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Coach Kwasi Appiah has assured Ghanaians to expect players winning Black Stars players CAF awards under his reign. No Ghanaian player has been able to win the accolade after Abedi Ayew Pele won the award for the third successive time in 1993. Although Sammy Kufour, Andre Dede Ayew and Asamoah Gyan came close to winning it, Coach Appiah insists Ghana will soon be producing CAF award winners under his watch. He was speaking at the the unveiling of the top three nominees for the 2017 CAF awards ceremony at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel . “The intention has been to build…

Ghana’s U-20 female side, the Black Princesses are still in contention for the Women’s National Team of the Year at the CAF awards gala. Yusif Basigi’s side remained in the race after Monday’s final three-man shortlist was announced at a ceremony in Accra. Their competitors are Nigeria’s U-20 and the senior national team of South Africa. Kenya and Zimbabwe were evicted from the preliminary list announced last month. The Princesses were selected after their smooth run in the qualifiers of the 2018 FIFA U20 Women World Cup finals. The winner will be decided by votes from the members of the…

According to reports in Egypt and UK, Liverpool forward’s Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane could face a 9,000-mile trip to Ghana. The brilliant pair are scheduled to appear at the CAF awards the day before the Merseyside derby which is on January 5. Salah, fresh of the back of his African Player of the Year award , is the favourite to be crowned CAF Player of the Year on January 4, with their FA Cup third round game against Everton the day after. Their appearance at the event will surely harm their chances of playing a significant part in the…

Ghanaian Striker Iddrisu Zibore Abdallah has capped off a remarkable first season in Mozambique with a Winners medal in the Taca de Mocambique. The young striker joined top flight side Costa Do Sol at the beginning of the season and has made a great impact helping his side to cup triumph last Sunday. They beat newly crowned league Champions UD Songo 1-0 in extra time at the Zinpeto Stadium in Maputo. The former Bechem United forward, who was enroute to recovery from an injury came on as an extra time substitute and was instrumental in the build up to the…

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says it has yet to receive any official letter confirming Egypt’s intended withdrawal from the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Earlier this week, Egyptian officials said they were pulling out of the tournament for African players based in their domestic leagues because of a timing clash. “We sent an official reply to Caf that we will not be able to play CHAN,” said Egypt FA (EFA) executive director Tharwat Sweilam. Caf says it has not received any correspondence from the EFA ahead of January’s finals. “Nothing official (has been) received from the EFA in…

Ghana’s defensive pair of Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah have been ruled out of Ghana’s penultimate 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda on Saturday. The two MLS defenders picked up injuries during last Saturday’s 2-0 win over DC United at home. Afful, suffered a foot strain and swellings and cannot recover in time for the task ahead whiles Mensah had a swollen ankle after twisting it in the win last week. The severity of the injuries was confirmed after an X-ray on Monday in Ohio and as a result cannot join their international teammates for encounter…

Ghanaian Striker Iddrisu Zibore Abdallah has set his eyes on winning the Tasa Cup with his side Costa Do Sol in Mozambique after booking a final show down against League Champions UD Songo. The former Bechem United forward was once again in action when Costa beat Feroviario de Maputo 8-7 on penalties in the second semi final on Sunday following a 0-0 aggregate scoreline. The victory means Costa Do Sol will have the opportunity to lift a silverware at the end of the Mozambique football season next month after narrowly missing out on the Mocambola. But that quest won’t come…

John Anum, also known as “Agogo”, has been crowned winner of  the 2017 man Ghana at the tenth edition of the Ghana bodybuilding championship held on Saturday at the Osu Presby hall in Accra . The Ghanaian bodybuilder who is based in Canada , defeated three and two time champions Kofi Salia and Cyril Adjah Kofi to win his second man Ghana title . He will represent Ghana at the Arnold classics in South Africa next year.Speaking after his victory, Anum says he is got the experience to make Ghana proud at the event. “The sport has been down for…

SAFA spokesperson Dominic Chamhavi has revealed that their decision to accept FIFA’s ruling for a replay of their 2018 World cup qualifier against Senegal is to clear them of any wrong doing. Bafana won the match 2-1 in Polokwane last year, but FIFA ordered a replay for November after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a lifetime ban of referee Joseph Lamptey for match manipulation. SAFA considered challenging the decision but have decided otherwise. South Africa are bottom of Group D with a point from three matches – four points behind Senegal, and five shy of Cape Verde…

Black Stars ‘B’ head coach Maxwell Konadu is optimistic his side will be able to win the WAFU Nations Cup insisting they cannot afford to fail Ghanaians for the second time. The team failed to secure a ticket for the 2018 Africa nations championship slated for Kenya. Ghana’s tie with Gambia is one of 8 first round eliminators in the tournament with the winners progressing to the group stages. Coach Konadu says they will leave up to expectation at this year’s event. “I think we are going out there to make sure that we are coming out victorious that is…

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