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Ghana FA confirms $175,128 debt to national team coaches

Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi giving evidence before the Presidential CommissionThe Ghana FA have confirmed owing coaches of the various national teams with the exception of the Black Stars to the tune of $175, 128.This amount arouse following contracts signed to engage coaches and their assistants for all the national teams – with the exception of the Black Stars – for...
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Ghanaian striker Edwin Osei Pele scores on his Magusa Turk Gucu debut

Edwin Osei PeleGhanaian striker Edwin Osei Pele marked his debut for new club Magusa Turk Gucu in a flamboyant style after scoring a goal in their 2-1 defeat to Kucuk Kaymakli.Pele joined the Cypriot side last week and opened the scoring for the visitors with a fine finish.Yasin Kurt equalised in the 58th minute before Musa pulled the match needed winner in the second half.Pele is...
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Confirmed: Kotoko target Godfred Saka to remain with Aduana Stars

Godfred SakaGodfred Saka will stay with Aduana Stars at least for the next season with the transfer window set to shut on Tuesday.The experienced right-back has undergone a mandatory medical at the Dorma-based side ahead of the start of the new season.Saka has been linked with a move to the Porcupine Warriors during the transfer window but will be staying with his club after Aduana...
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Forget About Ricardo Rodriguez and Focus on Augsburg’s Abdul Rahman Baba

Baba Abdul RahmanBy Allan Jiang If major European clubs are seeking a cheaper alternative toWolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez, then target Augsburg’s Abdul Rahman Baba.Before you learn about Baba, the transfer stock of left-backs has been inflated after Manchester United spent €38.4/£30 million on Luke Shaw, primarily on upside not productivity.United legend Paul...
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Ebusua Dwarfs coach Sarpong would welcome extension of Premier League clubs

JE SarpongEbusua Dwarfs coach JE Sarpong would welcome a proposal to have the number of Premier League clubs increased from 16 to 18.GHANAsoccernet.com revealed on Monday plans by the Ghana FA to present to Congress proposal to have the number increased as a means of finding a lasting solution to the legal battle that has bedeviled the FA.King Faisal have dragged the FA to court...
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Ghana FA General Secretary Gyimah confirms taking $577,500 appearance fee for Black Stars management team

Ghana FA General Secretary Emmanuel Gyimah giving evidence before th Presidential CommissionGhana FA General Secretary Emmanuel Gyimah has confirmed taking delivery of $577,500 as ‘appearance fee’ for the management team of the Black Stars.The amount collected according to the GFA scribe was itemized as ‘appearance fee’ to the seven-member management committee of the Black...
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Zimbabwe submits bid to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

CAFZimbabwe has formally submitted a bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, the first attempt by the troubled country to host a major sports event since its contentious co-hosting of the cricket World Cup over a decade ago.The Zimbabwe Football Association said it lodged the African Cup bid papers on Monday at the Confederation of African Football headquarters in Cairo to meet...
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Godwin Attram to cancel proposed move to Great Olympics

Godwin AttramFormer Great Olympics captain Godwin Attram plans to cancel his proposed short-term deal with the club.The 34-year-old is unhappy with the transfer policy of the club and has hinted he will decide against signing the three months proposed deal.Attram is expected to sign the short-term deal to keep in shape ahead after signing a permanent deal with Ecuadorian side Deportivo...
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Edward Ansah urges patience for Hearts goalkeepers ahead of new season

Edward AnsahHearts goalkeepers’ trainer Edward Ansah is rallying support for the club’s shot-stoppers ahead of the new season.The capital-based side have drafted in two goalies – Soulama Abdoulaye and young Mutawakilu Seidu with Tetteh Luggard expected to give them stiff competition.The capital-based side are hungry for success after playing catch-ups to sworn-rivals Hearts...
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Kotoko and Hearts to conclude friendly agremment today

Kotoko and Hearts will clash on October 6Officials of Kotoko and Hearts will hold a meeting today to conclude agreement for their historic two-legged friendly next month.Kotoko officials have arrived in the capital to conclude negotiations with the arch-rivals ahead of the proposed friendly between the two Ghanaian giants.The first leg of the Super Clash will take place at the Baba...
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Ex-Ghana star Attram slams Great Olympics transfer policy

Olympics boss Fred PappoeEx-Great Olympics star Godwin Attram has criticized the recruitment style of the club, less than 24 hours before the transfer window shuts in Ghana.Olympics are making a return to the Ghanaian top-flight after a four-year stint in the country’s second-tier league.Olympics were reported to have been busy in the transfer market but looks like deals for experienced...
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B/A United sign former Ghana U20 triallist Mustapha Mohammed from city-rivals Bofoakwa Tano

Newly-promoted Ghana Premier League side B/A United have invaded the camp of cross-city rivals Bofoakwa Tano to sign talented youngster Mustapha Mohammed, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.The 18-year-old switched camps and signed a one-year-contract with Apostles of Power Soccer.Mustapha was key to Bofo’s Division League campaign has term and bagged ten goals to attract the attention...
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Max Konadu stabbed Kwesi Appiah in the back by accepting Black Stars job- JE Sarpong

