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Gyan eyes Egypt scalp ahead of final Group D match

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Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan has sent out a strong warning to the Pharaohs of Egypt ahead of the Black Stars final group game in the ongoing AFCON tournament, saying his team is going to use the game to set the record straight. Egypt defeated the Black Stars in the final of the 2010 AFCON Edition, and also most recently ...

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AFCON 2017: Black Stars to earn reduced bonuses in Gabon

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The Black Stars will earn less than usual in terms of bonuses at the 2017 African Nations Cup in  Gabon. This was made known by the new Sports Minister designate, Hon. Isaac Asiamah on Monday. According to the Minister, the decision was taken in consultation with the players and they gave their approval. The Minister met with the Black Stars ...

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Gyan not looking for personal laurels at AFCON 2017

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Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan is not hunting for individual prizes at the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon. He says that he is rather focused on the team’s pursuit of the title. Gyan became Ghana’s all-time highest scorer in the history of the African Cup of Nations when he headed home a Jordan Ayew cross against Mali on ...

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“We are going for revenge against Egypt”- Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has stated that the team wants to even the score against the Egyptians when they meet on Wednesday in the final Group D encounter of the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon. The two teams met in November 2016 in Alexandria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and Egypt beat Ghana 2-0 thanks ...

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Maxwell Konadu defends lack of goals from Black Stars

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Black Stars Assistant Coach, Maxwell Konadu has played down suggestions of the team’s lack of goals in the ongoing AFCON tournament in Gabon. Ghana have netted only twice in two games, and the seeming lack of creativity in the team, especially in the second half of their games has been worrying for fans. Konadu says he is not concerned about ...

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Grant seeks good fortune to end trophy drought

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Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant has admitted he would need more luck if he is to win the AFCON 2017 Tournament with Ghana. Ghana will be seeking to end their 35 year old AFCON drought by winning this year’s edition, and have already booked their place in the quarterfinals, with two wins from their opening two games. ...

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Atsu: Workers get paid and the Black stars are no different

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Ghana and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has defended the team’s stance to collect winning bonuses for matches played at the ongoing Afcon in Gabon. The Black Stars players and members of the technical team excluding Avram Grant currently each receive an amount of 8000 USD as winning bonus. In the weeks leading up to the tournament,discussions were held between the ...

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“I know my quality as a player”- Jordan Ayew to critics

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Black Stars forward Jordan Ayew believes that his abilities are not in doubt and he has the support of the rest of the team as Ghana takes part in the 2017 AFCON tournament in Gabon. The Aston Villa player was speaking to journalists after helping Ghana to beat Mali 1-0 in the second group D encounter played at the Port ...

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Andre Ayew: Forward prefers victory over style at 2017 AFCON

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Black Stars forward Andre Ayew says results are his major concern not fancy football at the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. Ayew and his team-mates put up another gutsy performance to get a 1-0 win over Mali in their second group D match played at the Port Gentil Stadium on Saturday. The win sends Ghana to the quarter finals ...

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