Ashantigold capture Ivorian defender Ibrahim Kalil Doumbia on long-term deal

Ghana Premier League side Ashantigold have confirmed the signing of Ivorian defender Ibrahim Khalil Doumbia. Doumbia put pen to paper on a five-year deal at the club’s offices on Thursday after completing the necessary processes. The deal will see him stay at the club until 2024. His arrival signals a major boost for the “Aboakese” lads ahead of the second round of GFA Special competition.  The Miners currently sit fourth on the table in Group A.

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NC Special Competition: Berekum Chelsea 1-0 Ashanti Gold – Golden City goes blazing as Chelsea record first win

Berekum Chelsea registered their first win of the NC Special Competition after piping Ashanti Gold by 1-0 to set the Golden City Park ablaze. A second half strike from Kwame Amoako made the difference for the Blues. Berekum Chelsea started the game very well dominating possession. Foster Braimah and Ibrahim Alhassan combined very well to test Frank Boateng, but the keeper did well to save it in the early minutes of the game. Chelsea kept pressuring Ashanti Gold and forced them to make a lot of mistakes at the back. It…

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NC Special Competition: Berekum Chelsea eye first win over solid Ashanti Gold

Ashanti Gold travel to Berekum on Sunday to face wounded Berekum Chelsea who are eyeing their first win of the competition at the Golden City Park. The home side are winless in the three of the games they have played so far and are yet to find the back of the net as well. The appointment of experience Tony Lokko will be a massive boost for Chelsea who will be looking for their first win in the NC Competition. This is the second time they will be playing at home…

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Tijjani Joshua – I will be back soon

Ashanti Gold skipper Tijjani Joshua is optimistic of returning to the pitch soon after missing the first five games of the NC Special Competition. The industrious skipper picked up an injury during his side’s clash with Kotoko in the JA Kufour Cup. But after months of battling against the injury, Joshua believes he will be back stronger. “I will be back very soon. I’m working hard to be back. You will see me on the pitch very soon,” he told Footballmadeinghana.com The former Wa All Stars player has been an…

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NC Special Competition: AsGold 1-0 Medeama – Medeama suffer first defeat in the battle of The Miners

AshGold emerged victorious in the battle of the Miners on Sunday as Amos Addai’s early strike condemned the Mauve and Yellows to their first defeat in the competition. AshGold were looking to get back to winning ways as Tanasevij made three changes to the team that lost to Kumasi Asante Kotoko in midweek. Roland Amoizou ,Mubarak Yussif and Amos Addai were handed their first starts in the competition. While Samuel Boadu maintained the team that overcame Bechem United in Tarkwa. AshGold started very well and took the lead in the…

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NC Special Competition Preview: Obuasi to rumble with the battle of The Miners

Ashanti Gold will be looking to get back to winning ways on Sunday when they come up against Medeama SC in Match Day 5 of the Normalization Committee Special Competition. The 2-0 defeat to Asante Kotoko has left Ashanti Gold with no other option than to beat Medeama on Sunday. The Miners are fourth on the league table trailing their Sunday opponents by a point despite playing two games more than them. A win on Sunday will take them to second on the league table depending on the results elsewhere….

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We were smart against AshantiGold – C K Akonnor

After beating Ashanti Gold in the Match day four of the Normalization Committee Special Competition, Asante Kotoko trainer C K Akonnor has revealed the smartness of his side in outwitting their opponents in the game. The Porcupine Warriors whipped the Miners by scoring two unanswered goals courtesy Fatawu Shafiu. Akonnor stressed that, his team’s fitness level also played a role in their victory over the miners. “We believed we were ahead of them (Ashgold) in terms of fitness and we were smart that’s how we were able to beat them,”…

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AshGold trainer Tanasejiv blames referee Bulu for defeat to Kotoko

Head coach of Ashanti Gold Svetislav Tanasejiv has blamed referee Charŋls Bulu for his side’s 2-0 defeat to Asante Kotoko on Wednesday in the NC Special Competition A second half brace from Fatawu Safiu condemned the Miners to their first defeat in the Normalization Committee Special Competition. Speaking to the media after the game, Ashanti Gold coach Svetislav Tanasejiv was unhappy with officiating and insisted his side were denied a clear penalty in the second half. “If Asante Kotoko is a big club why are referees always helping them? “We…

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NC Special Competition: Asante Kotoko 2-0 AshGold – Akonnor lashes former side in regional derby

Asante Kotoko continued their recent impressive form in the Normalization Committee Special Competition by beating Ashanti Gold by 2-0 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday. A second half brace from in-form forward Abdul Fatawu Safiu condemned the Miners to their first defeat in the competition. C K Akonnor started with the same team that beat Eleven Wonders at Nkoranza over the weekend. While Ashanti Gold also maintained the same team that drew against Aduana Stars last Sunday. It was the visitors who started making incursion early in the…

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LIVE telecast of Kotoko-AshGold clash in limbo as GBC crew demand arrears from Normalization Committee

The LIVE telecast of the Match Day 4 clash between Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold SC at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium is in massive doubt following the inability of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee to pay the bills of the television crew of GBC. The crew insists on boycotting Wednesday’s clash between the Porcupine Warriors and the Miners and “… we’ll not be convinced to produce the game for television coverage this time without our cash,” a member of the crew noted. The crew had threatened to boycott the Match…

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