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Agyemang Badu not bothered by Black Stars snub

Jun 15, 2014; Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BRAZIL; Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (8) points to a teammate during practice in preparation for their opening World Cup game against the United States at Estadio das Dunas. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, says he is not upset at not being called up by Kwesi Appiah for the team’s matches against Ethiopia, Mexico and the USA. Agyemang Badu and Mubarak Wakaso were two of the big names left out by Kwesi Appiah when he named his 30-man team for the assignments. But Agyemang Badu says those who ...

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“USA friendly is very important to Black Stars”- Asamoah Gyan


Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, says that the team’s friendly against the United States on July 1 in Connecticut is very important for the team in terms of points on FIFA’s rankings. Gyan and his team mates have been preparing for the match since Monday and in addition to the tie against the Americans, they will face Mexico on June ...

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Avram Grant disrespected me- Abdul Majeed Waris

Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris

Black Stars forward Abdul Majeed Waris has admitted that he felt insulted after his omission from the final squad for the 2017 AFCON in Gabon earlier this year. Waris was given a late call-up into the provisional squad ahead of the tournament before being shockingly left out of the final squad by then head coach Avram Grant. The forward had ...

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Black Stars prepare for Mexico, USA friendlies


The Black Stars have started training ahead of their two international friendlies against Mexico and the United States on June 28 and July 1 respectively. The team broke camp after beating Ethiopia 5-0 in the first AFCON 2019 qualifier in Kumasi and on Monday, they reconvened to start working ahead of the friendly matches. 21 players were at the training ...

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Agyemang Badu will move from Udinese if offer is right


Black Stars and Udinese midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu says he will leave Udinese if he gets a good offer from another club. He has been with the club since 2010 after winning the U-20 World Cup in Egypt in 2009 and he is very open to a new challenge. Last season, he was linked with moves to Stoke City and ...

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VIDEO: Chelsea defender Baba Rahman returns to field training

Ghana defender Baba Rahman

Ghana defender Baba Rahman has returned to field training six months after suffering a career threatening injury while on duty with the Black Stars. The defender touched the green turf for the first time since January at Chelsea’s Cobham training complex with the team’s Physical trainer while most of his colleagues are on holidays. The 22-year-old defender will now have ...

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Statement: GFA thanks fans for massive turnout in Kumasi


The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to state that it was completely overwhelmed by the outstanding support the Black Stars received in Kumasi when they played Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday. As such the GFA would like to put on record our sincere appreciation to all those who played various roles in the successful hosting ...

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Gyan inspects Accra Academy astro turf pitch


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan paid a visit to his alma mater, Accra Academy, to inspect the progress of the construction of the school’s astro turf football pitch. Gyan’s talent was first discovered during his days at the school before he moved to Dansoman based Liberty Professionals upon completion. The all time leading scorer for the Black Stars expressed his ...

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“Criticism fuels me”- Asamoah Gyan


Ghana’s all time leading scorer and current captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan has admitted that critics are part of the reason he continues to excel. Gyan has had his fair share of criticism throughout his career especially after his last minute penalty miss against Uruguay in the quarter finals of the 2010 World Cup. But the former Sunderland ...

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