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Breaking News: BA United CEO Roy Arthur names new management team

BA United B A United CEO Roy Arthur has assembled a nine-man management team, the club confirmed on Tuesday.The list includes seven members from the previous team which was dissolved last Saturday.Majar Kwame Baah maintains his position as General Manager, Twene Yeboah Nickitah heads the Finance/Administration department.Honourable Salia Morro is in charge of Operations and Osman...
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Manchester City favourite to land Ghanaian sensation Godfred Donsah

Manchester City are reportedly favourites to sign Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah, for whom Arsenal, Livepool and Tottenham are said to have made formal approaches, as reported by the Mirror. The 18-year old has also been subject to interest from Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool (via Mirror) and has been likened to his fellow countryman and former Chelsea star Michael Essien.Donsah...
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Ghana FA seeking friendly opponents in Asia or Europe for the Black Stars

The Black Stars are seeking friendly in Europe or Asia The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is in talks to play next month’s friendlies in Europe or Asia with a decision expected this week after FIFA cancelled the much-anticipated match against Nigeria last week.The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had earlier announced that they would play Bolivia on March 26 in Uyo and then...
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Ghana’s U-20 to play final warm-up game against Iran today

Ghana’s Under-20 team will wrap up their preparations for the 2015 African Youth Championship with an international friendly against Iran today (Tuesday).The Black Satellites are currently in Turkey, trimming the rough edges ahead of the start of the tournament on March 8.The Ghanaians will hope to end their two-week stay in the European country on the high after beating Azerbaijan...
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Agent raves over future expectations of Ghanaian youngster Divine Naah after NAC Breda debut

Divine Naah By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuAgent Keith Sharpe is predicting greater things for Ghanaian youngster Divine Naah who made his debut in the Dutch top flight for NAC Breda over the weekend.The 18-year-old Manchester City loanee came on in the 63rd minute as a replacement for Belgian defender Gill Todor Swerts in his first game for the Yellow Army.Naah, a...
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2015 AYC Opponent Watch: Armenia-based midfielder joins Zambia squad

Musonda Armenian-based midfielder Lubambo Musonda has joined the Zambia Under-20 team at the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal.Zambia team delegation leader Jeff Chipilingu told AfricanFootball.com in an interview from Dakar that Lubambo of Armenian club Ulisses FC arrived in Senegal early Monday morning.Lubambo will play at the African Youth Championship just two months...
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Ghana FA in advanced talks to secure Black Stars friendly matches, announcement expected next week

Ghana currently without an opponent for this month’s friendlies The Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi says the association is in advanced talks to secure two friendly matches for the Black Stars in March.The Black Stars are currently without an opponent for next month’s FIFA free dates after the collapse of a prospective match against rivals Nigeria due to a FIFA rule.The rule...
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Home of Ashantigold coach Bashir Hayford burgled

The home of Ashantigold coach Bashir Hayford in Tema was burgled with cash and other valuables items stolen.The house which is located at Michel Camp in Tema was broken into while he was away in Obuasi to attend to club duties.The burglers made away with an mount believed to be around $3,000 and several several electronic devices. There was no occupant in the house at the time it...
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Ghana FA to sign physical trainer Jamie Lawrence and video analyst Gerard Nus permanently

The Ghana Football Association will hand permanent deals to Black Stars physical trainer and video analyst Gerald Nus, president Kwesi Nyantakyi has confirmed.The duo joined the Black Stars technical team set up on the recommendations for head coach Avram Grant for the just ended Africa Cup of Nations.It is thought that they contributed immensely to the Ghana’s expected silver...
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Ghana star Andre Ayew voted Olympique Marseille Player of the Month

Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew has been named Olympique Marseille’s Player of the Month for February.The 25-year-old returned from a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations Cup to scores two goals in three matches.Ayew polled 52% of the votes as he competed with goalkeeper Steve Mandanda (15%) and Jérémy Morel (11%).Five days after missing out on winning the AFCON, he scored a superb...
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George Afriyie blames Ghanaians for ex-coach Kwesi Appiah’s axing

Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah during Ghana’s chaotic world cup campaign in Brazil By Rahman Osman Follow on twitter @iamrahmanosmanChairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afiyie, is holding the Ghanaian public response for the sacking of former coach Kwesi Appiah. Appiah, became the first indigenous coach to lead the Black Stars to the world cup after an almost flawless...
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EXCLUSIVE: Big relief for Godfred Donsah as ‘nothing broken’ in ankle injury; set for two-weeks out

[caption id="attachment_284545" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Godfred Donsah undergoing scan[/caption]Ghana midfielder Godfred Donsah has exclusively told GHANASoccernet.com the ankle injury he picked up in Sunday’s Serie A match against Hellas Verona nothing serious.Donsah was replaced after 13 minutes after twisting his ankle in the home match against his former side which...
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How Ghanaian Players fared abroad: Gyan hits brace, Andre, Boateng & Opoku score, Appiah shine in Caen win

