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Ghana U17 star Gideon Acquah has joined Brong Ahafo-based Bofoakwa Tano in the GN Bank Division One League on a loan deal from Accra United SC. Acquah scored in his debut game to rescue a point for his side in their 1-1- draw against Techiman Eleven Wonders on Wednesday June 14. The U17 left back expertly converted a spot kick in brilliant way that left the Techiman Eleven Wonders goalie unmoved as the ball entered the net following a hand ball in the glaring view of the referee. Acquah speed up the game to pull parity for the host after…

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced $5000 winning bonus for the senior national team the Black Stars. This bonus structure will cater for both the Stars’ World Cup Qualifier and 2019 Cameroun AFCON qualifiers and tournament matches. This was disclosed in a press conference in Kumasi by the deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Enam Pius Enam Hadzide. This came at the back of a mouthwatering performance against Ethiopia at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.

Technical Coordinator of the Black Stars Stephen Appiah has hailed Kumasi as a special place for the team ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Walias of Ethiopia at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday. “Kumasi is a very important place for us, we are here to do the business and the atmosphere is charged already so we are calling on the fans to support the team in their numbers on Sunday,” says Appiah after the team’s training session. Stephen Appiah quashed suggestions that there is enormous pressure on the technical team. “There is pressure in…

Black Starlets Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin says young goalkeeper Ibrahim Danlad should not be rushed into the Black Stars after his exploits at the Africa junior championships. The youngster after he impressed for Ghana at the just-ended CAF U-17 Championship in Gabon where he conceded just a goal, has been tipped for greatness with many calling on Kwesi Appiah to hand him a call up. But Fabian has played down calls to hand the 14- year old Asante Kotoko goalkeeper a senior national team call up. He insists the young goalkeeper is not ripe for the Black Stars. “He is…

Ghana’s 17 team Black Starlets have received $4,000 each for finishing second at the Africa U17 Championship in Gabon. Paa Kwesi Fabian’s side won sliver at the competition in Gabon after losing 0-1 to Mali in the finals. The team was promised $5,000 by the government should they clinch the title. Each player will now receive $4,000 as part of promise made by the Sports ministry for placing second. The Black Starlets were hoping to make history by winning the Africa Junior Championship for the third time having won the competition in 1995 and 1999. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin and charges…

I have read and listened to some commentaries on the performance of Ghana’s national under 17 team, the Black starlets at the just ended CAF under 17 championships in Gabon where they placed second after their defeat to Mali on the final day. There are diverse views on the team at the moment regarding what went wrong and what could have been done better for them to have clinched the ultimate prize after missing out for the past eight years, and that has to with our constant believe in juvenile football as the best way to grow our national teams…

English Premiership side Manchester City have confirmed they are interested in signing Ghana National Under 17 star Emmanuel Toku. German Fifa player intermediary Wolfgang Ostendorf of EdEric Soccer Agency and Ostendorf Sports Services  confirms to footballmadeinghana.com Pep Guardiola’s side have requested for the services of the Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School playmaker. Toku was outstanding for Ghana in the just ended U17 Africa Cup of Nations tournament staged in Gabon after helping Paa Kwes Fabian side to win Silver medal. According to Ostendorf talks between the English giants and Cheetah FC have started and he is hopeful the youngster can move…

The vice president of the Ghana Football Association, Mr George Afriyie has attributed the failure of the Black Starlets to clinch gold in the just ended African U-17 Nations tournament to lack of funds. The Black Starlets lost the final match against the Eaglets of Mali by a lone goal, picking the silver medal in Gabon. George Afriyie who doubles as a management member of Dansoman Liberty Professional said he was pleased with the performance of the starlets because other teams might have prepared better than us. The FA vice president speaking in an interview with Accra based Onua FM…

Black Starlets Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin says will beef up his squad ahead of this year’s FIFA Under 17 World Cup slated for India. The Starlets failed to make history in Gabon after losing to Mali in the finals of the Africa Junior Championship. They were tipped to win the competition having begun on a bright note scoring nine goals in their first two matches. The team however failed to score in their last three games eventually missing out on the title to the defending Champions Mali. Paa Kwesi Fabin insists he will augment his team before the FIFA World…

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