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EXCLUSIVE: Sulley Muntari set for Ghana return as midfielder prepares public apology over World Cup assault

Sulley Muntari will be sending a public apology to the Ghana FASulley Muntari is set for a sensational return to the Black Stars ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as the AC Milan star prepares to make a public apology for assaulting a Ghana FA official during the 2014 World Cup.The 30-year-old will write a formal apology letter to pacify Ghana FA Executive Committee member...
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Midfielder Richard Mpong believes Kotoko have credentials to reach Champions League money zone

[caption id="attachment_271842" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Richard Mpong[/caption]Midfielder Richard Mpong has confidence in the current crop of players of Asante Kotoko as he has described the team as one ‘capable of doing well in every competition including the CAF Champions League’.The two-time champions have a lot to prove in Africa next...
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Ghana’s Black Stars to face Nigeria in international friendly next month

Local Black Stars will play Nigeria in a friendly next monthGhana’s national team will play African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly next month with President Goodluck Jonathan in attendance, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The timely friendly match has been scheduled by the Nigerian government and FA to officially open the ultra-modern...
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Trabzonspor chief confirms Manchester United scouting on Ghana striker Majeed Waris

Abdul Majeed WarisTrabzonspor chief executive Burak Gurdal has confirmed Manchester United are interested in their attacker Abdul Majeed Waris.Louis van Gaal’s assistant Ryan Giggs reportedly flew to Turkey last week to watch the 23-year-old in Trabzonspor’s 2-0 Europa League win over Lokeren.“We have not have any direct offers however, we know Manchester United are scouting...
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Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan confident HJK Helsinki will recover in Europa League

Anthony Annan is confident HJK can recover in Europa LeagueBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana international midfielder Anthony Annan has expressed disappointment at HJK’s poor start to the Finnish season but has insisted the club will recover well from their string of defeats. HJK are without victory in their opening three games of the...
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Photo Gallery: Ghanaian midfielder Adu Kofi crowned Swedish champion with Malmo FF

Adu lifts the trophyBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian midfielder Enock Adu Kofi was officially crowned Swedish league champions after winning the title with Malmo FF on Saturday. The crowning happened before kick-off of Saturday’s 2-0 win over Brommapojkarna at the Swedbank Stadion.Adu with Malmo“It has been a great season for...
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Ghana youth attacker Francis Narh scores but Banik Ostrava exit Czech Republican Cup

Francis Narh challengedGhanaian youth attacker Francis Narh scored for Banik Ostrava but they got eliminated from the Czech Cup after losing on penalties against Slovacko on Wednesday night. The 21-year-old climbed off the bench in the 70th minute to play the rest of the regulation minutes of the game Ostrava but the game headed to shoot-outs after it ended 1-1 in normal time.Narh...
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Ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Frimpong suffers elimination from Russian Cup with FK Ufa

Emmanuel Frimpong played for FK UfaGhana midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong was in full time action for FK Ufa as they suffered elimination from the Russian Cup after losing 1-0 against Lokomotiv Moscow on Wednesday night. The 22-year-old earned a rare start and completed the entire duration of the game for Ufa who slipped to defeat and elimination from the competition.Lokomotiv won the...
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Ghanaian defender Johna Kappelhof scores in FC Groningen goal rout in Dutch Cup

Johan KappelhofDutch-born Ghanaian defender Johan Kappelhof scored his first goal of the season for FC Groningen as they made mockery of lower-tier side Flevo Boys by beating them 8-1 in the Dutch Cup on Wednesday night. The 24-year-old central defender signed off the win for Groningen by striking home a 91st minute effort to record his first goal of the season.After Michael de...
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Andre Ayew captains Marseille in Coupe de la Ligue defeat against Stade Rennes

Andre AyewGhana winger Andre Ayew was handed the Olympique Marseille captaincy on Wednesday night but they suffered elimination from the Coupe de la Ligue competition after losing 2-1 against Stade Rennes. With substantive captain Steve Mandanda dropped to the bench and young keeper Brice Samba replacing him, the 24-year-old Ghanaian was given the armband and he showed leadership...
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Avram Grant could miss Ghana job over political sanctions against Israel – report

Avram Grant in the running to become next head coach of the Black StarsAvram Grant might not get the Ghana job over a political concern linked to his nationality as an Israeli, according to the local media.The 59-year-old is widely regarded as the front runner for the vacant Black Stars job following his impressive display before the Ghana FA’s interview panel almost a fortnight...
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Razak Brimah handed one-match ban in Spain over weekend’s sending off

Razak Brimah pleads his innocence after he was shown the red cardGhana goalkeeper Razak Brimah has been handed just a one-match ban for his sending off while in action for his club CD Mirandes over the weekend.The 27-year-old was sent off after cluttering into Francisco Sandaza in a desperate attempt to clear his after just 17 minutes of the crashing defeat to Girona.Brimah’s tackle...
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Hearts announce two-legged friendly with Medeama

Medeama beat Hearts 2-1 in Tarkwa last season.Hearts of Oak have announced a two-legged friendly with Medeama SC to remain fit ahead of the start of the Ghana Premier League.The first leg will be played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday 02 November and return clash at the T&A Park in Tarkwa the next Sunday 09 November.Hearts have been playing lower division sides after playing...
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George Owu: Veteran goalkeeper plans to coach after hanging gloves

