National Teams

RUSSIA 2018: Black Stars out for another tricky test against Congo

 The Black Stars narrowed their chances of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup after drawing 1-1 with Congo last Friday at the Babayara Sports Stadium.

The four-time Africa Champions had to toil to earn a point in front of their home fans after going down in the first half.

Jordan Ayew to miss Congo clash due to food poisoning

  • Sep 4, 2017

Black Stars will be without striker Jordan Ayew for tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Congo.

Ayew has been ruled out of the game in Kintele due to food poisoning.

Unfit Asamoah Gyan to travel with Black Stars team for Congo clash

  • Sep 4, 2017

Captain Asamoah Gyan will travel with the Black Stars team for tomorrow FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo.

Gyan is unlikely to be in action for the Black Stars team after sustaining a groin injury.

Andre Ayew doubtful for World Cup qualifier against Congo tomorrow

  • Sep 4, 2017

Ghana could be without deputy captain Andre Ayew for tomorrow’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo.

The forward missed the team’s last training session in Accra on Sunday due to a reported thigh injury.

Black Stars Midfielder Ebenezer Ofori’s residence ransacked by Robbers

  • Sep 4, 2017

Ghana midfielder Ebenezer Ofori had his residence at Haatso ransacked by armed men on Sunday.

The VFB Stuttgart man who was on National duty with the Black Stars lost valuable items including his Range Rover car.

Ndoum Sports Stadium replaces Essipong for WAFU competition

  • Sep 4, 2017

The Ndoum Sports Complex in Elmina have been confirm to host the 2017 WAFU competition.

The arena replaces the Essipong Sports Stadium in Takoradi which was initially named as one of the two venues for the competition.

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan to miss Congo clash on Tuesday

  • Sep 4, 2017

Captain Asamoah Gyan could miss Ghana’s World Cup qualifier against Congo on Tuesday.

The striker could not train with the team in Accra on Sunday following an injury he picked up in the team’s 1-1 draw with Congo at the Babayara Sports Stadium last Friday.

Black Stars fly out to Congo today for FIFA World Cup qualifier

  • Sep 4, 2017

The Black Stars of Ghana will leave for Congo today ahead of the return encounter of the FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Ghana will play their Congolese counterparts on Tuesday at the Stade Municipal de Kintélé.

Arsenal fans in Ghana demonstrate against Arsene Wenger during Black Stars 1-1 draw with Congo

Arsene Wenger is under pressure
  • Sep 3, 2017

A section of Arsenal fans in Ghana took their fight against manager Arsene Wenger to the next level when they demonstrated against the Frenchman during Ghana’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo on Friday.

Gunners fans are underwhelmed by the performance of the manager in recent seasons and their 4-0 humiliation against Liverpool worsened their mood as fans worldwide have spoken against the 67-year-old.

Ex-Ghana star Laryea Kingston slams Kwesi Appiah after disappointing Congo stalemate

Laryea Kingston has blamed Kwesi Appiah
  • Sep 3, 2017


Former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has questioned Kwesi Appiah’s tactics after the Black Stars’ disappointing 1-1 draw with Congo Brazzaville in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Friday.

The Black Stars had to crawl from behind to earn a point at the Baba Yara Stadium after Thievy Bifouma had opened the scoring for the visitors.