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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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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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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Hearts beat Kotoko 4-2 on penalties

Hearts of Oak defeat their arch rivals Asante Kotoko 4-2 on penalties on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium qualify to the finals of the G-8 tournament. Malik Akowuah scored the winning goal of the shootouts to secure Hearts their ticket to the final for the second consecutive time. The game ended goalless in regulation time. Kotoko coach, Steven Polack made only one change in the team that beat Aduana Stars earlier on Sunday. Defender, Wahab Adams was preferred ahead of the young, Emmanuel Owusu while Hearts coach Frank…

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Darkwah to join Kotoko Africa squad

FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively reveal that, former Aduana stars defender, Daniel Darkwah will be one of the last inclusions to Asante Kotoko’s Africa list as a two-year deal has mutually being sealed between the player and the Porcupine Warriors. Kotoko have already submitted its squad for the Confederation but it’s understood that, should the Porcupines make it beyond the third round of the competition, Daniel Darkwah certainly will be one of the players to be added to the Africa squad given his quality and experience. Darkwah had the first part of…

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Obuasi to host Aduana-Kotoko Super Cup

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the venue for this year’s Super Cup. The one-off cup match is a fixture between the Premier League Champion and the FA Cup winner. The GFA, in a release on its website announced on Monday that, the Len Clay Stadium, Obuasi, will be venue for the game. League winners, Aduana Stars will thus play FA Cup champions, Kotoko on January 28, 2018. Otherwise known as the Champion of Champions, the Super Cup, as always is a curtain raiser that ushers in the new…

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Kotoko took my warning for granted – Zito

Dreams FC coach, Abdul Karim Zito has stated that Asante Kotoko took his warning for granted and that explains why his side came out victorious in their recent G-8 game. Karim Zito before the game warned Kotoko not to underestimate his team but he believes they failed to take his warning seriously. “Fantastic, the boys did very well, both teams did very well. As usual I think I told you about it. During pre-season, these are some of the things that happen in the game. “Watching your tactical awareness, the ability and capabilities of the…

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Aduana Stars send Eleven Wonders out

Aduana Stars continued their impressive form the G-8 competition on Thursday afternoon when they beat Eleven Wonders by 3-1 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Goals from Bright Adjei, Noah Martey and Oba Ikama were enough to send Aduana Stars straight to the semifinals of the tournament. The defeat means Eleven Wonders are out of the competition. Coach Yussif Abubakar made nine changes to the team that face Dreams FC in their first game. Only Noah Martey and Derrick Sasraku kept their place. Caleb Amankwah, Samuel Bioh and Paul Aidoo…

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Ratings: How Kotoko players fared against Dreams

Asante Kotoko lost 1-0 to Dreams FC in their second Group A game of the ongoing G-8 tournament on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. It was an exciting win for the Premier League returnees. In the report below, Edmund Okai Gyimah and Abdul Wadudu Osman assess the performance of the players and also give them marks for their performance. Micheal Abu – (7/10). He made two excellent saves to denied Richard Addae. However, his defence let him down for the Dreams FC goal. Augestine Sefa – (5/10). He struggled…

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