BREAKING NEWS: Ghana U23 team escapes plane crash on their way to Gabon for AFCON second leg

Ghana’s U23 side The Black Meteors have arrived safely in Gabon for the return leg of the U23 AFCON qualifier but not without some scary moments after their flight failed to land in Gabon on arrival. With a contingent of 33, Ghana would have been thrown into a state of national mourning after the Askyy Airline on which the team was traveling could not land due to bad weather. The flight kept hovering over the airport in Gabon for two hours but could not land. Following the scary moment, the…

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Emotional David Accam dedicates brace over Columbus Crew to late dad

After grabbing a brace to and an assist to inspire Philadelphia union to a 3-0 win over Columbus Crew on Sunday, David Accam threw the entire spectators at the Talen Energy Stadium into emotional moods dedicating the goals to his late dad. The Ghana winger was on fire on Sunday after grabbing the brace for Philadelphia Union over Columbus Crew as well as providing an assist for his side’s third goal. Accam registered a brace to guide the home side the colourful win to register their first win of the…

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Ghana winger David Accam powers Philadelphia Union to 3-0 win over Harrison Afful’s Columbus Crew

Ghana winger Davidi Accam was on fire on Sunday after grabbing a brace for Philadelphia Union over Columbus Crew as well as providing an assist for his side’s third goal. It was an all Ghanaian affair as Philadelphia Union blew away Columbus Crew in the Major League Soccer on Sunday with four Ghanaian players in action. But it was David Accam who reigned supreme after guiding Philadelphia Union to a sumptuous 3-0 win in the game that was one sided. Accam registered a brace to guide the home side the…

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See all 24 countries that have qualified for 2019 AFCON

The full list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has been completed after the final fixtures played on Saturday and on Sunday. There some shock results recorded after Zambia who won the trophy in 2012 and Burkina Faso also failing to qualify. The 24 countries that will do battle for the ultimate are: Egypt, Madagascar, Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco, Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Guinea, Algeria, Mauritania and Ivory Coast. Others include: Kenya, Ghana, Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Namibia, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Benin, Tanzania and South Africa. Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Malawi, South Sudan,…

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The Sheikh’s Drawing Board: Sebastien Migne proves tactically superior to Kwasi Appiah despite Kenya defeat to Ghana

The Black Stars of Ghana managed to pip their Kenyan counterparts in the final Group F clash of the 2019 AFCON Qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday in a game that starved spectators with sexy display of football. A late strike by debutant Caleb Ekuban separated the two sides and catapulted Ghana to the summit of the table leaving the Harambee Stars of Kenya in second position. The game, though not boring, was not impregnated with beautiful display of football and with goals not forthcoming; fans were left…

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VIDEO: Black Stars hold recovery training without Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah

The Black Stars of Ghana held their recovery training on Sunday afternoon after their clash with Kenya without Inter Milan midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah. The playmaker who now plays at the left side of defence for Inter Milan is believed to have missed the recovery training due to a slight knee injury. All the twenty outfield players and the three goalkeepers were part of the training supervised by head coach Kwasi Appiah with the former Juventus man being the only absentee. It is believed that Kwadwo Asamoah was out of the…

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I have different thoughts after the Kenya game – Kwasi Appiah

Black Stars boss Kwasi Appiah claims he now has different tjpughta about his team after piping Kenya on Saturday in the last group game of the 2019 AFCON Qualifier. The Ghana coach has hinted that his perception about certain departments of the game has changed following the hard fought victory over Kenya on Sunday. “I have different thoughts about the defence and the striking role. “Is better we play such games. sometimes the name alone do not count. You need to take top decisions,” Appiah stated at the post match…

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Kwasi Appiah recent games to assess potential AFCON players

Ghana Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah says he is using the final qualifier against Kenya yesterday and the friendly against Mauritania on Tuesday to assess some of his players ahead of the AFCON tournament. According to Appiah, he needs to have a critical look at some of his players ahead of AFCON in Egypt and these games give him the perfect platform to examine his charges. “The game was very competitive, we also have a game on Tuesday. “These games will be used to assess some of the players I…

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Prez. Akufo-Addo calls on Black Stars to lift 2019 AFCON in Egypt

President Akufo-Addo has charged the Ghana senior football team, the Black Stars to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations trophy after their final qualifying match against Kenya in Accra. The Black Stars beat Kenya a goal to nil on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Accra Sports Stadium with Caleb Ekuban climbing off the bench to score the only goal as the Black Stars finished qualifiers as Group F winners. He hit a first-time left-footed shot from just inside the box, the effort proving too strong for goalkeeper Matasi….

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Migne insists Wanyama is key to Kenya despite inactivity at Tottenham Hotspurs

Kenya head coach Sebastian Migne has revealed how important and influential Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama is to his side insisting his lack of game time at Tottenham won’t change anything. The Kenya midfielder has struggled to find his feat in the Tottenham team this season after suffering a long term injury at the end of last season’s campaign. But the French coach insists Wanyama is the leader of his team because of the influence he has on the young players and hope to have him in the African Cup of…

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