CHAN 2020 QUALIFIER: Terrorist attack in Burkina Faso ahead of Ghana-Burkina clash

The Black Stars B of Ghana will have to be given extra security as they head to Ouagadougou for the second leg of the 2020 CHAN Qualifier with Burkina Faso to be played on Sunday following terrorist attacks in the country. Security will have to be strengthened at all frontiers of Burkina Faso ahead of the game as the attack at the Grand Mosque in the small town of Salmossi in the Oudalan region two days ago has left 16 dead. It appears the attacks are synonymous with the CHAN…

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FEATURE: The irony of patriotism – Black Stars B ‘starved’ throughout WAFU tournament

Often times, we’ve heard sounds of the patriotism drum whenever players go on national team assignment but the treatment given to these players is completely an irony of the call for nationalism and patriotism. Just about a month ago, players of the national U23 side – The Black Meteors – were forced to purchase their own tickets to fly down to play for the nation and miraculously qualified for the first ever U23 AFCON to be hosted in Egypt next month. These players are still chasing the government for a…

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Eric Bekoe implores home-based footballers to hit the streets over absence of a domestic competition

Former Asante Kotoko and Petrojet striker Eric Kwabena Bekoe is urging home-based footballers to hit the streets in protest against the Normalization Committee (NC), over the absence of a domestic competition which is affecting them directly. Bekoe, who appear unhappy with the backlashing of the Black Stars B for their inability to defend the WAFU Zone B Cup in Senegal on Sunday wants his former playmates to register their displeasure over the state of domestic football. Bekoe has applauded the Black Stars B for their performance claiming the side has…

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Eric Bekoe jumps to the defence of Black Stars B after WAFU Cup failure

Former Ghana Premier League goal king Eric Bekoe has jumped to the defence of the Black Stars B following their defeat to Senegal in the 2019 WAFU Cup insisting he is impressed with the performance of the team. Ghana lost the finals to hosts Senegal through the lottery of penalty kicks after a pulsating 1-1 draw after 120 minutes. The former Asante Kotoko striker believes the players and the technical team have done a wonderful job and deserve to be praised for getting to the final of the tournament despite…

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WAFU 2019: Ghana face Ivory Coast in the semis

Ghana’s Black Stars B will cross swords with Ivory Coast in the semi finals of the ongoing WAFU Cup in Senegal. The Black Stars B booked a place in the last four after beating Burkina Faso on penalties following an entertaining 1-1 draw in regulation time. On the other hand Ivory Coast booked their ticket via the same route beating Togo 4-2 on penalties after a scoreless outcome in regulation time. The game between the two West African neighbours has been slated for October 8 at 8.00pm with the winner…

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WAFU 2019: Maxwell Konadu facing selection headache ahead of Burkina Faso clash

Ghana Black Stars B trainer Maxwell Konadu has been presented with a herculean task of naming his starting eleven to face Burkina Faso on Friday following the arrival of players of Asante Kotoko. Ahead of the crunch encounter with Burkina Faso, it remains to be seen whether Coach Maxwell Konadu will give the contingent from Kotoko a chance in the team after most of the players who played on matchday one impressed. The contingent from the Porcupine Warriors joined the side after their CAF Champions League game with Etoile Du…

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PHOTOS: Ghana U23 manager Ibrahim Tanko attends U23 AFCON Draw in Egypt

Ghana U23 manager Ibrahim Tanko represented Ghana at the U23 AFCON Draw in Egypt on Tuesday. Tanko is the only Ghanaian representative at the event that United him with his former play and coaching mates. Ghana will know their group by the close of Tuesday in the tournament that will be played in Egypt next month.

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Ghanaian Players Abroad Best XI: Antwi, Evans, Andy on target as Salisu maintains position

John Antwi was the man of the moment after guiding Pyramids FC to the group phase of the CAF Confederation Cup with a magnificent goal. Former Inter Allies playmaker Evans Mensah grabbed a brace for HJK in the Finnish League while Andy Yiadom struck late to steal a point for Reading FC to return to the Best XI of the Week. David Atanga weaved his way into the team after providing a sumptuous assist for his aide in their 3-0 win over Greuther Fürth. In a 4:2:3:1 system, below is…

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Nana Ampomah makes debut appearance for Fortuna Düsseldorf in SC Freiburg defeat

Ghana winger Nana Opoku Ampomah made his Bundesliga debut for Fortuna Düsseldorf in their 2-1 home defeat to SC Freiburg on Sunday. The Ghana midfielder was brought on for Polish attacker David Kownaki on the 75th minute. Nana Ampomah had been injured at the mouth of the season, ruling him out of the opening league games for The Flingeraners. The swift winger introduced urgency in the game for the home side but his inclusion came a little too late as the visitors stole a 2-1 win. SC Freiburg continued their…

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VIDEO: Watch Majeed Ashmeru’s wonderful goal for RB Salzburg

Majeed Ashimeru grabbed his second goal of the season in his side’s 4-1 win in the Austria Bundesliga. The midfielder scored to draw his side level after going down by an early goal at home against Austria Wien. Red Bull Salzburg eventually won the game by 4-1, courtesy goals from Masaya Okugawa and a brace from Malian striker Sekou Keita. Watch the goal below: Majeed Ashimeru with an absolute beauty……. pic.twitter.com/RVJYMxOwXd — @Kinaata Adict (@MistarHAT) September 29, 2019

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