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October 18, 2017 7:11 AM Ghana's FIFA U-17 World Cup team is crazy about 'KumKum Bhagya'!

The U-17 football team of Ghana not only have a craze for the sport, but also a certain Indian television series too. As soon as the Ghana U-17 team learnt that they would be travelling to Mumbai for the pre-quarterfinal game, their excitement knew no bounds. They apparently targetted a trip to Film City on their to-do list. KumKum Bhagya, the Indian 113

October 17, 2017 11:05 AM U-17 World Cup: Ghana coach upbeat ahead of Niger clash

Black Starlets head coach Paa Kwesi Fabin says his team will progress to the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the expense of Niger. Ghana and Niger will lock horns on Wednesday in the last 16 stage of the tournament, a repeat of this year's U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final which the Black Starlets won on penalties. According to the tactician 102

October 16, 2017 6:29 PM Ghana maintains 52nd position on FIFA ranking for October

By: Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA Accra, Oct. 16, GNA - Ghana remain unchanged on the Federation of International Football Association’s (FIFA) world ranking for the month of October released on Monday. Ghana is 52nd on the world ranking but are ranked 8th on the African continent. The Black Stars have played two matches this month, drawing 0-0 with Uganda 89

October 15, 2017 5:07 AM It's a new era in India football after U-17 team faced 4-0 defeat from Ghana

In the end, it all fell apart. For first 42 minutes, as the Indian defenders withstood the brutally quick, strong and organised Ghanaians, it was just another day for the Blue Brigade. They had done this before in the tournament. Their defence has stood up well for them. There was no reason to not believe in their ability and dedication. In the 43rd minute 96

October 14, 2017 5:38 PM U-17 World Cup: Ghana to face Niger in last 16

Ghana will play Niger on Wednesday in the last 16 of the knockout stage at FIFA U-17 World Cup. A repeat of this year's U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final which the Black Starlets won on penalties following a 0-0 stalemate in regulation time. Ghana qualified as winners of group A compared to the Nigeriens, who reached this stage as one of the best third-placed 93

October 14, 2017 11:02 AM Former soccer star Weah leads Liberia presidential polls

Former soccer star George Weah maintained his lead over Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai on Friday as more provisional results from the West African country’s presidential election were announced. If current trends hold, the rivals would meet in a runoff next month to decide who will succeed Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in what would 87

October 14, 2017 1:49 AM Awoken Ayiah reacts to India double at U-17 World Cup

Ghana captain Eric Ayiah is excited to have broken his goal duck at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup in India. After drawing blank in the opening two games, the Charity Stars FC striker was on a double on Thursday as the Black Starlets handed the hosts a 4-0 thrashing. The win lifted Ghana to the top of the table, securing a ticket to the round of 16. "The first 105

October 13, 2017 10:33 AM U-17 World Cup: Black Starlets Leave For Mumbai Ahead Of Round Of 16 Clash

Ghana’s Black Starlets team have left for Navi Mumbia ahead of their round of 16 match in the FIFA U17 World Cup. The team left New Delhi where they have been based since the beginning of the tournament to Mumbia to continue their preparation for the game next Wednesday. Ghana booked a place in the final 16 after beating host India 4-0 in the final group 97

October 13, 2017 1:30 AM Fabin delighted by India thrashing at U-17 World Cup

Ghana coach Samuel Paa Kwasi Fabin is excited to have steered his team to the knockout stage of the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup. The Black Starlets put up an outstanding display to hand hosts India a 4-0 defeat in their last group match on Thursday. Captain Eric Ayiah hit a double while Richard Danso and Emmanuel Toku scored a goal each to ensure 79

October 12, 2017 4:13 PM Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weah's Liberia election win

Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger has been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election, when in fact the final results have not yet been announced. Mr Wenger told journalists: "I would like to congratulate one of my former players, who became president of Liberia." He failed in his two previous attempts 89