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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 »
As the South African football legend and coach awaits results from Senegal's crunch game vs. Algeria, he has urged his boys to attack the Black Stars and score at least three goals.
Despite the fact that their AFCON 2015 hopes rested squarely on the result of Senegal's game against Algeria, South Africa's head coach urged his team not to rest on their laurels against the Black Stars of Ghana.
A win for Bafana Bafana against their illustrious opponents, however sensational, would not be enough to propel the South Africans to the quarter finals of the tournament if Algeria... Read the rest of the article »
Ghana star Asamoah Gyan says he has not yet recovered from his illness despite returning to the Ghana squad and netting the winner against giants Algeria on Friday.
After being cast out of the team sheets for his country’s 2-1 humiliation by Senegal by a bout of malaria, the former Sunderland man managed to get back onto his feet and inspire his team to a crucial three points against Algeria, the best ranked team in Africa.
However, with a crucial clash against South Africa looming, fresh concerns have arisen after the forward’s latest presser... Read the rest of the article »
While wary of Bafana Bafana's power, Ghana's tactician Avram Grant expressed a confidence that his boys could do the business against Bafana Bafana on the 27th,
It has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride for Ghana at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. After the heart-rending 2-1 loss through a last gasp winner vs. Senegal in their opening game, the sensational 1-0 win over best-in-Africa Algeria has provided a soothing balm to the wounds suffered earlier on.
Now, understandably buoyed by this last victory, Ghana head... Read the rest of the article »
After their opening day capitulation against Senegal, Ghana must go for all three points vs. RSA on Tuesday. With Gyan back, prospects are once again bright for the Black Stars.
It’s like magic – the tremendous difference one man can make to a team. Such is the analogy that describes Asamoah Gyan’s return to Ghana’s line up.
In Ghana’s opening game against Senegal, the Black Stars’ lack of quality upfront was more than apparent. After going ahead through Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew’s opener, the four-time African champions... Read the rest of the article »
Several combinations are available for the four teams to qualify for the next round. Right now Senegal lead the pack with 4 points.
Asamoah Gyan came back to be the hero for Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Al Ain striker missed the Black Stars’ first match against Senegal with a bout of malaria, but managed to play the full match against Algeria, scoring the game winning goal in the last seconds of stoppage time.
"Asamoah is a great player with a fantastic attitude. He was ill but he played the 90 minutes... Read the rest of the article »
Algeria’s coach Gourcuff is well aware of the danger posed by Ghana’s Ayew. He however knows well what his side must do vs. Ghana on Friday.
Having lost their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations this year, the Black Stars of Ghana can not be described as having put in the performance most fans expected of them in these early stages of the tournament. However, in Asamoah Gyan’s absence, the Stars have another talisman in their stand-in captain Andrew Ayew who can ensure the former’s absence is not too much of a blow. During... Read the rest of the article »
African football does not get much better than when two of the continent’s soccer giants set up to face each other on the field.
Algeria ma be ranked by FIFA as the best country in Africa as per the latest rankings but Ghana by far boast the better AFCON winning experience with four trophies amassed vs. the Algerians’ single trophy.
News are yet to surface about Ghanaian talisman Asamoah Gyan’s recovery from his malaria sickness but every Black Stars’ fan will be hoping their captain can make it back... Read the rest of the article »
The Black Stars of Ghana were made to pay a heavy price through a last gasp winner from Senegal’s Sow. Could Gyan have made a difference?
It could not have gone any worse for the Black Stars of Ghana at their Africa Cup of Nations game against Senegal on Tuesday.
In the game's prematch conference, Ghana coach Avram Grant had expressed his regret at not being able to field Asamoah Gyan, who was down with malaria, but still stated his confidence that his men could find their way past the Lions of Teranga without the talisman.
And... Read the rest of the article »
Ghana's Coach Avram Grant & talismanic midfielder Ayew both expressed a quiet confidence ahead of their match vs. Senegal.
Ahead of their crunch match against Senegal on January 19th, Ghana national team coach Avram Grant spoke to the press about the chances he thought his men had against the Lions of Teranga and the tournament in general. Grant was joined by Andrew Ayew, one of the notable players in the Black Stars squad.
