Sheikh Tophic Sienu writes: Let’s be measured in our criticism of Ibrahim Tanko

In football, you can’t win all the time. There’s obviously a game that you will be beaten properly, and that is what happened to Tanko last night. Pep Guardiolar was beaten properly by Jurgen Klopp just a few days ago. Was he sacked for losing to Liverpool? Borussia Dortmund beat Bundesliga table toppers Borussia M’gladbach 2-1 in WK9, beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-0 in WK10, staged a marvelous comeback from 2-0 down to beat Inter Milan 3-2 in the Champions League. But they suffered a 4-0 mailing by Bayern Munich in…

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Ghana FA launches new YouTube channel

Ghana Football Association has launched an official channel on video-sharing website YouTube. The channel will offer a variety of fresh, original and exclusive video content, from the domestic leagues as well as various national teams. Click on this link to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFWYTyuTCqH5f1FQcPLPSw Existing features from other social media platforms will also be accessible through the channel. Fans can also access additional content through the FA’s other social media platforms including Twitter– https://twitter.com/ghanafaofficial and Facebook-https://m.facebook.com/Ghana-Football-Association-335721349785268/ This latest move is in line with GFA President Kurt Okraku’s strategy which aims at  rebranding Ghana Football into an…

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Goal Kick Football Agency hold successful scouting exercise in Accra

Fast-growing football agency Goal Kick Football Agency has staged a successful scouting exercise at the St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School in Accra. The two-day exercise started on Friday and ended on Saturday as scouts from all over the world, including Africa Sports Management from Equatorial Guinea, assembled to figure out the best talents in the country. The exercise saw five clubs including selected sides taking on each other in an all-play-all competition as the scouts fished for the best talents. All the sides presented their U20 sides for the…

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MP backs new GFA President Kurt Okraku to match high expectations

Member of Parliament for South Tongu constituency, Hon. Kobena Mensah Woyome has backed newly elected GFA President Kurt Okraku to match the high expectations on his shoulders. According to Woyome, who also doubles as a member of the Youth, Sports and Culture committee in Parliament, Kurt has the capacity to steer Ghana Football in the right direction. The experienced football administrator was sworn in as new leader of the West African nation’s football governing body after beating five other candidates in a keenly-contested election a fortnight ago. “I have no doubt…

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GFA boss Kurt Okraku holds fruitful meeting with Maltese High Commissioner to Ghana

The High Commissioner of Malta to Ghana, His Excellency Jean Claude Galea Mallia paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed president of the Ghana Football Association Mr Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku. The meeting which was held on Wednesday served as a good opportunity to brainstorm on possible collaboration in the field of sports. The High Commission is keen on building a relationship between the Maltese and the Ghana FA. This is line with Kurt Okraku’s strategy to bring everyone on board to chat a new course for development of football…

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My dad cried when I won the GFA presidential election – Kurt Okraku reveals

The ecstatic mood that engulfed the Okraku family was not only limited to the newly elected GFA President and his wife who gave him an aggressive kiss at the election ground but also to his father, Okraku Snr. Popularly known as Decide, the 95-year old man who was keenly following the happenings of the elections at the comfort of his home in Achimota, broke down in tears when his son – Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku – emerged winner. Kurt Okraku revealed this on Peace FM’s popular morning show program Kokrokoo…

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We are going to work hard to bring more sponsors to the Premier League – Mark Addo

Newly elected GFA vice president Mark Addo has assured Ghanaians that FA will work hard to get more sponsorship for the Ghana Premier League upon its commencement. The Chief Executive Officer for Nzema Kotoko insists he is committed to giving out his best and ensuring that the new administration is successful. Mr. Mark Adoo added that all football fans will see clearly the excellent works should they bring on board just 30% of sponsors. He however couldn’t confirm nor deny the reports that Ghana Gas and GNPC are coming on…

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Breaking News: Mark Addo elected GFA Vice President

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association today elected Mr. Mark Addo, as the new Vice President of the GFA. The President of Nzema Kotoko Football Club beat off stiff competition from Randy Abbey and Tony Aubynn. He polled 6 votes, two more than his closest challenger Randy Abbey. While Tony Abubynn could only manage a solitary vote. The astute football administrator will assist Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku carry out his duties for the next four years. PROFILE Addo has quietly spent the past 20 years in football administration…

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Hasaacas to engage Great Olympics in the battle of pioneers

Sekondi Hasaacas FC and Accra Great Olympics have agreed to a two legged friendly encounter to better prepare ahead of the forthcoming 2019/20 Season dubbed the battle of the Ghana Premier League Pioneers. Hasmal will host the first leg on Sunday, November 10 at the Sekondi Sports Stadium with the return leg a week later, November 17 at the Accra Sports Stadium. The rivalry dates back to the maiden season of the Ghana Premier League in 1958 where the two clubs competed in the 8 team league. This will be…

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Ohene-Bampoh Brenya writes: 6 major decisions for the Kurt-led Executive Council to take In the first 90 days

The Ghana Football Association on 25th October 2019, held its extra-ordinary congress to elect the President of the Ghana FA, Kurt E. S Okraku who won by 93 out of 120 delegates after 3 rounds of voting. After assuming office, these are the 6 most important decisions for the Kurt-led Executive Council to take. In the opinion of many, these 6 critical decisions (in no particular order) could determine the success or otherwise of their tenure of office: Election of the vice president Article 37 (8) of the statute of…

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