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September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Give Black Stars B second chance – Osei Palmer

    Ghana Football Association Executive member Wilfred Osei Palmer is pleading with the government to host the 2018 Championship for Africa Nations (CHAN) so it will give a lime line to the local Black Stars who failed to qualify for the tournament after been eliminated by Burkina Faso. CAF Executive Committee …

  • 26 September

    Victorious Black Stars B get $100K reward from Presidency

    The Black Stars B, also known as the local Black Stars, have been rewarded with US$100,000 by the government of Ghana for winning the 2017 West African Football Union tournament (WAFU). The President, Nana Akufo-Addo made the announcement of the cash reward when the victorious Ghana team and officials of …

  • 26 September

    Government not interested in interference – Br Bawumia

    Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has stated that the current government led by President Nana Akufo Addo is not interested in interfering with football governance in the country. He, however, appealed to the Ghana Football Association and other football administrators to do their best to …

  • 26 September

    CAF President warns executives who want to enrich themselves

    The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr Ahmad Ahmad says any executive of the continental football federation with the intent of riding on the back of CAF to enrich him or herself should have a rethink or resign. Ahmad Ahmad arrived in Ghana last Thursday for a …

  • 25 September

    Sports development high on government’s agenda – Dr Bawumia

    The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government’s commitment to the development of sports in the country, especially women’s football. Dr Bawumia gave the assurance when he welcomed a delegation from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) led by Dr Ahmad Ahmad to the …

  • 21 September

    CAF ExCo meets in Accra today

    The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) will be holding a meeting in Accra today, to determine the fate of Kenya and Cameroon as to whether these two countries can host the Championship for African Nations (CHAN) in 2018 and the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. …

  • 13 September

    WAFU Cup: Ghana, Nigeria clash in group stage opener

    The Black Stars B popularly known as the local Black Stars will engage the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Group A’s opener of the Fox WAFU Cup of Nations tomorrow at the Nduom Sports Stadium. Ghana eliminated Gambia by a lone goal in the preliminaries whilst Nigeria defeated Sierra Leone …

  • 12 September

    WAFU Cup: No winning bonus for Black Stars B

    The Minister for Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah has told Finder Sports that his Ministry is not committed to paying any winning bonus to the local Black Stars in the ongoing 2017 FOX Sports WAFU Cup of Nations been staged in Cape Coast. In an interview with Awake Sports, Isaac …

  • 11 September

    2018 World Cup: South Africa FA to hold emergency meeting today

    South Africa’s Football Association (Safa) will hold an emergency committee meeting later today Monday, September 11,  “to discuss the way forward” following Fifa’s decision to order a replay of the World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of “match manipulation” by the referee. South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 at home last …

  • 4 September

    Ghana’s World Cup chances over – Sam Johnson

    Former Ghana International Sam Johnson says the Black Stars have blown away any realistic chance of qualifying to the 2018 FIFA World Cup after their disastrous 1-1 draw with Congo in Kumasi last Friday. The Black Stars who are chasing a fourth appearance at the World Cup were hoping to …