Asamoah Gyan

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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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African Cup of Nations semi-final, Mbombela Stadium – Burkina Faso 1 (Bance 60) Ghana 1 (Wakaso 13 pen). Burkina Faso win 3-2 on penalties. Minnows Burkina Faso overcame an embarrassing refereeing display to shock Ghana 3-2 on penalties to reach their first African Cup of Nations Final. After a 1-1 d...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Ghana’s players may change their opinion about South Africa being their “second home” when they see the sandy, bumpy field they have to play on in the African Cup of Nations semifinals this week. Four-time African champion Ghana moves on from the...
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Jan 28th, 2013
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Ghana eased through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Niger to finish top of Group B. Captain Asamoah Gyan was instrumental throughout and he set the Black Stars on their way when he controlled Albert Adomah’s cross and the drove home. Gyan then turned provider as he...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Ghana sits atop of Group B in the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Mali 1-0 in both teams’ second game of the group stage on Thursday. A penalty kick goal from Espanyol midfielder Mubarak Wakaso ensured the four-time African champions got their first win of the continental showpiece in South...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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There are no reports of any injuries in the DR Congo squad, and most of the attention has focused on speculation that coach Claude LeRoy had either quit or been sacked. The country’s federation and sports ministry insist the former Ghana coach remains in charge. The Black Stars squad is also be...
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Jan 18th, 2013
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AT LEAST half the field are viable contenders for the African Nations Cup crown, including, as unlikely as it might seem now, Bafana Bafana. The tournament has a long tradition of paying no heed to the form book. Almost always at least one outsider rises to emerge among the contenders, if not go on t...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 17th, 2013
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Julian Finney/Getty Images The Africa Cup of Nations 2013 gets underway in South Africa on Saturday, with Ghana one of the biggest favourites for success even though they have not won the competition since 1982. There was plenty of speculation over the final squad until it was named last week, with p...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ghana warmed up for next week’s Africa Cup of Nations by beating seven-time continental champions Egypt 3-0 in a friendly in Abu Dhabi. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu opened the scoring for the Black Stars in the first half, before Richard Boakye and Asamoah Gyan added goals after the break. There were...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 12th, 2012
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The countdown is on to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Group B sees Ghana, the darlings of Africa during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, lining up against Niger, DR Congo, and the continent’s third-ranked team, Mali. Get primed for the action with quick team profiles. 2013 Africa Cup of Nations: Group...
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In East Africa
Sep 8th, 2012
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Zambia 1-0 Uganda Christopher Katongo’s first-half strike has handed the reigning champions a slender advantage ahead of what will surely be a tough return leg in Kampala. The Zambian goal came after 20 minutes, an easy tap-in from the skipper following Davies Nkausu’s long throw. Uganda ...