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WAFU 2017: Host Ghana look to start WAFU with a bang

Host nation Ghana will look to start the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations with a bang when they face Gambia in the opening match at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday, kick-off at 15h00 local time.

Known by the nickname ‘Black Stars’, Ghana will be appearing at their fourth successive WAFU tournament and hosting the tournament for the second time in a row.

REPORT: Ghana Coach Kwesi Appiah to name new captain for Black Stars

  • Sep 7, 2017

Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah is reportedly planning to name a new captain for the team. Multiple reports circulating in the media indicate the Ghanaian tactician could consider naming a new skipper to ward off a supposed feud between general captain Asamoah Gyan and his deputy Andre Ayew.

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan ruled out for three weeks with suspected groin injury

  • Sep 6, 2017

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is expected to stay out for the next 2-3 weeks due to injury. Gyan picked up a groin injury in Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Congo in the FIFA World Cup qualifier last Friday at the Babayara Sports Stadium.

Ghana defender Baba Rahman hails Black Stars for comprehensive victory over Congo

  • Sep 6, 2017

Defender Abdul Baba Rahman has lauded his fellow Black Stars teammates for their resounding victory over Congo in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier. The Black Stars improved on a lackluster performance against the central African side in Kumasi by thrashing their counterparts 5-1 in Kintele to revive their World Cup hopes.

Ex-Ghana star Arhin impressed with mental fortitude of Black Stars after Congo drubbing

  • Sep 5, 2017

Former Ghana international Augustine Arhinful is impressed with the mental toughness of the Black Stars following their recovery from disappointment to hammer Congo 5-1 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. Black Stars players were left frustrated after the Red Devils held them to a 1-1 draw in Kumasi on Friday and got...

Thomas Partey becomes first Black Stars player to score hat-trick in competitive match after 23 years

  • Sep 5, 2017

Midfielder Thomas Partey made history on Tuesday afternoon after becoming the first Black Stars player to score a hat-trick in a competitive match in more than a decade. The Atletico Madrid midfielder was the star man for Ghana when the former African Champions mesmerized Congo after beating the central African side 5-1 at their own...

Norway-based Edwin Gyasi marks Black Stars debut with emphatic victory

  • Sep 5, 2017

Aalesund winger Edwin Gyasi made his Black Stars debut when he came on as a second half substitute in Tuesday’s 5-1 win over Congo. The Norway-based was introduced into the game in the 77th minute when he replaced midfielder Thomas Partey.

MATCH REPORT: Resilient Black Stars dismantle Congo in World Cup qualifier

  • Sep 5, 2017

The Black Stars of Ghana put up a spirited effort by  thumping Congo 5-1 in Kintele on Tuesday to put their World Cup hopes back on track.  A hat-trick from Thomas Partey and a brace by Richmond Boakye-Yiadom saw the 2010 World Cup quarter-finalists rout over their Congolese counterparts.

Ghana miss out on Nationality switch of youngster Kevin Danso as player debuts for Austria

  • Sep 5, 2017

Ghana will be unable to secure the services of youngster Kevin Danso after the player opted to represent Austria. The 18-year-old made his debut for Austria in a World Cup qualifier against Wales on Monday.

Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew receives treatment after stomach upset

  • Sep 5, 2017

Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew is currently receiving treatment at the hospital after suffering a stomach upset. The forward was ruled out of the return match against Congo due to food poisoning.

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