Former Black Stars Player Junior Agogo Dies At 40

Former Ghana international Junior Agogo has been confirmed dead in London, Kickgh.com can report. The former Zamalek FC striker passed on in England at a hospital on Thursday. He has been suffering stroke since 2015 and underwent rehabilitation two years ago. Agogo could be remembered by most Ghanaians for his sterling performance for Ghana at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations. Profile Manuel “Junior” Agogo (1 August 1979 – 22 August 2019) was a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He was born in Ghana but spent…

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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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