffered no damage in his thigh, clearing him to play in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Sudan.
It was feared that the Black Stars captain would miss the match in Kumasi after he suffered a thigh problem during a test game on Thursday.
The fear heightened...
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan believes the Black Stars have gained the psychological urge over Zambia in the race to qualify to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The Ghanaians produced a fine display to put four unanswered goals past Sudan at home on Sunday to revive their hopes after Zambia were held 1-1 by Lesotho in Maseru.
The draw has left the Black Stars just a point behind...
Abdul Majeed Waris will start in the Ghana attack against Sudan
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has named an attacking-minded team starting line-up to face Sudan on Sunday with striker Asamoah Gyan and Abdul Majeed Waris spearheading the attack.
The Black Stars have also deployed probably the strongest midfield in Africa with Rabiu Mohammed and Sulley Muntari fighting from the heart of...
Gyan is just a goal away from equaling Abedi Pele goal-scoring record for Ghana
Asamoah Gyan and Lionel Messi have moved within touching distance of equaling international goal scoring record for Ghana and Argentina respectively.
Both players have bagged 32 goals for their respective nations after last weekend’s World Cup qualifying campaign.
While Gyan is just a goal shy of equaling...
Waris scored his debut Ghana goal in 4-0 thrashing of Sudan
Abdul Majeed Waris insists he is not in direct competition to become Ghana’s first choice striker.
The 21-year-old capped a solid display with his debut goal for the Black Stars in the 4-0 thrashing of Sudan in the 2014 World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Waris profited from coach Akwasi Appiah’s decision to change the team’s...
Ghana coach Akwasi Appiah
Ghana coach Akwasi Appiah has attributed his team’s impressive 4-0 win over Sudan to his players’ strict adherence to his tactics.
The Black Stars smashed their visitors in the 2014 World Cup qualifier with goals coming from Asamoah Gyan, Mubarak Wakso, Abdul Majeed Waris and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu.
The win saw Ghana reduce Zambia’s lead in Group D...
Badu insists he was cool with being on the bench
By Patrick Akoto
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu insists he is not unhappy with his role as a substitute in Ghana’s 4-0 thrashing of Sudan in a 2014 World Cup qualifier last Sunday.
The Udinese enforcer came on a replacement for the injured Asamoah Gyan in the second half in the heavy win at the Baba Yara stadium.
Speaking to Sunyani-based...
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has dedicated the 4-0 win over to Sudan to local fans
Kwesi Appiah ‘can’t state enough how important’ Ghana’s 4-0 win over Sudan is, and has dedicated the victory to Ghanaian soccer fans.
The Black Stars produced a four-star performance to down the Nile crocodile at the intimidating Baba Yara stadium on Sunday to move just a point behind Zambia in...
Kwadwo Asamoah and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu are likely to be on the same flight to Italy
Black Stars players will rejoin their clubs abroad after helping Ghana thrash Sudan 4-0 to ‘liven up’ the 2014 World Cup qualification campaign.
Striker Asamoah Gyan inched closer to equalling Abedi Pele’s all-time top-scorer record while Spartak Moscow’s Abdul Majeed Waris, Wakaso Mubarak...
Black Stars conclude training sessions ahead of Sudan clash on Saturday
The Black Stars completed their final training session ahead of the crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sudan on Saturday evening.
The Ghana team trained intensively for almost an hour-and-half before an impressive crowd at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
All 23-players took part in the session including...
Ghana’s new midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong is confident the Black Stars will qualify for the 2014 World Cup after thrashing Sudan 4-0 on Sunday.
The 21-year-old, who was making his debut for the West African country in Sunday’s game, played in the second half as Ghana coasted to the impressive victory.
Goals from Asamoah Gyan, Wakaso Mubarak, Abdul Majeed Waris and Emmanuel...
How the Stars fared against Sudan
The Black Stars gorged on Sudan in style and moved a point within Group D leaders Zambia who drew at Lesotho.
Spartak Moscow striker Abdul Majeed Waris was on the score-sheet while Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong marked his Ghana debut in a thrilling display.
Ghanasoccernet.com rates the performance of the Black Stars.
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