National Teams

FIFA U17 World Cup: John Oto likely to replace injured Abdul Yusif in Ghana’s must-win game against India

Defender John Otu is likely to replace Abdul Razak Yusif in Ghana’s final group game against India.

The Dreams FC center-back remains an option for Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin who will be without his reliable center-back.

FIFA U17 World Cup: Abdul Yusif ruled out of Ghana’s final group game against India

  • Oct 10, 2017

Ghana defender Abdul Razak Yusif has been ruled out of the team’s final group game against India.

Yusif went unconscious after a colliding with USA skipper Jose Seagent in Ghana’s 1-0 defeat on Monday.

Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah parades new faces for Saudi Arabia friendly

  • Oct 10, 2017

Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah has paraded new faces in his starting line up against Saudi Arabia today.

Former Ghana U20 goalkeeper Lawrence Ati Zigi has been handed a start for the first time.

FIFA U17 World Cup: Ghana defender Abdul Yusif sustains serious head injury in USA defeat

  • Oct 9, 2017

Ghana defender Abdul Razak Yusif suffered a head injury in the team’s 1-0 defeat to USA on Monday.

The center-back could not last the game after colliding in the air with USA captain Josh Sargent.

MATCH REPORT: Black Starlets suffer defeat to USA in second group match at FIFA U17 World Cup

  • Oct 9, 2017

Substitute Ayo Akinola came off the bench to score the only goal as the Black Starlets suffered a 0-1 defeat to USA in the second group match at the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Both teams began the game on a cautious note as they tried to study each other in the first 3 minutes but it was Ghana who made an early attempt at goal when Mohammed Aminu tried to lash onto a cross from Sadiq Ibrahim.

FIFA U17 World Cup: Ghana Coach names starting XI against USA

  • Oct 9, 2017

Goalkeeper Danladi Ibrahim maintains his position in post after keeping a clean sheet in the opening game against Colombia.

Najeeb Yakubu, Rashid Alhassan, Gideon Mensah and Abdul Yusif make up the back four.

FIFA U17 World Cup:Greek referee Anastasios Sidiropoulos to handle Ghana-USA clash

  • Oct 9, 2017

Greek referee Anastasios Sidiropoulos will be the center man for Ghana’s second group game against USA today.

The 38-year-old will be handling his first game of the competition.

Frank Acheampong withdraws from Black Stars squad for Saudi Arabia friendly

  • Oct 9, 2017

Black Stars midfielder Frank Acheampong will not take part in the team’s friendly match against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

Acheampong asked to be excused from the team for the game in Jeddah.

FIFA U17 World Cup: Ghana captain Eric Ayiah remains a doubt for USA match

  • Oct 8, 2017

Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah could miss the team’s second group game against USA on Monday.

The striker is currently nursing an injury he sustained in Friday’s group opener against Colombia.

Gyan backs GFA’s decision to lodge FIFA protest over referee Daniel Bennett

  • Oct 8, 2017

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has lauded the Ghana Football Association’s decision to protest to FIFA over a wrong call from South African referee Daniel Bennett in Ghana’s 0-0 draw game with Uganda in a World Cup qualifier.

Ghana was denied victory after the centre referee disallowed Raphael Dwamena’s late goal which could have given the team a lifeline in their quest to qualify for the World Cup.