Bashir Hayford concedes Hearts were better

Ebusua Dwarfs coach, Bashir Hayford has admitted that Hearts of Oak were better than his side in Thursday’s match day three Ghana Premier League fixture at the Cape Coast Stadium. Dwarfs lost 2-0 to Hearts who thus had their first win in three matches. Coach Bashir Hayford said the poor nature of the pitch affected their play but refused to attribute his lost to that, conceding that, his opponent was better and deserved to win the game. “They played better than us. Everything went well. You don’t lose before you…

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Every match has its tactical approach – Wellington

Hearts of Oak coach, Henry Wellington has explained that, the Phobians will improve with time as he and the technical team continue to work on various game plans for their matches. He said they have been altering tactical plans and would continue to do so for every game in their search for good performance. Two goals by second half substitute, Patrick Razak and Joseph Esso were enough to give the Phobians a deserved 2-0 win over Ebusua Dwarfs at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday. It was Hearts of Oak’s…

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Malik Akowuah hopes for better season

Malik Akowuah is confident that the 2017/18 season will be better than last season as he seeks to rediscover his lost form. The midfield anchor, who was adjudged the man of the match in the Ebusua Dwarfs-Hearts of Oak encounter on Thursday, said his poor display last season was not surprising to him. According to him, he struggles in the first season of every club he goes to but then gets better in subsequent seasons. He’s therefore ready to explode this season for Hearts of Oak. “This is not my…

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WAFA’s impressive home record in three years

The 2-0 defeat West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) inflicted on last season’s champions, Aduana Stars this week, on match day three of the Ghana Premier League, took their unbeaten home run to 46 – counting from January 25, 2015 when they beat Great Olympics 2-1. Thus, in more than three years, the academy lads have won 33 times and drawn 13 of their matches at the Red Bull Arena, Sogakope. It’s certainly an enviable home record they hold.   Sunday 25/01/15 WAFA 2 – 1 Great Olympics Wednesday 04/02/15 WAFA 1…

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Hearts register their first win of the season

Accra Hearts of Oak returned to the winning track on Thursday when they posted a confident 2-0 win over Ebusua Dwarfs at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The Phobians, who hadn’t won a game in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League before their match day three fixture, responded positively to their supporters’ call for victory with Patrick Razak and Joseph Esso providing the goals. Both sides had a couple of chances to score before the break but their shots were poor. No goals were therefore scored in the first department of…

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Coach Boadu unmoved by Medeama goal drought

The Head Coach of Medeama, Samuel Boadu is unfazed by his club’s inability to score as they have bagged in a paltry two goals in three games in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League. He believes his side are on the right path to making meaningful impact and that nothing has changed comparing their form now to that of their pre-season games where they scored good number of goals. “That was in pre-season and that one was far different from this game. Nothing has changed but we are sorry, we’ve played…

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Johnson Smith ready to leave Karela United

Head Coach of Karela United, Johnson Smith says he’s ready to vacate his post should the management of the club dismiss him as Head of the Technical Team. The coach told the media after losing 1-0 to Ashgold at Obuasi that, losing two and drawing one in three matches shouldn’t in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League, shouldn’t bring him under pressure as he understands the nature of the coaching job. “It’s the beginning of league and I don’t know what will happen. We only have one point after three games….

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Ashgold beat Karela to extend winning run

Ashgold extended their winning streak in the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League to three as they relied on centre back, Richard Osei Agyemang’s brilliant header in the 52nd minute to beat newly promoted side, Karela United 1-0 on Wednesday. The game started with both teams being tactical and playing deep in their half; consequently, stripping the first half of excitement. Goalkeeper, George Owu parried away a powerful free-kick from Isaac Kwain and that was about the most dangerous effort by Karela United. Sticking to a well-rehearsed strategy to remain resolute in…

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GFA to hold media briefing on GPL today

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will hold a media briefing at its headquarters in Accra on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 2pm. The media briefing will be on the progress being made with respect to the Ghana Premier League and the other leagues. GFA General Secretary, Isaac Addo and his deputies will be present to address the media at Monday’s event. All media houses are kindly invited to attend this event. Credit: GFA Communications Department

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Kenichi not complimenting Victorien Adebayor

Head Coach of Inter Allies, Kenichi Yatshuashi says he’s not complimenting Nigerien player, Victorien Adje Adebayor at this stage of the season but rather encouraging him to produce more for the club. The American-Japanese coach believes Adebayor has more on his sleeves that he can do for the team and wants him to bring out his best for the club as he has great foot of greatness. “I didn’t compliment him. I just said that he’s a very good player. In fact, he has a lot of room to improve….

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