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Endrick becomes youngest Brazilian player called up to national team since 1993

Endrick becomes youngest Brazilian player called up to national team since 1993

By Nana Kwame Bediako Real Madrid sensation and Brazilian rising star, Endrick has been called up to the Brazilian senior team for the first time. Endrick who signed for Real Madrid some two seasons ago becomes the youngest Brazilian since 1993 to be called up to the National team. The youngster has featured in many […]

Brazil’s President Lula plans 2 trips to Africa

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Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is due to visit about eight African countries from August. The visit is to strengthen political and economic ties on the continent. Ghana, Angola, Mozambique, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Sao Tomé and Principe are among the countries that he is expected to visit. His first tour will coincide […]

Thousands pay their last respects to Pele in Brazil

Credit : The Morung Express Thousands of people gathered in the Brazilian city of Santos to bid farewell to football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, who died at 82 on Thursday from colon cancer. His wake was being held at the Urbano Caldeira Stadium, the home field of Pele’s former team […]

‘Thank you, King’: Brazil lights up in honour of Pelé

'Thank you, King': Brazil lights up in honour of Pelé

Brazil has woken up to its first day without footballing legend Pelé. “The King”, who won three World Cups and was widely considered the greatest footballer of all time, died at the age of 82 in São Paulo on Thursday. Overnight, Pelé’s face shone on buildings across the South American nation and landmarks were lit […]

Brazil knocked out of World Cup 2022 after losing to Croatia on penalties

Brazil knocked out of World Cup 2022 after losing to Croatia on penalties

Tournament favourites Brazil were knocked out of the World Cup on penalties as Croatia kept their nerve to edge through to the semi-finals. Croatia, beaten finalists four years ago, scored with all four of their spot-kicks as Rodrygo – taking his team’s first kick – was denied by the brilliant Dominik Livakovic and Marquinhos’ crucial […]

Brazil election: Lula makes stunning comeback

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Brazil has taken a turn to the left as former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva beat far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential election. After a divisive campaign which saw two bitter rivals on opposite sides of the political spectrum go head to head, Lula won 50.9% of the votes. It […]

Nicaragua game won’t be as tough as Brazil – Otto Addo

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By Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Head Coach of the senior national team, Otto Addo, says Ghana’s international friendly match against Nicaragua, will not be as challenging as the game against Brazil. The Black Stars face Nicaragua on Tuesday, September 2022, in Spain, after losing 3-0 to Brazil last Friday. “We hopefully can try a lot of things. […]

Black Stars open camp Monday for Brazil friendly

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The Black Stars will open camp on Monday, September 19, 2022, in France ahead of the International friendly against Brazil on Friday. The home-based backroom staff and other officials departed Accra on Saturday and arrived in Paris on Sunday to team up with the rest of the staff and players. The team will hold its […]

Ghana face off with Brazil in pre-world cup friendly

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The Black Stars of Ghana will play against Brazil in an international friendly next month as part of the build-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finals. This follows the decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to postpone matches in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The games will take place […]