Tag Archives: Ghana

AYC 2015: Quaye, Asare dropped from Satellites team, Aboagye makes it

Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh

Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh has dropped foreign-based duo of Paul Quaye and Evans Asare from the final team for the African Youth Championships in Senegal. The team has been preparing in Turkey and they won their first friendly match against Azerbaijan on Wednesday 2-1. The 2009  U-20 World Cup winning coach has decided against sending Quaye, who plays for ...

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“Gyan remains my main man”- Avram Grant

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Black Stars coach Avram Grant has stated that Asamoah Gyan will be maintained as skipper of the team  during his tenure as coach of the team. The announcement follows the 2015 AFCON which Grant said would be used to examine the members of the team. The Israeli said in an interview on Tuesday that the Al-Ain forward had exhibited the ...

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Grant praises Black Stars mentality during AFCON

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has given a high rating to the mental side of the team during the just-ended 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea. Ghana lost the finals to Cote d’Ivoire on penalties but Grant has said he was happy with how the players found ways to push themselves from the group stages to the end of the tournament ...

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Ghana to play Nigeria on March 29

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The Black Stars will face Nigeria in an international friendly on the 29th of March, 2015 in London. The announcement was made by the Nigerian Football Federation on Friday and it was revealed the Super Eagles would play against Bolivia at the Akwa Ibom Stadium on the 26th before facing Ghana. The last time the two teams met was in ...

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Ghana joins 2015 Standard Chartered Trophy tournament

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Staff,clients and customers and even the media will be presented with a rare opportunity to play football on the hallowed turf of Anfield, home to Liverpool Football Club. This will be made possible because the Standard Chartered trophy will make its cameo in Ghana. The Standard Chartered Trophy-Road to Anfield 2015 is a five -a-side international tournament which will see ...

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Janet Amponsah obliterates national 200m indoor record

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Ghana sprinter Janet Amponsah chalked another milestone after breaking the national 200m indoor national record with a 23.67 clocking at the University of New Mexico Collegiate Classic on Saturday. The African 4x100m relay bronze medalist’s new record surpasses her own previous national 200m indoor mark of 23.81secs set on March 7, 2014. Her time is also faster than Vida Nsiah’s ...

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Kolo Toure: Ghana will end Afcon trophy drought

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Veteran Ivorian defender Kolo Toure believes the current crop of Black Stars players are capable of breaking Ghana’s 33 year wait for an Afcon title. Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry was the hero on the night of the 2015 Afcon final after he saved and scored the spot kicks that handed Ivory Coast a 9-8 penalty victory. Momentum was tilted heavily in ...

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QUAO: Time to cultivate the garden, Mr. Grant

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Following Ghana’s loss in the final of the 2015 final to Cote d’Ivoire, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao takes a look at what the future holds for Black Stars head coach Avram Grant. When Ivorian goalie Boubacar Barry slotted his kick past Razak Brimah at the Estadio de Bata, Ghana’s dreams of winning their first AFCON title since 1982 were blown ...

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“Loss to Cote d’Ivoire was heartbreaking'”- Grant

Ghana coach Avram Grant (Credit: The Telegraph)

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has described the 9-8 shootout loss to Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the 2015 AFCON as “heartbreaking”. Ghana lost after Ivorian goalie Boubacar Barry scored the 22nd kick of the shootout following his save on Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah. The match had ended goalless after 120 minutes and Grant says the final result was ...

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