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Jordan Ayew set to join Swansea


Swansea City manager Paul Clement has confirmed that the club is on the verge of completing a move for Ghana and Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew. The move will see Neil Taylor of Swansea move in the other direction with Swansea also expected to pay a fee of 5 million pounds as part of the deal. “It is not done ...

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Razak Brimah apologises for foul-mouthed rant on Facebook


Black Stars goalie Razak Brimah has issued an apology for a foul-mouth rant directed to fans on Facebook. His outburst was in response to comments on Facebook by fans who had not been too pleased by his performances in recent times. The player, who sounded very upset at the comments especially those directed at his mother, went hard at fans ...

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Jordan Ayew explains emotional celebration


Black Stars forward, Jordan Ayew, has explained his emotional reaction after scoring for Ghana in the AFCON quarterfinal game against DR Congo. Jordan, who replaced injured skipper Asamoah Gyan, proved his worth, scoring the opener with a brilliant solo effort in the 63rd minute of the game to push Ghana to victory. The forward’s goal nearly broght him to the ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi admits predicting Ghana victory

President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that he was extremely certain that Ghana would beat DR Congo in the quarter finals of the ongoing Afcon regardless of the circumstance. Ghana has become a constant in the semi finals of  the competition since 2008 and will be hoping to end their 35 year trophy drought. The Black Stars ...

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Kwesi Nyantankyi targeting AFCON trophy after DR Congo victory


President of the Ghana Football Associatio, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has stated that the 2017 African Nations Cup title is the team’s target after booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Ghana beat DR Congo 2-1 in the quarter finals thanks to goals from Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew in the match played in Oyem. The team has now booked ...

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“Mental toughness will be key against DR Congo”- Agyemang-Badu

Jun 15, 2014; Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BRAZIL; Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (8) points to a teammate during practice in preparation for their opening World Cup game against the United States at Estadio das Dunas. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Black Stars midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu says a tough mentality will be very important if Ghana will go past DR Congo in the quarter finals of the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. Ghana and DR Congo made the quarter finals after finishing first and second in Groups C and D respectively. The two teams will go at each other in ...

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DR Congo coach Ibenge plots Ghana downfall

Florent Ibenge, coach of DR Congo  during the 2016 CHAN Rwanda Final between DR Congo and Mali at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda on 07 February 2016 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Coach of DR Congo, Florent Ibenge, has revealed his plan to upset Ghana in the quarter final of the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. Ibenge explained that his team should seek to neutralise Christian Atsu and that will stop Ghana’s attacks in the game. DR Congo topped Group C ahead of Morocco and title holders, Cote d’Ivoire, to set ...

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AFCON 2017: Black Stars arrive in sleepy town of Oyem


The Black Stars of Ghana have arrived in Oyem for the game against DR Congo barely two hours after taking off from Port Gentil. The Stars are paying the price for a defeat to Egypt which meant they relinquished first place in Group of the Cup of Nations. The Egyptian by virtue of finishing first will stay at Port Gentil ...

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Black Stars leave Port Gentil for Oyem ahead of DR Congo game


The Black Stars have finally left Port Gentil for Oyem where they will be playing DR Congo in the quarter final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars were originally scheduled to leave Port Gentil on Thursday evening for Oyem and have enough preparations before the game on Sunday. But the team was forced to spend the ...

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