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Thomas Abbey joins Ismaily SC

Thomas Abbey (Image credit: Hearts of Oak)

Former Hearts of Oak captain, Thomas Abbey has joined Egyptian side Ismaily SC. Abbey’s contract with Hearts ran out at the end of last season and was in talks with the club for a possible renewal before Ismaily came calling. Abbey had been linked with a host of clubs and went on a two-week trial with South African giants Ajax ...

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Eric Gawu ‘Gatete’: Living the Dream at 35


Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru watched Eric Gawu shine for Dreams FC in the GHALCA G8 Final and says that 13 years after his supposed prime, the striker is as fresh as before. The year was 2005, when as a 17-year old fresh out of secondary school, I saw Eric Gawu for the first time. The players of King Faisal had ...

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Zito praises Dreams FC players after G8 success


Dreams FC Head coach, Abdul Karim Zito, has handed out high ratings to his players after they won the 2018 GHALCA G8 on Sunday at the Cape Coast Stadium. They had to do it the hard way by coming back to win 2-1 against Hearts in the final. Kweku Adjei Darko and captain Leonard Owusu scored in either half to ...

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Nuttal, Polack react to GHALCA G8 semi-final clash

Frank Nuttal (left), Steve Polack (right)

Head coaches of Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko, Frank Nuttal and Steve Polack, shared their thoughts on the GHALCA G8 semi-final clash their teams were involved in on Wednesday. Hearts won the tie 4-2 on penalties after the match ended goalless after 90 minutes. Eric Donkor and Owusu Jackson failed to hit the target for Kotoko while Richard Akrofi ...

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Hearts beat Kotoko on penalties to make GHALCA G8 final


Accra Hearts of Oak beat rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko 4-2 on penalties to advance to the final of the GHALCA G8 preseason tournament following a 0-0 draw at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi. Captain Eric Donkor and Jackson Owusu missed their kicks while Ben Mensah and Felix Annan both saved a kick each as Hearts marched on to the ...

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Len Clay to host Super Cup clash


The Obuasi Len Clay Stadium will play host to the 2018 Ghana Super Cup clash on the 28th of January 2018. The game is a traditional curtain raiser to the new league season and will see the MTN FA Cup holders Asante Kotoko take on Ghana Premier League champions Aduana Stars. Aduana Stars secured their second Ghana Premier League title last ...

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GHALCA G8: Zuma brace sends Hearts into Semis


Hearts forward, Richard Zuma, was the hero of the day as he came off the bench to score a brace to give Hearts of Oak a 3-2 victory over Dwarfs at the GHALCA G8 Tournament on Sunday at the Cape Coast Stadium. Hearts dominated the early exchanges and went close on a couple of occasions, but Alexandre Koassi’s finishing let ...

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GHALCA G8 Day 2: Kotoko, Hearts fall to Dreams, Medeama


The nation’s two biggest teams, Asante Kotoko, were losing sides on the second day of the GHALCA G8 Tournament being played in Cape Coast and Kumasi. For Asante Kotoko, they were beaten 1-o by Dreams FC at the Baba Yara Stadium thanks to a goal from Richard Addai in the 45th minute after he connected a Zuberu Sharani cross. The ...

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Thomas Abbey returns to Hearts training


Hearts of Oak captain Thomas Abbey has returned to preseason training with the side following reports of his imminent departure from the Phobians. Abbey, who was Hearts of Oak’s top scorer in last season’s Ghana Premier League campaign, is currently out of contract and was heavily linked with a move away from the club. But in a stunning u-turn, the ...

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