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Saudi Arabian top sports officials visit Black Stars in Jeddah

Saudi Arabian top sports officials visit Black Stars in Jeddah

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Saudi Arabian top sports officials have visited the Black Stars in their training camp in Jeddah to give the players and official commemorative gifts ahead of Tuesday's friendly. The Asian country's Athlete's Gift programme visited the Ghana team hotel on Monday night to greet the players and officials as part of the welcome for the four time African champions. Ghana's deputy sports minister Pius Enam Hadzide and Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi interacted with leaders of the programme before they met with players of the team. Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah and captain Daniel Amartey were also in attendance during the interaction with Athele's Gift programme officials. Nasser Al Hussein, one of the leader's of the Athele's Gift programme, presented all the players and off
Daniel Amartey to captain Ghana against Cranes

Daniel Amartey to captain Ghana against Cranes

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Reports coming in from Uganda indicate that Leicester City midfielder Daniel Amartey will captain the Ghana Black stars on Saturday in the World Cup qualify Game against Uganda at the Mandela Sports stadium in Namboole. The absence of experience duo Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew means Amartey get the chance to captain Ghana as they go battle the Cranes. The former FC Copenhagen defender who had his Black Stars debut back in 2015 will lead the senior men’s national team for the first time in his footballing career as he plays hi 23rd game for Ghana. Ghana has been hit with a lot of injuries going into this game with the likes of Jonathan Mensah, Christian Atsu, Afriyie Acquah and Harrison Afful who captained the team in Congo all pulling out.
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...
Amartey, Atsu named in CAF Best XI in AFCON

Amartey, Atsu named in CAF Best XI in AFCON

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Ghanaian players Christian Atsu and Daniel Amartey has been named in the CAF Team of the 2017 AFCON for their performance in the competition. The Black Stars placed fourth in the just ended tournament but both players has been recognized by the officials for their outstanding display in the soccer festival. Leicester City's Daniel Amartey and Newcastle's winger Christian Atsu were named among the eleven best players at the tournament following their outstanding performance for coach Avram Grant’s side. Below are the full list of players Goalkeeper: Fabrice ONDOA (Cameroon) Defenders: Modou Kara MBODJI (Senegal), Ahmed HEGAZY (Egypt), Michael NGADEU (Cameroon) Midfielders: Charles KABORE (Burkina Faso), Daniel AMARTEY (Ghana), Bertrand TRAORE (Burkina Fa
Adoma, Ayew others in boxing day battle in EPL

Adoma, Ayew others in boxing day battle in EPL

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Ghanaian players in the English Premier league will be in action today as there is no place for them in the festive holidays. Jeffery Schlupp is inline to be handed a starting role by Claudio Raneiri in today’s English Premier game against Everton while Daniel Amartey is expected to maintain his starting place in the team. Black Stars deputy skipper Andre Ayew is hoping for a starting role when he returns to his former team Swansea City as West ham take on the Wales side. Ayew has been in and out of the first eleven since returning from injury but is hopeful for a starting role in today's game.  In the championships, Ghanaian duo of Albert Adoma and Jordan Ayew will be in action when Aston Villa take on Burton Albion at the villa park. Both players are expecting to be ha
Ghanaian players pray for peaceful Election

Ghanaian players pray for peaceful Election

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Ghana Black Stars players like defender Daniel Amartey, Winger Christian Atsu, Enoch Ebo Andoh and among other players are praying for a peaceful election as the country vote today to choose a leader. The players in a post on their Twitter Acounts urged all Ghanaians to put the country first and vote peacefully. Christian Atsu It's all about Ghana  tomorrow. We pray for a peaceful elections. Whether your party wins or loses, GHANA STILL WINS. Let love lead Daniel Amartey God Bless our homeland, !! Let's have a peaceful election today, and remember to vote. Enoch Ebo Andoh We Pray for a Peaceful Elections today.We still stand strong!!Peace,peace is all we need.God bless our homeland...  
Avram Grant names new team to play South Africa

Avram Grant names new team to play South Africa

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Coach Avram Grant has named a new team to play against the Bafana Bafana of South African in today's friendly encounter in Durban. The Black Stars head coach has made changes in the team which drew goalless with the Cranes of Uganda in Tamale last Friday. Adam Kwarasey returns to the post this evening with Harrison Afful,Abdul Baba Rahman,John Boye and Daniel Amartey in defense. Thomas Partey get a place in midfield where he will play alongside Mubarak Wakasu, Christian Atsu and winger Frank Acheampong with former WAFA forward Samuel Tetteh  and Abdul Majeed Waris leading the attack for the Ghana Black Stars.