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Asamoah Gyan found guilty of ‘unethical hair’

Gyan was recently in action for Ghana at the African Cup of Nations (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is among more than 40 players to have been found guilty of having “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines. The 31-year-old Ghanaian is on loan at Dubai-based Arabian Gulf League side Al Ahli from Shanghai SIPG. In 2012, Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Waleed Abdullah was told to cut his “un-Islamic” hair by the ...

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Ex-Ghana coach Sam Arday passes on in Accra

Sam Arday

Former national team coach Samuel Arday passed on in Accra on Sunday. He was said to have been suffering from illness and was sent to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital where the unfortunate incident happened. He died at age 71. Arday led Ghana to win the 1995 African U-17 Championship in Mali and the U-17 World Cup in Ecuador  using a ...

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Christian Atsu features in Newcastle win at Wolves


Black Stars attacker Christian Atsu played for 44 minutes for Newcastle as they beat Wolves 1-0 to go back to the top of the English Championship on Saturday. The match was Atsu’s first since his return from the African Nations Cup in Gabon where Ghana finished fourth. He replaced eventual match-winner Aleksandar Mitrovic after 46 minutes and after the match, ...

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Ghana moves up on FIFA rankings after AFCON 2017

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Ghana moved up 9 places on the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. The rankings were the first published by the world football governing body after the 2017 AFCON and performances in the competition were expected to have a bearing on the placements. Ghana’s three wins and three losses in the tournament helped to move the Black Stars upwards from ...

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“Swansea is perfect place to grow”- Jordan Ayew


Jordan Ayew believes he has found the “perfect place to grow” at Swansea City as he relishes the next step in his career. The Ghanaian, who can play either on the wing or as a striker, takes part in his first training session with his new team-mates today, having arrived at the club after helping Ghana reach the African Cup ...

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Players in the Ghana Premier League are not paid well-Avram Grant


Former Ghana coach Avram Grant has revealed that one of the biggest problems facing the Ghana Premier League is the low salary being paid to players in the league. The 60-year-old during his time as head coach of the Black Stars failed consistently to name players in the Ghana Premier League in his team but reveals that the bigger problem ...

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Improve conditions to keep players in Ghanaian league- Avrant Grant to GFA

Avram Grant (Image credit: Images Image)

Departing Ghana coach Avram Grant has cautioned the Ghana Football Association to ameliorate conditions existing in the Ghana Premier League in order to stop the mass exodus of the players to overseas destinations. Grant believes that because factors such as wages and income, poor pitches and low levels of technical knowledge among coaches go a long way to affect the ...

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