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Ghana vs England, Congo squad named

Goran Stevanovic has named his squad for the double header against Congo in the qualifying for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and England in an international friendly later this month. The Black Stars coach today released a 24-man squad to represent the nation for the upcoming fixtures

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Kotoko and Hearts Set Up Showdown With Wins

Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko both notched up wins to set up a thrilling clash as the country's biggest sporting rivals meet next Sunday in the Premiership. The Glo Premier League title appears a distant dream for both sides but any meeting between them is always a sell out. Both sides would have relished competing for the title at this stage of the competition as they watch Berekum Chelsea extend their lead at the top to 13 points with eight games left after winning 1-0 against Medeama SC today

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Ghana Black Stars Remains Africa’s Best

Ghana still remains Africa's highest ranked team as March edition of the Fifa/Coca-Cola World ranking released Wednesday reveals. Despite a thumping 4-1 win over Togo last month in an international friendly, the Black Stars dropped a significant 9 points to slip a place down on the overall ranking table to 16th. The Black Stars now have a 931 points and are the only side from the continent in the top 20

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Milovan Rajevac appointed Qatar’s new head coach

The Qatari Football Association (QFA) has appointed former Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac as the new man in charge of the national team. Qatar have been searching for a new boss after the departure of Bruno Metsu in the aftermath of the 2011 Asian Cup, which left the Frenchman sacked after he failed to guide the team past the quarter-finals stage

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Hearts Booted Out Of FA Cup

Hearts of Oak's FA Cup hopes suffered a damaging blow as they exit the competition after losing to ten-man Berekum Arsenals on penalties. The Cup competition was the Phobians' only chance of a silverware this season having endured a difficult time in the premier league. Arsenals took the lead through Eric Asiedu on 22 minutes but Abraham Annan drew level with beautiful curled shot from 19 yards in the 35th minute

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Ghana To Play England in Accra

Organizers of the international friendly between England and Ghana have been discussing a possible return clash in Accra in the future. Ghana plays the Three Lions in the first ever meeting between the two nations on March 29 at Wembley, three days after the Black Stars' crucial 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier away to Congo in Brazzaville

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Asamoah Gyan On Man U Radar

Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has played his way onto Sir Alex Ferguson’s wish-list after a string of impressive performances on Wearside according to Tuttochampions.it. The 25 year old Ghana international has scored nine goals and provided four assists in 23 Premier League games as Sunderland has surged up the table. He has become an instant hit with the fans due to his flamboyant style which is a result of his undiluted love of the game

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Black Satellites beat Hearts

Ghana U-20 team coach Orlando Wellington says he was impressed by the response of the Black Satellites as they beat premiership side Hearts of Oak 2-1 in a test game on Sunday in Accra. Mahatma Otoo scored twice against the Phobians with the premier league side getting a consolation through midfielder Douglas Nkrumah

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Kevin Prince Boateng happy to return for Milan

Kevin-Prince Boateng returned to competitive action again for AC Milan, having been sidelined for several weeks with a recurring groin problem. The Ghana international was a second half substitute as Milan beat Chievo Verona 2-1 in the Serie A on Sunday. Boateng replaced Alexander Merkel in the 74th minute as the leaders recovered from their loss in Tuesday’s Champions League last 16 first leg defeat to Tottenham Hotspur

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Essien confirms Ghana return to coach Stevanovic

Ghana midfielder supremo Michael Essien has told coach Goran Stevanovic he will return to the Black Stars for next month’s crucial African Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo. The Chelsea star player told the Serbian coach of his return to the team on Thursday during a telephone conversation. This means he will be available for the friendly against England three days after the game in Brazzaville

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Ghana Coach: I Take Responsibility For Stars’ Poor CHAN Showing

Ghana’s coach put on a brave face as he talked of the heartache of missing out on quarter final place after seeing his side record a third loss at CHAN. Despite a much improved performance and a number of changes to the side Ghana succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Niger. Addo spoke to cafonline relating how their two weeks in Kenya was not sufficient preparation

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CHAN: Zimbabwe knocks out Ghana

Ghana have been kicked out of the African Nations Championship following Wednesday’s 1-0 defeat to Zimbabwe at the Stade Wad Madani. The local Black Stars have now lost all of their two matches in Group are remain at the foot of the table. Brian Mapfumo’s 70th minute strike was enough to send the home-based national team packing

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Ghana Captain: We Are Sorry

Ghana team captain Emmanuel Clottey was left apologizing to the fans after a second defeat in as many matches at CHAN. Finalists in the inaugural Chan tournament two years ago the The Black Stars have succumbed to South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Ghana beat Togo 4-1 in International friendly

Ghana beat Togo 4-1 in an international friendly in Antwerp, Belgium. The Black Stars opened the scoring through Dominic Adiyiah in the 10th minute. Midfielder Sulley Muntari found Kwadwo Asamoah who released Adiyiah and the Partizan Belgrade new signing shot home

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Local Black Stars shift attention to Zimbabwe

Ghana coach Herbert Addo has refused to push the panic button following a rather slow start to his side's African Nations Championship (CHAN) title ambitions. The local Black Stars let slip a first half lead by Larbi Koomson as South Africa rallied back to win 2-1, with goals from Zimba Collen Ellex on the hour mark and Shabangu Leonard's winner with six minutes of play remaining in the Group B opener on Saturday

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