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Ghana youth star Yaw Yeboah unveiled at CD Numancia

Former Ghana U-20 star Yaw Yeboah has been unveiled at Spanish segunda division side CD Numancia. The Ghanaian winger joined Numancia from English Premier League Champions Manchester City on a three year deal.Yeboah is joining the Spanish Segunda Division side after spending four seasons with the Premier League champions.The 21-year-old during this period he enjoyed loan spells at LOSC Lille, FC Twente and Real Oviedo.Last season, Yeboah made 20 appearances with Oviedo as the club missed out on promotion ticket to the top flight league.He becomes Numancia’s eighth signing of a busy transfer window.Yeboah was an integral member of the Ghana squad at the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2015.  Yaw Yeboah ya se ha enfundado la elástica rojilla Bienvenido a tu nueva casa Yeboah #BienvenidoYeboah pic.twitter.com/P9cdNHc1KZ— cdnumancia (@cdnumancia) July 18, 2018

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Angry backlash for Kweku Baako over BBC collaboration LIES

Kwaku Baako’s credibility hit a new low as his LIES over the role of the BBC in a recent football investigation has triggered an angry backlash from Ghanaians who feel deceived by his claims.Angry Ghanaians have taken to social media to hit out at the Editor-In-Chief of the New Crusading Guide for making false claims that the BBC worked with Anas Aremeyaw Anas over the contentious investigation.Baako was exposed by the British broadcaster on Monday after they debunked his claims that they collaborated with the controversial journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas over the investigation.Prior to Anas’ release on the investigation termed No 12, his key men in the investigation – Kwaku Baako and Randy Abbey LIED to the public about the role of the BBC.Anas’ key allies Baako and Abbey had also publicly stated in various radio interviews that the BBC played a key role in the work that has received mixed reaction.Baako, claimed that the latest investigative piece by his protégé, Anas was a collaboration between the Tiger Eye PI and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).He extended his fabrications when he said the BBC was angered by President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to take the…

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Ghanaian born Alphonso Davies on track to be Canada's 1st men's soccer superstar

As another FIFA World Cup concluded, Canada's national men's soccer team remained on the sidelines — exactly where it has been since the end of the 1986 tournament.Now, there's a new hope in the form of 17-year-old Alphonso Davies. Could this ordinary teenager with extraordinary potential be the country's first men's soccer superstar?He's certainly making a case for it with his play as a member of Major League Soccer's Vancouver Whitecaps and recently as a member of the national team. Just don't expect him to boast about his talents.”I'm trying to stay humble for my mom,” Davies told The National's Ian Hanomansing. “She gave me the opportunity and I don't want to be getting a big head and then something happens and she goes 'what happened?'””I don't want to disappoint her.”Davies was born in the Buduburam refugee camp in Ghana to Liberian parents fleeing their country's civil war. The family came to Canada when he was five, settling in Edmonton after spending a year in Windsor, Ont.”Seeing where they come from, seeing where we are now, I think that's one of the reasons why I try and keep my head level,” Davies said. “Every…

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Ghanaians will CURSE #12 in ‘no time’ – Aduana Stars chief George Gyawu

Aduana Stars Operations Manager George Gyawu has predicted Ghanaians will regret in ‘no small’ time for hailing Number 12, a sting operation which has brought football on its knees in the powerful West African nation.He says those who have hailed the investigative piece will regret voting for the dissolution of football in Ghana.Aduana Stars take on Congolese giants AS Vita in a CAF Confederation group match today ( Wednesday) at home amid fears lack of activities could come to haunt them in their quest to qualify to the knockout stage.The investigative piece by controversial journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has thrown football into serious crisis with no end in sight to the current stalemate.Local football has halted after an Accra High Court granted an interlocutory injunction on the activities of the FA.But Aduana Stars operations chief George Gyawu is predicting Ghanaians will curse the investigative piece in the shortest possible time.‘I can tell you that those who have clamoured for the dissolution of football will turn against #12 in no time,’ he told Asempa FM.‘Mark my words and mark today; they will curse the investigative piece for destroying our game.‘In the days ahead…

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Bayern Munich interested in Ghanaian-Canadian youngster Alphonse Davies

German giants Bayern Munich are among a host of several European clubs interested in a young Ghanaian born Canadian winger, Alphonse Davies.According to a report from the Toronto Sun several clubs including Liverpool, PSV Eindhoven, Real Madrid, and Manchester United all interested in the youngster.The 17 year old has really grown into his game over the last two seasons with the Vancouver Whitecaps. His blazing fast speed on the wing allow him to beat defenders with and without the ball.Davies was born in the Buduburam refugee camp in Ghana to Liberian parents fleeing their country's civil war. The family came to Canada when he was five, settling in Edmonton after spending a year in Windsor, Ont.The 17 year old won the Golden Boot for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup as a 16 year old despite Canada being eliminated in the quarterfinals.Davies will turn 18 in November  so there’s still some time he’s ready to contribute to a club like Bayern. If they were to bring in Davies, there would certainly be a loan involved to allow him to continue to grow and learn the game at the European level.

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VIDEO: Ocansey Mandela scores to earn a draw for Horoya at home against WAC in CAF Champions League

Ghanaian Ocansey Mandela snatched the equalizer for Horoya Athletic Club in their 1-1 draw with defending champions Wydad Casablanca at Stade du 28 Septembre in Conakry on Tuesday evening.Mandela slotted home an equaliser with a well bent effort inside the box and had assist from countryman Brefo Mensah.Wydad drew first blood in the 26th minute through Ismail El Hadad who buried an assist from Michael Babatunde.As they pushed for an equaliser, the hosts showed their intentions three minutes later through Ocansey.Watch Ocansey Mandela's equalizer for Horoya club of Guinea. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu set to complete Hoffenheim move for €10m

Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu is set to complete a bumper transfer to German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim in a move worth €10 million, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.Swiss champions Young Boys have agreed to release the centre-back for a fee of  €8 million.The German side will pay an additional €2 million depending on the number of appearances the powerful defender makes in his first season with Hoffenheim.The deal has been agreed and the move is expected to be sealed in the coming hours.Nuhu has been forcing his club to allow him to make the move to Germany after their initial reluctance as they see the centre-back as key to their Champions League plans for next season.The Ghana international was a key figure for the Berne-based outfit as they clinched their first league trophy in 32 years and wants to continue his career in Germany.The former Medeama player feels he has made his “contribution”, especially after the championship last season. “It was a great feeling to play for Young Boys and become part of the club's history, but I think it's the right time to start a new chapter elsewhere,” Nuhu said.”I have given Hoffenheim my…

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2018 CAF CONFED CUP: Aduana Stars Coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi confident ahead of AS Vita clash

Head Coach of Aduana Stars Kenichi Yatsuhashi is confident his side will emerge victorious ahead of their CAF Confederations Cup clash against Congolese giants AS Vita.Yatsuhashi, who will be leading Aduana for the first time in a competitive game is looking forward to begin his era with a win.The Ghanaian Champions are rock bottom of group A after two games in the group, with only a point following defeat to Asec Mimosa in the opener and a draw against Raja Casablanca.Aduana needs a win to stand a chance of progress to the quarter finals and the former Inter Allies coach is hopeful of success this afternoon.”We have a high quality players, we have worked very hard this past week so I'm sure that our team will play well. We will all do our best to win this match. We all know this our opponents is a very strong side so it is going to be a good match,” he said in a prematch conference.The Japanese American tactician is also happy about having a healthy squad, who will be equal to the task on Wednesday.”I will say we have no injuries, I think we are…