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Patrick Twumasi handed Black Stars starting role against Saudi Arabia in friendly

Astana attacker Patrick Twumasi has been handed a starting role in Ghana’s international friendly against Saudi Arabia.

The attacker who came on as a second half substitute for Kingsley Sarfo in Ghana’s 0-0 draw with Uganda in the FIFA World Cup qualifier has been given the opportunity to justify himself having impressed in the game against Uganda.

Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah parades new faces for Saudi Arabia friendly

  • Oct 10, 2017

Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah has paraded new faces in his starting line up against Saudi Arabia today. Former Ghana U20 goalkeeper Lawrence Ati Zigi has been handed a start for the first time.

Frank Acheampong withdraws from Black Stars squad for Saudi Arabia friendly

  • Oct 9, 2017

Black Stars midfielder Frank Acheampong will not take part in the team’s friendly match against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Acheampong asked to be excused from the team for the game in Jeddah.

Gyan backs GFA’s decision to lodge FIFA protest over referee Daniel Bennett

  • Oct 8, 2017

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has lauded the Ghana Football Association’s decision to protest to FIFA over a wrong call from South African referee Daniel Bennett in Ghana’s 0-0 draw game with Uganda in a World Cup qualifier. Ghana was denied victory after the centre referee disallowed Raphael Dwamena’s late goal which could have given...

Top FIVE players who have sealed their places in Kwesi Appiah’s new Black Stars

  • Oct 8, 2017

The Ghana coach embarked on a mission to build a new Black Stars side since he was handed a second spell. The 57-year-old former Ghana international has dropped regulars like Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu and Wakaso Mubarak since taking charge.

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Kwesi Appiah heaps praises on his Black Stars side after impressive Uganda draw

  • Oct 8, 2017

Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah has praised his Black Stars side following their impressive 0-0 draw with Uganda in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Saturday. The Black Stars held the Cranes at the Nelson Mandela Sports Stadium and could have claimed the maximum points.

Augsburg’s Daniel Opare plays first Ghana game after 45 months absence

  • Oct 7, 2017

Augsburg defender Daniel Opare played his first game for Ghana since 2014 and overly impressed on his return. The 26-year-old’s last appearance in the Ghana jersey came in June 16, 2014 when he played full throttle for Kwesi Appiah’s side in their 2-1 loss against the USA at Arena das Dunas in Natal.

Sweden lose to Ghana as Malmo FF midfielder Kingsley Sarfo makes Ghana debut

  • Oct 7, 2017

Sweden’s chase for talented midfielder Kingsley Sarfo all ended on Saturday as the Malmo FF midfielder debuted for the West African giants in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda. The 21-year-old was handed a starting role on his first official match for the Black Stars under Kwesi Appiah and he lasted 51 minutes.

Angry Ghana fans call for replay of World Cup qualifier after ‘broad day robbery’ from South African officials

  • Oct 7, 2017

Angry fans in Ghana who watched the Black Stars draw 0-0 with Uganda in Kampala on Saturday are calling for FIFA to order replay of the game following dodgy officiating. The four-time African champions had an obvious penalty call ignored by South African referee Daniel Bennett before his assistant one flagged FC Zurich striker Raphael...

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Uganda 0-0 Ghana – Black Stars’ qualification hopes finally evaporates after stalemate

  • Oct 7, 2017

Ghana’s hopes of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup finals all but ended on Saturday after failing to beat Uganda’s Cranes in Kampala in a game that ended with dodgy officiating. Kwesi Appiah’s fielded a low-profile with most star-names dropping out of the squad with injuries while the Ayew brothers – Jordan and Andre, were...

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