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Polo wants a local coach for Black Stars

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Ghanaian football legend Mohammed ‘Polo’ Ahmed has urged the football association to award the vacant Black Stars coaching job to a local coach. The position of Black Stars head coach has been vacant since Avram Grant resigned from his post after the disappointing AFCON 2017 Campaign in Gabon. According to Mohammed Polo, the country has abled and skilled personnel who ...

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In-form Frank Acheampong will cost AS Roma 20 million Euros

Ghana and winger Frank Acheampong

Italian side AS Roma must fork out €20 million to prize away talented Ghana and Anderlecht winger Frank Acheampong.  Acheampong, 23, has been linked with a move to the Giallorossi following a breakthrough career with the Belgian giants. Roma have kept tabs on the Ghana international who has overly impressed for the side this season. Manager Luciano Spalletti is a great admirer of the ...

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Edwin Gyimah attracts interest from MLS and the Saudi league

Edwin Gyimah of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership 2015/16 game between Chippa United and Orlando Pirates at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth on 11 May 2016 © Mike Sheehan/BackpagePix

Saudi Arabian Pro League sides Al Ittihad and Al Wadha are all reported to have expressed interest in free agent Edwin Gyimah.  Citi-Sports understands the  midfielder who can also play as a defender has had a lucrative offer from a club in the MLS after it became clear that he had terminated his contract with South African giants Orlando Pirates. ...

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Christian Atsu helps Newcastle United to beat Albert Adomah’s Aston Villa

Ghana and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu was in action for Newcastle United as they reclaimed top spot in the English Championship on Monday night following a hard-earned 2-0 win over Albert Adomah’s struggling Aston Villa. The two Ghanaians were second-half substitutes for their clubs during the game at St James’ Park which strengthened Atsu’s hopes for a return to the English top-flight with the ...

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Thomas Partey to get more playing time after impressing against Gijon

Ghanaian Thomas Partey

Kevin Gameiro changed the game when he finally got on the pitch on Saturday afternoon, but the same can be said of Thomas Partey, who was given his first minutes since returning from an impressive African Nations Cup, in which he was a major factor in Ghana’s run to the semi-finals. Of course, the French striker’s hat-trick will grab the headlines ...

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Ghana FA delegation visits Baba Rahman in Germany

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A high-powered two-man delegation from the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has visited injured Black Stars defender Baba Abdul-Rahman in Germany. The delegation, led by the federation’s vice-president George Afriyie, arrived in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday morning to check on the Schalke player’s injury recovery. Rahman, who suffered a knee injury while playing for Ghana at the recent Africa Cup of Nations ...

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Frank Acheampong named in UEFA Europa League team of the round

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Ghana international Frank Acheampong was named in the UEFA Europa League team of the week after his two goals helped Anderlecht take a commanding lead in the game against Zenit St.Petersburg. The 24-year-old raced the Royal Club into a 5th minute lead before doubling the advantage 26 minutes later at the Stade Constant Vanden Stock. The winger’s opener resulted from ...

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Orlando Pirates part ways with defender Edwin Gyimah

Edwin Gyimah of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Black Aces  on 18 September 2015 at Orlando Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

South African giants Orlando Pirates have confirmed terminating the contract of Ghana international Edwin Gyimah at the player’s own request. Gyimah has been with the Bucs after signing with from Mpumulanga Black Aces in 2015. The former Super Sport United defender, who can play in midfield, decided to call it quits after enduring a very difficult start to the season. ...

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“No issues over Gyan haircut”- Gyan manager

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Handlers of Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, have thrown water on stories making the rounds that the player has been found guilty of breaching rules of haircuts in the United Arab Emirates League. On Wednesday, the BBC and several other portals reported that Gyan and 39 other players had been found guilty of sporting ‘unethical’ hair styles. Rules in the ...

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