Ghana Premier League: Match Officials named for Week 12

Match Officials for Match week 12 have been announced. Below are the match officials for the weekend’s GPL matches MATCH: HEARTS OF OAK Vs ELMINA SHARKS VENUE: Accra Sports Stadium (Sunday) Referee: Akudzi Martins Assist 1: Stephen Balonguila Assist 2: Courage Kuedefia 4th Ref: Abdul Latif Dadir M/C: Paul Ayamba MATCH: KOTOKO Vs BECHEM UNITED VENUE: Accra Sports Stadium( Friday-7pm) Referee: Kenny Padi Assist 1: Kofi Nyarko Bakai Assist 2: Roland Addy 4th Ref: Selorm Kpormegbe M/C: Agyiri Barnor MATCH: B. CHELSEA Vs KING FAISAL VENUE: Berekum Referee: Joshua Samadji…

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Ghana FA Boss Kurt Okraku gets FIFA endorsement; Find out why

The president of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt E. S. Okraku has been listed among the newly elected presidents of FIFA’s member associates. This endorsement, as captured in the FIFA annual review report for 2019 lists the newly elected and re-elected heads of some FIFA member associates. Kurt Okraku prevailed winner of the GFA presidential elections after an exhaustive voting process due to keen contests from the likes of George Afriyie, Fred Pappoe, Nana Yaw Amponsah, Amanda Clinton and Lawyer George Ankomah. The GFA president’s election on October 25, 2019…

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Aduana Stars have the potential to win the league – Paa Kwesi Fabin

New Head coach of Aduana Stars Paa Kwesi Fabin says the Dormaa based club have the potential to win the league despite not given a specific target by the club. According to the former Asante Kotoko coach, he signed a year contract for the club and has been tasked to finish the club at a respectable position on the league table at the end of the season. The Black Meteors coach also revealed the main reason he was appointed was to help the club in youth development. “It’s true I…

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Kotoko – Hearts game in London rescheduled to May 9

Organizers of the historic Independence match between Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak in London have rescheduled the  much anticipated game to May 9, footballmadeinghana.com understands. The game which was billed to come off on March 7 in London will now be played on May 9 to commemorate the nation’s 63 Independence Anniversary. The reason for the postponement is yet to be revealed by the organizers but Footballmadeinghana.com understands the climatic situation in London could be a reason. The much-anticipated clash is being organized by Proball International Limited, HRH…

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‘Hero’ Razak Abalora sends Azam FC to Tanzania Cup semi finals

Ghanaian goalkeeper Razak Abalora’s heroics has ensured Azam FC, qualification to the semi final stage of the Tanzania Federation Cup. Azam FC faced second division side Ihefu FC in the last eight of the cup competition known for sponsorship reasons as the Azam Sports Federation Cup. The game ended in a goalless stalemate after full time and proceeded to penalty shootout. During the shootout, Razak Abalora saved two penalties, and demonstrated sheer class to score the final kick to make sure of a 5-4 shootout win. An enraptured Abalora jubilated…

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Division Two side Montreal United to play their home matches at McDan La Town Park

Greater-Accra based Division two side Montreal United FC have adopted the La McDan Astro turf pitch as their home venue for the upcoming season. The National Division 2 leagues get underway next month as teams get busy to vie for slots to make an entry into the Division One League. Montreal United FC in a post on their official Facebook page acknowledged that they settled on the La McDan Astro turf pitch as their home venue due to the facility’s top notch nature. The facility has a standard security checkpoint,…

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Preview- Ghana Black Maidens up against The LoneStars of Liberia

The Black Maidens of Ghana are set to begin their U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifiers on Sunday, 1st March, 2020 by playing away to the Lonestar of Liberia in Monrovia. The team has been in camp for the past few weeks and featured in several low and high profile games geared toward shaping the edges for the task ahead and recorded some impressive results in the process. Ahead of the game in Monrovia, Head Coach Baba Nuhu has been speaking to the Communications team on how preparations have been for…

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FIFA Regional Manager for West/ Central Africa Visits GFA

Regional Manager for FIFA Development Office for West Africa/Central, El Hadj Wack Diop and Dominique Nitonzima for FIFA Technical Consult are in Ghana have paid a working visit to the GFA. The team who will be in the country for three days are will have a meeting with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) over a series of issues. The meeting will focus on the Vision and Mission of the GFA,the existing leagues and regulations, the current organization of Football in Ghana, an analysis of the GFA and also look at…

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Hearts of Oak: Attah, Kordzi and Ovouka vie for February Player of the Month Award  

Ghana Premier League side, Hearts of Oak has nominated three players for the club’s player of the month (February 2020) award. The three players are goalkeeper Richard Attah, full-back Raddy Ovouka and striker Kofi Kordzi. Goalkeeper Richard Attah has been a consistent performer for Hearts of Oak in a period where they have garnered enough points to turn their season around. In the month of February, Attah kept 4 clean sheets in 5 league games while conceding just 2 goals. Hearts went unbeaten during this period, winning 2 and drawing…

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I felt so bad for Kotoko players after listening to Dr Kwame Kyei’s voice- Eric Ofori Antwi

Former Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi says he felt so bad after listening to Dr Kwame Kyei’s speech to his players during their emergency meeting last Monday. The General Manager of the club went hard on the players after their shameful exit in the MTN FA Cup against Division one side Asokwa Deportivo. But their Medeama SC goalkeeper after listening to the recording has revealed he felt bad for his colleagues, he also called on football administrators to learn how to talk to their players after their defeat. “When…

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