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In a post-match interview, Coach Addo admitted they made some mistakes that denied them victory in Accra but stated that they would not be repeated in the second leg in Abuja on Tuesday. First of all, we did well even though we made some mistakes, but we started well, there was just a little bit of fatigue and it made Nigeria come into the game more.Continue Reading

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“Exposure,” a program on Israel’s Channel 12 TV, broadcast a series of interviews on Sunday with women saying that Grant, who led Black Stars to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final, had made unwanted advances while offering to help promote their careers. The women’s voices were altered and their faces silhouetted to protect their identities.Continue Reading

Former Norwich City and Brighton & Hove Albion manager, Chris Hughton, is in Ghana ahead of possibly taking over vacant Black Stars coaching job, Joy Sports understands. The Irish trainer is among a number of coaches listed as possible candidates to take over the managerial job following the sacking ofContinue Reading

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After the emergency meeting, the Ministry, in accordance with its mandate, asked the GFA to reconstitute the Black Stars Management Committee and also review the work and capacity of the Black Stars’ technical team, led by the head coach, Milovan Rajevac.Continue Reading

Bitter rivals Ghana and Nigeria will face off for a spot to represent Africa at the 2022 World Cup. Ghana’s Black Stars who are coming off a disappointing group-stage exit from the 2021 AFCON were paired with the Super Eagles of Nigeria who face Tunisia in the Round of 16Continue Reading

The Black Stars of Ghana have been eliminated from the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Cameroon, having played three group games from which they bagged only one point – a draw and two defeats.Continue Reading

Tunisia bounced back from their controversial opening defeat at the Africa Cup of Nations by brushing aside Mauritania 4-0 in Group F. Hamza Mathlouthi drove in a half volley in the fourth minute and Wahbi Khazri slotted in a second four minutes later.Continue Reading

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The Disciplinary Board of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has imposed a fine of $20,000 on Gabon for violating the body’s regulations and directives. Gabon was charged with the offence after they allegedly changed their team’s hotel without permission from the football body. The Security department of  CAF had Continue Reading

Ajax have reportedly cleared Mohammed Kudus to join the Black Stars for the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. According to SWAG Sports Journalist of the Year, Kudus is expected to join the Black Stars on Wednesday after getting the green light from Ajax. Saddick Adams, who is in Cameroon,Continue Reading

Electroland Ghana Limited, distributors of NASCO products have presented a cheque of $10,000 to the senior national team, the Black Stars ahead of their 2021 AFCON opener against Morocco on Monday. The presentation, which is the fourth tranche of Electroland’s $60,000 pledge following an appeal to corporate Ghana by PresidentContinue Reading

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Romelu Lukaku has apologised and will return to the Chelsea squad for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Tottenham, manager Thomas Tuchel says. Lukaku was dropped for Sunday’s Premier League draw with Liverpool after comments he made in an interview recorded three weeks ago. The pair had a “calm” meeting onContinue Reading

FA Communications Boss Head of Communications for Ghana Football Association, Henry Asante Twum, has confirmed the cancellation of the friendly match. This should have been in Doha between the Black Stars and a club there. Speaking on Asempa FM’s SportsNite Show, he disclosed that the game was cancelled due toContinue Reading

In the second half of 2021, stories such as Charles Kwablan Akonnor’s sacking, Milovan Rajevac’s appointment and the World Cup qualifiers saga all made the headlines. But which other stories were also in the news? Hearts of Oak were crowned champions of the Ghana Premier League for the first timeContinue Reading

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Two goals from Gabriel Martinelli helped Arsenal sweep past an injury-hit Leeds at Elland Road to secure their third successive Premier League victory. Martinelli’s double and Bukayo Saka’s deflected effort made it 3-0 before half-time as the Gunners ruthlessly capitalised on an error-strewn Leeds performance. Raphinha pulled one back fromContinue Reading

