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Head coach of Aduana Stars, Yusif Abubakar, has given huge praise to his players for their efforts in getting a 2-0 victory over Libyan side, Al-Tahaddy, on Wednesday in the CAF Champions League first round qualifiers. The match was the second leg of the tie and Aduana needed to win by at least 2-0 to get to the next round of the competition. They lost 1-0 in the first leg in Egypt 11 days ago. They were able to get the victory thanks to goals from Elvis Opoku and Derrick Sasraku in either half and after the match, Abubakar said…

Asante Kotoko left back Eric Donkor has said that though the playing body tried doing their best to ensure they kicked CARA Brazzaville out of CAF Confederation Cup match, their best wasn’t enough to get them qualification. Donkor admits the teeming supporters have been led down by the team and that the playing body is sorry for the massive disappointment in Congo. Kotoko, after a two legged encounter with the Congolese side recorded a 1-1 aggregate but failed to score three penalties to get them ticket the the next phase of the competition. Though Goalkeeper Felix Annan had a good…

Asante Kotoko Goalie Felix Annan has expressed worry over his side’s failure to qualify to the next phase of the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition following the club’s elimination by Congolese side CARA Brazzaville. The Porcupine Warriors having beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg in Kumasi courtesy striker Yakuby Mohammed’s penalty failed to walk over their Congolese counterparts in the crucial clash. CARA beat Kotoko 1-0 in the reverse leg to finish the crunchy clash on a 1-1 aggregate after regulation time but went ahead beat the Ghanaian side 7-6 on penalties. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make…

Ghana’s representative in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition Asante Kotoko have been kicked out of the competition after losing 7-6 on penalties to Congolese side CARA on Wednesday in Brazzaville. CARA, beat Kotoko 1-0 to finish the regulation time on a 1-1 aggregate. The Porcupine Warriors had beaten CARA 1-0 in the first leg courtesy striker Yakubu Mohammed’s penalty. Coach Steve Pollack was forced to make an early substitution in the first half when he replace injured Saddick Adams with striker Obed Owusu who missed his penalty kick after regulation time. Goalkeeper Felix Annan expertly converted his penalty and went…

The Black Maidens have completed a 19-0 win over Djibouti to seal qualification to the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay later this year. Coach Augustine Evans Adotey’s side thrashed the Djiboutians 10-0 in the return leg tie played at the Cape Coast Stadium after their emphatic 9-0 win in the first leg a fortnight ago. Abdulai Mukarama scored four goals in Sunday’s game with Fuseina Mumuni, Nina Norshie, Victoria Teye, Berikisu Rahaman and Azuma Bugrie all getting on the scoresheet. Ghana now join South Africa to the upcoming World Cup with Nigeria to face Cameroon for the final…

Ghana’s Black Queens are through to the semi-finals of the WAFU Zone B women’s tournament after beating Burkina Faso 4-1 in their final Group A game on Sunday. Goals from captain Portia Boakye (21st, 70th), Grace Asantewaa (39th) and Priscilla Okyere (55th), handed the Queens the victory they needed to join Cote d’Ivoire from Group A to the semi-finals of the competition being staged in Abidjan. Cote d’Ivoire also beat Niger 6-0 to top the group on seven points while Ghana had six points. Portia Boakye also won the Woman of the match award. Ghana now await their semi-final opponents …

Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi says his desire to play big matches in Europe and win trophies with a club with a big history is what informed his decision to join Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia. Gyasi 26, sealed the deal in Sofia on Thursday morning to join the club with a big history with players like Stoichkov and Berbatov playing for the side in the past. Gyasi put pen to paper to the deal to complete the move ending interest from several English sides who were reported to be interested in his signature. ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Black Stars winger Edwin Gyasi joins Bulgarian giants CSKA…

Ghanaian winger Edwin Gyasi has joined Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia on a two-and-a-half year deal. The 26-year-old winger sealed the deal in Sofia on Thursday morning after arriving from Norway for talks with the club. The two sides reached an agreement early in the morning and Gyasi put pen to paper to the deal to complete the move. The pacy forward signed the deal on Thursday afternoon after agreeing personal terms with the club. “I cannot wait to start training with the team. I am glad to be part of the biggest Bulgarian club, of which world-renowned players such as Stoichkov and…

Asante Kotoko Goal keeper Felix Annan has given the teeming supporters of the club some words of hope that Kotoko will still qualify to the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup in spite of recording a slim victory at home against CARA Brazzaville. The former West Africa Football Academy goalkeeper believed that all is not lost yet, therefore supporters of the club should not give up but rather rally behind the team. The 2017 MTN FA Cup champions won 1-0 against CARA Brazzaville in the first leg of the preliminary stage of CAF Confederation Cup at the Baba Yara…

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s goal poacher Saddick Adams has said his outfit is poised to make history in Africa this season despite a shaky start to their Confederation Cup campaign. Saddick Adams in the Porcupine Worries Africa Confederations Cup game last Sunday missed a penalty kick and refused to go in for the bunger to redeem himself the mess caused when he’s team was awarded its second penalty of the day. He says it was due to personal issue which made him not to take the second penalty. According to him, the fabulous lads heavily criticized Sunday game happens to be one of…

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