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Black Starlets

Ghana’s under 17 team, the Black Starlets, produced a swashbuckling display of football as they began their African Cup of Nations with a 4-0 win over Cameroon.

The Starlets served a good recipe of revenge for Ghana and the Black Stars in particular who lost in the same country four months earlier to the Indomitable Lions.

Paa Kwasi Fabin and his charges took control of the game after a physical opening minutes dominating territorially and in possession. The team were a delight on and off the ball with players in perpetual motion offering team mates passing options time and again.

New Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah must pay a staggering $100,000 as compensation for terminating his contract with Sudanese top-flight side Khartoum Watani FC, it has been claimed in the local media.

The 56-year-old mutually parted ways with the side following his re-appointment as Black Stars coach.

Thirty home-based players have been selected into the Black Stars 'B' team to begin camping on Monday in Prampram.

The Black Stars 'B' are set to commence preparations for the 2018 CHAN Qualifiers and the upcoming WAFU tournament to be hosted by Ghana in September.

The Head coach and his technical team will begin the first phase of their training programme at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram on Monday and will end on June 15.

Stephen Appiah

Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has called on government to invest in youth football.

“Government and corporate entities must channel resources towards youth football development as it would go a long way to help raise talents for the country,” the 36-year-old said this during the launch of the 2017 Milo Under-13 championships League.

“This is what has made other nations great, strong and powerful in world football, so we don’t have to relax at all. There must be more financial injection,” Appiah, who is an icon for the competition added.

Hassan Shehata

The Legendary Afcon-winning coach claims he was recently in talks to take over the Black Stars

Three-time Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach Hassan Shehata says he was contacted by the Ghana Football Association to coach the Black Stars.

The Egyptian is highly respected for winning the elite continental title on three occasions as a coach, only the first man to do so by leading the Pharaohs to glory in 2006, 2008, 2010.

Christopher Opoku

Sports journalist Christopher Opoku has died Wednesday after more than four years battle with cancer.

The 41-year old leaves behind a wife, Vivian, and three girls.

His painful struggle with cancer of the rectum had barred the baritoned broadcaster from active work engagements.

Cape Coast Mysterious Ebusua Dwarfs

Cape Coast Mysterious Ebusua Dwarfs have publicly stated that their Captain Nicholas Djan will not be sold to any local club despite numerous pursuits from many local clubs.

The deadly striker who has so far scored 8 goals in 14 matches has become universal appeal to almost all the local clubs in the Ghana league following his Stella performance but the Cape Coast-based club maintains their valuable asset will not be sold to any local club due to the team’s intention to use the prolific striker to milk more money.

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