Kotoko to land Ghc 156 000 sponsorship deal with Asamoah Gyan’s Paradise Pac Water

Asante Kotoko have reportedly landed a sponsorship deal with Paradise Pac Drinking water which is owned by Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan. Gyan, 33,  has said in the past that he will play for the Porcupine Warriors before he finally retire from the game. The deal is said to worth 10 000 Ghana cedis in physical cash per month and monthly products worth 3 000 Ghana cedis meaning the total annual sponsorship deal would stand at 156 000 Ghana cedis. Both parties are expected to officially announce the deal before…

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Nathaniel Asamoah wants young Ghanaian players to move abroad for better career

FC Banants striker Nathaniel Asamoah has advised young Ghanaian players to move abroad for better career development should they get the opportunity. Inusah Musah, Isaac Mensah, Patrick Razak of Hearts of Oak, Emmanuel Boateng of Aduana Stars are some of the latest players to leave the shores of the country to play their trade elsewhere. Asamoah, 28, has represented Wa All Stars, Asante Kotoko, Medeama and Aduana Stars in the Ghanaian championship but has also played professional football abroad for such clubs like Red Star Belgrade in Serbia, Raja Casablanca…

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Vincent Kompany’s father who was refugee becomes Belgium’s first black mayor

Belgium has elected a black mayor for the first time – the father of international football star Vincent Kompany. Pierre Kompany topped the poll for the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels, earning him the title of mayor. Mr Kompany arrived in Belgium in 1975 as a refugee from what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. He became active in politics in 2006 as a councillor, and took a seat in the Brussels regional parliament in 2014. But he is perhaps best known for his famous sons. Vincent Kompany is…

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FIFA NC meet the press in Accra on Wednesday

The GFA Normalization Committee would have its maiden interaction with the media on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The objective is to brief the media on the activities of the Normalization Committee so far and also clarify its mandate by FIFA. The President and Members of the GFA Normalization Committee would be in attendance. We look forward to welcoming you, our friends from the media to the Alisa Hotel (North Ridge), at 12:00 midday on Wednesday. Source – Ghanafa.org  

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Leonard Tawiah ready to rejoin Hearts of Oak

Leonard Tawiah will not hesitate to rejoin his former club Accra Hearts of Oak after leaving Lebanon. The former Hearts of Oak midfielder is ready to join any suitable club. The player left the Phobians in January for Lebanese side Akhaa Ahly Alay but has returned to Ghana after exhausting his contract with the club. Speaking to Aseda FM in Takoradi, Leonard said ” I’m ready to play in the local league again. I have learned a lot in Lebanon. But it’s now history ” When asked if he is…

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African Football: Former footballer Kalou elected mayor in Ivory Coast

Former Ivorian international Bonaventure Kalou has been elected mayor of Vavoua, a city located in central part of the country. The former Paris Saint Germain, PSG, Auxerre and Feyenoord player was elected during last Saturday’s municipal elections, he run as an independent candidate. “I have a feeling of pride and I have an emotional thought for my father, (who died in 2016) who would have liked to be mayor of this area, I’m following in his footsteps,” he said after his victory was confirmed. It is often thought that footballers…

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Retired women footballers of Ghana donate to Black Queens

The Retired National Women Footballers Association of Ghana has donated items to the Black Queens who are preparing for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations to be hosted in Ghana in November. Assistant coach of Black Queens Mercy Tagoe who doubles as the President of the association led the group to the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence to make the presentation. Items such as Kleesoft washing powder, Lux soap , Lifebuoy soap and Awake drinking water were received by Queens captain Leticia Zikpi on behalf of the team. Leticia…

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Have King Faisal Babes been missed?

King Faisal Babes FC was one of the best Ghanaian soccer clubs that peaked in the early 2000s after being promoted to the premier league in 1995 but Alhaji Grusah’s Babes have spent the last four seasons in the Division One failing to win promotion repeatedly. During their best vintage, King Faisal played in the Africa Confederation Cup three times in a row – in 2004, 2005 and 2006 recording some big results like the 5-0 aggregate win over Zimbabwe’s Dynamos FC and the 2-1 away win against AS Marsa…

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We’ll clinch the title should 2018 league restart now – Sarfo Duku 

Communication director of Asante Kotoko Sarfo Duku has made a really bold statement that the Porcupine Warriors will clinch the league title should the 2018 Zylofon premier league resume now.  The Ghana premier league was halted due to the Anas Aremyaw number 12 expose but Asante Kotoko capitalized and have used the hiatus to rebuild the team recording some excellent results in high profile friendlies. Kotoko finished 4th after the first round of the league on 24 points but were three points adrift the first position held by Ashantigold on…

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Ghana not qualifying to 2019 AFCON as it stands now

As it stands now Kenya and Ethiopia are the two countries qualifying to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from the qualification Group F as the Black Stars are pushed to the third position in the latest standings on CAF’s website. Only group winners and runner-ups qualify to the AFCON finals in Cameroon and a total of 24 teams will participate for the first time in the competition’s history. The Harambee Stars have picked four points from the back to back games against Ethiopia taking Sebastien Migne’s side to the…

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