U23 AFCON : Player ratings – Ghana 2-3 Egypt

Black Meteors suffered their first defeat at the ongoing Africa U23 Cup of Nations following a loss to Egypt in their second group A clash on Monday evening. The Ghana U23 side was beaten 3-2 by the tournament host Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium. Footballmadeinghama.com rated the performance of the Ghana players by (10). Kwame Baah (GK) (5/10) – Mixed performance by the Kotoko keeper. Was outstanding at a point. He could have done better with the first and third goals. Kingsley Fobi (5/10)- Struggled to deal with the…

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VIDEO: Hearts of Oak cut sod for commencement of Pobiman Academy Project

Hearts of Oak have cut sod for the commencement of construction of their Pobiman Academy project as part of activities to mark the club’s 108th anniversary celebration. The sod cutting ceremony which took place on Monday, was ennobled by chiefs and elders of the Pobiman stool. Turkish firm Prefabex are in charge of the project which will be built on a 120 acre landscape. The Ultra Modern Training Complex will include a state of the art training facilities, football pitches, hostels, semidetached houses, GYM and a dinning hall among others. This…

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I’m ready to serve GFA again – Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe

CEO of Krypton Global Limited, Mr Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe has expressed his readiness to accept any role given to him by the newly constituted Ghana FA administration. According to the former board member of Accra Hearts of Oak, President Kurt Okraku would need the support of all stakeholders in his quest to revive Ghana Football. The astute businessman also called on all persons who have Ghana football at heart to welcome the leadership of Mr Okraku and support the efforts of the Executive Council as they begin the rebuilding process. “I…

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Adu-Gyamfi writes: Accra Hearts of Oak – Ghana’s oldest football club turns 108 years today

Formed on the 11th of November 1911; Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club is 108 years today. Hearts of Oak as commonly known by soccer fans was formed in Ghana’s capital specifically under the big Oak tree at Akoto Lante, a suburb of Accra. After it’s formation, however, Hearts of Oak won their first major soccer match in 1922 when Sir Gordon Guggisberg, governor of the Gold Coast, founded the Accra Football League. Hearts won 6 out of 12 seasons in this league. In 1956, Hearts joined the Ghanaian football…

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Anwar Larry writes: Happy 108th birthday Accra Hearts of Oak!!!

For me, it goes back a quarter-of-a-century ago when my big brothers took me to the stadium to watch Accra Hearts of Oak. The cornucopia of success Hearts will enjoy in the last part of the 20th century had not even begun. But still I was enchanted. As a kid, I had heard the names of Ablade Kumah and Shamo Quaye blasting from radio sets owned by the big men who played “dummy” on Sundays – and it felt like these two names were the only things coming out of…

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Hearts of Oak celebrates 108th birthday today

Ghana Premier League giant Accra Hearts of Oak is celebrating its 108th birthday today November 11, 2019. The club was formed in Ghana on 11th November 1911 by a group of young men led by Christopher Brandford Nettey (later Asafoatse Nettey), a war leader of the Ga State in the colonial times and his other colleagues, Sinon-Okraku brothers (Adolf, Alfred and Wilhelm), J.T .O Ankrah,J.A Aryee, Dodoo Annang, Darku Abbey, Mark Nettey, the Solomon duo (Amponsah and Kwashie), the Bruce-Tagoe brothers (W.W and T.F), Willie Ocran, TF Wilson, JDK Botwe,…

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Newly formed Phobia Tertiary holds first meeting in Kumasi

Newly formed Supporters Group of Accra Hearts of Oak, Phobia Tertiary held its first general meeting at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) campus in Kumasi. The meeting which was held on Sunday at the GUSS Sports Complex at KNUST campus was the maiden one by the Ashanti Regional group. The Phobia Tertiary encompasses all Phobians in all Tertiary institutions in Ghana. The scope of this association in the nationwide and other regions will be Activated very soon. A planning committee was set up to develop a…

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Hearts defender Fatawu Mohammed handed late Black Stars call up to replace injured Harrison Afful

Hearts of Oak skipper Fatawu Mohammed has been handed a late call up to the Black Stars for the 2021 AFCON qualifier with South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe following the withdrawal of Harrison Afful due to injury. Fatawu was part of Ghana’s Black Stars B team that won bronze at the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal. There were reports earlier that former Kotoko defender Samuel Inkoom had been called to replace Afful but further checks have revealed that the Hearts of Oak man was preferred by…

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Horoya AC part ways with Patrick Razak

Guinean Premier League side Horoya AC have terminated their contract with Patrick Razak a year after signing for the club. Razak who joined the club in October 2018 has struggled to established himself at the club since signing for them from Hearts of Oak. The former Hearts of Oak winger was dropped from the club’s CAF Champions League squad, he was also left out from their CAF Confederation Cup squad. Footballmadeinghana.con understand several Ghana Premier League clubs are currently holding talks with the former Tamale Utrecht star over a possible…

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C.K Akonnor heaps praise on Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant

Charles Kwabla Akonnor had high praise for Hearts of Oak manager Kim Grant during a Twitter Q&A session with his followers on Wednesday. The newly appointed Black Stars assistant coach labeled Grant as the future of coaching in Ghana.  “I think there is a plan and everyone likes how Hearts is been structured, Kim is the future and I think he will deliver a lot for the club. He needs time to take the team there, and for now he has one of the strong teams around” he tweeted Kim…

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