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Ghana defeat Malawi in African Nations Cup qualifier


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 9 (IANS) Ghana defeated Malawi 2-0 in the final first-leg qualifying match for the 2013 African Cup of Nations played at the Accra Sports Stadium.Ghana's Black Stars ... Read more...

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Ghana to observe FIFA Fair Play Day against Malawi


September 7th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 7 (IANS) Ghana will observe the annual FIFA Fair Play Day when its national senior male team, the Black Stars, play Malawi in the final first-leg of the ... Read more...

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Ghana third best African side on FIFA ranking


September 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 6 (IANS) Ghana moved one place up from the 32nd to the 31st position on the September edition of the FIFA world rankings, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Ghana to play China in international friendly


July 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 21 (IANS) Ghana's senior national men's football team, the Black Stars, have lined up an international friendly against China next month, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here.The ... Read more...

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Ghana star Gyan announces return to national football team


July 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), July 12 (IANS) Ghanaian international Asamoah Gyan has announced his decision to return to the national team, the Black Stars, after a five-month absence, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Ghana sacks Serbian football coach


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 20 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked Goran Stevanovic as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars, following three weeks of extensive meetings.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Ghana to decide football’s coach fate


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 23 (IANS) The head coach of the Ghana's national football team, Goran Stevanovic, has made it clear he would not resign after failing to guide the team to ... Read more...

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Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana’s national team


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 19 (IANS) Ghana's football star Asamoah Gyan has retired from the national team, the Black Stars, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) confirmed in a statement issued here.The Al ... Read more...

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Ghana football association dismisses player gambling rumour


February 18th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 18 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has dismissed rumours that some players of the senior national team, the Black Stars, gambled during the recently concluded Africa ... Read more...

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Ghana president backs soccer team to fight back


February 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 17 (IANS) Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills has assured players and handlers of the national football team, the Black Stars, that the government would support them to ... Read more...

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Ghana disappointed at semi-final loss in African Cup soccer


February 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 9 (IANS) Ghanaian football fans have expressed disappointment at the national team's failure to qualify for the final of the African Nations Cup tournament co-hosted by Gabon and ... Read more...

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Ghana to provide bonuses for African Cup title


January 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Jan 11 (IANS) Players of Ghana's national soccer team, the Black Stars, could rake in over a $100,000 each if they win the upcoming African Cup of Nations in ... Read more...

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Danny Welbeck says might turn back on England and play for Ghana


March 31st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Danny Welbeck admits he would consider turning his back on England to play for Ghana.Welbeck, 20, made his senior England debut against Ghana in Tuesday's friendly at Wembley ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg apologizes to New York Times


February 17th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Whoopi Goldberg has apologized for calling a report by New York Times “shoddy”.On “The View” show on Wednesday Goldberg said that she apologizes for calling ... Read more...

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Spain make history as hosts exceed expectations(Cup Review)


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) On the one hand, the story of the 2010 World Cup is easily told: Spain were crowned world champions for the first time, German youngster Thomas Mueller topped ... Read more...

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Africa mourns Ghana’s exit in World Cup


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 3 (IANS) A day after Africa's last hope Ghana made a dramatic exit from the World Cup football, a discomforting quiet shrouded the normally festive streets of Johannesburg ... Read more...

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Gyan vows to bounce back after shock penalty miss


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has vowed to bounce back from a penalty miss that eventually denied the Black Stars a historic World Cup semi-final berth. The Friday quarter-final with ... Read more...

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Uruguay aren’t cheats, says coach


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez believes his side has not cheated its way to the semi-finals of the World Cup after defeating Ghana in a penalty shootout at Soccer ... Read more...

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Ghana hold Africa’s hopes at World Cup: Danny Jordaan


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 2 (ANI): World Cup organizing chief Danny Jordaan has said that Ghana carries Africa's hopes and must do it, as they eye becoming the first team from the continent to ... Read more...

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Ghana ready to make footballing history


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) Asamoah Gyan says Ghana are ready to become the first African side to make it to the semi-finals of a World Cup by beating Uruguay Friday at Soccer ... Read more...

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Key men missing for Ghana as they look to make history


June 30th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) Ghana will become the first African team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup if they beat Uruguay at the Soccer City stadium Friday. But they could be ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas will now blow loudly for Ghana


June 29th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) The vuvuzelas meant for Bafana Bafana, as the South African team is known, will now be blowing for Ghana, the only African team to make it ... Read more...

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Ghana enters quarter final with 2-1 win over US (Roundup)


June 27th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) Ghana became only the third African side ever to reach a World Cup quarter-final Saturday as they beat the United States 2-1 in a dramatic match ... Read more...

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Ghana’s Ayew named Man of the Match


June 27th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew was named Man of the Match in Ghana's 2-1 win over the United States in their Round of 16 clash. The son of ... Read more...

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Ghana make Africa proud with extra-time defeat of US


June 27th, 2010 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) Ghana made Africa proud Saturday by defeating the United States 2-1 in Rustenburg to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup in South Africa thanks to ... Read more...

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Germany set up England clash, Ghana salvage African pride (Roundup)


June 24th, 2010 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 24 (DPA) Three-time world champions Germany advanced to the last 16 of the World Cup Wednesday by defeating Ghana 1-0 to set up a clash with old rivals England. Despite the ... Read more...

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Germany look to avoid unspeakable disaster against Ghana


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Germany head into their final Group D game against Ghana at Soccer City Wednesday looking to avoid making unwanted history by failing to make it past the World ... Read more...

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Ghana’s Serbian coach Rajevac swaps loyalty


June 12th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Samm Audu Pretoria, June 12 (DPA) Ghana's Serbian head coach Milovan Rajevac hopes to remain a hero in the West African nation by leading the Black Stars to victory over his ... Read more...

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New stars set to shine for Ghana (Group D team profile)


May 29th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 29 (DPA) Already considered one of Africa's most powerful national teams, Ghana proved they may be even more difficult to handle at next month's World Cup with their performance ... Read more...

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Ghana midfielder Michael Essien ruled out of World Cup through injury


May 28th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA (BNO NEWS) -- Ghana's Black Stars midfielder, Michael Essien, has been ruled out of the 2010 FIFA World Cup due to an injury, the Ghana Football Association announced on Thursday.An evaluation ... Read more...

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Al Hadary hails Egypt team for winning Africa Cup of Nations title


February 1st, 2010 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Feb 1 (DPA) Egyptian goalkeeper Essam Al Hadary Sunday hailed the Pharaohs, who had just made history by becoming the first team to win three successive Africa Cup of Nations ... Read more...

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Yobo to miss rest of Nations Cup, Essien in injury scare


January 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Benguela (Angola), Jan 18 (DPA) Nigerian coach Shaibu Amodu will have to make do without his captain Joseph Yobo, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) announced in their website. Yobo was taken for ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast in quarters of Africa Cup


January 16th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cabinda (Angola), Jan 16 (DPA) The Ivory Coast became the first team through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations when they beat Ghana's Black Stars 3-1 in a ... Read more...

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Togo footballers return home to national mourning


January 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Lome(Togo), Jan 11 (DPA) Togo's national football team flew home from Angola after retiring from the Africa Cup following an attack on its bus by separatist militants. Thousands of fans were waiting Sunday ... Read more...

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Ghana expects to qualify, looks to game against England


December 5th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, Dec 5 (DPA) Ghanian football officials and fans are quietly confident they can emerge from their World Cup group to face England, favourites in Group C, in the next round. The Black ... Read more...

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