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Hearts of Oak propose two-year contract to Danish coach Tom Nelsen

Tom Moller has arrived in Ghana and has been offered a two-year contract by HeartsStruggling Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak have started talks with Danish Tommy Moller Nelsen coach over a two-year contract to take charge of the Accra-based club.Nelsen has spent the past few days in Accra attending training sessions of the club and watched their 2-1 victory over Bechem United at the...
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Ghanaian starlet MacCarthy Appiah handed a two-month trial by Anderlecht

McCarthy Appiah will be on trial at AnderlechtBelgian champions Anderlecht will assess former Ghana U17 midfielder MacCarthy Appiah for two months when he arrived for a trial period, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The Asokwa Deportivo player caught the eyes of renowned scout Jan Streuer during the Ghana Football Scouting programme in February.Streuer has likened the youngster...
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2014 World Cup: AC Milan coach Seedorf hails Ghana star Essien’s injury return

Michael Essien has returned to training with AC Milan which has delighted his coachAC Milan boss Clarence Seedorf has hailed his midfielder Michael Essien’s return from injury insisting the Ghana international gives him lots of options.Essien returned from a two-week injury-induced absence on Monday just four days before they play Roma.The former Chelsea midfielder was even on...
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Medeama determined to overturn deficit against Leopards to progress in Confederations Cup

Medeama must beat Leopards to progress on Confed CupMedeama are determined to overturn the 2-0 scoreline suffered against AC Leopards in order to progress to the group stage of the CAF Confederations Cup.The Yellow and Mauves have it all to do when they host the Congolese club this Sunday at the Sekondi Essipong Stadium.Medeama were on the end of dreadful officiating in their 2-0...
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2014 World Cup: Why Kwadwo Asamoah possess a danger to Ghana’s opponents in Brazil

Kwadwo Asamoah has been a key player for JuventusSports Illustrated’s Jonathan Wilson profiles the undervalued, under-the-radar but versatile Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah who is on the cusp of winning his third Scudetto title. In the career of Kwadwo Asamoah is written a parable of the tactical history of African football. When he emerged, making his international debut in...
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2014 World Cup: Nigeria coach Keshi postpones release of squad, NFF wants wider consultation

Stephen Keshi has been asked by the Nigeria FA to consult widely before naming his squadNigeria coach Stephen Keshi has put on hold his proposed release of his a provisional  35-man squad for the World Cup as he will consult widely before making it public next week.The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has asked him to consult much more widely while monitoring players on the injury...
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Ethiopia appoint ex Ghana coach Mariano Barreto after breakdown talks with Goran Stevanovic

Mariano Barreto is the new coach of EthiopiaBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuEthiopia have beaten a massive retreat once more again to re-install Mariano Barreto as their new coach.The ex Ghana coach signed a two-year contract on Tuesday to replace Sewnet Bishaw who was sacked in February.Barreto was appointed last month only for his appointment to be revoked by the...
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2014 World Cup: USA-based charity delighted over Ghana’s friendly against South Korea

Black Stars will travel to the USA to play South KoreaThe Ghana Football Association (GFA) has mandated the International Youth & Sports Organization (IYSO), a United States (US) based Ghanaian non-profit organization to undertake promotional activities in the US for this year’s World Cup in Brazil.A statement by the IYSO says the non-profit is thrilled to be part of the effort...
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Under-pressure Armstrong Mortagbe must stay to brave the storm – ex Hearts management member Isaac Tetteh

Hearts of Oak chief Neil Armstrong MortagbeBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuEx Hearts of Oak management member Isaac Tetteh has told Chief Executive Neil Armstrong Mortagbe to stay in the job and return the club to its glory days rather than quit amidst brewing pressure from the fans.The Hearts chief has come under intense pressure from the fans following the side...
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Ex-boss KK Sarpong issues court action ultimatum to Kotoko over his $250,000

Kotoko are worried over the amount of money KK Sarpong is demanding from the clubGhana giants Asante Kotoko must pay their former board chairman Dr. KK Sarpong about $250,000 by next month or face legal action from the astute businessman.Lawyers of the astute businessman have written to the Porcupines Warriors to pay him an amount of GHc590,000 owed him during his tenure as the board...
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2014 World Cup: Samuel Inkoom claims offers but will only decide after the World Cup

Ghana defender Samuel InkoomBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana defender Samuel Inkoom claims he has been offered contracts by five clubs including West Ham and Olympique Lyon but will make a decision only after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.The 24-year-old has revived his club career after excelling on a six-month loan spell at Greek club Platanias.Inkoom was completely...
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Bayern Leverkusen, Schalke want to sign Ghana defender Daniel Opare

Daniel Opare could be heading to Germany this summerBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuBayern Leverkusen and Schalke have been revealed as the German clubs interested in signing Ghana defender Daniel Opare.The 23-year-old is out of contract at the end of the current campaign at Belgian club Standard Liege.The Reds are however relentless in their efforts to pin the Black...
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Flock of foreign clubs line up for Hearts star Cobbinah

