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MCFC Babies vs Eagles

 1 Comment- Add comment Written on 24-Jan-2010 by Ghanaianblue

Babies fight hard against the Eagles

The Manchester City Babies recorded mixed results this weekend in their game against Great Eagles, one of the best teams in the Northern regional section of the National Colts League in Ghana.  The 12s lost the first game by a goal to nil whilst the 14s revenged their juniors by defeating their opponents by the same goal margin.  The 14s only goal was scored by Farouk.  The 17s will now be playing tommorow.

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MCFC Babies vs. Starlets Reports

 1 Comment- Add comment Written on 24-Jan-2010 by Ghanaianblue

Saturday 23rd January 2010 : MCFC Babies match reports

Yesterday was a great day for the Manchester City Babies as they recorded massive victories in their games against Starlets in the 12s and under 14s divisions of the Northern region of the National Colts league in Ghana.  The under 12s won by two goals to nil in the first match in the morning whilst the under 14s also walloped their opponents by three good goals to nil. 

It was really a good start for the Babies after their annual awards and party ceremony was held on Monday to award players and coaches.  The party had been thought about for some time before the Soccer Babies organisation suggested that it should become an Annual Awards ceremony for the club in order to reward the greatest achievements of the year.  The party clearly provided excellent motivation as the boys went on to great victories this weekend.  The Babies continue to make cracking progress in their first season in the league across all age groups.  The 17s play on Sunday 24th January.

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17s Match report

 2 Comments- Add comment Written on 25-Oct-2009 by Ghanaianblue

The 17s of the Babies today put up a splendid performance to beat Bagabaga by 3 goals to 1.It was a game the babies dominated in all departments of the game.No wonder they were 3 goals up before their counterparts got a late consolation through a penalty.The babies scored two goals in the first halve through Amos and Issahaku in the 12th and 34th minute respectively.The third goal came in the 62nd minute through Sulemana before the bagabaga lads got a penalty after the ball hits the hand of Zakaria.After the game it was jubilations galore as we have won in all three division and we are really proud of the boys achievement.

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Match Reports

 2 Comments- Add comment Written on 24-Oct-2009 by Ghanaianblue

Today has been a great day for the Babies as both the 12s and 14s won the respective matches against Bagabaga today.The 12s started it with a 2-1 victory against their counterparts.The babies where two goals up thanks to goals from Mubarik and hagai in each halve before conceeding a late goal to make the final scores 2-1.In all the match was a very exciting match as both sides played some good football.Then came the 14s in the second match who also beat their counterparts by 1 goal to nil,thanks to a first halve strike by Kwabena.Kwabena is one player who i admired so much in the 14s squad.he is the midfield general of the team and he has a great future  ahead of him.I will not be surprised to see him in one of the Ghana junior national teams very soon .the 17s will now be playing tommorow.

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Weekend Match Preview

 0 Comments- Add comment Written on 23-Oct-2009 by Ghanaianblue

The Babies will be playing Bagabaga FC  this weekend.Bagabaga is a team based in Sagnarigu a suburb of  Tamale.Bagabaga is not all that doing well in the season so the babies are hoping to take advantage of that.But we have warned the boys not to be over complecent as they can be stun by the Bagabaga lads.The 12s and 14s will be playing tommorow whiles the 17s will be playing on Sunday

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Match Reports 6th Sep.

 1 Comment- Add comment Written on 06-Sep-2009 by Ghanaianblue
The under 17s of the babies today put up a splendid performance to beat their counterparts from Starlets by 1 goal to nil.The under 17s show their determination to carry the day right from the start of the whistle as they keep bombarding the area of starlets with series of attacks.But the defense set up of their opponents prevented the Babies from getting the opener in the first halve to send the game to one scoreless first halve.The babies resume the second halve still well determined like the first halve.Their search for the opener came in the 63rd minute when charles head home a corner kick taken by Amos Abu to send the fans and all sympathizers of the babies at the park into a jubilant mood.After the goal the babies were still hoping to add the second but the goalkeeper of starlets made some fantastic safes to send the game to that slim win for the blues.After the final whistle coaches and fans of the Babies just run into the field to celebrate with their winning players.
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Match Report Saturday 5th Sep

 0 Comments- Add comment Written on 05-Sep-2009 by Ghanaianblue

The babies today fought gallantly to hold Starlets to 1-1 and 0-0 draw games in the 12s and 14s respectively division matches played today at the Kaladan park.The 12s started everything in the morning when the held their host to a 1 all draw game.Both goals was scored in the second halve of the game after a goalless first halve game.After the break the host resume the halve strongly and got the opener  in the 48th minute  through a goal moth melee.The babies then fought hard to get the needed equiliser with 5 minutes remaining through Mubarik when he fired home a powerful drive in the 18 yard box of starlets to send the game to 1 all.

Then came the 14s game.In that game both teams were hoping to appease their fans with a win but the game ended up in a scoreless game.Both teams created some decent chances but good goalkeeping couple with good defending from both sides prevented a goal in the game.Now both teams are now hoping for a win tomorrow in the 17s division after draws today in the 12s and 14s division.

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Weekend Match Updates

 0 Comments- Add comment Written on 04-Sep-2009 by Ghanaianblue
The Babies are hoping to make amends this weekend,when they visits Starlets at the Tamale Kaladan Park in their 10th week encounter.After a bad performance last weekend the boys have promised to make amends this weekend.One could see the determination of the boys in their training grounds as all the divisions were seriously training for the starlets encounter.I spoke with some of the players and they all are confident of a good performance this weekend.The 12s and 14s will play tomorrow,while the 17s will play on Sunday.Match Reports will be posted later.
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weekend match updates

 3 Comments- Add comment Written on 29-Aug-2009 by Ghanaianblue
The Babies will be playing Eagles this weekend at the Zogbele Park. Eagles is one of the top teams in the region so we look forward to interesting matches this weekend.  The 12s will be playing this evening while the 14s and the 17s will be playing tommorow in the morning and evening respectively.  The boys are fired up for the matches.Match updates will be posted soon.
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Gala Week Updates

 0 Comments- Add comment Written on 25-Jun-2009 by Ghanaianblue


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The Under 12s proudly wearing their gleaming new Manchester City kits

Manchester City Babies

The Pre-Season Gala Weekend Preview 

The Baby Blues are bracing themselves for the Gala week this weekend.  I would like to update everyone on the gala week. 

The Gala Tournament takes place at the Tamale Kaladan Stadium and is open to all teams participating in the league.  There are 20 teams registered in the league for the new season, but only 16 have confirmed their participation in the Gala weekend. The Gala is a knockout competition with the first round comprising all 16 teams that have entered. The 8 winning teams from the first round of matches progress to the next stage which will be the quarter finals.  The first round (morning) and the quarter finals (evening) will be played on Saturday 27th June. The winning 4 teams after the Saturday evening games will be the fortunate teams to progress to the second day of matches.

On Sunday 28th June the semi-finals will be played in the morning and the Final for each age group will be in the evening.  So in all we are going to have four rounds in the Gala and it will take two days,Saturday and Sunday. Because of the short period of time available for the Gala Tournament,each game will last for 40 minutes, 20 minutes each way. 

The baby blues have been paired against Zaytuna FC in the first round of matches,which means we will be playing them in all the three divisions (U12s, U14s, U17s) in the first round on Saturday.  The Gala weekend is a big test of the boys readiness for the new league season, whick kicks off on the weekend of 4th/5th July.

We are pleased that Soccer Babies ( are sponsoring our Gala weekend.  More updates will follow about our progress in the Gala.


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