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There have been rewards for the Ghana U-23 trio of centre-back Musah Nuhu, midfielder Yaw Yeboah and striker Kwabena Owusu following their fine showing in the 2019 Caf U-23 Africa Cup of Nations/2020 Olympic Games qualifiers. There were, however, no places for Leicester City's Daniel Amartey, Crystal Palace's Jeffrey Schlupp, Udinese's Nicholas Opoku and Columbus Crew's Harrison Afful, due to injury. Sports 

Ghana Black Stars Name Provisional Squad

Out-of-retirement Asamoah Gyan headlines Ghana’s provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, which starts next month. The inclusion of the 33-year-old Kayserispor striker is undoubtedly the biggest talking point of the 29-man roster, having rescinded a decision to quit the national team on Wednesday after being stripped of the captaincy two days earlier. Fenerbahce midfielder Andre Ayew, who is rumoured to be named the new substantive skipper, is also on the list, just as younger brother Jordan Ayew, Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Teye Partey and Inter Milan…

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Black Stars end World Cup qualifying campaign

  Edwin Gyasi’s first Ghana goal cancelled out Shikabala’s opener as the Black Stars ended their World Cup qualifying campaign with a draw against Egypt. The Pharaohs, who qualified for next summer’s showpiece in Russia with victory over Congo-Brazzaville, were without Mohamed Salah for their final qualifier, but took the lead in the 62nd minute of a scrappy contest. ESPN—Shikabala was picked out by Trezeguet before sending a superb left-footed strike past Richard Ofori against the run of play, with Ghana having bossed much of the contest to that point….

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Liberia Newly named Inaki Williams Uncommitted To Stars

Hawa Wesseh …Inaki Williams Uncommitted To National Team Although Liberia newly appointed Coach James Salinsa Debbah has named Atletico Bilbao mesmerizing forward born to a Liberian mother and a Ghanaian father to the Liberian national team, unconfirmed reports say the forward has not committed to playing for Liberia. The Liberian FA and coach Debbah have yet to say what efforts are being made or were made to bring Williams to the team. He was recently named in Liberia’s Lone Stars Afcons squad that is expected to play the Hawks of…

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Liberian Cracker: Togo Vs. Ghana June 7

Ghana will play neighbours Togo in an international friendly next month in preparation towards the start of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The Black Stars will play the Hawks in Accra on 7 June as they prepare for the matches to be played in the qualifiers next month. Ghana’s leading football website, www.GHANASoccernet.com, reveals that the Togolese Football Federation has confirmed the friendly from their base in Lome. The Chairman of Standardization Committee, Antoine Folly has also announced the decision on Togo national television…

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Afcons 2015 Preview: Ghana Vs. South Africa

MATCH PREVIEW South Africa are without defender Thulani Hlatshwayo, who has not recovered from a concussion suffered in the 1-1 draw with Senegal. And Bafana Bafana will give a late fitness test to defender Rivaldo Coetzee, who missed the last game because of a knee injury. Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan, who scored the winner against Algeria, will again lead the line for the Black Stars. South Africa must win, while Ghana may only need a draw to go through. Ghana are targeting a first Cup of Nations victory against South…

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Top 5 outsiders worthy of Ghana World Cup call-ups

  Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah is set to name his provisional squad for the 2014 World Cup next week as the country commences adequate preparation for June’s trip to Brazil. Goal takes a look at five outsiders who have excelled with their respective clubs this season and thus deserve a place in Ghana’s yet-to-be-announced World Cup roster. DAVID ACCAM – Helsingborg The 23-year-old Helsingborg winger is yet to be capped by Ghana at any level although he was invited to the Black Stars for the 2014 World Cup qualifier…

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