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Asian Cup winner Australia makes the biggest move. Germany stays on top while Spain barely makes the top 10.
The February 2015 FIFA Power Rankings are out and while Germany stays on top; barely anything stayed the same further down the list in comparison to January.
Ivory Coast rallied back into the world’s top 20 after defeating Ghana in the AFCON final. Ghana lost that game but gained 12 spots to get the 25th place. Congo DR moved up 11 spots and is now in 46th place.
UEFA teams, Germany... Read the rest of the article »
Ghana talisman Asamoah Gyan could not explain to the press why he was substituted right before the penalty shootout at the AFCON Final vs Ivory Coast.
Despite taking a fantastic 2-0 lead in their penalty shootout in the Africa Cup of Nations Final on Feb 8th against Ivory Coast, the Black Stars of Ghana crashed out 9-8 to extend the torturous 33-year spell they had gone without an AFCON trophy.
In a rather shocking move, the Ghanaian tactical bench chose to substitute the country’s leading scorer and team captain Asamoah Gyan for Agyemang-Badu... Read the rest of the article »
After his country lost the 2015 AFCON final to Ivory Coast, winger Andre 'dede' Ayew was caught up in a tearfully emotional display, and could not be consoled... not even by opposite coach Herve Renard.
Rarely has losing a match seemed to hurt a player so much, but Ghana's Andre Ayew was a literal pool of tears on Sunday 8th Feb after being defeated by Ivory Coast at the Estadio de Bata in Eq. Guinea.
After losing the Africa Cup of Nations Final to Ivory Coast through a tense penalty shootout on the day, Ayew could not help but sob openly, his country having failed to end their sensational... Read the rest of the article »
Ivory Coast's head tactician Herve Renard could not help but dance topless as he joined the celebration and pomp in Ivory Coast following their AFCON 2015 Final win over Ghana.
As can be imagined, the whole of Ivory Coast went into song and dance after the final whistle during their hotly contested AFCON 2015 Final win vs Ghana at the Estadio de Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday 8th Feb 2015.
None of the fans or players was however more excited than the man behind all the planning involved in securing the hard earned victory for the Ivorians, and that man was their... Read the rest of the article »
Despite losing the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations to Ivory Coast on penalties, Ghana players swept AFCON 2015 awards for their sterling performance in Africa's premier international football competition this year.
Despite losing the AFCON 2015 trophy to Ivory Coast and failing to end their 33-year trophy drought in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, Ghana’s Black Stars completed a clean sweep of the individual player awards at the tournament.
Three teary-eyed Ghana players were sensationally presented with the awards after the dramatic penalty shootout at the Estadio de Bata, although the trophies could... Read the rest of the article »
Despite world-renowned captain Asamoah Gyan being the Black Stars all-time leading goal scorer, Ivory Coast head coach heaped praised on Andre 'dede' Ayew and named him Ghana’s best player ahead of their AFCON 2015 Final showdown.
Though he did praise Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan’s quality and skills on the pitch, Ivory Coast’s coach Herve Renard singled out Black Stars winger Andre Ayew for special praise, branding him their best player ahead of striker.
In a AFCON tournament where Gyan was increasingly absent from crucial matches through illness, injury or a combination of the two, ‘dede’ Ayew.... Read the rest of the article »
After suffering a bout of malaria and getting injured after a clash with Guinea's keeper during the semifinals, Ghana star Asamoah Gyan expressed confidence that he would be eligible for the CAN 2015 Final showdown vs. Ivory Coast.
Despite having not made much of an impression at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, Asamoah Gyan remained the Black Stars’ undisputed talisman. Even on an off day for the former Sunderland man, his mere presence on the pitch was almost always enough to inspire the Ghanaians past difficult opponents.
This is why Ghana fans, coach Avram Grant and the rest of the squad were undoubtedly relieved... Read the rest of the article »
Ghana’s coach and former Chelsea manager Avram Grant was in a jovial mood ahead of Ghana's AFCON final meeting Ivory Coast , sensationally trolling his former Captain John Terry for his 2008 penalty miss vs. Man. United.
Ghana’s head coach Avram Grant was clearly in an elated mood during his pre-AFCON-Final post conference during which he made fun of his former captain John Terry’s penalty miss in the 2008 Champions League Final against Manchester United when Grant was at Chelsea.
When asked about he thought would happen if their thrilling 2015 CAN Final clash vs. Ivory Coast went to penalties, much... Read the rest of the article »
The day is upon us and the hour is nigh. On Sunday Feb 8th we will finally be able to determine best team in Africa in 2015; the country that deserves to take home the glittering 2015 Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Ghana go into the Sunday showdown as the slightly brighter team results-wise, having managed to bounce back from their opening day defeat to Senegal with four straight wins. Their last two games are 3-0 victories over the Guinea teams, during which encounters IVC did not conced a single goal.
After Captain Asamoah Gyan’s absence had denied them the inspiration needed to overcome Senegal... Read the rest of the article »
Despite the mountain of a task facing Ghana as they take on Ivory Coast in the finals of AFCON 2015, their winger Christian Atsu expressed his confidence that the Stars woud bag the trophy.
