Sarpong’s late winner hands Rayon Sports Kigali derby victory

Ghana-import Michael Sarpong was the hero with a late winner to inspire Rayon Sports to a 1-0 victory over bitterest rivals APR to narrow the gap at the top of the Azam Rwanda Premier League table. APR went into Saturday’s game at Amahoro National Stadium six points clear at the top, but saw their lead reduced to three points after tasting their third defeat this term. The former Dreams FC star scored from the spot in stoppage time to seal victory for Rayon after Emmanuel Imanishimwe brought down Gilbert Mugisha in…

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Red Bull Salzburg confirm Majeed Ashimeru recall; set for permanent role next season

Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg have confirmed midfielder Majeed Ashimeru will be part of the first-team set up for the 2019/2020 season. The budding Ghanaian youngster has been recalled by Salzburg from a loan spell at Swiss side St Gallen where he has been in brilliant form this campaign. Salzburg are impressed with his development and his three goals in 28 league appearances. A statement on the club’s website read: ”Majeed Ashimeru left the West African Football Academy for Salzburg in the summer of 2017 and has since then enjoyed a…

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Special Competition: Liberty coach Reginald Asante critical of team performance despite win

Liberty Professionals coach Reginald Asante is not over the moon despite his side’s victory against Dreams FC on matchday six of the Special Competition at the Carl Reindorf Park on Sunday. Captain Simon Zibo scored the only goal in a fiercely contested game as the Scientific Soccer lads edged the Dawu-based outfit but their manager insists there is plenty room for improvement. Coach Asante had to review his game plan when he lost two players to injury during the warm-up session prior to the game. He commended the home fans…

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Dreams FC coach Joha Pasoja rues missed chances in Liberty defeat

Dreams FC coach Joha Pasoja has lamented his side’s inability to make the most of their goalscoring opportunities in Sunday’s 1-0 defeat to Liberty Professionals in the Special Competition.  The Dawu-based club have struggled for form in the novelty league falling to another defeat on the road in the 1-0 loss to the Scientific Soccer Lads. “We need strikers and the confidence to score goals,’ the Finish manager said in a post match interview. “I think I need some players to help us win games,” he added. “We did our best but…

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Majeed Waris pleased to reach 100 game milestone in Ligue 1

FC Nantes forward Abdul Majeed Waris has expressed his delight after reaching a landmark 100 games in Ligue 1 Conforama. The Ghanaian international celebrated the milestone in style by inspiring Nantes to a 3-2 win over PSG on Wednesday evening. Waris was presented a commemorative shirt after the match to mark the ineviable feat. ”Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah to have played my 100th game in one of the best leagues in Europe. Thanks to everyone that keep supporting and praying for me. 🙏🙏🙏..very important 3 points today. Time to relax and chill…

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