Black Stars

Five talking points from Ghana’s 1-0 victory over Uganda


The Black Stars began the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over the Uganda in Port Gentil. The victory means the Black Stars join Senegal and DR Congo as the only teams to win their opening matches with one game to spare in the first round of games. Here are five talking points from the game: ...

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Ghana 1-0 Uganda: Ayew penalty gives Stars opening AFCON win


Andre Ayew scored from the spot as  Ghana produced a nervy and uninspired 1-0 win over Uganda in their opening 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D opener in Port-Gentil on Tuesday. The Ghanaians managed to stay afloat after a spirited second half display from the Cranes. Ghana coach Avram Grant heaved a sigh of relief with several questions marks about ...

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A win against Uganda will set the tone for Afcon – Gyan

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana   during of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations match between Ghana and Senegal at Mongomo Stadium, Equatorial Guinea on 23 January 2015 Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan, believes a win for the Stars in their opening game at the ongoing AFCON against Uganda will boost confidence in the camp. Ghana has not beaten opponents Uganda in a competitive game since 2005, and face a very tough task against the Cranes. Gyan explains that a win against the Cranes will inspire ...

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Grant calls for unity ahead of Afcon

Ghana's coach Avram Grant leads his team

Black Stars Head Coach, Avram Grant, has called for unity within the country’s football fraternity ahead of the AFCON in Gabon. Ghana has had recent episodes of rifts between the playing body, the football association and the sports ministry. Grant explained that in order for the country to have a chance of ending their thirty five year old AFCON drought, ...

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Total Ghana declares exciting activities towards Total AFCON2017


On 13th January 2017 – Total Petroleum Ghana Limited launched its nationwide activities to kick off the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated to begin on 14th January 2017 in Gabon, of which they are the proud official title sponsor. The Managing Director Olivier Van-Parys explained the importance of Football to them as they went into an 8 years partnership ...

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Jeffrey Schlupp joins Crystal Palace


Ghana winger Jeffrey Schlupp has joined Crystal Palace from Leicester City on a four-and-a-half year deal. The deal was completed on Friday after the player completed his medical with the South London club. The deal is believed to be worth 12 million pounds. Schlupp was part of Leicester City’s title-winning team last season but his opportunities have been limited this ...

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