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Muntari Ghana return debate returns

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Kwabena Yeboah wants controversial midfielder Sulley Muntari back in the Black Stars setup. The Milan player has been on an indefinite suspension since the infamous fiasco in Brazil where Ghana’s World Cup campaign degenerated into a farce. The player had been embroiled in fisticuffs with a Ghana FA official. But the veteran broadcaster feels it’s time for the experience of ...

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We met our targets with friendlies- Avram Grant

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Black Stars coach Avram Grant says the team was able to meet its set targets with the two friendlies played against Senegal and Mali on Saturday and Tuesday. The team drew 1-1 with Mali in Paris on Tuesday and Grant said after the match that he was happy with the team because the objectives set out for the matches were ...

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Grant reveals change of formation ahead of Mali friendly

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Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has hinted at a possible change to the teams shape and style of play ahead of their international friendly against Mali later tonight. Grant believes the exhibition games offer an opportunity to experiment with a different tactical setup and has revealed that he will take advantage of it to also give fringe players some ...

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“Players will recover for club duty”- Avram Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant (Credit: The Telegraph)

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has said players will get enough rest for their respective club assignments in the coming weekend. Ghana is due to play against Mali in an international friendly later on Tuesday in Paris and after that, players will rejoin their clubs but some observers have expressed concerns over possible fatigue ahead of club matches. But Grant ...

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Grant:We lost to a better team

Ghana coach Avram Grant (Credit: The Telegraph)

Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has dismissed assertions that the teams 2-1 defeat to Senegal was due to fatigue. The match was goalless until substitute Moussa Konate who replaced Demba Ba struck twice in 11 minutes to hand the Teranga Lions a repeat of the score they recorded against Ghana in the Afcon 2015. “Maybe some of the players ...

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Black Stars train in France ahead of Senegal friendly

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The Black Stars have begun preparing for their international friendlies in France against Senegal and Mali on the 28th and 31st of March respectively. Coach Avram Grant supervised the team’s first training session on Wednesday which had twenty players present. The Israeli gave late call ups to Atlanta’s Richmond Boakye Yiadom and Chicago Fires David Accam who all made it ...

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Black Stars players refer to Grant as Mohammed Ali

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Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saanie Daara has heaped praise on Ghana coach Avram Grant, claiming he is like “Mohamed Ali”. The Israeli coach was at the helm of the Black Stars at the 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea as the team finished runners up to Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout loss. Saanie Daara is confident ...

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Black Stars to converge in France tonight ahead of friendlies

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Team manager of the Ghana’s senior national soccer team, Sabahn Quaye has confirmed that members of the technical bench of the Black Stars along with Ashanti Gold shot stopper Fatau Dauda will depart for France today ahead of the upcoming international friendlies. The 22 man squad invited by Avram Grant is composed largely of the players who won silver for Ghana ...

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