CAF CC: AshantiGold to face Moroccan giants RS Berkane in next round

AshantiGold will face 2019 CAF Confederation Cup runners up RS Berkane in the next qualifying round. The Ghana Premier League side will host the Oranges for the first leg between  the weekend of 13–15 September and the return leg at the Stade Municipal de Berkane between 27–29 September. The Miners set up the meeting with the Moroccan giants after thumping Akonangui 4-1 on aggregate in the preliminary round. Shafiu Mumuni‘s first half hat trick inspired a 3-0 win at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday after the first leg ended 1-1…

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Ghana’s Kwame Bonsu plays 90 minutes in Esperance 1-0 over US Tataounie

Ghanaian midfielder Kwame Bonsu lasted  the entire duration of the game  for Esperance de Tunis in the Tunisian league as they powered US Tataouine by 1-0. Bonsu who played for Ghana’s Asante Kotoko played a significance role for Esperance as they started their campaign with 1-0 victory. The midfielder played a key role in Kotoko’s CAF Confederation cup campaign last year as the porcupines reached the group stage of the tourney. The central midfielder after joining the Tunisian based club played a pre-season games to gain match fitness before starting…

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CAFCC Player ratings: AshantiGold 3-0 Akonangui FC – Shafiu Mumuni’s brilliance takes Miners to the next round

Ashantigold defeated Akonangui FC by 3 -0 to qualify to the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup. A first half hat trick by Shafiu Mumuni was enough to  secure the qualification for the Miners. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the performance of Ashantigold players by over. (10) AshantiGold Frank Boateng (7 /10)- Made numerous saves in the game to denied Akonangui from getting a consolation. Was always on alert. Deserved his clean sheet. Kwadwo Amoako( 8/10) – proved why Ashantigold hijacked him from Asante Kotoko. Assisted Shafiu Mumuni’s for his third goal….

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CAFCC Match report : AshantiGold 3-0 Akonangui – Shafiu Mumuni’s hat trick seals qualifications for the Miners

Ashantigold beat Akonangui FC by 3-0 to qualify to the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup. A stupendous first half hat trick by skipper of the side Shafiu Mumuni condemned the Ebebiyin based club to 3 -1 defeat. Ashantigold coach Ricardo Da Rocha maintained the same team that started the first leg in Equatorial Guinea. Returnees Amos Nkrumah and Appiah McCarthy made it to the bench. It was dream start for Ashantigold as Shafiu Mumuni broke the deadlock under a minute through a spot kick after Ismail Sylla was…

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CAF CC: Ricardo da Rocha names AshantiGold starting eleven to face Akonangui FC, keeps faith in the team that started the first leg

AshantiGold coach Ricardo Da Rocha has named his starting line up for their clash with Akonangui FC at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium. The Brazilian coach has maintain the same line up that drew 1-1 at Equatorial Guinea. Appiah McCarthy and Amos Nkrumah have made it to the  match day squad. The duo will start the game from the bench. Frank Boateng will be in the sticks with Kwadwo Amoako and Eric Donkor on the right and left flanks. Yussif Mubarik will partner Eric Osei Agyemang as center backs for the…

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GFA NC wishes Kotoko, AshantiGold well in CAF inter-club matches

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association have wished Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold the best of luck in their respective CAF inter-club competitions this weekend. Ashantigold will lock horns with Equatorial Guinean side Akonangui at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in the CAF Confederations Cup, While Asante Kotoko host Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in Kumasi on Sunday in the CAF Champions League. A statement reads; “Our two representatives in Africa registered impressive results in the first-leg of their respective competitions away. Ashantigold’s 1:1 draw in Equatorial Guinea and Kotoko’s…

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African Games Preview – Black Satellites face Mali in a must win game today

Black Satellites will lock horns with Mali in a must win game in their last group game of the African Games. Coach Yaw Preko’s side need a win to seal their qualification to the next round  of the competition. Ghana won their opening game 2-1 against Burundi but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in the subsequent group match. A win over Mali will give Ghana 6 six points which would be enough to see them through to the next round. Ghana won the 2011 edition of the competition beating…

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#CAFCL Preview : Kotoko vrs Kano Pillars- Redemption time for the Porcupines

Asante Kotoko will be looking to overturn a 3-2 defeat on Sunday when come up against Nigerian counterpart Kano Pillars  at  Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupines will be depending largely on their home advantage to beat the Masu gida side on Sunday. Kjetil Zachariassen side showed some flashes of their brilliance in Nigeria despite conceeding two late goals to succumbed to a 3-2 defeat. The last time the Porcupines warriors played a CAF Champions League at the Baba Yara Stadium was in 2015 against Algerians side MC Eulma,…

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#TotalCAFCL: Ghanaian referee Charles Bulu to officiate Raja Casablanca-Brikama clash

Experienced Ghanaian Charles Bulu has been appointed to officiate the CAF Champions League game between Moroccan side Raja Casablanca and Gambian opponent Brikama United. The cagey encounter comes off on Saturday in Morocco . Bulu will be assisted by Tijani Mohammed and Emmanuel Alou all from Ghana along with Adaari Abdul Latif and Egyptian Match Commissioner Khaled Ibrahim Latif . By: Gbordzor Promise

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#CAFCC Preview : AshantiGold vrs Akonangui FC – Miners set sight on qualification

Ashantigold will host their Equatorial Guinea counterpart Akonangui FC on Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium. The Miners secured an important 1-1 draw in the first leg which was played two weeks ago at Ebebiyin. The last time Ashantigold hosted a continental competition at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium was 2015/2016 when they beat M O Bejaia by a goal to nothing. Ashantigold have lost only (1) of their last (11) competitive games. interesingly the defeat came at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium…

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