Afcon 2019: ‘Penalty curse’ returns to haunt Ghana against Tunisia

Tunisia edged past Ghana 5-4 on penalties in their last-16 tie Monday night, after a 1-1 extra-time draw to take the final ticket to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals. Ferjani Sassi netted the decisive kick in the shootout…

Ghana XI vs Tunisia: Afriyie Acquah starts as Kassim returns

Ahead of Monday night’s final last-16 match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between Ghana and Tunisia, coach Kwasi Appiah has made two changes to his starting lineup that beat Guinea-Bissau in their previous game. The Black Stars trainer…

Afcon 2019: Gallant South Africa eliminate hosts Egypt

South Africa completed another upset in the round of 16 at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when they eliminated hosts Egypt 1-0 at the Cairo International Stadium Saturday night. Bafana Bafana claimed the deserved victory thanks to a late…

Afcon 2019: Mane scores, misses penalty as Senegal enter quarters

Senegal secured a narrow 1-0 victory over Uganda in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Round of 16 match at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday. The victory saw the Lions of Teranga progress to the quarterfinals where they…

Mane faces Onyango in showdown between Afcon stars

Star forward Sadio Mane goes head-to-head with star goalkeeper Denis Onyango when Senegal meet Uganda on Friday in an Africa Cup of Nations last-16 match in Cairo. Senegalese Mane and Ugandan Onyango were included in the 2018 African Team of…

Afcon 2019: Ghana to battle Tunisia in Round of 16

The pairings for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 has been completed after the group stage of the competition ended Tuesday night. The top two finishers of the six groups and the four best third place teams…

France top group, Denmark also in Round of 16

The goals finally dried up at this thrilling World Cup on Tuesday when a flat France and dull Denmark played a mutually beneficial 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium which allowed the French to finish top of Group C and…

U-17 WCup: Starlets see off Niger to book quarterfinals date with Mali

Ghana defeated African rivals Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in…

U-17 WCup: Sadiq Ibrahim suspended for Ghana’s R16 game

Winger Sadiq Ibrahim will miss Ghana’s Round of 16 action at the ongoing Fifa U-17 World Cup due to an accumulation of yellow cards. Competition rules state a player is to be suspended for a game once he receives three…

MTN FA Cup R16: Hearts, Kotoko march on; WAFA knocked out

Defending champions Bechem United were denied a place in the quarterfinals of the 2016/17 MTN FA Cup following a crushing defeat to Berekum Chelsea on Sunday. The Hunter were defeated 4-0 at the Golden City Park courtesy a brace from…

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