National Teams

CONFIRMED: Asamoah Gyan OUT of Ghana’s trip to Uganda for World Cup qualifier

Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan has been ruled out of the team’s World Cup qualifier against Uganda in October after picking up an injury. The all-time Ghanaian top scorer who opened his goal account last week in the Turkish cup for Kayserispor was expected to be named in the Black Stars team after missing the last Congo game. But Gyan ...

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Black Stars land Saudi Arabia friendly match for October

The Black Stars of Ghana will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on October 10, ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda Cranes in the penultimate match of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Black Stars are expected to camp in Saudi Arabia, as the prepare for the crucial encounter against Cranes slated for October 7 at ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Vincent Atinga, Isaac Twum named in Ghana’s squad for Uganda clash

Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, has named two home-based players in his squad for the International Friendly against Saudi Arabia and the World Cup qualifier away to Uganda after their excellent show in the just ended WAFU Competition. SportsObama.com can exclusively confirm that Accra Hearts of Oak stalwart, Vincent Addae Atinga has been included in Appiah’s squad for the trip ...

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Breaking News: Malmo FF midfielder Kingsley Sarfo earns Ghana call-up

Sweden-based midfielder, Kingsley Sarfo has been named in Ghana’s squad to face Uganda in next month’s qualifier, SportsObama.com can exclusively report. The Malmo FF midfield dynamo was reportedly being courted by Sweden, but has finally been selected by Kwesi Appiah just days after announcing his intentions to play for the Black Stars. Sarfo communicated his availability to the Black Stars ...

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CONFIRMED: Ayew Brothers dropped from Black Stars squad

West Ham United star, Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew and his brother Jordan Pierre Ayew of Swansea City, have been dropped from Ghana’s squad to face Uganda in the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier in October, SportsObama.com can confirm. The Ayews are conspicuously missing from the yet to be announced squad that will play Saudi Arabia in an international friendly on October ...

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Maxwell Konadu wants Ghana to bid for 2018 CHAN hosting right

Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu, says he will be happy if Government and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) should present a bid to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after Kenya was stripped of the hosting right. Africa’s football governing body, CAF, after a meeting held in Accra last Saturday, decided to withdraw the hosting rights of the ...

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Black Stars B captain to to undergo trial with Norwegian side IK Start

Isaac Twum during the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations match between Ghana and Nigeria in Cape Coast, Ghana on 24 September 2017

Black Stars B captain midfielder Isaac Twum is set to undergo a two-week trial with Norwegian side IK Start following a remarkable performance in the just ended WAFU Cup of Nations. Twum, who was adjudged the most valuable player of the tournament after helping Ghana defeat Nigeria 4-1 to successfully defend the cup they won four years ago, is set ...

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Sports Ministry declares Ghana readiness to host the 2018 CHAN

Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah says the country is ready to bid and host the 2018 CHAN tournament. Original host Kenya have been stripped of the hosting rights following CAF executive meeting in Accra last Saturday. CAF cited slow preparations for the January 12-February 4 tournament as the reason of taking the hosting rights from Kenya. With the Black Stars ...

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WAFU success makes up for CHAN disappointment – Maxwell Konadu

Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu believes winning the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations will make up for their inability to qualify for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament. The Black Stars clobbered arch-rivals Nigeria 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, September 24 to defend the title they won four years ago on home soil. Striker Stephen Sarfo scored ...

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Meet Frank Boahen: The man whose perfect touch produced the perfect WAFU picthes

One of the most exciting stories at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations has been the durability of the Cape Coast Sports Stadium and its pitch which at its conclusion will have hosted 22 matches. The other two matches were held at the Nduom Sports Stadium to make up a total of 24 matches across the entire WAFU tournament. The ...

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