Jerome Boateng wants to be Germany`s first black captain
Jerome Boateng wants to be Germany`s first black captain

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has said it would be a "huge honour" to one day lead Germany out as the first black captain of the World Cup holders.

Knee injury rules Kwadwo Asamoah out of CAN
Knee injury rules Kwadwo Asamoah out of CAN

Juventus left-back Kwadwo Asamoah has been ruled out for three months with a knee injury meaning the Ghana international will also miss the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations.

Avram Grant due to take Ghana reins on Thursday: Federation
Avram Grant due to take Ghana reins on Thursday: Federation

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant will officially sign a contract to become the new Ghana coach on Thursday, the country`s football federation (GFA) said Tuesday.

African leaders abuse Chinese aid and channel to their home areas: Report

China`s "no strings attached" aid is being abused by African leaders who channel the lion`s share of funds to their home areas, US-led researchers found in the first geo-referenced database of Chinese aid to the world`s poorest continent.

Nigeria lead Ghana, Ivory Coast in final Africa Cup push
Nigeria lead Ghana, Ivory Coast in final Africa Cup push

Defending champions Nigeria will lead several top teams on Wednesday including four-time winners Ghana and the Ivory Coast in a final bid to qualify for next year`s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

Ebola outbreak: UN calls for global efforts to contain deadly disease

As the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa has become more dangerous and with new cases being reported in other parts of the world, the United Nations (UN) has called for global efforts to fight the deadly disease.

India to the rescue of fire outbreaks in Ghana

In yet another sign of India`s growing ties to Africa, 80 fire tenders have been provided to the national fire service of the West African nation of Ghana.

Ghana and Ivory Coast head to court over sea boundary

Ghana and Ivory Coast are heading to a United Nations tribunal to resolve a dispute over the maritime boundary separating the two oil-producing nations, Ghana`s attorney general said on Thursday.

Ghana: End "panic" measures undermining fight against Ebola

Ghana`s President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called for the easing of restrictions on West African nations fighting Ebola, saying "panic" measures had led to isolation and undermined the battle against the disease.

Portugal coach Paulo Bento pays the price of failure
Portugal coach Paulo Bento pays the price of failure

Paulo Bento paid for Portugal`s disappointing World Cup and calamitous start to the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Thursday when his contract was terminated by the FPF.

Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier
Ghana defender Boye out of Togo qualifier

Ghanaian defender John Boye has been ruled out of Wednesday`s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo in Lome because of an ankle injury.

Chelsea loan Ghana winger Christian Atsu to Everton

Everton have signed Ghana winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Chelsea, the Merseyside club announced.

Two Ghanaian boxers to vie for WBA title

Ghana will host the World Boxing Authority (WBA) International Cruiserweight bout between two of its boxers Oct 3.

FIFA can`t stop us: Ghana`s commission

The presidential commission of inquiry set up to investigate Ghana`s participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil began work here despite a warning from the world football governing body, FIFA.

Herve Renard becomes new Ivory Coast coach

Herve Renard was named as the new coach of Ivory Coast on Thursday in succession to Sabri Lamouchi who quit after the team`s first round World Cup elimination, the country`s football federation (FIF) said.

Brazilian Ronaldo still the best: Klose

In the same week he usurped Ronaldo as the FIFA World Cup`s top scorer, Germany striker Miroslav Klose said the Brazilian legend remains football`s most complete player.

Ghana doors shut for Boateng: Coach

Ghana football coach James Kwesi Appiah has decided not to recall Kevin-Prince Boateng to the national side after the Schalke 04 midfielder clashed with him before being expelled during the FIFA World Cup.

Ghana`s coach to stay despite World Cup exit

The head coach of Ghana`s Black Stars, Kwasi Appiah, will keep his job despite the team`s first-round World Cup exit, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has said here.

Ghanaian military official appointed head of UNMOGIP

A top Ghanaian military official has been appointed head of the UN military observer group stationed along the LoC between India and Pakistan.

Can USA win it? Yes we can, says Klinsmann

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Friday urged his players to believe they could win the World Cup -- and told his squad to book flights home for the day after the July 13 final.