Validus defeat Legon FC

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Validus FC which is the youth team of division one side Vision FC beat Legon FC by a lone goal in a crunch encounter at the Madina Estate Park on Saturday. Validus who are now handled by the assistant coach of the senior side, Adamu Sulley were in superb form as they dictated the pace of the game. The home side had more possession of the game in the first creating most of the chances but were unable to fine the back of the net. The second half also saw…

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No foreign referees for for MTN FA Cup finals-Kurt ES Okraku

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The MTN FA CUP Committee have resisted the idea of bringing foreign referees to handle the finals of the this year’s edition which will will see a battle between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak. The supporters of Hearts of Oak in a meeting with the FACC on Monday called for the possible bringing of foreign referees to handle the epic club but the committee did not agree as they insisted they had absolute trust in the Ghanaian referees. “Foreign referees will not be brought to handle the…

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FACC meet Hearts and Kotoko supporters leaders

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The FA Cup Committee (FACC) have met the supporters leadership of this year’s finalists, Hearts of Oak SC and Asante Kotoko SC in separate meetings on Monday October 9. The two biggest teams in Ghana lock horns in the grand finale of this year’s MTN FA Cup Competition scheduled for Sunday October 29 at the Tamale Sports Stadium. The Committee led by its chairman Mr Kurt ES Okraku met Barima Atuahene and the entire leadership of National Chapters Committee (NCC) at the Hearts of Oak Secretariat in Asylum Down at 2pm…

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Mascot for MTN FA Cup grand finale to be unveiled on Tuesday

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The official mascot for the 2017 MTN FA Cup grand finale will be unveiled on Tuesday October 10 at 1pm. The ceremony which will be held at the Conference room of the GFA Secretariat in Accra will also see the tag line for final match officially announced. There will also photo opportunities with the mascot and the FA Cup trophy. Meanwhile, the FA Cup Committee will meet key stakeholders on Tuesday October 10 ahead of the grand finale of this year’s MTN FA Cup competition. The Committee will meet the…

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Ayo Akinola punishes wasteful Ghana

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  US Winger of Nigerian parentage Ayo Akinola netted the only goal of the match in the 2017 Under 17 World Cup game as US defeated a profligate Ghanaian side on Monday. Ghana started the game brightly and made incursions into the Yankees penalty box but the attackers were not sharp enough as the Americans were left off the hook. Skipper Eric Ayiah and winger Sadiq Ibrahim missed two glorious in the space of four minutes before the Americans with took control with superb wing play involving the likes of…

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Our aim is not to concede a goal-Danlad Ibrahim

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Black Starlets goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim has hinted that the the target of the goalkeeping department is not to concede a goal in the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup in India. Danlad was impressive in Ghana’s opening against Colombia and he believes they are on course to achieve their dream. “We the goalkeepers our target is not to concede a goal. We want to set a record, we nearly did it in the AFCON but we conceded one goal in the finals. We want to go all out this time”…

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USA must pay for their sins-Sadiq Ibrahim

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Ghana Black Starlets winger Sadiq Ibrahim has disclosed that he felt bitter about the US National Under 17 team and has scores to settle with them. Sadiq says he wants to punish the Junior Yankees for the bad treatment they handed to him and his team mates when both nations were on a training tour in Abu Dhabi before the tournament. “We are going out all out in the USA game, when they were playing their friendly game in Abu Dhabi they prevented us from watching but they watched ours….

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Fabin makes one change in for US clash

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Ghana Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has made just one change to his squad which defeated Colombia by a lone goal in the opening game of the 2017 Under 17 World Cup in India as he seek to beat US in his second game. Isaac Gyamfi who was introduced in the second half against the South Americans starts in place of Cheetah FC’s Mohammed Iddriss who had a quiet Morning on Friday. Ibrahim Danlad maintains his place in between the sticks and will be protected by the likes of…

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My players were up to the task-Godwin Abordey

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko deputy coach, Godwin Ablordey insists his men lived up to expectations in the 1-0 defeat to Bechem United at the Nana Gyeabour Park. Ablordey stressed that his charges did all they could but were unlucky as they could not find the back of the net. “Everything went well for us, don’t mind the result. The boys gave their all but the ball refused to enter the net and such is football,” Ablordey stated after the game “In football you either win, loss or draw and today we…

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I am enjoying the challenge at Inter Allies-Karim Zito

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Inter Allies interim coach, Karim Zito says he is embracing his task of helping the club to survive the Ghana Premier League. Zito was appointed as a stopped-gap coach of the Eleven is to One last month after Prince Owusu was relieved off his duties. Zito guided Inter Allies to defeat Medeama by two goals to nothing in the Ghana Premier League Week 28 game at the El Wak Stadium on Sunday and he says his side are on course in their quest for survival. “I know it would be…

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