Spotlight: Jeff Addai, the mercurial midfielder making waves in USL

  Does the name Jeff Addai rings any bells in your ears? No, perhaps not now but the Canadian-born Ghanaian star who features for USL side Tulsa Roughnecks is the hottest box to box midfielder in America currently The 25-year- old whose father Samuel Kwame Addai is a retired footballer is perhaps one of the best kept secrets in modern soccer, and that has kept him away from the revolving big lenses that are usually on the tail of talented players elsewhere. Astute sports writer Edmund Okai Gyimah of footballmadeinghana.com…

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CAF CC: Akonnor eyes winning all home games ahead of ZESCO clash

Asante Kotoko head coach CK Akonnor says his side must win all their home matches in the CAF Confederation Cup to improve on their chances of qualifying out of Group C. Asante Kotoko host ZESCO United at the Baba Yara Stadium at 1 PM on Wednesday ahead of home duels with Nkana FC and Al Hilal. The former AshGold coach thinks beating ZESCO United at home is a must if the Porcupines want to qualify from of their group. “Zesco United won their first match and we are also looking…

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Peak Milk supports “Mighty Reds Ghana” Children’s Charity Campaign

Peak Milk has announced that it will partner with the biggest Liverpool supporters group in Ghana known as “Mighty Reds Ghana” to embark on charity projects. The vibrant group has embarked upon a nationwide registration exercise to bring the thousands of lovers and followers of Liverpool together under one umbrella when it comes to charity initiatives and mobilizing members. Dozens of Liverpool Ghana supporters groups have been in existence for many years with the current initiative aimed at supporting children, youth and community projects across Ghana. Coordinator of Mighty Reds…

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CAF CC: Ibrahim Sunday insists Kotoko are under pressure to perform

Former Ghana international Ibrahim Sunday believes Asante Kotoko are under pressure to perform in the CAF Confederation Cup after the 1-0 defeat to Al Hilal in Sudan. The former Asante Kotoko player and coach thinks the Porcupine Warriors are impregnated with many inexperienced players hence putting the team under pressure. The Porcupine Warriors will host Zambian giants ZESCO United in their second Group C clash and Sunday feels the pressure can sway the side. “Some of the players are inexperienced in such a competition therefore pressure is bound to set…

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Lack of Domestic league affected Kotoko – Zdravko Lugarusic

Head coach of Sudan National team Zdravko Lugarusic has blamed the lack of domestic league in Ghana for Kotoko’s defeat to Al Hilal. The former Kotoko gaffer believes the Sudanese league which is currently ongoing aided Al Hilal to beat the Ghana Premier League side since the Ghanaian leagus has been halted for sometime now. Luga believes that the Porcupine Warriors have the needed quality to beat Al Hilal but their inactive league affected their play. “They don’t play as a team. It’s easy to see that upstairs than sitting…

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Nyantakyi administration was more transparent than the NC – Berekum Chelsea Chief

Chief Executive Officer of Berekum Chelsea Obed Nana Kwame Nketia has lashed out at the Ghana FA Normalization Committee for failing to explain to the clubs details of the Special Competition. The experience football administrator stated that, the Nyantakyi-led administration was more transparent than the current Dr. Amoah-led administration. “The Normalization Committee is not doing anything different from the old administration. “The Nyantakyi-led administration was more transparent than the NC,” he said On Metro FM. “The NC has only shared ₵400,000 to the clubs but the rest we don’t know…

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Normalization Committee increases participation fees for Special Competition

The Ghana FA Normalization Committee has increased the participation fee for the Special Competition from Ȼ20k to Ȼ25k according their Public Relations Officer Dan Kweku Yeboah. The clubs have bitterly complained about the inadequacy of the Ȼ20k participating fee, insisting it will not be enough for their preparations for the competition. But the spokesperson of the committee wants the clubs to start jubilating following the Ȼ5000 increment. “The participation fee for the Normalization Committee Special Competition has been increased from Ȼ20,000 to Ȼ25,000,” he told Asempa FM. “The Normalization Committee…

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Dreams FC seeks spiritual support ahead of new football season

Ghana Premier League side Dreams FC, on Friday, visited the Khulafa Rashideen Mosque at Maamobi in Accra to seek spiritual support ahead of the new season. Led by the Vice President of the club Prince Abdul Hamid, the model Ghana Premier League side joined the congregation for the Jum’a Prayers at the mosque. The non-Muslim players waited while the usual Jum’a worship went on. Malam Addo, the Chief Imam of the Khulafa Rashideen applauded the side for their commitment to God and prayed for a successful season for the club…

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Bechem United chief advises Kotoko to train in the night ahead of Al Hilal clash

Operations Manager for Premier League side Bechem United Francis Addae has expressed deep concerns over Asante Kotoko’s ‘late departure’ to Sudan ahead of their opening group match against Al Hilal Omdurman on Sunday, which could affect the team in terms of climate differences. Francis who is very familiar with the Sudanese weather is worried that the Porcupine Warriors did not leave Ghana on time and that could make it difficult for the team to get acclimatised with the hotter temperature in Sudan compared to that of Ghana. ‘Kotoko did not…

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Bechem United demand answers from NC for rejecting Bechem Park

Bechem United are demanding answers from the Ghana FA Normalization Committee for rejecting the Nana Fosu Gyabour Bechem Park for the Special Competition. Speaking on Metro FM in an interview, the Chief Executive Officer of the club Nana Kwesi Darlington bemoaned the Club Licensing Board’s decision to disqualify the Ofosu Gyabour Park and also seek explanations for the criteria used in taking that decision. “The NC must come clear on their decision to reject the Bechem pitch. “They must tell us the criteria they used. Because we have been using…

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