Government will not pay bonuses in Stars friendlies-Adjei Baah

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The PRO of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Hon Elvis Adjei Baah has confirmed that government will not pay bonuses in Black Stars friendly games. According to the Minister, the sponsors of the team are to take care of their friendly game bonuses as Government cannot spend additional money. “Government will not sponsor or pay the winning bonuses of the Black Stars in friendly games once they have sponsors,” Adjei Baah stated. “There is no need for government to add additional money to sponsors money for friendly, sponsorship money…

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Black Stars to leave for US on Saturday

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The Black Stars of Ghana will leave Accra on Saturday for US ahead of their double header with the Yankees and the Mexican national team. The Stars are having their training schedules at the Accra Sports Stadium but will jet off to US this weekend to wrap-up their preparations for the game. In all, 21 players trained yesterday (Monday) under the watchful eyes of Kwesi Appiah and his two assistants and they will continue the practice this afternoon. Ghana will face Mexico on June 28 at Houston Texas before moving…

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Ghanaian goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu thrilled by improved form at Enugu Rangers

Mutawakilu Seidu is the first choice goalkeeper for Enugu Rangers

Goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu is delighted to have rediscovered his form at Enugu Rangers. The Ghanaian joined the Nigerian top fight side this year having struggled to command a first team place at Hearts of Oak. Mutawakilu has managed to keep four clean sheets in nine matches for Rangers who are now 13th in the 20-team league. The former Ghana U20 star is thrilled to be back playing well at club level after his stagnant three years at Hearts. “I am very happy to be playing regularly again as the first…

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New players will intensify competition in the Black Stars – Afriyie Acquah

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Midfielder Afriyie Acquah says the injection of new players in the Black Stars will heighten competition in the team. As many as FIVE players were handed debut starts for the Ghana national team in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying win over Ethiopia. Players such as Thomas Agyapong, Raphael Dwamena and Ebenzer Ofori were the toast of many after putting in sterling performances in the 5-0 win over Ethiopia. These players were handed callups at the expense established names such as Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Mubarak Wakaso and Christian Atsu….

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EXCLUSIVE: Mubarak Wakaso to terminate Panathinaikos contract over unpaid salary

Mubarak Wakaso joined Panathinaikos just last year

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has revealed he will end his contract with Panathinakos over their inability to pay his wages. The 26-year-old joined the Greek giants just last summer on a three-year deal. He however played out the final half of last season on loan at Spanish club Granada. Wakaso is to return to his mother club now that his loan agreement with Granada has ended. But the Ghana international has confirmed he will not return to the Athens-based club due to their financial problems. “Before I joined them [Panathinaikos],I…

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Black Stars to regroup this afternoon (Monday)

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The Black Stars will resume non-residential training today at the Accra sports Stadium on Monday (Today) ahead of the their double header against Mexico and USA respectively Three players who featured in the game against Ethiopia namely Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Daniel Amartey have asked permission to absent themselves for the friendly games. The team will have a series of training programs at the Accra Sports Stadium before moving to US for the games against Mexico on June 28, and the Yankees on July 2. Miami FC’s Kwadwo Poku…

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Exclusive: Togo ready to lure Godsway Donyoh

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The Togolese Football Federation are tracking FC Nordsjaelland striker Godsway Donyoh after realizing the talented forward can play for the Hawks through his lineage. Donyoh, 22, was born to Ghanaian and Togolese parents and is eligible to represent the Hawks of Togo. Togo boss, Claude Le Roy is said to have watched videos of Donyoh and he is convinced that the former Manchester City striker is the right player to step in the shoes of Emmanuel Adebayor. “We have information that Godsway Donyoh holds dual nationality and we will like…

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EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh close to Sint-Truiden move

Benjamin Tetteh set to leave Standard Liege

Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh is set to join Belgian top flight club Sint-Truiden, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively reveal. The 19-year-old will be ending his two-year stay with Standard Liege as a permanent move is being discussed. Tetteh just returned from a successful loan spell at Czech club FC Slovacko. He has endured a difficult time since joining Liege in 2015. Tetteh still has a year left to run on his current contract at Liege but concerns of limited first team opportunities still linger. The move is thus geared towards giving the…

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Nsawam township comes alive as Jerry Akaminko leads bevy of stars in mammoth charity event

Donation made to the orphanage

Jerry Akaminko was joined by some of his Black Stars teammates and his celebrity friends to undertake a series of charity events in Nsawam-Adoagyiri on Saturday. The Turkish-based defender joined forces with his friend and football agent Papa Agyemang in organizing the event that brought the whole Nsawam Township alive. Dubbed ‘Densu Community Fiesta’ both the old and the young rushed onto the streets in excitement just to catch a glimpse of an exclusive convoy of vehicles in which the stars were traveling in. The group first took a tour…

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Jerry Akaminko thankful to Kwesi Appiah for reviving international career

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Defender Jerry Akaminko says he is grateful to Kwesi Appiah for handing him another lifeline in international football with a call up against Ethiopia. The 29-year-old got his first call up to the Black Stars since sustaining a career-threatening ankle injury a day before Ghana’s squad for the 2014World Cup was announced. Akaminko sustained the injury in virtually the last move of the friendly defeat against the Netherlands. The injury kept the former Heart of Lions man out of action for over a year as he struggled to regain full…

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