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Ghana
Nickname(s) Black Stars
Association Ghana Football Association (GFA)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach James Kwesi Appiah
Captain Asamoah Gyan
Most caps Asamoah Gyan (106)
Top scorer Asamoah Gyan (51)
FIFA code GHA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 52 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 14 (February 2008, April–May 2008)
Lowest 89 (June 2004)
Elo ranking
Current 51 Increase 4 (3 March 2019)
Highest 13 (30 June 1966)
Lowest 97 (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)
Biggest defeat
[[File:{{{flag alias-1968}}}|22x20px|border |alt=|link=]] Bulgaria 10–0 Ghana 
(León, Mexico; 14 October 1968)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2010
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances 21 (first in 1963)
Best result Champions, 1963, 1965, 1978 and 1982
African Nations Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 2009)
Best result Second place, 2009, 2014

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

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