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Jonathan Mensah ready to face David Accam’s Chicago Fire in MLS

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Black Stars and Columbus Crew defender Jonathan Mensah says he is ready for his first season in the MLS which starts on Saturday. He joined Columbus Crew from Russian side Azhi Makachkala earlier this year and he is one of the team’s high profile signings. Mensah will come face-to-face with fellow Black Stars player, David Accam and the Chicago Fire ...

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Gerard Nus to report GFA to FIFA over unpaid Afcon money

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Black Stars video analyst during Avram Grant’s tenure Gerard Nus has revealed that he will be reporting the Ghana Football Association to world football governing body FIFA, over unpaid monies from the Afcon in Gabon and also the Afcon qualifiers against Mauritius and Rwanda. According to sources close to the Black Stars, Nus did not only serve as a video ...

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Decisions of GFA Executive Committee held on Tuesday

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The Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association met on Tuesday 28th February, 2017 at the federation’s headquarters in Accra. After deliberations over several issues on the agenda, the following decisions were taken: 1.Six-member committee set up to search for the new Black Stars coach – Following the departure of Avram Grant as the Black Stars coach a six-member committee headed has ...

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Atsu sets up Newcastle win at Brighton in Championship showdown

Atsu (left) celebrating with his team-mates

Ghana winger Christian Atsu played a key role for Newcastle United as they grabbed a very important 2-1 away to Brighton on Wednesday night in the English Championship. The on-loan Chelsea player had been very active throughout the game and his effectiveness showed towards the end of the match. In the 81st minute, his mishit shot found Mohammed Diame who ...

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Asamoah Gyan limps off with an injury again

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan suffered an injury during Al Ahli’s 2-0 defeat at Uzbek side Tashkent Lokomotiv on Monday in the Asian Champions League. He limped off the pitch after failing to shake off a problem he sustained not long after Lokomotiv’s opener and had to be replaced after 25 minutes. Gyan was named in the starting line up late ...

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Atsu trains with Newcastle United ahead of Brighton clash

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Black Stars winger Christian Atsu trained with Newcastle United at Darsley Park on Monday ahead of their clash with with Brighton and Hove Albion. The Magpies are currently second in the Championship one point behind Brighton who have 71 points. On Saturday, Atsu and his team-mates failed to bag the points at home against Bristol City when they drew 2-2. ...

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I still have football in me- Michael Essien

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien insists he will not bring an end to his career despite being without a club in the last six months. The former AC Milan and Real Madrid combative enforcer has been training with Chelsea to keep fit ahead of a potential move abroad. Essien, even though he refuses to admit is coming to the end ...

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Over 60 coaches throw in CV’s for vacant Black Stars coaching job

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The Ghana Football Association has received a deluge of applications for the vacant Black Stars coaching job. According to Citifm’s sources, more than 60 coaches (mostly expatriates) have expressed interest in handling the team. Frenchman Frank Dumas and Scottish Simon Menemy are among the tall list who have put in their CVs to be considered. The Ghana job became vacant ...

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Kwesi Appiah could return as Black Stars head coach

Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

There is a groundswell of support for Sudan-based Kwesi Appiah to be re-appointed as Black Stars coach. The Al Khartoum coach has been identified as the heir-apparent after no major achievements in the last 18 months of Avram Grant’s reign. Appiah has been quiet on the his possible return but the ex-Ghana captain has goodwill to take-over the team. He ...

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Daniel Amartey cameos in Leicester’s defeat in the UEFA Champions League

Ghanaian Daniel Amartey

Ghana international Daniel Amartey made a late entry for Leicester City as the Foxes recorded a 2-1 loss at Sevilla in Wednesday night’s UEFA Champions League. The versatile midfielder stepped out of the dug-out in the 88th minute to replace Marc Albrighton at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa scored in either halves to propel Sevilla ...

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