Connect with us

Sports

Ashley Cole named assistant manager for England U21

Published

on

, Ashley Cole named assistant manager for England U21, Frederick Nuetei
, Ashley Cole named assistant manager for England U21, Frederick Nuetei

The former Everton midfielder Lee Carsley has been appointed as the England Under-21s head coach, with Ashley Cole as his assistant.

Advertisements


Carsley replaces Aidy Boothroyd, who left the role in April after five years when the team were knocked out of the European Under-21 championships. Ashley Cole who retired in August 2019, see this appointment as his first major coaching job even though he will still be working with the Chelsea academy.

The former England left back had this to say following his appointment: “I am really happy to get this opportunity to support Lee and work with the best youngsters in the country. I loved playing for the national team and to now get the chance to work as an England coach is a special feeling.
“St George’s Park is an amazing place and I can’t wait to get started. I want to do my best to help young players to develop, and also learn from some brilliant people at the same time.”

Carsley the former Ireland international who was himself an assistant coach at the U21 and now climax to become the head coach of the U21 had this to say upon choosing his assistant:
“I have been on courses with Ashley during lockdown and been impressed. He is committed to coaching and player development so a lot of our thoughts are aligned.”
Cole’s coaching career began with Derby County in 2019, before he took a role at Chelsea’s academy in October of that year.

BREAKING NEWS:  Watch: Ghanaian Footballers In Ethiopia Appealing To Ghana Government To Evacuate Them To Accra

Click To Join Our Telegram Channel

Advertise on Fredericknuetei.com ..Send your Stories to Our WhatsApp: +233205542403


Advertisement

Sports

CK Akunnor has been sacked as Black Stars coach

Published

on

, CK Akunnor has been sacked as Black Stars coach, Frederick Nuetei

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has taken a decision to terminate the appointment of Black Stars Coach Charles Akonnor and his two Assistants with immediate effect.

Advertisements

This follows the receipt of the Technical Report from the Head Coach of the Senior National Team and the report from the Black Stars Management Committee following Ghana’s Group G World Cup qualifying matches against Ethiopia and South Africa. 

BREAKING NEWS:  Thomas Partey finally opens up on reason for setting up foundation

Click To Join Our Telegram Channel

Advertise on Fredericknuetei.com ..Send your Stories to Our WhatsApp: +233205542403


Continue Reading

Sports

2022 World Cup qualifiers: South Africa score late to beat Ghana

Published

on

, 2022 World Cup qualifiers: South Africa score late to beat Ghana, Frederick Nuetei

The Black Stars of Ghana suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Monday night to surrender their lead at the top of Group G of the World Cup qualifiers. 

Advertisements

Bongokuhle Hlongwane’s netted the only goal of the game in the 82nd minute after an improved second half performance from the hots. The host earlier had a goal ruled out for offside after Percy Tau looked to be in position before finishing off a cross in the 3th minute. Goalkeeper Richard Ofori was given a respite in the second half after letting a ball through his legs but the Bafana Bafana failed to capitalize after a striker misdirected the ball. 

BREAKING NEWS:  Odion Ighalo to dedicate every goal he scores for Manchester United to his late sister who died in December

The Black Stars started the game well and had an early chance when defender Fafawu Mohammed sent striker Joel Fameyeh through, only for him to be clipped by De Reuck. The South Africa defender was then booked. However, the game swung immediately with the hosts dominating possession, but it was until the 32nd minute when Percy Tau though he had broken the deadlock only for him to be ruled offside. Five minutes later a freekick by the South African’s saw Richard Ofori, fumble but the rebound went way off. Ghana were lucky to head into the break with the result goalless. 

BREAKING NEWS:  Thomas Partey finally opens up on reason for setting up foundation

After the break, the South Africans took charge again and should have taken the lead after Richard Ofori spilled a lose ball. Richard Ofori got injured later on and had to be replaced by Ati Zigi. But the pressure from South Africa was irresistible and with eight minutes left Bongokuhle Hlongwane broke the deadlock. 

BREAKING NEWS:  Just In: Jose Mourinho appointed as AS Roma coach

Click To Join Our Telegram Channel

Advertise on Fredericknuetei.com ..Send your Stories to Our WhatsApp: +233205542403


Continue Reading
Advertisement

Follow Me

FOR ADVERTS / PROMOTION

Frederick Nuetei Network Media
P.O.Box JT 9 James-Town, Accra
Tel:      +233 20 5542 403
Email: advertise@fredericknuetei.com
             info@fredericknuetei.com

Advertisement

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 310 other subscribers

Advertisement

Breaking News

Trending