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Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila plays part in tough Sundowns win

Rashid Sumaila in action for Mamelodi SundownsGhana defender Rashid Sumaila came on as a second half substitute to help Mamelodi Sundowns to a crucial 1-0 win at Moroka Swallows on Saturday.The vital win extends the lead of the Brazilians at the top of the South African top flight with main title rivals Kaizer Chiefs having two games in hand.Sumaila came on at the start of the second...
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Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah keeps clean sheet to help Cordoba to another important win

Razak Brimah has been a consistent performer for CordobaGhana goalkeeper Razak Brimah kept a clean sheet while helping Cordoba to another vital win in the Spanish third tier.Goals from Fran Serrano and Damian handed the Caliphs a 2-0 win away to Lucena which pushes them further away from the relegation zone.Brimah has started each and every single game for Cordoba since his arrival...
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Michael Helegbe primed to correct African failure with Medeama

Michael HelegbeBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuMidfielder Michael Helgbe is determined to bury his painful experience in Africa by powering Medeama SC to the group stage of the CAF Confederations Cup.The 28-year-old was part of the Liberty Professionals squad that crashed out at the same stage of the competition by Sudanese club Al Hilal in 2004.The Ghana international’s...
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Champions Asante Kotoko stunned by in-form Inter Allies

Asante Kotoko’s league triumph put on holdAsante Kotoko slumped to their seventh defeat of the season with a 1-0 loss to in-form Inter Allies on Saturday.The champions had to play their official home match at the Accra Sports Stadium due to a temporal ban.Kotoko failed to pull 13 points clear at the top of the table after being undone by a late strike by Abdul Fatawu Safiu with...
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Match Report: Ebusua Dwarfs 4-1 Heart of Lions

Ebusua Dwarfs defeated Heart of LionsEbusua Dwarfs boosted their survival chances with a comfortable 4-1 win over second-placed Heart of Lions on Saturday despite remaining in the relegation zone.The Cape-Coast based side were quick to come out of their blocks and shot ahead on 22 seconds through Joseph Esso.But the credit went to striker Richard Gadze who made a lethal run down...
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Ghanaian youngster Emmanuel Gyasi warms Torino bench in Serie A stalemate at Lazio

Emmanuel Gyasi warmed the Torino bench on SaturdayBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekoGhanaian youth attacker Emmanuel Gyasi was named on the Torino bench in their entertaining 3-3 draw with SS Lazio in the Italian Serie A on Saturday afternoon.It was the 20-year-old prolific scorer’s third appearance in Torino’s team for a Serie A game but sat on...
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Arsenal scout disappointed as Afriyie Acquah is dropped to Parma bench while Inter Milan batter Gialloblu in Serie A

Afriyie Acquah was dropped to the Parma benchGhana midfielder Afriyie Acquah lost his starting berth in Parma’s team as he was dropped to the bench in their 2-0 home reverse against Inter Milan in the Serie A on Saturday afternoon. This comes as disappointment for both the midfielder and Arsenal who had reportedly sent their senior scout to assess the Essien-like midfielder to...
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Joseph Langabell ready to aid Black Stars progress in Brazil

Joseph LangabellBy Rahman OsmanBlack Stars chief entertainer Joseph Langabell has declared is ready to play his bid as Ghana seek to take the world by storm in Brazil.Langabell, who has been approved by all and sundry to part of the team, has declared his readiness to do his part to enable the atmosphere in camp that will yield success.His role in the team cannot be discounted and...
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Ex-Hearts of Oak star Ishmael Addo puzzled by club’s recent slump

Ishmael AddoBy Rahman OsmanEx-Hearts of Oak star man Ishmael Addo has charged the current crop of players to win the remaining league fixtures to placate their fans for what has been a below par season.The 31-year-old was a key member of the squad which conquered Africa in the year 2000 scoring goals for fun leading to the triumph.The 1999 FIFA Under-17 World Cup golden shoe winner...
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2014 World Cup: Sulley Muntari makes injury return to play in AC Milan Serie A victory, Essien still out

Sulley Muntari made injury return to play part in AC Milan’s victory over LivornoBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekoGhana star Sulley Muntari made a return into the AC Milan squad after recovering from a minor ankle problem that ruled him out for three weeks.He climbed off the bench in the second-half to play in their 3-0 home victory over Livorno in...
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2014 World Cup: Ghana FA hires Man City’s chief video analyst for World Cup

GhanaBy Ameenu ShardowThe Black Stars will enjoy the services of an additional expert video analyst at the 2014 World Cup.The Ghana FA has decided to employ the head of video analysis of English giants Manchester City as part of plans to strengthen the technical team for June’s tournament in Brazil.The additional expert will be working alongside Michael Okyere who is the substantive...
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2014 World Cup: Germany coach Loew tips Ghana to cause a surprise in Brazil, hails coach Appiah

Ghana will play Germany at the 2014 World Cup in Brazilcoach Joachim Loew has heaped praise on Ghana trainer Kwesi Appiah for steering the Black Stars in the right direction by injecting youth into the squad, ensuring World Cup qualification.The Germany coach says under Appiah there is confidence that the Black Stars will excel at the World Cup in June because of the way the former...
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Siedu Bancey can still win league’s top scorer prize- Abeiku Ainooson

