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PREVIEW: Ghana vs. Equatorial Guinea

February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

On February 5, at 19.00 GMT at the Estadio de Malabo, hosts Equatorial Guinea make their first ever Nations Cup semi-final appearance against Ghana’s Black Stars. It is an intriguing encounter that should have pundits...

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Jonathan praises new faces ahead of semi-final

February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

In an interview with Africa Football Shop, Ghana centre-back Jonathan Mensah has praised some of the new additions to Avram Grant’s side. The Black Stars confirmed their place in the final four at the Africa...

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PREVIEW: Ghana vs. Guinea

February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

On February 1, at 16:00 GMT, when Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe blows his whistle, at the Estadio de Malabo to kick start the AFCON quarterfinal game between Ghana’s Black Stars and Guinea’s Syli Nationale, it...

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Zakuani relaxed ahead of Congo derby

January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Africa Football Shop columnist Gabriel Zakuani has said that he and his teammates are relaxed ahead of their Cup of Nations quarter-final derby with neighbours Republic of Congo. The defender did concede, however, that the...

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Mali, Guinea await drawing of lots

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven of the eight quarter-final slots have already been sorted at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea. But one place awaits a final decision after Mali and Guinea were tied in...

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REPORT: Ghana 2 South Africa 1

January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Andre Ayew rose above his markers to score what became the winning goal from a Baba Rahman cross in the 83rd minute as Ghana beat South Africa 2-1 at the Estadio de Mongomo in Equatorial...

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Dark Horses in Danger

January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two of the Cup of Nations Dark Horses, Gabon and Burkina Faso, are in danger of dropping out of the competition this evening. Group A has not followed the form guide. Equatorial Guinea—with a new...

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Gyan: The Man of the Moment

January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following Ghana’s opening AFCON 2015 loss to the Teranga Lions of Senegal in Mongomo, the Black Stars prospect of an early exit was looking likely against Algeria until one man pulled the trigger. That man...

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REPORT: Cameroon 1 Guinea 1

January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The fourth game of four ended 1-1 in Group D as Cameroon and Guinea shared a stalemate in Malabo. Benjamin Moukandjo opened the scoring direct from a corner as Guinea goalkeeper Naby Yattara fumbled the...

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REPORT: Ghana 1 Algeria 0

January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan underlined his importance to the Black Stars when he scored in the 94th minute to secure a win for the West Africans in their second AFCON Group C game against the Desert Foxes...

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