Black Stars

Real Madrid wanted to sign me – Asamoah Gyan


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that Real Madrid were one of the clubs interested in signing him before his surprise loan move to Al-Ain in the UAE in 2011. Gyan joined Sunderland after a fantastic performance for the Black Stars at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Gyan was an immediate hit at Sunderland, putting up great ...

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Konadu: Kwadwo Asamoah return still a possibility


Black Stars Assistant Coach Maxwell Konadu has re-emphasized the unwavering loyalty of Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah to the national team. The playmaker last suited up for the Black Stars during the Brazil 2014 World Cup following a myriad of injuries and other personal issues. It is widely believed that Asamoah has asked to stay away from the national team to ...

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Black Stars to get new sponsors?


Deputy Sports Minister Pius Hadzide has hinted strongly at an impending mega sponsorship deal for the Black Stars. The team has been without a sponsor since April after State owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) ended their sponsorship package with the team after pressure from Parliament. With the 2018 budget seeing a 30% cut for the Sports Ministry, Hadzide suggested ...

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KORANTENG: From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived


Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent ...

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“Ghana will qualify for World Cup when NDC returns to power in 2020”-Joseph Yamin


Former Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Joseph Yamin, has stated that Ghana’s place in the 2022 World Cup is very assured when his party, the National Democratic Congress, comes to power in the 2020 general elections. Ghana missed out on a fourth successful World Cup appearance in Russia next year after finishing a disappointing 3rd in their qualifying group. ...

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Gyan is captain until I say otherwise- Kwesi Appiah


Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has backed Captain Asamoah Gyan to continue leading the team for the time being. Gyan has captained the side since 2012 when he was given the role by Kwesi Appiah during his first stint with the national team. Gyan has since gone on to captain the team at four AFCON tournaments and one World ...

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Gyan hints at Black Stars exit in 2019


Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has given the strongest indication that the 2019 African Nations Cup will be his final tournament for the Black Stars. Gyan is aiming for his 7th AFCON run with the national team but he is yet to pick up the continent’s biggest footballing prize despite playing in the finals of 2010 in Angola and 2015 ...

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Asamoah Gyan unveils energy drink


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has launched his own energy drink in the latest addition to his fast expanding business empire. The product named ‘Run’ hit the Ghanaian market on Tuesday and is set to boost the local production sector as it is made in Ghana. The announcement comes just a month after Gyan acquired a license from the Government ...

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