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Ghana ranked 25th in latest FIFA rankings


Ghana is now in the top 30 of the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. The Black Stars are now ranked 25th on the global ladder of footballing nations in the July rankings. Ghana recently beat Mauritius 7-1 in the first round of the 2017 AFCON qualifiers in Accra to gain 27 more points to the 800 it already has. ...

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Copa America 2015: Paraguay fight back to draw with Argentina

Messi with his dejected team mates (Image credit: Reuters)

Paraguay fought back from two goals down to deny Argentina victory in their opening game of the Copa America. Argentina, runners-up at the 2014 World Cup, raced ahead in the first half as Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero slotted in before Barcelona’s Lionel Messi converted a penalty. Paraguay fought back after the break, Nelson Valdez halving the deficit with a long-distance ...

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FIFA U-20 World Cup: Ghana edge Argentina in Group B thriller

Yaw Yeboah #17 of Ghana celebrates his team's third goal with team mates during the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 Group B match between Argentina and Ghana at Wellington Regional Stadium on June 2, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

The Black Satellites beat Argentina 3-2 in their second Group B match of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Ghana started the match with Granada B midfielder Clifford Aboagye as captain after he missed out on the opening match against Austria and he made his presence count in the 44th minute as he slid Benjamin Tetteh through ...

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U-20 World Cup: Panama deny Correa-inspired Argentina


Panama twice battled back from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against Argentina in an entertaining Group B opener at Wellington’s Regional Stadium. The Panamanians’ dogged refusal to accept defeat stole the headlines that would otherwise have belonged to Angel Correa, the Albiceleste star who bagged a brace. Correa arrived in New Zealand hotly tipped to be among the tournament’s ...

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Martino names Argentina prelimary squad for Copa America


Carlos Tevez and Javier Pastore, overlooked for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, have been named alongside Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Ezequiel Lavezzi in Argentina’s preliminary 30-man squad for the Copa America. Coach Gerardo Martino will cut the list to 23 on June 1 with the tournament taking place in Chile from June 11 to July 4. However Mauro ...

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