Breaking News: CHAN qualifier – Maxwell Konadu trims down squad ahead of Burkina Faso game, 10 players dropped

Black Stars ‘B’ head coach Maxwell Konadu has omitted ten (10) players from the squad ahead of their crucial CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso, Footballmadeinghana.com understand. Hearts of Oak duo Benjamin Afutu Kotey and Manaf Umar, Aduana stars duo Joseph Addo and Fatawu Abdul Rahman, Daniel Lomotey of WAFA, Issac Kwain of Karela United, Benjamin Yourk of Sarmatex, Patrick Arthur of Dreams FC, Ansah Botway of Liberty Professional and Ashantigold defender Mubarik Yussif have all been dropped from the team ahead of Sunday’s qualifiers against Burkina Faso. Maxwell Konadu will…

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#CAFCL Player ratings : Kotoko 2-0 Etoile Du Sahel – Augustine Okrah shines on his debut as Porcupines take control of the first-leg

Asante Kotoko defeated Etoile Du Sahel by 2-0 in the first leg of the CAF Champions League at the Baba Yara Stadium. A goal in each halves from Augestine Okrah and Richard Arthur gave Asanat Kotoko a respectable lead ahead of the second leg in Sousse. Footballmadeinghana rated the performance of Asante Kotoko players by over (10). Felix Annan( 7/10) – largely a spectator I’m the game. Was able to save few balls that came to the goalpost. And the telepathy between him and the defenders was lit. Empem Dacosta…

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#CAFCL: Match Report – Kotoko 2-0 Etoile Du Sahel – Augustine Okrah and Richard Arthur’s strikes gives Asante Kotoko a huge first leg advantage

Asante Kotoko defeated Etoile Du Sahel by 2-0 in the first leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary rounds A goal in each halves from Augustine Okrah and Richard Arthur secured the first leg advantage for the Porcupine Warriors. Kjetil Zachariassen handed Augustine Okrah his first start in the Kotoko shirt, Whilst Songne Yacouba was named on the bench. It was a dream start for Asante Kotoko as Augustine Okrah broke the deadlock of the game in the 2nd minute, the former Al Hilal player curled in a beautiful freekick…

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Mubarak Wakaso stars in Alaves defeat to Sevilla

Mubarak Wakaso featured as Deportivo Alaves suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Sevilla in Spanish top-flight on Sunday. The Ghanaian midfielder lasted the entire duration and received a yellow card in second half stoppage time. Julen Lopetegui’s side dominated the first half and Jordan’s inch-perfect free-kick in the 37th minute sent them in ahead at the break on Sunday. The hosts improved at Mendizorroza in the second half but Sevilla came closer to scoring, with Lucas Ocampos hitting the post. Alaves currently sit 11th on the table with five points…

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#CAFCL: Zachariassen names strong starting eleven to face Etoile Du Sahel, Augustine Okrah handed debut, Yacouba on the bench

Kjetil Zachariassen has named a stromg starting line up to play against Etoile Du Sahel. The Porcupine Warriors will play host against Etoile Du Sahel Stadium at the Baba Yara Stadium in the first leg of the CAF Champions League. Black Stars goalkeeper Felix Annan will be in the sticks with Empem Dacosta and Patrick Yeboah on the right and left flanks. Agyemang Badu will partner Habib Mohammed as center backs for the clash. Emmanuel Gyamfi and Augustine Okrah will be operating from the flanks with Jordan Opoku and Justice…

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Solomon Asante dedicates Player of the Month award to ‘Phoenix Rising family’

Solomon Asante has expressed his gratitude to his teammates and fans after been named USL player of the month for the first time. The Phoenix Rising FC captain scored six goals and provided three assists while leading the club to six August wins. The diminutive winger broke the club record for most goals ever (20) scored by a single player in a season. He set a new USL Championship record for most combined goals and assists (33) in a season. The 28 year old took to his Twitter handle to dedicate…

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Ayew, Schlupp feature in Crystal Palace’s heavy defeat to Tottenham

Ghanaian duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlup featured as Crystal Palace were thumped 4-0 by Tottenham on Saturday afternoon. Schlupp lasted the entire duration while Ayew was replaced in the the 71st minute by Christian Benteke. South Korea forward Son capitalised on a defensive lapse from returning Palace defender Mamadou Sakho to fire the hosts into an early lead, before visiting left-back Patrick van Aanholt inadvertently directed a cross from right-back Serge Aurier into his own net. Son connected beautifully with another Aurier cross to make it 3-0, and Erik…

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#CAFCL Preview : Kotoko vrs Etoile Du Sahel – Porcupines eye massive victory over Etoile

Asante Kotoko face another stern test in the CAF Champions League when they welcome Tunisian giant Etoile Du Sahel on Sunday at the Baba Yara Stadium. The Porcupines Warriors eliminated Kano Pillars 4-3 on aggregate in the Preliminary round of the competition, Whist Etoile Du Sahel also skipped past Hafia Club of Guinea 8-3 aggregate. Asante Kotoko will be looking to reach the group stages of the competition for the first time since 2006. Kjetil Zachariassen will be relying on the home advantage to get a good scoreline ahead of…

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Fatawu Safui powers Trelleborgs FF to victory in Sweden

Ghanaian striker Fatawu Safui was the hero for Trelleborgs FF as they defeat Orgryte 1-0 in the Swedish Superettan League on Saturday. The 24 year old scored the only goal of the game to ensure his side came away with all three points. The 35th minute strike was his second goal for the club after breaking his duck before the international break. Safiu moved to the second-tier club on loan from Asante Kotoko in the summer.  

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