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I won’t resign – Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah

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Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah insists that he has not considered quitting his post despite an unconvincing start to 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Appiah, who took charge of the men’s senior national team in April 2012, has been under immense pressure after failing to reach the final of the 2013 African Cup of Nations and crashing out of ...

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GFA condemns Gyan brothers’ attack on journo

Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has condemned the attack on the Daily Graphic sports journalist, Daniel Kenu and has issued an apology to him. Barfour Gyan, the senior brother of Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan allegedly led some “macho men” to assault the Daily Graphic reporter after he asked Asamoah his views about rumours that he [Asamoah Gyan] had used his friend ...

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Atsu sees future improvement Uganda draw

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Black Stars winger Christian Atsu is confident of better results for the team in their coming AFCON 2015 qualifiers after the team’s 1-1 draw home draw with Uganda on Saturday. The Cranes were resolute in their work as they got a point off the Stars who were playing in their first competitive match since the 2014 World Cup but the ...

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Ghana held by Uganda at home in AFCON 2015 qualifier

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The Black Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by the Cranes of Uganda in the African Cup of Nations qualifier in Kumasi after a second half penalty from Andre Ayew cancelled out Uganda’s first-half lead. Kwesi Appiah named a strong starting 11 for the game, with Leicester City left wing-back Jeffrey Schlupp handed a home début and Captain Asamoah ...

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Baffour Gyan arrested for leading attack on journalist

Baffour Gyan (Right) is reportedly in the grips of the police

Baffour Gyan, elder brother of Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan is currently in the grips of the Kumasi Police, according to reports in the Ashanti Regional capital. Baffour, also a former national team striker himself has been arrested following allegations he masterminded an attack on sports journalist, Daniel Kenu who was assaulted and chased out of the Baba Yara Sports ...

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Asamoah Gyan accused of assaulting journalist with “macho-men”

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The Ashanti Regional  branch of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has condemned Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan for allegedly sending some “macho men” to assault Mr. Daniel Kenu, the  Ashanti, Regional correspondent of the Daily Graphic . The said macho-men were allegedly led by the senior brother of Asamoah Gyan, Baffour Gyan, who is a also a former Black Stars ...

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Ghana vs Uganda no longer free

Black Stars players celebrating at the Baba Yara Stadium

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has backtracked on its earlier decision to open the gates freely to spectators for the African Cup of Nations qualifier between Ghana and Uganda at the Baba Yara Stadium on Saturday, September 6. According to sources at the Sports Ministry, this decision is due to some security concerns which were raised by the National ...

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“Come support the Black Stars”- Nyantakyi urges fans

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The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi has called for fans of the Black Stars to come to the Baba Yara Stadium and cheer the team as they face Uganda in the 2015 AFCON qualifiers. The level of interest in the affairs of the team has died down considerably after the first round elimination at the 2014 World ...

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Free gates for Ghana vs Uganda match

Black Stars players celebrating at the Baba Yara Stadium

In the wake of the lack of interest that has surrounded the Black Stars since their arrival in Kumasi for their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda on Saturday, Sports Minister Mahama Ayariga has decided that the gates of the Baba Yara Stadium be opened for free. His decision will see the players and the FA breathe a ...

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QUAO: Operation Win Back The Love- the Black Stars mission

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan

The Black Stars play their first competitive match after the World Cup against Uganda on Saturday but things may be a little bit more complicated than usual. Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao looks at various challenges facing the team at the moment. Ghanaians are hurt at the Brazil episode and are upset with the Black Stars. This is nothing new at ...

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