Penalty kicks must be introduced in our league games – Frimpong Manso

Former Ghana International and Asante Kotoko player, Frimpong Manso is suggesting penalty kicks must be introduce in the Ghana Premier league to enable the players practice it more during league games. This comes after Black Meteors failed to reach the final of the U23 AFCON losing 4-2 on penalties to Ivory Coast after the game had ended 2-2 in regulation time. Ghana has suffered a series of failed penalty situations in tournament in recent times sparking a lot of debate in the country whether the kick are out of sheer…

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Micheal Agbekpornu delighted with his output for the Black Meteors

Black Meteors midfielder Michael Agbekpornu has stated that it has been a wonderful U23 AFCON tournament for him so far despite Ghana’s elimination from the tournament. The Dreams midfielder has featured in all the games for the Black Meteors putting up great performance for the ream. Micheal told Ghanacrusader.com how good the tournament has been for him on a personal level. “The tournament has been good, I always put up my best whenever I get the chance to feature. “It has been a great experience for me personally, we will…

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Exclusive: Aduana Stars players to boycott training over unpaid bonuses and signing on fees

Senior players of Ghana Premier League side Aduana Stars have decided to boycott training over unpaid salaries and signing on fees. Sources close to the team revealed that the playing body are owed nine months salaries, while some of the players contract with the club have ended but management has taken no action over that. According to our source, the senior players within the squad such Yahaya Mohammed, Noah Martey, Fatawu Rahman, Samuel Bioh and others have decided to boycott training from Wednesday November 20, to show their displeasure to…

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U23 AFCON : Player ratings – Ghana (2)2-3(3) Ivory Coast

Black Meteors have been eliminated from the U23 African Cup of Nations after losing 3-2 on penalty shoot out to Ivory Coast. Goals from Yaw Yeboah and Evans Mensah cancelled out Youssef Dao brace forcing the game to be decided by penalties. Ivory Coast eventually won the penalty shoot out to book their place in the final. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the Performance of the Black Stars player by (10). Kwame Baah ( /10) – Another great game by the goalkeeper. Made some great saves on both halves to denied the Ivorians….

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U23 AFCON : Ivory Coast 3(2) – (2)2 Ghana – Young Elephants beat Meteors on penalties to book final place

Black Meteors have been knocked out of the U23 African Cup of Nations after losing to Ivory Coast  3-2 on penalties. Goals from Yaw Yeboah and Evans Mensah cancelled out Youssef Dao brace  forcing the game to by decided penalties. Ibrahim Tanko maintained the same team that started mali in the semi finals. The Ivorians started the game very well and look to take the ball Ghana. It didn’t take long before Dao gave them the lead, the Ivorian striker capitalized from defensive howler at the back to put the…

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Ibrahim Tanko names starting line up for Ivory Coast clash- Polley maintains place ; Kwabena Owusu to starts from the bench

Ibrahim Tanko has announced his starting line up for Ghana’s semi-final clash with Ivory Coast in the ongoing U23 African Cup of Nations. The coach has maintained the same team that started against Mali in the last group game. Tanko has kept faith in Robin Polley who is starting ahead of two-goal hero Kwabena Owusu. Here is Black meteors XI: 1 Kwame Baah 2 Kingsley Fobi 3 Edward sarpong 4 Zakaria Fuseini 5Habib Mohammed 6 Michael Agberpkornu 7 Ruben polley 8 Emmanuel lomotey 9 Samuel obeng gyabaa 10 Yaw yeboah…

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Results of friendly games are not important – Kim Grant insists

Hearts of Oak head coach Kim Grant says he is not placing much emphasis on winning friendly games. This comes after Hearts of Oak were held to 1-1 draw with Wa All Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. According to the former Elmina Sharks Coach, no one will give you points when you win a friendly game so he is not going to use his full strength for such games. “I understand people are disappointed about last Sunday’s game but I wasn’t and I know the fact that…

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U23 AFCON Preview: Ghana – Ivory Coast – Meteors set sight on breaking 16 years Olympic hiatus

Black Meteors could end Ghana’s 16 years hiatus at the Olympic games on Tuesday when they come up against Ivory Coast in the semi finals of the U23 African Cup of Nations at the Cairo Stadium. After a tumultuous start in their first two games, Ghana overcame Mali to grab the second spot and qualified alongside host nation Egypt to the semi-final of the competition. The Baby Elephants inflicted a 1-0 defeat on Zambia in the final group game on Friday while South Africa held Nigeria to a goalless draw….

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Exclusive: King Faisal set to appoint Anthony Commey as head coach

Kumasi based King Faisal Football Club are in advanced negotiations with former New Edubiase coach Anthony Commey ahead of the forthcoming Ghana Premier League. Footballmadeinghana.com understands there’s a deal in principle with the veteran coach to take the role of head coach of the club. An official announcement is expected in the coming days, Commey will take over the head coaching role whilst current coach of the Club Alhaji Adamu will be his assistant. Commey was the brain behind New Edubiase’s qualification to the Ghana Premier league in 2010. King…

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GOC President sees off Kurt Okraku as GFA President heads to Egypt

The President of Ghana Olympic Committee Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah was with Ghana football Association President Kurt Okraku at the Kotoko International airport before his departure to Egypt to support the Blacks Meteors. Kurt Okraku left Ghana for Egypt on Monday ahead of Ghana U23 semi-final clash with Ivory Coast on Tuesday. The FA boss will be hoping his presence will motivate the team to beat their Ivorian counterpart on Tuesday. Victory for Ghana will end Ghana’s 16 years absent at the Olympics games.

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