ABEDI PELE NEWS

FEATURE: Black Stars draw the Battle Lines in Ligue 1

Abdul Majeed WarisWhile the French title race has become a staid affair—with Paris Saint-Germain ambling inexorably towards the Championnat—the fight to stay in the division has taken on an exciting tone. It is a struggle with a distinctly African twist.Since the January transfer window, two of the relegation-threatened sides have seen their fortunes change through the addition...
Via Ghanasoccernet
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tamale agog with Tigo Community Soccer expectation

Tigo Communtity SoccerThe Northern Regional capital, Tamale will shake this weekend when the Vitting School Park host its first Tigo Community Soccer event. Sixteen communities have already signed up for the biggest and  most participatory community based football activity in the country.All sixteen teams will present  fifteen players each and two coaches to compete for bragging...
Via Ghanasoccernet
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Black Stars draw the Battle Lines in French Ligue 1

Zambia boss Herve Renard using Ghana talent in FranceFootball writer Ed Dove looks at the exploits of Black Stars players who are making waves in the French top-flight. By Ed DoveWhile the French title race has become a staid affair—with Paris Saint-Germain ambling inexorably towards the Championnat—the fight to stay in the division has taken on an exciting tone. It is a struggle...
Via Ghanasoccernet
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Feature: Kwesi Nyantakyi – the dilemma of a corporate-type football administrator

Kwesi AppiahBy: Abdallah SalisuIs the 2014 World Cup the last of this generation of the current glory days of Ghana football?The answer to this question is closely tied to how the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is run at the moment – thus, among other issues, Mr. Nyantakyi’s leadership style.A Nyantakyi leadership of the GFA and for this matter, the Black Stars is like that...
Via Ghanasoccernet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Barcelona striker Anderson hails in-form Sochaux striker Jordan Ayew

Jordan AyewEx-Marseille striker Sonny Anderson has hailed the mentality of Ghana striker Jordan Ayew.Ayew has shaken off his early disappointment by showing his prowess up front for struggling French side Sochaux in recent weeks.The Ghanaian international scored and provided assist for the side as they coasted to 2-0 win ovr Toulouse in the French top-flight over the weekend and...
Via Ghanasoccernet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Marseille supporters insult Ayew, team-mates over sorry state of the giant club

Andre Ayew has not been spared insults by supporters of MarseilleGhana midfielder Andre Ayew is a hero among Marseille supporters for being true to the club but despite his heroics he is not spared insults by the ultras of the club.Ayew, who was born in the city and honed his career at the club where his father Abedi Pele made his name, fired in a hat-trick at the Vélodrome over...
Via Ghanasoccernet
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Andre Ayew promises to score more goals for Marseille

Andre AyewSource: www.africanfootball.comGhana midfielder Andre Ayew has promised to replicate the form which saw him score a hat trick on Friday night in subsequent matches for Olympique Marseille.The mercurial talent scored his fifth goal of the season by helping the Olympians to a comfortable 3-1 win over Ajaccio.The goals were his first since last November when he scored in Marseille’s...
Via Ghanasoccernet
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottmar Hitzfeld picks Abedi Pele as Africa’s All-time best player

Abedi PeleSwitzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld has no doubts Abedi Ayew Pele is Africa’s all-time best footballer.Ayew, a three-time African Footballer of the Year, won the UEFA Champions League with Olympique Marseille.His unique style of play drew comparisons with Brazilian legend Pele.Hitzfeld a champions league winning coach with German giants Bayern Munich says Abedi Pele without...
Via Ghanasoccernet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Abedi Pele, Kwesi Appiah bury differences, Maestro hails Ghana coach’s tactics

Kwesi Appiah will lead Black Stars to success in Brazil, says Abedi PeleGhana legend Abedi Pele and Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah look to have buried their difference as the latter has praised the trainer of the national team insisting he will lead the country to success at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in June.Abedi Pele, who publicly hit out as his ex-teammate when he dropped his...
Via Ghanasoccernet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ghana legend Abedi Pele backs son Jordan to start scoring at Sochaux

Jordan AyewGhana legend Abedi Pele has backed his son Jordan Ayew to end his goal drought sooner rather than later.The Ghanaian international arrived at Sochaux in January but has failed to live up to expectation after scoring just once so far.However, iconic Ghanaian football figure Abedi Pele,  retains the utmost confidence in his son to start scoring and finds the recent setback...
Via Ghanasoccernet
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana striker Jordan Ayew acknowledges increasing maturity since joining Sochaux

Jordan Ayew’s rash temperament has piped downBy Ameenu Shardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana striker Jordan Ayew believes he is increasingly evolving into the matured player everyone wants him to be.The 22-year-old came off the bench to score his first goal for Sochaux in the 2-0 win over Bordeaux.The son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele had started all seven games since arriving...
Via Ghanasoccernet
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Super sub Jordan Ayew happy efforts has begun paying off at Sochaux, gets timely boost as he joins Ghana squad for Montenegro friendly

Jordan Ayew finally breaks his goal duct at SochauxBy Ameenu SHardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana striker Jordan Ayew is delighted to have finally broken his barren run at Sochaux as he joins the Black Stars camp for Wednesday’s friendly against Montenegro.The 22-year-old dropped to the bench having started all seven games since arriving on loan from Olympique Marseille...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana World Cup star Andre Ayew: Time to Step Up

