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Salah wins African Player of the Year award

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Accra (AFP) – Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al Khatib in 1983.

The 25-year-old has scored 23 goals in 29 matches in all competitions this season for the Premier League outfit after moving from AS Roma in the summer.

Salah wins African Player of the Year award

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Accra (AFP) – Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah was named African Player of the Year in Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday, the first Egyptian to win the award since Mahmoud al Khatib in 1983.

The 25-year-old has scored 23 goals in 29 matches in all competitions this season for the Premier League outfit after moving from AS Roma in the summer.

Fatal football team bus crash in Ghana

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Accra (AFP) – The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room staff, the club said on Thursday.

The crash happened when the team bus rammed into a stationary truck at Nkawkaw, some 150 kilometres (95 miles) by road from Accra, at about 10:00 pm (2200 GMT) on Wednesday.

Fatal football team bus crash in Ghana

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Accra (AFP) – The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room staff, the club said on Thursday.

The crash happened when the team bus rammed into a stationary truck at Nkawkaw, some 150 kilometres (95 miles) by road from Accra, at about 10:00 pm (2200 GMT) on Wednesday.

Gana

Jogo 0545/2012 - Elim. CAN 2013 - Gana 2x0 Malawi

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa Africana de 2013, foi realizado no dia 08/09/2012, na cidade de Accra, onde jogaram as seleções de Gana (31º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Malawi (90º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Copa da África
1984 Bouake 11/03/1984 GHA 1:0 (1:0) MWI Primeira Fase


Amistosos

Manzini 05/01/2010 GHA 0:0 MWI
1978 Algiers 28/07/1978 GHA 1:0 MWI Segunda etapa


O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Mohamed Benouza-ALG

Scout:
Atsu8' 2º gol
Annan53 1º gol


Jogo 0616/2011 - Elim. CAn 2012 - Gana 2x0 Suazilândia

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Mais um jogo das Eliminatórias da Copa Africana de Nações 2012, foi realizado no dia 02/09/2011, na cidade de Accra-GHA, onde jogaram as seleções de Gana (36º no ranking da FIFA) e a Suazilândia (172º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Continentais
Lobamba 05/09/2010 SWZ0:3 (0:1)GHA Group matches
Amistosos
1998Lobamba 06/09/1998 SWZ0:1 (0:0)GHA
O árbitro desse jogo, não foi encontrado.

Jogo 0235/2011 - Eliminatórias CAF 2012 - Costa do Marfim 2x1 Benin

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa Africana de Nações 2012, foi realizado no dia 27/03/2011, na cidade de Accra-GHA, no Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, onde jogaram as seleções da Costa do Marfim (25º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Benin (80º no ranking da FIFA).


Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2006Abidjan 27/03/2005 CIV3:0 (2:0)BEN Second stage2006Cotonou 10/10/2004 BEN0:1 (0:0)CIV Second stage
Copa da África
2008Sekondi 25/01/2008 CIV4:1 (2:0)BEN First stage
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Frederik Mufta Kayindi Ngobi-UGA


O primeiro gol do jogo, foi de Seïdath Tchomogo, aos 23 minutos do primeiro tempo, ele que é jogador do Benin.

Egyptian football

Murder in Port Said – The day a revolution turned cold

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Murder in Port Said The day a revolution turned cold is a post from: Just Football

Just days after the one year anniversary of the revolution, Egyptian football was plunged into despair by the tragic events in Port Said. Adam Mostafa reports on events that shook the game. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Just Football.

Football and the Revolution in Egypt

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While the protests in Egypt have subsided from their peak last week, hardy anti-Mubarak protesters still occupy Tahrir Square in the capital, Cairo. While the world was enraptured with images broadcast by organizations able to avoid the secret police, such as Al-Jazeera, what effect did the protests have on football in the country?

Ghana

Arsenal’s Frimpong chooses Ghana duty over Three Lions

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Emmanuel Frimpong is quoted as saying in regard to his international future: "If Ghana call me, I will ride my own bicycle from England to Ghana." And now it seems the young Arsenal midfielder has made his decision and has has chosen Ghana over the Three Lions.

Jamie Jackson at the Guardian is reporting that Frimpong made up his mind after meeting Kwesi Nyantakyi, the Ghana Football Association president, at a London hotel following the Black Stars' 1-0 friendly defeat to Brazil at Craven Cottage on Tuesday night.

Emmanuel Adebayor Showers Money On A Dancer (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which the ever-delightful Emmanuel Adebayor showers a dancer with severals wodges of his Man City pocket money at the 'Ghana meets Naija' concert in Accra on Saturday night...

How crudely ostentatious. Could he not have simply taken the woman's name and address and then posted her a banker's draft or postal order at the appropriate juncture?

Emmanuel Adebayor Showers Money On A Dancer (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which the ever-delightful Emmanuel Adebayor showers a dancer with severals wodges of his Man City pocket money at the 'Ghana meets Naija' concert in Accra on Saturday night...

How crudely ostentatious. Could he not have simply taken the woman's name and address and then posted her a banker's draft or postal order at the appropriate juncture?

Picture of the Day: Milan FC (Accra, Ghana)

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Our picture of the day was sent to us courtesy of Sneijder, a member of Milan FC in Accra, Ghana. Sneijder & company defeated their opponents 2-1 over the weekend. Congratulations lads!

If you want to submit images or video of your club in action, please send it to eatsoccer@gmail.

The Rest

Morocco To Stage 2013 & 2014 World Club Cup Tournaments

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Morocco will become the first African country to host the FIFA World Club Cup finals in 2013 and 2014 after a successful tournament in Japan this year. The tournament will however remain in Japan in 2012 before moving to the North African nation in 2013.

The world governing football body revealed that Morocco won the rights to host the tournament after the withdrawal of bidders South Africa, Iran and the United Arab Emirates.