[caption id="attachment_271781" align="aligncenter" width="468"] George Owu[/caption]Veteran goalkeeper George Owu will go straight in coaching when he finally calls it quit on his playing career.The 2006 World Cup player is one of the experienced gloves men in the Ghana Premier League after representing Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold.He has featured...
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Parma select Afriyie Acquah for Torino clash to allay injury fears

Afriyie Acquah passed fit to face TorinoGhana midfielder Afriyie Acquah has been included in the Parma squad for their mid-week Serie-A clash against Torino despite being doubtful for the game.The 22-year-old is reported to be struggling with an unspecified injury which was expected to rule him out of Wednesday’s must-win game at Torino.The Ghana international was however named...
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Milan star Sulley Muntari wants bounce-back win at Cagliari

Sulley Muntari eyes vital win at CagliariSulley Muntari wants AC Milan to beat Cagliari in the midweek Serie-A clash to atone for their weekend’s disappointing draw against Fiorentina.The Rossoneri are winless in two games which have seen them slide down to 6th in the Italian top flight.Milan appear to be gradually regaining their best form under Filippo Inzaghi and were expected...
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Cup hero Jordan Ayew fancy Lorient’s chances in weekend’s big clash against PSG

Jordan scored winner for Lorient in Cup win over Evian on TuesdayLorient striker Jordan Ayew says his side is determined to take at least a point off PSG in their Ligue 1 clash on Saturday.The 23-year-old gave his side a timely boost ahead of the weekend’s clash by scoring the match-winner in Tuesday’s Cup win over Evian.Jordan who has now scored two leagues goals in nine games...
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GFA looks to Congress for Premier League salvation

Ghana Premier League’s start has been delayedThe Ghana FA’s Congress is left with a major decision to take in order to save this season’s Ghana Premier League from further delay.The start of the Ghanaian top flight has been suspended indefinitely due to a court case against the GFA by relegated King Faisal.Faisal want to be reinstated into the Ghanaian top flight over a technicality...
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Why Ryan Giggs trip to Turkey to scout on Majeed Waris was a bizarre move from Manchester United

Abdul Majeed WarisOn Monday night, Mirror Football revealed the story that Louis van Gaal had sent his Manchester United assistant Ryan Giggs to watch Ghanaian forward Abdul Majeed Waris play for Turkish side Trabzonspor.The forward, who made a name for himself last season when he scored nine goals in 16 games as Valenciennes tried to battle for their place in Ligue 1, moved...
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Referee Mark Clattenburg AXED after breaking Premier League rules to see Ed Sheeran in concert

Mark ClattenburgPremier League referee Mark Clattenburg will miss next weekend’s round of fixtures for breaking protocol so he could watch an Ed Sheeran concert.Clattenburg travelled in his own car to officiate the West Bromwich-Crystal Palace match in order to get back to Newcastle in time to see the award-winning singer-songwriter perform at the Metro Radio Arena last Saturday...
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Goalie Daniel Agyei determined to fight his way into Black Stars

[caption id="attachment_271743" align="aligncenter" width="372"] Daniel Agyei[/caption]Liberty Professional goalkeeper Danie Agyei has vowed to fight his way back into the Black Stars.The 24-year-old has returned to his native country after an unsuccessful spell at South African side Free State Stars.Agyei has lost his position in the Black Stars due...
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Kotoko line up international friendly against Togolese side Simasi FC

Kotoko have arranged a two-legged international friendly games against Simasi FC next month.The Porcupine Warriors will host the Togolese side at the Baba Yara stadium on November 9th before they travel to Lome for the return encounter two weeks later.Kotoko are the series of friendly games to test their readiness ahead of the start of the new season which has been unduly delayed...
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Red-hot Ghanaian midfielder Darkoah earns NAIA National honour

Ghanaian midfilder Mercy Darkoah has been named NAIA National Offensive Player of the Week as announced by the NAIA on Tuesday.Darkoah has helped lead Bellevue to a 13-1-0 overall record (5-0-0 MCAC) as the Bruins are ranked No. 23 in the latest Coaches' Poll.Darkoah had a terrific week for Bellevue scoring four goals and three assists for 11 total points as the then-No. 23 Bruins...
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Kotoko: Ghanaian champions friendly with New Edubiase cancelled

[caption id="attachment_271731" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Asante Kotoko[/caption]Kotoko friendly against New Edubiase on Wednesday has been cancelled, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirmThe Porcupine Warriors were billed to play Edubiase at Bekwai in honour of the chief of Bekwai Nana Kakari Apau who is celebrating his 15th anniversary on the throne...
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Goalkeeper Daniel Agyei looking to ‘new lease of life’ at Liberty

[caption id="attachment_271728" align="aligncenter" width="384"] Daniel Agyei[/caption]Ghana goalkeeper Daniel Agyei is looking for a ‘new lease of life’ after signing a one-year deal with Liberty Professionals.Agyei, 24, has returned to the country after leaving South African side Free State Stars in just his first season.The former Ghana Under...
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