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President Akufo-Addo to the Black Stars B “You have brought joy to Ghana”

President Akufo-Addo to the Black Stars B “You have brought joy to Ghana”

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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has congratulated warmly the players, technical and management team of the Black Stars B Team for winning this year’s West African Football Union Cup “in excellent style”, after defeating Nigeria by four goals to one in the finals. According to President Akufo-Addo, the success of the Black Stars B team has proven that football in the country is not on the decline, as many would want Ghanaians to believe. “All of Ghana is very proud of your achievement. In fact, yesterday, the former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was with me here at the Presidency. He began our meeting by firstly congratulating me,” the President added. President Akufo-Addo made this known on Tuesday, 26th September, 2017, when the
Asamoah Gyan congratulate Black Stars B

Asamoah Gyan congratulate Black Stars B

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Ghana Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan congratulate the Black Stars B team for winning the 2017 WAFU Cup trophy. The Local based Stars walloped neighbors Nigeria by 4-1 to defend the title they won in 2013 in a game played at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in Ghana. Two goals from Berekum Chelsea striker Steven Sarfo and a goal each from Hearts of Oak duo Winful Cobbina and Vincent Atingah ensured Ghana beat Nigeria to lift the trophy for the second time in four years. ASAMOAH GYAN‏Verified account @ASAMOAH_GYAN3 A very very BIG congratulations to the Black Stars B for wining the WAFU.. Ghana is proud of you.. kudos @ghanafaofficial the Ghanaian captain tweeted.
Ghana to make changes in team to face Nigeria

Ghana to make changes in team to face Nigeria

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Coach Maxwell Konadu is likely to make changes in his line up for the epic clash between Super Green Eagles of Nigeria and the Ghana Black Stars in the final group stage game of the ongoing Wafu tournament. The Black Stars coach will make changes to the team which beat Guinea and Mali in the first two games in Group A last Thursday and Saturday. This move is to allow some players who have not had a chance in the competition get some game time and also give rest to the others. The Black Stars have already booked a place in the Semi final of the competition and find it proper to allow others get a feel of the competition. Coach Konadu and his boys are hoping for a hundred percent record in the Group stage as they face rivals Nigeria who are struggling to qualify from the grou...
Winful Cobbina goal helps Ghana beat Mali

Winful Cobbina goal helps Ghana beat Mali

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Winful Cobbina goal in the second half helped the Ghana Black Stars B side beat Mali 1-0 in their second Group A game in the Wafu Cup tournament at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Hearts of Oak midfielder put Ghana in front in the 64th minute after firing a powerful shot from 22 yards into the net of the Eagles. Cobbina after receiving a pass from WAFA midfielder Gideon Waja calmly slotted the ball past the Malian goalkeeper to hand the Black Stars B side the lead. Coach Maxwell Konadu's side becomes the first country to qualify to the Semi final with a game to spare. Ghana sits on top of Group B with 6 points out of two games and will seeking for a hundred percent record when they face Nigeria on Monday.  
Wafu Cup: Steve Pollack optimistic Ghana will go far

Wafu Cup: Steve Pollack optimistic Ghana will go far

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko head coach Steve Pollack believes the Black Stars B side can go far in the 2017 WAFU tournament. The Black Stars defeated Guinea Conakry by 2-0 on Thursday evening in their Group A opener at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. Steve Pollack who was at Cape Coast to witness the game said he is optimistic Ghana can go far in the tournament looking at their performance. "I think they'll go far if they'll gel a bit more and a bit quicker too" the English coach said after the game. Black Stars B are currently leading group A with 3 points after one game but will be hoping to seal their qualification to the next round by beating Mali when they meet later Today.
Sarfo, Kizito scores to give Ghana 2-0 win over Guinea

Sarfo, Kizito scores to give Ghana 2-0 win over Guinea

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B The Ghana Black Stars B side put up a sterling performance to beat Guinea by 2-0 at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium in the ongoing Wafu cup tournament. Host nation Ghana, made their intentions of winning the game from the get-go by mounting pressure on the Guineans searching for an early. Efforts from the likes of Felix Addo and Steven Sarfo were fruitless but the Black Stars kept knocking on the doors of the resilient Guinean team. Ghana finally break the deadlock after Berekum Chelsea striker Steven Sarfo connected with a cross from the right side of the attack to put Ghana 1-0 up in the 48th minute. A sweet cross into the half of the Guineans by Asante Kotoko skipper Amos Frimpong found Patrick Razak who calmly headed for Kwame Kizito to get the second goal for Ghana. ...
Winful Cobbina set to return as Ghana play Guinea

Winful Cobbina set to return as Ghana play Guinea

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The Ghana Black Stars B side takes on Guinea in opening group stage games of the 2017 WAFU Cup today at the Cape Coast Stadium. Ghana progressed to this stage following a last minute victory over Gambia in the opening knock out stage last Saturday. After relying on a last minute penalty to win their first game, Ghanaian fans will be hoping for an improved performance from the team as they take on the Guineans. Coach Maxwell Konadu is likely to make changes to his starting line which played in the first game with Hearts of Oak trio Winful Cobbina, Vincent Atinga and Patrick Razak returning into the team. Skillful Cobbina was an unused substitute in the first game but is set to return to the team whiles both Atinga and Razak are expected to be given a starting place after mak...
Tournament: Ghana names squad for WAFU prelims

Tournament: Ghana names squad for WAFU prelims

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Twenty-five players have been selected into the Black Stars 'B' team to begin camping on Thursday August 31 in Takoradi. The Black Stars 'B' are set to commence preparations for the upcoming WAFU tournament to be hosted by Ghana in September. Ghana will face Gambia in the preliminary round of the competition on September 9 with the winner advancing to the group stage. The tournament will be staged at the new Cape Coast Stadium from September 9-24. The squad will be reduced to 18 to meet the requirements for the tournament. Ghana preliminary squad for WAFU tournament: Goal keepers:Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Kwame Baah ( Inter Allies) Defenders: Amos Frimpong (Asante Kotoko), Emmanuel Ampiah (Elmina Sharks), Moro Ibrahim (Bolga Allstars)...
Black Stars B to resume training on Thursday.

Black Stars B to resume training on Thursday.

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The Ghana Black Stars B side are expected to resume camping on Thursday August 31 2017 as they prepare for the WAFU tournament to be hosted in Ghana in September. Ghana will face Gambia in the preliminary round of the competition which will be staged in the Central Regional capital of Cape Coast and Sekondi-Takoradi from September 9-24. Winners of the preliminary matches will move into the group stage. The Black Stars B technical team is expected to name it's 18-man squad for the competition later this week. The team could play a friendly game as part of preparations for the tournament.  
Saddick Adams out of WAFA game

Saddick Adams out of WAFA game

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Saddick Adams will miss Kumasi Asante Kotoko's outstanding Ghana Premier league game against West African Football Academy at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope. Saddick Adams, was not part of the team that train at the Asamoah Gyan Astro Turf facility at Accra Academy on Monday afternoon. The former Athletico Madrid players sustained an injury while playing for Ghana against Burkina Faso in the last round of the CHAN qualifiers on Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium . Saddick is expected to be fit and be named in the team by Steve Pollack for the clubs subsequent games in the Ghana league.