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Transfer Tavern: Aduana Stars track ex-Kotoko star Stephen Manu

Stephen ManuAduana Stars have penciled striker Stephen Manu as their number one transfer target ahead of the new season,GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal. The lanky striker is available on a free transfer after leaving New Edubiase at the end of last season.The former Kotoko goal poacher decided against renewing his contract with Edubiase after spending five years at Bekwai.Manu has...
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DONE DEAL: Ghana defender David Addy seals two-year contract with Belgian club Waasland-Beveren

David Addy completes move to Waasland-BeverenGhana defender David Addy has officially completed his move to Belgian club Waasland-Beveren, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The 24-year-old signed a two-year contract with the club Thursday having passed a routine medical.More to follow…
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AC Milan not targeting Ghana winger Andre Ayew

Andre Ayew subject of intense transfer talksAC Milan have quenched talks over a possible move for Ghana winger Andre Ayew.The club is on a hunt for a left-footed winger – leading to reports they could be making a swoop for Andre Ayew or Hatem Ben Arfa.Milan’s preferred signing is Torino’s Alessio Cerci but his heavy price tag is proving a huge stumbling block.The Rossoneri...
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VIDEO: Adam Kwarasey hails Norwegian midfield magician Martin Odegaard

Adam KwaraseyAdam Kwarasey has hailed the qualities of his Stromsgodset IF teenage sensation Martin Odegaard, given him a seal of approval to play at the international level. The attacking midfielder – who became the youngest player to make his debut in Norway’s top flight with his first appearance for the club this year – has all the signs of being a future star with his seriously...
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Cameroon assistant coach Ibrahim Tanko feels ready for Black Stars job

Ibrahim TankoCameroon assistant coach Ibrahim Tanko has reiterated his interest in the Ghana job if the position becomes vacant.The former Borussia Dortmund striker has handled several clubs as assistant coach and yet to fully take charge of side on his won.At the just ended World Cup finals in Brazil, he deputized for Volker Finke, his former coach at Freiburg, in-charge of the...
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Fetteh Feyenoord acquires Red Bull Academy in Ghana

Red Bull GhanaFeyenoord Academy finalized the acquisition of Sogakope-based Red Bull Soccer Academy on Thursday.  The handing over was done after officials of both parties agreed terms.This means the Gomoa Fetteh-based side will now take control the facilities at Red Bull.Players of Red Bull Soccer Academy will also be enrolled into the Feyenoord system.Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord secured...
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Hearts is as attractive as European giants Real Madrid, raves owner Togbe Afede XIV

Togbe Afede XIV in a hearty chat with board members Nyaho Tamakloe and Commodore MensahOwner Togbe Afede XIV believes Hearts of Oak is as attractive as European giants Real Madrid and that it is practically impossible for anyone to turn overtures from the club down.The Executive Board Chairman presented his new technical crew headed by the experience Herbert Addo to the media at...
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Feature: Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah needs support not dismissal

Kwesi AppiahGoing to secondary school and growing up in Kumasi in the 1980s, the last Ghanaian soccer personality back then that I would support would never have been Ghana’s current soccer head coach—Akwasi Appiah. This was because Akwasi Appiah, irrespective of his skills, played for Kotoko soccer club; and, regardless of my Ashanti lineage, I have never been an enthusiastic...
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Juvenile Football chief George Afriyie says national U17 league will boost Ghana football

Black StarletGhana Juvenile Football Committee chairman George Afriyie says the introduction of the national Under-17 football League will help unearth talents for the national teams.Starting next season, the Ghana FA will organize an U17 league for clubs to replace the reserve league for U20 players.The main idea of the innovation is to encourage and educate young footballers to...
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Feature: Former Arsenal midfielder’s career frompeak to bottom

Emmanuel FrimpongA player, who was once described as “a winner” by Arsene Wenger, has surprisingly run out of luck and now finds himself as a free agent after spending over three years at one of the biggest clubs in England, Arsenal.Emmanuel Frimpong joined Barnsley Football club in January 2014.However, after just four months at the club, Frimpong was released from his contract...
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Former Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe linked with shock move to rivals Hearts of Oak

Eric BekoeGhana striker Eric Bekoe has been lined with a shocking move to Hearts of Oak.Media reports in Ghana suggests the former Asante Kotoko goal poacher is in subtle talks to join the Phobians.Bekoe is a free agent following his departure from Berekum Chelsea earlier this year after the expiration of his contract.The 27-year-old has made a full recovery from a horrific broken...
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Ghana’s women AFCON opponents South Africa open camp

South Africa women’s national team coach Vera PeuwGhana’s opponents for the African Women Championship South Africa started camp yesterday and will hold their training sessions at the Nike Centre in Soweto and the Bedfordview FC grounds.The Bayana Bayana are in Group B alongside the Black Queens, Cameroon and Algeria.Coach Vera Pauw has arranged an international friendly match...
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EXCLUSIVE: In-form Ghana defender Ofosu Appiah earns nomination in Latvia

