African Games: Black Satellites crash out after 4-2 defeat to Mali

Ghana U20’s hopes of reaching the knockout stage of the 2019 African Games were brought to an abrupt end on Saturday. Tahiru Awudu was again on the double as Black Satellites lost 4-2 to Mali to crash out of the competition. The Medeama SC youngster has scored four goals in three matches. The Black Satellites needed a win to seal qualification after picking just three points in their opening two games. Ghana won their first game 2-1 against Burundi but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in the subsequent group…

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African Games Preview – Black Satellites face Mali in a must win game today

Black Satellites will lock horns with Mali in a must win game in their last group game of the African Games. Coach Yaw Preko’s side need a win to seal their qualification to the next round  of the competition. Ghana won their opening game 2-1 against Burundi but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in the subsequent group match. A win over Mali will give Ghana 6 six points which would be enough to see them through to the next round. Ghana won the 2011 edition of the competition beating…

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African Games: Black Satellites suffer 1-0 defeat to Senegal in second group game

Ghana’s U20 side fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Senegal in their second game of the 2019 All African games ongoing in Morocco. The result meant that Yaw Preko’s men failed to secure early qualification to the next round after their opening day win over Burundi. A 10th strike Ibrahima Drame was the difference between the two sides at the Stade Municipal El Manssouria on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Mali thumped Burundi 3-0 in the other game to go top of the Group. Black Satellites will next face Mali…

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‘Let’s keep it going guys’ – Toku inspires teammates

It seems the fire is still burning in the camp of Ghana Black Satellites camp after taming Burundi in the group opener 2-1 on Friday in the ongoing African Games in Morocco. Skipper of the side Emmanuel Toku is urging his team mates to keep the fire blazing when they cross swords with Senegal on Wednesday. On his Facebook page, Toku wrote: “Lets keep it going guys.” The Satellites registered a 2-1 win over Burundi in their opener and a win over Senegal will guarantee them qualification to the next…

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The boys are determined for success after Burundi win- Yaw Preko

After taming Burundi in their Group B opener on Saturday head coach of Ghana Black Satellites Yaw Preko says his boys are hungry for success in the ongoing African Games in Morocco. Coach Yaw Preko led his team to a 2-1 win against Burundi on Saturday at Stade Municipal El Manssouria Stadium courtesy Awudu’s brace. Speaking after the narrow win on Happy FM, Preko said, the prime target of the boys is to leave a mark in the ongoing tournament. “The boys are determined for success so they gave their…

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Yaw Preko confident in Toku’s leadership as U20 captain

Emmanuel Toku has been named the skipper of the Black Satellites of Ghana as they go into the All Africa Games, and coach Yaw Preko, is confident Emmanuel Toku can team the team to towin the ultimate. Ghana is drawn in group B with Burundi, Senegal and Mali, with the competition set to start on Friday August 16. Speaking on Happy FM Coach Preko said, skipper Emmanuel Toku has what it’s takes to lead the team in Morocco. “Looking at Emmanuel Tokus qualities and attitude, I know he has what…

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Sierra Leone government rejects appointment of Sellas Tetteh as Leone Stars coach

The Government of Sierra Leone has rejected the appointment of Ghanaian trainer Sellas Tetteh as the head coach of the Leone Stars. The Sierra Leone Football Association confirmed the appointment of the former Ghana Under-20 World Cup winner as their new head coach on Tuesday. But the government has rejected the appointment insisting the process to appoint a new coach was incomplete. In a statement released by the government, the government accused the Sierra Leone Football Association of having premeditated mind before inviting the coaches for the interview. The government…

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Haruna Abubakar confident of triumph in African Games

Black Satellites defender Haruna Abubakar is confident of winning the upcoming African Games in Morocco. Ghana have been drawn alongside Burundi, Senegal and Mali in the group and will be hoping to make it out of the group. Abubakar who plays for division one side King Faisal spoke exclusively to footballmadeinghana.com before the team depart Ghana for Morroco. According to him they have prepared very well for the tournament, and will be doing everything possible to bring the trophy home. “We have prepared very well for the tournament, everything is…

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Ghana U20 coach Yaw Preko rallies for support ahead of Africa Games

Ghana U20 coach Yaw Preko has called on Ghanaians to throw their weight of support behind his team ahead of the Africa Games to be staged in Morocco. The Black Satellites have been drawn in Group B alongside Burundi, Senegal and reigning African under 20 champions Mali. Ghana will play their tournament opener against Burundi on August 17. Speaking to the media before the team’s departure to Morocco, Yaw Preko said, “Let’s all support the boys and give them encouragement because I know for sure that all what this group…

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