Asked about his general thoughts towards the tie, the Israelite said, “We have a lot... Read the rest of the article »
Match Day 2 of AFCON 2015 pits African heavyweights Ghana and Senegal against each other. Whoever wins, fans are set for a thrill.
Coming off the back of a very positive qualification campaign, Senegal are certainly confident about their chances at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea this year. The Lions of Teranga qualified out of Group G with 13 points, just a point behind group leaders and 2004 champions Tunisia. The squad boasts the enthusiasm of youth in the form of the likes of Mame Birame Diouf... Read the rest of the article »
The wheat has been separated from the chaff. But out of the 16 good teams that remain, which can be the best?
It was one of the most thrilling qualification stages since in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations. Some countries, like Angola, Egypt and Nigeria, were shocked out of the competition, leading to a last 16 list devoid of some of the most prominent names on the continent. Others that were given almost no chance by pundits and betting tipsters, like DR Congo, proved their doubters wrong and booked... Read the rest of the article »
Who are the African stars who must perform for their countries this year? Read on!
A team is made of 11 players but it is obvious that some players have more expectations placed on them than others. Such is the case of Yaya Toure, Aubameyang, A. Gyan and a host of other African stars whose countries’ prospects at AFCON 2015 rest squarely on their shoulders. LiveSoccerTV.com takes a look at the players who can not afford to rest on their laurels at this year’s showdown.
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Ghana boasts one of the best soccer squads in Africa and they have the big tournament experience to match. Can they win another AFCON trophy this year?
Like Ivory Coast and Cameroon, the Black Stars can not be considered a young developing team. Having made their first appearance in Africa's premier international football competition in 1963, Ghana have four Africa Cup of Nations trophies in their cabinet and have made it to the quarter and semi-finals a good number of times. The African giants can be found at #5 on the latest FIFA CAF list and #37... Read the rest of the article »
FIFA has released their latest rankings ahead of AFCON 2015. Where does your favorite side rank among the top teams in the world?
After quite a bit of rumblings and strife, the 2015 AFCON tournament will kick off next Saturday. The build-up to the much anticipated competition was nothing short of controversial. Due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Western Africa, initial hosts Morocco tried in vain to have the tournament's dates modified.
The response? Well, as we all know, not only did CAF opt not to postpone the... Read the rest of the article »
Despite causing a ruckus within the Black Stars' camp at the World Cup, new coach Avram Grant has opened the door to the star pair.
Certainly, in life, there are times when people do deserve a second chance to make things right.
And football is no exception. But, for fans, it all depends on who is the one being given a mulligan to do things over, with some players dividing opinion more than others.
After their disastrous World Cup campaign, in which Ghana earned just one dismal point and crashed out of the group stages... Read the rest of the article »
Check out the November 2014 FIFA Rankings. See the world's Top 20 and the Top 5 of each zone. Where's your country placed?
Germany are still the world’s best while there are no move in or out of the FIFA Ranking’s Top 10. Spain and Portugal have moved up. Uruguay have gone down to 10th in the chart.
Outside the Top 10, there are more meaningful changes with Roy Hodgson’s England jumping seven places to rank 13th. Notable changes also include Algeria’s drop from 15th to 18th in the world... Read the rest of the article »
Watch out for high emotions in the 2015 AFCON qualifiers this Wednesday as the Ghana vs Togo match will define the fate of both nations. Who will reach Equatorial Guinea?
Group E is as tight as one could imagine with all four teams separated by two points only. Both the Black Stars and the Sparrow Hawks lost on Matchday 5. They have one last chance to book their tickets into the finals.
The Ghanaians were stunned by a well-composed Ugandan side away from home. 1-0 was the score line. The Togolese lost by a much bigger margin against Guinea on home soil as a hat-trick... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Uganda vs Ghana live as the 2015 AFCON qualifiers resume on beIN Sports, SuperSports and other channels. Live TV listings for this November 15, 2014 match can be found here.
The Black Stars enter their penultimate AFCON 2015 group stage qualifier as leaders of their table. With 8 points, they seat above Emmanuel Adebayor’s Togo and upcoming opponents Uganda. Interestingly, the latter have big reasons to be confident ahead of Saturday’s match.
Fans must recall that the Cranes were inches away from taking maximum points away from the Black Stars, in Kumasi.... Read the rest of the article »