Ghanaian Soccer Star Denies Rumors He Ritually Sacrificed Rapper Friend

In the second confrontation—the first involving kicking the shit out of a journalist for inquiring on the subject—of rumors that Asamoah Gyan had his old friend, the rapper Castro, ritually sacrificed to benefit his career, the Gyan family has released a long statement denying the allegations. »9/24/14 12:36pm9/24/14 12:36pm

Reporter Beaten For Asking Soccer Star If He Ritually Sacrificed Rapper

The brother of Asamoah Gyan, Ghana national team captain, has been arrested for allegedly leading a group of men in the brutal beating of a Ghanaian journalist. The reason for the alleged attack? The reporter had asked Gyan about rumors that he had a missing rapper ritually sacrificed. Wait, what?!? »9/08/14 10:28am9/08/14 10:28am

Every Country We Played Trolled Us With "Yes We Can!"

The Belgians had faith in their boys coming into today's Round of 16 match against the USMNT. Following the tradition of every other team we've played in this World Cup, one paper thought it would be funny to turn the famous Obama campaign slogan "Yes we can!" against us. They were right. They could. We couldn't. »7/01/14 7:37pm7/01/14 7:37pm

Ghanaian Reporter Boos Soccer Team, Almost Gets Beat Up

Ghana did not exactly get the World Cup showing they wanted, seeing as how they failed to make it out of the group stage and almost melted down entirely when Ghanaian soccer officials started getting slapped for not paying the players. On their way out of Brazil, the players and one unruly reporter teamed up for one… »6/27/14 9:47am6/27/14 9:47am

Portugal-Ghana: The Black Stars Are Imploding, But Can Still Go Through

I'm going out on a limb here and guessing the vast majority of you won't be watching Portugal-Ghana particularly closely. Oh, sure, you'll know if one of the teams scores—you'll review the replays of each goal with joy or dread depending on the time and circumstance. You'll have an eye on this game—whether it be on… »6/26/14 11:13am6/26/14 11:13am

Good News, U.S. Fans: Ghana Are A Mess Right Now [Updating]

The four Group G teams—Germany, USA, Portugal, and Ghana—play today in the final Group of Death matchday. We all know the stakes. If the U.S. lose to Germany and Ghana beat Portugal by a couple of goals, Ghana will advance with Germany to the knockout rounds. That's why the news that not one, but two key Ghanaian… »6/26/14 8:54am6/26/14 8:54am

Ghana Soccer Official Involved In Match-Fixing Sting

The president of Ghana's soccer association was caught on camera negotiating a contract that would have Ghana playing in fixed international matches. The Telegraph and Dispatches conducted a six-month undercover investigation into Ghana's soccer association and found that they were set to pay a company to set up… »6/23/14 10:33pm6/23/14 10:33pm