FEATURE: Normalizing Ghana football, the GOLDEN role of the Sports Ministry

Following the dramatic Anas Exposé on 7th June 2018, Ghana football capsized and there was no hope of its return in the shortest possible time as both government and the football family were at sea as to what to do to restore the game. The government of Ghana, through the Attorney General, attempted liquidating the GFA despite knowing it was a private entity but the action was vehemently opposed by the football fraternity, championed by president of Division One League side Tema Youth FC, Osei Kwaku Winfred. The confused state…

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Ghana miss out on CHAN tournament for the third time

The 2020 CHAN Tournament to be hosted in Cameroon will be without the Black Stars B of Ghana following their 0-0 encounter with Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou on Sunday evening. The Local Stallions of Burkina Faso picked a ticket for the tournament after winning the first leg by 1-0 in Kumasi barely a month ago. This will be the second time the Burkinabes have stopped Ghana from qualifying for the tournament after inflinching a painful 2-1 defeat on the Black Stars B in Kumasi in 2017. Ghana had secured an…

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CHAN Qualifier : Match Report : Burkina Faso (1)0-0(0)Ghana, Black Stars ‘B’ knocked out by Burkina Faso

The Black Stars B have failed to qualify to the CHAN Championship for the third consecutive time after drawing goalless with Burkina Faso in the second leg of the qualifier. After losing the first leg at home by a 0-1, Maxwell Konadu and his charges were hoping to overturn the results in Ouagadougou but a goalless draw means the local Stallions qualifies on (1-0) aggregate. Maxwell Konadu made two changes to the team that lost the final of the WAFU Championship against Senegal a week ago. Starting Felix Annan and…

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CHAN Qualifier : Maxwell Konadu announces starting line up for crucial Burkina Faso clash, Felix Annan and Benjamin Afutu start

Black Stars B head coach Maxwell Konadu has named his starting line up for the Second leg of the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso. Ghana’s lost the first leg at home by a lone goal and will be looking to overturn the results and qualify to the next year’s CHAN tournament. The coach has made two changes to the team that lost to Senegal in the finals of the WAFU. Felix Annan and Benjamin Afutu have been preferred ahead of Eric Ofori Antwi and injured James Akaminko. The Asante Kotoko…

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PRESS RELEASE: NC RELEASES $25,000 OF WAFU PRIZE MONEY TO BLACK STARS ‘B’, REMAINING $25,000 TO BE GIVEN TO THE TEAM IF THEY BEAT BURKINA FASO TO QUALIFY FOR CHAN 2020

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has decided to immediately pay US $25,000, which is 50% of the US $50,000 prize money the Black Stars B earned for placing 2nd at the just-ended WAFU Championship in Senegal. Even though organisers of the tournament (WAFU) are yet to pay the money to the GFA, the NC has decided to reward the team by immediately advancing $25,000 to them for their gallant display during the tournament, and also to motivate them ahead of their crucial CHAN final qualifier with Burkina…

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CHAN Qualifier : We are highly motivated to beat Burkina Faso – Shafiu Mumuni

Ahead of the CHAN qualifier second leg game against Burkina Faso in Quagadougo, Black Stars B skipper Shafiu Mumuni has insisted Ghana are in Burkina Faso to qualify and nothing else. Despite losing the first leg at home by a lone goal, the Ashantigold striker has insisted the players are motivated to play above themselves in order to qualify for the championship in Cameroon next year. “We are highly motivated, moreover we had the opportunity to play them in the WAFU tournament”He told footballmadeinghana.com. “We saw their play at the…

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CHAN Qualifier: Burkina Faso are beatable – Maxwell Konadu

Ahead of the second leg clash of the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso in Quagadougo, Black Stars B Head coach Maxwell Konadu has maintained his charges are more confident now than they were before the first leg. Ghana lost the first leg by a lone goal and will be looking to get a good result in the second leg to qualify to the next year’s Championship in Cameroon. Despite losing the first leg at home, Maxwell Konadu and his charges defeated Burkina Faso in the quarterfinals of the just ended…

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VIDEO: Black Stars B host successful training at 4th August Stadium ahead of CHAN clash with Burkina Faso

The Black Stars B of Ghana held a successful training session at the 4th August Sports Stadium in Oaugadougou on Saturday evening ahead of their clash with Burkina Faso on Sunday. Coach Maxwell Konadu trained with all his 18-man squad in a spirited exercise as they aim at beating the hosts on Sunday to qualify for the 2020 tournament. Ghana lost the first leg in Kumasi by 1-0 and will have to beat the Burkinabes more than a goal to secure qualification to the 2020 edition of the tournament. Ghana…

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CHAN Qualifier : Maxwell Konadu names 18 man squad for Burkina Faso clash, James Akaminko and others miss out

Head coach of Ghana Black Stars ‘B’ Maxwell Konadu has named his final 18 man squad for Burkina Faso the second leg of the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso. The team jet off the shores of Ghana to Ouagadogu on this morning for crucial encounter game against the Stallions of Burkina Faso on Sunday. Coach Maxwell Konadu’ and his lads are going into the game with a 1-0 deficit in Burkina Faso and need a win badly before booking a ticket to the 2020 CHAN tournament in Cameroon. James Akaminko,…

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Black Stars B donate to Akropong School for the blind in the Eastern Region

Ghana Black Stars ‘B’ of have donated to the Akropong School for the blind in the Eastern region of Ghana today as part of their philanthropic projects. The gesture forms part of social responsibility of the players and the team as they seek to develop the children holistically. The team donated items such as cartons of milk, bars of soap, detergents among others to the management of the school. The team Media Officer Richmond Opoku Afriyie presented the items on behalf of the team to the school. Coach Maxwell Konadu…

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