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Mensah says Ghana must rediscover form

John Mensah has issued a bullish call to arms ahead of the remaining matches in the qualifying for the 2012 African Cup of Nations by asking his colleagues not to be distracted by the home draw with Sudan. The Ghana captain saw the Black Stars labour to a 0-0 draw at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday in the second Group I game amid criticisms of their performance

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Asamoah Gyan apologises to Ghanaians

Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan has apologized to Ghanaians for his sending off during Sunday’s African Cup qualifier against Sudan. The Sunderland striker however says he feels he was unfairly treated by the South African referee, Jerome Damon. According to Gyan, he was provoked by a Sudanese player before the incident that saw his exit

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Ghana settles for a draw against Sudan

Ghana's African Nations Cup qualifying endured a frustrating spell against Sudan at the Baba Yara Stadium as the Black Stars draw 0-0 in a fixture that produced two red cards. The draw leaves Ghana on four points and one ahead of both Sudan and Congo with Swaziland yet to pick a point after two games with the qualifiers set to continue next year

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Stephen Appiah wants to coach Black Stars

Ex Black Stars skipper Stephen Appiah has in his first radio interview since his retirement from the national team, declared his interest to take up the Black Stars job in the near future. Appiah who announced his retirement from International Football after protracted injuries, however told Citi FM he would in the mean time want to concentrate on his career at his new Italian club

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GFA signs GH¢3m FA Cup deal with MTN

The Ghana Football Association today signed a GH¢3 million package with telecommunication company, MTN to become the headline sponsor for the FA Cup. FA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi who initialed on behalf of the Ghana Football Association welcomed the competition back on the football calendar and tasked participating clubs to exhibit fair-play

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Asamoah Gyan expects tough test

Having seen Ghana's stock and his personal career rise following an impressive World Cup performance, Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan insists the team won't have things so easy against Sudan. Ghana host the Sudanese in the second Group I game of the 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifying on Sunday with many still basking over the Black Stars' splendid display at the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa

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Muntari Apologises To Inter Milan

Inter midfielder Sulley Muntari has apologised to the rest of his team for abruptly leaving the San Siro Stadium a following his exclusion from Sunday's derby d'Italia against Juventus. Muntari was instructed to sit in the stands as he was not part of the players selected for the match, but in an act of defiance, he left the stadium and went home rather than watch the game

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Princeless Ghana side confident of Victory

Assistant Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah is optimistic about Ghana's chances against Sudan as he got preparations underway for the weekend's 2012 Nations Cup qualifier on Tuesday in Accra. Though some players were unavailable for the first day without, Appiah was happy to gather the bulk of his called up squad at the El-Wak Stadium

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Kevin-Prince a doubt for Ghana Sudan match

Ghana assistant coach Kwesi Appiah has confirmed that Kevin-Prince Boateng is a major doubt for the weekend's 2012 African Nations Cup qualifying against Sudan. The AC Milan midfielder is strained a thigh muscle over the weekend and might not play a part in Sunday's game at the Baba Yara Stadium

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Desailly not detered by many Black Stars job applications

Former France international Marcel Desailly is still hoping the Ghana FA taps him as the next coach of the Black Stars. He said there have been a number of new candidates who have also applied for the vacant managerial position. Desailly held talks with the Ghana FA last month and was widely speculated to be the man who leads the Black Stars in the post Milovan Raevic era, but the GFA has yet to make a decision over who gets the Stars' top job

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Sulley Muntari storms out of Milan Stadium

Inter midfielder Sulley Muntari got so angry at his team for not selecting him to play in Sunday's Derby d'Italia against Juventus that the Ghanaian international stormed out of the the San Siro stadium and went home rather than watch the match from the stand

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Owusu-Abeyie earns Malaga a point

Ghana international Quincy Owusu Abeyie's goal in the 50th minutes earn Malaga a point away from home in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday. Quincy put his team in the lead just 5 minutes into the second half against Almeria but Nigerian mid-fielder Kalu Uche canceled out the opener by the Ghanaian 26 minutes later

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Matthew Amoah fires NAC Breda to victory

Ghana's Mathew Amoah continued his fine form in the Eredivisie as he helped his dutch side NAC Breda to victory. The Ghanaian international wasted no time to score, Amoah positioned himself in front of NEC Nijmegen’s six yard box to head home the opener just 30 minutes into the match

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