National Teams

REVEALED: Asamoah Gyan spent $62,000 on charted flight for Black Stars team

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan reported spent $62,000 to chatter a plane for his teammates after their big win over Congo in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday.

The striker who could not honor the game in Kintele due to injury came to the rescue of his teammates who were expected to report to their various Clubs on time.

FIFA orders replay of South Africa vs. Senegal World Cup qualifier after Ghanaian referee’s abysmal officiating

Referee J O Lamptey
  • Sep 6, 2017

The world football governing body, FIFA, have ordered the replay of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying clash between South Africa and Senegal following an abysmal officiating by Ghanaian referee Joseph Odartey Lamptey.

Referee J O Lamptey, the Ghanaian official who officiated the game, has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport by FIFA.

The landmark ruling could turn South Africa’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification hopes upside down as they have to replay the game.

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.

CAF name Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey as best player for match-day 4 of World Cup qualifier

  • Sep 6, 2017

CAF have named midfielder Thomas Partey as the best player for match-day 4 of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The 23-year-old was the star man when Ghana thumped Congo 5-1 on Tuesday.

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.

Atletico Madrid star Partey equals Yaw Preko’s 23-year-old Ghana record

Hat-trick hero Thomas Partey
  • Sep 5, 2017

Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey took Ghana’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying clash with Congo Brazzaville to equal ex-international Yaw Preko’s record for the West African giants.

The 24-year-old was the star of the afternoon as he grabbed a treble at the Stade de l’Unité in Brazzaville.

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

Ghana recovered to defeat Congo 5-1
  • 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 booed by the home fans.

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 backyard in a World Cup qualifier.

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

Ghana recovered to defeat Congo 5-1
  • 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.