Black stars

Ex-Ghana star Prince Tagoe in custody for alleged fraud

Former Ghana football star Prince Tagoe was remanded into police custody on Wednesday by an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding Black Stars assistant coach George Boateng of $40,000, according to Accra-based radio station Starr FM. To the court presided over by His Honour Samuel Bright Acquah, the former Hearts of Oak player pleaded not guilty to the charge of defrauding the former Netherlands midfielder by false pretense. According to the prosecutor’s case brief, George Boateng s...[Read More]

Otto Addo resigns as Ghana’s head coach after World Cup elimination

Otto Addo resigned as Ghana’s head coach after the Black Stars were eliminated in the group stage of the 2022 World Cup. The Borussia Dortmund assistant coach’s contract was extended until December, so he was always due to leave after the World Cup. “I always stated if we qualified for the World Cup, even if we won, I’d quit,” he remarked following Ghana’s 2-0 loss to Uruguay on Friday. The 47-year-old was appointed on a temporary basis in February to replace ...[Read More]

Ghana v South Korea: Players’ strong desire makes it tough to take decisions

Otto Addo, the Black Stars’ head coach, has said that the players’ desire to participate and achieve ahead of their upcoming World Cup encounter in Qatar makes it tough for him to make judgments. Speaking during a pre-match news conference ahead of the team’s Group H encounter against South Korea, he stated that Ghanaians will witness a more “passionate” Black Stars. He did, however, admit that the excitement of his troops is making it tough for him to make final ju...[Read More]

Solomon Bennett students wear Black Stars jerseys to show patriotism

Supporting and embracing the Black Stars’ joyous and painful times demonstrates patriotism. Solomon Bennett Memorial School in Sunyani Municipality, Bono Region, has made it a yearly event for students to dress up to represent each national holiday in order to instill patriotism in them. Mrs. Grace Bennett, the school’s CEO, stated in an exclusive interview with Joy Learning Channel that her students will always wear Black Stars jerseys to school to express support for the team when ...[Read More]

Ronaldo’s penalty against the Black Stars was soft

Asamoah Gyan described Portugal’s penalty in their 3-2 win over Ghana on Thursday as “soft.” Although replays showed that Mohammed Salisu got a touch on the ball, Cristiano Ronaldo was ruled to have been brought down in the box by him. Ronaldo scored the penalty that put Portugal ahead, but an exciting final 17 minutes saw the Portuguese win with the odd goal in five. Gyan told SuperSport after the game that he thought the penalty was “soft,” and that he couldn̵...[Read More]

3 reasons Kyereh should start against Portugal

In the run-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Black Stars have had a mixed bag of results and performances. A humiliating 0-3 loss to Brazil, a frustrating 1-0 win over minnows Nicaragua, and a top-level performance in a 2-0 win over Switzerland amount to little more than an average grade as Ghana prepares to compete on football’s grandest stage for the fourth time. Despite Ghana’s inconsistent performances since that shocking aggregate win over Nigeria, the win over Switzer...[Read More]

Ghana holds its first training session before Portugal match

Ghana’s Black Stars held their first practise session in Qatar ahead of their group opener against Portugal. The team received training at Aspire Zone Training Facilities 1. According to reports from Doha, every member of the team was upbeat as Otto Addo and his coaching led the boys through some drills.   During the session, none of the players were injured.   On Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., the Black Stars will face Portugal in the first Group H match.       ...[Read More]

Dede Ayew asks for complete dedication from the Black Stars ‘new boys’

Andre Ayew, Ghana’s captain, has stated that new Black Stars players must be willing to die for the team during and after the 2022 World Cup. Inaki Williams, Tariq Lamptey, Mohammed Salisu, Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer, and Stephen Ambrosius have all joined the four-time African champions ahead of the tournament in Qatar later this year. All five are currently training in Ghana in preparation for international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua. The others were born in Europe to Ghan...[Read More]