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Ex-Ghana defender Joe Addo hits out over continuous Black Stars defensive problems

Joe Addo says the Black Stars defence is leaky Ex-Ghana defender Joe Addo has lashed out at the technical team of the Black Stars for failing to bottle in the defensive problems that have afflicted the national team in recent matches.The Black Stars failed to properly defend a set piece in their 3-1 win over Togo in Tamale but the goal scored by the Hawks in the match seems to have...
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Middlesbrough manager hails Adomah as ‘more than a player’ after contract extension

[caption id="attachment_274283" align="aligncenter" width="345"] Albert Adomah[/caption]Boro boss Aitor Karanka is delighted that Albert Adomah extended his contract last week, agreeing to stay until June 2017.“I am very happy he’s signed a new contract,” he said.“I said last season that Albert is more than a player. He’s a leader in the changing room, he’s a leader on...
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Ex-Ghana FA Ben Koufie doubts if Ghana can win 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Ben Koufie Former Ghana Football Association boss Ben Koufie believes the Black Stars are outsiders to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.The 2014 FIFA World Cup finalists endured difficult times to seal a place to Equatorial Guinea.Ghana needed a final day 3-1 win over Togo at home to confirm their ticket for a 20th Nations Cup appearance.A tough draw awaits the four-time champions...
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Muntari: AC Milan star backs Torres to score in Milan derby against Inter

[caption id="attachment_274280" align="aligncenter" width="380"] Sulley Muntari[/caption]AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari expects striker Fernando Torres to grab the headlines in Sunday’s derby against Inter.The two giants will go at each other in the first derby of the season at the San Siro.Torres has been shy of goals since he joined the Rossoneri from Chelsea at the start...
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Mubarak Wakaso: Ghana winger credits Celtic manager for fine form

[caption id="attachment_274278" align="aligncenter" width="247"] Mubarak Wakaso[/caption]Ghana winger Mubarak Wakaso credits Celtic manager Ronny Deila for his improved form.The 24-year-old is on rediscovering mission since he joined the Scottish giants on- loan from Russian side Rubin Kazan.The Ghanaian international set up the opening goal for the Black Stars in their 2015 Africa...
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Breaking News: King Faisal’s second case against Ghana FA squashed, Sory floors Fabille again

Alhaji Grusah King Faisal’s application in court seeking a judicial review of a Ghana Football Association Appeals Committee ruling has been thrown out, leaving the federation with just one case to deal with to pave the way for the league to start.A human rights court in Accra on Friday morning said King Faisal had an “incompetent application”.The decision means the GFA is...
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Togo coach reveals admiration for Ghana FA boss, wants Nyantakyi celebrated

Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi Togo national team Tchakala Tchanile has heaped massive praise on Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi for transforming the West African powerhouse.Tchanile has revealed his admiration for the widely respected football administrator, labeling him as ‘one of the best FA president on the continents’.Despite the vote of confidence reposed in him, the Wa All...
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Tony Lokko: Ex-Tema Youth coach resigns from financially-stricken Berekum Chelsea

[caption id="attachment_274268" align="aligncenter" width="365"] Tony Lokko[/caption]Tony Lokko has resigned from financially–stricken Berekum Chelsea over poor working conditions. Lokko is fed up with persistent attempts to retrieve salaries owed him several months and the club’s poor administrative style.The former Tema Youth tactician has parted ways with the club, revealing...
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Kotoko defender Rashid Sumaila barks out as Ghana League continues to delay

Rashid Sumaila By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanAsante Kotoko defender Rashid Sumaila admits the continuous delayed start of the Ghana Premier League is beginning to cause him sleepless night.Sumaila, a member of Ghana’s World Cup squad, is yet to play competitive football in more than six months.The 22-year-old failed to land purported move abroad and was...
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Prince Tagoe: Police looking for ex-Ghana striker over shooting incident

[caption id="attachment_274263" align="aligncenter" width="372"] Prince Ta[/caption]The Ghana Police are looking for ex-Black Stars striker Prince Tagoe in connection with a shooting incident in the West African country.The shooting incident took place at the Paloma Night Club where the former Hoffenheim and Kelantan FA is alleged to have been involved.The police are bent on arresting...
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Michael Essien: AC Milan midfielder claims Man Utd missing Vidic’s leadership

[caption id="attachment_274261" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Michael Essien says Man Utd missing Vidic's leadership[/caption]Manchester United are missing the defensive leadership of Nemanja Vidic, according to Michael Essien.The Ghanaian midfielder faces Vidic in the Milan derby on Sunday, in an echo of their tussles in the Premier League.Essien moved from Chelsea to Italy in...
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Would-be Ghana coach Avram Grant returns to the UK after FA talks

Avram Grant Israeli coach Avram Grant has returned to the United Kingdom after visiting Ghana last week to hold talks over his appointment as the next Black Stars coach.The former Chelsea manager is in line to be appointed the next Ghana boss after reaching an agreement with the Ghana FA.Local reports claimed Grant would earn a monthly salary of US$ 50,000 and a signing on fee of...
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Ghana FA- Sports Ministry meeting today to decide Avram Grant’s fate as new Black Stars coach

