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Salah goals take Egypt to 2018 World Cup

Standings Group E ??EGY – 12pts ??UGA – 8pts ??GHA – 6pts ??CGO Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Salah put Egypt ahead …

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Ghana FA protests, asks FIFA to order a replay against Uganda

FT:  Uganda ?? 0 Ghana ?? 0 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ghana Football Association has lodged a protest with world soccer governing body FIFA protesting the refereeing in their World Cup qualifier against Uganda Saturday. They are demanding a replay. The game ended in controversial fashion, as Ghana put the ball …

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DRAW: Ghana’s Black Stars frustrate Uganda Cranes

FT:  Uganda ?? 0 Ghana ?? 0 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes were held goalless by Ghana’s Black Stars in a Group E 2018 World Cup qualifier Saturday. Soccer governing body FUFA had promised each player a bonus of $3000 (SH10.8m) for victory, but Ghana Black Stars matched the hosts for most …

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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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