Black Stars

All you need to know about Ghana’s AFCON 2017 Group D opponents


The Black Stars will have to negotiate a tough group D which has been tagged by book makers as the toughest going into the AFCON 2017. Record holders Egypt alongside Uganda and Mali make up three teams Ghana will have to go through if they want to win the AFCON. The Cranes of Uganda The Uganda national football team, nicknamed ‘The ...

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Maxwell Konadu calls for focus on World Cup 2018 qualifiers


Deputy head coach of the Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu has called on fans and the national team to keep their attention on next month’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Egypt rather than the AFCON in January next year. The Black Stars will head to Alexandria to face the Pharaohs of Egypt in round two of the qualifiers in November but ...

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Ghana to face Egypt, Uganda and Mali in 2017 AFCON Group stage


The Black Stars have been drawn to face fellow 2018 World Cup campaigners, Egypt and Uganda in the 2017 AFCON group stages. The draw was held in Libreville on Wednesday and teams were there to see how their path to the 2017 AFCON trophy would look like. It also featured prominent personalities in African football like the President of the ...

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Andre Ayew returns to training with West Ham


Black Stars forward Andre Ayew has resumed training with West Ham United’s first team after a spell out with injury. Ayew injured his thigh on his Hammers debut away to Chelsea in August and he was expected to be out until December. However, West Ham medics stated that they would work on him without the pressure of a definite return ...

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Agyemang Badu cleared to return to training after illness


Doctors at Udinese have cleared Ghana international Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu to return to training,  after missing the last week through illness. The 25-year-old spent some days in Accra before flying out to his base in Udine on Mondayafter suffering gastroenteritis (stomach flu) while on international duty with Ghana in South Africa. Udinese medical team subjected Agyemang-Badu to medicals and passed him ...

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Bashir Hayford:I am ready to coach the Black Stars


Ashanti Gold head coach Bashir Hayford has revealed that he is ready to take up the position of Black Stars head coach should there be an opening in future. The veteran manager who is considered one of the best tactical brains in Ghana has already achieved immense success on the club scene wining league titles with Asante Kotoko and Ashanti ...

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Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named best coach in Sudan


Former Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah has been awarded coach of the year in Sudan. Appiah, who manages Sudanese Premier League side Al Khartoum, pipped other contenders including Fawzy Al Mardy who is head coach at title winners Al Hilal Omdurman. The former Ghana international defender demonstrated top level coaching skills during the season guiding Khartoum to fifth position on ...

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Grant: Only team work will get Ghana to Russia 2018


Head Coach of the Black Stars of Ghana,Avram Grant believes the real strength of this current team is their ability to work together as a unit in or order to achieve the desired results. Ghana’s qualification to the Russia 2018 World Cup hit a major snag as the Black Stars dropped valuable points in their opening match against the Cranes ...

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