Kotoko fighting spirit in Wa commended

Assistant coach of Asante Kotoko, Akakpo Patron has lauded the fighting spirit of his team after registering their first away win this season. Goals from Captain, Amos Frimpong and Fredrick Boateng aided Kotoko to beat bottom-placed Wa All Stars 2-0 in their match day nine fixture of Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Speaking to journalists in a post-match interview, Akapo Patron commended the fighting spirit of his players but condemned the pitch at Wa. “The pitch is not good for football but sometimes it’s not the beauty of the game,…

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Patrick Razak’s goal saved Hearts the blushes

Patrick Razak’s 92nd minute strike canceled Hafiz Konkoni’s early goal as Bechem United and Hearts of Oak shared the spoils in their match day nine Ghana Premier League fixture. Hearts of Oak’s coach Edward Odoom made four changes to the side that lost 3-1 Karela United in the midweek. Bechem United started the game well and were gifted with goal. A howler from goalkeeper, Theophilus Jackson allowed Hafiz Konkoni to put Bechem United in the lead in as early as the 5th minute of the game. Hearts of Oak reacted…

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We were fortunate to concede one goal – Kenichi

Head coach of Inter Allies, Kenichi Yatsuhashi has observed that his side were fortunate to have conceded only a goal against Ashantigold as they could have been buried under a basket of goals had their opponent converted their chances. Roland Amouzou’s early strike was the difference as league leaders beat Inter Allies 1-0. Speaking to journalists after the game, the Japanese trainer lamented his team’s failure to create chances compared to their previous away games. “We lost all our away matches but if you watch all our away games we…

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Akunnor rues missed chances in Inter Allies game

After edging out Inter Allies by 1-0 to continue their impressive start, head coach of Ashantigold, C. K. Akunnor has stated that, he is not pleased with how his side blew away chances after taking an early lead in the game. Despite creating a lot of chances, Ashantigold failed to score more than a goal and their coach wasn’t the least enthused. “Well, we changed a bit of our style today. We played with two strikers – Richard Dodji started. It gave us a lot of options to score.  We…

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Match Preview: Wa All Stars must redeem their image

Struggling Wa All Stars will host tottering Asante Kotoko on match day nine of the Ghana Premier League in a potentially cagey encounter at the Malik Jabir Park. Both sides haven’t been in good form coming into the game and Wa All Stars will have their troubles deepened if they fail to win. Wa All Stars have gone winless in their last four matches. Newly appointed Head Coach Sarfo Castro – formerly assistant trainer at Kotoko under Maxwell Konadu, has been on the lookout for his first win since taking…

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Berekum Chelsea withdraw protest against Karela

Berekum Chelsea will not pursue the protest lodged against Karela United on the eligibility of their foreign players. In a letter signed by the Director of the club, Nana Oduro Sarfo, Berekum Chelsea said they have decided drop their interest in the case after a careful consideration. “We are [by] this letter withdrawing a protest against Karela United football club for fielding two foreign players without fulfilling article 27(1)(f)” the letter said. “After careful consideration, the management of Berekum Chelsea have decided not to continue with the protest any longer”…

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Johnson Smith confirms Mozart Adjetey interest

Head Coach of Karela United, Johnson Smith has confirmed to Takoradi based Aseda FM that, he’s in search of an experience goalkeeper to replace injured Isaac Hagan. The coach also confirmed that his goalkeeper will be on the sidelines for three months after clashing with Hearts of Oak player, Joseph Esso in their match day eight Ghana Premier League. “Goalkeeper, Isaac Hagan, who is a captain had his palm wounded following the clash with Hearts of Oak attacker, Joseph Esso in Wednesday’s game. He has been to the hospital for…

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Coach Frimpong Manso defends Paa Kwesi Fabin

Not much has been heard from him since supervising a disappointing short stint in the absence of a substantive coach at Asante Kotoko last season. But in his first radio interview on the club’s performance this season on Adehye FM, Coach Frimpong Manso has jumped to the defence of his under-fire colleague, Paa Kwesi Fabin. Kotoko have been inconsistent in the last few weeks – struggling to win; losing and drawing their last game at home to Berekum Chelsea. Commenting on that, Frimpong Manso, himself an ex-player of Kotoko and…

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Oti Akenteng wants minimum wage for local players

Technical Director of Ghana football Association (GFA), Oti Akenteng has called on the FA to introduce minimum wage for players playing in the Ghana Premier League. Oti Akenteng, one of the experienced technical brains on the Ghanaian game believes that, improvement in the wages paid players will help not just their plight but also the game. “It’s sad that players in our country receive low salaries. I think there should be a minimum wage cut for all players” the coach told Kumasi FM while imploring clubs to look sponsorship to…

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Charger Limited, Wa All Stars in one-year deal

Charger Limited, producers of Happy Man Bitters have signed a sponsorship agreement with Ghana Premier League side, Wa All Stars to become the club’s headline sponsor. The one-year deal was signed at the office of Charger Limited in the presence of Wa All Stars management members and Board Members of Charger Limited. The move by the company to sign a partnership agreement is motivated by the company’s resolve to support the growth of football in the country. Speaking after the short signing ceremony, the Board Chairman of Charger Limited, Emmanuel…

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