Deputy Sports Minister exposes Kwasi Appiah; clarifies salary situation

The deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto has clarified the salary situation of former Black Stars Coach James Kwasi Appiah. According to him, it is the Sports Ministry and not the Ghana FA that needs to pay Kwasi Appiah, salaries owed him. Coach Appiah who exited the role in January this year is at war with the Ghana FA for refusing to pay monies owed him which amounts to $185,000 and has threatened to drag the matter to FIFA level to demand his money from the…

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Government open to football resuming behind close doors – Deputy Sports Minister reveals

The Deputy Sports Minister, Perry Okudzeto has opined that resuming the Ghana Premier League behind closed doors due to the CoronaVirus pandemic is not a farfetched option The league was suspended by the Ghana Football Association on March 16, in accordance with a government directive to impose a ban on public gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak. Despite CoronaVirus not fully flushed out of the system and with uncertainty when this will happen, the world has been learning to live with the virus with many sectors resuming operations but with…

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Legon Cities considering moving their home games to Legon Park for their Premier League games

Chief Executive Officer for Legon Cities FC  Mr. Terry Maxwell Aidam has revealed that the club is considering moving their home matches away from the Accra Sports Stadium, eyeing the Legon Park as a possible destination. Legon Cities have struggled to overcome their opponents at the Accra Sports Stadium winning only three home games in the suspended league. In a virtual meeting with the fans of the club on twitter, the CEO disclosed that the club is in talk with the authorities of the University of Ghana in order to…

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GFA meets Government COVID-19 team on way forward for Ghana Football

A Ghana Football Association delegation on Thursday, May 21, 2020 joined other federations to engage the Government COVID-19 team at the Accra Sports Stadium. The meeting was also attended by the leadership of the National Sports Authority. Presidents of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Ghana Golf Association and the Ghana Boxing Authority and Athletics Association were all present. Advisor on Health at the Presidency, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare and Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme, Dr. Asamoah Baah joined the meeting on behalf of the government. GFA President Kurt…

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SWAG boss Kwabena Yeboah fears for clubs if local league is cancelled

President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Kwabena Yeboah has signalled his fear for local clubs should the 2019-20 football season be cancelled. According to him, some football clubs go extinct if such a development should occur. The Ghana FA suspended the current football season in March amid the CoronaVirus outbreak. This was in conformity with the government’s ban on all public gatherings which forms part of measures announced by President Akufo-Addo to curb the spread of CoronaVirus. With no end in sight and a final decision needed,…

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Dr. Prince Pambo slams ‘irresponsible’ calls for resumption of football 

CAF Media Officer Dr. Prince Pambo says calls for football to resume now without regard for safety of players and human lives in general are irresponsible and should not be entertained. The Ghana Football Association has suspended all football activities amid the CoronaVirus pandemic. Almost all football activities worldwide have grinded to a halt due to the outbreak of the novel disease. However, with some countries taking steps to resume their football competitions, pressure has been mounting on the Ghana FA to take a decision on the fate of the…

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Ghanaian referees to take part in FIFA Refereeing courses online

The Refereeing Department of FIFA has taken a decision to organize courses via an online classroom tool to provide support for referees. This was contained in a letter signed by FIFA Director of Refereeing Massimo Busacca and sent to all Member Associations. “Due to the major impact of the virus on the organization of events such as in-person courses and seminars, FIFA has been searching for alternative ways to continue our mission of supporting and improving refereeing globally. “We understand how important it is to provide solutions that allow referees…

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Majeed Ashimeru resumes training with Red Bull Salzburg ahead of league return on June 2

Ghana midfielder, Majeed Ashimeru has resumed training with Austrian top-flight side Red Bull Salzburg after the coronavirus induced break. Ashimeru and his teammates partook in a close door session which was supervised by head coach Jesse Marsch. Salzburg began preparation ahead of the resumption of the Austrian Bundesliga scheduled to resume on June 2 and end in mid-July. The former West African Football Academy midfielder has been integral member of the squad since returning from his loan spell at Swiss side St  Gallen. He has featured in 22 games for…

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‘You shouldn’t have play in the game’ – Sadick Adams fires Thomas Abbey

Striker Saddick Adams wants Thomas Abbey to accept that Hearts were not just good for Kotoko in the 2017 FA Cup final and not because the Phobians were hungry. The former Accra Hearts of Oak captain claims the Phobians were physically not ready for the game after suspending training before the clash due to unpaid salaries and bonuses. And Saddick thinks Abbey is just weaving for excuses for losing the 2017 MTN FA Cup final. A first-half hat-trick by Saddick Adams gave Asante Kotoko a 3-1 thrashing of Hearts to…

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We were paid before the MTN FA CUP final – Atinga exposes Thomas Abbey

Former Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atinga has denied earlier reports by former club skipper, Thomas Abbey that they weren’t paid for three months prior to their F.A CUP defeat to arch-rivals Asante Kotoko in Tamale. Thomas Abbey earlier in interview with Angel FM cited the money owed them by the club affected the team, hence their 3-1 defeat to Asante Kotoko. But in an interview with Angel FM, Atinga who featured in that game for the Phobians has swiftly rebuffed Abbey’s claim insisting all their arrears where paid before…

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