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Nyaho Tamakloe: Abedi’s nomination will be suicidal to Ghana

Former Ghana Football Association chairman Nyaho Tamakloe says Ghana must forget about landing the top CAF job if she nominates Abedi Pele for the position. According to him, the abrasive relationship between the three times African footballer of the year and CAF boss Issa Hayatou makes the former unattractive for the job

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Essien red carded after scoring winner for Chelsea

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is not passing any judgment yet on Michael Essien's red card until he has seen the midfielder's tackle again. Essien scored the winner for Chelsea in their 1-0 win against Fulham at Stamford Bridge with a 30th-minute header but he was sent off deep into stoppage-time for a two-footed tackle on Cottagers man Clint Dempsey. And Essien's dismissal took some of the shine off his display but Ancelotti insists, on first sight, he did not think the midfielder's challenge looked dangerous

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Government Orders Nyantakyi To Step Aside For Abedi For CAF Post

Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss Kwesi Nyantakyi has been ordered by government to step aside for Abedi Pele to contest the executive committee position of CAF. The move from the office of President John Evans Atta Mills is a direct interference in the administration of the sport in the country which will draw the ire of Fifa and CAF. This comes just three days after the continent’s governing body approved Nyantakyi’s candidature for the post which will be vacant in February

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Ghana Accuse Equatorial Guinea of Playing Men at Africa Women’s Championship

Ghana’s female national team have sparked a massive gender cheating row by claiming that Equatorial Guinea are playing in the ongoing African Women Championship (AWC) in South Africa with men. Two Black Queens players Diana Ankomah and captain Florence Okoe claim Equatorial Guinea used three men during their final Group B game on Monday. Cameroon has filed an official complaint against Equatorial Guinea for similar age gender claims

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Gyan, Ayew and Kevin nominated for 2010 African Player of the Year

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Saturday revealed the nominees for the 2010 Player of the Year award and 2010 African based Player of the Year award. Ten (10) players will vie for the prestigious Player of the Year award whilst five others have been shortlisted for the African-based Player of the Year award. The nominees were determined by the Media, Technical and Football Committees of CAF taking into consideration the performance of the players during the year under review

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Caf endorses Nyantakyi’s candidature for top post

CAF has approved Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi’s candidature for the executive committee of the continent’s governing body. This means Nyantakyi will stand election for the top post early next year in Sudan. He will be vying for the position of Member of the Executive Committee of CAF for Zone West B in March. Benin FA boss Moucharaf Anjorin has also applied to contest the position and his candidature has also been approved by CAF

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Hearts, Kotoko defeated in league

There's is a change in guard at the summit of the standings after Bechem Chelsea moved to the top following their 1-0 victory over Kessben in the late kick off game of the Glo Premier League on Sunday. A second half strike by striker Bismark Idan condemned Bashir Hayford's side to defeat in the top of the table clash at the Sekondi Sports Stadium

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Premier League preview

Fresh from the biggest fixture of the first round between Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak last Sunday, this weekend's round of games in the Glo Premier League throws up another explosive duel between the top two on the standings. If last weekend's game between Kotoko and Hearts provided the excitement and passion that the Ghanaian game represents, then the fixture at the Sekondi Sports Stadium would showcase the emerging forces in the league

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Tony Yeboah prepares his ‘Yegoala FC’ for action

Ghana legend Anthony Yeboah has stepped back into Ghana football after realising, that he cannot live without the sport. Yeboah who played for Frankfurt and Hamburg SV in Germany as well as Leeds United in the English Premier League is hoping his Yegoala FC club can compete well in the second tier of football but more importantly provide many of the young boys he has gathered from the Kumasi area a chance to fulfill their football dreams

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Ghana seek Saudi Arabia Revenge

Ghana will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly in the United Arab Emirates this month. The Black Stars will take on the Asian giants on 17 November 17 in Dubai, on the day for international friendlies. The Ghanaians are seeking to revive themselves following a recent home draw against Sudan in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers. But they will also be seeking a revenge over the Saudis who thrashed the Black Stars 5-0 in a friendly in Riyadh three years ago

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We Did Not Sack Ebo Mends – Kotoko PRO

The Public Affairs Director of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Jarvis Peprah, has vehemently denied rumours that the resignation of former coach Ebo Mends was the handiwork of management, who clandestinely shoved him out. Ebo Mends tendered in his resignation after lengthy meetings on Sunday and Monday with management of the team. This comes at the back of a painful lone goal defeat his team suffered in the hands of archrivals Accra Hearts of Oak

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Sulley Muntari goal lifts Inter Milan

Sulley Muntari scored in first-half injury time to give defending champion Inter Milan a 1-0 win over Genoa on Friday night in Serie A. The win sees Inter move into second place with 18 points, one behind Lazio and one ahead of AC Milan (5-1-2).

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Hearts beat Kotoko in Kumasi showdown

A second half strike from the spot by Douglas Nkrumah hand Hearts of Oak all the spoils against Asante Kotoko, winning 1-0 in Kumasi. Just like other meetings between both sides, the game at the Baba Yara Stadium did not pass without a drama as the Phobians had two goals disallowed and penalty appeals waved on by referee Cecil Fletcher. However, it was a victory well deserved as Paa Kwesi Fabin's rainbow side looked the better of the two teams

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Ghana Black Queens arrive for start of AWC

Ghana’s senior women’s team are aiming for great start when they kick off their campaign at the African Women Championship against Algeria on Tuesday, November 2. The Black Queens who arrived in South Africa, Sunday morning from Accra for the start of the continental competition, are chasing a first title success in their seventh appearance at the competition

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Serei A comes first for Kevin Prince Boateng

Ghanaian international Kevin-Prince Boateng says winning a Serie A title with AC Milan is top of priority list as he braces up for the big clash against Juventus on Saturday night. The midfielder is hoping to play a key part as Milan take on Juventus nd has re-iterated the value of winning the domestic league for Milan. Victory will take Milan to the top of Serie A and Boateng is in doubt that they can achieve just that

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Muntari will quit Inter in January

Inter Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari will quit the San Siro in January with talks scheduled between the player’s representatives and the Nerazzurri. The Ghanaian has struggled to get a starting place at the Serie A side this season but he has refused to comment on possible return to England. One of his agents Fabien Pivateau revealed that Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Everton are the Premier League clubs who have registered interest in the former Portsmouth midfielder

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