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Ghanaian- Dutch born forward Edwin Gyasi has been handed his maiden Black Stars call up for Ghana’s crucial 2018 World Cup double header qualifiers against Congo, an allied of his club Aalesund FK tells SportsworldGhana.com exclusively. Gyasi 26, who is being monitored closing by German side Shalke 04 and English championship side Aston Villa will be representing his native country Ghana at the senior national level having been considered by Ghana Kwesi Appiah matches. The Aalessund FK winger was born in the Netherlands, but considers Ghana as his native country. He is of course, very pleased with the opportunity to…

Winner of the 2017 MTN FA Cup competition will earn a cash reward of GHC50, 000.00. The amount was confirmed as the prize money on Tuesday when the semifinal draw was held at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko, Medeama and Ghana Premier League defending champions WA All Stars will battle it out for a place in the finals. Hearts of Oak will take on WA All Stars in the first semi-final match with Kotoko facing 2015 champions Medeama in the next game. The runner-up will also take home GHC15,000.000 as indicated by the organizers. Semi-final…

The winner of the 2017 FA Cup will be given GHC50, 000 and the runners up will receive GHC15, 000. However, the club that will represent Ghana at the CAF Confederation Cup will be supported with GHC100, 000 for adequate preparation by the FA Cup Committee. All the teams at the semifinal will receive GHC7, 000 each plus GHC1,000 air time. MTN mobile money holders will have the opportunity to buy tickets with their mobile money accounts. Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak are likely to meet each other in the finals of the 2017 FA CUP competition after they…

Dwamena will join six (8) other Ghanaian players in the English top-flight league. Raphael Dwamena will become the ninth Ghanaian player in the English Premier if he completes his pending move to Brighton and Hove Albion. The transfer of the 21-year-old is subject to a work permit and international clearance. The Ghanaian striker has agreed personal terms with Chris Hughton’s side and is now awaiting clearance to travel to the UK to complete his medical. If the deal becomes a success, Dwamena will join (8) other Ghanaian players in the English top-flight league. Here are the current Ghanaian players playing…

Former Ghana international Mohammed Polo popularly known as the ‘dribbling magician’ has launched a scathing attack on Black Stars B head Coach Maxwell Konadu insisting he is tactically bankrupt. According to the former Hearts of Oak Coach, the lead led by Maxwell Konadu has gradually exposed himself to Ghanaians that he lacks an approach to matches let alone ‘reading games’ on the pitch to mount a strategy to beat his opponents when matches become tough. Polo’s comments comes after Ghana shockingly lost 2-1 at home to Burkina-Faso in the second leg of the CHAN2018 Qualifiers despite picking a 2-2 draw…

Operations Manager of West African Football Academy [WAFA] George Ofosu Hene predicted a heavy defeat for Asante Kotoko in Sogakope on Wednesday. Coach Steve Pollack and his charges will travel to Sogakope for the Ghana Premier League week 24 outstanding fixture and the Academy boys seem to have prepared a handsome package for them in the crunchy match. WAFA dismantled Accra Hearts of Oak with a commanding 5-0 defeat the last time they visited the Red Bull Arena and George Ofosu believes Kotoko could suffer similar punishment. Despite the absence of integral players like Majeed Ashimeru, Goalkeeper Razak Abarola and Daniel…

Ghana Coach James Kwesi Appiah believes Ghana still has a chance of qualifying for next year’s world Cup despite failing to record a win in the first two opening games of the qualifiers. Appiah who qualified the Black Stars for the 2014 mundial in Brazil knows full well that repeating the feat this time round will be a tough task, admitting as much to FIFA.com in an exclusive interview. “We’re sitting on one point, while Egypt have got six,” he said. “However, we’re going to try to win our upcoming matches and leapfrog them.” The Black Stars next assignment consists…

Former Asante Kotoko Legend Rev. Osei Kofi says he lacks the financial capacity to advice management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko. According to Rev. Osei Kofi, “poor people are seen as lacking wisdom” and so I cannot afford to have an opinion. The retired footballer was speaking on Abusua FM’s late afternoon Drive Time Show on matters affecting local football. The host had asked him on whether he will advise management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko to retain the team’s head coach, Steve Polack or not. In response, Rev. Osei Kofi said, “unfortunately I can’t advise in that because I’m not rich.”…

Former Ghanaian international Rev. OSEI Kofi is calling on government to consider raiding the Ghana Football Association and damn the consequences. According to Rev. OSEI Kofi, the raid should ensure a complete overhaul of the association’s structural, legal and administrative systems. He was speaking to host of Abusua FM’s late afternoon Drive Time Show on a wide range of issues affecting Ghana football. Rev. Osei Kofi says, “I think government should interfere in the affairs of the GFA even if we will be sanctioned by FIFA.” “This is the appropriate time for government to restructure Ghana football, even if we…

Maxwell Konadu and James Kwesi Appiah have come under serious attack from Ghanaian soccer fans after failing to qualify the Local Black Stars to the African Nations Championship for the second edition running making the duo the most horrible coaches to have handled the Black Stars and there are relevant stats that supports this. It was completely baffling to realize that there was no typical defensive midfielders on the list of eighteen players that were selected to contest the two legs against Burkina Faso in this qualification. Its common to see teams filed at least one defensive midfielder in games…

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