Mubarik Yussif – AshGold defender upbeat about national team invite despite recent snub

Top performing Ashantigold SC defender Mubarik Yussif says he is very positive about getting into the senior national team but admits he needs to work harder to make this a reality. Black Stars Coach C K Akonnor in his last call up invited three home based players to join camp and prepare for the now  postponed AFCON 2021 qualifying double header with Sudan. Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Richard Attah, Aduana Stars striker Yahaya Mohammed and AshGold full back Kwadwo Amoako were handed call-ups to the national set up. Mubarik who…

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Worth the Wait: Yahaya Mohammed returns to Black Stars after 12 years

Aduana Stars striker yahaya Mohammed has received an invitation into the senior national team, the Black Stars for the first time in over a decade. The 32 year old was last called-up into the Black Stars in August 2007 by then Coach Claude Leroy for a friendly game against Senegal. After his career nosedived, Yahaya had an unstable spell where he became a journeyman across several clubs. However after fighting hard to steer his career back on track, the former Ghana Premier League goal king has been rewarded with a…

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Black Stars B coach Ibrahim Tanko condemns Tandoh’s attack Maxwell Konadu, Asante Kotoko

Head Coach of Ghana Black Stars B Ibrahim Tanko has unequivocally condemned the verball attacks of Aduana Stars head coach W.O. Tandoh on Maxwell Konadu and Asante Kotoko, describing it as unprofessional. Tandoh, head coach of Aduana Stars, after securing a 1-0 win over Asante Kotoko at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park on Sunday described The Porcu[ine Warriors as a ‘Village Team.’ The game which took a dramatic turn saw both sides playing the first half with 10 men for reasons yet to be made public. Tandoh in interview with…

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I’m ever ready for National team call up – Emmanuel Ocran

High flying Dreams FC attacker Emmanuel Ocran has expressed his readiness for national team call up after a good start to the 2019/2020 season. Ocran has scored two goals and won two NASCO man of the match award in Six games for Dreams FC in the ongoing season. The former Wa All Stars player has been on fire giving a lot of defenders nightmares in the league. When asked if he is ready for the National team, Ocran answered, “I’m ever ready for any national team call up, I’m not…

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I’m ready for National Team call-up- Peter Sarkodie

Dreams FC goalkeeper Peter Sarkodie says he is ready to play for the national team at any level when given a call-up.  The shot stopper has been in impeccable form for the Dawu based outfit who are currently 6th on the League log after six rounds of matches with 10 points. He has kept 3 clean sheets and bagged one Nasco Man of the match award in the ongoing campaign. “I give glory to God for my performances this season and if any of the national team coaches has been…

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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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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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AshantiGold skipper Shafiu Mumuni on verge of ES Setif move

AshantiGold captain Shafiu Mumuni is on the verge of completing a transfer to Algerian side ES Setif, according to local media reports. The two clubs have reportedly reached an agreement in principle and a deal is expected to be announced soon. The 24 year will travel to the North African country to finalize the transfer in the coming days. The talismanic striker was instrumental as Ashantigold SC won the NC Tournament Tier 2 competition. He also scored four times in the Miners’ 2019/2020 CAF Confederation campaign. Mumuni was crowned top scorer…

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GFA President, ExCo members to meet new national team coaches on Friday

The President of the Ghana Football Association and members of the Executive Council will meet all newly appointed head coaches of the various national teams and their assistants on Friday, January 17, 2020. The meeting is to introduce the coaches to the new GFA leadership and to discuss upcoming assignments for the respective national teams. Top on the agenda will be the new direction for all national teams, targets and the expectations for coaches and their assistants. The meeting will also discuss the support required from the GFA by the…

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