Tag Archives: Ghana

Four Bafana changes for Ghana clash

SA coach Shakes Mashaba

Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba has made four changes to the starting 11 that will take on Ghana in the crucial must-win final Group C match of the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 tournament. South Africa and the Black Stars face off on Tuesday at Stade de Mongomo. Kick-off is at 19h00 local time (20h00 ...

More »

Asamoah Gyan: I am not fully fit but I’ll fight on

Asamoah Gyan (in white jersey) scoring against Algeria

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed that he is not in the best physical condition but he is choosing to focus on helping the team in their run at the 2015 African Nations Cup. Gyan did not play Ghana’s opening match against Senegal due to ill health and even though, he returned to score against Algeria in the second ...

More »

AFCON 2015: ‘No crisis in Algeria camp”- Bougherra declares

bougherra

Algeria captain Madjid Bougherra says there are no problems in the team as has been reported by some media outlets following their 1-0 loss to Ghana in the second Group C match of the 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea. There were reports after the match stating Bougherra had blamed coach Christian Gourcuff for the defeat and that had some players ...

More »

Ghana vs Algeria: Five Lessons we learned

_80484928_gyan

The Black Stars improved their chances of making it into the knockout stages of the ongoing African Cup Nations after they beat a highly rated Algerian side by a lone goal  in their second Group C game of the African Cup of Nations. This result leaves the Black Stars second in Group C on three points and will have to ...

More »

Gyan goal beats Algeria in Group C encounter

Gyan celebrating his goal against Algeria 
(Credit: Getty Images)

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan scored late in the game to hand Ghana a 1-0 win over Algeria in the second Group C match of the 2015 African Nations Cup. Gyan returned to the team after missing out in the match against Senegal due to illness and his presence decided a match that looked like would end goalless. The Al-Ain ...

More »

AFCON 2015: Ghana vs Algeria Tactical Preview

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Citi Sports’ Benjamin Epton takes a look at the two teams before they meet in Mongomo later on Friday in Group C of the 2015 AFCON. The Black Stars will hope to bounce back from their painful 2-1 defeat to Senegal and secure maximum points against Algeria when both teams face off at exactly 1600GMT today in Equatorial Guinea. The Black ...

More »

Ghana vs Algeria: Tale of the Tape

Ghana's coach Avram Grant leads his team

Ahead of Ghana’s second group C match against Algeria on Friday, The Citi Sports  teambrings you a comparison of how both teams have looked like so far in the tournament in terms of statistics. Just mouse over the various graphs or charts to see the actual numbers. By: Citi Sports

More »

NKETSIA: Failed fancy tactics and dodgy preparations

Black Stars coach, Avram Grant

Citi Sports’  Benjamin Nketsia looks at where Avram Grant went wrong in the match against Senegal in the African Nations Cup and urges the Israeli to start revising his notes ahead of the clash with Algeria on the 23rd of January, 2015 Perhaps the decision to allow the Black Stars 1-2 defeat to Senegal to sink in for 24 hours ...

More »

Ghana 1-2 Senegal: Five things we learned

Mame Biram Diouf scoring Senegal's equaliser against Ghana

Ghana (3-4-2-1): Brimah, Amartey, Mensah, Awal, Afful, Badu, Rabiu (Acquah 83), A Ayew (Accam 88), Baba, Atsu (Wakaso 68), J Ayew Subs not used: Appiah, Gyimah, Sowah, Asante, Otoo, Dauda, AcheampongSenegal (3-4-1-2): Coundoul, Sane, Kara Mbodji, Djilobodji (Gassama 45), Badji, Gueye, Kouyate, Diop (Saivet 85), Souare, N’Doye, (Sow 79), Diouf Subs not used: N’Diaye, Mane, M’Bengue, Toure, Cisse, Gomis, Konate, ...

More »