Gyan back to Black Stars

Ghana Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision of quitting the national team after he was relieved off his main captaincy duties by coach Kwesi Appiah. Gyan on Monday came out with an official release that he is done with the Black Stars after Kwesi Appiah’s decision to give the captaincy to a different player (Andre Ayew) and make him the General Captain. There were various meetings behind the scenes and the President of Ghana HE Nana Akufo-Addo held a meeting with coach Kwesi Appiah and also had…

Read More

Opponent Watch: We are ready for AFCON-Seedorf

  Cameroon National team coach Clarence Seedorf is optimistic that they can make a meaningful impact in the 2019 AFCON in Egypt as defending champions. The Dutch gaffer revealed that they are in fine form ahead of Africa’s biggest soccer fiesta and they must go to Egypt and show what they possess. “We’re in good shape and things are positive but then we need to translate this into matches. No one is going to have an easy day playing against Cameroon in Egypt.”  Seedorf told Fifa.com “Ending up with the…

Read More

Opponent Watch: Benin’s probable 30-man squad for camping

Benin coach Michel Dussuyer will name his provisional 30-man squad by the end of this week for camping in France ahead of the 2019 AFCON. The Squirrels who are housed in Group F with Cameroon, Ghana and Guinea-Bissau will play three friendly games in France before naming his final 23 for the competition. Footballmadeinghana.com brings to you the probable 30-man squad of Dussuyer GOALKEEPERS: Fabien farnolle, Saturnin Allagbe, Jonathan Ligali, Cherif Dine Kakpo DEFENDERS: Khaled Adenon, Olivier Verdon, Junior Salomon, Moses Adilehou, Cédric Hountondji, Seïdou Barrazé, Samuel Sanoussi, Shams-dine Chaona,…

Read More

We must allow Appiah to do his work-Zito

Dreams FC technical director Abdul Karim Zito says we must allow Kwesi Appiah to do his work as he is the boss in charge. Zito who handled the recent Ghana Black Starlets team maintains that no one should impose anything on the gaffer as he (Appiah) knows his work better than every one. “We should allow Kwesi Appiah to manage the team since he will take the ultimate in responsibility when there is failure and in success.” Zito told New Mercury FM “I don’t see anything wrong with Gyan being…

Read More

Asamoah Gyan: The legendary skipper whose cult status could be marred by self-centredness.

  “Upon consultation with my family and team, and as an active footballer and captain of the national team, if the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of the tournament to another player while I am named in the team of the tournament, I wish to recuse myself from the tournament,” “I also wish to retire from the national team permanently; not pretending my presence would not fuel the purported undermining the country has seen under my captaincy. “I would like to also thank journalists and all my…

Read More

Villareal track Wakaso

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has emerged as a summer transfer target of Villareal. Wakaso will leave fellow La Liga side Deportivo Alaves this window as his representative have already met the top hierarchy of the Alava-based club and they have agreed to part ways with him. Footballmadeinghana.com understand that Wakaso could make a move back to his former club Villareal with the Yellow Sub-marines making their intentions of signing him known. Segunda clubs Granada and Las Palmas are also said to be interested in him but Wakaso fancies Villareal because…

Read More

Acquah hopeful of Serie A survival

Empoli midfielder Afriyie Acquah says they believe they can stay in the Italian Serie A following their impressive 4-1 victory over Torino on Sunday. The Ghanaian enforcer who was on target against his former club mentioned that they are now on the road to safety and they have to beat Milan in their last game to maintain their top flight status. “It was an important game for us against Torino. We won and passed Genoa on the league log, this was our aim and we achieved it” Acquah told Empolichannel….

Read More

Karela defeat Dreams at Anyinase

Karela United ended Dreams FC two-game unbeaten run in the NC Special Competition as they defeated the Dawu-based club by two goals to nothing at Anyinase. Karela who have been very dominant at home in the competion so far scored through leading striker Diawisie Taylor and Patrick Yeboah. The win was Karela’s first over Dreams FC in four attempts as their previous three encounters in all competitions ended in draws. Karela have now qualified for the semi finals of the NC Special Competition with a game to spare.

Read More

Hearts destroy Sharks in Accra

Accra Hearts of Oak maintained their top spot in Zone B of the NC Special Competition on Sunday with a convincing 3-1 victory over Elmina Sharks at the Accra Sports Stadium. After some impressive play by the two sides, the Phobians took the lead just before the break through a Christopher Bonney penalty after Joseph Esso was brought down by Sharks goalkeeper Richard Atta. Just after recess, the Phobians increased the tally with Umar Manaf scoring after a cross from Christopher Bonney. Sharks came into the game strongly and reduced…

Read More

Top scouts, agents arrive from Europe to enjoy Ghana football

Renowned scouts and agents from Europe are in Ghana to have a taste of local football. Scouts from Anderlect, Barcelona, Hoffenheim, Sparta Praque, FC Basel and several top European Clubs alongside agents like Sascha Empacher are in Accra for the tenth edition of the Best in Ghana Soccer Fiesta which starts on Sunday. The scouts and agents will also trip to various match centres across the country to witness the NC Special Competition games in order to pick talents there also. On Sunday, the scouts will watch Inter Allies vs…

Read More