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Ghanaian striker John Antwi scores for Misr Lel Makasa in Egyptian Premier League

Ghanaian striker, John Antwi was on the scoresheet for Misr Lel Makasa to help them beat El Entag El Harby 2-1 in the Egyptian Premier League.Mohamed Adel restored parity for El Entag El Harby after Paulin Voavy had scored for Misr Lel Makasa.The former Dreams FC goal poacher came to the party by snatching the match-winner for the home side in the 64th minute.The narrow victory keeps Misr Lel Makasa in third place on the League table after eight matches.The bulky forward is still making a strong case to earn a Black Stars call-up having been overlooked since he last received an invite for an international friendly against Saudi Arabia.

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Ghanaian youngster Okyere Wriedt scores as Bayern München II defeat 1860 Rosenheim

Ghanaian striker, Kwesi Okyere Wriedt continued his impressive performance as he helped Bayern München II in the Regionalliga.The 19-year-old was on the scoresheet as his side fought back to beat 1860 Rosenheim 3:2 away.The Ghanaian youngster led the attack for his side and did what was required as he drew his side level in the 57th minute after Markus Einsiedler had scored for the home team.Markus Einsiedler scored another before Omer Jahic extended the lead for 1860 Rosenheim.A late consolation by Frank Evina saw the game ending 3-2 in favour of 1860 Rosenheim.Bayern München II still maintain their top spot in the Regionalliga despite the defeat.

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Kevin Prince Boateng scores again as Sassuolo thumps Afriyie Acquah's Empoli 3:1

Ghana forward, Kevin-Prince Boateng scored again as Sassuolo came back to beat Afriyie Acquah's Empoli 3-1 on Friday night in the Serie A.Francesco Caputo gave Empoli the lead after just 18 seconds at the Mapei Stadium.Midfielder Leonardo Capezzi surged into the box and cut it back for Caputo to stroked the ball into the net.Sassuolo snatched the leveller after 13 minutes though Boateng.Alfred Duncan slipped a clever ball through to Di Francesco, who couldn't find an angle to shoot from.Instead, he cut it back for the onrushing Boateng, who slid in to knock it into the back of the net to register his second league goal of the campaign.A minute later, Acquah picked up an injury and had to be substituted.Gian Marco Ferrari made it 2-1 for Sassuolo in the 57th minute before Empoli got reduced to ten men after Miha Zajc collected his second yellow on 71 minutes.Five minutes from time, Federico Di Francesco found the back of the net.Boateng was substituted in the 62nd minute.Fellow Ghana international Alfred Duncan lasted the entire duration for the winning side at home.

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Ghana's Afriyie Acquah suffers injury in Empoli's defeat at Sassuolo

Ghana midfield dynamo, Afriyie Acquah suffered an early injury as his side Empoli suffered a 3-1 defeat at Sassuolo in the Serie A on Friday night.The Torino loanee suffered a knock and had to be replaced after just 14 minutes.Francesco Caputoh had given Empoli the lead after just 18 seconds at the Mapei Stadium before former Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng 13 minutes later.The 26-year-old is expected to undergo tests on Saturday when the team return to their base to ascertain the extent of the injury.He had started every league game since joining Empoli on transfer deadline day.

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Normalisation Committee vice chair urges urges Black Queens to win 2018 AWCON

Ms Lucy Quist, vice chair of the FIFA Normalization Committee has urged the female national women's football team, Black Queens, to win the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations. According to her, the Black Queens had the full support of the nation and must, therefore, feel inspired and motivated to conquer Africa on home soil.”Today, football has become an extremely important part of our development as individuals and our development as a nation.”Sports is about development, it is about skill, it is about commitment, it is about dedication, it is about the tenacity to win against the odds, it is about the willingness to say that I will go the extra mile,” Mrs Quist said.”There is so much more to it and we collectively should leverage football to drive our country forward because it is one of the few things that we all agree on.”I believe that with the Black Queens going forward they have the full support of us as the nation”.The competition will be hosted by Ghana from November 17 to December 1.

