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AFCON 2017: Ghana bag $1.5m for fourth place

The Black Stars of Ghana have pocketed US$ 1.5 million for placing fourth at the just ended 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The Black Stars were beaten 1-0 by Burkina Faso in the third place match in Port Gentil last Saturday. Before the start of the tournament, the Confederation of Africa Football reviewed the prize money for the ...

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Match Report: Burkina Faso 1-0 Ghana- Alain Troare’s fierce free kick earns Stallions 2017 AFCON bronze

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Alain Traore’s piercing and well-curled free kick gave Burkina Faso the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medal at the expense of Ghana in a 1-0 win on Saturday night in Port Gentil. Ghana were looking to overcome the disappointment of another tournament that almost delivered glory, and as the half progressed, they had good chances through Jordan ...

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Match Report: Cameroon 2-0 Ghana; Indomitable Lions set up final clash with Egypt

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com A youthful Cameroon side edged Ghana 2-0 on Thursday in Franceville to reach their first Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years. Centre-back Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui and Christian Bassogong home from a tight angle to send an inexperienced Indomitable Lions side through. The Black Stars won the match’s first corner kick with Afriyie Acquah’s effort and it was ...

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South Africa Soothsayer predicts win for Cameroon over Ghana in AFCON semi-final

Source: VOAnews.com A thunderstorm rages east of Johannesburg. Rain hammers the corrugated iron roof of a small house in a bleak township. An elderly woman, strings white beads around her wrinkled neck, head and wrists, sitting on a cement floor in a corner of a room. These days, she makes a good living predicting the results of soccer matches. In ...

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Razak Braimah, also have the freedom of speech

Source: Raymond Agbonlahor Yeboah Some of the Ghanaian journals are a hypocrite.Who insult more than Patrick Osei Agyeman, Songo.For hiding behind journalism some of the media men do defame and insult the GFA president Nyantakyi like he is their classmate. every murderer feels scared sleeping in the pavement or we have soon forgotten when you throw a stone at the ...

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Black Stars arrive in Franceville

Source: supersport.com Ghana’s Black Stars arrived at the team base camp on the town of Bongoville near Franceville on Monday to start preparations for their Semi final clash against Cameroon. The team, who have qualified for their sixth straight Afcon semifinals, immediately embarked in training later in the evening under the supervision of coach Avram Grant in a recovery training ...

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Cameroon boycott training over bonuses

Source: supersport.com Cameroon players refused to train on Monday in Gabon over bonuses row. The Indomitable Lions are demanding bonuses that are in dimension to their performance in the quarterfinal against Senegal where they stunned the favourites 5-4 on post match penalties. Reports from the camp indicate that Hugo Broos’ men are demanding 12 million CFA francs per player as ...

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Jordan Ayew joins Swansea City on deadline day

Source: Myjoyonline.com Ghana forward Jordan Ayew has completed a move to Premiership side Swansea City eight months after being relegated with Aston Villa in the Championship. The Ghana striker will return from the African Cup of Nations to new surroundings as he moves away from the Midlands to South Wales. A statement from the club read: “Swansea City have completed ...

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