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Black Stars win will soar our moral – Deputy Coach

Black Stars Deputy Coach, Akwasi Appiah says only a win over Congo in an African Cup of Nations qualifier in Brazzaville later this month will soar the team’s moral. Ghana dropped two vital points in the last qualifier against Sudan in Kumasi in a game that had the former skipper …

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Let Essien be – Deputy Black Stars Coach

Black Stars Deputy Coach, Akwasi Appiah says talks that sought to define whether Michael Essien must be axed from the national Team A in the wake of the player’s self imposed exile is misplaced. Essien has yet to play for Ghana since his second half appearance against Cote d’Ivoire in …

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Steven Gerrard likely to miss Ghana-England showdown

Liverpool’s skipper and vice captain of the Three Lions of England is most likely to miss the Ghana-England friendly at Wembley on March 29, 2011 due to a groin injury, SkySports reported. The England player will not be part of his club ahead of their game against Braga in Portugal …

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No plans for Essien meeting – GFA

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has quashed media reports suggesting a planned meeting with Michael Essien later this month. Fred Pappoe vice-president of the GFA told GNA Sports he was unaware of any such plans despite riffed media reports on a proposed meeting after the Stars friendly with England on …

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GABF to stage Inter-Club Amateur Boxing Championship

The Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation (GABF) will stage an Inter-Club Championship in the Greater Accra Region as part of efforts to unearth talents for the national team. The Championship, fixed for March 8-12, will be held at the Sports Hall of the Ohene-Djan Sports Stadium in Accra. Mr Dominic Kankam, …

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FIFA to invest $800m into football development

The world’s soccer governing body, the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has pledged to invest an amount of $800 million into football development programmes between the periods of 2011-2014. FIFA, whose reserves as at December 2010 increased to $1.2 billion due to the success of the South Africa 2010 …

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Stephen Appiah retired at the right time – Yaw Preko

Former Ghanaian football star, Yaw Preko has lauded Stephen Appiah, ex-Black Stars captain’s decision for retiring from international football duty at the right time. Yaw Preko told Goal.com that Stephen Appiah, currently playing for Italian side Cesena in the Serie ‘A’, has paid his dues to the nation and his …

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CAF reschedules U-20 Championship

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rescheduled indefinitely the African U-20 Championship till further notice. The competition was scheduled to take place in Libya from March 18 to April 1, but the political upheaval in the North African country has made the place unsafe to stage the biennial championship. …

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Africa maintains five slots for 2014 FIFA World Cup

Federation of International Football Federations, (FIFA) the world soccer governing body, has announced no changes in the allocation of slots for the 2014 World Cup and thus Africa will maintain her slots. FIFA said it will keep the World Cup slots per continent the same as in the 2010 edition, …

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