Dwubeng shines in Al Wasl draw

  Ghana youth international George Dwubeng was in his elements on Wednesday night as Al Wasl went away to draw 3-3 with Fujairah SC in the Emirate Gulf League. The Ghanaian enforcer sat in front the back four and did all job as the attacking players moved forward and banged in the goals. Ali Saleh Li netted in the 6th and 52nd with Brazilian Ronaldo Mendes also having his name on the score sheet in the 16th minute as Al Wasl took a commanding lead. Fujairah fought back and equalized all the three…

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I am adapting to life in Niger-Korley

  Former Sporting Mirren striker Bright Korley says he is adjusting to life in Niger after hitting top form at Sahel FC. Korley was signed by the Niamey-based club in February this year and he is currently the hottest striker in the desert country. “I am getting used to the Niger came. When I came here, we were 12th on the table but now we are fifth. We have gone ten games unbeaten and I have scored five goals and provided two assists in eight games.” Korley told footballmadeinghana.com “Here…

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Dortmund appoint Otto Addo as “Talent Trainer”

  Former Ghana international Otto Addo has been appointed as “talent trainer”for German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. The German-born Ghanaian will head the newly established department of Dortmund as they seek to nurture more talents in their youth team. “With two returnees, Borussia Dortmund strengthens the sporting competence in its own junior department: Michael Skibbe as coach of the U19 and head coach of all youth teams and Otto Addo in a newly created function as a talent trainer.” The club officially stated on their website. Addo has a rich…

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Partey, Annan to face off on May 21.

Ghana internationals Thomas Partey and Anthony Annan will battle each other on May 21 when Atletico Madrid play Beitar Jerusalem in a friendly encounter. The game which is slated for the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem is being used to strengthen the ties between the two clubs and also as an opportunity for the Beitar guys to catch the eyes of Atletico boss Diego Simeone. Thomas Partey who has been on top form for Atletico Madrid will feature in the game before he heads to Ghana for the 2019 AFCON preparations…

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Karim Zito to be enskinned as Waziri of Nsawam Zongo

  Dreams FC technical director Abdul Karim Zito will be enskinned as the Waziri (Krontihene) of the Nsawam Zongo this weekend. The veteran trainer is among twelve astute people who are forming the new cabinet of the chief of Nsawam Zongo. The occasion to swear in Zito as the Waziri of Nsawam Zongo will be held on Sunday April 20 at the Al Rajihi Islamic School field in the Nsawm Municipality. Born and bred in Nsawam Zongo, Zito featured prominently for Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Kumapim Stars during his playing…

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MOYS Spokesperson denies $8m AFCON budget approval

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Youth and Sports Elvis Adjei-Baah has rubbished rumours that they have approved $8m budget for the Black Stars 2019 AFCON campaign. Reports were rife in the media that the Ministry of Youth and Sports have consented to a budget of $8m for the Black Stars AFCON participation despite an initial designation of $7.2m but the PRO of the Governmental body says all are lies. “I can confirm that there is no budget approved yet and we don’t have any budget for the team before us…

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Akonnor to scout for Black Stars ahead of AFCON

  Kumasi Asante Kotoko head coach Charles Akonnor will be part of Kwesi Appiah’s back room staff for the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Footballmadeinghana.com understand that the former Black Stars skipper and two others will be scouting for the team and they will also spy on the other countries and bring information to the head coach. Akonnor was one of the three coaches who scouted and spied for Avram Grant as Ghana reached the finals of the 2015 AFCON in Equatorial Guinea. The Kotoko coach is having a great season…

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Beninois skipper tips Ghana and Cameroon as favourites

  Benin national team captain Stephane Sessegnon has tipped Ghana and Cameroon as the clubs from Group F to make it to the knockout stage of the 2019 AFCON though he maintains his side will give a good account of themselves. The Gençlerbirliği playmaker insists the Squirrels have nothing to lose and they will go all out and cause an upset in the Group. “If we look at the group, we can consider that Ghana and Cameroon are favorites .But there is nothing to lose, we will see how the…

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Lawrence to join Black Stars

  Physical trainer Jamie Lawrence is expected to be back to the Black Stars technical team ahead of the 2019 AFCON. According to a report by Nhyira FM, Lawrence is likely to have his third stint with the Black Stars after previously being with the team in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon in the last two editions. He will move from England and join the team training camp at Abu Dhabi in the first week of June. Born in England, Lawrence is of Jamaican descent.

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Ghana Government budget US$8 million for AFCON

  The government of Ghana will allocate US$8 million for the Black Stars participation in the impending 2019 AFCON. According to Kumasi-based Nhyria FM, the Ghana government has budgeted for the African soccer fiesta and the money will be released in due course. The Government proposed US$7.2 million back in February for the tournament but it has now being topped up. The players will receive a per diem of US$ 150 whilst their winning bonus will be pegged at US$10,000. Ghana will be hoping to win the 2019 AFCON after…

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