STATEMENT: Ghana President Akufo-Addo instructs Asamoah Gyan to rescind retirement decision

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has instructed disgruntled Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan to rescind his decision of retiring from international football. The President after a meeting with the management committee of the Black Stars and the Ghana FA Normalization Committee, on Tuesday, spoke to Gyan and asked him to denounce his decision. Gyan had announced his international retirement following a decision by coach Kwasi Appiah to strip him off the captaincy and make him the general captain of the team. The decision by Gyan has not gone down well with…

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Majeed Ashmeru conspicuously left out of Ghana squad for AFCON

Majeed Ashmeru has been surprisingly left out of Kwesi Appiah’s 29-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The 21 year old playmaker who is on the books of St Gallen has been a key cog for his side in the Swiss Super League this season. Despite his sensational form, Ashimeru’s name was conspicuously missing from the list that was announced on Tuesday. The team will move to Dubai in the first week of June to start a three-weeks camping ahead of the tournament which starts on 21st June. Below is…

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Appiah picks three home based players for pre – AFCON camping

Head coach of the senior national team Kwesi Appiah has invited three local players to his 30-man squad for the African Cup of Nations camping in Dubai. The list is, however, yet to be made public. Felix Annan and Abdul Fatawu Safiu both from Asante Kotoko and Mohammed Alhasan of Accra Hearts of Oak will be part of the team for the camping in Dubai. Felix Annan’s inclusion will not come as a surprise to many after his exploits in the CAF Confederation and in the ongoing Special Competition. Abdul…

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Razak Abalora shockingly make Black Starts list for Dubai camping

Azam FC goalkeeper Razak Abalora has been shockingly included in the yet to announce Black Stars 30-man squad for a pre-AFCON camping in Dubai. Footballmadeinghan.com can exclusively reveal the former West African Football Academy shot stopper will be part of the team’s camp in Dubai. His selection will come as a surprise to the public as many had tipped Fatau Dauda of Enyimba and Nana Bonsu of Enugu Rangers to be selected ahead of him. Abalora has been performing tremendously for the Tanzanian side since his transfer to the club…

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Asamoah Gyan: The legendary skipper whose cult status could be marred by self-centredness.

  “Upon consultation with my family and team, and as an active footballer and captain of the national team, if the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of the tournament to another player while I am named in the team of the tournament, I wish to recuse myself from the tournament,” “I also wish to retire from the national team permanently; not pretending my presence would not fuel the purported undermining the country has seen under my captaincy. “I would like to also thank journalists and all my…

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BREAKING NEWS: Kwasi Appiah names 29 players for pre-AFCON camping in Dubai

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named a blend of youthful and experienced players for a Pre-AFCON camping in Dubai next month. Three U-23 players were handed call ups as Azam FC shot stopper Razak Abalora also earned his first call up into the senior national team. Conspicuously missing from the list is in-form St. Gallen midfielder Majeed Ashmeru who has stolen the headlines in Switzerland recently. Johnathan Mensah, Harrison Afful, Kwadwo Asamoah and Ebenezer Ofori staged a return while youngster Samuel Owusu also earned his first call up. The team…

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Kwasi Appiah summoned for crisis meeting following Gyan’s retirement

Following the retirement of Asamoah Gyan and other matters arising regarding the Black Stars, Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has been summoned for a crisis meeting by the Ghana FA Normalization Committee. The meeting will involve the Black stars Management Committee and will take place on Tuesday afternoon. Appiah is believed to have forced Asamoah Gyan to retire from international football following a decision to take the armband from him for another player. Appiah wanted Gyan to act as General Captain of the team, a decision the striker did not welcome….

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Kwesi Appiah FAILS to defend Gyan’s Black Stars exclusion

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has failed to justify his decision to strip Asamoah Gyan of his captaincy ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Kwesi Appiah wants to replace the 33 year old with Andre Ayew in a massive shake-up with barely a month to the continental showpiece. The Kayserispor forward felt offended and betrayed, which led to his shock retirement from the national team on Monday. According to reports, the Black Stars boss could not validate his reason for the sudden change during a crisis meeting with the Normalisation …

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President Akufo-Addo to talk Asamoah Gyan out of Black Stars retirement – Hon. Agyekum reveals

The Member of Parliament for Mpohor Constituency, Hon. Alex Kofi Agyekum has hinted that President Akufo-Addo might step in to try and convince Asamoah Gyan to rethink his decision to quit Ghana national team. The Kayserispor forward said his decision had been taken as a way to protest a plan by coach Kwesi Appiah to deny him the opportunity of captaining the Black Stars in next month’s Africa Nations Cup in Egypt. “Upon consultation with my family and team… if the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of…

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Tamale City whips Wa Suntaa FC to inch closer to Round of 32

Tamale City justified why they are the best division one side currently in Zone 1A in the ongoing Normalization Committee Special Competition, after edging Wa Suntaa FC in the top of the table clash at the Aliu Mahama Stadium. The Citizens went into the encounter knowing a win will put them in the driving seat and a place in the round of 32 of the competition. Two quick goals from former Tema Youth Skipper, Ekow Benson and Kwame Frimpong in the 5th and 18th minutes respectively condemned the Wa-based side…

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