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Ghana youth international Nasiru Mohammed grabs first goal of the season in Sweden

Nasiru Mohammed scored for BK Hacken on Wedneday eveningBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekoFormer Ghana U-17 captain Nasiru Mohammed grabbed his first goal of the Swedish season after scoring for BK Hacken in their 3-0 thrashing of newly-promoted Halmstad BK on Wednesday evening. Hacken manager Peter Gerhardsson was playing the 19-year-old for the first...
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Black Starlets thrash German side Westphalia in Four-nation tourney

Black Starlets beat German side Westphalia 3-0 in Namibia.Ghana’s U17 made a strong start at the four-nation tournament in Namibia by thumping German side Westphalia 3-0 on Wednesday.The Black Starlets took the lead on the stroke of halftime through midfielder Henry Medarwus during a fairly balanced first half.In the second half, Ghana registered two more goals through Kofi Amoakoa...
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Ghanaian defender Gideon Baah scores first goal for HJK Helsinki

Gideon BaahBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhanaian defender Gideon Baah scored his first ever goal for HJK Helsinki in their Finish top flight win over ROPS on Wednesday.The 22-year-old struck on the 15th minute mark to double the lead of the champions in the game played at the Sonera Stadium.Baah who only joined the side in February from FC Honka has started in the...
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2014 World Cup: Joe Addo wants Ghana goalie Adam Kwarasey dropped if his confidence is in doubt

Adam KwaraseyBy Patrick AkotoEx-Ghana defender Joe Addo has urged Kwesi Appiah to leave out goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey if his confidence level for the number one position is suspicious ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The 26-year-old has been in fine form for Norwegian champions Strømsgodset over the past three years but has been criticized in some quarters for his perceived lack...
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Veteran Ghanaian coach Afranie confident Medeama will make Confed Cup group phase

Experienced Ghanaian trainer EK Afranie is backing Medeama to qualify to the money zone of the CAF Confederation Cup.The Mauve and Yellows are in Congo this weekend where they take on AC Leopards in the first leg tie of Africa’s inter-club competition.They will hope to record a favourble result away from home to ensure the return  encounter is made much easier and ex-Kotoko and...
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Match Report: Heart of Lions 1-1 Aduana Stars

Aduana Stars held Lions in KpandoAduana Stars boosted their relegation survival chances after holding Heart of Lions to a 1-1 stalemate in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday afternoon. A Godfred Saka well-struck second-half penalty in the second-half helped the Fire Club to pick a vital away point at the Kpando Park.Lions, who are second on the log, were hoping to tighten their...
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Bechem United’s Augustine Okrah is special, says Edubiase chief despite narrow defeat

Augustine OkrahBy Patrick AkotoNew Edubiase president Abdul Salam has backed Bechem United youngster Augustine Okrah to establish himself as one of the finest Ghanaian players after another demonstration of his precocious gifts in their 1-0 defeat on Wednesday.The 20-year-old was the outstanding piece as he scored the only goal of the match for the Hunters as they strolled to the...
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Match Report: Inter Allies 1-0 Wa All Stars

Inter Allies on a mission to beat the dropInter Allies continued their quest to beat the drop with an impressive 1-0 win over Wa All Stars on Wednesday afternoon at the Tema Park.Abdul Fatawu Safiu scored the vital match-winner Allies on the half-hour mark.All Stars journeyed from the far Upper West region to Great Accra to face the improved Allies side and they displayed little...
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Match Report: Liberty Professionals 1-0 Ebusua Dwarfs

Kennedy Ashia scored for Liberty ProfessionalsA Kennedy Asiah lone strike helped Liberty Professionals to a vital 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Ebusua Dwarfs at the Carl Reindorf Park.Dwarfs went into the game in high spirit after their impressive run against the Scientific Soccer Lads at the venue but they slipped to painful loss despite outplaying Liberty.Asiah’s strike...
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Magical Bechem United midfielder Augustine Okrah continues remarkable run against Edubiase

Augustine OkrahBechem United sensation Augustine Okrah continued his fine scoring form with the match winner against New Edubiase to increase his tally on the scorers’ chart to 12. The former Asante Kotoko midfielder rattled in the only goal of the match in the 28th minute for the Hunters.Okrah has underlined his impressive run in their Ghanaian top-flight and has left many without...
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Match Report: Bechem United 1-0 New Edubiase United

Augustine Okrah thrilled against Edubiase UnitedA magnificent Augustine Okran display lifted Bechem United to a 1-0 victory over New Edubiase United in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday.The 19-year-old striker planted his effort firmly beyond the reach of the Edubiase keeper in the 38th minute to claim victory and help Bechem United to complete an impressive season over Edubiase...
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King Faisal president Gruzah worried about crowd figures in Ghana top-flight

Alhaji GruzahBy Emmanuel Baah-Aboagye, Dunkwa-on-OffinKing Faisal president Alhaji Karim Gruzah is worried about the alarming drop-off in crowd in the Ghanaian top-flight.The out-spoken football administrator blamed the local media for over hyping the European Leagues at the expense of the domestic League.Alhaji Gruzah is worried about the low attendance at match venues which he...
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Match Reports: Ten-man Kotoko held to thrilling draw at Hasaacas

