Abubakari signs for Helsingborg IF

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Experienced Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Abubakari has joined Swedish second-tier side Helsingborg IF from Allsvenskan club BK Hacken. The experienced enforcer signed for HIF officially on Wednesday on a four-year deal after successful medicals. Abubakari spent two successful years at BK Hacken where he made 93 appearances scoring three goals and providing four assists. The 31-year-old enforcer indicated that he is excited to sign for Helsingborg as so many people close to him has featured for the club. “It feels really good to be here. I know a lot about the…

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Kotoko to battle CARA in Confederations Cup

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  Asante Kotoko will face Congolese outfit Club Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon (CARA) of Congo in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round. Kotoko will welcome CARA to the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on the weekend of 9-11 February 2018 before flying to Brazaville for the second leg at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat on 16-18 February, 2018. Club Athlétique Renaissance Aiglon (CARA) who are nine-time champions of the Congolese Ligue 1 placed third in the 2016/2017 season to book their CAF Confederations Cup ticket. Kotoko’s last appearance in an African…

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Aduana get Al Tahady in Champions League

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Ghanaian champions Aduana Stars will lock horns with Libyan side Al Tahady in the CAF Champions League first round qualifier. Aduana will play as guests to the Libyan side at the March 28 Stadium Stadium in Benghazi on the weekend of 9-11 February 2018 before hosting them a week later in Ghana. The Ghanaian side only appearance in the CAF Champions League was in 2011 when they were defeated 3-1 on aggregate by Moroccan giants WAC. The last time Al Tahady also made an appearance in any CAF club competition…

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Rennes to table €6million for Boakye

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French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes are ready to make a €6million bid for Red Star Belgrade forward Richmond Boakye. Belgian sports portal Nieuwsblad on Wednesday reported that the Ghanaian striker is on the wanted list of Rennes manager Sabri Lamouchi and he is willing to part ways with €6million in January for his services. However, the French side faces stiff opposition from a host of Chinese clubs as well as EPL outfits Newcastle, West Brom and Crystal Palace who are all interested in Boakye. Red Star Belgrade are looking forward…

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Andoh confirms Dwarfs stay

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Ebusua Dwarfs goalkeeper Frank Andoh has reiterated that he will stay at the club for the coming 2017/2018 season. The experienced goalkeeper joined Dwarfs a year ago from Inter Allies and has been their safest pair of hands so far in the Ghanaian premier division. Andoh helped the club to avoid relegation in his maiden season and was instrumental for them in the 2016/2017 campaign as they placed fourth on the league log. A host of clubs including Karela FC and Techiman Eleven Wonders are said to be eyeing a…

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Sharks, Karela to swoop for Bonney

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  Newly promoted Ghana Premier League side Karela FC as well as Elmina Sharks are in pole position to land Christopher Bonney. The ambidextrous lateral defender was one of the top players at Dwarfs last season featuring in 23 league games and providing three assists as the crabs finished fourth on the league log. Bonney terminated his contract with Dwarfs on Tuesday due to unpaid wages and according to close sources, both Elmina Sharks and Karela FC are after his signature for the coming 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League season. “Even…

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Antwi laments over Ahly playing time

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Ghana striker John Antwi has revealed that he was not given the chance to prove himself at Al Ahly. Antwi who is on loan at Al Makasa for the second successive season has been on fire scoring nine goals in ten games including one against his parent club Al Ahly over the weekend. The talented striker pointed out that his playing time at Ahly was restricted as he could not get the chance to showcase his talent. “I needed enough space and a proper chance to be able to perform…

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Boateng grabs player of the month award

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  Exeter City midfielder Hiram Boateng has been voted as the club’s Player of the Month for November. Boateng won the Hawksmoor Investment Management Player of the Month after a series of fine performances which saw him netting against Accrington Stanley on November 25, and also assisting Liam McAlinden’s Goal of the Month against Grimsby Town. The English-born Ghanaian pulled 40% of the votes, to emerge as the officvial winner. “I’m delighted to win the award, as i’ve been here for longer my form has improved. I’ve got better as…

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Chelsea players undergo medical screening

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Players of Ghana Premier League side, Berekum Chelsea have undergone check up as they begin their pre-season for the 2017-2018 campaign. The players of the club assembled at the Berekum Government Hospital on Monday where they went through the compulsory screening which included checking of weight, condition of heart, blood pressure and others. Chelsea are expected to move to secret camping in the coming days to start serious physical training sessions after which they will play some friendly games. The club have not announced any new signing so far. By:…

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I didn’t take signing on fee at Aduana – Nteng

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Ebusua Dwarfs defensive pillar Kingsley Nteng has revealed that he never took any signing on fee when he joined Aduana Stars. Nteng was one of the key players who helped the Dormaa-based club to secure qualification to the Ghanaian elite division seven years ago. The talented guardsman disclosed that as a youth player then, he was given a Nokia 3310 Phone to play for the Fire club. “I was given tape and Nokia 3310 phone to play for Aduana Stars and I was filled with joy because it wasn’t common…

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