VIDEO: SC Paderborn 07 winger Christopher Antwi Adjei opens up on maiden Ghana call up

SC Paderborn 07 winger Christopher Antwi Adjei has expressed excitement over his maiden call up by Ghana for the 2021 AFCON Qualifier. The German-born Ghanaian was handed his first call up by Coach Kwasi Appiah but could not make his debut against South Africa on Thursday as Ghana zoomed off with a 2-0 win. Despite not making his debut against South Africa, Antwi Adjei in an exclusive interview with footballmadeinghana.com insists he’s excited to have been invited by Ghana. Watch the SC Paderborn 07 winger’s first interview after arriving in…

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Black Stars newboy Christopher Antwi-Adjei raring to go against São Tomé

Black Stars newboy Christopher Antwi-Adjei is excited about the prospect of making his debut against São Tomé today. The Paderborn SC attacker was one of the surprise call ups for this month’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers double header. However, he was not named in the matchday squad for the 2-0 win over the Bafana Bafana last Thursday due to his late arrival. The 25 year old is line to make his international debut for Ghana this afternoon, when they play São Tomé in their second game. ‘It will be a dream…

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FMIG Exclusive: Christopher Antwi-Adjei reveals how he reacted to debut Ghana call-up

FC Paderborn star Christopher Antwi-Adjei has admitted he was stunned when he learned he had been called up to the Ghana national team for this month’s AFCON 2021 qualifiers. The 25-year old earned his maiden invite to the Black Stars after his impressive performances in the ongoing Bundesliga campaign. Speaking in an exclusive interview FootballMadeInGhana.com, Chris revealed his shock after being drafted by Coach Kwesi Appiah. “I was very very surprised, I had contact with the coach since summer this year but the call up for me it was like…

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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Kwesi Appiah names starting XI to face São Tomé

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has named his starting line up for this afternoon’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier away in Sào Tomé. The manager has made just one change from the side that beat South Africa last Thursday. Sassuolo ace Alfred Duncan who had a quite game against Bafana drops to the bench to be replaced by Samuel Owusu. Kick off at the less than 1000 capacity Sao Tome National Stadium is at 13:00 GMT. Here is Ghana’s line up below: Richard Ofori – GK Defenders: Andy Yiadom Gideon…

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Christopher Antwi-Adjei: A childhood dream on the cusp of becoming a reality

When the Black Stars dazzled the world during their maiden FIFA World Cup appearance in Germany 13 years ago, FC Paderborn’s midfielder, Christopher Antwi-Adjei was a little boy nursing his football ambitions. Like every Ghanaian who followed the exploits of the Black Stars’ historic appearance at the 2006 World Cup, their remarkable performance left an indelible moment on the mind of then 12 year old Chris, and it marked the beginning of a dream to one day play for the Black Stars. Thirteen years on, after a focused and steady…

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Preview| Sao Tomé vs Ghana: Black Stars seek second straight win in Group C

Sao Tome & Principe will host Ghana in the second round of matches in Group C of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers this afternoon. The match is scheduled to kick off at the Estádio Nacional 12 de Julho at 13:00 GMT Despite playing away, the Black Stars will start the game as clear favorites and will look to build on their opening day win over South Africa. Kwesi Appiah’s side have not conceded in their last four away matches and face a Sao Tome & Principe side that…

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Kurt Okraku officially begins four-year term as GFA President today

Newly-elected Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku will officially resume his four-term today. He takes over the mantle of the running of the Ghana Football Association from a Normalisation Committee put in place by FIFA over the last one year. The experienced football administrator was sworn in as new leader of the West African nation’s football governing body on 25th October, 2019. Kurt beat off stiff competition from five other contenders to become the 24th President in the history of Ghana football. The 48-year-old former sports journalist was endorsed with 93…

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