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Thomas Partey: I came to Spain without telling anyone

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has surprisingly revealed that he left for Spain as an 18 year old  without the knowledge of his guardians. Thomas Partey has emerged as a revelation this season in the center of the Atletico Madrid midfield and it is reward for the dedication and sacrifice he has shown since leaving Ghana with the aim of ...

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KORANTENG: From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived

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Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent ...

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Final Whistle:Black Stars leadership void, Irving’s Celtics streaking

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Fading Generals The Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifiers have officially ended,which means that the timing could not be better for Kwesi Appiah to embark on the rebuilding process he promised when he accepted the job.Indeed the process has already been set in motion with a number of promising youngsters including the likes of Thomas Agyepong and Ebenezer Ofori having been ...

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Partey goal seals win for Atletico Madrid

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Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Partey, scored in the 90th minute to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish League on Saturday. The match was a closely-fought tie and looked like was heading to a stalemate until Atletico Madrid captain Gabi nudged the ball slightly from a free kick for Partey to side-foot a ...

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Thomas Partey blames instability for Ghana’s World Cup failure

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey believes Ghana‘s failed World Cup qualification campaign was due to a lack of stability in the national team set-up. Former Black Stars head coach Avram Grant resigned after an underwhelming Africa Cup of Nations campaign, with Kwesi Appiah returning to the post as his successor following the brief interim tenure of Maxwell Konadu. Ghana took just one point from ...

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Atsu, Partey in 2017 CAF Player Of The Year Shortlist

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Ghana’s Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey have been named in the 30-man shortlist for the Confederation of African (CAF)’s 2017 Player of the Year Award. The two players featured for the Black Stars in the 2017 AFCON tournament in Gabon where Ghana finished 4th. At club level, they helped their clubs across the 2016/ 2017 season. Partey contributed 16 appearances ...

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Ghana watch: Partey, Afull on target for respective clubs

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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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Partey scores as Atletico draw in Copa del Rey

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Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey was on the score sheet for club side Atletico Madrid as they were held to a 1-1 draw by second division side Elche in the Copa del Rey round of 32 clash on Wednesday. Partey was the only shining light in what was a largely disappointing night for the Los Rojiblancos, and he rose high to ...

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Black Stars put three past Saudi Arabia in international friendly

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Kassim Nuhu, Thomas Partey and an own goal from Osama Hawsawi, gave the Black Stars a 3-0 victory in Jeddah against Saudi Arabia in an international friendly played on Tuesday. The match followed Ghana’s exertions in Kampala on Saturday in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and it offered head coach, Kwesi Appiah, the opportunity to hand starts to some of the ...

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