Breaking News: Brighton agree terms with Raphael Dwamena and FC Zurich

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English Premiership side Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed terms with FC Zurich to sign striker Raphael Dwamena The budding Ghana attacker initially has a £13.7m slapped on him but his side have accepted a £10.5m bid from the newly-promoted EPL side. Dwamena is said to have also agreed personal terms with the Seagulls and is expected to fly to England for his medicals in the coming days. Brighton have already lost their first two EPL games and manager Chris Hughton is desperately in need of a striker to add…

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MTN FA Cup semi-final draw to be held on Tuesda

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The live draw of the semi-finals of the MTN FA Cup will be held at the M Plaza Hotel in Accra at 11am on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The event will also see the unveiling of the venues for semi finals and final matches of the competition. Four venues are in the race to host the remaining matches, especially the final showpiece. The venues are the Essipon Stadium in Sekondi, the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, the Tamale Sports Stadium and the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi. Four clubs have…

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Exclusive: Ibrahim Tanko joins Red Star Belgrade

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Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade have completed the signing of Ghanaian teenager Ibrahim Tanko. The 19-year-old striker joined the Serbian side from Ghana Premier League outfit WAFA on a three-year deal. The budding attacker will feature for the youth team of Red Star and will also be closely monitored by senior team coach Vladan Milojevic for future promotion to the main squad. He has previously played for Nigerian side Mighty Jets where he showed lots of promise before WAFA signed him last season. Tanko was brought to Red Star by…

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I knew I could beat Ghana in Kumasi-Idrissa Malo

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The coach of the Stallions of Burkina Faso, Idrissa Malo has indicated that he was confident of knocking out Ghana at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Stallions defeated Ghana by two goals to one to book a place in next year’s CHAN tournament in Kenya after drawing the first leg 2-2. Idrissa who is not new to the Baba Yara Stadium hinted that he knew his team will not lose in Kumasi. “I told my players they can beat Ghana in Kumasi because when I was the coach…

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I won’t resign-Maxwell Konadu

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  Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu says he will not bow out from his job following the B team failure to qualify for next year’s CHAN in Kenya. Konadu revealed that football is full of uncertainties and he will come back stronger after the defeat to Burkina Faso in Kumasi. “I am not resigning because that will not be the best, when you fall people think you are out and that is the end of you,” Konadu told the Press “I can always fight back to win against my…

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Our best was not enough-Maxwell Konadu

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Black Stars B assistant coach, Maxwell Konadu insists his charges did their best although it was not enough in their 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso on Sunday. Konadu is convinced that his team went all out though the outcome of the game was not enough as they failed to secure a place in next year’s CHAN tournament in Kenya. “The boys did their best as we were trying to guide them to win but unfortunately for us that couldn’t happen,” Konadu stated after the game. “We are sorry for disappointing…

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Bad selection cost us-Charles Taylor

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  Former Ghana winger Charles Taylor has emphasized that poor selection cost Ghana in the 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday. Taylor Believes Maxwell Konadu and his boss Kwesi Appiah got it all wrong as they did not use the right players against the Stallions which has cost Ghana a place in next year’s AFCON in Kenya. “I think we failed to qualify for the tournament due to bad selection. The good players were sidelined and didn’t get invitation to represent their…

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EPL trio chase Majeed Waris

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Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris could be heading to the English Premiership with three clubs closing in on him. English tabloid Daily Mail reports that the Ghanaian has become a subject of interest from West Ham, West Brom as well as Burnley who all want to sign him before the summer window closes on August 31. Majeed who can play anywhere across the frontline is currently valued at £12m but the Burnley who were the first English club to inquire about him are ready to pay not more than £8m….

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Badu savors debut Bursaspor goal

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  Ghana international Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is glad with his maiden goal for Bursaspor in the Turkish Superlig. The central midfielder who was making his second appearance for the club since his summer loan move from Udinese opened the scoring in a 38th minute with a precise finished as his side beat Alanyaspor by three goals to two. Badu was elated after the game and revealed that he was eager to score before the fans at the Bursa Buyuksehir Belediye Stadyumu. “It’s a very good match, and I am proud…

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Daniel Darkwah apologizes after defeat to Burkina Faso

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Black Stars B skipper Daniel Darkwah has apologized for his team’s abysmal output in the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso on Sunday. Darkwah pointed out that he and his teammates performed poorly in the 2-1 defeat to the Stallions and it was a disgrace. ”First of all I will apologize to all Ghanaians for disappointing them.We tried our best but our best was not enough. So on behalf of my teammates all will like to apologize for this disgrace,” Darkwah said after the game. ”All though we tried our best…

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