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2017 WAFU Cup: Nigeria beat Ghana 2-0 to get to semi-finals


Second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses handed Nigeria a 2-0 win over Ghana in their final Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Monday, September 18 and consequently a place in the semifinals of the competition. The Super Eagles started fast and created their first chance on goal ...

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Ghana drops to 52nd in latest FIFA rankings


Ghana fell two places to 52nd in the latest FIFA rankings released today by the world governing body for the month of September. Between the last rankings in August and now, the main Black Stars team has drawn once and won once both in matches with Congo Brazzaville while the Black Stars B team lost 2-1 to Burkina Faso in ...

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Gambia officially file protest to WAFU over Ghana penalty


The Gambian Football Federation has officially filed a protest to the West African Football Union (WAFU) over the penalty conceded to Ghana on Saturday in the WAFU Cup. The Gambians were very upset after Burkinabe referee Boukary Ouedraogo pointed to the spot for what he believed was a handball infringement. They said that the incident of poor officiating was the ...

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Maxwell Konadu Delighted To Win Wafu Opener


Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu declared his delight at defeating Gambia in their 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations opener in Elmina on Saturday. The Black Stars won in controversial circumstances, with Vincent Atinga scoring a 95th minute penalty to see the tournament hosts prevail 1-0 and advance into the group stage. It may not have been the most convincing performance from ...

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Ghana vs Congo: Body Language of Black Stars players interpreted


  Ghana’s Russia 2018 qualifiers against Congo revealed a great deal about what to expect following the return of Kwesi Appiah to the helm of affairs and also offered an even greater insight into the disposition of the players who represented the nation in the two matches.   Richard Ofori   Looks a mature head and potential leader of Ghana’s ...

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Congo 1-5 Ghana: How the Black Stars players rated


Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as the Black Stars kept their hopes of securing a place at the 2018 World Cup alive with a 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Richmond Boakye-Yiadom also chipped in with two goals as the Black Stars cruised to their first win of World Cup Qualifying. With World Cup Qualification hanging in the ...

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2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Ghana to begin against The Gambia


Ghana’s Black Stars team B will face Gambia in the first round of the 2017 WAFU tournament which will be played in September in Cape Coast and Sekondi. Ghana’s tie with Gambia is one of 8 first round eliminators in the tournament with the winners progressing to the group stages. The matches have been split into the two zones operational ...

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Ghana loses 1-0 to Mexico in friendly


The Black Stars were beaten 1-0 by Mexico in an international friendly played in Houston, Texas on Wednesday night. The match was the second one for Kwesi Appiah in terms of the national team A since he took over in April from former coach Avram Grant. The Stars were without Jordan and Andre Ayew and Daniel Amartey so Appiah handed ...

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Ghana hosts Cameroon in Republic Day MMA Showdown


Fans of mixed martial art are in for a treat when the Ghana hosts Cameroon in the main event at the Warrior Sports Championship which comes off at the Trade Fair Center (Pavilion A) on 1st July 2017. The competition, which is sanctioned by the Ghana Mixed Martial Arts Association, will be the first of its magnitude in West Africa. ...

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USA start training in Denver for Ghana friendly

USA boss Bruce Arena

USA coach Bruce Arena has called 27 players to training camp in Denver, Colorado in advance of their four matches across June and July including the international friendly against Ghana. The USA will face Ghana on July 1 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Training started on Tuesday but players from Europe and most ...

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