Kotoko fighting spirit in Wa commended

Assistant coach of Asante Kotoko, Akakpo Patron has lauded the fighting spirit of his team after registering their first away win this season. Goals from Captain, Amos Frimpong and Fredrick Boateng aided Kotoko to beat bottom-placed Wa All Stars 2-0 in their match day nine fixture of Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Speaking to journalists in a post-match interview, Akapo Patron commended the fighting spirit of his players but condemned the pitch at Wa. “The pitch is not good for football but sometimes it’s not the beauty of the game,…

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Patrick Razak’s goal saved Hearts the blushes

Patrick Razak’s 92nd minute strike canceled Hafiz Konkoni’s early goal as Bechem United and Hearts of Oak shared the spoils in their match day nine Ghana Premier League fixture. Hearts of Oak’s coach Edward Odoom made four changes to the side that lost 3-1 Karela United in the midweek. Bechem United started the game well and were gifted with goal. A howler from goalkeeper, Theophilus Jackson allowed Hafiz Konkoni to put Bechem United in the lead in as early as the 5th minute of the game. Hearts of Oak reacted…

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We were fortunate to concede one goal – Kenichi

Head coach of Inter Allies, Kenichi Yatsuhashi has observed that his side were fortunate to have conceded only a goal against Ashantigold as they could have been buried under a basket of goals had their opponent converted their chances. Roland Amouzou’s early strike was the difference as league leaders beat Inter Allies 1-0. Speaking to journalists after the game, the Japanese trainer lamented his team’s failure to create chances compared to their previous away games. “We lost all our away matches but if you watch all our away games we…

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Akunnor rues missed chances in Inter Allies game

After edging out Inter Allies by 1-0 to continue their impressive start, head coach of Ashantigold, C. K. Akunnor has stated that, he is not pleased with how his side blew away chances after taking an early lead in the game. Despite creating a lot of chances, Ashantigold failed to score more than a goal and their coach wasn’t the least enthused. “Well, we changed a bit of our style today. We played with two strikers – Richard Dodji started. It gave us a lot of options to score.  We…

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Dreams FC ready for Aduana Stars in cagey duel

Dreams FC will be hoping to make it three wins in a row on Monday when they welcome defending champions Aduana Stars to the Theatre of Dreams, Dawu for their match day nine Ghana Premier League fixture. The game promises a lot of fireworks considering the fact that, Dreams FC are on a winning streak whilst Aduana Stars are fresh from qualifying for the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup group stage although they lost their away fixture 2-1 to FOSA Juniors in Madagascar. Both teams have met three times with the…

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Match Preview: Bechem Utd, Hearts in battle of equals

Hearts of Oak must put their fragile form behind them if they are to overcome another fairly weak side, Bechem United at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday on match day nine of Ghana Premier League. A win for Hearts will be good for the confidence of not just their players but also their fans most of who were disappointed following their embarrassing 3-1 away loss to Karela United in midweek. Hearts Head Coach Henry Wellington was indisposed thus couldn’t join the team for the game. His assistant, Edward Odoom…

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Zylofon Media to sponsor Ghana Premier League

The talk about the Ghana Premier League not having sponsorship is set to end as a representative of Zylofon Media, which is owned by businessman, Nana Appiah Mensah has announced that, their outfit will be sponsoring the country’s elite football league. “Nana Appiah Mensah says I should inform you that Zylofon Media will be sponsoring the Ghana Premier League” the representative of Zylofon Media said on Saturday to a rapturous applause from players of the national U-17 and U-20 teams who are camping at Prampram. The Ghana Football Association (GFA)…

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Match Preview: Eleven Wonders tipped to win at home

Techiman Eleven Wonders will be hoping to prolong their good home form when they face Medeama on match day nine of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Medeama’s last game, against Elmina Sharks came to an abrupt end after Referee Nuhu Liman was allegedly stoned by supporters of Elmina Sharks at half time at the Ndoum Stadium on Wednesday. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) Disciplinary Committee are to adjudicate on the matter as Medeama have lodged a protest demanding three goals and three points from the match. They must put…

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Aduana handed tough group in Confederations Cup

Ghanaian champions Aduana Stars have been handed “Group of Death” in the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup Group Stages draw which was held on Saturday in Egypt. The Ghanaian side who knocked out minnows FOSA Juniors in the final qualification round will now face two former African champions namely Raja Casablanca of Morocco as well as ASEC Mimosas from Cote D’Ivoire with the other team being emerging Congolese side AS Vita Club.   Groups in Full Group A ASEC Mimosas Raja Casablanca  AS Vita Club Aduana Stars Group B AS Berkane…

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Match Preview: Wa All Stars must redeem their image

Struggling Wa All Stars will host tottering Asante Kotoko on match day nine of the Ghana Premier League in a potentially cagey encounter at the Malik Jabir Park. Both sides haven’t been in good form coming into the game and Wa All Stars will have their troubles deepened if they fail to win. Wa All Stars have gone winless in their last four matches. Newly appointed Head Coach Sarfo Castro – formerly assistant trainer at Kotoko under Maxwell Konadu, has been on the lookout for his first win since taking…

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