Schalke back for Baba

  Bundesliga side Schalke are ready to sign Ghana defender Abdul Rahman Baba on loan. The Chelsea lateral defender just recovered from a knee injury which has kept him out for the whole of 2017 but the German club are ready to grab him this winter. Baba until his injury was on loan at Schalke where he put up great performances including scoring in their Europa League game against Nice in France. According to Fussball Transfers, the Gelsinkirchen club want Baba in their fold again but will wait until the…

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Eleven Wonders begin pre-season

  Newly-promoted Ghana Premier League side Eleven Wonders have started preparations ahead of the coming 2017/2018 season. The 2016/2017 GN National Division One Zone One winners regrouped on Wednesday to start the initial phase of their pre-season which saw them going through the normal fitness test. The players are expected to undergo the mandatory medical test at the Holy Family hospital in Techiman before main camping begins. Eleven Wonders will play a series of friendly games before wrapping up the preparations with the G-8 tournament in January. The Techiman-based club…

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Bursaspor, two others chase Twumasi

Ghana forward Patrick Twumasi is being pursued by Turkish giants Bursaspor as well as Bundesliga clubs Hamburg and Stuttgart ahead of the winter transfer window. The 23-year-old Ghanaian has been in fine form for Kazakhstani champions Astana which has seen them retain the league trophy and also qualified to the second round of the 2017/2018 Europa League. Bursaspor were the first to show interest in the Ghanaian winger during the summer but their initial bid of €750,000 was rejected by Astana as they were seeking for something within the range of €2…

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We have done nothing wrong – K5

The Chairman of the National Circles Council (NCC) of Asante Kotoko, Kwaku Amponsah has dismissed suggestions that, the supporters’ body went against the Management of the club to sign a sponsorship deal with Charger Limited producers of Happy Man Bitters. He said, claims that they didn’t involve the Management of the club had no correct basis. The NCC recently sealed a two-year-contract with the beverage company after weeks of unhealthy squabbling between the Management and the supporters’ body. In an interview with Kumasi based Adehye FM, Kwaku Amponsah, popularly called…

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Circles sign Happy Man sponsorship

FootballMadeInGhana.com has learnt that the National Circle Council of Asante Kotoko has officially signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Charger Limited, producers of Happy Man Bitters. The contract was signed on Wednesday and it will see the Kotoko supporters’ group receiving GHȼ10,000 monthly from Charger Limited. The official supporters’ group has as well decided to use their own logo instead of the official Kotoko crest which the Dr. Kwame Kyei-led vowed not to allow the Circles to use. FootballMadeInGhana.com also understands that, GHȼ30,000 was paid upfront to the Circles leadership…

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Imoro Ibrahim snubs Kotoko for Karela

Bolga All Stars defender, Imoro Ibrahim has confirmed that he has signed for newly promoted Ghana Premier League side, Karela United. The player who was linked to Asante Kotoko initially put to sleep speculation about that link with the latest development. “Yes, it’s true. I’ve joined Karela United. I’ve signed a one-year loan contract with them” he told FootballMadeInGhana.com. When asked why he snubbed Kotoko for Karela United, Imoro Ibrahim said: “I don’t want to talk about anything. I have signed for Karela that is all”. Imoro Ibrahim was Bolga…

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Inkoom to finalise Al Merreikh move

Former Hasaacas and Kotoko defender, Samuel Inkoom is expected to complete his move to Sudanese giants, Al Merreikh Omdurman on Thursday morning, FootballMadeInGhana.com has gathered. Inkoom, who was banned by FIFA for a year after he was found guilty of cheating an agent in a transfer deal back in 2014, had his contract terminated by Turkish side, Antalyspor. He has also had a stint at Bulgarian side, Vereya. He had previously played in Switzerland. Inkoom was supposed to officially sign his Al Merreikh Omdurman contact on Wednesday but his agent’s written…

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Abednego Tetteh seals Hilal Obied deal

Former Bechem United striker, Abednego Tetteh on Wednesday signed a one-year contract with Sudanese club Hilal Obied, according to information gathered by FootballMadeInGhana.com. Abednego, who was initially linked to Ghanaian side, Asante Kotoko earlier this month snubbed the Porcupine Warriors for the Sudanese team. This is will be his second stint in the Sudanese League after his previous stay at Al Hilal last year. For the records, El Hilal Sports Club El Obeid or simply put, El Hilal El Obeid is a Sudanese sports club established in 1931 based in Al-Ubayyid….

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Atsu rejects Newcastle praise

Newcastle winger Christian Atsu says he is just doing his normal job and has not done anything extraordinary to earn praise. The Ghanaian international has netted three league goals this season and has been one of the most trusted players in the Toons set up. Atsu maintains that he feels elated when he scores but it is not something the fans should commend him for. “I’m very happy, always, when I do something to help the club,” Atsu told Shieldgazzette. “That’s my job. There’s nothing to congratulate myself about, but…

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2017 Review: Kotoko in my eyes…

But for their triumph in the MTN FA Cup, 2017 certainly would’ve been one of those disappointing years for Kotoko regarding competitive titles. Looking back from January to December (which has four days more to end), I didn’t see the implementation of any major policy direction; or noticeable, feasible plan by the Dr. Kwame Kyei-led Management. However, the return to Kotoko Express to the newsstands in January after being off from September 2016, was significant. Yet the Management’s subsequent neglect of what was the club’s official newspaper was mind-boggling. The…

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