Black Stars

GFA reject friendly with Jamaica over lack of funds

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Ghana’s Black Stars have failed to secure a friendly encounter ahead of the upcoming international break due to the inabilty of the various stakeholders involved to secure funds. The Ministry have stated clearly their reluctance to proceed with the funding of friendly matches in recent times and have put the FA in a fix as a result. Ghana received an ...

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uniBank takeover: Confusion surrounds Black Stars sponsorship deal

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The Black Stars’ sponsorship deal with troubled bank uniBank could be in trouble after the Bank of Ghana announced that the domestic bank has gone into administration. uniBank, in 2016, announced a renewal of their sponsorship with the team worth $1.2 million for three years which will expire in November 2019 but the current uncertainty surrounding the bank has put ...

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George Afriyie: Kwesi Appiah has final say on Asamoah’s return

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Vice President of the Ghana Football Association George Afriyie says the return of Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah to the national team is a decision which should solely be left to head coach Kwesi Appiah. The versatile player has put in stellar performances for the Bianconeri in the past couple of weeks and recently recorded his 150th cap for the side in ...

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Ghana makes no movement in latest FIFA Rankings

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Ghana remained in 54th position in the latest Coca Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The latest rankings see the Black Stars behind the likes of Venezuela (48) and Jamaica (49) in the world. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon and Nigeria who occupy the top ...

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George Afriyie: Latif Blessing won’t play for the United States

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Chairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afriyie has dismissed the possibility of Los Angeles forward Latif Blessing switching nationalities from Ghana to the United States. Afriyie who was key in the discovery of Blessing and played a major role in nurturing the player during his stint with Liberty Professionals believes the player’s motives are borne out of frustration ...

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Swansea City consider Jordan red card appeal

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Swansea City claimed a hugely creditable goalless draw at the John Smith’s Stadium despite losing Ayew after just 11 minutes. The Swans striker saw red after challenging for the ball with Huddersfield midfielder Jonathan Hogg. Ayew is facing a three-match ban after referee Michael Oliver opted to dismiss him, apparently after taking advice from fourth official Jon Moss. And Swansea ...

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Waris in FC Porto squad to face Liverpool in UCL on Tuesday

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Ghana’s Abdul Majeed Waris and his team mates from FC Porto have traveled to England to face Liverpool in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie on Tuesday March 6. Porto need to produce a miracle to progress to the quarter final of the competition after losing 5-0 at home in the first leg. The ...

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La Liga posts news of Partey’s contract extension in Pidgin and Twi

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The Spanish La Liga’s official Facebook page on Friday interestingly posted news of Ghana international Thomas Partey’s contract extension with Atletico Madrid in the Ghanaian language Twi and Pidgin. Partey on Thursday signed a new deal with the Madrid based club which will keep him at the club till 2023. Partey has played 35 times for Atletico Madrid this season ...

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Fabio Capello factor key to Richmond Boakye’s China decision

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Ghana’s Richmond Boakye has told KweséESPN that the opportunity to work with one of the world’s top coaches in Fabio Capello was a big factor in his decision to join Jiangsu Suning. The 25-year-old was linked with a move to the Premier League earlier this year, but left Red Star Belgrade and ultimately signed a three-year deal with the Chinese Super League ...

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