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Suspended Ghana star Kevin Boateng apologises to Germany over World Cup attack

Kevin-Prince Boateng and brother JeromeGhana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has been forced to eat humble pie after he offered a groveling apology to the German national team for questioning their title credentials ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.The tough-talking Schalke midfielder claimed the Bavarian lacked ‘characters and leaders’ to clinch the global title in...
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Sulley Muntari delighted with AC Milan training in New York

Sulley MuntariAC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari says he is enjoying the club’s decision to train in the United States for pre-season.The Ghana World Cup star is on board the AC Milan squad which trained at at the New York Cosmos training ground on Wednesday.“We talked with some of the Cosmos players, they were friendly and it is great to be here in America,” Muntari told reporters...
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Midfielder Kwadwo Poku returns to Kotoko after Heart of Lions loan spell

Midfielder Kwadwo Poku has returned to Kotoko following the expiration of a one-year loan spell at Heart of Lions.The holding midfielder has already started pre-season with the club in Kumasi ahead of the start of the new season.Poku played an instrumental role for the Kpando-based side as they finished second in the First Capital Plus Premier League last season.Lions were hoping...
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EXCLUSIVE: Kotoko accept US$ 150,000 offer from Libyan side Al Ahli for Michael Akuffu

Michael AkuffoGHANASoccernet.com can confirm that Asante Kotoko have accepted a US$ 150,000 offer from Libyan side Al Ahli Sports Club for their captain Michael Akuffu.The Ghanaian champions rejected a US$ 100,000 deal from another Libyan outfit Al Akhdar.Kotoko are now ready to allow the combative midfielder to leave to Al Ahli, based in the capital Tripoli.“We have received a...
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Vincent Sowah-Odotei vows to dethrone Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana FA boss

Vincent Sowah-OdoteiBy Patrick AkotoEx-Hearts of Oak chief Vincent Sowah-Odotei has vowed to unseat Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana FA boss at next year’s congress, declaring change is coming. The former King Faisal boss has set his agenda in motion, declaring the incumbent FA boss will lose his seat at next May’s congress in Accra.The current term of the CAF Executive member runs...
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Gold Stars striker Elvis Opoku eyes double swoop at FA Cup awards

MTN FA Cup awardsGold Stars striker Elvis Opoku wants to win the flagship MTN FA Cup Best Player in addition to his top scorer’s prize to complete a fruitful season.The young striker will be decorated with the top scorer’s award after scoring seven goals in four matches in this season’s competition.Opoku has also been nominated in the best player category where he will be coming...
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Albert Adomah gets his dancing shoes on again and shows off his impressive moves

Middesbrough winger Albert AdomahMiddlesbrough winger Albert Adomah has got his dancing shoes on again.The World Cup star was the talk of the terraces when he joined in with Yeovil Town’s cheerleaders following the last game of the season.And now the Ghanaian international is at it again, this time busing some moves with some talented youngsters from the Bellamy School of Ballet...
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Official: Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe resigns as Hearts General Manager

Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe resigns as Hearts General ManagerNeil Armstrong-Mortagbe has officially resigned his post as General Manager of Ghanaian powerhouse Hearts of Oak.The FIFA marketing consultant has been under investigation over allegations of wrong doing since May this year.The capital-based side set-up a three-man committee to investigate the ex-leader of the Hearts of Oak...
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Ex-Hearts defender Sulley targets AFCON 2015 spot with Ghana

Nuru SulleyEx-Hearts defender Nuru Sulley wants to play for the Black Stars at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Morocco.The strong centre-back has signed a long-term deal with Libyan side Al Ittihad after a three-year stint at the Ghanaian giants.Sulley was one of Ghana’s outstanding performers at the 2014 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) Championship in South Africa and...
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Dramani to resume pre-season with Kotoko on Monday after agreeing contract extension

Dramani will resume pre-season with Kotoko on MondayMas-ud Dramani will join Kotoko for pre-season on Monday after agreeing to extend his stay with the Porcupine Warriors.Talks to extend Dramani’s contract stalled this week after the club failed to reach an agreement with him.He stayed away from the start of the club’s pre-season but after agreeing to extend his contract, the...
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Edwin Gyimah feared competition so left- SuperSport United coach

Edwin GyimahSuperSport United coach Cavin Johnson says the fear of facing competition for a starting role in his team forced Edwin Gyimah out to Mpumalanga Black Aces.Johnson says the arrival of Michael Morton from Maritzburg United as well as Morne Nel’s presence in team meant Gyimah was going to face stiff competition.“It’s the nature of football my man,” Johnson told Goal...
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New Al Ahly coach Juan Carlos Garrido targets CAF Champions League title

CAF Champions LeagueJuan Carlos Garrido sets off this weekend on a journey he hopes will end with him becoming the first Spanish coach to win a CAF club competition.The 45-year-old former Villarreal, Club Brugge and Real Betis boss has signed a two-year contract to guide Egyptian club Al-Ahly, winners of a record 18 African titles.And the Spaniard who began coaching when only 24...
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Muniru Sulley’s CFR Cluj advance in Europa League qualifiers

