Tag Archives: Daniel Koranteng

KORANTENG: Gyan scores, the arm band gets the headlines

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Citi Sports reporter, Daniel Koranteng, says Black Stars captain deserves more plaudits after scoring his 50th goal for the Black Stars in the AFCON 2019 qualifier in Kumasi. He made his debut as a 17 year old in 2003 and 14 years, later he has entered hallowed company among fellow African football gods. But what happens after this remarkable achievement? ...

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Donsah is one for the future- Maxwell Konadu

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Black Stars 2nd assistant Maxwell Konadu has revealed his admiration for Ghanaian international midfielder Godfred Donsah. The Bologna midfielder who made 16 appearances for his club side missed out on Kwesi Appiah’s Black Stars call up to face Ethiopia in a 2019 AFCON qualifier as well as two friendlies against USA and Mexico. Maxwell Konadu believes the former Black Satellites ...

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KORANTENG: Why is ‘anti-black’ Sagnol interested in Black Stars?

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Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng examines the application of former France international Willy Sagnol to coach the Black Stars and asks why Sagnol wants to handle a team of black players since he once described them as ‘lacking intelligence.’ The frontrunners being considered for the vacant Black Stars coaching job by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have emerged, and a six-man ...

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KORANTENG: The poor refereeing calls FIFA failed to properly punish

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Following the lifetime ban FIFA placed on Ghanaian referee J.O Lamptey for his blunder in the World Cup Qualifier between South Africa and Senegal, Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng takes a look at some high profile refereeing howlers which almost went unpunished by the World Football governing body, FIFA.   Martin Hansson [France vs Ireland, 2010 World Cup qualifiers] Wednesday, 18th ...

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Sports Ministry confirms Black Stars technical team yet to be paid

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The Ministry of Sports has confirmed reports making the rounds that some members of the Black Stars technical team have still not been paid for their work at the AFCON. Earlier this week, both Gerard Nus who worked as the team’s video analyst and Jamie Lawrence who was the team’s fitness trainer revealed that they were still yet to be ...

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Wa All Stars captain Adams eyeing treble

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Wa All Stars captain Hafiz Adams says his side will be aiming to win all three competitions this season. The current champions of the Ghana Premier league will be involved in continental football [CAF Champions League] this season, as well as the league and the F.A. Cup. Adams dismissed suggestions that the CAF Champions league could be a distraction for ...

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Jordan Ayew explains emotional celebration

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Black Stars forward, Jordan Ayew, has explained his emotional reaction after scoring for Ghana in the AFCON quarterfinal game against DR Congo. Jordan, who replaced injured skipper Asamoah Gyan, proved his worth, scoring the opener with a brilliant solo effort in the 63rd minute of the game to push Ghana to victory. The forward’s goal nearly broght him to the ...

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Grant stands by decision to risk Gyan

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Black Stars Head Coach Avram Grant says he does not regret starting Captain Asamoah Gyan in the loss to Egypt in the ongoing AFCON Tournament in Gabon. The skipper was forced off in the 40th minute after injuring his groin, in a game where Ghana had nothing to lose, as they had already secured a place in the quarter final ...

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Grant seeks good fortune to end trophy drought

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Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant has admitted he would need more luck if he is to win the AFCON 2017 Tournament with Ghana. Ghana will be seeking to end their 35 year old AFCON drought by winning this year’s edition, and have already booked their place in the quarterfinals, with two wins from their opening two games. ...

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