Joseph Esso wins Hearts of Oak Player of the Month

Accra Hearts of Oak fans have voted Joseph Esso as the club’s Player of the Month (POTM) for March. Esso beat off competition from Malik Akowuah, Daniel Kordie and Benjamin Agyare to win the club’s first Player of the Month for the season. Esso scored two goals and won the penalty that helped Hearts of Oak to earn a point in their first game of the season last month. The former Dwarfs striker scored a beautiful goal on his home debut against Ashgold. Although that goal was only a consolation,…

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Coach Yussif Abubakar wants Aduana consistency

After seeing his side hammer Inter Allies 6-0, Head Coach of Aduana Stars, Yussif Abubakar has urged his players to continue their good performance in their quest for a title defence. His joy with the massive victory over Inter Allies notwithstanding, Coach Yussif Abubakar argued that, the team performance is very important than number of goals they have scored. “The goals are not important as the performance. We had a lot of chances in our previous games but we couldn’t score. So, we worked more on goal scoring and I hope it…

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Kenichi defends players in heaviest league defeat

After recording their heftiest defeat in the Ghana Premier League in the hands of Aduana Stars, Inter Allies coach, Kenichi Yatsuashi has termed the loss as difficult, solidly standing behind his players. Aduana Stars were on rampage as they hammered Inter Allies 6-0 on match day four of the Ghana Premier League. Coach Kenichi robustly defended his team. He refused to blame anyone. “The fault should not solely be put on the goalkeeper but playing with a man down [was] really a difficult task for us.  One could realised that, we were faring…

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Our goalkeeper let us down – Bashir Hayford

Ebusua Dwarfs coach, Bashir Hayford has blamed his goalkeeper, Frank Andoh for their defeat away to Karela United on match day four of the Ghana Premier League. Karela United thrashed Ebusua Dwarfs 3-0 in what was their first win in the competition. A furious Bashir Hayford described the first two goals his side conceded as a gift from his goalkeeper contending that, it contributed to Dwarfs’ defeat. “He gifted them the two goals. It was a gift to them. When it happens like that, it dampens the spirit of the players. He…

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Johnson Smith relieved after Karela first win

Under pressure Karela United coach, Johnson Smith has revealed that their 3-0 emphatic victory over Ebusua Dwarfs on match day four of the Ghana Premier League has given him some reprieve as he has been under scrutiny and pressure in the last two weeks. After a three-match winless run, the newly promoted Karela United beat Ebusua Dwarfs by 3-0 to finally register their first win in the competition with goals from Diawisie Taylor, Isaac Kwain and Man of the Match, Donald Koboh-Koboh Wellington. Coach Johnson Smith couldn’t hide his delight…

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Kotoko labour to beat Eleven Wonders 1-0

Jordan Opoku late’s finish eased Asante Kotoko’s struggle against newly promoted Eleven Wonders at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on match day four as an 82nd minute fortuitous strike by the experienced midfielder handed the Porcupines their second home win in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League. After losing to Medeama in midweek, Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin dropped striker, Yakubu Mohammed and gave new comer, Mawuli Osei his debut game. From the blast of the referee’s whistle, both sides tried to assume control of the game but it was the visitors…

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Five things Ghana Premier League must avoid

The smiles on the faces of fans when the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League started on March 17 2018 was a validation of the love we still have for the game. Attendance at the Tema Park for the Inter Allies-Bechem United game, provided evidence that fans were eager for the league. Six more matches the next day, and the reports on the quality of play and spectators’ interest, left me in no doubt that, the Ghana Premier League isn’t dead. The Ghana Premier League euphoria notwithstanding, there are things that stakeholders…

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Our first goal was vital – Klaus Rassmusen

Head coach of West Africa Football Academy (WAFA), Klaus Rasmussen has observed that, getting the first goal against Aduana Stars helped his team to secured victory over last season’s champions. Goals from Musah Nuhu and Aminu Mohammed aided WAFA to a 2-0 win to continue their run of 46 unbeaten home games. Speaking to the media in a post-match interview, Klaus Rassmusen admitted that scoring the first goal enabled WAFA to settle well adding that, it also boosted their confidence in the second half. “It was nice and a lot changed…

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Aminu Mohammed delighted with fine start

West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) striker, Aminu Mohammed has expressed his delight after a promising start in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League. Aminu Mohammed has scored three goals in three games for WAFA besides winning two Man of the Match awards. The former national U-17 striker in spoke exclusively with FootballMadeInGhana.com on his recent good performance. “I’m very happy with my performance. The goals are coming for me at the right time. It’s been a good start for me. I can only be grateful to God, and my teammates for…

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Sharani Zuberu targets top scorer award

Dreams FC forward, Zuberu Sharani has set his eyes on the Ghana Premier League top scorer award after scoring two goals in three matches. Zuberu’s goal was the decider as Dreams FC beat Wa All Stars 1-0 at the Cape Coast Stadium on Wednesday. Speaking to the media after the game, the left footed striker admitted the game was difficult but they needed to win after what happened at Berekum. ‘’Our inspiration came from the last game against Chelsea because we deserved a win. We had to put in a…

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