Yaw Acheampong appointed as Elmina Sharks coach

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  Elmina Sharks have appointed Yaw Acheampong as head coach after asking Kobina Amissah to proceed on two-match leave. The former Ashantigold boss was given the job on Thursday and will lead Sharks in this Sunday’s week-19 Premier league fixture against Accra Hearts Oak at the Nduom Stadium. Acheampong will be assisted by former Ghana international Felix Aboagye who was with Liberty Professionals. Sharks are lying at 12 position on the league table with 21 points. By: Eric Kwabena Adjanor

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FIFA ban Samuel Inkoom

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World Football governing body FIFA has imposed a one-year suspension on Ghana international Samuel Inkoom. According to a release by FIFA, Inkoom is owing his former agents Andy Evans and Curtis Willet an amount of $65,000 from a transfer. Both men are said to have secured Inkoom’s move to DC United in 2014 but the Ghanaian declined to pay them  their agency fee. “In view of the notification dated 20.06.2017, pursuant to item 4 the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee of 15.12.2014, DS of BFU imposed to Samuel Inkoom-…

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Cudjoe Fianoo explains why Kumasi was chosen for 2017 President Cup

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GHALCA chairman Cudjoe Fianoo has given reasons why the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi was chosen for this year’s President Cup game. The annual event is being held at Baba Yara Stadium for the first time and Fianoo has revealed that the sponsors of the game made that choice. “The sponsors want a fully-packed stadium and they believe the Kumasi fans can do that at Baba Yara,” Fianoo told footballmadeinghana.com “GHALCA is given GHC 50,000 to the participating teams as appearance fee for preparation. The competition is being sponsored…

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2017 President Cup inaugurated

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The 2017 Ghana President’s Cup was launched by the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzie at East-Legon in Accra on Thursday. According to the Minister, The game which is played yearly is aimed at honoring the sitting President of the country. “The game is to celebrate his Excellency, the President of Ghana and this year it will be held at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi,” Hadzie told footballmadeinghana.com. “The match will be played between the two great football clubs in the country that is Asante Kotoko…

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Kingsley Sarfo becomes third most expensive signing in Malmo history

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Ghana midfielder Kingsley Sarfo is officially the third most expensive player in the history of Swedish giants Malmo FF after completing a 13 million kroner (19.5 million USD) move from IK Sirius. The 21-year-old Ghanaian signed a four-year contract with the former Swedish champions on Thursday after two weeks of serious talks. Initially, IK Sirius were demanding 15 million Kroner after earlier turning down a 10 million Kroner bid but both parties came unto conclusion with the Upsala-club accepting 13 million. “Malmö has good players that I want to play…

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Teams face us like Kotoko and Hearts-Karim Zito

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Dreams FC gaffer Abdul Karim Zito has equated his side’s fame to Accra Hearts of Oak and Kotoko as he believes there are lots of eyes on his team. Zito insists that Dreams FC are now the cynosure of all eyes and any club who meet them prepare just like they are going to play Hearts and Kotoko. “All teams that play us are always determined and ready to cause a surprise, they play us as if they are playing Hearts and Kotoko,” “What happened on Wednesday against Dynamo is…

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Benevento pay €280,000 to secure Bright Gyamfi

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Promoted Italian Serie A side Benevento have officially signed Ghana youngster Bright Gyamfi from Inter on a permanent basis. The 21-year-old lateral defender went through the ranks of the Inter youth system before being loaned to Benevento for their Serie A campaign last season. Gyamfi impressed the Witches greatly with 23 appearances helping them to book Serie A ticket for the first time in their career. He was an integral part of their record-breaking promotion into Serie A via the play-offs, featuring in 23 games. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that Benevento paid…

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Ex-Aduana Stars goalie Ransford Kudjo starts coaching career on a good note

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Former Aduana Stars and BA United goalkeeper Ransford Kudjo is working out magic as Ghana National Division One Zone 1 side Nea Salamina. Kudjo was appointed as the new coach of the Wamnafo-based club for the second round of the Ghana second-tier league and has so far guided them to three wins and one draw in four games as they sit second on the league point with 31 points. His outfit deated Kintampo United by three goals to one on Wednesday and are just three points behind league leaders Unity…

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Exclusive: Raman Chibsah reveals reasons for joining promoted Serie A side Benevento

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Ghana international Yusif Raman Chibsah has disclosed his reasons for leaving Sassuolo and signing a permanent deal with Serie A new-boys Benevento. The tireless enforcer spent the just ended season with the witches playing 41 games and scoring six goals as they secured top flight qualification for the first time in their history and has joined them officially on a two-year deal. Chibsah pointed out that it was not easy leaving Sassuolo for good as it was where he started his European career but he had to say good by…

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Michael Sarpong sure of victory over Dynamo

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Dreams FC attacker Michael Sarpong is hopeful that his outfit will defeat Ho Dynamo in the Ghana National Division One League match day 18 encounter. Sarpong insists they are well prepared for the game and will go all out for the three points at the Ho Sports Stadium. “We the players are poised for action and we are going into the game to win which will bring back smiles on the faces of our fans after the draw with Lions,” Sarpong told footballmadeinghana.com “The morale in camp is very high…

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