Editor’s take: Who wins what at MTN FA Cup Awards?

It’s arguably the most attractive football competition on the Ghana Football Association (GFA)’s calendar. It has grown from strength to strength since its return on the GFA’s menu in 2011. It’s unquestionably, the only GFA competition whose planning and organisation continues to receive positive media reviews every season. That hasn’t been by chance. On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – all who will gather at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra; will be given another shot of the excellent thinking and planning that have constantly gone into anything related to the…

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MTN FA Cup Best Coach: Will it be Polack or Nuttall?

It will be an interesting programme at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra on Wednesday evening when the 2017 MTN FA Cup Awards Night takes place. Looking at how the MTN FA Cup has become so attractive to Ghanaian football fans and the country’s corporate community, Wednesday’s event is one that shouldn’t be missed. Discussions on the nominations in the last one week have been intense. Divergent views have been expressed on practically every category and how competitive some of the categories are. Two foreign coaches who dazzled in the…

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Saddick, Cobbinah battle for 2017 MTN FA Cup MVP

When the 2017/18 MTN FA Cup awards are held at the M-Plaza Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra on Wednesday night, all eyes will be on Asante Kotoko striker, Saddick Adams and Hearts of Oak player, Winful Cobbinah as the two and Isaac Amoah of Amidaus Professionals vie for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Opinions differ on who deserves the MVP accolade and it’s appears to be a straight fight between Saddick Adams and Winful Cobbinah with supporters of the club they play for rooting firmly behind them therefore leaving Isaac…

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Nominees for the 7th MTN FA Cup Awards

The FA Cup Committee has announced nominees for the 2016/17 MTN FA Cup Awards and the Launch of 2017/18 Season to be held at the plush M-Plaza Hotel at Roman in Accra at 6:30 p. m. prompt. The Committee is expected to announce the date for the Awards Ceremony and the launch of this season’s competition. Below are nominees for the Awards ceremony. MOST VALUABEL PLAYER WINFUL COBBINAH – HEARTS OF OAK ISAAC AMOAH – AMIDAUS PROFESSIONALS SADDICK ADAMS – ASANTE KOTOKO MOST PROMISING PALYER DAVID ABAGNA – WA ALL…

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Kotoko present trophies to MTN

Managers of Asante Kotoko have presented the two trophies they won in the 2016/17 season to telecommunication giants and club sponsor, MTN at their head office in Accra. Kotoko beat Hearts of Oak in July and October this year to win both the President Cup and the MTN FA Cup respectively. As a ritual anytime they win major trophies, the fabulous club presents them to their headline sponsor. Thus, they were at the premises of MTN to let them have a feel of the two silverwares. Accra Representative, Thomas Boakye…

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Aduana and Kotoko to send names to CAF by December 31.

Reigning Ghana Premier League champions Aduana Stars as well as 2016/2017 MTN FA Cup winners Kumasi Asante Kotoko have until December 31, 2017 to submit their list the CAF Champions League as well as the Confederations Cup. Footballmadeinghana.com can reveal that the African football ruling body has giving all the clubs on the continent who will be participating in the two elite competitions the last day of 2017 as the deadline to send the names of the players they will use in the competition to their outfit for registration. However,…

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Arthur reveals reasons for joining Azam FC

Ghana striker Bernard Arthur has disclosed reasons which made him to sign for Tanzanian champions Azam United. Arthur was the best player in a struggling Liberty Professionals team which only survived relegation on the final day of the 2016/2017 season. The exploits of the burly striker made Tanzanian giants Azam FC to make an offer for him though several club in and outside Ghana were also after his signature. “I choose Azam FC because the offer was good and there are four Ghanaian players in the team and it will…

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Tamale Sports Stadium deserves to be named after Mahama-Sarfo

  The National Sports Authority boss Robert Sarfo Mensah has rubbished assertions that the the Tamale Sports Stadium should not be named in honor of Ghana’s late former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama The NSA director says the Ex-Vice President contributed a lot to the development of football in Ghana and therefore deserves to have such privilege. ”The late Aliu Mahama was a sports enthusiasts who loves the development of football in the country. We know what he did with Real Tamale United (RTU) and based on that several talents…

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Kotoko present MTN FA Cup trophy to Asantehene

Members of the Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC fraternity on Wednesday visited the patron of the club, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to deliver the MTN FA Cup Trophy they won to him. Executive Chairman of the Club, Dr. Kwame Kyei led the team to the Manyhia palace together with the rest of his management which included operations manager Ernest Owusu Ansah, Lawyer Kwaku Boafo, Head of the Communications Obed Acheampong and the Greater Accra representatives of the club Thomas Boakye Agyemang. The technical team headed by Steve Polack and his deputy…

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I knew of my hattrick over Hearts-Adams

Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Sadick Adams says he was confident of scoring a hat trick against eternal rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the grand finale of the 2017 MTN FA Cup on Sunday. The former Atletico Madrid young prodigy tormented Accra Hearts of Oak for ninety minutes as he banged in a three first half goals which ensured that his side lifted the glittering trophy and also book a place in the CAF Confederations Cup. Adams who joined Kotoko for the second round of the 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League…

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