Muniru SulleyMuniru Sulley’s CFR Cluj advanced to the next round of Europa League qualifiers after beating Serbian side Jagodina 1-0 away on Thursday evening.The younger brother of AC Milan star Sulley Muntari lasted the entire duration who advanced 1-0 on aggregate after a 0-0 draw at home last week.CFR Cluj line-upCFR Cluj have now set up a third qualifying round tie against...
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Sulley Muntari, Michael Essien absent as Olympiakos thrash AC Milan

Michael EssienGhana duo Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari was excluded from the AC Milan set-up which lost 3-0 to Olympiacos at the BMO Field of Toronto.The Black Stars players have been part of the Rossoneri pre-season squad in the USA.It only took 16 minutes for the Greek side to take the lead when a cross found Dominguez all alone in the box and he beat Gabriel with a right foot...
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Black Princesses defeat Canadian side GS United in pre-U20 Women’s World Cup friendly

Ghana fans are solidly behind the Black Princesses to excel at the World CupThe Black Princesses under the watchful eyes of Coach Bashir Hayford and his assistant Dora Zutah blanked G-S United 2-0 in their second friendly since arriving in Canada for the FIFA U20 World Cup 2014.The game took place at the L’Amoureaux Sports Centre, 100 Silver Springs Blvd. (Scarborough) Toronto...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan delighted to remain at Arabian peninsula after Al Ain contract extension

Asamoah Gyan middle is delighted to have signed contract extension at AinBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialGhana captain Asamoah Gyan has expressed delight after inking an ‘improved’ two-year-contract for UAE giants Al Ain on Thursday. The 2014 World Cup Ghana hit-man committed a further two...
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Sulley Muntari to speak out over World Cup chaos, vows his commitment to Ghana

Sulley Muntari says he will speak out over the chaos in the Ghana World Cup campSulley Muntari has vowed commitment to Ghana but insists he will speak out in the near future about the circumstances leading to his sacking from the Black Stars World Cup in Brazil.The AC Milan ace says he will not exchange his country for any place even though he was booted out of the Ghana camp in...
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Transfer Tavern: Ghana champions Asante Kotoko complete Owusu signing from Berekum Chelsea

Obed Owusu has joined Kotoko from ChelseaBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialGhana Premier League champions Asante Kotoko have bolstered their ranks with the signing of Berekum Chelsea influential attacking midfielder Obed Owusu, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The player finally has passed medicals...
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Transfer Tavern: Want-away defender Saka could follow Herbert Addo to Hearts

Godfred Saka might end up at HeartsBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialGhana Premier League giants Accra Hearts of Oak could capture exciting full-back Godfred Saka from Aduana Stars, according to reports in the local press. The Phobians asked new head coach Herbert Addo to bolster his squad for the...
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Transfer Tavern: Aduana Stars’ Akuoku tops Herbert Addo wishlist

Herbert Addo is keen to bring Emmanuel Akuoku, right with Ghana keeper Adams, to HeartsBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialHerbert Addo is set to make Aduana Stars midfielder Emmanuel Akuoko his first official signing at Hearts of Oak, GHANAsoccernet.com has learnt.  The experienced gaffer signed...
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Asamoah Gyan becomes Ghana’s highest ever paid footballer, to earn $60m by 2018

Asamoah Gyan has become the highest ever paid Ghanaian footballerAsamoah Gyan has become the highest ever paid Ghanaian footballer following his latest bumper deal with his UAE-side Al Ain that will earn him at least $13m per year.Others bonuses depending on the team’s results will rocket his annual earnings to about $15m which makes him by far the highest earning player from Ghana...
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AC Milan ace Sulley Muntari launches first attack on Ghana FA over World Cup shambles

Sulley Muntari implies the Ghana FA cannot be trustedAC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari has launched a disguised attack on the Ghana Football Association in his first statement since being booted out of the World Cup by implying that the federation cannot be trusted.The Italy-based midfielder, who was speaking at the pre-season training camp of his club in New York on Thursday, suggested...
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Mpumalanga Black Aces announce permanent transfer of Edwin Gyimah

Standing from left to right. Mario Morfou, Edwin Gyimah, Clive Barker & George MorfouSouth Africa Premier Soccer League side Mpumalanga Black Aces have announced that Ghana midfielder Edwin Gyimah has joined them on a permanent deal.Reports claimed Gyimah had been loaned to AmaZayoni from SuperSport United in one of the shock transfers this season.The 23-year-old was a key player...
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Breaking News: Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan extends Al Ain deal, to remain in UAE until 2018

Ghana striker presented to the press after signing the contract extension at Al AinGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has signed a new contract extension at Al Ain in a deal which will keep him at the UAE club until 2018 and to diffuse any thoughts of his return to Europe.The Black Stars captain was presented to the media shortly after signing the new deal in Dubai.More to follow….
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Orlando Pirates coach benches Fatau Dauda against Kaizer Chiefs in PSL curtain-raiser

Fatau DaudaOrlando Pirates coach Vladimir Vermezovic has decided to stick with first choice goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa at the expense of World Cup goalkeeper Fatau Dauda for this weekend’s Carling Black Label Cup at Soccer City.The Bucs will take on their perennial rivals Kaizer Chiefs in this weekend’s curtain raiser ahead what promises to be a nail-biting season.Dauda will not...
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