U23 AFCON: Black Meteors opponents Egypt name final 21 man squad

Host and Ghana’s Group A opponents Egypt have announced their final 21-man squad for the 2019 CAF U23 Cup of Nations. Former Stoke City player Ramadan Sobhi currently at Al Ahly SC will captain the side at the competition. The list is predominantly home-based players with Zamalek producing four players and Al Ahly three. Head coach Shawky Gharib couldn’t count on star midfielder Mohamed Mahmoud who missed out on selection due to another ACL injury. Egypt will face Mali in the tournament opener on 8 November at the Cairo International…

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U23 AFCON : Ghana group opponents Cameroon release final squad for tournament

Ghana’s group opponents at the U23 Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon have announced their final 21-man squad for the tournament in Egypt. Head coach of the team Rigobert Song released the squad on Thursday. Eighteen of the twenty one players selected ply their trade outside the country whilst only three feature in the Cameroonian League. The list has the inclusion of Olympique Lyon defender Raphael Anaba, FC Grenada midfielder Eteki Yan, Pierre Fonkeu and Stephane Zobo who play for RC Lens and FC Toulouse in France respectively. Cameroon take on…

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Gyan scores another goal in the Indian League

Ghana international Asamoah Gyan has once again redifined his spectacular form in the Indian Super League when he grabbed another goal in NorthEast United’s 2-2 draw with FC Goa on Friday night. Gyan swept all the media attention last week scoring on his maiden league appearance for his side after the visitors took the lead on the half hour mark. The former English Premier League player hit the target nine minutes after the break with a confident finish into the far corner. A mistake from Mourtada Fall allowed Gyan a…

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U23 AFCON: Ropapa Mensah doubtful as Nashville go into Conference Play-Offs

Nashville attacker Ropapa Mensah might miss the upcoming AFCON under 23 in Egypet due to his club participation in the USL Eastern Conference Playoffs. Despite being named in the final 21 man squad for the tournament, Ropapa Mensah’s availability will largely depend on his team’s progress in the USL Eastern Conference playoff. Nashville are in the semi final of the USL Eastern Conference playoffs, and will face Indy Eleven on Sartuday. Should Nashville win the game, it means he won’t be available for Ghana’s first game against Cameroon. The final…

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GFA President Kurt Okraku meets ‘dancehall king’ Shatta Wale

GFA President Kurt Okraku has finally met with Dancehall artiste, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. popularly known as Shatta Wale. The two reportedly met on Wednesday to discuss the development football and the role music can be used as a tool to ignite passion in the game. The ‘Kill em with Prayers’ hitmaker is arguably the biggest brand in term of music in the country and the newly elected FA boss is hoping to capitalize on his huge following. The marriage between football and music is expected to catapult the game…

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Kurt Okraku should be open minded in all his dealings – Alhaji Yakubu Moro

Owner and bankroller of Division One side Berekum Arsenal, Alhaji Yakubu Moro, has urged newly elected Ghana Football Association President Kurt Okraku to be open-minded in all his dealings. According to the experienced football administrator, Kurt Okraku should be transparent in his tenure of office and lash out his duties diligently to avoid any problems. Speaking to Sikka FM on election of  Kurt Okraku, the bankroller of Berekum Arsenal said: “Kurt Okraku should discharge his duties diligently. He should be open in all his dealings to kill off any suspicion….

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Kotoko ‘reject’ Prince Acquah on the verge of signing for Inter Allies

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Prince Acquah is currently training with Tema based club Inter Allies FC. Acquah who terminated his contract with the Porcupines few weeks ago is on the verge of signing a contract with the club after impressing the technical team. The former Heart of Lions midfielder featured in the club’s friendly game with Dreams FC scoring a beautiful freekick for his side. Footballmadeinghana.com understand Inter Allies will do everything possible to tie the playmaker ahead of the start of the Ghana Premier League.

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U23 AFCON: Ghana group opponents Mali name tournament squad

Ghana’s Group A opponents Mali head coach Fagnery Diarra has released his final 21-man list for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Diarra will be missing the services of Sambou Sissoko who has been ruled out of the tournament due to an injury he picked whilst playing for Djoliba AC in the CAF Confederation Cup. Red Bull Salzburg duo Sekou Koita and Mohammed Camara are also out after their club refused to release them for the tournament. Paris Saint Germain’s 18-year-old defender Moussa Sissako made the cut. Mali…

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VIDEO: Watch Kasim Nuhu’s amazing goal for Fortuna Düsseldorf in 2-1 win over Erzebirge AUE in DfB Pokal

Ghana defender Kasim Adams powered Fortuna Düsseldorf to a 2-1 win over Erzebirge AUE in the DfB Pokal in the second round of the competition on Wednesday evening. The Ghanaian hit the back of the net in the 75th minute to secure his side progressed to the next stage of the competition. Watch the wonderful strike by the Ghana defender: Give thanks for a fresh Day. Positive Vibes Always Grateful to the Almighty@f95 🙌🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🇬🇭#teamzoba6 pic.twitter.com/S7ySpHDsP5 — Kassim Nuhu Adams (@KassimAdams24) October 31, 2019

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Jordan delighted with Crystal Palace POTM award

Jordan Ayew has expressed his delight after he was voted Crystal Palace ManBetX Player of the Month for October. The Ghanaian international polled 34% of the votes cast, beating off stiff competition from Gary Cahill (21%) and James McArthur (16%) to pick up the award for the second time in three months. “It’s a pleasure, obviously,” the frontman said. “I work really hard and I have the support from the players, from the staff, from the football club and from the fans. Everything’s good. “I’ll just keep on working and never…

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