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White Wash: Puma Unveil Entirely Unimaginative Batch Of Identical Away Kits For Italy, Uruguay, Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Etc (Photos)

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Puma have released a job lot of new kits that the requisite nations will be wearing during the upcoming international break and (for some of them at least) on until the 2018 World Cup.

The batch contains 10 new away strips for the likes of Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Cameroon, as well as the Russia-bound teams like Serbia, Switzerland, Senegal and Uruguay.

Asamoah Gyan Becomes Latest Ghanaian Hero To Be Given Strange, Lumpy Statue In Kumasi (Photo)

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Asamoah Gyan has become the latest Ghana international to receive a questionable sculptural homage, just days after Michael Essien was immortalised in weird, angular form by a local artist.

Essien's harrowing statue was unveiled in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi last Wednesday, with the entire internet recoiling in horror in unison at first sight.

Skying It: Asamoah Gyan Obtains Air Carrier License In Ghana, Becomes First Footballer To Own Private Airline – You’ll Never Guess What It’s Called…

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Now the wrong side of 30 and plugging away atKayserispor in Turkey, Asamoah Gyan is making preparations for life beyond football.

Indeed, the former Sunderland striker has obtained a license to operate his own private airline business in his home country, as confirmed by Ghanaian president Nana Akufo-Addo.

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Ghana’s Thomas Partey extends Atletico deal

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Madrid (AFP) – Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid until 2023, the Spanish club announced on Thursday.

It is a one-year extension to his existing deal, which was due to expire in 2022.

“For me, it’s an honour to play for this club,” said the 24-year-old, who joined Atletico’s youth set-up in 2011 before making his first-team debut in the 2015-16 season.

Ghana knock India out of U-17 World Cup with 4-0 thrashing

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New Delhi (AFP) – Forward Eric Ayiah scored twice as Ghana crushed India 4-0 to knock the hosts out of the Under-17 FIFA World Cup in New Delhi on Thursday.

Ayiah scored a goal in each half - in the 43rd and 52nd minute - to lead the two-time champions into the last-16 stage of the 24-nation event.

Ghana knock India out of U-17 World Cup with 4-0 thrashing

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New Delhi (AFP) – Forward Eric Ayiah scored twice as Ghana crushed India 4-0 to knock the hosts out of the Under-17 FIFA World Cup in New Delhi on Thursday.

Ayiah scored a goal in each half - in the 43rd and 52nd minute - to lead the two-time champions into the last-16 stage of the 24-nation event.

Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia, Ghana eliminated

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Abuja (AFP) – Alex Iwobi’s goal saw Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia, while Ghana were eliminated in the qualifiers.

A 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Super Eagles a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.

Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia, Ghana eliminated

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Abuja (AFP) – Alex Iwobi’s goal saw Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia, while Ghana were eliminated in the qualifiers.

A 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Super Eagles a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.

Nigeria set to qualify, Ghana, South Africa in trouble in World Cup qualifiers

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

Current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored one goal and created another as Nigeria overwhelmed Cameroon 4-0 in southeast city Uyo.

Nigeria set to qualify, Ghana, South Africa in trouble in World Cup qualifiers

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

Current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored one goal and created another as Nigeria overwhelmed Cameroon 4-0 in southeast city Uyo.

Kevin-Prince Boateng makes Eintracht debut

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Berlin (AFP) – Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng made his first appearance for Eintracht Frankfurt at Freiburg on Sunday - back in the Bundesliga two years after being thrown out of the Schalke squad.

The 30-year-old only signed a three-year deal with Frankfurt on Friday after a hasty exit from Spanish club Las Palmas, who the Ghana international left citing ‘personal reasons’.

Debutants strike as US down Ghana

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Washington (AFP) – English-born striker Dom Dwyer scored a goal on his international debut as the United States defeated Ghana 2-1 in a friendly international on Saturday.

Sporting Kansas City forward Dwyer, who became a US citizen three months ago, lashed home a first-half volley to fire the Americans ahead as they build towards this month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Debutants strike as US down Ghana

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Washington (AFP) – English-born striker Dom Dwyer scored a goal on his international debut as the United States defeated Ghana 2-1 in a friendly international on Saturday.

Sporting Kansas City forward Dwyer, who became a US citizen three months ago, lashed home a first-half volley to fire the Americans ahead as they build towards this month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup.

US meets World Cup football nemesis Ghana ahead of Gold Cup

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New York (AFP) – A United States national team that’s unbeaten since Bruce Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann as coach entertains World Cup nemesis Ghana on Saturday as a tuneup for next month’s Gold Cup.

The Americans play host to the Black Stars - whom they have beaten once and lost to twice in the past three World Cups - in a Saturday friendly at East Hartford, Connecticut.

US meets World Cup football nemesis Ghana ahead of Gold Cup

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New York (AFP) – A United States national team that’s unbeaten since Bruce Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann as coach entertains World Cup nemesis Ghana on Saturday as a tuneup for next month’s Gold Cup.

