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World stars arrive in Ghana for Tecno-sponsored Essien charity match

Some of the world’s biggest football stars, past and present arrived in Accra yesterday for the Michael Essien Game of Hope Charity game. Former Chelsea star Michael Ballack, as well as Florent Malouda, Marcello Vieira, JJ Okocha, Djibril Cisse, youngster Daniel Pappoe arrived in Accra on Friday evening via a chartered flight, to a rapturous welcome. They were met on ...

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Gatlin beats world record holder Bolt over 100m in Rome

Usain Bolt suffered a rare 100 metres defeat when he was beaten by drugs cheat Justin Gatlin in Rome.   The Olympic champion said he stumbled after making the ‘perfect start’ and could not catch Gatlin, who won bronze behind Bolt in the 100m in London.   It was Bolt’s first defeat in a Diamond League 100m event since he ...

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Ghana shrug off Sudan challange in World Cup Qualifier…

Ghana Black Stars emerged out of a tough game against Sudan in Omdurman with all the spoils after a strong resilient performance. Captain Asamoah Gyan scored either side of Al Tahir’s spot kick before Sulley Muntari sealed the win with a bizarre third goal late on straight from a corner.   The start of the game was a reflection of ...

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Ghana set to beat Sudan despite Sudan’s home advantage

Ghana will be pushing for a win which will keep their qualifying chances for the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals alive when they face Sudan on Friday. An away win at the Al-Merreikh Stadium in Omdurman would possibly alter the log in Group D for some hours ahead of the other fixture between leaders, Zambia and Lesotho on Saturday. Black ...

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Mourinho returns to Chelsea as predicted with a four-year deal.

The ‘Special One’ is back. Chelsea have announced that Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the club’s manager. The Portuguese coach has been give a four-year deal and will work under the title of ‘First-Team Manager’. It’s also understood the Blues have made him the highest paid manager in the Premier League with the 50-year-old earning £8.5m a year after ...

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Black Stars leave for Ethiopian camp

Six players are expected to join the Ghana camp as the Black Stars set up camp in Ethiopia this week for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Lesotho.   Nineteen players departed Accra, Thursday afternoon with head coach Kwesi Appiah after three days of training in the Ghanaian capital.   The French duo of Mohammed Rabiu and Jonathan ...

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Muntari wants Essien, Boateng and Ayews back

Black Stars midfielder Sulley Muntari has pleaded with temporary-retired international players Michael Essien, Kevin Prince Boateng, the Ayew brothers to return. The AC Milan star believes the Black Stars will be invincible when all four players rejoin the team. Chelsea’s Michael Essien asked not to be considered for the Nations Cup, while AC Milan’s Kevin Prince Boateng quit the Black ...

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Robben hits late Bayern winner

Arjen Robben’s late winner exorcised the demons that have haunted him and Bayern Munich in the Champions League as they won a pulsating all-Bundesliga encounter against Borussia Dortmund. The tournament’s recent history has offered little other than unrelenting misery for Robben and Bayern – but the agony is over after a colourful, enthralling final that confirmed Germany as the new ...

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