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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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Black Stars begin camping in Dubai ahead of Egypt clash


The Black Stars began training in Dubai on Monday with some fitness exercises ahead of this weekend’s World Cup qualifying match against Egypt. Fitness coach Jamie Lawrence took the Black Stars players through some gym work outs on Monday morning. The senior national team is camping in Dubai  in preparation for the match against the Pharaohs of Egypt  which will ...

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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 to face triple threat of Salah, Sobhi, and Elneny in Alexandria

The Pharoahs of Egypt (Image credit: Ola Photography)

The Black Stars will have to brace themselves to face the might of Egypt’s Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mohamed Salah (AS Roma) and Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal) when they face the Pharaohs at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on November. The trio was named in Hector Cuper’s foreign-based call-ups for the match on November 13. In addition to Sobhi, ...

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All you need to know about Ghana’s AFCON 2017 Group D opponents


The Black Stars will have to negotiate a tough group D which has been tagged by book makers as the toughest going into the AFCON 2017. Record holders Egypt alongside Uganda and Mali make up three teams Ghana will have to go through if they want to win the AFCON. The Cranes of Uganda The Uganda national football team, nicknamed ‘The ...

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Ghana to face Egypt, Uganda and Mali in 2017 AFCON Group stage


The Black Stars have been drawn to face fellow 2018 World Cup campaigners, Egypt and Uganda in the 2017 AFCON group stages. The draw was held in Libreville on Wednesday and teams were there to see how their path to the 2017 AFCON trophy would look like. It also featured prominent personalities in African football like the President of the ...

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Egypt win 2-1 away to Congo Brazzaville

Mohammed Salah was crucial for Egypt in Brazzaville (Image credit: Reuters)

Egypt moved to the top of Group E after a 2-1 win over Congo on Sunday away in Kintele. Mohamed Salah and Abdallah Saied scored in either half, making Ferebory Dore’s opener count for little. The Pharaohs have three points, two more than Uganda and Ghana who played out a barren draw last Friday in Tamale, with Congo at the ...

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Ghana draws Egypt in 2018 World Cup qualiyfing


The Black Stars will face very familiar foes, Egypt, in Group E of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers which starts later this year. The other teams in the group are Congo Brazzaville and Uganda. The draw was done in Cairo on Friday. 20 teams were in the hat as they waited to see their route for the next World Cup. While ...

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Egypt end six-year wait to qualify for AFCON 2017


Egypt qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 2010 thanks to a 2-0 victory over Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday. A brace from the Pharaoh’s man of the moment, Mohamed Salah was all the seven-time champions needed to join the likes of Gabon (hosts), Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal for next year’s finals. ...

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