Browsing: Ghana Premier League

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 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…

Former Asante Kotoko play-maker Michael Osei widely known as Ember Power has advised players of the club to stay away from their wives and girlfriends and focus on Sunday’s crucial CAF Confederation Cup match CARA FC. According to him, it’s time for the current players to restore Kotoko’s pride in African and that they must stay away from women to enable them prepare adequately to smash their Congolese counterparts on Sunday. The former winger who was known for his speed and skills also cautioned the players must stay switch off their phones and do things in common. “At this time…

The Ghanaian international Andre Ayew feels happy to make a return to the Liberty Stadium just 18 months after leaving the Club. The Ghanaian international re-joined the Welsh side on the window transfer dead line day for a reunion with his junior brother Jordan Ayews who seems to be carrying the Swans team on his shoulders. He says ”Things have changed at the club, but the faces are still the same and I am happy to see everyone. Now I need to do the job.” WATCH VIDEO BELOW https://twitter.com/SwansOfficial/status/959045222083723265

Asante Kotoko head coach Steven Pollack has likened his team’s central defence pair of Awudu Nafiu and Wahab Adams to that of Rio Ferdinand Nemanja Vidic during the duo playing days at Manchester United. According to him it’s not always necessary to have two hard tacklers as defenders hence the purchase of Wahab Adams to partner Nafiu Awudu after the departure of Ahmed Adams and Awal Mohammed. “Sometimes you need to have a very hard tackler and a cool collected to support and that is what we have in Nafiu and Adams’’- He told Kumasi based Nhyira FM. ”It reminds…

Asante Kotoko have announced massive changes to its technical team with Godwin Ablordey appointed Technical Director of the Youth Team with Stephen Oduro as new Welfare Manager.  Ablordey, an ex-club captain, was serving as Team Manager of the Senior Team. He holds a CAF License ‘A’ Coaching Certificate. Former captain Henry Ohene Brenya who retired at the end of last season, has replaced Ablordey as Team Manager of the Senior Team . Brenya joined the club in 2008 from Division-One side Berekum Arsenal. Club legend Stephen Oduro has been named as the new Welfare Manager. Ernest Appau maintains his position as…

Inter Allies FC have completed the signing of Joseph Baffour Gyawu on a free transfer. The former Heart of Lions player joins the Capelli Boys for the upcoming 2017/18 Ghana Football Season. The intelligent midfielder has previously had stints with Latvian side Spartak Jurmala before joining Heart of Lions three seasons ago. Baffour Gyawu believes he has joined the right team ahead of the 2017/2018 Ghana [premier League: “I’m excited about this move, I want to play in the top division to exhibit my talent and that is what I’m here to do.” “I feel fit and sharp and I’m looking forward…

The Sports Ministry has written to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) seeking details of the Puma sponsorship deal. The famous German sports kit manufacturer has been the sponsor of the Black Stars since 2005. Reports have suggested the FA accrued $1.1 million annually from the deal, but the nation’s football governing body has denied the claim. It would be recalled the Dzamefe Commission of Inquiry into Ghana’s 2014 World Cup fiasco directed t the GFA to make public details of any sponsorship deal meant for national teams but that directive is yet to be heeded to. However, Spokesperson of the…

Ghanaian top-flight outfit Wa All-Stars has released it’s all new unique blend of home kits to be use in this season’s Ghana premier league campaign. The Wa based club on Friday afternoon disclosed through it’s official twitter handle, the team’s home kits to be used come Saturday 10th February when the league kick-starts. The jersey to ‘the pride of the northern region’ lads portrays with the twittered picture an all sea-blue with strip yellow colour on the shoulders,waist and color of the jersey with an all black with yellow designed to the kits down and hauls. All-star with it’s start…

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