Kwesi Appiah and Maxwell KonaduEbusua Dwarfs coach JE Sarpong has lashed out at Maxwell Konadu for accepting to stay on as Black Stars coach despite the dismissal of his former boss Kwesi Appiah, claiming it could be interpreted as ‘a stab in the back’. Sarpong, who is known for speaking his mind on national issues, feels Konadu’s decision to remain at the helm of affairs betrays...
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Heart of Lions won’t sign Ben Acheampong and Haminu Dramani

Haminu DramaniHeart of Lions have confirmed Ghana duo Ben Acheampong and Haminu Dramani are training with the club but without the view of signing them.Both players have been in the country for sometime now due to their failed stints abroad.Acheampong cancelled his contract with Angolan club Petro Atletico as did Dramani with Portuguese side Gil Vicente.The Ghana internationals have...
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Sam Johnson rules out Maxwell Konadu for permanent Black Stars job

Sam JohnsonBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana defender Sam Johnson says circumstances leading to the sacking of Kwesi Appiah will not allow caretaker Maxwell Konadu to be named substantive Black Stars coach.There is a remote belief that the former Black Stars assistant coach can be handed the reigns on a permanent basis with resounding wins over Guinea...
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Medeama to play Heart of Lions in pre-season friendly on Wednesday

Medeama will play against Heart of LionsMedeama will play Heart of Lions in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday, the club announced on Tuesday.The Mauve and Yellows will engage the Kpando-based side at the Tarkwa and Aboso Park all geared forming a crack team ahead of the start of the new season.Coach Prince Owusu expects a positive response from his troops after they lost 2-1 to...
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Agyemang-Badu: Ghana star wants Udinese to improve despite fine start to Serie A season

Badu set up a goal for Udinese on Monday nightGhana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu wants his Udinese side to improve their form though he have maintained an impressive start to the Serie A campaign.The 23-year-old brilliantly set up Antonio Di Natale in their 4-2 triumph over Parma at the Estadio Communale Fruili on Monday night.The win has catapulted Udinese to third on the section...
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Moro Abubakar revels in Donji Srem’s first season win in Serbian top-flight

Moro AbubakarMoro Abubakar is celebrating FK Donji Srem’s first win in the Serbian top-flight this term after 1-0 success over Radnicki Kragujevac on Monday.The former Hearts of Oak captain played the entire duration as Donji Srem improved to seventh on the league table.“I feel relieved because this is the first time we won a match since I arrived at the Club three weeks ago...
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Ghanaian midfielder Adu Kofi seeking Uefa Champions League win with Malmo FF

Adu Kofi seeking win in Champions LeagueGhanaian midfielder Enock Adu Kofi is seeking for his first Uefa Champions League group stage win with Swedish side Malmo FF as they take on Greek side Olympiakos Piraeus.The 24-year-old is a sure starter for Åge Hareide’s side as they host the Greek Super League title-holders at the Swedbank Stadion on Wednesday night.“It’s not going...
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CAF confirms Ghana slot for 2015 African U17 tournament despite Cameroon protest

Black StarletsZambia is the only debutant in the roll call of qualified teams for the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015.The Young Chipolopolo was the surprise packets from the qualifying series confirming their places alongside perennial representatives; Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and South Africa, as well as Congo and Guinea.The seven teams will join hosts Niger for...
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Ex-star Augustine Arhinful wants cash payment for Black Stars players abolished

John Boye kissing the money at the World Cup.By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanEx-Ghana striker Augustine Arhinful has endorsed the electronic payment of bonuses for Black Stars players during competition.Ghana’s World Cup campaign was marred by news of flying $ 3 million to pay disgruntled players who had threatened to boycott the final Group G against Portugal...
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Egypt U23 announce squad for Ghana friendly next month

Hossam El BadryEgypt Olympic team coach Hossam El Badry has named a 28-man squad to face Ghana next month in a friendly.The match will be played in Cairo on 14 October to prepare the North African side for the 2015 All-Africa Games qualifiers.Egypt will be playing Kenya in a two-legged series.Ghana’s U23 will head to camp on Wednesday, 01 October to prepare for the assignment.Egypt...
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FIVE commandments for incoming Black Stars coach

Milovan Rajevac- Will he be named the new Black Stars coach?I don’t like instructional manuals, they can be voluminous and pretty much tell you in fancy language, what you already know. However, I am sure like me; you have also found yourself reaching for that manual when one of your consumer products breaks. It’s in those moments that manuals become king. As Ghana prepares to...
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Local transfer window shuts today but free agents get extension

Philemon McCarthy is a free agent.Free agent players will be given an extended period to complete their registration for the new Ghana Premier League season when the transfer window shuts on 30 September.A release by the Ghana Football Association confirmed that all players seeking to have their status resolved are to make arrangements with their prospective Clubs.“The Ghana Football...
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Black Queens arrive in Namibia for African Women’s Championship

Black QueensGhana’s women national team have arrived in Namibia for the African Women’s Championship which runs from 11-25 October.The Black Queens touched down on Sunday night after connecting from South Africa.Yusif Basigi’s side returned from a training tour of Japan where they played against the defending champions and the Olympic team.Ghana’s opener will be against Algeria...
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