MTN FA Cup in Numbers

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The 7th edition of the MTN FA Cup has reached the final match to be contested between Accra Hearts of Oak SC and Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC. To whet the appetite ahead of the final match, footballmadeinghanana.com brings to you some of the tournament’s eye-catching statistics. *219 The MTN FA Cup competition is played in 219 days *112 The total number of teams taking part in the competition *111 The total number of matches played in the competition from the preliminary round to the final match *7 The seventh year…

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Striker Kwame Thomas returns to Coventry

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English-born Ghanaian forward Kwame Thomas is back in the Coventry City fold after completing a disappointing month-long loan with non-league Sutton United. The Sky Blues striker was sent out by manager Mark Robins to get game time to bring him up to speed but the 22-year-old managed just two first team starts and one substitute appearance during his spell at Gander Green Lane where he failed to score. Of those appearances, he played 90 minutes on just one occasion while playing 69 minutes on the only other game he started…

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Evans Adotey encourages Medeama players to win laurels for the club

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Medeama SC coach, Augustine Evans Adotey has tasked his players to achieve something meaningful for the club as they get set to play Kotoko in the MTN FA Cup semi finals on Sunday. Adotey pointed out that his men should eye a win over the Porcupine Warriors though it is going to be a difficult encounter. “We are fully prepared and I have urged my players to do something fruitful for the club. Kudos to the management, they have gotten us a pith to train under floodlight ahead of the…

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Obeng Regan holds first training with Inter

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Ghana midfielder Obeng Regan held his first training session with Croatian Premier League side Inter Zapresic at the Stadion SRC Zapresic in Zagreb on Wednesday. The mercurial midfielder joined the Croatian Club on loan from Serbian Superliga side FK Cukaricki before the summer transfer window ended but had to wait until Tuesday to be unveiled after securing his work permit. Regan was impressive in his first session with the club and earned lots of praise from manager Samir Toplak who has been privy to his talent long ago. The Ghanaian…

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Black Queens to play France in an international friendly

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The Ghana female senior national team, the Black Queens will lock horns with their French counterparts next week in an international friendly in Paris. The high profile friendly game between the Black Queens and Les Bleus will take place on September 23 at the Parc des Prince Stadium. Ghana are using the game as one of their preparatory outings for the 2019 Women World Cup qualifiers which will begin by the close of the year. Both Ghana and France have never meet at any senior level in women football though…

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Kofi Agyei lauds Lomotey’s move to Extremadura

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Carrarese midfielder Daniel Kofi Agyei has congratulated midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey following his move to Spanish Segunda B side UD Extremadura from promoted Ghana Premier League side Dreams FC. The former Fiorentina and Benevento star grew up with Lomotey in the environs of Labadi in Accra-Ghana and he is hopeful the budding midfielder will make his mark in Spain. DANIEL KOFI AGYEI “I want to congratulate Lomotey for his move to Spain, I am very confident he will excel because I know the type of player he is and what he…

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Lomotey secures Extremadura deal

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Rising Ghana star Emmanuel Lomotey is set for life in the Spanish Segunda B after signing for Extremadura UD, Dreamsfc.com.gh can confirm. The talented midfielder who is currently a part of the Ghana Black Stars squad playing in the ongoing WAFU tourney made the switch from Dreams Football Club on transfer deadline day, August 30. He joins on an initial season-long loan move with an option for a further three-year deal if the move is made permanent. His unmatched passing ability has been influential in midfield for Coach Maxwell Konadu’s…

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Nyantakyi prevented me from joining the team to UAE-Nana Osei

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The Physical Trainer of the Black Starlets of Ghana, Nana Sei has pointed out that the GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi called for his exclusion from the contingent that left for UAE on Wednesday.   Nana Osei revealed that he was set to replace the team manager of the side Samuel Aboabire who is recovering from an accident but the boss of the GFA said he was not part of the Association and cannot join the team. “I have been preparing the kids for three months, Paa Kwesi invited me, he…

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Ghana forward Kelvin Amponsah named as forth best player Thai League

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FC Chaiyaphum attacker Kelvin Amponsah has been named as the fourth best player in the Thai League by Goal Thailand in a 14-man list. The talented forward has been in fine form for FC Chaiyaphum in the Northeastern Regional Championship as he has banged in ten goals in the league already. His fifteen-shots on target in a single game is the highest of any player in Thailand this season and he has been praised for his high work rate also. The 24-year-old has played in the Thai league since 2010 and…

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Razak Brimah gets first start at Mamelodi Sundowns

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Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah has been handed a starting berth by Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane in their League game against Free State Stars on Monday. Brimah replaced incumbent Dennis Onyango who has been rested because of his involvement with the Ugandan national team in their World Cup qualifier against Egypt. The former Ghana number one will be hoping to impress at the Goble Park in Bethlehem, as he seeks to stake a claim in the first team. Brimah joined Sundowns last month after terminating his contract with Spanish second-tier…

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