Black Stars (B) hold first training session in Kumasi

Black Stars B held their first training session at the Baba Yara Stadium on Thursday afternoon ahead of the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers clash against Burkina Faso. Twenty seven (27) players were present at the first training session. Coach Maxwell Konadu guided the team through rigourous physical exercise with much focus on testing their endurance, physical strength and speed level. The players were taken through a lot of  different kind of physical exercise by the assistant coach of the team Dauda Lutterodt. The team will train tomorrow…

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‘Even Ronaldo needed time before scoring for Juventus’ – Abege hits back at critics

Underfire Asante Kotoko striker George Abege has hit back at his critics claiming ‘…even Cristiano Ronaldo needed time to start scoring for Juventus.’ The Ugandan striker insists it will take time before he finds his scoring boots for the Porcupine Warriors. The striker has featured in three games since joining the club during the transfer window, but is yet to find the back of the net. Speaking to the media after their Confederation Cup defeat against Kano Pillars, George Abege explained even Cristiano Ronaldo needed time before he hits the…

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Kudjoe Fianoo confirms new date for 2019 President Cup

Chairman of the Ghana League Club Association Kudjoe Fiano has confirmed the new date for the 2019 Presdential Cup. The game which was initially scheduled to come off on the 1st of September has been rescheduled to the 8th of the same month after a plea from Hearts of Oak for the change of  date citing lack of enough preparation. According to the former Ashantigold Chairman, the two clubs have now agreed for the game to be played on the  8th September 2019, at the Baba Yara Stadium. Speaking to…

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Songne Yacouba arrives in Ghana, set to hold talks with Kotoko management

Asante Kotoko striker Songne Yacouba arrived in Ghana on Wednesday two month after his departure to Burkina Faso. AThe 29-year-old refused to return to the camp of the Kumasi-based club since the commencement of their preseason exercise in July. Despite several effort by the club for his return the player refused to heed to the call of the club and remained in the West African country. The player finally returned on Wednesday after receiving a warning from the club. He will be meeting the management of the club today to…

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Asante Kotoko announce gate fees for Kano Pillars game

Management of Asante Kotoko  has released the gate fees for the August 25, 2019, CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round return encounter against Kano Pillars of Nigeria at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. The Porcupine warriors will be looking to turn things around at their own backyard after losing the first leg by 3-2 in Kano. The ticket prices are as follows: Popular Stand ⏩ GH 15 Centre Line ⏩ GH 20 VIP ⏩ GH 50 The match tickets will be available at only the Baba Yara Stadium. Gates open at…

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AshGold get massive boost as injured duo Appiah McCarthy, Amos Nkrumah return to training ahead of Akonangui clash

  Appiah McCarthy and Amos Nkrumah have returned to training in a big boost for Ashantigold. With just ten days left to prepare for the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup against Akonangui FC on Saturday,August 24, the talented duo are back from illness and are trained normally at the Len Clay Stadium. Both players were ruled out in the first leg because of their respective injuries. But the club have confirmed the two players are back in training and will be in contention to play a part in…

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Kelvin Ofori scores a brace in Fortuna Dusseldorf heavy win over TSV Bockum in final pre season game

Ghanaian foward Kelvin Ofori continued his fine form for Bundesliga side Fortuna Dusselddorf as they walloped TSV Krefeld-Bockum 7-0 in their final pre season game ahead of the start of the German Bundesliga. The former Right to Dream Academy Player scored twice in the game as the Bundesliga side cruised to victory. Ofori netted his first in the 6th minute before adding his second in the 68th minute. He has now scored three goals for the club since joining the side in the summer transfer window. Ghanaian defender Kassim Nuhu…

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Sierra Leone government rejects appointment of Sellas Tetteh as Leone Stars coach

The Government of Sierra Leone has rejected the appointment of Ghanaian trainer Sellas Tetteh as the head coach of the Leone Stars. The Sierra Leone Football Association confirmed the appointment of the former Ghana Under-20 World Cup winner as their new head coach on Tuesday. But the government has rejected the appointment insisting the process to appoint a new coach was incomplete. In a statement released by the government, the government accused the Sierra Leone Football Association of having premeditated mind before inviting the coaches for the interview. The government…

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Micheal Anaba joins AFC Eskilstuna in Sweden

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Micheal Anaba has completed a move to Swedish Allsvenskan side AFC Eskilstuna. Anaba who joins the Swedish outfit from Spanish third-tier side CD Alcoyano penned a deal until the end of the Swedish league season. The former under 20 midfielder is the fourth player to have joined the club this week after Dmitry Zhuravlev, Soya Takahashi and Swedish youngster Pontus Rödin. He made 25 appearances for CD Alcoyano in the Spanish Segunda B season last term. He has previously featured for Elche and Eldense.  

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Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa confident of getting a goal in Kumasi

Head coach of Kano Pillars Ibrahim Musah has warned that his charges will be gunning for the win when they come up against Asante Kotoko in the second leg of the CAF Champions League. Despite winning the first leg by 3-2, Musa insisted his charges will be looking to complete the double against their Ghanaian counterpart come what may. “Asante Kotoko is a very good side, but our aims can’t be defeated because we have two chances and they are either a win or draw, but we are not even…

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