‘Teacher’ Bashir Hayford gets Eric Bekoe’s vote as best ever Coach

Former Asante Kotoko attacker Eric Bekoe has hailed Ghanaian tactician Bashir Hayford as the best of all the coaches who tutored him. Bekoe enjoyed a brief but highly successful spell under the veteran’s tactician’s guidance. While playing for Asante Kotoko under Bashir Hayford, Bekoe won the league top scorer and Most Valuable Player Awards in the aftermath of the 2007-08 Ghana Premier League season. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Luv FM, Bekoe called Hayford a teacher who helped mould him to be a better professional. “Let me first…

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Abedi Pele Doesn’t Come Close to Me; 80 Year Old Osei Kofi Settles Ghana’s All-Time Best debate

Ghanaian football icon Rev. Osei Kofi has shockingly disclosed that Abedi Ayew Pele doesn’t come close to him and as such suggested he doesn’t deserve a mention as the country’s all-time best footballer. Osei Kofi, a two-time AFCON winner with the Black Stars was a tricky winger in his days. He played for both Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko and is famous for rejecting a lucrative move abroad to Stoke City just to play in the local game during his time. He has often been resourceful when depended on…

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Inauguration of new Asante Kotoko board postponed

The inauguration of newly appointed Board of directors of Kumasi Asante Kotoko which was set to happen on Thursday June 4 has been postponed by the Manhyia Palace, local radio station Opemsuo FM has confirmed. According to reports by the Palace’s official media outlet, Nananom has decided to push the event to next Tuesday, June 9. The Manhyia Palace made a big announcement last week when they constituted Kotoko’s new 9 member board of directors. According to a statement signed by the Palace’s Chief of Staff, Kofi Badu, the board…

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Let’s think outside the box to make money for Ghana football- Kurt Okraku tells stakeholders

The president of the Ghana Football Association Kurt E.S. Okraku has called on clubs and various stakeholders of the game to dig deeper and come out with feasible ways to make money to help improve the Ghanaian football industry. In a period where COVID-19 is having a huge toll on the local sports economy, there has arisen the need for a stakeholders to come together and raise enough funds to help ameliorate their condition in such a challenging period. Ghana Football has been on break since March due to the…

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GFA General Secretary favours continuation of suspended league season

The General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association Proseper Harrison Addo says he favours a continuation of the suspended 2019-20 Ghana Football Season. Ghana football has been on break since March 2020 due to the CoronaVirus. League Organisers across the continent and the entire world have started taking decisions on the fate of their respective seasons. The Ghana FA is set to decide on Ghana’s top flight and other leagues on or before June 30 and according to Prosper Harrison Addo, he will prefer a continuation of the 2019-20 campaign.…

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AshGold Defender Eric Donkor wants season cancelled

AshantiGold SC defender Eric Donkor has called on the Ghana Football Association to scrap the currently suspended 2019/20 league and start a new season when Ghana’s COVID-19 situation drastically improves. The Ghana FA has halted football activities since March 2020, a decision which is in compliance with government’s directive to ban all forms of public/social gatherings. The football fraternity who were highly hopeful a way could be paved for a resumption ahead of the President’s COVID-19 address were dealt a major blow as H.E Nana Akuffo-Addo delayed any such decision.…

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Kwasi Appiah will be paid his salary arrears- Sports Minister assures

The Sports Ministry will ensure the payment of monies owed former Black Stars head coach, James Kwasi Appiah, sector Minister Isaac Kwame Asiamah has confirmed. The Sports Minister disclosed this during a press briefing on the easing of restriction on sporting activities in the current climate of the Coronavirus pandemic. In recent past, the former Black Stars Coach has been on the neck of the Ghana FA demanding payment of his outstanding salary arrears of five months (between August and December 2019) amounting to $185,000. There has been a back…

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Amanda Clinton open to GFA role

Losing Candidate in the last held Ghana FA presidential elections Amanda Clinton says she’s open to accepting a role in the Kurt E.S. Okraku led administration. The legal practitioner made history by becoming the only female to vie for the GFA’s top seat and stood against 5 men although she fell at the first hurdle. Now back to her legal practise, Ms Clinton still has an eye on developments in the game. With her keenness to support the game and help it grow, she has told Joy FM that she…

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Inter Allies technical director decries impact of COVID-19 on Ghana Football

Technical Director of Inter Allies, Willie Klutse has decried the effects of COVID-19 on the club and to a larger extent Ghana Football. Football activities in Ghana have been halted since March 2020 as government imposed a ban on all forms of social gatherings in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the country. The situation has put clubs in dire conditions with many fearing that without seeing the light any time soon, the long term effects of COVID-19 could put clubs in a near collapse status.…

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‘Negative’ Football People Very Hard to Please- Amanda Clinton

Lawyer and Presidential candidate in the last held Ghana FA Presidential Elections, Amanda Clinton has described football delegates as hard to please and very ‘negative minded’. Amanda Clinton dared her doubters and took a path no female had ever charted when she vied for the GFA Presidency last year. Her ambitions suffered a big blow as she bowed out of the race after the first round of voting without securing a single vote. 6 months after the experience, the legal practitioner has spoken to Joy News about her observation of…

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