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Ghana national football team

men's national association football team representing Ghana

Ghana national football team is the national football team of Ghana.

Ghana
Nickname(s)Black Stars
AssociationGhana Football Association (GFA)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachJames Kwesi Appiah
CaptainAsamoah Gyan
Most capsAsamoah Gyan (106)
Top scorerAsamoah Gyan (51)
FIFA codeGHA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 52 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest14 (February 2008, April–May 2008)
Lowest89 (June 2004)
Elo ranking
Current 51 Increase 4 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest13 (30 June 1966)
Lowest97 (14 June 2004)
First international
 Gold Coast and United Kingdom British Togoland
1–0 Nigeria 
(Accra, British Gold Coast; 28 May 1950)
Biggest win

 Nyasaland 0–12 Ghana  Matches">Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) – List of International Matches. RSSSF

(Nairobi, Kenya; 12 December 1965)[3][4]
Biggest defeat
 Bulgaria 10–0 Ghana 
(León, Mexico; 14 October 1968)[5]
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 2010
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances21 (first in 1963)
Best resultChampions, 1963, 1965, 1978 and 1982
African Nations Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2009)
Best resultSecond place, 2009, 2014

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) – List of International Matches. RSSSF
  4. "Kenya International matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 April 2007.
  5. "MATCH: 27.03.1996 Ghana – Brazil 2:8". eu-football.info. 27 March 1996. Retrieved 9 September 2015.