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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GFA to refer use of unqualified players to Disciplinary Committee

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to remind all League Clubs (Premier League, Division One League and Women’s League) that as stated in the Disciplinary Code, any club which uses unqualified player in any match will be referred to the Disciplinary Committee once the GFA discovers the infraction. As stated in Article 22(4) of the Disciplinary Code, “the Disciplinary Committee has also the capacity to act ex officio.” Consequently, the GFA wishes to assure all participants and stakeholders of the game that GFA will comply with its rules and refer…

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Football at a standstill; dealing with the COVID-19 threat

It has been described as one of the worst moments in the annals of association football. In truism, there had never been a time in football history where the future of one of the world’s most popular sporting disciplines looked so gloomy than the world is experiencing now. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease which had been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), since its outbreak in China last year, is fast spreading globally. The pandemic’s global death toll has reached almost 5,000, while the…

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Breaking News: President Akuffo Addo suspends all football activities

President of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwah AKuffo-Addo has slapped a 4 week ban on all football activities effective Monday March 16, 2020. This means in effect the 2019/2020Ghana football season which is behind schedule has been suspended for the next 4 weeks. This comes after the president announced government’s decision to ban all public/social gatherings, including but not limited to church activities, funerals, weddings and sporting events with immediate effect for the next one month. The decision to ban such gatherings forms part of measures put in place by…

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Upper East RFA Absorbed Second Division League Officiating Fees

The Upper East Regional Football Association have absorbed the officiating fees of the Regional Division Two League. The Vice Chairman of the Upper East Regional Football Association Abel Asoogo made this known to all the second division clubs CEOs in a meeting yesterday. The officiating fees for the 2019/2020 season was pegged at Ghc1000 per club thus bringing the total to GHC24,000. The 2019/2020 Upper East Regional Division Two League will start this weekend (21st March, 2020) across the various league centers with 24 teams competing for the sole ticket…

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Western Regional Minister Kwabena Okyere Darko to grace WRFA’s Ordinary Congress

The Western Regional Minister,  Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah will today grace the Ordinary session of Congress of the Western Regional Football Association as the special guest of honor. The WRFA’s congress takes place today at the Grace Angel conference Hall at the Takoradi Library opposite Star of the Sea cathedral. Kwabena Okyere Darko, who also doubles as the Member of Parliament for Takoradi is a known football enthusiast and has over the years supported the sport in diverse ways. The program is expected to be attended by the Western regional sports…

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Hearts of Oak face Montreal United FC in friendly on Thursday

Accra Hearts of Oak will lock horns with lower-tier side Montreal United FC in a friendly on Thursday, 5th March 2020. The match is scheduled to kick off at the club’s training base at Pobiman at 3pm. Coach Edward Nii Odoom is expected to use the encounter to prepare his squad for their match day 13 clash with Inter Allies on Sunday as well give some of his fringe players a chance to stake a claim. Meanwhile, Montreal United will relish the rare opportunity to test themselves against the Premier…

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MTN FA Cup Round of 32 full Draw held, find out pairings

The MTN FA Cup committee has successfully completed the draw process for the round of 32 stage in a short but colorful ceremony held today. The event which took place at the at the M Plaza Hotel saw the 32 qualified teams housed in 3 separate zones and balloted to ascertain the various matchups. The 32 teams comprised eleven (11) Premier League clubs, seventeen (17) Division One clubs and four (4) Division Two teams who progressed from the Round of 64 stage. The fixture list delivers most local derbies in…

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Division Two side Montreal United to play their home matches at McDan La Town Park

Greater-Accra based Division two side Montreal United FC have adopted the La McDan Astro turf pitch as their home venue for the upcoming season. The National Division 2 leagues get underway next month as teams get busy to vie for slots to make an entry into the Division One League. Montreal United FC in a post on their official Facebook page acknowledged that they settled on the La McDan Astro turf pitch as their home venue due to the facility’s top notch nature. The facility has a standard security checkpoint,…

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VORA FC undraped ahead of new division 2 season

  It was a colourful ceremony at the Pleasure Gardens in Ho in the early hours of Monday, 24th February as fans and well wishers of the erstwhile Voradep Football Club popularly known as Vora-Vora was reborn and outdoored. The gathering was graced by Hon. Prosper Pi-Bansa, Ho Municipal Chief Executive and other host of prominent people. Speaking at the ceremony, the Chief of Hliha who doubles as the Chairman for the occasion Togbe Afele II in his remarks was delighted about the rebirth of Vora-Vora. He emphasised on the…

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