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Author Archives: Dan Adu-Gyamfi

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

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is undoubtedly in the world-class category

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Fresh off another brilliant performance on Sunday, Paul Pogba’s value continues to rise and soon he may be the most expensive player of all-time. “I need to keep on working and doing what I’m doing for the fans and the … Continue reading

Chelsea pursuing the signature of Colombian international Juan Cuadrado

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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With a week left in the January transfer window, teams are running out of time to improve their rosters. Chelsea seem keen on adding Fiorentina utilityman Juan Cuadrado to help them maintain their lead in the Premier League table. Two … Continue reading

Asamoah Gyan’s late winner against Algeria keeps Ghana’s AFCON dream alive (VIDEO)

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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In a hard-fought match, Ghana’s captain and striker Asamoah Gyan scored in the 92nd minute for the Black Stars to defeat Algeria 1-0 in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Before the game, the status of Gyan, also known as “Baby … Continue reading

African giants Algeria and Ghana face each other in pivotal AFCON match

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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With their tournament lives on the line, Ghana plays Algeria in the biggest match so far in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The two nations are in Group C along with Senegal and South Africa. Before the event began, … Continue reading

Reasons why Ghana cannot win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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For the first time ever, Ghana lost an African Cup of Nations (AFCON) group match after taking the lead. They suffered a 2-1 defeat to Senegal and things don’t seem to be improving anytime soon as they face Algeria next. … Continue reading

Bayern Munich 2014/15 Season Preview: Pep Focuses on Champions League Title

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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The two-time reigning Bundesliga champions are heading into their upcoming campaign as the heavy favorites to retain the trophy and have a three-peat, which is something the Miami Heat couldn’t do. The real narrative of Die Roten’s season will be … Continue reading

Real Madrid 2014/15 Season Preview: Los Blancos Ready to Make History

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Expectations always remain insanely high for Real Madrid. After finally completing the La Decima mission in May, Los Blancos enjoyed another transfer window where they acquired new Galacticos. The team’s main goal this season will be trying to be the … Continue reading

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund Play Mind Tricks Over Marco Reus

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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As Marco Reus is attempting to recapture his world-class form after being injured for three months, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are engaging in a war of words over his future. The Bavarian-based club signed Mario Gotze from their biggest … Continue reading