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Gambia officially file protest to WAFU over Ghana penalty

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The Gambian Football Federation has officially filed a protest to the West African Football Union (WAFU) over the penalty conceded to Ghana on Saturday in the WAFU Cup. The Gambians were very upset after Burkinabe referee Boukary Ouedraogo pointed to the spot for what he believed was a handball infringement. They said that the incident of poor officiating was the ...

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The Gambia to drag Ghana to CAF over controversial penalty

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The Gambian Football Federation has disclosed that it will officially protest to CAF and WAFU their 1-0 defeat to Ghana in the preliminary qualifying game of the 2017 WAFU tournament. The Black Stars B team put up a patchy performance and needed a 95th minute penalty converted by Vincent Atingah to win the match after Matarr Ceesay was adjudged to ...

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Maxwell Konadu Delighted To Win Wafu Opener

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Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu declared his delight at defeating Gambia in their 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations opener in Elmina on Saturday. The Black Stars won in controversial circumstances, with Vincent Atinga scoring a 95th minute penalty to see the tournament hosts prevail 1-0 and advance into the group stage. It may not have been the most convincing performance from ...

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Black Stars B chasing solid start to 2017 WAFA Cup

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Host nation Ghana will look to start the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations with a bang when they face Gambia in the opening match at Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina on Saturday, kick-off at 15h00 local time. Team Lowdown Known by the nickname ‘Black Stars’, Ghana will be appearing at their fourth successive WAFU tournament and hosting the tournament for ...

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Jordan Ayew regains fitness, trains ahead of Newcastle tie

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Black Stars forward Jordan Ayew has recovered from a stomach upset that ruled him out of Ghana’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on Wednesday. The player informed the Black Stars management of his illness and was excused from playing the match. Pictures emerged of the player in hospital but Clement said in his press conference on Thursday ahead ...

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Albert Adomah pays tribute to legendary BBC commentator John Motson

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Football fans in England were hit with the news that legendary BBC commentator, John Motson, was retiring from his position at the end of the current football season. Motson or “Motty” as he is popularly called, worked for the BBC for 50 years, as one of their commentators and his voice and general style of running commentary on football matches ...

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Gyan: Youngsters are key to Black Stars future

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Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan believes the hunger exhibited by the youngsters in the team during their double header against Congo bodes well for the team’s future. Individual players like Thomas Agyapong and Ebenezer Ofori look set to become a major components of the Black Stars going forward after their initial displays. He urged them to work harder to enable ...

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MOYS: Black Stars abandoned travel arrangements after Congo win

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The Ministry of Youth and Sports have dismissed the assertion that shirking their duties resulted in the Black Stars making their own travel arrangements from Brazaville back to Ghana. Captain of the side Asamoah Gyan had to eventually rescue the situation by paying for a direct chartered flight back to Ghana after the emphatic 5-1 win over Congo after it ...

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Partey named in 2018 World Cup Qualifying Africa Zone Best XI

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Ghana’s Thomas Partey was named among the best performers on the African continent after rounds 3 and 4 of the 2018 World Cup qualifying series. Partey scored four goals for Ghana in their two matches against Congo Brazzaville in Kumasi and Brazzaville and helped the Black Stars get its first win in the series. The Atletico Madrid midfielder has been ...

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Ghana vs Congo: Body Language of Black Stars players interpreted

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  Ghana’s Russia 2018 qualifiers against Congo revealed a great deal about what to expect following the return of Kwesi Appiah to the helm of affairs and also offered an even greater insight into the disposition of the players who represented the nation in the two matches.   Richard Ofori   Looks a mature head and potential leader of Ghana’s ...

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