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Ghana ready for Sierra Leone despite doubts over match

The Black Stars of Ghana, have commenced camping in Kumasi, ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCoN) qualifier against Sierra Leone, despite uncertainty over the match. The game scheduled for Thursday, October 11, at the Baba Yara Stadium, had been thrown into doubt, following the world’s football governing body, FIFA’s suspension of the Sierra Leone Football Association (FA) …

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Isaac Dogboe arrives home to a rousing welcome

Isaac Dogboe’s growing popularity and support base came to light once again as hundreds of Ghanaians thronged the Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport to welcome him back home. The teeming boxing fans who have been wowed by Dogboe’s exploits showered praises on the man who describes himself as ‘the torchbearer of Ghana boxing’. Dogboe is coming home nearly …

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FIFA president Infantino: I did not betray Michel Platini

Gianni Infantino has told L’Equipe he “didn’t jump at the chance” to take advantage of corruption allegations against Michel Platini when he replaced his former UEFA boss in the race to be FIFA president. Infantino succeeded the disgraced Sepp Blatter in 2016 after Blatter had left the post following revelations of impropriety including a “disloyal payment” of more than two …

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2018 Youth Olympics: Team Ghana arrives in Buenos Aires

Ghana’s contingent to the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires has arrived in the South American city. The team touched down in Argentina on Monday for the Games which will start on October 6 to the 18th. The team has Sandra Mensimah Owusu (weightlifting), Kelvin Carboo (beach volleyball), Solomon Diafo (athletics), Abeiku Jackson (swimming) and Eric Tsatsu (beach volleyball) as …

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Don’t recall KP Boateng into Black Stars – J.E Sarpong

Controversial Ghanaian coach J.E Sarpong says Kevin-Prince Boateng does not merit a recall into the Black Stars despite his superb form for US Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A. Boateng retired from international football in 2011, citing fatigue from combining club football and international duties but later rescinded his decision and represented the Black Stars at the World Cup three …

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Confederation of African Football warns Ghana

Deputy General Secretary for Confederation of African Football (CAF) in charge of development and competitions, Anthony Baffoe has called on Ghana to step up preparations for the impending Africa Women’s Championship. The former Black stars player in an interview aired by the BBC Africa challenged the Local Organizing Committee to intensify preparations since time was not on their side. The …

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Deputy Black Starlets coach Yaw Preko blasts CAF over new U-17 qualification format

Black Starlets deputy coach Yaw Preko has bemoaned the new format introduced by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the qualification to the U-17 Africa Youth Championship. At a meeting held in 2017 in Rabat, Morocco, The Confederation of African Football (CAF) made some revisions on various working groups and one of them was that the African Cup of …

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Kwesi Appiah faces critical Ghana decisions ahead of Sierra Leone clash

In three weeks, Ghana face a double-header against Sierra Leone that will go a long way to defining their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign. In light of their defeat by Kenya in Nairobi earlier this month, the matches against the Leone Stars will take on extra significance. One are of the team that coach Kwesi Appiah needs to improve …

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Nigeria defeat Ghana on penalties to win WAFU U17 Championship

Nigeria defeated Ghana on penalties to win the WAFU U17 tournament in Niger and qualify for the African Championship to be held in Tanzania later this year. The match ended 1-1 at full time and the Golden Eaglets were masterful in penalties to dispatch the Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties. The victory means Nigeria win the first WAFU B U17 …

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C.K Akunor believes Normalization Committee ‘incomplete’ without ex-footballer

Former Black Stars captain Charles Kwabla Akunor insists the normalization committee should have had an ex-footballer in there who could help in reforming Ghana football. FIFA announced a normalization committee that will run Ghana football for the next six months on Thursday after the country’s football hit crisis level. The normalization committee includes Dr. Kofi Amoah a business mogul, Lucy …

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