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Ghanaian defender Donkor left out of Inter Milan’s squad against Stjarnan

Isaac DonkorGhanaian youngster Isaac Donkor has been left out of the Inter Milan squad ahead of their Europa League play-off tie against Stjarnan tonight. The 20-year-old was included in the initial roaster but has been dropped ahead of the game in Iceland.The defender must now work his way back into Walter Mazzari’s squad ahead of the start of the new season.He marked his Europa...
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Sacked Free State Stars goalkeeper Agyei could return to Liberty Professionals

Daniel Agyei could stage a return from Liberty ProfessionalsGhana goalkeeper Daniel Agyei could return to Liberty Professionals after being released by Free State Stars.The 24-year-old has been told to look elsewhere by the South African side after just a season at the club.Agyei failed to make the grade, prompting coach Tom Saintfiet to sack him from the club.The Black Stars shot...
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South Africa-based trio handed Black Stars invites for Ghana’s AFCON qualifying matches

From left: Kwesi Appiah, Fatau Dauda and Rashid Sumaila.South Africa-based trio of Fatau Dauda, Rashid Sumaila and Awal Mohammed will be named in Ghana’s squad to face Uganda and Togo in next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is expected to announce his squad size for the two matches on Wednesday but three players will not be overlooked.Goalkeeper...
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CONFIRMED: Ex-Kotoko defender Kwabena Adusei training with South African side Mpumalanga Black Aces

Kwabena AduseiFormer Asante Kotoko defender Kwabena Adusei has emerged at South African Premier Soccer League side Mpumalanga Black Aces in a bid to secure a contract. The Media Liaison Officer of the Amazayoni has confirmed the stalwart defender has returned and is training while the club sorts out his work permit to enable him feature in the league.“He [Adusei] has returned...
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Aduana Stars goalkeeper Stephen Adams claims GH?200,000 is justified

Stephen AdamsGoalkeeper Stephen Adams has justified GH?200,000 asking price by his club Aduana Stars.The 2014 World Cup goalkeeper has promised to repay the faith any club who meet the financial demands of his club and his personal terms.“I know there are many offers that were rejected because it did not meet the asking price from my club,” Adams told Sportscrusader.com“But...
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VIDEO: Watch Milan’s Ghanaian duo Essien and Muntari take and throw ice-bucket bath challenge

Sulley Muntari takes ice-bucket bath challangeAC Milan’s Ghanaian duo Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien accepted the ice-bucket bath challenge while nominating others to perform the new social media craze.Muntari after taking the challenge nominated the likes of ex Inter Milan teammate Marco Materazzi and Tottenham Hotspurs star Emmanuel Adebayor to the challenge.Essien on the...
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Egypt request to play Ghana in U23 friendly on 10 October

Ghana U23 coach Malik JabirThe Egyptian Football Association wants its U23 team to face Ghana’s Black Meteors on 10 October in an international friendly.Footy Ghana has reported that the Ghana FA is yet to sanction the friendly which is expected to prepare both teams for the 2015 All Africa Games qualifiers.The Black Meteors are defending champions after winning gold at the 2011...
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Guinea find venue for qualifier after Ebola ban

CAF LogoGuinea’s home African Nations Cup qualifier against Togo will be played in Morocco, after they were forced to move the tie to a neutral venue following the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.The Group E qualifier will be played in Casablanca on Sept. 5, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Tuesday.CAF banned Guinea and Sierra Leone from hosting any...
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Uganda to camp in Niamey before facing Ghana in AFCON qualifier

UgandaThe Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has revealed that the national team will camp in Niamey, Niger before facing Ghana in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier.Ghana will host the Cranes on September 5th in Kumasi in one of the Group E matches of the Afcon qualifiers.“We have set out that the team camps in Niamey before flying out to Kumasi on September...
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VIDEO: Watch Asamoah Gyan’s goal for Al Ain in the Asian Champions League

Asamoah GyanWatch Asamoah Gyan’s goal for Al Ain in their 2-0 win over Al Ittihad in the Asian Champions League first leg quarter-final clash. 
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Massive EXPLOSION today as ex-sports minister Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah faces World Cup Commission

Minister Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah could embarrass government faces at the 2014 World Cup CommissionA massive explosion is expected today when ex-Youth and Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah faces the 2014 World Cup Commission which could prove to be a banana skin for government.Ankrah, who was axed from the ministry after the tournament in Brazil, is expected to make revelations that...
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New faces expected in Black Stars squad today, four top players axed for AFCON qualifiers

Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari will be axed from Black Stars squadSeveral new faces are expected when the Black Stars squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers is named later today as top names like Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng will be dropped.AC Milan star Michael Essien and goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey are also expected to dropped from the squad for next...
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EXCLUSIVE: Germany-based defender Baba Rahman gains Black Stars recall to face Uganda, Togo

