Commotion in Ebusua Dwarfs changing room

An uproarious move staged by players of Ebusua Dwarfs in their changing room at half time on Thursday in their G-8 game against Karela United nearly threatened to abruptly end the match. Ebusua Dwarfs were hammered 4-0 by the newly promoted Ghana Premier League side. They conceded all the goals in the first half of the game. Back in their changing room after the first 45 minutes, the players burst into accusations and counter-accusations with most of them removing their boots. They vowed not to return to the pitch for…

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Karela United wallop Dwarfs

The Cape Coast Municipality was on Thursday thrown into a state of silence, the type akin to what’s witnessed at the cemetery, when newly promoted Ghana Premier League side, Karela United outplayed and walloped Ebusua Dwarfs 4-0 in their second G-8 game at the Cape Coast Stadium. Head Coach of Dwarfs, Bashir Hayford made five changes to his squad that lost 5-6 to Medeama on Sunday while Coach Johnson Smith of Karela United made four changes to his team which Hearts of Oak beat 1-0 on Saturday. Dwarfs were forced…

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Hearts of Oak fall on Medeama’s knife

If Hearts of Oak had it smooth against Karela United; winning 1-0 in their opening G-8 game, their second match was rough in the hands of Medeama as they lost 2-0 to the more potent Tarkwa based side in Wednesday’s Group B game at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Phobians were actually cut to size. Medeama’s confidence was high. It glaringly showed in their movement and attack. They shot into the lead in the 15th minute through former Great Olympics and Kotoko striker, Kwame Boateng with an assist from Agyenim…

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Dwarfs fans to build club training pitch

Executives of Dwarfs’ supporters group disclosed this after their extra-ordinary one-day conference at the Cape Coast Town Hall over the weekend. As a result of their decision, they have purchased ten plots of land from the Adwenadze Ebusua of Ebu Tsikweykrom – a community in the new Ankaful in the Cape Coast North District of the Central Region. The supporters say Ebusua Dwarfs will be 80 years in 2019 and that, they don’t have a training pitch. They have been using the Robert Mensah Stadium to train. If they are able to…

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Dwarfs set to stretch Medeama

Ebusua Dwarfs will welcome Medeama in the G-8 tournament which started on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Cape Coast and Baba Yara Sports Stadia. Aduana Stars pipped Dreams FC 1-0 while Hearts of Oak also had a lone goal win over Karela United. The second Group B fixture is slated for Sunday, January 7, 2018 at exactly 3pm. It will be exciting to see how Dwarfs and Medeama battle to secure their first win in the tournament. The two teams have meet five times in two years with Medeama dominating with three wins and…

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Accra: Moh Salah wins Player of the Year 2017

Egyptian playmaker, Mohamed Salah etched his name into football history after being crowned African Player of the Year 2017. The 25-year old, who plays for English side, Liverpool picked the topmost prize at the Aiteo CAF Awards Gala 2017, held on Thursday, 4 January 2018, at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. Salah fended off opposition from club-mate, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, winner in 2015, to become the first Egyptian to win the most prestigious individual honour in African football. He polled 625 points, against…

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Elmina Sharks win maiden Ndoum Cup

Elmina Sharks on Wednesday night defeated Ebusua Dwarfs 4-1 on penalties to become winners of the first Ndoum Cup played over two legs to foster unity among the two Ghana Premier League clubs in the Central Region. The match was put together by businessman and politician, Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, who also owns Elmina Sharks. The first leg was at the Cape Coast Stadium on January 1, 2018 but the second leg came off on Wednesday night in front of a packed crowd at the Ndoum Stadium. Albert Hammond gave Dwarfs…

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Dreams FC names communication team

Ghana Premier League returnees, Dreams FC, as part of their administrative preparations for the 2017/18 season, has named a crack four-member communication team. The team comprises knowledgeable, experienced journalists who have been in the profession for a number of years now. The team is headed by Henry Asante Twum, formerly of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and presently with EIB Network’s Starr FM in Accra. The three members are Derrick Okraku, a kingpin in Dreams FC’s corporate and media work; Ameenu Shardow formerly with Ghanasoccernet.com and now the Administrative Manager…

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Kotoko Management begs former journalists

Information available to FootballMadeInGhana.com indicates that, Kotoko’s Management has been making overtures to journalists who resigned from the club’s official newspaper, Kotoko Express, last year to return. Kotoko Express Editor, Jerome Otchere; Senior reporter, Bernard Nyankomago Yeboah courageously tendered in their resignation citing the Management’s poor handling of issues undermining the club’s media outlets. A third journalist, Gideon Boakye Botchway, a deepthroat source at the club told us, verbally communicated his resignation. He’s been seen around the club lately as he has accepted to work. Kotoko Express hasn’t been published…

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Nominees for 43rd SWAG Awards

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has released the list of outstanding sports men and women for their 43rd annual awards night. A statement signed by SWAG General Secretary, William Ezah, named Daniel Nii Adjei, formerly of TP Mazembe, DRC), Thomas Teye Partey, Atletico Madrid, Spain; Christian Atsu, Newcastle, England and Richard Boakye-Yiadom, Red Star Belgrade, Serbia) as the nominees for the Footballer of the Year award. The statement said, Thomas Abbey, Hearts of Oak; Amos Frimpong, Kotoko and Stephen Sarfo, Berekum Chelsea comprised the list for another version of…

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