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October 23, 2017 5:52 AM GPL: Liberty Escape Relegation

Liberty defeated Kotoko 2-1 in the final match of the season to keep themselves in the elite division. Samuel Sarfo and Samuel Annan scored two second half goals for the home team after Baba Mahama had given Kotoko the lead in the first half. The victory was enough to help them maintain their Premier League status having struggled throughout the season 97

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 104

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 100

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 76

October 18, 2017 1:07 PM U17 World Cup: Desperate Niger vow to eliminate arch-rivals Ghana in knock-out phase

Niger, making their maiden appearance at the U-17 World Cup 2017, reached the round-of-16 by scoring just one goal from three group stage matches and conceding six along the way to Spain and Brazil. Their defensive shortcomings were severely exposed by their highly experienced opponents at the group phase of the tournament in India. Despite these deficiencies 98

October 17, 2017 8:33 PM Mali thrash Iraq; England shoot Japan out

Mali cruised to a 5-1 victory over Iraq in the Round of 16 at the U-17 World Cup India 2017. With the win, the Chile 2015 runners-up will meet African opposition in the form of either Ghana or Niger in the quarter-finals in Guwahati on Saturday. It was Les Aiglonnets that dominated the first half and deservedly took the lead through Hadji Drame on 25 minutes 86

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 97

October 17, 2017 1:17 AM Elmina Sharks owner Dr. Nduom slams Ghana FA

The owner and bankroller of Elmina Sharks, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has taken a strong swipe at the Ghana Football Association after his side lost 2-1 at Aduana Stars last Sunday in the penultimate game of the 2017 Ghana Premier League. According to the business mogul, his side lost the clash because of poor officiating. The win helped Aduana Stars to win this year’s 99

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 79

October 15, 2017 3:07 PM Rooney’s late penalty rescues a point for Everton at Brighton

Wayne Rooney’s 90th-minute penalty earned Everton a point against Brighton in a largely unremarkable encounter at the Amex Stadium. Brighton looked set to secure their third successive home league win when Anthony Knockaert slotted home in the 82nd minute after Jose Izquierdo’s shot was blocked by Michael Keane. But with the clock ticking down, defender 69