Foreign clubs chase Winful CobbinahBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekoA number of European clubs including German side St Pauli have lined up for Hearts of Oak star player Winful Cobbinah, according to reports in the Ghanaian press.The 19-year-old playmaker has attracted huge interest around him following his dazzling displays for the Ghanaian giants...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan leads scorer’s chart as Al Ain progress in Asian Champions League

Asamoah Gyan celebrates a goalBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana striker Asamoah Gyan emerged the top scorer after the group stage of the Asian Champions League as Al Ain progressed as winners of Group C.The Black Stars captain remained the leading scorer of the competition with seven goals from six games despite drawing blank in the UAE giants’ 1-1 draw with Al...
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2014 World Cup: Ghana won’t be pushovers in Group G, says Afful

Harrison AffulTunisia-based defender Harrison Afful believes Ghana are not underdogs for this June’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.The Esperance ace, who will be named in Ghana’s squad for the tournament, claims the Black Stars have the credentials to progress from a tough Group comprising Portugal, Germany and USA.“I think we are in a tough group, but I think they’re also...
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Kotoko to clinch third successive League title with All Stars win today

Kotoko to clinch Premier League titleKotoko will clinch a historic third successive Ghanaian Premier League title if they beat All Stars on Wednesday.The Porcupine Warriors lead second-placed Heart of Lions by 10 points with only four games to spare.The Kumasi-based side will thus clinch a historic third successive title if they managed to negotiate their tie against All Stars at...
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Kotoko and Dramani put contract talks off until end of season

Mas-ud DramaniKotoko coach Mas-ud Dramani will hold talks over a contract extension at the end of the season. Dramani is set to guide the Ghanaian giants to their third successive title, with his side leading second-placed Heart of Lions by 10 points with four games left to play.African success has eluded Dramani in his reign at Kotoko so far after crashing out of the CAF Champions...
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Division One League promotional playoffs begin this weekend

GhanaThe Division One League Board has today confirmed the Play-Offs for Premier League promotion will start on the weekend of 25 April.Twelve sides, made up of teams who finished Group winners and runners in the six zones, will be placed into three groups for four each.But one two Groups will be in action as qualifiers from Zone I are yet to be finalized due to impending cases at...
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Michael Essien scores in AC Milan practice friendly against Vergiatese

Michael EssienMichael Essien was on target for the AC Milan during a practice match on Tuesday. The Ghanaian international, who returned to Milan training after recovering from injury, scored the third goal in the 4-0 win over lower division side Vergiatese.The 31-year-old struck the goal in the 28th minute with the others goals coming from Petagna El Shaarawy and Saponara.Essien...
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PICTURE: Ghana star Emmanuel Frimpong pokes fun at David Moyes sacking

David Moyes sackedFormer Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong couldn’t help but have a little fun in the fallout created by the departure of David Moyes as Manchester United manager.Moyes was relieved of first team duties this morning with Ryan Giggs stepping in as interim boss until at least the end of the season, with the Scot leaving less than a year after taking the job.United...
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Bechem to host Aduana on home ground after stay of execution application

Bechem UnitedThe Premier League Board has moved Bechem United’s fixture against Aduana Stars to its original venue, the Bechem Park.According to the PLB, the game will now be played on Thursday, 24th April, 2014.This follows an appeal and an application for stay execution filed by Bechem United against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee to ban them for one (1) home match...
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Bechem to host Aduana on home ground after stay of execution application

Bechem UnitedThe Premier League Board has moved Bechem United’s fixture against Aduana Stars to its original venue, the Bechem Park.According to the PLB, the game will now be played on Thursday, 24th April, 2014.This follows an appeal and an application for stay execution filed by Bechem United against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee to ban them for one (1) home match...
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Bechem to host Aduana on home ground after stay of execution application

Bechem UnitedThe Premier League Board has moved Bechem United’s fixture against Aduana Stars to its original venue, the Bechem Park.According to the PLB, the game will now be played on Thursday, 24th April, 2014.This follows an appeal and an application for stay execution filed by Bechem United against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee to ban them for one (1) home match...
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Ghanaian John Antwo scores chart topping eighth goal in Egypt

John AntwiGhanaian striker John Antwi registered his ninth goal of the Egyptian Premier League campaign in Ismaily’s 2-0 win at Wadi Degla on Tuesday night.The 21-year-old opened the scoring in the 76th minute before Mahmoud Hamad doubled the lead with two minutes left on the clock.Antwi recently returned from injury and will be delighted to find his scoring boots again.Ismaily...
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PICTURES: Nyansegu crowned Kings as Tigo Community Soccer thrills Tamale

 Tigo Community Soccer in TamaleNyansegu community is still celebrating bragging rights as kings of Tigo Community Soccer in Tamale after beating hosts Water Works over the weekend. Nyansegu, the very last community to register for the soccer event were rank outsiders and hardly believed in their own chances of winning the Tamale leg of Ghana’s most participatory soccer event...
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