Tag Archives: 2018 World Cup qualifier

QUAO: Appiah taking good, solid baby steps


Despite Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Egypt on Sunday in Cape Coast, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao believes that the Black Stars showed great positive signs in their rebuilding process led by Kwesi Appiah. The result may have been a draw but coach Kwesi Appiah can walk away a happy man knowing that his rebuilding job is on the right track. The ...

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Gyan, Atsu injured in Black Stars training


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan and winger Christian Atsu failed to complete the second day of training with the team in Cape Coast on Wednesday after sustaining what is suspected to be thigh injuries. The two players limped out of training and stayed on the sidelines until the end of the session. Atsu will be observed by the medical team ...

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Cape Coast Stadium will be ready for Egypt game- Sannie Daara


The Cape Coast Stadium pitch will be ready and in good condition for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier between Ghana and Egypt according to GFA Communications Director Ibrahim Sannie Daara. The Cape Coast Stadium has been under some amount of pressure recently after the stadium played host to the WAFU Cup as well as two of the Black Princesses World Cup ...

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“Egypt game part of team-building exercise”- Ibrahim Tanko

Ibrahim Tanko (Image credit: Images Image)

Black Stars 1st assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, says the final 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on November 12 is another leg of the rebuilding process started by head coach Kwesi Appiah. On his appointment in May, Kwesi Appiah stated that he was going to form a new team for the future and that, all the matches in the qualifiers ...

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2018 WCQ: Ghana vs Egypt moved to Cape Coast

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The Ghana Football Association has moved Ghana’s last group game against Egypt in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from Kumasi to Cape Coast, according to various reports. Egyptian media reported Sunday that the Egyptian Football Association had received a letter from the Ghana FA informing them of the venue change. The reasons for the venue change were only reported ...

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England qualify for 2018 World Cup

Tottenham's Harry Kane captained England at Wembley (Image credit: EPA)

Harry Kane’s injury-time winner secured England’s qualification for next summer’s World Cup with victory against Slovenia – but this was a display designed to dampen any sense of expectation. Kane, England captain for the night, bundled in Kyle Walker’s cross for his 11th goal in 22 international appearances to finally break down Slovenia’s resistance as they looked likely to hold ...

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Ayew brothers dropped from Ghana squad to face Uganda


Andre and Jordan Ayew were not included in Kwesi Appiah’s 26-man squad named on Tuesday for Ghana’s next 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda on October 7. The brothers missed Ghana’s trip to Congo Brazzaville in the last round due to injury and ill health. Kwesi Appiah gave first-time call-ups to Hearts of Oak’s Vincent Atinga and Inter Allies’ Isaac ...

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