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Ghana’s Black Queens are through to the final of the maiden WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after edging out rivals, Nigeria 5-4 on penalties. The epoch semi-final game played at the Parc de Sports easily passed for the grande finale as the elements of rivalry between these two football giants were in full display. Nigeria took an early lead on the eighth minute through Alice Ogebe but Faustina Ampah cancelled that lead on the 18th minute. The second half saw a more dominant Ghana side, but it was simply not their day to win in regulation time, pushing the game…

Ghana’s midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari has completed his move to Spanish La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna till the end of the season. The former AC Milan forward joins the Spanish club after leaving Pescara last summer. Muntari has not been active on the pitch since leaving the Pescra following the hullabaloo adjoining the racial chants he suffered in a Serie A game against Cagliari. Muntari joins Deportivo La Coruna who are fighting for survival, until the end of the season, and has an option to extend his stay at the end of the season to a further year. He…

Asante Kotoko Goalie Felix Annan has expressed worry over his side’s failure to qualify to the next phase of the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition following the club’s elimination by Congolese side CARA Brazzaville. The Porcupine Warriors having beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg in Kumasi courtesy striker Yakuby Mohammed’s penalty failed to walk over their Congolese counterparts in the crucial clash. CARA beat Kotoko 1-0 in the reverse leg to finish the crunchy clash on a 1-1 aggregate after regulation time but went ahead beat the Ghanaian side 7-6 on penalties. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make…

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder, Kevin-Prince Boateng has retained his position as Ghana’s most influential footballer on social media, according to a report Avance Media, CliQAfrica, eazzysocial and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH. The ranking was based on the number of likes, engagements and mentions a player commands on various social media platforms. Boateng, who has over 6.5 million followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, also recorded over 200,000 new followers in 2017. The former AC Milan star is followed keenly by his former teammate and former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, Juventus player Kwadwo Asamoah and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu. Below is the…

Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi says his desire to play big matches in Europe and win trophies with a club with a big history is what informed his decision to join Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia. Gyasi 26, sealed the deal in Sofia on Thursday morning to join the club with a big history with players like Stoichkov and Berbatov playing for the side in the past. Gyasi put pen to paper to the deal to complete the move ending interest from several English sides who were reported to be interested in his signature. ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Black Stars winger Edwin Gyasi joins Bulgarian giants CSKA…

Ghanaian winger Edwin Gyasi has joined Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia on a two-and-a-half year deal. The 26-year-old winger sealed the deal in Sofia on Thursday morning after arriving from Norway for talks with the club. The two sides reached an agreement early in the morning and Gyasi put pen to paper to the deal to complete the move. The pacy forward signed the deal on Thursday afternoon after agreeing personal terms with the club. “I cannot wait to start training with the team. I am glad to be part of the biggest Bulgarian club, of which world-renowned players such as Stoichkov and…

The Ghana winger talks about the Spaniard’s coaching philosophy which many seem not to like Newcastle attacker Christian Atsu has thrown his weight behind manager Rafael Benitez, who has been criticised for his ‘overly defensive’ approach to games. It has indeed been a bumpy road for the Magpies in the Premier League this season after winning promotion last campaign. Currently 13th on the 20-team log, they sit just two points above relegation-trapped Southampton, and for many, Benitez’s outfit’s fortunes would have been different had they been more attack-minded. “He [Benitez] loves to play football,” Astu said, as reported by the Newcastle…

Abdul Rahman Baba played 21 games with Schalke in the first half of the 16/17 season. That was before the Ghana international suffered a cruciate ligament injury which ended his season. At the end of the season, his loan deal from Chelsea came to an end but since then he has kept in touch with Schalke and now the left-footer is glad to be back in Gelsenkirchen. schalke04.de got the chance to catch up with the 23-year-old to chat all things Schalke. Baba, it’s good to see you back at Schalke. Did it take you a long time to decide…

The Ghanaian international Andre Ayew feels happy to make a return to the Liberty Stadium just 18 months after leaving the Club. The Ghanaian international re-joined the Welsh side on the window transfer dead line day for a reunion with his junior brother Jordan Ayews who seems to be carrying the Swans team on his shoulders. He says ”Things have changed at the club, but the faces are still the same and I am happy to see everyone. Now I need to do the job.” WATCH VIDEO BELOW https://twitter.com/SwansOfficial/status/959045222083723265

Swansea have completed the signing of Andre Ayew for a club-record transfer fee. The 28-year-old has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract at the Liberty Stadium and returns to his former club following a brief stint with West Ham. Ayew completed a club-record £20.5million transfer to West Ham in the summer of 2016 and scored nine times in 43 appearances for the Hammers. The Ghanaian international’s transfer fee is understood to be in the region of £18million which is more than the £15.5million the Swans paid for Atletico Madrid striker Borja Baston in 2016. He heads back to the Liberty having scored 12 goals in…

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