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Tanko promises to share info about Cameroon team with Black Stars

Ahead of Ghana’s clash with Cameroon on Thursday in the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations, former assistant manager of the Cameroonian side Ibrahim Tanko has assured he will give every detail about the Indomitable lions to Ghana. Ibrahim now works with the technical directorate of Ghana football Association as a scout for the Black Stars and is ready …

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Avram Grant calls for criticism to stop

Ghana coach Avram Grant says his team deserve respect following criticism by some fans and sections of the media. Grant’s side are in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations but that has not stopped some Ghanaians expressing dissatisfaction with the performances. “Every player had has criticism at one time or another. I would like that to change,” said …

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I felt emotional after scoring – Jordan Ayew

Ghana goal hero Jordan Ayew says he could not control his emotions after scoring the team’s opening goal against DR Congo in the quarterfinal clash on Sunday. The Aston Villa forward gave the Black Stars a stepping stone after netting the opener in Ghana’s 2-1 win over their counterparts at the Stade de Oyem. Ayew took on his markers after …

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I am not God but we don’t lose when I’m around – Nyantakyi

Ghana Football Association Chief Kwesi Nyantakyi says though he is not God, the team loses when he is around. “With the Egypt game I was not around. I’m not God, but when I’m around we hardly lose. Before the game, I had a premonition that we were going to win the game. The feeling was so strong that it gave …

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Cameroon won’t be easy – Bawumia to Black Stars

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has congratulated the Black Stars of Ghana for their sixth successive appearance at the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, following their 2-1 win over DR Congo on Sunday, but has warned that facing Cameroon would not be easy. The Stars, courtesy a goal each from the Ayews in the second half, beat DR …

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Avram Grant reveals secret of second-half revival win over DR Congo

Ghana coach Avram Grant says has revealed that he spent the half-time of in correcting mistakes that helped the Black Stars turnaround in their quarter-final win over DR Congo on Sunday at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars put up an edgy performance in the first-half of the match that allowed the Leopards to dominate the game. …

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Kwesi Nyantankyi targeting AFCON trophy after DR Congo victory

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has stated that the 2017 African Nations Cup title is the team’s target after booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Ghana beat DR Congo 2-1 in the quarter-finals thanks to goals from Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew in the match played in Oyem. The team has now booked a …

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Real Madrid return to winning ways extending their league lead to 4 points

Real Madrid rebounded from their midweek Copa del Rey elimination with a 3-0 victory over Real Sociedad on a rainy Sunday night at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Mateo Kovacic and Cristiano Ronaldo hooked up on the first two goals with Ronaldo assisting Kovacic’s opener and the Croatian finding the Portuguese for the second. Alvaro Morata then added a late goal …

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Ghana reach semis again thanks to Ayew brothers’ double

Ghana reached the African Nations Cup semi-finals for the sixth time in a row after brothers Jordan and Andre Ayew secured a 2-1 win over the Democratic Republic of Congo in a rough-and-tumble match on Sunday. The goals came in a 15-minute second-half spell as Jordan Ayew put the Black Stars in front in the 63rd minute, Paul-Jose Mpoku equalised …

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Egypt end Morocco hoodoo

Egypt’s Mahmoud Kahraba scored a dramatic late goal to snatch a 1-0 win over their nemesis Morocco on Sunday and a place in the African Nations Cup semi-finals. The seven times winners were on the back foot for much of the last eight game against their north African rivals but grabbed the winner from an 87th minute corner. Morocco failed …

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