Furious Asamoah Gyan urges Ghana FA to protest against disallowed goal in Uganda draw

Ghana's Asamoah Gyan attends a news conference before an official training session the day before the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

Captain Asamoah Gyan has asked the Ghana FA to lodge an official protest against the disallowed goal in Ghana’s goalies draw against Uganda on Saturday.   The Black Stars were denied what appears to be a perfect goal scored by Raphael Dwamena in virtually the last kick of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Cranes in Kampala. South African referee David Bennett disallowed the goal after his assistant had waved for a non-existent offside in time added on. Replays shows clearly there was no legitimate offside call as Dwamena…

Read More

Lazio handed stadium ban for racist chants aimed at Ghanaian duo

Duncan

A section of the home stadium of Italian giants Lazio has been closed down to the fans as punishments for their racist chants against Ghanaian duo Alfred Duncan and Claude Adjapong. The two Ghanaians were subjected to racist chants from the Lazio fans in their 6-1 demolition of Sassuolo over the weekend. Both Duncan and Adjapong featured for Sassuolo and had to endure the racist chants from the Lazio supporters despite several warnings from the stadium announcer. The league’s disciplinary panel has moved quickly in taking action against Lazio with…

Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Dreams FC appoint Edward Ansah as Deputy Manager

EDWARD ANSAH - DEPUTY MANAGER, DREAMS FC

Promoted Ghana Premier League side Dreams FC have unveiled Edward Ansah as their new deputy manager. The former Ghanaian international will join Winfred Dormon and a yet to be named substantive manager to steer the affairs of the ambitious club in the elite division next season after they finished on top of the GN Division One Zone Three. Ansah is making a return to the Ghana Premier League three years after leaving Accra Hearts of Oak and will be hoping to use his huge experience to help the Dawu-based club….

Read More

Medeama’s Rashid Nortey adjudged best player in defeat to Kotoko

FA-CUP

Medeama midfielder Rashid Nortey was voted the Best Player in their 2017 MTN FA Cup defeat to Asante Kotoko on Monday. The diminutive player was the toast of many after excelling for the Yellow and Mauves despite being on the losing side. Nortey dazzled with his silky skills and precise play. Unfortunately, most of his telling passes were not utilized by his forwards as Medeama ultimately ended up losing the game after 120 minutes of football. Striker Saddick Adams bundled in the eventual winner for Kotoko early in the first half…

Read More

Kotoko gifted the chance to right a 27-year wrong against Hearts in 2017 MTN FA Cup final

IMG-20171003-WA0007

Asante Kotoko have been gifted the chance to atone for losing their FA Cup title to rivals Hearts of Oak 27 years ago when the two sides clash on October 29 in Tamale. Kotoko had thrashed the Phobians 4-2 on the day and were duly crowned champions. But Hearts were later handed the trophy after a successful pursuit of a protest against Kotoko’s Joe Debrah. Debrah led the charge on the day by hitting a brace with Isaac Kwakye and Robert Eshun chipping in the other goals in the comprehensive win over…

Read More

Yaro’s injury was a major blow for us – defeated Medeama coach admits

IMG-20171002-WA0123

Medeama coach Evans Adotey feels his side’s chances of beating Asante Kotoko in the semi finals of the 2017 MTN FA Cup was hurt by the injury to impressive defender Yaro Ibrahim. Ibrahim was enroute to emerging as the best player of the match with his formidable partnership with Paul Aidoo at the back. But injury forced off the youngster in the early parts of the second half. Kotoko however failed to take full advantage of Ibrahim’s exit until the 109th minute of extra time when Saddick Adams bundled in the…

Read More

FA Cup provides us with a unique chance to make our fans happy – Kotoko coach

IMG-20171003-WA0004

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Pollack feels the FA Cup provides the perfect opportunity for his team to atone for their disappointments in the Premier League. The Kumasi-based giants qualified for the finals of this season’s knockout competition with a hard fought 1-0 win over Medeama in extra time after the game ended barren in regulation time. Kotoko will now face Hearts of Oak in the repeat of the 1990 final when the two giants clash on October 29 in Tamale. And coach Steve Pollack who was appointed coach of Kotoko midway through…

Read More

Kotoko coach turns attention on AshGold clash despite distraction of FA Cup final

IMG-20171002-WA0130

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Pollack insists he is now focused on his side’s game against AshantiGold on Thursday despite the distraction of the MTN FA Cup final against rivals Hearts of Oak on the horizon. The Porcupine Warriors have turned their attention on their Premier League match against their regional rivals after booking their place the cup final with a hard fought 1-0 win over Medeama on Monday. Kotoko will be up against arch rivals Hearts of Oak in a repeat of the 1990 finals at the end of this month in Tamale….

Read More

Coach Nuttal adamant he is yet to be a success despite guiding Hearts to cup final

IMG-20171001-WA0055

Coach Frank Nuttal insists he is yet to achieve success with Hearts of Oak despite guiding them to the final of the FA Cup and still in with a chance of winning the Premier League. The Scottish trainer is already being considered as a big hit for transforming the otherwise dwindling fortunes of the Phobians since his appointment at the start of the season. Hearts of Oak were the major contributing club in the Black Stars B’s success at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations with as many as five…

Read More

Kotoko’s Sarfo Gyamfi not bothered by denied penalty shout in Medeama win

5925057511104-9196189445805

Asante Kotoko winger Frank Sarfo Gyamfi insists he is not bothered by the disallowed penalty in their win over Medeama on Monday. The Porcupine Warriors qualified for the finals of the 2017 MTN FA Cup with a slim 1-0 win over Medeama courtesy an extra time strike from Saddick Adams after the game had ended barren in regulation time. Kotoko however had a genuine penalty shout waived away by referee Awal Mohammed to miss a chance of taking the game beyond Medeama’s reach before their late rally. But Sarfo Gyamfi, who…

Read More