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14-year-old Samuka Kenneh impreses MLS with versatility

EAST HANOVER, N.J.—Judging by his ability on the pitch, you’d think 14-year-old Samuka Kenneh had been playing soccer his entire life. But that’s not the case. Samuka Kenneh only began to focus on soccer three years ago when his older brother moved from Liberia to live with Samuka and his family in Bronx, New York – but that still did not …

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Women’s World Cup pairings for 2016 FIFA U-20

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has taken place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, with the pick of the sections pairing France with USA and Japan with Nigeria. Nigeria placed 2nd in 2010 and 2014. Hosts Papua New Guinea, meanwhile, face a series of intriguing challenges against Brazil, Sweden and Korea DPR in …

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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 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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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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Organizers of historic Ghana-Canada friendly brief media

Ghana and Canada rekindle a historic soccer rivalry at the senior level during their October 13, 2015, clash at Washington DC in the United States. The million dollar question is, will the Canadian underdogs repeat history with another victory or will Ghana avenge the 2-1 defeat suffered during their first clash a little over 30 years ago? A desire to …

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Wellington Phoenix to sign Ghana’s Jeffrey Sarpong

The Wellington Phoenix are set to announce the signing of Ghanaian Jeffrey Sarpong for the upcoming A-League season in New Zealand. Radio Sport understands the 27 year-old attacking midfielder is arriving in the capital August 24, 2015. Jeffrey Sarpong is a former Dutch under-17 and under-21 international who came through the ranks of the famed Ajax academy. In June 2009, he changed nationalities …

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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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