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Football News | Nov 18, 2004

Tit -Bits From Ghana Soccer

Compiled by Raymond Yeboah.

The Novelty GT premier league will comes to an end on Sunday 21 November 2004 but the most important thing is that, CAF deadline of 30November have been comfortably met. Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko have already declared their stand in the league to represent the nation on the continental scene -(champions league). With one match to go, Hearts and Kotoko leads the pack with 29points in their respective groups and a defeat in the last match cannot endanger their champions league participation.

It is unclear, which team to join Heart of lions from zone A-in the confederation cup where king faisal and Real Tamale United with 24 and 25 points respectively will have to battle for that slot comes Sunday at Kumasi sports stadium.

--The professional league board (PLB) will today 2pm meet all the clubs chief Executive to make them know when Ghana Telecom who have taken the bearding of sponsoring the rest of the league- pay the rest of the money owns them.

---Hearts and Kotoko have started serious preparation towards their titanic confederation cup final schedule for 28 November-Heearts have already started camping at Mendskrom whilst Kotoko will today select 16 players to go for camping at Gomoah Fetteh on Friday and the left ones will join their colleagues in the U-20 side to face BA United on Sunday at Sunyani for the GT premier league.

---Kotoko will January 2005,by kind courtesy of phelix consult would tour South Africa to play series of friendlies with Santos fc, Kaizer Chiefs and others.

---King faisal have decided to part ways with their German coach Sansio Banner after their league match against RTU at Kumasi sports stadium comes this Sunday as a result of non-performance and are now eyeing another white coach who is better than Banner. They have also signed contract with two Ghanaian players from Germany-Mark Komiden who plays for Dortmund youth team and Nana Essaun, also got two Berekum Arsenals players -Osei Kofi (chica) and veteran Yaw Serber. Meanwhile, bankroller of the team Alhaji Khalim Grunsah will return from his trip to Saudi Arabia this weekend.

----Hearts of oak will after the confederation cup final match with Kotoko loss the services of 6 of their players to Europe-according to Nana Asabere - Board member. lnvestigation shows that, Prince Tagoe and Luis Agyemang are among the target.

-----Former BA united coach EK Afranie has threatened to use force to collect his four months unpaid salary arrears from BA after the GT premier league matches which ends on Sunday. B A united owns coach-hene an amount of 28m.

----Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker Charles Kwasi Asampong Tailor has traveled to Qatar, he left yesterday by KLM and would be leaving Amsterdam today to Qatar. It is in agreement sin by section of Kotoko members and Tailor's own brother that he will be coming on next Wednesday to help Kotoko lift the confederation cup. Alhaji Bimbo, Jerry Asare- (Accra Rep) all signed.

----28man squad of Tunisia U-17 team arrived in the country yesterday and would be leaving for Kumasi where (the Africa U-17 qualify with Ghana -Black starlets will be played comes Saturday) today.

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