Late camping has affected my call ups – Maxwell Konadu

Black Stars B head coach Maxwell Konadu has opened up on his team’s preparations ahead of the CHAN qualifiers against Burkina Faso. The team held their first training session in Kumasi on Thursday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, with 27 players taking part in the exercise. Speaking to footballmadeinghana.com after the session, Maxwell Konadu explained the late camping has affected his preparation as many of the players he invited earlier have travelled outside the country. He also revealed the technical team are trying to build an entirely new team…

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Maxwell Konadu opens up on why he left players of Kotoko and AshantiGold out of Black Stars (B) squad

Black Stars B head coach Maxwell Konadu has explained the reason he has excused players of Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold in his team’s preparations for the CHAN qualifiers against Burkina Faso. According to the coach, both Kotoko and Ashantigold are representing Ghana in the CAF inter club competition so there is no need to distruct their players with call ups. But the former Asante Kotoko coach hinted players of the two clubs might be invited when they are done with Africa. “When a team is competing in Africa we don’t…

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Delay in Black Stars B camping arrangement frustrates Maxwell Konadu

Maxwell Konadu has expressed his frustration over the uncertainty surrounding Black Stars B camping date ahead of 2020 CHAN qualifiers and WAFU tournament. Ghana will host Burkina Faso in the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is set to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. The locally based national side were scheduled to resume camp in Kumasi on Wednesday but a last minute change of plan by the Sports Ministry meant that the team is still yet to start preparations. A…

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CHAN 2020: Black Stars B to start camping today

Black Stars B will start camping today in Kumasi ahead of the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. Coach Maxwell Konadu has invited 30 players to begin preparations for the clash against Burkina Faso. Ghana will host the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is scheduled to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. The CHAN tournament is exclusively reserved for footballers playing in their domestic leagues. Ghana has missed out in the last two editions of the competition and are…

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Black Stars B to start camping on Wednesday

Black Stars B will start camping on Wednesday ahead of the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. Coach Maxwell Konadu has invited 30 players to pitch camp in Kumasi to begin preparations for the clash against Burkina Faso. Ghana will host the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is scheduled to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. The CHAN tournament is exclusively reserved for footballers playing in their domestic leagues. Ghana has missed out in the last two editions of…

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Kotoko, AshGold players could miss Ghana’s CHAN qualifiers and WAFU B tournament

Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold players could miss Black Stars B upcoming 2020 CHAN qualifiers and WAFU B tournament. The Premier League duo may be reluctant to release their stars due to their participation in the 2019-20 CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup respectively. Ghana will host Burkina Faso in the first leg of the CHAN qualifiers on September 26 before the WAFU tournament also kicks off later that month. Ghana won the inaugural 16-team tournament on home soil in 2017 and will be looking to defend the title in…

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CHAN 2020: Uncertainty over Black Stars B camping date ahead of Burkina Faso clash

There is a cloud of uncertainty surrounding Black Stars B camping date ahead of Burkina Faso clash in the qualifiers for the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Ghana will host the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is scheduled to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. With exactly two months to the crucial encounter, the team has still not resumed camp and it remains quite unclear when that will change. A situation that is causing unease for the technical team who…

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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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