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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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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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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FEATURE: Ghana! 35 years of hurt – The wait continues

Even though the Black Stars have not won a major trophy since 1982, there is almost always the expectation that the team will win ahead of every African Nations Cup tournament. Many have offered opinions as to why Ghana failed to get past the semi-final stage in Gabon. I will attempt to offer some perspective

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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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