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Black Stars to earn $30,000 as qualification bonus

Source: ghananewsagency.org Each member of the senior national team, the Black Stars will take home $30,000 as a qualification bonus, after topping Group F, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Stars, defeated Guinea Bissau 2-0 to amass five points in three matches and topped the table with a superior goal advantage over Cameroon, who also ...

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Jordan Ayew, Partey score as Black Stars qualify for next Round

Source: citinewsroom.com Ghana’s Black Stars have secured a place in the next round of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday. Goals from Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey helped the Stars remain unbeaten in the tournament and finish top of Group F. Despite being widely expected to be a walkover for the Black ...

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Ghana’s Atsu limps off with suspected hamstring injury against Cameroon

Source: citinewsroom.com Black Stars winger, Christian Atsu limped off the field with what looked like a hamstring injury in the first half of Ghana’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash with Cameroon. Atsu went down after a decent run and shot in the 14th minute, immediately clutching the back of his thigh, a gesture usually associated with hamstring injuries. Although ...

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Black Stars remain winless at 2019 AFCON after draw with Cameroon

Source: citisportsonline.com Ghana’s 0-0 draw with Cameroon on Saturday has left them without a win at the 209 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after two games. The result leaves the Black Stars in a precarious position ahead of their last group game against Guinea-Bissau. Ghana remain two points behind group leaders Cameroon, a point clear of Benin who face the ...

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Watch highlights of Ghana’s 2-2 draw with Benin

Source: www.ghanaweb.com The Black Stars opened their AFCON campaign with a disappointing 2-2 draw against the Squirrels of Benin on Tuesday. Mickael Pote gave Benin a shock lead after two minutes but Black Stars captain Andre Ayew restored parity. Jordan Ayew put Ghana in the front seat with a well-taken shot but Benin drew parity with a shot from Pote ...

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President Nana Addo Pays Visit To Black Stars In Cairo

Video: President Akufo-Addo visits Blacks Stars camp in Egypt Video: President Akufo-Addo visits Blacks Stars camp in Egypt Posted by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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2019 AFCON: Black Stars aim at winning start

Source: Graphic.com.gh The Black Stars will have an opportunity of giving Ghanaians hope in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) bid when they engage the Squirrels of Benin in their Group F opener at the Ismailia Stadium on Tuesday. Coach Kwasi Appiah’s side are bent on beginning their campaign on the high by beating Benin as they chase an end ...

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2019 AFCON: Ighalo scores as Nigeria defeat tournament debutants Burundi

Source: bbc.com Three-time winners and 2013 champions Nigeria edged past tournament debutants Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations. Second half substitute Odion Ighalo scored the only goal after 77 minutes in Alexandria with a curled finish past Burundi goalkeeper Jonathan Nahimana. Burundi – the lowest-ranked side at the tournament – had struck the crossbar in the first half through ...

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