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Essien injury not serious

November 27, 2009 Leave a comment

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Cheslea Carlo Ancelotti has played down fitness concerns over Michael Essien, insistsing the midfielder will be fit for Sunday’s clash with Arsenal. Essien scored twice in the 4-0 win over Wolves but is struggling with a knee problem. Read more…

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FIFA Films Essien, 7 Others

November 23, 2009 Leave a comment

THE WORLD governing football body, FIFA has selected eight integral players of the Black Stars including Chelsea star to film for a documentary about the oncoming World Cup. Read more…

Essien hails crucial victory

October 6, 2009 Leave a comment
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Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien has revealed how important Chelsea’s win over Liverpool was for their challenge for the league title.

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Essien happy with win over Reds

October 5, 2009 Leave a comment
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Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien believes Chelsea’s win over Liverpool would prove crucial in their quest for the title.

The Blues were 2-0 winners against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, a win the Ghanaian who played a key role describes as important.

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Essien sure of Nations Cup title

September 15, 2009 Leave a comment
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Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is confident the Black Stars can win their fifth African Cup of Nations title next year.

The West Africans sealed a smooth passage to the tournament, to be held in Angola, last week after topping Group D of the qualifiers.

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Ghana qualify for 2010 World Cup finals

September 10, 2009 Leave a comment
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Ghana became the first African nation to qualify for the World Cup after beating Sudan 2-0 on Sunday.

Inter Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari and Chelsea’s Michael Essien scored the goals either side of the break that ensured Ghana would top Group D and clinch a spot in South Africa next June with two games to spare.

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Essien savours ‘fantastic feeling’

September 7, 2009 Leave a comment

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Michael Essien is happy to have aided Ghana become first African nation to qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals. Ghana beat Sudan 2-0 on Sunday in Accra to confirm their place at next summer’s showpiece even with two games to spare in Group D. The Black Stars have kept a clean sheet in the final round qualifiers are top of the table with 12 points, seven more than the second-placed side. Read more…