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Dede Ayew wins Marseille Player of the Month Award

Ghanaian midfielder, Andre Dede Ayew, channeled his frustration of being dropped from Ghana’s Nations Cup squad into having his best spell at Marseille this season helping him to win the club’s player of the month of January award. Dede Ayew won the award after getting 55% of the vote cast on the club’s official website. Younger brother who also was ...

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AFCON 2013: Nigeria Claims The Ultimate Prize By Beating Burkina Faso 1:0.

Nigeria won its first African Cup of Nations title since 1994, beating Burkina Faso 1-0 Sunday on Sunday Mba’s left-footed volley off a rebound in the 40th minute. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi captained the Super Eagles when they won in 1994. Nigeria also won the title in 1980. Following its victory before a crowd of about 87,000 at Soccer City, ...

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AFCON: Mali beat Ghana In Third Place Match

Mali:Samassa ’21’ Keita ’47’ Diarra ’93’ Ghana: Kojo Asamoah ’81’ Ghana starting line up: Fatau Dauda, Harrison Afful, Richard Kissi Boateng, John Boye, Isaac Vorsah, Awal Mohammed, Solomon Asante, Kwadwo Asamoah, Asamoah Gyan, Mubarak Wakaso, Christian Atsu Details later

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Ghana and Mali face off in third-place repeat

Third-place matches have a reputation for being less-fancied but can also be an entertaining finish in some football fixtures. For Ghana and Mali, who go into Saturday’s third-place fixture at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, winning can only be a consolation but also afford them a chance to look ahead in their team building efforts. Exactly a year ago, ...

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Black Stars Bench Is Tactically Bankrupt.

… Caused Us to Fail to Reach the Finals – Kwasi Appiah Should Take the Blame! I would have been the last person to criticize the technical bench of the Black Stars for the simple reason that I am a strong advocate for and believe that some of our own former players have what it takes to control the affairs ...

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Breaking News …….AFCON 2013: Nigeria Thrash Mali 4-1 To Reach Finals!

Ghana Vs. Burkina Faso 18:30 (12:30 USA Central Time) Here is the LINK The Nigeria goals were scored by Elderson Echiejile, Brown Ideye, Emmanuel Emenike and Ahmed Musa. The Mali goal was scored by Cheick Fantamady Diarra. Nigeria settled the quicker of the two teams, though it was Mali who threatened an early goal when Molla Wague’s header from a ...

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AFCON 2013:Semi-Finals: Ghana And Burkina Faso Meet In Semi-Finals Today.

 Semi Finals: Wednesday February 6 2013. Nigeria 4 Mali   1…1500 (Nigeria qualifies for finals) Ghana Vs. Burkina Faso 18:30 (12:30 USA Central Time) Here is the LINK Ghana come up against west African opposition on a fourth consecutive occasion at the 2013 Afcon, knowing very well that a date in the final – inevitably against another of their regional neighbours – ...

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AFCON 2013: Profile Of Ghana’s Next Target (Burkina Faso)

Nickname: Les Etalons (The Stallions) Founded: 1960 Joined FIFA:1964 Coach: Paul Put AFCON HISTORY Best Performance Fourth Place – 1998 Champions None Runners-Up None Third Place None Fourth Place 1998 The Burkina Faso national football team, nicknamed Les Etalons (The Stallions), will be making their ninth appearance at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, having qualified as Upper Volta prior ...

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