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CWG 2018: Ghana contingent heads to Australia for pre-game camping


The first batch of athletes for team Ghana left the country earlier today for the third leg of their camping ahead of the commonwealth games in Australia. A contingent of 137 persons comprising of athletes, 35 technical team members, 4 medical personnel, 12 officials and the federation heads of all the participating disciplines will spend 3 weeks in Australia before ...

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CAF shortlist shows we are on the right track- Basigi


Head Coach of Ghana’s female U-20 side Yusif Basigi has paid tribute to his side after they were named in the final shortlist for the AITEO CAF Female National Team of the Year award. The Black Princesses were named alongside Nigeria’s U-20 side and South Africa’ national side, after their fine form in 2017. Basigi’s side have breezed through the ...

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Rafa Benitez uncertain about Atsu’s return

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is still unsure when Ghana international Christian Atsu will return from injury. The 25 year old midfielder injured his groin on international duty with the Black Stars earlier this month and has been out since. Benitez is very pleased with the progress of  Atsu’s recovery but is hesitant to put a timeline on his return. ...

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2018 WC Qualifiers: Mo Salah out of Ghana clash

Mohammed Salah was crucial for Egypt in Brazzaville (Image credit: Reuters)

Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper has left out Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah in his final 25-man squad to face Ghana in their final FIFA World Cup qualifier on November. The Pharaohs who have already secured qualification to their first World Cup in 27 years will be without Salah who has been their lead marksman throughout the qualifying rounds. The 25 ...

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2018 WCQ: Ghana vs Egypt moved to Cape Coast

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The Ghana Football Association has moved Ghana’s last group game against Egypt in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from Kumasi to Cape Coast, according to various reports. Egyptian media reported Sunday that the Egyptian Football Association had received a letter from the Ghana FA informing them of the venue change. The reasons for the venue change were only reported ...

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Ghana’s World Cup hopes all but over after draw in Uganda


Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are all but over after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Uganda in Kampala in a game marred by poor refereeing decisions. Saturday’s clash was billed as a make-or-break for the World Cup hopes for both sides, with Uganda two points behind Egypt and Ghana a further two ...

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NDPC reveals plans to bid for 2038 World Cup

The Black Star Stadium, the proposed main venue in Ghana's bid for the 2038 World Cup bid

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has released an animated video of the Black Star Stadium, the facility expected to be the flagship venue for Ghana’s bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2038. The immediate past Director-General of the NDPC, Dr Nii Moi Thompson, in an interview on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana program on Tuesday night revealed that the bid ...

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George Weah’s son, Tim, to face Black Starlets in World Cup


Ghana’s opponents in the upcoming U-17 FIFA World Cup, USA have named Tim Weah, son of former the 1995 Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, in their final squad for the competition. Tim Weah, 17, signed his first professional contract with Paris Saint-Germain in June, tying the United States youth international to the Parc des Princes until 2020. The younger Weah, ...

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Ghana beat Nigeria 4-1 to win 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations


Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game ...

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