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Tunisia keep their cool to beat Ghana on penalties and reach quarter-finals

Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by PA51 hits

Ferjani Sassi struck the winning spot-kick as Tunisia beat Ghana 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out to secure their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.Tunisia had led through Taha Yassine Khenissi’s 73rd-minute opener but their substitute Rami Bedoui headed an own goal in the closing moments to force extra-time.After the extra 30 minutes ended goalless, Ghana’s Leeds...Full Story »

Ghana top Group F after first win of Africa Cup of Nations

Posted Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by PA48 hits

Ghana qualified top of the Africa Cup of Nations Group F following a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau.The Black Stars needed a win to secure qualification, and failed to break through in the first half before Jordan Ayew gave them the lead in the 46th minute and Thomas Partey sealed the win for Ghana.Ghana had a couple of early chances, Mubarak Wakaso with an effort blocked while Samuel Owusu sent a l...Full Story »

Guinea Bissau(N) vs Ghana - Asamoah Gyan ready for Guinea-Bissau test

Posted Tuesday, July 02, 2019 by PA107 hits

Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan insists he is ready for Ghana’s make-or-break Africa Cup of Nations clash with Guinea-Bissau.Gyan, Ghana’s all-time top scorer who now plays for Kayserispor in Turkey, played his first match at the tournament in Egypt on Saturday after injury.He replaced Kwadwo Asamoah in the 78th minute of the 0-0 draw with defending champions Cameroon.“E...Full Story »

Cameroon held to goalless draw by Ghana

Posted Sunday, June 30, 2019 by PA44 hits

Cameroon and Ghana played out a goalless draw in their Africa Cup of Nations Group F clash.Neither team put their mark on the game, managing only three shots on target between them.Ghana started brightly without making the breakthrough, with Kasim and Newcastle’s Christian Atsu firing wide in the opening 15 minutes.Goalkeeper Richard Ofori made a good save to prevent Ch...Full Story »

Cameroon(N) vs Ghana - Samuel Eto’o visits Cameroon squad ahead of Ghana clash

Posted Friday, June 28, 2019 by PA85 hits

Cameroon boss Clarence Seedorf is hoping a visit from former team-mate Samuel Eto’o will inspire the holders ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations showdown with Ghana.Eto’o and the Dutchman were clubmates at Real Madrid, and the former Cameroon striker – who won 118 caps – dropped in on the Indomitable Lions camp as they prepared for Saturday’s Group F clash in Ismai...Full Story »

Mickael Pote brace earns Benin draw with Ghana

Posted Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by PA84 hits

Ghana were held to a 2-2 draw by Benin in their opening Africa Cup of Nations Group F game in the Ismailia Stadium.Ghana played most of the second half with 10 men and paid the price as Benin forced them to settle for a point when Mickael Pote netted his second goal of the game in Ismailia, Egypt.Pote opened the scoring before Andre and Jordan Ayew netted for Ghana who then had John Boye sent of...Full Story »

Ghana vs Benin - Asamoah confident Ghana can land first AFCON title since 1982

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by PA109 hits

Ghana vice-captain Kwadwo Asamoah believes his side are ready to end their long wait for a fifth Africa Cup of Nations title.The Black Stars have won the tournament on four previous occasions and reached the last four in every edition since 2008, but their last victory came when they beat hosts Libya 7-6 on penalties in the final in 1982.“We are ready because it’s something that we a...Full Story »

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane pictured in Ghana 24 hours before Everton showdown

Posted Friday, January 05, 2018 by hits

The Liverpool wingers had both been nominated for the 2017 prize for best African footballer, and were hoping to follow in the footsteps of Leicester ace Riyad Mahrez who claimed the 2016 crown. And it was Egyptian star Salah who claimed the top prize, pipping Mane and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the award. Salah has been phenomenal since arriving from Roma in the ...Full Story »

Former Ghana and Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

Posted Thursday, November 02, 2017 by Marca.com308 hits

Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. "We're sad to hear the death of former Ghana, Ajax and Vite...Full Story »

Ghana midfielder Acquah keen to follow Darmian to Premier League

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2015 by squawka.com124 hits

Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah has admitted he wants to follow in his former teammate Matteo Darmian’s footsteps, by joining a Premier League club in the future, as per Football Italia (via Tuttosport). The 23-year-old Ghana international just missed out on the chance to link up with Darmian at Torino, as he arrived this summer, however the pair did briefly play alongside eachother a...Full Story »

