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Adomah revels in rapid rise

By Ed Aarons BBC Sport Bristol City winger Albert Adomah will complete an incredible journey from park football to the Africa Cup of Nations when Ghana face the Democratic Republic of Congo on 20 January in Port Elizabeth. After being left out of Ghana’s final squad last year, the 25-year-old who began his football career playing for amateur club Old ...

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TEAM Ghana’s Profile

FIFA Rank: 29 Coach: James Appiah Captain: Asamoah Gyan Nickname: The Black Stars Best AFCON finish: Winners (1963, 1965, 1978 and 1982) AFCON 2012 finish: Fourth-place AFCON PEDIGREE: Ghana are four-time Africa Cup of Nations champions (1963, 1965, 1978 and 1982) which makes them the second most successful team in the tournament’s history behind Egypt. The West African giants went ...

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Kevin-Prince Boateng invited to United Nations anti-racism event

AC Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has been invited to the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in March. Boateng, 25, walked off the pitch during a match at lower division side Pro Patria on 3 January after being racially abused by home fans. The Ghanaian midfielder’s team-mates followed and the match was abandoned. Milan said: “The event ...

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Appiah relishes Ghana’s hunger for results

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah says he is relishing the Black Stars’ show of hunger in achieving results, as his team did in their last warm up match against Tunisia when losing before halftime on Sunday. Appiah’s team were trailing 2-0 in the last friendly in Abu Dhabi before showing their fighting spirit after scoring four goals within 25 minutes in ...

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Cup of Nations is Ghana’s biggest test – Adomah

Albert Adomah says the Black Stars are not getting ahead of themselves after two friendly victories, insisting that the real challenge for the team is when the Africa Cup of Nations begins in South Africa. The winger won for himself a place in the Black Stars squad for this month’s competition and followed up with his first senior goal in ...

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Milan Walk-Off Following Racist Chants at Ghanaian Duo

AC Milan staged a walk off during a friendly fixture after it’s Ghanaian players and other black members of the squad became the victims of racist chants. The game at Pro Patria was halted after 26 minutes when Ghanaian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng kicked the ball at the stand behind him, removed his shirt and left the field with his team-mates. ...

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Ghana starts Afcon as Africa’s 4th-best ranked side

Ghana will begin the New Year and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the continent’s fourth-best ranked team. The Black Stars are 4th in the African placements – just like they finished the previous year – in the first edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released on Thursday. Having moved up four places, the Black Stars now have an ...

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Nations Cup 2013: Ghana’s Gyan ‘will not take penalty’

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed he will not take a penalty during normal play in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The 27-year-old missed a spot-kick that would have put Ghana in the semi-finals of World Cup 2010 and again in the semi-finals of last year’s Nations Cup. After suffering abuse from fans, which led him ...

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