GFA President Kurt Okraku names his two favorite Ghanaian footballers of all-time

President of Ghana Football Association, Kurt E.S. Okraku has named Asamoah Gyan and Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew as his two favorite Ghanaian footballers of all-time. The FA chief refused to weigh in on the ongoing debate about Ghana’s best XI in history but insists Gyan and Abedi are the two players who have captured his imagination the most. “I will just give you two names who in my opinion (that I saw playing) have been fantastic,” Kurt Okraku said during an interview with GhanaWeb’s Sports Check “One is the general captain…

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Representing Ghana at 2004 Olympics ended my Juventus career – Stephen Appiah

Former Black Stars skipper Stephen Appiah has revealed that his decision to represent Ghana at the 2004 Olympics games brought an end to his Juventus career. Appiah joined the Old ladies in 2003 and was an integral member of the squad till the Italian club sold him to Fenerbache in 2005 just after the Athens Olympic. According to Appiah, his decision to represent Ghana at the Olympics altered his fortunes at Juventus. ” I was invited to the Juventus office and they said they didn’t want me to go for…

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Appiah ready for managerial role at Hearts of Oak

Hearts of Oak legend Stephen Appiah has expressed his readiness to accept amanagerial role at his former club when the opportunity comes. Appiah who featured for the Phobians in 1995 has revealed he is ready to take up a managerial role at the club should he be offered a chance. “Accra Hearts of Oak gave me the platform to exhibit what’s in me.” “They really gave me a lot so if there is the need to come back and help technically why not. “But for now I haven’t receive any…

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Stephen Appiah heaps praises on exceptional leader Andre Ayew

Former Black Stars skipper Stephen Appiah has showered praise on the current Black Stars captain Andre Ayew. Ayew was named Ghana’s substantive captain prior to the 2019 African Cup of Nation in Egypt replacing Asamoah Gyan who was elevated to the General captain role. According to Appiah, the Swansea City attacker posseses all the qualities of a good leader. “Andre is a leader. The way he talks and the way he acts. Andre always wanted to win and will give everything on the pitch.” “He has leadership skills and I…

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GFA meets Government COVID-19 team on way forward for Ghana Football

A Ghana Football Association delegation on Thursday, May 21, 2020 joined other federations to engage the Government COVID-19 team at the Accra Sports Stadium. The meeting was also attended by the leadership of the National Sports Authority. Presidents of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ghana Golf Association and the Ghana Boxing Authority and Athletics Association were all present. Advisor on Health at the Presidency, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare and Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme, Dr. Asamoah Baah joined the meeting on behalf of the government. GFA President Kurt…

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‘Yes we plan to sponsor the GPL’ – Happy Man Bitters CEO

Dr. Emmanuel Borketey Bortey, Chief Executive Officer of Charger Limited the producers of Happy Man Bitters has disclosed his firm is still hatching plans of sponsoring the Ghana Premier League. According to the multiple-award winning Chief Executive Officer, his outfit ventured into football with the sponsoring of Aduana Stars, Berekum Chelsea and other lower tier sides as they tested the viability of investing in the nation’s most loved sport. But their ultimate aim of sponsoring the country’s top-flight was scuppered by the airing of the Anas exposè – a documentary…

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“I once bought Marijuana for my player”- Coach J.E Sarpong makes shocking confession

Veteran coach J.E Sarpong has made a shocking confession about his time at Great Olympics. The experienced tactician admitted to buying marijuana for one of his players before a crunch game against city-rivals Hearts of Oak. According to Sarpong, the unnamed player ended up being named Man of the match in a game they won 2-1. “A player personally came to me asking for my permission to smoke weed (marijuana) before a game. I bought it for him, knowing what he can offer. He was voted the MOTM in the…

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Former Ghana goalkeeper George Owu names Oliver Kahn as childhood idol

Former Ghana international goalkeeper George Owu has named former Bayern Munich No.1 Oliver Khan as his idol. Owu revealed he grew up watching the legendary German shotstopper and tried to mirror his game. “I wanted to become like Oliver Khan, though, I met a lot of great goalkeepers in Ghana like my brother Ben Owu who was the Black Starlets number 1 by then – I started my goalkeeping tutorials with him before Salifu Ansah, Edward Ansah took over,” he told Myfabulousonline.com. ”These were very good goalkeepers but Oliver Khan…

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Female footballers are getting pregnant due to lack of football

Chairperson of the Women’s league Board, Hillary Boateng has revealed that female footballers are getting pregnant due to lack of football related activities. Football in Ghana has been suspended due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. Despite engaging stakeholders and relevant authorities on the future of the 2019/20 season, the GFA have set aside June 30 to decide the future of the season. Speaking on the negative effects of COVID-19 on female footballers, Boateng revealed many footballers are getting pregnant due to lack of football related…

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CEO of Happy Man bitters express readiness to upgrade Teshie Stars park

Chief Executive Officer of Charger Limited the producers of Happy Man Bitters, Dr Emmanuel Borketey Bortey has disclosed his readiness to upgrade the Teshie Star park. Dr Bortey, whose soft spot for football development in the country has seen his outfit sponsor a number of football club’s in the top-flight as well as the supporters wing of Asante Kotoko, has expressed his desire to build an astro turf in Teshie – a suburb of the capital. Speaking on Eclipse Broadcasting Network on Friday the multiple award winning CEO spoke of…

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