Afcon 2019: Black Stars open campaign today

Ghana will begin their quest to end a long Africa Cup of Nations trophy drought when they face Benin in a Group F clash at Ismailia Stadium on Tuesday, June 25. Kickoff is at 20:00 GMT. Ghana have long been…

Afcon 2019: Tunisian referee Essrayri handed Ghana vs Benin clash

Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayri has been appointed to take charge of Ghana’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener against Benin Tuesday night. The match kicks off 20:00 GMT. Essrayri, 42, has officiated two matches involving a Ghana national team since…

Afcon 2019: ‘Ayew needs collective team effort to lead Ghana to glory’

Ghana international, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has backed Andre Ayew to lead the Black Stars to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but insists it will take collective team effort for him to succeed. Ayew was named substantive captain…

Afcon Friendly: Black Stars play out 0-0 draw with South Africa

Ghana’s Black Stars failed to score in their final warm-up match to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals with South Africa Saturday afternoon. The practice match, played behind closed doors at the Police Academy Stadium in Al-Jalal, Dubai…

Afcon 2019: Black Stars to arrive in Egypt June 20

Ghana have set Thursday, June 20 as their arrival date for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. At Egypt 2019, the Black Stars will be chasing for the fifth since their last time in 1982. Ghana have been…

Afcon 2019: Waris, Ofori miss out on Ghana 23

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has announced his final squad of 23 players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals. The four-time champions are placed in Group F of the 24-team tournament, where they will face Benin (June 25), Cameroon …

Namibia upset Ghana in pre-Afcon friendly

Namibia dealt Ghana a rude awakening in their first of two test matches towards their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign Sunday afternoon. The Brave Warriors handed the Black Stars a 1-0 defeat in the match played behind closed doors at the…

Afcon 2019: Musah Nuhu injured and out of Ghana squad

Former WAFA SC defender Musah Nuhu has been ruled of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after injuring his knee in training. The centre-back broke down after going in for a tackle during the first training session on day…

Black Stars: Appiah, Gyan hold ‘peace talks’ ahead of Afcon

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah, Tuesday met striker Asamoah Gyan for the first time since ‘controversially’ naming him General Captain of the Black Stars. The duo patched up their differences. The once cordial relationship between the two appeared to have broken…

Andre Ayew named permanent Black Stars captain

Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah has named André Ayew as the permanent captain of the team. This follows a meeting with the top brass of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Normalization Committee (NC) after which approval and full backing was…

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