VIDEO: John Antwi’s hat-trick for Makkasa in Egyptian league

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Ghana striker John Antwi found the net three times on match day 33 of the Egyptian top tier as he aided Makkasa SC to a 4 – 1 victory over Nasr Ta’deem. With a game more to end the season, Makassa are bound to finish second on the league having already amassed 71 points while Zamalek remained locked on the third spot with 63 points. Makkasa have already secured qualification for next season’s CAF Champions League, a historic first for the Fayoum based club. Meanwhile Antwi has now scored in six times…

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Top Notch: John Antwi destroys Al Nasr Taa’den

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Ghana striker John Antwi netted a sensational hattrick on Thursday evening as his side Misr El Meqasa humiliated visiting Al Nasr Taa’den by four goals to one in the Egyptian League week 32 clash. Antwi has netted 10 goals so far in 14 league games for Meqasa since his January loan move from champions Nadi Al Ahly. The in form striker tormented the Taa’den defenders at the Al Fayoum Stadium and won a standing ovation from both fans as he went for the match ball. Antwi opened the scoring for…

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Dreams FC President Alifoe in Sweden to watch former club striker in Europa League action

Mohammed Alifoe with the President of Prishtina in Sweden

Dreams FC President Mohammed Jiji Alifoe has arrived in Sweden to watch the Europa League qualifying game between Norrkoping and Prishtina which features Ghanaian striker Abdul Khalid Basit. Alifoe is in the company of some football scouts to check on the progress of the former Dreams FC striker who scored 13 goals for Prishtina in the Kosovo league last term. Basit’s goals helped Prishtina finish second in the Kosovo top flight to earn a place in the qualifying stage of the Europa League. Several scouts have been alerted of the…

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My players were poised for a win-Steve Polack

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  Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach Steve Polack insists the eagerness of his player to win help them to defeat Dwarfs at Cape Coast on Wednesday. Polack explained that the passion of his men to win was great and they also capitalized on some loopholes they found in the Dwarfs team. “The passion and readiness to win from my guys was great. It was a good game on the day and we had a field day on a weak area we found in their team,” Polack stated “I heard them saying…

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I have proven my self-George Owu

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Ashantigold goal keeper George Owu says he has been able to prove himself despite some people insisting he was too old. Owu indicated that his output against Hearts of Oak has shut the mouth of his critics who thought he had nothing good to offer again. “Some people say I am old but I was able to prove to them in the game against Hearts of Oak that I am still good,” Owu pointed out. “I’m not old as you can see, I believe you all saw it yourself and…

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It was not our day-Kwesi Appiah

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Ghana Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah believes luck wasn’t on their side in the 1-0 defeat to Mexico on Thursday morning. Appiah emphasized that his side created lots of chances and should have won by 4 or 5 goals. “The day is not our day and there is nothing we can do again, that is game of football,” Appiah stated after the game “We played all attacking and beautiful football but we could not get the goal,” Ghana lost by a goal through a penalty after defender John Boye brought…

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I did not feign injury – AshGold goalkeeper hits back at critics for time wasting in Hearts win

George Owu called out for medical attention several times

AshantiGold goalkeeper George Owu has dismissed allegations he was feigning injury just to delay the game in the win over Hearts of Oak – explaining he had a tummy upset. The 34-year-old called for medical attention several time as the Miners piped the Phobians to pick maximum points before their home fans in Accra on Wednesday. Owu was accused of deliberately requesting medical attention just to run down the clock. But the experienced goalkeeper insists he had a genuine problem. “My stomach was paining me before the game, serious,” he…

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Three Ghanaians to face each other in Red Star-Floriana Europa game

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Ghanaian trio of Abraham Akwasi Frimpong, Richmond Boakye Yiadom and Noel Nyason will face each other this evening at the Rajko Mitic Sports Stadium in Belgrade when Red Star welcome Maltese side Floriana FC in the Europa League First round knockout game. Red Star have in their fold talented centre back Akwasi Frimpong who was signed from Napredak Krusevac in January this year as well as striker Richmond Boakye who joined them permanently two days ago after a successful half a season loan deal. Nyason on the other hand joined…

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Exclusive: Ghana winger Noel Nyason joins Maltese giants Floriana FC

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Ghana winger Noel Nyason has signed for Maltese giants Floriana FC from relegated Greek side Panelefsiniakos AO. The talented left winger joined the Greens on Wednesday night and could make his official debut today (Thursday) when they face Serbian powerhouse Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League first phase knockout stage. Nyason joined Panelefsiniakos as a free agent in January this year making 16 Football League appearances and provided one assist which caught the eyes of Florian Italian manager Giovani Tedesco. The former SK Lierse and Wadi Degla player is…

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Ex Ghana star Laryear Kingston yearns for Hearts return as a coach

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Former Hearts of Oak great Laryea Kingston says he will be honoured to return to the club as a coach. The 36-year-old has recently been certified as a License B coach having successfully completed a course organized by the Ghana FA. Kingston remains a very popular figure amongst the Phobian fans having offered them several fond memories in both his two spells at the club. The former Ghana international has now veered into coaching even though he is yet to confirm his retirement from active football. He however admits he…

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