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Champions Kotoko dominate nominees for MTN FA Cup awards

Asante Kotoko with most nominations for this year’s FA Cup awardsAsante Kotoko dominate the list of nominees released for this year’s MTN FA Cup awards following their success in the competition.The Porcupine Warriors lead the pack with five nominations as a reward for their long overdue success in the knockout competition.The Premier League champions beat Inter Allies in the...
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Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan vows to enchant Sampdoria fans

Alfred DuncanGhana international Alfred Duncan is looking forward to dazzling Sampdoria fans after sealing a two-year loan move from Inter Milan.The 21-year-old is seen as a rising star at Inter and coach Walter Mazzari wants to monitor the Ghanaian at close range prompting the move to Sampdoria.“The coach at Inter Milan has told me to get better so I am looking to giving my all...
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World Cup midfielder Afriyie Acquah lands at Parma for pre-season

Afriyie AcquahGhana midfielder Afriyie Acquah joined his Parma teammates for pre-season training at the Collecchio Sports Center on Tuesday.The versatile middleman left Accra on Monday night to join the Gialloblu who began work under Roberto Donadoni on 10 July.Acquah is on second successive season-long loan move at the Stadio Tardini from German side TSG Hoffenheim.If he proves...
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Cash-strapped Greuther Fürth to sell Baba Rahman to German top-flight side Augsburg

Baba Abdul RahmanGreuther Fürth president Helmut Hack has admitted difficulty in holding onto their Ghanaian defender Baba Abdul Rahman as he closes in on a move to top-flight side Augsburg. Rahman is a subject of intense bidding from some Bundesliga clubs with Augsburg in particular keen to land his services.They have reportedly table an offer which is becoming increasingly difficult...
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John Pantsil confident South African League will be among top 10 in the World

John PantsilGhana defender John Pantsil believes the South African Premier Soccer League will be among the top 10 Leagues in the World. The 33-year-old, who has recently signed for top-flight side Maritzburg United, has predicted the PSL will be a major force to reckon with in the near future.“Five years ago I said to myself if I get the opportunity to play in the PSL I will grab...
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Ghana’s 2014 shambolic World Cup post-mortem

Ghana fansBy Prince Narkortu TeyeGhanaian writer Prince Narkortu Teye looks back at Ghana’s shambles at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.The Breakdown An impressive 2-2 draw with eventual winners Germany in what was touted one of the best games of the tournament had seemingly shot Ghana high up the favourites list for a round of 16 spot, after a 2-1 loss to the USA in their...
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Ghana defender John Pantsil has five more footballing years in him before he retires

John PantsilBy Patrick AkotoMaritzburg United defender John Pantsil believes he still have up to five more years before he hangs up his boots.  Pantsil, 33, has joined United on a two-year deal after leaving South African second-tier side Santos FC.The experienced right-back will play at the top level of South African football in the next two seasons and says his body can take up...
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CONFIRMED: Inter Allies announce Yaw Acheampong as new head coach

Yaw AcheampongGhana Premier League side Inter Allies have announced the appointment of former Black Stars midfielder Yaw Achampong as their new head coach.The 41-year-old former Real Sociedad player replaces veteran Herbert Addo who guided the club to safety last season.“We want to assure the fans that this is the best decision we have taken for them. Yaw Achampong is the right...
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Big spenders AS Monaco latest to join queue for Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah

Jonathan MensahFrench side AS Monaco have joined the race to sign Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah. The French big spenders want to entice the Ghanaian international from Evian and could table an offer for him, according to reports in the French media.The strong centre-back has become a subject of intense bidding from stellar clubs after he featured for the Black Stars at the 2014...
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Asante Kotoko open pre-season training without coach Mas-Ud Dramani

Asante Kotokoc coach Mas-Ud DramaniCoach Mas-Ud Dramani was a conspicuous absentee from Asante Kotoko’s opening training session on Tuesday morning to fuel doubts over his future with the club.The former Ghana national team coach has been in dragged negotiations with the club’s board over an extension to his contract.Dramani is reportedly out of contract next month but the club...
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Ghana FA spokesman Ibrahim Sannie feels sad over negative media reportage

Ibrahim Sannie DaaraBy Patrick AkotoGhana FA spokesman Ibrahim Sannie Daara feels saddened by how a section of the local media have negatively portrayed him despite excelling in his role. The world-respected journalist was appointed in 2012 to manage the communication outfit of the Ghanaian FA and has so far discharged his duties to admiration.However, the award-winning ex-BBC journalist...
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Ex Ghana forward and World Cup scout Otto Addo confident Black Stars will bounce back strongly

Otto Addo worked as one of Ghana’s scouts at the 2014 World CupEx Ghana forward Otto Addo believes the Black Stars can benefit immensely from its disastrous campaign at the 2014 World Cup once vital lessons are learnt.The Black Stars crashed out of the tournament hosted by Brazil after the group stage without recording a single win.Ghana’s campaign in Brazil was saddled with...
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VIDEO: Watch Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah in a heated training session at Cordoba

