GARFA Special Competition: Charity Stars FC, Attram De-Visser face off in finals on August 31

Charity Stars will face Attram De-Visser in the finals of the Greater Accra Football Association Special Competition on Saturday, 31st August 2019. The mouthwatering encounter is scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium at 3pm. Meanwhile, Tema United and Adenta United will battle for third place in the early kick off at 1pm. A total of about 86 clubs across the region participated in the novelty league which is set to hit its climax. The winner, first runner up and third place will be given trophies, medals as well as other…

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GFA NC wishes Kotoko, AshantiGold well in CAF inter-club matches

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association have wished Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold the best of luck in their respective CAF inter-club competitions this weekend. Ashantigold will lock horns with Equatorial Guinean side Akonangui at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in the CAF Confederations Cup, While Asante Kotoko host Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in Kumasi on Sunday in the CAF Champions League. A statement reads; “Our two representatives in Africa registered impressive results in the first-leg of their respective competitions away. Ashantigold’s 1:1 draw in Equatorial Guinea and Kotoko’s…

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African Games Preview – Black Satellites face Mali in a must win game today

Black Satellites will lock horns with Mali in a must win game in their last group game of the African Games. Coach Yaw Preko’s side need a win to seal their qualification to the next round  of the competition. Ghana won their opening game 2-1 against Burundi but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in the subsequent group match. A win over Mali will give Ghana 6 six points which would be enough to see them through to the next round. Ghana won the 2011 edition of the competition beating…

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#CAFCL Preview : Kotoko vrs Kano Pillars- Redemption time for the Porcupines

Asante Kotoko will be looking to overturn a 3-2 defeat on Sunday when come up against Nigerian counterpart Kano Pillars  at  Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday. The Porcupines will be depending largely on their home advantage to beat the Masu gida side on Sunday. Kjetil Zachariassen side showed some flashes of their brilliance in Nigeria despite conceeding two late goals to succumbed to a 3-2 defeat. The last time the Porcupines warriors played a CAF Champions League at the Baba Yara Stadium was in 2015 against Algerians side MC Eulma,…

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#TotalCAFCL: Ghanaian referee Charles Bulu to officiate Raja Casablanca-Brikama clash

Experienced Ghanaian Charles Bulu has been appointed to officiate the CAF Champions League game between Moroccan side Raja Casablanca and Gambian opponent Brikama United. The cagey encounter comes off on Saturday in Morocco . Bulu will be assisted by Tijani Mohammed and Emmanuel Alou all from Ghana along with Adaari Abdul Latif and Egyptian Match Commissioner Khaled Ibrahim Latif . By: Gbordzor Promise

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Official – Afriyie Acquah completes move to Turkish side Yeni Matalyaspor

Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah has completed a move to Turkish Supalig side Yeni Matalyaspor. Acquah penned a two-year deal with the option to extend for one year on Friday after completing a successful medical test. The midfielder joined the Turkish side as a free agent after his contract with Empoli came to an end in June. Acquah has previously featured for Parma, Sampdoria, Torino and Empoli and TSG Hoffenheim the only club he has played outside Italy. He is expected to receive $1million per season at the Turkish club.

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Old GFA members must be allowed to contest – George Afriyie

Fomer Vice President of Ghana Football Association George Afriyie has called a bluff to those calling for the disqualification of the Old GFA members in the upcoming GFA Presidential election. According to George, FIFA didn’t bring anyone outside the federation to replace Sepp Blatter after various corruption charges was levelled against him. Afriyie, who is contesting for the Ghana Football Association Presdential position insisted running football is not a child play and  competent people must be elected to steer the affairs of the Association. “Those saying the members of the…

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FRIENDLY: Hearts of Oak to play Rock Star FC at Swedru

Ghana Premier League side, Hearts of Oak and Division One side Rock Stars FC are set for a friendly encounter at the Swedru Sports Stadium on Sunday, August 25. Hearts of Oak will be looking to get back to winning ways after losing to the National Under 23 side last Wednesday. Kim Grant is preparing his side for the 2018 President Cup against Kotoko and also Homowo Cup game against their city rivals Great Olympics. The club teeming fans at Swedru and it environs will get the opportunity to watch…

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#CAFCC Preview : AshantiGold vrs Akonangui FC – Miners set sight on qualification

Ashantigold will host their Equatorial Guinea counterpart Akonangui FC on Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium. The Miners secured an important 1-1 draw in the first leg which was played two weeks ago at Ebebiyin. The last time Ashantigold hosted a continental competition at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium was 2015/2016 when they beat M O Bejaia by a goal to nothing. Ashantigold have lost only (1) of their last (11) competitive games. interesingly the defeat came at the Obuasi Lenclay Stadium…

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No friendly for Black Stars as FIFA international break approaches

Ghana will not play any friendly game during the FIFA international break which starts from September 3 to 11th 2019. This continues a worrying trend since the Normalization Committee took over the helms of Ghana Football. The Black Stars have not played any warm up games during a FIFA date for international friendlies since the interim body assumed office. In fact, the only friendlies the national team has played under the watch of the NC is against Namibia and South Africa in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana’s…

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