U-23 AFCON: Black Meteors to know group opponents on 3 October

The Black Meteors of Ghana will discover their group opponents for the upcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. The official draw for the tournament will be held at the historical Montaza Complex in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Thursday, 3 October 2019 at the Haramlek Palace at 17H00 local time (15H00 GMT). Coach Ibrahim Tanko’s 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 representatives of the 8 qualified teams are expected to be in attendance for…

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Majeed Ashimeru : Iniesta is my idol

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has revealed that he models his game on that of Spanish international Andres Iniesta, calling the former Barcelona midfielder ‘his football idol’ Ashmeiru who disclosed being a big fan of Barcelona revealed he always watch the Vissel Kobe midfielder before he step out to play a football match. “My favorite idol is Iniesta, he is someone I always watch before a game. I think I’m trying to see improvement. I try to learn a lot from him. I’m confident I will get there” He…

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St Gallen wanted to sign me permanently – Majeed Ashimeru reveals

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has revealed St Gallen did everything possible to make his loan deal permanent after impressing the club during his spell. According to the former WAFA midfielder, he wanted to stay at the Swiss Club at first but later took the challenge to go back to Red Bull Salzburg to continue from where he left off. “They wanted me to stay. They wanted me so badly. They did everything possible to make be comeback. The knew I was good and they wanted me to come…

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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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Playing against Chelsea and Real Madrid is a dream come true- Majeed Ashmeru

Red Bull Salzburg playmaker Majeed Ashmeru has described the games against Chelsea and Real Madrid during preseason as ‘a dream come true’.  The Ghana U23 star was impressive in both matches and was not fazed by the prospect  of playing against the biggest teams in Europe. He started in the 5-3 defeat to Chelsea and climbed off the bench in the narrow 1-0 loss to Real Madrid and showed his qualities by bossing the midfield. Ashmeru revealed his emotions and what it meant for him to feature in both games in…

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VIDEO: Majeed Ashmeru brings us up to speed on his football career on ‘The Big Interview’

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashmeru nearly got his house divided over his decision to play football. His mother was in full support while his father was up in arms against the decision. How did they reconcile? How did Majeed get to WAFA and how has he risen to this level? Who has been his idol and where is he heading towards? Watch The Big Interview as Ashmeru brings us up to speed on his career.

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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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Majeed Ashmeru reveals how his dad opposed his decision to play football

Majeed Ashmeru’s football dream could have ended at an infant stage if his mother had not been supportive following a decision from his father not to play football. Red Bull Salzburg midfielder has revealed how his father nearly forced him to truncate his dream of becoming a footballer insisting “my father never wanted me to play football.” The creative midfielder whose rise to the top has been stupendous disclosed how his choice of career nearly divided his home but was happy his parents settled to allow him to play. “It…

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