Tag Archives: MLS

Gideon Baah released by New York Red Bulls


Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls FC have parted ways with Ghana defender Gideon Baah after 22 months at the club. Baah joined the MLS side from Finnish top flight club HJK Helsinki but his stint in New York has been plagued by injuries. The club made the announcement on Monday as it sought to outline its squad ...

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From Selling Kerosene to Setting Up a Soccer Foundation: The Inspiring Story of Fifi Baiden


Former Columbus Crew player Fifi Baiden will see his dream of helping orphans and underprivileged children in society come true by organising a football gala tournament and a marathon for the Fifi Foundation at Ayenya, in the Eastern Region on Friday, December 1st and Saturday, 2nd respectively. The events are meant to bring the community together and also to raise ...

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Lalas Abubakar delighted with MLS season


Ghanaian international defender Lalas Abubakar says he is delighted with his performance in this season’s MLS campaign. The 22 year old defender was drafted by Columbus Crew as their first-round draft pick in January 2017, and has since endeared himself to the home supporters with his impressive display. Lalas is one of four Ghanaians in the Crew setup, which includes Harrison Afful, ...

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MLS fans demand more from Jonathan Mensah after playoff semis


Followers of the Major Soccer League in the United States have expressed their wish to see better performances from Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah who plays for Columbus Crew. Mensah featured for Crew in their 2-0 loss on Monday to New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The player inadvertently directed a shot into his own net to ...

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Accam’s backheel finish nominated for Goal of the Year


Black Stars and Chicago Fire forward David Accam has been nominated for MLS Goal of the Year for his strike against Orlando City SC in June. Accam finished off a brilliant team move with a cheeky back heel finish in a game where he scored a hat trick to steer the side to a 4-0 win. The 27 year old ...

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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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Accam excited at MLS Playoff opportunity


Ghana’s David Accam says he is happy to be in the MLS playoffs with his team, Chicago Fire, and is hoping for success. After a four-year absence, the Fire are back in the playoffs on the back of a good regular season which saw them finishing 3rd in the Eastern Conference. Accam scored 14 goals this season and he is ...

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Jonathan Mensah pleased with debut MLS season

Jonathan Mensah

Ghanaian international defender Jonathan Mensah has given his assessment on his time in the Major League Soccer so far. Mensah joined MLS side Columbus Crew in January from Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala and has made 11 appearances for the Black & Gold after recovering from injury at the beginning of the season. Mensah who was a part of Ghana’s triumphant ...

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Accam scores for Chicago Fire in 1-1 draw with Columbus Crew


Black Stars forward David Accam got his first goal of the new MLS season on match day one as Chicago Fire drew 1-1 away to Columbus Crew. Accam came up against fellow Black Stars players, Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah in the match but they could not stop him from finding the net in the 73rd minute. In fact, Afful ...

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