U17 AFCON 2019: Fabin’s Uganda fail to pick World Cup ticket despite 1-1 stalemate with Nigeria

Ghanaian gaffer Paa Kwesi Fabin failed to grab a World Cup ticket with his Uganda U17 side after their 1-1 stalemate with Nigeria in the ongoing U17 AFCON in Tanzania. A 74th minutes strike by Ibraheem Olalekan Jabaar canceled Uganda’s lesd through John Kokas Alou in the 67th minute to deny the East Africans a place in the semifinals. Uganda’s hopes were dashed despite picking a point in the game after Angola recorded a 4-2 win over hosts Tanzania in the other group encounter. Uganda bounced back from an opening…

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TOTAL AFCON U17: Fabin guides Uganda to heavy win over Tanzania

Ghanaian trainer Paa Kwesi Fabin guided Uganda to record their first win in the ongoing Total AFCON U17 with a heavy win over hosts Tanzania. The hosts have been kicked out of the competition following the defeat to Fabin’s boys. A 16th minute strike from Andrew Kawooya opened the scoring for the hungry Ugandan side that lost their opener to Angola by a lone goal. Two minutes to the half hour mark, Ivan Asaba unleashed a powerful drive which could not be saved by Hassan Kingwaga to increase the lead…

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REVEALED: Paa Kwesi Fabin beat off competition from Mali WC coach to Uganda U17 coaching job

Former Mali U17 coach Jonas Kouku Komla was beaten to the Uganda U17 coaching job by former Kotoko manager Paa Kwesi Fabin, footballmadeinghana.com can reveal. The Ghanaian coach who was appointed the head coach of the Ugandan side was in Kampala with his Malian counterpart who was also in line for the job. FootballMadeInGhana.com sources in Uganda revealed that the Ghanaian was chosen ahead of his Malian competitor due to his vast experience in the coaching job and his track record with youth teams. Despite beaten Paa Kwesi Fabin in…

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Ghanaian coach Paa Kwesi Fabin starts work as Uganda U17 head coach

Former Ghana U17 gaffer Paa Kwesi Fabin has started work as the head coach of the Uganda U17 national team following his appointment a week ago. The experienced gaffer met the team for the first time since his appointment and took them through some training sessions with some member of the Uganda FA present to observe him. Fabin has signed a year contract with the club and has been tasked to ‘do well’ at the U17 AFCON to be hosted by Tanzania next month. The experienced trainer has a wonderful…

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I’m not missing , Abdul Rasheed replies Aduana

Former Ghana U17 left back Abdul Rasheed has refuted reports that he is missing after calls by Aduana Stars indicated that he is nowhere to be found. This comes after the club came out with a press release indicating the player has gone AWOL and all effort to see him have proved futile. But speaking to Ashh FM this morning, the left back insisted the club knows of his whereabout and also revealed he is in Sunyani treating his injury. Rashid also added that he was ignored by the club…

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Mwebaze broods over Fabin’s Uganda Under 17 appointment.

  Former Maroons FC coach Asaph Mwebaze Jr is not happy following the appointment of Ghanaian tactician Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin as the coach of the Ugandan national under 17 team. The Young Cranes have qualified for the Under 17 AFCON in Tanzania this year and the Ghanaian gaffer has been contracted to lead the team. Mwebaze however believes a Ugandan is capable of handling the team and he sees no reason why they should bring someone outside to do the job. “I welcome Mr. Kwesi Samuel as coach of…

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EXCLUSIVE: Paa Kwesi Fabin named Uganda U17 head coach

Former Ghana U17 gaffer Paa Kwesi Fabin has been named head coach of Uganda’s U17 side, footballmadeinghana.com can exclusively reveal. The former Asante Kotoko manager left Ghana on Monday for Kampala to conclude negotiations with the Uganda Football Federation. Fabin has signed a year contract with the Uganda FA and has been tasked to ‘do well’ at the U17 AFCON to be hosted by Tanzania next month. The experienced trainer has a wonderful tract record with youth development, and his appointment is greatly based on taking Ghana to the U17…

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Damba blasts Jimmy for benching Danlad Ibrahim at U20 AFCON

Former Black Stars goalkeeper Abubakar Damba has blasted the technical handlers of the national U20 team for benching Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim at the U20 AFCON in Niger. According the former keeper, Danlad Ibrahim should have been the first choice goalkeeper instead of Manaf Nurudeen. Danlad who was the first choice goalie for Ghana at the U17 World Cup in 2017 was made the third choice by Jimmy Corblah, with Manaf Nurudeen and Frederick Asare being preferred. And Damba believes it was unfortunate for Jimmy Corblah to take that…

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Former Ghana U17 defender Faisal Osman joins Swiss side FC Chiasso

Former Ghana U-17 defender Faisal Osman has completed a move to Swiss Challenge League side FC Chiasso. Faisal, 18, signed a two-year deal with the Red and Blue side on a free transfer. The strong defender was ruled out of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup held in India after picking an injury ahead of the tournament. The youngster previously featured for Ghanaian lower-tier side Kumasi Young Vipers. He was a member of the Ghana U-17 squad that won silver medal at 2017 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations held in…

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