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Kevin Boateng: Schalke 04 without Ghana midfielder for Leverkusen Bundesliga trip

Kevin Boateng is out of Schalke’s clash with Bayer LeverkusenBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialSchalke 04 are without Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng for their trip to Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga on Saturday. Boateng, 27, is battling with a knee problem and was replaced in the first-half of their Uefa Champions League win...
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Protracted Kevin Mirallas injury return could pave way for Christian Atsu playing time at Everton

Christian Atsu carried by Lukaku during Everton’s training in FranceGhana winger Christian Atsu is expected to profit from injury to Belgian star Kevin Mirallas and make the Everton squad for their trip to Burnley on Sunday. Atsu, 22, on loan from Chelsea, has failed to make the Everton squad for their last three Premier League games but could make the squad as the Belgian has...
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Cameroon star Alex Song wants 2015 AFCON scrapped due to Ebola

Alex SongCameroon star midfielder Alex Song has called for January’s Africa Cup of Nations to be scrapped because of the deadly Ebola virus.The bi-annual tournament is in doubt after Morocco pulled out as hosts and Ghana and South Africa – both tipped by CAF to replace them have been reluctant to host the showpiece.Most of Africa’s top football stars and administrators have...
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David Duncan: Ex-Hearts of Oak trainer keen to revive rivalry between Phobians and Olympics

David DuncanFormer Hearts of Oak head coach David Duncan is keen to revive the ‘old’ rivalry between his former club and newly-promoted Great Olympics. Duncan,50, has taken over as head coach at Olympics and is working silently to bring the club up to speed with the standards he desires.Hearts of Oak and Olympic have had their decades old existing rivalry quenched due to Olympics...
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Obed Owusu: Asante Kotoko new boys ready for first team challenge

Obed Owusu, in action for Kotoko, is keen to make starting grades for KotokoAsante Kotoko new attacker Obed Owusu has admitted he has to work above himself to remain in competition for a regular starting place at the Ghana Premier League champions. Owusu, 25, joined Kotoko from Brong Ahafo-based Berekum Chelsea and is already fitting in at the Baba Yara Stadium.Kotoko’s impressive...
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Nuru Sulley: Hearts of Oak defender baffled by Ghana snub

Nuru Sulley is baffled by his snub by GhanaAccra Hearts of Oak defender Nuru Sulley is perplexed by his continuous snub by the Black Stars. Though the 22-year-old excelled at the African Nations Championship earlier this year, playing along Kwabena Adusei in central defence but he has been consistently overlooked by Ghana coaches.Kwabena Adusei, who was Nuru’s partner in defence...
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Gossip column: Cleverley, Cuadrado, Garay and Valdes

Victor ValdesAston Villa manager Paul Lambert says the club has the option to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25, on a permanent deal in January.(Guardian) Chelsea and and Manchester United target Juan Cuadrado, 26, is just “details away” from signing a new deal with Fiorentina.(Daily Express)  Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refuses to rule out the...
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Kotoko plan seasonal ticket sale for VIP supporters

Asante Kotoko seasonal ticketsAsante Kotoko are planning to institute a seasonal ticketing system for their VIP fans in the coming football season.The innovation forms part of management’s ways of enhancing the club’s resource base.The move is also to give the club’s high profile fans some form of prestige and comfort in assessing their matches.The seasonal tickets will cover...
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Goalkeeper Soulama blames Ghana Premier League delay for Burkina Faso bench role in AFCON qualifiers

Abdoulaye SoulamaHearts of Oak new signing Abdoulaye Soulama has blamed the Ghana Premier League No-show for his bench role in last month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Burkina Faso.The experienced goalkeeper was expecting to be handed the No.1 role with Daouda Diakite of Free State Stars injured.But the lack of competitive action saw the former Kotoko gloves man warm...
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Abedi Ayew: Marseille legend credits Marcelo Bielsa for Les Phoceens fine form

Abedi PeleOlympique Marseille legend Abedi Pele has highlighted the influence of new coach Marcelo Bielsa this season.The Argentine trainer has been an influential figure at the Stade Velodrome and guided them to the summit of the league.Marseille have a seven-point lead at the top with defending champions PSG in second-place.Ghana legend Pele, three-time African Footballer of the...
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Video: Ghanaian star Daniel Amartey scores wonder goal in Europa League

Amartey celebrates the wonder strike he scored for his Danish clubGhanaian midfielder Daniel Amartey scored a wonder-goal in his first strike in European competition, helping his Danish club to a 1-1 draw against Belgian side Club Brugge in the Europa League last night.The Ghanaian youngster’s goal is attracting huge media reviews in Europe on Friday with many touting it as one...
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Kotoko call off intended friendly against unnamed Spanish club

Asante Kotoko had planned to host an unnamed Spanish club in a friendly in KumasiAsante Kotoko have confirmed their planned friendly with an unnamed Spanish club this year has fallen through.The Ghanaian champions in a release earlier this year revealed they were in talks with an unnamed Spanish top flight club to play a sensational friendly in Kumasi.Reports later emerged that the...
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Liverpool star Mario Balotelli settles row with Ghanaian mother, attracts police attention

