Barcelona extend Messi contract until 2021

Spain’s FC Barcelona extended the contract of star striker Lionel Messi until June 30, 2021, the club announced Wednesday, just days after he wed his childhood sweetheart in Argentina. “The deal will be signed in the coming weeks, when Messi…

Elvis Manu confirms Brighton exit

Ghanaian striker Elvis Manu has been told he can leave Brighton. The 23-year-old still has a year on his contract with the Premier League new-boys, but was informed by manager Chris Hughton he is free to leave. “That’s good, that…

Accam swats aside Chicago Fire exit rumours

Chicago Fire and Ghana forward David Accam says he is not looking to leave the MLS club “at the moment.” For the past few days, the former Helsingborgs IF winger has been reported to be angling for a return to…

#ConfedCup: Marcelo Diaz error makes Germany Champions [WATCH HIGHLIGHTS]

Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup in St Petersburg. The Borussia Monchengladbach forward tapped home against the run of play after a defensive blunder midway through the first half as…

#ConfedCup: Portugal beat Mexico, secure third spot [WATCH HIGHLIGHTS]

Portugal got the better of Mexico with a 2-1 turnaround win to clinch bronze at the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup on Sunday. Portugal, early on, spurned a chance to take the lead through Andre Silva who saw his penalty saved…

Asamoah Gyan open to MLS move

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan says he will consider a good offer from any club in the Major League Soccer (MLS). At 31, the striker is now unattached after the expiration of his two-year contract with Chinese club Shanghai SIPG. Gyan…

GOING NOWHERE: Ronaldo ‘denies’ ever saying he wanted to leave Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has ‘denied’ demanding a move away from Real Madrid after getting accused of tax evasion. The Portugal international – who recently announced his new twins – was heavily linked with a move back to Manchester United. It is…

ON TRIALS: Isaac Vorsah seeks AC Horsens deal

Ghana defender Isaac Vorsah, at the beginning of the week, started trials with Danish side AC Horsens. After surviving relegation this just ended season, the club is embarking on a massive squad-boosting exercise. They have released seven players and are now…

PHOTOS, VIDEO: André Ayew rounds off 48-hour visit to Guinea

Ghana star André Ayew has rounded off a two-day visit to Conakry. The West Ham forward, who is on summer holidays, made the trip to the West African nation at the invitation of a long-time friend Ahmed Sekou Camara popularly…

#ConfedCup: Germany smash Mexico to book final ticket [WATCH HIGHLIGHTS]

Germany left no doubt as to whether its younger, up-and-coming generation had what it takes to reach the final of an international competition. Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes, and Timo Werner tacked one on in the second…

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