Kotoko -Medeama game record GHC 7,500 in gross gate proceeds

Asante Kotoko’s friendly game with Medeama Sporting Club on Wednesday at the Sekondi Sports Stadium recorded gate proceeds of GHC 7,500 in gross. The Porcupine Warriors were held to a 1-1 draw by Medeama as they continued their preparations for their impending CAF Confederations Cup campaign. FootballmadeinGhana.com can exclusively reveal that GHC 7,500 was the accrued money from the gate in the friendly clash. Kotoko will take 60% and Medeama will also go home with 40% after deductions. By: Francis Hema

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Akonnor explains why he took off Badu

  Kumasi Asante Kotoko head coach, CK Akonnor has revealed why he took Agyemang Badu off in the game against Medeama on Wednesday. The young center back was stretched off after clashing with Joseph Tetteh Zutah in the first half. Badu came back on the field after receiving initial treatment but had to be taken off again after which he was rushed to hospital. ” He had a knock, a guy used a hand on his eye. He came in and was feeling dizzy so we had to take him…

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Asante likely to be named as Phoenix Rising Stars skipper

  Ghana winger Solomon Asante is expected to be named as the new skipper of American second-tier side Phoenix Rising Stars following the retirement of Didier Drogba. Interim coach Rick Schantz made Asante the deputy skipper of the club after his appointment in June and the Ghanaian was in fire throughout the season netting 13 league goals and providing nine assists. With Didier Drogba finally hanging his boots after a remarkable season, Schantz who has been confirmed as the permanent boss of the club is likely to give the main…

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Agyei wins best goalkeeper in Ethiopian League

  Ghana international Daniel Agyei won the Golden Gloves award in the Ethiopian Premier League for the just ended 2017/2018 season. Agyei 29, was in good form keeping fourteen clean sheets as his side Jimma Abba Jiffar won the league title. The former Black Satellites goalkeeper has already attracted the interest of several clubs but is not yet known whether he will seek a new challenge elsewhere. He joined Jimma in October last year after spells with Liberty Professionals, Medeama, Simba FC and Free State Stars.

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GHALCA passes proposal to have GFA judicial bodies elected at Congress

The Ghana League Clubs Association has passed a proposal to have members of the judicial bodies of the Ghana FA appointed by Congress. This proposal which was part of the report of the Special Committee set up by GHALCA to propose reforms for Ghana football received enormous endorsement by the General Assembly in a meeting on Tuesday. The provision will be forwarded to the Normalization Committee for the consideration before possibly being tabled to the GFA Congress for approval. If approved, appointment of the chairman and members of the judicial…

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Lamine joins AS Trencin

  Slovakian side AS Trencin have signed Ghanaian teenager Mohammed Lamine from Ghana National Division One side Accra Lions FC. Lamine 18, was one of the outstanding players in the first round of the Ghanaian second-tier league before the competition was suspended. The Stadion Na Sihoti outfit officially announced the signing of Lamine on their website and hoped he will excel in their fold. “Lamine is an offensive type of player, he is a good player, he does not care about the competition, we believe he will be among the…

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AWCON: Is this the best time for Queens to achieve the Holy Grail?

The Black Queens of Ghana are a regular fixture in the Africa Women Cup of Nations with 12 appearances made in the flagship Women’s competition on the continent but the Ghanaians have never won it. This will be the 13th participation of the Black Queens in the competition and they face Algeria in the opening match of the 2018 edition on Saturday in Accra and have a date against Mali three days later before doing a big battle against Cameroon to end the first round. But can they lift the…

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2019 U23 AFCON : Ghana v Togo qualifier postponed to December 18

The double confrontation between Ghana and Togo in the first qualifying round of CAN U2 has been postponed by CAF at the request of the normalisation committee for the Ghana Football Association. The first leg originally scheduled this Friday November 16 will now be played on Sunday 18 December at Baba Yara Sports stadium in Kumasi whilst the return match will take place on December 22 at the Municipal Stadium in Lomé. Yusif Abubakar could thus benefit from this postponement to better prepare his team for this qualification series. Eight…

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GFA FIFA NC responds to reports of Black Stars stranded in Kenya

The Normalisation Committee for the Ghana Football Associated has officially responded to media reports that the Black Stars contingent is stranded in Kenya upon arrival. Kwesi Appiah and his players are training in Kenya ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualifier against Ethiopia on Sunday November 18 but according to some Ghana media reports on Thursday the team was stranded and left to cater for themselves upon arrival in Kenya to begin training. But the Kofi-Amoah led normalisation committee has debunked those reports as false. Below is the full statement: The…

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No automatic place for any player – Mercy Tagoe warns

The assistant coach of the Black Queens Mercy Tagoe has warned no Black Queens player is guaranteed a starting place in the team ahead of Saturday’s Africa Women Cup of Nations opener against Algeria. According to the former FIFA referee the technical handlers of the team will not base on past form for their team selections and that only hardworking and deserving players get the chance to play. “There are no automatic places for any member of the team. “We are preparing a team that we believe is capable of…

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