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Match Report: Ghana fails to qualify for CHAN

Match Report: Ghana fails to qualify for CHAN

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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...
Kotoko contact 4 Burkina Faso Players over possible move

Kotoko contact 4 Burkina Faso Players over possible move

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asante kotoko Record Ghanaian champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko have reportedly made initial contacts with four players of the Burkina Faso CHAN team, according to repors in the country. The Porcupines are making frantic efforts to augment their squad in a bid to challenge for titles next season, and have thus begun negotiations with the Burkinabes over possible moves. Asante Kotoko’s Executive Chairman, Kwame Kyei flew to Burkina Faso in a company of two other technical experts to scouts for some Burkinabe players. Defender Traore Lassana, Midfielder Kabore Youssouf as well as Sawadogo Illase and danger-man Sylla Sydney Mohammed are all believed to have caught the preying eyes of the Kotoko scouts. Ghana Sports sources understand the businessman who is in charge of the Reds h
Maxwell Konadu: We could have done better

Maxwell Konadu: We could have done better

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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
BlackStars B returns from Ouagadougou

BlackStars B returns from Ouagadougou

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Photo credit: Tophic Abdul Sienu The Black Stars B side has arrived in Ghana after their CHAN qualifier game against Burkina Faso on Saturday in Ouagadougou. The locally based Ghanaian national side arrived in the country on Sunday morning after their 2-2 stalemate with the Burkinabe side. Black Stars will host Burkina Faso at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday August 20, 2017a for the return leg. Coach Maxwell Konadu's side will be hoping for a win on the day as they seek to make it to the competition in Kenya next year January.  
Black Stars B poised for Victory over Burkina Faso

Black Stars B poised for Victory over Burkina Faso

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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...
Black Stars ‘B’ force to called off first training session

Black Stars ‘B’ force to called off first training session

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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
Vissier Academy defeat a Warning- Maxwell Konadu

Vissier Academy defeat a Warning- Maxwell Konadu

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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
Black Stars B leaves for Burkina on Wednesday

Black Stars B leaves for Burkina on Wednesday

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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.
Black Stars B team plays Attram Academy today

Black Stars B team plays Attram Academy today

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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.
Ahmad says Cameroon needs ‘to convince Caf’ it can host Afcon

Ahmad says Cameroon needs ‘to convince Caf’ it can host Afcon

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hmad The Confederation of African Football (Caf) president, Ahmad, says Cameroon still needs "to convince Caf of its ability to host" the 2019 Afcon. Speaking on a trip to Burkina Faso, the Caf President gave his clearest indication yet that Cameroon could be stripped of hosting rights for the newly extended event. The 2019 Nations Cup will feature 24 teams instead of 16 and president Ahmad confirmed an inspection team will visit Cameroon later this month. "Cameroon will have to work to convince Caf on its ability to host the event,"Ahmad said. "We will send the experts and we will decide at the end of their inspection mission" he added. On Friday, Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary revealed details of the eight-day inspection visit which will begin on 20 Augu...