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June 26, 2017 9:43 AM Ethiopia coach blames goalkeeper for Ghana drubbing

Ethiopia coach Ashenfai Bekele has blamed first choice goalkeeper Abel Mamo for his side's humiliating 5-0 defeat to Ghana in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. After the Walias returned home, the football governing body summoned the coaching staff last week to explain what went wrong in the match against the Black Stars. Ashenafi told the EFF officials 1

June 25, 2017 12:27 PM Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends. Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. The three day Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and it usually marked by early 3

June 22, 2017 2:16 PM Raphael Dwamena lauds Gyan as one of the world's greatest strikers

Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena has said the brace against Ethiopia was motivated by captain Asamoah Gyan after helping him settled in the Black Stars. The FC Zurich poacher was the toast of Ghanaians after scoring a brace in the team's 5-0 demolishing of the Walias of Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium 1

June 22, 2017 12:21 PM Chinese, Ethiopian FMs meet on bilateral issues

ADDIS ABABA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu, on bilateral relations here on Wednesday. Wang noted that China and Ethiopia upgraded their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation in May when Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was in China 2

June 22, 2017 7:37 AM Ghana-Sudan businesses to co-operate to boost investments

A trade fair slated for July 10-12, in Accra, would be held to introduce Sudanese and Ghanaian businesses and private corporations to tap into the huge business opportunities existing in the two countries. The event would further strengthen the good relations that existed between Sudan and Ghana which would promote and sustain mutually beneficial business 2

June 21, 2017 5:24 PM Gyan motivated me to score – Dwamena

Black Stars striker Raphael Dwamena has said the brace against Ethiopia was motivated by captain Asamoah Gyan. The FC Zurich striker scored two goals and provided an assist on his debut Ghana appearance as the Stars crashed Ethiopia 5-0 in last Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. “He is one of the best strikers in the world, it’s a pleasure 2

June 21, 2017 5:39 AM Avram Grant disrespected me

Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris has admitted that he felt insulted after his omission from the final squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad. Waris was given a late call-up into the provisional squad ahead of the tournament before being shockingly left out of the final squad by then head coach Avram Grant. The forward had a great season on a personal 1

June 20, 2017 9:01 AM Video: Black Stars players to miss Mexico, USA friendlies revealed

The Black Stars will be without some key players for the upcoming international friendly against USA and Mexico. The Ghana Football Association through their spokesperson, Ibrahim Sannie Daara, confirmed reports suggesting Ayew brothers – Andre and Jordan – Daniel Amartey will be absent for the friendlies as a result of their respective clubs demanding 6

June 20, 2017 5:28 AM GFA thank Asantehene And Applaud Kumasi Fans For Massive Support in Black Stars mauling of Ethiopia

The Ghana Football Association has expressed gratitude to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the teaming fans of Kumasi and its surroundings for their massive support during the Black Stars thumping of the Walia Antelopes of Ethiopia. Ghana cruised to a bright start in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers with a resounding victory over the former African 1

June 19, 2017 6:47 PM Black Stars resume training in Accra ahead of Mexico and USA friendlies

The Black Stars of Ghana resumed training on Monday at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday in preparation for the double-header friendly match with Mexico and the United States of America. Twenty-one players reported for the training with notable absentees being the Ayew brothers - Andre and Jordan Ayew as well as Afriyie Acquah, Harrison Afful and Jonathan 1