#TotalAFCON2019: Andre Ayew admits Black Stars are playing under immense pressure

Ghana captain Andre Ayew has admitted the Black Stars have been playing under immense pressure at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The four-time champions began their campaign on a slow note after back to back draws with Benin and Cameroon in their opening two games. However a fine second half performance against Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday saw them record a 2-0 win which secured Ghana a place in the knockout stage of the competition. The result sees Ghana top Group F on goal difference ahead of Cameroon who played out barren…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Kwesi Appiah reveals how his halftime talk inspired Black Stars to victory

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has revealed his halftime team-talk was the “wake up” call that inspired them to victory over Guinea-Bissau in their final Group F game on Tuesday. After an unconvincing performance in the first half, the Black Stars burst to life in the second half to put away a stubborn Guinea-Bissau side. Jordan Ayew broke the deadlock few seconds after the restart with a delightful finish before Partey sealed the victory in the 72nd minute. “The first half was not good enough so at half time I told…

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Asante Kotoko signs Justice Blay from Medeama SC

Asante Kotoko have completed the signing of Medeama SC midfielder Justice Blay for a one season loan deal. The player who was heavily linked with the Porcupines completed his move on Tuesday evening after both club reached an agreement. He is expected to undergo a medical routine on Wednesday before putting on paper. Medeama SC confirmed the player departure on the club Official twitter account. ” We have reached an agreement with @AsanteKotoko_SC  over the transfer of Justice Blay. The midfielder will join @AsanteKotoko_SC on a season long loan. He…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Wakaso relishes Man of the Match award

Black Stars midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has thanked his teammates and fans after picking up the Man of the Match award in the 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday. Second half strikes from Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey secured Ghana a place in the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations. “First of all I need to thank my teammates, the whole Ghana and my fans for the support and prayers” Wakaso told reporters after receiving the award. The result sees Ghana top Group F on goal difference ahead of…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Black Stars player ratings from 2-0 win against Guinea-Bissau

Black Stars of Ghana qualified to the round of 16 of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after beating Guinea Bissau by 2-0. Goals from Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey were enough to see off victory for the Black Stars. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the performance of the players by (10). Richard Ofori( 7/10) – Great save to deny piquetta in the first half. Was saved by the woodwork thrice. Another clean sheet for him. Andy Yiadom( 6/10)- Another decent performance the chap. Great ball awareness. Always at the right place at…

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#TotalAFCON2019: Wakaso named MOTM in victory against Guinea-Bissau

Black Stars midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has been named Man of the Match in the 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday. The Deportivo Alaves ace was tenacious alongside Thomas Partey in midfield to ensure Ghana progress to the knockout stage of the competition. Jordan Ayew broke the deadlock few seconds after the restart with a delightful finish before Partey sealed the victory in the 72nd minute. The result sees Ghana top Group F on goal difference ahead of Cameroon who played out a 0-0 draw with Benin in the other game….

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#TotalAFCON2019: Ghana 2-0 Guinea Bissau: Black Stars pip Wild Dogs to top Group F

The Black Stars of Ghana defeated Guinea Bissau by 2-0 to top group F of the 2019 African Cup of Nations. Two second half goals from Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey secured the needed victory for the Black Stars Ghana’s coach Kwesi Appiah made three changes to the team that drew against Cameroon. John Boye returned from suspension and partnered debutant  Joseph Aidoo. Whilst Samuel Owusu and Kwabena Owusu were handed their first start in the Competition. It was a good start from Ghana who seemed to had majority of…

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MTN to hand over newly-constructed training pitch to Asante Kotoko on Thursday

A training pitch at Adako Jachie, initiated and completed by headline sponsors MTN, will be handed over to Asante Kotoko come Thursday, July 4, 2019. The ceremony scheduled at 9 AM will unveil Asante Kotoko’s second pitch at the Adako Jachie Training Ground. The project is a well-fenced green grass field of approved dimension. It was undertaken by the leading telecommunication company as part of its sponsorship deal with the club. It is the second playing field to be constructed by MTN at the Adako Jachie grounds. source: Asantekotokosc.com

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Rafa Benitez to coach Emmanuel Boateng at Dalian Yifan

Ghanaian striker Emmanuel Boateng will work with Rafa Benitez as his new coach at Dalian Yifan next season. The Spanish tactician has taken over as manager of the Chinese outfit barely a week after Newcastle announced his departure. The 59 year old penned a two-and-a-half-year contract, replacing Choi Kang-hee who resigned on Monday. Boateng is expected to benefit immensely from the experience of Benitez who has had previous stints with Valencia, Liverpool, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.  

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