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Adu Kofi insists Malmo FF stand a chance of progress in Uefa Champions League despite Juventus defeat

Enoch Adu Kofi, behind watching the action against Juventus in Tuesday night’s Uefa Champions League is confident about Malmo’s chancesGhanaian midfielder Enoch Adu Kofi insists Swedish side Malmo FF still stand a chance of qualifying out of Group A despite suffering a 2-0 loss at Juventus in the opening night of the Uefa Champions League. The former Ghana U17 midfielder, 24...
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Kwesi Appiah reveals: I wouldn’t have taken Kevin-Prince Boateng to the World Cup had he not played in the qualifiers

Kevin-Prince Boateng was thrown out of the Ghana camp at the World Cup Ex Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says he wouldn’t have taken Kevin-Prince Boateng along to the 2014 World Cup if he had not played in any of the qualifiers. The 27-year-old played in his second World Cup finals for Ghana in Brazil having played in the final game of the qualifiers against Egypt where the Black Stars...
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Sacked Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah dismisses thoughts he lost the Black Stars dressing room

Kwesi Appiah insists he was always in control of his players Ex Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has dismissed thoughts he lost control of the Black Stars dressing room leading up to his dismissal. The 54-year-old in his first interview following his sacking which the Ghana FA claim was mutual, insists he always had control of the players in his camp. Rumours are rife that the ex Black Stars...
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Asamoah Gyan must be driving force behind Al Ain’s Champions League comeback

Asamoah Gyan The return leg between Al Ain and Al Hilal on September 30 is the most important game in UAE club football since Al Wahda fell at the semi-final stage of the Asian Champions League seven years ago. With a proverbial mountain to climb, Al Ain need their big-game players to pull out extraordinary performances, the most important being Asamoah Gyan. Gyan is the one player...
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Asamoah Gyan and Al Ain suffer heavy 3-0 defeat to Al Hilal in Asian Champions League semis

Asamoah Gyan Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan and his Al Ain teammates suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at Saudi side Al Hilal in the first leg of their Asian Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. In just 10 minutes of shocking second half chaos Al Ain conceded three goals, suffered a red card and were forced to watch in horror as their hopes unravelled at the hands of ruthless Al Hilal...
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Slumdog Millionaire- Ghana’s disgraceful World Cup campaign

Ghana’s Christian Atsu (left) Kevin Prince Boateng (centre) and Mohammed Rabiu (right) combine to deny Germany’s Philipp Lahm On May 25, 2014, black Stars coach,Kwesi Appiah, gave us the 23 names that will represent the nation at this year’s World Cup finals. He claimed this roster was as a result of incredible torture and tedious consideration. These were suppose to be 23...
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New Ghana coach won’t alter Uganda approach for return leg AFCON qualifier

Uganda coach Micho Uganda do not host Ghana until November 15 after the two back-to-back 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers against Togo. Yet events in the four-time African champions backyard cannot pass without notice as they somewhat rub off Group E, which includes the Black Stars, Cranes, Togo and Guinea – Uganda’s last victims of a 2-0 defeat at Namboole. Both Uganda and Ghana...
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Former Ghana youth striker Kwame Nsor hails Metz capture of Florent Malouda

Kwame Nsor is thrilled with the arrival of Florent Malouda Ex-Ghana U17 striker Kwame Nsor has expressed delight at the arrival of former Chelsea star Florent Malouda at Metz. The 34-year-old has been without a club since leaving Turkish side Tranbszonspor at the end of last season, and returns to his native France for the first time on a season’s contract since he left Lyon for...
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Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom says DC United can count on his versatility

Samuel Inkoom Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom says his versatility will be crucial for his new club DC United in them winning titles. The right back who also operates effectively on the wing has signed with the Major League Soccer outfit. Inkoom is expected to make his debut against Jamaican side Waterhouse in the CONCACAF Champions League. He told the club’s website that him being...
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Ghanaian striker John Antwi strikes for Ismaily in Egyptian Premier League

Ghanaian striker John Antwi scored for Ismaily on Tuesday evening Ghanaian striker John Antwi opened his Egyptian Premier League season with a goal after striking for Ismaily in their 2-2 drawn tie at AL Masry on Tuesday night.  The 21-year-old, who holds the Egyptian top-flight’s Golden Shoe from last season, doubled the lead for Ismaily with a 39th minute strike but the visitors...
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Ghanaian players shine in Uefa Champions League: Kwadwo Asamoah sets up Juve match winner

Kwadwo Asamoah was the most impressive Ghanaian player in the Uefa Champions League on Tuesday night Kwadwo Asamoah dominated the headlines among Ghanaian players in the Uefa Champions League on Tuesday night after setting up the Old Ladies’ solitary goal in their narrow win over Swedish side Malmo FF.  The Black Stars midfielder set up the opening goal just before the hour mark...
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Ghana defender Baba Rahman claims Augsburg are getting better

Baba Rahman, in a tussle with Frankfurt’s Alex Meier, is impressed with Augsburg’s form Black Stars defender Baba Abdul Rahman is thrilled with Augsburg ‘improved’ form and believe they will maintain their run against Werder Bremen.  The 21-year-old returned from international duty to marshal the defence for the Fuggerstädter as they posted a surprising 1-0 away win over Eintracht...
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Asamoah Gyan’s Al Ain mauled by Al Hilal in Asian Champions League semi-final first-leg

