Black Stars

REVEALED: Ghana did not participate in Best FIFA Awards voting


As the world voted for Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane as the best men’s player and coach of the year ahead of Monday’s Best FIFA Football Awards in London, it has emerged that Ghana did not participate in the voting process. Typically, the captains and coaches of all countries under FIFA will choose their picks for the top awards in ...

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2018 WCQ: Ghana vs Egypt moved to Cape Coast

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The Ghana Football Association has moved Ghana’s last group game against Egypt in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from Kumasi to Cape Coast, according to various reports. Egyptian media reported Sunday that the Egyptian Football Association had received a letter from the Ghana FA informing them of the venue change. The reasons for the venue change were only reported ...

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Jonathan Mensah backs crazy spending by clubs


Ghana and Columbus Crew defender Jonathan Mensah believes the outrageous transfer fees teams are paying for players is in line with the growth and development of football. Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona splashed in excess of 320 million euros on Neymar and Ousmane Dembele respectively in the 2017 summer transfer window, with the trend likely to continue in subsequent windows. ...

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Ghana watch: Boakye-Yiadom, Attamah, Twumasi feature in Europa League


Ghana’s Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Joseph Attamah, Patrick Twumasi, Kassim Nuhu and Kadri Mohammed played in Thursday’s round 3 of the UEFA Europa League group stages. Boakye-Yiadom played 80 minutes for Red Star Belgrade in their 1-0 loss to Arsenal. He came close to adding to his 31 goals this calendar year but his first half header hit the woodwork. Eventually, Olivier ...

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“GFA has never induced or bribed referees”- Saane Daara delares


The Ghana Football Association has officially said that it has not involved itself in inducing match referees for World Cup qualifiers on the continent. The comment follows the declarations made by the Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfried Osei, on Citi FM’s “Sports Panorama” that the non-payment of unclassified payments cost Ghana a place in the 2018 World ...

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“Lack of unclassified payments cost Ghana World Cup place” – Osei Kwaku Palmer

Wilfried Osei, GFA Executive Member

Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfred Kweku Osei “Palmer”, has suggested that Ghana would have qualified for the Russia 2018 World Cup if money was made available to pay unclassified and indemnity payments to referees. A Commission of Inquiry set up in 2014 after the shambolic showing in the World Cup that year revealed the country spent approximately ...

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FIFA Ranking: Ghana makes no movement, Tunisia now 1st in Africa


Ghana remains the 52nd best footballing nation in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for the month of October released Monday. The Black Stars also remained the 8th best team on the continent; the same position they occupied in the September rankings. Between the last rankings in September and now, the main Black Stars team has drawn once and won once. The Black Stars ...

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Chelsea interested in Ghanaian striker Boakye-Yiadom – Reports


Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, is rumoured to be interested in signing Ghanaian international and Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye. According to GhanaSoccernet, the news has been confirmed by a “credible Stamford Bridge source.” Boakye, 24, has enjoyed an impressive start this season, scoring 10 goals and providing three assists in 16 appearances with Red Star Belgrade. Scouts on their way ...

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WAFU winning team still yet to receive Presidential token


Ghana’s Black Stars B team that won the 2017 Fox Wafu tournament are yet to receive their token sum of 100,000 USD promised by President Nana Akufo Addo. The team’s management committee chairman Nii Komitei Doku confirmed that the money is yet to hit the account of the FA nearly a fortnight after the trophy was presented and the pledge ...

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“My decision to bring in new faces paid off”- Kwesi Appiah


Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah says he feels vindicated after his new look Black Stars side beat Saudi Arabia 3-0 in an international friendly on Tuesday night. Appiah made five changes to the team that drew 0-0 with Uganda in last Saturday’s World Cup qualifier, handing starts to Kazakhstan based Patrick Twumasi, Kasim Nuhu and former Ghana Under-20 goalkeeper ...

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