Statistics prove Kwadwo Asamoah was one of the best players on the field in Saturday's win at Sampdoria.The left full-back has 83.1% passing accuracy.Asamoah made 11 long balls of which 9 were successful.He won four balls and was fouled three times in the 1-0 win thanks to a stoppage time goal scored.
Ghanaian frontman Jonathan Osabutey grabbed the match winner for Werder Bremen ll in their 1-0 victory over St Pauli II in the German lower-tier league on Monday.Following a cagey first half, the former Tema Youth striker put the Green and White lads into the lead on the 50th minute mark.The home side exhibited attacking play football after getting the advantage but failed to add up to their tally as the match ended 1-0 to the hosts.The win lifts Bremen to 3rd on the standings with
In three weeks, Ghana face a double-header against Sierra Leone that will go a long way to defining their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.In light of their defeat by Kenya in Nairobi earlier this month, the matches against the Leone Stars will take on extra significance.One are of the team that coach Kwesi Appiah needs to improve is his side's goalscoring, with the Black Stars regularly creating a litany of chances, but spurning far too many.Chances created in Nairobi
Ghanaians have dominated the highest scoring foreign players in the Egyptian Premier League.Former Zamalek star Ernest Papa Arko leads the chase with 61 goals and closely followed by red-hot Misr El -Maqasa striker John Antwi.Felix Ahmed Aboagye is ranked 5th with 52 goals while Nana Poku is ranked 9th with 35 goals.Here are the top 10 foreign scorers in the Egyptian Premier League.1. Ernest Papa Arko (Ghana) - 61 goals2. John Antwi (Ghana) 60 goals3. Bupa Mensuah
Arsenal U23 coach Freddie Ljungberg has described striker Eddie Nketiah as a "sniper".This was after the Ghanaian youngster scored twice in last Friday's 4-0 demolishing of Liverpool.Ljungberg enthused: "As for Nketiah, he's very rapid in his movement, he's quick, and he has that little turn that he can do quickly so that he can get a sniper shot away."He's a very, very good player."Nketiah is an England youth international.
Asante Kotoko's new set of jerseys have been leaked, GHANASoccernet.com understands. Last week, the Porcupine Warriors signed a bumper partnership deal with Portuguese sportswear manufacturing firm, Strike.The record Premier League champions penned the dotted line with the Portuguese firm after their deal with Barex expired months ago.Kotoko will be wearing kits during the second round of the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League season.Meanwhile, reports suggest that lucrative sponsorship
German born Ghanaian youngster Gabriel Kyeremanteng scored his first goal for English side Stoke City in the U-23 game against Fulham on Monday evening. Gabriel Kyeremanteng scored with 18 minutes to end the game before Aaron Davies cancelled out the goal for Fulham ten minutes to end the game.The Potters had dominated for large spells of the encounter at the bet365 Stadium and looked on course for a narrow 1-0 victory thanks to Gabriel Kyeremateng’s first goal for the side.However,
Ghanaian duo Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alfred Duncan are injury doubts for Sassuolo’s match against Spal on Thursday.The pair raised eye brows after reportedly training separately from the group session at the Ca 'Marta field yesterday.The neroverdi afternoon session included warm-up drills, possession of the ball, tactical technical exercises and maneuver development.Meanwhile Kevin-Prince Boateng, Alfred Duncan and Federico Peluso all concentrated on individual work outs
Ghanaian striker Bernard Tekpetey says his dream is to help SC Paderborn secure promotion to the German Bundesliga this season. The 21-year-old has scored two goals in six appearances as Paderborn sit seventh on Bundesliga 2 table, three points adrift of the qualification mark.Tekpetey joined Paderborn from Schalke04 in the summer."I knew this was a good place for young players," says Tekpetey. "This club is like a family." "My dream is to go up in the
Ghanaian striker John Antwi is on the verge of smashing the long-standing goal scoring record in the Egyptian Premier League.The Misr El-Maqasa striker has scored 60 goals in total, just a goal shy of Arko's 61 goals.He is now on the verge of chalking a great piece of history and has been presented with the golden opportunity to surpass the record held by his compatriot.It's been a remarkable run for the Ghanaian, who is impressing with numbers on the blindside of many
An Instagram post by Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien still shows he has Persib Bandung in his heart even though he is no more at the club.Essien joined the Indonesian club in March, 2017 signing a two years deal but he parted ways with the club just after a year.The former Chelsea midfielder took to his Instagram to congratulate Persib Bandung after their victory on Sunday indicating his sympathy for the club.