Balotelli looks to have settled his difference with his motherPolice set to quiz controversial Liverpool star Mario Balotelli after he ‘threatened his mother’s neighbour for taking pictures of his £240,000 Ferrari’Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli quizzed over claims he ‘threatened’ woman He was reportedly visiting his mother in Wythenshawe area of ManchesterParked his Ferrari...
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Kotoko threaten to stage league boycott over unpaid prize money

Ghana Premier League champions Asante KotokoAsante Kotoko say they will not compete in the 2014/15 Premier League season if their prize money for winning last season’s campaign is not paid.The Porcupine Warriors are yet to receive the prize money for emerging champions of the First Capital Plus League for the third successive time.Headline sponsors of the Ghanaian top flight ...
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Ghana U23 coach Malik Jabir says confusion over friendly arrangements have been resolved

Ghana U23 coach Malok JabirGhana’s Olympic team coach Malik Jabir claims all confusion surrounding the arrangements of their friendly matches have been resolved.The Black Meteors were originally scheduled to play their Egyptian counterparts in an international friendly earlier this month but the game was eventually cancelled.Egypt pulled out of the friendly over attempts to use...
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Money not delaying appointment of Black Stars coach, says GFA Vice President Fred Crentsil

Avram Grant has been interviewed by the GFAGhana FA Vice President Fred Crentsil has dismissed claims the association is delaying the appointment of a new coach for the Black Stars over excessive financial demands made by the interviewed candidates.The GFA is yet to proceed to the next stage of negotiations after interviewing three coaches for the vacant job.Michel Pont, Juan Ignacio...
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AshGold’s subvention from mining firm AngloGold Ashanti cut by 50 percent

Ashanti GoldBy Rahman OsmanFollow on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanAshantiGold CEO Kudjoe Fianoo has confirmed to GHANASoccernet.com that the monthly US$ 50,000 it receives from the mining firm AngloGold Ashanti has been cut by 50 percent.The Obuasi-based side receive the financial support as part of the mining company’s corporate social responsibility.This is due to the recent economic...
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Ahmed Toure: Asante Kotoko’s iconic striker delighted with current form

Ahmed ToureBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanAsante Kotoko striker Ahmed Toure is satisfied with his current form since re-joining the Porcupine Warriors this season.The Ivorian born goal poacher hit the ground running after a riveting transfer saga that saw both Kotoko and Hearts go head to head for his signature.The red-hot striker scored against Hearts in...
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Injured Asamoah Gyan flies in renowned Serbian therapist Mariana Kovacevic to accelerate recovery

Asamoah Gyan is struggling with a thigh problemGhana striker Asamoah Gyan has flown in renowned Serbian therapist Mariana Kovacevic to quicken his recovery from his latest injury.The 28-year-old picked up a thigh injury while in action for Al Ain in their 3-1 win over Al Dhafra last Friday.Gyan according to doctors of the UAE club is expected to be out for a period of seven days...
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King Faisal owner Alhaji Gruzah rejects out-of-court settlement deal with Ghana FA

Alhaji Karim GruzahKing Faisal owner Alhaji Karim Gruzah, who is in court with the Ghana Football Association, has ruled out out-of-court settlement which could further delay the start of the Ghana Premier League.Faisal are in court with the GFA after losing an appeal challenging their relegation from the Premier League.They decided to seek legal redress after a petition to have...
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Moro Abubakar: Former Hearts captain blasts club for forcing him out

Moro AbubakarBy Rahman OsmanFollow Rahman on Twitter: @iamrahmanosmanFormer Hearts of Oak captain Moro Abubakar has launched a stinging pot shot at the club’s management accusing them of forcing him out of the club after his injury.The tough tackling midfielder who can play in defence is settling in well in Serbia after signing for Donji Srem.Abubakar was one of the stands out...
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World Cup Commission Inquiry can recommend sanctions- chairman Justice Senyo Dzamefe

Justice Senyo DzamefeThe chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry Justice Senyo Dzamefe has explained that the commission has the power to recommend sanctions against people whom adverse findings will be established after its work.He said after that the government had to decide either to implement the recommendations of the commission or ignore it.Justice Dzamefe was speaking...
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Top players who will be available for Free this summer

Andre AyewGhana midfielder is among stellar Europe-based footballers who will be available on a free transfer next June. The Olympique Marseille has rejected a contract extension and has been linked with a host of clubs including Liverpool and Newcastle.10. Andre AyewThe 24 year old Ghanian Winger will be available for free as his contract with the French Club Marseille is set to...
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Ghana star Emmanuel Frimpong in ruthless attacks on Arsene Wenger over Arsenal transfer record

Frimpong says Arsenal’s transfer policy is far from impressiveGhana midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong blasted his former English club club saying that manager Arsene Wenger’s transfer dealings this summer had been far from dench.Emmanuel Frimpong does not mix his words (Picture: Getty)Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong might now be largely irrelevant after moving out to...
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Africa legend Roger Milla in scathing Morocco attack over AFCON dithering

ROger Milla says Morocco is hiding something from AfricaAfrica football legend Roger Milla has launched a scathing attack on Morocco saying their quest to pull out of hosting the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations because of the Ebola disease is calculated to hide something from Africans.The Former Cameroon international criticised proposals from Morocco to put off the 2015 Africa Cup of...
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