Black Stars

KORANTENG: Why is ‘anti-black’ Sagnol interested in Black Stars?


Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng examines the application of former France international Willy Sagnol to coach the Black Stars and asks why Sagnol wants to handle a team of black players since he once described them as ‘lacking intelligence.’ The frontrunners being considered for the vacant Black Stars coaching job by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have emerged, and a six-man ...

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GFA statement on Gerard Nus, unpaid Alisa Hotel bills


The Ghana Football Association has released a statement on the episode involving video analyst of the team, Gerard Nus and outstanding bills at the Alisa Hotel. Nus was evicted from his hotel room and was not allowed to leave the premises when it emerged that a bill of USD 1,000 covering laundry, drinks and pay television needed to be paid. ...

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Black Stars to play friendly against Mexico in June


The Black Stars have lined up an international friendly against Mexico to be played on June 28 at Houston’s NRG Stadium in Texas, USA. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), Soccer United Marketing (SUM), Lone Star Sports & Entertainment and the Houston Dynamo today announced that Mexico will play Ghana on Wednesday, June 28 (7:30 p.m. CT), at Houston’s NRG ...

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Ministry of Youth and Sports finally pays Nus and Lawrence

Gerrard Nus

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has finally paid outstanding bonuses due Gerrard Nus and Jamie Lawrence six weeks after the Africa Cup of Nations. According to a report by, the Ministry paid $ 10,000 each to the two men who joined the Black Stars technical team for the Africa Cup of Nations. Citi Sports sources at the Ministry ...

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GFA deny dissolving Black Stars backroom staff


The Ghana Football Association have rubbished claims that the current technical team of the Black Stars has been dissolved. Uncertainty over who becomes the successor to Avram Grant has sparked a number of reports in the media surrounding the back room staff. The head coach’s position is currently occupied by assistant manager of the team Maxwell Konadu on an interim ...

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Kwesi Appiah not new Black Stars head coach- GFA


The Ghana Football Association has dismissed reports stating that Kwesi Appiah has been chosen to be the next Black Stars head coach. Despite no official news from the football association after receiving over 60 applications from interested coaches, news of Appiah’s second appointment has gained traction in the last few days. The Sports Ministry’s stance on Ghana getting a local ...

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MOYS pushing for local Black Stars coach

Football - 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Finals - Quarterfinals - Ghana Press Conference - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium - Port Elizabeth

The Ministry of Youth and Sports have given indication that a Ghanaian manager is next in line to become the next head coach of Ghana’s senior male football team, the Black Stars. The Ghana Football Association has received over 60 applications for the vacant position following the departure of Israeli manager Avram Grant. A number of local coaches including Bashir ...

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Ghana defender Edwin Gyimah on trial with Swedish side Helsingborg

Ghana international Edwin Gyimah

Ghana defender Edwin Gyimah is on a trial at Swedish second-tier side Helsingborg IF, Citisports can exclusively reveal. Gyimah is available on a free transfer after parting ways with South African side Orlando Pirates. He can play a centre-back and also a holding defender. Gyimah will be seeking to follow in the footsteps of compatriot David Accam who excelled for ...

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