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Former Ghana Premier League duo Ahmed Toure  and Komla Agbegniadan were on target as Asec Mimosas beat Buffles du Borgou 3-2 on Wednesday to book qualification to the next phase of the CAF Champions League. The Ivorian giants drew one apiece with Buffles du Borgou in the first leg, meaning that they have reached the final round of the qualifying on a  4-2 aggregate score line. Former WAFA striker Komla Agbegniadan gave the host the lead on the 29th minute with a fine strike but his goal was canceled by Bawa Abdel on the 49th minute. https://twitter.com/ASECMimosas/status/966371414512160772 Badie Gbagnon restored Asec’s lead back…

Aduana Stars have beaten Libyan side Al Tahaddy to reach the final qualifying round of the CAF Champions League. The Ogya lads defeated Al Tahaddy 2-0 in Dormaa on Wednesday with a goal each from Elvis Opoku and Derrick Sassraku. The Ghanaian champions progressed to the next stage with a 2-1 aggregate after a slim 1-0 defeat in Egypt in the first leg. Second half goals from Elvis Opoku and Derrick Sassraku ensured the Fire Boys overturn the deficit. This is the first time Aduana Stars have scaled the first round hurdle in CAF Champions League qualifiers after suffering elimination…

Ghana’s representative in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition Asante Kotoko have been kicked out of the competition after losing 7-6 on penalties to Congolese side CARA on Wednesday in Brazzaville. CARA, beat Kotoko 1-0 to finish the regulation time on a 1-1 aggregate. The Porcupine Warriors had beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg courtesy striker Yakubu Mohammed’s penalty. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make an early substitution in the first half when he replace injured Saddick Adams with striker Obed Owusu who missed his penalty kick after regulation time. Goalkeeper Felix Annan expertly converted his penalty and went…

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…

A delegation of players and officials of Asante Kotoko left Ghana on Monday morning for Congo ahead of their preliminary round second leg clash against CARA of Congo on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 in Brazzaville. The Porcupine Warriors go into the return leg with a lone goal victory from the first leg played in Kumasi two weeks ago. In a game that saw Kotoko miss three penalties, before converting the fourth, Head Coach Steven Pollack has downplayed the effect of the first leg trauma coming back to haunt them for the return. “What happened in Kumasi must not repeat itself…

The Black Maidens have completed a 19-0 win over Djibouti to seal qualification to the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay later this year. Coach Augustine Evans Adotey’s side thrashed the Djiboutians 10-0 in the return leg tie played at the Cape Coast Stadium after their emphatic 9-0 win in the first leg a fortnight ago. Abdulai Mukarama scored four goals in Sunday’s game with Fuseina Mumuni, Nina Norshie, Victoria Teye, Berikisu Rahaman and Azuma Bugrie all getting on the scoresheet. Ghana now join South Africa to the upcoming World Cup with Nigeria to face Cameroon for the final…

Ghana’s Black Queens are through to the semi-finals of the WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after beating Burkina Faso 4-1 in their final Group A game on Sunday. Goals from captain Portia Boakye (21st, 70th), Grace Asantewaa (39th) and Priscilla Okyere (55th), handed the Queens the victory they needed to join Cote d’Ivoire from Group A to the semi-finals of the competition being staged in Abidjan. Cote d’Ivoire also beat Niger 6-0 to top the group on seven points while Ghana had six points. Portia Boakye also won the Woman of the match award. Ghana now await their semi-final opponents …

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 Black Queens suffered a 1-0 defeat to Ivory Coast in Wednesday’s WAFU Women’s Championship opening game played at the Stadium. The Ivorians scored after the break after Dominique Thiamalé scored on the 50th minute mark. All attempts to find an equalizer proved futile as the game ended in favor of the tournament hosts. Ivory Coast are now top of Group A with Burkina Faso set to face Niger in the second group game. Nigeria will face Mali in the Group B opening game with Senegal also set to take on Togo. Ghana is using the tournament match as part…

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