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George Afriyie: Latif Blessing won’t play for the United States

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Chairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afriyie has dismissed the possibility of Los Angeles forward Latif Blessing switching nationalities from Ghana to the United States. Afriyie who was key in the discovery of Blessing and played a major role in nurturing the player during his stint with Liberty Professionals believes the player’s motives are borne out of frustration ...

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Latif Blessing wants to switch nationality to the USA

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Former Liberty Professionals attacking midfielder Latif Blessing has revealed that he is willing to switch nationality to play for the US Men’s National Team if he is consistently overlooked by the Black Stars technical handlers. The 21-year old has been drafted by new MLS Franchise Los Angeles FC ahead of the new season. Blessing signed for MLS franchise Sporting Kansas ...

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BREAKING: Latif Blessing joins new MLS franchise Los Angeles FC

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New MLS franchise Los Angeles FC have selected Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing in the second round of the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday. The former Liberty Professionals forward joined Sporting Kansas City in 2017 season and quickly established himself as a key member of the side recording six goals and two assists in 31 appearances across all ...

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

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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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Latif Blessing fires Sporting Kansas City to win US Open Cup

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Former Liberty Professionals forward, Latif Blessing, scored for Sporting Kansas City as they beat New York Red Bulls 2-1 to win the 2017 US Open Cup on Wednesday at the Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas. The player rose to meet a cross from Graham Zusi in the 25th minute and headed it past Ryan Meara to give Kansas City the lead. ...

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Latif Blessing aiming for big things with Sporting Kansas City

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Former Liberty Professionals forward, Latif Blessing, says he has a lot more to achieve in the MLS with his club, Sporting Kansas City. The player went to the United States in January and has scored three times in 19 matches for Sporting Kansas City. He says that scoring comes naturally to him but he has to put in more work ...

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Veteran Feilhaber endorses game changer Latif Blessing

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Ghana and Sporting Kansas attacking midfielder Latif Blessing earned high praise from his team mate Benny Feilhaber after his early second half goal helped his side beat off Chicago Fire in a 3-2 thriller. Blessing’s third goal in fourteen appearances for Sporting Kansas also propelled them back to the summit of the Western Conference and extended their unbeaten run at ...

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Kwesi Appiah looks on as Latif Blessing shines in US Open cup

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Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah was inside the Children’s Mercy Park, home to Sporting Kansas City and Ghanaian attacking midfielder Latif Blessing. His scouting trip coincided with Blessing grabbing a brace that propelled his side to the semi finals of the US Open Cup. In a match where Sporting Kansas City dominated and eventually won 3-0 against Dallas FC, ...

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