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QUAO: Time to cultivate the garden, Mr. Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Following Ghana’s loss in the final of the 2015 final to Cote d’Ivoire, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao takes a look at what the future holds for Black Stars head coach Avram Grant. When Ivorian goalie Boubacar Barry slotted his kick past Razak Brimah at the Estadio de Bata, Ghana’s dreams of winning their first AFCON title since 1982 were blown ...

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“Be proud of the Black Stars”- Grant tells Ghana fans

Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has called on fans to be “proud” of the team for reaching the final of the 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea. Goals from Jordan Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso and Andre Ayew sent the team to their first AFCON final since 2010 and Grant said the nation should support the team because of what they had done ...

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“Ban Yattara for life”- Grant screams at CAF

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Black Stars coach Avram Grant is asking the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to hand a lengthy ban to Guinean goalkeeper Nady Yattara for his foul on Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan in the 2015 AFCON quarter final. Yattara got sent off by Referee Janny Sikwazwe for the incident but Grant has demanded for a more severe punishment for the Guinean. ...

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“We are getting better in the AFCON”- Avram Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars  coach Avram Grant believes the team is growing and progressing with the tournament and it was a good ground of the 3-0 win over Guinea in the quarter finals of the 2015 AFCON. Goals from Christian Atsu and Kwesi Appiah gave the Black Stars the chance to play Equatorial Guinea on Thursday in the last four and Grant ...

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Grant calls for patience with Jordan Ayew

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars captain Avram Grant has advised fans of the team to ease up on their judgement of forward Jordan Ayew after the group stages of the 2015 African Nations Cup. Some fans of the Black Stars have criticised the FC Lorient player for not putting enough effort to help the team in the group matches against Senegal, Algeria and ...

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Avram Grant: “We are moving in the right direction”

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has expressed his satisfaction at the progress made by his team at the ongoing 2015 Afcon in Equatorial Guinea. Ghana have steadily improved as the tournament has progressed  and they recovered from a shock 2-1 defeat to Senegal in the opening game of Group C to beating a much-fancied Algerian side 1-0. On Tuesday, the ...

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Afcon 2015: Asamoah Gyan says Ghana ‘can take on anyone’

Gyan (in jersey number 3) celebrating with Andre Ayew

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan said his side would not fear anyone after reaching the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana went through after beating South Africa 2-1 and will meet the Group D runners-up in the quarter-finals on Sunday evening. “With this team we can take on anyone in this competition,” he said. Algeria qualified as Group C ...

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How Twitter reacted to Gyan’s winner against Algeria

Asamoah Gyan scoring the winner against Algeria

A last minute strike from Asamoah Gyan was enough to see the Black Stars beat a highly rated Algerian side and breathe back life into their African Cup of Nation campaign. The Al-Ain forward started the match for Ghana after recovering from illness that put him out of the 2-1 loss to Senegal in the first group match. After running ...

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AFCON 2015: Ghana vs Algeria Tactical Preview

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Citi Sports’ Benjamin Epton takes a look at the two teams before they meet in Mongomo later on Friday in Group C of the 2015 AFCON. The Black Stars will hope to bounce back from their painful 2-1 defeat to Senegal and secure maximum points against Algeria when both teams face off at exactly 1600GMT today in Equatorial Guinea. The Black ...

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Grant “mad” at CAF over training schedule

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant was upset at the Confederation of African Football on Thursday for their scheduling of the final training session for Ghana ahead of their second Group C match against Algeria on Friday. Ghana were made to travel for an hour to Oyala for their training and the Israeli was not happy with the incident as he ...

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