National Teams

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

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 Dwamena after he had scored from an on-side position.

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 omitted from the squad.

FIFA U17 WORLD CUP: Black Starlets Coach not pleased with team’s performance despite win over Colombia

  • Oct 6, 2017

Black Starlets Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin is unhappy with his side’s performance despite their victory over Colombia in the opening match of the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Sadiq Ibrahim scored the only goal of the match as the two-time Champions defeated their counterparts from South America 1-0 on Friday.

Winger Sadiq Ibrahim scores Ghana’s first goal at 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup

  • Oct 6, 2017

Sadiq Ibrahim scored Ghana’s first goal at the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup in India.

The Right to Dream Academy player made history when he netted in the team’s opening game of the competition against Colombia.

FIFA U17 World Cup – MATCH REPORT: Colombia 0-1 Ghana – Winger Sadiq Ibrahim scores classy finish as Starlets claim winning start

  • Oct 6, 2017

The Black Starlets of Ghana picked up their first 3 points at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup by beating Colombia 1-0 on Friday.

Ghana began with some excellent exchange of passes with some swift display on the flanks.

Black Stars arrive in Kampala ahead of Uganda clash

  • Oct 6, 2017

The Black Stars on Thursday evening arrived in Uganda ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier.

A contingent made of players, officials and management members touched down in Uganda to continue their preparation for the crunch encounter.