Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Saddick Adams has describe his teammate Jackson Owusu as the best defensive midfielder he has ever played with as a footballer. The former Athletico Madrid youngster described Jackson Owusu as class and fabulous and always mean business when on the field. " One of the best defensive midfielders i have ever played with is Jackson Akwesi Moto" he post on his official twitter account. Jackson Owusu after a horrific injury which saw him miss the whole of last season has worked his way into the Reds team as one of the most important player forming a strong midfield partnership with Seth Opare. "One of the best defensive midfielders I have ever played with"..@Jackson akwesi moto..Class..Fabulous back to business
Ghana Black Stars B coach Maxwell Konadu expect his side to be ready for the semi final game on Thursday despite most of his players suffering an injury against Nigeria. Skipper Isaac Tswum, Gideon Waja and Amos Frimpong picked a knock during the game against the Super Eagles but Maxwell Konadu believes his side should be ready for the game The Black Stars failed to record their fourth straight win against the Nigerians at the Cape Coast Stadium after earlier beating Guinea, Gambia and Mali.Two second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses in the 53rd and 56th minutes ended Ghana's unbeaten run in the competition. “I think the game against Nigeria was a difficult one, but all the same I have to congratulate the boys for what they did even though we lost gam
The Black Stars will hope to continue their splendid performance in the ongoing WAFU Cup competition with another win over bitterest rivals Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium today. Ghana hope for a comfortable win over the Super Green Eagles later today as they lock horns in the Central Regional capital of Ghana. Games between these two countries at any level is treated with keen interest from both sides which makes the game very promising one. Ghana has already booked their place to the next round of the competition but has vowed to send their noisy neighbors back to their country by beating them convincingly. Coach Maxwell Konadu and his men are very optimistic they will be at the smiling end after the full time. But the Super Eagles, who have no...
Coach Maxwell Konadu is likely to make changes in his line up for the epic clash between Super Green Eagles of Nigeria and the Ghana Black Stars in the final group stage game of the ongoing Wafu tournament. The Black Stars coach will make changes to the team which beat Guinea and Mali in the first two games in Group A last Thursday and Saturday. This move is to allow some players who have not had a chance in the competition get some game time and also give rest to the others. The Black Stars have already booked a place in the Semi final of the competition and find it proper to allow others get a feel of the competition. Coach Konadu and his boys are hoping for a hundred percent record in the Group stage as they face rivals Nigeria who are struggling to qualify from the grou...
Niger are not scared to face hosts Ghana in the semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations, says assistant coach Cheik Omar Diabate. The Menas played out a 0-0 draw with Cote d'Ivoire on Sunday, September 17 in Cape Coast to amass four points in Group B. Finishing second in the pool will see them draw the Black Stars who are guaranteed top spot in Group A after two straight wins. "Every team would like to avoid the host nation, but we have seen Ghana play so many times, we don't fear them," said Diabate. "If we happen to meet them, we can beat them because we have seen their matches before coming here. "Should we meet any team in the semifinal, we are ready. Our objective is to reach the final no matter who our opponents are, if they are either Nigeria, Mali, Guinea ...
Ropapa Mensah bagged a brace and was named Fans’ Man of the match in Harrisburg City Islanders’ 2-1 win over Toronto II in the USL. Islanders came from goal down to win 2-1 in a game Ropapa played 85 minutes, making it a total of 17 appearances in the USL. He scored his 4th and 5th goals of the season in the 45th and 50th minute to hand the Islanders their 8th win of the campaign. The striker crowned the day with the Fans’ match of the man accolade after a short poll was ran on Islanders twitter page. Compatriot and teammate from Inter Allies FC Fredrick Opoku also played the full throttle of the game.
Ghana winger Christian Atsu excited for scoring his first ever premiership goal for Newcastle United as they defeated Stoke City 2-1. The Black Stars midfielder scored the first goal of the game to help the Magpies defeat the Potters in Saturday's English top-flight encounter The winger got off the mark after pouncing on Matt Ritchie’s cross with a vital touch in the 19th minute before Jamaal Lascelles headed home the winner for the black and whites at their own backyard. The Ghanaian international is excited with his maiden Premier League goal and his side’s victory in front of home fans. Atsu has had an unsuccessful spell with Chelsea, Everton and Bournemouth in the past before joing Rafa Benitez's side last season. Christian AtsuVerified account @ChristianAtsu20 An
Ghana Black Stars B midfielder Winful Kwaku Cobbina was voted Man of the Match in their victory over Mali at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday night. The Hearts of Oak midfielder put up a blistering performance to help the Ghanaians post a 1-0 victory over Mali in the second Group A game of the 2017 Wafu Cup. Winful Cobbina scored in the 64th minute to hand Coach Maxwell Konadu's side the needed victory which sends them to the semi final of the competition with a game to spare. He took home a sleek Nasco Mobile phone for his prize as the Man of the Match. Ghana play Nigeria on Monday in their last group game as they seek to top the group.
Winful Cobbina goal in the second half helped the Ghana Black Stars B side beat Mali 1-0 in their second Group A game in the Wafu Cup tournament at the Cape Coast Stadium. The Hearts of Oak midfielder put Ghana in front in the 64th minute after firing a powerful shot from 22 yards into the net of the Eagles. Cobbina after receiving a pass from WAFA midfielder Gideon Waja calmly slotted the ball past the Malian goalkeeper to hand the Black Stars B side the lead. Coach Maxwell Konadu's side becomes the first country to qualify to the Semi final with a game to spare. Ghana sits on top of Group B with 6 points out of two games and will seeking for a hundred percent record when they face Nigeria on Monday.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko head coach Steve Pollack believes the Black Stars B side can go far in the 2017 WAFU tournament. The Black Stars defeated Guinea Conakry by 2-0 on Thursday evening in their Group A opener at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. Steve Pollack who was at Cape Coast to witness the game said he is optimistic Ghana can go far in the tournament looking at their performance. "I think they'll go far if they'll gel a bit more and a bit quicker too" the English coach said after the game. Black Stars B are currently leading group A with 3 points after one game but will be hoping to seal their qualification to the next round by beating Mali when they meet later Today.