Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah has flown out to Barcelona to continue his treatment and will miss Ghana’s friendly against Mauritania on Tuesday, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The country’s leading football website understands the versatile midfielder was in the Spanish city after the Milan derby before joining the Black Stars camp.He is left with two more shots of injections to take before rejoining his club side.This was communicated to the Black Stars technical
Ghana Premier League side Wa All Stars have pulled out of the Special Competition set to kick starts next weekend, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.The 2016 Premier League champions joins Medeama, who are unwilling to participate in the three-month competition.The Wa-based side are yet to assemble their players since the Anas exposé which led to the global ban of former Ghana FA boss and owner Kwesi Nyantakyi.Top officials of the club have told Ghana's leading
GHANAsoccernet.com understands Ghana Premier League side Medeama will not take part in the Ghana FA Special Competition set to kick start next weekend over untenable ‘fixture faux pas’. The two-time FA Cup holders are livid after their petition to the Normalisation Committee on February 8 to revise the fixtures was ignored.Medeama, which is the lowest lying Southern team have shockingly been maintained in the Northern zone following the latest fixtures released on Friday amid
It is confirmed now that Ghana will face Mauritania in Tuesday's international friendly after several conflicting reports.The local media earlier reported that friendly against the Lions of Chinguetti had been cancelled.Other portals claimed Rwanda had been contacted to replace the West African side.However, Mauritania arrived in Accra on Sunday to prepare for the friendly.This is the first time they will be playing in the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Black Stars will start preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a friendly against finalists Mauritania on Tuesday.Ghana secured a slim 1-0 win over Kenya at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday to win Group F with nine points; two more than the Harambee Stars.Head coach Kwesi Appiah can try out the players who were unused in the final qualifier.It is nice opportunity to test the likes of Alhassan Wakaso, Joseph Aidoo and the Asante Kotoko duo of Kwame Bonsu and
Striker Karim Sadat continued his rich scoring form for Swedish side Halmstads BK in their 1-0 friendly win over Elfsborg on Saturday.Sadat's solitary goal was recorded in the 42nd minute.He has been in form for the club in pre-season and in the Swedish Cup.Two weeks ago, he got the consolation goal for Halmstads BK in their 2-1 defeat to AFC Eskilstuna.
Ghana's opponents for Tuesday's international friendly Mauritania have arrived in the country.The Lions of Chinguetti touched down at the Kotoka International Airport on Sunday morning.They were in Burkina Faso on Friday where they lost 1-0 in their final Group I qualifier to the Stallions.Like the Black Stars, Mauritania have sealed their place for the final tournament in Egypt this June after finishing second in their Group I.
Thousands of fans thronged to the Accra Sports Stadium to support the Black Stars cruise to victory against the Harambee Stars of Kenya in the final game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.Accra has been noted for poor attendances especially in games involving the national teams leading to the FA and authority preferring the Baba Yara Sports Stadium for national team matches due to high attendances.However, the story was different on Saturday as the Accra Sports
Ghana U-23 side the Black Meteors will depart from Accra today to Libreville ahead of their second leg match against the Panthers of Gabon in the second round of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.Ghana took first leg advantage after beating Gabon 4-0 on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium in their CAF U23 Cup of Nations penultimate qualifying round.Goals from Kwabena Owusu, Bernard Tekpertey and a brace from Osman Bukari has secured the chances of the team making into the
Overlooked Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was at the Accra Sports Stadium to support the Black Stars beat Kenya 1-0 to finish Group winners in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Kayserispor striker was not invited for this final qualifier against the Harambee Stars at home.Gyan has not been in top shape for the Turkish top-flight side in recent times partly due to injuries.But that did not stop him from visiting his colleagues inside the dressing room and on the pitch hours to kickoff.Gyan,
Ghana president Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo has lauded the Black Stars for achieving their first target of topping their Group F in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. This follows Saturday's difficult 1-0 win over Kenya at home thanks to a late strike from Caleb Ekuban.The Head of State is now charging the national team to set sights on winning the ultimate in Egypt this June.''Warm congratulations to the players, coach Kwasi Appiah and his technical team,
Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has explained his decision not to give game time to Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah in the 1-0 win over Kenya on Saturday was tactical. Appiah revealed he preferred Gotzepe's Lumor Agbenyenu in the position left left back to Asamoah who has been converted into the role at Juventus and at his current club.The ex-Ghana captain also stated he had plans to Asamoah deploy in midfield''Actually Kwadwo Asamoah was in my plans, as to whether he will
Philadelphia Union star David Accam has dedicated his brace on Saturday to his late father who died in his native Ghana. Michael Accam, an accountant, passed away following a battle with cancer.He celebrated his goals by pointing to the heavens, dropping to his knees on the first one, clearly overcome by emotion.''It wasn’t planned,'' Accam said of his celebration in the 3-0 win over Columbus Crew in the MLS.''I just scored and everything just came
Ghana youth striker Jonah Osabutey scored his season's 10th goal for Werder Bremen II on Saturday.The former Tema Youth player converted a 79th minute penalty as the home side beat Lupo Martini in the Regionalliga clash.Osabutey was making his 21st league appearance for Bremen.The 20-year-old has also been training with the first team squad as he seeks to play in the Bundesliga.
Ghana newboy Caleb Ekuban has described as amazing the debut goal he scored for Black Stars on his birthday in their 1-0 victory over Kenya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday evening.The birthday boy Caleb Ekuban scored the late winner for the Black Stars at Accra Sports Stadium as they won the game they completely dominated.The Leeds United forward, who is on-loan at Turkish Süper Lig club Trabzonspor this season, made the desired impact off the bench as the
Barcelona superstar Kevin-Prince Boateng must be included in the Ghana squad to help the Black Stars if they are to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, says Spain-based midfielder Mubarak Wakaso.The Black Stars secured the top ticket for the tournament in Egypt on Saturday when they defeated Kenya 1-0 to finish top of the qualifying group.Despite winning the match against the Harambee Stars fans were unhappy about the display of the squad with many complaining about the depth and
Black Stars forward Caleb Ekuban met his Ghanaian relatives for the first time after arriving for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya on Saturday. The Trabzonspor star was the hero of the game last night after climbing of the bench to secure victory for Ghana.Having been born in Italy, the 24 year old barely travels to Ghana but after he was handed his maiden call up, the striker took time off to meet his family.Ekuban is currently in camp as the team prepares to
Ghana's hopes of capping Chelsea whiz-kid Callum Hudson-Odoi ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations have been completely dashed after youngster made his debut for the England senior national team.The son of former Hearts of Oak midfielder Bismark Odoi made his England debut in a competitive match when he came on during the Three Lions’ 5-0 win against Czech Republic in the EURO 2020 qualifier on Friday.This means the Chelsea star won't be able to make a nationality
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Defending champions Cameroon, Burundi, Guinea-Bissau and Namibia secured 2019 Africa Cup of Nations places on Saturday, raising to 19 the number of qualifiers for the tournament.The remaining five places will be filled on Sunday with South Africa among 11 countries hoping to make it to the June 21-July 19 showpiece in Egypt.Cameroon needed a draw from a Group B clash with the Comoros in Yaounde, but overwhelmed the Indian Ocean islanders 3-0 with captain Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting