Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

PL Roundup: Man United suffer first loss, Man City go 5 points clear


There were five games to follow Chelsea’s thrilling win over Watford earlier in the afternoon and has the latest results from the Premier League. Huddersfield Town 2-1 Manchester United Huddersfield ended Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the season with a famous win at the John Smith’s Stadium, courtesy of goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre. Marcus Rashford suggested the comeback could be on ...

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Champions Chelsea earn dramatic comeback win over Watford


Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea fought back from behind to win a six-goal thriller against Watford. Chelsea were on the back foot for much of this contest at Stamford Bridge but two late goals from Batshuayi, either side of an 87th-minute header from Cesar Azpilicueta, snatched the champions a much-needed 4-2 victory. For a while, Chelsea looked ...

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Black Starlets’ World Cup run ends after loss to Mali


Mali held on to defeat Ghana 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final and moves them into a last-four meeting with either Iran or Spain in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. In very wet ...

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Ghana beat Niger to progress to U-17 World Cup quarters


Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Ghana dominated the first half, creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort. The West Africans created the first chance ...

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EPL on Citi: Chelsea fall to Crystal Palace, Man City thrash Stoke


Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea Crystal Palace secured an unlikely victory over champions Chelsea to register their first points and goals of the season. Roy Hodgson’s men came into the clash with renewed hope, following the return of star man Wilfried Zaha, and his inclusion proved pivotal. Cesar Azpilicueta’s own-goal gave the Eagles the lead before Tiemoue Bakayoko equalised for the visitors with a ...

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Liverpool 0-0 Man United: Wasteful Reds frustrated at Anfield


Liverpool were held to a frustrating draw despite dominating Manchester United at Anfield and have now won just once in eight games. The Reds were on top for long periods and peppered the United goal with 19 shots, but a combination of outstanding goalkeeping by David de Gea and poor finishing denied them a decisive moment. The most noteworthy incident ...

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Chelsea interested in Ghanaian striker Boakye-Yiadom – Reports


Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, is rumoured to be interested in signing Ghanaian international and Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye. According to GhanaSoccernet, the news has been confirmed by a “credible Stamford Bridge source.” Boakye, 24, has enjoyed an impressive start this season, scoring 10 goals and providing three assists in 16 appearances with Red Star Belgrade. Scouts on their way ...

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Ghana’s World Cup hopes all but over after draw in Uganda


Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are all but over after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Uganda in Kampala in a game marred by poor refereeing decisions. Saturday’s clash was billed as a make-or-break for the World Cup hopes for both sides, with Uganda two points behind Egypt and Ghana a further two ...

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Uganda vs Ghana: Kwesi Appiah hands starts to Sarfo, Boakye-Yiadom


Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah has handed an international debut for Malmo star Kingsley Sarfo for this afternoon’s World Cup qualifier against Uganda. With Ghana needing to win to stand any chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and with several key players missing, Appiah has gone with a new look squad for today’s game. Christian ...

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Gerard Pique would quit Spain if bosses don’t want him over Catalan ‘vote’


Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admits he is ready to quit the Spanish national team having offered his support for Catalan independence. La Liga leaders Barca beat struggling Las Palmas 3-0 behind closed doors after a request to have the game postponed due to local turmoil amid the Catalonia independence referendum was rejected. Pique spoke passionately about his views on the ...

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