Asamoah Gyan retires from Black Stars

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has announced his retirement from the Black Stars with immediate effect. In a statement, the striker said he will also not be available for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt. “Upon consultation with my family and team, and as an active footballer and captain of the National team, if the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of the tournament to another player while I am named in the team for the tournament, I wish to recuse myself from the tournament,” Gyan…

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AFCON 2019: Sports Ministry denies $8m budget for Black Stars

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), has denied reports, which suggests that an amount of $8 million, has been budgeted for the senior national team, the Black Stars for their participation in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. According to the report, the Sports Ministry have approved the said budget to cater for the Black Stars during the tournament. The reports further indicated that the Black Stars players will have a bonus hike as part of the purported budget. However, in a statement signed by Mr Elvis Adjei-Baah,…

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