Ghana striker Kwabena Owusu completes move to FK Qarabag

Ghana striker Kwabena Owusu has completed a move to FK Qarabag from Spanish side CD Leganes. Owusu signed a three and half year deal with the Azersun Arena outfit after passing a mandatory medical test earlier today. He was part of the Ghana U23 team at the last year’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where he scored two goals. Owusu also made his first African Cup of Nations appearance last year where he  made 4 appearances for Black Stars

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BLACK STARS: Mohammed Polo urges CK Akornor to implement quota system for locally based players

Former Ghana international Mohammed Polo has urged newly appointed Black Stars Coach CK Akornor to implement a quota system for locally based players into the side. Often times, players plying their trade in the local league have been overlooked when the national team handlers have extended invitations to players to prepare for various assignments. This development has often led to a hue and cry among advocates of the local game who believe there is enough quality on the domestic front to compete at the senior national team level with the…

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Video: Alaves players bid emotional farewell to Wakaso

Deportivo Alaves players have bid an emotional farewell to their departing teammate Mubarak Wakasu after sealing a move to Chinese super league side Jiangsu Suning. The Ghanaian midfielder spent two and half years at the club after joining them in the summer of 2017. The club posted an emotional video where Mubarak Wakaso was seen hugging and sharing a moment with his former teammates as he prepares to embark on a new chapter in his career. 😢😭❤️ https://t.co/jV2876w9zy — M.M.JUNIOR WAKASO (@WakasoBobby) January 22, 2020 The deal for his transfer…

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Mubarak Wakaso confirms Deportivo Alaves exit

Mubarak Wakaso has confirmed his exit from Spanish side Deportivo Alaves after two and half years at the club. The Ghana international midfielder arrived at Mendizorrotza in the summer of 2017 and   has gone on to cement his place as a cult hero. The 30 year old has made the switch to Chinese Super League to join Jiangsu Suning in the ongoing transfer window. The deal for his transfer is reportedly in a region of $3M and would see his wages triple. He took to his twitter page to bid…

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2022 WC Qualifiers: Ethiopian FA chief names Black Stars as team to beat in Group G

Ethiopian FA spokesperson Bahiru Tilahun is upbeat about his country’s chances despite their tough 2022 World Cup qualifying group. Walia Ibex were pitched alongside four-time African champions Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe in Group G in the draw which was held in Cairo on Tuesday. Speaking in an interview with FOX 97.9 FM, Bahiru embraced their underdog tag and admitted it was going to be a daunting task to qualify ahead of powerhouses like Ghana and South Africa. “It’s going to be a very tough group, Ghana has good squad,…

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Ex Black Stars Coach Kwasi Appiah hints at retirement

Former Ghana Coach James Kwasi Appiah has hinted he could retire from coaching following his exit from the Black Stars. The former Ghana captain was a casualty of a major coaching decision taken by the Ghana Football Association to dissolve all technical teams of the various male and female national sides. The development brought an end to a less than a 3 year stint with the senior national male football team. It was actually his second spell with the side after he took charge for the first time in April…

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Ghana coach C.K Akonnor reacts to 2022 World Cup qualifying draw

Ghana coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor is feeling optimistic after Black Stars’ opponents for the 2nd round qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup was revealed following Tuesday’s draw by CAF in Egypt. The four-time African champions were paired along with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in Group G. Despite suggestions that Ghana have been handed an easy draw, Akonnor insists his side need hard work and desire to qualify for the tournament in Qatar. The West African country are embarking on a quest to reach the global event for…

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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Black Stars handed tricky draw

Ghana will face South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in the 2nd round qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup. The Black Stars were handed another South African challenge following Tuesday’s draw by the Confederations of African Football in Egypt. The Black Stars are already in the same qualifying group with South Africa for the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Ghana defeated South Africa 2:0 in the  opening match of the 2021 Afcon qualifier in Cape Coast in November last year and with the return encounter yet to…

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Instill discipline in our national teams- Kurt Okraku to newly appointed coaches

GFA President Kurt Okraku has charged all the national team coaches to ensure they depart from practices of the past and instill discipline in their players. The FA chief urged the coaches to make sure no player takes the honor of wearing the national strip for granted. He argued that any coach that is not up to the task does not deserve to handle any of the country’s national teams. Kurt made the remarks during a meeting with the newly appointed head coaches and management Committee heads of the various…

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Ghana FA to invest heavily in capacity building of national team coaches

GFA President Kurt Okraku has reiterated his commitment to investing in capacity building of all the national team coaches. He made the pledge during a meeting with the newly appointed head coaches and management Committee heads of the various national teams last Friday. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that the governing body plans to send the coaches out of the country periodically to have attachment with foreign clubs. This will be aimed at keeping them up to speed with modern managerial skills as well as refreshing their technical abilities. “The GFA will invest in…

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