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Philimon McCarthy returns to Dreams FC

Philimon McCarthy returns to Dreams FC

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Former Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Philimon McCarthy has return to promoted Ghana Premier League side Dreams FC after a shot stint away from the club. The club announced the return of goalkeeper Philemon McCarthy as a member of the squad for the 2017/18 football season. The experience goalie had a short stint with Israeli club Afula FC during the 2017 season and returns to the club till the end of the 2018 season. McCarthy joined the Dawu based side in 2016 on a three year deal and put up a splendid performance for them in the Ghana Premier League. Philemon is famously remembered for his historic strike against New Edubiase FC at the Theatre of Dreams, Dawu during the 2016 Ghana Premier League season.    
Edwin Gyasi’s goal salvage a point for Ghana

Edwin Gyasi’s goal salvage a point for Ghana

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Edwin Gyasi scored to salvage a point for Ghana in the the last round of games in the World Cup qualifier played at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Egyptians opened the score in the 60th minute of the game through midfielder Mahmoud Fedlallah after holding the Black Stars in the first half. But the Ghanaians made a quick recovery by getting the equaliser three minutes later through an Edwin Gyasi whose shot deflected into the net. Ghana came close to getting the winner in the dying embers of the game after Richmond Boakye Yiadom's shot was incompletely saved by the Egyptian goalkeeper before it was finally cleared by his defenders. The Pharoah's of Egypt will now qualify from the group for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Zamalek to pay Ghanaian striker Junior Agogo $450 000

Zamalek to pay Ghanaian striker Junior Agogo $450 000

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Latest reports involving Zamalek and ex-Ghana striker Junior Agogo is that FIFA has given the Egyptian side three months to pay the player. The world's football governing body has handed the White Knights a three-month period to pay their former striker's $450 000 unpaid wages. Agogo joined Zamalek from English side Nottingham Forest in the summer of 2008, but terminated his contract with the Whites just nine months after joining them due to unpaid dues. The former Black Stars international featured on 11 occasions, scoring just three goals for the team and took the club to FIFA to settle the matter. Earlier this year, and after the striker filed a complaint against the Whites, Agogo received a letter from FIFA ordering Zamalek to pay him his remaining wages which valued arou...
Kwesi Appiah names team to face Egypt

Kwesi Appiah names team to face Egypt

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Head Coach of the Black Stars, James Kwesi Appiah has named a strong team to face Egypt in this afternoon's duel at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. Goalkeeper Richard Ofori starts in post for Ghana with Harrison Afful, Lumor Agbenyenu, Daniel Amartey and Kasim Nuhu in defense. Mubarak Wakaso will play in the midfield with the likes of Italy based Godfred Donsah, Ebenezer Ofori and Edwin Gyasi. FC Zurich based Raphael Dwamena leads the attack with Nana Ampomah also giving him support. Skipper Asamoah Gyan, Newcastle's Christian Atsu could not make the team after picking up injuries prior to the game. Below is the team for the game. Richard Ofori Harrison Afful Lumor Angenyenu KassimNuhu Daniel Amartey Mubarak Wakaso Edwin Gyasi Ebenezer Ofori Raphael...
Theophilus Nyame returns to Medeama after Ashgold loan

Theophilus Nyame returns to Medeama after Ashgold loan

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Ghana Premier league side Medeama SC have welcomed their player Theophilus Nyame back to the club after a successful loan season with Ashantigold FC. Theophilus Nyame joined the "Aboa Kese" lads during the window in the just ended season where he warmed himself into the team as one of the key players for the miners. The former Asante Kotoko player together with his teammates helped the Obuasi based side to escape visiting the drop with their resolute performance. But the workaholic midfielder has now return to his parent club to continue his career. Medeama SC‏ @MedeamaSC 19h19 hours ago Midfielder Theophilus Nyame returns to @MedeamaSC after successful loan spell @ASHANTIGOLD_SC ..Welcome back home! The Tarkwa based side posted on their Twitter page.  
Black Stars thrash Odartey Lamptey’s Glowlamp

Black Stars thrash Odartey Lamptey’s Glowlamp

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The Black Stars of Ghana posted a 5-1 victory over Odartey Lamptey's lower division side Glowlamp Academy on Thursday at the Cape Coast Stadium ahead of the game against Egypt. Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom shot the Stars in the lead before defender Nicholas Opoku doubled the lead to take the score to 2-0 for the Black Stars. The Academy boys pulled one back before half time but returnee Mubarak Wakaso sent the tally to 3-1 after converting a spot-kick. Inform FC Zurich forward Rafael Dwamena added his name on the score sheet when he scored the 4th goal before left-back Lumor Agbenyenu sealed the victory with a fine finish.
Steven Polack denies Kotoko new contract signing

Steven Polack denies Kotoko new contract signing

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Asante Kotoko’s head coach Steven Polack has denied reports suggesting he has signed a two-year contract with the club. According to the English tactician, he is yet to reach an agreement with the club although he is locked in contract negotiations. Polack, whose contract with Kotoko expired at the end of the season, is reported to have penned a new deal which will keep him at the Kumasi-based side until 2019. This is after he guided Kotoko to demolish Hearts of Oak 3-1 in the final to lift the 2017 MTN FA Cup. “I have not extended my deal, still negotiating and will either extend my contract by a year or two so let’s just wait”, he told Starr Sports. The expatriate was signed on from Berekum Chelsea to replace Croatia Zdravko Logarusic who was sacked after four matches into the sea
Black Stars host Glowlamp Academy in a friendly

Black Stars host Glowlamp Academy in a friendly

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The Black Stars of Ghana will engage in a friendly on Thursday ahead of their game against Egypt at the Cape Coast stadium. Coach Kwesi Appiah's team will face a division two side Glowlamp Academy as they prepare for the World Cup qualifier this weekend. The game scheduled for 4:00 pm will see the Black Stars put what they have been training to test before the main game on Sunday and also serve as a preparatory game for Glowlamp for their division two games. A win for Ghana will not send the team to the 2018 World Cup tournament but it will serve as a justify for the technical as they build a strong side to prepare for the 2019 Afcon.
Atsu to miss Egypt game after suffering injury

Atsu to miss Egypt game after suffering injury

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Ghana may miss the services of star man Christian Atsu for the Egypt game on Sunday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The Newcastle player pulled out of the team's training session on Wednesday after suffering what is suspected to be a thigh strain. His absence could serve as a very big blow to Coach Kwesi Appiah after already losing captain Asamoah Gyan through a thigh injury. The former FC Porto man has been in top form for both club and country and was expecting to deliver same performance for his country but could miss the game on Sunday. Despite failing to make it to the World Cup in Russia, the Ghanaians are treating this game with a lot of seriousness as they seek to maintain their home unbeaten record.
Gyan a doubt for Egypt game after thigh injury

Gyan a doubt for Egypt game after thigh injury

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Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan, suffered an injury during the team’s second day training at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium ahead of the the World Cup qualify game against Egypt. The former Sunderland striker was force to end the team's evening training early after suffering what is suspected to be a thigh injury. Gyan, who has battled injuries in the past years, remains a doubt for the last round of the qualify with the North African side. The Kayserispor forward is expected to travel to Accra on Thursday morning to undergo further test to asses the severity of the injury. The 31-year-old has for sometime now been hit with injuries which saw him miss the last two games against Congo and Uganda.