‘It’s a big African club, that’s why i joined’ – Ayi

Former WAFA goalkeeper Richmond Ayi has revealed the reason why he decided to join Accra Hearts of Oak after leaving the academy side last November and according to the 21-year old the grandeur of the Accra-based side was the most important factor that influenced his choice.  Ayi has passed first two months after he signed for Hearts of Oak on 30 November 2018 and FootballmadeinGhana.com caught up with the new goalkeeping sensation of the Phobians to discuss life with the team of Togbe Afede XIV. “For me when I left…

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2004 Confed Cup final defeat always a nightmare – Issah Ahmed

The former Ghana international defender was part of the Asante Kotoko team of Hans Dieter Schmidt that lost the maiden CAF Confederation Cup final to rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and according to Issah Ahmed , that failure is always a nightmare. “It is always a nightmare. I don’t want to even talk about that game. You all know how the game unfolded.” he said. “I as a player that game affected me but I was able to bounce back and continued with my career. It was not easy feeling…

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The new Hearts of Oak: Mobile swimming pool being installed at Pobiman

Hearts of Oak is having a mobile swimming pool installed at their Pobiman training facility. This move is in response to a request made by head coach Kim Grant. Grant identifies water therapy as key to his training methods. Hearts of Oak players were pictured last month having ice baths in drums. But the club is looking to institutionalize this and are now installing a standard mobile container for their water therapy sessions. The appointment of first Mark Noonan and recently Kim Grant has seen the use of modern methods…

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Real Madrid v Hearts of Oak, 6 Aug 2001 : Epic match that never happened

The 2018 FIFA Club World Cup is starting on Wednesday December 12 in Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates. The 10-day tournament is contested by 2018 Africa Champions League winners Esperance de Tunis, the holders of the UEFA Champions League Real Madrid, Copa Libertadores champions River Plate of Argentina, the 2018 winners of the Asian Champions league Kashima Antlers, CONCACAF Champions league winners Guadalajara from Mexico, the OFC champions league winners Team Wellington and Al Ain who are the 2018 UAE league winners. Morocco’s Raja Casablanca were the first…

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Karela to take action against Hearts of Oak over “illegal” Eshun signing

Ghana Premier League side Karela United say they will report Hearts of Oak to the appropriate authorities for the signing of player Dominic Eshun  – who according to the former is under – contract till November 2019. The Phobians announced the signing of the winger on Tuesday but Karela say this transfer business is illegal and repulsive. In a nine-paragraphed statement press released by the Anyinase-based side Karela United believes Hearts of Oak – whom they defeated 3-1 during the first round of the league – have breached the FIFA…

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Another WAFA player joins Hearts of Oak on free transfer

Hearts of Oak announced the signing of the former WAFA captain Mohammed Alhassan on Thursday morning. FootballmadeinGhana.com broke the news on Wednesday and the club confirmed the deal after the two parties reached an agreement. Alhassan left the academy side after his contract run out and is the latest WAFA player to make the move to the capital-based giants after Theophilus Jackson, Richmond Ayi recently joined. @HeartsOfOakGH is pleased to announce the signing of @WAFAcademySC captain and defender, Mohammed Alhassan. 🔴💛🔵#WelcomeAlhassan #AHOSC pic.twitter.com/qpiLPBgwrn — Phobians (@HeartsOfOakGH) December 6, 2018

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Hearts of Oak: Observations from Kim Grant’s first training sessions

Head coach and technical director of Accra Hearts of Oak Kim Grant officially started training the team last Saturday in Pobiman. The sessions under the watch of the former Elmina Sharks director continued at the beginning of this week and there are few observations made most of whom are quiet different from the training methods previous coaches. “His first training sessions are quiet different from the previous coach’s. I’m always here at the training and I know the details of Hearts of Oak training styles.” Alex told Silver FM. “You…

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Inter Allies place $200,000 price tag on Adebayor

Inter Allies are demanding $200,000 from Hearts of Oak for their striker Victorien Adebayor. The Niger striker is being tracked by the Phobians as they look to revamp their side before the resumption of organized football in Ghana. Adebayor has been an overnight sensation since joining Inter Allies from Association Sportive des Gendarmerie Nationale Nigérienne (AS GNN) for an undisclosed fee. He was spotted after excelling with the Nigerian team during the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations staged in Ghana. Officials of Hearts of Oak have been holding unofficial talks…

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Breaking : Hearts of Oak and Umbro announce three-year partnership deal

Accra Hearts of Oak and Umbro have announced a three-year partnership agreement on Monday morning. The club made the big announcement on Monday morning. Umbro thus becomes the official kit supplier of Hearts of Oak under the agreement providing the club with on-pitch wear and training kits and footwear. Umbro will also supply the club’s technical and management teams with Hearts of Oak branded apparel but there there was no mention of any financial benefits for the Ghanaian giants. @HeartsOfOakGH announce Long-Term partnership with @umbro. #AHOSC pic.twitter.com/sY0QottmQZ — Phobians (@HeartsOfOakGH)…

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Hearts of Oak seeks National Chief Imam’s blessing for 107th anniversary

Hearts Of Oak visited the  National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr.Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu on Friday. The Hearts Of Oak team today visited the Accra Central Mosque and the Chief Imam at Abossey Okai to seek for blessings ahead of the 107th anniversary of the Phobians exactly on November 11.. The entire Accra Hearts Of Oak family visited the Accra Central Mosque and the National Chief Imam at Abossey Okai. The delegation was led by Board member Alhaji Braimah Akambi who is a muslim and present also were PRO Opare Addo ,…

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