Coach Bashiru Hayford steers Somalia to historic victory over Zimbabwe in World Cup qualifying

Ghanaian coach Bashiru Hayford guided lowest ranked African side Somalia to a historic 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe on Thursday in the 2022 World Cup qualifier. The victory was Somalia’s first in a qualifying game since they defeated Kenya in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying in 1984, their first-ever in a World Cup qualifying campaign, and their first win of any kind since January 2009. The match was played in Djibouti as Somalia is still not hosting international matches because of the instability. A late Anwar Sid Ali goal handed the Ocean Stars…

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Ali Ouattara handed Black Stars B call up after Meteors axed.

Medeama SC defender Ali Ouattara has been given a life line in the Black Stars B after he was dropped from the Black Meteors. The player who was preparing with the  National U23 side for the game against Algeria was dropped from the team after the arrival of the foreign based players. Ouattara joined the Black Stars B on Wednesday at their Kumasi camp as they prepare for the upcoming CHAN qualifiers. He featured in the side’s 4-2 win over Tema Youth on Thursday. The Black Stars B are preparing…

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Black Stars ‘B’ Defeat Tema Youth 4-2 in a friendly encounter

Ghana’s Black Stars B beat Tema Youth by 4-2 in a friendly encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday afternoon. The Division one side took a two goal lead through Evans Osei Owusu and Benjamin Acquah. Inform Prince Opoku Agyemang reduced the deficit for Black Stars B with a beautiful strike to make 2-1. The New Edubiase striker got his second for the day with nice touch making 2-2. The first ended 2-2. Black Stars B started the second half  very well creating a lot of chances. Prince…

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BREAKING NEWS: Delegates accept proposed statutes by Ghana FA Normalization Committee

The Delegate present at the Ghana Football Association Congress have accepted the proposed statutes by the Normalization Committee. The clubs made their inputs and an agreement was reached to accept the statuses proposed by the Normalization Committee. The changes carried at the Extraordinary Congress are, The proposed ‘Chairman’ for the head of the Association has been rejected. The name President will be maintain. The clubs also accepted the change to 120 delegates eligible to vote at Congress despite proposing 110. The Board of directors has also been changed to Executive…

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GFA NC Extraordinary Congress 2019, key highlights

After almost four hours of deliberations at the Extraordinary Congress of the Ghana Football Association held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra, delegates have accepted and adopted the proposed statutes of the Normalization Committee after making some few amendments. After the prolonged deliberations, which looked endless, 115 delegates accepted and adopted the new statutes for the Ghana Football Association. Following the acceptance and adoption, the following key points were arrived at: 1. No more Chairman for the Association but still the title President will be maintained. 2….

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GFA Congress : Alhaji Grunsah blames ‘football people’ for delay in Congress procedure

Bankroller of Division one club Kumasi King Faisal Alhaji Abdul Karim Gruzah has blamed members of the Ghana League Club Association for the delay in the congress procdure. According to the experience football administrator, members refusual to attend GHALCA extraordinary meetings is the reason why there is a lot of dissagrement between the members at the ongoing congress. Speaking to GTV Sports plus at the GFA Extraordinary Congress currently ongoing at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ridge, Accra. Gruzah insisted a united GHALCA would have prevented all this…

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Near blows between Alhaji Grunsah and Kojo Yankah at GFA Congress

A scuffle ensued during the Extraordinary Congress after President of King Faisal Football club Alhaji Grunsah described the RFA Chairmen as ‘goro boys’. The controversial administrator made the remark during a speech which angered Kojo Yankah who couldn’t hold his peace. It’s also important to note that, Alhaji Grusah and Kojo Yankah, even before the start of Congress were caught in a serious altercation. It took the intervention of those sitting closer to stop Yankah and Grusah from hitting each other. Grunsah later apologized for his distasteful comments.

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GFA Congress: NC Proposes two terms of office for new GFA President

The Normalization Committee have proposed two terms of office for the new Ghana Football Association President subject to approval by the congress. The proposal was revealed by member  of the Normalization Committee Naa Odofoley Nortey at the GFA Extraordinary Congress which is currently ongoing at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ridge, Accra. Originally, there was no specific term limits for the Presidency, but the new proposals presented by the NC, which is subject to Congress approval will see elected President spend two terms of four years, whether consecutively…

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NC proposes 120 delegates eligible to vote at Congress, throws away earlier 98

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has proposed a reduction of the number of delegates for Congress from 124 to 120. This figure signifies an amendment from the earlier proposal of 98 which was met by a lot of objections by the clubs before today’s meeting. So the new proposal is 120. This is, however, awaiting approval or disapproval. The proposal which is article 26 of the GFA revised Statutes, allocated 2 slots for each Premier League club, making it a total of 32 votes for the top…

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Elective Congress to be put on hold if GFA Statutes are not approved

FIFA representative Luca Nicole says Elective Congress will be put on hold if the new statutes submitted by the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association are not approved. Mr. Luca made the declaration during the Extraordinary Congress which is currently ongoing at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ridge, Accra. Among other things, top on the agenda is a review and adoption of new GFA statutes as well as regulations on elections in relation to an imminent football association presidential election. “If the statutes are approved today, it will pave…

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