Gideon Waja was the player I looked up to at WAFA SC- Majeed Ashmeru

Ghana U23 star Majeed Ashmeru has spoken about his admiration for former WAFA captain and teammate, Gideon Waja. The Red Bull Salzburg playmaker in an exclusive interview with FootballMadeInGhana revealed he shared a brotherly bond with the talismanic midfielder since his arrival at Academy in 2016. Despite playing alongside some of the country’s best talents during his time at the club, Ashmeru named Waja as his reference point. “I think it’s only one person and it’s Gideon Waja. When I went to WAFA, he was ahead of me but he…

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CAF appoints Egyptian referees to handle Etoile-Kotoko return encounter

Egyptian referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din will officiate the second leg of the CAF Champions League clash between Etoile du Sahel and Asante Kotoko. His compatriots Tahssen Abo El Jadat Bedyer and Ahmed Hossameldin Taha have also been appointed as assistant one and two respectively. Mohammed Adel Elsaid Hussein will be the fourth official whilst Sudanese Mamoun Bushara Nasir will serve as the match commissioner. The match will be played on 27 September, 2019 at the Stade Olympique de Sousse. The Porcupine Warriors secured a comfortable 2-0 advantage in the first leg which was…

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Majeed Ashmeru reveals how his dad opposed his decision to play football

Majeed Ashmeru’s football dream could have ended at an infant stage if his mother had not been supportive following a decision from his father not to play football. Red Bull Salzburg midfielder has revealed how his father nearly forced him to truncate his dream of becoming a footballer insisting “my father never wanted me to play football.” The creative midfielder whose rise to the top has been stupendous disclosed how his choice of career nearly divided his home but was happy his parents settled to allow him to play. “It…

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Rwandan referee Karim Twagirumukiza to officiate RS Berkane-AshantiGold return leg

Rwandan referee Abdul Karim Twagirumukiza has been appointed to officiate the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round tie between RS Berkane and AshantiGold. Karim will be assisted by his compatriots Dieudonne Mutuyimana as Assistant One and Honore Simba as Assistant Two. Loius Hakizimana will be the fourth official whiles Mauritanian official Mohamed Abdatt Bilal serves as the match Commissioner. The game is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 28th September 2019 (21:00 Moroccan time, 20:00 GMT), at “Stade Municipal de Berkane”. The Miners need a draw or avoid…

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Baby Jet U16 tournament : Daniel Laryea educates players and coaches on FIFA Laws of the Game

Ghana’s experience referee Daniel Laryea has taken the opportunity of the Baby Jet Under 16 Africa Championship tournaments to educate footballers, Coaches, scouts, and other participants about the FIFA laws of the game. The referee took the players through the interpretation of the laws and its application, he also thought the players the technical definition of the laws, and how referees apply them. The 2nd edition of the Baby Jet U16 Africa Championship is currently ongoing at the Asamoah Gyan Sports complex in Accra, and expected to end on Tuesday…

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Raphael Dwamena scores for Real Zaragoza in their 3-1 win against Extremadura

Ghana forward Raphael Dwamena was on target again for Real Zaragoza in the Spanish Segunda B on Sunday evening. Real Zaragoza defeated Extremadura by 3-1 in their league encounter at the La Romareda Stadium. The former FC Zurich striker broke the deadlock of the game for the Zaragoza in 12th minute to end the first half in a 1-0. The visitors levelled matters through Diego Ceballos just after the recess, But two late goals from Shinji Kagawa and Luis Suarez secured the victory for Real Zaragoza. Dwamena was brought off…

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Dreams FC global : Benjamin Tetteh on target, Baba Rahman makes debut for Mallorca

Benjamin Tetteh gave his side the lead against Zlin FC, whilst Baba Rahman made his debut for his new club in the the Spanish topflight. Wrap up of Dreams FC global. Czech Republic Striker benjamin Tetteh fired home Sparta Praha first goal in their 0-2 victory over zlin. The Meteors striker was substituted in the 64th mimute. Portugal Johnson Oppong continued his fine form as he provided 2 assists in Maritimo U23’s 3-2 victory over Famalicao U23. The player lasted the entire duration of the game. Israel Ashdod FC drew…

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Asante Kotoko gross GH¢653,000 from Etoile clash

The CAF Champions League clash between Asante Kotoko and Etoile Sportive du Sahel at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium recorded gate proceeds of GHS 653,000 in gross. The Porcupine Warriors moved a step closer to the Group stage after defeating the Tunisian giants 2-0 on Sunday. Goals from Augustine Okrah and Richard Arthur secured a healthy first leg advantage. The return leg will be played on 27 September, 2019 at the Stade Olympique de Sousse.

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Jonah Osabutey provides assist in Royal Excel Mouscron win

Ghanaian youth striker Jonah Osabutey was impressive for Royal Excel Mouscron as they recorded a 2-0 home win over Eric Ocansey’s Kortrijk. The 20 year old put in a great shift and set up his side second goal of the game which was scored by Aleix Garcia. Diogo Queiros had given the hosts a 1-0 lead on the stroke of half time. Osabutey lasted 74 minutes before he was replaced by Marko Bakic. While his compatriot, Ocansey lasted 64 minutes for the visitors.

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Isaac Atanga on target for Nordsjaelland in defeat to Brøndby

Ghanaian youngster Isaac Atanga was on target for FC Nordsjaelland as they suffered 4-2 defeat to Brondby in the Danish top-flight. The 19 year old registered his name on the scoresheet in 64th minute but it only proved to be a consolation goal in the end. Compatriots Abdul Mumin lasted the entire duration of the game while Godsway Donyoh came on for Abu Francis in the 62ndminute. Meanwhile Kudus Mohammed and Ibrahim Sadiq were not in the line-up. Ironically, Atanga was promoted from the youth ranks at the beginning of this campaign…

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