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Gyan praises Black Stars for massive Congo win


Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, was full of admiration for his team mates as they romped to a 5-1 win over Congo Brazzaville on Tuesday in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Gyan could not play due to a groin injury but he travelled with the team to Brazzaville and watched as Thomas Partey and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scored on the day ...

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Gyan pays for Black Stars chartered flight to Accra from Congo


Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, came to the rescue of the team on Tuesday in Brazzaville by paying the full cost of flying the team on a chartered craft back to Accra from Brazzaville after their 2018 World Cup qualifier. Gyan’s gesture was needed after the government failed to secure the flight despite an initial agreement to do so. The ...

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Congo 1-5 Ghana: How the Black Stars players rated


Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as the Black Stars kept their hopes of securing a place at the 2018 World Cup alive with a 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Richmond Boakye-Yiadom also chipped in with two goals as the Black Stars cruised to their first win of World Cup Qualifying. With World Cup Qualification hanging in the ...

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Ghana smash Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville


Ghana produced its best display in the 2018 World Cup qualifying series in Brazzaville on Tuesday with a huge 5-1 scoreline. Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey and Red Star Belgrade forward Richmond Boakye-Yiadom helped themselves to the goals on the day with Partey scoring his first hat-trick and Boakye-Yiadom getting a brace. The Black Stars needed to respond to last ...

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Kwesi Appiah makes five changes for Congo clash

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Kwesi Appiah has made five changes to the team that drew 1-1 with Congo on Friday for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Brazzaville. With captain Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew ruled out of the game with injury and Jordan Ayew suffering a stomach ache, Appiah has handed starts to Thomas Agyepong, Afriyie Acquah and Richmond Boakye Yiadom. Joseph Attamah Larweh who endured ...

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Congo Brazzaville coach Migne wants super show against Ghana

Sebastien Migne

Congo Brazzaville head coach, Sebastien Migne, was very pleased with how his players fared against Ghana in Kumasi last Friday and he wants them to repeat the performance in Brazzaville on Tuesday. The Red Devils, just like Ghana, have not won any matches in the series and do not look like they will make their way to the World Cup. ...

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Black Stars frustrated on arrival in Brazzaville


Black Stars were held up for two hours at the Maya-Maya Airport in Brazzaville after their arrival in Congo Brazzaville for the 2018 World Cup qualifier to be played later on Tuesday. The team, which had 21 players and a number of officials led by GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, could not quickly go through immigration processes despite the efforts of ...

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Upset tummy rules Jordan Ayew out of Congo clash


The Black Stars will not have the services of forward Jordan Ayew in Brazzaville on Tuesday due to an upset tummy. The news was confirmed by GFA spokesperson, Ibrahim Saane Daara, on Monday after the team’s final training session in Ghana at the Accra Sports Stadium. Jordan Ayew played in the 1-1 draw in Kumasi last Friday but according to ...

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“We will fight for Ghana in Brazzaville”- Christian Atsu

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Black Stars winger Christian Atsu has revealed that he and his team are very ready to give off their best in Brazzaville on Tuesday when they face Congo. After the first encounter ended in a 1-1 draw last Friday, fans of the team have criticised the team’s performance and observers have ruled the team out of qualifying for the 2018 ...

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