Eric Ayiah disappointed but….

Black Starlets captain, Eric Ayiah says he is not too disappointed with losing out on the final three of the CAF Youth Player of the Year award. The player, who was initially named in the five-man shortlist, was not in the top three of the youth player category named at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. “Yes I am disappointed but I will rather draw positives from this. There are a lot of young players all over Africa and for me to be named among the top five is a…

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Yaw Acheampong feels no pressure

Coach of Elmina Sharks, Yaw Acheampong has expressed his utter delight to be officially appointed as the Head Coach of the Edina-based club. The former Goldfields (now Ashgold) defender took over the club in the 2016/17 season, days after their former trainer, Coach Amissah was sacked over the club’s declining fortunes in the league. Yaw Acheampong steered them to avoid relegation in what was their debut season. He was made the substantive head coach of the club after massive changes were made in the technical department. Shortly after his inauguration,…

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Dwarfs to sign Coach Bash

Ebusua Dwarfs are likely to secure the services of former Asante Kotoko and Ashgold coach, Bashir Hayford ahead of the 2017/18 season. A deepthroat source at the Cape Coast club told FootballMadeInGhana.com that, they have opened talks with the experienced coach adding that, they are very confident of signing him. When contacted, Coach Bash, as he’s affectionately called, confirmed that, he’s been approached by Dwarfs explaining that he’s awaiting confirmation of a deal. Coach Bash is a two-time Ghana Premier League winner with Asante Kotoko and Ashgold. He resigned from…

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Anita Asante re-joins Chelsea

English defender of Ghanaian descent Anita Amma Ankyewah Asante has re-joined Chelsea from Norwegian side Rosengard. The 32-year-old returned to Chelsea on a three-year-deal on Tuesday after passing her medicals. Asante played for the Blues in the 2008-2009 Season where she made eleven league appearances before going on to feature for the likes of Sky Blue FC, St Louis and several others. The experienced defender played the last five years in Scandinavia for Swedish side Goteborg as well as Rosengard in Norway where her exploits caught the eyes of her…

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Polack serious about Hearts game

Asante Kotoko coach, Steven Polack says he’s attaching so much importance to the 60th Independence Anniversary, second leg match against Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Christmas eve. Speaking at the launch of the game in Kumasi, the FA Cup winning coach said even though both teams have just started their pre-season, everything will go into the game. “The second leg is on Sunday. The first league was 3-1. People need to understand that both [just] teams started their pre-season but it is a game of rivalry.”…

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Nduom urges FA to advertise league

The owner and bank roller of Elmina Sharks, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has charged the Ghana football Association (GFA) to advertise the Ghana Premier League (GPL) which is certainly the GFA’s biggest football product on the domestic scene. According to him, the GPL need to be on the minds of football fans and one way to achieve that, he argued, is through advertisement adding that, structures must be put in place to advertise the competition itself, not only Kototo-Hearts matches. ”I want to tell the GFA that they must help…

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Olympics not out of GPL yet

Board member of Accra Great Olympics, Oloboy Commodore has indicated that the club will play in next season’s Ghana Premier League despite being relegated. According to him, Olympics have protest cases at the GFA and he’s confident that they will win and earn enough points that will see them retain the premiership status. “My brother, I am telling you confidently that Great Olympics will play in the Ghana Premier League next season”, he told FootballMadeInGhana.com. “We’ve a protest against Bechem United which can never fail. Three of their players Solomon…

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Antwi nets in Makasa draw

  Ghana forward John Antwi scored his tenth goal of the season on Tuesday Afternoon as Misr El Makasa went away to draw 1-1 with El Raja Marsa Matruh in the Egyptian League Week 14 fixture. The in form Ghanaian striker netted an 86th minute penalty to restore parity for his side at the MS Matruh Stadium after Hesham Fathallah had opened the scoring through similar manner for the home club. Antwi was a torn in the flesh of the El Raja defenders as they found it difficult to contain him throughout the encounter….

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Gyawu confirms Lions exit

Heart of Lions midfielder Joseph Baffour Gyawu has left the club following the expiration of his contract. The midfield enforcer joined the Division One Club three seasons ago and has risen to become the fulcrum of the team. Gyawu pointed out that his deal with the Volta Region club has ended and he is seeking for a fresh challenge. “My contract with Lions has ended and I am at home now, I have applied for floating to enable me to join any team of my choice,” Gyawu told footballmadeinghana.com “My…

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Yiadom nears Swansea switch

  Ghana international Andy Kyere Yiadom is expected to sign for Swansea City in the January transfer window. The Barnsley fullback has been a subject of interest for Swansea, Huddersfield Town, and Newcastle United but the Welsh-based side are now the frontrunners to sign him. The Mirror on Tuesday reported that Swansea have already agreed with Barnsley for the transfer of the versatile defender. Swansea will have a discussion with Yiadom on his personal terms as they seek to complete the deal in the first week of January. Yiadom’s contract…

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