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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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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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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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Samuel Inkoom of DC United gets chatty with #TheAfricanDream

Inkoom is to left of writer Samuel Inkoom of Ghana is one of the newest signings to join USA Major League Soccer (MLS) side DC United this year. We recently visited the Ghanaian soccer player and had a chat about his new club in the Washington DC area, his expectations for the season and take on American soccer. The two …

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Ghana Embassy ready to receive Black Stars to the USA

Photo: GFA TV The atmosphere at the Ghana Embassy in Washington DC is that of excitement as the Mission prepares to welcome the National Team, the Black Stars to the US. The Black Stars are billed to play an international friendly match against the Republic of South Korea in Miami, Florida on June 9, as part of the team’s preparation …

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US based Ghanaian gospel Musicians release single in support of Black Stars

UGGAS Members A group of Ghanaian gospel musicians in the USA called the United States Ghanaian Gospel All-Stars (UGGAS) have gotten together to create a song in support of the efforts of the national team of Ghana, the Black Stars, as preparations advance for the world soccer fiesta in Brazil 2014. The song, which is a single, was sung in …

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Ernest Sagoe talks music and soccer

By Oral Ofori Photo courtesy of FIFA #TheAfricanDream recently had the opportunity of talking to Ernest Sagoe, a young musician and soccer fanatic who hails from Elmina in the Central Region of Ghana. Ernest who is affectionately called Ernie moved to the capital city of Ghana in Accra after graduating high school. It was while in Accra that he decided to …

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Chat with Rocky Dawuni, One of CNN’s top 10 best African musicians

Rocky Dawuni, Ghana’s greatest reggae sensation with global recognition owing to his hit song  ‘in Ghana’ and the world acclaimed album ‘Hymns for the rebel soul’. Rocky started his elementary schooling at Services Preparatory in the Michel Camp army barracks located near Tema, one of Africa’s premier port cities in Ghana. He gained entrance into the Tamale High school located …

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