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Nigeria miss Brazil flight for Confed Cup over bonus row

Nigeria have missed their flight to Brazil because of a row over players’ bonuses, BBC Sport has learned. The Super Eagles are due to play their first match in the tournament on Monday but they remain in Namibia after Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier. Nigeria’s players are unhappy after they were offered a $2,500-a-man bonus for the 1-1 draw in Windhoek, ...

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Kotey Neequaye improves to 20-0 after beating Sanchez

US based Ghanaian world championship hopeful, Samuel Kotey Neequaye has improved his burgeoning career record to 20 wins in as many fights and an impressive 15 knockouts to boot after adding Guillermo Sanchez to his list of conquests on Friday night. 29 year old Neequaye edged the tough challenge of Sanchez in their Lightweight clash at Turning Stone Resort & ...

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Andre and Jordan Ayew announce return to Black Stars

Midfielder Andre Ayew has confirmed he and his brother Jordan have returned to the Black Stars after a crisis meeting with Ghana President John Mahama on Tuesday, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah and Ghana FA Vice President Fred Crentsil were also inside the meeting held at the Flagstaff House, the seat of government, in Accra. The fruitful ...

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Kevin Prince Boateng ‘returns’ to Black Stars

Footy-ghana.com can exclusively reveal that AC Milan midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng has ended his retirement from international football. According to our highly placed sources, government sent a delegation to meet with Boateng in Germany a few months ago and in the course of the discussions, Boateng explained to the mediators that because of a chronic ankle condition, he gets extra ...

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Black Stars start working in Jo’burg for Lesotho match

Ghana have had two training sessions since arriving in South Africa on Saturday to prepare for the weekend’s crucial 2014 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho. The Black Stars touched down in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after beating Sudan 3-1 to keep alive their hopes of reaching the final phase of the qualifier. Kwesi Appiah’s and his ...

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Africa XI beats World XI 4-2 in Essien’s Charity Game of Hope

Africa XI beat a select side from World XI best footballers 4-2, in Michael Essien’s game of hope at the Accra Sports Stadium. The game which is to raise funds for charity events by the Michael Essien Foundation saw an array of some of the greatest football talents around the world. Former German captain, and Chelsea midfielder, Michael Ballack, Ricardo ...

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President Mahama To Bring Back Aggrieved Black Star Players

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that he had initiated moves with the Ghana Football Association to bring on board all aggrieved Black Stars players to fortify the team for subsequent competitions.   He said the current situation where some players were disgruntled and subsequently suspended their services to the national team could impact negatively if not stemmed.   ...

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BREAKING NEWS…World cup qualifying match group D..Zambia.. 4 Lesotho… 0

By FELIX MALUNGA
At Levy Mwanawasa Stadium

 – Zambia  4   Lesotho 0 ZAMBIA yesterday returned to winning ways with a resounding thrashing of Lesotho in Ndola to keep alive dreams of making a historic qualification to the FIFA 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil. A Jacob Mulenga brace with clinical finishes from skipper, Christopher Katongo and Collins Mbesuma put the ...

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