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Ghana missed Andre Ayew and Kwadwo Asamoah in Uganda draw – Micho

Written by | October 8, 2016 | 0
Head coach of the Uganda national team the Cranes, Milutin Micho Sredejovic says Ghana missed the services of both Kwadwo Asamoah and Andre Ayew in their 0-0 stalemate with his side on Friday. Ghana opened the 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Tamale with a draw against the lowly rated side but their head coach insists that the absence of Juventus star Kwadwo Asamoah and West Ham playmaker Andre Ayew cost the Black Stars. In an exclusive interview with Ghanasoccernet.com Micho said “You needed creativity at a point in the game but there was none.” “It is sad when I saw Andre Ayew today injured just after joining West Ham and Kwadwo Asamoah also injured at Juventus. “I am very sorry the two players are injured because you needed them very much in this game. You really missed

Tamale fans predict 3-0 win for Black Stars over Uganda

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
Fans in Tamale have been predicting a 3-0 win for the Black Stars in their game against the Cranes of Uganda on Friday. Ghana will play hosts to the Cranes of Uganda at the Tamale Sports Stadium in the opening group game of the 2018 World Cup qualifier. The four times Afcon champions arrived in Tamale on Wednesday and were greeted with massive support from the fans. And almost every fan in Tamale has been predicting a 3-0 win for the Black Stars. ‘We supported Ghana to win 3-0 against Guinea and also 3-1 against Togo. So the team will win 3-0 again over Uganda,’ some of the enthusiastic fans predicted. By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter For more Ghana football news visit www.ghanasoccernet.com

Gulikpe Naa donates a cow, 100 tubers of yam to Black Stars team ahead of Uganda clash

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
The Black Stars of Ghana have been given a cow and 100 tubers of yam by the Gulikpe Naa ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifier with the Cranes of Uganda to motivate them for the game. The spokesman of the Gulikpe Naa also disclosed that the entire chiefs and people of Dagbon will do everything possible to ensure Ghana wins massively over Uganda. Each of the players was presented with kola nuts as a sign of welcome at the palace. Ghana play the Cranes on Friday at 15:00 GMT in the group opener of the so108 World Cup qualifiers. By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter For more Ghana football news visit www.ghanasoccernet.com

Asamoah Gyan set to take over former club Liberty Professionals, Ghana captain to own majority shares

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is on the verge of buying majority stake in former club Liberty Professionals, GHANAsoccernet.com understands. Gyan, who plays for United Arab Emirates side Al Ahli , is on the verge of securing majority shares in the financially-stricken club. Negotiations between the former Sunderland hitman and current club owner Felix Ansong has been ongoing for months. But it has now emerged that a deal has been struck for Gyan to take over the club. The Black Stars captain is expected to inject huge capital in the club in his bid to revive their downward spiral. The scientific soccer lads have been suffocating under financial stress since owner Alhaji Sly Tetteh died five years ago. It’s will be a befitting tribute to the deceased Sly Tetteh who gave Gyan a career opportunity

Abdul Razak: CAF names Ghana legend as ambassador for AFCON 2017

Written by | October 5, 2016 | 0
Former Black Stars midfielder, Abdul Razak has been named by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as the ambassador for Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Abdul Razak emerged as the star man of the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations when he propelled Ghana to victory on home soil and was subsequently voted the African Footballer of the year. CAF has seen the need to name him as the man to promote the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Gabon due to his vast experience on the continents as a player and coach.Abdul Razak has coached clubs in Ghana, Mali, Qatar, etc. He won several domestic titles and won Asante Kotoko’s first Ghana Premier League title in 2003 For more sports news visit allSports.com.gh

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says future will show if he erred in letting Albert Adomah go

Written by | September 9, 2016 | 0
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says the future will determine whether he erred in letting Albert Adomah join Aston Villa. Adomah, 28, joined Villa on deadline day after three seasons at the Riverside. The Ghana international played an influential role for Boro as they secured top-flight status. But he opted to stay in the Championship after completing a three-year deal with relegated Aston Villa with youngster Adama Traore moving in the opposite direction. But manager Aitor Karanka says the future will show whether he was wrong or right. ‘The future will show. If Adomah plays 200 games and gets 50 goals and Traore doesn’t play, I have made a mistake,” he said ‘I will be happy if he is successful at Villa and if Traore is successful here. ‘Traore is younger.

Oti Akenteng insists Dede Ayew must fly back home for treatment

Written by | August 27, 2016 | 0
The Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association Oti Akenteng wants West Ham United record signing Andre Ayew to be flown back home for treatment following an injury he sustained in his first Premier League game for the Hammers. Andre Ayew sustained a thigh injury in his debut for the Hammers in their clash against Chelsea and reports indicate that he will be out for a considerable period. But the Ghana FA technical head says the deputy Black Stars skipper should be sent home for treatment. The former AshGold coach is even ready to talk to Andre’s father Abedi Pele on the need to fly him to Ghana. “There are a lot of herbal medical doctors, who can use traditional medicine to cure Andre Ayew’s injury in just two weeks,” he told Nhyira FM in Kumasi. “I will

Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan arrive in Turkey over a potential move to Besiktas

Written by | August 14, 2016 | 0
Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan has reportedly touched down in Turkey ahead of a move to Besiktas. Gyan has been out of favour in his club Shanghai SIPG after the signing of Brazillian Hulk in the summer. The 30-year-old will be hoping to secure deal with the Turkish giants as he looks forward to getting enough playing time. Gyan has been out of Shanghai’s team for some time now and is now looking forward to passing a medical in order to complete a deal with Besiktas. The post Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan arrive in Turkey over a potential move to Besiktas appeared first on Football Ghana.

Sarfo Gyemfi believes Kotoko can win GPL title

Written by | August 3, 2016 | 0
Kotoko winger Frank Sarfo Gyamfi remains optimistic about his side’s chances of winning the Ghana Premier League despite their recent poor display in the League. The Porcupine Warriors are yet to record a win in the second round of the League. Coach Michael Osei and his charges have been able to pick just 2 points in their last five games. The Reds, having had a decent first round are struggling to maintain their momentum in the League. The former Ghanaian Champions are fifth on the League table with 33 points. Sarfo Gyamfi is not ruling out the possibility of winning the League despite their poor run. “We have eight more matches and the points gap with the first team is just 6 points. We are still confident we can win the title,” he told Ghana Sports Newspaper. “I know most of our

Hearts selection is based on merit – Traguil

Written by | August 3, 2016 | 0
Accra Hearts of Oak coach Sergio Traguil has annulled reports of him being bias in his team selection by claiming that his decisions are based on his players’ output at training and nothing else. Coach Traguil since his appointment as the head of technical affairs of the Phobians, has made some changes to the starting line-up of the team with the likes of Emmanuel ‘Sahban’ Laryea, Owusu Bempah and David Atinka among others, not being able to make the starting line up since Kenichi Yatsuhashi’s departure. In his post match interview after their stalemate with AshantiGold SC, Coach Traguil said: “Sahban Laryea is good as any other player in the team, I do my team selection based on what happens in training, and the output, so if you don’t see him in my starting 11, that is the