GFA boss Kurt Okraku solidarizes with clubs, players and stakeholders in wake of Covid-19 outbreak

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has penned a heart warming message to express solidarity to all stakeholders affected as a result the novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country. Ghana have so far recorded 193 positive COVID-19 cases with 5 confirmed deaths. To help curb the spread the government of Ghana has implemented certain measures. All social and public gatherings have been banned, while social distancing has been encouraged. In effect all football activities have been suspended leaving clubs in dire circumstances. Areas like Great Accra and Greater…

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Bofoakwa Tano Coach Ibrahim Mohammed on his new role, fan base & GPL qualification

Ibrahim Mohammed, brand new coach of Division One League side Bofoakwa Tano FC, has spoken to the media for the first time since his appointment. The experienced manager revealed the club’s rich history and passionate fan base played a key role in his decision to join the Sunyani-based outfit. He thanked management of the club for the opportunity and vowed to ensure Bofoakwa returns to the Ghanaian top flight division. “This is a great club with a rich history and a very passionate fan base. There is a clear vision…

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‘We are not okay, we need help’ Berekum Chelsea’s Asare Bediako ‘cries’

Head Coach of Berekum Chelsea, Joseph Asare Bediako has appealed for financial support for clubs, as their finances continue to cripple due to break of the leagues amid the coronavirus outbreak. Covid-19 has been termed a global pandemic and the rising nature of infected cases in Ghana has triggered the halting of all public and social gatherings, with the football leagues affected as a result. In effect, clubs have had to break camp and release players to return to the various places of abode, in anticipation of conditions improving. Experts…

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GHALCA-GFA to seek government support for clubs amid Covid-19 outbreak

Ghana League Clubs Association chairman Kudjoe Fianoo says his outfit will team up with the Ghana Football Association to engage government about lending support to clubs in these challenging times. Football activities have grind to a halt leaving clubs in dire circumstances most especially financially. To help ease the financial implications of the suspension of football due to CoronaVirus, Kudjoe Fianoo has revealed that he has been engaging the GFA ledeadership about a way forward. He further mentions that both GHALCA and the GFA will very soon meet the Ministry…

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GHALCA boss Fianoo against ‘premature’ calls for league cancellation

  Ghana League Clubs Association Chairman Kudjoe Fianoo says calls for the Ghana football leagues to be cancelled immediately due to the coronavirus outbreak, are misplaced. The GHALCA chief believes such calls are a bit premature insisting our situation is way different from other countries. Major leagues abroad have been suspended with serious consideration been given to nullifying the current season for a fresh start when situations improve. The Ghana Football Association has currently suspended all football competitions as the infection rate in Ghana increases. With such termination talks gaining…

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GHALCA chief Fianoo against GPL player salary cuts amid CoronaVirus outbreak

Chairman of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) Kudjoe Fianoo has waded into the debate as to whether the trend of player salary cuts and deferrals due to the CoronaVirus outbreak can be implemented in Ghana. Football clubs worldwide are considering and putting into practice measures to half expenditure and minimize their losses in a period where all sporting activities have grind to a halt due to the disease that has been termed a global pandemic by the WHO. The likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and others…

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Cancel the Premier League and the DOL league – Abdul Salam Yakubu tells GFA

Bankroller of New Edubiase football club Abdul-Salam Yakubu has called on the Ghana Football Association to cancel the Ghana Premier League and Division One League 2019/20 seasons due the coronavirus outbreak in the Ghana. The GFA following the directives given by the President of the Republic on Sunday, March 15, 2020, suspended all its competitions until further notice. So far Ghana has recorded 152 positive cases of Covid-19 and there are fears the situation could escalate just as has happened across countries like the USA, France, Italy and Spain. Speaking…

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Kotoko head coach Maxwell Konadu welcomes Sarkodie ‘home’

Head Coach of Asante Kotoko, Maxwell Konadu has welcomed the club’s new signing, Emmanuel Sarkodie to the club. The Porcupine Warriors fended off interest from other clubs to secure the signature of the former Nkoranza Warriors captain just last week and it didn’t take long for the club’s head Coach to welcome his latest recruit home. The player has signed a three-year deal which expires in 2023. Emmanuel Sarkodie, a defensive midfielder becomes Kotoko’s second confirmed signing in the just-opened transfer window after striker Kwame Opoku. Coach Maxwell Konadu extended…

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Ghana forward Samuel Owusu makes donation to Ghanaian clubs to help in fight against Corona Virus

Black Stars winger Samuel Owusu today (Saturday, March 28) donated 125 cartons of hand sanitizers to the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Owusu, who celebrates his birthday today, has been vociferous in the national campaign against the spread of Coronavirus with recorded video messages on social media. The Al-Fayha midfielder, through his ‘The Owusu Project’, decided to back his words in the fight against the pandemic with the donation of the sanitizers to be handed to clubs in locations that have recorded cases of the virus – namely Accra, Tema, Kumasi…

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Bofoakwa Tano appoints new coach to help their premier league qualification bid

Ghana Premier League campaigners, Bofoakwa Tano FC have named Ibrahim Mohammed as their new head coach. The National Division One League side has penned a year’s deal with  Ibrahim Mohammed with the new coach tasked to ensure the club returns to top flight football. New Coach Ibrahim Mohammed joins Bofoakwa with a such experience in the terrain. He has previously coached the likes of Wa All Stars ,Nkoranza Warriors, Nsoatreman and B.A. United all in the division one and his addition is expected to boost the Hunters’ premier league qualification…

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