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FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Germany put four past Mexico in semis

Leon Goretzka has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer (Image credit: EPA)

Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final. The Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner’s through ball. Werner then tapped home Jonas Hector’s pass to increase Germany’s lead. Marco Fabian scored a ...

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Ghana to earn USD 450, 000 from Mexico & USA friendlies

Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah

Ghana will bag USD 450,000 from the two friendlies against Mexico and the United States in the US. The team is currently in the States preparing to play against the United States on July 1 after losing 1-0 to Mexico on Wednesday. Ghana will play against the Yanks in Connecticut in the second friendly match. Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, revealed ...

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Ghana loses 1-0 to Mexico in friendly


The Black Stars were beaten 1-0 by Mexico in an international friendly played in Houston, Texas on Wednesday night. The match was the second one for Kwesi Appiah in terms of the national team A since he took over in April from former coach Avram Grant. The Stars were without Jordan and Andre Ayew and Daniel Amartey so Appiah handed ...

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Kwesi Appiah to make changes for Mexico friendly


Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah is expected to ring in the changes in Wednesday’s friendly game against Mexico in Houston Texas. The game will be the first of two friendlies the Black Stars will play with the second being against USA on Saturday. Kwesi Appiah will be without key players for both games including the Ayew brothers and Daniel ...

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Black Stars tune up for Mexico test in Houston

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The Black Stars of Ghana held their second training session on Monday ahead of their friendly match against Mexico on Wednesday in Texas. As expected, 6 players, including David Accam of Chicago Fire, joined the 16 who were already in camp for the match. Coach Kwesi Appiah supervised the training session together with the rest of the technical team. Due ...

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Black Stars get ready for Mexico test


The Black Stars arrived in Texas on Sunday (Saturday night per US time) and had their first training session ahead of their friendly match against Mexico on Wednesday. The team was led by GFA Vice-President, George Afriyie, and head coach, Kwesi Appiah. 16 players, led by captain, Asamoah Gyan, travelled on Sunday and 6 more players are expected to join ...

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2017 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Mexico overcome Russia 2-1 to reach semis


Mexico are in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after earning a 2-1 victory over ten-man Russia in front of a full attendance of 41,585 in Kazan on Saturday evening. After Nestor Araujo cancelled out Alexander Samedov’s opening goal for the hosts in the first half, Hirving Lozano headed home Mexico’s winner early in the second half to ...

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Black Stars prepare for Mexico, USA friendlies


The Black Stars have started training ahead of their two international friendlies against Mexico and the United States on June 28 and July 1 respectively. The team broke camp after beating Ethiopia 5-0 in the first AFCON 2019 qualifier in Kumasi and on Monday, they reconvened to start working ahead of the friendly matches. 21 players were at the training ...

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FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Portugal and Mexico play out thrilling draw

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Portugal and Mexico played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in their opening FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 match in front of a crowd of 34,372 at the Kazan Arena on Sunday evening. An evenly contested first half saw Portugal take the lead through Ricardo Quaresma after a fine set-up by captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Just before the break, Javier Hernandez equalised for ...

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