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Fatau Dauda encouraged by gradual return to form after Adansi Cup triumph with AshGold

Fatau Dauda helped AshGold secure the 2014 Adansi Cup By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda believes he is gradually returning to his best form after winning the off-season Adansi Cup with AshantiGold.The 29-year-old kept a second straight clean sheet in post for the Miners in their ongoing pre-season activities.Dauda was good enough to keep out...
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Black Stars return for David Addy on the cards as Avram Grant watches Ghana defender in action

David Addy has been under the radar since joining Waasland-Beveren David Addy could make a surprise return to the Black Stars for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations following the visit of coach Avram Grant over the weekend.The new Ghana coach was in the stands to see the left back in action for Waasland-Beveren in their 2-0 home defeat to Anderlecht in the Belgian top flight game on...
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EXCLUSIVE: AIK midfielder Ibrahim Moro makes provisional Ghana squad for 2015 AFCON

Ibrahim Moro is another surprise inclusion in Ghana’s provisional AFCON squad By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuAIK Stockholm midfielder Ibrahim Moro has been named in Ghana’s preliminary squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, sources at the Swedish club have informed GHANAsoccernet.com.The former New Edubiase United player made 23 league appearances and scored...
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LIVE: Watch GSN-GTV Sports Plus Top XI Show- Team and Player of the Year

Watch GHANASoccernet.com’s live programme on GTV Sports Plus channel which features writers Ameenu Shardow and Akyereko Frimpong-Manson. The duo and host Patrick Akoto will pick the Ghana Player Abroad Team of the Year and the Best Player and also goals from this weekend’s round of matches.CLICK ON THIS LINK TO WATCH THE PROGRAMME LIVE:  
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EXCLUSIVE: Copenhagen starlet Daniel Amartey makes Ghana’s 2015 AFCON squad

Daniel Anartey in action for Copenhagen By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuTalented rising star Daniel Amartey is one of the surprise names in the provisional Black Stars squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, sources have hinted to GHANAsoccernet.com.The 20-year-old has been drafted into the reported 26-man squad assembled by coach Avram Grant.Amartey has been on the...
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Who’s your best Ghanaian player abroad in 2014? Manu, Amartey, Baah, Accam, Baba & Acheampong nominated

Player Abroad of the Year 2014 GHANAsoccernet.com gives you the chance to vote for the best Ghanaian player abroad in 2014 with six players being nominated. Chicago Fire new signing David Accam is in the list along as well as Anderlecht winger Frank Acheampong.Augsburg defender Baba Abdul Rahman, Feyenoord’s Elvis Manu, Gideon Baah and Daniel Amartey are the other players nominated...
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Winfried Osei: Ghana U20 Management Committee chairman confident of progress despite tough draw in 2015 AFC

Winfried Osei Kwaku Parma is sure Ghana will progress By Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana U20 Management Committee chairman Winfried Osei Kwaku feels confident about the Black Satellites chances of progress from a tough 2015 African Youth Championship group. The three-time African champions have been drawn in Group B together with Southern...
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Ghana U20 coach Sellas Tetteh happy with ‘good’ African Youth Championship draw

Sellas Tetteh Ghana U20 coach Sellas Tetteh acknowledges the enormity of the task for his side at the 2015 CAF U20 Championship but says it will bring the best out of his players.The Black Satellites are to face South Africa, Mali and Zambia in Group B of the tournament which will be played from 8-22 March in Senegal.Ghana last won the African Youth Championship in 2009 under Tetteh...
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Ghana’s Black Queens named by FIFA as Africa’s second best female national team for 2014

Black Queens are rated by FIFA as Africa’s second best side FIFA has named Ghana as the second best African women’s national team for the year 2014 following the exploits of the Black Queens, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The Black Queens finished second behind giants Nigeria in the Africa version of the FIFA ranking for women for December which ends the year.African...
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Win a signed jersey by Ghana midfielder Rabiu Mohammed!

Win this signed Rabiu Mohammed shirt! Ghana star midfielder Mohammed Rabiu is giving a GHANAsoccernet.com reader the chance to win a FC Kuban jersey signed by the Russia-based player. The midfielder is likely to be with the Black Stars for the Africa Cup of Nations next month in Equatorial Guinea.And to crown his successful year for both club and country, Rabiu is thankful to...
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In-form Brimah delighted with Mirandes’ steady rise in Spanish second tier

Razak Brimah has been in good form for Mirandes By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana goalkeeper Razak Brimah is delighted with his enhanced personal form as CD Mirandes continue to surge in the Spanish second tier.The 27-year-old’s return from a jaw operation has coincided with the side’s impressive six-game unbeaten run which now sees them climb to 9th in the...
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Jordan Ayew: Ghana attacker rues Lorient loss against Nantes in French Ligue 1

Jordan Ayew celebrates his goal with Lorient team-mates Ghana attacker Jordan Ayew has rued Lorient’s 2-1 home reverse against Nantes in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday. Lorient slipped to their 11th loss of the season after losing against Nantes at their favourite Stade Yves Allainmat – Le Moustoir.Jordan had scored the equaliser for Lorient in the 74th minute they allowed...
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Breaking News: Ghana U20 draw South Africa, Mali and Zambia for AYC

