FEATURE: CHAN rules must be altered to allow players on the continent to play

Over the years, one of the competitions introduced by CAF which I have followed religiously and relentlessly is the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) due to my love and passion for the local game. The competition, which is limited to players plying their trade in their domestic leagues, was introduced to offer home-based players the platform to play top level national team football and to increase their marketability. Through the CHAN competition, many players have had the opportunity to travel outside the shores of the continent to practice their profession…

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NC denies sacking Maxwell Konadu, hints at reassigning national team coaches

The Spokesperson for the Ghana FA Normalization Committee, Dan Kwaku Yeboah, has denied reports that Black Stars deputy coach Maxwell Konadu has been sacked, but has hinted that all national team coaches will be reassigned soon. Kwaku Yeboah insists reports of the sacking of Maxwell Konadu must be discarded as the NC has not taken such a decision. He, however, hinted that Maxwell Konadu could be moved from the post of assistant trainer for the Black Stars to another national team. Kwaku Yeboah explains that the Normalization Committee will be…

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Abbey opens scoring account with Malaysian side PKNP FC

Former Hearts of Oak skipper Thomas Abbey opened his goal scoring account for PKNP FC in their 1-1 stalemate with Felda United in the Malaysia Super League on Sunday afternoon. The Ghanaian midfielder opened the scoring for his new side with a smart finish on the 37th minute of the encounter. But the home side rallied to earn a draw in the game. Abbey, 25, joined the Sea Blue lads after terminating his contract with Egypt Premier League side Ismaily SC last year. The former Hearts of Oak skipper has just…

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CHAN 2020: Ghana draw Burkina Faso in qualifiers

Ghana have been paired with neighbours Burkina Faso in the WAFU Zone B qualifiers for the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted in Ethiopia 2020. The Black Stars B will host the first leg before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture. The draw for the qualifiers of the CHAN Ethiopia 2020 was held on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Forty-seven (47) teams are engaged in the battle for 15 places to join host Ethiopia for the final tournament. The CHAN…

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