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100% Inspiration

100% Inspiration

🕔11:35, 6.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar in Accra © September 27th 2017) Foul I was in a foul mood. I had arrived in Accra via the sobering Assin Fosu River two days earlier and had the privilege of meeting one of Ghana’s greatest

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Further Dark Tales from Kumasi

Further Dark Tales from Kumasi

🕔12:17, 1.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar in Kumasi © Satish Sekar (September 28th 2017) For Keeps Twelve years after Abukari Gariba’s goals propelled Asante Kotoko to Africa’s summit the controversial keeper Joseph Carr was part of the second African Cup winning Kotoko team.

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The Dark Side of Kumasi

The Dark Side of Kumasi

🕔11:49, 1.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar in Kumasi © Satish Sekar (September 28th 2017) The African Team of the 1960s I arrived in Kumasi later than intended, but it proved to be a very important trip. It was clear that there was a

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Shameful

Shameful

🕔11:00, 1.Nov 2017

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 27th 2017) The Curse It’s been 35 years since Ghana last won the Africa Cup of Nations. To some the reason is the Black Stars are under an Africa Béla Guttman style Curse.

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Revenge – The Main Course

Revenge – The Main Course

🕔08:33, 31.Oct 2017

By Satish Sekar at Cape Coast Stadium © Satish Sekar (September 24th 2017) Chilled Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu saved his job with an emphatic serving of revenge as the WAFU Cup of Nations drew to a close with

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Revenge – The First Course

Revenge – The First Course

🕔15:22, 30.Oct 2017

By Jacob Aborvor © Jacob Aborvor (September 24th 2017 Niger was one of the teams given little chance in the tournament but they confounded the ‘experts’. With just under half an hour played Oumar Tchomogo’s Bénin, who had inflicted a

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WAFU 2017’s Legacy

WAFU 2017’s Legacy

🕔15:03, 30.Oct 2017

By Satish Sekar at Cape Coast Stadium © Satish Sekar (September 24th 2017) The Grand Finale The West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations ends today. Unfancied Bénin and Niger will raise the curtain for the dream final –

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The Prophecy

The Prophecy

🕔14:53, 30.Oct 2017

By Jacob Aborvor © Jacob Aborvor (September 21st 2017) The Dream Final It had been predicted – written in stone in fact – that the storied rivalry of West-African football Ghana versus Nigeria would be the final. That was decided

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WAFU Cup of Nations Group Stage (Part Two)

WAFU Cup of Nations Group Stage (Part Two)

🕔13:24, 30.Oct 2017

By Jacob Aborvor at Cape Coast Stadium © Jacob Aborvor (September 19th 2017) Surprise There was little doubt who was supposed to advance from this group – history and previous form was clear. La Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal led the

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Ahmad pledges new dawn for African Football

Ahmad pledges new dawn for African Football

🕔16:33, 24.Jul 2017

By Satish Sekar in Rabat © Satish Sekar (July 21st 2017) The New Broom Ahmad Ahmad came to power four months ago promising reform. The first CAF (Confederation of African Football) Symposium has delivered the promise of a new vision.

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