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“I will soon return to the Black Stars”- Kwadwo Asamoah

Kwadwo Asmoah (right) speaking to host of the 2017 Calcio Trade Ball Event, Kojo Frimpong.

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah says he will soon be available for the national team for their various assignments. The Juventus player has not featured for the Black Stars since the 2014 World Cup due to injuries. He subsequently asked to be excused from the team in order to concentrate on fully recovering from his injuries and to concentrate on club ...

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KORANTENG: Gyan scores, the arm band gets the headlines

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Citi Sports reporter, Daniel Koranteng, says Black Stars captain deserves more plaudits after scoring his 50th goal for the Black Stars in the AFCON 2019 qualifier in Kumasi. He made his debut as a 17 year old in 2003 and 14 years, later he has entered hallowed company among fellow African football gods. But what happens after this remarkable achievement? ...

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Dwamena delighted with Gyan link up, yearns for more

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Ghana and FC Zurich striker Raphael Dwamena has revealed that he is eager to lace up his boots again alongside legendary Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan following his impressive debut. The young target man showed great instinct to notch a brace on his debut in Ghana’s opening Afcon qualifier against Ethiopia which saw Ghana win 5-0. The match also saw him ...

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“I planned 50-goal t-shirts as far back as 2017 AFCON”- Gyan

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that he had prepared paraphernalia celebrating his 50th goal for the Black Stars as far back as the AFCON 2017 tournament in Gabon. Gyan grabbed his 49th goal for the Black Stars in the second group game at the AFCON against Mali, and was anticipating the historic 50th goal to come in the ...

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Jonathan Mensah pleased with debut MLS season

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Ghanaian international defender Jonathan Mensah has given his assessment on his time in the Major League Soccer so far. Mensah joined MLS side Columbus Crew in January from Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala and has made 11 appearances for the Black & Gold after recovering from injury at the beginning of the season. Mensah who was a part of Ghana’s triumphant ...

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QUAO: Black Stars score A for performance, A+ for needless attention

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Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, expresses his disappointment at how the Black Stars managed to set themselves up for negative focus despite playing out a marvelous 5-0 victory against Ethiopia on Sunday at the Baba Yara Stadium in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers. The discussion should have been focused on how slick Black Stars were against Ethiopia on Sunday. The team ...

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Appiah defends Gyan’s customized armband shenanigans

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Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah was compelled to clarify the rationale behind a customized captain’s armband used by Asamoah Gyan which he failed to surrender when he was substituted in Ghana’s win over Ethiopia. Gyan opened the scoring for Ghana after heading in at the near post from a cross delivered by debutant Thomas Agyapong, making history and scoring ...

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5 things we learned from Kwesi Appiah’s first game vs Ethiopia

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Kwesi Appiah took charge of his first competitive game since his reappointment as Black Stars coach on Sunday overseeing the 5-0 defeat of Ethiopia in Kumasi. Playing some delightful football particularly in the first half, Kwesi Appiah’s side brushed aside their opponents emphatically, kicking off qualifying for the AFCON tournament in 2019 in style. The first game of Appiah’s second stint ...

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Gyan scores 50th goal as Black Stars rout Ethiopia

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Asamoah Gyan scored his 50th goal for the senior national football team in a comfortable win for the Black Stars over Ethiopia on Sunday. Gyan beat his marker to head home a cross from Thomas Agyapong for the Black Stars’ opener in Kumasi as they roared to a 3-0 first half lead with further goals from John Boye and Ebenezer ...

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Black Stars hammer Ethiopia 5-0 in AFCON 2019 qualifier

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Ghana have kicked off qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon with an emphatic 5-0 win at home to Ethiopia. Asamoah Gyan put the Black Stars ahead with his 50th goal for the senior national team, heading home Thomas Agyapong’s cross in the 10th minute. John Boye scored the second with a brilliant shot on the ...

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