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October 21, 2017 9:11 PM U17 World Cup: FIFA and LOC wary of poor ground conditions in Guwahati ahead of semi-final

Continuous rainfall for the past 36 hours rendered the field at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati almost unplayable ahead of the first 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup quarterfinal between Mali and Ghana on Saturday evening. But referee Mehdi Abid Charef and his team of officials thought otherwise and gave the green signal to go ahead with the game of football 1

October 21, 2017 4:53 PM Mali mentality masters Ghana in rain-soaked Guwahati

Mali didn't win merely a football match in Guwahati on a sodden Saturday evening -- they reached into their sturdiest core, amplified their strengths and went on to master conditions and opposition on a pudding of a pitch. In what looked like diabolical pitch on which to play a World Cup match, a 2-1 victory over Ghana has taken Mali into their second 1

October 21, 2017 8:49 AM 2017 FIFA U-17 world cup: Inspired by Pogba and Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

Mali look to do the treble this year but Ghana players ready to 'pay them back' in this all-African quarterfinal... "Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing 1

October 20, 2017 9:54 PM U17 World Cup: Inspired by Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, Mali aim to end Ghana's campaign

"Pogba et Lingard?", asked this reporter in his limited knowledge of the French language. "Merci", this reporter thanked the Mali U17 player who clarified that it was indeed the Manchester United duo that inspired the Les Aiglonnets dressing room to practice their celebration move from a snippet that emerged four days earlier on FIFA World Cup's official 1

October 20, 2017 7:42 PM Rates for MTN FA Cup “unmissable’ final announced

Accra, Oct.20, GNA - The organizing committee of the MTN FA Cup has release rates for the ‘unmissable’ final between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko at the Tamale Sports Stadium. The Committee has also scheduled the kick off time for the big game at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday October 29 at 17:00 hours GMT. According to the Committee, the prices 1

October 20, 2017 7:07 PM In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

When Mali take on Ghana in the 2017 quarter-finals, it promises to be an intense physical skirmish in rainy Guwahati. Temperatures have dropped but the turf beneath both teams' may not be as solid as they would like. Here are the stats: Ghana, who had challenged Nigeria's early mark in the U-17 World Cups, are two-time champs, twice losing finalists 2

October 20, 2017 6:34 AM Starlets Depart For Guwahati Ahead Of Quarter Finals

The Black Starlets of Ghana on Thursday departed to Guwahati from their Mumbai base to continue with their preparations towards another all-African clash with Mali in the ongoing 2017 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 World Cup in India. The two-time Champions would play neighbours Mali, who beat Ghana in the African U-17 Cup of Nations 3

October 18, 2017 7:33 PM Fifa U-17 World Cup: Ghana sail into last 8

Mumbai: Ghana outclassed fellow-African Niger 2-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the Fifa U-17 World Cup. Eric Ayiah converted a penalty moments before the half time whistle and substitute Richard Danso scored in the 90th minute to seal a dominant win at the DY Patil Stadium here on Wednesday. Ghana, cheered by their travelling fans, created many chances 6

October 18, 2017 11:29 AM GTA partners FA for "Unmissable" Tamale grand finale| News

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) have been announced as partners for this year's MTN FA Cup grand finale dubbed the "Unmissable". This was announced at a press briefing held on Tuesday as part of activities to welcome the giant trophy into the northern regional capital and the host city Tamale. FA Cup Committee chairman Mr. Kurt Okraku who announced 4

October 18, 2017 8:52 AM Nigerian energy giants Aiteo is the new headline sponsors of CAF Awards

Accra, Oct. 17, GNA – Nigerian energy giants Aiteo, one of the continental leaders in the production and distribution of hydrocarbons, is the new title sponsor of the annual Confederation Africa Football (CAF) Awards. The annual ceremony, which confers honours on actors, who have distinguished themselves during the year in the football family, will be held in Accra 6