All you need to know about Black Starlets head coach Ben Fokuo

In this edition of our profiling, the focus is on Ben Fokuo, Head Coach of Ghana’s Under-17s, Black Starlets. He is a former international who now Coaches Division One side Kpando Heart of Lions. Full Name: Ben Fokuo Place of birth: Chiraa Nickname: Falcao Age: 58 Ben Fokuo hails from Banda Ahenkro but was born in Chiraa, Bono Ahafo on 2nd September, 1962. He had his early childhood and college education at Urban Council middle school Chiraa. As an offensive midfielder and nicknamed Falcao, he began his football career at…

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“None of the Players I trained was respectful like Opoku Afriyie” – Alhaji Grunsah

Bankroller of  Kumasi King Faisal, Abdul Karim Alhaji Grunsah has revealed he cried upon hearing the sad news about the demise of former Black Stars player Opoku Afriyie. According to him, Afriyie who featured for King Faisal previously  known as Olympics Babies FC is the most respectful player to have passed through him. The late Afriyie was playing for Hearts Babies before he signed him to Olympics Babies where he ended his juvenile career. In an interview with Tru FM, Grusah   revealed none of the players that passed through his…

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Official: Sellas Tetteh quits Sierra Leone job

Veteran Ghanaian Coach Sellas Tetteh has resigned from his role as Head Coach of the Senior National Football team of Sierra Leone, it has been confirmed. The Sierra Leone football Federation confirmed the news of Tetteh’s departure in an official statement, stating that the former Black Stars assistant Coach in a letter to the President of the SLFA cited personal reasons as the trigger for his resignation. 63 year old Tetteh who has previously worked with Rwanda joined the Leone Stars for a second spell in August last year. He…

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Ghanaian Players Abroad MD23 Best XI

FootballMadeInGhana.com brings you the best rated Ghanaian players plying their trade abroad for match day 23. Each player was selected based on recommendations from our select group of football experts who have decided to go with a 3-5-3 formation. This weeks best XI includes; 1. Lawrence Atti-Zigi (St. Gallen) 2. Abdul Mumin (Nordsjaelland) 4. Salisu Mohammed (Real Valladolid) 5. Nicholas Opoku (Amiens) 6. Baba Iddrisu (Real Mallorca) 6. Afriyie Acquah (Yeni Malatyaspor) 7. K. P. Boateng (Basiktas) 8. Thomas Partey (Atletico 11. Andre Ayew (Swansea) 9. Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) 10.…

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Ghanaian Players Abroad Week 22 Best XI

FootballMadeInGhana.com brings you the best rated Ghanaian players plying their trade abroad for match day 22. Each player was selected based on recommendations from our select group of football experts who have decided to go with a 4-4-2 formation. This weeks best XI includes; 1. Richard Ofori (Maritzburg) 2. Andy Yiadom (Reading) 3. Lumor Agbeyenu (Real Mallorca) 4. Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid) 5. Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo) 6. Baba Iddrisu (Real Mallorca) 7. Albert Adomah (Cardiff City) 8. Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid) 11. Andre Ayew (Swansea) 9. Jonah Osabutey (Royal…

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Black Starlets Management Committee visits team’s camp in Cape Coast

The Management Committee of the National U-17 male team paid a visit to the team’s training camp in Cape Coast on Thursday. The Delegation which was led by the Committees vice chairman John Ansah interacted with the players and the technical team. Coach Ben Fokuo and his side have been in Cape Coast for the past 2 weeks as they prepare for their upcoming assignments. Thirty players were initially invited to the team’s camp after which another batch has arrived in camp as the technical team continue its screening exercise…

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King Faisal is the best team in the league – Coach Isaac Opeele insists

Former head coach of Tema Youth Isaac Boateng ‘Opeele’ has described King Faisal as the best team in the ongoing Ghana Premier League. King Faisal are languishing at the bottom of the league table with four points out of the nine matches played. The Insha Allah boys have drawn four and lost five after nine games, becoming the only side yet to pick a win in the league. Despite their uninspiring performances, King Faisal are the second highest scoring team in the league scoring 12 goals and conceding 20goals. “King…

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33 players invited for Black Starlets camping in Cape Coast

Thirty- three player have been invited into the National Under 17, Black Starlets to begin camping on Tuesday 4th February, 2020 in Cape Coast. Here is the full list of invited Players ; Charles Appiah – Cheetah FC Sathu Anastatius –  Mboma City Rafael Mahama – Jonas FC Nemorden – Oti United Rabiu Fuseini – Hearts Babies Michael Appiah – Seedof Academy Ransford – Rock Stars Abdulai Mohammed – Rock Stars Alhassan Alhassan – Republicans Nyarko Benjamin – Mountaineers FC Samari Salifu- Young Juventus Afful Daniel – Great warriors Isaac…

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National team Coaches to explain Call-Ups: GFA President Kurt Okraku

The President of the Ghana Football Association has revealed that head coaches of the various national football teams will as part of their role be made to actively engage the media to update them on work being done. As part of this move, national team coaches will be made to explain to the media and Ghanaians at large, reasons behind inviting players into the national team. This development will come as refreshing to media men who have questioned motive behind players who are offered callus into the national team. The…

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OFFICIAL: Mubarak Wakaso completes Jiangsu Suning FC move

Ghana’s Mubarak Wakaso has completed a transfer to Chinese Super League outfit  Jiangsu Suning in the ongoing transfer window. The 30 year old midfielder joins the Nanjing Olympic Stadium outfit from Deportivo Alaves. Although the official announcement didn’t include details, the Chinese club reportedly coughed up $3M to get the transfer over the line. This will be the 11th club Mubarak Wakaso has played for in his professional career. He has previous stints with Panathinaikos, Elche, Villarreal, Espanyol, Celtic, Las Palmas and Granada.

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