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GFA: Saif Rubie is a liar

(L-R) Kwesi Nyantakyi, Fred Crenstil and George Afriyie

The Ghana Football Association have in a statement published on its official website rubbished claims made by Saif Rubie, agent of Black Stars head coach Avram Grant that the lack of talent in the First Capital Plus Premier league is what has kept the head coach from staying in Ghana to monitor players. Saif Rubie who according to the GFA ...

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My doors are opened to all – Avram Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars Coach, Avram Grant has dispelled concerns that he has turned his back on locally-based players in his call-ups to the Black Stars. In an exclusive interview with www.ghanafa.org upon his return from Europe, Grant said as far as he is concerned, there is no such classification as a local player or a foreign player when considering players for ...

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Ghana name 24-man squad to face Rwanda

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Coach Avram Grant has named a 24-man squad for the upcoming 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Rwanda. The Black Stars will play a friendly against Congo in Brazzaville on September 1 before travelling to Kigali on three days later to take on the Amavubi of Rwanda in their second qualifying group stage match. Former U-20 stars Godfred ...

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Jordan Ayew, Christian Atsu feature in Capital One Cup 2nd round

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Ghana duo of Jordan Ayew and Christian Atsu both played for their respective clubs in the second round of the Capital One Cup in England on Tuesday. Atsu played 76 minutes for Bournemouth in their 4-0 victory over Hartlepool United and he set up team-mate Junior Stanislas to score in the 65th minute. Even before then, Atsu had struck the ...

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Saif Rubie: Grant stays away because Ghana league is poor

Avrm Grant's agent Saif Rubie

Agent of Black Stars coach Avram Grant, Saif Rubie, has defended his client’s decision to stay longer in Europe than in Ghana  by saying that the Ghanaian league is not of the highest quality. Black Stars Management Committee chairman George Afriyie said on Citi Sports’ Sports Panorama on Friday 21st August that the GFA was unhappy with the coach due to ...

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Avram Grant arrives in Ghana

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Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, George Afriyie has revealed that the head coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant arrived in Accra following his prolonged leave. The Israeli tactician will lead the senior national team in an international friendly against Congo on September 1 but Grant’s absence for over a month, raised concerns that he was deliberately staying ...

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Gyan scores in SIPG win over Greenland Shenhua

Gyan celebrates his debut goal for Shanghai SIPG  (Image credit: Ghana Soccernet)

Black Stars forward Asamoah Gyan scored his fourth goal for Shanghai SIPG as they beat Shanghai Greenland Shenhua 2-1 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday. Gyan scored in the 65th minute for SIPG to make it 1-1 after former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill found the net for Greenland in the 19th minute with a penalty. 7 minutes after Gyan’s ...

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George Afriyie: GFA owes no salary arrears to Grant

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Chairman of the Black Stars management committee, George Afriyie, has denied claims the GFA owes Avram Grant and that has caused his prolonged stay away from the country. Ghana is set to play Congo on the 1st of September in an exhibition match before taking on the Amavubi of Rwanda in Kigali four days later  but coach Avram Grant is yet ...

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