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Egypt coach Hector Cuper reveals plans for Uganda match


Head coach of the Egyptian national team, Hector Cuper, says he has figured out the Cranes of Uganda and he knows to get the needed result in their clash today in Kampala. Egypt have 6 points while the Ugandans have 4 and a win for the home team will be good news to Ghana. However, Cuper, has other ideas and ...

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Osei Kofi doubts Ghana’s World Cup qualification ambition


Ghanaian football legend Rev Osei Kofi has expressed shock at the level of optimism from certain quarters in the build up to Ghana’s third world cup qualifier against Congo. Ghana’s Black Stars face an uphill task to qualify for the global showpiece after a draw and a defeat that has left them six points behind Group E leaders Egypt. The ...

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Black Stars continue Congo Brazzaville preps today

Ghana Black Stars training

The Black Stars will today continue their preparations for Friday’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Congo Brazzaville. 22 players of the team, including Asamoah Gyan, Andre and Jordan Ayew, Afriyie Acquah, John Boye and Jonathan Mensah, trained on Tuesday at the Baba Yara Stadium in the team’s first major session and they were supervised by Kwesi Appiah and the rest ...

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John Boye: World Cup qualification battle is the Lord’s


Ghana and Sivasspor defender John Boye is still optimistic that a combination of divine intervention and the unpredictability of the game of football will come together to enable Ghana qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup. Ghana’s qualifying campaign got off to the worst possible start under the guidance of Israeli manager Avram Grant after a draw against the Cranes ...

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FIFA 2018 WC Qualifiers: Black Stars begin Congo preps

Black Stars playing footy tennis at Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi (Image credit: Fentuo Tahiru/ Ultimate FM)

Only 11 players of Black Stars team were involved in the team’s first training session in Kumasi yesterday ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on Friday. The team went through a recovery session and some footy tennis at its base, the Golden Tulip Hotel, after arriving in Kumasi at about 4pm under the supervision of ...

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Andy Yiadom absent for Barnsley in win over Sunderland despite transfer hitch


Ghana defender Andy Yiadom missed Barnsley FC’s outstanding 2-0 victory over Sunderland in the English Championship at the Oakwell Stadium on Saturday. Yiadom, 25, was heavily linked to join English Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town in a £2 million deal following a stellar performance for the Tykes last season. The proposed move collapsed at the last minute after talks between the ...

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Jonathan Mensah pleased with debut MLS goal

(Image credit: Alena Schuckmann / Columbus Crew SC)

Ghana defender, Jonathan Mensah, is a happy man after getting his first goal for Columbus Crew in the MLS on Saturday. The former Evian and Anzhi defender headed home the winning goal in Columbus’ 2-1 victory over FC Dallas much to the delight of the fans and his team mates. Mensah was playing in his 21st game for the team ...

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Playing for Ghana is a dream come true – Edwin Gyasi


New Black Stars midfielder Edwin Gyasi has opened up about his joy of being finally called up for the senior national team. The 26 year old who was born in the Dutch city of Amsterdam has spent a huge chunk of his playing career in the Netherlands and had an opportunity to play for the Oranje which he turned down. ...

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Black Stars to begin training in Kumasi on Monday

Ghana Black Stars training

The Black Stars will begin preparations for their World Cup qualifying match against Congo at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi on Monday August 28 at 3:30pm. Players named in coach Kwesi Appiah’s 24-man squad are expected to start arriving in Ghana on Sunday evening. The squad will move to Kumasi where coach Appiah and his technical team will take the ...

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