FEATURE: Milking the Black Stars; foregoing glory

I have always wondered why money is always an issue when it comes to the national team, the Black Stars. The players became infamous over happenings in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup. I remember the press conference after the tournament back in Ghana where Ghana Football Association President Kwasi Nyantakyi stressed that the team

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Afcon 2017: Cameroon clinch 5th title [+PHOTOS]

Cameroon are Champions of Africa after securing a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Egypt in the final of the 2017 Cup of Nations in Gabon Sunday night. Striker Vincent Aboubakar proved a super sub for the young Indomitable Lions side, sealing their fifth Afcon title with a late dramatic winner. With two minutes from time, Aboubakar

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Afcon 2017: Ghana had a successful tournament – Grant

Black Stars coach Avram Grant maintains his side had a successful tournament despite failing to break Ghana’s 35-year trophy-less jinx at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana will have to wait two more years to have another go at it after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Cameroon courtesy second-half goals by Michael Ngadeu and

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Afcon 2017: Cameroon crash Ghana to reach final

Ghana’s long wait for an Africa Cup of Nations title since 1982 has further been extended after they lost 0-2 to Cameroon in the semifinal of the 2017 edition in Franceville Thursday night. The Indomitable Lions scored both goals in the second half to book their first Afcon final since 2008 and will now face

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AUDIO: Brimah blasts critics in Facebook rant

A few hours to the Black Stars’ departure from Oyem to Franceville where they will face Cameroon in the semifinals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations this Thursday, first-choice goalkeeper Razak Brimah decided to do one thing – spew out some ‘f’ words to his critics. The Cordoba shot-stopper via a Facebook live broadcast

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Afcon 2017: Ayew brothers on show as Ghana make semis [Photos]

The Ayew brothers grabbed a goal each in a spirited second half display to see Ghana through to the semifinals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 victory over DR Congo on Sunday. The Black Stars were forced to endure a poor opening 45 minutes but put their acts together and looked

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Ghana downs Uganda in Afcon opener

Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Uganda in Port-Gentil on Tuesday. The West Ham United star’s 32nd-minute conversion from the spot was all that separated the sides on an awful pitch as Ghana withstood Ugandan

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[Watch] The Afcon Daily with @GaryAlSmith (Ep.1) | @Betway_gh

Welcome to The Afcon Daily, where African journalist Gary Al-Smith aggregates and brings you the best bits of news, team information, results and facts about the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The competition is scheduled to start January 14 and end February 5, 2017. The Afcon Daily is brought to you in association

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FRIENDLY: Black Stars to face Uzbek giants FK Bunyodkor Tuesday

Friendly Alert: Ghana vs. Bunyodkor (Club) Date:  10th January, 2017 Venue: Sevens Stadium, Dubai Kickoff: 1300GMT After failing to secure a high profile warm-up game for the Black Stars, the Ghana FA has reached a deal for a date with Uzbekistan giants, FK Bunyodkor. Coach Avram Grant’s men will travel from their pre-Afcon 2017 camping

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AFCON 2017: Waris, Attamah and Dwamena miss Ghana’s final list

Head coach of the Black Stars of Ghana, Avram Grant has submitted his final 23-man squad for the 2107 African Cup of Nations in Gabon. The 61-year-old initially called 26 for an 11-day training camp in the UAE from which three players have now been dropped from the squad. Two strikers – Raphael Dwamena and

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