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Uganda Cranes ready to end Ghana’s World Cup dreams

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Uganda ?? vs Ghana ?? 4pm Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | With Egypt two points clear at the top in Group E, Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier is a must-win for both Uganda Cranes and Ghana’s Black Stars. The Ugandans have the better chance of staying in contention, …

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Depleted Ghana squad prepares to face Uganda

▶️ Uganda vs Ghana Oct 7 ▶️ Egypt vs Congo Oct 7 ▶️ Congo vs Uganda Nov 6 ▶️ Ghana vs Egypt Nov 6 Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Ghana’s Black Stars left Kenya on Thursday for Uganda ahead of the crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier in the Ugandan capital Kampala …

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Hundreds of Togolese seek sanctuary in Ghana

Accra, Ghana | AFP | Hundreds of Togolese nationals have fled to neighbouring Ghana to escape reprisals after a wave of anti-government protests, a Ghanaian official said on Wednesday. Paddy Tetteh, from the Ghana Refugee Board, said the first batch arrived last Wednesday and although numbers had since fallen, more were …

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Ghanaian villagers profit from monkey business

Tafi Atome, Ghana | AFP | The villagers of Tafi Atome, in Ghana’s Volta Region, grew up listening to tales of their spiritual links to the 1,000 or so mona monkeys that inhabit the surrounding lush forest. But they have also turned that reverence into revenue, by making the cheeky primates …

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Maritime court backs Ghana in offshore dispute with Ivory Coast

Hamburg, Germany | AFP | An international maritime tribunal Saturday backed Ghana in a dispute with Ivory Coast over a contested boundary that cuts through lucrative offshore oil fields. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea found that “Ghana did not violate the sovereign rights” of Ivory Coast by …

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Basena given another term as stand-in Cranes coach

UGANDA SENIOR TEAM (Uganda Cranes): Head coach: Moses Basena Assistant Coach: Mathias Lule Goalkeeping coach: Fred Kajoba *Ibrahim Ssekajja to join panel of coaches Kampala, Uganda| FUFA CO UG |  The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has maintained the Cranes technical team for the next World Cup qualifier against Ghana due October …

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Partey hat-trick helps Ghana thrash Congo

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as Ghana hammered Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville Tuesday to keep alive their slim 2018 World Cup qualification hopes. Serbia-based Richmond Boakye bagged a brace as the Black Stars achieved their biggest away winning margin in an …

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LIVE: Egypt 1 Uganda 0 | Congo 1 Ghana 5

FT:   Egypt ?? 1 Uganda 0 ?? ▶️ Live SuperSport  |  FT – Congo ??  1 Ghana ?? 5 Cairo, Egypt | AFP & THE INDEPENDENT |  Egypt bounced back to the top of Group E of the Africa World Cup qualifiers thanks to a Mohamed Salah early goal against Uganda. For long periods of …

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Nigeria set to qualify, Ghana, S. Africa in trouble

Johannesburg, South Africa | 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 …

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Another CHAN shock as Ghana crash

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Burkina Faso upset Ghana 2-1 Sunday as a shock-riddled weekend of 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying continued. Defending champions the Democratic Republic of Congo and the team they beat in the 2016 final, Mali, were dumped out of the competition for home-based footballers Saturday. …

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