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GFA deny dissolving Black Stars backroom staff

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The Ghana Football Association have rubbished claims that the current technical team of the Black Stars has been dissolved. Uncertainty over who becomes the successor to Avram Grant has sparked a number of reports in the media surrounding the back room staff. The head coach’s position is currently occupied by assistant manager of the team Maxwell Konadu on an interim ...

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Kwesi Appiah not new Black Stars head coach- GFA

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The Ghana Football Association has dismissed reports stating that Kwesi Appiah has been chosen to be the next Black Stars head coach. Despite no official news from the football association after receiving over 60 applications from interested coaches, news of Appiah’s second appointment has gained traction in the last few days. The Sports Ministry’s stance on Ghana getting a local ...

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MOYS pushing for local Black Stars coach

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The Ministry of Youth and Sports have given indication that a Ghanaian manager is next in line to become the next head coach of Ghana’s senior male football team, the Black Stars. The Ghana Football Association has received over 60 applications for the vacant position following the departure of Israeli manager Avram Grant. A number of local coaches including Bashir ...

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Ghana defender Edwin Gyimah on trial with Swedish side Helsingborg

Ghana international Edwin Gyimah

Ghana defender Edwin Gyimah is on a trial at Swedish second-tier side Helsingborg IF, Citisports can exclusively reveal. Gyimah is available on a free transfer after parting ways with South African side Orlando Pirates. He can play a centre-back and also a holding defender. Gyimah will be seeking to follow in the footsteps of compatriot David Accam who excelled for ...

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VIDEO: Andre Ayew picks Neuer, Yaya Toure in dream football team

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Black Stars player Andre Ayew has put out his picks for his dream team in world football. The Ghanaian made this known in a video published by West Ham on their official Facebook page on Wednesday. Ayew, who played for Swansea, before joining West Ham in June 2016, picked the likes of Manuel Neuer, Luka Modric and fellow Africans Sadio ...

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Stephen Appiah: Michael Essien has advised me to go into coaching

Former Ghana skipper Stephen Appiah

Ghana legend Stephen Appiah reveals he received pep talk from compatriot Michael Essien to enter into coaching. The former Black Stars captain is on the verge of receiving his badge after undertaken the managerial course. The 36-year-old enjoyed a largely successful spell with the Ghana national team where he captained the side to its first ever World Cup appearance in 2006. ...

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Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey makes first competitive start for Brondby

Ghana goalie Adam Kwarasey

Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey made his competitive debut for Brondby in their 4-1 win over BK Marienlyst to progress to the quarter-finals of the Danish Cup on Wednesday. The 29-year-old played full throttle as the giants eased past the lower division side. Brondby coach Alexander Zorniger opted to start the Ghanaian for the first time since he joined the side. ...

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Accam scores for Chicago Fire in 1-1 draw with Columbus Crew

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Black Stars forward David Accam got his first goal of the new MLS season on match day one as Chicago Fire drew 1-1 away to Columbus Crew. Accam came up against fellow Black Stars players, Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah in the match but they could not stop him from finding the net in the 73rd minute. In fact, Afful ...

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Jonathan Mensah and Mohammed Abu debut for Columbus Crew

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Ghanaian duo Jonathan Mensah and Mohammed Abu marked their MLS debuts on Saturday as Columbus Crew drew 1-1 at home with Chicago Fire. Abu, started in two matches during the MLS Carolina Challenge Cup prior to the season, completed seven long passes to pair with a tackle won. Brazilian Artur replaced him after 72 minutes. Mensah, who was signed as ...

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Mensah satisfied with debut for Columbus Crew despite 1-1 draw

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Ghana’s Jonathan Mensah was generally pleased with his output and the performance of the Columbus Crew team in their 1-1 draw with Chicago Fire on the opening day of the Major Soccer League season in the United States on Saturday. Mensah made his MLS debut for the Crew and partnered Nicolai Naess in central defence but their efforts could not ...

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