Black Stars

MLS fans demand more from Jonathan Mensah after playoff semis


Followers of the Major Soccer League in the United States have expressed their wish to see better performances from Black Stars defender Jonathan Mensah who plays for Columbus Crew. Mensah featured for Crew in their 2-0 loss on Monday to New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The player inadvertently directed a shot into his own net to ...

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Mohamed Abdel-Shafy out of Ghana qualifier due to injury

Mohamed Abdel Shafy of Egypt  (R) in action against  Emmanuel Agyemang  of Ghana during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying soccer match between Egypt and Ghana at Borg Al Arab Stadium in Alexandria, Egypt, 13 November 2016.  (Image credit: EPA/KHALED ELFIQI)

Egypt’s veteran left-back Mohamed Abdel-Shafy has been ruled out of Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Ghana at the Cape Coast stadium due to injury. The Egyptian FA confirmed the development on Monday after the team doctors assessed the injury and advised against his selection. Abdel-Shafy’s absence will be a big blow àfor the Pharaohs as he has featured in all ...

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We’re not taking Ghana game for granted – Cuper


Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper insists that his side will approach Sunday’s final World Cup qualifier against Ghana with all seriousness. The game against Ghana is just a formality as Egypt have already qualified for the World Cup after defeating Congo 2-1 in the last round thanks to a last gasp Mohammed Salah goal. Cuper maintained that the attitude and ...

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Ghana to unveil new Puma jerseys against Egypt


Ghana become the latest among the nations kitted by Puma to unveil their new jerseys for ahead of the 2018 football campaign. The new strip which combines all the colours in Ghana’s flag will officially be outdoored when the Black Stars take on Egypt in their final World Cup qualifier in Cape Coast. The shirt that comes with bespoke identity ...

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Partey goal seals win for Atletico Madrid

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Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Partey, scored in the 90th minute to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish League on Saturday. The match was a closely-fought tie and looked like was heading to a stalemate until Atletico Madrid captain Gabi nudged the ball slightly from a free kick for Partey to side-foot a ...

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Thomas Partey blames instability for Ghana’s World Cup failure

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey believes Ghana‘s failed World Cup qualification campaign was due to a lack of stability in the national team set-up. Former Black Stars head coach Avram Grant resigned after an underwhelming Africa Cup of Nations campaign, with Kwesi Appiah returning to the post as his successor following the brief interim tenure of Maxwell Konadu. Ghana took just one point from ...

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Ayew goal nominated for PL Goal Goal of October


West Ham forward Andre Ayew’s spectacular strike at Crystal Palace has been nominated for the Premier League’s October Goal of the Month. Ayew’s screamer at Selhurst Park rounded off a successful month for the Ghana international, who scored a brace the Hammers come from behind win in the Carabao Cup victory at Tottenham Hotspur. The 27-year old former Marseille star ...

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

Patrick Twumasi

Black Stars forward Patrick Twumasi scored the only goal for Astana in last night’s Europa League match away to Maccabi Tel Aviv of Israel. Twumasi found the net in the 57th minute to give Astana all three points and second place in Group A. Richmond Boakye-Yiadom played 90 minutes for Red Star Belgrade in their goalless draw with Arsenal in ...

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Fred Pappoe yet to decide on contesting for GFA presidency


Board Member of Accra Great Olympics, Fred Pappoe, says he has not yet reached a decision to contest for the Ghana Football Association presidency in 2019. Current association president Kwesi Nyantakyi is unlikely to contest for reelection and reports in the media earlier this week suggested that the former GFA Vice President, Pappoe, had made a pronouncement on running for ...

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