Man City’s Yaya Toure considering Ivory Coast retirement

Man City’s Yaya Toure considering Ivory Coast retirement

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure says he will decide about his international future with the Ivory Coast this week. Toure captained his country to a first Africa Cup of Nations triumph since 1992 in Equatorial Guinea this year. And the 31-year-old midfielder suggested he may now follow brother Kolo into international retirement . “I think now my target is done,” […]

Violence Erupt as Ghana Shatter Hosts’ Afcon Hopes

Violence Erupt as Ghana Shatter Hosts’ Afcon Hopes

By Nick Said Ghana breezed into the final of the African Nations Cup after a 3-0 victory over hosts Equatorial Guinea in Malabo on Thursday in a game that had to be halted for over 30 minutes due to violence. But the match will be remembered for the ugly scenes instigated by the home players […]

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Sacked

Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Sacked

Nigeria have parted ways with manager Stephen Keshi following a run of poor results in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. SuperSport’s Andrew Randa revealed on Thursday that Keshi had been axed from the Super Eagles’ helm, with former team coach Shuaibu Amodu taking his place and Gbenga Ogunbote as his assistant.Nigeria are currently third […]

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 […]