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History maker: John Antwi scores four as Al Ahly dominate El Gouna


Ghanaian striker John Antwi wrote his name in Egyptian folklore when he helped himself to 4 goals as Egyptian Giants Al Ahly steamrolled El Gouna 13-0 in the Egyptian Cup. The feat goes down in history as the biggest score in Egyptian competitive football history. Antwi’s goalscoring reputation has spread through the Arab world following his exploits with Ismaily which ...

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Avram Grant: Ghana can make it to the 2018 World Cup

Black Stars coach Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant says he believes Ghana can make it through the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers and get to the main tournament. Ghana was drawn to face either Comoros or Lesotho in the second round of the qualifiers to be played in November this year. Grant admits that countries will pose some problems but Ghana has the ...

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REVEALED: Why no local outfield player made Black Stars team?

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has opened up on why no outfield players in the local league made his team for the AFCON 2017 qualifier against Mauritius last Sunday. Fatau Dauda was the only local player in the team but he was a goalkeeper and observers had been asking why Grant could not bring in some outfield players in the ...

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Avram Grant defends underfire Razak Braimah after jittery Mauritius showing

Razak Braimah

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has jumped to the defense of Spanish based goalkeeper Razak Braimah after an unconvincing performance show against Mauritius. Braimah, has been partly blamed for the stars conceding in their 7-1 victory against Mauritius. The 27 year old seemed to have lost concentration momentarily leading to the Mauritian goal. In addition, there were moments when he ...

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Avram Grant: Coach content with Ghana’s huge win over Mauritius

Ghana coach Avram Grant (Image credit: AP)

Black Stars coach Avram Grant was all smiles as he reflected on his team’s huge 7-1 win over Mauritius in the first round of the 2017 AFCON qualifiers played in Accra. Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan and Lorient forward Jordan Ayew scored twice each while Christian Atsu, Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam got the other goals on the day. Grant, who ...

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Medeama goalie Tagoe eyes Black Stars slot

Medeama goalkeeper Muntari Tagoe

Medeama Sporting Club goalkeeper Muntari Tagoe says he is looking forward to getting a place in the Black Stars team under Avram Grant. Tagoe was nominated for the Best Goalkeeper award in last season’s Ghana Premier League and he is certain that  his efforts should be enough to get him a call into the national team but he admits the ...

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Ex-Ghana goalie Ali Jaraah wants criticism on Nassamu Yakubu to stop


Former Ghana goalie Ali Jaraah says it is unfair to criticise Black Stars goalkeeper’s trainer Nassamu Yakubu for Adam Kwarasey’s prolonged absence from the Black Stars. The US-based goalkeeper has turned down numerous opportunities to represent the Black Stars after feeling unfairly treated at the World Cup in Brazil. With Fatau Dauda, Razak Braimah all struggling to cement their position ...

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