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Kwadwo Asamoah hails Inter Milan team spirit after late win over Sampdoria in Serie A

Inter Milan midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah hailed his side's magnificent team spirit after their 1-0 win over Sampdoria in the Italian Serie A on Saturday night. Marcelo Brozovic scored a 94th-minute winner to earn Inter victory in a match which saw three goals ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).The Ghana international was among the three players whose goals were correctly ruled out by the VAR.The win lifts Inter to seventh in the table, one place below Sampdoria and Asamoah couldn't hide his excitement as he showered praises on his team.He posted on Twitter: “We won #SampdoriaInter courtesy of our championship quality and magnificent team spirit, and the selfless dedication of the @inter travelling fans. #SerieA #Asamoah” We won #SampdoriaInter courtesy of our championship quality and magnificent team spirit, and the selfless dedication of the @inter travelling fans. #SerieA #Asamoah pic.twitter.com/31tkia9nb5— Kwadwo Asamoah (@Asabob20) September 22, 2018Asamoah lasted the entire duration of the match.

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AshGold president Dr Frimping donates bottled water to support Ashanti Regional Colts tourney

AshantiGold president Dr. Kwaku Frimpong (Champion) has presented thirty (30) boxes of STARZ PLUS Mineral water to the organizers of Ashanti Regional Colts Rebuilding tournament.Dr. Frimpong who is the producer of STARZ PLUS Mineral water has taken keen interest in the tournament.He has urged the organizers to continue to unearth talents which will eventually help the development of football in the country.Receiving the items, the chief organizer of the tournament Abdulai “Kamara” Amidu, the President of Asokwa Royals and Deportivo SC thanked Dr. Frimpong and asked other corporate organizations to come to their aid and promote football in the country.

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Winger Nana Ampomah rescues Waasland Beveren with equalizer against Charleroi in Belgian top-flight

Ghana winger Nana Ampomah saved his Belgian side Waasland Beveren from defeat by scoring the equalizer in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Sporting Charleroi.Ampomah drilled home the leveller after 51 minutes at the Freethielstadion.The visitors had taken the lead through Victor Osimhen on 16 minutes.Ampomah, who lasted the entire duration, received a yellow card in the 90th minute.The 22-year-old has now scored four goals in seven league appearances.

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Sparta Prague star Benjamin Tetteh hits BRACE to tally five league goals in Czech Republic

Striker Benjamin Tetteh scored for the third consecutive time as he netted a brace for  Sparta Prague in their 4-1 win over Slovan Liberec on Saturday.The former Ghana youth international banged in the goals in a spate of seven minutes in front of their home fans at the Generali Arena.Nicolae Stanciu opened the scoring for Sparta Prague in the 17th minute and ten minutes later Tetteh made it 2-0.In the 34th minute, the former Dreams FC player found the back of the net againTetteh was replaced in the 75th minute by Golgol Mebrahtu.The 21-year-old has now tallied five league goals in nine appearances.

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Substitute Thomas Agyepong scores debut Hibernian goal in Scottish Premier League win

Winger Thomas Agyepong climbed off the bench to score his first goal for Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League on Saturday in their 3-0 win at Dundee United.The Ghana international came on to replace Martin Boyle in the 72nd minute at Dens Park.Hibernian had taken a two-zero lead through Florian Kamberi and Martin Boyle in the 51st and 54th minutes respectively.With three minutes remaining, Agyepong turned the Dundee defence inside-out before firing a terrific finish into the far corner of the net.Agyepong is on loan from Manchester City.

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Performance of Ghanaian players abroad: Yiadom, Anang, Kadiri strike debut goals as Boateng, Tetteh and Ampomah continue hot streak form

Ghanasoccernet's European football specialist, Reuben Obodai brings you first installment update of how Ghanaian players performed in abroad between Friday and Saturday.ENGLANDDennis Odoi was introduced at half time for Fulham FC in their 1-1 stalemate with Watford.Jordan Ayew played 71 minutes for Crystal Palace while Jeffery Schlupp warmed the bench as Christian Atsu also came on in the 73 minutes for Newcastle when the two sides played out a goalless draw.Daniel Amartey played full throttle for Leicester City when they beat Huddersfield United 3-1. Collin Quaner missed the game for the losers through injury.In the Championship, Albert Adomah played 68 minutes for Aston Villa when they lost 1-2 at home to Sheffield Wednesday.Andy Yiadom scored and registered an assist for Reading as they thrashed Hull City 3-0Kwesi Appiah missed the game for AFC Wimbledon as they lost 2-1 to Accrington Stanley.Joe Dodoo was on the substitute bench for Blackpool as they played a goalless stalemate with Luton Town.Tarique Fosu was left out of Charlton team that won 2-1 against PlymouthHiram Boateng was substituted in the 90 minute for Exeter City as they beat Cheltenham 3-1.Bernard Mensah cameoed for Lincoln…

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CAF Champions League: Al Ahly smash Guinean side Horoya 4-0 to advance to semi-final

Horoya’s dream run in the 2018 CAF Champions League was brought to an end by Al Ahly, who claimed a 4-0 win at the Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo on Saturday night.The result in the second leg of the teams’ quarterfinal tie saw the Red Devils advance 4-0 on aggregate and set up a North African derby against Algeria’s ES Setif in the final four next month.Ahly dominated from early on but had to wait until the 32nd minute to claim the lead – and score the first goal of the tie – with Walid Soliman enjoying a simple finish from close range after the Horoya defence lost concentration.The Guinea side saw relatively little of the ball but still enjoyed two efforts on target in the first half which called Red Devils goalkeeper Ahmed El Shenawy into action, yet the interval saw the hosts enjoying a 1-0 advantage.Horoya made a double change early in the second half, as they introduced Sekou Camara and Brefo Mensah in an effort to get back into the game.However, they were almost immediately stung by a second goal from the Egyptian giants as Islam Mohareb netted in the 53rd minute to…

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VAR denies Kwadwo Asamoah spectacular goal but Inter Milan win at the death

Versatile Kwadwo Asamoah had his belter disallowed by VAR but Inter Milan kept their focus to snatch an injury time winner at Sampdoria in a 1-0 success.The Ghana international  found the back of the net with a sensational daisy-cutter from the edge of the box, but once again VAR ruled it was disallowed.This time the ball had gone out of play as it was pulled back from the by-line by Danilo D’Ambrosio.Moments later, Sampdoria scored with Defrel, who took his shirt off to celebrate before realising he was offside and that didn’t count either.Deep into stoppages, Brozovic chested down a corner and smashed the volley from a tight angle to beat Audero and give Inter what was ultimately a deserved victory.Asamoah lasted the entire duration of the match.

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Ghanaian defender Samuel “Mensiro” Mensah grabs winner as Oestersunds FK stun IK Sirius in Sweden

Ghanaian defender Samuel Mensah scored the winner for Oestersunds FK as they stunned IK Sirius in the Swedish Allsvenskan on Saturday. The 29 year old scored the only goal of the game in the 90 minute to ensure Oestersunds FK picked all three points on the road.The game, which was fiercely contested saw four players ending up in the books of the referee with two from IK Sirius and the rest to Oestersunds FK.Mensah was netting his first goal of the season as Oestersunds FK keep on pushing up the league table.The win lift them to sixth on the Swedish Allsvenskan table.Mensah's compatriot Patrick Kpozo came on in the 83rd minute to replace Ludvig Fritzson as Oestersunds FK went away with all three points.