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Defender Kingsley Fobi is delighted to have scored for his side in the Copa de Rey knock out crunchy encounter with UD Logrones on Wednesday night. The former Ghana U17 star dig deep to ensure his team secured the famous victory over UD Logrones to advance to the next phase of the competition. Fobi’s 88th minute strike helped Formentera to defeat Logrones 4-3 in the crucial clash to qualify to the round 16th phase of the competition. Ivan Aguilar Andre Marcos had given the away team a 2-0 lead in the second half but a thunderous respond by Bruno Vinicius…

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has named his strong final 21-man squad for the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India next month. The Black Starlets boss named his final squad on Thursday morning just hours after playing Mali in a pre-World Cup friendly at their training base in Abu Dhabi. The coach has strengthened his squad with seven new players who were not part of the squad that played at the U17 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon. This means seven players who were part of the team for the tournament in Gabon have been…

Executive chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Doctor Kwame Kyei on Wednesday morning led a team of architects and technical men to inspect the Adako Jachie training facility of the club as construction of a new sports stadium on the Adako Jachie land starts to take shape. When completed the Kotoko stadium is expected to have hold a strong 30 000 crowd thus 10 000 less than the capacity of the  Babayara Sports stadium which has been the venue for home matches of Ghana most successful club since the 1950s. Diggers will appear on the land on Thursday to start the preliminary ground…

The Black Starlets on Wednesday lost 2-1 against Mali in a friendly game played in Dubai ahead of next months Under 17 World Cup in India. Striker Eric Ayiah scored in the 13th minute but the African champions got the equalizer in the 67th minute through Lansana Ndiaye. With the game heading for a draw, a defensive blunder by the Ghanaian defence,saw Hadji Diame getting the match winner in the 94th minute . Ghana will next play the United Arab Emirates on Sunday as they prepare for the championship.

Former Ghana international Awudu Issaka has equated Hearts of Oak lifewire Winful Cobbinah to NewCastle United winger Christian Atsu. According to him the Black Stars ‘B’ midfielder has what it takes to be the next Atsu in the Black Stars senior team just that he needs a bit of time to develop us a complete player. Cobbinah, together with teammate Thomas Abbey, have become the main targets of some local clubs, with media reports suggesting the Phobians bitterest rivals Asante Kotoko are ready to break the bank to lure the duo to Kumasi. Though Awudu Issah says it would be…

Ghanaian defender Kingsley Fobi remains defiant about SD Formentera chances against UD Logrones in the Spanish Copa del Rey cracker on Wednesday. Formentera host Logrones at Sant Francesc Xavier in the third round of the Spanish competition knock out stage and the former Ghana U 20 star says the crucial fixture is a ’ must win’ to enable them progress to the next phase of the competition. Fobi speaking exclusively to sportsworldGhana.com ahead of tonight’s game said his team is fully aware of the threat their opponent will pose in the game indicating they will go in all out to kick…

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has insisted that government will not refund the $62,000 Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan paid for a chartered flight to convey his team mates from Brazzaville to Accra after their 5-1 thrashing of Congo in a World Cup qualifier. Gyan upon arrival to Ghana revealed that the Sports Ministry had disappointed the entire playing body with poor traveling arrangements and therefore his gesture saved a disgracing situation in Brazzaville. According to the skipper, his gesture saved most players in their various clubs in Europe. But speaking at the Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday, Asiamah said Gyan…

President of Amidaus Professionals Alhaji Baba Gedo has admitted to paying bribes to referees during their time in the Ghana Premier League. The Tema-based Division One outfit featured for two seasons in the elite league before suffering relegation in the 2014 season. He also revealed that he paid bribes to referees for favours during his outfit’s stay in the Premier League but he’s seen the light now that the officials are rather making money off them. “I paid bribes to referees on countless occasions during our time time in the Premier League,” Gedo discosed. “No football administrator in Ghana can…

Ghana’s male U17 team [Black Starlets] will today play an international friendly match with Mali at Mohammed Bin Zayed Sports Stadium, NYU, Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 20th Sept. The Starlets have pitched camp in Abu Dhabi ahead of the 2017 FIFA U17 world Cup which will be held in India from October 6 to October 28. The game which will kick off at exactly 5pm local time forms part of the 2017 Gabon AFCON finalists preparations for the global tournament as they seek to conquer the world for the third time. The team will also travel to Dubai to engage United Arab…

Ghana will play Niger in the semi finals stage of the ongoing FOX-WAFU tournament with the game scheduled to be played at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday. Coach Maxwell Konadu’s side finished top of Group A with six points after beating Guinea and Mali and losing 2-0 to Nigeria. Niger placed second in Group B with Benin winning their final group game to emerge top to set up a semi final clash with the Super Eagles on Thursday. Winners of the two semi finals games will advance to the final match to be played on Sunday with the losers…

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