Ghana can cause surprise in Egypt-NFF PRO.

  Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Football Federation Ademola Olajire has tipped Ghana to go all in the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Olajire believes Ghana is a difficult team to beat and they can cause havoc in Egypt. “Ghana is a tough team with great players so they can cause a surprise in Egypt” Olajire told Ashh FM “The Friendly game between Ghana and Nigeria has been canceled and we are very disappointed because we thought Ghana was going to be the toughest opponent to help Nigeria prepare our…

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Black Stars management in Abu Dhabi to inspect facilities for pre-AFCON training camp

The Black Stars management committee are in United Arab Emirates (UAE)  to inspect the proposed base and facilities for Ghana’s pre-AFCON training camp. Head coach Kwesi Appiah who is part of the inspection team discovered on Friday evening his side’s group stage opponents and where they will play in the tournament. The Black Stars are paired in Group F with defending Cameroon, Benin and debutants Guinea-Bissau. Abu Dhabi has similar weather condition like Egypt in the summer and also provides excellent training facilities. Ghana will play two of their Group…

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Ghana not among AFCON favorites insists Kwesi Appiah

Coach Kwesi Appiah has admitted Ghana is not among the favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which starts on 21 June in Egypt. The four-time champions are seeking to end their 37-year wait for continental success, having won their last title in 1982. Kwesi Appiah’s side have come close to ending their drought at the last six tournaments, having reached the semi-finals, and even going as far as the final in 2010 and 2015. The Black Stars have been drawn in Group F alongside defending champions Cameroon, Benin and…

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TOTAL AFCON U17: Unlucky Fabin tastes first defeat with Uganda U17

Ghanaian trainer Paa Kwesi Fabin was served a bitter pill on Sunday as he began his journey as the head coach of Uganda U17 national team. Fabin’s side was pipped by Angola in their opening clash of the U17 AFCON ongoing in Tanzania. A 32nd minute strike by Osvaldo Capemba gave the Angolans the winning urge of Uganda in a game that was dominated by Fabin’s side. Despite having less than a month to prepare the team for the tournament, the former Ghana U17 trainer has shaped the Ugandan side…

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AFCON 2019: Ghana officials inspect Ismailia Stadium

Officials of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee and the Black Stars Management Committee have inspected the Ismailia Stadium in Egypt after the group stage draw. The delegation was at the draw for the group stage of the tournament which took place in Cairo on Friday. Led by Deputy Sports Minister Perry Okudzeto, who doubles as vice-chairman of the interim Black Stars Management Committee, the team inspected the facility which will be hosting the opening two games of the Black Stars in the group stage. The 18,525-seater capacity Ismailia Stadium is…

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AFCON 2019: Ghana to play Nigeria in pre-tournament friendly

The Black Stars of Ghana will play their bitterest rivals The Super Eagles of Nigeria in a pre-AFCON friendly, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed. According to the German trainer, the Nigeria Football Federation is in advanced talks with the Ghana FA Normalization Committee for the friendly to be played. Gernot Rohr’s men are preparing to take the competition by storm and are planning to engage sworn rivals Ghana in a pre-tournament friendly game next month. “We plan to play build-up games with Ghana (in Nigeria), and maybe Senegal.” coach…

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AFCON 2019: Ghana to be based in Ismailia during group stage

The Black Stars of Ghana will be based in Ismailia for the group stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which starts on 21 June in Egypt. Ghana are in Group F with defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea Bissau in an all West African affair. The 18,525-capacity Ismailia Stadium will host all the matches of the group. The facility is used by Egypt Premier League side Ismaily SC, and was one of six stadiums used in the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Ghana has an unpleasant memory…

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AFCON 2019: Ghana, Cameroon to clash in Group F

The Black Stars of Ghana will clash with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Group F in the group stage of the 2019 AFCON as a repeat of the 2000 edition of the tournament reckons. The two former champions who have won combined trophies of 8, with each side boasting of 4 titles, promise a blistering encounter when they cone up again each other in two months. The Black Stars clashed with the Indomitable Lions in the opening game of the tournament Ghana co-hosted with Nigeria in 2000 in a…

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2019 AFCON DRAW: Ghana meet Cameroon in Group F, Morocco and Ivory Coast in Group of Death

The 2019 AFCON will be graced with some mouthwatering encounters following the draw done on Friday evening in Cairo. The Black Stars of Ghana will be in Group F with Cameroon to stage a repeat of the 2000 AFCON group stage battle, with Benin and Guinea-Bissau being the other group opponents. Herve Renard has been offered a bitter pill as his Moroccan side will clash with his former side Ivory Coast in what could be described the Group of Death with South Africa and Namibia in Group D. The historic…

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LIVE: 2019 AFCON Group Stage Draw

Welcome to the LIVE coverage of the group stage draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on FoitballMadeInGhana.com The draw takes place this evening  at the Sphinx and Pyramids just outside of Egypt’s capital Cairo, with 24 countries await their fate ahead of the tournament finals in Egypt, as the tournament is scheduled to kick off from June 21-July 19. Cameroon, the reigning champions, are placed in Pot 1 alongside hosts Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria and Morocco, while 2015 champions Ivory Coast are in Pot 2. Just a click…

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