VIDEO: Appiah gives update on Black Stars pre-tournament camp in Dubai

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is delighted with his team’s preparations ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Black Stars have been pitching camping in Dubai since last week as they gear up for the tournament which starts on June 21. Kwesi Appiah’s men suffered a painful 1-0 to Namibia on Sunday in their first of two warm up games scheduled ahead of the continental showpiece. The 58 year old is expected to name his final squad on Monday. Ghana have been paired in Group F alongside champions…

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Namibia beat Ghana 1-0 in pre-AFCON friendly

The Black Stars of Ghana suffered a shock 1-0 to Namibia in their first of two pre-AFCON friendlies on Sunday. The match was played behind closed doors on the training field of Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence in Dubai Manfred Starke scores the only goal of the game for the Brave Warriors after Lawrence Ati Zigi failed to hold unto his shot. Newcastle winger Christian Atsu had the opportunity to restore parity for Black Stars from the penalty spot but he failed to convert. Ghana were awarded another penalty in…

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StarTimes secures media rights for 2019 Copa América

Africa’s leading digital TV operator has acquired exclusive broadcasting rights for CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019 in Sub-Saharan Africa. The 46th edition of Copa America will take place from June 14th to July 7th in 5 cities from Brazil. Twelve teams will be competing including two guests, Japan and Qatar. “South America has some of the best teams in the world. We are happy to give our 25 million users the chance to watch Messi or Neymar playing with their national teams. Apart from Africa, the continent with the craziest…

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Adomah features as Aston Villa secure Premier League return

Albert Adomah saw 73 minutes of action as Aston Villa survived a late scare against Derby County to win the Championship play-off final 2-1 at Wembley. Villa dominated the first half and took a deserved lead a minute before the interval. Ahmed Elmohamady crossed from the right and Anwar El Ghazi stooped at the far post to head into the net. Villa doubled their lead in the 59th minute through John McGinn. El Ghazi’s shot was deflected high into the air and Derby keeper Kelle Roos made a mess of…

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Barça flop KP Boateng to return to Sassuolo next month

Kevin Prince Boateng will officially end his time at Barcelona on 30th June, 2019, Footballmadeinghana.com can reveal. The Ghanaian international joined the La Liga champions on on a six-month loan deal in January but struggled to establish himself at the Nou Camp. The agreement also included an €8m purchase option. At 32 and having only played 305 minutes across four matches, Barça have refused to take up the option to sign Boateng. The Former AC Milan forward is reported to have said is final goodbyes to his teammates and has already emptied…

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Duncan plays full throttle in Sassuolo’s defeat to Atalanta

Alfred Duncan lasted the entire duration for Sassuolo as they fell to a 3-1 away defeat to Atalanta in the final game of the Serie A on Sunday evening. Domenico Berardi scored early for the visitors, but Atalanta kept focused and were handed the advantage after Berardi went from hero to villain and got himself sent off. Goals from Duvan Zapata, Alejandro Dario Gomez and Mario Pasalic helped turn the tie on its head, as Sassuolo faded late on. Francesco Magnanelli was also given his marching orders, as the away team…

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Afriyie Acquah distraught as Empoli suffer relegation

Afriyie Acquah’s Empoli have been relegated following their 2-1 loss to Inter Milan in an astonishing Serie A match on Sunday. The Ghanaian midfielder started the game and was replaced in the 71st minute with his team trailing by a goal to nil. Half-time substitute Keita Balde fired Inter in front six minutes after the restart before Mauro Icardi won a penalty for the hosts, only to see his effort saved by Empoli goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski. There was more drama as Empoli snatched an equaliser when Hamed Junior Traore was left…

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Asamoah stars as Inter Milan secure Champions League qualification

Kwadwo Asamoah featured as Inter Milan recorded 2-1 win over Empoli to secure Champions League qualification on the final day of the Serie A season. The Ghanaian international started the game but was replaced at the start of the second half. Half-time substitute Keita Balde fired Inter in front six minutes after the restart before Mauro Icardi won a penalty for the hosts, only to see his effort saved by Empoli goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski. There was more drama as Empoli snatched an equaliser when Hamed Junior Traore was left unmarked to…

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Ibrahim Sadiq, Kudus on target as Nordsjælland sink FC Copenhagen

Ghana duo Mohammed Kudus and Ibrahim Sadiq were on target for Danish side FC Nordsjælland in their 3-1 victory over giants FC Copenhagen.  Kudus broke the deadlock at the stroke of half time before Robert Skov leveled for the home side. Andreas Skov Olsen scored in the 72nd minute to put Nordsjælland in the lead before Sadiq climbed off the bench to score in injury time to seal the victory for the Wild Tigers at the Telia Parken. Mohammed Kudus, Godsway Donyoh and Ibrahim Sadiq played key roles as Nordsjælland secured a 6th place…

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Nasiru Moro joins HNK Gorica on permanent basis

Croatian top-flight side HNK Gorica have signed Nasiru Moro on a permanent basis. The lanky defender put pen to paper on a three year deal after completing all the necessary processes. Moro moved to Gorica last September on a season-long loan move from Division One League side Accra Lions FC. The 22-year-old impressed the technical team and so the club decided to hand him a long-term contract.

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