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Asante Kotoko Part Ways With Top-notch Defender Christopher Nettey

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Asante Kotoko Part Ways With Top-notch Defender Christopher Nettey

Asante Kotoko SC have decided to part ways with defender Christopher Nakai Nettey with immediate effect, GhanaCNN.com can exclusively confirm.

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The Ghana Premier League champions have decided against extending the expired contract of the right-back after a break-down in negotiations.

Nettey had his contract run out on Monday, December 26, 2022, and his demands for a contract renewal weren’t met by the club.

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“We have considered the counteroffer presented and regret to inform you that upon further deliberation, we deem it appropriate not to renew your employment contract with the club,” a portion of the letter to Nettey intercepted by GHANAsoccernet.com reads.

The former Black Stars defender signed for the Porcupine Warriors in December 2019 from lower-tier side Attram de Visser Academy.

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He became one of the important players at the club with his consistent performances which later earned him a call-up to the Ghana national team.

The fullback made his Ghana debut on November 12, 2020 in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan at the Cape Coast Stadium.

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Nettey made 62 appearances in all competitions for Kotoko across the three years he spent at the club, scoring once in the process.

Nettey played 18 matches last season to help the Porcupines win the Ghana Premier League title for the first time in eight years.

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Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Hot Bet Odds: Saturday January 28, 2023

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Hot Bet Odds: Saturday January 28, 2023

Home Win

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EM Deportivo Binacional (PER D1) at 1.57

Brisbane Roar (w) (AUS WAL) at 1.40

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Bangkok United FC (THA PR) at 1.16

Energie Cottbus (GER Reg) at 1.61

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Carrarese (ITA C1) at 1.45

FSV Mainz 05 (GER D1) at 1.66

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Fulham (ENG FAC) at 1.51

Hereford United (ENG CN) at 2.15

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Stenhousemuir (SCO L2) at 2.05

Dinamo Zagreb (CRO D1) at 1.27

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Manchester United (ENG FAC) at 1.13

Bragantino (BRA SP) at 1.49

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Away Win

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Panserraikos (GRE D2) at 1.39

Burnley (ENG FAC) at 2.05

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Tamworth (ENG-S CE) at 1.91

FC Barcelona (SPA D1) at 1.53

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Maccabi Tel Aviv (ISR D1) at 1.35

Kossa FC (Solo ISL) at 1.49

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Katwijk (HOL D3) at 1.56

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Inaki Williams Excels as Athletic Bilbao Qualify for Copa del Rey Semi-finals

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Inaki Williams Excels as Athletic Bilbao Qualify for Copa del Rey Semi-finals

Inaki Williams was in fine form on Thursday, helping Athletic Bilbao qualify for the Copa del Rey semi-finals.

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Athletic defeated Valencia 3-1 at the Estadio de Mestalla, with Ghana international assisting two goals.

Williams set up Iker Munian to open the scoring, but the home team equalised courtesy an own goal.

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The former Spain international responded with another assist, this time to his younger brother Nico Williams, who finished brilliantly to put Athletic ahead.

Mikel Vesga sealed the victory with a well-taken penalty in the second half, ensuring Athletic’s place in the last four and keeping them on track to win the cup for the 24th time.

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Williams has eight goal contributions this season for Athletic.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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Your Insults and Criticisms Have Made Me Stronger – Asamoah Gyan

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Your Insults and Criticisms Have Made Me Stronger – Asamoah Gyan

Former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan claims insults and criticisms shaped him into a strong individual.

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Gyan recalls how he faced severe backlash after he missed an open goal against Namibia during the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations.

Two years later, he was heavily criticised for missing a penalty against Uruguay in the 2010 World Cup, and he was forced to leave the national team due to another penalty miss in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.

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“It made me a strong guy. All my life, I was pampered and that was how I developed that tough skin,” he said on The Day Show on TV3.

“Statistically we were ahead. Ghanaians thought we were going to beat them [Namibia] like 20-0. And it was one of those days. I wasn’t lucky. I think I was one of the best players on the field but I wasn’t lucky.

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“One opportunity that I got at an acute angle. The goalkeeper fumbled and the ball dropped. The keeper was out and I just hit the ball wide.

“And the following day…eii! That was the first time I experienced criticism. So there were just insulting. It was really bad.”

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Gyan, who hasn’t played in two years, holds the record for the most goals scored by a Black Stars player. He has scored 51 goals.

Source: www.GhanaCNN.com

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