The Americans play host to the Black Stars - whom they have beaten once and lost to twice in the past three World Cups - in a Saturday friendly at East Hartford, Connecticut.

New England Revolution

News Roundup: Philadelphia wins, Edu in LA, and Johannsson gets some minutes

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Kelyn Rowe Starts for USA against Koffie, Ghana

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The Revs midfielder gets his first international cap while Juan Agudelo and Gershon Koffie are on the bench for their respective teams.

This afternoon, I might finally prove that Connecticut is once and for all, a part of New England.

New England Revolution midfielder Kelyn Rowe will be handed his full debut for the United States today as head coach Bruce Arena has named him to the starting lineup for a friendly against Ghana.

Africa

Futbolista africano del año

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El egipcio Mohamed Salah recibió el premio al Futbolista Africano del Año que desde 1992 concede la Confederación Africana de Fútbol. Este reconocimiento valora el rendimiento de los jugadores continentales a lo largo de todo el año, tanto en sus clubes como con las selecciones nacionales.

Alvaro Morata retweets random van bearing his name in Ghana

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Chelsea club record signing Alvaro Morata has retweeted a photo of a van in Ghana that randomly has a stick of his name on the back. The rear...

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Africanos en la Copa Libertadores

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Artículo publicado en la revista Potrero, en marzo de 2017
Por PABLO ARO GERALDES

Si Sudamérica es el semillero del fútbol mundial, se hace verdaderamente difícil que en su máximo torneo, la principal vidriera que Europa observa con detalle, aparezcan figuras extracontinentales.

Historial de la Copa de Campeones África

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La CAF Champions League es el torneo de clubes más importante de África, organizado por la Confédération Africaine de Football desde 1965. En la temporadas 2002/03 la Copa de Campeones tornó en Champions League, imitando el formato europeo. Al Ahly, de El Cairo, es el club que más veces la conquistó: 6.

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Ex-Chelsea Midfielder Michael Essien Recipient Of Harrowing Statue Tribute In Ghana (Photo)

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It's been a long time coming, but Michael Essien has finally taken his rightful place among the Hall of Misshapen, Partially-Melted Heroes the elite strata of footballers who have had dreadful statues forged in their honour.

A life-size tribute to the former Chelsea midfielder has been unveiled inKumasi, Ghana's second city, and by the looks of things, the artist responsible did so without having the first clue what a 'Michael Essien' actually is or does.

Conte wants explosive forward for Chelsea, 24-yr-old has 39 goals in 48 appearances

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The blues are increasing their interest in Red Star Belgrade forward Richmond Boakye report the Evening Standard

The Ghanaian international knows Antonio Conte from their time at Juventus together. Although Boakye was loaned out during his two-year spell in Turin before securing a move to Atalanta.

Chris Durkin

Chris Durkin shines as USA U-17s beat Ghana 1-0

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Durkin had a hand in the goal as the US are on the verge of qualifying for the Round of 16

The United States Men's U-17 team had to overcome a strong second half performance against Ghana on Monday morning, but a 75th minute goal from Ayo Akinola handed the USA their second win in two tries at the U-17 World Cup.

USA vs. Ghana 2017: Time, TV schedule and how to watch U-17 World Cup online

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The USA look to continue their winning ways in India

The United States men's U-17s are back in action this morning, taking on Ghana in their second of three group stage games. Ghana also has three points, having beaten Colombia 1-0 in their first game. A win likely puts the United States through, while a draw keeps everything going; a loss throws the whole group into chaos.

U.S. National Team

USA vs. Panama preview, TV times and team news

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It was a good June for the USMNT and July has certainly started the same way as the US beat Ghana 2-1 in a tune-up for the upcoming Gold Cup. When the US roster was released, it was Dom Dwyer who grabbed all the headlines and it was Dom Dwyer who grabbed all of the headlines from the Ghana game with a goal in his first appearance for the US (a rather splendid goal it should be said).

USA vs. Panama preview, TV times and team news

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It was a good June for the USMNT and July has certainly started the same way as the US beat Ghana 2-1 in a tune-up for the upcoming Gold Cup. When the US roster was released, it was Dom Dwyer who grabbed all the headlines and it was Dom Dwyer who grabbed all of the headlines from the Ghana game with a goal in his first appearance for the US (a rather splendid goal it should be said).

Where to find USA vs. Ghana on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Ghana, you’ve come to the right place.

The US Men’s National Team will be focused on today’s game against Ghana to get vital playing time and confidence before they begin play in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Bruce Arena’s team will be facing a very good Ghana team who have faced the US in many World Cup tournaments.

USA vs. Ghana preview, TV times and team news

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The summer is certainly off to a good start for the USMNT. They got four out of a possible six points in World Cup Qualifying (which included a draw at the always formidable Azteca Stadium in Mexico City) and threw in a draw against Venezuela for good measure. While the World Cup Qualifying campaign certainly appears to be back on track, it’s time for the US to shift gears and start preparing for the Gold Cup which is just around the corner.

