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Avram Grant:Ghana’s best players play abroad

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Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has shrugged off comments regarding the lack of local representation in the national team . Grant currently has three locally based players in the squad namely Samuel Tetteh,Fatau Dauda and Richard Ofori. He stated that the nation’s best interests were considered when players are picked to represent the country. “People can always say what ...

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Gyan: Grant is on top of his job

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Ghana and Shanghai SIPG forward Asamoah Gyan has expressed satisfaction with the tactical depth of head coach Avram Grant nearly a year after the Israeli took over the reigns from Kwesi Appiah. His insight on the gaffer comes days ahead of their preliminary World Cup qualifier against the Comoros Islands over two legs. Gyan added that the playing body was ...

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“Grant is not going to Chelsea”- GFA spokesperson Saanie Daara

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The spokesperson of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saanie Daara, has told Citi Sports that stories linking Black Stars coach Avram Grant to a return to Chelsea are not true. Grant was Chelsea boss in the 2007/2008 season after Mourinho left the club and he led them to the final of the UEFA Champions League final in Moscow. But in ...

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Grant releases full squad for World Cup Qualifier against Comoros

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Coach Avram Grant has invited 23 players including WAFA midfielder Samuel Tetteh and Wa All Stars goalkeeper for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Comoros. The two legged fixture which will take place on the 13th and 17th of November will be played on Moroni in Comoros and in Kumasi respectively. Samuel Tetteh has received a first call ...

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Canada friendly helped me observe my options-Avram Grant

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Head coach of the Black Stars Avram Grant says the he is not bothered by Ghana’s inability to beat Canada but was rather delighted with the opportunity to try out other players. The Black Stars needed a 45th minute strike from Middlesbrough winger Albert Adomah to avoid a defeat in Washington. The build up to the game was marked by ...

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Grant seeks the best from Black Stars against Canada

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Black Stars coach Avram Grant has said that his team has enough talent to put out a high performance in tonight’s friendly match in Washington D.C. The Black Stars and Canada face each other at the Robert F. Kennedy Stadium in the American capital as part of preparations for the upcoming World Cup 2018 qualifiers. Grant believes his team can ...

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Grant names 19-man squad for Tuesday’s friendly against Canada

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Ghana coach Avram Grant has named his 19-man squad for Tuesday’s international friendly against Canada in Washington. The Black Stars trainer named four debutants for the match to played in the American capital as the Black Stars prepare for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers. USA-based midfield duo of Lloyd Sam and Kwadwo Poku get their first international call-ups after ...

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Black Stars local contingent lands in Washington for Canada friendly

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The local contingent of the Black Stars led by management committee chairman George Afriyie arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday ahead of Ghana’s game against Canada on Tuesday October 13. Goalkeeper Fatau Dauda, who was the only local based player to make the trip, and deputy coach Maxwell Konadu, were all part of the team which arrived in Washington. Black ...

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Avram Grant: Ghana coach in the U.S ahead of Canada friendly

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Black Stars Coach Avram Grant has already arrived in the United States to begin preparations for Ghana’s international friendly against Canada. The match will be played at the RFK Stadium in Washington. The 60-year-old Israeli tactician took over as head coach of the Black Stars last December and guided the Stars to second place in the Africa Cup of Nations ...

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Gideon Baah handed debut Black Stars call up

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HJK Helsinki left full back Gideon Baah has been handed a debut call up to the Black Stars by head coach Avram Grant ahead of the international friendly against Canada in the United States on October 13th. The former Asante Kotoko left full back suffered a horrendous leg break in 2010 while playing against Hearts of Oak but has managed ...

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