2018 AWCON: Ghana coach unfazed by group of death draw

Ghana coach Bashir Hayford insists he is not daunted having been drawn in the ‘Group of Death’ at the 2018 Africa Women’s Nations Cup. The Black Queens will battle Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Group A of the finals that will kick off on November 17 in Accra. Ghana, eager to win the tournament for the first time have their work cut out as they would have to get passed Cameroon – last edition’s finalist – and emerging forces in Mali and Algeria. But Bashir Hayford who witnessed the draw…

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Official 2018 AWCON draw : Ghana face Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Group A

Ghana will do battle against Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Group A but the Black Queens could face ten-times champions Nigeria in the semifinals. The Super Falcons have been drawn into Group B same as South Africa, Zambia and Kenya. The winner of Group A meets the runner-up of Group B whereas the Group B winner will come up against the second-placed team of Group A in the semifinals. Bashiru Hayford’s side have been handed a favorable draw and start their campaign against Algeria on November 17 at the Accra…

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Mystery Russian group in talks to buy Cheetah FC

An unknown Russian group is in talks to buy shares in Ghanaian club Cheetah FC. FootballmadeinGhana.com understands that talks are far advanced with an official announcement expected in days. Sources however remain tight lipped on details of the talks. “There is an interest for partnership but nothing is sealed,” a source told FootballmadeinGhana.com. “Nothing is signed yet so it cannot be said that something of this sort has taken place.” Cheetah FC is a club that plays in the Ghanaian third tier league. They are considered mainly for the development…

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FIFA to give final decision on Nyantakyi after elapse of provisional suspension

The Ghana Football Association  (GFA) President was banned on – June 8th – by FIFA’s Ethics Committee  for accepting cash gift as shown in an undercover Tiger Eye Pi investigative work. The former GFA boss has been suspended for over 130 days from all football related activities after he was seen accepting 65 000 USD gift from undercover investigators who masqueraded as investors but Nyantakyi rejected this figure saying he received only 40 000 USD as a refund. This decision was taken upon the request of the chairperson of the…

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All-time group opponents of Black Queens at AWCON since 1998

The African Women’s Cup of Nations started in 1991 and was won by the Super Falcons of Nigeria. This maiden edition had no specific host nation as the competition was played on the home and away format.  The draw for this year’s tournament would take place on Sunday in Accra and in this article we take a look back at all the opponents the Black Queens have competed against at the group stage level of the tournament. The Nigerians , after the maiden success, defended their title four years later…

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Seth Opare leaves Asante Kotoko

Midfielder Seth Opare has announced the ‘mutual termination’ of his contract at Asante Kotoko. The former Aduana Stars player who only joined Kotoko a year ago confirmed his departure via Twitter on Saturday. “Hello Family. I announced to you that I’ve mutually parted ways with @AsanteKotoko_SC,” he posted “Thanks for the joy and show of love during my stay.” It is unclear reasons for Opare’s exit but it is believed he feels he has no future at the Ghanaian giants over limited first team opportunities. By Abdul Wadud Osman

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Ghana, Nigeria avoid each other as top seeds for 2018 AWCON draw

Ghana and Nigeria have been seeded for the draw of the 2018 Africa Women’s Nations Cup to be held on Sunday night in Accra. The Black Queens were seeded by virtue of the fact that Ghana is hosting the tournament that will kick off in November. Nigeria on the other hand are being seeded as defending champions and the most successful side in the competition having won it a record eight times. This means Ghana will be avoiding Nigeria at least for the group phase. Ghana placed in Group A…

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