Blacks Stars and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has been ruled out of Ghana’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda this Saturday at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
Brazilian–born and Elmina Sharks attacker, Abner Martins dos Santos Pinto, will not feature in the midweek encounter between Tema Youth and Elmina Sharks in the Match Day 27 of the Ghana Premier League [GPL] at Tema stadium.
Abner, who signed for the club in June 8, 2017 and was unveiled on July 7, 2017, is yet to play a competitive match since he joined the club.
The General Manager of Elmina Sharks, Mr. George Wiredu, in an interview with ATL FM Sports disclosed that, a request has been sent to Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) concerning the transfer request from the Triangular Moving Average (TMA) data system but they are yet to receive official notice from the world football governing body (FIFA).
The Management Committee Chairman of the U-20 Female Soccer Team, the Black Princesses of Ghana has assured that management of the team would do their very best for the Ladies to deliver in the World Cup.
Ghana booked a date with Kenya in the U-20 World Cup qualifiers after eliminating the Fennecs of Algeria on 10-0 home and away aggregate.
Speaking exclusively with ATL FM Sports, Nana Beyin promised that “We would go to acclimatize in a country that has similar weather conditions or leave very early for Kenya to familiarize ourselves with the weather conditions”.
Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, H.E Mike Ocquaye Jnr has expressed confidence in the Black Starlets to win the India U-17 World Cup Trophy. The Starlets, two-time World Cup Champions are set to lift the flag of Ghana in the tournament slated for 6th to 28th October, 2017 in India.
Speaking at a short welcome ceremony for the Ghana delegation on Monday, H. E Mike Ocquaye said, “Everytime we have won the tournament, we have won it with local coaches so please let coach Paa Kwesi be made proud”.
Ghana, the silver medalists at the Africa U-17 Championship held at Gabon, would be hoping to relive the glory days of the 90's that marked the golden era of the Starlets.