Andre AyewBeing arguably the son of a country’s greatest soccer player ever in Abedi Pele comes with its own expectations, but being the son of a club’s Champions League winning squad member comes with even greater pressure. Unfortunately for one young man, that is the circus within which he finds himself.Born Andre Rami Morgan Ayew in Seclin, France, ‘Dede’, as he’s affectionately...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Baffoe blames ‘hyena’ officials for Pele-Yeboah rift in Black Stars

There was friction between Abedi Pele and Tony Yeboah during their Black Stars daysBy Ameenu Shardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenuAnthony Baffoe admits there was tension between Abedi Pele and Tony Yeboah during their days with the Black Stars but says the problem was fueled by officials around the team at the time he describes as ‘Hyenas’.Baffoe was an integral member of the...
Via Ghanasoccernet
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana Striker Jordan Ayew Dreaming About Marseille Return

Jordan is on loan from Marseille to Sochaux Ghana striker Jordan Ayew says he wants to return to Marseille when his loan spell at Sochaux expires at the end of the season. The 22-year-old is delighted to have revived his club and international career at Sochaux thanks to coach Herve Renard who has acquired him on a six-month deal. Ayew, whose contract with at Marseille ends...
Via Afrikan Soccer
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana striker Jordan Ayew eager to return to Marseille after Sochaux loan spell

Jordan AyewGhana striker Jordan Ayew says he wants to return to Marseille when his loan spell at Sochaux expires at the end of the season.The 22-year-old is delighted to have revived his club and international career at Sochaux thanks to coach Herve Renard who has acquired him on a six-month deal.Ayew, whose contract with at Marseille ends in June 2015, believes he has become an...
Via Ghanasoccernet
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rahim Ayew wants ‘special’ Champions League debut with Kotoko

Rahim Ayew is now with Asante KotokoBy Ameenu Shardow, follow on Twitter @alooameenuMidfielder Rahim Ayew is eyeing a ‘special’ debut in the CAF Champions League when Asante Kotoko take on Barrack Young Controllers on Sunday.The 25-year-old is expected to play a part in Kotoko’s season opener in the flagship African club competition against the Liberian side at the Baba Yara...
Via Ghanasoccernet
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Ghana striker Jordan Ayew breaks down in tears thanking coach Renard for saving his career

Jordan Ayew broke down in tears when having the interviewGhana striker Jordan Ayew broke down in tears on live television on Saturday night when thanking Sochaux manager Herve Renard for having faith in him when few manager supported him.The 21-year-old, who is on loan at the French strugglers Sochaux from giants Marseille, revealed that his previous coaches have not been supportive...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

EXCLUSIVE: Italian giants Roma sign Ghanaian midfielder Obeng

Francis Obeng has been signed by RomaItalian giants Roma have signed Ghanaian midfielder Francis Obeng, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The 27-year-old was snapped up from Italian fourth tier club Santarcangelo on the final day of the winter transfer window for an undisclosed fee.Obeng who holds a Ghanaian passport will occupy one of the non-EU roster spots at the Giallorossi...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rahim Ayew insists he’s not under pressure to shine at Kotoko

Rahim Ayew insists he’s not under at KotokoKotoko midfielder Rahim Ayew insists he’s not pressure to excel at the club.The 25-year-old joined the Porcupine Warriors on a one-year deal during the second transfer window.The first son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele has been heavily involved in their recent friendly matches as coach Mas -Ud Dramani put the paces together ahead of the...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre, Jordan Ayew delighted to have progressed in careers together

Ayew brothersAndre and Jordan Ayew have expressed delight at progressing steadily to play at the top level together.Jordan, the younger brother has been farmed out on loan to struggling French side Sochaux, while Andre is started light training in a bid to recover from an injury he suffered while on international duty two months ago.The two sons of Ghana legend Abedi Pele have lived...
Via Ghanasoccernet
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Abedi Pele pays tribute to deceased ace broadcaster Komla Dumor

Komla DumorBy Rahman OsmanGhana legend Abedi Pele has sent a message of condolence to the family of Komla Dumor who died on Saturday morning.The presenter of the Focus on Africa programme on BBC died at his home in London after a short illness.Pele, three-time African Footballer of the Year, described his death as a big loss not only to Ghana but Africa at large.“Komla inspired...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivorian star Yaya Toure equals Abedi Pele, Eto’o record

Yaya Toure won his third African Player of the Year title in Nigeria last nightIvory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure equaled the records of  Abedi Pele and  Samuel Eto’o when he landed his third successive African Footballer of the Year award on Thursday to cap a memorable week.The Manchester City player edged out Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel and fellow Ivorian Didier Drogba to make...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure named African Player Of The Year

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure named African Player Of The Year - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester City’s talisman midfielder Yaya Toure has bagged the prestigious award of African Footballer of the Year. The 30-year-old won this award for the third year running, after edging out Nigerian team-mate John Obi Mikel and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. “I am very proud...
Via Soccerlens
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Yaya Toure wins African Footballer of the Year for third straight time

Yaya ToureYaya Toure has been named the 2013 African Footballer of the Year at the Glo CAF Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.This is the third time in succession that the Ivory Coast midfielder has been installed the best player on the continent.The 30-year-old has equaled the record set by Abedi Pele and Samuel Eto’o with a hat-trick of wins.Ghanaian Abedi Pele won three in a row between...
Via Ghanasoccernet
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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