Exclusive: Ibrahim Tanko joins Red Star Belgrade

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Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade have completed the signing of Ghanaian teenager Ibrahim Tanko. The 19-year-old striker joined the Serbian side from Ghana Premier League outfit WAFA on a three-year deal. The budding attacker will feature for the youth team of Red Star and will also be closely monitored by senior team coach Vladan Milojevic for future promotion to the main squad. He has previously played for Nigerian side Mighty Jets where he showed lots of promise before WAFA signed him last season. Tanko was brought to Red Star by…

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Ghanaian players do not eat well-Opoku Nti

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  Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko General Manager Samuel Opoku Nti says Ghanaian footballers are malnourished that is why they don’t grow in stature. The ex Kotoko star pointed out that during their time, players were bulkier and had height as compared to the current era which makes the Francophone countries to bully us. “In our playing days, we were giants and look very energetic. However, current players are too smallish because of bad nutrition and because of that the French countries bully them” Nti told footballmadeinghana.com “It is very bad…

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Exclusive: Anzhi make 10,000 Euros a month bid for Majeed Ashimeru

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Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala have made a bid to sign Majeed Ashimeru from Ghanaian outfit WAFA. The Eagles are bent on adding the 19-year-old forward to their fold and they have already offered a 10,000 Euros a month contract for the youngster which was signed by the director of the club Said Abdulaev. In the contract letter which footballmadeinghana chanced upon, WAFA will get 100,000 Euros from the three years deal should they allow the attacker to sign for the Russian side. Ashimeru has been in superb form…

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I want to emulate Manchester United-Steve Polack

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  Kumasi Asante Kotoko head coach Steve Polack says he wants to build his team like EPL side Manchester United. Pollack explained that he watched the Red Devils 4-0 win over West Ham on Sunday and he is hoping his team will be like that. “I watched their 4-0 victory over West Ham and I was so impressed and that is how I want to build my team and teams facing Kotoko must prepare well,” Polack told the Media. “We are ready for the FA Cup match against Nea Salamina…

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The media have not been fair to experience players-Joe Louis

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  Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak winger Joe Louis says he is not done yet and has still has lots of football in him though the media are trying to retire him. The cunning dribbler indicated that the Ghanaian media have always branded experienced players as old people which really affect them though they had what it takes to play. “I am very strong and active to play competitive soccer but the media always condemn experience players and label them as too old to play,” Louis…

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TRIBUTE: LATE ALHAJI EJEE REMEMBERED

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The Porcupine fraternity was on Wednesday hit by the sad news of the passing away of its former Interim Management Team (IMT) Chairman, Alhaji Salifu Abubakar also known as Alhaji Ejee. The soft-spoken former member of the late P. V. Obeng’s Board of Directors at Kotoko, loved and served the club diligently. He never declined the opportunity to serve. He first served Kotoko in 2005 as IMT Chairman with co-opted members Opoku Afriyie, Yamoah Ponkoh and Jarvis Peprah. He last served Kotoko in an official capacity in 2009 – chairing…

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Corruption in Ghana football currently is massive-Yaw Boateng Gyan

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Former Member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Sports, Yaw Boateng Gyan has emphasized that some club officials in Ghana influence the head of the Referee Appointment Committee. Gyan hinted that the corruption in Ghana football is massive that some club officials choose referees they want to handle their games. “Some of the club officials go to the head of the Referee Appointment Committee and tell them that they have already spoken to some referees and that they want them to handle their games,” Gyan told footballmadeinghana.com “My experience in…

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Exclusive: Elmina Sharks Benjamin Tweneboah set to join FC Sion

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Elmina Sharks youngster Benjamin Tweneboah could join Swiss side FC Sion before the end of the 2017 summer transfer with the Stade Turbillon outfit showing great interest in him. The talented attacker who has been in magnificent form for the GPL debutants is being courted by the Swiss giants and could join for them before the window closes on August 31. A close source to the player hinted that the former Swiss champions have already sent an invite and Tweneboah will be leaving soon. “Benjamin Tweneboah is being chased by…

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GPL: Kotoko, Hearts share spoils in Kumasi

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Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak split the points at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi after the much-anticipated ‘Super-Clash’ ended in a 1:1 stalemate. After an entertaining first half which ended goalless, Kwame Kizito put the Phobians ahead in the 57th minute and Sadick Adams equalized for Kotoko through a penalty in the 70th minute. Both sides were determined to win the game and they came so close a couple of times, but the biggest chance of the match fell to Kotoko’s Sadick Adams in addd time,…

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There will be massive security for the Kotoko-Hearts game-Sarfo Mensah

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The Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah has revealed the security arrangements for the big game between Kotoko and Hearts on Sunday at the Baba Yara Stadium According to the NSA boss, various measures have been put in place and there will be tight security to ensure the safety of the fans and the players as well. “We have spoken to the Police, the Military, Fire Service and others and their personnel will be at the stadium on Sunday,” Mensah told footballmadeinghana.com “There will be two hundred…

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