USA vs. Ghana preview, TV times and team news

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The summer is certainly off to a good start for the USMNT. They got four out of a possible six points in World Cup Qualifying (which included a draw at the always formidable Azteca Stadium in Mexico City) and threw in a draw against Venezuela for good measure. While the World Cup Qualifying campaign certainly appears to be back on track, it’s time for the US to shift gears and start preparing for the Gold Cup which is just around the corner.

United States Men's National Team

USMNT 2, Ghana 1: The SBI Breakdown

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Saturday's friendly against Ghana gave us our first look at a very different U.S. Men's National Team. It's a new roster with many new faces and there was plenty to wonder about and assume before they took the field.

Their first match came against a familiar foe and, in many ways, it was a very positive run out for Bruce Arena's team.

Dwyer, Acosta lead USMNT to friendly win over Ghana

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It took just 19 minutes for Dom Dwyer to make his first U.S. Men's National Team impression, and it was a strong one in what ended up being a confidence-boosting win ahead of the Gold Cup.

Dwyer joined Kellyn Acosta on the scoresheet on Saturday at Rentschler Field as the USMNT topped Ghana, 2-1, in a pre- Gold Cup friendly.

Who Should the USMNT Start vs. Ghana?

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The Gold Cup is just around the corner, and Bruce Arena will get his first look at his new-look U.S. Men's National Team roster on Saturday afternoon.

Arena's squad features a slew of new faces and players eager to make impressions while moving from the USMNT fringe to World Cup contention.

Five MLS players lead Ghana squad against USMNT

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With their Premier League trio out of action, Ghana will turn to several MLS players to lead their roster in the upcoming friendly against the U.S. Men's National Team.

With club objections leaving Ghana without West Ham's Andre Ayew, Swansea City's Jordan Ayew, Leicester City's Daniel Amartey and Atletico Madrid's Thomas Partey, a trio of Columbus Crew players and a few others from around the league headline the Black Stars squad.

Ghana trio withheld from USMNT friendly

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The upcoming U.S. Men's National Team friendly against Ghana will surely be hotly contested, but some missing players may remove a bit of the sting.

The Ghana Football Association stated that West Ham, Swansea City, and Leicester City have requested the exclusion of Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, and Daniel Amartey respectively, reports KweseESPN.

Gold Cup

USA vs. Ghana, live stream: Start time, TV channel, and how to watch the international friendly online

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A busy summer of Gold Cup action for Jordan Morris, Christian Roldan and the USMNT kicks off today with a friendly versus Ghana

Three Big Storylines:
  1. You may be asking why the USMNT is playing this game? It is the lone warm up match before the Gold Cup starts. The USMNT will be trying to win CONCACAF's championship in July and their group game are Panama (July 8 in Nashville), Martinique (July 12 in Tampa) and Nicaragua (July 15 in Cleveland).

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Ghana

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The weekend soccer TV schedule has the USMNT continuing their Gold Cup preparations with a friendly against Ghana on Saturday. Mexico's Gold Cup squad beat Ghana earlier this week and has a second warmup against Paraguay on Saturday. MLS has a big game on the schedule with San Jose hosting the Galaxy at Stanford Stadium.

The Rest

Ghana 2018/19 PUMA Home Kit

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Notable absentees from 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Ghana will return to action in their PUMA 2018/19 home kit in March of next year when they meet Kenya in an AFCON 2019 qualifier. Available atWorld Soccer Shop,UK Soccer Shop,Lovell Soccer,Pro:Direct Soccer,Subside SportsandKitbag, the new Black Stars shirt wear a non-white home jersey for the first [.

Rowe Debuts for U.S. in Win over Ghana

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Revolution midfielder/defender Kelyn Rowe started in his international debut for the United States in Saturday's 2-1 win over Ghana at Rentschler Field in Hartford, Ct.

Rowe, who starred at various youth levels for the U.S. before making his senior team debut, was stationed at central midfielder in Saturday's international friendly.

Historial de la Copa Mundial Sub-20

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Estos son los 21 campeones mundiales juveniles desde 1977. Junto al año de la edición se consigna el país anfitrión. También se menciona, tras el campeón, al vicecampeón y al tercero:

1977 - Túnez
Unión Soviética / México / Brasil

1979 - Japón
Argentina / Unión Soviética / Uruguay

1981 - Australia
Alemania Federal / Qatar / Rumania

1983 - México
Brasil / Argentina / Polonia

1985 - Unión Soviética
Brasil / España / Nigeria

1987 - Chile
Yugoslavia / Alemania Federal / Alemania Democrática

1989 - Arabia Saudita
Portugal / Nigeria / Brasil

1991 - Portugal
Portugal / Brasil / Unión Soviética

1993 - Australia
Brasil / Ghana / Inglaterra

1995 - Qatar
Argentina / Brasil / Portugal

1997 - Malasia
Argentina / Uruguay / Irlanda

1999 - Nigeria
España / Japón / Malí

2001 - Argentina
Argentina / Ghana / Egipto

2003 - Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Brasil / España / Colombia

2005 - Holanda
Argentina / Nigeria / Brasil

2007 - Canadá
Argentina / Rep.