Asante Kotoko remain top of Ghana Premier LeagueAsante Kotoko battled to a 1-1 draw with Hasaacas after playing the last quarter of the game with a man down to earn a vital point as they continue to coast towards a third successive triumph in the First Capital Plus League.Kotoko arrived at the Sekondi Essipong Stadium with a 10-point advantage with six games to the end of the season...
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Match Report: Berekum Chelsea 1-0 Hearts of Oak

Berekum Chelsea stunned Hearts of Oak in BerekumA dominant Berekum Chelsea side posted a 1-0 victory over Hearts of Oak at the Golden City Park in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday afternoon.A 11th minute Cristiano Ronaldo-style finish by Bennett Ofori condemned the Phobians to their third straight defeat.Chelsea trainer Anthony Lokko handed starting berth to former Ghana U17...
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Aduana Stars lift James Abban’s club suspension

James AbbanAduana Stars striker James Abban has returned to training after having his suspension lifted by the club.Abban was slapped with an indefinite ban after admitting to misconduct over an alleged gun threat by coach Milisav Bogdanovic.The ex-Hearts of Oak attacker claimed the Montenegrin threatened him with a gun following an altercation.He failed to provide evidence for the...
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Chicago Fire striker Patrick Nyarko gushes over Amarikwa- Mirage partnership

Patrick NyarkoChicago Fire striker Patrick Nyarko has hailed the partnership of team-mates Quincy Amarikwa and Mike Magee.Amarikwa netted his third goal of the season in a 1-1 result at the Montreal Impact to secure his side’s fifth consecutive draw of a difficult campaign.Magee set up Amarikwa’s 54th-minute equalizer with a clever cutback for his strike partner to slot home...
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Promising Granada Fatau Mohammed bids time for Black Stars chance

Fatau MohammedGranada midfielder Fatau Mohammed is bidding his time to break into the Black Stars in the foreseeable future. The 21-year-old has enjoyed some decent run since he broke into the Granada first team this season.The former Asante Kotoko youngster is being touted as one of the future stars of the Ghanaian national team with his combative displays in Europe.But he has a...
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Ghana FA hand $30,000 to Medeama to boost African campaign

Medeama boosted by Ghana FA’s cash injectionThe Ghana FA have voted $30,000 as a support package to Medeama SC in their ongoing campaign in the CAF Confederations Cup.The Yellow and Mauves will this weekend be playing against Congolese club AC Leopards in the first leg of the final preliminary round.Medeama are the only Ghanaian club left in African  Club competition this season...
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Marseille make offer to sign Ghana defender Harrison Afful from Esperance

Harrison AffulAfricanfootball.com understands that Esperance de Tunis have received an offer from French Ligue 1 side Marseille to sign their Ghanaian player Harrison Afful.According to reports in the Tunisian capital, Marseille are looking at snapping up the versatile player during the next transfer window.The Ghana international will be relatively cheaper for Marseille to sign...
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2014 World Cup:Ex-Ghana star Joe Addo warns Kwesi Appiah not to send ‘unfit’ John Mensah to Brazil

John MensahBy Patrick AkotoEx-Ghana international Joe Addo has warned Kwesi Appiah not to risk sending ‘unfit’ John Mensah to the 2014 World Cup. Mensah, 31, is facing a race to prove his fitness with just 56 days left for the start of the global showpiece in Brazil.The powerful centre-back is still holding onto dream of representing the Africans at the tournament after he joined...
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Kotoko coach Dramani confident home ban won’t affect League title defense

Mas-ud DramaniKotoko coach Mas-Ud Dramani insists his side’s three-home match ban won’t affect their title chances this season.The Porcupine Warriors have been handed the punishment for misconduct following their 1-0 defeat at home to Heart of Lions two weeks ago.Angry fans of the defending League champions attacked referee E.R Biney, resulting in the decision to ban their home...
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Former Kotoko midfielder Frank Boateng bemoans poor salary structure in Ghana League

Frank Boateng is advocating for improved salaries for Ghana League players.By Emmanuel Baah-Aboagye, Dunkwa-On-OffinLebanon-based Ghanaian midfielder Frank Boateng believes having a salary cap for players in the Ghana Premier League can make it very attractive.The former Asante Kotoko and Berekum Chelsea player argues that a better pay structures will help retain quality players...
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Community football: Royal Bank sponsors Easter soccer fiesta in Tema

Community football in TemaThe first edition of ‘The Royal Bank Annual Inter Communities and Sites Football Fiesta’ will come off this weekend as part of events to mark this year’s Easter Festivities in Tema.Sixteen teams representing the various communities in and around the Tema metropolis will participate in this year’s tournament which will be played over this weekend...
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Goalie George Owu motivates his Hasaacas players to beat former side Kotoko

George OwuBy Simon AmonooHasaacas goalkeeper Goerge Owu has told his teammates to be on top of their game to beat former side Asante Kotoko on Wednesday afternoon in the First Capital Plus Premier League.The Sekondi-based side, who lie fourth on the table but 15 points behind Kotoko, are aiming at their first win over Kotoko in the Premier League.Owu, who was between the sticks for...
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FEATURE: Africa’s World Cup: Who’s in, who’s out

By Eddy DoveWith less than 60 days to go until the World Cup begins in Brazil, here is a round-up of the latest squad news concerning the players likely (or unlikely) to feature for Africa’s Five at the international high table.Bear in mind, however, that a lot can change between now and the opening day of the tournament. Managers are not set to name their provisional squads until...
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