Ghana Premier League turmoil deepens

The 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League will not start this weekend after unsatisfied Great Olympics placed another court injunction on it. This comes days after the competition was launched with its official logo being out doored. The Wonder club feel they have not been treated well as they believe they have a legitimate case against Bechem United and Elmina Sharks for fielding an illegible player in their encounter last season. Olympics sought a court injunction on the league two weeks ago and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) together with the former…

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Olympics vow to pursue court case to its logical conclusion

Lawyer for Accra Great Olympics, Kofi Bentil has reiterated his client’s position of having a good case against the Ghana Football Association (GFA) arguing that, they ought to be heard by the FA. Kofi Bentil pointed out that, his clients are willing to be demoted after their case is heard and legitimate basis established for their relegation adding that, they will not relent on their efforts to genuinely fight for their rights in court. “We have a case. We are serious about that. We need to be heard by the…

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Hearts of Oak get new Managing Director

  Ghana Premier League outfit Accra Hearts of Oak have named American expatriate Mark Noonan as the new Managing Director of the club. The astute sports administrator who was onetime the Global Chief Commercial Officer for the World Surf League is ascending the hot seat of the Rainbow club which was has been left void following Gerald Ankrah’s resignation in May 2017. Noonan landed in Ghana on Thursday and has already visited the club’s adopted Ajax Park Training Grounds inside University of Ghana Legon to interact with the players. He…

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Exclusive: Boakye Awaits Chinese Visa

  Ghana international Richmond Boakye Yiadom is on his way to China after Chinese club Jiangsu Suning agreed terms with Red Star Belgrade for his release. The ambitious Chinese club are in the market looking for a forward to replace Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira who has tended in a transfer request after serious racial abuse by fans. Boakye is the first option transfer target of Jiangsu and now everything is set as he awaits  his traveling document to join them. “Everything is set, both the club and personal terms have…

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I was role model to my players – Coach Mercy Tagoe

Women’s WAFU winning coach, Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo has expressed her delight at the Black Queens’ championship feat at the tournament in Cote D’Ivoire. She said they put a lot in the competition to be victorious adding that, the team’s good effort plus her exemplary leadership contributed to their achievement. Speaking on Kumasi based OTEC FM, the first ever female national team coach disclosed that, their triumph has shot the team to greater heights on the minds of Ghanaians ahead of the 2018 Women’s AFCON to be hosted by Ghana later this…

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New Ghana Premier League logo ignites debate

Nearly 24hours after the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Premier League Board (PLB) unveiled an official logo for the country’s top-flight league, journalists and followers of the game have been engaged in fascinating discussions over the beauty of the logo. This is the first time; the Ghana Premier League will have an official logo. As refreshing as that news is, the unveiling of the logo itself has sparked commentaries on the artwork on several social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Journalist, Tophic Abdul Seinu of Ghanasoccernet.com wrote on…

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StarTimes decision will stifle clubs – Oduro Sarfo

Berekum Chelsea official, Oduro Sarfo has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the television right holders of the Ghana Premier League, StarTimes, to review their decision to have clubs playing outside their ‘home venues’ in matches they would telecast live. StarTimes made it known to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Premier League Board that, although they would broadcast many games, they would only telecast matches from selected venues with reasons including the fact that, their OB Van can’t travel beyond 240 kilometers. This, Oduro Sarfo believes,…

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Dreams ready for 2017/18 Ghana Premier League

The Communications Director Dreams FC, Henry Asante Twum says his side are fully prepared for the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League having had a memorable pre-season during which they won the G-8 tourney organised by the Ghana League Clubs Association, Ghalca. Henry Asante stated that, Dreams FC have adequately prepared for any of its opponents in the upcoming season and would fiercely contest them for points. “We are ready to face any side in the upcoming season. Our preparations during the pre-season was a good one. Even though, we lost a…

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Kotoko beatable even in Cape Coast – Inusah Adams

West African Football Academy (WAFA)’s defender, Inusah Adams is relishing a good start to the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League. He has indicated that the change of venue from Sogakope to Cape Coast where they would host Kotoko wouldn’t offer the Porcupines any winning opportunity. The 17-year-old believes his side has been working for a rousing start, and a win against Kotoko, regardless of where the game would be played would be great. WAFA have beaten Kotoko at Sogakope for two consecutive times. Their opener on Sunday was scheduled to be…

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Vikingur Olafsvik unveil Eli

  Icelandic outfit Vikingur Olafsvik have unveiled Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Eli Keke. The talented enforcer joined the Icelandic Deild league side on a three-year deal from Dreams FC this winter but had to wait to secure some documents before moving to the Scandinavian country. Eli was officially unveiled by the club at the Ólafsvíkurvöllur Stadium this week and he is expected to help in their quest for topflight promotion. He netted two goals in 22 appearances for Dreams FC last season as they secured Ghana Premier League qualification. An ambidextrous…

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