CAF appoints Ghanaian referee Daniel Laryea for Al-Ahly-Sundowns clash

The Confederation of African Football(CAF) have announced officials for the Return Leg of the CAF Champions League tie between Al-Ahly and Mamelodi Sundowns. The Return Leg is Scheduled for March 7 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwana. Ref. Papa Gassama will be the centre Referee and he is expected to be flanked by his two Assistants, Seydou Tiama and Abdul Aziz Jawo. Daniel Laryea will stand in as the reserve referee for the experienced Papa Gassama. The Ghanaian Referee has risen to Prominence in recent times and was most…

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Sannie Daara named as CAF Media Officer for tonight’s Super Cup

Ghana’s Ibrahim Sannie Daara has chalked another major success in African football as he has been appointed as the CAF Media Officer for the 2020 CAF Super Cup to be played in the Qatari capital of Doha this evening. Sannie Daara is among the top officials CAF has appointed to take charge of various duties in its biggest club competition which will be played between the 2018/19 CAF Champions League winners Espérance de Tunis and 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup winners Zamalek. CAF has deployed its best match officials for the…

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Four Ghanaian officials set for CAF assignments this weekend

Four Ghanaian football officials have been handed international assignments in this weekend’s CAF Club competitions matches and other CAF events. Club Licensing Manager, Emmanuel Dasoberi will attend a CAF Stadium Inspection Workshop on Saturday February 1 at the Royal Moroccan Football Federation National Technical Center in Rabat. Mr. Mark Addo has also been named as General Coordinator for the CAF Confederation Cup match between Enugu Rangers and Al Masry scheduled for February 2, 2020 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium. Mr. Julius Ben Emunah will be the Security Officer for the…

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Six Ghanaian Officials Handed Roles in this Weekends Continental Matches 

Six Ghanaian football officials have been nominated for various roles in this weekend’s CAF Club competition matches. The roles include Refereeing, Match Coordination, Commissioning games as well as Match Security functions. Head of the GFA’s National teams department Alex Asante will be match commissioner for one of the weekend’s toughest games Esperance vs Raja Casablanca in Rades, Tunisia. Former GFA President Alhaji MND Jawula and Mr Julius Emunah will be Match Commissioner and Security respectively for the match between Enyimba and Hassan US Al Gadir in Nigeria Fifa Referee Daniel…

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You’ve got what you want, support him to succeed – Dr Kwame Kyei to Kotoko fans

Executive Chairman for Kumasi Asante Kotoko Dr Kwame Kyei has called on the fans of the club to support Maxwell Konadu and do everything to make his succeed at the club. According to the Executive Chairman, the fans called for him and their wish has been granted so they should support the coach no matter the situation. Addressing the club fans at the Adako Jachie training ground, Kwame Kyei called on the fans to to support the Black Stars B coach to succeed. “Now that your wish has been granted.…

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CAF CL: Fred Achie appointed General Cordinator for Zamalek-Primeiro de Agosto clash

GFA Executive Council member Fred Acheampong will act as the General Cordinator when Egyptian giants Zamalek play hosts to Angolan side Primeiro de Agosto in today’s CAF Champions League. The AshantiGold CEO will help in organizing the match on behalf of CAF by deciding on so many things like: Time for team coaches to leave the hotel to arrive at the stadium to give enough time for the players to warm up, how the security will be positioned and control the different access zones and if there is a medical…

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Hearts, Kotoko in BIG trouble as GFA insist on implementing strict Club Licensing Regulations

Following the strict implementation of the Club Licensing System by the Club Licensing Board for the upcoming domestic league, Premier League giants Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko are certainly facing trouble. The new board has indicated that it will not countenance certain practices in the league and have insisted the all coaches for the Premier League sides must be CAF License A trained, and that will not be compromised. The move is to ensure the Premier League clubs have the best qualified personnel to manage the technical departments of…

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Inusah Musah, Isaac Mensah travel to South Africa to face Sundowns in the CAF Champaign league

Ghanaian duo Inusah Musah and Isaac Mensah have been included in Petro de Luanda’s final 20 man squad for their CAF Champions League group C opener against Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa. The former Hearts of Oak duo and the rest of their teammates jetted off from Angola for their crunch encounter on Saturday against the Brazilians. Both players have become key figures at the club since joining them from Hearts of Oak. Isaac Mensah has been scoring a lot of goals for the club in both the domestic and…

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Asante Kotoko to part ways with Didi Alexis and two others

Asante Kotoko are set to part ways with three senior team players following the clubs failure in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup. According to various media report, the tier One League winners are set to show the following players the exit door Alex Didi, Jordan Opoku and George Abege. Ivorian import Didi Alexis has failed to make an impact at Asante Kotoko since joining them from As Togo Port. Ugandan striker George Abege who joined the club from Kenyan side Kariobangi Sharks has since failed to convince…

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FEATURE: Normalizing Ghana football, the GOLDEN role of the Sports Ministry

Following the dramatic Anas Exposé on 7th June 2018, Ghana football capsized and there was no hope of its return in the shortest possible time as both government and the football family were at sea as to what to do to restore the game. The government of Ghana, through the Attorney General, attempted liquidating the GFA despite knowing it was a private entity but the action was vehemently opposed by the football fraternity, championed by president of Division One League side Tema Youth FC, Osei Kwaku Winfred. The confused state…

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