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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Dreams to send Medeama out of G-8

Dreams FC will be hoping for another giant killing feat in the ongoing G-8 tournament when they face Medeama at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday in a last four encounter. Both teams have been in top form in the tournament with Medeama who earned a late call up to replace WAFA defeating the likes of Hearts of Oak and Ebusua Dwarfs whilst Dreams FC also saw off Africa-bound Asante Kotoko and Eleven Wonders. Dreams and Medeama have played each other twice in recent years with Medeama coming from two…

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Strikers alone don’t score goals – Polack

Asante Kotoko have struggled to score goals to the expectation of their fans and the team’s inability to score although they create decent chances at times is now a problem for the technical team to solve. Kotoko coach, Steven Polack feels it’s incumbent on all players of the team to score not necessarily the strikers alone. Even though, he admitted that it’s the duty of strikers to score, other players from other departments of the team should also carry along the burden of goal scoring since it wouldn’t be overruled…

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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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Osei Palmer apologises to FA

Ghana Football Association (GFA)’s Executive Committee member, Winfred Osei Kweku Palmer has apologised to the FA for comments he made that, Ghana have been paying bribes to referees in the previous FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Tema Youth owner rendered the apology on Accra based radio station, Atinka FM during their Total Sports show this week. ”I, Winfred Kweku Osei Palmer popularly known as Palmer, the statement I made on paying [bribes] to referees; I render an unqualified apology to all Ghanaians, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the FA…

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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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We are ready for Medeama -Sharani

  Dreams FC striker Zuberu Sharani says he and his colleagues are charged for Thursday’s GHALCA Top Eight semifinals game against Medeama SC at the Cape Coast Stadium. The talented youngster has been in fine form for the Ghana Premier League returnees as his assists against Kotoko and his goal in their games against Eleven Wonders ensured them a last four berth. Sharani who was one of the several players Dreams FC promoted from their youth team in the second round of the Division One last season insists he is…

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Boakye nears West Brom switch

  Ghana striker Richmond Boakye could join English Premier League side West Bromich Albion in the ongoing winter transfer window. The 24-year-old attacker has been in stupendous form for Red Star Belgrade both in the Serbian League as well as the Europa. Rennes, Besiktas, Celtic and a host of clubs have expressed interest in him but the in form forward could be on his way to the Baggies. According to the Daily Mail, West Bromwich Albion are already in talks with Red Star for the signature of Boakye and the…

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Cofie Bekoe joins SC Tadhamon in Kuwait

  Ghana winger Cofie Bekoe has joined Kuwaiti Premier League side SC Tadhamon after terminating his contract with Egyptian outfit Al Assiouty Sports last week. Footballmadeinghana.com can exclusively reveal that the former Lierse attacker joined the ambitious Kuwaiti side on a two-year deal after successful medicals on Tuesday and was thrown into a friendly game in which he netted. Bekoe is expected to help SC Tadhamon in their quest to win a silverware this campaign. He has previously featured for Petroject and a host of Ghanaian clubs including Nania FC,…

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