Asamoah was unfit to have started against Kenya – Kwesi Appiah reportedly says after defeat

Head coach of the Black Stars Kwesi Appiah has explained why he started Kwadwo Asamoah from the bench in Ghana’s defeat againt Kenya last Saturday. Nicholas Opoku’s 40th minute own goal handed the Harambee Stars a narrow win in the AFCON qualifier at the Moi International sports center. FootballmadeinGhana.com broke the news of an injury the Inter Milan left back suffered during the team’s training in Addis Ababa on last Wednesday but the player downplayed the seriousness of the incident in a video message but coach Kwesi Appiah has reportedly…

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JE Sarpong says Sebastien Migné not better coach than Kwesi Appiah

The Frenchman is gradually emerging as a formidable technical for to Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah after masterminding a victory over Ghana on the second match-day of the AFCON qualifiers. Sebastien Migné coached the Red Devils of Congo to frustrate Ghana at the Babayara sports stadium in September last year in a World Cup qualification tie and after suffering a 5-1 annihilation by the Black Stars in front of his home fans Migné has repeated the dose in Kasarani this time with Kenya as his employers. “Yes you can see…

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JE Sarpong questions Kwesi Appiah’s “inconsistent” team building method

Veteran Ghanaian coach JE Sarpong has questioned the team building method of Black Stars Kwesi Appiah following a 2019 AFCON qualifying defeat against Kenya. “The team did well in the last friendlies and don’t forget the manager has said that he is building a team for the future. That is great but this is a qualification and I think there should be some consistency in the team” Sarpong said in an interview with Metro FM. “But when we keep seeing new players in and out of the team it does…

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Black Stars’ defeat against 10-man Kenya not a disgrace – coach JE Sarpong

J.E Sarpong says Black Stars’ 1-0 defeat against ten-man Kenya  last Saturday was painful but not a disgrace as many are saying. Ghana lost to the Harambee Stars after defender Nicholas Opoku scored an own goal in the 40th minute. “It is always a bad feeling to lose especially looking at how the game unfolded but we cannot say the players disgraced us like many people want us to believe.” coach Sarpong told Metro FM on Monday. “This normally happens. Whenever a team is numerically disadvantaged experience has shown that…

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Zongo minister Abdul-Hamid cuts sod for construction of astro park in Kumasi Akurem

Minister of Inner City and Zongo Development Mustapha Abdul Hamid on Thursday afternoon cut sod for the construction of an Astro turf at Akurem a suburb of Asawasi constituency in the Ashanti region. The construction of the artificial turf is part of the infrastructure enhancement and social development program by the newly formed Zongo ministry and inner cities development in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The ceremony was attended by the Regional Chief Imam Abdul Mumun Harun together with his deputy Imam Zakari. Asokore Mampong Municipal Chief…

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RoPS officials thrilled by Dreams FC’s talents on first day of scouting

Officials of Rovaniemen Palloseura saw at first hand the plethora of talents coming through at Dreams FC in Day 1 of a scouting tournament held at the Vision Park in Amrahia. RoPS chairman and coach Risto Niva and Toni Koskela respectively have arrived in Ghana on the invitation of the Ghana Premier League side. Both clubs are in talks over a partnership agreement which cuts across areas of player transfer, infrastructural development, media and exchange programs. The RoPS delegation saw at first hand the talents on offer at Dreams FC…

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No better Ghanaian club than Ashgold right now – Kwaku Frimpong

The majority shareholder of the Miners is talking big ahead of Sunday’s friendly game against Asante Kotoko. Kwaku Frimpong is also betting his Lamborghini on the game as he is prepared to let go the expensive car should Kotoko win the game. “No Kotoko player is better than my players. We’re beating them this Sunday” Kwaku Frimpong affectionately called Champion told Metro FM on Friday morning. The Ghanaian business mogul also declares Ashantigold as the best Ghanaian club currently. “Ashantigold is the best club in Ghana right now. All others…

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Ghana U17 coach to make changes for Togo clash

Ghana U17 coach Karim Zito says he will be ringing changes to his team in his bid to secure a win against Togo on Saturday. The Black Starlets must beat their West African neighbors to guarantee progress in the ongoing WAFU Zone B qualifying tournament in Niger. This tournament is being used as qualification to next year’s U-17 CAF Africa Cup to be staged in Tanzania. Only the winner will secure qualification to the Africa Cup finals. Ghana however missed a golden opportunity to secure early qualification by playing out…

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I feel vindicated after Anas video – Tony Yeboah

The former Leeds United striker who used to own Yegola FC was very critical of the Ghana Football Association. Former Black Stars striker Tony Yeboah has stated he feels vindicated after Anas Aremyaw Anas football corruption investigative video. The former Yegola FC owner dissolved the club citing poor officiating and corrupt referees as the main reasons. Meanwhile Yegola, as he is popularly known , claims  that it will take about  ten years to return to the glory days of Ghana football. ” I used to play football before i started…

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Focus on foreign players – Kwesi Appiah to new Kotoko management

Head coach of Ghana Black stars Kwesi Appiah has advised the new management of Asante Kotoko to move their attention from local-based players to recruiting foreign players. Kwesi Appiah is preparing his team to play against Kenya on Saturday in an AFCON qualifier but Appiah still follows his former club. Kwesi Appiah who was speaking with Micheal Ashley Darko of Angel FM stated that, most of the local clubs are now reluctant to sell their best players to Kotoko unlike over the years when Kotoko and Hearts of Oak sign…

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