Medeama coach rues missed chances

Head Coach of Medeama, Samuel Boadu feels that they were let down by their wastefulness in their G-8 semifinal game against Dreams FC. According to him, opposing coaches had studied their pattern of play and adequately planned for them but what caused their defeat was their inability to score although they created numerous chances. Medeama lost to 5-6 Dreams on penalties in the second semifinal that ended in goalless in regulation time at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday. He told journalists in his post-match interview that, Dreams FC…

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Unpaid salary story at Aduana not true

The Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Aduana Stars, Albert Commey has denied media reports that his club is yet to settle three months’ salary and bonuses of players. Albert Commey told Kumasi based Kessben FM that, that there was no iota of truth in that story. He therefore urged the public to treat with those reports with the contempt they deserve. “There is no issue about unpaid salary. The players who were complaining about salary were ignorant about contractual issue. Those complaining about the salary were the players who were out…

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Karela to partner Egyptian side Alassiouty

Karela United Football Club have entered into a partnership agreement with Egyptian topflight side, Alassiouty Sports to develop talents in an academy system in Nzema Ayinase, where the Ghanaian club is based. The newly promoted Ghana Premier League side are keen on developing the game in the Nzemaland and the owner, Senator Cobbina Brigidi believes the partnership falls within the team’s plans of strengthening the side. “I’m in Egypt for a partnership to develop an academy and provide a platform for them to undergo trials; if it goes well for…

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Dreams, Hearts of Oak in G-8 final

A spirited Dreams FC performance saw off Medeama SC in the semi final of the GHALCA G8 competition as Karim Zito’s lads set up a final against Hearts of Oak at the Cape Coast Stadium. Dreams FC edged out the Mauves 6-5 on penalties after 90 minutes of regulation football ended goalless. Goalkeeper Isaac Amoako who replaced injured Ishawu Yahaya in the 80th minute made the difference in the spot kicks, saving effort to grab the win for Dreams. The win was not without controversy as referee Alex Nisah denied…

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Hearts of Oak not there yet – Nuttall

Hearts of Oak coach, Frank Nuttall has admitted that his side has loads of work to do even after sailing through to the finals of the G-8 tournament. The Phobians beat Asante Kotoko 4-2 on penalties at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium to qualify to the finals of the Ghalca organised competition. The game had ended goalless in regulation time. Speaking to the press after the match, Frank Nuttall said his team still has work to do before the season formally opens. “I told the other coach it was a…

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Dreams to send Medeama out of G-8

Dreams FC will be hoping for another giant killing feat in the ongoing G-8 tournament when they face Medeama at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday in a last four encounter. Both teams have been in top form in the tournament with Medeama who earned a late call up to replace WAFA defeating the likes of Hearts of Oak and Ebusua Dwarfs whilst Dreams FC also saw off Africa-bound Asante Kotoko and Eleven Wonders. Dreams and Medeama have played each other twice in recent years with Medeama coming from two…

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Strikers alone don’t score goals – Polack

Asante Kotoko have struggled to score goals to the expectation of their fans and the team’s inability to score although they create decent chances at times is now a problem for the technical team to solve. Kotoko coach, Steven Polack feels it’s incumbent on all players of the team to score not necessarily the strikers alone. Even though, he admitted that it’s the duty of strikers to score, other players from other departments of the team should also carry along the burden of goal scoring since it wouldn’t be overruled…

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Abalora thrilled by Mapinduzi Cup win

Azam FC goalkeeper, Razak Abalora has expressed his delight after helping his club to win the Mapinduzi Cup. Abalora saved two penalties in shootouts to ensure his side’s title triumph. “It wasn’t an easy game. We suffered a lot but thank God, we were able to win. I’m so happy to win the trophy for Azam FC, the feeling is great” he told FootballMadeInGhana.com. The former WAFA goalie says he has since shifted his attention from the cup victory and at the moment, he’s planning a league title triumph with…

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Aduana schedule two international friendlies

Days after failing to make it to the G-8 semifinals, Ghana Premier League Champions, Aduana Stars have rolled out plans to engage Ivorian and Burkinabe sides as part of their preparation for their CAF Champions League game next month. FootballMadeInGhana.com gathers that, the Dormaa based club will play Asec Mimosa from Cote d’Ivoire and FC Kadiogo of Burkina Faso to sharpen rough edges of their team. Besides giving them a bit of international exposure, the Ghanaian league champions are confident that, the two international friendlies will add something good to…

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Osei Palmer apologises to FA

Ghana Football Association (GFA)’s Executive Committee member, Winfred Osei Kweku Palmer has apologised to the FA for comments he made that, Ghana have been paying bribes to referees in the previous FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Tema Youth owner rendered the apology on Accra based radio station, Atinka FM during their Total Sports show this week. ”I, Winfred Kweku Osei Palmer popularly known as Palmer, the statement I made on paying [bribes] to referees; I render an unqualified apology to all Ghanaians, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the FA…

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