Andre Ayew named permanent Ghana captain by Kwesi Appiah

Andre Ayew will be named the substantive Ghana captain in massive shake-up ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Fenerbaçe ace is set takeover from Asamoah Gyan, who has led the team since 2013 when he succeeded John Mensah. Coach Kwesi Appiah will make the decision public during the squad announcement later this week. Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey is also reportedly set to be named as the new deputy skipper. Meanwhile the decision to give the armband to Andre Ayew has angered Asamoah Gyan who has since…

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Ghanaian duo set to secure Bundesliga promotion with Paderborn

Ghana duo Bernard Tekpetey and Christopher Antwi-Adjei are on the brink of securing Bundesliga promotion with SC Paderborn 07. With only a game left to the end of the season, Paderborn are a win away from achieving automatic qualification. Tekpetey and Christopher are expected to play key roles when they travel away to face Dynamo Dresden in their biggest game of the season on Sunday. Pardeborn are currently on 57 points in second position behind FC Cologne who have already qualified. Hot on their heels in third place is Union…

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WAFU Women’s Cup:Black Queens edge Mali in penalty shootout to win bronze

Black Queens displayed a resolute defence and some steely nerves  in dispatching Mali in a 8-7 penalty shootout to claim bronze at the WAFU Women’s Cup. Following a barren first stanza, the two sides pushed for the initiative in the second half but failed to convert the plethora of chances they had as the game ended in a stalemate. Goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi emerged the hero with a crucial save to propel Ghana to another podium finish in the competition. Ghana’s Janet Ama Egyir was adjudged the Most Valuable Player of the match.

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Chibsah calls for serious investigation into Kotoko bribery scandal

Former Asante Kotoko captain Yusif Chibsah has called for serious investigations into an allegation of match-fixing levelled against the club. The said bribery incident was alleged to have taken place during a match day 11 fixture between Ashbold and Kumasi Asante Kokoko in Obuasi. Retired referee Robert Tawiah Mensah reported that an official of the Porcupine Warriors approached him to facilitate bribing referees before the match. According to the retired referee, one Kofi Oduro, popularly known as Hon. Sheeshela, who is known to be a close confidante of Kotoko chairman Dr….

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Majeed Waris casts doubt over Nantes future

Majeed Waris has cast doubt over his FC Nantes future by confirming that he has received offers from other clubs. The FC Porto loanee who is approaching the end of his loan stint at the club has however not ruled out joining the Canaries on a permanent basis. The 27 year old striker has scored seven goals and made three assists in the ongoing season and has become a key member of the squad. “If I have the opportunity yes, of course. In Nantes ? Yes, why not … Everything is possible….

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Super ‘Obondede’ appointed programs manager and head of sports for Light TV/FM

Famous broadcast journalist Kojo Abu Bonsra, popularly known in the media circles as Super Obondede has been appointed as the Programs Manager and Head of Sports for Light TV and Light FM, FootballMadeinGhana.com can confirm. The experienced and well traveled broadcaster accepted the offer after a meeting held in Accra between himself and owner of the two media houses, who doubles as the Executive Chairman of Asante Kotoko, Dr. Kwame Kyei. Super Obondede will from, hence, be in charge of all programs on Light TV and Light FM as he…

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Two foreign clubs to participate in Best in Ghana Soccer Fiesta

Two foreign clubs are set to participate in this year’s Best in Ghana Soccer Fiesta which kicks off  Saturday, 18th of May. Dauphine FC from Cameroon and Racing Club Abidjan will grace the event that will be well attended by scouts of top European clubs, who will be casting their eyes over the talent on offer. The tournament will feature over twenty Ghanaian clubs, both from the youth divisions and the Premier League. The week long event will take place at various match venues including Ajax Park at Legon, Presec Park, Tema Sports…

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FEATURE: Crosby Awuah Memorial PARK – The fortress Of Karela United

Ninety two games and still counting. That is the number of games Karela United have played at the 7000-capacity Crosby Awuah Memorial Park at Aiyinase since the opening of the park on February 7th 2016. They have registered an impressive 85 wins and managed only 7 draws in those 92 games at the ground. The venue was officially opened with an audition game against a local side that was defeated by 2-0. The first ever competitive game at the CAM Park was on 16th February against Sekondi Hasaacas in the…

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44TH SWAG Awards: Full List of Winners

The 44th SWAG Awards was held on Saturday evening at the International Conference Center in Accra. Atlético Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey picked up two prizes – he won the ultimate award, Sports Personality of the Year and also retained his Footballer of the Year award for the second successive year. Mukarama Abdulai claimed the Female Footballer of the Year Award, while veteran commentator Joe Lartey was honored with the Presidential award. Check full list of winners below Sports Personality of the Year – Thomas Partey Footballer of the Year (Male)…

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Mukarama Abdulai named 2018 SWAG Female Footballer of the Year

Talented Ghanaian teenage star Mukarama Abdulai has been named the SWAG Female Footballer of the Year 2018 by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG). The 16-year-old captained Ghana to quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, scoring a record seven goals and winning the golden boot. Her seven goals made her outright top scorer for Ghana in the history of the Women’s U-17 World Cup. She also collected the Adidas Bronze Ball (third best player) behind Spain’s Claudia Pina and Nicole Perez of Mexico. The Northen Ladies star…

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