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Ghana, Guinea Preview: A Battle To Ward Off Brazil Curse Or Ebola Scourge

Saturday, January 31, 2015 There is no love lost between Ghana and Guinea. As the two line up tomorrow in what will be an electric quarter final AFCON 2015 duel, each of the two sides has just a little more to play for than just a win. The Sylli Nationale are playing for their citizens back home struck and some killed by t ...

Boring, boring Chelsea: Mourinho reverts to type to keep Manchester City at bay

Saturday, January 31, 2015 It was Jose Mourinho who brought the term 'parking the bus' to English football in 2004 - and the Chelsea manager took it a step further by lining up a whole fleet with their handbrakes on in their 1-1 draw with Manchester City. In a week in which he has reverted to type by moaning about 'campaig ...

Guinea not in for revenge against Ghana

Saturday, January 31, 2015 The skipper of the Sylli Nationale says the game against Ghana on Sunday should not be seen as an opportunity to seek revenge against Ghana. For them, the focus would be the same as that for the group stages where they had to dig deep to progress against some of the biggest football names on the ...

Benzema released as Bale fluffs Ronaldo audition

Saturday, January 31, 2015 No BBC, no problem. Cristiano Ronaldo's suspension meant only two of Real Madrid's three famous forwards began at home to Real Sociedad on Saturday, but while Karim Benzema's brilliance lit up the Santiago Bernabeu, Gareth Bale fluffed his lines in the absence of the three-time Ballon d'Or winner. ...

We are ready for penalty possibilities- Avram Grant

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Black Stars coach Avram Grant says his side are prepared for all possible eventualities as far as the quarter final game with Guinea is concerned. With the tournament reaching the knock-out stage, there is chance the Black Stars could be involved in penalty shoot outs, a scenario Ghanaians are no ...

Dussuyer: Gyan one of the lethal strikers in the world but...

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Guinean Coach Michel Dussuyer says Ghana has in Asamoah Gyan, one of the most lethal strikers in the world but he is looking to cause an upset when Guinea come up against four time AFCON champions. The two sides played each other twice in the qualifiers with the Black Stars edging out the Sylli N ...

Live Update: DR Congo vs Congo

Saturday, January 31, 2015 The two countries divided by one river will compete in the first quarter-final clash at AFCON 2015. It is DR Congo versus neighbours Congo DR Congo will be without injured skipper Youssouf Mulumbu, who also missed the final group game against Tunisia with a hamstring injury. They qualified wit ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic questions Paris Saint-Germain fans

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Paris Saint-Germain's disgruntled fans have been questioned by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who does not understand the reasons for their displeasure. The PSG faithful watched on at the Parc des Princes on Friday as Ezequiel Lavezzi's goal earned the reigning Ligue 1 champions a 1-0 win over Rennes. De ...

TRANSFER NEWS: Inter Milan confirm Alfred Duncan move to Sampdoria on permanet basis

Saturday, January 31, 2015 By Akyereko Frimpong Manson Follow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan have confirmed Ghana international midfielder Alfred Duncan has moved to Sampdoria on loan but the Genoa-based side have committed to sign him permanently. The 21-year-old initially switc ...

Cesar Azpilicueta says Frank Lampard's Chelsea return will be weird

Saturday, January 31, 2015 To see Frank Lampard in action for the opposition at Stamford Bridge will be a weird experience, according to Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta. Lampard spent 13 trophy-laden years at Chelsea, where he won three Premier League titles, four FA Cups and both the UEFA Champions League and Europa ...

Isaac Osae: Heart of Lions striker signs for Saudi side Al Orobah

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Striker Isaac Osae has left Ghana Premier League side Heart of Lions and signed for Saudi Arabian side Al Orobah. The 22-year-old has penned a three-year deal and increases the rank of Ghanaian players at the Saudi club to three. Emmanuel Banahene and Moussa Narry are already in the books of t ...

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win Australian Open

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova to win her sixth Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title. The American world number one, 33, served superbly to win a pulsating final 6-3 7-6 (7-5) after Sharapova fought back in the second set. Williams moves past Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert with ...

Louis van Gaal fumes at questions over Ander Herrera

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacted angrily to questions over the future of midfielder Ander Herrera. Herrera switched to Old Trafford from Athletic Bilbao in a big-money move before the start of this season, but has made just 12 Premier League appearances, half of which have been as ...
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