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Agyemang-Badu savours special moment as stand-in captain for Ghana

Agyemang Badu was Ghana’s stand-in captain on Wednesday Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu is reveling in his stop-gap captaincy role as he led Ghana to secure qualification for the 2015 AFCON.The Udinese star wore the captain’s armband in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Togo which saw the Black Stars qualify for next year’s finals to be staged in Equatorial Guinea as winners of...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan salutes Emmanuel Adebayor as one of Africa’s best players

Emmanuel Adebayor Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has jumped to defence of Emmanuel Adebayor saying the Togo captain cannot be blamed for the country’s washed-out 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Cup campaign.Adebayor has been criticized for his failing to inspire the Hawks to qualify for next year’s finals in Equatorial Guinea.The Tottenham Hotspur man led Togo to a crushing 3-1 defeat...
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Asamoah Gyan wants Ghana to fix leaky defence before 2015 AFCON

Asamoah Gyan Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says the Black Stars must work on their porous defence if they are to contest for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.The four-time continental champions conceded in every game played in the qualifying campaign which tallied seven goals.Also, the team’s backline was susceptible to set pieces and it was evident in the matches against Uganda, Togo...
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Winger Solomon Asante suffers injury in Ghana’s 3-1 thrashing of Togo

Solomon Asante being helped by Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan GHANASoccernet.com can reveal that TP Mazembe star midfielder Solomon Asante picked up a knee injury during Ghana’s 3-1 win over Togo on Wednesday in a final 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.Asante was handed a starting and excelled as the Black Stars sealed qualification to next year’s tournament in Equatorial Guinea...
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Baba Rahman: Ghana defender in no hurry to leave Augsburg

[caption id="attachment_274222" align="aligncenter" width="385"] Abdul Baba Rahman is not in a hurry to leave Augsburg[/caption]Ghana defender Baba Rahman says he’s not in a rush to leave Augsburg following mounting speculations surrounding his future.The 20-year-old is at centre of intense media conjecture over the last couple of weeks after impressive displays for the German...
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Albert Adomah: Boro exodus fears ease as winger most likely to miss out on Ghana’s AFCON squad

[caption id="attachment_274195" align="aligncenter" width="406"] Albert Adomah looks likely to miss out on CAN 2015[/caption]Middlesbrough look likely to avoid a damaging African Cup of Nations exodus in January with Ghana winger Albert Adomah dropping out of the picture.  Adomah went to Brazil with the Black Stars in the summer but was a fringe figure and came on just once for...
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Ghana- title contender for 2015 AFCON crown

[caption id="attachment_274193" align="aligncenter" width="377"] Ghana's Black Stars[/caption]Ghana is one of the favourites to win next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.The Black Stars are currently the 5th highest ranked team in Africa, taking 35th place in the FIFA rankings. A group stage elimination at this summer’s World Cup, marred by disputes within the...
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Maxwell Konadu insists he made the right choice selecting Razak Braimah as Black No.1 goalkeeper

Razak Braimah Ghana stop-gap coach Maxwell Konadu has defended his choice of Razak Braimah as first choice goalkeeper for the final double 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.The Mirandes first choice was selected ahead of Fatau Dauda and Stephen Adams to face Uganda and Togo.Braimah did disappoint entirely and would be in the books for future calls up but conceded in both games...
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Emmanuel Adebayor accused of neglecting mum after accusing her of doing ‘juju’ against him

[caption id="attachment_274188" align="aligncenter" width="370"] Emmanuel Adebayor[/caption]Tottenham Hotspur Emmanuel Adebayor is on a warpath with his family who have accused him of neglecting them.The Togo captain is alleged to have ejected his mother madam Alice Adebayor from the US$ 1.5million he bought for the family.It is reported that the former Arsenal man split with his...
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Marseille’s Ghanaian winger Andre Ayew ruled out for TWO WEEKS after injury

Andre Ayew has been ruled out of action for two weeks Ghana winger Andre Ayew has been ruled out of action for two weeks for the thigh injury he suffered while playing for the Black Stars this week, dealing his French club Marseille a huge blow.Suffering from a groin strain picked up on international duty, the Marseille forward André Ayew will be missing as Marcelo Bielsa’s men...
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Rahman’s AFCON success with Ghana is a problem for German side Augsburg

For Ghana defender Abdul Rahman Baba, there is a reason to celebrate For Ghana defender Abdul Rahman Baba, there is a reason to celebrate Wednesday’s qualification for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations but for his German Bundesliga side Augsburg its a big problem.The left-back played for the Black Stars on Wednesday for them to qualify for the tournament to be played in Equatorial...
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Dzamefe Commission overrules Ghana’s Prez, Cabinet

[caption id="attachment_274184" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Justice Dzamefe[/caption]The Dzamefe Commission set up to investigate issues surrounding Ghana’s participation in the 2014 Brazil World Cup has gone a step further to overrule the President and Cabinet with regard to the FIFA appearance fees paid to the Ghana Football Association.The latest sidestepping of the President...
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EXCLUSIVE: Angry Ghana goalie Adam Kwarasey wants trainer Nassam SACKED

