Hearts of Oak duo join Black Meteors camp ahead of U-23 AFCON

Accra Hearts of Oak duo Richmond Ayi and William Denki have joined the Black Meteors team in camp ahead of the AFCON under 23 championship in Egypt. Both players took part in the Homowo Cup over the weekend against Great Olympics which ended in a stalemate. They have since joined their colleagues at the MP Plaza hotel to prepare for the next month under 23 championship in Egypt. Black Meteors began camping on Friday ahead of the tournament which begins on 8 November, 2019. Head coach Ibrahim Tanko is currently…

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Emmanuel Ocran, Diawisie Taylor re-join Black Stars B squad ahead of Burkina Faso game

Maxwell Konadu has recalled Dreams FC winger Emmanuel Ocran and Karela United striker Diawisie Taylor to the local Black Stars team ahead of the second leg CHAN  encounter with Burkina Faso. The duo were dropped from the final squad for the WAFU tournament which was held in Senegal. Emmanuel Ocran and Diawisie Taylor are expected to join the team this afternoon at their training base as they prepare for Sunday’s game against Burkina Faso. Ghana will need a convincing win to qualify ahead of their West African counterpart after losing…

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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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Black Meteors to engage Star Makers FC in a friendly

The Black Meteors will engage in a friendly encounter against second tie side Star Makers FC on Wednesday 16th October 2019. Head coach Ibrahim Tanko will use the game to access his team as they continue their preparations ahead of upcoming Africa U23 Championship in Egypt. Ghana have been drawn with hosts Egypt, Mali and Cameroon in group A. The kick off time for the game is exactly 7:00am sharp at the EL- Wak Stadium. By: Gbordzor Promise

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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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Black Stars B to move straight to camp ahead of Burkina Faso encounter

The Black Stars B will move straight to camp to Prepare for second leg of the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso. After failing to defend their WAFU trophy against Senegal, Maxwell Konadu and his charges will now shift their attention to the upcoming CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso in Quagadougo. Ghana lost the first leg at home and will be looking to overturn the results in the second leg in order to qualify to the competition which will be held next year in Cameroon. The game has been slated for Sunday…

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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 Cup: Maxwell Konadu assesses Ghana’s defeat to Senegal

Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu has praised his team despite their defeat to hosts Senegal in the Wafu Cup of Nations final on Sunday. The Teranga Lions secured a 3-1 victory in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 1-1 in extra-time. “The match wasn’t bad, it was a tough and very tactical match which was very good,” Konadu said in his post-match interview. “The level was very high. We knew the Senegalese have a young and talented team. “We also have good squad and we knew the match was going…

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Black Stars B to arrive in Ghana today

After failing to retain the WAFU championship ultimate against Senegal, the Black Stars B  are set to arrive in Ghana today. Maxwell Konadu and his charges lost by 3-1 on penalties to Senegal on Sunday in the 2019 WAFU championship staged in Senegal. Ghana failed to defend the converted trophy for the third consecutive time after winning it in 2013 and 2017. The team is expected in Ghana on Monday to begin preparations for the second leg of the Championship for African Nations (CHAN) Qualifier game against Burkina Faso which…

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