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Taking up Ghana captaincy from Abedi Pele was a challenge, CK Akunnor reveals

Ex Ghana captain CK AkunnorFormer Wolfsburg star CK Akunnor admits he found it difficult being captain of Ghana as the one who took over from legend Abedi Pele.The 40-year-old assumed the captaincy of the Black Stars in the aftermath of the disappointing 1998 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Burkina Faso when Abedi Pele retired from international football.Akunnor was skipper of...
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Andre Ayew warns high-flying Olympique Marseille not to get carried away

Andre AyewOlympique Marseille ace Andre Ayew has called on his teammates to stay grounded after their impressive start to this season’s French Ligue 1 campaign.The son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele was key for Marseille as they saw off Saint-Etienne 2-1 over the weekend for their sixth consecutive win.Marcelo Bielsa’s side sit at the summit of the table with 19 points from eight...
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Ghana confident to win 2017 African Cup of Nations hosting rights

Abedi Pele is part of the committee to help Ghana win the 2017 AFCON rightsBy Alex BoatengGhana is confident of winning the bid to host the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2017, minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga said here on Thursday.He told reporters that Ghana had so many advantages over the other countries in the race and more experience in hosting the AFCON.He said...
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Abedi Pele Wants Acceptable Ghana Squad For 2012 Afcon

Ex Ghana captain Abedi PeleEx Ghana captain Abedi Pele says Ghana’s final 23-man squad for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations to be released on Thursday should be acceptable to all.There have been heightened expectations ahead of the squad announcement at a Press Conference with many making various suggestions over who should make the squad.However the Ghana legend who has two...
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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