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Ghanaian players in the EPL gears up for the season

Ghanaian players in the EPL gears up for the season

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Ghanaian players in the English Premier League are eyeing a good season as the competition kicks off. Midfielder Daniel Amartey first game ended in defeat after they threw away 2-1 lead with less than 14 minutes to give Arsenal a 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. On Saturday, Jordan Ayew and Jefferey Sclupp will be is hoping for a blistering start in the as they kick start their season. Jefferey Sclupp will also be hoping for a starting place when his side take on newbies Huddersfield on Saturday and Jordan Ayew will also be eyeing a place in Swansea's team which plays Southampton. On Sunday, Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu will open their account with a game against Manchester United and Tottenham. Ayew will be hoping Slaven Bilic hands him a place in Westh...
Kwesi Appiah names three debutantes for Ghana,Ethiopia game

Kwesi Appiah names three debutantes for Ghana,Ethiopia game

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Ghana Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has named a strong starting line up to face Ethiopia this afternoon in the 2019 AFCON qualifier slated for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Skipper of the side Asamoah Gyan leads the team in attack with support from Raphael Dwamena for today's game in Kumasi. Midfielder Thomas Agyapong will play his first game for the Ghana as he pairs with the likes of Thomas Partey, Andre Ayew and Ebenezer Ofori in midfield. Wa All Stars goalkeeper Richard Ofori will be in post with Harrison Afful, Lumor Agbenyenu, John Boye and Daniel Amartey in defense as Kwesi Appiah seek his first competetive win since returning as head coach of the Black Stars. Below is the team for today's game Richard Ofori Harrison Afful John boye Daniel Amartey Tho...
Jordan Ayew opens lid on Premier League struggles

Jordan Ayew opens lid on Premier League struggles

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Ghanaian international striker Jordan Ayew has revealed how he struggled at the beginning of his premier league career. Jordan made his debut for Aston Villa in 2015 coming on as a substitute against Bournemouth, after joining from French Ligue 1 side Lorient for £15m. After a slow start to the league, Jordan made a good name for himself finishing as the clubs top scorer with seven goals although unfortunately, his goals could not save the Villans from relegation. His good form for Villa earned him a transfer back to the premier league to Swansea City, which coincidentally is the former club of his brother Andre. Jordan described his debut in the Premier League and discloses how he had a hard time coming to terms with the fast paced nature of English football. “I made my
West Ham United star Andre Ayew reveals he is getting to top form

West Ham United star Andre Ayew reveals he is getting to top form

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Ghana's Andre Ayew has revealed that he is close to getting to his best after a difficult start with West Ham united in the English Premier league. The Black Stars deputy skipper after a record transfer from Swansea to join the hammers suffered an injury in a game against Chelsea which delayed his progress at the club. He came back before the turn of the year and went to Gabon to play for Ghana at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Since his return from the African competition, the former has been showing signs of his qualities for the his side by getting in some goals. “I think I’m getting there,” he observed. “I have said it before, I’m getting there. I know my quality and I’m working hard and my teammates are giving me a lot of confidence. They have a lot of trust in me".
Ghana’s Andre Ayew scores to earn a point for West ham

Ghana’s Andre Ayew scores to earn a point for West ham

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Ghana Black Stars deputy captain Andre Ayew scored to help West ham United earn a point in their 2-2 stalemate in the English Premiership game played today. The former Swansea man capitalized on a miss kick by striker Andy Carrol to put the hammers in front just five minutes into the game. He goal was canceled by Sunderland but James Collins restored their lead in the 46th minute before former Liverpool forward Fabio Borini again scored to end the game in a 2-2 scoreline. The Ghanaian did not last the entire duration of the game as he was replaced by Jonathan Calleri. Ayew has now scored five for Bilic's side and is hoping to get more goals after a difficult start.  
Andre Ayew score to savage a point for Westham United

Andre Ayew score to savage a point for Westham United

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Ghana Black Stars deputy skipper Andre Ayew came from the bench to score to earn a point for Westham United in their English Premiership game played on Saturday afternoon against Watford. Ayew replaced Robert Snodgrass in the 65th minute to equalise for the hammers after Troy Deeney had put Watford in front through a spot kick. The Ghanaian is yet to hit top form since returning from injury but believes this goal could help him recapture his lost form. He joined the hammers at the beginning of the season from Swansea and scored two goals so far for them.   
Jordan Ayew handed number 3 jersey at Swansea City

Jordan Ayew handed number 3 jersey at Swansea City

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Ghana Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew has been handed the number 3 shirt at English Premier league club Swansea City. The former Marseille forward joined the Wales based club in the January transfer window from Aston Villa in a swap deal with Neil Taylor who left Swansea for Villa. Ayew who was away on national team duty took part in his first training today with club and is expected to make his debut this weekend against Leicester city. The 25-year-old is hoping he achieve's more than what his brother did during his time with the Swans.
Avram Grant denies reported leadership dispute in Black Stars camp

Avram Grant denies reported leadership dispute in Black Stars camp

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Black Stars head Coach Avram Grant has revealed that there was no dispute over captaincy in camp. There were reports of a feud over the leadership of the team in Gabon between Asamoah Gyan and Dede Ayew but the Israeli trainer has come out to deny those reports. "There was nothing like that in camp, I followed the team closely and all the players including Ayew and Gyan were united" he said. He said this an interview on Star FM's Star Drive show with Bola Ray today.  Coach Avram Grant led the Black Stars to a fourth position in this year's AFCON Gabon. The Black Stars failed to end their 35-year-old trophy drought at the tournament after they were tipped to lift the trophy. The Ghanaians were stopped by Cameroon in the semi-final  before losing 1-0 to Burkina Faso in
Two goals from Ayew brothers propel Ghana to AFCON semi-final

Two goals from Ayew brothers propel Ghana to AFCON semi-final

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Ghana Black Stars progressed to the semi-finals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon by beating DR Congo by 2-0. Two goals brothers Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew ensured the Ghanaians made it to the next round of the most biggest football festival in Africa. The Black Stars had a difficult first half managing only two shots on target. The Leopards were the dangerous side and looked to be the side to take the lead but saw all their effort go waste. Striker Mbokani came close to getting the first goal of the game but his shot was brilliantly saved by goalkeeper Razak Brimah who was alert.  Back from recess,  Ghana upped their game with dangerous incursions into the Congolese penalty box looking for the opener. The pressing for a goal from the Ghanaians yielded fruit
Asamoah Gyan miss out, Jordan Ayew leads attack as Avram Grant names team to play Congo

Asamoah Gyan miss out, Jordan Ayew leads attack as Avram Grant names team to play Congo

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Ghana will be without skipper Asamoah Gyan in today's AFCON quarter - final game against DR Congo in Oyem. The experience striker could not recover on time from the injury he picked up against Egypt on Wednesday. This means young striker Jordan Ayew has been appointed to lead the Ghanaian attack in this afternoon's game. The Aston Villa forward will receive support from his senior brother Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey who have been shifted up front.  The Black Stars goes into this game with a 4-2-3-1 formation with Afriyie Acquah and Mubarak Wakaso protecting the back four. Ghana finished behind Egypt with six points in Group D. Below is Ghana's team to play Congo Today 1. Razak Brimah 2. Harrison Afful 3. Frank Acheampong 4. John Boye 5.