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Ghana moved one place up to the 51st position in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday November 23, 2017. The Black Stars gained points after drawing 1-1 with Egypt at home in a final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualiifer played in Cape Coast. The concluding 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers have made their mark on the latest ratings with Senegal and the winners of the European zone play-offs among the biggest climbers. The Lions of Teranga have, in fact, risen to 23rd – their highest-ever position on the global ladder – on the back of securing a first World…

Former Ghana international Yusif Chibsah has urged football administrators in Ghana to at least set up $1000 a minimum wage for players who play in the Ghana Premier League. Speaking on Kumasi based Abusua FM’s Sports Arena show, the former Asante Kotoko star argued setting the supposed amount as minimum monthly wage for players who play in the Ghanaian top flight league will help reduce the continuous player exodus at the end of every league season. He says ”Football is not a life time profession because as a player you can’t play football forever that is how come elsewhere in…

Azam FC goalkeeper Razak Abalora believes his impressive performance in the Tanzanain top flight league is worth earning him a Black Stars call-up. The ex- WAFA goalie is having a fine season in the Tanzanian league with Azam FC where he had kept eight clean sheets in ten consecutive matches. ”I think I deserve a call up to the National team, I have kept eight clean sheets in the ten league games so far. I have a also scored two goals. I am the fans favourite here in Tanzania.” Abalora is quoted as saying by footballmadeinghana.com. ”Personally I think the…

Executive Vice President of Goldfields West Africa Alfred Baku has told Starr FM Sports they are always ready to work again with the GFA if they are approached by the football governing body. The former sponsors of the Black Stars in 2012 failed to renew their six year partnership deal which was worth over 15 million dollars. Baku revealed that they were told by the Ghana football Association that other companies wanted to associate themselves with the national pride. There were reports that they decided to pull out of the deal due to financial challenges but Baku says that was…

The senior national football team, the Black Stars of Ghana have no psychologist in their technical team set up. Kwesi Appiah disclosed this in an interview with Accra based Happy FM. According to Kwesi Appiah, the job of a psychologist is currently been done by him and his assistant coaches as they now take it upon themselves to psych the players before matches. “We don’t have a team psychologist and secondly we try to psych the players and let them feel at home. “But psyching a player to feel that way takes time and the player has to put that…

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has stated emphatically stated he has never taken a bribe before handing a call-up to any player in his coaching career. Many football lovers believe coaches especially those handling national teams take bribe from players before handling them invitations to represent their countries but the former Asante Kotoko defender says never will he be involving in such corrupt practices. Appiah when asked in an interview with Accra based Happy FM if he had taken a bribe from any player before in his career he stated that he will never do that. He however warned his technical…

Black Stars head coach, James Kwesi Appiah, has highlighted the difficulties involved in coaching the senior national team but has reiterated his focus on building a formidable team for the future. Appiah was reappointed as Black Stars coach back in May after Avram Grant disappointing outing at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations which prompted his resignation from the post. In an interview with Accra based radio station Happy FM, Appiah emphasized the need to build a formidable team despite the challenges accompanied with being at the helm of affairs. “It’s a challenging job but the most important thing is…

Istanbul Başakşehir F.K defender Joseph Attamah Larweh has disclosed he tries to improve always after every game, something which has seen his hit top form at the cub. The budding Ghanaian defensive  midfielder scored his second goal of the season over the weekend as his humiliated giants Galatasaray 5-1 at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium. The former Tema Youth midfielder who also scored against Fenerbahce says he examines his performance after every game and ask for thoughts to enable him work harder in his next match. “Everything is about working hard. Whether you are a football player or not you…

English side Swansea and West Brom are leading seven clubs in chase for Ghana international Edwin Gyasi. The Premier League and Championship clubs are ready to battle it out for the 26-year-old winger, who plays in Aalesunds FK in Norway ALSO READ: VIDEO: EDWIN GYASI HAPPY WITH BLACK STARS DEBUT GOAL GHANA forward Edwin Gyasi has SEVEN clubs in England chasing him after his scoring on his international debut against Egypt according to a report by UK newspaper the Sun. ALSO READ: EDWIN GYASI- I DON’T REGRET CHOOSING GHANA OVER NETHERLANDS Swansea and West Brom are leading the chase for the 26-year-old…

The Black Stars defended netted a powerful for his side Istanbul Basaksehir as they walloped giants Galatasaray 5-1 on Saturday in the Turkish top flight league. Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor was the hero on the day when he bagged a hat-trick in the thrilling game before Kerim Frei Koyunlu  made it five for the host. However, striker Bafetimbi Gomis got the only consolation goal for Galatasaray who played poorly on the day. Watch Atama Laweh’s header below: https://twitter.com/AttamahJoseph/status/931983581831888896

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