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Mensah named in AFCON Best XI

Black Stars captain John Mensah earned some respite for Ghana after being named in the best eleven of the 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. The central defender was the only Ghanaian in the team of the tournament constituted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Technical Study Group (TSG) of

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Zambia coach Renard not ready for Ghana job

Zambia coach Herve Renard claims he is not ready to handle a team of the calibre of the Black Stars. The Frenchman inked his name in the history books of African football after guiding underdogs Zambia to win the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations title, and is keen on remaining at post despite being linked to a number of teams on the continent

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GFA must deal with perceived captaincy row now -SWAG

The Sport Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to deal with immediate effect the perceived captaincy row that seems to be rearing its ugly head in the team once again or else the country risks going back to the “dark days” when the national team was hit with a similar row 20 years ago

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Hayatou to head CAF till 2017

Cameroonian Issa Hayatou will remain President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) till at least 2017. Hayatou, 65, whose current tenure runs out in 2013 received a unanimous endorsement to remain at post by delegates at the 34th CAF Ordinary General Assembly held in Libreville, Gabon at the week-end

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Ghana fail to close the deal at 2012 African Cup of Nations

Ghana, playing with 10-men failed to take third place at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday after a 2-0 defeat to Mali at the Estadio Nuevo in Malabo. The Black Stars ended their tournament on a poor note as the match for third place saw the dismissal of Isaac Vorsah in the 64th minute after picking a second yellow card. And that was Ghana’s third red card in the competition

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Goran Stevanovic to be fired as Ghana coach

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will not renew the two year contract of the Black Stars Coach, Goran Stevanovic which expires next month. An impeccable source at the GFA told the GNA Sport in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea that the Serb will not be given another opportunity with the Black Stars

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FA Cup competition enters round of 32

The FA Cup Competition enters round of 32, with most Premier League Clubs paired against lower Division Clubs. According to the fixtures released by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) copied to GNA Sports, losing finalists in the last competition and current League leaders, Kumasi Asante Kotoko will take on Division One side Sekondi Hasaacas at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi, whilst Accra Hearts of Oak is scheduled to play Dunkwa United should the FA rule in their favour over their abortive match against Kintampo Sharp Arrows

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Mensah jumps into Gyan’s defence

Black Stars captain, John Mensah has jumped into the defence of Asamaoh Gyan who missed from the spot kick in their abortive attempt to win a fifth continental glory when they lost to Zambia in the semi final of the Africa Cup of Nations last Wednesday

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African Cup of Nations: Preview: Zambia vs Ghana

Ghana are keen to beat Zambia in the semi-final and go one step better than they did two years at the Africa Cup of Nations when they finished second. The Black Stars and the Chipolopolo clash in the last-four of the tournament at the 35,000 capacity Estadio de Bata on Wednesday

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