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AYC 2015: Senegal gain confidence ahead of tournament kick-off

Joseph Koto African Youth Championship hosts Senegal received a confidence boost ahead of their continental campaign after recording two back-to-back wins over South Africa and Zambia in warm-up friendlies.They defeated ‘Amajita’ 1-0 at the Diambars Institute last Saturday, thanks to a lone goal from Ibrahima Wadji just before the break, before sealing a victory by the same scoreline...
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EXCLUSIVE: Kotoko approach ex-Medeama trainer Roberto Paullete for coaching job

Carlos Roberto Paullet Ex-Medeama coach Carlos Roberto Paullete has exclusively told GHANAsoccernet.com he’s been contacted for the Asante Kotoko job.The Peruvian claims he’s been approached by top officials of the club to replace Mas-Ud Dramani.“Some top Kotoko officials have called me twice to take up the job,” he told GHANAsoccernet.com“And so I am waiting for them as...
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Robbers attack and shoot three Kano Pillars players travelling in team bus for Nigerian Premier League match

Kano Pillars’ Gambo Muhammed. Three players of Kano Pillars, Gambo Mohammed, Eneji Otekpa and Adamu Murtala, were shot on Thursday afternoon at Abaji/Lokoja/Abuja road on their way to honour the Nigeria league opener in Owerri against Heartland this weekend.The Pillars bus was attacked around 1pm in the afternoon and three players were shot while two others sustained injuries.The...
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Ex-Ghana defender Adu Sarpei completes UEFA Pro Licence coaching badge

Hans Adu Sarpei Ex-Ghana defender Hans Adu Sarpei has received his UEFA Licence A badge, paving the way for him to kick-start his coaching career. The 38-year-old is now qualified to take charge of any top-flight side in Europe after completing the course.The former Ghanaian international took charge of German lower division side Tus Bruchhausen.He played at the highest level in...
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Black Stars coach Avram Grant to arrives in Ghana tonight, set to depart for Senegal on Sunday

Avram-Grant By Rahman OsmanFollow on twitter @iamrahmanosmanThe head coach of the senior national team of Ghana, Avram Grant will arrive in Ghana tonight after a ten day deserved break in London.Grant, steered Ghana to a silver winning feat in Equatorial Guinea despite taking charge of the Stars at a point were expectations were at an all-time low due to a disappointing world cup...
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Feature: Playing Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien among AC Milan’s 4 biggest regrets over the past 12 months

Sulley Muntari AC Milan should have regrets for the past 12 months. They failed to make the Champions League for the first time in a decade. They dropped down to the bottom half of the Serie A table. And they lost every bit of class along the way.What’s left is a squad playing in an empty stadium with an inexperienced coach, an oft-injured captain and a leaky defence. The Rossoneri...
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Liberty coach George Lamptey raves over the future prospect of budding star Eli Agbeko

Eli Agbeko will be the next biggest star from Ghana according to George Lamptey By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuLiberty Professionals coach George Lamptey believes youngster Eli Agbeko will probably be the biggest talent to emerge from the club.The 19-year-old is yet to play this season having just recovered from a long-term injury.Agbeko was nominated as the Most Promising...
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David Duncan set to miss out on Kotoko coaching job

David Duncan set to miss out on Kotoko coaching job Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko will not appoint David Duncan as Mas-Ud Dramani’s successor, GHANAsoccernet.com understands.Officials of the Porcupine Warriors are under intense pressure from the club’s supporters’ umbrella body to hire the ex-Hearts of Oak tactician.But their dream is on the verge of being scuttled with Manhyia...
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Black Stars coach Avram Grant arrives in Ghana tonight, set to focus on local league

Ghana coach Avram Grant Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant will arrive in Ghana today after taking a short leave after the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.Grant will be going round some league centres to watch some of the First Capital Plus Premier League matches with Black Stars management Committee chairman, George Afriyie.Coach Grant will later join the Black Satellites in Senegal...
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I am unaware Asamoah Gyan will resume penalty duties for Ghana, says brother Baffour

Asamoah Gyan Ex-Ghana striker Baffour Gyan says he’s in the dark over reports his brother will reconsider his decision not to take penalties for the Black Stars.Gyan is quoted as saying he will reassess his current stance on the emotive matter following the side’s penalty ache defeat to Ivory Coast in the finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations held in Equatorial Guinea.He was...
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Liberty captain Alfred Nelson charges youngsters to step up in absence of Kennedy Ashia and Tamimu Muntari

Kennedy Ashia on national team assignment By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuLiberty Professionals captain Alfred Nelson has charged the club’s youngsters to step up to the plate in the absence of impact players Kennedy Ashia and Tamimu Muntari.The Dansoman-based side have to make do without the duo who are away on national team assignments.Liberty have struggled to...
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Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard reveals reason behind consoling weeping Andre Ayew

Andre Ayew was consoled by Herve Renard Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard has revealed that the strong bond between him and the Ayew family inspired him to console Andre Ayew during his irrepressible weeping when the Elephants defeated the Black Stars in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations last month.Ayew shed uncontrollable tears after the Black Stars lost to Ivory Coast in the...
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Breaking News: Ex-international Mohammed Gargo appointed BA United head coach

