VIDEO: Majeed Ashmeru brings us up to speed on his football career on ‘The Big Interview’

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashmeru nearly got his house divided over his decision to play football. His mother was in full support while his father was up in arms against the decision. How did they reconcile? How did Majeed get to WAFA and how has he risen to this level? Who has been his idol and where is he heading towards? Watch The Big Interview as Ashmeru brings us up to speed on his career.

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Gideon Waja was the player I looked up to at WAFA SC- Majeed Ashmeru

Ghana U23 star Majeed Ashmeru has spoken about his admiration for former WAFA captain and teammate, Gideon Waja. The Red Bull Salzburg playmaker in an exclusive interview with FootballMadeInGhana revealed he shared a brotherly bond with the talismanic midfielder since his arrival at Academy in 2016. Despite playing alongside some of the country’s best talents during his time at the club, Ashmeru named Waja as his reference point. “I think it’s only one person and it’s Gideon Waja. When I went to WAFA, he was ahead of me but he…

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Majeed Ashmeru reveals how his dad opposed his decision to play football

Majeed Ashmeru’s football dream could have ended at an infant stage if his mother had not been supportive following a decision from his father not to play football. Red Bull Salzburg midfielder has revealed how his father nearly forced him to truncate his dream of becoming a footballer insisting “my father never wanted me to play football.” The creative midfielder whose rise to the top has been stupendous disclosed how his choice of career nearly divided his home but was happy his parents settled to allow him to play. “It…

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Raphael Dwamena scores for Real Zaragoza in their 3-1 win against Extremadura

Ghana forward Raphael Dwamena was on target again for Real Zaragoza in the Spanish Segunda B on Sunday evening. Real Zaragoza defeated Extremadura by 3-1 in their league encounter at the La Romareda Stadium. The former FC Zurich striker broke the deadlock of the game for the Zaragoza in 12th minute to end the first half in a 1-0. The visitors levelled matters through Diego Ceballos just after the recess, But two late goals from Shinji Kagawa and Luis Suarez secured the victory for Real Zaragoza. Dwamena was brought off…

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Breaking News: CHAN qualifier – Maxwell Konadu trims down squad ahead of Burkina Faso game, 10 players dropped

Black Stars ‘B’ head coach Maxwell Konadu has omitted ten (10) players from the squad ahead of their crucial CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso, Footballmadeinghana.com understand. Hearts of Oak duo Benjamin Afutu Kotey and Manaf Umar, Aduana stars duo Joseph Addo and Fatawu Abdul Rahman, Daniel Lomotey of WAFA, Issac Kwain of Karela United, Benjamin Yourk of Sarmatex, Patrick Arthur of Dreams FC, Ansah Botway of Liberty Professional and Ashantigold defender Mubarik Yussif have all been dropped from the team ahead of Sunday’s qualifiers against Burkina Faso. Maxwell Konadu will…

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Twumasi and Chibsah on target for Gaziantep in historic win over Basiktas in Super Lig

Patrick Twumasi and Yusif Rahman Chibsah powered Gaziantep to a valorous 3-2 win over giants Basiktas in the Turkish Super Light on Saturday. Twumasi opened the scoring for the home side from the spot after 8 minutes before Chibsah grabbed the winner with eleven minutes to end proceedings. Chibsah sent the Gaziantep Stadyumu buzzing after grabbing the match winner for his side moments after coming on from the bench. The sensational box-to-box midfielder climbed off the bench to register the all-important match winner for his side 19 minutes after coming…

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Kasim Adam makes debut Bundesliga appearance for Fortuna Düsseldorf

Ghana defender Kasim Nuhu made his debut appearance for Fortuna Düsseldorf in their 1-1 stalemate with VfL Wolfsburg on Friday evening in the German Bundesliga. The TSG Hoffenheim loanee was introduced into the game with ten minutes to end proceedings for the home side. The defender was brought on for Turkish defender Kaan Ayhan in the 83rd minute as he played his first game for his new side at the Merkur-Spiel Arena. The Ghana defender picked a slight injury during a club friendly just as the season had started and…

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#GFAElections2019: Presidential and RFA aspirants need endorsement from 5 members to contest

The Normalization Committee have declared that Presidential and RFA aspirants will need endorsement from 5 members to contest the upcoming elections. This is in accordance with the new GFA Statutes and Regulations set out for the 2019 GFA Elections. Per a statement on the GFA’s website, the Congress to elect the President as well as the swearing in ceremony will be held on Friday, October, 25. While opening of nomination is scheduled for Monday, September 16 to Friday, September 20, vetting of qualified candidates will take place from September 26…

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