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My Goal Is To Win World Cup With Ghana – Dede Ayew

Captain for the Black Stars, Andre Dede Ayew has disclosed that he has a personal ambition and dreams to win a trophy with the senior national team of Ghana. Dede Ayew currently has 108 appearances for Ghana and will be the most capped player if he plays in the next two matches.

  2 months ago ago
My Goal Is To Win World Cup With Ghana – Dede Ayew

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After Losing The First Game, Aliou Cissé Stated, "We Needed To Be More Effective In Front Of Goal."

Senegal, the reigning AFCON champion, was defeated 2-0 by the Netherlands in the second match on November 21, 2022. They played without an injured Sadio Mane and stood resolute until the final ten minutes to end proceedings at the Al Thumama Stadium on Monday. The Netherlands extended their unbeaten streak under coach Louis van Gaal to 16 games with late goals from Cody Gakpo and substitute Davy Klaassen, which guaranteed them second place in Group A.

  14 days ago ago
After Losing The First Game, Aliou Cissé Stated,

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Fact: Reasons Ghana can win the world cup this year. Four facts about the upcoming team.

Ghana Black Stars team has been underated by many people in recent years. Their recent performance has been lackadaisical. Ghana put up an abismal performance at the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon. They were eliminated in the group stages. They were also eliminated in the round of sixteen in Gabon during the 2019 AFCON.

  3 months ago ago
Fact: Reasons Ghana can win the world cup this year. Four facts about the upcoming team.

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Ziyech Returns To National Team After Retirement

Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech has been announced as one of the players in the squad list ahead of Morocco’s international friendlies this month. The player had a long-strained relationship with former Morocco boss and therefore announced his decision to retire from the national team as long as the Coach Vahid Halilhodzic was in charge.

  2 months ago ago
Ziyech Returns To National Team After Retirement

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He Is The Most "In-Form" Ghana Black Stars Striker Now.

Antoine Semenyo has seen himself return from injury and is now doing miracles on the pitch. Antoine plays his club football for Bristol City in the English Championship. If we can recall, he was called in the Black Stars of Ghana, when Ghana played the double header AFCON Qualifiers against Madagascar and the Central African Republic during the international break.

  3 months ago ago
He Is The Most

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“League Suspension Will Affect The National U-23 Team” - Boniface Ayepah

Assistant Coach of BetPawa League side Nsoatreman, Boniface Ayipah, believes the suspension of the premier league will definitely affect performance of the Black Meteors team. Coach Ayipah, stated that the qualifiers for U-23 AFCON enroute to Morocco will be a fierce competition for the Ghanaian team.

  1 month ago ago
“League Suspension Will Affect The National U-23 Team” - Boniface Ayepah

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Did You Know Ghana Was The First Country To Win The AFCON Trophy On Three Different Occasions?

The Black Stars of Ghana are widely recognized as giants of Africa whenever there is a debate on successful African teams in AfCON history. Ever since organizers of the continental AfCON tournament took the bold decision to come up with a football competition that will reward teams across the African continent, the senior national team of Ghana has not been accustomed to an abysmal record, and that is a fact most football fans would agree to without equivocation.

  4 months ago ago
Did You Know Ghana Was The First Country To Win The AFCON Trophy On Three Different Occasions?

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Former Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah announces retirement from football aged 33

Former Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah has announced his retirement from football as a player aged 33, and is set to begin life as a football agent. The former Asokwa Deportivo and Liberty Professionals midfielder, made his senior debut for Ghana in 2009, under Frenchman Claude Le Roy and, went on to win 74 caps for the Black Stars, scoring four goals, ending in 2019.

  2 months ago ago
Former Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah announces retirement from football aged 33

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Asamoah Gyan and Andrew Ayew are not on good terms - Former Normalization committee spokesperson

Former Ghana Football Association [GFA] Normalization Committee spokesperson, Dan Kwaku Yeboah has revealed that Andre Ayew and Asamoah Gyan are not on good terms.  This revelation emerges after Gyan announced his intention of playing for the Black Stars in the 2022 FIFA World Cup during an interview with the BBC last week.

  3 months ago ago
Asamoah Gyan and Andrew Ayew are not on good terms - Former Normalization committee spokesperson

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Joseph Paintsil should have played friendlies against Japan and Chile. – Otto Addo

Ghana coach Otto Addo has defended his decision to leave in-form Joseph Paintsil out of the Black Stars squad, claiming that "at the moment, I see others ahead of him." Due to the winger's impressive form, some have questioned Paintsil's exclusion from Ghana's squad to play Brazil and Nicaragua.

