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Friday, 27 June 2014 09:55

Money ruined Ghana's dream - Nyantakyi

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Ghana FA president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has attributed the failure by the Black Stars to cross the first round at this year's World Cup to the "appearance fee syndrome".

Thursday, 26 June 2014 09:40

Win or lose, Black Stars show excellence – Mahama

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This World Cup tournament has been full of surprises. If there is one thing it has taught us, it is to expect the unexpected: goals scored in the first few seconds of a match; goals scored in the last few seconds of a match; teams defying the odds or exceeding expectations.

Sunday, 22 June 2014 15:03

Ayew: We are disappointed with Germany draw

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Ghana midfielder Andre 'Dede' Ayew is feeling disappointed after the Black Stars shared the spoils with Germany in a 2-2 draw game at the World Cup.

National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Abraham Amaliba has rallied support for the Ghana Black Stars as they clash with Germany in a make-or-break game tonight.

Saturday, 21 June 2014 18:17

Dauda, Afful and Kevin-Prince start for Ghana

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Ghana makes three changes to the starting line up from the previous game as the Black Stars meet Germany in Fortaleza on Saturday.

Kwesi Appiah hands goalkeeper Fatau Dauda and Harrison Afful their World Cup debuts as they come in with Kevin-Prince Boateng for the crucial Group G match at the Estadio Castelao at 19:00GMT.

Fatau takes over Adam Kwaraseu in goal with Afful and Boateng starting ahead of Daniel Opare and Jordan Ayew as Ghana chase their first three points in the tournament.

Ghana Starting XI

Fatau Dauda, Harrison Afful, Kwadwo Asamoah, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Rabiu Mohammed, Christian Atsu, Sulley Muntari,Kevin-Prince Boateng, Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew.

Source: Ghanafa.org

President of the Ghana Football Association [GFA], Kwesi Nyantakyi has backed Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah’s idea of using midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah as a defender during the Ghana-USA FIFA World Cup opener on Thursday.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:05

Germany Won’t Be Easy - Coach Kwasi Appiah

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On a day the Black Stars did virtually all the attacking against the USA as they opened their campaign at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it was the Americans who did the most important thing – fetched the goals.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:57

Prince Boateng not Happy with Akwasi Appiah

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Ghana's Prince Boateng has expressed his frustrations with the technical descisions of the national trainer Akwasi Appiah.

Ex-international and goalkeepers’ trainer Abubakari Damba has backed Adam Larsen Kwarasey to live up to the billing if named first choice gloves man for the USA clash on Monday.

Monday, 26 May 2014 13:35

Appiah admits facing selection headache

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Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has admitted his players are making it very difficult for him to name his final 23-man roster for the FIFA World Cup finals.
 
The ex-international was impressed with the level of commitment shown during the training sessions in Ghana.
 
Appiah named a preliminary squad of 26 with Stephen Adams, one of three goalkeepers, as the only locally based player in the squad.
 
After a three-day non-residential camping in Ghana which was rounded up in style with a 6-1 thumping of a local select side, the Black stars have moved to Arnhem to intensify preparations.
 
Appiah says the work ethic of his players is making it difficult to omit three players from the squad.
 
“The team has responded well in this few days of training in Ghana. Everybody is looking focused and giving his best to make the team,” Appiah told Africanfootball.com
 
“But it’s the kind of headache every coach wants, it would not be easy cutting it down but unfortunately at some point in time it will have to be done.”
 
The Black Stars will play the Netherlands on 31st May in a pre-World Cup friendly.
 
Source: GHANAsoccernet

Thursday, 08 May 2014 15:18

Ghana’s provisonal 30-man World Cup squad out

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Ghana’s final 30-man provisional squad for the Brazil 2014 World Cup has been finalised and will soon be made available to the public.

Thursday, 24 April 2014 12:32

Gyan puts European return on hold

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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has ruled out a return to Europe insisting he is happy at UAE-giants Al Ain despite interest from English side West Ham.

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