Mahama Ayariga (left) and Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi The Ghana Football Association will meet the Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga on Friday over the appointment of Avram Grant as the next Black Stars coach.The former Chelsea manager was in town last week and held successful talks with the Ghana federation over his financial package.The Ghana FA will brief the minister on the...
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Al Khartoum SC to be gazumped by giants Al Merreikh for ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

Kwesi Appiah Sudanese giants Al Merreikh could pull a fast one on rivals Al Khartoum SC and sign former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah, GHANASoccernet.com understands.Appiah arrived in the capital on Thursday morning but could not meet club president of Al Khartoum to finalize discussions.The military-owned club have been holding talks with the 2014 FIFA World Cup coach but delays could...
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Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris relieved to have ended goal drought

Abdul Majeed Waris Striker Abdul Majeed Waris has heaved a sigh of relief after ending his 12-month goal-drought for the Ghana national team.Waris was on target when Ghana beat Egypt 6-1 at the Baba Yara Stadium in a 2014 FIFA World Cup play-off qualifier in October last year.On Wednesday, he opened the scoring on 23 minutes when he headed past Togo goalkeeper Kossi Agassa as the...
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Ghana can win 2015 AFCON but key players must be fit – Agyemang Badu

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu believes Ghana can win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations provided all of its key players remain fully fit.The Black Stars struggled to book its place at next year’s finals to be staged in Equatorial Guinea as the team continues to suffer from the after effects of its disappointing campaign at the 2014 World Cup.The team despite the wide...
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Feature: Kwesi Nyantakyi’s hardest critics are football’s greatest failure specialists

Opeele, right with Odotei are football’s little brain By Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialKwesi Nyantakyi may be paying the price for the Ghana Football Association’s reliance on decades old outmoded practices and inefficiencies with considerable media jibs but his hardest critics are men who have failed miserably while in charge of administration...
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Gyan hails ‘fantastic’ Wakaso over wonder goal in Togo win

Wakaso’s wonder strike against Togo remains the talk of town Asamoah Gyan has described Mubarak Wakaso’s wonder strike in the 3-1 win over Togo as simply ‘fantastic’ as he watched in amazement on the Ghana bench as the 30-yard strike flew in.The Celtic star stunned Togo goalkeeper Kossi Agassa in an unexpected 30-yard belter to put Ghana two up before the break.The Black...
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Goal against Togo is the best I have ever scored- Mubarak Wakaso

Mubarak Wakaso By Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanGhana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has described his screamer against Togo as the best goal in his career so far.Wakaso, on loan at Celtic from Russian side Rubin Kazan, scored an incredible 25 yards strike to give Ghana a 2-0 lead against Togo at the Tamale sports stadium last Wednesday.“I have a good tendency...
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VIDEO: Christian Atsu joins media campaign against Ebola

Ghana winger Christian Atsu Ghana winger Christian Atsu is the latest to join a massive media campaign aimed at educating West Africans about the dangers of Ebola.The 22-year-old alongside his Everton teammate Samuel Eto’o and five other Premier League footballers are now on the Fight Ebola educational channel launched across a number of countries.With West Africa facing the worst...
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Middlesbrough will be the winner if Ghana’s Albert Adomah misses out of 2015 AFCON

Albert Adomah Ghana have qualified for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals but Middlesbrough winger Albert Adomah has dropped out of the picture.Adomah went to Brazil with the Black Stars in the summer but was a fringe figure and came on just once for a brief cameo off the bench in a 2-1 defeat to the USA.He has since not featured for Ghana and the dismissal of then head coach...
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Razak Brimah visited former coach and Ghana legend Abedi Pele before returning to Spain

Razak Brimah with his brother Nuhu and Abedi Pele Goalkeeper Razak Brimah visited his mentor and former coach Abedi Pele before returning to his base in Spain on Thursday.The 27-year-old played under the Ghana legend during his formative years at FC Nania.It was through FC Nania that Brimah benefited from a move to Europe after a tournament in Germany.The Mirandes shot-stopper who...
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Agyemang-Badu to meet agent over Premier League offers on return to Italy

Agyemang Badu was Ghana’s stand-in captain on Wednesday Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu says there are truths in reports linking him to a move to the English Premier League but says he is yet to review the offers with his agent.The 23-year-old has been linked to join Liverpool, Stoke City or West Ham in the coming winter transfer window in Europe.Badu remains under contract...
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EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah lands in Sudan to finalize talks with Al Khartoum SC

Kwesi Appiah Ghana’s 2014 FIFA World Cup coach Kwesi Appiah arrived in Khartoum on Thursday to hold talks with Al Khartoum SC to become their next coach.On Tuesday, Ghana’s leading football website, www.ghanasoccernet.com, broke the news that the ex-Ghana international has been contacted by the military owned club.He is expected to conclude talks with the capital-based side on...
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Agyemang-Badu savours special moment as stand-in captain for Ghana

Agyemang Badu was Ghana’s stand-in captain on Wednesday Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu is reveling in his stop-gap captaincy role as he led Ghana to secure qualification for the 2015 AFCON.The Udinese star wore the captain’s armband in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Togo which saw the Black Stars qualify for next year’s finals to be staged in Equatorial Guinea as winners of...
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