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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Black Stars XI vs Uganda: Partey starts, J. Mensah dropped

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has handed a starting role to AFCON new boy Thomas Partey in the Black Stars opening game vs Uganda at the Africa Cup of Nations Group D, footy-ghana.com has learned. Partey, who is making his debut appearance at the AFCON will partner Mubarak Wakaso in midfield. Captain Asamoah Gyan also

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[WATCH] Uganda lose 2-0 to Tunisia in pre-Afcon friendly

Ghana’s Afcon 2017 group opponents Uganda suffered a two nil defeat against Tunisia in a preparatory game Wednesday afternoon. It did not take long for Etoile du Sahel midfielder Hamza Lahmar to neatly convert a free-kick on the 6th minute, which kept Cranes goalkeeper Salim Jamal rooted on his toes at the far right post.

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Sports Minister cautions Black Stars gates ‘looters’

Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye has issued a stern warning to anyone who has an intention of ‘stealing’ from the gates during matches of the Black Stars. It will be recalled that the minister who doubles as a Parliamentarian in April this year lamented on how much money is lost because of the many supporters

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#RoadtoRussia2018: Konadu confident of Stars victory over Uganda

Assistant Coach for the senior national team the Black Stars, Maxwell Konadu is confident of a victory in next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifying game at home to Uganda. The match which will be played on Friday October 7, 2016 at the Tamale Sports Stadium is the the Black Stars’ Group E opening match in

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Road to Russia 2018: Coach Micho rallies support for Group E underdogs Uganda

Uganda has been drawn in Group E for the African qualifiers to the Fifa 2018 Russia World Cup along with continental giants Ghana and Egypt as well as Congo. The Cranes will be up against familiar foes in all three opponents but according to head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, Uganda are the underdogs in Group

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AFCON 2017Q: Soulama named in Burkina Faso squad to face Uganda

Accra Hearts of Oak shot-stopper, Soulama Abdoulaye, has been named in Paulo Duarte’s 25-man squad in for a double header in the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Soulama sat on the bench in their 0-1 loss to Botswana with Germain keeping the post during the last qualifying game. Duarte’s side is in Group D

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