U23 AFCON: Habib Mohammed ‘100% confident’ Ghana will beat Egypt tonight

Black Meteors defender Habib Mohammed is anticipating a ‘tough game’ against hosts Egypt on Monday evening in the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations.  Habib struck late to rescue a point for Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side in their opening Group A match against Cameroon on Friday. Ahead of tonight’s must-win game against the Olympic Pharaohs, the Asante Kotoko guardsman is confident the Black Meteors will come away with a victory. “We are going to face a tough opponent in our next game, but with hard work and determination, it’s 100…

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AFCON 2021 Qualifier: Zulte-Waregem left back Gideon Mensah handed late Ghana call up to replace injured Baba Rahman

In a swift turn of events, Zulte-Waregem left back Gideon Mensah has been handed a late call up by Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah to replace injured Baba Rahman for the 2021 AFCON Qualifier with South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe Gideon will add up to the number of debutants in the team to make 9 following a similar call up to Fatawu Mohammed of Hearts of Oak. Gideon replaces injured Real Mallorca left back Baba Rahman who picked up an injury last week. The Ghana U23 left back has…

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AFCON 2021 Qualifier: Black Stars to move camp to Cape Coast on Tuesday

The Black Stars of Ghana will move their camping base to Cape Coast on Tuesday to continue their preparations for the clash with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the 2021 AFCON Qualifier. Ghana will open their preparations in Accra where they will be based at either the Tang Palace or the Labadi Beach Hotel and train at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday. The team will then move camp to the match venue – Cape Coast – on Tuesday morning and continue their training session in the afternoon….

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U23 AFCON: Ibrahim Tanko cautiously optimistic ahead of Egypt showdown

Black Meteors coach Ibrahim Tanko is wary of the threat the Olympic Pharaohs pose ahead of their crucial encounter in the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana’s U23 team come into the match at the back of a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in their opening Group A clash on Friday whilst Egypt secured a hard fought 1-0 victory over Mali on the same day. Speaking in his pre match presser, Ibrahim Tanko told reporters he expects a tough game against a dangerous Egyptian side but remained confident in his…

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U23 AFCON: Nothing will stop us from beating Egypt- Yaw Yeboah

Black Meteors captain Yaw Yeboah is full of confidence ahead of Ghana’s crucial encounter with Egypt in the ongoing U23 AFCON on Monday evening. Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side came back from a goal down to secure a hard fought 1-1 in their opening Group A match against Cameroon. Ahead of the must-win match against the Olympic Pharaohs, the 22 year old is certain the Black Meteors will deliver. The match is scheduled to kick off at the Cairo international stadium 8pm local time (6pm GMT) “We will correct our mistakes…

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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: GFA confirm program line-up for Black Stars-Bafana clash

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed the program line-up for the Black Stars for their Afcon 2021 qualifier with South Africa on Thursday November 14, 2019 at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Black Stars will train in Accra on Monday November 11, 2019 before the team departs for Cape Coast on Tuesday November 12, 2019 to continue with preparations for the match. Below is the full program line up for the team: Monday November 11, 2019 The Black Stars will train at the Accra Sports Stadium from 4 p.m. to 5…

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U23 AFCON: Evans Mensah finds positives from Cameroon draw

Midfielder Evans Mensah drew positives from Ghana’s 1-1 draw against Cameroon in their opening Group A match on Friday evening. A blistering free kick from Frank Evina on the 59th minute gave the Indomitable Lions the lead before the Black Meteors came from behind to grab a late equalizer through Habib Mohammed. Mensah, who was named Man of the Match believes the best is still yet to come from Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s side. “We didn’t play well in the first half but the second was much better. It’s a positive…

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Team work and determination got us back in the game – Evans Mensah

Black Meteors winger Evans Mensah has attributed Ghana’s second half performance in the U23 AFCON opener against Cameroon to hard work and determination. The Black Meteors snatched a point in the game courtesy Habib Mohammed’s late strike to cancel out Junior Evina’s second half free kick. Evans who won the man of the match admitted their slow start to the game but insisted hard work and determination got them back in the game. “We started very poorly, but the most important thing is we managed to come back into the…

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U23 AFCON: Cameroon 1-1 Ghana – Player Ratings

Ghana opened their U23 African Cup of Nations with a draw against Cameroon on Thursday night. Habib Mohammed’s late strike cancelled Junior Evina’s beautiful second half free kick to earn Ghana a point in the game. Footballmadeinghana.com rated the performance of the Black Meteors players by (10). Kwame Baah(6/18) – Wasn’t tested much. Made some decent saves when called into action. He cant be blamed for Evina’s free kick.l goal. Kingsley Fobi (7/10) – Great game from the right back. Kept it tight at the back. Surged foward to help…

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U23 AFCON: A lapse in concentration cost us against Ghana- Rigobert Song

Cameroonian head coach, Rigobert Song says a lapse in concentration cost his side maximum points in their opening day draw against Ghana in the ongoing U23 AFCON. A blistering free kick from Frank Evina on the 59th minute gave the Indomitable Lions the lead before the Black Meteors came from behind to grab a late equalizer through Habib Mohammed. Speaking in his post match presser, Song lauded the over all performance of his boys but insisted they deserved a better result. “I am satisfied with the performance of my players….

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