The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has been drawn and the Ghana Black Stars will battle it out with Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in group F.
The draw was held this evening, April 12, 2019, at the Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.
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Ghanaians were happy when the news emerged that one of their former Black Stars players, Kevin-Prince Boateng, has been signed by the Spanish football giants, FC Barcelona.
Somewhere on the internet, some people started sharing their opinions on Kevin Prince Boateng’s new contract with Barcelona FC.
The Black Stars have qualified for every single world cup since making our debut in 2006, often cruising through qualifying – but never have we come closer to missing a World Cup than this qualifying cycle – considering how things stood by the end of last year.
A draw with Uganda and a loss to Egypt left the Stars with just a point from the first two games of qualifying and five whole points behind group leaders Egypt, who looked unstoppable.
The US Embassy in Ghana has continued a recent streak of more stringent migration policies by denying over 40 Ghanaian journalists visas to cover the Black Stars upcoming trip stateside.
According to reports, the embassy fears these journalists would not return to Ghana once they get to the U.S and has therefore decided not to grant them the travelling visas altogether.
It’s official – former Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has been reappointed to the position by the Ghana Football Association.
Appiah, who handled the team a few years ago, was chosen by the six member committee set up by the FA to select Avram Grant’s replacement.
The Black Stars of Ghana have moved up a couple places in the latest Fifa World Rankings released by the world governing body.
Ghana finished a disappointing 4th at the just ended Afcon, but have improved their dismal world ranking since it ended, moving from the 50’s down to the 40’s.
The Black Stars of Ghana commence their journey towards a 5th African Cup triumph later today when they lace up their boots to take on the Cranes of Uganda in their first game of the ongoing tournament.
The Stars need a win in the game (kick off at 1600 GMT) to get off their tournament to a blistering start ahead of tougher games against Mali and Egypt later in the tournament.
The Black Stars of Ghana have slipped to their worst Fifa world ranking in close to a decade after a string of five games without victory and a humbling world cup qualifying loss to Egypt.
Ghana is now ranked 53rd in the world, dropping all the way down to ninth on the continent.
‘The Station of the Nation’ – that’s what they keep telling us and that’s what they keep proving they so aren’t.
The Black Stars of Ghana were involved in a make or break tie against the Pharaohs of Egypt Sunday, a must win tie that was as much a national event as any political commissioning the President has done in the past few months with the elections in mind.
The Black Stars of Ghana would take to the pitch in Alexandria later today (Sunday) with the awareness that any result less than a win would seriously jeopardise their chances of qualifying for a fourth successive world cup tournament.
The Stars take on the resurgent giant of the African game Egypt, already limping after a self inflicted wound of failing to beat minnows Uganda in the first group game, at home – meaning a negative result puts Ghana at a horrible disadvantage, already falling behind the pack with just two games gone.
The Black Stars of Ghana are currently in Dubai training for the upcoming crunch tie against the Pharaohs of Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Ghana desperately need a win after drawing the first group game 0-0 against Uganda at home, whilst the Egyptians won 2-0 away to Congo.
Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is back in full training with his Italian side Juventus after returning from a knee injury that has kept him sidelined for the past few weeks.
Kwadwo picked up the injury in September and had to undergo surgery to the knee (not the first time), but has now returned to training with his club side.
The Black Stars continue their free fall down the FIFA World Rankings as they have slipped to 45th in the world in the latest one released.
The senior national team have dropped from their perch in the top 30’s just a few months ago and are now nearly 50th in the world. They have also slipped from being the third best ranked African team to the current fifth ranked.
The draw for the 2017 African Cup of Nations took place in Gabon earlier tonight with the Black Stars landing in Group D.
The Stars are billed to take on Egypt and Uganda, both present in our world cup qualifying group, as well as Mali.
The Black Stars would know all about their possible opponents for the 2017 Cup of African nations when the draw is held later today (Wednesday).
Gabon are hosting next year’s tournament, set to run from 14 January to 5 February 2017. Ghana, runners-up at the last edition, are in the top seed of the draw alongside Champions Cote d’Ivoire, hosts Gabon and the continent’s top ranked Fifa side Algeria.
The Black Stars of Ghana were held to a 1-1 draw by South Africa’s national team in a friendly international played in Durban Tuesday.
The Black Stars are winless in their last three games and were hoping for a friendly win to bring them back on track, but an early goal was pegged back by the South Africans who were playing before a teeming crowd at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
The friction between the Sports Ministry and the Ghana Football Association looks to be taking a turn for the worse with the latest pronouncement from the sector Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, set to further inflame passions between the two entities.
And if the Black Stars lose a couple qualification matches along the way, who really cares?
The Black Stars of Ghana were held to a goalless draw by a stubborn Ugandan side in the opening 2018 world cup qualifying game played in Tamale earlier today.
The Black Stars failed to break down their plucky opponents who game into the game with a well rehearsed plan to soak up the pressure and hit the Stars on the counter, and they executed the plan to perfection, holding out for a massive goalless draw away from home.
Black Stars midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has joined the unenviable list of Ghanaian players in Europe whose homes have been raided by thieves.
The 26 year old is currently with the Stars team in the country preparing for the opening world cup qualifier against Uganda in Tamale Friday; but back in Italy his home has been hit by thieves.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced the seedings for the 2017 Afcon draw that would take place next month.
Ghana, one of the continent’s top sides, have been placed in the top bracket of seeds – alongside hosts Gabon, champions Cote d’Ivoire and the continent’s top Fifa ranked side Algeria.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has been handed his debut Black Stars call-up days before he participates in the UEFA Champions League final for his Spanish side.
Partey was included in the 23 man squad named by manager Avram Grant for the upcoming African Cup qualifier against Mauritius, after an impressive season as for Los Colchoneros.
The Black Stars climbed three places from last month’s low of 41st in the world to finish 38th in the latest rankings table released by the world football governing body, Fifa.
Ghana’s 3-1 win and 0-0 draw against Mozambique in qualifying were the only action the team took part in the month in review, leading to the slight surge in points.
The Black Stars of Ghana took a giant leap towards qualifying for the 2017 African Cup of Nations with a comfortable 3-1 win over the Mambas of Mozambique at the Ohene Djan sports stadium in Accra.
Frank Achaempong, John Boye and a delightful Jordan Ayew chip gave the Stars a 3-0 lead, before Apson Manjate puleed one back for the visitors to wrap up an easy three points for the senior national team.
The Black Stars are getting prepared for a crucial game this afternoon, but they had an important visitor the night before who certainly helped relax the mood.
Shatta Wale visited the team at their Alisa Hotel hideout Wednesday evening, the ‘Dancehall King’ interacting with the team and its officials.
The Black Stars of Ghana would be in action Thursday when they take on the Mambas of Mozambique in a qualifying game for the 2017 African Cup of Nations.
The game would kick off at 15:30 GMT at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra.