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Ghana to face USA in July 1 friendly


The Black Stars will play against the United States in an international friendly on July 1 at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut. The match forms part of the United States’ preparations for their hosting of the Gold Cup tournament which starts on July 7. The match was announced by the United States Soccer Federation in April but the ...

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Ghana Junior Swim team back in Accra after African Championships in Egypt

Ghana's Junior Swimming Team on arrival at the Kotoko Airport, Accra

Ghana’s junior swimming team arrived in Ghana on Saturday from Cairo, Egypt where they took part in the African Junior Swimming Championships. The event was a gathering of the best young swimming talents on the continent and Ghana was there to show her best hand. Ghana had a contingent of 7 swimmers (2 girls- Rebecca Korantemaa Asare, Maayaa Abigediwer Ayawere and ...

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Ghana defeat Nigeria in skate soccer clash in Accra


Ghana defeated Nigeria in an epic five goal thriller in an International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) clash at the Independence Square in Accra, which left a packed crowd sitting on tenterhooks. The game which was sponsored by Binatone Ghana Limited, was the first international skate soccer meeting between the two sides, and ended 3-2 to Ghana’s Black Skates. Ghana’s ...

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Traore hands Burkina third spot

Burkina Faso players © Gallo Images

Alain Traore’s fine second half strike handed Burkina Faso third place at the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Ghana 1-0 on Saturday night at Stade Port-Gentil. Ghana had a bright start in the first five minutes and Agyemang Badu missed a header from close range after a great cross from the left, as the Burkinabe were ...

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Razak Brimah apologises for foul-mouthed rant on Facebook


Black Stars goalie Razak Brimah has issued an apology for a foul-mouth rant directed to fans on Facebook. His outburst was in response to comments on Facebook by fans who had not been too pleased by his performances in recent times. The player, who sounded very upset at the comments especially those directed at his mother, went hard at fans ...

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DR Congo coach Ibenge plots Ghana downfall

Florent Ibenge, coach of DR Congo  during the 2016 CHAN Rwanda Final between DR Congo and Mali at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali, Rwanda on 07 February 2016 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Coach of DR Congo, Florent Ibenge, has revealed his plan to upset Ghana in the quarter final of the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. Ibenge explained that his team should seek to neutralise Christian Atsu and that will stop Ghana’s attacks in the game. DR Congo topped Group C ahead of Morocco and title holders, Cote d’Ivoire, to set ...

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Grant stands by decision to risk Gyan


Black Stars Head Coach Avram Grant says he does not regret starting Captain Asamoah Gyan in the loss to Egypt in the ongoing AFCON Tournament in Gabon. The skipper was forced off in the 40th minute after injuring his groin, in a game where Ghana had nothing to lose, as they had already secured a place in the quarter final ...

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AFCON 2017: Ghana vs Mali Pre-match manager thoughts

Avram Grant (Image credit: Images Image)

Ghana will chase its second win of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face Mali on Saturday at the Port Gentil Stadium. While the Stars overcame Uganda on match day one, the Malians got a goalless draw with Egypt making the second match a very important one. Ghana will not have the services of Baba Rahman whose knee injury ...

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AWC 2016: Cameroon train ahead of Ghana semi-final


The Lionessess of Cameroon have been getting ready for Tuesday’s semi-final clash with Ghana in the ongoing African’s Women’s Championships. The team topped Group A with three wins (2-0 against Egypt, 1-0 against South Africa and 2-0 against Zimbabwe) and they are seeking a place in the final of the tournament and by extension, a ticket to the Women’s World ...

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