Black Stars

Grant stands by decision to risk Gyan


Black Stars Head Coach Avram Grant says he does not regret starting Captain Asamoah Gyan in the loss to Egypt in the ongoing AFCON Tournament in Gabon. The skipper was forced off in the 40th minute after injuring his groin, in a game where Ghana had nothing to lose, as they had already secured a place in the quarter final ...

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AFCON 2017: Asamoah Gyan to undergo MRI scan on Thursday


Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan will undergo an MRI scan on Thursday to determine the extent of an injury suffered during Ghana’s 1-0 loss to Egypt in the final group D match of the 2017 African Nations Cup in Port Gentil on Thursday. The player hurt his thigh as he jumped to head a cross towards him and he was ...

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Avram Grant: Egypt match was good for new players

Avram Grant (Image credit: Images Image/ Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh)

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has lauded the performances of the new players who featured in the team’s 1-0 loss to Egypt in the final Group D encounter in the 2017 AFCON. The Israeli handed starts to Andy Yiadom and Samuel Tetteh while Bernard Terkpetey made a second half appearance. After the match, Grant said he pleased with the output ...

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Samuel Tetteh pleased with AFCON debut

Samuel Tetteh in action for Ghana (Image credit: Images Image/ Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh)

FC Liefering  winger Samuel Tetteh says he is happy the chance to play in the African Nations Cup despite Ghana’s failure to beat Egypt in the final Group D game of the tournament. Tetteh was one of four changes effected by Avram Grant for the match in which was to decide which team would top the group and stay in ...

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AFCON 2017: Ghana face DR Congo in quarters after loss to Egypt


Ghana will face DR Congo in the quarter-final of the AFCON after finishing as runners-up to Egypt following a 1-0 loss to the Pharaohs on Wednesday. Roma’s Mohammed Salah scored the only goal of the game for the Pharoahs early in the first half, firing into the top corner from a free-kick with the Ghanaian keeper, Razak Brimah stranded. The ...

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AFCON 2017: Grant rests Jordan, Wakaso, Partey for Egypt game


Striker Jordan Ayew has been rested for Ghana’s final group game against Egypt on Wednesday. Jordan’s performances have been met with mix reactions from the public with many claiming he’s been wasteful in possession. However, coach Avram Grant has defended the player stated that the game against Uganda was his best for the Black Stars. Frank Acheampong who filled in ...

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Avram Grant happy with Black Stars progress


Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant has expressed delight with the progress the team has made from the last edition of the AFCON in 2015. Ghana suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the final on the 2015 AFCON to Cote d’Ivoire on penalties, after the game ended 0-0 after extra time. The Black Stars have started very well in ...

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Jamie Lawrence: Black Stars are mentally tough for AFCON battle

Jamie Lawrence (left of shot)

Black Stars fitness coach Jamie Lawrence has hailed the mental strength of the team and he believes that the players are capable of winning the 2017 African Nations Cup. Lawrence believes that aside from the talent in the players, they are also very well-equipped to handle the demands of the competition and they can go past all the other teams ...

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Baba Rahman out for seven months following surgery


Black Stars left back Baba Rahman has been ruled out for seven months after undergoing surgery on his knee. The left-back underwent the successful surgery at Hessingpark-Klink hospital in Augsburg on Monday, under the supervision of one of the world’s leading specialists in knee operations Prof. Dr. Bonisch. Baba Rahman injured his knee in the opening game of the AFCON ...

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Uganda coach Micho, Renard frontrunners as Avram Grant replacement

Hervé Renard

Uganda coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic and Morroco boss Hervé Renard have been tipped to take over the coaching role of the Ghana Black Stars when Avram Grant departs next month. Avram Grant will see out his contract with the Black Stars next month after the Africa Cup Of Nations and reports have linked Uganda coach Micho and Morocco coach Renard ...

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