Baba Rahman has been in excellent form in the German leaguesGermany-based defender Baba Abdul Rahman will be named in the Black Stars squad to face Uganda and Togo next month in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal.Friends of the left-back have told Ghana’s leading football news outlet, www.ghanasoccernet.com that he is among the players to be...
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Kwarasey dropped from Black Stars squad to face Uganda, Togo in AFCON qualifiers

Adam Kwarasey said Black Stars goalkeepers’ coach must be changedNorway-based goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey  has been axed from the Black Stars squad to face Uganda and Togo in next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, sources close to the player have told GHANAsoccernet.com.The Stromsgodset captain has not received a call from Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah informing...
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Celtic boss Ronny Deila realistic about Ghana star winger Mubarak Wakaso

Mubarak Wakaso has agreed a season-long loan from Ruban KazanCeltic manager Ronny Deila does not expect Ruban Kazan winger Mubarak Wakaso to be signed in time to play against Maribor in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.The Ghana international has agreed a season-long loan from the Russian club.Wakaso had a medical in Moscow in an attempt to beat last night’s 11pm registration...
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Ghanaians grabs goals in Uefa Champions League first-leg play-offs: Amartey and Bellarabi score against each other

Daniel Amartey scored against LeverkusenGhanaian youth midfielder Daniel Amartey scored on his Uefa Champions League debut for FC Copenhagen but Karim Bellarabi’s strike ensured German giants Bayer Leverkusen nicked a narrow 3-2 win.  
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Striker Eric Bekoe in danger of losing Tripoli SC deal after training injury- reports

Eric BekoeEric Bekoe’s move to Tripoli Sporting Club of Lebanon is in danger after the striker suffered a knee injury in training on Monday.The 27-year-old was at the receiving end to a tackle by his teammate during training.Bekoe will have to undergo further tests to ascertain the severity of his latest injury setback.According to reports, the former Berekum Chelsea striker could...
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Paperwork delays Mubarak Wakaso’s move to Scottish giants Celtic

 Mubarak WakasoCeltic coach Ronny Delia confirmed the Scottish Premier League champions could not complete the signing of Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso on Tuesday due to paperwork problem.The Bhoys had wanted to finalize the one-year loan deal from Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan.Wakaso is said to have undergone medical in Moscow and was expected to tie up the deal but...
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Kotoko chasing King Faisal’s Ransford Kwakye as replacement for Kwabena Edusei

Ransford Kwakye could be on his way to join Asante KotokoAsante Kotoko are seeking to sign King Faisal defender Ransford Kwakye as the direct replacement for the departing Kwabena Edusei.Kwakye emerged one of the star performers for Kotoko’s city rivals in last season’s domestic campaign and has been linked with several clubs in the country.According to sources close to GHANAsoccernet...
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Gyan scores to hand Al Ain first leg advantage over Al Ittihad in AFC

Asamoah Gyan scored his 11th goal in the Asian Champions LeagueGhana striker Asamoah Gyan scored to hand Al Ain a vital 2-0 advantage in the first leg of their quarter final Asian Champions League tie against Al Ittihad on Tuesday.The Black Stars captain struck in the 61st minute to increase the Boss’ lead before their home crowd at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium.Gyan slotted in his...
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Ghana U20 women’s team defender Cynthia Boakye quits football over gender discrimination claims

Cynthia Boakye quits footballGhana U20 women’s team defender Cynthia Boakye says she is quitting football over claims of neglect after the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.The Black Princesses failed to make it past the group stage in the tournament being staged in Canada despite winning two games.Ghana got eliminated on the superior goal difference rule at the tournament.The team...
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Striker Siedu Bansey gets career started at FC Smouha

Siedu BanseyFormer Kotoko striker Seidu Bancey trained with his new side Smouha SC for the first time on Monday morning.The ex-Ebusua Dwarfs and New Edubiase United player joined the Egyptian club this transfer window after helping Kotoko win a historic double last season.The 24 year old signed a two-year deal with the Egyptian outfit for US$ 200,000.Seidu scored 12 goals for Kotoko...
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Maritzburg United defender John Pantsil granted work permit

John Pantsil granted work permitMaritzburg United defender John Pantsil could mark his debut against BV Wits on Wednesday after being granted a work permit, GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal.The 33-year-old joined the Team of Choice on a two-year deal but his debut against Polokwane City last weekend was delayed due to his inability to secure work permit.The paperwork has now been sorted...
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Hearts to play Tema Youth in pre-season friendly on Wednesday

Hearts will play Tema Youth on WednesdayHearts will engage Tema Youth in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.Coach Herbert Addo wants to assess his troops ahead of the start of the new season.The capital-based side will battle the second-tier side in a friendly exercise at the Tema Sports stadium.Hearts are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to return to the top of Ghana football...
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OFFICIAL: Spanish La Liga side Eibar unveil Derek Boateng

Derek BoatengNewly promoted Spanish La Liga side Eibar have unveiled Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng ahead of the start of the season this weekend.The ceremony took place at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurua in the Basque country and signed a one-year deal.Boateng is now set to make a return to the Spanish top-flight after playing for Getafe between 2009 and 2011 before leaving for...
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