Tag Archives: Black Stars

Black Stars Shine Against Guinea in Group A opener


Second half goals from Stephen Sarfo and Kwame Kizito handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Guinea in their first Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 14. Ghana started really positively and created chances almost at will in the opening half, but their finishing was not at its best. ...

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Ghana drops to 52nd in latest FIFA rankings

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Ghana fell two places to 52nd in the latest FIFA rankings released today by the world governing body for the month of September. Between the last rankings in August and now, the main Black Stars team has drawn once and won once both in matches with Congo Brazzaville while the Black Stars B team lost 2-1 to Burkina Faso in ...

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Youngsters are key to Black Stars future – Gyan


Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan believes the hunger exhibited by the youngsters in the team during their double header against Congo bodes well for the team’s future. Individual players like Thomas Agyapong and Ebenezer Ofori look set to become a major components of the Black Stars going forward after their initial displays. He urged them to work harder to enable ...

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Black Stars abandoned travel arrangements after Congo win – Sports Ministry


The Ministry of Youth and Sports have dismissed the assertion that shirking their duties resulted in the Black Stars making their own travel arrangements from Brazaville back to Ghana. Captain of the side Asamoah Gyan had to eventually rescue the situation by paying for a direct chartered flight back to Ghana after the emphatic 5-1 win over Congo after it ...

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Gyan commends Black Stars for massive Congo win


Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan, was full of admiration for his team mates as they romped to a 5-1 win over Congo Brazzaville on Tuesday in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Gyan could not play due to a groin injury but he travelled with the team to Brazzaville and watched as Thomas Partey and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scored on the day ...

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2018 World Cup: Egypt leapfrog Uganda at top of Group E


Egypt gained revenge for Friday’s defeat in Kampala by beating Uganda 1-0 in Alexandria to leapfrog their opponents at the top of Group E. Mohamed Salah scored the winner after six minutes, netting at the second attempt after Uganda goalkeeper Dennis Onyango blocked his first effort. Onyango’s saves kept Uganda in the tie. There were huge celebrations at the end ...

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Congo 1-5 Ghana: How the Black Stars players rated


Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as the Black Stars kept their hopes of securing a place at the 2018 World Cup alive with a 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Richmond Boakye-Yiadom also chipped in with two goals as the Black Stars cruised to their first win of World Cup Qualifying. With World Cup Qualification hanging in the balance and ...

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Partey nets hat-trick as Black Stars hammer Congo


Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as the Black Stars kept their hopes of securing a place at the 2018 World Cup alive with a shocking 5-1 win over Congo in Brazzaville on Tuesday. Richmond Boakye Yiadom, starting in place of the injured Asamoah Gyan, put the Black Stars ahead after good work on the left by Thomas Agyepong. Thomas Partey ...

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Kwesi Appiah makes five changes for Congo clash


Kwesi Appiah has made five changes to the team that drew 1-1 with Congo on Friday for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Brazzaville. With captain Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew ruled out of the game with injury and Jordan Ayew suffering a stomach ache, Appiah has handed starts to Thomas Agyepong, Afriyie Acquah and Richmond Boakye Yiadom. Joseph Attamah Larweh who endured ...

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Gyan, Ayew out of Congo clash in Libreville


Black Stars captains Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew will have to cheer their team mates from the touchlines in Brazzaville after it emerged that they had picked up injuries ruling them out of the match. The two players were taken off in the 1-1 draw in Kumasi in the second half and it has now been revealed that they were ...

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