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Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari’s philanthropic heart was manifested when he bought football boots for young players from a local Ugandan football academy, Super Heroes from Mulago. Muntari had visited Uganda alongside UN advocate for the youth, Keisuke Honda from Japan. The two stars who dressed casually were on opponents on the day. Muntari played for Mulago based Super Heroes as Honda played for Kamwokya based Royal Arms in a 10 minute per half game. Supers Heroes won the game 1-0 courtesy of a first half strike by Abdul Nsereko, a 13 year student at Gadaffi Intergrated school in Kampala.…

Former Bayern Munich midfielder  Bastian Schweinsteiger has praised Chicago Fire teammate David Accam for his ‘’exceptional performance’’ in the 4-0  win over Orlando City in the Major League Soccer on Saturday night. Chicago Fire recorded an emphatic victory in front of home fans at the Toyota Park following a excellent hat-trick by the Black Stars striker. Accam scored in the third minutes of the game when he struck Matt Polster cross past Joe Bendik. The hih-flying forward netted his second, latching onto a ball over the top from Bastian Schweinsteiger and rounding Bednik to double the lead before completing his…

At times over the past two seasons, the Chicago Fire offense was the David Accam show and not much more. This season, with new teammates sharing the scoring load and spotlight, Accam has only flourished further, and on Saturday night, the Ghanaian put on his finest show yet. “I thought I could do anything on the pitch today,” Accam said. “For me, I just wanted to enjoy myself and entertain the fans and also help the team win. That’s what we did today. Especially after my first goal, I just thought I could get more goals and help the team…

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has opened up about his sexual escapade with Sarah Kwabla and reiterated it was a consensual sex with the then 22-year-old student in the year 2015. Speaking about the episode in a television interview with Deloris Frimpong Manso on her Delay Show programme, Gyan said he went to Sarah Kwabla’s house at Weija near the West Hills Mall in his dirty training kits. Sarah had joined him at the training grounds at SCC and after training, he introduced her to his colleagues as a friend. Since Sarah’s house, located behind the West Hills Mall at…

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has excluded two local players from his squad ahead of their trip to the United States of America today. The duo, Aduana Stars defender Daniel Darkwah and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan. Reports in the local media suggests the may miss the trip because of their inability to secure visas. Already, deputy skipper Andre Ayew and his younger brother, Jordan as well as Thomas Partey have opted out of the squad following permission from their respective clubs. Ghana will take on  Mexico on Wednesday 28 June in Houston Texas before playing the USA on July 1…

West Ham United forward Andre Ayew says he draws inspiration from his father Abedi Ayew Pele. The deputy Black Stars captain emphasized on the important role the three-time African best footballer has played in his career during a football clinic last Saturday. “So many players have inspired me, but my Dad (Abedi Pele) inspired me a lot, I watched lots of his games and clips. And Ghana had lots of good players which includes Stephen Appiah, Micheal Essien and Sulley Muntari, and these are players grow up looking at them playing. But on the international scene there are a lot…

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey  will not be part of  the Black Stars contingent that will travel to America for the friendly matches against Mexico on June 28 and USA on July 1. The 22-year-old former Tema Youth Player have been excluded from the team after his Spanish Club requested for his exemption from the two games. The decision prompted head Coach Kwesi Appiah to invite WAFA duo Majeed Ashimeru and Gideon Waja to join the team as they continue preparations for the upcoming games. Partey’s exclusion brings to four, the number of players omitted from the squad. Andre Ayew,…

Black Stars Midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has insisted he is not worried by the fact that he was snubbed in re-appointed coach Kwesi Appiah’s first official Black Stars squad. Wakaso who last played for Spanish side Granada was shockingly snubbed by Kwesi Appiah for Ghana’s AFCON Qualifier match against Ethiopia and friendlies with Mexico and the US. Speaking to GHOne TV, Wakaso said “Before I came to the national team, there were others there who made way for some of us.” “For me, I have the belief that whatever comes your way is what God is willing to give you. “I’ve come a…

The Black Stars B will today play Premier League side Tema Youth in a friendly as they continue preparation towards the CHAN qualifiers and the upcoming WAFU competition. The match is scheduled for 9am at the Ghanaman Soccer of Excellence in Prampram. On Thursday. This game forms part of coach Kwesi Appiah’s plans of building a formidable home-based team while preparing for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers and WAFU tournament later this year. Players who have been in the team’s camp since April are expected to take part in this friendly as well as some players who have…

ALL attention appears to have focused on the exploits of Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, on the field of play and, especially so, after he added another monumental feat to his illustrious career when he scored his 50th international goal for Ghana– an all-time record in nation’s soccer history – as the Black Stars thumped Ethiopia 5-0 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in a Group F African Cup of Nations (AFCoN) qualifying match some 10 days ago – on Sunday, June 11, to be precise. For the 31-year-old, who now joins the likes of Samuel Eto’o Fils (Cameruon), Didier…

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