Match Preview: Bechem Utd, Hearts in battle of equals

Hearts of Oak must put their fragile form behind them if they are to overcome another fairly weak side, Bechem United at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday on match day nine of Ghana Premier League. A win for Hearts will be good for the confidence of not just their players but also their fans most of who were disappointed following their embarrassing 3-1 away loss to Karela United in midweek. Hearts Head Coach Henry Wellington was indisposed thus couldn’t join the team for the game. His assistant, Edward Odoom…

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Medeama demand points in abortive Sharks fixture

Medeama have filed a protest at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) against Elmina Sharks demanding that, they are awarded three points and three goals in the aborted Ghana Premier League match day eight fixture on Wednesday at the Nduom Stadium, Elmina. According to the release by the Tarkwa based club, the conduct of Elmina Sharks supporters which saw them hitting Referee Nuhu Liman with stones consequently injuring him and causing the discontinuation of the game, is unjustified. “It is our submission that Elmina Sharks failed woefully to control their supporters,…

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Aduana reject decision to play three matches in one week

The Director of Operations at Aduana Stars, George Gyewu has stated the club’s disagreement with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on the decision to play three of their four outstanding league matches within one week. According to him, the CAF Confederation Cup is a platform they need to build their future in Africa on. As a result, “They are not playing any match on Monday, Wednesday and Friday but they are moving to Dormaa to await Liberty Professionals on Wednesday after their arrival in Ghana”. Aduana Stars returned from Madagascar…

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We lost because of poor officiating – Liberty coach

Liberty Professionals coach, Reginald Asante has attributed their 1-0 defeat to Dreams FC to poor decisions of Referee E. Ansah and his assistants in the match day eight Ghana Premier League fixture. According to the former Liberty Professionals player and now trainer, “Officiating was very bad and something needs to be done about it” accusing the referee of handing them a raw deal in the game played at Sogakope. “We were not treated fairly because the unexpected tackle does not merit a red card…We had a penalty but the referee…

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Kotoko lost to a better side says Kwabena Yeboah

The President of the Sport Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Kwabena Yeboah has made his observations about the Ghana Premier League, match day seven fixture between Dreams FC and Asante Kotoko, saying that, the Porcupines lost to a more “organised” and “committed” team. According to the veteran sports broadcaster, Kotoko faced a tough test away and should concede that, Dreams FC were hungrier and better on the afternoon with their substitute player, George Dwubeng snatching the match winner on the stroke of regulation time. “Kotoko lost to a better team…

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George Afriyie did nothing wrong – Ntow Fianko

Renowned football administrator and lawyer, Kwame Ntow Fianko has disagreed with remarks that, Ghana Football Association (GFA) Vice President, George Afriyie rushed to declare his intention to contest in the GFA’s Presidential election in 2019. According to Ntow Fianko, “…George did not break any constitutional provision of the GFA to declare his ambition to contest for the top most position…” he told Asempa FM Sports Night. The former Division One League Board Chairman explained that, the Article 1 to 11 on the GFA’s elections regulations have nothing to say on…

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Kurt urges fans to expect improvement in 2018 FA Cup

The Chairman of the MTN FA Cup Committee, Kurt. E. S. Okraku is promising the Ghanaian football populace to expect improvement in this season’s cup competition. The preliminary round draw for the 2018 competition was done alongside the awards night in Accra this week and Kurt Okraku, who doubles as the Executive Chairman of Dreams FC, said the committee has the best of plans ahead. “If the committee is given the mandate again by the Executive Committee… we will come on board with ideas that will improve organisational structure and…

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