National Teams

Ishmael Yartey strikes again for KPV in Finnish Premier League

Ghana winger Ishmael Yartey is perpetuating his scintillating start to life in the Finnish top-flight league as he fired the opening goal for KPV Kokkolla in their 3-2 away loss to HIFK on Friday evening.

KPV surrendered a 2-0 first-half lead to lose 3-2 to Helsinki IFK.

HIFK went into the game at the Telia 5G-Areena determined to claim the maximum points and it was the former Ghana Under-17 winger who gave them right impetus with an imperious finish on the 25th minute mark.

Andre Ayew should have rejected Black Stars captaincy-Asamoah Gyan

  • Aug 9, 2019

Former Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan remains unhappy about the decision to strip him off his role in the National team.

Gyan believes external influences forced Kwesi Appiah to strip him off Black Stars captaincy

  • Aug 9, 2019

Asamoah Gyan believes his reign as substantive captain of the Black Stars was brought to an end due to external influences on Coach Kwesi Appiah.

Asamoah Gyan feels betrayed by Kwesi Appiah

  • Aug 9, 2019

Black Stars General Captain, Asamoah Gyan feels betrayed by Coach Kwesi Appiah after the latter took a decision to deny the former Sunderland man his captaincy duties.

I never enjoyed my time as Black Stars captain-Asamoah Gyan

  • Aug 9, 2019

Asamoah Gyan was handed the role as Black Stars captain in 2013 replacing John Mensah. The forward was however replaced by Andre Ayew in 2019 despite remaining an active member of the Black Stars team.

Okyere Wriedt scores treble for Bayern in 23-0 pre-season win

  • Aug 8, 2019

Ghana international striker Okyere Kwasi Wriedt scored a hat-trick for Bayern Munch when they dismantled lower-tier side Rottach-Egern 23-0 in a pre-season friendly win on Thursday.

The 25-year-old was introduced in the second-half as a replacement for one of the senior strikers and he scored the same number of goals as Robert Lewandowski and Goretzka who both scored hat-tricks.

Europa League: Caleb Ekuban inspires Trabzonspor fightback against Sparta Prague

  • Aug 8, 2019

Ghana international striker Caleb Ekuban netted and assisted a goal for Trabzonspor in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday evening at the Generali Arena.

The 25-year-old pulled one back for the Turkish Super Lig side with a fine strike in the 84th minute after Czech Republican Sparta had taken a 2-0 lead.

Emmanuel Toku to captain Ghana U20 team at 2019 Africa Games

  • Aug 8, 2019

Emmanuel Toku has been appointed Ghana’s U20 captain for this year’s Africa Games in Morocco.

VIDEO: Ishmael Yartey rated best player in Finland, watch his superlative show for KPV

  • Aug 7, 2019

The 29-year-old has been in top shape for KPV since he switched to the Finnish top-flight league side from Switzerland.

Yartey, a former Ghana youth international, has a goal in two games and picked the MVP Award in his opening game of the Veikkausliiga.

Black Stars B Coach Maxwell Konadu invites 28 players for camping

  • Aug 7, 2019

Black Stars ‘B’ Coach Maxwell Konadu has named a 28-man squad as the team prepares to commence camping ahead of their upcoming assignments.

The home based senior national team are scheduled to play Burkina Faso in a double header tie for a place in next year’s CHAN Tournament.

Coach Konadu’s side are also expected to represent the country in the upcoming WAFU tournament to be staged in Senegal.

The selected players are however informed to hold themselves ready as  details of commencement date for camping and venue will be communicated in due course.

Meanwhile, players of Ashantigold SC and Asante Kotoko have not been invited to camp due to their upcoming CAF Confederation Cup and Champions League matches respectively.

The invited players are follows;

GOAL KEEPERS

Eric Antwi Ofori- Medeama

Gabriel Nudakpa- Heart of Lions

Isaac Hagan- Karela United

Joseph Addo- Aduana Stars

DEFENDERS

FULL BACKS

Mohammed Fatau- Accra Hearts of Oak

Isaac Kwan- Karela United

Chris Shaw- Unity FC

Christopher Nettey- Attramvisser Academy

CENTER BACKS

Mohammed Alhassan- Accra Hearts of Oak

Caleb Amankwaa- Aduana Stars

Yaw Dankwaa-Proud United

Benjamin Agyare – Hearts of Oak

MIDFIELDERS

Rashid Nortey- Medeama

Abdul Manaf- Accra Hearts of Oak

Nii Armah Samuel- Dreams FC

Patrick Arthur- Dreams FC

Patrick Botwey- Liberty Professionals

Benjamin Afutu Kotey- Accra Hearts of Oak

Stephen Okai- Accra Great Olympic

Ibrahim Sanah Mohammed- Sekondi Hasaccas

Abdul K. Fatau- Aduana Stars

Obed Bentum- Abusua Dwarfs

Sarfo Taylor – Karela United

STRIKERS

Joseph Esso- Accra Hearts of Oak

Felix Addo- Elmina Sharks

Kofi Ansu Patrick- Brekum Arsenals

Clement Awonyo- Kotoku Royals

Daniel Lomotey- WAFA

Benjamin York- Samatex FC

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