Results of friendly games are not important – Kim Grant insists

Hearts of Oak head coach Kim Grant says he is not placing much emphasis on winning friendly games. This comes after Hearts of Oak were held to 1-1 draw with Wa All Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. According to the former Elmina Sharks Coach, no one will give you points when you win a friendly game so he is not going to use his full strength for such games. “I understand people are disappointed about last Sunday’s game but I wasn’t and I know the fact that…

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Hearts of Lions Felix Bewu appointed as Welfare Officer of National U15

Kpando Hearts of Lions Administrative manager, Felix Bewu has been appointed as part of the newly constituted U15 technical team ahead of the maiden West Africa Football Union (WAFU) U15 tournament scheduled for next month. The former Okwahu United and Nsoatreman FC player holds a certificate in Sports Management from the National Sports College and will serve as the Welfare officer of the National U15 technical team. The eight days nationwide scouting program is currently ongoing and will end on 20th November 2019. The other four members of the technical…

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FEATURE: Normalizing Ghana football, the GOLDEN role of the Sports Ministry

Following the dramatic Anas Exposé on 7th June 2018, Ghana football capsized and there was no hope of its return in the shortest possible time as both government and the football family were at sea as to what to do to restore the game. The government of Ghana, through the Attorney General, attempted liquidating the GFA despite knowing it was a private entity but the action was vehemently opposed by the football fraternity, championed by president of Division One League side Tema Youth FC, Osei Kwaku Winfred. The confused state…

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Medeama SC head coach Samuel Boadu appointed as the head coach of National U-15 team

Head coach of Medeama Sc Samuel Boadu has been appointed as the new coach of Ghana’s Under-15 Boys team for a one-year period. Boadu is expected to scout and form a new National Under 15 team for the maiden edition of the WAFU U-15 tournament in Burkina Faso next month. The tournament takes place between 8-20 December, 2019 in Ouagadougou. His club Medeama SC confirmed the coach latest appointment on their official twitter account. We are happy to announce that Samuel Boadu has been appointed by @ghanafaofficial as the head…

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2019 WAFU Cup: Ghanaian trio named in Team of the Tournament

Three Black Stars B players have been included in the Team of the Tournament at the just ended WAFU Cup of Nations tournament held in Thies, Senegal. Shafiu Mumuni, Joseph Esso and Fatawu Mohammed all deservedly earned their spots after their impressive displays throughout the tournament. The trio were instrumental in Ghana’s march to the finals, where they lost to eventual champions Senegal. Here is the tournament’s Best XI: GOALKEEPER Alpha Jalloh (Liberia) DEFENCE Fatawu Mohammed (Ghana) Ama Tchoutchoui Kangivi (Togo) Moussa Ndiaye (Senegal) Elhadj Moutarou Balde (Senegal) MIDFIELD Jean Mohamed…

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Ghana miss out on CHAN tournament for the third time

The 2020 CHAN Tournament to be hosted in Cameroon will be without the Black Stars B of Ghana following their 0-0 encounter with Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou on Sunday evening. The Local Stallions of Burkina Faso picked a ticket for the tournament after winning the first leg by 1-0 in Kumasi barely a month ago. This will be the second time the Burkinabes have stopped Ghana from qualifying for the tournament after inflinching a painful 2-1 defeat on the Black Stars B in Kumasi in 2017. Ghana had secured an…

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CHAN Qualifier : Match Report : Burkina Faso (1)0-0(0)Ghana, Black Stars ‘B’ knocked out by Burkina Faso

The Black Stars B have failed to qualify to the CHAN Championship for the third consecutive time after drawing goalless with Burkina Faso in the second leg of the qualifier. After losing the first leg at home by a 0-1, Maxwell Konadu and his charges were hoping to overturn the results in Ouagadougou but a goalless draw means the local Stallions qualifies on (1-0) aggregate. Maxwell Konadu made two changes to the team that lost the final of the WAFU Championship against Senegal a week ago. Starting Felix Annan and…

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CHAN Qualifier : Maxwell Konadu announces starting line up for crucial Burkina Faso clash, Felix Annan and Benjamin Afutu start

Black Stars B head coach Maxwell Konadu has named his starting line up for the Second leg of the CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso. Ghana’s lost the first leg at home by a lone goal and will be looking to overturn the results and qualify to the next year’s CHAN tournament. The coach has made two changes to the team that lost to Senegal in the finals of the WAFU. Felix Annan and Benjamin Afutu have been preferred ahead of Eric Ofori Antwi and injured James Akaminko. The Asante Kotoko…

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PRESS RELEASE: NC RELEASES $25,000 OF WAFU PRIZE MONEY TO BLACK STARS ‘B’, REMAINING $25,000 TO BE GIVEN TO THE TEAM IF THEY BEAT BURKINA FASO TO QUALIFY FOR CHAN 2020

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has decided to immediately pay US $25,000, which is 50% of the US $50,000 prize money the Black Stars B earned for placing 2nd at the just-ended WAFU Championship in Senegal. Even though organisers of the tournament (WAFU) are yet to pay the money to the GFA, the NC has decided to reward the team by immediately advancing $25,000 to them for their gallant display during the tournament, and also to motivate them ahead of their crucial CHAN final qualifier with Burkina…

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CHAN Qualifier : We are highly motivated to beat Burkina Faso – Shafiu Mumuni

Ahead of the CHAN qualifier second leg game against Burkina Faso in Quagadougo, Black Stars B skipper Shafiu Mumuni has insisted Ghana are in Burkina Faso to qualify and nothing else. Despite losing the first leg at home by a lone goal, the Ashantigold striker has insisted the players are motivated to play above themselves in order to qualify for the championship in Cameroon next year. “We are highly motivated, moreover we had the opportunity to play them in the WAFU tournament”He told footballmadeinghana.com. “We saw their play at the…

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