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Fifa to stick with 32 teams for Qatar World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers Fifa said on Wednesday. Fifa President Gianni Infantino had proposed expanding the tournament and explored the idea of adding additional…

Ghana include Gyan in provisional Afcon 2019 squad

Black Stars Coach, Kwasi Appiah has named a 29-man squad in his provisional list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation scheduled for Egypt, next month. The squad consists of three goalkeepers, ten defenders, eleven midfielders and five strikers. Goalkeepers:…

AFCON 2019: Gyan’s return destroys Ghana chances – Nyaho Tamakloe

Former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Dr. Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe is predicting doom for the Black Stars at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be hosted in Egypt. This comes after Captain Asamoah Gyan rescinded his…

Gyan in retirement U-turn, ready for Afcon 2019

Ghana’s legendary striker Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision to retire from international football. “A presidential request is one that cannot be disregarded. “I have taken the request of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in good faith, and will…

Egypt: Afcon hosts name 25-man provisional squad

2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hosts Egypt have announced their 25-man preliminary squad for the tournament. Coach Javier Aguirre’s squad comes with virtually no surprises. However, there is a return for veteran duo Abdallah El-Said and Walid Soliman who…

Cech to return to Chelsea as sporting director

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech will return to his former club Chelsea as sporting director when he retires from playing after the teams meet in this month’s Europa League final, Sky Sports News and other British media reported on Tuesday. The…

STATEMENT: Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana national team

Ghana’s all-time top scorer, Asamoah Gyan announced his permanent retirement from international football Monday evening. The 33-year-old striker’s decision, which comes 32 days to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations – a tournament he had been eager to honour as…

Mahrez eyes Afcon with Algeria after City treble

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez hopes he can continue a successful streak by helping Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt during July. The 28-year-old started in the FA Cup final at the weekend as City completed…

Appiah head and shoulders above all coaches in Ghana – JE Sarpong

Veteran coach, JE Sarpong has touted his colleague and head of the Ghana senior national team, Kwasi Appiah as the best in the country. According to Sarpong, the Black Stars trainer has built his capacity with the modern trends that…

Allegri to leave Juventus at end of season – club

Coach Massimiliano Allegri will leave Juventus at the end of the season after a reported fall-out with the club’s directors, the newly-crowned Serie A champions said in a surprise statement on Friday. “Massimiliano Allegri will not be on the Juventus…

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