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Author Archives: Dan Adu-Gyamfi

Important facts to know about Andre Ayew, Swansea’s new signing

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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After speculation for months about his future, Ghana international Andre Ayew has decided to leave his childhood club, Marseille, to sign with Swansea City on a four-year deal. The 25-year-old is a coup for the Swans as he’s currently one … Continue reading

Late bloomer Carlos Bacca blossoms at right time for Sevilla

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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“At 20 I was living in my village, Puerto Colombia, working as a bus driver’s assistant. Life was far from easy. Next I had to work as a ticket collector on the buses because I come from a poor family … Continue reading

Palermo striker Paulo Dybala is one of the hottest properties in world soccer

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As a teenager he was given the nickname “La Joya”, the jewel, and Paulo Dybala is living up to it. Before he signed to Palermo in 2012, he was a prodigy in his homeland of Argentina and broke countless records … Continue reading

It’s time for Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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It all began last year with the birthday fiasco. Yaya Toure turned 31 and was upset with Manchester City for not acknowledging the four-time African Player of the Year on his special day. His agent, Dimitri Seluk, spoke about how … Continue reading

Chicharito an unlikely hero as Real Madrid edge into Champions League semi-finals

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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In the last seven meetings of the Madrid derby, Real were unable to win. Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s goal in the 88th minute ended the streak as the 10-time European champions advance to their fifth Champions League semi-finals in a row. … Continue reading

Thiago shines as Bayern Munich slaughters FC Porto 6-1

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi

For Porto it was all good just a week ago. They defeated Bayern Munich 3-1 at home and had a very good chance of advancing to the semifinals of the Champions League. Unfortunately for the Dragons, Bayern were motivated by … Continue reading

Brazilian Roberto Firmino should court interest from big European clubs

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Since Ronaldo’s departure from the national team, Brazil has struggled to find a replacement. There have been many players that appeared to take on the striker role for the five-time World Cup winners but basically all of them have been … Continue reading

Koke is the key to Spain and Atletico Madrid’s future

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
Atletico Madrid's Koke celebrates after scoring a goal against Malaga during their Spanish First Division soccer match in Malaga

Similar to Dunga attempting to rebuild Brazil’s national side, Vicente Del Bosque has the same responsibility of constructing the future of Spanish soccer. With legends like Xavi and Xabi Alonso retiring from international duty and Andres Iniesta’s quality fading away, … Continue reading

In demand Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette still has a lot to learn

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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“Thierry shook me and told me to always question myself, which we tend to forget to do when we’re young. It hit me hard. When a player like Thierry Henry speaks to you, you can’t ignore what he says. I … Continue reading

Bayern Munich playmaker Arjen Robben is arguably the world’s third best soccer player

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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When most athletes get to 30, they understand their athletic peak is coming to an end. Most teams in all sports leagues around the world start looking for successors to their superstars once they hit that benchmark. Or they sever … Continue reading

Ivory Coast wins 2015 AFCON Final; Watch match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Just like in 1992, Ivory Coast defeated their neighbor and rival Ghana 9-8 in penalties to win the African Cup of Nations for the second time after a goalless draw. Often touted as the weak-link of the Elephants ‘golden generation,’ … Continue reading

Ghana vs. Ivory Coast: 2015 African Cup of Nations final preview

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Two of the continent’s historic superpowers will face each other in the African Cup of Nations final today at 2pm ET on beIN SPORTS. They happen to be neighbors and fierce rivals as well. Ghana and Ivory Coast have each … Continue reading

Ghana continues stirring run at AFCON with a 3-0 semi-final win against Equatorial Guinea

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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A 3-0 victory in the semi-final against host nation Equatorial Guinea has put Ghana in the African Cup of Nations final for a record ninth time. The four-time winners of the tournament were missing captain and the nation’s all-time leading … Continue reading

Memphis Depay continues to show why he’s one of Holland’s great talents

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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With his goal in a 2-0 victory against NAC Breda yesterday, Memphis Depay became the first PSV Eindhoven player since the Brazilian, Ronaldo to score at least 30 league goals for PSV before he turned 21. With the form he’s … Continue reading

Ghana cruise past Guinea to confirm a fifth consecutive AFCON semi-final

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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A couple weeks ago, I wrote about how my homeland wouldn’t win AFCON 2015 due to captain Asamoah Gyan and other key players being missed and manager Avram Grant switching the team formation to a 3-5-2. Since then, they beat … Continue reading

Arsenal annihilate a poor Aston Villa outfit to maintain strong Champions League pursuit

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Arsenal annihilated Aston Villa 5-0 at the Emirates. Even without their best player in Alexis Sanchez, the Gunners had no issues defeating their struggling opponents. The first real chance at goal occurred in the fourth minute when box-to-box midfielder Aaron … Continue reading

Will Arsenal regret not signing a defensive midfielder?

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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The January transfer window will close Monday, and while Arsenal have added a central defender and a prospect for the future, they’ve still neglected signing a great defensive midfielder which could make them improve vastly. According to Rory Smith’s ESPN FC … Continue reading

Wolfsburg on the rise following emphatic 4-1 win over league leaders Bayern Munich

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Fresh off beating Bayern Munich 4-1 at home, VfL Wolfsburg now sit eight points behind the reigning Bundesliga champions and will be become even a bigger threat soon with a major acquisition on the way. Before the match began a … Continue reading