“A job to do, carry Ghana along” – PFAG urges Black Stars | Afcon 2017

The Players union of Ghana is urging the Black Stars to continue making Ghana proud by qualifying to the finals and winning the AFCON currently ongoing in Gabon. The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana(PFAG) says the gradual return of love…

Afcon 2017: Cameroon coach defends players over bonus row, debunks boycott

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has described bonus offer to his players at the Africa Cup of Nations as disrespectful. News went viral that the Indomitable Lions had boycotted training on Monday in protest against qualification bonus offered them for the…

Afcon 2017: Referee influenced our defeat to Egypt – Burkina Faso coach

The match ended in a 1-1 draw and both sides failed to score any decisive goals in extra time, with Egypt’s veteran keeper Essam El-Hadary saving two spot kicks to prevent Burkina Faso from reaching their second Nations Cup final…

Afcon 2017: Egypt beat Burkina Faso to reach final… WATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Egypt progressed to the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Burkina Faso on penalties Wednesday night. 44-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary rolled back his penalty-saving experience to pull two spectacular blocks to keep the Pharaohs charge…

FEATURE: Pragmatism trumps eye-pleasing football again | Afcon 2017

The last European championships was slammed for its lack of quality and excitement, and of course the ‘small mindednesses’ of some teams. This criticism was mainly because of the tactics employed by the so-called smaller teams like Iceland. In truth,…

Burkina Faso vs Egypt Statistical Preview | Afcon 2017 semis

Egypt’s clash with Burkina Faso at 7pm tonight is sure a repeat of the 1998 AFCON semifinal. The Pharaohs beat then hosts Burkina Faso 2-0 courtesy a brace from veteran striker Hossam Hassan. Current goalie Essam El Hadary was a…

Afcon 2017: 58 goals and the stats so far

Ahead of the semifinals game beginning Wednesday evening, starrsportsgh.com writer Michael Asare Boadu compiles the numbers behind the games played so far at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon. A total 58 goals have been recorded from…

AUDIO: Forgive my son – Brimah’s mum pleads | Afcon 2017

Hajia Atu, mother of Black Stars goalkeeper Razak Brimah is pleading with Ghanaians to forgive her son in the wake of his loose comments on social media. The GFA on Tuesday fined Brimah $2,500 over his post on Facebook in…

Brimah acted out of frustration – Psychologist

Former Black Stars psychologist Patrick Ofori has suggested that Ghana’s goalkeeper Razak Brimah’s usage of abusive words on his critics was done out of frustration. The Cordoba shot-stopper on Monday took to Facebook to throw some invective at critics who…

Breaking News: Apologetic Brimah fined $2,500 for Facebook rant

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) held a meeting on Tuesday morning, to examine comments made by goalkeeper Razak Brimah on social media. The meeting was necessitated by the unfortunate words used by Brimah which management finds unacceptable. We have also…

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