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Twenty-six players get local Black Stars call up

Twenty-six home-based players have been selected into the local Black Stars team to begin camping on Tuesday in Obuasi. Only one second-tier player, Hubert Ampah from Eleven Wise makes the list, which dominated by players from Premier League. The training programme at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi will end on April 11, 2013. Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold) Foli Adade ...

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Ba’s goal propels Chelsea to Wembley

Chelsea dumped Manchester United out of the FA Cup to set up a mouthwatering semi-final clash against Manchester City. A brilliantly constructed and executed Demba Ba volley was the difference between the two heavyweights as Rafael Benitez’s team triumphed 1-0 in the quarter-final replay. As expected, both managers made wholesale changes to the teams that started in league clashes less ...

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Under-20 World Cup :Satellites to face Spain, France!

Ghana have been drawn with Spain, France in Group A of the Under-20 World Cup to be held in Turkey in June. The 2013 Africa Youth Championship runners-up are joined by USA, while Group B will see 2013 Caf Under-20 Championship third-placed side Nigeria take on 1991 winners Portugal, Asian entrants South Korea and Concacaf qualifiers Cuba. Africa champions Egypt ...

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Sellas unable to make AYC history

So close, yet so far. Ghana’s under 20 coach Sellas Tetteh could not guide his side to the African Youth Championships victory this time, after doing it in 2009. Sellas could have become the only coach to win the trophy twice. He lost to Egypt for the second time in as many meetings, but this on penalties. The Young Pharaohs ...

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Black Satellites lose AYC final to Young Pharaohs of Egypt on penalties

Ghana’s U20 contingent, the Black Satellites, lost the finals of the 2013 African Youth Championship (AYC) to the Young Pharaohs of Egypt, losing 5-4 on penalties. The game ended 1-1 after regulation time and went into a penalty shootout, after both sides cancelled each other out in extra time. Ghana went behind in as early as the 4th minute when ...

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Ghana-Sudan 2014 World Cup qualifier yields $103,608

Ghana reaped a huge amount of $103,608 (GH¢201,000) in the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sudan over the weekend at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, according to Goal.com Ghana checks. The amount is one of the highest proceeds from Black Stars game in recent times and the sponsors of the Black Stars such as Guinness had their products widely ...

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Black Stars problems Are Spiritual not Psychological – Osei Kofi

Ghana legend Reverend Osei Kofi says the Black Stars’ failure to win any trophy since 1982 is purely due to spiritual issues not psychological problems. His comments come after the president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi told reporters last week that psychological problems have prevented the Black Stars from winning laurels in almost 31 years. Rev. Osei, ...

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Tiger Woods roars back to number one !

Tiger Woods returned to the top of the world rankings for the first time since October 2010 after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational by two strokes. The 37-year-old, who dropped to a career-low 58th in November 2011, replaces Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy as number one. The American’s win at Bay Hill was his 77th PGA title and his third of ...

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