Yacouba is yet to reach my level-Toure

ASEC Mimosa striker Ahmed Toure says people should not compare him to Sogne Yacouba as he is far ahead. Toure stressed that what he did at Kotoko and in the Ghana league in particular, Yacouba has not done half so comparing them is flawed. “Yacouba hasn’t done even half of what I did for Asante Kotoko. It’s not the same because I won the best player in Ghana, have scored a lot of goals for Kotoko and even won the goal king.” Toure told Silver FM “I’ve done a lot…

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George Afriyie vows to help Kotoko in Zambia .

  Former Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie has vowed to help Kotoko in their final CAF Confederation Cup group game against Zesco united this weekend. According to the football administrator , he has been supporting the club since they begun their Africa campaign and is about time to let the public know his backing. “Some of us have been working on the low, I have been doing my best to help Kotoko excel in Africa.” Afriyie told Atinka FM “It is usually not out but I…

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The NC have done nothing yet – Yaw Preko

  Ghana Black Starlets deputy coach Yaw Preko says the Normalization Committee have done nothing beneficial as they come to the end of their mandate. The four-man team was appointed by Fifa in August 2018 to run the day-to-day activities of the sport in the country following Ghana FA’s dissolution in June due to corruptions in the Anas number #12 Expose. With less than three weeks to reach the deadline, Preko insists the committee have been abysmal. “So far as there is no football, they have done nothing. Unless we…

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I will do everything to ensure Kotoko qualify for CAF CC QF – GEORGE Afriyie

Okyeman Planners life patron, George Akwasi Afriyie says he is ready to do everything to ensure Asante Kotoko progress in the CAF Confederations Cup. Asante Kotoko must beat Zesco United in Zambia in the final Group C game on Sunday to progress to the quarterfinals of the ongoing competition after failing to beat Al Hilal in their final home game. However, ahead of the match, the former Ghana FA vice president says he is ready to do anything to ensure the Ghana Premier League giants qualifies for the quarterfinals. “Some…

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Kenya coach unperturbed over Olunga’s absence for Ghana game

  Kenya national team coach Sebastien Migne says he is not worried with the absence of striker Michael Olunga ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualification match with Ghana on March 23. Olunga has been ruled out for three after picking a hamstring injury whilst playing for Kashiwa Reysol over the weekend. Migne believes Olunga’s withdrawal is a chance for other players to justify themselves ahead of Africa’s greatest soccer fiesta. “It will be good opportunity for another player to show his quality. Of course it was difficult…

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CAF CC: Yahaya Mohammed does not see Kotoko beating Zesco in Zambia

Former Asante Kotoko Striker Yahaya Mohammed has warned that it will be very difficult for Kotoko to get a win in Zambia due to the difficult nature of the group. The player also called on his former club to stop depending on Zesco united to do them a favour because of their rivalry with Nkana FC. He insisted the Zambians are likely to help each other to accumulate more points for Zambians football. “Win will be difficult, but it all depends on the players, how you will determine because in…

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J E Sarpong implores Normalization Committee not to scrap coaches double bonuses

Former Ebusua Dwarfs Coach J E Sarpong has called on the Normalization Committee to reject the proposal made by the ad-hoc Committee on the National Team coaches receiving double salary. The National teams Committee of the Normalization committee have recommended to the NC to scrap the double bonuses coaches enjoy at the National teams, as it breeds disaffection within the technical team because it is only the head coach who benefits from the ‘double-bonus’. But the veteran coach disagrees with the recommendation and insisted is another way of motivating the…

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Bernard Mensah to be back in three weeks, says manager

Manager of Kayserispor attacker Oliver Menns Mensah is hopeful his chap will regain his strength and will be back to his best again for Kayserispor and Black Stars. The former Getafe player has been injured for some time and has been working hard to regain full fitness to help his club in the Turkish league. “Bernard Mensah is a key player for Kayserispor and without him, the coach sees that his team is not complete because of the input of his player’. “I believe as Ghanaians when saying a prayer,…

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Joe Hendricks blame media for the early retirement of players

Former captain of Asante Kotoko, Joseph Hendricks has blamed the media for the early retirement of players. According to the former defender, Some of the media personnel have become player agent hence tend to favour the young players ahead of the Senior players. “The media is partly to blame for the early retirement of players. Some have become player managers and their rhetoric favours their young players who compete with experienced players. It becomes a challenge for the experienced players to survive.” He told Sikka FM The defender also urged…

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Meteors to face Tema Youth on Wednesday

  The Ghana National Under 23 team, Black Meteors will face Division One side Tema Youth FC today (Wednesday) at the Legon Ajax Park. The game is being used by coach Ibrahim Tanko as a preparatory outing ahead of their next weekend AFCON Under 23 qualifying game with Gabon at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Meteors beat Awudu Issaka Academy by a lone to nil at the same venue last week and this game gives coach Tanko another chance to assess his team. So far, Richard Danso who plays for…

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