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Sky Sports Power Rankings: Jordan Ayew is Swansea City’s main man

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Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has emerged as Swansea City’s player of the season so far according to Sky Sports Power Rankings. The Power Rankings reflects a player’s performance by awarding points to players to 32 different stats- from goals and assists to blocks and tackles. Despite Swansea’s below-par form, Jordan Ayew has impressed with four goals and two assists. The ...

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CHAN 2018: Morocco and Sudan qualify for quarterfinals

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Morocco and Sudan on Wednesday qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Moroccan forward, Ayoub El Kaabi, continued his remarkable performance in the tournament, as he bagged a hat-trick to help the hosts beat Guinea 3-1 in Group A. El Kaabi fired Morocco ahead after 27 minutes, but they were immediately pegged back when ...

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Kwadwo Poku completes move to Anzhi

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Ghanaian midfielder Kwadwo Poku has completed a move to Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala from American Soccer League side Miami FC. The 25 year old signed a two year deal with the Russian outfit who have shown interest in Ghanaian players over the years with Mohammed Rabiu and Jonathan Mensah having played for the side. Poku, who began his career at ...

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CHAN 2018: Morocco and Sudan qualify for quarterfinals

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Morocco and Sudan on Wednesday qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Moroccan forward Ayoub El Kaabi continued his remarkable performance in the tournament, as he bagged a hat-trick to help the hosts beat Guinea 3-1 in Group A. El Kaabi fired Morocco ahead after 27 minutes, but they were immediately pegged back when ...

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Jordan Ayew gets Carvalhal’s praise for goal vs Wolves

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Swansea City manager, Carlos Carvalhal, saluted Jordan Ayew after his sparkling goal in Swansea City’s Emirates FA Cup victory over wolves. Ayew scored for the fourth time in his last seven games to set the Swans on the path to the fourth round. The Ghanaian’s 11th-minute strike was a memorable one, as he danced past a number of Wolves defenders ...

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Chelsea 1-1 (5-3 pens) Norwich: Blues labour to victory to secure spot in FA Cup fourth round in controversial tie

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Chaotic Chelsea ended a five-hour scoring drought before advancing in the FA Cup with a 5-3 penalty shootout win over Norwich. The Premier League champions thought they had won for the first time in 2018 as Michy Batshuayi was on target in Wednesday night’s FA Cup third-round replay at Stamford Bridge. But Jamal Lewis headed in Timm Klose’s cross in the fourth minute of stoppage time for 1-1 ...

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Hearts beat Kotoko on penalties to make GHALCA G8 final

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Accra Hearts of Oak beat rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko 4-2 on penalties to advance to the final of the GHALCA G8 preseason tournament following a 0-0 draw at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. Captain Eric Donkor and Jackson Owusu missed their kicks while Ben Mensah and Felix Annan both saved a kick each as Hearts marched on to the ...

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SOYA embarrassed me – Stephen Appiah

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Ghanaian legend Stephen Appiah felt “embarrassed” by the organizers of Kenya’s premium sports awards “SOYA” for proposing $2000 as his appearance fee as chief guest at the event’s gala slated for Wednesday night. Speaking exclusively to Soka25east from his base in Ghana, the former Hearts of Oak player said he did not care about the money and was willing to ...

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Andre Ayew close to Swansea return

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West Ham United forward Andre Ayew is reportedly inching closer to a move back to his former side Swansea City. The 28 year old has failed to reproduce the form he showed at the Welsh side since making his £20.5m move to West Ham in 2016 and has fallen out of favour with the Hammer faithful, with the London side ...

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Waris to reject Caen move in favour of Porto switch

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FC Lorient forward Majeed Waris looks set to snub a move to French Ligue 1 side Caen in favour of a move to Portuguese giants Porto. Caen and Lorient have reportedly agreed a loan deal for the Ghana international, but Porto are reportedly still in the hunt for the player. According to reports in Ouest France, Porto’s offer for the ...

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