GFA to adopt penalty shootouts to award points in case of drawn games in the leagues

Towards solving Ghana’s long standing penalty ‘curse’ in competitions, the Ghana Football Association’s Executive Committee, has agreed with clubs across all the leagues to adopt penalty kicks to award points in case of drawn games in the leagues. This agreement was reached during a stakeholders meeting which was held at the M Plaza Hotel on Monday. By this new stipulation, two points will be awarded to the winning team after the shootout while the losing side pick up a point. The 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season is set to commence…

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We are ready for the coming season -Liberty coach Reginald Asante

Head coach of Liberty Professional Reginald Asante has declared his sides’s readiness ahead of the start of the new Ghana Premier League season. The Scientific Soccer lads were held to 1-1 draw at home to Dreams FC in a friendly encounter as both sides intensified their preparation for the league which is scheduled to start on December 28. Speaking after his side draw with Dreams FC, Asante maintained Liberty Professional are ready despite raising concerns with his attacking department. “It’s been a while since we last played a competitive game….

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Beach Soccer : LA Youth Clubs Association defied the odds to win the Greater Accra leg of the CalBank Super League

LA Youth Clubs Association (La Yoca) defied the odds to win the Greater Accra leg of the CalBank Super League. They will be joined by second placed Accra Sea Lions to contest the ultimate prize next weekend in Cape Coast. EIGHT teams in total from their respective regions will battle for the title of Ghana’s number one Beach Soccer team. 24 teams participated in the regional tour that lasted 6 weeks. All is now set for CAPE COAST 2019 dubbed “The best of best” Teams Shama Beach Hunters Jomoro Sea…

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Frederick Acheampong calls for Government/FA assistance ahead of League start

Cheif Executive Officer for Ashantigold Frederick Acheampong has admitted the unavailability of sponsorship could make life unbearable for his club and most of the teams that are expected to play in the elite league which will return for the first time since football activities were banned in the country in June 2018. The Ghana football Association on Monday confirmed the Ghana Premier League will kick start on Sunday December, 28 instead of the 21 which was earlier announced. But Frederick Acheampong who doubles as an Executive Council member opines there…

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I promise to do my best for Inter Allies – Tony Lokko

Newly appointed Inter Allies head coach Tony Lokko has vowed to do his best for the club after confirmation of his appointment. According to him, he is someone who loves challenges and he is ready to steer the Capelli boys to the very top. “I’ve always been a person that loves challenges and I truly believe that I’m ready for this challenge.” “Everybody knows Inter Allies is a good club and I’m very excited to be here, I promise to do my best for the Club and the players.” Tony…

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The first five games of the new season is crucial – Olympics newboy Godfred Saka

Accra Great Olympics new boy Godfred Saka has cautioned his teammates ahead of the upcoming Ghana Premier League season. The former Aduana Stars right back opined that it has been very long since a competitive competition like the league has been played in Ghana and so any club that does not prepare well to start well will have itself to blame. “This year’s league will be very different”, Saka told FOX Sports in an interview. “It has been very long since we played league matches in Ghana so if you…

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Samuel Tetteh makes Austria Bundesliga Team of the Week

Samuel Tetteh has been included in SkySports Team of the Week of Round 15 of the Austrian Tipico Bundesliga. The Ghanaian earned his spot after his impressive substitute appearance for LASK Linz in their win against WSG Swarovski over the weekend. Tetteh climbed off the bench in the 62nd minute as replacement Dominik Frieser. The former WAFA Academy graduate scored a great goal to put the seal on what turn out to be a comfortable 2-0 away victory for his side. The stoppage time strike was his third goal in…

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VIDEO: Super-sub Samuel Tetteh scores in LASK Linz win

Ghana youth star Samuel Tetteh was on target for LASK Linz in their away win over WSG Swarovski in the Austrian top-flight division. Tetteh climbed off the bench to put the seal on what turn out to be a comfortable 2-0 away victory for his side. The stoppage time strike was his third goal in fifteen appearances so far this season. Here is a video of the goal below: https://twitter.com/samuel_tetteh29/status/1198330148761882626?s=21

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2019/20 Ghana Premier League given new date; set to kick off on December 28

The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season has been given a new date following a meeting between the Executive Council of the GFA and Premier League clubs. The meeting was held at the M Plaza Hotel to discuss issues concerning the league especially on club licensing and the date for the commencement. The general consensus is that the kick off date which was initially scheduled for the weekend of December 21 be pushed back a week later to December 28. The Division 1 League and the National Women’s League are also…

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GFA ExCo meet clubs to discuss new Ghana Premier League season

The Executive Council of the GFA today met with Premier League clubs to discuss the upcoming season. The meeting was held at the M Plaza Hotel to discuss issues concerning the league especially on club licensing and the date for the commencement. The general consensus is that the commencement date which was initially scheduled for the weekend of December 21 be pushed back a week later to December 28. The Division 1 League and the National Women’s League are also expected to start on the same weekend. The Ghana FA…

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