IMPRESSIVE: University of Ghana test their own version of VAR?

The University Ghana, Legon, has put to test their own version of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) cameras in a match between their male football team and UMAT. Five cameras plus a drone were used to cover the match. The experiment is the first time Ghana is using the VAR technology in a football match. The University of Ghana has raised the bar for media coverage of the game with many advocating the technology is tested in the biggest Ghana Premier League game between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko schedule…

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Match Report: Berekum Chelsea 1-0 Dreams: Fusseni Zacharia’s goal down Dreams FC in Berekum

Berekum Chelsea continue their unbeaten start to the Ghana Premier League by beating Dreams FC 1-0 on Wednesday. Zacharia Fusseni’s first half goal was enough to secure them the maximum points at the Golden City Park. It was Chelsea who started the game very well and could have take the lead through Kofi Owusu, but Sarkodie did well to prevent him. Berekum Chelsea took an early lead through Fusseni Zacharia 15th minutes strike. Chelsea dominated the first half but couldn’t add to their lead in the first half. The story…

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MTN FA Cup Preliminary Round Draw successfully held: Check out draw results and more details

The Preliminary draw for the 2019/2020 MTN FA Cup has been successfully held by the competition’s organizing committee on Tuesday January 14 at the Ghana Football Association Secretariat. The draw involved 92 sides which comprised the 48 clubs from the National Division One League alongside the 44 qualified clubs from the various Regional Division 2 Leagues. According to the chairman of the MTN FA Cup committee,  Wilson Arthur, the draw was held on a Regional basis to create exciting derbies and also to save clubs from traveling to far distances…

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MTN FA Cup to be launched today

This season’s version of Ghana’s prestigious Cup competition, the MTN FA CUP will be officially launched at the GFA Secretariat today, January 14 at 11 am GMT. There will also be a draw event for the preliminary round of the competition which will involve all 48 Division One League clubs as well as the qualified clubs from the respective regional Division 2 leagues. The 2019-20 MTN FA Cup is scheduled to commence on the weekend of January 24-27, 2020 at centers across the country. The launch event will also provide…

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DOL 2020: BYF Academy donate to Save Our Life Orphanage ahead of league opener

Ahead of their kickoff in the 2020 Division One League season, BYF Academy have donated several items including toiletries and other valuables to the ‘Save Our Life Orphanage’ at Anwiankwanta. The items included toilet rolls, liquid and powdered soap, drinks, water and some used clothes. The team was led by Technical Director of the club Abdul Rahman Yakubu and other technical and management members including Director of Football Kwame Twumasi Danquah, Operations Director Paul Amoako and Welfare Officer Zulkarnaini Mohammed. The Amansie Cobra will be on the road to Agogo…

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StarTimes announce juicy production plan for Ghana Premier League coverage

Broadcast Rights owners of the Ghana Premier League StarTimes have announced a mouthwatering production plan for the coverage of the Ghana Premier League just three days after winning the bid. The broadcast giants will provide “the biggest and most advanced television production by far with at least 8 cameras for live matches,” according to their Marketing Manager Akofa Banson in her speech during a press briefing at their office in Accra. This will ensure a top quality viewing experience for fans around the world with multiple cameras delivering all the…

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2019/20 MTN FA Cup launch/live draw to be held on Tuesday

The 2019/2020 edition of the MTN FA CUP will be officially launched at the GFA Secretariat on Tuesday 14th January, 2020 at 11am. A draw will be made for the preliminary round of the competition which will feature all 48 Division One League clubs and qualified clubs from the Regional 2nd Division leagues. This year’s competition which promises to be exciting is scheduled to kick off the weekend of 24-27 January, 2020 at match venues across the country. The grand launch which will be held on Tuesday morning will also…

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MTN FA Cup preliminary round to start on January 24

The magic of the Cup returns from January 24-27 when the preliminary round of the 2019/20 MTN FA Cup kicks off across the country. 18 Premier League sides are set to compete with 48 Division One League clubs and 44 Division Two League clubs for the coveted traditional trophy. The third tier clubs will kick off the championship before the division and top flight sides join in the next phase. The grand finale has been slated for Sunday, 26th July 2020. Hearts of Oak and Asante Koko are the most…

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GFA to announce television stations with non-exclusive rights to air highlights of GPL, DOL and WPL

The Ghana Football Association is set to announce television stations with non-exclusive rights to air highlights of the Ghana Premier League, Division One League, and the Women’s Premier League. This latest development comes after the governing body announced on Wednesday that StarTimes have secured television rights of the Premier League and the FA Cup in a five-year deal worth US$ 5.25 million. Meanwhile, the GFA has decided to make highlights of the Ghana Premier League and the FA Cup available to other television stations in a non exclusive category. As part of the…

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GFA confirms StarTimes won Television Rights bid with $5.25m for 5 years

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed StarTimes have secured television rights of the Premier League and the FA Cup in a five-year deal worth US$ 5.25 million. The Chinese company received the nod after the Ghana FA evaluated competitive bids from six other companies. This was made known by the governing body in a media release on Wednesday. The statement read; ”StarTimes emerged winners of the competitive bidding process after the GFA accepted their offer, which was the best among other bids. ”StarTimes will sign a five-year agreement with the GFA worth…

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