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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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Lack of sponsorship is killing our local football – Former Wa All Stars coach

Enos Kwame Adepa, former coach of Wa All Stars believes that Ghana football is dying due to the of lack of sponsorship for the local clubs, leading to the premature exodus of young quality players making Ghana’s league unattractive. In an interview with the GNA Sports, Coach Adepa said the local clubs cannot afford to pay their players what they ...

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad offers Ghanaian pupils fully paid trip to Cairo

TWO Ghanaian pupils have been honoured with a fully paid trip to visit to the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo after CAF President Ahmad lauded their initiative to provide football kits for deprived children. Brothers Kwabena Enti, 12, and Ekow Enti, 7, of the Ghana International School (GIS) in Accra, started a project last year to collect ...

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Cavani mises out during Thiago Silva’s birthday party

Paris Saint Germain striker Edison Cavani caused another stir with club mates when he missed in action during the birthday of Thiago Silva. Silva captain of PSG, turned 33 years on Monday and had invited all his teammates for the birthday celebration but conspicuously missing was the Uruguayan striker. It was no surprise Cavani has had some feud with Brazilian ...

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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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Caf withdraws Kenya CHAN hosting right, set to open a bidding process for a new host

The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, met on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana, from 9:25 am to 17:25 local time. The Committee deliberated on some 20 items on the agenda with highlights below; Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 With an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the ...

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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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