The Africa World Airlines (AWA), the leading domestic and sub-regional airline in Ghana, has joined the list of sponsors for the 2021 Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon (STM), fixed for Sunday, December 26, in Takoradi. The airline for the second time would provide domestic flight tickets to the organisers and some international athletesContinue Reading

Manchester United have reported more positive coronavirus cases after the squad returned to training. United shut the first-team section of their training ground on Monday after a rise in coronavirus cases that resulted in Tuesday’s Premier League game against Brentford being postponed. United did train on Wednesday but without the players whoContinue Reading

Arsenal has stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the club captaincy. This was after his “latest disciplinary breach”. Aubameyang was dropped for Saturday’s Premier League win over Southampton.  Arsenal says, he will not be considered for Wednesday’s game against West Ham. “We expect all our players, particularly our captain, to work toContinue Reading

Manchester City tore Leeds apart with an attacking masterclass to increase their lead at the top of the Premier League to four points. The defending champions were at their scintillating best as they racked up their biggest victory of the season and moved further clear of Liverpool and Chelsea, whoContinue Reading

Players who have scored Sadat Karim scored for Halmstad in their 1-0 win over Helsingborg in the Swedish league Benjamin Tetteh scored for Yeni Malatayspor in their 6-2 defeat to Alanyaspor in the Turkish top-flight league Alfred Duncan continued his impressive run of form for Fiorentina with an assist onContinue Reading

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A dramatic equaliser from Zenit St Petersburg four minutes into added time meant holders Chelsea failed to top their Champions League group. Substitute Magomed Ozdoev scored a stunning half-volley from the edge of the box after Chelsea had come from behind to lead 3-2 with minutes left. Timo Werner scoredContinue Reading

The European Club Association (ECA) has expressed its “deep concerns” regarding player welfare before the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations and is seeking urgent talks with world governing body Fifa. The independent body highlighted the “worsening public health situation” following the emergence of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which was first discoveredContinue Reading

Reports denial The General Secretary of Ghana Football Association (GFA),  Prosper Harrison Addo has denied reports that FIFA has ruled on the complaint filed by South Africa. Recap of events South Africa filed a complaint with FIFA alleging that they were robbed in their 1-0 defeat against Ghana early lastContinue Reading

Hearts of Oak coach Samuel Boadu has named 23-man for the CAF Confederation Cup. The Phobians will travel to Algeria on Wednesday, December 1 for the second leg meeting with JS Saoura. The match will be played at the 20,000 capacity Stadium in Bechar on Sunday, December 5. Hearts haveContinue Reading

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Dr. Nsiah Asare has said that the government will strictly enforce the “no vaccination no stadium policy” from January 2022. According to Presidential advisor on Health, fans who have not taken their Covid-19 vaccine jab will not be allowed into the various match venues across the country. He said, thisContinue Reading

Accra Hearts of Oak beat JS Saoura in the first leg. This was in their 2021/22 CAF confederation Cup playoffs tie with the team. The hosts got an early chance under three minutes to have taken the lead, but their lead marksman Kofi Kordzi blazed over the bar. At theContinue Reading

Hard-earned defeat Arsenal eventually broke Newcastle United down.  This has left Eddie Howe’s side bottom of the Premier League, without a win. Retrospective view of events Howe, in the Magpies dugout for the first time after missing last weekend’s 3-3 draw with Brentford. This is because of Covid, set upContinue Reading

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced a new date for the 2022 World Cup play-offs draw.  This announcement was made on Friday, 26th November, 2021; during their Extraordinary Assembly. The draw has been moved from December, 18th 2021 to January 26th, 2022. According to the decision, the January 2022Continue Reading

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Gyan’s concern Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan has waded into the controversy of the penalty incident involving the Black Stars and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana a fortnight ago. Gyan, who is Ghana’s all-time top-scorer with 51 goals and Africa’s leading scorer at the FIFA World Cup, watched the game from theContinue Reading