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Black Stars striker Majeed Warris has congratulated Black Stars ‘B’ for winning the 2017 Wafu Cup of Nations trophy. The Black Stars with an outstanding performance beat bitterest rivals Nigeria 4-1 to emerge champions despite losing 2-0 to the Super Eagles in their last Group A match. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. Hard-working striker Stephen Sarfo who was adjudged Man of the Match after netting brace in the crucial game also won himself the Golden Boot award having scored…

Ghana in the just ended 2017 WAFU Cup disgraced arch rivals Nigeria by whipping them 4-1 on Sunday at the newly built Cape Coast stadium to be crown back-to-back competition winners. The Stars hosting for the competition’s maiden edition in the country’s Central Region capital ‘Cape Coast’,hosting the tournament four years down the lane entered the competition as the team to beat haven’t beaten Senegal 3-1 at their own backyard in ‘Saint-Louis’ as they hosted the 2013 WAFU Cup edition. Maxwell Konadu,coach for the Black Stars B team after his team’s tremendous performance said ” we promised the nation to…

The ministry of Youth and Sports has congratulated the Black Stars on their 4-1 triumph over bitterest rivals Nigeria to win the 2017 Wafu Cup of Nations trophy. The Black Stars were at their best after finding the back of the net four times to beat the Super Eagles 4-1 at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24 and avenge their 2-0 defeat in the group stages. A brace from Striker Stephen Sarfo and one each from Vicent Atinga and Hearts of Oak team-mate Winful Cobbinah was enough to help the Black Stars defeat Nigeria to defend the title…

Ghana defeated bitterest rivals Nigeria 4-1 to win the 2017 Wafu Cup of Nations trophy on Sunday. The Black Stars were at their best after finding the back of the net four times to beat the Super Eagles 4-1 at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24 and avenge their 2-0 defeat in the group stages. The first half of the final was a tightly contested affair with the Black Stars controlling the flow of the play and dominating the possession stakes, but they struggled to penetrate the Nigerian defence. That was until the injury to Super Eagles defender…

Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game from both teams with neither venturing too far forward early on. The first real effort on goal came in the 15th minute courtesy of a long range strike from Ghana’s Emmanuel Lomotey, but his 25-yard effort sailed inches wide of…

Ghana vs Nigeria on any day at any level in international football is a cracker and a giant-screen classic. It is one of the fiercest fixtures on the continent and we all get to witness it on Sunday, September 24 when the lock horns in the final of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The two nations have reached this stage after elven match days which saw them involved in five games each. The final will actually be the second time they will be meet in the competition after Nigeria triumphed 2-0 in the final…

Host nation Ghana will take on Nigeria in the final of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. In this article we take a look at who the key players will be for the Black Stars on match day. Vincent Atingah: The strong centre back has been knocking away all the aerial balls from his area and has played the sweeping role for Black Stars. He was not coach Maxwell Konadu’s first choice in central defence, but he made the position his own after coming off the bench to replace injured Musah…

Black Stars ’B’ Coach Maxwell Konadu has said his side will come in stronger when they face Nigeria in the final of the 2017 WAFU Cup on Sunday in Cape Coast. The Black Stars were defeated by Nigeria in their final group A game but the two nations have advanced to the final of the competition, after they overcame Niger and Benin respectively in the semi-finals. Coach Maxwell Konadu believes Ghana will avenge the defeat they had in the hands of Nigeria in the semis. “Come Sunday we would be very prepared for Nigeria. They beat the last time round and…

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah, has vehemently stated that he had absolute believe in the Black stars ‘B’ team adding that, the side just ended a little bit of motivation to sparkle. The stars had their CHAN dream shattered, after losing 2-1 at the Baba Yara stadium when the bookmarkers had already tipped the four time African cup winners to book their ticket to Kenya after an impressive 2-2 draw in Ouagadougou. Doubts were cast over their ability to defend the WAFU tournament after a controversial 1-0 win over the Gambia. Maxwell Konadu’s side defied the odds by reaching…

Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union Gurten’s fans after scoring his side’s fourth goal from an extra-time free-kick in a 4-3 victory. The Austrian league recognised Tekpetey “was exposed to provocation” but found “no wrong decision by the referee”. Altach are appealing against the decision after “unbelievable” insults. The Austrian league’s disciplinary committee added that the second match of the ban had been suspended for six months after taking into account the amount…

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