Normalisation Committee beats a massive retreat as it abandons plans to pay players directly

The Normalisation Committee has backtracked on plans to pay incentives/bonuses to players directly for participating in the Special Competition. This idea, according to Normalisation Committee head Dr. Kofi Amoah is one of the fallouts from its meeting with captains of national league clubs in Ghana. The committee planned to pay portions of the prize money to be earned by clubs in the Special Competition directly into the bank accounts of only the 30 players to be registered for the competition. But this idea was rightfully rejected by the clubs who…

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Breaking News: Premier League clubs reach agreement to play in modified Special Competition

The sixteen (16) Premier League clubs have reached an agreement to participate in the Special Competition of the Ghana FA but with a modified format. A meeting between the Normalisation Committee and the aggrieved clubs on Tuesday morning has achieved its aim of getting the Special Competition underway with the involvement of clubs in the top flight. Sources have told FootballMadeinGhana.com that the Normalisation Committee has abandoned its entrenched position to concede on the legitimate issues raised by the clubs. The Normalisation Committee has agreed to let the sixteen (16)…

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Ghanaian Hudson-Odoi to turn down contract offer from Chelsea – reports

Ghanaian Callum Hudson-Odoi will turn down a fresh contract from Chelsea in order to join Bayern Munich hopefully in the summer, according to reports in the English media. The 18-year-old is wanted by the German giants who have had two bids already rejected by the Blues. Hudson-Odoi is said to be frustrated by the lack of first team opportunities under manager Maurizio Sarri and rather prefers to move to Bayern. Chelsea now risk losing the youngster for a massively cut price in the summer having rejected a £35m offer from…

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Dreams FC establish new feeder club in Tamale

Dreams FC have announced the setting up of another feeder team to cater for the numerous requests from the northern parts of Ghana. The model Premier League club are extending their tentacles in order to rake in more talents. Dreams FC currently operate two youth teams – Still Believe (in the Greater Accra Division Two League) and In God We Trust (in the District colts league). The club has however been inundated with calls of interest particularly from the three Northern Regions and the Brong Ahafo Region leading to the…

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GFA forced to abandon launch of Special Competition

The Ghana FA is forced to call off the launch of its Special Competition over the ongoing disagreement with Premier League clubs. A launch of the competition that would also involve the 48 Division One League clubs was set to take place on Monday. But the Ghana FA has had to abandon this schedule indefinitely as it looks to get Premier League clubs to reverse their decision to boycott the competition. “The Ghana Football Association has rescheduled the launch of the GFA Special Competition,” a GFA statement read. “A new…

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Sheikh Tophic Sienu appointed Editor of FootballMadeinGhana.com

The Management of FootballMadeinGhana.com wishes to announce to its cherished readers the appointment of Tophic Abdul Kadir popularly known as ‘Sheikh Tophic Sienu’ as the website’s Editor. Mr. Sienu’s appointment is effective immediately. He will be leading our team of writers in producing relevant, timely and exciting content for the website. Sheikh Tophic Sienu joins FootballMadeinGhana.com with a worth of experience having started out his own blog in 2012. He subsequently worked with Sportscrusader.com, Ghanasoccernet.com and 442gh.com prior to his appointment at FootballMadeinGhana.com. Managing Editor of FootballMadeinGhana.com Ameenu Shardow in…

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Player Ratings: Coton Sports 2-3 Asante Kotoko

Asante Kotoko produced an impressive display to secure a 3-2 advantage in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup playoff against Cotton Sport on Sunday. A goal each from Emmanuel Gyamfi, Maxwell Baakoh and Fatawu Abdul Safiu was enough despite two consolation goals from the hosts. FootballMadeinGhana.com’s Abdul Wadudu Osman Rates the performance of Asante kotoko players. Felix Annan(7/10) – Can’t be blame for the two goals he conceded. Produced a massive save to denied Kamilou in the first half. Amos Frimpong ( 7/10) – Good display by the…

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Akonnor direct praises to Kotoko players over massive win over Cotton Sport

Charles Akonnor has lauded his players for Asante Kotoko’s impressive 3-2 win over Cotton Sport on Sunday. The win sees the Ghanaian giants take a massive advantage in the CAF Confederation Cup playoff round with the second leg to be played in Kumasi. Emmanuel Gyamfi and Maxwell Baako had given the Porcupine Warriors a 2-0 lead inside 30 minutes of the match. Abdul Fatawu scores Kotoko’s third with their Cameroonian hosts scoring two consolation goals. Akonnor who has come under pressure ahead of the game prefers to direct all the…

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Kotoko record impressive win at Cotton Sport to take giant leap into Confederation Cup group stage

Asante Kotoko produced an impressive display to secure a 3-2 advantage in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup playoff against Cotton Sport on Sunday. A masterclass first half performance saw the Ghanaian giants take a two-goal lead in the opening 30 minutes. Emmanuel Gyamfi and Maxwell Baakoh had scored for Kotoko in the 8th and 30th minute respectively before Kamilou Dauda pulled one back for the hosts through a penalty kick six minutes to the end of the half. The game, particularly the opening 30 minutes belonged to…

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