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AWCON 2018: CAF inspection team inspects Accra Sports Stadium

An inspection team from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) led by Anthony Baffoe are currently in the country for the final inspection of facilities to be used for the hosting of the African Women’s Cup of Nations, AWCON 2018.



Today, the Anthony Baffoe led team took time to visit the Accra Sports Stadium to check the sort of work that has gone in especially from the first visit where they talked about certain recommendations.

The CAF inspectors were said to be unimpressed during their first visit to the country.

The team will also be looking at the training pitches, how well they have been put together in terms of the dressing rooms and the pitch itself.


The Cape Coast sports stadium and the Accra sports stadium will be the two venues to host the tournament next month.

However, the local organizing committee (LOC) for the AWCON 2018 has assured that, Ghana is ready to host the rest of Africa and are certain there will not be any red flags when the inspection team goes round to check the facilities.

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The AWCON 2018 is scheduled to start from November 17 to December 1.

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Hearts to sign former Kotoko midfielder?

According to reports, former Kumasi Asante Kotoko midfielder Baba Mahama is on the radar of Accra Hearts of Oak.


Despite helping Asante Kotoko to FA Cup success last season, Baba Mahama was deemed surplus to requirement and he was released by the club.

He has since been unattached and is looking for a new club but now looks set to join Kotoko's rival Hearts of Oak.


Read also:Kotoko in talks to re-sign Daniel Nii Adjei
Baba Mahama,21 is expected in Accra to seal a deal with the rainbow boys in the coming days.

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Karela United to host Asante Kotoko on Sunday

Karela United have confirmed a friendly game with Asante Kotoko on Sunday.



Kotoko on Sunday, October 21, 2018, will be seeking revenge against the Western Region side at Aiyinase.

The Kumasi-based team will go to the CAM Park for the second time this year with the aim of avenging a 3-1 Premier League defeat suffered in the hands of the Premier League new entrants in May this year.

The game which is scheduled for 3 PM, would be the third in nine days for the Porcupines after the 3-0 defeat to the Black Stars and the 3-1 win over Burkinabe Premier League side Save African Child FC in Kumasi.

It will be the ninth major friendly encounter for the Porcupines after the suspension of the 2018 Premier League, and the second to be played outside Kumasi after the 1-1 drawn game against Simba FC in Tanzania.


Kotoko have been in tremendous shape this term and scored sixteen goals from eight games with Burkinabe import Yacouba Songne fetching seven of them.

Read also:Kotoko in talks to re-sign Daniel Nii Adjei
Yacouba opened his Kotoko goal account in the 3-1 defeat at Karela and would be hoping to add to the tally on Sunday.
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Aduana Stars not in talks with Yusif Abubakar-PRO

2017/2018 Ghana premier league champions, Aduana Stars have denied reports that they have made a move to bring back former coach Yusif Abubakar.



It had been reported the Ghana Premier League champions were in talks with the former coach over a possible return to the club but the club has debunked such reports.


"Aduana Stars haven't made any contact with coach Yusif Abubakar to come back to the club." spokesperson Evans Oppong in an interview with Sunyani-based Space FM.

Read also:Normalization Committee to meet Premier League and Division One clubs
The Dormaa-based club are without a head coach after the exit of Japanese gaffer Kenichi Yatsuhashi.

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