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September 26, 2017 7:52 PM Konadu lauds players for WAFU win

Black StarsTeam B’s heroics at the just ended West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament has been extolled by head coach, Maxwell Konadu in a post-match press conference. Four goals from Stephen Sarfo, Vincent Atinga and Winful Cobbina struck the Super Eagles to the ground in a revenge encounter after the Black Stars had lost 2-0 in their final group 66

September 23, 2017 12:08 PM Ghana seek revenge in WAFU Cup final

Coach Maxwell Konadu's side battled hard to defeat Niger 2-0 in the semi-final last Thursday and now face their biggest test yet against Ghana’s fiercest rivals in football who had previously defeated the Stars 2-0 in a Group A encounter in Cape Coast. That loss to Nigeria was a shock that got Konadu and his charges to sit up and descend heavily on Niger 64

September 17, 2017 9:40 AM Black Stars qualify to the semis

Cape Coast, Sept. 17, GNA - Black Stars of Ghana became the first team to progress to the semi final stage of the Fox WAFU cup of nations after a narrow victory over Mali on Saturday. A keenly contested fixture saw both teams creating few chances on goal. The Stars had majority share of possessions but they could not penetrate the resolute defence of the Eagles 49

September 17, 2017 6:58 AM WAFU: Black Stars progress to semi finals

The Black Stars went into the second game determined to safeguard their unbeating record in the tournament, when striker Felix Addo, attempted a goal in the second minute but was heavily tackled by the defence of the Eagles. The Malians recovered quickly and pushed the ball in the back of the Stars but failed to connect it and it went into the hands 43

September 10, 2017 9:28 PM WAFU Cup: Guinea Edge Guinea-Bissau, Cruise Into Group Phase

Guinea avoided an upset as they came from a goal down to beat Guinea-Bissau 2-1 in the second game of matchday two of the knockout fixture in the 2017 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Nations Cup in Cape Coast, Ghana on Sunday, reports. Guinea-Bissau took a surprise lead through Gilson Correia in the 15th minute. Guinea fought 47

September 10, 2017 3:36 PM WAFU Cup: Niger Stun Burkina Faso To Advance Into Group Stage

Niger Republic defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 in one of the knockout fixtures of the 2017 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Nations Cup in Ghana at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday. Boubacar Soumana gave Niger Republic the lead in the 34th minute but Dah Sansan equalised for Burkina Faso in the 59th minute. But in the 71st minute, Garba Idrissa scored the winner 32

August 26, 2017 4:23 PM PL Roundup: Pressure on Bilic, De Boer as West Ham, Palace lose

Tammy Abraham, on loan from Chelsea, opened his account for the Swans to give the away side breathing space at the break. The 19-year-old volleyed home a superbly lofted ball into the box from Leroy Fer. Frank de Boer, the Crystal Palace manager, was clearly furious by what he’d seen in the first half and sent his players back onto the field five minutes 63

August 22, 2017 6:42 AM West Brom transfers: Albion set for stiff competition from Premier League rivals for Kevin Wimmer

The Austrian, who is likely to leave Tottenham this month, is a target for Albion Crystal Palace have reportedly bid £15m for West Brom target and Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer, with Stoke City also interested in the Austrian. Albion boss Tony Pulis still wants to add a defender to his ranks before the month is out, irrespective of whether or not Manchester 42

August 13, 2017 10:22 AM Nigeria's Buhari 'feels ready to go home', awaiting doctor's OK

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home from medical leave. ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home from medical leave in Britain, and is awaiting his doctor's permission, a presidency statement said on Saturday. Buhari's extended absence for an undisclosed ailment, his second 54

August 8, 2017 12:01 PM MTN Sallah Gala produces thrills

The curtain on the annual MTN Sallah soccer gala has been lowered in commemoration of this year’s Eid-ul-fitr at the Kotobabi Wembley Park. It was aimed at bringing communities in the Central Ayawaso and its environs together to promote unity. This year’s competition drew teams from Accra New Town, Kokomlemle, Alajo, Kotobabi, Maamobi, Nima and Pig Farm. The soccer 26