National Teams

Ghana U17 lose to Mali in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana’s U17 side (Black Starlets) lost 2-1 to Mali in their first test game ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

The Africa Champions (Mali) came from behind to beat the former World Champions at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in a game used by both teams to prepare for the competition in India.

WAFU 2017: Boost for Ghana as Thomas Abbey recovers from injury ahead of Niger game

  • Sep 20, 2017

Ghana have been boosted with the return of Thomas Abbey who has recovered from injury ahead of tomorrow semi-final game against Niger.

Abbey has been nursing an injury sustained in the second group game against Mali.

WAFU 2017: Ghana defender Emmanuel Ampiah ruled out of Niger clash

  • Sep 20, 2017

Left-back Emmanuel Ampiah has been ruled out of tomorrow’s semi-final clash against Niger.

The defender could not recover on time for the clash after picking up an injury in Ghana’s 2-0 defeat to Nigeria on Monday.

WAFU 2017: Ghana to play Niger in semi-finals

  • Sep 19, 2017

Ghana will take on Niger in the semi-finals of the WAFU Cup of Nations on Thursday.

Niger set up a clash with the host Nation after finishing second in Group B following a 2-1 defeat to Benin on Tuesday evening.

Ghana U17 to play Mali and UAE in friendly matches ahead of FIFA World Cup

  • Sep 19, 2017

Ghana’s Black Starlet team will play Mali in an international friendly on Wednesday at the Mohammed Bin Zayed  Sports Stadium in the UAE as part of their preparation for the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup.

The two side are currently camping in Abu Dhabi and will use the opportunity to test themselves before the World Cup kicks off.

WAFU 2017: Injuries rock Ghana camp ahead of semi-final clash

  • Sep 19, 2017

Ghana is sweating to have quintet Isaac Twum, Thomas Abbey, Amos Frimpong, Gideon Waja and Emmanuel Ampiah fit for Thursday’s semi-final clash.

The five players have all picked up various injuries raising doubts about their availability for the semi-final game.

WAFU 2017: Ghana Coach Maxwell Konadu says Nigeria were deserved winners in final Group match

  • Sep 19, 2017

Black Stars B Coach Maxwell Konadu believes his side did not do enough to win their final group match against Nigeria.

Nigeria defeated Ghana 2-0 to confirm a place in the semi-finals of the WAFU Cup of Nations.

WAFU 2017: Guinea and Mali exit after stalemate

  • Sep 19, 2017

Guinea and Mali both exited the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after playing to a 1-1 draw in their final group stage match at Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina on Monday evening.

With Nigeria having beaten Ghana in a concurrent Group A match at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium to join the hosts in the semifinals, the result between the Syli Nationale and the Eagles was nothing more than academic.

WAFU 2017-MATCH REPORT: Nigeria beat Ghana to advance to semis

  • Sep 18, 2017

Nigeria started on a bright note pushing the game to the Black Stars, Yusif Salisu’s side were the better side after 3 minutes of play.

Ghana was forced to make an early substitution after skipper Isaac Twum suffered an injury and was replaced by Ahmed Adams in the 6th minute.

WAFU 2017: Nigeria Coach Yusuf Salisu cautions team ahead of Ghana clash

  • Sep 18, 2017

Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf demands absolute seriousness from his charges ahead of their all-important match with Ghana.

The two West African giants will square off in the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations Group 1 match in Cape Coast on Monday.