Tag: CHAN

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...
Rigobert Song resumes coaching role with local Cameroon team

Rigobert Song resumes coaching role with local Cameroon team

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Former Cameroon captain, Rigobert Song, who suffered a brain aneurysm ten months ago, is preparing for his first coaching mission with the home-based national Cameroon side. The local Indomitable Lions are away to Sao Tome and Principe on Saturday in the first leg of the latest round of qualifiers for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) - a tournament which is contested by footballers playing in their own domestic league. Song has called up 20 players for the two-legged tie ."Initially I had no idea about Sao Tome and Principe, but I have done my homework to know their playing style," Song told BBC Sport. "I have prepared my team to help them give their best performance and put our opponents in difficulty". Song resumed his coaching job just months after suffering the br...
Black Stars B last friendly ends in defeat

Black Stars B last friendly ends in defeat

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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
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.
Senegalese Referee Issa SY for Burkina-Ghana game

Senegalese Referee Issa SY for Burkina-Ghana game

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Referee Issa SY from Senegal has been apointed to handle the 2018 CHAN qualigfier between Burkina Faso and Ghana in Ouagadougou. He will be assisted on the lines by compatriots Serigne Cheikh Toure, Amadou Ngom, Daouda Gueye as the other match officials. The game will be played at the Stade du 4 Août, Ouagadougou on August 12 with the second leg eight days later in Kumasi.
Cobbinah, Sadick others gets Black Stars B invite for CHAN qualifies

Cobbinah, Sadick others gets Black Stars B invite for CHAN qualifies

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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 Stars B plays Tema Youth Today

Black Stars B plays Tema Youth Today

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The Black Stars B will today play Premier League side Tema Youth in a friendly as they continue preparation towards the CHAN qualifiers and the upcoming WAFU competition. The match is scheduled for 9am at the Ghanaman Soccer of Excellence in Prampram. On Thursday. This game forms part of coach Kwesi Appiah’s plans of building a formidable home-based team while preparing for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers and WAFU tournament later this year. Players who have been in the team's camp since April are expected to take part in this friendly as well as some players who have been handed fresh call ups. The Technical team is expected to announce another friendly match soon as they step up preparations for the tasks ahead. Source: GFA
Black Stars ‘B’ to play friendly against Benin on Thursday

Black Stars ‘B’ to play friendly against Benin on Thursday

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The local-based Black Stars will face Benin in an international friendly at the Accra Sports Stadium on Thursday. The match will mark coach Kwesi Appiah's second debut as Ghana coach following his re-appointment as coach of both the main Black Stars and the local Black Stars. The local-based Black Stars have been in camp since last week, and the international friendly with Benin forms part of the team's preparations for upcoming assignments. The local Black Stars are gearing up for the WAFU international tournament to be hosted here in Ghana, as well as qualifiers for next year's CAF CHAN tournament. Source:GFA  
Local Black Stars thump Accra Lions in friendly

Local Black Stars thump Accra Lions in friendly

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The local Black Stars team in a friendly game on Wednesday afternoon defeated lower-division side Accra Lions FC 5-0. This game forms part of the team' preparations for the Championship of African Nations game against Burkina Faso. Richard Arthur scored twice before Nicholas Gyan, Joseph Painsil and Emmanuel Gyamfi added the remaining respectively to hand the Black Stars “B” the victory on the day. The team is expected to engage in more friendly at their camp base as they seek to form a formidable side for the qualifier.