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Ghana Black Stars fail to win Angola 2010, but impress

The African Nations Cup, Angola 2010 is over. And the winner is Egypt. The Ghana Black Stars after playing their best game so far in Angola succumbed to a last minute onslaught from the Egyptians who are also the reigning African champions, and fell by a lone goal from substitute, …

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Ghana beats Nigeria 1-0 to sail into Angola 2010 finals

The Ghana Black Stars have beaten the odds of injury, inexperience and young age of their players to beat a more experienced and determined Super Eagles of Nigeria one nil to get to the finals of the African Nations Cup in Angola Thursday January 28, 2010. Striker Asamoah Gyan headed …

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African football to receive $150m from CAF

African football will receive an amount of $150 million in television and marketing earnings over the eight years. According to a Reuters report, this is as a result of significant increase in income for the continent’s football governing body, Confederation of African Football (CAF). The report indicated that up to …

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Ghana through to semi-finals after beating Angola one nil

Ghana breezed into the semi-finals of the Orange African Nations Cup tournament in Angola after beating the hosts by a lone goal. A more organized and composed Black Stars got the goal in the 15th minute when Asamoah Gyan curled in  a Kwadwo Asamoah pass from a difficult angle. The …

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Angola captain Kali reckons tough outing against Stars

Angola captain Carlos Manuel Gonçalves Alonso, has said he expects a tough encounter on Sunday’s quarter-final clash with Ghana’s Black Stars. The Palancas Negras faces four-time winners Ghana in the first quarterfinal match at the November 11 Stadium in Luanda, with their minds pecked on a historic place at the …

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Revitalised Ghana makes it to quarter-finals of Angola 2010

A revitalized Ghana Black Stars today beat a determined Burkina Faso team that was reduced to 10 men by one goal to nil to advance to the quarter-finals of the Orange African Nations Cup tournament in Angola. The goal was scored in the 30th minute by Andre Dede Ayew who …

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Stars fall to the Elephants

The Black Stars of Ghana fell at the foot of the Elephants in their opening match of the Angola 2010 Africa Cup of Nations game played in Cabinda on Friday. It was a humiliating defeat for the Stars, as it has rendered their chances of progressing into the next stage …

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Essien may not play in crucial Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire opener

Ghana may not field midfielder Michael Essien in the country’s crucial African Nations Cup opener against one of the competition’s favourites Cote d’Ivoire. The Black Stars play the Elephants Friday January 15, 2010 in the Angolan northern enclave of Cabinda. A BBC news bulletin monitored by ghanabusinessnews.com quoted the Ghana …

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire match – make or break affair

It will indeed be a make or break affair for the Black Stars of Ghana and the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire when the two sides clash in the Group B game of the 27th Edition of the Africa Cup of Nations at the Estadio Nacional De Chiazi, in Cabinda on …

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Essien joins colleagues in camp

Ghana’s ace midfielder, Michael Essien finally joined his colleagues in camp in the early hours of Wednesday as the Black Stars stepped up preparations for their game against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in their Group B match on Friday, January 15 at the Estadio Nacional Do Chiazi. Essien, who …

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