Ghana and Chelsea man Christian Atsu could not help but be optimistic after his country defeated Equatorial Guinea 3-0 to make it to the highly anticipated finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
National Thunder, despite having been in surprisingly top form throughout the tournament, could not handle the Black Stars on Thursday. The fleet-footed Atsu, who provided the assist for Mubarak’s... Read the rest of the article »
Equatorial Guinea proved to be awful hosts as chaotic scenes of violence enshrouded AFCON 2015's second semi final at the Nuevo Estadio de Malabo following Ghana's victory over the hosts.
By the look of things, Equatorial Guinea will be very lucky to be allowed to show up at the next Africa Cup of Nations after the terrible chaos that erupted during and after their semi final exit at the hands of Ghana on Thursday.
At half time, after Ghana had scored two goals to grab an invaluable lead, the fans of Equatorial Guinea hurled bottles and other objects towards the players&rsquo... Read the rest of the article »
Four-time champions Ghana will be hoping to add another dazzling AFCON trophy to their already impressive collection this year. But can they tackle Equatorial Guinea?
In normal circumstances, this would be a very simple question to answer, and the answer would be a firm YES. Yes, Ghana, who are ranked #5 on the FIFA CAF list can easily handle Equatorial Guinea, who are ranked 39th in Africa and 118th in the world.
Yes, Ghana, who have won the Africa Cup of Nations four times can handle the hosts, who have only made two appearances at AFCON and have not yet... Read the rest of the article »
Baffling accusations and allegations of Black Magic use enshroud AFCON 2015's 2nd semi final as Ghana prepares to tackle surprise package Equatorial Guinea.
The fact that the Black Stars have not won the Africa Cup of Nations trophy for 33 years now, compounded with reports of use of Black Magic by Equatorial Guinea through hired witch doctors, has Ghanaian fans trembling with fear as their team gears up to tackle Equatorial Guinea on Thursday 5th Feb.
These reports are given more traction by the Equo-Guinean’s shockingly good progress in... Read the rest of the article »
After making it to the AFCON semi finals for the third consecutive time in 2015, can the Black Stars of Ghana overcome the emergent hosts Equatorial Guinea and make it to the finals?
Ghana delivered yet another eye catching performance when they comfortably beat Guinea by three goals to nil to cruise into the semi finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.
However, the West African giants are no strangers to semi final upsets. The Black Stars have made it to the semi final stage for the third straight time now, and have bowed out to Zambia... Read the rest of the article »
Welcome to the best AFCON Broadcast Guide you can find on the internet! It will enable you to know where and when to watch the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations live online and on TV, from January 17 to February 8.
It’s that time of the year again when the continent of Africa dances to the beat of the drums as heroes battle with a ball at their feet in quest for gold. Several sports channels around the globe have braced themselves to broadcast the matches live online or on television as spectators worldwide join in the celebration of African football.
A total of 15 nations qualified for the finals... Read the rest of the article »
Young Chelsea winger Christian Atsu proved the unlikely hero as the Black Stars recorded a sensational 3-0 victory over Guinea to book a place at the AFCON semi finals. Mourinho and Chelsea will definitely take notice.
The Black Stars of Ghana were able to record one of the most commanding score lines of AFCON 2015 so far when they beat Guinea by three goals to nil in the third quarter final game of the tournament. Their fantastic performance on Sunday was thanks in no small part to the brilliance of Chelsea's young star Christian Atsu who netted a sublime pair of goals on either side of a Kwesi Appiah strike.
Atsu’s... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of Ghana's quarter final game against Guinea, Cameroon's Ghanaian assistant coach Ibrahim Toure expressed his joy at the fact it was Guinea and not Mali the Black Stars had to face.
After the widely criticised CAF drawing lots rule pitted Guinea against Ghana in the quarter finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon's assistant coach Ibrahim Toure, who had also expressed his hope that he could one day take up the reigns of the Ghana national soccer team job, expressed his relief that it was Guinea and not Mali that the Stars had to face.
Toure was aware of the Malians... Read the rest of the article »
After a sloppy start to AFCON 2015, the Black Stars of Ghana are back on the rise and look like genuine trophy contenders. Is 2015 the year for Avram Grant’s men?
The Ghana team we saw at the opening stage of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage looks radically different from the team we have seen in their recent two games. The Ghanaians faced Senegal in their first game and looked like they were set to grab all three points against their formidable opponents after going ahead through Andre Ayew early on.
However, Senegal were able to net an equalizer... Read the rest of the article »
Following a spirited AFCON group stage recovery and entry into the knockout rounds, the Group C best XI by renowned football stats firm WhoScored.com is heavily populated by the Black Stars.
After an eventful Group Stage for Ghana at this year's Africa Cup of Nations, a quintet of Ghana's players have been featured in the Group C best XI by renowned statistics firm WhoScored.com. This is effectively almost half the players in the 4-4-2 lineup on WhoScored.com's Group C team.
After a 2-1 defeat against Senegal that occured in the most embarassing of circumstances, the Black Stars... Read the rest of the article »
The Black stars won the Group of Death ahead of the Algerians after defeating them in their head-to-head matchup.
Ghana and Algeria made it through in the AFCON 2015's "Group of Death". Needing a win, the Black Stars had to come from behind to earn their place among the final eight teams, while the Algerians had to struggle against Senegal, who were ultimately eliminated from the tournament despite needing only a draw to secure their Quarter-finals spot.
Ghana came from behind as Mandla Masango... Read the rest of the article »