Ghanaian striker Bernard Tekpetey has hailed the influence of Schalke 04 legend Gerald Asamoah on his playing career. The 21-year-old earned his breakthrough move to Europe on the recommendation of Gerald Asamoah.The former German international, who also comes from Ghana, advised Schalke 04 to invite Tekpetey for trials after watching the striker dazzle in a tournament in Accra.Tekpetey immediately convinced and went on to become a first team player at the Royal Blues."It was
Ghanaian striker John Antwi is just a goal away from equaling the foreign scorers' record in Egypt.The 26-year-old, who plays for Misr El-Maqasa, has netted 60 goals for the side- just a goal away from equaling the record being held by fellow countryman Ernest Papa Arko.Antwi was on target for Misr El-Maqasa in their side's 2-1 win over El Entag El Harby in the Egyptian Premier League on Monday night.The Ghanaian red hot has simply been sensational in the North African
Ghanaian duo John Antwi and Ernest Papa Arko are the top scoring foreign players in the Egyptian top-flight, GHANAsoccernet.com can reveal. Antwi, who plays for Misr El-Maqasa as well as Papa Arko, who featured for several clubs in the North African country including giants Zamalek as well as Smouha and Arab Contractors, have a combined 21 goals.Antwi is just one goal shy of equaling Papa Arko's 61 goals after netting in his side's 2-1 win over El Entag El Harby in
Aduana Stars winger Samuel Bio has been left homeless and starving since joining the club, midfielder Elvis Opoku has revealed.The pocket-size wideman has been left on his own as he struggles to make ends meet in Dorma, in a pathetic assessment of the club's management style.Bio, joined the Ghana Premier League champions in January this year after ending his contract with Sudanese side Khartoum SC.The tricky speedster has endured a frustrating spell both on and off the field
The Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) claim it is disheartening and saddening for the recent stadium stampedes in the Southern African region leading to the lost of lives of football fans.According to COSAFA secretary general Sue Destombes, the regional football union have planned to organize a regional security officers' workshop to help put a stop to these incidents from happening in the near future.“The loss of life at any level is saddening but
KRC Genk winger Joseph Paintsil is hoping to keep his place when they engage Lommel SK in the Belgian Croky Cup on Tuesday.Paintsil joined Genk in the summer from Ghanaian second-tier side Tema Youth after excelling on loan at Hungarian outfit Ferencvarosi last term.However, the 20-year-old could not start the campaign with his new team after picking an injury during their pre-season training.After playing cameo roles, the hitman made his first start over the weekend in their 5-2
Top Italian journalist Fabrizio Biasin has showered praise on Inter Milan left-back Kwadwo Asamoah. The 29-year-old Ghana international is one of the key players for Inter and has been playing consistently under Luciano Spalletti.Biasin, while analysing Inter's hard-fought win over Sampdoria, praised Asamoah’s movement and class."Asamoah that player of personality, consistency of performance and ductility that was missing to Nerazzurri in that area of the field,"
Head coach of Arminia Bielefeld Jeff Saibene has expressed his satisfaction with the development of Ghanaian striker Prince Owusu.The 21-year-old forward joined the Blues in the summer from TSG Hoffenheim II after scoring 17 goals in 36 appearances in the German youth league last term.The speedy sharp-shooter excelled on his debut in the Bundelisga II for Jeff Saibene's side in their 1-1 stalemate with Union Berlin."I have no qualms about bringing Prince. I am very satisfied
Ghanaian winger Yaw Annor scored for Burgos FC rallied to beat Deportivo La Coruna II in the Segunda B.The former Bechem United player scored in the 54th minute to level the scoring after the visitors had taken the lead Raúl GonzálezAsier Goti snatched the match winner in the 67th minute.Annor, who was making his second league appearance, was replaced two minutes later after scoring.