The Black Stars B side of Ghana failed to qualify for the CHAN tournament after suffering a 2-1 defeat at home against Burkina Faso. After playing a 2-2 draw in Ouagadougou in the first leg, The Burkinabes put up a splendid performance to eliminated the two times finalist in a game played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi. Burkina Faso scored two goals in the second half through Mohammed Sydney Sylla and Herman Nikiema to end the first half 2-0 in their favor. The Ghanaians came into the second half stronger with the hope of getting back into the game by mounting intense pressure on the Burkinabes and pulled one goal back through Felix Addo. Ghana kept knocking on the doors of Burkina Faso for the equalizer but the likes of Thomas Abbey, Isaac Twum and Patrick Razak...
Head Coach of the Black Stars B team Maxwell Konadu believes his side could have done better in their CHAN qualifier game in Ouagadougou. The Ghanaians held their Burkinabe counterparts to a 2-2 drawn game in the first leg of the 2018 Champions of African Nations qualifier game played on Saturday. Ghana opened the score in the first half through a spot which was calmly converted by striker Saddick Adams before the home team equalized. WAFA'S Gideon Waja sent the away side into the league against in the second half but the home equalised in the dying embers of the game through Sawadogo. Despite being happy with the results, the former Asante Kotoko trainer believes his men could have done better to prevent the goals. “I am a bit worried about how we conceded the two goals because I f
The Black Stars B will be eyeing a good results Today when they play as guest to Burkina Faso in the CHAN qualifier. The game slated for the Stade du Auot will see the locally based national side will play their West African neighbors as they bid to make it to next year's competition in Kenya. Coach Maxwell Konadu will hope his side gets a convincing results to make the return leg an easy ride. Ghana will be relying on players like Saddick Adams, Winful Cobbina, Patrick Razak, Thomas Abbey,Amos Frimpong, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Awal Mohamed, Zakaria Mumuni, Gideon Waja and among others. Despite losing their last friendly against Attram Academy, the technical handlers of the team are still confident the players will put up a good show. Ghana are bent on making this competition t...
Ghana’s home-based Black Stars have been forced to call off their first training session in Ouagadougou following the Burkina Faso Federation’s inability to provide the team a training field. Huge uncertainty surrounded the first training session of Ghana’s home-based Black Stars as Burkina Faso officials kept tossing the team around from one training center to another. The technical team was forced to call off the session at 17:45 GMT and were compelled to rely on a 30-minute shakeup in the hotel after calling off the session. The team was scheduled to train on Thursday afternoon ahead of their mandatory training session at the match venue on Friday afternoon but the allocated venue was occupied when the Black Stars B arrived at the venue. The Black Stars B were ta
Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu, says that the team’s 3-1 loss to Visser Academy on Monday at the Accra Sports Stadium should awaken them to prepare better for their CHAN 2018 qualifier against Burkina Faso on Sunday. Reginald Thompson and Godfred Odametey scored for Visser, which is owned by former Great Olympics and Black Stars players, Godwin Attram, while AshGold’s Shafiu Mumuni got the goal for the Black Stars B team. After the match, Maxwell Konadu, said that the match had given the team a lot more to think about in relation to the Burkina Faso match. “The result serves as a wake up call for us even though we did not start with the best players that we have in the team. We had to give opportunities to the other players to show us what they have. We now have a clea
rs B The Ghana Black Stars B Team will depart Accra for Ouagadougou on Wednesday August 9th, to face Burkina Faso in the qualifiers for the 2018 African Nations Championship to be played in Kenya. The local based Black Stars will face their Burkinabe counterparts at the August 5 stadium on Saturday 12th August. The team will return to Ghana on Monday 14th August to resume camping in Kumasi for the 2nd leg at the Baba Yara Stadium on 20th August 2017. The Ghanians are bent on qualifying for the competition this time after failing to make the last edition in Rwanda after they were eliminated by Ivory Coast.
The Black Stars B team tasted first defeat as they were beaten 3-1 by Attram Academy in a friendly game played on Monday at the Accra Sports Stadium. Ashantigold player Shafiu Mumuni's goal was not enough as the Academy boys registered three goals to hand Coach Maxwell Konadu's side their first defeat after 12 friendly game. The Academy boys got the first goal of the game in the 30th minute through Reginald Thompson after he tapping in from Douglas Mintah’s pass. Skipper for Attram Academy Godfred Odametey got the second goal for his side with a fine finish after a brilliant team display. The Black Stars B team looked to be coming into the game after Safiu Mumuni pulled a goal back for them but Thompson restored the two goal advantage for the Academicians in the 59t
The Black Stars B team will engage the Attram Academy in a friendly on Monday afternoon as part of their CHAN qualifier preparations. The game will start at 3 : 30 at the Accra Sports Stadium as coach Maxwell Konadu puts the team in a good shape ahead of the game slated for Saturday August 12. Ghana will play their Burkinabe counterparts at August 12 stadium as both teams prepare for the competition in Kenya. The Black Stars B side are yet to lose a game in their friendly games so far after win over Elmina Sharks, Accra Young Wise, Vision FC and among other teams.
Hearts of Oak's trio of Winful Cobbina, Patrick Razak and Thomas Abbey are among twenty-eight players invited to the Black Stars ‘B’ camp as they continue preparations for their CHAN qualifying match against Burkina Faso and the upcoming WAFU tournament. Asante Kotoko's also had Sadick Adams, Awal Mohamed, Emmanuel Gyamfi, Amos Frimpong and Felix Annan all receiving call ups by the technical handlers. The invited players are expected to report to the team’s training camp at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence, Prampram on Monday 24th July, 2017 at 4pm. The home based senior national team will take on Burkina Faso on August 11 in Ouagadougou before the return leg game which will be played on August 18. Below is the list of Players for camping FELIX ANNAN
Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has been called to the Black Stars 'B' as they intensify preparations for their upcoming CHAN qualifiers. Ayiah who recently led the national U-17 to place 2nd at African Championships, is expected to join the home based senior national team for their upcoming friendly game against their Togolese counterparts this weekend. The pacy forward who is preparing for the FIFA U 17 World Cup in October, will switch camp to the senior side on Friday in Prampram. Meanwhile WAFA defender Caleb Amankwaa has also been handed a late call up to the Black Stars B ahead of their trip to Togo. The final squad for the trip to Togo is expected to be announced on Friday. Source: GFA