ALL POSTS TAGGED "Ghana"

USMNT announces fall friendlies against former World Cup rivals

The USMNT is hosting a pair of friendlies against high-profile opposition this Fall. Both of these opponents are familiar to the United States, with all three playing against one another in the group stage at the 2014 World Cup. Ghana and Germany are both making the trip over to the United States during the October […]

Ghana

/ 101 days ago

Ex-Newcastle and Ghana footballer Christian Atsu found dead

Ghana international Christian Atsu has been found dead in Turkey. The winger was previously missing for nearly two weeks after an earthquake rocked the nation. Atsu's agent, Nana Sechere, announced the terrible news on Saturday via Twitter. "It is with the heaviest of hearts that I have to announce to all well wishers that sadly […]

Ghana

/ 112 days ago

Christian Atsu pulled from rubble after Turkey earthquake

Responders found Ghana international Christian Atsu alive and rescued him from rubble after a massive earthquake in Turkey. The former Chelsea and Newcastle winger now plays with Hatayspor. Officials reported Atsu missing after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and parts of Syria on Monday. Thousands of buildings in the two countries collapsed, killing over […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 117 days ago

Nottingham Forest announce Andre Ayew signing

Nottingham Forest have officially announced the signing of Andre Ayew. Although the transfer deadline day was Tuesday, the Ghana international was able to join Forest because he was a free agent. Ayew recently departed Qatari club Al Sadd. “It’s a great feeling to sign for Nottingham Forest," proclaimed Ayew during the announcement. “I know how […]

Edinson Cavani

/ 122 days ago

FIFA ban Uruguay players after World Cup referee scuffle

FIFA has finally handed out bans to four Uruguay players for an incident at the World Cup. Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Gimenez have both been handed four-match bans. Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani were, on the other hand, issued a one-match suspension. The quartet was hit with the bans following their involvement in a […]

Ghana

/ 178 days ago

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

/ 179 days 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

/ 179 days 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

/ 180 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

/ 182 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

/ 186 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 […]