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Suarez handball penalty miss still haunts me – Asamoah Gyan

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has revealed he is still haunted by his penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup quarter final against Uruguay after Luis Suarez handled a goal-bound ball in the last minute of extra time. With extra time almost up, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez scooped the ball out of Uruguay’s net when Dominic Adiyiah’s header looked certain to ... Read More »

No local coach for Ghana because of fans – Oti Akenteng

Veteran coach, Francis Oti Akenteng believes local coaches aren’t getting opportunities with the Black Stars because of a systemic lack of public favour. The Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association said that local coaches are competent enough to coach the national team, but continue to be handicapped by various stakeholders who have little or no confidence in their abilities. ... Read More »

Kevin-Prince Boateng hails life at Las Palmas

Kevin-Prince Boateng has revealed that he is enjoying life at Las Palmas after joining the Canary islanders in the summer transfer window. The experienced midfielder moved to Las Palmas after leaving AC Milan on a free transfer and has already found the back of the net in two league appearances this season. The 29-year-old has revealed that Las Palmas boss ... Read More »

Black Maidens beat Praguay to qualify for U-17 WWC quarter finals

The Black Maidens are through to the next stage of the 2016 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup after beating Paraguay 1-0 on Saturday at the Al Hussein Stadium in Irbid. Ghana finished second in group d after getting 6 points behind Japan who secured 9 points with USA third D with 3 points. Captain Sandra Owusu Ansah’s 68th minute wonder ... Read More »

Black Stars pay courtesy call on Tamale chiefs

The Black Stars as part of their activities before their FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Uganda on Friday paid a courtesy call on the Buipewura and the Dakpema. They first visited the Buipewura, who happens to be the Paramount chief of the Tame Traditional Area. Although, the Buipewura wasn’t around his kinsmen welcome the Black Stars and told the team ... Read More »

Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe calls out WBO champ Oscar Valdez

Young Ghanaian boxer, Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe has declared a readiness to battle Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight world championship currently held by the Mexican and will put his case across when he travels with his father/trainer, Paul Dogboe to this year’s WBO Convention in Puerto Rico. Undefeated Dogboe (15-0, 9 KOs) is attending the October 17 to 21 ... Read More »

Opinion: Ghana need peace and unity to qualify for World Cup 2018

Ghana have been to three consecutive FIFA World Cups in 2006 in Germany, 2010 in South Africa and 2014 in Brazil. Now the Black Stars want to make it to the fourth in 2018 in Russia and the current football atmosphere is not conducive. After the Brazil fiasco, the Ministry of Youth & Sports, Ghana Football Association (GFA) and other ... Read More »

U-17 WWC: For Sandra Owusu-Ansah, graduation comes with a penalty kick

Many Ghananians had lost hope in their Black Maidens. The US was expected to steam by the African team and pave their way to the next game against Japan. The last chance for African representation in the rest of the World Cup came down to Sandra Owusu-Ansah. It was 84th minute of the game. Owusu-Ansah stared down the barrel of ... Read More »

Jordan 2016: Despite the odds, African joy finds its way

Ghana and Nigeria. Two countries, two teams that have turned out to be Africa’s hope in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Jordan. Both teams still have hope of progressing ahead of the last set of group matches. These teams come from countries in very poor economic situations, but play football with an eagerness, and a strength that cannot be ... Read More »

Infantino: FIFA President proposes 48-team World Cup

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino has made a fresh proposal to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, as part of efforts by world football’s governing body to open up its showpiece tournament to more nations. The World Cup has remained at 32 teams since its 1998 edition in France, but plans to expand it to 40 nations have long been ... Read More »