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Sulley Muntari punished by Italian FA in racism probe

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Sulley Ali Muntari has been suspended by the Disciplinary Commission for walking off during Cagliari-Pescara due to racist insults, but Inter and Lazio have suspended bans. The incident caused huge controversy in Serie A and beyond, as the midfielder was booked by the referee for dissent. The Ghana international then became angry and walked off the field, as the official ...

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Kwesi Appiah begins second tenure as Black Stars head coach

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Kwesi Appiah has officially started his second spell as head coach of Ghana’s senior male national soccer team the Black Stars following his appointment to the position a month ago. The gaffer was originally slated to start work on May 1, according to the contents of his appointment letter but has had to wait a while longer since the day ...

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Anthony Baffoe upset with growing racism in football

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FIFA and CAF match commissioner and General coordinator Anthony Baffoe has expressed his dismay at the prevalence of racism in football following an incident involving Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari during a Serie A match. The veteran midfielder walked off the pitch following persistent racist chants aimed at him by fans of the home team Cagliari during their match against Pescara. ...

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Ghana to face USA in July 1 friendly

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The Black Stars will play against the United States in an international friendly on July 1 at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut. The match forms part of the United States’ preparations for their hosting of the Gold Cup tournament which starts on July 7. The match was announced by the United States Soccer Federation in April but the ...

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Sulley Muntari walks off field during Pescara’s game at Cagliari due to racial abuse

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Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari was booked and walked off the field in protest at alleged racist abuse from the Cagliari fans. The incident occurred during the 1-0 defeat to Cagliari at the Stadio Sant’Elia. The Ghana international was furious and protested against referee Daniele Minelli, visibly agitated and slapping the skin on his own arm to make the point. It ...

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Kalusha Bwalya endorses Kwesi Appiah

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Zambian football legend Kalusha Bwalya has thrown his support behind Kwesi Appiah to succeed as he prepares to start work officially as head coach of the Black Stars. Appiah is putting the final touches to his backroom staff according to reports as he starts work on May 1,with Ibrahim Tanko and Maxwell Konadu expected to be his assistants even though ...

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Atsu praises Benitez’s management skills

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Black Stars and Newcastle United winger, Christian Atsu, has praised Rafael Benitez’s management acumen in guiding the Magpies back to the Premier League after the just a year in the Championship. Atsu contributed one goal in Newcastle’s 4-1 win over Preston on Monday which sealed their place in the English top flight next season. For observers, Benitez has strengthened his ...

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Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Mensah shares adorable family photo

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Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Mensah has shared an adorable photo of his family on social media. Mensah, on loan at Portuguese topflight side Vitória Guimarães from Atletico Madrid revealed the picture to end any form of speculation that he has jilted girlfriend. The former Getafe man is engaged to beautiful Portuguese girlfriend Anna Mensah. The two have been together for almost ...

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Jonathan Mensah is highest paid Ghanaian in MLS

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Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah will pocket USD 844, 000 per year making him the highest earner among Ghanaian players in the MLS. This was revealed following the publication of the 2017 wages of players in the league by the  Major League Soccer Players Union on Tuesday. Mensah joined Columbus Crew in January 2017 as one of the team’s designated ...

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