Cape Coast Stadium ready for Ghana – South Africa clash – Central Regional FA

Central Region Football Association Chairman Robert Duncan has rubbished report circulating in the media that the Cape Coast Stadium is not in good shape to host Ghana’s AFCON qualifier against South Africa, insisting it is ready. The Black Stars will play South Africa on November 14th, 2019 at the Cape Coast Stadium before traveling to face Sao Tome four days later. Footballmadeinghana.com earlier reported the state of the pitch was not in good condition due to the absence of permanent groundsmen to take care of the pitch. Speaking to Spice…

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U23 AFCON: We are ready for Cameroon – Evans Mensah

Ahead of Ghana’s U23 African Cup of  Nation opener with Cameroon, Black Meteors midfielder Evans Mensah is confident Ghana will beat their Cameroonian counterparts on Friday. The Black Meteors kick off their first group game against Cameroon at the Cairo Stadium on Friday evening. The HJK Helsinki midfielder believes the team is looking sharp ahead of the game on Friday and, also lauded the team spirit in camp. “We looking sharp in terms of training, everything we do on the pitch shows our readiness. “We are winning the first game….

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U23 AFCON: Abbas Issah rejects Pressure talk ahead of Ghana-Cameroon clash

Black Meteors foward Abass Issah has insisted there is no pressure on him ahead of Ghana’s group opener with Cameroon in the U23 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The FC Utrecht forward joined the team on Tuesday as they intensified preparations for their group opener against Cameroon on Friday A lot is expected from him after a wonderful start at club side scoring a goal in nine games for the Dutch side. Speaking after taking part in the training session for the first time, Abass insisted he is not…

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Sierra Leone appoint John Keister as Sellas Tetteh’s deputy

Former Sierra Leone international John Keister has been appointed the new assistant coach of the senior national team, Leone Stars. The former FC Johansen coach replaces coach Musa Kallon, who has been sacked, following a physical confrontation during the team’s training session a few days ago. Keister is set to be reunited with head coach Sellas Tetteh as they prepare the team for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of nations qualifiers against Lesotho and Benin. He was heavily involved with Leone Stars during the Ghanaian’s first spell in 2014.

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GFA boss Kurt Okraku holds fruitful meeting with Maltese High Commissioner to Ghana

The High Commissioner of Malta to Ghana, His Excellency Jean Claude Galea Mallia paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed president of the Ghana Football Association Mr Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku. The meeting which was held on Wednesday served as a good opportunity to brainstorm on possible collaboration in the field of sports. The High Commission is keen on building a relationship between the Maltese and the Ghana FA. This is line with Kurt Okraku’s strategy to bring everyone on board to chat a new course for development of football…

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C.K Akonnor offers his thoughts on Kotoko’s CAF CC exit

Former Asante Kotoko coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor has bemoaned the club’s current form following their elimination from CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors hopes of making it into the group stage of the competition was dashed after a 2-0 defeat to San Pedro in the play-off round second leg fixture in Abidjan. With the first leg in Kumasi ending in a narrow 1-0 victory for Kotoko, San Pedro advanced to the money zone on a 2-1 aggregate score. In a reply to a question about the club’s current form…

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C.K Akonnor heaps praise on Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant

Charles Kwabla Akonnor had high praise for Hearts of Oak manager Kim Grant during a Twitter Q&A session with his followers on Wednesday. The newly appointed Black Stars assistant coach labeled Grant as the future of coaching in Ghana.  “I think there is a plan and everyone likes how Hearts is been structured, Kim is the future and I think he will deliver a lot for the club. He needs time to take the team there, and for now he has one of the strong teams around” he tweeted Kim…

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My dad cried when I won the GFA presidential election – Kurt Okraku reveals

The ecstatic mood that engulfed the Okraku family was not only limited to the newly elected GFA President and his wife who gave him an aggressive kiss at the election ground but also to his father, Okraku Snr. Popularly known as Decide, the 95-year old man who was keenly following the happenings of the elections at the comfort of his home in Achimota, broke down in tears when his son – Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku – emerged winner. Kurt Okraku revealed this on Peace FM’s popular morning show program Kokrokoo…

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Akonnor won’t rule out Kotoko return in future

Black Stars assistant coach C.K Akonnor has refused to rule out a return to Asante Kotoko in future. It can be recalled that 44 year old manager was brutally axed from his first team duties barely four months after he steered the Porcupines to the group stage of the Confederation Cup in the 2018/19 season. He also won the NC Special Competition Tier Two to qualify them for the 2019 CAF Champions League. Asked about a possible return to the Baba Yara Stadium during a Twitter Q&A session with his…

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