Frank Acheampong ranks among FIFA 20’s Top 20 Fastest Players

Ghanaian international Frank Acheampong has been listed among the fastest players in FIFA 20 after EA Sports released snippets of player’s in-game statistics. PSG and France forward Kylian Mbappe is the joint-fastest player in the game alongside Adama Traore with a rating of 96. Behind the two fastest players are four footballers that all have 95 pace. Frank Acheampong follows with an incredible but not too surprising rating of 94, which puts him alongside a hand full of others in the top 20 ranking. The Tianjin Teda winger is renowned for…

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The players showed a lot of character – Ibrahim Tanko

Head coach of the National U23 team  Ibrahim Tanko has heaped praise on his players after beating Algeria by a lone goal to qualify for the African under 23 Championship in Egypt. Ghana needed to win the game at all cost after drawing the first leg in Accra, captain of the side Yaw Yeboah second half strike secured the important win for Ghana in Setif on Tuesday night. Speaking after his side win against the Fennec Foxes, Ibrahim Tanko stated his boys showed a lot of character during the game,…

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How Ibrahim Tanko’s tactical tweak helped Black Meteors kill off Algeria

Ghana U23 coach Ibrahim Tanko has revealed the tactics he adapted in order to break down Algeria’s unorthodox system. The 42 year old manager made three changes to the side that drew 1-1 in Accra in search of an improbable victory against the young foxes in Es Setif on Tuesday. Tanko made big calls, with Habib Mohammed replacing Zakaria Fuseini while Michael Agbekornu replaced the suspended Majeed Ashmeru with Isaac Twum starting ahead of Osman Bukari. ”We made two changes in today’s game because looking at the first leg, we saw that…

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Black Meteors coach Ibrahim Tanko dedicates U23 AFCON qualification to Ghanaians

Coach Ibrahim Tanko has dedicated Black Meteors triumph over Algeria in the African U-23 Championship qualifiers to all Ghanaians.   After last weekend’s 1-1 draw in Accra, coach Tanko and his charges were handed a daunting task to go all out for an unlikely win in the return encounter. Captain Yaw Yeboah scored a beautiful solo goal in the 70th minute to give Ghana a hard fought 2-1 aggregate. ”This win is not for only them [Black Meteors players] and technical team. It’s for Ghana as a whole.” the 42…

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Kingsley Fobi lauds team effort after Black Meteors book AFCON ticket

Black Meteors defender Kingsley Fobi has praised the team for their effort in the 1-0 victory over Algeria on Tuesday. Captain Yaw Yeboah, who missed a penalty in the first leg, scored a beautiful solo goal in the 70th minute to turn the the tie in Ghana’s favor. The win means Ghana have qualified for the U23 AFCON to be staged in Egypt on a 2-1 aggregate after the first leg ended 1-1 in Accra on Friday. Fobi, who lasted the entire duration couldn’t hide his excitement on social media…

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