Aduana Stars send Eleven Wonders out

Aduana Stars continued their impressive form the G-8 competition on Thursday afternoon when they beat Eleven Wonders by 3-1 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Goals from Bright Adjei, Noah Martey and Oba Ikama were enough to send Aduana Stars straight to the semifinals of the tournament. The defeat means Eleven Wonders are out of the competition. Coach Yussif Abubakar made nine changes to the team that face Dreams FC in their first game. Only Noah Martey and Derrick Sasraku kept their place. Caleb Amankwah, Samuel Bioh and Paul Aidoo…

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Ratings: Dreams FC largely outplayed Kotoko

Dreams FC beat Asante Kotoko 1-0 in their second Group A game of the ongoing G-8 tournament on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. It was an exciting win for the Premier League returnees. In the report below, Edmund Okai Gyimah and Abdul Wadudu Osman assess the performance of the players and also give them marks for their performance.  Ishawu Yahaya – (8/10). He put up a wonderful performance as the goalkeeper. He wrapped up his display with the superb save from the spot to denied Frederick Boateng his…

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Ratings: How Kotoko players fared against Dreams

Asante Kotoko lost 1-0 to Dreams FC in their second Group A game of the ongoing G-8 tournament on Wednesday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. It was an exciting win for the Premier League returnees. In the report below, Edmund Okai Gyimah and Abdul Wadudu Osman assess the performance of the players and also give them marks for their performance. Micheal Abu – (7/10). He made two excellent saves to denied Richard Addae. However, his defence let him down for the Dreams FC goal. Augestine Sefa – (5/10). He struggled…

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Hearts of Oak fall on Medeama’s knife

If Hearts of Oak had it smooth against Karela United; winning 1-0 in their opening G-8 game, their second match was rough in the hands of Medeama as they lost 2-0 to the more potent Tarkwa based side in Wednesday’s Group B game at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Phobians were actually cut to size. Medeama’s confidence was high. It glaringly showed in their movement and attack. They shot into the lead in the 15th minute through former Great Olympics and Kotoko striker, Kwame Boateng with an assist from Agyenim…

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Dreams FC expose cracks in Kotoko team

Dreams FC outplayed – and not just that, but also exposed gaping holes in Kotoko when they beat them 1-0 in Wednesday’s highly entertaining G-8 match at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi. Not only did Kotoko’s defenders looked tired, their attack was largely unimaginative with Frederick Boateng failing to cancel Richard Addae’s goal with a highly contentious penalty handed to Kotoko in the 65th minute. Dreams FC laid bare the deficiencies in Coach Polack’s setup and for a team preparing for Africa next month, they have a lot of…

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Hearts of Oak to silence Medeama

The Ghalca organised G-8 tournament continues on Wednesday with potentially exciting fixtures at the two designated venues – Kumasi and Cape Coast, where Medeama will be playing Hearts of Oak. Medeama go into the game boasting of the best attack in the competition so far, after finding the back of the net six times in their opening game against Ebusua Dwarfs on Sunday. The pair of Inusah Musah and Richard Akrofi looks a difficult one to break at Hearts’ rear. And Medeama’s free scoring attack surely will bring the best of…

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Dreams FC ready to surprise Kotoko

Dreams FC will be hoping to turn things around on Wednesday when they play Asante Kotoko in their second group game of the Ghalca organised G-8 competition at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Dreams FC lost their opening game 1-0 score to Aduana Stars while Kotoko also defeated Eleven Wonders by the same margin. Dreams need at least a point in Wednesday’s game to stay in the competition. A win for Kotoko will effectively see them in the semifinals. Matches between the two clubs have been far and few as they have met…

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Quality of refereeing in G-8 good so far

Vice Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), George Amoako has praised referees who have officiated in the on-going G-8 tournament, saying that, their performance in the opening matches was impressive. George Amoako told FootballMadeInGhana.com in an interview that, the referees’ output in the first round of group matches added quality to the competition. ”This is the first time we’ve played matches in Ghana without hearing any comments after the game” he said. “People lose matches and make a lot of comments but this time no comment has been…

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Saddick Adams out until end of January

Asante Kotoko’s top marksman, Saddick Adams may not be able to play until the end of this month, Head Coach of the club, Steven Polack has disclosed. Although the striker doesn’t seem to have a serious injury, Kotoko’s technical team is taking precautionary measures to help the player. Saddick Adams didn’t play in Sunday’s game against Eleven Wonders which they won 1-0, courtesy a penalty neatly converted by Obed Owusu in the 37th minute. Despite winning, questions were asked about the striker’s absence, prompting a response. “No, he won’t play. It’s…

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I was sure of victory – Coach Abubakar

Head of Coach of Aduana Stars, Yussif Abubakar has disclosed that, he was full of confidence that his side would beat Dreams FC in Saturday’s G-8 tournament opener at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. Abdul Rahman Fatawu’s goal was all that the Ghana Premier League champions needed to overcome Dreams FC. Coach Yussif Abubakar revealed that, despite the solitary goal win, he was confident of victory. “I knew we were going to win. We wanted to see how the movement will be. Before the game, we strategised we should score…

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