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Ghana winger Andre Ayew scores for Marseille but surrender two-goal lead to lose

Andre Ayew celebrates the goal he scored for Marseille on Friday night Ghana winger Andre Ayew scored for Marseille on Friday night but the Olympians dropped more points in the Ligue 1 title race as they surrendered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Caen at the Stade Velodrome.Goals from Andre Ayew and Andre-Pierre Gignac helped Marseille recover from an early penalty miss and put...
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Give Kotoko to strategic investors — Abbey Pobee

Kotoko are struggling One of Ghana’s outspoken football administrators, Jonathan Abbey Pobee, has suggested that Kumasi Asante Kotoko be leased to a consortium to run it for a period of between five and 10 years on a 70-30 per cent sharing basis to stem its flagging fortunes.He said the consortium could be local or foreign with a track record and the expertise to transform it...
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Ghana U20 technical team doesn’t need Avram Grant — Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe

Nyaho Tamakloe Former chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has questioned the rationale behind the GFA’s decision to introduce Avram Grant onto the technical bench of the Black Satellites.Despite guiding the Black Stars to the final of the 2015 AFCON, Dr Nyaho-Tamakloe argued that Grant should not be allowed to come close to the Satellites’...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan set to return to penalty duties for Black Stars

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, says he will reassess his decision not to take penalty kicks for the national football team despite persistent calls on him to do so.Following the Stars’ loss to Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea on penalties, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has led the call...
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PICTURES: AshantiGold’s thrilling 2-2 draw with Heart of Lions at the Len Clay

 Watch pictures of AshantiGold’s thrilling 2-2 draw with Heart of Lions at the Len Clay Stadium in a First Capital Plus Premier League match. By Oscar Mohammed  Benard Morrison leads in this action Lions Abdul Karim Abubakar is well checked by Petrus ******** and Alhaji Saani. Heart of Lions Tanko Mohammed gains control but is thightly held in check by Ashgold hardworking...
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Ghana’s Black Stars set to clash with Zambia in COSAFA semi-finals

Ghana Black Stars Defending champions Zambia and guest side Ghana are on a semi-final collision course should they both advance from the 2015 COSAFA Cup quarter-finals.According to the full fixtures released by COSAFA after Thursday night’s draw in Johannesburg, a semi-final date awaits The Black Stars and Chipolopolo on May 27.Ghana will kick-off the knock-out phase of the tournament...
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Ghana and Hearts midfielder Prince Buaben fit Scottish League match

Prince Buaben Hearts midfielder Prince Buaben is fit for the Scottish Championship leaders’ home game against Cowdenbeath. Buaben injured a toe last weekend but X-rays proved there was no fracture. Dale Carrick remains out with a hamstring injury.Head coach Robbie Neilson anticipates a tough test against a struggling team that lost 5-0 on their previous trip to Tynecastle: Neilson...
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Aduana Stars expect goalie Stephen Adams to be fit for AshGold clash next week

Aduana Stars goalkeeper Stephen Adams Aduana Stars expect first choice goalkeeper Stephen Adams to be fit for their next league match against leaders AshantiGold on 08 March.Adams has since three league matches due to a minor injury and expected to resume this weekend.But the club have squashed reports he is set for a lengthy lay-off.“Oh it is just a minor injury is not an injury...
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Confederation Cup: Al Khartoum coach Kwesi Appiah says he’s not under pressure ahead of crunch Power Dynamos clash

Kwesi Appiah Al Khartoum coach Kwesi Appiah says he not feeling any pressure as he prepares for his decisive and first away game in charge in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup.The ex-Black Stars coach, who was appointed trainer of the Sudanese club in December, enjoys a 1-0 win from the first leg heading into Sunday’s away game against Power Dynamos of Zambia.“There is one thing...
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Kofi Owusu: Berekum Chelsea striker eyes Ghana Premier League goal king crown

Kofi Owusu Berekum Chelsea striker Kofi Owusu is pitching to become goal king this season in the Ghana Premier League.The former Ghana youth international has bagged five goals in nine league matches.This season, he became the first player to score a hat-trick when his side beat Bechem United 4-2 at home.“Berekum Chelsea first but the goal king award is my personal target, 17,...
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AC Milan duo Muntari and Essien visited Mubarak Wakaso in Celtic camp before Europa League exit to Inter

Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari surprised Mubarak Wakaso in the Celtic camp By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuSulley Muntari and Michael Essien visited Mubarak Wakaso in the Celtic camp before their Europa League defeat to Inter Milan on Thursday.The Hoops suffered a 1-0 defeat to exit Europe having been held to a thrilling 3-3 draw in the first leg clash last week...
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Ghana U23 camping for All Africa Games qualifier clash next month

Malik Jabir is Ghana U23 coach. Ghana U23 coach Malik Jabir has called up 28 players to camp ahead of their 2015 All Africa Games qualifier.The Black Meteors have drawn a bye and will join during the second qualifying round against the winner of Uganda and Mozambique tie.The first leg will be played between 20–22 March and the return leg from the weekend of 10–12 April 2015.Below...
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Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson looking to improve personal performance

