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The Black Stars of Ghana qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

The Black Stars played in Group E which included Italy, United States of America and Czech Republic.

Ghana first played Italy on June 12, 2006 in Hanover, followed by matches against the Czechs five days later in Cologne, and versus USA on June 22, 2006 in Nuremberg.

Although the Ghana Black Stars was in the World Cup for the first time, the Team had won the African Championship in 1963, 1965, 1978 and 1982. (Please see below for details)


GHANA FOOTBALL (SOCCER) ACHIEVEMENTS
 
1963 Ghana won the African Cup of Nations Trophy for the first time. National coach was C.K. Gyamfi.
1965 Ghana won the African Cup of Nations Trophy for the second time. National coach was C.K. Gyamfi.
1978 Ghana hosted the 11th African Cup of Nations and won the cup for keeps. National coach was Fred Osam Duodu
1982 Ghana won the 13th African Cup of Nations in Libya for the 4th time. National coach was C.K. Gyamfi/Fred Osam Duodo
1983 Colts football was given a boost culminating in Ghana participating in the second World JVC FIFA U-17 championship in 1989 and to date. National coach was C.K. Gyamfi.
1991 Ghana won Gold in World FIFA JVC U-17 in Italy National coach was Burkard Ziese
1992 Ghana was the first African country to win a medal in the Olympic games (Bronze) Barcelona. National coach was Otto Pfisser
1993 Ghana won Gold in African U-20 championship in Mauritius. Ghana won silver in Australia-FIFA/Coca Cola U-20 world youth championship. Ghana also won silver in the U-17 FIFA U-17 National coach was Otto Pfisser
1995 Ghana won World JVC FIFA U-17 football championship in Ecuador. National coach was Jordan Larsen
1999 Ghana won second time African U-20 football championship in Accra. National coach was Gussepe Dossena
2000 Ghana Co-host CAN 2000 with Nigeria. National coach was Gussepe Dossena/Osam Duodu/ Jones Attuqueyefio
2002 Ghana qualifies but fails to win CAN 2002 in Mali. Ghana also fails to qualify for Japan/Korea 2002. National coach was Osam Duodu


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