Ghana placed in Group B where they will face South Africa, Mali and Zambia By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana will face South Africa, Mali and Zambia in the group stage of the 2015 Africa Youth Championships to be staged in Senegal.The Black Satellites are considered to have escaped a toughest group with hosts Senegal drawing heavyweights Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire...
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Joseph Baffo: Swedish youth international declares his intentions to play for Ghana

Joseph Baffo (Sweden) & Paul-Georges Ntep De Madiba (France), wants to play for Ghana By Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialSwedish youth international Joseph Baffo has declared his intentions of abandoning his Swedish dreams to play for Ghana. The 22-year-old versatile defender, who was born in Accra, is currently a member of the Swedish U21...
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Ex Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah in favour of Muntari and Essien recall to the Black Stars

Muntari and Essien have not been with the Black Stars since the 2014 World Cup By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuFormer Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah wants Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari recalled to the Black Stars despite being a victim of their  acts at the 2014 World Cup.Muntari has been slapped with an indefinite international suspension after physically abusing a...
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Emmanuel Banahene: Ghana attacker scores his second goal of the season in Saudi Arabia

Emmanuel Osei Banahene scored for Al Orubah Ghana international striker Emmanuel Osei Banahene scored his second goal of the season for Al Orubah when they suffered a 2-1 loss against Al Fateh in the Saudi Pro League on Saturday. The 26-year-old pecked the scoring for Orubah with a decent strike in 46th minute but the visitors scored moments later to win the game.Banahene, who...
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Andre Ayew wants Marseille to up their game in pursuit of Ligue 1 title

Andre Ayew urges Marseille teammates on Andre Ayew is urging his Olympique Marseille teammates to up their game in the second half of the season to guarantee success at the end of the campaign.Les Phoceens are currently level on points at the top of Ligue 1 but can pull further away from PSG when they host Lille on Sunday.Marseille seem rejuvenated with the arrival of Marcelo Bielsa...
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Jordan Ayew: Ghana attacker fires sixth goal of the season in Lorient home reverse

Jordan Ayew scored in Lorient reverse By Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana forward Jordan Ayew claimed his sixth goal of the season after scoring the leveller for Lorient in their 2-1 home reverse against Nantes in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday night. The 23-year-old Black Stars attacker pecked the scoring with a patent clinical finish for...
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Karim Bellarabi: German international of Ghanaian descent scores to rescue a point for Bayer Leverkusen

Karim Bellarabi scored for Leverkusen German international Karim Bellarabi who is of a Ghanaian descent scored to snatch a point for Bayer Leverkusen as they drew 1-1 with Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga on Saturday. The visitors looked the likely winners after leading goalscorer Alexander Meier had given them the lead with a 37th-minute penalty, but a dominant Leverkusen...
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XI Wise 1-0 Kotoko: Second-tier side pile more pressure on Didi Dramani

Kotoko lost against XI Wise Ghanaian second-tier side Sekondi XI Wise have increased the pressure on Kotoko coach Mas-Ud Didid Dramani after his side slipped to a 1-0 loss on Saturday afternoon. Humbert Ampah scored the solitary goal that separated the two sides in a pulsating clash.The defeat marks Kotoko’s second consecutive loss in a friendly game after losing against AshantiGold...
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Former Berekum Chelsea coach van der Pluijm joins Tanzanian side Young Africans

Hans van der Pluijm has joined Yanga FC Former Berekum Chelsea trainer Hans van der Pluijm has joined Tanzanian side Young Africans on a one-and-half-year contract, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The 65-year-old makes a return to the club just under a year after leaving the club.Pluijm is tasked to revive the club following their poor streak of results culminating in the sacking...
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Ghana get massive 2015 AFCON boost as defender Jonathan Mensah returns to training in France

Jonathan Mensah returns to training By Akyereko Frimpong Manson Follow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana have been handed a massive boost for their upcoming 2015 AFCON campaign as defender Jonathan Mensah has returned to training for Evian Thonon Gaillard in the French Ligue 1. Mensah, 24, trained on Friday with the Evian first team squad for the first time since mid-November...
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Asamoah Gyan presented with 2014 Asia Best Foreign Player award

Asamoah Gyan was handed his award on Saturday morning Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has received his award as the Best Foreign Player in Asia for the year 2014.The Black Stars captain was presented with his award before Saturday’s training session with his UAE club Al Ain.Coach of Al Ain Zlatko Dalic with his backroom staff and the rest of the players gathered to celebrate with their...
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Experienced striker Ernest Papa Arko scores in Egypt, John Antwi fires blank first time after 19 games

Papa Arko scored for Arab Contractors By Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian forward Ernest Papa Arko grabbed his third goal of the Egyptian Premier League season for Arab Contractors as he scored in their 2-0 triumph over Ismaily on Saturday afternoon.The former Liberty Professionals striker, 30, scored from the spot in the 21st minute to...
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Christian Atsu in danger of missing 2015 AFCON as Ghana winger is now ruled out until January 10

Ghana winger Christian Atsu in danger of missing 2015 AFCON Christian Atsu is in danger of missing out on Ghana’s squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with news he is now expected to be out until January 10, THREE days after the deadline for squad submission for next year’s tournament.The 22-year-old was initially diagnosed to be out for just 10 days but it appears his injury...
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