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I still have football in me- Michael Essien

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien insists he will not bring an end to his career despite being without a club in the last six months. The former AC Milan and Real Madrid combative enforcer has been training with Chelsea to keep fit ahead of a potential move abroad. Essien, even though he refuses to admit is coming to the end ...

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Over 60 coaches throw in CV’s for vacant Black Stars coaching job

Micho Sredojevic

The Ghana Football Association has received a deluge of applications for the vacant Black Stars coaching job. According to Citifm’s sources, more than 60 coaches (mostly expatriates) have expressed interest in handling the team. Frenchman Frank Dumas and Scottish Simon Menemy are among the tall list who have put in their CVs to be considered. The Ghana job became vacant ...

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Kwesi Appiah could return as Black Stars head coach

Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

There is a groundswell of support for Sudan-based Kwesi Appiah to be re-appointed as Black Stars coach. The Al Khartoum coach has been identified as the heir-apparent after no major achievements in the last 18 months of Avram Grant’s reign. Appiah has been quiet on the his possible return but the ex-Ghana captain has goodwill to take-over the team. He ...

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Daniel Amartey cameos in Leicester’s defeat in the UEFA Champions League

Ghanaian Daniel Amartey

Ghana international Daniel Amartey made a late entry for Leicester City as the Foxes recorded a 2-1 loss at Sevilla in Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League. The versatile midfielder stepped out of the dug-out in the 88th minute to replace Marc Albrighton at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa scored in either halves to propel Sevilla ...

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Polo wants a local coach for Black Stars

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Ghanaian football legend Mohammed ‘Polo’ Ahmed has urged the football association to award the vacant Black Stars coaching job to a local coach. The position of Black Stars head coach has been vacant since Avram Grant resigned from his post after the disappointing AFCON 2017 Campaign in Gabon. According to Mohammed Polo, the country has abled and skilled personnel who ...

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In-form Frank Acheampong will cost AS Roma 20 million Euros

Ghana and winger Frank Acheampong

Italian side AS Roma must fork out €20 million to prize away talented Ghana and Anderlecht winger Frank Acheampong.  Acheampong, 23, has been linked with a move to the Giallorossi following a breakthrough career with the Belgian giants. Roma have kept tabs on the Ghana international who has overly impressed for the side this season. Manager Luciano Spalletti is a great admirer of the ...

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Edwin Gyimah attracts interest from MLS and the Saudi league

Edwin Gyimah of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership 2015/16 game between Chippa United and Orlando Pirates at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth on 11 May 2016 © Mike Sheehan/BackpagePix

Saudi Arabian Pro League sides Al Ittihad and Al Wadha are all reported to have expressed interest in free agent Edwin Gyimah.  Citi-Sports understands the  midfielder who can also play as a defender has had a lucrative offer from a club in the MLS after it became clear that he had terminated his contract with South African giants Orlando Pirates. ...

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Christian Atsu helps Newcastle United to beat Albert Adomah’s Aston Villa

Ghana and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu was in action for Newcastle United as they reclaimed top spot in the English Championship on Monday night following a hard-earned 2-0 win over Albert Adomah’s struggling Aston Villa. The two Ghanaians were second-half substitutes for their clubs during the game at St James’ Park which strengthened Atsu’s hopes for a return to the English top-flight with the ...

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Thomas Partey to get more playing time after impressing against Gijon

Ghanaian Thomas Partey

Kevin Gameiro changed the game when he finally got on the pitch on Saturday afternoon, but the same can be said of Thomas Partey, who was given his first minutes since returning from an impressive African Nations Cup, in which he was a major factor in Ghana’s run to the semi-finals. Of course, the French striker’s hat-trick will grab the headlines ...

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