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Ghana’s campaign to reignite love for national football teams

Ghana has launched a campaign to reignite love for its national football teams among soccer fans. The new Ghana Football Association president, Kurt Okraku is leading the campaign weeks after taking charge of the Association. Dubbed ‘Bring Back The Love’, the campaign is mobilizing support for the various national football teams. There is a trending hashtag #BringBackTheLove on social media pushing for Ghanaians to get back to loving their national football teams once more. For many years now the passion and love for national teams in Ghana have dipped due…

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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to play in India

Former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is heading to the India Super League after joining NorthEast United on a free transfer. Gyan will travel to Guwahati this weekend to begin the latest leg of a career that has spanned ten clubs and three continents already and he says he is looking forward to it. “I am extremely excited to start this new chapter in my career,” the 33-year-old said. “I have heard great things about NorthEast United FC and the Indian Super League and I am thrilled to be a part…

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Ex-Ghanaian footballer Junior Agogo dies aged 40

Tributes have been pouring in for the former Black Stars striker Junior Agogo.  He reportedly died in London on Thursday aged 40. Agogo is reported to have died after battling stroke for several years. He suffered a stroke in 2015 and struggled with his speech afterwards. He said in a BBC Four documentary in 2017 that he felt anxious about his language. Agogo began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals. He also played for Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers. Rest in peace, Junior…

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Ghana’s Agyemang Badu hospitalized with blood clots

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is in hospital in Italy with blood clots in his lungs. His Serie A club Hellas Verona said he was admitted on Wednesday evening. He was diagnosed with pulmonary microembolism. He said on Thursday morning that he “was doing much better.” The 28-year-old is expected to remain in hospital for a few days for further observation. Ageymang Badu is on loan at Hellas Verona, with and obligation to buy, from Italian rivals Udinese. He was not in the Ghana squad for the Africa Cup of…

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Gyan claims Blackstars coach was manipulated at AFCON

Ghanaian football star, Asamoah Gyan has told local media that the national team coach Kwesi Appiah was not in charge of affairs during the just ended Africa Cup of Nations tournaments in Egypt. The Black Stars of Ghana exited the completion after losing to Tunisia at the round of 16 dashing the country’s hope of ending its 37 year drought. Before the tournament, Gyan decided to quit the team after he was stripped of the captaincy. He only rescinded that decision after the country’s President, Nana Akufo Addo intervened. Gyan was called…

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How Ghana spent $4.5 million JUST on AFCON 2019

There is a high level of outrage among Ghanaians after the country’s sports minister revealed that the nation spent $4.5 million just for the country’s participation in the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations competition. The amount spent is equivalent to the amount Algeria received as prize money for winning the entire tournament in Egypt. The Black Stars of Ghana exited the completion after losing to Tunisia at the round of 16 dashing the country’s hope of ending its 37 year drought. Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports…

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Ghana Black Stars set for CHAN opener with Congo

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Maxwell Konadu says he is pleased with Ghana’s preparations ahead of the start of the African Nations Championship in South Africa.

Ghana will kick off in Group C against Congo on Monday in the tournament reserved for only home-based players of member nations.

Konadu is confident his side will up for the challenge as the home-based national team make their third-straight appearance at the finals.

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