Chelsea agree fee with Augsburg for Ghana full-back Baba Rahman

Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by theguardian.com151 hits

Chelsea’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements looks like finally making some progress after they agreed a deal with Augsburg for Baba Rahman. The Ghana left-back, 21, has been earmarked as a long-term replacement for Filipe Luís, who was sold back to Atlético Madrid after only a season at Stamford Bridge. Negotiations have been continuing for weeks, with the Premier League cha...Full Story »

Liverpool front runners in six way battle for £5m Ghana international

Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 by Caughtoffside.com222 hits

Liverpool are the front runners in a six way battle to sign Lorient star Jordan Ayew, reports the Metro. The 23-year-old could be following his brother Andre to the Premier League. His sibling joined Swansea City recently, after leaving Marseille on a free transfer. It won’t be as cheap to bring the younger son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele to England, with him being valued at £5 mill...Full Story »

Swansea sign Ghana forward Andre Ayew on free transfer from Marseille

Posted Thursday, June 11, 2015 by theguardian.com176 hits

The Ghana forward Andre Ayew has joined Swansea on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance. The 25-year-old was out of contract at Marseille and he will now join the Premier League club who have been looking to strengthen their forward options since Wilfried Bony was sold to Manchester City in January. The deal was confirmed on Swansea’s website. Ayew, who was on t...Full Story »

Portugal 2 : 1 Ghana - Portugal crash out despite win

Posted Thursday, June 26, 2014 by PA321 hits

A 2-1 victory over Ghana was not enough to save Portugal's World Cup campaign as their target of a top-two finish in Group G and a place in the knockout stages fell agonisingly short. An own goal from John Boye and a second-half Cristiano Ronaldo strike set Paolo Bento's men on their way to the win they needed, but although the United States were beaten by Germany in the other group match, Po...Full Story »

Portugal vs Ghana preview

Posted Thursday, June 26, 2014 by PA413 hits

Portugal manager Paolo Bento is adamant he will not resign even if his side fail to qualify for the World Cup knockout stages on Thursday. Bento's position has come under scrutiny after his team were thrashed 4-0 by Germany and a last-gasp equaliser from Silvestre Varela salvaged a 2-2 draw with the USA. Varela's injury-time goal gives Portugal a glimmer of hope but their hopes of qualifying...Full Story »

Nazi sympathizer invades pitch during Ghana-Germany game

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2014 by YAHOO Sport1424 hits

Ghana's Sulley Muntari ushered the invader off the field during the game against Germany. RIO DE JANEIRO — FIFA’s plea to eliminate racism at this year’s World Cup continues to fall on deaf ears. Despite a vehement campaign from the organization and pleas and public service announcements from teams and players, it has been one of the overriding themes of the 2014 World Cup. ...Full Story »

Germany 2 : 2 Ghana - Klose on target in Germany draw

Posted Saturday, June 21, 2014 by PA240 hits

Germany striker Miroslav Klose's second-half equaliser made him the joint leading goalscorer in World Cup matches as his side recorded a 2-2 draw against Ghana in Group G. Mario Gotze's header five minutes after the break handed Germany the lead before Andre Ayew and then Asamoah Gyan turned the game round for the Africans as they looked to cause an upset. However, Klose struck with 20 minut...Full Story »

The best Germany-Ghana result for U.S.

Posted Saturday, June 21, 2014 by YAHOO Sport152 hits

SAO PAULO – Winning takes cares of everything but at the World Cup that is no easy task. And for the United States to keep rolling, it might need a bit of outside assistance. That is why American eyes should be glued firmly to the other game in Group G on Saturday when Germany takes on Ghana in Fortaleza a full 27 hours before the U.S. meets Portugal in Manaus. "We will especially keep a...Full Story »

Germany vs Ghana preview - Mixed feelings for Boateng

Posted Saturday, June 21, 2014 by PA267 hits

Germany defender Jerome Boateng admits to having a few mixed feelings ahead of Saturday's World Cup clash with Ghana. After keeping Cristiano Ronaldo quiet as Germany cruised to a 4-0 win over Portugal, Boateng is once again set to start as right full-back with Philipp Lahm keeping his place as a defensive midfielder. However, it is not so much his position which is causing Boateng such hearta...Full Story »

Ghana 1 : 2 USA - Brilliant Brooks books USA victory

Posted Monday, June 16, 2014 by PA136 hits

Substitute John Brooks' late header helped the United States exact World Cup revenge on Ghana in an entertaining Group G match. The African side were looking to complete a hat-trick of World Cup wins over the Stars and Stripes, having beaten them 2-1 in both Germany and South Africa. It had looked set to end in a draw after Clint Dempsey's early strike was cancelled out by Andre Ayew, only f...Full Story »

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