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Ghana

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Ghana must rebuild after heartbreaking loss

Ghana’s time at the 2022 FIFA World Cup comes to an end after a 2-0 loss to Uruguay. Seeking Vengence In 2009, Ghana becomes the first African nation to win a FIFA tournament by attaining the under-20 FIFA World Cup in Egypt. The next year, they almost become first African nation to reach the semi-final […]

Uruguay

/ 1 day ago

VAR fails Uruguay after late penalty appeal dismissed

Uruguay left it late to join the party in Qatar, producing its only noteworthy performance in the final group game. On the back of the miserable loss against Portugal, Diego Alonso ditched his oversized hipster white trainers and three man defense. In its place, he opted for an old fashioned pair of formal brown leather […]

Ghana

/ 1 day ago

South Korea qualifies for knockout round in frantic finish

Group H of the 2022 World Cup finished in a frenetic way, as South Korea advanced to the knockout round. Entering matchday three, Portugal was the only team in the group guaranteed qualification to the knockout round. South Korea, despite entering the game against the Portuguese with just one point, ultimately grabbed the second spot […]

Ghana

/ 2 days ago

Luis Suarez refuses to apologize for infamous handball

Uruguay star Luis Suarez has refused to apologize for his handball incident at the 2010 World Cup. The striker blatantly blocked a goal-bound ball with his arms in the final stages of a quarterfinal matchup against Ghana. Suarez was sent off for the deliberate handball incident. However, Asamoah Gyan missed the penalty that would have […]

Ghana

/ 5 days ago

Ghana survives five-goal thriller against South Korea

Ghana’s 3-2 victory over South Korea gives the Black Stars hope of advancing to the knockout stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ghana rolled out the changes Following Ghana’s 3-2 loss to Portugal, head coach Otto Addo made three changes to the starting lineup. The 4-3-3 replaced the 5-3-2 formation. Fullbacks Gideon Mensah and […]

Ghana

/ 8 days ago

Dodgy decisions causes Ghana loss to Portugal

The 3-2 loss Ghana suffered to Portugal comes as a result of Otto Addo's questionable starting lineup. Then, a controversial penalty upended any resistance from the Ghanaians in the match. Tactical Tinkering In the nine previous matches Addo coaches for Ghana, he implements a back five to his starting 11 once. Ghana loses to Japan […]

Ghana

/ 9 days ago

Portugal cut it close with win over Ghana

After Brazil overcame a resilient Serbia today, all teams have played their World Cup openers. There have been routs and surprises. Coming into the Portugal game today the question was whether we would see them live up to expectations, or whether Ghana would stage a relative upset. The first half of the game was pretty […]

Arsenal

/ 61 days ago

Thomas Partey’s health is necessary for Arsenal and Ghana

In Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey’s last appearance for Ghana, he scored a decisive goal. It guaranteed the Black Stars a spot at the 2022 World Cup. Even better, it came against the side's fiercest rivals, Nigeria. His first Arsenal goal in the 2022-23 campaign was scored in similar fashion. The midfielder sent a rocket of […]

World Cup at stake in Ghana and Nigeria's Jollof Derby

In the final stages of CAF World Cup qualifying, Ghana and Nigeria play for a berth over two legs. Ghana, the heroes of the 2010 World Cup, hit rock bottom two months ago. In the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, they failed to win a game in the tournament. This is something the Black Stars […]
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Africa

/ 332 days ago

AFCON 2021 schedule: Africa's best battle for top honors

The AFCON 2021 schedule of games shape up to be yet another dramatic international tournament in one of the most diverse areas. Originally, CAF scheduled the tournament for the summer of 2021. However, the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the tournament to early 2022. Regardless, the tournament still carries its importance (and the 2021 moniker). Soccer players […]

Africa

/ 382 days ago

Ghana's World Cup bid on hold amid goal controversy

Ghana's World Cup bid seemed more likely after advancing out of their group. A dramatic 1-0 victory over South Africa on the final matchday jumped Ghana to the top of the group. As it stands, Ghana advances to the playoff stages of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) World Cup qualification. However, South Africa has […]