Black Stars

GFA yet to be informed of Black Stars franchise plans

Nii Lante Vanderpuye (left) and GFA boss, Kwesi Vanderpuye

The Ghana Football Association is yet to be formally notified about the Sports Ministry’s plan to franchise rights to Black Stars games. The Sports Ministry last week opened up to the public about these plans in an aim to provide extra funding for the Black Stars, reduce the pressure on government and maximize the brand. Speaking on Citi FM’s Sports ...

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Afful bags goal in Columbus Crew loss to Red Bulls

Harrison Afful Columbus Crew SC in action during the New York Red Bulls Vs Columbus Crew (Image credit: Getty Images)

Ghana’s Harrison Afful got on the score sheet for Columbus Crew in their 3-2 loss to New York Red Bulls in the Major League Soocer. Afful started on the right-hand side for Crew and lasted the entire match but he and his team-mates could not get a win on the road. Sasha Kljestan and Bradley Wright-Phillips gave Red Bulls a ...

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Andre Ayew named in 30-man CAF Player of the Year shortlist


Ghana’s Andre Ayew has been named in the CAF’s initial 30-man shortlist for the CAF Player of the Year Award. The Black Stars player has enjoyed life in English football with a great debut season leading to a record move to West Ham. Ayew has also been key for the Black Stars in their qualifiers leading to a place in ...

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Zamalek ordered to pay Junior Agogo Euros 557, 000


Zamalek chairman Mortada Mansour revealed that FIFA threatened Zamalek with a six-point deduction in the league if Junior Agogo’s late dues were not paid within 15 days.  Agogo joined Zamalek from English club Nottingham Forest in the summer of 2008, when the club was chaired by Mamdouh Abbas. However, only nine months after joining Zamalek, the Ghanaian striker terminated his ...

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Maxwell Konadu happy with Ghana draw with South Africa


Ghana assistant coach Maxwell Konadu says they were pleased with the outcome of their international friendly against Bafana Bafana on Tuesday evening. Despite dominating possession for much of the match, the Black Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by South Africa in extremely windy conditions at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Konadu complimented Shakes Mashaba’s side for thier display, and ...

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Bafana draw 1-1 with Ghana in international friendly

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 11: Christian Twasam of Ghana and Thabo Matlaba of South Africa during the International Friendly match between South Africa and Ghana at Moses Mabhida Stadium on October 11, 2016 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)

South Africa managed to restrict an energized Ghana outfit to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly at the Moses Manhida Stadium on Tuesday evening. Goals from Mubarak Wakaso and Ayanda Patosi on either side of half-time ensured the two sides cancelled one another out and maintain their 3-3 win ratio in eight fixtures. The Black Stars were in control ...

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Sports Minister to sell Black Stars matches to generate funds


As part of efforts to put to rest issues concerning the funding of the Black Stars, the Sports Minister, Edward Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, has said that arrangements are far advanced to franchise the matches of the senior national football team. Funding of the Black Stars had become a major concern for Ghanaians, amidst the rumpus between the Sports Minister and ...

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QUAO: Time to respect your salary, Mr. Grant


Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao believes that despite all the external challenges, Black Stars head coach Avram Grant must do his job to send Ghana to the 2018 World Cup. There is a theory I developed a few months into my working life and it is something I preach to my colleagues all the time. I call it the theory of ...

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Black Stars arrive in Durban for South Africa friendly

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The Black Stars have arrived in South Africa for an international friendly against the Bafana Bafana to be played on Tuesday October 11 after last weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Uganda. Eighteen (18) out of the Twenty-three (23) who were in the squad that drew goalless with Uganda on Friday, travelled to South Africa with coach Avram Grant and the ...

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