Tag Archives: Black Satellites

Odartey Lamptey eyes national team coaching job

Nii Odartey Lamptey

Former Black Stars midfielder, Nii Odartey Lamptey, says he is ready to take up any coaching role in the any of the nation’s age-restricted teams. Lamptey had a career which took him to Europe and South America and he also featured for Ghana at U-17, U-20, U-23 and senior team levels. At a point in 1991, he was christened by ...

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Masud Dramani keen to retain failed U-20 squad


Head coach of Ghana’s U-20 team Masud Didi Dramani says a conscious effort will be made to nurture and monitor the current crop of players despite their failure to qualify for next year’s African Youth Championships in Zambia. The Satellites lost the opening leg of the final qualifying phase 3-1 away in Dakar and failed to overturn the deficit at ...

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Black Satellites fail to qualify for 2017 AYC


Ghana’s Black Satellites will not be taking part in next year’s African Youth Championships in Zambia after losing 3-2 on aggregate to Senegal. Ghana won the second leg 1-0 at the Cape Coast Stadium but it was one goal short of the required minimum scoreline of 2-0. WAFA’s Charles Boateng got the goal in the 31st minute but that could ...

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“We will be ready for Senegal in the return leg”-Didi Dramani


Black Satellites coach Didi Dramani says his team will be very prepared for the second leg of the African Youth Championship qualifiers in two weeks. The Satellites were beaten 3-1 in Dakar thanks to hat-trick from Ibrahima Niane and that has given Ghana a lot of work to do in the second leg. And Dramani believes that he and his ...

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Black Satellites hold training session ahead of Senegal clash


The national U-20 male side trained on Thursday at the Demba Diop Stadium, venue for their African Youth Championship qualifier against Senegal on Saturday. The Ghana squad which includes 18 players, technical team members and officials arrived in Senegal on Wednesday afternoon for the first leg tie of their final qualifying match. The 2015 bronze medalists beat Ethiopia 5-2 aggregate ...

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Black Satellites get ready for Senegal in AYC qualifiers


Head coach of Ghana’s U-20 team, the Black Satellites, Mas-Ud Dramani, has already started plotting his strategy to face Senegal in the next round of qualifiers after beating Ethiopia 4-0. Highly rated Manchester City youngster Yaw Yaboah got a brace with red-hot Asante Kotoko forward Dauda Mohammed and Yaw Donkor getting the other goals to seal a 4-0 victory for ...

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“Weather and errors caused defeat in Ethiopia” Didi Dramani

Mas Ud Dramani

Head coach of the Black Satellites, Mas Ud Dramani, has revealed that the climate and defensive lapses were behind the team’s 2-1 loss in Ethiopia on Sunday. The match was the first leg of the African Youth Championship second round qualifier and the Black Satellites needed a good result ahead of the second leg. However, they conceded two goals in ...

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Black Satellites train today in Addis Ababa


Black Satellites have begun their training sessions in Addis Ababa ahead of this weekend’s African Youth Championship qualifier against Ethiopia. The team, made up of 18 players and 8 technical staff, arrived in Ethiopia on Thursday. They were accompanied by two management members of a staff of the Sports Ministry. Head of the team, Mas Ud Dramani said that there ...

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Black Satellites to play Cameroon on Friday


Ghana’s U-20 side will face their Cameroonian counterparts in a friendly game on Friday April 22 at the Accra Stadium. Both countries were drawn bye in the first round of the African Youth Championship qualifiers and will use the friendly game as part of preparations for their  second round opponents. The Young Indomitable Lions are expected to be in Ghana from ...

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