Black Stars

Mohammed Gago backs Kwesi Appiah for Black Stars job


Former Ghana international, Mohammed Gago, says he wants Kwesi Appiah to be re-employed as head coach of the Black Stars. Appiah, AFCON 2017 winner Hugo Broos and former France and Bayern Munich defender Willy Sagnol, are reportedly on the shortlist of the Ghana Football Association as the men to be interviewed for the job. The Sports Ministry (and by extension, ...

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Revealed: GFA law suit preventing implementation of Dzamefe Commission whitepaper


Deputy Attorney General designate Godfred Dame has revealed that a pending counter case filed by GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi is what is holding back the state from implementing the white paper on the Justice Dzamefe Commission. He however failed to state when the lawsuit was filed by the President of the Ghana Football Association. The three member Dzamefe Commission was ...

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NKETSIA: Colour or competence: Black Stars at the crossroads


Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia wonders which way Ghana will go as it searches for a new head coach for the Black Stars to replace Avram Grant. The Returnee “I believe that the young guys who played did well and my intention was to bring them on when the US team get tired but these things happen,”- The response of James ...

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KORANTENG: Why is ‘anti-black’ Sagnol interested in Black Stars?


Citi Sports’ Daniel Koranteng examines the application of former France international Willy Sagnol to coach the Black Stars and asks why Sagnol wants to handle a team of black players since he once described them as ‘lacking intelligence.’ The frontrunners being considered for the vacant Black Stars coaching job by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have emerged, and a six-man ...

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GFA statement on Gerard Nus, unpaid Alisa Hotel bills


The Ghana Football Association has released a statement on the episode involving video analyst of the team, Gerard Nus and outstanding bills at the Alisa Hotel. Nus was evicted from his hotel room and was not allowed to leave the premises when it emerged that a bill of USD 1,000 covering laundry, drinks and pay television needed to be paid. ...

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Black Stars to play friendly against Mexico in June

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The Black Stars have lined up an international friendly against Mexico to be played on June 28 at Houston’s NRG Stadium in Texas, USA. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), Soccer United Marketing (SUM), Lone Star Sports & Entertainment and the Houston Dynamo today announced that Mexico will play Ghana on Wednesday, June 28 (7:30 p.m. CT), at Houston’s NRG ...

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Ministry of Youth and Sports finally pays Nus and Lawrence

Gerrard Nus

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has finally paid outstanding bonuses due Gerrard Nus and Jamie Lawrence six weeks after the Africa Cup of Nations. According to a report by, the Ministry paid $ 10,000 each to the two men who joined the Black Stars technical team for the Africa Cup of Nations. Citi Sports sources at the Ministry ...

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