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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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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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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Ghana striker Kwesi Appiah joins Viking FK on loan

Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah has completed a loan move to Viking FK in Norway. The Ghanaian, after falling out of the pecking order at the Premier League side, has decided to join the Norwegian outfit to gain regular first team action till the end of the season. The 26-year-old has suffered injuries which has

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Coach Herbert Addo dies aged 65

Former Black Stars Coach Herbert Addo has been confirmed dead after battling illness. The veteran coach who has been out of active coaching duty had been under medical attention for a couple of weeks at the Executive ward of 37 Military Hospital after an illness struck him. The entire Ghanaian football family has been dealt

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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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Essien joins Persib Bandung in Indonesia

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has finally completed a move to Indonesian side Persib Bandung on a one-year deal. The former Chelsea player has had his career ravaged by injuries hence exiting Panathinaikos in 2016 after 12 league appearances. The move to the Liga 1 side was announced by the club on Tuesday and makes him

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Ex-Italy striker Fabrizio Ravanelli lobbies for Black Stars job

Former Italy striker Fabrizio Ravanelli appears interested in the vacant Black Stars head coach job. This has been revealed by renowned journalist Tancredi Palmeri who has gone on to claim talks have been initiated with the Ghana Football Association. The respected Italian journalist posted on twitter just a day after the Ghana FA announced it

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