AFCON 2021

AFCON 2021: CAF Confirm Squad Increase From 23 To 28 Players Due To Covid-19 Risks

CAF has confirmed that teams including Ghana who will be participating in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament are allowed to increase their team squad from 23 to 28 players. The change in the rule is implemented to limit the risk of teams having the issue of a lack of players during certain matches …

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John Paintsil

AFCON 2021: Ex-Ghana Defender John Paintsil Claims Ghana Are In Difficult Group

Former Ghana defender John Paintsil has claimed the Black Stars are in a difficult group for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Ghana, four-time African champions who last won the trophy in 1982, have been drawn against Morocco, Gabon and Comoros. “Currently, every country has improved because the game is dynamic and you cannot …

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CK Akonnor

AFCON 2021: I Strongly Believe In This Squad To Win The Title – Coach C.K Akonnor

Black Stars head coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor believes he has the squad to win the Africa Cup of Nations title next year. Ghana will be heading into another tournament hoping to end its near 40-year wait to lift the trophy since 1982. The Black Stars have come close to winning the trophy on three occasions …

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Asamoah Gyan Should Be Part Of Ghana’s Team To AFCON 2021- Kwabena Yeboah Tells GFA

President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana, Kwabana Yeboah is urging the Ghana Football Association to include veteran forward Asamoah Gyan to the 2021 AFCON team. Gyan has not played for the senior national team since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. But Kwabena Yeboah believes his presence will be needed at …

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CK Akonnor

“It’s Only Local Coaches That Have Won AFCON Title” – Ghana Coach C.K Akonnor Rallies For Support

Black Stars coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor hopes to end Ghana’s 39-year AFCON title drought in Cameroon next year. The former Ghana captain is hoping history will favor him to be counted among the elite local coaches to have won the title for the Black Stars. Legendary coach Charles Kumi Gyamfi won it three times  for …

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CK Akonnor

Black Stars Coach C.K Akonnor Hopes European Clubs Release Players For AFCON In January

As the 2021  Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled to start in January, Ghana coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor is hoping European clubs will release players for the tournament. The AFCON which was held in the summer of 2019 in Egypt has been scheduled to take place in January 2022. According to CAF, the move to …

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C.K Akonnor

AFCON 2021: Ghana Coach CK Akonnor ‘Thanks God’ After Getting Morocco In Draw

Ghana coach Charles Akonnor has reacted to facing Morocco at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon. The draw conducted on Tuesday, Yaounde pitted the two heavyweights against each other in Group C, which also contains Gabon and debutants Comoros. It was also revealed at the draw that the Black Stars will play …

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Emmanuel Lomotey

We Will Win AFCON 2021 For Ghanaians – Black Stars Midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey says the Black Stars’ target is to win the ultimate at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon next year. The four times African champions have not won the Nations Cup in nearly four decades, and pressure is on the team to end the drought. Ghana were drawn against Morocco, Gabon …

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