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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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Tony Yeboah disclose the reason why he lost interest in Ghana football

Former Ghana International Tony Yeboah has revealed that poor officiating is the reason why he lost interest in the country’s football. Yeboah, 52, was the owner of Yegoala FC, however, he dissolved it due to unfair refereeing during league matches. The ex-Leeds United striker stated that he was informed by some referees to pay a bribe before his club can …

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Nii Lante reveals Black Stars players begged him to pay referees during World Cup qualification

Former Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuije has revealed that he was begged by some Black Stars players to entice referees during the qualification process for the 2018 World Cup. According to him, some players of the national team came to his office to plead with him to make “classified payments” to match officials handling Ghana’s games. He said he was …

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Ghanaian player jailed two years for rape in Sweden

Ghana winger Kingsley Sarfo has been jailed two years and eight months in Swedish prison for two child rape counts, a Malmo District Court ruled on Friday morning. The 23-year-old had been in cells for some time now after he was charged with defilement in Sweden. Although he pleaded not guilty to the allegation levelled against him because he didn’t …

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Jerome Boateng opens up about his love for Ghana

German international Jerome Boateng has opened up on some personal reasons behind his tattoos. On the left arm of the World Cup winner is a beautiful artwork of Africa and Ghana which he explains is a demonstration of his love for Africa and Ghana, his father’s land. Boateng who has visited Africa once but yet to step foot on the …

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West Africa is not just taking part in Winter Olympics – Akwasi Frimpong

Taking part in the Pyeongchang Games is not the end goal for Ghana’s first skeleton racer Akwasi Frimpong — he wants to set the foundations for more Winter Olympians from Africa. A converted track athlete who also tried bobsleigh, Frimpong’s switch to skeleton — and to representing the country of his birth – has opened the door to an Olympic …

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My father was against my move to West Ham United – Andre Ayew reveals

Ghana attacker Andre Ayew has disclosed how his father, Abedi Pele, warned him against leaving Swansea City for West Ham United. Ayew rejoined the Swans after sealing a club-record £18 million move from West Ham on deadline day, returning less than 18 months after leaving to join the Hammers. It means the 28-year-old will play alongside his little brother Jordan …

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