We will go all out against Portugal – Gyan

Asamoah Gyan (C) of Ghana celebrates scoring

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says the Black Stars will play out of their skin in their final Group game against Portugal on Thursday. The Black Stars currently sit in third place in the group and are 3 points behind leaders Germany and second place USA. The Stars need to beat Portugal, while hoping the game between the Germans and the ...

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EPL: Rio Ferdinand agrees deal to join newly-promoted QPR


Rio Ferdinand has agreed a deal to join newly-promoted Queens Park Rangers, according to Sky sources. Ferdinand is a free agent after being released by Manchester United at the end of last season after 12 years at Old Trafford. It is believed he had offers from clubs both at home and abroad, but he has elected to work under Harry ...

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Klinsmann: We will give everything


Jurgen Klinsmann has insisted the United States will be playing to win when they face a Germany team managed by his old friend Joachim Loew on Thursday. USA’s thrilling 2-2 draw with Portugal in Group G on Sunday has left Klinsmann’s side level on four points heading into their final game. A draw in Thursday’s match in Recife would see ...

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We will try to beat USA – Germany assistant coach


The assistant coach of the German national team, Hansi Flick, insists that the Germans will be playing for a win against the USA on Thursday. The Germans currently sit top of Group G, a point clear of their opponents on Thursday, after a win and a draw from their first two games. A draw in the game would see both teams ...

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Boateng, Boye return to training


Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng and defender John Boye, returned to training on Monday. The pair, who started the 2-2 draw with Germany on Saturday,  picked up minor knocks in the game. Boateng was substituted in the second half  with John Boye assessed by the team doctors after colliding with Thomas Mueller at the end of the game They sat out ...

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FIFA criteria for final group standings


Ahead of the final group games at the World Cup,a lot of talk has been centered on which teams will make it through their groups and into the round of 16. Agentina, Chile, Netherlands, Belgium, Costa Rica and Colombia have already secured places in the next round with maximum points from their opening games. Not all the groups are that ...

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Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi to sue Daily Telegraph


Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi is to sue the Daily Telegraph newspaper over its claim he agreed for the national team to play in matches others were preparing to fix. The allegations came after a joint undercover investigation by the paper and Channel 4 programme Dispatches. Nyantakyi told BBC World Service “the contents of the publication are not wholly ...

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Muntari gives to the poor in Brazil


Ghanaian midfielder, Sulley Muntari, has given an undisclosed amount of money to disadvantaged children in Brazil. The Black Stars player, a devout Muslim, took some time off his schedule to tour the city of Maceio, where the Stars are based. Muntari interacted with the residents, who came out in their numbers to see the AC Milan player, taking photographs and ...

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Afful speed ahead for Ghana


There were just five minutes remaining of an electrifying encounter between Ghana and Germany. The two sides had left no inch of turf uncovered at Estadio Castelao and the score was locked at 2-2. Yet despite the heat and humidity in Fortaleza – strength-sapping conditions for any player – there was one man who continued to charge around the pitch, dashing back ...

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FIFA investigate as GFA call in police over match-fixing claims


FIFA are looking into media claims over alleged attempts to fix Ghana matches after the country’s FA asked police to investigate two men. The world governing body confirmed on Monday that they are evaluating the matter after being contacted by the Ghanaian Football Association (GFA). They also stressed that the claims were not related to any matches at the World ...

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