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Asamoah Gyan Scores First Goal For Shanghai SIPG On Debut

Many people doubted Asamoah Gyan; the Ghana international soccer star’s decision to sign with China Super League team, Shanghai SIPG in July 2015. A Career in the English premier league, the Italian Serie A or German Bundesliga is what is expected of all top level football talent and people were expecting to see Gyan play in one of these leagues. …

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FIFA sets presidential election for February 2016 and supports reform

Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the Executive Committee today pushed for a range of important reforms to be submitted for decision to the upcoming extraordinary Congress, underlining FIFA’s commitment to better governance and greater accountability. They also decided that this Congress will take place in Zurich on 26 February 2016, when a new FIFA President will be elected. The reform …

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Ghana skipper Gyan to leave Al Ain for China

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Ghana captain and striker Asamoah Gyan is expected to leave Emirati champions Al Ain and sign a lucrative deal with Chinese Super League title challengers Shanghai SIPG, local media reported. Gyan, who has scored 95 goals in 83 matches over a four-year spell in the UAE, will make the move on Wednesday and can expect an increase …

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African professionals of 2015 Major League Soccer season

As of March 31, 2015, Major League Soccer (MLS) comprising teams in the United States and Canada had 37 players of African origin plying their trade in the North American league which is carving a niche for itself as it catches the eye of players from across the world. Writer Oral Ofori of #TheAfricanDream in an attempt to respond to …

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Nigerian Femi Ogunode dumps homeland for Qatar to become fastest Asian

Born in the Akoko area of Ondo State, South-West Nigeria, sprint-star, Femi Ogunode, is now celebrated as Asia’s fastest man. Ogunode on June 4 broke the Asian record of the men’s 100m at the Asian Athletics Championships as he ran a time of 9.91secs to lower his previously held record of 9.93 secs. Speaking on his latest achievement, Ogunode, who …

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European clubs scramble for Adre Ayew; son of Ghanaian soccer legend Abedi Pele

Even since Andre Ayew announced the end of his decade-long association with Olympique Marseille back in May, there has been quite a scramble to secure his services. The Ghanaian winger has been linked to a host of Premier League clubs, including Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham and Newcastle United, as well as European heavyweights such as Roma, Borussia Dortmund and …

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Joseph Agbeko makes career comeback in 4th with TKO over Rubillar

Joseph ‘KingKong’Abgeko, former Bantamweight world champion on Saturday May 30, 2015 announced his return to winning ways when he stopped his Filipino contender Juanito Rubillar in their super bantamweight contest in El Paso, Texas in the USA. Agbeko, a former 2-time IBF Bantamweight champion in a pre-fight interview told #TheAfricanDream reporter Oral Ofori that he was ready to get back …

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Best African player in France

Best African player in France -Ayew Andre and mom French Ligue 1 season. The 25-year-old beat off competition from Cote D’Ivoire’s Max-Alain Gradel (Saint-Etienne) and Tunisia’s Aymen Abdennour (Monaco) to win the Marc-Vivien Foe Trophy. Ayew scored 10 goals in 27 appearances for the French giants this term. The Black Star has confirmed he would leave Stade Velodrome this summer, …

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African Youth Excellence Awards now open, give it a shot guys

The focus of the African Youth Excellence Awards (AYEA) is to highlight the accomplishments of “Pursuers”. AYE defines a Pursuer as a young person who is striving to gain or accomplish an extraordinary project aimed at highlighting Africa in a positive way.   Simply put, a Pursuer is a future achiever. AYEA sets out to identify, recognize, and award young Africans pursuing excellence, and create a …

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