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Ghana’s U 17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabian admits there are few mistakes in his team which needs rectification before battling energetic Malian team at the grand finale stage of the ongoing U-17 Africa Cup of nations in Gabon. The Black Starlets failed to score in stipulated time for the game to travel to penalties which saw the Ghanaians qualify to the finals since 2005. A victory over Mali on Sunday will give Ghana its third continental title. According to the experience trainer, his team could have buried the game in stipulated time but had to rely on penalty shootouts to determine…

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Toku was named Man of the Match in the Black Starlets win over Niger on Wednesday afternoon at Port Gentile. Ghana’s U-17 side Black Starlets defeated Niger by 6-5 on penalties to progress to this year’s grand finale of the  AFCON in Gabon. Toku who netted the match winner for Ghana pronominal  for his side in their crunch encounter against a well-organized Niger team. He was adjudged match of the match after exhibiting a ‘master class’ of football to help Ghana reach finals for the first time in twelve [12] years.

Ghana’s U-17 side Black Starlets defeated Niger by 6-5 on penalties to progress to this year’s grand finale of the  AFCON in Gabon. The Black Starlets failed to score in stipulated time for the game to travel to penalties which saw the Ghanaians qualify to the  finals since  2005. Striker Emmanuel Toku clinically scored the seventh kick in sudden death  to put the Black Starlets through. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin’s side  had been wasteful throughout the game missing several clear opportunities that came their way. Skipper Eric Ayiah, Gebrial Leveh, Emmanuel Toku and Abdul Razak Yusif were all culprits as…

Newcastle United have completed the permanent the signing of Chelsea winger Christian Atsu for an undisclosed fee.   Atsu,25, made 32 league appearances this season for the Magpies after joining Rafa Benitez’s side last year from Chelsea, and scored five goals for Newcastle in the process.    It was recently reported that the two clubs had reached agreement on a deal which is set to cost Newcastle in the region of £6 million for the Ghana international, and that transfer is now complete.   The club fail to reveal a fee, but state that they have taken up the option…

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has made five strong changes to his starting line-up for Wednesday’s African Junior Championship clash against Niger at Stade de Port-Gentil. Coach Fabian has introduced John Otu who started in the 0-0 draw with Guinea last Saturday to replace uspended Najeeb Yakubu. Trio Gabriel Leveh, Rashid Alhassan and Edmund Arko Mensah also get to start again for the Starlets. Bismark Terry Owusu replaces Ibrahim Sulley who netted twice in the Starlets Group opener against Cameroon. Ghana is yet to concede a goal at the tournament and have scored nine goals in three matches. The Starlets…

Clubs who have made it into the Round of 16 of the MTN FA Cup Competition will know their fate when the Round of 16 live draw is held at the M Plaza Hotel in Accra at 11:00am on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Nine Premier League clubs and Seven Division One League clubs have made it into the next stage of the competition. These include 10-time Champions Accra Hearts of Oak SC, 8-time winners, Asante Kotoko SC, Two time winners, Medeama SC, defending champions Bechem United FC and defending Ghana League Champions, Wa All Stars FC. Premier League leaders and…

Black Starlets head coach,Paa Kwesi Fabin has been sharing his experience at the 2017 CAF U17 Nations Cup in Gabon ahead of the Semi-final match on Wednesday. The 58-year-old has already lead his side to qualify for Under-17 world cup in India as they remain unbeaten in three matches and yet to concede a goal. The Experience trainer has told CAFONLINE.com it has been a wonderful experience learning contrasting styles.Q&A What has been your experience at the Total U-African Cup of Nations Gabon 2017? SF: It has been a wonderful experience learning contrasting styles of play. Getting to know other…

Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda says he joined Enyimba FC because of the competitiveness level of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which he argued bodes well for his career progression. The Black Stars goalkeeper has had stints in South Africa with Orlando Pirates and Chippa United but joined the twice African champions in Aba for reasons he insists are more favorable to his career. Fatau Dauda joined the Nigerian side from former Ghana Premier League champions Ashanti Gold SC last season and has so far been outstanding for his side. “The Nigeria Professional Football League is a highly tactical league…

Enyimba International goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, has looked back at his decision to join the Aba club and put it all down to the competitiveness of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which he argued bodes well for his career progression. The Ghanaian international goalkeeper has had stints in South Africa with Orlando Pirates and Chippa United but joined the twice African champions in Aba for reasons he insists are more favorable to his career. The goalkeeper, who spoke with npfl.ng shortly after Enyimba claimed all three points in Sagamu against Remo Stars to mark their first full points on the…

Ghana’s Frank Acheampong has revealed that he dreams of playing in the English Premier League.   Acheampong was a transfer target for Hull City last season but his Belgian club Anderlecht refused to do a deal.   He told the BBC that his heart is set on a move to a bigger league and is hoping it happens sooner rather than later.   “It’s everybody’s dream to play in the English Premier League,” said Acheampong, who helped Anderlecht win the Belgian league title.   He confirmed that there is an agreement with Anderlecht which allows him to move provided certain…

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