Black Stars

“Egypt game part of team-building exercise”- Ibrahim Tanko

Ibrahim Tanko (Image credit: Images Image)

Black Stars 1st assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, says the final 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on November 12 is another leg of the rebuilding process started by head coach Kwesi Appiah. On his appointment in May, Kwesi Appiah stated that he was going to form a new team for the future and that, all the matches in the qualifiers ...

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2018 WC Qualifiers: Mo Salah out of Ghana clash

Mohammed Salah was crucial for Egypt in Brazzaville (Image credit: Reuters)

Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper has left out Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah in his final 25-man squad to face Ghana in their final FIFA World Cup qualifier on November. The Pharaohs who have already secured qualification to their first World Cup in 27 years will be without Salah who has been their lead marksman throughout the qualifying rounds. The 25 ...

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Asamoah Gyan ventures into sachet water business


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has taken another huge stride in the Ghanaian business industry with the launching of his own brand of treated drinking water. The product named Paradise Pack hit the Ghanaian market on Thursday and is the latest addition to the footballer’s array of businesses. The product is currently available in sachets but bottles are expected to ...

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Atsu, Partey in 2017 CAF Player Of The Year Shortlist


Ghana’s Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey have been named in the 30-man shortlist for the Confederation of African (CAF)’s 2017 Player of the Year Award. The two players featured for the Black Stars in the 2017 AFCON tournament in Gabon where Ghana finished 4th. At club level, they helped their clubs across the 2016/ 2017 season. Partey contributed 16 appearances ...

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Accam’s backheel finish nominated for Goal of the Year


Black Stars and Chicago Fire forward David Accam has been nominated for MLS Goal of the Year for his strike against Orlando City SC in June. Accam finished off a brilliant team move with a cheeky back heel finish in a game where he scored a hat trick to steer the side to a 4-0 win. The 27 year old ...

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Former Black Stars player Yakubu Abubakar passes on


Former Black Stars and Ajax player, Yakubu Abubakar, passed on Tuesday at the age of 37 at the Tema Hospital after a period of ill health. Abubakar played in the Netherlands for a large part of his career and he featured for Ajax and Vitesse Arnhem. He won the league twice and the Dutch Cup once with Ajax. Abubakar played ...

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Ghana watch: Partey, Afull on target for respective clubs

(Image credit: Alena Schuckmann / Columbus Crew SC)

Black Stars duo, Thomas Partey and Harrison Afful, enjoyed their Tuesday evenings for the respective teams in Europe and the United States. Partey featured in Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Qarabag in the UEFA Champions League and fired home the Spanish side’s equaliser on the night in the 56th minute. He was assisted by Antoine Griezmann and he duly struck ...

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Gyan returns to Black Stars squad ahead of Egypt clash

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has called up twenty-three players for the final Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier with Egypt next month. The Black Stars will face the Pharaohs in Cape Coast on November 12, 2017, in a match which Kwesi Appiah is expected to use to further assess the development of the team, as Egypt have already secured ...

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Kingson to Agogo: Stay strong,dark days will pass


Black Stars goalkeepers trainer Richard Kingson believes Manuel Junior Agogo needs to find strength if he is  to overcome his present condition of stroke and Aphasia. Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Agogo featured prominently for the Black Stars between 2006 – 2009 and managed to ...

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Derek Boateng : Essien’s long career down to discipline


Retired Black Stars midfielder Derek Boateng believes handwork and discipline are the reasons behind Michael Essien’s long and successful career. At his peak Essien was considered one of the best central midfielder’s in the world and spent his prime years playing for Chelsea where he won the Champions League before later moving on to play with Real Madrid and Ac ...

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