Black Stars

Departing Ghana coach Avram Grant sad at his exit


Out-going Ghana Black Stars coach Avram Grant has revealed he is feeling sad after working with the players of the Black Stars for the last two years. Grant took over from Kwesi Appiah in December 2014 and guided the national side to a second-place finish at the 2015 Afcon in Equatorial Guinea. However, he was unable to repeat that feat ...

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Avram Grant happy with Black Stars spell


Outgoing Black Stars head coach, Avram Grant, says he is happy with his two-year spell with the team despite the failure to win any major trophies. Grant’s contract with the Ghana Football Association will run down this month after leading the team to finish 4th in the just-ended African Nations Cup tournament in Gabon. He was in charge when Ghana ...

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Coaches show interest in Black Stars job

Ghana's coach Avram Grant leads his team

Over hundred coaches have expressed interest in the Black Stars coaching job that was left vacant by the departure of former head coach Avram Grant. The ex-Chelsea boss held a meeting with the top hierarchy of the Ghana FA in Accra on Tuesday after which his departure was announced. Grant’s contract officially expires at the end of February 2017 and the ...

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Sports Minister designate Isaac Asiamah pledges to whip GFA in line


Minister of Youth and Sports designate Isaac Asiamah has promised to force the Ghana Football Association to abide by the proper laid down procedures of the National Sports Authority when he receives confirmation. The FA have in the past been accused of by-passing the National Sports Authority and dealing directly with the Minisurty especially in the requests of money and ...

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Willy Sagnol wants to be next Black Stars head coach


Former France international Willy Sagnol has become the latest name to be linked with the head coach’s position of Ghana’s Black Stars. The position has become available following the exit of Israel manager Avram Grant following Ghana’s participation in the just ended Afcon in Gabon which ended in a fourth place disappointment. Despite a plethora of names including Uganda’s Milutin ...

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Avram Grant resigns after disappointing AFCON campaign

Black Stars coach Avram Grant (Image credit: Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh/ Images Image)

Ghana coach Avram Grant has resigned from his post as head coach of Ghana’s Black Stars with barely two weeks to the end of his contract. The 60-year-old Israeli coach signed a 28-month contract with the Ghana Football Association in 2015 following a troubled 2014 World Cup campaign. Citi Sports sources close to the Ghana Football Association say that a ...

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Andre Ayew rejoins West Ham today after disappointing AFCON campaign

Andre Ayew

Ghana international Andre Ayew will rejoin his club team mates today after playing in the Africa Cup of Nations for the last three weeks. Ayew, a 20.5 million pound-signing from Swansea City, had a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations campaign by his own high standards. In his absence, West Ham United have fought well to move to the top half ...

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Grant tight-lipped on Ghana future


Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has refused to state whether or not he will be leaving or staying with the team after the 2017 African Nations Cup tournament. The Israeli’s contract is set to expire at the end of the month and many observers believe that he will not be retained after failing to meet his target of winning ...

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QUAO: AFCON 2017- The Fork In The Road for Ghana

Daniel Amartey of Ghana shields ball from Jacques Zoua of Cameroon during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Afcon semifinal football match between Cameroon and Ghana at the Franceville Stadium in Gabon on 02 February 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao examines Ghana’s failed bid to win the 2017 Africa Nations Cup and believes that it is time for the nation to go down a different path if success at the AFCON will come Ghana’s way again. I remember the first time I heard the expression “A fork in the road”. I was really amazed because ...

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