Black Stars “B” to begin camping in Kumasi on Wednesday August 14

The Home based Black Stars will begin camping on Wednesday August 14 in  Kumasi. The 28-man squad which was announced earlier this month will begin preparations for their upcoming international assignments. The Black Stars “B” are scheduled to play Burkina Faso in a double header tie for a place in next year’s CHAN Tournament. Coach Konadu’s side are also expected to represent the country in the upcoming WAFU tournament to be staged in Senegal. The invited players are expected to report at the Georgia Hotel before 5:00pm on Wednesday. The…

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Black Stars B to start camping on Wednesday

Black Stars B will start camping on Wednesday ahead of the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. Coach Maxwell Konadu has invited 30 players to pitch camp in Kumasi to begin preparations for the clash against Burkina Faso. Ghana will host the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is scheduled to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. The CHAN tournament is exclusively reserved for footballers playing in their domestic leagues. Ghana has missed out in the last two editions of…

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Kotoko, AshGold players could miss Ghana’s CHAN qualifiers and WAFU B tournament

Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold players could miss Black Stars B upcoming 2020 CHAN qualifiers and WAFU B tournament. The Premier League duo may be reluctant to release their stars due to their participation in the 2019-20 CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup respectively. Ghana will host Burkina Faso in the first leg of the CHAN qualifiers on September 26 before the WAFU tournament also kicks off later that month. Ghana won the inaugural 16-team tournament on home soil in 2017 and will be looking to defend the title in…

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CHAN 2020: Uncertainty over Black Stars B camping date ahead of Burkina Faso clash

There is a cloud of uncertainty surrounding Black Stars B camping date ahead of Burkina Faso clash in the qualifiers for the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Ghana will host the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is scheduled to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. With exactly two months to the crucial encounter, the team has still not resumed camp and it remains quite unclear when that will change. A situation that is causing unease for the technical team who…

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2019 WAFU CUP: Ghana, the team to beat

As the defending champions, after securing the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations title, Ghana are the team to beat at this year’s tournament which will be hosted in Senegal from 28 September to 13 October. Ghana’s first match will see them take on The Gambia on 28 September in the second match of the day at the Stade Lat Dior. Statistically, the two teams have met on six occasions with Ghana registering four wins, one draw and one loss against The Gambia. So, the Black Stars will fancy their chances…

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2019 WAFU CUP: 5 teams to watch out for

Home advantage paid dividends two years ago as Ghana came up trumps at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations, mauling West African rivals Nigeria 4-1 in the final. Senegal will host the 2019 edition and this is enough to mark the Teranga Lions among the favourites to win this year’s crown. That said, Fox Sports Africa takes a look at five teams to watch at 2019 WAFU ahead of Wednesday’s draw. Senegal Sitting at 23rd in the latest FIFA World Rankings, Senegal are the highest ranked side on the African…

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2019 WAFU CUP: Morocco to replace Sierra Leone

Despite being a North African side, Morocco will play in the 2019 WAFU Cup as guests, replacing Sierra Leone who are uncertain with the football status. The North African giants have accepted to okay as guests and were even at the draw which took place in Dakar, Senegal on Wednesday. The decision to invite Morocco to participate in the competition follows the uncertain status of Sierra Leone who are currently serving a FIFA ban due to government interference. Sierra Leone were suspended after FIFA sent a letter to the country’s…

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2019 WAFU Cup draw: Ghana pitted against Gambia in knock-out phase

Black Stars ‘B’ will face Gambia in the first phase of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal on 28 September, 2019. The colorful event which took place in Dakar on Wednesday, saw Maxwell Konadu’s men pitted against The Scorpions. The tournament’s new format features a knock-out competition with the winners of phase one progressing to the cup competition, and the phase one losing teams competing in the plate competition. Ghana won the inaugural 16-team tournament on home soil in 2017 and will be defending the title. With a strong…

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Maxwell Konadu in Dakar for 2019 WAFU Cup draw today

Black Stars ‘B’ head coach, Maxwell Konadu will be in attendance at the 2019 edition of the WAFU Cup of Nations draw in Dakar, Senegal on Wednesday evening. The West African giants will host the second edition of the tournament which kicks off in October. Ghana won the inaugural 16-team tournament on home soil in 2017 and will be defending the title. With a strong core to call on, the local Black Stars will be among the favourites to lift the title once more later this year.

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WAFU Women’s Cup:Black Queens edge Mali in penalty shootout to win bronze

Black Queens displayed a resolute defence and some steely nerves  in dispatching Mali in a 8-7 penalty shootout to claim bronze at the WAFU Women’s Cup. Following a barren first stanza, the two sides pushed for the initiative in the second half but failed to convert the plethora of chances they had as the game ended in a stalemate. Goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi emerged the hero with a crucial save to propel Ghana to another podium finish in the competition. Ghana’s Janet Ama Egyir was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the match.

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