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Platini demands apology from CAF after attacks on UEFA chief over AFCON postponement

Platini was condemned by CAFMichel Platini has demanded an apology from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over claims he interfered in its affairs.UEFA president Platini questioned whether the Africa Cup of Nations, which is set to take place between January and February next year, should be deferred during a televised debate on Sunday due to the outbreak of Ebola in West...
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AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien wants racism to end in European football

Essien has been talking against racist abuse in stadiums in EuropeAC Milan’s Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien says the football world must act sooner rather than later in order to stop racism in the game.Verona have picked up a partial stadium closure for their next home match, after fans racially abused Sulley Muntari on Sunday.For his Milan team-mate, who is a former player...
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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Ghanaian players taste various degrees of defeat

Kwadwo Asamoah played in Juventus’ loss at OlympiakosAll three Ghanaian players involved in Wednesday night’s Uefa Champions League games tasted defeats with Enock Adu Kofi being the biggest loser. The 24-year-old midfielder was in full time action at the Estadio Vicente Calderón when Atletico Madrid made mockery of Swedish Allsvenskan title-holders by beating them 5-0.The...
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WATCH LIVE: Ghanaian Players in action in the Uefa Champions League

Frank Acheampong is starting for AnderlechtWatch Ghanaian players live in action in Wednesday night’s Uefa Champions League games on GHANAsoccernet.com. Juventus are chasing their second win in Group A as they take on Greek side Olympiakos and Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has been handed a starting role. You can watch the game here.Also in Group A, midfielder Enock Adu Kofi...
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Returnee Fatau Dauda to play for first match for AshGold against King Faisal on Sunday

Fatau DaudaGhana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda will play his first match for AshantiGold this Sunday on his return to the club in a friendly against King Faisal.Dauda, 29, has rejoined the Len Clay outfit after a frustrating one and a half year in the South Africa.The former Orlando Pirates shot stopper faces a tough assignment to reclaim the number one position with competition from Robert...
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Liberty Professionals coach George Lamptey exasperated by Ghana Premier League delay

George LampteyLiberty Professionals coach George Lamptey is foaming at the mouth because of the delay in the start of the Ghana Premier League.There uncertainty over the commencement of the 2014/2015 campaign due to a court case between a relegated club King Faisal and the Ghana Football Association.The matter was adjourned to next week after a hearing on Monday and that means the...
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Greece-based Abdul Aziz Tetteh claims Evian TG interest

Abdul Aziz TettehBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanFormer Ghana youth midfielder Abdul Aziz Tetteh claims French Ligue 1 side Evian TG are interested in signing him.The hard working box-to-box midfielder has been consistent for his Greek club side Platanias the past two seasons.The 24-year-old says Evian TG are considering slapping in a bid for the midfielder...
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Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila trains for the first time with Kotoko this morning

Rashid SumailaBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanGhana World Cup defender Rashid Sumaila completed his first training session with Asante Kotoko on Wednesday morning. He has sealed his season-long loan deal from South African Premier League side Mamelodi Sundowns.The centre back is making a return to the Ghana Premier League after stalled negotiations denied...
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Ghana midfielder Arwuah backs Mugeyi to revive AmaZulu

John ArwuahAmaZulu midfielder John Arwuah has backed caretaker coach Wilfred Mugeyi to help the team move away from the bottom of the Absa Premiership table.Mugeyi was given the temporary position following the departure of previous coach Craig Rosslee due to poor results.The former Zimbabwe international has achieved mixed results in his first two games in charge, beating Bloemfontein...
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Kevin Boateng among top 10 players with most Red Cards since 2010

Kevin BoatengGhana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is among the top 10 players who have been sent off the most since 2010.The Schalke ace is ranked 10th on the table with five red cards in the last four years.The 27-year-old was dropped from Ghana’s World Cup squad after he criticized his manager and will need to work on his disciplinary problems.Real Madrid defender Sergo Ramos...
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Ghana defender Akaminko continues to train separately at Turkish side Eskisehirspor

Jerry AkaminkoGhana defender Jerry Akaminko continues to train separately ahead of Eskisehirspor’s Turkish Super League game at Mersin ?dmanyurdu on Sunday.Akaminko, 26, worked with the team’s health care separately as he fights to regain full fitness.The Ghanaian international has not kicked a ball since a horrible knee injury which ruled him out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in...
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Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga willing to intervene in King Faisal-Ghana FA legal dispute which has delayed league

Mahama AyarigaYouth and Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga is willing to mediate the impasse which has delayed the start of the Ghana Premier League.King Faisal, who were relegated last season, are in court to contest rulings by the Disciplinary and Appeals Committees of the Ghana Football Association which dismissed their protest to have points deducted from Aduana Stars.Faisal alleged...
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Aduana Stars defender Godfred Saka open to future Kotoko move

Godfred SakaAduana Stars defender Godfred Saka is not ruling out joining giants Asante Kotoko in the near future after a botched move this transfer window.The experienced right-back failed to secure a dream transfer to the Porcupine Warriors after talks between his club and Kotoko broke down following disagreement on a transfer fee.Aduana has since confirmed they will not be selling...
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Legend Abdul Razak begins spell as coach of Qatari second-tier Al Marthiya

