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Avram Grant names final 23 for 2017 AFCON

Black Stars coach Avram Grant (Image credit: Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh/ Images Image)

Coach Avram Grant has named his final 23-man squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations to be played in Gabon in a fortnight. Schalke 04 forward Bernard Tekpetey and AIK Stockholm midfielder Ebenezer Ofori will all make their first ever appearance at the AFCON after making it into Coach Avram Grant’s final squad for the tournament. Lorient forward Abdul-Majeed ...

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“Black Stars is no District Assembly or Parliament”- GFA Prez

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has stated that places in the national team are not automatic or based on allocation but they are earned by deserving players. He was speaking at the press conference organised by the GFA on January 2 to make public Avram Grant’s 26-man provisional team ahead of the 2017 AFCON in Gabon. ...

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Avram Grant ropes in video analyst Gerard Nus for AFCON 2017

Avram Grant (right) and Gerard Nus (left)

Black Stars head Coach Avram Grant is silently working his way to get his team arrive in Gabon in top shape and will bring back Gerard Nuus as his right hand man for the tournament. Nuus is one of the highly rated video analysts in Europe at the moment and is currently working with Rayo Vallecano in Spain. Grant has ...

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Ghana can’t qualify for the World Cup-Alhaji Grusah


Owner of King Faisal football club, Alhaji Karim Grusah, has ruled out Ghana’s chances of qualifying for the World. The tough-talking veteran football administrator claims the four-time African champions cannot qualify to the global showpiece. The Black Stars find themselves in a difficult position after losing 2-0 against Egypt last week, leaving them third on the table with a single ...

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Avram Grant shortlisted for USA head coach job


Head Coach of Ghana’s senior male soccer team Avram Grant has been shortlisted by the United States Soccer Federation to take over the vacant position following the dismissal of Jurgen Klinsmann according to Skysports USA. Grant is currently under immense pressure to perform following Ghana’s less than impressive start to the Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. A 0-0 draw at ...

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Avram Grant eyes ‘good result’ in Alexandria against Pharaohs

Black Stars coach Avram Grant (Image credit: Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh/ Images Image)

Black Stars head coach Avram Grant believes that the team can get a favourable result against Egypt on Sunday in Alexandria. The match is the second for both teams in the qualifying series for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Grant has been overseeing the Black Stars at their training camp in Dubai since Monday and they fly out to Egypt ...

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Grant remains confident despite Gyan absence


Head coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant, believes Ghana can still defeat Egypt, despite the absence of skipper Asamoah Gyan due to injury. Gyan, who suffered a thigh injury on club duty, will be a big miss for the Black Stars, but Coach Avram Grant remains confident of defeating the Egyptians without the skipper. Grant stressed on his faith ...

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Black Stars begin camping in Dubai ahead of Egypt clash

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The Black Stars will begin preparing in Dubai from Monday for their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on November 13 in Alexandria. The team was put together by Avram Grant last week and it included debutants Alhassan Wakaso, brother of Ghana midfielder Mubarak, and Barnsley player Andy Yiadom. Head coach of the team, Avram Grant, is expected to ...

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Ghana names two debutants in squad for Egypt clash


Ghana coach Avram Grant has named 23 players for this month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt in Alexandria. Portugal-based midfielder Alhassan Wakaso and defender Andy Yiadom of English Championship side Barnsley were handed their first Black Stars call-ups for the game on 13 November. England-based Andre Ayew, who plays for West Ham United, returns to the national team after ...

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No Special Security For Avram Grant – Egypt FA


The North African country’s football association chief has rubbished reports that they are planning on special measures to protect the Israeli coach. Egyptian Football Association executive director, Tharwat Sweilam, has denied reports of accepting an offer from Ghana FA to beef up security for Black Stars coach Avram Grant ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifying clash of November 13. ...

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