Black Stars player ratings from 2-0 win against Bafana

FootballMadeInGhana.com writer Daraja Kapoor rates the performance of Black Stars players in their 2-0 win over South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday. Every player is marked out of 10. Richard Ofori 6- Assured as ever, didn’t have too much do throughout the game to be fair. Andy Yiadom 7- Always alert in defense and did well to stop the threat from left wing Kassim Nuhu 7 – Shackled Mothiba well, quick to anticipate and linked well with his team-mates. Very dominant in the air. Joseph Aidoo 7 –…

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Kwabena Owusu wins MVP of the match after netting brace for Ghana

Black Meteors striker Kwabena Owusu was adjudged the Man of the Match in Ghana’s  2-0 victory over Mali. The Striker who came off in the second half displayed a stupendous performance and scored brace to help his side emerged victorious. His two goals were enough as Ghana progressed to the Semi finals of the competition. Owusu becomes the second Ghanaian player to win the award after Evans Mensah won it in the first game against Cameroon.

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Teenage sensation Mohammed Kudus sizzles on Black stars debut with tasty top corner screamer

FC Nordsjælland midfielder Mohammed Kudus glittered on his Black Stars debut as Ghana defeated South Africa 2-0 in the opening match of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers. The 19 year old was brought in as replacement for Alfred Duncan on the hour mark and boy did he deliver. Despite his tender age, the talented youngster didn’t put a single foot wrong throughout his time on the pitch. Ghana looked better with him on the pitch and his introduction marked the period the Black Stars asserted their dominance over Bafana. He capped…

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U23 AFCON : Player ratings – Ghana 2-0 Mali

Kwabena Owusu came off the bench to register a brace as the Black Meteors progressed to the semi-finals of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations following a 2-0 win over Mali. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the performance of Ghana players by (10). Kwame Baah ( 7/10) – Great game by the Kumasi Asante Kotoko goalkeeper. Produced two great saves to denied the Malians in the first half. Made some decent saves in the second half as well. Kingsley Fobi ( 7/10)- Struggled in the first half as the Malians took control of…

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Report| Ghana 2-0 South Africa: Partey and Kudus on target as Black Stars ease past Bafana

The Black Stars of Ghana cruised to a convincing 2-0 victory against South Africa in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers  at the Cape Coast stadium on Thursday night. A goal from either half by Thomas Partey and debutant Kudus Mohammed ensured the four time champions began their Group C campaign on a winning note. Kwesi Appiah’s side dominated the opening exchanges with some brilliant inter-play especially in midfield. But the first meaningful opportunity in the game fell to South Africa’s Furnman on the 16th minute mark, he shot from inside the…

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U23 AFCON : Match report: Ghana 2-0 Mali – Kwabena Owusu’s brace fires Meteors to the Semis

Black Meteors defeated Mali by 2-0 to qualify to the semi finals of the ongoing  U23 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Two late goals from susbtitute Kwabena Owusu secured the victory for Ibrahim Tanko’s side. Coming into the game and knowing his side still has a chance of qualification, Tanko made on change to the team that started against Egypt. Prince Polley was given his first start ahead Kwabena Owusu Mali had a good start to the game and could have get the opener in as early as the…

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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa name strong starting line up for Ghana clash

South Africa coach Molefi Ntseki has named an attacking minded starting line up to face Ghana in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers tonight. The match will be the start of the road to Cameroon for the 33rd edition of the continental showpiece. The Group C opener is scheduled to kick off at Cape Coast Stadium at 7pm. Starting XI: Williams (GK), Hlatshwayo, Mkhize, Hlanti, Mkhwanazi, Zungu, Mokeke, Furman, Tau, Lorch, Grobler Subs: Keet (GK), Mathoho, Morena, Maela, Lebusa, Phiri, Mvala, Manyama, Serero, Modiba, Mothiba, Erasmus Not in the match day…

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John Painstil appointed as new head coach of Wa All-stars

Former Ghana International defender, John Paintsil has been appointed as head coach of Ghana premier league side Wa All-stars ahead of the upcoming Ghana premier league season. John Painstil will be in the dugout for the premier league side in the coming season and will hope to make a mark in the league in his first managerial appointment. He has been preparing the team ahead of the new campaign for sometime now and his appointment comes as no surprise. Painstil was previously the assistant coach of PSL side Kaizer Chiefs….

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Hearts of Lions Felix Bewu appointed as Welfare Officer of National U15

Kpando Hearts of Lions Administrative manager, Felix Bewu has been appointed as part of the newly constituted U15 technical team ahead of the maiden West Africa Football Union (WAFU) U15 tournament scheduled for next month. The former Okwahu United and Nsoatreman FC player holds a certificate in Sports Management from the National Sports College and will serve as the Welfare officer of the National U15 technical team. The eight days nationwide scouting program is currently ongoing and will end on 20th November 2019. The other four members of the technical…

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Christopher Antwi-Adjei not included in Ghana squad for tonight’s game

Christopher Antwi-Adjei has not been included in Ghana’s matchday squad for tonight’s opening 2021 African Cup  of Nations qualifier with South Africa. The technical team decided against his inclusion because he landed in the country just this morning. His late arrival was due to the delay in the acquisition of his Ghanaian passport at the consulate in Germany. The Pardeborn star will however be in contention to make his debut when the Black Stars travel to face São Tomé in their second Group C game. The pacy winger will join…

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