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WAFU 2017: Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum wins best player award

Isaac Twum

Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum was named the best player for the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. The midfielder was outstanding as he led the Black Stars to win the rejuvenated competition on home soil Twum transferred his club form to the National team by putting up a masterclass performance throughout the competition. The Inter-Allies skipper earned himself a ...

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Ghana cut Nigeria to size to lift 2017 FOX-WAFU Cup

Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game ...

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Premier League returns on Wednesday October 4

The Ghana Premier League returns on Wednesday October 4, after the Ghana 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. The Premier League has been on a nearly month break since the 26th week fixture to pave way for the West Africa sub-regional tournament, which is being held in Cape Coast. The tournament will come to an end this Sunday, and the league ...

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Revealed: Ghana U-17 jersey numbers for FIFA U-17 tournament

WAFA wizkid, Aminu Mohammed has been included in Paa Kwesi Fabin’s final 21-man squad ahead of next month’s FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. Mohammed has been handed the No. 11 jersey. Skipper Eric Eyiah retained his iconic No. 6 while Emmanuel Toku will wear his favorite No. 10. Below is Ghana’s 21-man squad Goalkeepers: Ibrahim Danlad (Kotoko) – 1, ...

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Ghanaian striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

The 20-year-old caused controversy after reacting to racist insults from away supports during an Austrian Cup tie against third tier Union Gurten.

Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union Gurten’s fans after scoring his side’s fourth goal from an extra-time free-kick in a 4-3 victory. The Austrian league recognised Tekpetey “was exposed to provocation” but found ...

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Sierra Leone FA bans 19 officials for life

The Sierra Leone Football Association president Isha Johansen

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has issued immediate life-time bans for 19 officials. The sanctions are for violating SLFA and Fifa statutes concerning taking football related cases to civil courts. The group went to court last month to seek an injunction to stop the current executive running the SLFA. In July Fifa indefinitely postponed the SLFA congress and elections ...

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Prophet predicts outcome of Ghana vs Nigeria WAFU Cup final

General Overseer of Faithful God Ministry(FGM) Rev. Alex Adu has predicted that Black Stars B will lose their game against Nigeria in the WAFU Cup  of Nation final if they wear their away jersey(RED) on Sunday. The Accra-based pastor prophesied that the Super Eagles will beat game ahead of the WAFU Cup final if they insist using the away jersey ...

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WAFU Cup of Nation 2017: Day Eleven Wrap

Day 11 of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations set up a titanic clash for the final of the tournament where two African powerhouses will go head-to-head when Ghana meet Nigeria at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. Day 11, Thursday, September 21, was semifinal day and saw both the Super Eagles and the Black Stars sail easily ...

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Black Stars B through to WAFU final

Goals in each half from Kwame Kizito and Stephen Safro handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Niger in the second semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 21. Niger started strongly and created their first real chance on goal in the tenth minute when Adebayor Victorien dribbled his way into the ...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Host nation Indian names final 21 squad

History beckons for Indian football as twenty one players have been selected for the first ever Indian squad to participate in a FIFA World Cup. The Indian U-17 World Cup Squad, which will participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India. The list of the 21 selected players follows below: GOALKEEPERS: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill, Sunny Dhaliwal DEFENDERS: Boris Singh, Jitendra ...

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