Black Queens crash out of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

Ghana’s hopes of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football tournament got dashed after losing 1-0 on aggregate to Kenya Tuesday afternoon. The Black Queens had settled for a barren draw in the first leg played in Accra on…

Kenya parts company with head coach Migne

Kenya’s football federation said on Monday coach Sebastien Migné was leaving by “mutual consent” eight days after his team got eliminated from qualifying for the 2020 Championship of African Nations (CHAN). Kenya were knocked out of the tournament, for teams…

Afcon 2019: Olunga goals keep Kenya in hunt for last-16 place

Michael Olunga scored twice as Kenya edged neighbours Tanzania 3-2 in Cairo on Thursday to keep alive hopes of reaching the second round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Japan-based forward equalised in the first half and scored…

Origi and Wanyama put Kenya on Champions League map

Liverpool striker Divock Origi and Tottenham Hotspur’s Victor Wanyama are the talk of Kenya ahead of Saturday’s European Champions League final in Madrid. In football-mad Kenya, a nation of 50 million in East Africa, there is hope the two athletes…

Ghana 1-0 Kenya: Debut delight for birthday boy Ekuban

Birthday boy Caleb Ekuban scored a late winner for Ghana in a 1-0 victory over Kenya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday evening. The Leeds United forward, who is on-loan at Turkish…

21 players kick off Black Stars preps for Kenya clash

Twenty-one (21) players officially opened Ghana’s preparations for their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Kenya Tuesday afternoon. Asante Kotoko trio – Amos Frimpong, Kwame Bonsu and Felix Annan – who arrived from their Caf Confederation…

2019 AfconQ: Kenya lose Olunga to injury ahead of Ghana clash

Kenya star Michael Olunga will not be up for selection for the coming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana slated for March 23. The highly influential striker picked up a hamstring injury during Kashiwa Reysol’s 1-0 win over Albirex…

Kenyan Match Commissioner killed in Addis Ababa crash

A senior Kenyan football official was among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash, the country’s federation said on Monday. Hussein Swaleh, former general secretary of the Kenyan Football Federation (KFF), had been returning to Nairobi after serving…

2019 AfconQ: Appiah names five new players in squad for Ghana vs Kenya

Ghana coach, Kwasi Appiah has invited 24 players to the Black Stars camp for the final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Kenya scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium. Appiah has handed first-time senior call-ups to five players…

Accra Stadium to host Stars, Meteors in Afcon qualifiers same day

The Accra Stadium has been sanctioned to, in a novelty, host a double-header Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games involving Ghana’s senior national team the Black Stars and Olympic team (U-23s), the Black Meteors on the same day, March 23,…

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