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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…

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…

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…

The Black Stars ‘B’ beat Niger 2-0 on Thursday to set up a crunchy final berth with bitterest rivals Nigeria at the Cape Coast stadium on Sunday. Maxwell Konadu’s boys haven’t been placed in Group ‘A’ with arch rivals Nigeria in the last round of group matches saw his team been walked-over by the ‘Super Green Eagles’ after Okpotu’s 52nd equalizer, followed by Eneji Moses’ 55th heart breaker which sealed the green team through to the next phase of the tournament where they piped Benin by a loan goal on Thursday. Emmanuel Lomotey, Black Stars midfielder whose outstanding performance on…

Ghana’s FC Lorient striker will return to training next Monday after an individual fitness that lasted several weeks. The Black Stars striker has seen no action with the Les Merlus‎ after his supposed move to Premiership sides Burnley and West Ham United failed to materialize. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, manager Mickaël Landreau said “From the moment a player trains with the group, and if he does the necessary, he can apply to play,” said his coach.

Greece second tier side Veria F.C have announced the capture of Ghanaian duo Gideon Ofori Offei and Alex Yamoah from Vision FC. The young talents signed a three-year deal with the “Queen of the North”. Budding striker Gideon Ofori 15 goals and 4 assists in 29 caps for with Vision FC last season the GN Bank division one league. Yamoah, a defender on the other hand netted six goals with nine assists in 23 appearances for his side in the previous season and has been on fine form before moving to Greece.

Veteran Ghanaian coach J.E.Sarpong has lauded President Akufo Addo for his  ”Free Senior High School policy stating it’s a good avenue for Ghana sports to spot young talents”. Sarpong speaking in an interview with UTV urged the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to take the initiative seriously by using it to scout for naturally endowed athletes,through the Ghana Inter-schools Milo games. Emphasizing if managed properly can help in getting athletes to feature in country’s Junior ranks(U15,U17, U20 and U23),through which the nation can stand to gain the next generation of sports heroes like Stephen Appiah, Adwoa Bayo, Mohammed Gago, Abedi Ayew…

Ghana captain Isaac Twum admits they will have to dig deep to be able to upend Niger in their 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations semifinal match on Thursday, September 21 at Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The tournament hosts are under pressure to reach the final, but accounting for the Menas will not be a stroll in the park. Niger finished second in Group B with four points and have looked one of the exhilarating sides to watch. “We have been working everywhere to improve our game and we have been able to watch one of Niger’s games and their also…

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