Karela to partner Egyptian side Alassiouty

Karela United Football Club have entered into a partnership agreement with Egyptian topflight side, Alassiouty Sports to develop talents in an academy system in Nzema Ayinase, where the Ghanaian club is based. The newly promoted Ghana Premier League side are keen on developing the game in the Nzemaland and the owner, Senator Cobbina Brigidi believes the partnership falls within the team’s plans of strengthening the side. “I’m in Egypt for a partnership to develop an academy and provide a platform for them to undergo trials; if it goes well for…

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Dreams, Hearts of Oak in G-8 final

A spirited Dreams FC performance saw off Medeama SC in the semi final of the GHALCA G8 competition as Karim Zito’s lads set up a final against Hearts of Oak at the Cape Coast Stadium. Dreams FC edged out the Mauves 6-5 on penalties after 90 minutes of regulation football ended goalless. Goalkeeper Isaac Amoako who replaced injured Ishawu Yahaya in the 80th minute made the difference in the spot kicks, saving effort to grab the win for Dreams. The win was not without controversy as referee Alex Nisah denied…

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Clubs for GFA-Star Times gala named

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced the list of clubs that will play in this year’s GFA-Star Times Gala scheduled for the Cape Coast Stadium between Saturday, February 3 and 4, 2018. The participating clubs include Premier League sides and teams from all three zones in the Division One League. Following are the clubs: Berekum Chelsea, Bechem United, Great Olympics, Inter Allies, Eleven Wonders, Dreams FC and Medeama. The rest are Elmina Sharks, Ebusua Dwarfs, Hearts of Oak, Wa All Stars, NEA Salamina, Vision FC, New Edubiase, FC Samartex…

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Kotoko drag Oduro Sarfo to Ethics Committee

The Ghana Football Association (GFA)’s Ethics Committee has invited Berekum Chelsea official, Oduro Sarfo to appear at its next sitting on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the GFA Secretariat, Accra. This is as a result of a complaint filed by Asante Kotoko in which they allege that Oduro Sarfo made comments on various media platforms, seeking to damage the reputation of the club. According to a letter received from Asante Kotoko, Oduro Sarfo alleged on various radio stations that Asante Kotoko was involved in alleged match fixing in their match…

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Sekondi Hasaacas to renovate club house

Division One League side, Sekondi Hasaacas are set to renovate their club house which is in deplorable state. The Giants of the West have decided to turn their abandoned club house to one which can accommodate their players moving in from outside the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis. Speaking Spice FM’s Abednego Abaidoo, a Management member of Hasaacas, Paa Kwesi revealed the club’s intention of raising GHȼ50,000.00 to undertake the project. “We’ve been spending a lot on hotel bills; even playing our 15 games at home last season; we spent about GHȼ800 on…

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Hearts of Oak to silence Medeama

The Ghalca organised G-8 tournament continues on Wednesday with potentially exciting fixtures at the two designated venues – Kumasi and Cape Coast, where Medeama will be playing Hearts of Oak. Medeama go into the game boasting of the best attack in the competition so far, after finding the back of the net six times in their opening game against Ebusua Dwarfs on Sunday. The pair of Inusah Musah and Richard Akrofi looks a difficult one to break at Hearts’ rear. And Medeama’s free scoring attack surely will bring the best of…

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Godfred Saka hails Karela United owner

Experienced right back, Godfred Saka has praised owner of newly promoted Ghana Premier League side, Karela United. In the words of Saka, who recently signed a year-long contract with Karela United, David Cobbina Brigidi, is the best club owner he has come across in his career as a footballer. The former Aduana Stars skipper recently completed his move to Karela United. He has since lauded the managerial skills of the Karela United boss. Godfred Saka was speaking in an interview with West Gold Radio’s Kuntu Blankson. Asked how he sees…

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Inexperience was our bane – Coach Smith

Karela United lost 1-0 in their first game in the G-8 tournament against last season’s finalist, Hearts of Oak at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. In the opinion of their Head Coach, Johnson Smith, the Nzema based side lost as a result of inexperience.Left winger, Isaac Mensah’s 28th minute goal gave Hearts maximum points on the opening day of the competition and Coach Johnson Smith, who guided Karela to the Ghana Premier League, wasn’t too excited with the guts his players showed. “Our defenders were shiveringbecause it was their first…

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Preview: Karela in to upset Hearts of Oak

Newly promoted Ghana Premier League side, Karela United will open their G-8 tournament account with a clash against Hearts of Oak at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday with high hopes of upsetting the Phobians. The Nzema Ayinase based club will go into the game without any injury concern. They have spent close to 21-days in pre-season in Ivory Coast rounding up double drawn games against ASEC Mimosas. The 2016/17 Division One League, Zone Two champions are without their top scorer, Sampson Eduku whose contract issues are yet to be…

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Aduana name 24-man squad for Africa

Aduana Stars have submitted their squad for the 2018 CAF Champions League. The 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League champions will lock horns with Lybian side, Al Tahady in the first preliminary round match of the competition. The 24-man squad includes new signings Caleb Amakwah and Hafiz Adams who joined from West African Football Academy (WAFA) and Wa All Stars respectively. The Dormaa based club are expected to add two players next week to make the list complete. The squad comprises three goalkeepers, eight defenders, nine midfielders and four strikers. Following is…

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