Ghana squad for World Cup double-header against Congo

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Black Stars Head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup double legged qualifying games against Congo. The senior national team will host the Red Devils at the Baba Yara Stadium on September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return encounter on September 5. Coach Appiah’s 24-man list includes debutants  Edwin Gyasi of Norwegian side Aalesund and Gideon Waja of WAFA. Former Ghana U-20 goalkeeper Lawrence Ati and Turkey-based duo Joseph Attamah Larweh and Isaac Sackey have also been named in the squad. Captain…

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PHOTOS: Scenes from the MTN FA Cup semi finals draw

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The semifinals draw of the 2017 Ghana MTN FA Cup took place on Tuesday at the plush M-Plaza Hotel in Accra. The event saw many people from the football fraternity including members of the GFA, Club Administrators, Supporters groups, as well as ex-footballers gracing the occasion. Footballmadeinghana.com covered the occasion and brings to you exclusive pictures.

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Bursaspor President back for Patrick Twumasi

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Bursaspor president Ali Ay has indicated that he is still waiting for information from Astana FC if they have accepted his bid to sign Ghana striker Patrick Twumasi. Ay made a 5million Euros offer to sign the potent Ghanaian attacker but officials of Astana emphasized that a decision will be taken on the Ghanaian after their Champions League Group Stage qualifier with Celtic. Celtic defeated Astana 8-4 on aggregate with Twumasi netting a brace and Ay is now back for the striker. “We were waiting for the rematch played by…

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Eric Warden starts Pre-season with Sparti FC

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Ghana forward Eric Warden has started pre-season with his Greek Football League club Sparti FC ahead of the coming campaign. Warden, 24, joined the Queen of the South over the weekend after ending his contract with Kalithea FC and he is expected to use his huge experience to push the team forward in their quest for Superlig qualification. The former Celta Vigo and Fokkikos attacker was present at the Sparta Municipal Stadium on Wednesday as he trained with his new teammates under the watchful eyes of manager Panagiotis Tzanavaras. The Sparta…

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Redknapp confident of landing Afriyie Acquah

TURIN, ITALY - APRIL 02:  Afriyie Acquah of FC Torino in action during the Serie A match between FC Torino and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on April 2, 2017 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp is ready to sign Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah from Italian Serie A side Torino. The Blues are hoping to break their club record transfer fee for midfielder Afriyie Acquah by offering £7million which will eclipse the £6million they paid for Nikola Zigic in 2010. Redknapp has already compared Acquah to fellow Ghanaian Sulley Muntari whom he brought to Portsmouth after the 2006 World Cup. “We’re hoping we can get him through the door and we’re looking to build a good team,” he told Birmingham  mail “He’s a…

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Len Clay Stadium is a good place for the semis-Hackman Aidoo

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Accra Hearts of Oak administrative manager, Hackman Aidoo says it is good that the semifinal games of the 2017 MTN FA Cup will be played at one venue. Aidoo indicated that it is great all the two games will be played on a neutral ground as it will enable the strongest teams to come out victorious. “Obuasi is a nice venue and one of the favorite grounds for Accra Hearts of Oak. It is very good that we are all moving away from our home centers to meet on a…

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We will beat Kotoko-WAFA PRO

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PRO of West Africa Football Academy, George Ofosuhene says they are ready to face Kumasi Asante Kotoko this afternoon at the The outstanding league game between WAFA and Asante Kotoko will be played this afternoon at the Sogakope in the Volta Region The PRO of WAFA insists his charges are ready to face Kotoko and the morale in camp is very high ahead of the encounter. “All our players who are on national duty with the U17 and the Black Stars B are all back in camp to face Kotoko…

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GFA must promote Ghana Premier League-Paa Kwesi Nduom

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Owner of Ghana Premier League club Elmina Sharks, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has expressed worry about how the country’s Football Association does not pay attention to the promotion of the league. Nduom believes the league is not getting to many intended target because of lack of proper advertisement. “The GFA doesn’t promote the league and the money they make must be invested in promoting it. Is should not always be about national team and attending FIFA Congress here and there, the most important thing is to promote the domestic league,”…

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