Mohammed Gargo Ex-Ghana international Mohammed Gargo has landed in Sunyani to take charge of BA United after agreeing a short-term deal with the struggling Premier League side.A statement on the club’s Twitter account confirmed: “Former Black Stars player Mohammed Gargo has been appointed the head coach of the club for the rest of the season.”  BREAKING: Former Black Stars...
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Rashid Sumaila enjoying vital experience in Kuwait with Al Qadsia

Rashid Sumaila Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila believes he is picking up vital experience playing for Kuwaiti club Al Qadsia.The 22-year-old has already established himself as a regular starter under a month of joining the club on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns.Sumaila was handed to Al Qadsia on a five-month loan deal for an undisclosed fee.He has since been an integral member of the...
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Ghanaian youngster Thomas Agyepong has genuine chance to be hit at Man City – agent

Thomas Agyepong By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @aloomeenuUK-based football agent Keith Sharpe insists Ghanaian youngster Thomas Agyepong still has a future at English giants Manchester City.The former Ghana U17 team captain has just turned 18, making him eligible to sign a professional contract with the Citizens.The Ghanaian youngster is however likely to be sent out on as part...
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Ghana defender Awal Mohammed impressed by intense competition in Asia

Ghana defender Awal Mohammed now with Al Shabab Ghana defender Awal Mohammed is impressed with the intensity of competition in Asia.The central defender currently plays his club football in oil-rich Saudi Arabia for Al Shabab.Awal joined the Riyadh-based club barely a month ago but has already established himself as a regular starter for the side.The 26-year-old impressed on his...
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Traveling Ghanaian players are always laughed in their pursuit for greener pastures, Daniel Agyei reveals

Daniel Agyei played for Free State Stars Goalkeeper Daniel Agyei has revealed traveling Ghanaian players are ‘laughed at’ in their pursuit for better remuneration.Quality in the domestic leagues keep eroding due to the alarming rate of player exodus.The players are always in the haste to travel abroad primarily to earn better wages to improve on their livelihood.Only a few are...
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More Ghanaians to play in 2015 Major League Soccer; Goalkeeper Kwarasey and Accam to debut

David Accam The 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) season will witness more Ghanaian interest when the competition commences on the weekend of March 6, 7 and 8.Apart from the usual torchbearers, Patrick Nyarko, Dominic Oduro and Gershon Koffie, the 20th edition of the MLS will officially welcome Ghanaian stars Adam Larsen Kwarasey, David Accam and Kwadwo Poku into the league.Majority...
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Ghana legend Malik Jabir blasts ‘greedy’ Osei Kofi over cash snub

Ex-Ghana international Malik Jabir has launched a stinging potshot at another former great Osei Kofi, labeling him as a ‘greedy bastard’ who extorts money from authorities for his personal gains.Malik Jabir is angry after being sidelined in the payment of monies to retired footballers who won the Africa Cup of Nations title for the West African country.The former Kotoko great...
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Liberty captain Alfred Nelson targets top four finish

Liberty Professionals captain Alfred Nelson By Ameenu Shardow Follow on Twitter @alooameenuLiberty Professionals captain Alfred Nelson believes the side is capable of finishing in the top four despite their early struggle in the Ghanaian top flight.The Dansoman-based club are currently 10th in the First Capital Plus League but have struggled to score goals.Liberty have managed to...
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Ex-Ghana international Mohammed Gargo linked to vacant BA United coaching job

Mohammed Gargo By Rahman Osman Follow on twitter @iamrahmanosmanFormer Ghana midfield power house Mohammed Gargo, is close to taking up the coaching position of premier league strugglers BA United after holding talks with club executives this week.Gargo, has had stints with Real Tamale United and New Edubiase as head coach since hanging up his boots.Sources close to Gargo have confirmed...
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GN Bank Division One League Week III results

GN Bank The Match day three round of matches in the ongoing GN Bank Division One League was played in all three zones across the country on Wednesday.Clubs were at their scoring best in today’s matches as they battle for the three slots for qualification into the Premier League.ZONE ONE: Unity FC 1-2 Guan UnitedBerlin FC 3-0 Bolga Man CityBolga All StarS 3-2 GalaxyTamale All Stars...
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2015 AYC: Ghana group opponents Zambia suffer friendly defeat to hosts Senegal

Ghana fans Hosts Senegal beat Zambia 1-0 in a friendly game in Dakar on Wednesday with the latter who are Ghana’s group opponents seeking to sharpen their skills as the Africa Youth Championship begins this weekend.Both teams are preparing for the upcoming CAF U-20 tournament which kicks off in Dakar on Sunday with the Senegalese taking on six-time champions Nigeria.Zambia boss...
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Ghana FA boss tasks Black Satellites to win fourth African Youth Championship title in Senegal

Black Satellites Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi says a lot of work has been put in to win a fourth African Youth Championship title at this year’s finals in Senegal.The Black Satellites have been preparing in the Turkish city of Antalya and will leave for the tournament on Thursday.Ghana, under current coach Sellas Tetteh, missed out on winning the last tournament...
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Senegal appoint their former Portsmouth, Birmingham star Aliou Cisse as national team coach

Cisse has been appointed coach of the national team The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) has named their former international star midfielder Aliou Cissé as the new head coach of the national team Teranga Lions.The former midfielder who played for English sides Portsmouth and Birmingham succeeds Frenchman Alain Giresse, whose contract was terminated following Senegal’s first...
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