Ghana national football team

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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 2nd, 2013
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Underdogs Cape Verde take on Ghana in the first Africa Cup of Nations quarter final on Saturday 2 February,  from 2.30pm. Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has warned his side against complacency when they face Cape Verde in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals. Cape Verde have reached the last eight on the...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 1st, 2013
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Ghana – Cape Verde Preview: Black Stars and Blue Sharks set to battle for semi-finals first slot Fireworks expected in this west Africa derby as both sides race to pick the first semi-final place in the 2013 Afcon. Ghana face off with Cape Verde in a 2013 Afcon quarter-finals fixture that could...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Lessons have been learned from Ghana’s first game at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the Black Stars go into the decisive fixture in Group B against Mali. After a 2-2 draw against DR Congo on Sunday, Ghana’s campaign at the continental finals desperately needs a win to keep their chance...
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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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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 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 ...
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In Ghana
Sep 8th, 2012
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The Black Stars of Ghana beat a plucky Malawian side by two goals to nil in the first leg of the final Cup of Nations qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium. Danger man, Christian Atsu put the Stars ahead in the 8th minute with a cool tap-in from close range followed by a stupendous shot […]...
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In Ghana
Apr 11th, 2012
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The Ghana Football Association has appointed James Kwesi Appiah as the new head coach of the Black Stars. Appiah, assistant coach of the Black Stars since 2008, replaces Serbian Goran Stevanovic, who was sacked last month after Ghana’s failure to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final. The forme...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 9th, 2012
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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan exited the Africa Cup of Nations as public enemy number one among some Black Stars’ supporters after Wednesday’s quarter-final loss to Zambia. The Sunderland forward, on-loan to Al-Ain, was on the receiving end of vitriolic abuse on social networking site twitter from Ghana...