2004 Confed Cup final defeat always a nightmare – Issah Ahmed

The former Ghana international defender was part of the Asante Kotoko team of Hans Dieter Schmidt that lost the maiden CAF Confederation Cup final to rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and according to Issah Ahmed , that failure is always a nightmare. “It is always a nightmare. I don’t want to even talk about that game. You all know how the game unfolded.” he said. “I as a player that game affected me but I was able to bounce back and continued with my career. It was not easy feeling…

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Issah Ahmed congratulates Kotoko over Confed Cup feat

Former Asante Kotoko defender Issah Ahmed has congratulated C.K Akonnor and his team for reaching the group stages of the Confederation Cup for the first time in a decade. The Porcupine Warriors reached the group stages of the 2018/19 CAF Confederation after seeing off Cameroon’s Coton Sport de Garoua in the playoff round. Kotoko defied all odds to win 3-2 in the first away leg in Yaounde before sealing qualification with a 2-1 home victory in Kumasi over the weekend. “It is never easy to make the group stages so…

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CAF CC: Tetteh talks about the powerful Blue Lions Ultras of Al-Hilal

Former Al-Hilal striker Abednego Tetteh has admonished Asante Kotoko to be aware of  hard core supporters group of the Sudanese giants when the two clubs meet on February 3rd. C.K Akonnor’s side will travel to Khartoum for their group C opener against the Sudanese and Ghanaian striker Tetteh who represented the Leader of the Country in 2016 has been speaking to FootballmadeinGhana.com ahead of the duel. “What Kotoko has to avoid is an early goal.” “They have a very powerful Ultras called the Blue Lions who will not make things…

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Akonnor, statistically best Kotoko manager in Africa for last 27 years

His appointment as Asante Kotoko head coach in October 2018 was met with divided opinion. One part thought he deserved to coach the Ghanaian giants having done similar at Elven Wise , Hearts of Oak , Dreams FC and Ashantigold whilst others questioned Charles Kwablan Akonnor’s proven track record. But after his first four games in Africa, Akonnor boasts of the best record of any Kotoko manager in any African competition for the last 27 years. Better than Ernst Middendorp, Ralf Zumdick, Ian Porterfield, Hans Dieter Schmidt, Bashiru Hayford, Samuel…

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Emiliano Sala: World football still shocked by missing teammate of Majeed Waris

[Majeed Waris and Emiliano Sala pictured above] Emiliano Sala search and rescue operation to resume on Wednesday. The Nantes striker scored 13 goals in all competitions this season and completed his transfer to Cardiff City over the weekend.  Sala was teammate of Ghana international striker Majeed Waris at the French club. Cardiff striker Sala on board aircraft missing near Channel Islands; Guernsey Police say “a number of floating objects” found in water. Guernsey Police will resume their search and rescue operation for the plane carrying Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala…

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Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Barcelona debut today

Sevilla v Barcelona (8.30PM Ghana time) Tonight , for the first time in history , Ghanaians will have the right to watch a Ghanaian – Kevin-Prince Boateng – listed or fielded as FC Barcelona player when they face Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.  The former AC Milan midfielder became the first Ghanaian international to sign for F.C Barcelona and could make his competitive debut for the Spanish side on Wednesday night. Barcelona travel to face Sevilla in the first leg of their Quarterfinal Copa del Rey tie and Prince…

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Tetteh proposes Dubai camping for Kotoko ahead of facing his former club Al-Hilal

2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup Al-Hilal vs Asante Kotoko Date : 3 February 2019 Venue : Al-Hilal Stadium, Omdurman.  The Porcupine Warriors reached the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup last Sunday after a 2-1 win at Babayara stadium in their second leg playoff against Cameroon’s Coton Sport de Garoua giving the Ghanaian side a 5-3 aggregate victory. Asante Kotoko were joined by Zambia duo Zesco United, Nkana FC and Al-Hilal of Sudan in Group C and former striker of The Leader of the Country , Abednego Tetteh, has advised…

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Bantamahene buys 250 tickets for fans to support JAK Cup today

Bantamahene and former Asante Kotoko Sporting Club chairman Sylvester Owusu Asare with the chieftaincy name Nana Baffuor Owusu Amankwatia VI has bought 250 tickets for fans to support the John Agyekum Kufuor cup match between Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold today. The tickets from Baffour Amankwatia were distributed to fans on Saturday on Silver FM Sports Center program. “J.A Kuffour has done a lot for the country. He is a special gift from God for us Ghanaians. If you kook at how he led the nation as presidents and the number…

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My vision is to make Ghana league the best – GFA presidential hopeful Alhaji Grusah

Owner of King Faisal Babies F.C Alhaji Karim Grusah says his vision to make the Ghana premier league one of the best in Africa offers him an advantage over other GFA presidential hopefuls. Grusah has publicly made his intentions clear on several occasions that he will contest for the highest seat in Ghana football in a bid to succeed Kwesi Nyantakyi who held the position for almost 13 years. George Afriyie, Kurt Okraku, Wilfred Osei Palmer, Nana Yaw Amposnsah are generally seen as the leading candidates to be next GFA…

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Yaya Commey asks for normalisation committee’s competition modalities

The FIFA normalization committee announced a special competition for premier and Division One clubs to kickoff late this month but the Aduana Stars chief wants to know the modalities of the competition. “We have to know the modalities of the competition in the first place” he told FootballmadeinGhana.com on Saturday at the Golden Bean Hotel. “What is the format of the competition?What is the cash involved?. These are what we should know before the competition starts and so we will wait for answers from them (normalization committee).” he added. The…

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