Ghana Football Team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

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This page contains all the information you need about the Ghana Football Team Players and Coaches, FIFA Rankings, nicknames, and more. Ghana’s national football team is the representative of Ghana in international football for men as it has done this since the 50s. The team comprises 20 players and coaches.

The team is called Black Stars after the African Black Star on the Ghanaian flag. It is run by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) the body that governs the game that is played in Ghana and the longest-running football club that exists in Africa (founded around 1920). Before 1957, Ghana Football Association was based on the Gold Coast. They are a part of both FIFA and CAF.

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Ghana Football Team Players Profile Summary

AssociationGhana Football Association (GFA)
Nickname(s)Black Stars
ConfederationCAF – WAFU-UFOA
FIFA codeGHA
FIFA ranking60 (31 March 2022)
Most CapsAsamoah Gyan (109)
Top ScorerAsamoah Gyan (51)
Home stadiumAccra Sports Stadium
Coach HeadCharles Akonnor
Ghana Football Team

Ghana Football Team History

Ghana is a nation in West Africa. Ghana is a country with an extensive history of success in football. The first match that was played officially took place in 1922 when Ghana Football Team Players took at the British Gold Coast following having previously played against British West Indies. They were defeated 2-1 by the team. The team was crowned the African Cup of Nations twice in the year 1957 and 1982. He also was the winner of the African Cup of Nations twice in 1972 and 1980.

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Ghana Football Team Players are among the top football clubs in Africa. The team is also the largest famous team in Africa and has played in nearly all African Cup of Nations and World Cup. The story of Ghana’s success started in the 1950s when it was the first to win the African Cup of Nations. The Ghanaian national team has been crowned the African Cup of Nations six times, which is a record shared with the Egyptian football squad. Ghana has also taken home the two Olympic silver medals for football. One in the 2004 Summer Olympics and the other in 2008.

Ghana Football Team of football Home Stadium

There is no residence stadium for Black Stars. The qualifying games for both the World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations were held at Skondi Takuradi’s Second Takuradi Stadium, Lane Clay Stadium, Kamasi Sports Stadium as well as Kamasi’s Ibranki Stadium, Cape Coast’s Cape Coast Sports Stadium, Accra Sports Stadium.

Tamali Stadium in Accra and Tamali. Smaller regional venues (stadiums) were also utilized in both the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying as well as the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaigns.

Ghana Football Team Kit

Ghana Football Team is one of the strongest in the CAF Confederation, winning the four African Cup of Nations titles. Ghana Football Team Players’ current list of winners includes several big names, including Kwadwo Asamoah, Sulley Muntari, Asamoah Gyan, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Christian Atsu, Emmanuel Frimpong, and many more! The African team plays home matches wearing a white kit with black details supplied by Puma.

Kit suppliers

Kit supplierPeriod
Erima1991-1992
Adidas1992-2000
Kappa2000-2005
Puma2005-present

Are they Ghana Football Team players?

These Ghana Football Team players were selected to participate in this year’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. Take a look.

NoPositionPlayer NameThe date of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKRichard Ofori01-11-1993 (28)240Orlando Pirates
12GKLawrence Ati-Zigi29-11-1996 (25)80St. Gallen
16GKJoe Wollacott08-09-1996 (25)90Swindon Town
GKAbdul Manaf Nurudeen08-02-1999 (23)10Eupen
2DFAndy Yiadom02-12-1991 (30)230Reading
3DFDenis Odoi27-05-1988 (33)20Club Brugge
4DFMontari Kamaheni01-02-2000 (22)00Ashdod
6DFJoseph Aidoo29-09-1995 (26)100Celta de Vigo
14DFGideon Mensah18-07-1998 (23)90Bordeaux
18DFDaniel Amartey01-12-1994 (27)390Leicester City
23DFAlexander Djiku09-08-1994 (27)171Strasbourg
DFAbdul Mumin06-06-1998 (23)00Vitoria de Guimaraes
DFDennis Nkrumah-Korsah25-02-1996 (26)00Hearts of Oak
5MFThomas Partey13-06-1993 (28)4013Arsenal
8MFDaniel-Kofi Kyereh08-03-1996 (26)100FC St. Pauli
10MFElisha Owusu07-11-1997 (24)10Gent
20MFMohammed Kudus02-08-2000 (21)123Ajax
21MFIddrisu Baba22-01-1996 (26)160Mallorca
MFEdmund Addo17-05-2000 (21)40Sheriff Tiraspol
7FWAbdul Fatawu Issahaku08-03-2004 (18)80Sporting CP
9FWJordan Ayew11-09-1991 (30)7818Crystal Palace
11MFOsman Bukari13-12-1998 (23)40Nantes
13FWFelix Afena-Gyan19-01-2003 (19)20Roma
15MFJoseph Paintsil01-02-1998 (24)50Racing Genk
17FWKwasi Okyere Wriedt10-07-1994 (27)50Holstein Kiel
19MFYaw Yeboah28-03-1997 (25)40Columbus Crew
22FWChristopher Antwi-Adjei07-02-1994 (28)10VfL Bochum

What are they? Ghana Football Team’s coach and captain?

The Black Stars are one of the most successful teams in Africa and are based on the promises and lessons learned from their coaches. Look over the profiles of their coaches and captains below.

Ghana Football Team captain

Check out the profile of Ghana’s captain.

Summary of the profile

Name in fullAndre Morgan Rami Ayew
Birth date17 December 1989 (age 32)
BirthplaceSeclin, France
Height1.76 m (5 9 inches))
Position(s)Winger
The current teamAl Sadd
Number24

Ghana Football Team coach

Check out the profile summary of the coach of the team currently.

Summary of profile

Name in Home Country /
Full Name
Francois Vercauteren
Date of BirthOct 28, 1956
Place of BirthSint-Jans-Molenbeek
Age65
CitizenshipBelgium
Avg. the word “coach”1.13 Years
Coaching LicenceUEFA Pro Licence
Form of preference3-4-2-

Ghana Football Team in world rankings

According to the most recent FIFA Men’s World Rankings, the Black Stars are ranked 52nd among the top players around the world. However, due to its low performance at the Afcon 2022 tournament, the world rankings of Ghana’s national football team might be lowered in the upcoming edition. So, what does Ghana’s national team do in CAF rankings? They currently rank eighth in African nations.

Ghana Football Team’s trophy

These are the major Black Star football award:

  • African Cup of Nations (1963, 1965, 1978, and 1982)
  • CSSA Nations Cup (1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 and 1987)

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