Kotoko look to sign players from neighbouring West African countries

Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Asante Kotoko George Amoako says he will be looking to recruit international players from West Africa. The experienced administrator is returning to the Ghanaian giants for the sixth time. Amoako now comes in as the head of a newly constituted 11-member management team and is already looking to revamp the side with signings from neighbouring West African countries. “You realize that currently in our country player who are picking up will not stay in the system for long,” he told FootballmadeinGhana.com. “But once you…

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Dreams FC manager admits to challenges of mass player exodus

Dreams FC manager Juha Pasoja admits the mass exodus from his team is proving to be a challenge. Captain Leonard Owusu has left to sign for Israeli club Ashdod so has striker Sharani Zuberu who is now with Sparta Prague. George Dwubeng has also departed to join Romanian club Politehnica Ias while other influential players are being lined up for transfer purposes. Manager Juha Pasoja concedes the multiple exits from his side is a concern he must work to address. “Many players are going and it is leaving a big…

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Dwubeng desperate to help struggling Politehnica

Ghanaian midfielder George Dwubeng is itching to make his debut for Politehnica Iasi. The former Dreams FC youngster joined the Romanian club last month but is yet to play. Dwubeng’s delayed debut has been as a result of work permit complications. With Politehnica not faring well in the opening games of the new season, the midfielder who can also play in defence is eagerly awaiting the quick resolution to his paper work to enable him help his struggling side. “It has been hard for me to watch the team and…

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ASEC Mimosas : Toure set for second full season after leaving Ghana

The 2018/19 season of the national soccer championship of the Ivory Coast starts Friday September 7 and former Asante Kotoko and Bechem United striker Amed Toure will be starting his second full season with champions ASEC Mimosas. Toure scored 17 league goals in the ASEC title-winning season of 2017/18. With his contract set to expire in few months the 1998 CAF Champions league winners succeeded in convincing the prolific goalscorer to extend his stay in Sol Beni reportedly for one more season. The player signed the contract yesterday in Abidjan….

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Government caught in a lie with response to FIFA

The Government of Ghana (GoG) has been caught in a massive lie in their response to FIFA over the threat to ban Ghana from all football activities. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But GoG in its official response to…

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Government wants to meet FIFA over threat of ban

The Government of Ghana says it wants to ‘engage’ FIFA over a threat to ban Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But Government in its response to FIFA did not state clearly their intention of heeding to the condition…

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Sports Minister set to travel to Zurich to meet FIFA over ban threats

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah will be traveling to Switzerland later this week to meet FIFA officials over the threat of a ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an August 27 ultimatum to the state to withdraw its case in court seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA. FIFA in a letter stated clearly it’ll ban Ghana from all football activities unless the Ghana government reneges on its court proceedings looking to dissolve the GFA. The government proceeded to an Accra High court with the aim of…

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EXCLUSIVE: Hearts receive €27,000 for Cobbinah transfer

Hearts of Oak received €27,000 for the transfer of Winful Cobbinah to FK Tirana, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively confirm. The attacking midfielder joined the Albanian club last month for an officially undisclosed fee. But checks conducted by FootballMadeInGhana.com have revealed Hearts received €27,000 for their influential player. This will be confirmed when club shareholders converge for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday. Cobbinah was angling for a move after refusing to extend his contract with the Phobians.

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GHALCA wants to meet President Akufo Addo over looming FIFA ban

The Ghana League Clubs Association have initiated moves to hold a meeting with President Akufo Addo over the threat of a FIFA ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum for the government to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA or else face a ban from all football activities. Government has been resolute in its stand to dissolve the GFA in the aftermath of the release of an undercover documentary which sought to expose corruption in Ghana football. In the said…

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Lomotey finally arrives to begin Villareal career

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey has arrived in Villareal to begin work with his new club. The 20-year-old arrived in the Spanish city on Tuesday morning. Lomotey’s arrival to Villareal had been delayed over visa and work permit issues. But the former Dreams FC star has now joined his new teammates after he was granted his work permit. Lomotey signed a contract last month to join the Yellow Submarine on a season-long loan deal. He arrives at Villareal after an impressive campaign in the Spanish lower tier with Extremadura. He was…

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