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“We’re set for the big challenge,” Remo Stars owner, Soname tells Ghana Guardian



It is a well known fact that the Medeama SC versus Remo Stars duel on Sunday has reignited the latent football rivalry that existed decades ago between Ghana and Nigeria.

Both contested a play-off for qualification for last year’s World Cup and Ghana prevailed owing to the away-goal rule.

Both country go head-to-head again this weekend and presenting debutants in the continental flagship clubs’ competition.

Kunle Soname, works silently, but efficiently like a brand new air conditioner has been quoted by Ghana Guardian as being cautiously optimistic about his Remo Stars’ confrontation with Ghana’s Medeama SC.

He recognized the formidable form that Medeama displayed in the previous season and  highlighted the strengths of the Ghanaian club, even though Remo Stars may not be as familiar with them as with traditional Ghanaian powerhouses like Kotoko and Hearts. Of Oak.


“We know the traditional clubs like Kotoko and Hearts, but not so much about Medeama, just aware they beat Hearts by 5-1, which is quite instructive, and also know that they won the league by a five-point margin,” Soname stated.

Despite the challenge, Soname expressed his team’s approach and expectations.

He mentioned that Remo Stars have not made any special preparations for the game, opting to play their normal style.

He also mentioned their arrival on Saturday, emphasizing that the weather conditions are similar and will not affect their performance.

“We can’t target beating Medeama in Ghana because we know it will be a tough game, but all I can expect from my boys is to do well on Sunday,” Soname outlined.



Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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