Ghana FA holds workshop for Match Commissioners

As part of the Ghana Football Association’s quest to keep all key stakeholders informed, a one day workshop on competition management has been held today, 13th December, 2019 at the association’s secretariat for all Match Commissioners who will be commissioning matches in the upcoming season. Acting General Secretary, Alex Asante took the commissioners through their core duties as match commissioners, including countdown on match days. Mr. Francis Essah Adu, Head of the Association’s IT department also took the commissioners through how to effectively use the Competition Management System (CMS) in…

Read More

Yaw Ampofo Ankrah chairs Beach Soccer Committee

The Executive Council of the GFA has named  a seven-member Beach Soccer Committee to continue the development of beach soccer in the country for a one-year mandate. The Committee is chaired by Yaw Ampofo Ankrah, head of Beach Soccer Association of Ghana. Members of the committee are; Yaw Ampofo Ankrah (Chairman) Solomon Torson ( Vice Chairman) Kwame Quayson (Member) Kusi Gyamfi Awere (member) Nana Poku (member) George Darko( Member) Nicholas Addo (member) The Beach Soccer Committee is responsible for managing and organizing various beach soccer competitions, with the Competitions Department…

Read More

Nana Addo refuses to be drawn on Kwesi Appiah’s future as Ghana coach

President Nana Akufo-Addo has refused to share his opinion regarding the future of Kwesi Appiah as Black Stars Coach. Speaking during his Meet the Press at the Jubilee House on Friday afternoon, the President said he is convinced that the new FA administration as well as the Sports Minister will make the right decision for Ghana in due time. There has been constant debate surrounding the future of the 59 year old manager following the country’s abysmal performance at the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. Appiah has been under intense criticism…

Read More

Medeama SC to play Samartex FC in friendly on Sunday

Medeama SC are set to cross swords with lower-division side Samartex FC in a preseason friendly on Sunday. The Mauve and Yellow will travel to Samreboi to battle the second-tier side. The Ghana Premier League outfit are using the match to asses their level ahead of the upcoming season. The two-time FA Cup holders will be hoping to mount a serious title challenge in the 2019/20 campaign which kicks off on the weekend of December 27-29.

Read More

DOL clubs get ₵25k cash boost from GFA ahead of new season

The Ghana Football Association will give Division One League clubs GHC 25,000 each ahead of the upcoming season. The cash boot is to ensure that the participating clubs are well positioned financially for the 2019/20 campaign. The GFA is also working around the clock to solicit funds from the Sports Ministry and corporate Ghana for sponsorships. The League has been slated to kick off on Friday, January 10, 2020 pending approval from the GFA ExCo. Member of the Division One League board, Sheihk Tophic Sienu confirmed the latest development in…

Read More

Jeffrey Schlupp set for lengthy spell on sidelines with hip injury

Crystal Palace Star Jeffrey Schlupp is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up a hip injury. The Ghanaian international was forced off at half-time during Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Watford in the Premier League. The versatile player has been ruled out of Palace’s next clash against Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday. According to reports from England, scans have confirmed Schlupp has suffered tendon damage to his hip and he could be out of action for between two to three months. The injury is another blow for…

Read More

Presidential Meeting: Kurt Okraku holds fruitful discussions with Gianni Infantino

GFA President Kurt Okraku met FIFA President Gianni Infantino for the first time since his election as the president of the Ghana FA. The Ghana FA boss held fruitful discussions with the FIFA President on Thursday towards the emancipation of Ghana football. Kurt, who is just a little over a month in office has held important meetings with all the stakeholders in the game towards the revival and rejuvenation of the sport. The meeting which is the first between the two football gurus saw them exchange a lot of knowledge…

Read More

Stephen Sarfo flattered by reported Asante Kotoko interest

Former Berekum Chelsea forward Stephen Sarfo has responded to the rumored interest from Asante Kotoko ahead of the upcoming season. The Porcupine Warriors are reportedly keen on the striker who currently plies his trade in Lebanon with Bourj FC. Speaking in an interview with FOX 97.9 FM, Sarfo refused to rule out a possibility of a transfer but insists he is yet to receive a concrete offer. “I have not had any conversation of that sort though but what I can say is that coach Maxwell Konadu knows me very…

Read More

The astonishing stats behind Maxwell Konadu’s first stint in charge of Kotoko and why his return is a safe bet

Maxwell Konadu has taking over the reigns at Asante Kotoko for his second stint in charge amidst great fanfare and jubilation among the club’s supporters. The Black Stars B coach penned a two-year deal this week and was officially unveiled on Wednesday at the club’s training complex at Adako Jachie. He has been tasked to win the upcoming Ghana Premier League season as well as qualify the team to the CAF Champions League. But who can bet against him really? There is a good reason for the optimism and excitement…

Read More