Asamoah Gyan was in action for Al Ain as they got mauled to Al Hilal in the Asia Champions League Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan could not find his scoring boots on Tuesday night as his Al Ain side suffered a 3-0 humiliation at Saudi side Al Hilal in the Asian Champions League first-leg semi-final tie.  Gyan led the UAE Pro League title-holders into the game with high hopes after inspiring...
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Ghanaian forward Kingsley Boateng hails PSV star Memphis Depay’s quality

Kingsley Boateng has showered praises on Memphis Depay By Akyereko Frimpong Manson Follow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial Follow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_official Ghanaian attacker Kingsley Boateng has described PSV Eindhoven’s Memphis Depay as a phenomenal talent after playing against him in the Dutch Eredivisie.  Boateng, 20, has been talking about his experience...
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Bibiani Gold Stars appoint Karim Zito as head coach

Abdul Karim Zito Second-tier side Bibiani Gold Stars have signed Abdul Karim Zito on a one-year deal, GHANASoccernet.com understands.  This means the former Asante Kotoko and King Faisal coach has been tasked to qualify the side to the Ghana Premier League. Until his appointment, Zito was in-charged of Kotoko’s youth team. Gold Stars reached the Division One League promotional...
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Milovan Rajevac leads seven expatriates who have applied for vacant Black Stars coaching job

Milovan Rajevac The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that seven expatriate coaches including Milovan Rajevac have applied for the Black Stars coaching job. The Serbian trainer was interviewed last week when the Ghana federation was in search of a technical advisor. But with the dismissal of Kwesi Appiah, the Ghana FA halted the process and decided to accept applications from...
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Italian side Hellas Verona considering five-year deal for Liberty defender Owusu

Godson Owusu Liberty Professionals defender Godson Owusu is on the verge of being offered a five-year deal by Hellas Verona. The 16-year-old impressed officials of the Italian side during a trial session few months ago an expected to be offered a deal. Verona have decided to open negotiations with Liberty with a five-year deal being discussed for the youngster. He will be farmed...
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Gabon down Nigeria; Mali topple Tunisia at African U-17 Football Championship

There were home wins for Gabon, Mali and Guinea in the quest for places at the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015. Gabon stunned reigning World Champions, Nigeria, 2-1 in Libreville, Mali humbled Tunisia 2-1 in Bamako whilst Guinea managed a lone goal win over Togo in Casablanca in Sunday’s matches of the first leg of the final round qualifiers. The three teams join Ghana, South...
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Kwadwo Asamoah to replace suspended Roberto Pereyra in Champions League clash

Kwadwo Asamoah Kwadwo Asamoah will start in midfield for Juventus tonight in their UEFA Champions League Group A tie against Malmo FF, according to La Stampa. The versatile player will replace the suspended left-winger Roberto Pereyra at the Juventus Stadium against the Swedish champions. Asamoah was benched last week in the Serie A match against Udinese after he returned late from...
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PICTURES: Ghana legend Stephen Appiah unveiled ambassador for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Stephen Appiah Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has been unveiled as the newest brand ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in Ghana.  The iconic former Black Stars captain was presented to the Ghanaian media at the Best Western Hotel in Accra on Tuesday. Appiah, who is widely-respected, for his selfless and immense contribution to Ghana football, will use his image...
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Stephen Appiah unveiled as ambassador, vows to help improved clean cookstoves in Ghana

Stephen Appiah shakes hands with Hon Hannah Tetteh Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has vowed to use his image and influence to help the fight for clean cooking after being unveiled as the ambassador for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves on Tuesday. The impressive ceremony to announce the Ghana legend as the newest face of the global clean cook project at the Best Western...
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Ahmed Toure feeling heightened love on Kotoko return

Ahmed Toure back at Asante Kotoko Striker Ahmed Toure says he is feeling more of the love on his return to Asante Kotoko. The 27-year-old sealed his return to the club on Monday by penning a three-year deal. Toure had left Kotoko two seasons ago after he was slapped win an indefinite ban. But the Ivorian striker who was also being tracked by rivals Hearts of Oak made a triumphant...
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Ghanaian youngster Moses Odjer set to make Catania debut this weekend

Moses Odjer in training at Catania Ghanaian youngster Moses Odjer is in line to make his debut for Catania this weekend with the imminent arrival of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC). The Italian second tier club expects the arrival of the vital document by close of day Tuesday which will make him available for selection for the weekend’s home game against Modena. Odjer...
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Kotoko rushed to sign Ahmed Toure without medical to beat Hearts competition

Ahmed Toure Asante Kotoko claim they were forced to sign Ahmed Toure before holding his medical to beat off competition. The 27-year-old sealed his return to the Ghanaian giants on Monday after inking a three-year deal. The Ivorian striker who was in advanced talks to join Hearts of Oak however signed the contract without undergoing a medical. This has fueled fears Kotoko is at risk...
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Kwadwo Asamoah backs Juventus to crack UEFA Champions League code

Kwadwo Asamoah Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah is confident Juventus can overcome their Champions League voodoo and go far this term. The Old Lady failed to progress from the Group stage last season but dropped into the Europa League where they reached the semi-final stage. “It has been difficult for us in Europe and we will want to make this season a memorable one, we have...
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