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African Stars Who Will Miss Russia 2018 World Cup

Russia 2018

Mid-October 2017 — Even though there is still one more 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round in Africa, here are some of the most high-profile Africans, including the continent’s record scorer in World Cup history, who will miss the showpiece in Russia 2018. Riyad Mahrez and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were the last two winners of the prestigious Confederation of African Football …

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FIFA order South Africa/Senegal World Cup qualifier replay

FIFA

South Africa and Senegal have been ordered by FIFA to replay their World Cup qualifier completed in November last year after the referee was given a lifetime ban for “match manipulation“. Home team South Africa won the match 2-1 but the result will not stand after action taken against Ghana official Jospeh Lamptey was upheld by the Court of Arbitration …

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MLS boys, policeman dominate Ghana squad for US tour

There are six Major League Soccer players, and a part-time policeman, in Ghana’s 22-man squad for their tour of the United States, where they will play a game each against Mexico and the USA this week. The Columbus Crew trio of defenders Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah and midfielder Mohammed Abu are joined in the side by Chicago Fire forward David Accam, Gershon …

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Infantino and Hayatou both need goals and glory in Gabon

LONDON, January 14, 2017 – Gianni Infantino needs the African Nations Cup, launching this weekend in Gabon, to be a success on the pitch; Issa Hayatou needs to be able to boast of a financial success off it. The presidents of world federation FIFA and the African confederation have been tied together in political power games ever since the downfall …

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TP Mazembe of Congo DR eyes FIFA Club World Cup

TP Mazembe of Congo DR, who claimed Africa’s Champions League crown, heads into the 12th International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Club World Cup finals competition on a high after enjoying a victorious year. This Africa club championship team wants to prove a point for the continent in Japan when the event kicks off December 10-20, 2015. In 2010 TP …

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Ghana Canada Match

Oral Ofori was present at the Ghana Canada International Friendly Match at the RFK Stadium this past Tuesday, which ended a one-all drawn game. Oral gathered these exclusive shots to share with us all. More images available via kind courtesy of Kwame Ofori Asante who is one a partner of #TheAfricanDream.  

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Ghana Canda Drawn game at RFK Stadium

Black Stars coach Avram Grant’s pre-match confession that it would not be an easy game was confirmed by his lethargic players as Ghana managed a face-saving one all game against ​their​ Canad​i​an counterparts​ during a drab international encounter at the RFK stadium in Washington DC on​ the night of​ Tuesday ​October 13, 2015. But somehow, the winner was​ Canada who …

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Ambassador Smith urges Ghana Black Stars to victory in Canada friendly

Ghana’s Ambassador to the USA; His Excellency Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith, has urged the Black Stars; the senior men’s national of Ghana to stay focused as they prepare to encounter The Canucks, their Canadian counterparts. Ambassador Smith said this in his welcome address during a pre-game press conference held at the auditorium of the Ghana Embassy in Washington DC …

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Ghana Canada Friendly Match Updates

The spirit is running high, and fans around the world are mounting up to roar! To keep you up to date with all the exclusives and latest news, photos, thrills and much more surrounding the October 13th match between the Black Stars of Ghana and The Canucks of Canada. TheAfricanDream will be there with you throughout the journey as a media partner …

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Benito Floro picks new faces for Ghana-Canada friendly in Washington DC

Coach Benito Floro; trainer of the Canadian men’s senior national soccer team, has summoned some new faces and left some familiar ones off the roster for Canada’s Oct. 13 soccer friendly against Ghana. Midfielders David (Junior) Hoilett of England’s Queens Park Rangers, Fraser Aird of Scotland’s Glasgow Rangers and Marco Bustos of the Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal Impact defender Wandrille …

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