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Daniel Amartey: The Performance that could change his Leicester destiny

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It’s been a very tough year and a half for Ghana defender Daniel Amartey at Leicester City. He was brought in by former coach Claudio Ranieri halfway through Leicester City’s championship winning season as a possible long term replacement for their aging captain Wes Morgan but the story definitely hasn’t gone as planned. He has since been used as a ...

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Amartey knocking on Leicester City’s exit door

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Ghana’s Daniel Amartey looks set to be on his way out of Leicester City as the Foxes have turned to fellow Ghanaian Daniel Opare to boost their defensive options according to reports in the Daily Mail. Amartey has struggled for playing time since joining in 2016 and has featured as a makeshift right full back for the 2016 premier league ...

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KORANTENG: From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived

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Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent ...

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KORANTENG: What’s the next step for the Black Starlets?

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Following Ghana’s exit from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng assesses what could have gone wrong and urges the nation to plan for the future with the players at the heart of a transition. Ghana’s Black Starlets have arrived home after their FIFA U-17 World Cup outing which saw them fall out at the quarter ...

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Poor pitch cost us- Evans Adotey

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Head Coach of Medeama Evans Adotey has identified the pitch at the Tamale Stadium as the cause of his side’s defeat at the hands of Wa All Stars in the weekend’s Ghana Premier League action. Medeama succumbed to a hefty 3-0 defeat at the home of the defending champions to drop to 6th on the table. Adotey was left disappointed ...

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Premier League on Citi FM: Who will be Player of the Year?

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In the second of their two-part series ahead of the start of the new Premier League season, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao, Daniel Koranteng, Rahman Osman, Benjamin Nketsia and Edwin Kwakofi focus on the players they believe will make the biggest impact this season. Player of the Year? Nathan Quao – Eden Hazard. “With Diego Costa not being in Antonio Conte’s plans for ...

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Ghana to face USA and Colombia in U17 World Cup

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Ghana’s Black Starlets have been drawn in Group A along with hosts India, USA and Colombia in the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India later this year. The Starlets will be making their return to the tournament after a 10 year absence and qualified by virtue of finishing as runners up in the U17 African Championships in ...

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Sports heroes to benefit from sports fund – Isaac Asiamah

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Minister of Sports Isaac Asiamah has revealed government’s plans of instituting a sports fund which will be geared towards addressing the needs of sports persons in the country. The seeming neglect of the country’s heroes especially came to light after the demise of some big name coaches in the last few months. Veteran coach J.E Sarpong also recently bemoaned the ...

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5 footballers with amazing off-the-pitch careers

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Following the remarkable story of Ghanaian international defender Samuel Sarfo who went from guarding the Black Stars as a policeman to representing the team as a player, Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng takes a look at some footballers who had interesting careers before turning professional. Samuel Osei Kuffuor The strong robust central defender became a cult hero for German giants Bayern ...

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I wept after leaving the English Premier League- Asamoah Gyan

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History-making Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has admitted he regrets leaving the English Premier League. Gyan joined then Premier League side Sunderland for £ 13m in 2010 after a successful World Cup campaign with Ghana. Gyan left Sunderland for Al-Ain in the UAE after just one season although he made an instant impact in the league scoring 10 goals and ...

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