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Gyan, Ayew out of Congo clash in Brazzaville


Black Stars captains Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew will have to cheer their team mates from the touchlines in Brazzaville after it emerged that they had picked up injuries ruling them out of the match. The two players were taken off in the 1-1 draw in Kumasi in the second half and it has now been revealed that they were ...

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Black Stars fly to Brazzaville today for Congo clash

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The Black Stars will fly to Brazzaville today for Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo. The two teams played out a 1-1 draw in Kumasi last Friday to signal the end of the first round of matches in the qualifying series and the match in Congo starts the second round of fixtures. Ghana will need to get a victory ...

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Kwesi Appiah reveals why Attamah started ahead of Afful


Following Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Congo Brazzaville, many fans have criticised the decision of the head coach, Kwesi Appiah, to start Turkey-based Joseph Attamah Larweh at right-back. Attamah looked shaky and his error led to Congolese break down the left which resulted in Thievy Bifouma’s 18th minute goal. Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia, who was at the Baba Yara Stadium, said ...

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“We lacked sharpness against Congo”- Kwesi Appiah


Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, admits that his team did not have the needed precision in attack to get them the victory against Congo Brazzaville on Thursday in Kumasi. Ghana needed a late goal from midfielder Thomas Partey to draw 1-1 at home with the Red Devils in match the team needed to win if they would get a ...

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NATHAN QUAO: Kwesi Appiah Creating More Doubters


Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao examines the Black Stars’ 1-1 draw with Congo Brazzaville and believes Kwesi Appiah is vindicating his opposers. Everyone clearly remembers my opinions on the appointment of Kwesi Appiah as Black Stars Head Coach. However, I said I would back the coach and give him time to work and succeed. Four matches is clearly not enough ...

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Black Stars suffer World Cup qualifying blow after Congo draw


The Black Stars’ hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup were dealt a serious blow on Friday after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Congo in Kumasi. A mistake by Joseph Attamah Larweh in the first half was capitalised on by the Congolese, who took the lead through Thievy Bifouma. The Black Stars found an equaliser after Thomas Partey stroked ...

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Black Stars to use lifeline against Congo Brazzaville

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The Black Stars will hope to take advantage of Egypt’s loss to Uganda in Thursday’s 2018 World Cup when they face Congo Brazzaville on Friday in Kumasi. The team must have watched in glee as Emmanuel Okwi’s shot went into the net to hand Uganda the victory but they will have to hold their end of the deal up later ...

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Uganda stun Egypt to go top of Group E

Uganda Cranes players celebrate a score against Gambia during the International friendly on 09 June 2015 at Mandela Stadium, Namboole in preparation for the 2017 Afcon Qualifiers.
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Uganda stunned Egypt 1-0 in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualification (CAF), Group E match at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala on Thursday. The victory takes Uganda to the top of Group E standings with seven points, while Egypt slip down to the second spot ahead of the return leg which will be played in Alexandria next week Tuesday. ...

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BREAKING: Galatasaray agree deal with Juventus for Kwadwo Asamoah


Reports in Turin suggest that Galatasaray and Juventus have finally agreed a deal for Kwadwo Asamoah after several weeks of negotiations. According to reports from the Turkish website, Juventus have accepted a €4.7m from the Turkish giants with Asamoah set to sign a three-year contract worth €2.5m a year. The former Udinese midfielder is said to have pushed for the ...

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“We will give our best against Congo”- Andre Ayew


Black Stars vice captain Andre Ayew has assured that the team will be on their A game when they come up against Congo at the Baba Yara Stadium on Friday in their 2018 World Cup qualifier. The Black Stars have lost considerable ground on rivals Egypt in Group E with just a point from their opening two games, but still ...

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