How injuries halted Sakibu Nuhu’s promising career

Ghanaian attacking midfielder Sakibu Nuhu was forced to retire from football due to injury. Looking back, Sakibu who trained with several clubs in Egypt reminisced: “As a Ghanaian, the hope of playing for the national team was my childhood dream. “I never imagined that God would bless me with the memories, moments, and opportunities that He has. “After meeting with several specialists, I was advised to retire from the game of football due to the damage done to my knee,” Sakibu told FootballGhana “The diagnosis hindered me from pursuing a…

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Medeama to pull out of Special Competition

Premier League side Medeama SC are set to pull out of the Normalization Committee Special Competition over what they describe as ‘misplaced and bogus’ fixtures. The former FA Cup champions have duly communicated their position to the Normalization Committee, insisting immediate changes must be effected in the fixtures to still keep them in the competition. The Mauve and Yellows are overly uncomfortable with the decision of the committee to fix them in the Northern Zone of the competition, insisting they belong to the Southern Zone. The decision can, however, change…

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CAF CC: Asante Kotoko confirm change of kick off time

The Confederation of Africa Football -CAF – has granted Asante Kotoko’ request to change the kick off time of their Confederation Cup clash with ZESCO United. The game was initially scheduled to kick off at 1:00pm on Wednesday, but according to the Greater Accra Representative of the Club Nana Kwame Dankwah, CAF have granted them the permission to change the kick off time from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. “We wrote to CAF concerning the time of our match against ZESCO and thanks be to God they have accepted our proposal. “The…

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Ghanaian-born Inaki Williams named LaLiga Player of the Month for January

Ghanaian-born Athletic Bilbao attacker Inaki Williams has been crowned La Liga Santander Player of the Month for January. The swift attacker beat the likes of Leo Messi and other giants in the La Liga after an outstanding month, playing an instrumental role for Los Leones, who enjoyed a real upturn in fortunes since the appointment of Gaizka Garitano’s in December. The speedster enjoyed an amazing run in the month of January, scoring three times in 4 games for Athletic Bilbao and guiding them to 3 wins and a draw. Williams…

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FIFA names Essien as Women’s World Cup ambassador

Former Ghana star Michael Essien has been named among 23 legends by Fifa as part of a campaign to promote this year’s Women’s World Cup in France. Essien is one of ten men honoured with the legendary role which also includes 13 women. The 23 international stars have been tasked with helping drive attendances at the tournament, generating engagement and inspiring a new generation to play women’s football through the initiative. For the men in the legends team, Essien is joined by the likes of World Cup winners Marcel Desailly…

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U20 AFCON: Our dream is to make it to Poland-Coach Nurudeen

  Ghana Black Satellites deputy coach Amadu Nurudeen says the aim of his team is to make it to the World Cup in Poland. The Satellites won their first game of the ongoing Under 20 AFCON in Niger by defeating Burkina Faso 2-0 on Monday but the Ghanaians put up an abysmal performance on Wednesday and got battered 2-0 by Senegal making their chances of qualification to look difficult. Ghana needs to defeat or draw against bogey side Mali on Saturday to qualify for the World Cup and though it…

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Eleven Wonders part ways with ten players

  Techiman Eleven Wonders have officially put ten players on transfer ahead of the 2019 season. The players namely Collins Ameyaw Peters, Francis Larbi, Aubin Freguce, Salifu Cisse, Edmond Andivi, Isaac Baah, Kwamena Emmanuel, Martin Kyeremeh, Iddrisu Mohammed, and Seidu Dramani have not been up to the task and they must now find new employers ahead of the new campaign. Eleven Wonders already have the core of their last season team with the likes of John Moosie, Simms Kwayie and other all around. The board of Wonders have been very…

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Hearts to host Lions in Pobiman

Accra Hearts of Oak will welcome Kpando Hearts of Lions to the Pobiman Training Pitch for a friendly game on Saturday. The Phobians have been very active in the off season as they test their strength against various club’s in the first and second tier Both teams have met various times with the games always being keenly contested though Hearts of Oak always end up as with victory. Coach Kim Grant will once again have an opportunity to look at his new recruits as he continues to strategies for the…

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Dauda holds first training with Vitesse Arnhem

  Ghana youth international Dauda Mohammed has begun training with Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem. Dauda joined the Vitas on loan from Belgian giants Anderlecht on the final day of the 2019 Winter transfer window but had to wait before having sessions with the club. The striker’s ITC arrived on Thursday and he officially started training with the club in the evening. He could make his Vitesse debut on Sunday when they play FC Gronningen at the EuroborgStadium.

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Waris mourns Emiliano Sala

  Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris has bid his departed Nantes attacking partner Emiliano Sala. The Argentine striker was officially confirmed dead on Thursday February 7, 2019 after his body was retrieved from the crushed plane under the sea in the English Channel. Waris who was close to Sala indicated that the player’s name will be in their heart forever though he is gone. ” You were loved by everyone and you will be remembered by everyone. R.I.P 😭😭😭🙏” Waris posted on his Facebook Page. Sala, 29, joined Cardif City…

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