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‘Easy draw’ for Ghana in AFCON 2017 qualifiers


The Black Stars of Ghana have been drawn in Group H alongside Mozambique, Rwanda and Mauritius for the upcoming AFCON 2017 qualifiers. Ghana will make another attempt at winning the trophy after missing out narrowly in 2015 when Ivory Coast beat them in the final. The AFCON 2017 draw was held in Cairo, Egypt and also saw Gabon being named ...

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Breaking News: Gabon announced hosts of AFCON 2017


The Confederation of African Football have announced Gabon as the hosts of the 2017 African Cup of Nations. The Central African nation beat off competition from Ghana and Algeria at the event which was held in Cairo before the draw for the qualifiers was also done. Oil-rich Gabon co hosted the competition 3 years ago with Equatorial Guinea. The announcement ...

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QUAO: Why hosting AFCON 2017 makes no sense


With the hosts of the AFCON 2017 to be named on Wednesday, Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao shared his thoughts on why Ghana should simply forget about hosting the tournament in two years. Every nation wants to host a major sporting event and honestly, I believe every nation should strive for that kind of honour and pride. Diplomatically, it elevates ...

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CHAN 2016: Ghana to face Cote d’Ivoire in qualifiers

CHAN tean coach, Maxwell Konadu

Ghana will face Cote D’Ivoire in the opening match of the 2016 CHAN qualifiers. This was announced after a draw which was conducted at the CAF headquarters in Cairo on Sunday. The home-based Black Stars will host their Ivorian counterparts in the first leg match between the 16th and 18th of October before going away for the second leg between ...

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Demba Ba returns to Senegal team to face Ghana

Demba Ba (Image credit: Reuters)

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has called Besiktas forward Demba Ba into the Teranga Lions’ team to face Ghana in an international friendly on the 28th of March in Le Havre in France. Ba makes a return to the team after he was frozen out by former coach Alain Giresse and current coach Cisse said to the press the team was ...

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Reactions: Mali 1-3 Ghana

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Sellas Tetteh Teivi (Head Coach, Ghana): This is a victory for Ghana. It was a satisfactory result and we worked very hard. We have come a long way but I won’t take anything away from the Malians. They showed how good they are even when they were down by three goals. We have learnt a lot of lessons competitively. Fortunately, ...

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Black Satellites beat Mali to win bronze

Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh

Ghana have beaten Mali 3:1 to win bronze at the African Under 20 Champonship in Dakar, Senegal. Striker Yaw Yeboah scored a brace and Clifford Aboagye sealed the victory to end the Satellites’ campaign on a high. Yaw Yeboah opened the scoring for Ghana in the 24th minute after tapping in the rebound of a terrific drive by Clifford Aboagye ...

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Seidu Salifu earns Black Stars call-up for upcoming friendlies

Ghana coach Avram Grant (Credit: The Telegraph)

Ghana coach Avram Grant has handed Tunisia-based midfielder Seidu Salifu his debut Black Stars call-up for next week’s friendlies against Senegal and Mali. The Club Africaine midfielder was named in the Black Stars trainer’s 22-man squad for the two matches to played in France. The team is dominated by players who excelled for Ghana at the 2015 Africa Cup of ...

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Black Stars to host Namibia on March 25

Ghana’s senior team B, the local Black Stars, will host Namibia’s team A in an international friendly on March 25. The local Black Stars are currently in camp preparing for the 2015 Cosafa Cup tournament in May and the 2016 Chan qualifiers the following month. Supersport.com understands the Brave Warriors are expected to arrive in Ghana at the latest on ...

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AYC 2015: Nigeria sink Ghana 2-0 in semis

Black Satellites Sellas Tetteh

The Black Satellites have been beaten 2-0 by Nigeria’s Flying Eagles in the semi-finals of the ongoing African Youth Championships in Senegal. The Ghanaians were seeking to make another final of the tournament following successes in the 2009 and 2013 editions but their plans were were complicated after Nigeria  took the lead in the first half. A corner that was ...

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