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Caf denies granting Guinea permission to host Afcon qualifiers

Guinea has been hugely affected by Ebola

– The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has rubbished Guinea’s claims that they have been granted permission to play their 2015 Afcon qualifiers at home. Reports emerged on Monday that the Guinea Football Federation said they had been cleared to host games again after the deadly Ebola outbreak led to a temporary ban. Federation spokesman Blaise Camara was quoted as saying on ...

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“I’m not quitting my job”- Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah

Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah has stated that he has not thought of quitting his post  despite unsatisfactory start to the AFCON 2015 qualifiers. Appiah has been in charge of the national team since 2012 and he has taken the team to two major international tournaments- the 2013 African nations Cup in South Africa and the 2014 World Cup ...

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“I am confident we’ll make Ghana proud again” – Dede Ayew


Black Stars midfielder Andre Ayew is confident that his side will avoid reliving their 2014 World Cup heartbreak when Ghana take on Uganda on Saturday in an African Cup qualifier. Ghana suffered their worst outing at the 2014 World Cup after finishing fourth in their group with just a single point. This infuriated section of Kumasi fans to vent their anger on the ...

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AFCON 2015: Black Stars shape up for Uganda match on Saturday

Black Stars coaches Kwesi Appiah and Maxwell Konadu

The Black Stars are currently in Kumasi and have begun training  for their AFCON 2015 qualifer against the Cranes of Uganda. The team got to Kumasi on Tuesday morning and went into their first training at the Baba Yara Stadium involving 21 players and the technical team. The team was joined by Harrison Afful but the Esperance defender did not ...

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Ghana to launch bid for AFCON 2017


Minister for Youth and Sports, Mahama Ayariga, has confirmed that Ghana will bid for the hosting rights to AFCON 2017 . The minister made the announcement on social networking site Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. I am happy to announce that Ghana will bid to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations. #GHForAFCON2017 @garyalsmith @akwasisarpong @OtiAdjei — Mahama Ayariga (@AyarigaM) August 26, ...

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Uganda recall big guns for September 5 Ghana qualifier

Football - 2014 Fifa World Cup Qualifier - Uganda v Liberia - Mandela Stadium - Namboole - Kampala

– Three experienced Cranes stars are back in the team after missing out on Uganda’s final preliminary qualifier away to Mauritania. Goalkeeper Dennis Onyango, Moses Oloya and Geoffrey all missed the trip to Mauritania early this month due to club duty as the qualifying tie fell on a non-Fifa designated date. But with all 2015 Nations Cup games falling on ...

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Accam, Schlupp and Braimah called for 2015 AFCON qualifiers

Jeffrey Schlupp called up for AFCON 2015 qualifiers (credit: Getty Images)

Sweden-based forward David Accam and Leicester’s City’s full-back Jeffrey Schlupp have been given places in Kwesi Appiah’s 24-man team for the 2015 AFCON qualifiers against Uganda and Togo in September. Ghana is Group E with Uganda, Togo and Guinea for a place in the tournament in Morocco next year. Accam and Schlupp were both dropped from the Black Stars squad ...

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Derek Boateng unveiled by SD Eibar


Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng has been unveiled by SD Eibar on Tuesday, completing his move to the Spaniards. The 31-year-old, who played for Ghana in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, joined as a free agent only 24 hours after his contract with Rayo Vallecano ended. Boateng did not play a game for Rayo after joining from Fulham in June ...

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YOUTH OLYMPICS 2014: Ghana’s results so far


SWIMMING Ghana’s Kweku Addo came 8th in the Men’s 50m freestyle in a time of 25.66 on Tuesday. The heat was won by China’s Yu Hexin in 22.79 seconds. Ophelia Swayne came fourth in the women’s 50m Butterfly Heat 1 in a time of 29.51 seconds. BEACH VOLLEYBALL In Beach Volleyball, Esther Essumang and Douduwa Essel Doris lost to Mongellos ...

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