Black Stars hold first training session in Kumasi ahead of doubtful Sierra Leone clash

The Black Stars held their first training session in Kumasi on Monday ahead of the team’s AFCON qualifying double header against Sierra Leone. The team arrived on Monday morning and where they are lodged at the plush Golden Tulip hotel. The light training session began at 4:00pm at the Babayara sports stadium and eight players were present at the training. All the eight players took part in the session which was led by head coach Kwesi Appiah and his two assistants Ibrahim Tanko and  Maxwell Konadu. The players who took…

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Black Stars not playing Kotoko in friendly

Spokesperson for the Normalization Committee, Dan Kwaku Yeboah has denied reports the Black Stars will engage Asante Kotoko in a friendly match. It was earlier reported in the media that the Black Stars will play against Asante Kotoko at the Kumasi Asante Kotoko since their AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone hanged in the air but Dan Kwaku Yeboah debunked it saying it’s not true. “As of now there has not been any arrangement of such nature to play Asante Kotoko” “Should Sierra Leone fail to come for the match the…

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Kwame Kizito explains why he terminated his contract with Al Itihad

Ghanaian striker Kwame Kizito says he terminated his contract with Al Ittihad because of the civil unrest in Sudan. Kizito famously left Hearts of Oak to sign a three-year with the oil-rich Libyan club as a free agent. The former GlowLamp Academy player spent just 10 months of a three-year contract with the Red and Whites. He now explains the war-like atmosphere in Sudan was the reason why he decided to terminate his contract with Ittihad “I personally terminated my contract with Al Ittihad due to unrest in the country….

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Hasaacas President meets with players

Club President for Sekondi Hasaacas, Nana Benyin Eyison together with Interim Committee Chairman, Samuel Arbuah and Technical Director, Yusif Basigi met the playing body and the technical team of Sekondi Hasaacas on Sunday. The management of Hasaacas met the playing body at the club house to discuss formally discuss the resumption of training and other matters surrounding the club. “There are discussions and surely we are going to roll out soon. We will start with the renovation of the training facility and the Club House” – IMC Chairman Samuel Arbuah…

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Sierra Leone government caves into FIFA demands to reverse suspension

The Sierra Leone government have agreed to reinstate the country’s football federation led by Isha Johansen in a bid to reverse a FIFA ban. FIFA had suspended the Sierra Leone over what it considers as government interference in the administration of football. The suspension threatened Sierra Leone’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Ghana on Thursday. But following a crunch meeting on Monday, the government seems to have agreed to reinstate the federation led by Isha Johansen which was a condition by FIFA if they were to lift the suspension. FIFA will…

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Essien in glowing tribute to retiring John Terry

Michael Essien has paid a glowing tribute to his former Chelsea teammate John Terry upon announcing his retirement from football. The 37-year-old has announced he is hanging up his boots after 23 years of active play. Terry is reportedly being lined up as a member of a star-studded coaching staff to be named by Aston Villa. Essien shared great memories during his time at Chelsea with Terry where the latter was then the club captain. The former Ghana international who is still pursuing an active career despite being clubless over…

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Akonnor sees “skillful” Yacouba as very key to his “Agroball” philosophy

Asante Kotoko head coach C.K Akonnor has specifically told club leaders to keep lethal forward Songné Yacouba at the club, Footballmadeinghana can authoritatively report. The player has wasted no time at all to capture the attention of Kotoko fans and many have predicted a bumper transfer for the player in the shortest possible time ahead. However the former Black Stars skipper sees Yacouba as the most technically gifted and complete player of the squad he inherited from Paa Kwesi Fabin and will be key to his entertaining and attacking brand…

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Aduana: Anokye Badu out of contract in 3 weeks

Talented defender is out of contract at Aduana Stars and is permitted to listen to offers from interested clubs, the player has revealed. Anokye Badu is ready to leave the Ghanaian champions after two seasons in which he build a solid reputation as a quality defender. “My contract with Aduana has three weeks on it to expire.” Badu revealed to Metro FM on Monday. “I will extend my contract with them if only we both agree on certain terms.” When quizzed about his opinion on a reported move to Asante…

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Aduana defensive pillar Anokye Badu wants to join Kotoko

The tough-tackling center back is willing to listen to Asante Kotoko should the club bid for him. The player has revealed he will be out of contract with the Ghanaian champions in three weeks time and prefer to rejoin forces with Wahab Adams in Kumasi. Badu formed a formidable central defensive partnership with Adams during the duo’s time at Dormaa. “It’s three weeks to the end of my contract and I was contacted by management to renew my contract six months ago but I told them to wait” Anokye Badu…

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FIFA NC: Uncertainty still surrounds 2018 Ghana football season

The direction of the country’s football is still not known after the normalization committee was appointed by FIFA to run Ghana football for the next months. The committee was tasked to review the statutes of the Ghana Football Association and institute the necessary reforms that will pave way for elections of fresh executive officers to the GFA. It is still in doubt whether the current 2018 season – which was suspended following the Anas exposé – will be continued or not. “The continuation of the league has not been discussed….

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