Hearts in advanced talks with Hasaacas for friendly

Hearts of Oak are planning to play a friendly against Sekondi Hasaacas in the coming days. The former Ghana Premier League winners will engage each other in a friendly encounter in the coming days. Footballmadeinghana.com understands that management of both clubs have come to an agreement with a venue yet to be decided but the Sekondi Sports Stadium is the likely destination. The last time Accra Hearts of Oak played at the Essipong Sports Stadium was in the 2014-2015 season which they won by a goal to nil courtesy a…

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GFA owes referees over GHC 2 million arrears – Referees secretary reveals

General secretary of the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) Mr. Ayita Mensah has revealed referees are owned more than GHC 2 million in payment by the Ghana Football Association.  Mr. Ayita Mensah was speaking on Nhyira FM on Monday and made the the dreadful revelation. “As it stands now our referees in Ghana are owned more than Two million Ghana cedis arrears as officiating fees.” Ayita Mensah disclosed. “This is the sum of officiating fees unpaid to the referees in the last two seasons for both men and women officiating…

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14 referees in Anas video exonerated by Referees Association of Ghana

The Disciplinary committee of the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) has cleared fourteen referees that appeared in the Anas Number 12 corruption video of any wrongdoing in a letter signed by RAG’s general secretary J. Ayita Mensah dated September 17, 2018.   The Referees association after conducting further investigation into Tiger PI number 12 documentary has concluded the following officiating officials were found not culpable and have accordingly been exonerated of all alleged offenses. The acquitted referees are as follows: 1. Esther Awo Detse 2. Prince Coffie 3. Wiseman Ghansah 4. Joseph Laryea 5….

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Walewale Catholic Stars win Zida Invitational Tournament in Bolga

Lower tier side Walewale Catholic Stars emerged champions of the just ended Zida invitational tournament at the St Johns Park in Bolgatanga of the Upper East region. The tournament was organized by the President of Bolga All Stars Salifu Zida who aims to keep players of the region active and fit in the absence of competitive football in the country. The Walewale based division two side, who exhibited good football in all their seven matches, beat tournament favorites Bolga Soe Soccer Masters 3-2 on penalties after a goalless draw after…

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Referees body slaps 8 referees with life-time bans over Anas video

Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) have announced life time bans against eight Ghanaian match referees after full-scale investigations following the Anas corruption video. A statement from RAG is reproduce below. After Anas expose #12 RAG set up a five member committee to investigate the conduct of 75 referees whose names and pictures appeared in the expose. The committee started work on 20/8/18 and submitted their written report to RAG on 8/9/18. RAG upon the receipt of the report had RAG Executive meeting on 15/9/18 under 34 (b) (v) and approved…

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FIFA has exposed member associations to governmental attacks – Kofi Manu

Experienced administrator Kofi Manu believes FIFA has opened its member associations up for attacks by governments over its handling of the situation in Ghana. The world football governing body on Thursday announced a four-member Normalization Committee for the Ghana FA. This was the first significant attempt to restore the GFA to calm after months of anarchy following an expose of alleged widespread corruption amongst referees and high ranking officials. The expose infuriated the general public and led government into initiating legal action seeking to dissolve the GFA. Executive Committee members…

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Let’s start a new league season – Joe Agyemang advices

Head Coach of Sekondi Hasaacas, Joe Agyemang has advised that the Normalization Committee should start a new league season rather than continuing the 2017-2018 season. A four-member normalization committee was formed by FIFA, CAF and GoG to steer the affairs of football in the country till new president and other regional positions have been elected to take over the Ghana Football Association. The Local leagues ended abruptly due to the Number 12 expose by Tiger Eye PI. The head coach of Sekondi Hasaacas has said that it will not be…

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Six players show up at Hasaacas training

Sekondi Hasaacas resumed training on Wednesday at the Takoradi Police reserve park with just six players and only four of the six players who appeared trained. The club communicated on Tuesday evening that they will resume training on Wednesday but the communication seemed not to have gone down well with the playing body as only six players showed up with four of them training. The four players who trained went through some recoveries with the head coach Joe Agyemang leading them. According to the head coach, the communication didn’t get…

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FIFA names Amoah as head of Normalisation Committee for Ghana FA

After days of constant speculations on the probable names of the members of the FIFA normalization committee (NC) for the Ghana Football Association everything is now officially known. In the end Dr. Kofi Amoah is appointed President of the NC and Lucy Quist will be his deputy. Lawyer Duah-Adonteng and Naa Odofoley Nortey have been appointed as members but former GFA chairman Alhaji M.N.D Jawula widely tipped to be part of the team was not mentioned. The list was announced by the FIFA and CAF representatives during a press conference…

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Dreams FC boss pats GHALCA for organizing ‘long overdue’ tourney

Executive Chairman of Dreams FC Kurt E.S Okraku has welcomed the upcoming GHALCA tournament – saying it is even ‘long overdue’. The welfare body of clubs is set to launch a tournament involving Premier and Division One clubs. This tournament is to afford clubs to engage in competition with organized football in Ghana currently at a halt. Talks are currently ongoing to have the competition named after the late Dr. Kofi Annan. And Dreams FC boss, who has confirmed his club’s participation, says this competition couldn’t have come at a…

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