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Ghana's Emmanuel Lomotey declared fit for Villarreal B clash with Ejea

Former Dreams FC midfielder, Emmanuel Lomotey has been declared fit for Villarreal B's clash with Ejea in the Spanish Segunda Division B this weekend. The Ghanaian has been on the sidelines for 10 days after sustaining an injury in his side's 1-1 draw with Castellon.However, he has fully recovered and is tipped to make an appearance in the match on Saturday.Villarreal on loan from second-tier side Extremadura UD.

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Ghanaian midfielder Richard Boateng eyes Ghana call-up

Real Oviedo midfielder, Richard Boateng says he is eyeing a call-up to the Black Stars despite the plethora of talents available to coach Kwesi Appiah.The Ghanaian who has been top shape for Real Oviedo in the Spanish Segunda division since joining from Extremadura UD in the summer, says he is aware of the competition in the Ghana midfield but is ready to fight for a spot.”It is a dream for any player to represent his country in international competitions. It is time to continue fighting and doing well to make that jump to the national team, “he said.Boateng's elder brother Derek featured in the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups for the two-time African champions.

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Ghana star Kwadwo Asamoah and Stephan De Vrij named best free summer signings for Inter Milan

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah and fellow summer signing Stephan De Vrij have been named the best arrivals of the transfer window at Inter Milan. Asamoah joined Inter after six years with Juventus and has comfortably walked into the Milan team this season and is a key member of manager Luciano Spalleti.The former Udinese midfielder has excelled through the middle of the pitch and on the flanks, where he provided a very important assist as Inter came from a goal down to beat Tottenham in midweek to mark their return to the Champions League with a win at the San Siro.Despite an unconvincing start to the season by the Nerrazurri's, Asamoah has provided coach Luciano Spalleiti with the experience lacked by several members of the club.Interesting for a player who arrived on a free transfer, Italian top football tabloid Corriere Dello Sport have identified the Ghanaian as the most important free signing of the summer.Together with teammate Stephan De Vrij, who arrived in the summer from Lazio, the pair continue to impress in the current campaign.Stephan De Vrij scored the important winner against Tottenham in the Champions League win over Tottenham in midweek.The experience Dutch…

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Africa Women's Championship trophy tour set to begin in Ghana

The trophy for the 2018 Africa Women’s Champions is expected to arrive in the country in the coming days before it continues to other part of the continent as part of the touring of the coveted silverware. The tour will soon start in Ghana, host country for the 2018 edition of the competition before moving to the other part of the continent.Nigeria, Cameroon, Zambia, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, South Africa and Algeria are all expected to witness the flashy trophy at stake for eight nations competing for this year's edition.The expedition will begin in Accra before moving to Cape Coast, the two host cities and eventually move to some parts of the country including the north before leaving the shores of Ghana to the seven other participating countries.This year’s Africa Women’s Cup of Nations will begin on November 17 to December 1.

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Lucy Quist charges Black Queens to win Nations Cup

Vice Chairman of the Ghana Football Association Normalization Committee, Lucy Quist has charged the Black Queens to win this year's African Women's Championship.Ghana will host seven other African countries in November for this year's tournament. Speaking at the inauguration of an 11-member Accra Venue Organisation Committee (VOC) for the tournament, Mrs Quist stated that football had proven to be a unifier that taught vital character traits such as dedication, tenacity and commitment which could be used to drive the country forward.She stressed the importance of football as a tool of national development and urged all Ghanaians to leverage the sport for individual development because it was “more than just a game”.”Today, football has become an extremely important part of our development as individuals and our development as a nation.Sports is about development, it is about skill, it is about commitment, it is about dedication, it is about the tenacity to win against the odds, it is about the willingness to say that I will go the extra mile,” Mrs Quist said.“There is so much more to it and we collectively should leverage football to drive our country forward because it is one of the few…