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Rejected Rashid Sumaila Backs Black Stars To Excel At 2017 Afcon

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Qatar-based defender Rashid Sumaila has backed the Black Stars to excel at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Sumaila, who plays for Al Gharafa, was omitted from the final 23-man squad after being included in the provisional list. The former Ebusua Dwarfs strong centre-b ...

Medeama confirm agreeing a deal with Kotoko over striker Abass Mohammed

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Medeama have agreed a deal with Kotoko regarding striker Abass Mohammed, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. Mohammed underwent a mandatory medical at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi on Monday. The young striker is expected to put pen-to-paper on a permanent contract ...

Ghana coach hands starting roles to Thomas Partey and Daniel Amartey to face Uganda; Acquah, Jonathan Mensah lose places

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana coach Avram Grant has named debutant Thomas Partey in his starting line up to face Uganda in their Group D opener on Tuesday at the Stade Port Gentil. The Atletico Madrid rising star got the nod ahead of Afriyie Acquah who has been struggling for game time at Italian outfit Torino. ...

Ghana President Akufo Addo speaks with Black Stars players ahead of Uganda showdown

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana President Nana Akufo Addo has had a telephone conversation with the Black Stars players just hours before taking on Uganda in their crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D opener today (Tuesday). The Ghanaian leader urged the team to aim for gold at the continental showp ...

Ex-President John Mahama calls for support for the Black Stars ahead of Uganda clash

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on the nation to throw their weight behind the team to help them win the Africa Cup of Nation in Gabon. According to him the Black Stars have starved for long without winning the trophy thus the need for the entire nation to back them in thei ...

AFCON 2017: Mali without key duo Diakite, Traoré ahead of Egypt clash

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Mali will be without goalkeeper Soumbeyla Diakite and midfielder Adama Traorà ahead of their Nations Cup group D opener against Egypt on Tuesday. Diakete, who is the Eagles first-choice goalkeeper, has been knocked back by a shoulder injury. Monaco ace Adama Traorà has also been ruled ...

English side Carlisle United release veteran Ghanaian striker Derek Asamoah

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Carlisle United have released veteran Ghanaian striker Derek Asamoah following the expiration of his short-term deal. Asamoah, 35, has been told to look elsewhere by the English League Two side. He signed a three months renewal contract in October last year. The Blues have decided ag ...

#AFCON2017: Mahama courts support for Black Stars

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on Ghanaians to throw their weight behind the Black Stars to help them win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon. According to him the Black Stars have hungered for long for the trophy thus the need for the entire nation to back them in their q ...

Gyan starts for Black Stars, Partey in midfield

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana coach Avram Grant has named a strong side for Ghana rsquo;s opener against Uganda in their Group D African Cup of Nations. 8 players who started the final against Ivory Coast start in Port-Gentil as Ghana aim to go one better than they did in 2015. Midfielder Thomas Partey , who will be ...

Black Stars coach Avram Grant to make changes for Uganda AFCON opener

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ghana coach Avram Grant is likely to make changes to his starting line up against Uganda on Tuesday in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The former Chelsea manager could shuffle the pack in defence as he must a choice between John Boye and Daniel Amartey. He is also likely to make chang ...

AFCON 2017: Humid weather condition not a worry for Uganda coach ahead of Ghana showdown

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The humid weather in Port-Gentil is not a concern for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D opener as far as Uganda coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic is concerned. The Cranes will battle the Black Stars on Tuesday and there have been concerns raised about the weather condition. ...

AFCON 2017: Uganda duo Awany, Wasswa to replace suspended duo ahead of Ghana cracker

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Uganda duo Timothy Awany and Hassan Wasswa are expected to replace suspended duo Murushid Juuko and Khalid Aucho ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D opener on Tuesday. The two players who play for KCCA, are tipped to replace the experienced duo. The Cranes will be ...

Ghana legend Sammy Kuffuor backs Mamelodi Sundowns star Billiat to play in Europe

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Ex-Ghana defender Samuel Kuffuor is tipping Mamelodi Sundowns and Zimbabwe winger Khama Billiat to play in Europe this year. The ex-Bayern Munich star, has been left overly impressed with the quality of the 26-year-old. The wonderfully-gifted wideman has impressed for both clu ...
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