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Local Black Stars bow out disappointingly

Ghana’s Local Black Stars bowed out of the 2011 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on a low note after losing 0-1 to Niger in their final Group B match in Wad Madany, Sudan on Sunday. The Stars yet again failed to find their shine with substitute Gambo Tukur’s 88th minute effort …

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Give Stephen Appiah a befitting farewell – Evangelist

Dr Lawrence Tetteh, an International Evangelist and football enthusiast, has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to use the Ghana – England international friendly to give a befitting farewell to ex-captain Stephen Appiah. The senior soccer team, the Black Stars would engage their English counterparts at the Wembley stadium …

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Ghana revises Legislative Instrument of Sports Law

Ghana has moved a step closer to resolving its problems with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). A Minister of state at the Presidency, Stephen Amanor Kwao acting upon the orders of the President last Tuesday presented to Parliament a new Legislative Instrument (LI) to replace the old LI 1088 based …

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Stars virtually crushed out after Zimbabwe loss

Ghana’s home-based Black Stars are the second team likely to exit the 2011 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after losing 0-1 to Zimbabwe on Wednesday in Wad Madany. The Stars joined Uganda in the trail of teams to bid farewell to the competition after CAPS United striker Archford Gutu’s 70th minute …

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Government determined to regularize membership with IOC

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has said the government is determined to regularize its membership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after Ghana was recently suspended by the Committee. Nii Nortey Dua, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports said the Sports Regulations Bill, 2011 was on Tuesday, laid before …

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CAF reschedules Aduana Stars CAF Champions League clash

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rescheduled this weekend’s CAF Champions League second leg match between Ghana’s Aduana Stars FC and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco to 25-25 February, 2011. This follows a request made by the Ghana League champions through the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following the involvement of …

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Kotoko scout for players at CHAN

Kumasi Asante Kotoko has sent an agent to monitor the on-going African Nations Championship in Sudan to identify more quality players for possible signing to play for the Club. Mr Benjamin Nti, Administrative Manager of the Club, said they are determined to beef up the team’s strength as their rebuilding …

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Coach Addo defends tactics for CHAN opener

Herbert Addo, head coach of the local Black Stars has defended his tactical formation adopted in their opening match which they lost 1-2 to South Africa last Saturday in Wad Madany, Sudan. The veteran trainer opted for an attacking game plan against his usual tight game, generating a lot of …

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Addo hopes to make amends against Zimbabwe

Head coach of the local Black Stars, Herbert Addo, is convinced his team can bounce back in the wake of their 1-2 loss to South Africa in their Sudan CHAN 2011 opening match on Saturday. The Stars surrendered a first half lead to allow the South Africans to rally back …

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