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Recuperating Manchester City Ghanaian youngster Adjei-Boateng grateful to Sergio Aguero

Bismark Adjei-BoatengGhanaian youngster Bismark Adjei-Boateng has heaped praise on Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero for helping him during his rehabilitation period. The Manchester City midfielder, who is on loan at Norwegian champions Stromsgodset, has been sidelined for the past six month with an ankle injury.The duo have spent time together in Manchester recuperating from...
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Ghana U20 to call up only one foreign-based player ahead of African Cup qualifiers

Clifford AboagyeBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuThe Ghana U20 team plan to invite only one foreign-based player for their planned camping ahead of their African Cup qualifier.The Black Satellites will resume camping on Monday as they continue to prepare for their first preliminary qualifier against either Guinea or Sierra Leone next month.Coach Sellas Tetteh has been...
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2014 World Cup: Who is winning the USA midfield battle to face Ghana?

By Joe TanseyBy now, we are well aware that there are plenty of holes still left to fill in the first starting 11 that the United States men’s national team will send out to the pitch against Ghana on June 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.One of the players who is a lock to start in Natal is Michael Bradley, who has been nothing short of consistent for the national team during the...
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Medeama among 16 teams chasing final eight places in CAF Confed Cup group phase

MedeamaThe final qualifying round of the CAF Confederation Cup gets under way this weekend with Medeama among 16 teams looking to be among the last eight that make up the two groups of the mini phase of the competition.It promises to be a tight contest as there are some seasoned campaigners in the race that include eight teams that dropped from the Orange CAF Champions .Chief among...
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2014 World Cup: Review of Black Stars anthem by Ghanaian artiste Wiyaala

Wiyaala did not just amaze Africa with her fierce ball winning and tackling abilities during her time at the Upper West Girls team, she is now back dazzling the world with her singing prowess.‘The Young lioness of Africa’ from Wa, otherwise known as Wiyaala blends the use of tribal drums, big stadium chorus’s, three Ghanaian languages and English.The tribal drums can be clearly...
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Ghana midfielder Bernard Kumordzi lashes at referee for ‘absurd’ sending off in tough Club Brugge win

Sent off Bernard KumordziBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana midfielder Bernard Kumordzi has lashed out at his ‘absurd’ sending off in Club Brugge’s 2-0 win over Genk in the Belgian top flight match played on Wednesday.The 29-year-old was handed his marching orders after receiving a second booking in the 65th minute in the heated game played at the Jan Breydelstadion...
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German side Hansa Rostock looking to keep Ghanaian midfielder Danso Weidlich

German lower division side Hansa Rostock are hoping to retain the service of Ghanaian-German footballer Denis-Danso Weidlich. Rostock are looking for new replacements during the summer transfer window but have resolved to keep hold of their talented Ghanaian midfielder.Manager Andreas Bergmann tested the 27-year-old in the heart of midfield and he significantly convinced many of...
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EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah shopping with wife bertha

Kwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaGhana star Kwadwo Asamoah shops with his heartthrob Bertha in Italy.Kwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife Bertha Kwadwo Asamoah and wife Bertha Kwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah and wife BerthaKwadwo Asamoah...
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Hasaacas coach blames wasteful strikers for draw against vulnerable Kotoko

Hasaacas coach Yusif BassigiBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuHasaacas coach Yusif Bassigi has blamed his team’s profligacy for their failure to beat Asante Kotoko in Wednesday’s Premier League clash.The Doo Boys fought from a goal down to draw 1-1 with the champions before an impressive turn out at the Essipong Stadium in Sekondi.Kotoko survived a late attacking...
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Bechem United star Augustine Okrah suspended against Hearts

 Augustine Okrah is suspendedBechem United mercurial midfielder Augustine Okrah will miss Sunday’s clash against Hearts due to suspension.The 20-year-old has picked an accumulated three yellow cards, which effectively rules him out of the crunch game against the capital-based side at the Accra sports stadium.Okrah has been on cloud nine since he joined United as a free agent,...
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Ghana defender David Addy handed automatic one-match ban in Portugal

David AddyBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana defender David Addy is suspended for Vitoria Guimaraes’ league game against Arouca on Thursday.The 21-year-old must serve a mandatory one-game ban for reaching the limit for accumulated yellow cards.Addy’s suspension leaves coach Rui Vitoria short on options with Tomane and Malonga all serving out bans.Vitoria has...
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Video: Liverpool leading race to sign Ghana midfielder Agyemang-Badu

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu is keen on moving to LiverpoolDuring the January transfer window, multiple reports claimed that Liverpool planned to make a bid for Udinese defensive midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu.Nothing came of the interest, but the Ghana international admitted that he’d love to join Liverpool, and reports this week suggest that the Reds will go back in for midfielder...
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Black Stars draw the Battle Lines in French Ligue 1

Zambia boss Herve Renard using Ghana talent in FranceFootball writer Ed Dove looks at the exploits of Black Stars players who are making waves in the French top-flight. By Ed DoveWhile the French title race has become a staid affair—with Paris Saint-Germain ambling inexorably towards the Championnat—the fight to stay in the division has taken on an exciting tone. It is a struggle...
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Medeama finally leave for Congo ahead of Leopards Confed Cup tie on Sunday

MedeamaMedeama have finally left for Congo ahead of Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup first leg tie against Leopards.A team of 18 players, six technical officials and four management members left Accra on Thursday morning for the decisive final qualifying round game.The Mauve and Yellows are on the brink of history and must negotiate their tie against the Congolese side to make the...
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FEATURE: Revisiting the idea of Kwadwo Asamoah being Juventus’ left wingback of the future

Kwadwo AsamoahFootball writer Danny Penza looks at the versatility of Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah at Italian giants Juventus. In the days leading up to the January transfer window, I sat down at the laptop, fired it up for a couple of hours, and wrote this about Juventus’ resident Ghanaian left wingback:I like Kwadwo Asamoah quite a lot. He’s good at what he does and has...
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Ghana Exco. member Afriyie feels vindicated for campaigning against ex-Black Stars coach Stevanovic

Goran StevanovicGhana FA Executive Committee member George Afriyie feels ‘vindicated’ for campaigning to have Goran Stevanovic sacked from his job as Black Stars coach and replaced by Kwesi Appiah.The Serbian trainer was given the boot after failing to lead the side to win the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.The ex Partizan Belgrade boss was succeeded...
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Berekum Chelsea chief Oduro Sarfo confident his side will explode next season

Oduro SarfoBerekum Chelsea’s general manager Nana Oduro Sarfo believes his ‘virtually new’ side will peak next season to challenge for the Premier League title.The Blues have struggled this term where they remain in the relegation dogfight.Chelsea also crashed out early on their second appearance in the CAF Champions League.But the Blues general manager believes the virtually...
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South African side AmaZulu to sell the properties of Ghanaian midfielder Issah to recover $170,000 debt

Issah has been ordered to pay Amazulu about $170,000South African side AmaZulu are considering selling the properties of Mohammed-Awal Issah to recover the $170,000 damages slapped on the Ghanaian midfielder for breach of contract.The Durban-based club say they will use all means necessary to recover the debt even if the Ghanaian player decides to quit football after the South African...
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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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