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Kwesi Appiah has final say on Asamoah’s return – George Afriyie

Inter Milan make offer for Kwadwo Asamoah

Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie says the return of Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah to the national team is a decision which should solely be left to head coach Kwesi Appiah. The versatile player has put in stellar performances for the Bianconeri in the past couple of weeks and recently recorded his 150th cap for the side in ...

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Ghana drops to 54th in February FIFA Ranking

Ghana dropped four places to the 54th position in the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The Black Stars had occupied the 50th position in the January ranking but lost 68 points to drop out of the top 50. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa, behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon ...

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Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra on ...

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From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived [Article]

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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Gyan will captain Black Stars until… – Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has said that captain Asamoah Gyan will continue leading the team for the time being. Gyan has captained the Black Stars since 2012 when he was given the role by Kwesi Appiah during his first stint with the national team. Gyan has since gone on to captain the team at four AFCON tournaments and ...

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Ibrahim Tanko assures fixing blunt Stars attack

Black Stars assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, says that he and his fellow coaches will resolve the team’s goal-scoring challenges before the next set of qualifiers come up in 2018. On Sunday, Ghana scored only once against Egypt despite creating chances on the day. In addition, Ghana only scored twice at home during the World Cup qualifiers leading to major concerns ...

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QUAO: Appiah taking good, solid baby steps

Despite Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Egypt on Sunday in Cape Coast, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao believes that the Black Stars showed great positive signs in their rebuilding process led by Kwesi Appiah. The result may have been a draw but coach Kwesi Appiah can walk away a happy man knowing that his rebuilding job is on the right track. The ...

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Ghana held 1-1 by Egypt in final World Cup qualifier

Ghana’s Black Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by Egypt in their final World Cup qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium. Ghana dominated the early stages of the game and went close from distance on a couple of occasions through Mubarak Wakaso and debutant Nana Opoku Ampomah. Both teams were dealt first-half injury blows as Nana Opoku Ampomah for ...

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Photos: Black Stars arrive at Cape Coast Stadium

Ghana’s Black Stars have arrived at the Cape Coast Stadium for their final FIFA World Cup qualifier against Egypt. The team received a rapturous welcome from the Cape Coast crowd upon arrival with fans bearing high hopes of finishing the disappointing campaign on a high. Ghana have lost their last three competitive games against the Pharoahs and will be hoping ...

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2018 WCQ: Black Stars hold training session in Cape Coast [Photos]

The Black Stars had their first training session on Tuesday afternoon at the Cape Coast Stadium ahead of their final World Cup qualifier against Egypt. 20 out of 23 players called up for the game took part in the session under the guidance of Head Coach Kwesi Appiah and his technical team. According to Citi News’ Central Regional Correspondent, Joseph Ackon Mensah, Captain Asamoah ...

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