Nyantakyi calls for dialogue on ‘decline’ of Ghana football

Against the backdrop of ongoing arguments and counter arguments of Ghana football being on a fast decline, the President of Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi has called for dialogue on the issue to truly establish the state of the country’s football. He said there has been improvement in some aspects of the game but admitted that, more development was needed to change the face of the game. The GFA President said this in his address as the Special Guest of Honour at the Ministry of Youth and Sports’ Meet the…

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Kotoko seek young talents at Adu Gyamfi SHS

Asante Kotoko coach, Akakpo Patron has been at Adu Gyamfi Senior High School (SHS) in search of the services of five players who performed brilliantly at the recent Ashanti top eight competition. Samuel Amankwah, Evans Osei, Godfred Scholes and two other players were targeted by the Kotoko technical team and should negotiations for the go well, the players will join Kotoko’s youth side. Confirming this on Silver FM, the Sports Master of Adu Gyamfi SHS, Mike Opoku expressed satisfaction with the development of the young footballers and the prospects of…

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Cocu defends Derrick Luckassen

  PSV Einhoven boss Phillip Cocu has come to the rescue of Ghana defender Derrick Luckassen following their 5-0 humiliation by Willem II at the Koning Willem II Stadion over the weekend. Luckassen had a day to forget as he was very porous at the back which led to some of the goals and also capped it with a 90th minute red card for a second bookable offence. Cocu has however defended the Dutch-born Ghanaian as he insists he is glad with his output in training and it was not only…

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Nyantakyi to be released based on medical report

  Former Parma midfielder Solomon Nyantakyi could be set free in the coming weeks if medical personnel come out that he is mentally stable. Nyantakyi, 21, has been in prison in a psychiatric facility since July when he murdered his mum Patience and little sister Magdalene in their apartment in Parma. The budding footballer who took to drugs and joined bad company will have his fate determined by investigator Paola Dal Monte whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison or be sent back home. According to…

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Ofori guns for PSL keeper of the season

  Ghana international Richard Ofori is expected to be named as the ABSA Premier League goalkeeper of the season following his fantastic exploits with Maritzburg United. Ofori is having a superb debut season in South Africa as he has been key to Maritzburg quest to snatch a CAF Competition place. The former Wa All Stars goalkeeper has kept ten clean sheets from the 21 games he has featured and he has won the man of the match award six times in all competitions. According to statistics from the ABSA Premier…

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League delay has affected us-Godfred Asante

  Dreams FC deputy skipper Godfred Asante has indicated that the delay of the start of the league has affected the team greatly. The Dawu-based club have drawn three and lost one in their last four friendly games though the team has exhibited some good football. Asante stressed that they hit their peak almost two months ago and the scheduling of the league has made them to lose their vigor whilst it has also affected them financially. “The delay of the league has affected us greatly because as players we…

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I already have my starting lineup – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Nearly two weeks after his appointment, Asante Kotoko coach, Paa Kwesi Fabien has stated that, he already has his starting line-up should the league start now. The former national U-17 coach replaced sacked Steven Polack after the club’s first round exit in the CAF Confederation Cup. In an interview with FootballMadeInGhana.com, Paa Kwesi Fabin stated clearly that, he knows which players to field for Kotoko and what kind of tactics will suitable to get results. “I already have my starting 11 that’s ready for any adventure. The team is not…

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Sidelined Kotoko goalie Ernest Sowah starts training

One of the most experienced yet neglected goalies at Asante Kotoko, Ernest Sowah has returned to training with the club’s youth team months after he was accused of bribery by Kotoko Chairman, Dr. Kwame Kyei. The former national goalie, disclosed the largely unsubstantiated bribery allegations against him on a Kumasi-based radio station after he was left out of Kotoko’s squad for their crashed CAF Confederation campaign. A move to have his contract terminated ended on rocks. Sowah has been home as he’s not part of Kotoko’s registered players for the…

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Wilson Arthur urges Olympics to soften their stance

The owner of Skyy FC, Wilson Arthur has appealed to the managers of Accra Great Olympics not to overstretch the issue that has seen them in court with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and which has consequently put the start of the new football season on hold. “In situation like this, your response will determine what will happen in future. Sometimes, if you’ve a genuine case and you decide to stretch it to the last point, to hell with anyone, it does not help” said Arthur in an exclusive interview…

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Elmina Sharks incurring more cost over league delay

The General Manager of Elmina Sharks, George Wiredu has spoken on the delay to the start of the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League saying that, they are incurring unbudgeted cost as they wait. He said the team recruited new players to augment their squad in anticipation that the season will start so they can make some revenue to offset their debts explaining that, the more the competition’s fate hangs in a balance, there more cost clubs like Elmina Sharks incur. “The league delay has made us incur extra cost” he stated…

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