Paradise Pac donate to Black Stars despite botched AFCON qualifier

Paradise Pac donated fifty cartons of their product to the Black Stars team on Wednesday. The water company which is owned by Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan made the presentation to the team ahead of the arranged friendly between the Black Stars and Asante Kotoko on Friday. Ghana was originally to play Sierra Leone in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday. This match was however cancelled after Sierra Leone failed to meet a FIFA deadline to resolve issues of government interference in the administration of their football. The…

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Save African Child to arrive in Kumasi on Friday for Kotoko game

The Burkina Faso side will arrive in Ghana on Friday for the friendly name against Asante Kotoko on Sunday. Sunday’s game between Save African Child FC and Asante Kotoko remain unaffected despite the latter’s engagement with the Black Stars of Ghana on Friday. “Our game against Kotoko is not affected by the Black Stars game. That game is on Friday and our game is on Sunday so no problem at all” coach of Save African Child FC Emmanuel Chibueze told Silver FM on Wednesday. “Our flight to Ghana is on…

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Nathaniel Asamoah backs Yacouba to achieve bigger things with Kotoko

The Burkinabé has earned the praises of former Kotoko striker Nathaniel Asamoah. Former Asante Kotoko striker Nathaniel Asamoah has backed Songné Yacouba to achieve bigger things with Asante Kotoko. Nathaniel who currently plays for Armenian side FC Banants still follows the local game from his European base and has positive things about the Kotoko attacker. “I have not seen him (Yacouba) play but has heard a lot about him.” Asamoah said on Kumasi-based Silver FM on Wednesday. “I can see he has really started well and that is how you…

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Patrick Razak rendered speechless by overwhelming Horoya fans reception

Patrick Razak was left without words after the amazing reception he received  from fans of Horoya AC on Monday. The winger says he was rendered speechless and overwhelmed by the warm reception he received from the fans of the club upon arrival at Guinean capital to seal his two-year deal. “I went there (Horoya) just to sign my contract and come back, but what I saw when I arrive really surprised me.” “There supporters were there at the airport to welcome, they said they had been waiting for me for…

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Mark Noonan won’t succeed at Hearts – Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson thinks Mark Noonan will not be successful at Accra Hearts of Oak following the latest departure of the ultra talented Patrick Razak. Former Hearts of Oak player Sam Johnson aka “Foyoo” has raised doubts over the work of the managing director of the club Mark Noonan and believes  the American, despite his vast experience, will not excel at the Phobian club . Sam Johnson who has acknowledged using Black African magic “juju” during his soccer career says it will be very difficult for the man to succeed because…

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Akonnor sacks Michael Yeboah at training for lateness

C K Akonnor sacked a Kotoko player at training on Tuesday. Asante Kotoko head coach C K Akonnor sacked one of his players at training for reporting late. Akonnor has vowed to instill highest level of discipline at the club and there is a first casualty already. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that newly appointed head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Tuesday sacked Micheal Yeboah at the club’s Adako Jachie training ground. According to our source, the former Cornerstones player reported late at training without any tangible reason. Coach C.K Akonnor is…

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Asante Kotoko vs Black Stars : Organizers release gate fees

Managements of Kotoko and the Black Stars have released the gate fees for Friday’s friendly match at the Baba Yara Stadium. The Porcupine Warriors test their resolve against the senior National team at 4:30 PM, and tickets would go for GH¢5 for the Popular Stands and the Centre Line and GH¢15 for the VIP. The game is a replacement for the senior National Team’s CAF Nations Cup qualifier against Sierra Leone which was cancelled by FIFA on Tuesday. It was however called off on Tuesday as Sierra Leone failed to…

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Black Stars players refusing to play in unplanned friendly against Kotoko

A host of players in the Black Stars have kicked against plans to play in a friendly against Asante Kotoko on Friday. The Normalization Committee of the Ghana FA had announced the friendly match against the Kumasi-based club as a replacement for the botched 2019 AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone. Ghana was originally billed to play the Lone Stars in a double-header qualifier on Thursday and Sunday. But Sierra Leone’s inability to meet a FIFA condition over governmental interference in the administration of football in their country has seen both…

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25 years after leaving, Kwesi Appiah meets Kotoko for the first time

The former Asante Kotoko defender represented the club for a decade between 1983 and 1993 before leaving Ghana’s most successful football club. But after twenty-five years of separation Kwesi Appiah will oppose his former club for the first time on Friday as head coach of the Black Stars of Ghana. Not much is actually at stake in this game but it is going to be a day of memory recollection for the Black Stars gaffer. Since leaving Kotoko, Appiah took keen interest in coaching and has served as apprentice under…

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NO BONUS: Black Stars players to play Kotoko free of charge

Asamoah Gyan, Christian Atsu, Thomas Partey, Wakaso Mubarak and co have said  they will play a friendly game against Asante Kotoko on Friday free of charge. The national team was expected to encounter Sierra Leone on Thursday for an AFCON qualifier but that game has been cancelled after the Leone Stars failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted. It was however in doubt whether Kwesi Appiah and his team would be paid any bonus monies for the friendly game against the Porcupine Warriors but the normalization committee has issued a…

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