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Ghana watch: Partey, Afull on target for respective clubs

(Image credit: Alena Schuckmann / Columbus Crew SC)

Black Stars duo, Thomas Partey and Harrison Afful, enjoyed their Tuesday evenings for the respective teams in Europe and the United States. Partey featured in Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Qarabag in the UEFA Champions League and fired home the Spanish side’s equaliser on the night in the 56th minute. He was assisted by Antoine Griezmann and he duly struck ...

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MLS Playoffs: Success for Mensah, Afful while Blessing, Accam suffer defeats

Jonathan Mensah (in yellow jersey) (Image credit: Eric Rossitch / Atlanta United FC)

It was a mixed bag of emotions for high-profile Ghanaian players in the first round of Major Soccer League playoffs in the United States. Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful, Mohammed Abu and Lalas Abubakar enjoyed success Columbus Crew beat Atlanta United 3-1 on penalties in the knockout round. While Mensah lasted the entire match, Afful was substituted on the 120th minute ...

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Afful, Mensah, Gyan to miss Uganda on Saturday


Black Stars trio of Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah and Asamoah Gyan will not be available for Ghana’s World Cup tie in Uganda on Saturday. The three players have been ruled out by several injuries  and that has reduced the number of players available to Kwesi Appiah and his technical team. Gyan’s club Kayserispor indicated that the player was injured and ...

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Jonathan Mensah is highest paid Ghanaian in MLS


Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah will pocket USD 844, 000 per year making him the highest earner among Ghanaian players in the MLS. This was revealed following the publication of the 2017 wages of players in the league by the  Major League Soccer Players Union on Tuesday. Mensah joined Columbus Crew in January 2017 as one of the team’s designated ...

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QUAO: Next step for Avram Grant after Baba Rahman’s departure?


With Baba Rahman’s exit from the 2017 AFCON confirmed, Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao looks at how Avram Grant will cope with the situation ahead of the tie against Mali. Player exits from tournaments usually are a shock to the system and no coach wants to be in that situation. You have planned your route and you have decided to ...

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Afful bags goal in Columbus Crew loss to Red Bulls

Harrison Afful Columbus Crew SC in action during the New York Red Bulls Vs Columbus Crew (Image credit: Getty Images)

Ghana’s Harrison Afful got on the score sheet for Columbus Crew in their 3-2 loss to New York Red Bulls in the Major League Soocer. Afful started on the right-hand side for Crew and lasted the entire match but he and his team-mates could not get a win on the road. Sasha Kljestan and Bradley Wright-Phillips gave Red Bulls a ...

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Afful scores first MLS goal as Columbus Crew, Toronto draw

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Ghana right-back Harrison Afful got his first goal in the MLS on Wednesday as Columbus Crew and Toronto FC drew 1-1. Afful struck a volley in the 53rd minute from just outside the penalty box after a headed clearance of a corner. The shot went past Toronto goalie Alex Bono to give Crew the lead but they failed to close ...

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