All the Afcon qualification permutations

The remaining teams to make up the 24-team field for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be decided when the final round of qualifiers takes place from March 22-24. Fourteen sides have already sealed their spot, including hosts Egypt, for the tournament that runs from June 21-July 19. That leaves 10 places still up for grabs in what is likely to be an intense final round of matches. SuperSport.com assesses the permutations in each of the qualification pools. GROUP A – Senegal and Madagascar have already sealed their qualification…

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George Afriyie call on Kotoko to extend CK Akonnor’s contract

George Afriyie, former Ghana FA vice president has urged Kotoko to extend CK Akonnor’s contract despite the team’s exit from the CAF Confederation Cup competition. CK Akonnor guided Kotoko to a group stage finish at this year’s competition after 11 years. After the team’s failure to book a place in the quarterfinals berth, it has been consistently been reported that the former Dreams FC gaffer will be fired. However, the Ghana FA presidential hopeful has therefore called on the Kotoko top hierarchy to reward the Coach with a new deal…

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Steve Polack implores Kotoko management to keep CK Akunnor

Former Asante Kotoko coach, Steve Pollack has urged the management of the club to support CK Akunnor by giving him the right materials. The Ghana Premier League giants were crashed out of the CAF Confederations Cup in the group stage after losing 2:1 to Zesco United in the final group game in Ndola. After the defeat, reports have gone viral that the former Black Stars skipper will be shown the exit for failing to book quarterfinals berth. However, the former Berekum Chelsea gaffer maintains that the Porcupines should not focus so…

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Ticket prices for Ghana, Kenya tie confirmed

The ticket prices for the final AFCON clash between Ghana and Harambee Stars of Kenya has been revealed. The Black Stars will host Kenya at the Accra Sports Stadium slated for Saturday. Both teams have already booked a place in Egypt but will battle it out to see who tops the table. The Harambee Stars is leading with 7 points in Group F with the Black Stars on 6 points. A ticket for Popular stand goes GHC 5, OSU Stand GHC10 while VIP and VVIP go for GHC 20 and…

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Kim Grant mocks media after returning to Ghana

Hearts of Oak coach, Kim Grant has resumed to training days after his future was speculated in the media. After the exit of Mark Noonan, reports went viral that the former Black Stars striker will also vacate from his position. However, the club issued a statement to swat those reports and in truth Grant has returned to take charge of the club. But the former Ebusua Dwarfs technical director was at the club’s Pobiman training ground on Thursday and could not help but scream: ‘I’m back’ into the camera which…

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We are not scared to face Ghana – Sebastien Migne

Head coach of Kenya, Sebastien Migne says they are under no pressure heading into their final AFCON qualifier match against Ghana. Ghana will host the Harambee Stars in their final Group F game on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium. Kenya will be hoping to frustrate the African football powerhouse after winning the first leg by a lone goal. However, Kwesi Appiah, who will be using this clash to access his players before naming his AFCON final squad is poised to get the desired results. But Migne says they are cool…

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No pressure on Black Meteors to win against Gabon- Yaw Yeboah

Ghanaian midfielder, Yaw Yeboah has assured Ghanaians of victory against Gabon on Saturday. The Black Meteors will be hosting Gabon at the Accra Sports Stadium. Speaking to the press after training at the Accra Sports Stadium, the pacy striker said there is no pressure on the team, but they will go all out to deliver. “We are ready, we are confident of winning. We just have to go on the field, play, win and celebrate with the fans, we are very sure of victory” he expressed. The 24-year-old further said…

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Kwesi Appiah hails players attitude ahead of Kenya showdown

Coach Kwesi Appiah has hailed the attitude of the Black Stars players after their first training session held on Tuesday. Twenty-one officially started preparation as they get themselves ready to host the Harambee Stars on Saturday in their final Group F game at the Accra Sports Stadium. Both teams have qualified for the tournament but Kwesi Appiah and his boys will be hoping to get a better result after losing by alone in the first leg in Kasarani. After the training session on Tuesday, Coach Appiah told the media that…

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Sacking Akonnor will be a wrong decision, says Chibsah

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder, Yusif Alhassan Chibsah has implored the management of the club against terminating the contract of head coach CK Akonnor. Reports have emerged that the Porcupine Warriors are yet to decide on the future of the former Dreams FC gaffer after failing to book a quarterfinals place in the CAF Confederations Cup in the 2018/19 campaign. However, some fans and persons close to the powers that be have started calling for the trainer’s head after they failed to progress to the last eight. But the former King…

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Samson Lardy Anyenini named as head of new GFA disciplinary committee

Respected broadcaster and host of News File on Joy FM, Samson Lardy Anyenini has been named as the new chairman for the disciplinary committee of the Ghana Football Association. The Normalization Committee on Tuesday evening unveiled a new committee’s to aid them to steer the affair of Ghana Football. Other Committees include Referees Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Player Status Committee, and the Appeals Committee. The NC was expected to leave office on March 31 but according to reports, FIFA has extended the mandate with another six months. Below are the Chairmen and…

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