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January 30, 2018 4:54 PM FIFA U-17 WWCQ: Black Maidens depart for Djibouti with 18-man squad

Ghana’ U-17 female national team, the Black Maidens, have departed Accra for Djibouti ahead of their FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The team flew out Tuesday afternoon ahead of the weekend’s game. Ghana defeated Gambia 7-1 on aggregate in the last round to book a place in the last round of qualifiers. Head Coach Evans Adotey has selected 54

January 20, 2018 1:20 PM Pele resting at home not hospitalized – Spokesperson

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele – the only player to win three World Cups – withdrew and the FWA said he was being 75

December 21, 2017 12:25 PM Ghana moves up in latest FIFA rankings

Ghana has moved up one place and is now 50th on the latest and final FIFA rankings for the year 2017 released on Thursday. The Black Stars also moved up one place to 8th on the continent overtaking rivals Nigeria in the process. Senegal remain the top ranked team in Africa above Tunisia, with Egypt (31), Congo DR (39) and Herve Renard’s Morocco (40) completing 62

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 71

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 73

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 119

October 31, 2017 9:14 PM Kwesi Appiah names 23-man squad for Egypt clash

Black Stars coach has named his 23-man squad to face Egypt in the last round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month. The Stars will play the Pharaohs at the Cape Coast Stadium on November 12 in a match which is a mere formality as Egypt have already qualified for the tournament in Russia. Coach Appiah is expected to use the game to further assess 131

October 31, 2017 11:16 AM Michael Essien congratulates 'little brother' Callum Hudson Odoi for winning U17 World Cup

Ghana legend Michael Essien has lauded Ghanaian kid Callum Hudson Odoi for winning the 2017 FIFA World Cup final with England. Hudson Odoi was a key member of the England U17 side who rallied from two goals down to win 5-2 in regulation time. He is an attacking player who joined the club during his Under-8 year and has regularly been a scorer and creator 99

October 27, 2017 1:22 PM Prize Money For World Cup Increased To $400 million

The FIFA Council convened today in Kolkata, India, and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup™ – for both next year’s edition in Russia and the future of football’s showpiece competition. FIFA’s strategic body approved an increase in the prize money for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to a total amount of USD 400 million — 12 per cent up from the USD 358 million 116

October 27, 2017 12:03 PM All 2018 World Cup games to be filmed in UHD quality

Football’s governing body FIFA has announced that all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be produced in Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the first time in the history of the competition. Multiple video formats (1080i, 1080p or UHD HDR) will be available, with VR and 360-degree video on demand (VoD) also part of the overall 93