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Agyemang-Badu insists there is no leadership crisis in Black Stars
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Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has rubbished persistent claims of leadership crisis in the Black Stars. There are widespread claims there is tension between captain Asamoah Gyan and his deputy Andre Ayew over the direction of the team. Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has kept faith with the former Sunderland striker as his skipper while Andre remain deputy as the status quo remained unchanged. But constant reports of perceived leadership crisis is refusing to wash away in the local media. And the...

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Friday, 23 June 2017
Black Stars smash Asokwa Deportivo 6-1 in friendly
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A preparatory game for an AFCON qualifier turned into a demolition exercise for the Black Stars as they smashed Asokwa Deportivo 6-1 at the Baba Yara stadium. A brace each from Raphael Dwamena and Majeed Waris as well as a goal each from Frank Acheampong and Jordan Ayew ensured the team run riot over the Division One side. Having virtually the full complement of the team at his disposal, Kwesi Appiah was able to field two different sides for each...

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Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Newcastle United confirm signing of Atsu
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Newcastle United have wrapped up the permanent signing Christian Atsu from Chelsea on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old Ghanaian was on loan with the Magpies this season and helped his side clinch the Sky Bet Championship title as they returned to the Premier League. Atsu failed to breakthrough at Chelsea, and has left for a reported fee of £6.2million as Rafa Benitez bolsters his squad with the addition of the winger. He failed to play a single game for the Blues since...

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Thursday, 25 May 2017
Official: Appiah, Kingson,Tanko join Black Stars backroom staff
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Isco sinks Atletico Madrid as Real Madrid progress despite loss
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Real Madrid secured a place in their 15th European Cup final with a 4-2 aggregate victory over Atletico Madrid, despite losing 2-1 on the night in the final ever European game at Vicente Calderon. Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick at the Bernabeu had given Diego Simeone’s side a mountain to climb, but Atleti were intent on making history by becoming the first team to overturn a 3-0 first-leg defeat in the Champions League history, as the hosts raced into a two-goal lead...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Arsenal breathe new life into top-four hopes with Southampton win
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Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud were on target as Arsenal won 2-0 at Southampton on Wednesday to move up to fifth in the Premier League and fuel their hopes of a late push for the top four. Sanchez broke the deadlock in the 60th minute of what had been a cagey game, selling the Saints defence a dummy before finishing left-footed for his 20th goal of the season, before Giroud headed a second with seven minutes remaining. It was a...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017