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Football: Swift Jouini hat-trick as Esperance hit five

Haythem Jouini snatched a 13-minute hat-trick as Tunisians Esperance crushed Kenyans Gor Mahia 5-0 Monday in a delayed CAF Champions League qualifier. Ghanaian Harrison Afful and Idriss Mhirssi also netted for the 'Blood and Gold' in a first round, second leg put back 24 hours owing to torrential weekend rain in Tunis. Jouini opened his account on the stroke of half-time and struck again after 48 and 57 minutes at Stade Olympique in a suburb of the Tunisian capital.

Football: Swift Jouini hat-trick as Esperance hit five

Haythem Jouini snatched a 13-minute hat-trick as Tunisians Esperance crushed Kenyans Gor Mahia 5-0 Monday in a delayed CAF Champions League qualifier. Ghanaian Harrison Afful and Idriss Mhirssi also netted for the 'Blood and Gold' in a first round, second leg put back 24 hours owing to torrential weekend rain in Tunis. Jouini opened his account on the stroke of half-time and struck again after 48 and 57 minutes at Stade Olympique in a suburb of the Tunisian capital.

Football: Essien reunited with familiar faces at Milan

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien said he was "happy to have joined the Milan family" as he was unveiled by the Serie A club on Tuesday following his transfer from Chelsea. "I have my best friend Sulley Muntari here and I've known him a long time," said the 31-year-old Essien, who arrives as a free agent and has signed a one-and-a-half-year deal at the San Siro.

AC Milan agree deal to sign Chelsea's Essien

ROME (Reuters) - AC Milan have reached an agreement with Chelsea to sign Ghana midfielder Michael Essien who has traveled to Italy for a medical, the English Premier League club said on Friday. "...the completion of the move is subject to him (Essien) agreeing personal terms with Milan and passing a medical examination," Chelsea said on their website (www.chelseafc.com). Italian media reports said Essien was due to sign a contract that would keep him at Milan until June next year.

China says investment in Africa 'mutually beneficial'

China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Thursday promised that his country's economic growth would benefit Africa, as he met Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama in Accra. Wang, who is on a four-nation African tour, called 2014 a year of "ever-deepening reform" in China, with the target of "national rejuvenation". "The 1.3 billion people of China are working towards the modernisation of our country, something if achieved will be never-before seen in the history of mankind," he said.

Football: Medjani joins Valenciennes, Ayew completes Sochaux switch

Algerian international defender Carl Medjani on Friday joined Valenciennes on loan from Monaco until the end of the season. The 28-year-old will actually move from Greeks Olympiakos, where he had been on loan since the beginning of the season. His move, announced by Valenciennes, follows the French Ligue 1 club's acquisition on Thursday of Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris, also on loan until the end of the season, from Russians Spartak Moscow.

Football: Australia's Yeboah signs for Borussia M'gladbach

Exciting Australian youngster Kwame Yeboah will join Borussia Monchengladbach on January 1 on a four-year deal, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Thursday. "This is a big step in my young career," said Yeboah in Moenchengladbach before flying back to Australia for his club Brisbane Roar's A-League match next Thursday. Yeboah, a 19-year-old striker, completed a medical with the German team ahead of the January transfer window and goes with his Australian club's blessing.

Football: Australia's Yeboah heads to Borussia M'gladbach

Exciting Australian youngster Kwame Yeboah will join Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach, his A-League side Brisbane Roar said on Thursday. Yeboah, a 19-year-old striker, has flown to Europe to complete formalities with the German team ahead of the January transfer window and will sign subject to a medical. "As a club, we will not stand in the way of opportunities like this for our young players," Roar football director Ken Stead said.

Ghana eye Africa amputee nations football trophy

Ghana eye Africa amputee nations football trophy By Alex Osei-Boateng ACCRA, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Ghana's Black Challenge, the nation' s national amputee football team, is in high spirits ahead of the impending 4th Cup of African Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF 2013) in Kenya. The biennial event which is scheduled for December 5-11 in Nairobi, Kenya will involve eight nations. Ghana will be in contention for the ultimate prize with defending champions Liberia, while Sierra Leone and Angola remain the other favorites to triumph.

Football: Australian A-League result

Result of an Australian A-League match played on Friday: Brisbane Roar 3 (Berisha 5, Franjic 19, Yeboah 90+1) Western Sydney Wanderers 1 (Santalab 28) afp
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