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Black Stars training
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Appiah names squad for World Cup double-header against Congo

Black Stars Head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup double legged qualifying games against Congo. The senior national team will host the Red Devils at the Baba Yara Stadium on September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return encounter on September 5. […]

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah
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Burkina Faso peg Ghana back in CHAN qualifier

Ghana’s Black Stars have boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 Championships of Africa Nations after securing a 2-2 draw away in Burkina Faso. Accra Hearts of Oak star man Winful Cobbinah was the main man for Ghana, winning the penalty and setting up a second goal in a performance […]

Ghana Black Stars
Soccer

Black Stars stay put at 50th in August FIFA ranking

The senior national team (Black Stars) remained rooted to 50th place in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday for the month of August. The Stars also kept their place at the ninth best team on the African continent. Egypt is Africa’s highest ranked team in the world despite slipping […]

Sulley Muntari
Soccer

Sulley Muntari slaps referee, friendly ends abruptly

Controversial Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari physically attacked an unsuspecting referee with a hefty slap during a local friendly, leading to the abrupt end of the match in Accra. According to a report on Peace FM on Monday, a friendly match between two sides involving two of Ghana’s respected footballers Muntari […]

Nemanja Matic
Soccer

Man Utd close to signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic for £40m.

Manchester United are close to signing Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for £40m. Matic, 28, would be United’s third summer buy, following £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Speaking after Sunday’s 3-0 pre-season win over Valerenga, United manager Jose Mourinho said: “We […]

GNPC pays $3million annually to the Black Stars
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Parliament orders GNPC to stop sponsoring the Black Stars

Parliament has ordered the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to stop spending resources on non-core activities, including sponsoring the Ghana Black Stars. GNPC pays $3 million annually to the national team as part of its sponsorship package, however, Parliament on Thursday approved a report by Public Interest and Accountability Committee […]

Kumasi Asante Kotoko bus
Soccer

Kotoko bus crashes; one feared dead, coach, players injured

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus has been involved in what appears to be a fatal accident on a return journey to Kumasi after game week 22 fixture against Inter Allies. The bus had about 35 occupants made up of players and team officials. Details of how the Wednesday night accident […]

Ghana suffered another friendly defeat to USA
Soccer

Five things we learned from Ghana’s 2-1 defeat to USA

Ghana suffered another friendly defeat on Saturday whey they were beaten 2-1 by the USA in East Hartford, Connecticut. Dominic Dwyer and Kellyn Acosta scored both goals for the Yankees with Asamoah Gyan getting the consolation for the Black Stars. Here the five things we learned from the game. 1. […]

President Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Sports

Ghana President allocates ground breaking GHc 46m for sports development

President Nana Akufo-Addo has indicated that an amount of 46 million cedis has been allocated to the Sports Ministry for the development of sports in the country. The President, who flew from Liberia to Accra for the SWAG awards on Saturday night, said the amount is a hundred percent increment […]

Kwadwo Asamoah
Soccer Sports

Ghana bosses plot Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah return

The Ghana Football Association are hoping they can lure Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah back to the Black Stars after his three-year absence from the team. GFA vice-president George Afriyie says the body will use the upcoming holidays to impress upon the player the need to return, and follow that up […]