Black Stars Coach James Kwesi Appiah has said that his final squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be based on players performance during friendly games. Appiah said this following Ghana’s 0-1 loss to Montenegro last Wednesday, March 5. The 2010 World Cup Quarter-finalists are scheduled to play Netherlands before the tournament starts in Brazil.
Young referee Kyei Andoh has died days after being assaulted while officiating a lower division game in Ghana – opening a whole new chapter of crowd violence in the local game. The 21-year-old was said to have suffered severe beatings while refereeing a third tier match between Bordie-based Gold Stars and Naajoe United.