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Junior Agogo: Five things to know about the former Black Stars striker

Former Black Stars striker Manuel Junior Agogo passed away in a hospital in London earlier today [Thursday]. Having had his career unceremoniously cut short after he suffered a stroke, Agogo met his sad demise at a hospital in London. He might not have been the flashiest, most skilful or quickest player around but when Agogo took to the field and …

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2019 African Games: Senegal pip Ghana

Ghana’s U-20 side suffered a 0-1 defeat against their Senegalese counterparts in their second group game of the ongoing Africa Games at the Stade Municipale in Rabat, Morocco. The Les Lions de la Teranga (Young Lions of Teranga) scored very early in the game through Ibrahima Drame header to unsettle the Black Satellites who came into the game very confident …

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Sellas Tetteh unveiled as Leone Stars head coach

Ghana U-20 World Cup winning coach, Sellas Tetteh, has been unveiled head coach of the Sierra Leone National Team, despite an initial rejection of his appointment by the country’s Sports Ministry. The Executive of the Sierra Leone Football Association together with the Ministry of Sports unveiled the newly appointed head coach of Leone Stars Sellas Tetteh and his back room …

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Andre Ayew set for Swansea return against Northampton in Carabao Cup

Andre Ayew could make his first Swansea City appearance in 15 months in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie at home to Northampton Town. The 29-year-old Ghana forward spent last season on loan at Fenerbahce and had been expected to leave the Liberty Stadium this summer. But he remains a Swans player for now and could face the Cobblers having returned to …

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Kwesi Appiah should have followed the John Terry example, I was so much pained – Asamoah Gyan

Ghana’s all-time leading goalscorer, Asamoah Gyan, has given an insight into what he really went through after losing the Black Stars captaincy armband to Andre Ayew. Gyan, 33, was stripped off the role few weeks before the start of the continental showpiece in Egypt this year. Though he was not cool with the decision, the President of the land, Nana …

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Five clubs in hot race to sign Andre Ayew before deadline

Ghana superstar Andre Ayew is considering ‘five serious offers’ from top Europeans clubs and a high-paying Chinese before the transfer window shuts in England on Thursday, agents close to the player have told Ghanasoccernet.com. The 29-year-old has emerged as a target for his former French club Marseille while two teams in the English Premier League as well as a side …

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There is nothing wrong with blowing $4.5 million on AFCON – Alex Agyekum

Chairman for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture, Alex Agyekum, has said there is nothing wrong in government’s decision to spend $4.5 million on Black Stars at the just ended 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Speaking to Ghanacrusader.com, the Member of Parliament for Mpoho said: “As to whether the money spent is big or …

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Sports Ministry in u-turn on male football participation in All Africa games

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has made a sharp u-turn on the participation of male football team at the upcoming All Africa games in Rabat, Morocco after a last ditch attempt from members of the Ghana Football Association. This was after the International Games and Competitions Committee (IGCC) deemed Ghana’s participation of the tournament as not representing value for …

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$1.4m spent on winning bonuses despite one win for Black Stars at AFCON 2019

A total of $1,489,432 was spent on winning bonuses for both players and technical staff in the Black Stars’ short-lived 2019 African Cup of Nations campaign? in Egypt. This is despite the Black Stars winning only one game at the tournament. The Black Stars, however, finished top of their group which also included Benin, Cameroon and Guinea Bissau. A breakdown …

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AFCON 2019: Algeria 2-1 Nigeria – Mahrez late goal sends Algeria into finals

A sumptuous free-kick goal by Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez on Sunday evening has sent the Desert Foxes of Algeria into the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament after beating the Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-1 at the Cairo International Stadium. A first half encounter well dominated by Algeria ended with the North Africans on the …

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