#2019 AFCONBUDGET: Kweku Baako jumps to Asiamah’s defence

Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kwaku Baako has jumped to the defence of Ghana’s Sports Minister Hon. Isaac Asiamah over the country’s budget at the just ended Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt. Kweku Baako described critics of the $4.6million expenditure on the Black Stars as suffering from “premature ejaculation.” To him, critics who rushed to town to condemn the Minister of Sports are ignorant of how rules of Parliament work. “The Minister was in Parliament on Standing Order 70(2) …to give only an interim…

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Black Stars technical team must resign – Mohammed Polo

Ghana Football legend, Mohammed Polo has called on Kwesi Appiah and the other members of Black Stars technical team to resign after their 2019 AFCON failure. Ghana were booted out of the competition after losing 5-4 on penalties to Tunisia in the round of 16 stage after playing out a 1-1 draw in 120 minutes. The last 16 eviction is the country’s worst performance in the continental showpiece  since 2006. Speaking on Happy FM, the former Hearts of Oak gaffer argued that the team’s performance in Egypt is the worst…

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EXCLUSIVE: Government to decide future of Kwasi Appiah by Monday

The fate of Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is set to be decided by Monday after failing to end the country’s trophy drought at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Ghana FA Normalisation Committee is expected to submit its reports to the Sport Ministry today on the team’s disappointing campaign in Egypt. The Black Stars exited the continental showpiece at the round of 16 stage at the hands of Tunisia. The last 16 elimination is the country’s worst performance in the tournament since 2006. In January this year, President of…

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Kotoko recall Abdul Fatawu Safiu

Asante Kotoko have recalled Abdul Fatawu Safiu from Swedish club  Helsinborg sighting the meagre amount the Swedish club are quoting for the player. Fatawu impressed during his two weeks trial with the Swedish club, leading them to propose $150k for the service of the former Portland Timbers attacker. But speaking to Oyerepa FM in kumasi, Public Relations officer for Asante Kotoko Kennedy Boakye Ansah confirmed the Porcupines have recalled their player insisting the player is valuable than the amount the Swedish club are quoting. “We have asked the player to…

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NC to submit 2019 AFCON reports to Sports Ministry today

Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will submit their report on Ghana’s participation in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to the Sports Ministry today. The reports are necessary to help ascertain and evaluate the shortfalls of the Black Stars in Egypt ahead of subsequent tournaments. The NC in particular, have come under heavy criticism following the country’s poor showing at the continental showpiece. A section of the public accused the committee of concentrating on money to spend on the tournament and not requisite avenues that would have…

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AFCON Budget: Black Stars is a cash-cow for milking state coffers- Kwame Sefa Kayi

Award-winning Ghanaian media personality, Kwame Sefa Kayi has expressed his utter disgust following the presentation of Ghana’s budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Sport Minister, Isaac Asiamah was in Parliament on Wednesday to provide an itemized breakdown of the figures spent during the continental showpiece in Egypt. Mr. Asiamah revealed that a total of $4.5 million was expended during the team’s stay out of the 6.3 million which was allocated. Of this amount, an excess of $1M was spent on winning bonuses alone. It will be recalled that…

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