Manchester City starlet Divine Naah,18, marked his debut for NAC Breda Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan resumed scoring over the weekend as he netted a double for Al Ain in the UAE. There was also a goal for Andre Ayew in France as well as AC Milan star Kingsley Boateng and Johnathan Opoku who scored his 11th goal in the Netherlands.Meanwhile French-born former AS Monaco defender Dennis...
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German side Schalke set to offload Ghanaian flop Kevin-Prince Boateng

Kevin-Prince Boateng will be axed by Schalke German side Schalke will offload their Ghana international midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng at the end of the season in a massive culling exercise to rid the Bundesliga club of their non-performing big earners.The report in several German newspapers on Tuesday confirm that playing for Schalke seems to have ended for Kevin-Prince Boateng...
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Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan hopes Sampdoria can build on win at Atalanta

Sampdoria’s Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan hopes the Blucerchiati will build on Sunday’s 2-1 win at Atalanta in the Serie A.The 21-year-old was handed a starting role and played alongside compatriot Afriyie Acquah in midfield.Duncan posted on his official Twitter account: “It was important to get back to winning, now we start from here, all good!Sampdoria managed to rally from...
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Botched Ghana friendly: Nigeria turns attention to Ivory Coast, South Africa

Ghana wont play Nigeria in the friendly THE Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has opened talks with Cote d’Ivoire and South Africa in its search for a replacement to Ghana, which earlier scheduled friendly with Super Eagles was cancelled by world football governing body, FIFA, reports SL10.ng. FIFA cancelled the proposed international friendly duel between the Super Eagles and...
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South Africa seeking to grab Ghana coach Avram Grant to be Bafana technical director

Avram Grant is being south after by South Africa to be their technical director Ghana’s highly-respected coach Avram Grant could soon be leaving the Black Stars as South Africa are keen on signing him as the technical director of their national team Bafana Bafana.According to a report in South Africa’s biggest newspaper, the Sowetan on Tuesday, the Israeli is among names being...
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South Africa U20 coach Senong says AFCON lessons will help him defeat Ghana at AYC

South Africa U20 captain South Africa U20 coach National Thabo Senong feels the experience he gained as a Bafana Bafana assistant during Africa Cup of Nations finals in January will help him defeat Ghana and their other other group opponents come at the African Youth Championship (AYC) in Senegal this month.The under-20 team, Amajita, are in the west African country ahead of Sunday’s...
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Crystal Palace call up Kwesi Appiah for Southampton clash – before realising Ghana striker is ineligible

Kwesi Appiah has not been registered in the squad to play in the Premier League Ghana striker Kwesi Appiah saved his English Premier League club Crystal Palace from an embarrassing gaffe after they included him in their squad to face Southampton – before realising he was ineligible.The talented 24-year-old marksman, who shot Ghana to the Africa Cup of Nations Final, had been called...
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Abedi Pele reveals his want-away son Andre will consider Marseille offer first

Ghana star Andre Ayew would only extend his stay at the Stade Velodrome if Olympique Marseille make a favourable offer.The winger’s contract expires in the summer and it looks like he is headed for the exit door.His father Abedi Pele, a Marseille legend, is not ruling out a stay at the club if they meet his son’s terms and conditions.“It’s the life of a footballer to dream...
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Charles Takyi: Ghanaian striker hails Viktoria 1889 Berlin despite Jena stalemate in Germany

Charles Takyi Ghanaian striker Charles Takyi was left satisfied with Viktoria 1889 Berlin 0-0 draw against Jena in the Regionalliga Nordost league over the weekend.The 30-year-old who now plays for the lower division side lasted the entire duration of the game as they laboured to the stalemate.The former Black Stars striker said he was satisfied with the outcome.“If you look at...
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Ex-Ghana youth star Addae welcomes twins from partner

Bright Addae Former Ghana Under-20 defender Bright Addae has welcomed the birth of his twins.Addae, who plays for Italian lower division side Ascoli Picchio, touched base in the West African country to celebrate the birth of the two boys.Emilia, wife of the former All Stars centre-back gave birth to the twins last week.The former Ghana youth star has been given permission to visit...
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Frimpong Manso blames poor player signings for BA United exit

Former BA United coach Frimpong Manso has revealed he left the club due to poor signings from the clubs hierarchy.Frimpong Manso, who qualified the team back to top flight football after almost a decade in the lower division left the club over the weekend.He managed just two wins a draw and six defeat in nine games before his sudden departure.“When we qualified for the premier...
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Ghanaian sensation Godfred Donsah reveals admiration for Chelsea

Cagliari midfielder Godfred Donsah admits moving to England would be a dream come true and reveals his admiration for Chelsea.Donsah has been linked with Arsenal and Manchester City in recent days.Discussing life in Ghana, he revealed: “My mother would give me money every now and then, about €2, to see the games at a local bar.“That’s how I started supporting Chelsea and...
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How football saved a Ghanaian author and a speaker Michael Tetteh

By Michael TettehGrowing up in Odumaseh, Ghana, my dream — even as a young boy — was to play professional soccer. Gifted with speed, an intuitive understanding of the game, and endurance, I played soccer all day with my brothers and other children in my village.I carried my soccer ball everywhere. I even played with it while doing household chores. It seemed I was destined to...
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