CONFIRMED: Mark Noonan resigns as Hearts CEO

Mark Noonan has resigned as the CEO of Accra Hearts of Oak after travelling to visit his family in the US. The American had travelled to the States to visit his sick mother after spending some time in Ghana but has decided not to return to continue his marriage with the Phobians. Noonan left Ghana about a month ago and was expected to return to continue his job as the CEO of the club but has decided to slap the Phobians with his unpleasant departure. In a statement signed by…

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Hamidu dismissed as Black Stars equiment officer

Black Stars equipment officer Ishmael Hamidu has been relieved of his duties. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that Hamidu was sacked on Thursday after series of meetings concerning his line of duty. Hamidu has been the equipment manager of the Black Stars for over half a decade now but has to make way for a new person to take over. According to close sources, Hamidu might be assigned to a new role.

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Breaking News: Konadu fired as Black Stars deputy coach

Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu has been fired with immediate effect. Footballmadeinghana.com can exclusively reveal that the former Wa All Stars and Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach was shown the exit on Thursday following alleged threats by Kwesi Appiah that he will resign if Konadu continues. A close-door meeting was held between Appiah and the Minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Isaac Asiamah on Wednesday and the Black Stars head coach made it clear that he cannot work with Konadu anymore. The Minister tried to settle the differences between Appiah…

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Exclusive: Rising Stars mutually terminate Awako’s contract

  USL side Phoenix Rising Stars have part ways with Ghanaian international Gladson Awako through mutual consensus. Awako joined the American second-tier side in 2017 and has gone on to make 37 appearances scoring twice and providing seven assists. The former Ghana Under 20 midfielder’s initial contract was due to expire in November this year but he now has to find new employers as both parties agreed to terminate the deal. No reason was given for the cancellation of the contract but footballmadeinghana.com understands that new coach Rick Shantz told…

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Kotei: Simba have the potential to reach quarter finals

  Whenever Simba wins a match, there are praises for Meddie Kagere, John Bocco and Emmanuel Okwi for their scoring prowess. It is no surprise because goals always decide a game. However, there are some players who play crucial roles despite not finding the back of the net. They are the unsung heroes. And one of them is Ghanaian-import James Kotei, when it comes to Simba. He has metamorphosed into one of the key player at the Dar es Salaam based club since joining the Tanzania champions three years ago….

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Hudson-Odoi gets England Under 21 call up

Ghana target Callum Hudson-Odoi has received his first England Under-21 squad ahead of friendlies against Poland and Germany later this month. Hudson-Odoi has been on form for the Blues especially in the Europa League where he had netted three goals so far. His exploits have caught the eyes of English Under 21 manager Aidy Boothroyd who has called him for friendly games prior to the June Under 21 European championship where they have been drawn in a Group containing France Romania and Croatia. The talented teenager was key for England…

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Fimpong urges other strikers to step in for Yacouba.

  Kotoko skipper Amos Frimpong is expecting the rest of the attackers to step in for the suspended Songne Yacouba. Yacouba received his second yellow card of the competition in the game against Al Hilal hence his suspension from the game against Zesco United this weekend. Frimpong has thus tasked those who will get the opportunity to play to stand up to the occasion. ” Yacouba has been the danger man of the team, we are surely going to miss him in the game.” Amos emphasized. “But it’s also a…

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We have no option than to beat Zesco – Akonnor.

  Head coach of Asante Kotoko CK Akonnor has warned that they have no option than to beat Zesco United in the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday. The coach stressed that they had a golden opportunity to qualify at their home but squandered it and are now left with only one option which is to win against Zesco in Zambia. “We don’t have any options than to win on Sunday. We had a golden opportunity to qualify at home but we failed. Now the only option left is to win”…

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Kotoko arrive in Zambia for Zesco clash in CAF CC

Kotoko have touched down in Lusaka for the CAF Confederation Cup final group game against Zesco United of Zambia on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors arrived on Thursday afternoon and are already in Ndola, where the game will be played. CK Akunnor and his boys need a win against their opponents to progress to the quarterfinals of the competition. Kotoko named a strong 18-man squad for the trip but will be missing the services of deadly attacker Sogne Yacouba, who is serving a match ban due to accumulation of yellow cards….

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Basiru holds training with Sparta Under 21

  Ghanaian teenager Basiru Alhassan held his first training session with the Under 21 side of Sparta Praque on Thursday. Basiru, 18, returned to Praque over the weekend from Ghana after securing his work permit having already signed for the club last summer. The budding midfield anchor had training session with his mate for the first time on Thursday after returning from Ghana and going through fitness test. The former Dreams FC midfielder impressed manager Lubos Louicka and it is likely he will start this weekend when they face Slavia…

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