  2 months ago ago
Joseph Paintsil should have played friendlies against Japan and Chile. – Otto Addo

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3 African Teams That Have Given Ghana The Toughest Competition In Recent AFCON Tournaments

We all know when it comes to AfCON records, Ghana's Black Stars is a widely recognized leading force fundamentally because though they haven't won the trophy in recent years, predecessors have laid a formidable foundation for the current generation to uphold as bragging rights. It's safe to say the four times AfCON champions have virtually failed to live up to expectations as they still continue to find answers to the long time drought.

  4 months ago ago
3 African Teams That Have Given Ghana The Toughest Competition In Recent AFCON Tournaments

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The Black Stars Captain, André Ayew, Has Stated His Goals Ahead Of The World Cup In November.

André Morgan Rami Ayew, a winner of the Calcio Trade Ball Order of the Star Award in 2022 and BBC African Footballer of the Year in 2011, wants to win the AFCON championship and the World Cup with Ghana. The Ghana captain, André Ayew, has stated that his primary goal is to lead the Black Stars to a major trophy, such as the Africa Cup of Nations or the World Cup, which the 22nd World Cup is scheduled to begin in November 2022.

  2 months ago ago
The Black Stars Captain, André Ayew, Has Stated His Goals Ahead Of The World Cup In November.

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Can Asamoah Gyan become 2022's Roger Milla?

Even though he doesn't play much on the field, the man is constantly in the news. His countrymen were taken aback by an interview he gave on Wednesday in which he urged them to consider inviting him to the World Cup in Qatar, and he said a lot.

  3 months ago ago
Can Asamoah Gyan become 2022's Roger Milla?

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4 Top-Rated African Players Who Have Not Been Able To Win The AfCON Trophy With Their National Teams

In Africa, the most acknowledged tournament that is recognized as the apex of football competitions in the continent is the African Cup of Nations popularly known as the AfCON tournament. Since the tournament began in the early 1900s, we have seen a large number of African teams being crowned the overall winners with some countries failing to appear at the tournament.

  4 months ago ago
4 Top-Rated African Players Who Have Not Been Able To Win The AfCON Trophy With Their National Teams

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CAF has postponed the September AFCON qualifiers until March 2023.

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has accepted a revised TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cote d'Ivoire 2023 qualification calendar. They announced this in a news release on their website today. " "This was necessitated by the Executive Committee’s commitment to making room for the African nations that have qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in November/December 2022 to prepare adequately.

  4 months ago ago
CAF has postponed the September AFCON qualifiers until March 2023.

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"No More African Players" - Napoli President

Aurelio De Laurentiis has provoked football fans, especially Africans, for making a comment about the AFCON, which sounds like an insult to some African football fans online. Aurelio De Laurentiis is the president of the Nobel Italian Club, Napoli. We all love Napoli for their long run in the Italian Seria A and the signing of Diego Maradona.

  4 months ago ago

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Napoli President issues warning to Africa Players

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis says he would not sign African players any longer unless they agreed to not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Africa Cup of Nations referred to as AFCON, and sometimes as African Cup of Nations, is the main international men's association football competition in Africa.

  4 months ago ago
Napoli President issues warning to Africa Players

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AFCON qualifiers postponed to March 2023

Originally set for September, the qualifying games for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations have been moved to March to give the continent's teams more time to get ready for the World Cup in Qatar, AFP discovered on Thursday. The finals, which were initially slated to take place in Ivory Coast in June and July 2023, were moved to early 2024 to escape the rainy season, which made the decision to postpone the qualifications easier to make.

  4 months ago ago
AFCON qualifiers postponed to March 2023

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Morocco defeated on penalties to get to the women AFCON final against South Africa

Morocco defeated nine-woman Nigeria 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 deadlock to advance to the Women's Africa Cup of Nations (Wafcon) final against South Africa. When Ifeoma Onumonu was stopped in the second round of the shootout by Atlas Lionesses goalie Khadija Er-Rmici, Rosella Ayane was able to score.

  4 months ago ago
Morocco defeated on penalties to get to the women AFCON final against South Africa

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Wafcon 2022: South Africa faces hosts Morocco in final

t's the ideal opportunity for the huge 2022 TotalEnergies Women's Africa Cup of Nations last between Morocco and South Africa's Banyana at Rabat's Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex. Before this evening's major event CAF Online checked out at the WAFCON last by the numbers. 0 - 2018 last is the main version to end 0-0 and be settled on punishments.

  4 months ago ago
Wafcon 2022: South Africa faces hosts Morocco in final