Reunion with Coach Patrice thrills Solomon Asante

Ghanaian international Solomon Asante has said that he’s happy to be reuniting with his former coach at his new club, Phoenix Rising FC. The diminutive winger is now with the USL side, days after his five-year contract with Congo DR side, TP Mazembe ended. “I didn’t think twice when the club contacted me after my contract with Mazembe. Knowing that Patrice is there was an added incentive. We’ve worked together for some time at Mazembe. I’m happy that we are going to work together again” Asante told FootballMadeInGhana.com from his…

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Kotoko-Hearts clash excites Bonney

Defender, Christopher Bonney says the prospect of meeting his former club Asante Kotoko in Sunday’s 60th Independence Anniversary match excites him so much. The youngster who is hoping to clinch a deal with Hearts of Oak ahead of next season already looks set to play his first competitive match for the Phobians although as a guest player. “It’s always a different feeling when you meet your former club in a match. Some players that you played with are now going to be your opponents” said Bonney. “All these and more…

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Theophilus Jackson for Hearts of Oak

Goalkeeper Theophilus Jackson is on the verge of signing for Hearts of Oak, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively reveal. The former WAFA goalkeeper has been training with the Phobians for some time now. He has featured in all two of their pre-season friendly matches against Attram De-Visser Academy and Heart of Lions. “We are still in the negotiation process though at the advance stage. I expressed interest to join them and they asked me to come and train with the team. If the technical team gives them the green light, they will…

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Hearts, Lions draw in pre-season trial

Accra Hearts of Oak and Division One side, Heart of Lions drew goalless in a preseason friendly at the Accra sports stadium earlier on Wednesday. The Phobians paraded a blend of both old and new players in the game whereas Lions brought to the game, the full compliments of their team. The match is the last for Hearts of Oak before they travel to Kumasi to play Asante Kotoko in the 60th Independence Anniversary, second leg game on Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Some new faces within the Phobia…

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Bonney certain to join Hearts of Oak

All things being equal, Christopher Bonney will be a Hearts of Oak player at the start of the next football season FootballMadeInGhana.com has gathered. The player has been with the Phobians since Saturday after being approached to join the team ahead of next season. He commenced training this week. He was actively involved in the team’s goalless draw game against Heart of Lions on Wednesday at the Accra Sports Stadium. “For now, I can say that, yes, I have joined Hearts of Oak. The deal is about 90 per cent done….

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Eric Ayiah disappointed but….

Black Starlets captain, Eric Ayiah says he is not too disappointed with losing out on the final three of the CAF Youth Player of the Year award. The player, who was initially named in the five-man shortlist, was not in the top three of the youth player category named at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. “Yes I am disappointed but I will rather draw positives from this. There are a lot of young players all over Africa and for me to be named among the top five is a…

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Olympics not out of GPL yet

Board member of Accra Great Olympics, Oloboy Commodore has indicated that the club will play in next season’s Ghana Premier League despite being relegated. According to him, Olympics have protest cases at the GFA and he’s confident that they will win and earn enough points that will see them retain the premiership status. “My brother, I am telling you confidently that Great Olympics will play in the Ghana Premier League next season”, he told FootballMadeInGhana.com. “We’ve a protest against Bechem United which can never fail. Three of their players Solomon…

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Some friends have blocked my calls – Agyeman Duah

“When you fall into trouble or get sick from an ailment that is life-threatening, it’s then that you will see who your real friends are”. These were the words of former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak defender, Agyemang Duah when he spoke to FootballMadeInGhana.com exclusively over the weekend. Agyemang Duah is the only player to have played in three CAF Champions League finals with three different clubs – Asante Kotoko, Ashantigold and Hearts of Oak. He won the title with only Hearts of Oak. Years later, ‘Rambo’ suffered a…

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I used to cry everyday – Agyemang Duah

Former Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko defender, Edward Agyemang Duah has stated that, he used to weep uncontrollably every day during the early stages of his stroke ailment, adding that back then, things were very tough. Rambo as he is affectionately known in football circles has been suffering from the cardiovascular condition for the past five years and that has rendered him bankrupt due to the several medications he has had to take till now. “This thing started like a joke, but before I knew it, I couldn’t walk…

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New venue for CAF press conference

The Confederation of African Football (CAF)’s press conference to announce nominees for AITEO-CAF 2017 African Footballer of the Year Award will now take place at the Movenpic Hotel, Accra, on Monday, December 18, 2017. The event will commence at 10am prompt with the CAF President and other dignitaries in attendance. Eleven (11) players have been shortlisted after an initial 30-man list was released by the continent’s football governing body. CAF President, Ahmad is expected to announce the final three nominees who will compete for the most outstanding African Player for…

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