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Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan

Local Sports

Former Ghana international George Alhassan says Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan must win a trophy with the National team before being described as Ghana’s all-time best.

Gyan is currently the top scorer for the Black Stars with 49 goals to his credit.

The Al Ahli striker is also the most capped Black Stars player with over hundred National team appearances.

Alex Amankwah

Local Sports

Ghanaian 800m runner Alex Amankwah wrote his name in the history books after running a personal best 1minute: 44.80 to obliterate Kennedy Osei’s 23-year old national 800m record 1minute: 45.13 at the Georgia Meet of Champions last Saturday.

Amankwah thus becomes the first Ghanaian to dip below the 1:45m mark and qualifies for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London after meeting the entry requirement of 1minute: 45.90.

Accra Hearts of Oak

Local Sports

Accra Hearts of Oak continued their rich vein of form thrashing Kotoku Royals 4-0 to progress to the last 16 of the FA Cup.

A brace from center back Vincent Atinga and one each from Kwame Kizito and Cosmos Dauda sealed the victory for the Phobians who are currently on a rise.

Atinga opened the scoring via the spot in the first half before Kwame Kizito volleyed home after neat work from Patrick Razak but they had to wait until after recess to put gloss to the scoreline.

John Terry

Foreign Sports

Arsenal hero Martin Keown has blasted John Terry over the manner of his Chelsea farewell on Sunday.

The contrived 26th minute substitution against Sunderland angered Keown, who let rip in his column for the Daily Mail.

Senegal were thoroughly dominant as they swept aside the Saudis

Foreign Sports

Senegal began their Fifa under-20 World Cup campaign in triumphant fashion by beating Saudi Arabia 2-0 on Monday. Semi-finalists last time out, Senegal secured all three points with first half goals from Ibrahima Niane and Cavin Diagne.

With the United States and Ecuador drawing 3-3 in Group F's other game, Senegal are the early pacesetters in Incheon.

Arsene Wenger says his "professionalism or commitment" cannot be questioned but that uncertainty over his future contributed to Arsenal failing to qualify for the Champions League.

It is the first time Arsenal, who finished fifth, have failed to qualify for the competition for 20 years.

Wenger, whose contract expires this summer, says his future will be decided after the FA Cup final on 27 May.

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