Abeiku Ainooson Asante Kotoko defender Abeiku Ainooson says he is bent on improving his personal form following a below par start to the season.The former New Edubiase defender was crowned the best defender in last season’s Ghana Premier League.He was also named the MVP and best defender of the 203/2014 MTN FA Cup.But the former CHAN star has been a shadow of himself and been average...
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Ex-Ghana striker Kim Grant vows to restore Kotoko’s continental glory if given coaching job

Ex-Ghana striker Kim Grant says he has what it takes restore Kotoko as one of the most dreaded teams in Africa if he is handed the coaching job.Grant, a former Charlton Athletic striker, is desperate to prove his mettle in the coaching profession and sees the hot seat of Kotoko as the perfect opportunity to exhibit his talent.Kotoko are yet to appoint a new head coach since asking...
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GFA chief concurs ‘ailing’ Ghana Premier League needs to be resuscitated after President Mahama’s directive

Kwesi Nyantakyi Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi concedes the Premier League needs improvement after president John Dramani Mahama lamented about its poor state. His Excellency tasked the Ghana federation to improve the league during his state of the nation address on Thursday in parliament. The Ghana Premier League is struggling to draw crowds and some clubs...
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Referee Dally-Gagba fined US$ 2,941 for Kotoko-Hearts derby delay

Referee Emmanuel Dally-Gagba The GFA Disciplinary Committee has fined Referee Emmanuel Dally-Gagba in respect of the First Capital Plus Premier League match between Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak played at the Baba yara Sports Stadium early this month. Referee Emmanuel Dally-Gagba was charged for failure to discharge his duties of ensuring that the Regulations of the Ghana Football...
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Relegation-threatened Evian TG must take every game now as a final, Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah urges

Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah in Evian training ahead of clash against Metz By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana defender Jonathan Mensah has resolved to take every game for Evian TG from now until the end of the season as a final.The Roses are locked in the relegation dogfight in Ligue 1 with 12 games to the end of the season.Mensah has returned to the side in good...
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Bechem United’s star man Noah Martey not getting carried away by purple-patch scoring form

Bechem United Noah Martey says he is keeping his eyes on the ball despite an impressive start to the season which has seen him rake up six goals in nine matches.The highly talented youngster has taken the snub from the Under 20 squad on the chin to prove his credentials in the Ghana Premier League.Martey has been blistering form for Bechem United and has contributed 90% of United’s...
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Confederation Cup: Hearts coach Herbert Addo vows to attack against AS Police in Benin

Hearts of Oak celebrating goal. During the First Capital Plus Ghana Premier League ( © CM IMAGES GH / Christian Thompson ) Hearts of Oak coach Herbert Addo says his side will attack AS Police on Saturday in the return leg of their 2015 CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round qualifier.The Phobians go into the second leg with a slender 1-0 advantage and it is expected will play it...
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Ghanaian defender Daniel Opare: ‘I will die for Besiktas’

Ghana defender Daniel Opare stops Liverpool ‘s Balotelli Ghana defender Daniel Opare says he will die for his Turkish club Besiktas because of the unwavering support he has enjoyed from fans of the club even though he has struggled for playing time.The right-back vowed to help the Istanbul side to laurels after helping them ousts Liverpool from the Europa League in one of the rare...
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Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda delighted with return to competitive club action

Fatau Dauda is back in competitive action after five months out Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda is delighted to be making a return to competitive football after five-months in the wilderness.The 29-year-old made his second debut for AshantiGold in the 2-2 draw with Heart of Lions in the First Capital Plus Premier League midweek clash in Obuasi.It was the first time in five months the...
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Hearts coach confident of Confederations Cup progress with win over AS Police

Hearts of Oak coach Herbert Addo Hearts of Oak coach Herbert Addo is highly confident his side will beat AS Police on Saturday to progress in the CAF Confederations Cup.The Phobians go into the second leg clash wielding a slim 1-0 lead secured in the opening encounter almost a fortnight ago.Many have written off the Ghanaian giants based on the history of slim leads going into an...
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PICTURES: Ghana AFCON goalkeeper Razak Brimah signs autographs for CD Mirandes fans

Razak Brimah has been interacting with fans of his Spanish Segunda Division side CD Mirandes and signed autographs for them.   Razak Brimah interacts with CD Mirandes fans and signs autographs. Razak Brimah interacts with CD Mirandes fans and signs autographs. Razak Brimah interacts with CD Mirandes fans and signs autographs. Razak Brimah interacts with CD Mirandes fans and...
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Ghana Premier League Ranking: Hearts of Oak pick Club of the Week

Foovi Aguidi End-to-end thrilling and nerve-racking stuff were seen across the nine league centers with four goals been recorded at Obuasi, Wa and Sogakope with the Hearts of Oak and Aduana Stars game even producing more goals but it is the Phobians who picked the Club of the Week honor following Week nine of the First Capital Plus Bank Ghana Premier League thanks to their 3-2 home...
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Hearts of Oak travel to Benin for Confed Cup clash despite reports of a boycott

Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak travelled to Benin for the second-leg of their Confederation Cup clash with AS Police on Thursday despite reports the trip being aborted because of lack of finance.The local media had reported that the Phobians were unable to raise funds to embark on the bus trip to Cotonou, the capital of Benin.But the delegation left...
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