National Teams

Poor officiating cost Ghana – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Black Starlets coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin blames officiating for U-17 world cup exit. Ghana were booted out of the competition after losing to a well organised Malian side at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati on Saturday. Drame Hadji put the Eagles ahead in the 15th minute from a close range before Ghana’s goalkeeper Ibrahim

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USA ready for a difficult Ghana match

  Just as James Bond always seems to run into his nemesis at a casino, the U.S. men’s national team always seems to encounter Ghana at the World Cup. The Americans and the Black Stars have squared off in each of the past three editions of the tournament and the 2-1 score line in every

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Samuel Tetteh marks Austrian league debut

  Samuel Tetteh joins his teammates to celebrate Samuel Tetteh played his first Austrian second-tier league match for FC Liefering on Friday as they beat Horn 1-0 at home. The Ghana winger, who is on loan from Austrian top-flight side Red Bull Salzburg, was named in the starting line-up and played for 70 minutes. Head

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Sports Ministry owes $20m – Vanderpuye

Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye The Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has revealed that his outfit is in a colossal debt of $20 million and could face the wrath of the law courts anytime. Most of these debtors have summoned the Ministry to various courts in the country and this could see the accounts of

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Shanghai SIPG to pay €20m for Asamoah Gyan?

Chinese side, Shanghai SIPG are expected to dig deep into their pockets to pay a transfer fee close to €20m to Al Ain for Ghanaian international and captain of the senior national side, Asamoah Gyan. The 29-year-old striker is expected to arrive in China on Wednesday to undergo a medical and sign onto a bumper

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A Whale On The Beach

When you stink, you don’t fart. That is a lesson well known to the humble in spirit. So, they learn from the wise and become wise. Yet, the proud and the arrogant know no such wisdom. Some of them may be accomplished, yet not polished. So, they trade in knowledge for ignorance, grace for rage,

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Ghana names 27 for CHAN 2016 Qualifiers

Twenty-seven (27) players have been invited to the home-based Black Stars camp as the team prepares for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers in June. The first batch of players who have received call ups are expected to report at the team’s camp in Obuasi on Monday March 9 at 2pm. The list of

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Ghana, Nigeria, favs for 2015 AYC title

Ghana and Nigeria are favourites as the African Under-20 Championship kicks-off in Senegal on Sunday. The biennial championship will be played between, 8 and 22 March, in two stadiums – Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor in Dakar and Stade Caroline Faye in Mbour – 80 km south of the capital Dakar. Eight teams will take part

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Don’t expect much from Black Stars – Grant

Ghana Black Stars coach, Avram Grant, has called on Ghanaians to restrain their expectations ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. According to Grant Ghanaians should not expect much from the team because he is building for the future. "It is not that we don't want to win. We want to win more than

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A MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB

Mountain-climbing can be an exciting, rewarding adventure, according to the lore of enthusiasts and aficionados. It could be dangerous, even lethal, most enthusiasts concede, but with proper planning and great preparations, it could be a very rich, rewarding experience. What is more, the good thing about mountains is that, they take us to the top,

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GFA lose age-cheating appeal against CAF ban

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has received the decision of the CAF Appeal Board on Ghana's appeal on the verdict of banning the country from the next Africa U17 Championship to be played next year. The GFA filed the appeal after CAF banned Ghana from next year's tournament after a protest by Cameroon over the

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Grant will feel Ghana pressure- Andre Ayew

Avram Grant will feel the heat during his expected spell as Ghana coach but is hopeful the Israeli will lead Ghana to win trophies at the highest level. The former Chelsea boss has been in Accra since last Wednesday and is expected to be named the new Black Stars coach after Wednesday’s qualifier against Togo.

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Commission Gets More Time To Scrutinise GFA

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry looking into Ghana's failed Brazil 2014 World Cup campaign has had their mandated extended by a month. Accordingly, the Commission gets more time to take a detailed look into financial transactions of the Ghana Football Association specifically regarding cash paid towards the Black Stars' participation at the World Cup by

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Ghana in warm-up vs. Nigeria

Ghana's Olympic team, Black Meteors, trained at the newly built Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo on Thursday. Coach Malik Jabir's 18-man squad arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday ahead of Friday's international against the home-based Super Eagles. The friendly encounter will climax the commissioning of the new home grounds of the Super Eagles and local

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