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Ghana to decide on Black Stars coach

The debate over whether Ghana should tip a local or a foreign coach to manage 2010 World Cup Quater finalist the Black Stars is intensifying. Kwesi Appiah has been appointed a caretaker coach after Milovan Rajevic quit the Stars for Saudi's Al-Ahly earlier this month. Appiah will be the man in charge of the Black Stars when they face the Sudan in Accra on October 10

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Michael Essien snubbed twice by Man Utd

Chelsea star Michael Essien has revealed he was snubbed twice by Manchester United as a youngster due to fears about his size. Essien, 27, has developed at Stamford Bridge into one of the finest defensive midfielders in the game since making the move from Lyon five years ago

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Essien says he’ll be back “soon”

Chelsea Star Michael Essien says he will soon return to the Black Stars. In an exclusive interview with Citi FM from his UK base on Tuesday, September 21, Essien said he was saddened by the unexpected exit of Black Stars Coach Milovan Rajevac

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Ghana FA confirms informal talks with Desailly

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed holding informal talks with ex-France captain Marcel Desailly over the vacant national team coaching job. Desailly told the French press on Saturday that he is close to reaching an agreement to lead the Black Stars possibly to the next World Cup in Brazil

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Guinness pays Black Stars $400,000

Official Beverage Sponsor of the Black Stars, Guinness Ghana has hailed the achievements of the team as the company prepares to celebrate its heritage that spans over 250 years. Guinness today announced the payment of $400,000, being the annual sponsorship package to the senior national team

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Ghana wins 10 medals at ECOWAS games

After the Singapore debacle where Ghana failed to pick a single medal at the Youth Olympics, the country bounced back in style to win a total of 10 medals in two disciplines at the maiden ECOWAS under-23 Games in Abuja

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Asamoah Gyan scores on Sunderland debut

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan lived up to expectation by netting on his debut but 10-man Sunderland had to settle for a point Wigan. The Black Cats were left facing an uphill struggle when skipper Lee Cattermole was dismissed after picking up his second booking in the 21st minute

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Ghana U17 women’s team beats Brazil

Arima, Trinidad and Tobago -- Ghana pulled off a huge shock in the FIFA U17 women's World cup as they earned their first win of the finals against favourites Brazil. An opportunistic goal from Alice Danso was enough to see the Black Maidens pull off quite a shock, beating much-fancied Brazil

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Maidens need a win against Brazil

Ghana needs a win against Brazil to boost their chances of progressing past the group stages at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The Black Maidens must beat the South Americans on Thursday after their opening match loss to Canada to enhance their chances of qualifying

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