[caption id="attachment_274182" align="aligncenter" width="406"] Adam Kwarasey wans Nassam Yakubu sacked[/caption]Goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey will ONLY return to the Black Stars if trainer Nassam Yakubu is SACKED, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The Norway-based shot-stopper has frozen himself out of the national team following allegations of favouritism in the wake of the...
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Breaking News: Court throws out King Faisal’s case against Ghana

King Faisal CEO, Alhaji Karim Grusah A human right court in Accra has squashed King Faisal’s case against the Ghana Football Association contesting a Disciplinary Committee ruling. The judge ruled that the Ghana FA is a private association and that the court cannot dismiss a ruling of its Disciplinary committee.King Faisal have three cases against the federation and the remaining...
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Andre Ayew ‘intimidates’ brother Jordan when they play together- Togo coach reveals

[caption id="attachment_274179" align="aligncenter" width="406"] Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew[/caption]Togo coach Tchanile Tchakala has observed that Jordan Ayew is highly productive for Ghana when his elder brother Andre is not around.The 22-year-old put up a heart of on the sleeves performance when the Black Stars thumped the Hawks 3-1 on Wednesday to qualify for the 2015 Africa...
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Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu: We played one of our best games against Togo

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu believes the 3-1 win over Togo on Wednesday was one of the best performances by the side in a long while.The Black Stars sealed their place at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with the impressive with over the visiting Hawks in Tamale.The team has struggled to impress the ever-demanding Ghanaian fans since their disappointing...
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Maxwell Konadu grateful to Black Stars for massive co-operation during short tenure

[caption id="attachment_274173" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Maxwell Konadu[/caption]Maxwell Konadu has thanked his Black Stars team for the support he enjoyed as he signs off as interim coach of the side.The former Asante Kotoko trainer has qualified the nation to its 20th Africa Cup of Nations finals after leading the side to an impressive 3-1 win over Togo on Wednesday.Konadu...
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International music star International music star Wyclef Jean shocked over Nigeria’s 2015 AFCON failure

[caption id="attachment_274171" align="aligncenter" width="455"] Wyclef Jean[/caption]Haitian-born international music star, Wyclef (Jeanelle) Jean, has expressed utter shock at Nigeria’s inability to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.The Super Eagles failed to qualify for the 2015 AFCON despite coming from behind to hold South Africa to a 2...
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Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu believes Nigeria’s absence could affect 2015 AFCON

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu says he is surprised by Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.The Super Eagles were held to a 2-2 draw at home by South Africa to miss a chance to defend their African title.Nigeria finished third in their qualifying group and didn’t garner enough points to make next year’s finals as the...
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No change in fortunes as Uganda 37 years of AFCON pain continues

Uganda Cranes skipper Andy Mwesigwa’s calamitous outing on the final day of the 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers put the final nail in Uganda’s hopes of ending 37 years of absence from the showpiece.The FC Ordabasy defender’s poor judgment told in both goals as Guinea ran out 2-0 comfortable winners over 10-man Uganda in Casablanca last evening. Ibrahima Traore and Soumah Seydouba...
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FIVE things we learned about Ghana’s 3-1 win over Togo

[caption id="attachment_274164" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Ghana[/caption]By Rahman OsmanFollow on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanGhana’s 3-1 win over Togo happens to be their best ever performance in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.GHANASoccernet.com takes a look at five things we learnt from the game.Maxwell Konadu gets selection rightMaxwell Konadu’s decision to field...
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Ghana set for tough 2015 Africa Cup of Nations draw

Ghana The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations draw planned for early next month could dish up some mouthwatering matches.The four Pots have been finalised with some strong teams in all of them.Bafana Bafana, for example, topped Group A and went unbeaten through six matches. But the fact that they have appeared in just one of the last three AFCON tournaments (2013, as hosts) means they have...
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Ghana left-back Baba Rahman dedicates AFCON qualification to fans

Baba Abdul Rahman Ghana defender Baba Rahman dedicated their 3-1 victory against Togo to all Ghanaians who stood by them during their tortuous 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.Goals from Majeed Waris, Mubarak Wakaso and an own goal ensured the Black Stars beat Togo 3-1 to make it to Equatorial Guinea.Rahman who played an instrumental role in the team victory says they...
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OFFICIAL: Inter Allies withdraw from 2015 CAF Confederation Cup

Inter Allies Inter Allies Football Club have withdrawn from playing in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup, the club have confirmed.The club wrote to the Ghana Football Association it was lacked the wherewithal to represent the country in the continent’s second-tier inter-clubs competition.Eleven Is To One had the nod to play in the Confederation Cup qualifiers after losing the 2013...
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Black Stars leave Tamale for Accra this morning

Black Stars The Black Stars will leave Tamale for Accra this morning after defeating Togo 3-1 in their final 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.The big win ensured the four-time continental champions remained top of Group E and picked one of the automatic qualification slots for next year’s finals in Equatorial Guinea.Ghana took a 2-0 lead at half-time through Tamale-born duo...
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