G-8 tourney: Kotoko in Group A

Asante Kotoko are in Group ‘A’ with Premier League champions Aduana stars and two newly promoted sides Dreams FC and Eleven Wonders. The tournament is scheduled to start on Sunday January 7, 2018. The clubs in Group A will be playing their games at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium while those in Group B will use the new Cape Coast Stadium. Group B has Hearts of Oak, Ebusua Dwarfs, Karela United and West African Football Academy (WAFA). Following are Kotoko fixtures for the competition. Sunday January 7 – Kotoko vs Eleven Wonders…

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Isaac Mensah back to Hearts of Oak

Hearts of Oak youngster, Isaac Mensah is back to the club after a deal with Al Ittihad Alexandria of Egypt hit a rough patch. The skillful winger was supposed to be on a short-term loan deal with the Egyptian giants. However, failure on the part of Al Ittihad to honor their financial obligations to Hearts crashed the deal. Mensah, also known as ‘Messi’ returned to Ghana on Tuesday. He was at the team’s training grounds on Wednesday but did not train. The 22-year-old in an interview with FootballMadeInGhana.com said he was…

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Coach Nuttall unfazed by player exit

Hearts of Oak Head Coach, Frank Nuttall says he isn’t bothered by news that some of his key players have decided not to renew their contracts. Nuttall, who returned to Ghana on Tuesday after holidays in his native Scotland, was in charge of the team’s training session on Wednesday. For him, the players had every right to leave since they were adults and knew what they wanted in their respective careers. “I don’t think this is a big deal as people make it sound. The players know what they want and which…

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We can’t underrate any side – Annan

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper, Felix Annan has stated that they cannot underrate any club or their first opponent in the CAF Confederations Cup – Club Athletic Renaissance (CARA). Annan was responding questions shortly after the CAF draw on Wednesday. “We are not going to underrate any club – any club that has reached here [did so on merit]. We know any club that we will face isn’t going to be easy for us, so we have to be ready and prepare for the battle ahead” he told Ash FM in Kumasi….

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Maidens visit Osaberima Kwesi Atta II

The Management Committee, Technical Team and Players of Black Maidens have paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Oguaa Traditional Area, Osaberima Kwesi Atta II at his Emintsimadze Palace in the Central Regional capital. Leader of delegation, Augustine Asante, in his speech he said the team needed prayers and blessing from the chiefs and people of Cape Coast as they prepare for Gambia in Saturday’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying match. Osaberima welcomed the team warmly saying that football in Ghana started from Cape Coast and no national team…

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Ganiu Ismail eyes Karela title win

Former Wa All Stars defender, Ismail Ganiu is eyeing an ambitious league title triumph by his new club, Karela United. The versatile defender, who signed for the newly promoted Premier League side, is one of the experienced players in the team at the moment. He’s looking forward to the league title in their first season. “I want to lift the Ghana Premier League with Karela United. I’ve won it with Wa All Stars and a repeat at Karela United will be a perfect development for me. With the quality of players,…

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Kizito won’t return to Hearts

Former Accra Hearts of Oak player, Kwame Kizito has debunked rumours that he’s negotiating with Hearts of Oak for a comeback. “It’s never true I’m coming back to Hearts of Oak. Anyone who said I’m begging Hearts of Oak to accept me back to the club is a lair. I never said that anywhere” he told Nhyira FM. “If I want to go back to Hearts of Oak, I will just go and ask the coach if he wants me back or not. For now, I am not thinking about coming…

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Rashid Sumaila sure of European move

Former Dwarfs and Kotoko defender, Rashid Sumaila has told FootballMadeInGhana.com that, he will move to Europe next season. Rashid, who was part of Dwarfs from 2010 to 2012 before joining Kotoko in the 2012/13 season; went to Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa before landing in the Kuwaiti League. “I can assure you that, I will join a club in Europe next season” said the talented defender. This season, Sumaila has played eight matches for his club, Qadsia scoring one goal. He has also won five Man of the Match awards….

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New England Revolution chase Abbey

Accra Hearts of Oak skipper, Thomas Abbey could join MLS side New England Revolution. A tweet by renowned American Sports Journalist and MLS writer Jeff Reuter indicates that the Revs are closing in on the playmaker and a deal could be finalized soon. Abbey’s contract with the Phobians has ended and he is yet to sign a new deal as he seeks a move abroad. He has been previously linked to fellow MLS club Minnesota United as well as South African outfit Ajax United. The Black Stars B player netted…

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Attobrah for career relaunch at Hearts

Former New Edubiase United playmaker, Asiedu Attobrah is training with Ghana Premier League side, Hearts of Oak in a bid to join the club. The former U-20 player has been out of action for about a year and half after returning from a brief stint at Belgian PRO League side, K.V. Kortrijk. Attobrah, who looked bulky as he trained with the Hearts team on Wednesday, is seeking to relaunch his career. Hearts of Oak spokesman, Kwame Opare Addo in an interview confirmed that, the player expressed interest in joining the…

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