NC SPECIAL: Akonnor downplays Kotoko being under pressure ahead of Hearts clash

Asante Kotoko gaffer C K Akonnor has played down claims that his side is under pressure ahead of their semi finals clash with arch rivals Hearts of Oak. The Porcupine Warriors will take on the Phobians at the Accra Sports Stadium in the semifinal clash of the NC Special Competition Tier One League. Kotoko finished second in the group stage of the competition behind AshGold with Hearts topping their group. The former Ashanti Gold coach insists despitŋ Hearts finishing top in their group, his players are not under any pressure…

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NC SPECIAL: Aduana Stars’ Fatawu Abdul Rahman tips Hearts of Oak to beat Kotoko in Super Clash

Aduana Stars striker Fatawu Abdul Rahman has tipped Accra Hearts of Oak to beat Asante Kotoko in the semi final clash of the NC Special Competition Tier One. Fatawu who featured twice against Kotoko in the same competition thinks the Phobians are favourite to win the game on Sunday. According to him, playing at home gives Hearts of Oak the advantage and he is expecting them to take advantage of that to overcome the fabulous boys. “For me I think Hearts of Oak are favourite for this game because they…

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NC SPECIAL: Hearts of Oak – Asante Kotoko to show class in Super Clash encounter

Asante Kotoko will travel to the Accra Sports Stadium to face their sworn rivals Hearts of Oak in the semi finals of the Normalization Committee Special Competition Tier One League. Both sides have been in fine form recently with the Phobians going on a goal scoring rampage and securing top spot in the Zone B, whilst the Porcupine Warriors finished second in Zone A. Heart of Oak are in chase of a Silverware since 2009 and a win over their bitterest rivals will set the tone for them to break…

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NC SPECIAL: Ashanti Gold – Karela United – Len Clay to be set ablaze as Miners take on Karela

Ashanti Gold welcome Karela United at the Len Clay Sports Stadium in what will be a fiercely contested semi final encounter in the NC Special Competition. This is the second time these two team are meeting, Ashanti Gold came on top (1-0) in the only previous encounter which was in the truncated league. Ashanti Gold are still competing in both the Tier One and Two competitions while Karela United’s only chance to win a silverware depends on Sunday’s game. Ashanti Gold finished on top of Zone A whilst Karela United…

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PRE-AFCON FRIENDLY: Ghana XI vs South Africa

Captain André Ayew will lead the Black Stars for Saturday’s friendly match against South Africa at the Police Academy Stadium in Al Jalal,Dubai. The match which is scheduled to kick off at 17h30(13:30GMT) is expected to be Ghana’s last training match as they prepare for the continent’s showpiece competition. South Africa based goalkeeper Richard Ofori will start in post for the Black Stars with Andy Yiadom and Agbenyenu Lumor on the right and left back positions respectively. Kassim Nuhu and John Boye will form the central defense pair while Kwadwo…

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NC SPECIAL: Four things that will decide the Hearts-Kotoko Super Clash on Sunday

All attention will be turn to the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday when the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana come up against each other in the semifinal of the Tier One League of the NC Special Competition. Accra Hearts of Oak will welcome their bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko at the capital in what will be a cliffhanger encounter. Apart from a final place these two clubs will be fighting for, there is also an advantage of qualifying for the CAF Champions League by clinching the league. FootballMadeInGhana’s Abdul Wadudu…

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