WAFU Women’s Cup: Super Falcons pip Ghana on penalties to reach finals

Nigeria defeated Ghana 4-2 on penalties to reach the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup final. The game went into penalty shootout after both teams failed find the breakthrough in regulation time. The Super Falcons converted all their four kicks, while the Black Queens scored only two. Thursday’s result was sweet revenge for the Super Falcons who lost on penalties to Ghana at the same stage last year. For Ghana, it was a disappointment as they failed in their quest to defend the title they won last year. On Saturday, Ghana will take…

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Former Ghana goalkeeper Edward Ansah appointed head coach in India

Ex-Ghana goalkeeper Edward Ansah has been appointed head coach of Indian club Churchill Brothers FC. The former Dreams FC and Hearts of Oak goalkeepers trainer returned to his Churchill Brothers where he previously had stints with them. Ansah will be the manager of the side for the upcoming season. The Goa-based side announced on Thursday: ”Former Ghana goalkeeper’s coach Edward Ansah has joined Indian side Churchill Brothers FC as the substantive manager. “We from the entire Churchill Brothers family are very glad to announce him as our new manager for…

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AFCON 2019: Pool of Central Midfielders Appiah should choose from

  The Ghanaian game is generally centred in midfield and over the years, the country has produced some great midfielders such as Michael Essien, Stephen Appiah, Sulley Muntari and others who have gone on to make it big at the World Stage. With the AFCON 2019 approaching, one department of the game which Ghana stands tall is in midfield where we have great talents in abundance. Sports writer Edmund Okai Gyimah brings you the statistics of Ghana’s best midfielders in Europe this season.   *Thomas Partey (Central Midfielder Atletico Madrid)…

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SCANDAL: Retired referee fingers Kotoko official in bribery allegation

An official of Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko has been fingered in a fresh bribery allegation by retired referee Robert Tawiah Mensah. The retired referee has claimed that an official of the Porcupine Warriors approached him to facilitate bribing referees during their Special Competition match against Ashantigold over the weekend. According to the retired referee, one Kofi Oduro, popularly known as Hon. Sheeshela, who is known to be a close confidante of Kotoko chairman Dr. Kwame Kyei is demanding a refund of a supposed GH 8,000 he paid to…

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Basiru continues impressive form for Sparta Under 21

  Ghanaian enforcer Basiru Alhassan has been in top form for the Under 21 side of Sparta Praque this season. The tireless holding midfielder has been the engine of the Sparta Team B as they lead the Czech Republic Under 21 League with sixteen points after seven games. The former Dreams FC anchorman was by far the best player on the pitch last Monday as his side defeated Bohemians by a lone goal to nothing. Basiru will once again be key for Sparta on Monday, May 20, 2019 when they…

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Best in Ghana Soccer Fiesta set for Saturday as top agents arrive on Friday

All is set for the annual Best in Ghana Soccer Fiesta on Saturday as top European scouts arrive for the magnificent event on Friday afternoon. The event which will provide a wider platform for scouts to pick the best talented players from Ghana for some of the top European clubs is billed to thrill Ghanaian football lovers with the best of the game as young and talented players aim at impressing all. The tournament will feature over twenty Ghanaian clubs, both from the youth divisions and the Premier League, and…

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No offer yet for Partey-Agent Jimenez

Agent of Ghanaian midfielder midfielder Thomas Partey, Daniel Jimenez has revealed that he has not held talks with any clubs over a summer move for his client. Reports are rife in the World media that Inter Milan and several top clubs are eyeing Partey but his representative stressed that no approach has been made. “I can say that right now, I haven’t talked to anyone, even if Inter are a top club,” Jimenez told Passione Inter. “There’s a 50m release clause in his contract, a figure that’s cheap for a…

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Acquah set for MLS switch

  Ghanaian midfielder Afriyie Acquah could move to the MLS this summer with several clubs in the States on his heels. Acquah’s current contract with Empoli expires this summer and he is bent on moving abroad as he seeks a fresh challenge. According to American Soccer website Pro Soccer, several teams in the American topflight are bent on having Acquah in their fold and they will swoop for him this summer. In January this year, Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders were interested in signing him but the deal failed to…

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Fenerbahce not ready to take Ayew for next season

  Turkish outfit Fenerbahce have rejected Swansea’s proposal to loan Ghanaian international Andre Ayew to them for the second time. According to a report by English Tabloid Sports Witness on Thursday, The Welsh Club are eager to lend the Black Stars deputy skipper to Galatasary for next season at a cut-off price but they are not ready to do business. Ayew was Fenerbahce’s star player last season with Club President Ali Koc stating that they will sign him but since the appointment of Ersun Yanal as the new coach, the…

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Manu scores in Akhisar defeat

Ghana attacker Elvis Manu netted his ninth goal in all competitions this season in Turkey as his side Akhisar Belediyespor lost 3-1 to Galatasary in the Turkish Cup on Wednesday. After a barren first-half at the Yeni Sivas 4 Eylul Stadium, the Dutch-born Ghanaian opened the scoring for Akhisar in the 57th minute after being beautifully  set up by Guray Vura. Galatasary labored until the 80th minute as they restored parity through Sinan Gumus after Miguel Lopes had been shown a red card for a professional foul in the box….

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