Ibrahim Tanko set sights on qualifying Ghana to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Black Meteors Coach Ibrahim Tanko is upbeat about his side’s chances ahead of upcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana’s U23 side booked their ticket for this year’s championship after edging the Fennec Foxes of Algeria 2-1 on aggregate in the final qualifying round. The Egyptian capital, Cairo will host all games with matches at the Cairo International Stadium and Al Salam Stadium. The top three finishers at the final tournament will qualify to represent Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. “We are waiting for the official draw which is…

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#GFAElections2019: ‘Kurt is the right man to be the GFA President’ – Hillary Boaten

The Human Resources Manager of Springfield Group, Hillary Boaten has thrown her weight behind Kurt Okraku to emerge the next GFA President ahead of the upcoming elections insisting he is the right man for the job. Delivering her keynote address at the #GameChanger Manifesto Unveiling on Tuesday, the experienced Human Resource Manager highlighted the need for delegates to vote for Kurt in the upcoming elections. To her, Kurt envelopes the experience and knowledge required to lead the new GFA and his reign will see Ghana football at a different level….

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VIDEO: ‘Ghana will qualify for 2020 CHAN’ – Maxwell Konadu insists

Despite losing by a lone goal to the Stallions of Burkina Faso, Ghana Black Stars B trainer Maxwell Konadu insists his side will qualify for the 2020 CHAN. The Black Stars B are on the verge of missing out of the competition for the third time after losing to Burkina Faso on Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the first leg of the encounter. Maxwell Konadu and his charges fell to Ivory Coast in 2015 and failed to qualify for the 2016 edition of the CHAN with Burkina…

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VIDEO: Maxwell Konadu explains improved second half against Burkina Faso

AshGold midfielder James Akaminko was brought on for Appiah McCarthy in a move that swiftly turned the tables around for a wonderful second half performance against Burkina Faso on Sunday. The Stallions of Burkina Faso shocked Ghana with a late strike to secure an important first leg win in Kumasi making it extremely difficult for Ghana in the second leg on October 20 in Ouagadougou. The introduction of James Akaminko and Emmanuel Ocran swiftly lifted the game for Ghana and Maxwell believes Ghana were just unlucky not to get a…

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VIDEO: Maxwell Konadu salutes Burkina Faso goalie, insists Ghana had a bad day

Ghana Black Stars B trainer Maxwell Konadu has applauded Burkina Faso goalkeeper Babayoure Sawadogo Abubacar for his wonderful outing on Sunday denying Ghana a win. Babayoure staged a stupendous Man-of-the-Match performance, pulling some great saves to deny the Black Stars B any goal. This is the second time in two years that Babayoure has led his side to defeat Ghana at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium after leading them to win 2-1 in 2017 in the same competition. Maxwell believes his side wasn’t bad against the visitors but that the…

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VIDEO: Watch George Afriyie’s full speech after filing to contest for the GFA Presidency

Moments after filing to contest for the position of president of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie addressed the media, making revelations of support he’s been assured by clubs. The former GFA Vice President revealed the number of clubs that endorsed him to contest for the position as well as the numerous influential people he consulted before contesting. Watch the full speech:

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I will never forget St Gallen in my life – Majeed Ashmeiru

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has insisted he will never forget about his short spell at Swiss side St Gallen. Majeed who featured on loan for the Swiss club during the 2018/2019 season revealed he played his best football at the club. In an exclusive interview with footbamadeinghana.com, the Black Meteors midfielder narrated how he became a cult hero at Espan. “Yes that is a tough decision I made. It was shocking. But I was called to the Black Stars when I was playing for St Gallen. That was…

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Ghana midfielder Majeed Ashmeru finally opens on 2019 AFCON snub

Red Bull Salzburg playmaker Majeed Ashmeru has finally opened up about his surprise omission from Ghana’s squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The 21 year old who was on the books of St Gallen was left out by coach Kwesi Appiah despite his meteoric rise in Switzerland. The decision to leave Ashmeru raised a lot of eye brows and has been cited by some pundits as one of the many causes for the country’s failure in Egypt. The Ghana U23 star says he was not shocked but a little disappointed…

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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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Gideon Mensah sets sights on future Black Stars call up

Red Bull Salzburg star Gideon Mensah has his sights set on a possible call-up to the senior national team, the Black Stars. The highly-rated defender has established himself as a key cog in Ghana’s U23 side but is confident he can make the step up to the big time soon. The 21 year old has been touted by many pundits as the solution to Ghana’s left back woes. A tag that doesn’t faze an ambitious Gideon who believes he will be ready to live up to the expectations. ”My journey…

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