I knew I could beat Ghana in Kumasi-Idrissa Malo


The coach of the Stallions of Burkina Faso, Idrissa Malo has indicated that he was confident of knocking out Ghana at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Stallions defeated Ghana by two goals to one to book a place in next year’s CHAN tournament in Kenya after drawing the first leg 2-2. Idrissa who is not new to the Baba Yara Stadium hinted that he knew his team will not lose in Kumasi. “I told my players they can beat Ghana in Kumasi because when I was the coach…

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I won’t resign-Maxwell Konadu


  Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu says he will not bow out from his job following the B team failure to qualify for next year’s CHAN in Kenya. Konadu revealed that football is full of uncertainties and he will come back stronger after the defeat to Burkina Faso in Kumasi. “I am not resigning because that will not be the best, when you fall people think you are out and that is the end of you,” Konadu told the Press “I can always fight back to win against my…

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Our best was not enough-Maxwell Konadu


Black Stars B assistant coach, Maxwell Konadu insists his charges did their best although it was not enough in their 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso on Sunday. Konadu is convinced that his team went all out though the outcome of the game was not enough as they failed to secure a place in next year’s CHAN tournament in Kenya. “The boys did their best as we were trying to guide them to win but unfortunately for us that couldn’t happen,” Konadu stated after the game. “We are sorry for disappointing…

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Bad selection cost us-Charles Taylor


  Former Ghana winger Charles Taylor has emphasized that poor selection cost Ghana in the 2-1 defeat to Burkina Faso at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Sunday. Taylor Believes Maxwell Konadu and his boss Kwesi Appiah got it all wrong as they did not use the right players against the Stallions which has cost Ghana a place in next year’s AFCON in Kenya. “I think we failed to qualify for the tournament due to bad selection. The good players were sidelined and didn’t get invitation to represent their…

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Daniel Darkwah apologizes after defeat to Burkina Faso


Black Stars B skipper Daniel Darkwah has apologized for his team’s abysmal output in the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso on Sunday. Darkwah pointed out that he and his teammates performed poorly in the 2-1 defeat to the Stallions and it was a disgrace. ”First of all I will apologize to all Ghanaians for disappointing them.We tried our best but our best was not enough. So on behalf of my teammates all will like to apologize for this disgrace,” Darkwah said after the game. ”All though we tried our best…

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NSA boss visit Starlets


Director of National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah has encouraged the players of the Ghana National Under 17 team ahead of their impending World Cup in India. The NSA boss visited the team at their camp in Prampram and took time to boost their morale after presenting fruits and other items to them. “We are here to encourage you and show appreciation for the sacrifices you have made,” Mensah stated. “We know the education of some of you has been affected due to the national commitment but on behalf of…

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We are ready for WAFU Tournament-Sannie Daara


  Ghana Football Association Spokesperson, Ibrahim Sannie Daara says the country is ready to host next month’s CHAN tournament. According to Sannie, preparations are at an advanced stage and Ghana is well equipped to host the rest of West Africa. “In terms of preparations to host the WAFU tournament, I will say we are through with 80-90 percent,” Sannie revealed. “Currently is left with some few facilities including training pitches which will be sorted out as we are working on it,” “The ministry are on course though the country is…

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Paa Kwesi Fabin lauds new players in Starlet camp

Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin

  Black Starlets coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has praised the output of the new players in camp. Fabin invited close to ten new players to the team’s camp in order to assess them ahead of the World Cup in India and he is so far convinced with their performance. “I can compete for the trophy perfectly because the performance of the new players such as Richard Danso from WAFA, the three Right to Dream boys, Isaac Gyamfi who could not made it to Afcon due to groin injury is also…

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We are getting ready for Algeria clash-Yussif Basigi


Head coach of the Black Princesses of Ghana, Yussif Basigi has revealed that 98 percent of the invited players have reported to camp already ahead of qualifiers for next year’s women’s Under 20 World Cup in France. According to Basigi, he is now putting his team and hope they will go all out in the qualifiers to ensure qualification to the tournament in France. “About 98 percent of the girls are in camp already and they have started recovery training already,”Basigi told footballmadeinghana.com “We have about three weeks to play…

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A draw was not a bad results for us-Daniel Darkwah


Black Stars B skipper Daniel Darkwah has indicated that they wanted to win against the Stallions of Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou in Saturday’s CHAN qualifier though they had to settle for a 2-2 draw. Darkwah pointed out that he is happy with the outcome of the game as they can record a week in Kumasi on Sunday. “We wanted to win but in football it is either you win, draw or lose so I will say I am not disappointed with the score line,” Darkwah stated. “My injury is not…

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