Razak BrimahGhana goalkeeper Razak Brimah has been in intensive personalized training sessions at Cordoba as he prepares himself for the step up to challenge for a regular place in La Liga.The 27-year-old has been promoted into the first team of the Caliphs having helped the reserve team escape relegation from the Spanish third tier league.Brimah is aware he has got his work cut...
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Afriyie Acquah wants suspended Muntari back for Ghana ahead of 2015 AFCON qualifiers

Sulley MuntariParma midfielder Afriyie Acquah wants the immediate return of Sulley Muntari into the Black Stars ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers due to his ‘invaluable commitment’. The AC Milan star has been frozen out of the national team following an altercation with a top Ghana FA official during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.Muntari attacked Medeama...
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Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah wants to return to active football at club level

Stephen AppiahEx-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has revealed he has not quit football and wants to revive his club career.The former Juventus and Fenerbahce star has been without a club since ending a four-month stint at Serbian side Vojvodina two seasons ago.Appiah quit international football after the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa but wants to sign for a new club.“I haven’t...
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AC Milan manager Inzaghi include want-away Ghana midfielder Essien in pre-season squad

Michael Essien is named in AC Milan’s pre-season squadBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialGhana star midfielder Michael Essien could stay put with Serie A giants AC Milan despite reports linking him with a move away from the Estadio San Siro.New Milan boss Filippo Inzaghi has included the 31-year...
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SA side Maritzburg to sign Ghana striker Mike Mohammed today

Mike Mohammed will sign for Maritzburg in South Africa todaySouth African side Maritzburg United are expected to complete the signing of Ghana striker Mike Mohammed from Swaziland side Mbabane Swallows today (Tuesday).Mohammed played for the KwaZulu-Natal side in the Uthukela Mayoral Cup over the weekend and got a thumbs-up from coach Steve Komphela, who said they would make a move...
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Hearts midfielder Gomis delighted with Prince Buaben re-union

Prince Buaben, left, and Morgaro Gomis were team-mates at Dundee UnitedHearts’ new team will be founded upon the well-known central midfield axis of Morgaro Gomis and Ghanaian midfielder Prince Buaben.Their partnership returns to its city of discovery tonight as the Jambos head to Dens Park for another pre-season friendly.Their experience, craft and guile provide an enviable midfield...
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EXCLUSIVE: Ghana’s World Cup goalkeeper Stephen Adams nears move to Iranian club

Stephen Adams on the brink of joining an Iranian clubAduana Stars are inching closer to striking a deal with an Iranian club for the sale of Ghana goalkeeper Stephen Adams, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The former Ghana Premier League champions are working through an intermediary to secure the move for the 29-year-old who was part of Ghana’s squad for the 2014 World...
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Scouting Report: Should Manchester United sign Jonathan Mensah?

Jonathan MensahBy Allan Jiang, BleacherreportCould Evian Thonon Gaillard’s Ghanaian international Jonathan Mensah—a 23-year-old, 6’2″, 183-pound, defender—become a legitimate summer transfer window target for Manchester United?To address that hypothetical, this article grades Mensah’s performance against Germany at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and provides a scouting report...
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New Medeama coach Owusu to bring his own backroom staff

Prince Owusu will bring his own backroom staffNew Medeama coach Prince Owusu will bring with him his own backroom staff. The former Tema Youth coach signed a two-year deal with the club on Monday and will begin work on Friday.It has been widely rumoured that he will not work with goalkeepers’ trainer Nassam Yakubu as he looks to bring in new faces.The youth development coach has...
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Hearts of Oak confident of replacing Libya-bound defender Nuru Sulley

Nuru Sulley will join Al Ittihad of Libya.By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanHearts of Oak Public Relations Officer Muheeb Saeed says the club will find a quality replacement for Libya-bound defender Nuru Sulley.The capital-based side confirmed this week to Ghanasoccernet.com that they had accepted an offer from Libyan outfit Al Ittihad.Sulley is reported to...
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Hearts could turn to Turkish coach Telat Uzum for vacant coaching job

Telat UzumHearts could their attention on coach Telat Uzum after negotiation with Herbert Addo broke down.Addo’s financial demands have scuppered his return to the capital-based side after weeks of discussions.The former Inter Allies coach is believed to be demanding in excess of GH 8,500 as monthly salary.The Ghanaian giants could therefore turn their attention to other suitors...
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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan begins pre-season training with Al Ain

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has started pre-season training at Al AinGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has begun pre-season training with Al Ain hours after arriving in Dubai from an extended vacation.The Black Stars captain had to delay his return to his club following the disappearance of his musician friend Castro who is feared to have drowned during a holiday hangout in Ada.The depressed...
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Michael Anaba to play second game for Elche seniors in friendly against Real Betis on Tuesday

Michael AnabaBy Patrick AkotoGhana youth star Michael Anaba will play his second game for the Elche seniors when they take on Real Betis in their pre-season friendly on Tuesday.The 20-year-old has been drafted into the senior team ahead of the new season and played his first game in their 2-0 win over CD Eldense over the weekend.The Ghanaian international is in line to make his second...
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