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Essien, Boateng back for Ghana

Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng have returned from international breaks to be named in Ghana's squad for next month's World Cup qualifier.

Egypt take on Bafana for Cup of Nations survival

Egypt face a fight for Africa Cup of Nations survival this weekend while Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal could qualify for the 2012 tournament.

Essien’s knee keeps Ghana in suspense

Michael Essien's importance to Ghana cannot be underestimated, leaving the Black Stars on edge as they await a decision on his fitness.

Ghana takes positives from Afcon run

Coach Milovan Rajevac believes Ghana's display at the African Cup of Nations will help his players at the World Cup, despite losing the final to Egypt

Essien out for six weeks

Chelsea and Ghana midfielder Michael Essien will be out of action for up to six weeks after returning from the African Nations Cup with a knee injury.

Essien ruled out of Ghana’s final group match

Ghana suffered a blow to their hopes of qualifying for the Afcon quarterfinals when Michael Essien was ruled out of the game against Burkina Faso.

Cameroon hold on to avoid early Afcon exit

Day eight of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday dished up a five-goal thriller in Lubango and a potentially massive injury blow for Ghana.

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