Every trophy is important says Polack

Asante Kotoko Head Coach, Steven Polack has given weight to the relevance of the G-8 tournament and how good it would be for his team to win the Ghalca organised competition. He said there was no point undermining its credibility. Steven Polack told journalists in Kumasi after beating Eleven Wonders 1-0 that, he would love to win every trophy he competes for explaining that, although he attaches great significance to the competition, Kotoko would be taking one game at a time. “Every trophy is important. Every coach will love to…

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Final Whistle sure of positive impact

Newly promoted Greater Accra Division Two side, Final Whistle Sporting Club are bent on making a positive impact in the new season, Director of the club, Fredrick Oduro has told FootballMadeInGhana.com in an interview. According to him, they are working around the clock in order to excel having put together a talented youthful team for the new season. “I’ve players who can face any opposition in the upcoming league from the analysis I’ve made.  My target at this moment isn’t to qualify for Division One but recruit young players and train them….

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Dwarfs fans to build club training pitch

Executives of Dwarfs’ supporters group disclosed this after their extra-ordinary one-day conference at the Cape Coast Town Hall over the weekend. As a result of their decision, they have purchased ten plots of land from the Adwenadze Ebusua of Ebu Tsikweykrom – a community in the new Ankaful in the Cape Coast North District of the Central Region. The supporters say Ebusua Dwarfs will be 80 years in 2019 and that, they don’t have a training pitch. They have been using the Robert Mensah Stadium to train. If they are able to…

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Saddick Adams out until end of January

Asante Kotoko’s top marksman, Saddick Adams may not be able to play until the end of this month, Head Coach of the club, Steven Polack has disclosed. Although the striker doesn’t seem to have a serious injury, Kotoko’s technical team is taking precautionary measures to help the player. Saddick Adams didn’t play in Sunday’s game against Eleven Wonders which they won 1-0, courtesy a penalty neatly converted by Obed Owusu in the 37th minute. Despite winning, questions were asked about the striker’s absence, prompting a response. “No, he won’t play. It’s…

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I was sure of victory – Coach Abubakar

Head of Coach of Aduana Stars, Yussif Abubakar has disclosed that, he was full of confidence that his side would beat Dreams FC in Saturday’s G-8 tournament opener at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Abdul Rahman Fatawu’s goal was all that the Ghana Premier League champions needed to overcome Dreams FC. Coach Yussif Abubakar revealed that, despite the solitary goal win, he was confident of victory. “I knew we were going to win. We wanted to see how the movement will be. Before the game, we strategised we should score…

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CAS case won’t affect Eleven Wonders

Eleven Wonders coach, Mumuni Abdul Gamel has stated that, the pending case between his club and Techiman City has not and will not also affect his side’s preparation as they gear up for the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League. The coach was speaking to media after his side’s 1-0 loss to Asante Kotoko in the G-8 tournament. “It does not affect us; the case has been there since the beginning of the second round of the Division One. It won’t affect us, it didn’t affect us, we played and qualified, we…

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Inexperience was our bane – Coach Smith

Karela United lost 1-0 in their first game in the G-8 tournament against last season’s finalist, Hearts of Oak at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. In the opinion of their Head Coach, Johnson Smith, the Nzema based side lost as a result of inexperience.Left winger, Isaac Mensah’s 28th minute goal gave Hearts maximum points on the opening day of the competition and Coach Johnson Smith, who guided Karela to the Ghana Premier League, wasn’t too excited with the guts his players showed. “Our defenders were shiveringbecause it was their first…

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Bashir Hayford happy despite defeat

His team was beaten 6-5 in Sunday’s G-8 second Group B match at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. However, Ebusua Dwarfs coach, Bashir Hayford says he was happy with developments in the game. According to him, the match which produced 11 goals opened his eyes to the strength and weaknesses of the team he started working on about a week ago. “I’m so happy because it has given me a clear view of the players I’m coming to meet. It’s good that I’ve seen their weaknesses; I’ve seen all their…

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Dreams gave Aduana problems to solve

Dreams FC may not have secured desired results in their weekend’s G-8 match against Ghana Premier League champions, Aduana Stars as they lost 1-0 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. However, in the opinion of their coach, Abdul Karim Zito, Dreams FC handed the Dormaa Ahenkro based team problems they would’ve to deal with before playing their first game in the CFA Champions League. “For us we came for Aduana to identify their problems ahead of the CAF Champions League competition. We wish them well after such a test” said…

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G-8 tournament very competitive

The G-8 tournament is to be a preparatory ground for clubs eager to excel in their respective competitions in the next season and the test it gave to participating teams over the weekend is becoming clear. Captain of Dreams FC, Leonard Owusu in a post-match interview to journalists that, his team was in the tournament to make it competitive not necessarily to win the competition. The midfielder was of the opinion that, given the chance, they would want to win it but he insisted that, their target was to stay…

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