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World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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The calendar year 2016’s last international break provided the setting for the latest stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches were played across six continents, as the qualification picture for the finals in Russia became clearer after the latest round of matches.

Argentina vs Ghana 2-3 Highlights U20 World Cup Tetteh Aboagye Simeone Goals Video

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Egypt take World Cup revenge over Ghana

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Johannesburg (AFP) Egypt avenged a humiliating World Cup defeat by Ghana three years ago with a 2-0 victory Sunday in a 2018 African Group E qualifier before an 85,000 crowd in Alexandria.

Ghana triumphed 6-1 in the first leg of a 2014 World Cup play-off to set up an aggregate victory that prolonged the agony of Egypt, who have not competed at the finals since 1990.

Drama as Africa Cup finals line-up completed

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Johannesburg (AFP) Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Tunisia and Uganda on Sunday filled the final five 2017 Africa Cup of Nations places that were up for grabs.

They will join Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Morocco, Senegal, Zimbabwe, all of whom qualified before the final round, and hosts Gabon at the tournament next January.

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Ghana 2017 Africa Cup of Nations PUMA Home Kit

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Ghana 2016/17 PUMA Home Kit

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Personal terms agreed, winger confirms move, Chelsea transfer likely to be completed this week

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Chelsea winger Christian Atsu has confirmed that he will be joining La Liga club Levante in the January transfer window on loan.

The 24-year-old winger joined Bournemouth on loan this season, but failed to impress under Eddie Howe, managing only two appearancesfor the Cherries.

Leicester City sign Ghana international Daniel Amartey

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Leicester have signed Ghana international Daniel Amartey from FC Copenhagen for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League title contenders announced on Friday. Amartey, who can play in central midfield or at right back, agreed a four and a half year contract with Claudio Ranieri's side.

Leicester City sign Ghana international Daniel Amartey

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Leicester have signed Ghana international Daniel Amartey from FC Copenhagen for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League title contenders announced on Friday. Amartey, who can play in central midfield or at right back, agreed a four and a half year contract with Claudio Ranieri's side.

International Break Report: Mixed bag for the Chelsea boys

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International Break Report: Mixed bag for the Chelsea boys - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The international break has come to a close, and the Premier League will return at the weekend after a fortnight. The national teams battled it out in the Euro 2016 qualifiers this week, and there were some memorable matches and moments.

Chelsea in ‘front row’ to sign the highly rated Tottenham midfield target

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Chelsea, the Premier League Champions, have started the 2015-16 Premier League campaign on a stuttering note, having failed to win their opening two matches, drawing 2-2 against Swansea and losing 3-0 against Manchester City.

Official: Chelsea reach agreement to sign Abdul Baba Rahman

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Chelsea have reached an agreement with Bundesliga club FC Augsburg for the transfer of Abdul Baba Rahman, the club has confirmed on their official website.

Although the transfer fee has remained unclosed, but The Times understand, it is around £21.

Chelsea to secure next summer signing this week, negotiation in final stage

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Augsburg defender Abdul Rahman Baba is on the verge of a move to Chelsea, according to reports in Germany.

Markus Weinziel, the Augsburg coach, says that he is proud of the fact that the Ghana international is close to joining a club of Chelsea's stature.

Good News: Deal agreed for Chelsea’s next summer signing

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Chelsea are close to signing Abdul Rahman Baba in the summer, according to his agent Sascha Empacher.

The highly rated young full-back from Augsburg has agreed personal terms with the Blues, his agent has confirmed.

Transfer Tracker: Dissecting the Baba Rahman rumours as Chelsea, Real Madrid, Roma and Arsenal lie in wait

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Important facts to know about Andre Ayew, Swansea’s quality signing

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After speculation for months about his future, Ghana international Andre Ayew has decided to leave his childhood club, Marseille, to sign with Swansea City on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old is a coup for the Swans as he's currently one of the best African players in the world and desires to keep improving.

Swansea sign Ghana striker Andre Ayew on free transfer from Marseille

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Ghana forward Andre Ayew has joined Swansea on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance.

The 25-year-old was out of contract at Marseille and he will now join the Barclays Premier League club who have been looking to strengthen their forward options since Wilfried Bony was sold to Manchester City in January.

Swansea sign Ghana striker Andre Ayew on free transfer from Marseille

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Ghana forward Andre Ayew has joined Swansea on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance.

The 25-year-old was out of contract at Marseille and he will now join the Barclays Premier League club who have been looking to strengthen their forward options since Wilfried Bony was sold to Manchester City in January.

Loan Deadline Day: Eight of the best deals as Arsenal, Chelsea & Manchester United youngsters boost Championship teams

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Serie A midfielder: I'm a Manchester United fan. I want to play in England

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Udinese strikerEmmanuel Baduhas revealed that he is aManchester United supporter and wants to play in the Premier League.

The 24-year-midfielder joined Udinese in 2010 and has been one of their key player ever since.

Winger says he ‘dreams’ of playing for Chelsea

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Ghana international Christian Atsu joined Chelsea in 2013on a five-year contract, for a reported £3.5m, but the highly talented winger has yet to play a single game for the Blues.

The 23-year-old has spent loan spells at Vitesse and Everton, and this summer he has been plying trade with newly promoted Bournemouth on loan again.

