Tag Archives: AFCON 2015

The Unstoppable Rise of Baba


At the start of the current season, many Bundesliga experts believed Augsburg to be among the prime candidates for relegation, just as they have been every year since winning promotion to Germany’s top flight in 2011. Despite these gloomy forecasts, coach Markus Weinzierl has managed to build a team that never give up and consistently impress crowds with their remarkable ...

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The Chosen One: Yaya Toure points to Afriyie Acquah as his successor

Sampdoria midfielder, Afriyie Acquah has claimed he could replace Yaya Toure at Manchester City after his exploits in the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. According to Acquah, Toure told him, “you will be my heir at Manchester City” after both players clashed in the final of the competition. “Once the game was over, he called me and ...

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Fatau Dauda gets his Jeep Cherokee

Ghana and AshGold goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has confirmed to Citi Sports he has picked up his Jeep Cherokee which was rewarded to the Black Stars after their second place finish in Equatorial Guinea. The Black Stars were rewarded by Tanick Ghana Limited as added bonus to their surprise second-place finish in Equatorial Guinea where they exceeded expectations to reach the ...

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Black Stars to receive Jeeps this week- GFA

The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says Black Stars players and members of its management team will receive the 30 Jeep Cherokees donated by Tanink Ghana by the close of the week. It emerged in the local press that the team was due to take home the cars from Tanink but it was unclear whether they were ...

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Accam happy for AFCON 2015 experience

David Accam

Ghana attacker David Accam has expressed his delight at his inclusion to the Ghana side that placed second in the 2015 African Cup of Nations. Accam made his first Cup of Nations appearance and featured in the Black Stars opening Group C game against Senegal after coming on as a second half substitute. He spoke of the experience he gained ...

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Stephen Adams moves on from AFCON 2015 snub

Stephen Adams

Aduana Stars goalkeeper Stephen Adams has said that the disappointment of missing the 2015 AFCON is now behind him and he is looking ahead to new things. The player, who was in goal for three of Ghana’s qualifiers towards the tournament, said to Citi Sports in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that he was no more disturbed by the snub ...

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Ayariga: Government knows nothing of Black Stars’ jeeps

Sports Minister, Mahama Ayariga

Minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga has dismissed rumours making rounds in the media that government funded the acquisition of Jeep Grand Cherokees as reward to the Black Stars players for winning silver at the just ended Afcon in Equatorial Guinea. “Before the tournament there was a promise by Tanink Ghana Limited that if the players won the cup ...

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“Gyan remains my main man”- Avram Grant


Black Stars coach Avram Grant has stated that Asamoah Gyan will be maintained as skipper of the team  during his tenure as coach of the team. The announcement follows the 2015 AFCON which Grant said would be used to examine the members of the team. The Israeli said in an interview on Tuesday that the Al-Ain forward had exhibited the ...

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Grant praises Black Stars mentality during AFCON

Ghana coach Avram Grant

Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has given a high rating to the mental side of the team during the just-ended 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea. Ghana lost the finals to Cote d’Ivoire on penalties but Grant has said he was happy with how the players found ways to push themselves from the group stages to the end of the tournament ...

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Atsu, Afful, and Andre Ayew make official Afcon 2015 XI


Three members of the Ghana team have been named in the All-Star XI selected by CAF’s Technical Study Group – TSG – following the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.Tournament best player, Christian Atsu leads the Ghanaian pack alongside the competition’s top-scorer Andre Ayew and defender Harrison Afful.The All-Star team is dominated by members of the Ivory Coast national team who ...

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