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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WAFU 2019 : Shafiu Mumuni wins Golden boot award

Ghana’s Black Stars B skipper Shafiu Mumuni has won the  top scorer award at the just ended West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup in Senegal. Shafiu Mumuni netted four goals in the tournament to emerge as the top scorer in this year’s tournament. Mumuni bagged his first goal in the WAFU competition when Ghana faced Burkina Faso in the quarter – final in a game which ended 1-1 before Ghana on on penalties. He moved on to bagged precious hat-trick in the semi-final as Ghana beat Cote d’Ivoire 3-1 to…

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WAFU 2019 : Ghana(1) 1-1 ( 3) Senegal – Black Stars B Failed To Defend Their Title After Loosing 3-1 Via Penalties To Host Senegal

The Black Stars B of Ghana has failed to defend their WAFU Championship title after succumbing to the Local Terranga Lions of Senegal 3-1 via penalty shootouts. Senegal started the game by taking control of the game in the early stages. They looked more threatening as Ghana defense were made to answer many questions at the back. Ibrhima Drame came close to giving the Senegalese the lead but his effort was saved by Eric Ofori. Shafiu Mumuni came close for Ghana in the 25th minute, after a good cross by…

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WAFU 2019 : Maxwell Konadu announce starting line up for Senegal final, Esso, Shafiu and Okrah lead the attack

Maxwell Konadu has announced his starting line up for Ghana’s final game against hosts Senegal in 2019 WAFU tournament in Senegal. The coach has maintained the same team that started in the semi finals against Ivory Coast. Patrick Yeboah maintains his place on the left side of the defense. Medeama SC goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi will be in the sticks with Fatawu Mohammed and Patrick on the right and left flanks. Mohammed Alhassan will partner Habib Mohammed as center backs for the clash. Justice Blay , Latif Anabila and James…

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Gambian referee to handle WAFU Cup final between Ghana and Senegal

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the appointment of Gambia official Omar Sallah as the center referee for the 2019 WAFU Cup final between Senegal and Ghana. Sallah will be assisted by Abou Ngoh from Ivory Coast as 1st Asst, Omar Habib Sanou from Burkina Faso as 2nd Asst while Boubou Traore will be forth Official. Nigerien born Moussa Ibrahim will be Match Commissioner and Samir Kria from Algeria as Referee Assessor. The match is scheduled to kick off at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies on Sunday, October 13, 2019….

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