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Wafu Cup: We want to make Ghanaians happy by scoring Senegal in the final – Maxwell Konadu

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Wafu Cup: We want to make Ghanaians happy by scoring Senegal in the final – Maxwell Konadu

The Black Stars boss looks ahead to the tournament’s climax against the hosts.

Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu has set his sights on beating Senegal in the final of the Wafu Cup of Nations to re-affirm their status as the West African powerhouse on Sunday.

The most successful team in the history of the tournament with two titles, the home-based Black Stars are set for a showdown with the hosts at Stade Lat-Dior in Thies.

Ghana’s run to the final has come as a surprise to many considering the side’s pre-tournament preparation challenges and a 1-0 home loss to Burkina Faso in a 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifier two weeks to kick-off.

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“We have to thank the Ghanaian public for giving us their support,” Konadu said in a Facebook video.

“We started this campaign two weeks ago and in our run-up to the competition, we lost to Burkina Faso which wasn’t the best for our image but we did our best to rally the boys back, to motivate them and lift their spirit high.

“I think the loss [to Burkina Faso], although painful, told us a lot, that we needed to come here and fight it out.

“Yes we have made history but that is behind us now. We just want to go for the cup and make sure we make Ghanaians happy. We have to stay focused.

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“That is what we want to do. Yes, if we win it, we will make history.”

Ghana are defending champions of the tournament, the last triumph coming under Konadu when they hosted the competition two years ago.

The Black Stars had beaten Cote d’Ivoire 3-1 in the semi-final to make Sunday’s final.

Source:goal.com

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Lecturer’s Betslip Pops Up On Screen During Lectures

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It was a hilarious moment when a University lecturer’s betway betslip poped up on screen during his lesson.

The students started hailing and chanting his name whilst others burst into uncontrollable laughter.

According to sources, the lecturer used the projector which is connected to an external drive to explain his lesson but unfortunately, his betslip was on display instead of the picture he wanted to show his students.

It’s no doubt that betting is the new way of making money. With the rich and grown men into it, why wouldn’t the youth follow their footsteps since some claim it’s the easiest way to get rich.

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Source: ENewsGhana.com

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Hearts Of Oak Humbled By Kumasi Asante Kotoko At Accra Sports Stadium

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko have trashed their long-standing rivals, Accra Hearts of Oak to a 2-1 defeat at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday the 26th of January, 2020.

The first meeting between the two mammoth clubs in Ghana in 2020 ended in tears for the Phobians.

Kotoko were off to a good start when Justice Blay headed home from a lovely cross on the 11th-minute mark.

The hosts got their equalizer in the 64th minute when their talisman Joseph Esso took advantage of a loose ball in Kotoko’s penalty box.

The game was heading for a stalemate before Kotoko’s Naby Keita snatched the maximum points for the Porcupine Warriors from the penalty spot.

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From the league table, Kotoko have now moved to the fourth position with 12 points in their first 6 games.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Beats Lionel Messi To Become The 5th Top Goalscorer In Football History

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5-time world footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo is now the fifth top goalscorer in football history as he has overtaken Gerd Muller on the list.

Cristiano Ronaldo is now in the fifth position after his goal-scoring run for Juventus with as his outstanding brilliance singlehandedly inspired Juventus to a comfortable yet narrow 2-1 victory over Parma at the Allianz Stadium last weekend.

Ronaldo has now scored staggering 736 goals in 1028 games at the top level with only a few footballers including Hungarian icon Ferenc Puskas who has 747 goals and Selecao legend Pele who has 767 leading him.

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However, should Ronaldo’s goalscoring run continue, he might overtake these two legends.

Brazilian legend, Romario is the second-highest goalscorer in history with 772, while Czech-Austrian legend Josef Bican is the most prolific goal-scorer with 805 goals.

Here are the top goalscorers in history according to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF)

1. Josef Bica: 805 goals

2. Romario: 772 goals

3. Pele: 767 goals

4. Ferenc Puskas: 747 goals

5: Cristiano Ronaldo: 736 goals

6. Gerd Muller: 735 goals

7. Lionel Messi: 717 goals

Source: ENewsGhana.com

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