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Ghana International Andrew Ayew was on target when West Ham United drew 2-2 against Sunderland on Saturday afternoon. The Black Stars deputy captain shot the visitors in front on the 5th minute before Wahbi Khazri drew Sunderland level on the 26th minute. Ayew was close to bagging a second ten minutes before the break, firing over from close range, but it was David Moyes’ side who looked to most likely. Byram was forced to clear a dangerous attack after some pinball in the box, and Khazri rolled one into the arms of Randolph from 18 yards before the referee whistled for…

Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has been considered to pick up a welfare role at the senior national football team of Ghana sportsworldghana.com understands. Our sources within the leadership of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] have hinted the federation will be dissolving the backroom staff of the outgone coach, Avram Grant. Avram Grant’s contract with the Black Stars as the head coach of the team expired last february which the FA is certain to announce a new coach for the team in march. The football association of Ghana opened application for qualified coaches early march 2017 with a deadline…

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has defended Ghanaian International, Andre Ayew following social media criticism from some fans of the London based club. Responding to criticism of the 27-year-old winger by a West Ham fan, Gold posted the following message on his officail Twitter account: https://twitter.com/davidgold/status/830530411780571140?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Andre Ayew joined West Ham from Premier League side Swansea City in the summer of 2016 after a serie of impressive displays for the Welsh side in the 2015/2016 campaigne. Reports in the British media suggests that, the Hammers had to pay the Swans a transfer fee of £20.5 million in order to…

Ghana defender John Boye has expounded Ghana’s keeper Razak Brimah instructed him to leave a cross ball in by cameroon which resulted into a goal against Ghana. Boye revealed he could have cleared the ball from the danger zone of the Black Stars defense but had to reconsider that upon an instruction from his Goalkeeper. Speaking to Metro FM’s reporter and sportsworldghana.com writer, Gariba Raubil in Franceville, Gabon Boye disclosed Razak shouted at him which informed his action to dodge from the ball. ‘Yes Razak shouted that I should leave the ball for him so I tried to dodge it…

Black Stars deputy captain Andre Ayew has admitted that they lost to a better side in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal defeat to Cameroon on Thursday. The Stars failed to replicate the last edition feat where they got to the finals in Equatorial Guinea. Andre Ayew who had a quiet game, believes the Indomitable Lions succeeded in limiting the Black Stars from playing their game hence emerged deserved winners. “I’m very disappointed because we did not play our game. We did not manage to do what we know how to do best,” the West Ham United player said…

Ghana sealed a semi final qualification in the ongoing African Cup of nations happening in Gabon after beating Dr Congo 2-1 in an end to end game on Sunday. Goals from brothers, Jordan  Ayew and Dede Ayew in 64th minute and 76 minute ensured Ghana’s victory over Dr Congo. Mpoku, 3 minutes after Ghana took the lead brought Dr Congo into a level terms but that didn’t last as Lumasalisa brought down Atsu in the penalty box to gift a penalty for the Ghanaians which Dede Ayew converted with ease. HERE ARE OUR HIGHLIGHTS OF THE GAME: MBOKANI’S MISS: Dr…

Avram Grant parried away questions about his future with the Black Stars after the Africa Cup of Nations, saying he was motivated to win something for Ghana and to make Ghanaians happy. A politically correct response to increasing interest in his future as his two-year contract with Ghana runs out next month with speculations about the Israeli’s future, with coaches Herve Renard and Milutin Sredojević being strongly linked with the Stars job if Ghana does not renew Grant’s contract. In fact, the former Chelsea and Portsmouth coach dropped a hint that the Nations Cup in Gabon would be his last…

Ghana deputy Captain Andre Ayew has said that the Black Stars will use their game against Egypt on Wednesday to prepare for their quarterfinal match. Coach Avram Grant and his charges have already qualified to the quarterfinals in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after defeating both Uganda and Mali. The Stars will play against the Seven time African Champions in their final Group D game on Wednesday. Contrary to suggestions that the Black Stars will be looking to avenge their 2-0 loss against Egypt in a World Cup qualifier in November, Ayew said Ghana has no rivalry…

Public Relations Officer for the Ministry of Youth and Sports who also worked under Hon Nii Lante Vanderpuye’s tenure, Elvis Adjei-Baah has intimated that budget for the Black Stars campaign at the AFCON was only approved at the Ministry when the Minister’s tenure had not ended and had not yet been approved by the government in power at the time. Nii Lante was the Minister of Youth and Sports under the outgone NDC government and was involved in various broils with the GFA over bonuses and remuneration packages for the Black Stars. The incumbent NPP government assumed the reins of…

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