MATCH REPORT: Algeria 0-1 Ghana – Magical Yaw Yeboah powers Black Meteors to U23 AFCON

Ghana U23 skipper Yaw Yeboah powered his side to a solitary win over Algeria in Setif to secure qualification to the U23 AFCON Tournament to be staged in Egypt later this year. The inspirational skipper defied the odds to weave his way through a thick Algerian defence to slot home a beautiful finish to send the home side out of contention in the 70th minute. Ghana dominated possession in the first half and came close to scoring on some few occasions but were denied by the resolute Algerian defenders. The…

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Fit-again Kassim Nuhu returns to Fortuna Dusseldorf training

Fortuna Düsseldorf have confirmed Ghana’s defender Kasim Nuhu Adams has returned to training after recovering from the injury he picked up last month. Kassim who picked up a knock in Fortuna Düsseldorf friendly win over TSV Meerbusch last month has since joined his teammates at training as they prepare for the Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg. A statement on the club official website reads “There he is again! Kasim Adams worked his way back to the training ground with the team on Tuesday and was able to participate without any restrictions.”…

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GFA Election : Lawyer Naa Odofoley Nortey heads GFA elections committee

Member of the Normalisation Committee (NC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Lawyer Naa Odofoley Nortey, will head a five-member committee that will oversee the elections of the GFA according Happy FM Sports. Article 54 of the GFA statutes on the formation of the elections committee says; “The Elections Committee is an Adhoc committee the body in charge of organizing and supervising the election process in accordance with the provisions of these Statutes and the Elections Regulations of GFA. “The Elections Committee shall be made up of five (5) members,…

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Top European agents to scout at Baby Jet U-16 tournament

Top European scouts will be in Ghana for the second edition of the Baby Jet under-16 competition which starts on Wednesday. Highly-respected agents Sam Hart, Ricardo Joao Cruz and Sebastian Henrique Ramos have been named as three of many agents and scouts who will be witnessing the final at the Asamoah Gyan Sports Centre, Accra Academy. There will also be ex-footballers and local scouts who will be fishing out talented youngsters for their respective clubs. The annual tourney which is in its second edition has offered a huge career opportunity to…

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Baby Jet U-16 finals kicks off on Wednesday

The finals of the Baby Jet under-16 competition is set to kick off on Wednesday at the Asamoah Gyan Sports Centre, Accra Academy. The tournament, which is arguably biggest Youth Tournament in West Africa will run from 11th-18th September. The competition offers participating teams an opportunity to showcase their skills and talents to top scout coaches and representatives of foreign clubs present at the various locations. The annual tourney which is in its second edition has offered a huge career opportunity to many of such mushrooming talents hidden in the hinterlands and the…

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Yusif Chibsah donates customized jerseys, balls to Prempeh College

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Yusif Alhassan Chibsah has made a donation to Prempeh College in Kumasi on Tuesday. Chibsah who is an old student was returning to his alma mater for the first time in many years. With a donation he organized with StrikeGhana,  the ex-Ghana international presented custom jerseys and balls to the school which has been long established as an academic institution of great repute. Chibsah graduated from Prempeh in 1999 (Gberg House), where he was part of the school’s football team.

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The dynamics of the GFA Presidential Elections

Last week, Executive Chairman of Dreams FC Kurt Okraku announced his intentions to contest the upcoming GFA elections, bringing finality to a long period of speculation over his interest in the seat that has seen no occupant since Kwesi Nyantakyi’s unceremonious exit. In a video declaration posted on his various social media handles, Kurt Okraku said “after a thorough process of deliberations, discussions, engagements and consultations with various stakeholders of our industry, I have decided to put myself forward to contest the leadership of the Ghana Football Association when the…

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Andre Ayew nominated for Swansea Player of the Month

Ghana captain Andre Ayew has been shortlisted for Swansea City’s player of the month award. The 29 year old earned his nomination after his purple patch in the month of August. The attacker will face stiff competition from defender Joe Rodon and striker Borja Baston who are also up for the prize. The winner will be announced on Wednesday. 🗳️ PLAYER OF THE MONTH 🗳️ 🔥 There are 3⃣ to choose from… 🔥 ⏰ Deadline: Wednesday 12pm BST ⏰ pic.twitter.com/Uj4pQNqUlD — Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) September 10, 2019

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BREAKING NEWS: Habib, Agbekornu handed starting roles as Tanko names eleven for Algeria clash

Asante Kotoko defender Habib Mohammed and Dreams FC holding midfielder Michael Agbekornu have been handed starting roles as Ghana’s U23 side line up against Algeria in the second leg of the U23 AFCON Qualifier. Tanko has made three changes to the side that drew 1-1 with the Algerians in the first leg in Accra. Majeed Ashmeru has been ruled out due to accumulation of yellow cards while Zakaria Fuseini is bed ridden. Habib Mohammed replaces Zakaria Fuseini while Michael Agbekornu replaces Majeed Ashmeru with Isaac Twum starting ahead of Osman…

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