Chelsea transfer: Club reach agreement for Serie A midfielder

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Bologna,thenewly promoted Serie Aclub, havesurprised everyone bywinning the race to sign Cagliari's highly rated midfielderGodfred Donsah.

The 19-year-old Ghana midfielder has been linked with a move away allsummer, with big European clubs like Juventus, Chelsea, Tottenham all reportedlyregistering an interesting to sign him.

Club president confirms Chelsea transfer talks for Arsenal midfield target

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Premier League giants Chelsea have reportedly joined the race in signing Cagliari youngster Godfrey Donsah, according to reports in Italy. Arsenal and Manchester City had previously shown an interest in the Ghana midfielder, with reports emerging, the Premier League clubs even sent scouts to watch the youngster on several occasions.

Chelsea €25m target flying to London for medical

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Abdul Rahman Baba is expected to undergo a medical with Chelsea within next few days

Last month, German newspaper Sportbild reported that Chelsea were close to signing Abdul Rahman Baba from Augsburg.

Official: Manchester United target signs six-year-deal

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It's another cracking piece of business from Los Rojiblancos. After signing Stefan Savic from Fiorentina early this week, the La Liga giants have followed up with another terrific piece of business.

“It’s true” – Player reveals Manchester United negotiating with his agent

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Ghana midfielder Bernand Mensah has been watched by Manchester United scouts in the past few months and reports suggest they are highly impressed with the 20-year-old midfielder.

We reported last week that United were showing a strong interest in the player, who plays for Portugal club Victoria Guimaraes.

Africa

Cosafa Cup 2015

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Se disputa en Sudáfrica la 15ta edición de la COSAFA Cup, el torneo organizado por el Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Consejo de Asociaciones de Fútbol del Sur de África). Se trata del campeonato regional más importante de la zona y en esta oportunidad reúne a 14 naciones.

Cheer up, Black Stars! Five reasons for Ghana to be optimistic after AFCON 2015

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AFCON 2015 Awards Roundtable: Best Goal! Best Dance Moves! Cult Hero! Other Stuff!

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AFCON 2015 Team of the Tournament: Just Football’s All-Star Best XI

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La violencia de la Copa de África

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La violencia que viene con partidos de fútbol no es un fenómeno nuevo dentro y fuera de la cancha. Sin embargo, la magnitud de violencia en la semifinal de la Copa de África entre Ghana y Guinea Ecuatorial era estremecedor y en mi opinión, inaceptable.

La semifinal tuvo lugar el 5 de febrero en el estadio de Malabo y empezó como un partido estándar.

Datos curiosos sobre la Final de la Copa Africana de Naciones

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(El defensa Koko Touré cargando la Copa Africana de Naciones. Foto: AFP)

Costa de Marfil consiguió el título de la Copa Africana de Naciones celebrada en Guinea Ecuatorial este año al vencer en la tanda de penales a Ghana por 9-8.

Un estudio ha revelado que las tandas de penales no son, como se cree generalmente, una lotería con 50% de posibilidades para cada uno.

AFCON 2015 Final: Boubacar Barry the quiet hero of Ivory Coast’s long and painful road to glory

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The Penalty Shootout: Flaws and Alternatives

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Watching last weekend's African Cup of Nations Final reminded fans everywhere of soccer'selephant in the room, penalties. The penalty shootout is the one glaring error in a beautiful, near-perfect game. After 120 minutes of battling for each yard and each shot, the game is finally decided by a combination of luck and some level of mind games.

Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]

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Just like in 1992, Ivory Coast defeated their neighbor and rival Ghana 9-8 in penalties to win the African Cup of Nations for the second time after a goalless draw. Often touted as the weak-link of the Elephants 'golden generation,' goalkeeper Boubacar Barry made two saves and the game-winning goal to become a hero forever in his country and he was reveling the moment after the match.

Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]

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Just like in 1992, Ivory Coast defeated their neighbor and rival Ghana 9-8 in penalties to win the African Cup of Nations for the second time after a goalless draw. Often touted as the weak-link of the Elephants 'golden generation,' goalkeeper Boubacar Barry made two saves and the game-winning goal to become a hero forever in his country and he was reveling the moment after the match.

Ivory Coast vs Ghana 2015 AFCON Final Penalties Video 9-8- CIV Golden Generation finally win trophy

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How to watch Ghana vs Ivory Coast in AFCON Final on US TV and Internet; 2pm ET kickoff

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Today'sAfrica Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast and Ghana is being shown live on US TV via beIN SPORTS and online via DishWorld with a Sunday kickoff time of 2pm ET/11am PT.

Programming note: If you live in the United States, the game is being televised on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS Español as well as being streamed live on DishWorld.

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PHOTO: Defender signs contract after completing Chelsea transfer

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Chelsea left-back Baba Rahman has joined German club Schalke 04 on a season-long loan deal. While both the clubs are yet to confirm the move but it seems it is only a matter of time before they do so, as the player has passed his medical and was pictured signing the new contract at the German club.

Postcard: Northeastern Keeper Gives it a Go in Ghana

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(Editor's note: NESoccerToday.com photographer Chris Aduama recently traveled to his native Ghana with his son, Jacob, who suited up for the Northeastern men's soccer team between 2012-15, to get a glimpse of the soccer scene in Accra.