Black Stars deputy coaches have valid contract-Isaac Asiamah

Minister of Youth and Sports in Ghana, Isaac Asiamah has pointed out that Black Stars assistant coaches Ibrahim Tanko and Maxwell Konadu are under official contract. The ministry and the Ghana Football Association have come under intense pressure in the past week after it emerged in the media that only Kwesi Appiah is under contract. Asiamah has however refuted the allegation by coming out that Appiah’s two deputies are all under genuine contract. “Both Ibrahim Tanko and Maxwell Konadu are under $5000 a month contract. GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi signed…

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Ghana is ready for WAFU Competition-Isaac Asiamah

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah says Ghana is ready to host the WAFU tournament which kicks off on September 9. Asiamah indicated that Ghana hosted the 2008 African Cup of Nations tournament perfectly and can replicate it in the WAFU competition. “We have the capacity to host the WAFU tournament, Ghana is already having the track record as we hosted the AFCON perfectly,” Asiamah told footballmadeinghana.com “We have the needed hotels, pitches, road networks and others to make the competition a success,” “It will also give our…

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We can get a good results in Luxembourg-Sam Mensah

Ghana defender Sam “Mensiro” Mensah insists Ostersunds have nothing to lose and they will go all out in Luxembourg next week when they face Sporting Circle Fola Eschm in the Europa League third round second leg game. Ostersunds won the first leg by a goal to nothing at the Jamkraft Arena on Thursday night and Mensah who was introduced in the second half says it is possible they will qualify. “The narrow scoreline was not what we expected but all is not lost, we must get our acts together and…

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WAFU Tournament is a good platform for local players-Sammy Kuffour

  Former Ghana international, Samuel Osei Kuffour believes the WAFU competition is the best for the local players to showcase what they have to the whole world. The ex-Black Stars deputy skipper is optimistic that the home-based players can sell their talent to the world through the regional tournament. “The WAFU tournament is a great opportunity for the locally based players to show the world what they have and also to get into the main Black Stars,” Kuffour told footballmadeinghana.com “After the draw, everyone was shaking his head because we…

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Maxwell Konadu broods over selling of players

Black Stars B assistant coach Maxwell Konadu has indicated that the exodus of players is not helping the course of team building at his out. Konadu who mainly supervises the Black Stars B says the selling of players by clubs make his team stagnant and does not help development and progression. “Though the clubs own the players, the selling of players and the going of trials abroad by members of the Black Stars B is greatly affecting the team,” Konadu told footballmadeinghana.com “We have build this team for the past…

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DC dismiss case against DOL clubs for unpaid officiating fees

The Disciplinary Committee decides that the following clubs having fully paid the full amount of Two Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢2,950.00) to the GFA before the hearing of the misconduct charges, the Committee hereby dismisses the charges against the clubs: 1. Accra Young Wise FC 2. Okyeman Planners FC 3. W. Nea Salamina FC 4. Nzema Kotoko FC 5. Fijai Real United FC 6. Nania FC 7. Kotoku Royals FC 8. Real Tamale United FC 9. Sekondi Hasaacas FC

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Black Stars ‘B’ to play Olympics on Thursday

The Black Stars B will engage Great Olympics in a friendly game at the Accra Stadium on Thursday at 3:30pm. This game forms part of the Black Stars B preparations for their upcoming CHAN qualifier away to Burkina Faso. Their game against their Burkinabe counterparts will be played on a natural grass  pitch and the home based senior national team will hope to practice their tactics when they take on Olympics on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Ghana Premier League is on break to enable the BlackStars B to prepare adequately for…

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2017 WAFU tournament to be launched today in Accra

The 2017 WAFU tournament will be launched today Thursday July 27 at the Labadi beach hotel in Accra with the Live draw also to be held at the event. Officials from Tournament sponsors FOX Sports and key officials from various West African countries have arrived in Accra for the launch of the tournament. A pre tournament workshop will also be held today before the launch of the event. Some former footballers and Ambassadors have been invited to the event for the Live draw of the event with the Sports minister…

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Division One League will end earlt-Owoahene Acheampong

Division One League board chairman, Owoahene Acheampong says they want to end the season on time to give the teams enough rest. Acheampong believes the decision will also help the teams which have qualified to the GPL enough time to prepare for the coming season. “Our mission is on course, we want to earn the second-tier early enough so that the players will have maximum well and also the qualified team will have adequate time to prepare for the GPL,” Acheampong told footballmadeinghana.com “There are some pending disciplinary cases but…

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Black Starlets management submit budget to Ministry

Black Starlets management committee chairman, Kweku Eyiah has revealed that they have submitted budget to the Ministry of Youth and Sports for approval ahead of the World Cup in India. Eyiah pointed out that if the budget is approved, the team will have a training camp in Europe before they fly to Asia for the tournament. “We have sent our budget to the Ministry for approval ahead of the world cup. The budget includes money for a mini tournament in Denmark in August as well as a training tour in…

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