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With four months to end the second round qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Ghana’s penultimate clash against Lesotho on Sunday is the most crucial for the two-time World Cup finalist, the Black Stars.
Lying second in the Group D campaign and one point behind the top, Ghana arrived in Maseru for Sunday’s fixture aware that there is no margin for error with just two games left to conclude the qualifiers for this particular stage.
Kwesi Appiah in his build up notes demanded a perfect result from his Black Stars, who thumped the Basotho 7-0 in June of last year.
Memories of that game will still linger but will have little or no effect on what transpires at the Setsoto National Stadium in their second meeting this year.
“Lesotho have got a every good team. Even though we beat them 7-0 in Ghana, I believe that they have a very good team and they have proved that in their games against Zambia and Sudan” said Appiah, who would be without the suspended Richard Kissi Boaten...
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Asamoah Gyan had his US$ 10,000 stolen while he was playing against Lesotho.
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan had US$ 10,000 cash stolen from his hotel room in Maseru while playing in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Lesotho in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.
The Al Ain striker also reported that his laptop could not be found.
Midfielder Sulley Muntari also reported that his 35,000-dollar watch and...
Asamoah Gyan is in agony
CCTV footage has shown the man who stole Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan’s $10,000 and Sulley Muntari’s expensive wristwatch from their hotel rooms while they were playing in a World Cup qualifier in Lesotho on Sunday.
The man could be seen emerging from the rooms with a bag containing what he stole from the two richest players in the Ghana squad in the video...
Ghana defender Harrison Afful believes the burglary attack on Asamoah Gyan has taken the shine off their win over Lesotho
Black Stars defender Harrison Afful reveals the burglary attack on captain Asamoah Gyan has taken the shine off their victory over Lesotho.
The Ghana squad was greeted with sad news of a yet-to-be identified man breaking into Asamoah Gyan’s room to steal his...
Gyan and Andre are two good friends
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is thrilled with decision of the Ayew brothers and Kevin-Prince Boateng to end their premature retirements from the national team.
The Black Stars have been boosted by the return of the three key players for the remaining matches in the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.
They have rescinded their decision not to...
Dominic Adiyiah could start against Lesotho
Ghana striker Dominic Adiyiah could start against Lesotho in Sunday’s World Cup qualifier in Maseru.
Adiyiah, 23, was an unused substitute during the side’s 3-1 win at Sudan in Omdurman last weekend.
The Arsenal Kyiv man returned to the team after a long absence but is reported to have impressed heavily during training sessions.
Ghana will know their opponents for final phase of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers in September if the Black Stars top Group D of the ongoing qualifiers.
The Black Stars are likely to be seeded for the playoffs to determine which five countries will represent Africa in the tournament in Brazil
The draws for the 2014 World Cup African qualifying final round will take place...
Ghana beat Lesotho 2-0 on Sunday
Ghana regained control in Group D of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers after a hard-fought 2-0 win in Lesotho on Sunday.
Goals from defender John Boye and Asamoah Gyan helped the Black Stars to cruise to the impressive victory in Maseru against a very stubborn Lesotho side, giving the West Africans the advantage in the group.
The Black Stars have now...
Ghana defender John Boye thanked Almighty God for Sunday’s table-topping 2-0 win over Lesotho in a Group D 2014 World Cup qualifier.
The Stade Rennes centre-back put the Black Stars ahead in the 43rd minute before captain Asamoah Gyan doubled the lead on 84 minutes.
Ghana are now leaders in the pool with a one point advantage after then leaders Zambia drew 1-1 at home...
Leslie Notsi says his were beaten by a better side.
Lesotho coach Leslie Notsi says his side were outclassed by Ghana in the 2014 World Cup qualifier after putting up their best show.
Notsi had planned to peg back Kwesi Appiah’s side who are seeking a third successive FIFA World Cup appearance.
Ghana needed a win to move to the summit of the table after Zambia shared spoils with...
Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi
The Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi has told the Black Stars to put the Lesotho win behind them and focus on the final qualifier against Zambia.
The Black Stars leapfrogged the 2012 African champions in Group D after beating Lesotho 2-0 in Maseru on Sunday.
John Boye and Asamoah Gyan scored in either half to...
GHANAsoccernet.com rates the performances of the Black Stars during their 2014 World Cup qualifying 2-0 victory over Lesotho in Maseru on Sunday.
Was virtually on holiday as he got a very good protective cover from the central defensive pair of John Boye and Jonathan Mensah. On the few occasions the ball Lesotho threatened they found the shot-stopper in good...