NC SPECIAL: Four things that will decide the Hearts-Kotoko Super Clash on Sunday

All attention will be turn to the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday when the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana come up against each other in the semifinal of the Tier One League of the NC Special Competition. Accra Hearts of Oak will welcome their bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko at the capital in what will be a cliffhanger encounter. Apart from a final place these two clubs will be fighting for, there is also an advantage of qualifying for the CAF Champions League by clinching the league. FootballMadeInGhana’s Abdul Wadudu…

Read More

PFAG reaffirms belief in Black Stars ahead of AFCON

The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has reaffirmed its best wishes to the entire management and playing body of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars, as they get set to wage war on the rest of the continent at the African Cup of Nations, Egypt 2019. Earlier this week, Head Coach Kwesi Appiah unveiled his final list of 23 gallant warriors that will represent the nation during Africa’s football showpiece event slated to kick off in Egypt on the 21st of June 2019. The Black Stars have been…

Read More

Polo describes current Black Stars players as ‘lucky’

Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Ghana legend Mohammed Polo has labelled the current crop of the Black Stars players as the luckiest in history. According to the legend, the current crop of players have had everything to win the African Cup of Nations but have failed to do so. “These crop of Black Stars players are the luckiest in history,” he told Atinka FM. “They have all the ingredients in terms of resources to lift the AFCON trophy for Ghana but have failed to do…

Read More

Group F: Defending champions Cameroon name squad for 2019 AFCON

Ghana’s Group opponent Cameroon have named their final 23 man squad for this month’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The defending champions were pooled in Group F alongside four-time winners Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau. Cameroon’s Afcon squad is headlined by PSG star Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Karl Toko Ekambi of Villarreal and Andre Onana, who helped drive Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam to the semi-final of the Uefa Champions League last season. Here is the full list below: Goalkeepers: Andre Onana (Ajax Amsterdam, Netherlands), Fabrice Ondoa (Oostende, Belgium), Carlos Kameni…

Read More

Ghana’s Group F opponent Benin name 23-man squad for 2019 AFCON

Ghana’s group F opponents Benin have named their final 23 man squad for this month’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Squirrels find themselves in a difficult group containing champions Cameroon and former champions Ghana as well as Guinea-Bissau. Benin coach Michel Dussuyer invited twenty one foreign based players and two home based professionals for the tournament. Benin will play their first game of the tournament against Ghana in Ismailia and will face Guinea Bissau and Cameroon in the other group games. Below is the list: Goalkeepers (3):…

Read More

Ghana’s Group F opponent Guinea-Bissau name 23-man squad for 2019 AFCON

Ghana’s group F opponents Guinea-Bissau have named their final 23 man squad for this month’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Guinea-Bissau find themselves in a difficult group containing champions Cameroon and former champions Ghana as well as Benin. The continental showpiece kicks off from June 21st to July 19. Here is the full squad below: Goalkeepers : Jonas Mendes (Académico Viseu, Portugal), Rui Dabo (Fabril, Portugal), Edimar Vieira Ca (UDIB). Defenders : Rudnilson Silva (Kaunas Zal, Lithuania), Marcelo Djalo (Fulham, England), Juary Soares (Mafra, Portugal), Mamadu Candé…

Read More

Group D: Ivory Coast final 23-man squad for 2019 AFCON

Ivory Coast have named a star studded 23-man squad for this month’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Elephants were pooled in Group D alongside Morocco, Namibia and South Africa. coach Ibrahim Kamara’s side are among the favorites for the tournament which will be held between the 21st of June and 19th of July. Ivory Coast full squad: Goalkeepers: Sylvain Gbohouo (TP Mazembe), Ali Badra (Free State Stars), Tape Ira (FC San Pedro) Defenders: Serge Aurier (Tottenham), Wilfried Kanon (ADO The Hague), Wonlo Coulibaly (ASEC Mimosas), Ismaël Traoré (Angers),…

Read More

Group D: Morocco’s final 23-man squad for 2019 AFCON

Morocco have named their final 23-man squad for this month’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The Atlas Lions are in Group D alongside Namibia, Ivory Coast and South Africa. Coach Herve Renard’s men open their campaign with a clash against Namibia, before they face South Africa and end off against Ivory Coast. Full squad: Goalkeepers: (Malaga, Spain), Yassine Bounou (Girona, Spain), Ahmad Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco). Defenders : Marouane Da Costa (Ittihad Djeddah,), Ghanem Saiss (Wolverhampton), Abdelhamid Yunis (Stade Reims), Mehdi Benatia (Al-Duhail Sports,), Achraf Hakimi (Dortmund),…

Read More