In form John Antwi nets double in Makasa defeat

Deadly striker John Antwi makes Egyptian league team of the season

Ghana striker John Antwi continued his superb form for Egyptian side Al Makasa as he netted a brace in his side’s 3-2 away defeat to Al Masry at the Port Said Stadium on Thursday evening. Antwi who made his Black Stars debut against Sadi Arabia on Tuesday opened the scoring with a sweet finish under two minutes before the host restored parity through Islam Slemma with just a minute left to the end of the first half. Slemma put his side ahead in the 62nd minute before the Ghanaian goal monger equalized…

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Ghana wallop host nation India in U17 World Cup

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India crashed out of the under-17 FIFA World Cup on Thursday after a 4-0 defeat against Ghana at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the capital. Coming into this match after a good performance in the 2-1 loss to Colombia, India began the match proceeding with positive intent but eventually fell short as Ghana outperformed them. The record 52,614 people present at the stadium were on top of their voices throughout but the visitors proved too good for the hosts. India began the match with an attacking verve. Got the first…

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Emmanuel Lomotey: Ghana’s next biggest midfielder

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  Since the inception of football, Ghana has been endowed with many talented midfielders and one will not be far from right in saying that the midfield of any Ghanaian team, be it at club or national team has always been the driving force which moves the team forward. Going back to the hey-day of Ghana football, midfielders such as Sunday Ibrahim and Abdul Karim Razak proved a point when they won the African top football awards in 1971 and 1978 respectively. No Ghanaian football loving fan who followed Ghana…

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: India vs Ghana – Preview

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India are bracing up for another tough test against Ghana here on Thursday as they need a win by a big margin to keep their hopes alive for qualification to the Round-of-16 of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. India have suffered two losses from as many games in Group A, against the United States (0-3) and Colombia (1-2) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The US lead the group with six wins, while Ghana and Colombia have three points each. Hence, India will not only have to win by a big…

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We are under pressure-Paa Kwesi Fabin

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Ghana Black Starlets coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin says there is pressure ahead of the final group game with host nation India on Thursday Afternoon. Both countries need a win for likely progression into the knockout stage of the competition and Fabin insists the heat is on them as they want to get to the next stage. “Well in life everything you do, you are under pressure, when you sleep you’re under pressure when you wakeup you are under pressure so definitely we are under pressure to win because we want…

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Our aim is to win the World Cup-Ibrahim Sadiq

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Ghana Black Starlets winger Ibrahim Sadiq says the aim of the team is to win the trophy in the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup in India. Ibrahim stressed that they are on course despite losing their second group game to the Yankees and they will go all out for the ultimate. “Ghanaians should expect the trophy from us because that is our aim and we are ready for it. We have really prepared well and we are up to the task, all we need is their support,” Ibrahim told…

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Milan set to swoop for Duncan in January

Sassuolo's Alfred Duncan jubilates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A soccer match US Sassuolo vs AC Milan at Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia,Italy, 6 March 2016. ANSA/SERENA CAMPANINI

Sassuolo midfielder Joseph Alfred Duncan could join AC Milan in the January winter transfer window. Italian tabloid Il Corriere dello Sport have revealed that the Rossoneris are closing in on the talented Ghanaian enforcer Having already recruited Franck Kessie from Atalanta, the former European champions hope to add another talented Serie A midfielder to their ranks and have identified Duncan as the right choice Milan are bent on offering €12 million for Duncan in the January window, although they will have a much better chance of landing their target at…

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Atingah wins Hearts of Oak best player for September

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Accra Hearts of Oak fans have voted for Vincent Atingah Adae as the FERO Mobile GHANA Hearts Player-of-the-Month for September. The towering center back was in impressive form for Ghana, helping the nation to win the Wafu Cup of Nations Ghana 2017 trophy, and he beat fellow WAFU winners Patrick Razak, Thomas Abbey, Winful Kwaku Cobbinah, and Kwame Kizito to the award. Atingah polled 43 votes from facebook with Razak coming a close second with 39; Abbey picked up 32 votes whilst Cobbinah got 11 and Kizito got a solitary…

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Otoo content to play and score

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Joshua Otoo says he is just content to be back in the team again adding that it was a nice feeling to score his first goal for Hearts. The defender started the season as the first choice left-back for Hearts but he lost his position just before the halfway stage. But after a dozen games missing in action for Hearts, Otoo made a return as a substitute in the semi-finals of the 2017 MTN FA CUP before getting a first league start in the second round against Wa AllStars. “I…

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The Presence of scouts are having bad effects on us-Coach Fabin

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Ghana national under 17 coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin says the presence of scouts are affecting the output of his players in the ongoing world cup in India. Fabin emphasized that his boys become tensed with some also embarking on individual play rather than team work which goes a long way to affect the team “The scouting is affecting us and it’s something that really bothers us.When they see that the scouts have arrived, every one wants to impress and sometimes if somebody is not in good position to score he…

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