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January 25, 2017 11:50 PM Black Stars to stop Egypt today

Ghana’s Black Stars must applied the brakes on Seven-time champions Egypt to prevent them to qualify to the last eight of the of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The match which comes off at Stade Port Gentil will be a payback time for Black Stars against the Pharaohs of Egypt. Ghana have won 1-0 against both The Cranes and the Mali Eagles and lead the standings 8

January 23, 2017 9:35 PM Zimbabwe 2-4 Tunisia: Wahbi Khazri on target as Eagles of Carthage cruise through to the AFCON quarter-finals

Tunisia kept up an impressive recent record of African Nations Cup quarter-final appearances by thumping Zimbabwe 4-2 with a flurry of first-half goals to come second in Group B on Monday. Naim Sliti, Youssef Msakni, Yassine Khenessi and Wahbi Khazri, with a penalty, wrapped up the win before the break to send Tunisia through with six points, a point 12

January 22, 2017 1:58 PM Stars’ progress my focus – Jordan Ayew

Black Stars striker AndreAyew says he is prepared to put in a shift for the side as long that contributes to the team’s progress at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The young striker was heavily criticised over his performance in the first game against Uganda but stepped up with a gutsy performance against the Eagles of Mali. He has failed to score 8

January 22, 2017 8:07 AM Grant explains his tactics against Mali

The Black Stars coach says his team's laid-back approach against Mali on Saturday was not premeditated Ghana coach Avram Grant is happy with Saturday's win over Mali at the Africa Cup of Nations, shedding light on their much-criticized second half showing. Captain Asamoah Gyan rose high to head home the only goal of the match after 21 minutes at Stade 8

January 22, 2017 4:52 AM Gyan is first player to score in 6 successive AFCON tournaments

It was the third straight victory by Ghana over their West African rivals in a Nations Cup group game, after wins at the 2012 and 2013 tournaments. The Ghana captain got to the end of a measured cross after a predatory run Jordan Ayew -- who latched onto a long pass by Mubarak Wakaso and headed the ball past goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko for the match winner 18

January 21, 2017 6:32 PM Player Ratings: How Black Stars players fared in 1-0 win over Mali

El Akyereko runs the rule over the performance of Avram Grant's men at the Stade de Port-Gentil on Saturday evening as the Black Stars posted a 1-0 win over the Eagles of Mali to reach the quarter-finals of the 2017 AFCON. Captain Asamoah Gyan claimed his 50th international goal with a fabulous header from a Jordan Ayew cross in the 50th minute and recorded 13

January 21, 2017 6:04 PM Afcon Stat Pack: All you need to know about Ghana v Mali

Our good friends at Opta have compiled all the numbers and stats you need to assess the teams’ chances ahead of today’s Afcon Group D clash at Stade de Port-Gentil. - This is Ghana’s 21st AFCON participation, a tally only bettered by Egypt (23) and Ivory Coast (22). - Only Egypt (7) have won the AFCON more times than Ghana (4). However, their last title 9

January 21, 2017 3:06 PM Afcon 2017: Pitches causing injuries

Ghana coach Avrant Grant believes the poor pitches at the Africa Cup of Nations are damaging the players. Grant is one of a number of voices to criticise the playing surfaces in Gabon and he declared "five injuries so far have been down to the pitch". The Israeli added: "The main actors are the players and we need to give them the stage to perform well. "The organising 8

January 21, 2017 9:37 AM Grant sure of win over ‘difficult’ Malians

A win for Grant’s side in this afternoon’s Group D second game will guarantee them maximum points and a place at the next stage of the competition, having defeated Uganda 1-0 in their group opener last Tuesday. However, Mali who held Egypt to a pulsating 1-1 draw will also be hungry for a win to brighten their chances at reaching the last eight from Group 5

January 19, 2017 5:26 PM ‘Stop giving Black Stars a bad name’ – Ghana FA warns

The Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Ibrahim Sannie Daara, has warned a the media to stop giving the Black Stars a bad name as they prepare for the second group game against the Eagles of Mali. The former BBC award-winning journalist expressed his disappointment at the negative reportage targeted at derailing the Black 7