Tenacious Fatau Dauda eyes return to Black Stars

Experienced Ghanaian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda says he has not given up on a return to the senior national football team despite not earning a call up in the last 5-6 years. Dauda made his entry into the Black Stars setup in 2008 and became a mainstay in the team from 2012-13 thereof. His time in the national colors has seen him represent at AFCON tournaments and he also featured in two matches (against Germany and Portugal) during Ghana’s ill-fated World Cup 2014 adventure. Despite being overlooked by coaches in recent…

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SHOCKING: How Ex-President Kuffour influenced the appointment of Kwasi Appiah as Ghana assistant coach – Appiah reveals

Immediate-past Black Stars coach James Kwasi Appiah has shockingly revealed how ex-Ghana President JA Kuffour influenced his appointment as the deputy coach of the national team on his way to becoming the substantive manager. In what comes as a huge revelation of how political power has crept into the football governance of the West African soccer giants, Appiah describes the former president’s influence as timely in getting him appointed as the deputy of Claude le Roy. Appiah was first appointed as the deputy of the French manager in 2008 before…

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2022 WC Qualifiers: Ethiopian FA chief names Black Stars as team to beat in Group G

Ethiopian FA spokesperson Bahiru Tilahun is upbeat about his country’s chances despite their tough 2022 World Cup qualifying group. Walia Ibex were pitched alongside four-time African champions Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe in Group G in the draw which was held in Cairo on Tuesday. Speaking in an interview with FOX 97.9 FM, Bahiru embraced their underdog tag and admitted it was going to be a daunting task to qualify ahead of powerhouses like Ghana and South Africa. “It’s going to be a very tough group, Ghana has good squad,…

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Ghana coach C.K Akonnor reacts to 2022 World Cup qualifying draw

Ghana coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor is feeling optimistic after Black Stars’ opponents for the 2nd round qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup was revealed following Tuesday’s draw by CAF in Egypt. The four-time African champions were paired along with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in Group G. Despite suggestions that Ghana have been handed an easy draw, Akonnor insists his side need hard work and desire to qualify for the tournament in Qatar. The West African country are embarking on a quest to reach the global event for…

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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Black Stars handed tricky draw

Ghana will face South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in the 2nd round qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup. The Black Stars were handed another South African challenge following Tuesday’s draw by the Confederations of African Football in Egypt. The Black Stars are already in the same qualifying group with South Africa for the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Ghana defeated South Africa 2:0 in the  opening match of the 2021 Afcon qualifier in Cape Coast in November last year and with the return encounter yet to…

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QATAR 2022 WC QUALIFIERS: GFA Vice President Mark Addo leads Ghana delegation for draw in Egypt

The Vice President of the Ghana Football Association Mark Addo has led a three-man delegation to Egypt ahead of the draw for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Head coach of the Black Stars C.K. Akonnor and General Secretary of the Ghana FA Prosper Harrison Addo were the two others who joined Mr. Mark Addo to make the trip to Egypt on Monday. Africa will embark on the next phase in the journey to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with the draw for the second round of the continent’s qualifying…

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Egypt gaffer Hector Cuper wants Ghana coaching job

Former head coach of the Pharaohs of Egypt Hector Cuper is interested in the vacant coaching job of the Black Stars, his agent has confirmed. Alejandro Camanõ confirmed in an interview with footballmadeinghana.com that his client is ready to take over the Ghana coaching job if approached. “Cuper is unoccupied now. He will be ready to coach Ghana if given the opportunity,” Camanõ told footballmadeinghana.com Cuper who qualified Egypt to their last World Cup in 2018 after they missed out since 1990 is unattached, making him perfectly available for the…

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