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December 1, 2017 4:29 PM Egypt face hosts Russia, Nigeria drawn with Argentina in 2018 World Cup

Six-time African Champions, Egypt have been drawn to face hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Group A at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Morocco who beat Ivory Coast to make it to the tournament will face a huge task of making it out of their group after they were drawn against European Champions Portugal and Spain who have won the World Cup in 2010. Senegal 63

November 24, 2017 1:29 PM Asante Kotoko to resume pre-season

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will begin their pre-season training in Kumasi on November 30 ahead of the 2017/2018 season. The FA Cup champions were given three weeks off following their commanding 3-1 victory over rivals Hearts of Oak in Tamale. Head coach Steve Polack flew out of the country last week on holiday and is expected back in the country next weekend 82

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 72

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 64

November 17, 2017 5:53 PM Ibrahimovic, Pogba in Man Utd squad against Newcastle

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba will return to the Manchester United squad for Saturday’s Premier League game against Newcastle at Old Trafford. Striker Ibrahimovic, 36, is yet to play this season after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April. Midfielder Pogba, 24, has not played since injuring a hamstring against Basel in September 97

November 12, 2017 5:54 PM Ghana 1-1 Egypt: Black Stars end World Cup qualifiers without home win

Ghana’s Black Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by Egypt in their final World Cup qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium. Ghana dominated the early stages of the game and went close from distance on a couple of occasions through Mubarak Wakaso and debutant Nana Opoku Ampomah. Both teams were dealt first-half injury blows as Nana Opoku Ampomah for Ghana and Pharoah’s 226

November 12, 2017 9:27 AM Morroco beat Cote d’Ivoire to book World Cup place

Morocco qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 2-0 victory away to Ivory Coast, who missed out on a fourth consecutive appearance at the finals. Goals from defenders Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia in Abidjan ensured that Morocco would finish as Group C winners. Morocco needed only a draw in their last group game to finish top of the standings 85

November 2, 2017 2:48 PM 2018 WC Qualifiers: Mo Salah out of Ghana clash

Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper has left out Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah in his final 25-man squad to face Ghana in their final FIFA World Cup qualifier in November. The Pharaohs who have already secured qualification to their first World Cup in 27 years will be without Salah who has been their lead marksman throughout the qualifying rounds. The 25-year-old 108

November 2, 2017 9:17 AM Dutch club Ajax pay tribute to former player Yakubu Abubakari

Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam have released a statement paying tribute to their former player, Yakubu Abubakar who passed away on Tuesday in his native Ghana. The midfielder passed on after battling with illness. He died aged 35 at the Tema General Hospital. Yakubu Abubakar spent a decade at the club before crossing carpet to fellow eredivise side Vitesse 137

November 2, 2017 4:13 AM Hockey no longer at crossroads after sponsor’s extension

The South African Hockey Association on Wednesday announced its sponsor‚ Crossroads‚ had extended its deal. "Crossroads sponsorship extension will see them take on the mantle of associate sponsor of the South African men’s national team and in addition will become the headline sponsor of the Premier Hockey League team‚ the Maropeng Cavemen, for the 2017 edition 130