Player Profile: Kwabena Owusu

  Fact file: Name: Kwabena Owusu Date of Birth: June 18, 1997 Place of Birth: Accra Nationality: Ghanaian Club: Leganes Until Coach Ibrahim Tanko called him to the Black Meteors for the Under 23 AFCON qualifier against Togo in Kumasi, many people did not know about him. The talented attacker was scouted by Fiifi Parker Hanson for Sporting Club Accra which is a second division club in Ghana and he made his mark by becoming the club’s leading attacker. After an initial loan deal to CD Toledo from Sporting Club…

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Osei confident of Black Stars success in Egypt

Ghana Black Meteors deputy coach Michael Osei believes the Black Stars have what it takes to win the impending 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Osei reiterated that Ghana are in pole position to lift the trophy again after 37 years and is about time good things are said about the team by the general public. “We are favourite for the Afcon. Ghanaians should say positive words to the black stars instead of the negative thoughts.” Osei told New Mecury FM. “Even your own son or daughter if you say negative things…

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Ghanaian duo Aidoo and Paintsil crowned Belgium champions with KRC Genk

Ghanaian international duo Joseph Aidoo and Joseph Paintsil were crowned Belgium champions after winning the Jupile League with KRC Genk on Thursday evening. The Blue and Whites collected 52 points after their goalless encounter with Standard Liege to be crowned champions in a season that was characterized apt dominance. Genk had already won the title about two weeks ago after drawing 1-1 with Anderlecht but were crowned at a coronation after their game with Standard. The draw was all that KRC Genk needed to secure the title which they are…

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Schalke 04 table €7m offer for Bernard Terkpetey

Bundesliga side Schalke 04 have table a €7 million offer for Ghana forward Bernard Tekpetey following a swashbuckling season with Paderborn in the Bundesliga II. The Ghanaian international left the Royal Blues to join SC Paderborn 07 in the summer on a loan deal after struggling to enjoy regular playing time. The deal was later made permanent after SC Paderborn expressed interest to buy the player completely but Schalke however inserted a buy-back clause in his contract. Terkpetey, 21, staged an amazing outing in the Bundesliga II, registering 4 assists…

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Aidoo, Paintsil win Belgium League with KRC Genk

Ghanaian international Joseph Aidoo and Joseph Paintsil have won the Belgian Jupiler League title with KRC Genk after a 1-1 stalemate with Anderlecht on Thursday night. The Blue and Whites collected 51 points to be crowned champions in a season that was characterized by their dominance. Bryan Heynen broke the virginity of the game in the 11th minute for the home side before DR Congo international Yannick Bolasie restored parity for the visitors on the 65th minute. The draw was all that KRC Genk needed to secure the title which…

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U23 AFCON Qualifier: Ghana U23 clash with Algeria rescheduled to September

CAF has rescheduled the AFCON Qualifier between Ghana’s U23 side – Black Meteors – and their Algerian counterparts to September this year, FootballMadeInGhana.com can confirm.  The Black Meteors were expected to take on their Algerian counterparts next month in the final clash of the qualifiers for the U23 AFCON. But the Confederation of Africa Football has resolved that the final qualifying games will be played in September. The countries involved in the qualifiers will have to choose a date from September 2 to September 10. The news will come as…

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Nuhu, Ashmeru excel as St Gallen down Sion

Ghana U23 duo Musah Nuhu and Majeed Ashmeru were at their usual best guiding St. Gallen to a 2-1 win over Sion in the Swiss Super League. Ashmeru provided an assist for Guillemenot to break the virginity of the game on the stroke of half time but Adryan drew level for the visitors three minutes from the break. Barnetta restored the lead for the home side with ten minutes to end the game to secure all three points. Nuhu’s ingenuity and height advantage saw high come close to scoring before…

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Musah Nuhu completes 3-year deal with Swiss giants FC St.Gallen

Ghana U23 defender Musah Nuhu has completed a 3-year deal with Swiss side FC St. Gallen, footballmadeinghana.com can confirm. The former WAFA and New Edubiase defender committed himself to the club after a successful 6-months loan deal with the Espens. Nuhu signed the contract on Friday until summer 2022. In the current season Nuhu came so far to nine inserts. The Ghanaian, who can play both in central defense and in defensive midfield, was loaned out by West African Football Academy (WAFA) for the current season. According to St. Gallen…

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Black Meteors start camping today

The Black Meteors of Ghana have opened camp today ahead of the final qualifier for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. Twenty local players have been invited to the national U-23 camp as they begin the first phase of preparations for the clash against their Algerian counterparts. The foreign based players are expected to join the team in two weeks time. The Black Meteors eliminated Gabon in the penultimate round to set up this clash with the Algerians. The first leg of the clash against the North Africans will…

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U23 AFCON QUALIFIER: Dauda Mohammed to join Black Meteors for Algeria clash

Former Ghana U20 striker Dauda Mohammed will join the Ghana U23 side – The Black Meteors – for the ultimate qualifier with Algeria next month, footballmadeinghana.com can confirm. The former Asante Kotoko striker has been in amazing form with his new side Vitesse Arnhem and will be part of the team for the double header with Algeria. A deep throat source has confirmed to footballmadeinghana.com that the goal poacher has been invited to be part of the team. The Black Meteors will host their Algerian counterparts in June for the…

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