Ofosu Appiah is in top shape in LatviaGhana defender Ofosu Appiah has been nominated as the Player of the Month of July in the Latvian top-flight league, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The Skonto FC strong centre-back has earned his fourth nomination since joining the Latvian side.The 23-year-old has been towering for the side with impressive displays at the back for...
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Kotoko ready to cut loose unhappy defender Joseph Ochaya

Kotoko flop Joseph Ochaya wanted back homeAsante Kotoko chief Samuel Opoku Nti has confirmed the imminent exit of defender Joseph Ochaya.The Ugandan youngster refused to report back to the club for pre-season as he tries to force a move away from the Ghanaian champions.Ochaya is reportedly wanted back by his home club Kampala City Council who are yet to officially register their...
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Released Kotoko goalkeeper Abdoulaye Soulama to negotiate severance package

Soulama Abdoulaye no longer needed at KotokoGoalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye will open negotiations with Asante Kotoko over his severance package after being released by the club.The Burkina Faso international was told earlier this week he is no longer needed and must bring his seven-year stint with the club to an end.Soulama struggled for games last season – ultimately dropping in...
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Canada must perform well at U20 women’s World Cup

Canada’s head coach Andrew OlivieriFor some, the memories will linger a lifetime. Robin Van Persie’s gravity defying-flying header, James Rodriguez’ sublime volley, Brazil’s inexplicable meltdown, and Mario Goetze’s defining moment in football history.We will debate, disagree and treasure the 2014 World Cup for many years to come. However, it is time to move on.  It is...
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Man sues soccer star Ronaldo over trademark

Cristiano RonaldoA Rhode Island man has sued Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase “CR7,” which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward.Christopher Renzi filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence against the Portuguese soccer star and a Danish company, JBS Textile Group. The firm sells underwear with the phrase “CR7...
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Manager Al Koroni backs Al Ittihad to deal with Gyan threat ahead of AFC Champs Lg

Asamoah GyanAl Ittihad coach Khalid Al Koroni has hailed Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan as “one of the best strikers in the AFC Champions League” but insists the two-time champions can deal with the threat posed by the tournament’s leading scorer in next month’s quarter-final. Gyan has already scored one of his 10 continental goals against Al Ittihad this season as inaugural...
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New Ghana Premier League start date tentatively fixed for September 14

Ghana Premier LeagueThe 2014/2015 Ghana Premier League could start on 14 September if Congress of the Ghana Football Association ratifies the date.The Executive Committee has fixed to hold its Ordinary Session of Congress on 28 August to review the past season before the new one gets into session.
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Ghanaian kid Koby Arthur keen to explode on loan at Cheltenham Town

Koby ArthurKoby Arthur is hoping he can live up to the nickname of ‘pocket battleship’ after joining Cheltenham Town on a six-month youth loan.The 18-year-old winger was given the name by Lee Clark, manager of his parent club Birmingham City.After moving to England from Ghana, Arthur was spotted playing for Southern League Woodford United.It was not long before he was making...
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Ghana Premier League top scorer Augustine Okrah lands in Sweden to seal Hacken move

Augustine OkrahLast season’s Ghana Premier League top scorer Augustine Okrah is expected to finalize his move to Swedish side BK Hacken.The youngster arrived in Sweden on Thursday and will undergo medical before the end of the week.If a deal is concretized, he will join compatriots Nasiru Mohammed and Richard Donkor at Hacken.“Okrah has finally arrived in Sweden. A lot of strings...
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Renowned coach Sellas Tetteh denied taking bribes from players

Sellas TettehGhana U20 coach Sellas Tetteh has denied ever taking bribes from players to name them in his squad.The former Rwanda national team coach was accused of receiving backhanders from winger Ishmael Yartey who was dropped from the squad for the 2009 FIFA U20 World Cup finals which he won.The Ghana Football Association launched an investigation into the matter and exonerated...
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Hong Kong coach denied services of naturalized Ghanaian Wisdom Agbo for Asian Games

William Fofo AgboHong Kong coach Kim Pan-gon has given up hope of using naturalised Ghanaian Wisdom Agbo for the Asian Games.Pan-gon announced a 20-strong squad consisting wholly of domestic players without Agbo who was not released by his club for the Incheon tournament that kicks off in mid-September.Also left out is Andy Nagelein of German descent, who holds a Hong Kong passport...
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Ghana U20 line up friendly with Namibia U23 on training tour

Ghana U20 in trainingGhana’s U20 team will boost their preparations for their final African Youth Championship qualifier with a friendly against Namibia’s U23 on Sunday in Accra.The Black Satellites will host Gabon on 17 August in Accra and been in camp preparing for the task ahead.Namibia U23 coach Woody Jacobs and his players beat promoted Ghana Premier League side Feyenoord...
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Ghana defender Opare resumes full scale training at FC Porto

Daniel Opare has returned to training at FC PortoBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialFollow Akyereko on Instagram: @Akyereko_officialGhana lateral defender Daniel Opare returned to full scale training for Portuguese giants FC Porto on Thursday, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The 23-year-old joined the rest of the Porto squad as they continued...
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