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Welbeck still considering playing for Ghana

Striker Danny Welbeck says he would consider snubbing England to play for Ghana as he has not been completely tied by the Three Lions. The 20-year-old made his senior England debut against the Black Stars when the two sides clashed in Tuesday’s friendly at Wembley

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Ghana vs England: Post Match Report

Absolute and brilliant skill by Asamoah Gyan earned Ghana a 1-1 draw at Wembley as he scored a late equaliser to deny England victory. Ghana and England both deserved something from an entertaining fixture in Tuesday's international friendly. The games first scoring opportunity in the opening half fell to Ghana but Dominic Adiyiah, who found himself one on one with Joe Hart saw his shot blocked by the goalkeeper

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Ghana vs England: 1-1 Final

The Black Stars of Ghana takes on the Three Lions of England tonight at the 90,000 capacity Wembley Stadium in London. Coming off a convincing 3-0 thrashing of Congo on Saturday in an African Cup of Nations qualifier, the red hot Stars led by defender John Mensah will be looking to make history by becoming the first African national team to beat the tree lions

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Ghana vs England: Stephen Appiah Slams Fabio Capello

Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has slammed Fabio Capello's decision not to cap senior England players when Ghana take the field against the Three Lions tonight at Wembley. The FA reported Sunday that the Italian born English manager has released six players from the England squad and returned them to their clubs

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England vs Ghana: Legendary Arthur Wharton To Be Recognised At Wembley

The legacy of the world’s very first black professional footballer, Arthur Wharton, will be officially recognised before England’s friendly international with Ghana at Wembley tonight. West Bromwich Albion’s black football pioneers, Cyrille Regis and Brendon Batson, will join Wharton’s oldest living relative, Sheila Leeson, plus Sir Trevor Brooking in a pitchside presentation featuring a mini version of The FA’s Arthur Wharton statue at 7pm

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Ghana Black Stars Cruise Past Congo

Prince Tagoe, Dominic Adiyiah and Sulley Muntari all scored to cruise 2010 world cup quarter finalist and top ranked team on the African continent the Black Stars to a sweet 3-0 victory over Congo in Brazzaville. Despite playing away from home in front of thousands of Congolese fans, Ghana played like a home team. Prince Tagoe who has been in superb form for his Serbia based club FK Partizan, opened the scoring

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Aduana to face Kotoko for the third time

Asante Kotoko will face Aduana Stars in an all-premiership Round of 16 clash in the MTN FA Cup. The pair were pitted against each other during Wednesday's draw. It will be the first time they will meet in an FA Cup fixture and the third battle between them this season after either side won their league games at home

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Opoku Agyemang to miss Ghana-Congo clash after losing passport

Ghana midfielder Opoku Agyemang cannot make it for this weekend’s qualifier against Congo after ”mysteriously” losing his passport. The Al Ahli player was scheduled to leave Qatar on Thursday morning to join his team mates in Nairobi, Kenya but was shocked to learn that he has misplaced his travelling document. Agyemang was barred from travelling early this week and was asked to play in a crucial game for his club on Wednesday’s before leaving but his dream has fizzled into thin air

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Drogba: Ghanaians should show Essien some love

Didier Drogba has jumped to the defence of teammate Michael Essien and urged Ghanaians to show the midfielder ‘love’. Essien’s continuous absence from the Black Stars remains a major talking point even with crucial Nations Cup qualifiers around. And the subject came up again at a press conference by the Ivory Coast team as they prepared for their Nations Cup qualifier against Benin on Sunday

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Ghana set sights on London 2012 place

David Duncan is aiming for a perfect start when the qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympic Games begins this weekend for the Black Meteors. Ghana would host Sudan in Accra on Saturday in the first leg of the second-round qualifying fixtures. Thirty-two sides are involved in the second-round stage of qualifying and the top three teams will represent the continent at London 2012. The fourth-placed team will contest the play-off match with an Asian team

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Clottey joins Black Stars camp

Emmanuel Clottey has arrived in Nairobi where the Black Stars are preparing ahead of their 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo. The Berekum Chelsea striker alongside Greece-based Bernard Yao Kumordzi and other local members of the squad, Sammy Adjei, Nathaniel Asamoah and Ernest Sowah and flew out on Monday, a day after Goran Stevanovic had departed the country with his technical team

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Kotoko beat Hearts in Accra

A new beginning!, read a banner unfurled by fans of Asante Kotoko in the stands at the Ohene Djan Stadium as their side rode to a 2-0 win over archrivals, Hearts of Oak on Sunday. And for the Premier League, it was a good advertisement of its quality though it could not have passed for a clash between both sides without any controversy

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Ghana Black Stars Open Training Camp Monday in Kenya

Ghana coach Goran Stevanovic would commence preparations for the weekend's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Monday when the team starts training. With the qualifiers heading into the third round of games in Group I, the Black Stars, joint-top of the group, have set up base in Kenya ahead of fixture in Congo on Sunday, March 27

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Preview: Kotoko aim to dent Hearts’ centenary

The weekend presents the biggest derby in Ghana football and it's the game everyone looks out for when the league programme is released. Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko will hog the headlines way into next week as both sides renew their rivalry at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday. Their history and rivalry dominates the league campaign, overshadowing the giant strides made by some emerging sides

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