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2016 African Women’s Championships: Ghana, Nigeria make semis

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Holders Nigeria and Ghana completed the line-up for the semi-finals after convincing wins in their ultimate Group B matches on Saturday. Nigeria’s Super Falcons put four goals past debutants Kenya in Limbe to finish tops in Group B whilst Ghana overcame Mali in the other fixture in Yaounde. Both teams finished on seven points apiece with the Falcons on top ...

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

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

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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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Andre Ayew returns to training with West Ham

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Black Stars forward Andre Ayew has resumed training with West Ham United’s first team after a spell out with injury. Ayew injured his thigh on his Hammers debut away to Chelsea in August and he was expected to be out until December. However, West Ham medics stated that they would work on him without the pressure of a definite return ...

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Bafana draw 1-1 with Ghana in international friendly

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 11: Christian Twasam of Ghana and Thabo Matlaba of South Africa during the International Friendly match between South Africa and Ghana at Moses Mabhida Stadium on October 11, 2016 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

South Africa managed to restrict an energized Ghana outfit to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly at the Moses Manhida Stadium on Tuesday evening. Goals from Mubarak Wakaso and Ayanda Patosi on either side of half-time ensured the two sides cancelled one another out and maintain their 3-3 win ratio in eight fixtures. The Black Stars were in control ...

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Black Stars, Uganda play out goalless draw in Tamale

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The Black Stars were held to a goalless draw at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Friday by the Cranes of Uganda in the first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Ghana went into the game needing a win to start the campaign on a good note but they could not get into a good rhythm as the Ugandans ...

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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Scintillating Japan overwhelm Ghana 5-0

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Holders Japan defeated Ghana 5-0 on matchday two of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup at the Prince Mohammed International Stadium in Zarqa. U-17 Women’s World Cup holders Japan were too much to handle for perennial tournament participants Ghana from the start. Riko Ueki fired the Young Nadeshiko into an early lead on seven minutes taking Japan’s goals tally in ...

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Ghana wins ICC U19 CWC Qualifiers – Africa Division 2

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Botswana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone register wins on final day of the competition; Ghana and Botswana qualify for 2017 ICC Africa Division 1 The Under-19 Ghana team won the ICC Africa Division 2 tournament in South Africa by remaining unbeaten in the seven-team competition. The victory allowed Ghana to qualify for the 2017 ICC Africa Division 1 tournament, which will ...

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GFA confirm that Russia paid Ghana for Moscow friendly

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The Ghana Football Association has revealed that the Russian Football Federation paid for Ghana’s participation in the friendly match played on Tuesday in Moscow. Ghana lost 1-0 due to a Feder Smolov strike in the first half in the tie played at the Lokomitiv Stadium in Moscow. Even though the match did not generate a lot of interest among Ghanaian ...

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Rio 2016 OIympics: Ghana’s female 4x100m relay 8th in heats

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Ghana’s female 4x100m relay team finished 8th in the heats of the event in the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The team was made up of Flings Owusu-Agyapong, Gemma Acheampong, Beatrice Gyaman and Janet Amponsah. The quartet made a time of 43.37 seconds in a heat that was won by Jamaica in a time of 41.79 seconds.       ...

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