Abdul Karim RazakFormer Asante Kotoko coach Abdul Karim ‘Golden Boy’ Razak has begun work as coach of Qatari second-tier side Al Marthiya.The ex-international has taken charge of three league matches as they lie tenth on the table.Razak handled the side seven years ago and has been tasked to qualify the team to the Qatar Stars League.Abdul Karim RazakThe former Real Tamale United...
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Black Aces win big PSL match against Orlando Pirates without Ghanaian duo

Mpumalanga Black AcesGhana duo Kwabena Adusei and Edwin Gyimah missed Mpumalanga Black Aces’ 2-1 win over Orlando Pirates on Tuesday night in the Absa Premiership. Adusei, who marked his return from the AFCON qualifiers with a stunning headed goal in the 3-2 victory over Swallows on Saturday, was not named in the starting line-up by coach Clive Barker.Gyimah is bereaved and yet...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan named among top ten Sunderland strikers in the past decade

Asamoah GyanGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has been named as one of the best Sunderland striker the last decade despite his short-spell with the English Premier League club. 5 – 88 votes, 5% – Asamoah GyanWhen the record signing of Asamoah Gyan from Rennes following on from the 2010 World Cup finals was announced it reinvigorated Sunderland fans that had been clamoring for a top...
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Ghanaian striker Derek Asamoah scores on his debut for English side Carlisle

Derek AsamoahCarlisle United lost a seven-goal thriller at Brunton Park despite goals from Kyle Dempsey, Brad Potts and debutant Derek Asamoah.The Blues fell to their first Brunton Park defeat under Keith Curle after a remarkable contest.Asamoah, who signed a short-term deal before the game, came off the bench at half-time and reduced the arrears to 4-3.But United couldn’t find...
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Rashid Sumaila: On-loan Sundowns defender reveals Hearts nearly beat Kotoko to sign him two weeks ago

Rashid SumailaBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana international defender Rashid Sumaila has revealed to GHANAsoccernet.com Accra Hearts of Oak came close to beating Asante Kotoko to his signature but he opted for a return to the Ghanaian champions.Sundowns declared the 21-year-old Ghanaian central defenders was up for a season loan offer and...
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Ghana duo Andre Ayew and Michael Essien named in StarAfrica team of the week

Star Africa Team of the Week.Ghana duo Andre Ayew and Michael Essien has been included in the African Players abroad Team of the Week which has been published by the portal starafrica.com. Carlos Kameni (Cameroon – Malaga)The Cameroon goalkeeper continues to be Malaga’s number one choice behind the bars despite signing World Cup revelation, Ochoa. He made a couple of good saves...
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How Ghana’s opponents Uganda can still make it to 2015 AFCON

UgandaDespite Uganda’s current predicament as far as qualification for the 2015 Nations Cup is concerned, The Cranes are still firmly in control of their destiny, writes John Vianney Nsimbe.A popular football cliché says “Anything can happen.”The Cranes have a mountain to climb but they can defy odds, just like any other non-fancied team. However, even a win and a draw in...
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Issah Mumuni: Hearts of Oak new boy returns from German trials

Issah MumuniHearts of Oak new signing Issah Mumuni has returned to the Phobians after completing a two-week trial spell with German side St Pauli, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The holding midfielder, 19, arrived in Germany two weeks ago and began training with the Bundesliga II club and has rejoined Hearts of Oak.Mumuni reported to Hearts of Oak training grounds on Monday as...
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Patrick Twumasi: Don’t downplay quality of Kazakhstan Premier League

Patrick Twumasi in action for AstanaBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian forward Patrick Twumasi has insisted the Kazakhstan Premier League is not a low-class league and it could march the standards of some mainland European leagues. Ghanaian soccer fans have questioned the standard of the league after former AC Milan striker Dominic Adiyiah...
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Baba Rahman: Augsburg defender keen to hold down Ghana berth

Baba Rahman keen on permanent Ghana roleBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhana international defender Baba Abdul Rahman has expressed delight at his recent form for Ghana in the 2015 AFCON qualifiers and has vowed to hold down his place in the Black Stars. The 21-year-old is still earning raving reviews for his performance for the Black Stars...
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Adu Kofi: Influential Ghanaian midfielder insists Malmo will fight at Atleti to get results

Enock Adu Kofi is expected in action for Malmo FFBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian midfielder Enock Adu Kofi insists Malmo FF will fire from all cylinders against Spanish giants Atletico Madrid in their Group A Uefa Champions League tie on Wednesday night. The 24-year-old is expected to pull the strings in midfield for the Sky Blues...
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Kwadwo Asamoah: Ghana midfielder confident of Juventus triumph at Olympiakos in the Uefa Champions League

Kwadwo Asamoah is confident of Juventus’ triumph in GreeceGhana international midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has admitted the road has not been smooth for Juventus in the Uefa Champions League but he is positive of getting the results at Olympiakos on Wednesday night. Asamoah is expected to get the nod over ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra and start at the Stadio Georgios...
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