Siedu Bansey has been tipped to win the goalking award.By Ameenu ShardowAsante Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson believes striker Seidu Bancey can still win the Ghana Premier League Goal King Award despite being overtaken by the in-form Augustine Okrah.Bancey has been stuck on 10 goals for some time now – giving the chance to the young Bechem United forward to overtake and stretched...
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Breaking News: Ghanaian starlet Godfred Donsah to make Serie A debut; handed Hellas Verona starting role

Godfred DonsahGhanaian prodigy Godfred Donsah has been handed a starting role by Hellas Verona as they play at Atalanta in Saturday’s Serie A match, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.   Verona coach Andrea Mandorlini, who is a huge fan of the 17-year-old, has decided to reward the hardworking midfielder for his worth rate in training.He has been an unused substitute in...
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Hearts coach Mohammed Polo will be sacked if he fails to beat Bechem United

Mohammed PoloBy Ameenu ShardowHearts of Oak have decided to part ways with coach Mohammed Polo if he fails to win beat Bechem United in the weekend’s Premier League clash.The Phobians have endured a woeful run of results in recent weeks where they have recorded zero points in their last three games.The recent slump now sees Hearts’ second place finish out of their hands with...
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Suspended Kotoko defender Ainooson ‘hurt’ to miss Inter Allies clash

Abeiku AinoosonBy Ameenu ShardowAsante Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson says he is deeply hurt to be of sitting out the side’s next game due to suspension.The central defender is suspended for Kotoko’s Premier League clash against Inter Allies on Saturday due to a sending off in the 1-1 draw with Hasaacas in midweek.Ainooson was only returning from a month-long injury in the...
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Danish coach Tommy Moller Nelsen arrives in Ghana for Hearts job

Tommy Moller NelsenBy Ameenu ShardowDanish coach Tommy Moller Nelsen has arrived in the country to take up a technical director position at Hearts of Oak, Metro FM has reported.The 52-year-old was at the team’s training ground on Friday even before an official announcement is made on his appointment.Nelsen’s arrival in Ghana has been delayed for weeks.He is reported to be in...
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Ghanaian youngster Brian Amofa scores to rescue a point for Strasbourg in French third-tier

Brian Amofa scored for Strasbourg in the French third-tier on Friday eveningBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekoGhanaian youth midfielder Brian Amofa scored to rescue a point for Strasbourg in their 1-1 away stalemate with Orléans in the French Ligue de National on Friday night. Strasbourg, a one time top club in the French Ligue 1, are now struggling...
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2014 World Cup: Ex-Leicester star Bener hails Ghanaian striker Schlupp over left-back switch

Jeffery Schlupp has played at his unusual left-back position with some styleBruno Berner had no doubt that Leicester City’s Ghana international Jeff Schlupp could make the switch from being a striker to playing at left-back.After all, it was a transition that the Swiss international made himself.Berner, who watched Schlupp step up from the youth ranks while he was a first-team...
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Eastern Region swears-in new women football executive members

 Eastern Region swears-in new women football executive membersThe Eastern Regional Football Association (RFA) has sworn into office seven new executives members of the Eastern Regional Womens Football Committee to help organise women’s soccer league in the region.Speaking at the swearing- in ceremony, Mr Abu Briamah , General Secretary of the Regional Football Association (RFA...
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2014 World Cup: Ghana’s group opponents USA to train at Stanford, closed to public

Klinsmann will be holding his team camp at the Stanford UniversityGhana’s World Cup opponents the United States will train at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., ahead of the World Cup.The Americans will start gathering there on May 14 and train at the Cagan Stadium soccer facility and Stanford Stadium, the university’s football home.“This is going to be the foundation...
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2014 World Cup: SuperSport secures television broadcast rights for Africa

SuperSport will cover the World Cup in a very special way from what Ghanaians will experienceSuperSport, broadcaster of premium sports programmes on DStv, has announced that it has secured the rights to screen all the 64 matches of the 2014 FIFA World in Brazil with Africa’s best analysts and presenters anchoring the world’s best football event.Nigeria’s Super Eagles and four...
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Man City’s star Yaya Toure says African footballers get less recognition than they deserve

Yaya Toure says African footballers are discriminated against when it comes to recognitionManchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players in the world because he is from Africa.Toure, 30, has 22 goals this season, helping City to win the League Cup and challenge for the Premier League title.Samir Nasri recently said Toure...
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2014 World Cup: America’s star Donovan confident USA will triumph in Group of Death

Landon Donovan says America will progress from the Group of DeathAmerica star player Landon Donovan says they will progress from their group with Ghana at the World Cup in Brazil in June despite being rated as the Group of Death.The Americans have drawn Germany, Portugal and Ghana in Brazil, but the LA Galaxy man says that Jurgen Klinsmann’s men have the ability to progress to...
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Ghana U17 beat South Africa 3-0 for third straight win at 4-nation tourney

Black StarletsGhana’s U17 team ended the round-robin of the four-nation tournament in Namibia with a 100 percent winning record after beating South Africa 3-0 on Good Friday.Abass Isaah scored two first half goals before completing his hat-trick in the second half.Ghana have now scored eight goals, conceding only once against Namibia (2-1) and finished top of the four-team table...
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