Ghana 3-1 Guinea

Ghana 3-1 Guinea

Footy-ghana.com managing editor Christopher Opoku ran commentary on the Ghana v Guinea game for national television on Wednesday afternoon and he offers his opinionated view on the game that took place in Tamale, amongst other things. Overall, this was a game where the score line flattered Ghana. As odd as this may sound, I felt […]

Ghana Bows Out After Defeat

Ghana Bows Out After Defeat

Ghana’s tumultuous World Cup was brought to an end following a 2-1 Group G loss to Portugal In Brasilia on Thursday. The defeat means the Black Stars finish last in the pool with just a single point, and ends a horror week of alleged player mutiny, money worries and the banishment of two of their […]

Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu in Miami

Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu in Miami

The deputy coach of the Black Stars Maxwell Konadu, paid a working visit to Miami last Monday to conclude arrangements for the training tour of the national team Black Stars to Florida towards the 2014 World Cup in Brazil . He was accompanied by Alex Asante , International Protocol Officer of the GFA . They […]

World Cup 2014: Ivory Coast coach opts for experience

World Cup 2014: Ivory Coast coach opts for experience

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi has selected a vastly experienced 28-man provisional World Cup squad. Striker Didier Drogba, capped 99 times, spearheads the so-called ‘golden generation’ who will have a last chance to grab glory in Brazil. Brothers Yaya and Kolo Toure are joined by fellow Premier League-based stars Cheick Tiote and Wilfried Bony. Giant […]

South Africa President Jacob Zuma defends football team

South Africa President Jacob Zuma defends football team

President Jacob Zuma has defended the South Africa team after their African Nations Championship group stage exit. The side of locally based players was called “useless” and a “bunch of losers” by the country’s sports minister Fikile Mbalula. Zuma told a South African radio station: “The fact that the team lost, that doesn’t mean anything […]

CHAN 2014: Ghana and Libya book last-eight spots

CHAN 2014: Ghana and Libya book last-eight spots

Ghana and Libya have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship. Kwabina Adusei scored a 76th-minute penalty to give Ghana a 1-0 victory over Ethiopia and ensure the Black Stars finished top of Group C. Libya, who had been top of the table, came back from 2-0 down to draw with […]

Nigeria Wins Under-17 World Cup

Nigeria Wins Under-17 World Cup

Nigeria won the Under-17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday with a 3-0 win over champions Mexico. Erick Aguirre’s own goal put the Golden Eaglets in front in Abu Dhabi. The Nigerians doubled their lead with a tap in from Kelechi Iheanacho before captain Musa Mohamed’s free kick sealed the win. Nigeria […]

Egypt footballer suspended over Morsi sign

Egypt footballer suspended over Morsi sign

One of Egypt’s top football clubs has excluded its striker from a competition for publicly showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Al Ahly said Ahmed Abdul Zaher would not go to next month’s Fifa Club World Cup in Morocco after he gave a four-fingered salute on Sunday. The striker was celebrating his goal in […]

THE FIFA AWARDS

THE FIFA AWARDS Orangeburg, South Carolina 8th January, 2013 On Monday, 7TH January, 2013, in Zurich, the elite of soccer gathered to honor the achievements of the past year. There were selections for the best coaches, the best goal and other  awards. As expected, Lionel Messi won, once again the “Ballon d’OR”. It was the […]

Katongo named 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year

Katongo named 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year

Christopher Katongo has won the 2012 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The 30-year-old Zambia captain beat off competition from Demba Ba, Didier Drogba, Younes Belhanda and Yaya Toure to become the first winner from southern Africa in the history of the award. Katongo told BBC Sport: “This is a fantastic moment for me. […]