Purging the Black Stars: a must for long term success

Discussing the Black Stars is always interesting because it always leads to arguments and counter arguments. So far it has been 35 years of hurt (borrowing an English press football phrase) as far as winning trophies at senior level is concerned. The Black Stars have reached the semi-final of every African Nations Cup tournament since

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Ghana, US discuss July friendly

Ghana and the United States are in talks for an international friendly, supersport.com has reported. The match which will be between the Black Stars and the Yanks has been proposed for Connecticut in July. In an interview with supersport.com, vice-chairman for the management of the Ghana senior men’s team, Wilfred Osei indicated that new coach

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Black Stars: Le Roy backs returnee Kwasi Appiah to succeed

Togo coach Claude Le Roy believes new Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has the quality to succeed in his second coming. Appiah was named by the Ghana FA ahead of Willy Sagnol and Hugo Broos last Tuesday. Hailing the decision to re-appoint the ex-Asante Kotoko defender who was his protégé at the Ghana national team nine

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Nyantakyi: ‘Kwasi Appiah will have two assistants’

President of the Ghana Football Association has confirmed that returnee coach of the Black Stars, Kwasi Appiah will have two assistants. Maxwell Konadu, who served as an assistant during Appiah’s first stint between May 2012 and September 2014, is favoured by the Ghana FA to keep his job while the incoming coach has proposed Ibrahim

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Sagnol demanded $70k for Black Stars job

Former French international Willy Sagnol’s high demands and experience affected his chances for the Ghana national team job, according to SuperSport. Sagnol, once a Bayern Munich defender, wanted a $70,000 take home per month if he landed the job, our sources reveal. “He asked to be paid $70,000 and was not ready to beat it

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Black Stars: Coach Kwasi Appiah returns in two-year deal

The Ghana FA has confirmed the nomination of James Kwasi Appiah as the new coach of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars. Appiah, 57, officially starts his second stint on 1st May, 2017 and will be in charge for the next two years. A statement from the Ghana FA said: “The decision was taken

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2018 World Cup: Qualification out of Ghana’s hands – Oti Akenteng

The Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association, Francis Oti Akenteng admits it looks improbable Ghana will qualify for the next World Cup. The veteran Ghana Coach opines it will be a herculean task for Ghana to usurp the Pharaos to make it to a fourth successive World Cup after leaving themselves five points away

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I won’t decline an opportunity to serve Black Stars – Stephen Appiah

Ex-Ghana captain Stephen Leroy Appiah says he will dignify an invitation to be in the Black Stars as a technical member with an acceptance. The 36-year-old who was part of the technical team under coach Kwasi Appiah during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil says he will give a nod should he be invited to

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No haste in appointing Grant’s successor – Oti Akenteng

The Technical Directorate of the Ghana Football Association led by Coach Oti Akenteng says the FA is not in a haste to replace Avram Grant. He has revealed that the search for a new head coach for the Black Stars will carefully be under a process that will select the best for the senior national

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Black Stars technical team owed AFCON bonuses

The technical team of the Black Stars with the exception of departing Coach Avram Grant are yet to receive bonuses for services rendered at the Africa Nations Cup in Gabon 2017, footy-ghana.com understands. The members of the technical team haven’t been pleased with the delay in payment of the bonuses and are waiting for the

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