Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah embarks on scouting mission in Europe

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has embarked on a scouting mission in Europe ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.   The aim of the scouting mission is to recruit new talents to boost his squad and further monitor players already on the radar of the national team to ensure he meets set targets. The 58-year-old manager who is currently in Holland is also expected to visit Spain, England, France, Italy, Germany, and Belgium. Ghana are in Group C where they will contest for a place in the next…

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WAFA SC’s U18 arrive at Red Bull Salzburg for two-week training and formative programme

WAFA SC’s U18 have arrived in Austria for a two-week training and formation programme with giants Red Bull Salzburg. The Sogakope-based outfit are scheduled to engage in two friendlies matches during their stay. The Academy lads will be in attendance for the Champions League match between Salzburg and Napoli at the Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, 23 October. The youngsters will also have an opportunity to watch an Austrian Bundesliga match before the team returns to Ghana on 29 October.

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Ghana’s Princella Adubea cameos in Sporting de Huelva defeat to Barcelona

Ghana female star Princella Adubea saw 13 minutes of action for Sporting De Huelva as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola on Sunday. The Black Princesses forward was introduced in the 77th minute as replacement for Yoko Tanaka. Nigerian forward and three times African Women Player of the year Asisat Oshoala proved to be the difference as her solitary strike handed the Catalans all three points. The win sees Barcelona retain the summit of the log on goal difference with 13 points from five matches,…

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WAFU Cup: Maxwell Konadu assesses Ghana’s defeat to Senegal

Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu has praised his team despite their defeat to hosts Senegal in the Wafu Cup of Nations final on Sunday. The Teranga Lions secured a 3-1 victory in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 1-1 in extra-time. “The match wasn’t bad, it was a tough and very tactical match which was very good,” Konadu said in his post-match interview. “The level was very high. We knew the Senegalese have a young and talented team. “We also have good squad and we knew the match was going…

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Ghanaian forward Richard Gadze rejoins Azerbaijani side Zira FC

Ghanaian forward Richard Gadze has completed a transfer to Azerbaijan top flight side Zira FK . Richard penned a one-year deal with an option to extend for an additional year. This will be the striker’s second spell at the club having previously spent 2 seasons there prior to joining Voluntari FC of Romania last year. The former Ebusua Dwarfs hitman has also had previous stints with Delhi Dynamos and HJK.    

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Joesph Aidoo nominated for Celta Vigo’s Player of the Month award

Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo is up for Celta Vigo’s Player of the month award for September. The 24 year old was nominated alongside goalkeeper Rubén Blanco, and midfielder Fran Beltrán. The Former Genk guardsman has been a stalwart for the Sky Blues since joining the club in the summer. The 24-year old has played in seven matches for Celta Vigo this season.

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Gambian referee to handle WAFU Cup final between Ghana and Senegal

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the appointment of Gambia official Omar Sallah as the center referee for the 2019 WAFU Cup final between Senegal and Ghana. Sallah will be assisted by Abou Ngoh from Ivory Coast as 1st Asst, Omar Habib Sanou from Burkina Faso as 2nd Asst while Boubou Traore will be forth Official. Nigerien born Moussa Ibrahim will be Match Commissioner and Samir Kria from Algeria as Referee Assessor. The match is scheduled to kick off at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies on Sunday, October 13, 2019….

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Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu eyes historic WAFU Cup triumph

Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu is confident ahead of Sunday’s final against host nation Senegal in the WAFU Cup of Nations. The locally based team reached this stage of the competition after Ivory Coast 3-1 in the semi-final. Meanwhile The Teranga Lions booked their ticket following a 2-0 victory over Mali on Wednesday. Ghana won the competition in 2013 and 2017 and can have the title for keeps if they are able to win the competition this year. “We have to thank the Ghanaian public for giving us their support. We…

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Solomon Asante wins big at Phoenix Rising end of season awards

Solomon Asante’s brilliant campaign in the USL has been acknowledged as he picked up four honours at Phoenix Rising’s end of season awards on Thursday. The Ghanaian international was named the Most Valuable player and the Players Player Award. The diminutive winger was also the winner of the golden boot and the best goal of the season award. The 29-year old scored an incredible 22 goals in 30 matches for the club registering 16 assists in the 2019 season.

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