Relief for Acquah as injury diagnosed not to be serious

Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah has been handed a massive injury boost as it has been revealed his latest injury setback is not as serious as initially feared. The 26-year-old had to be replaced after just 14 minutes in Empoli’s 3-1 defeat at Sassuolo on Friday. It was just the fifth game for the Ghana international since joining the Blues on loan from Torino just at the start of the season. And it was feared he could have suffered a severe injury when he was hurled of in the Serie-A clash….

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Red-hot Tetteh strikes twice to take Sparta to the top of Czech top flight

Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh continued with his rich vein of form by scoring twice in Sparta Prague’s 4-1 win over Slovan Liberec on Saturday evening. The 21-year-old followed up with his heroics on Monday at Ostrava by completing his brace under just 34 minutes to send Sparta to the summit of the Czech topflight. Tetteh first scored in the 26th minute to double Sparta’s lead after Stanciu had put the hosts ahead in the 17th minute. The former Ghana U20 star then extended the lead eight minutes later before eventually…

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Rahman misses Schalke cracker against Bayern over birth of child

Baba Rahman will miss Schalke’s clash against Bayern Munich on Saturday following the birth of his second child. The Ghana defender together with his wife, Salma welcomed their baby boy around 3am. Rahman had already been excused from his first team duties as Schalke to witness the birth of his child. He will thus not been involved for the Royal Blues when they host giants Bayern in the Bundesliga on Saturday evening. Schalke are desperately in search of their first point of the season having lost all their opening games…

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Ashgold’s Kwaku Frimpong donates bottle water to colts tournament organizers

The President of Ashanti Gold SC, Dr. Kwaku Frimpong (Champion) has presented thirty boxes of STARZ PLUS Mineral water to the organizers of Ashanti Regional Colts Rebuilding tournament. Dr. Frimpong who is the producer of STARZ PLUS Mineral water has taken keen interest in the tournament and has urged the organizers to continue to unearth talents which will eventually help the development of football in the country. Receiving the items, the chief organizer of the tournament Abdulai “Kamara” Amidu, the President of Asokwa Royals and Deportivo SC thanked Dr. Frimpong…

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Sacking of Yusif Abubakar was meaningless – Elvis Opoku

The midfielder says Aduana Stars’ decision to replace Yusif Abubakar by Japanase-American trainer Kenichi Yatshuhashi made no sense. Elvis has, on Friday, made some really damning allegations against the club he currently has two years contract. Coach Yusif was sacked after two games into the CAF Confederation Cup competition losing to ASEC by 1-0 away and drawing 3-3 against Raja Casablanca in Dormaa. The defensive midfielder has questioned the decision of the management of the Ghanaian champions to sack premier league winner Abubakar. “What was the point in the sacking…

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CAF Extra’O general assembly to elect Nyantakyi’s FIFA Council replacement on Sept 30

CAF  General Assembly members will meet at Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt to elect an African representative to the FIFA council for the Anglophone linguistic grouping to replace the original holder of the position Kwesi Nyantakyi who resigned on June 8 following his implication in the Tiger Eye Pi undercover investigative video. CAF will also deliberate on the concept of centralisation of the rights of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers among other things. FIFA Council member Ntantakyi was banned by FIFA Ethics committee for 90 days which was extended…

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Elvis Opoku blasts “terrible” Aduana Stars management and wants 2-year contract terminated

The frustrated and disappointed midfielder has opened can of worms against the management of Aduana Stars and wants his two-year contract with the club terminated immediately. Elvis Opoku is disappointed after failing to win a move abroad from the Ghanaian champions since joining the Dormaa side. Likes of Yakubu Mohammed, Stephen Adams, Nathaniel Asamoah, Yahaya Mohammed, Derrick Sasraku have been purchased by foreign clubs but Elvis feels disappointed as Aduana Stars continue to block his greener pastures ambitions. The latest big transfer of Emmanuel Boateng – who has been at…

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Foh Amoaning calls for FIFA punishment against firebrand Takyi Arhin

Moses Foh Amoaning has called on FIFA to punish Takyi Arhin for his sexist comments made against two members of the Normalisation Committee. Cheif executive officer of Eleven Wonders Takyi Arhin questioned the credibility of the two females Ms. Lucy Quist and Naa Odoforley Nortey, who were nominated as part of the normalization committee for Ghana football. The outspoken football administrator went too far describing them as nothing but “beauty pageants” on the committee. Speaking on Happy the ace legal practitioner called on FIFA to punish Takyi Arhin after his…

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Ivorian clubs pay better wages – Berekum Chelsea’s Ametepe says

Berekum Chelsea midfielder Eric Ametepe was on loan at Ivorian club AS Tanda last season and says football clubs in Ivory Coast pay better salaries to players. “One thing is there is difference in value between the CFA and the Ghana cedis. But when you look at what players are paid over there and compare it to ours I can say they are doing better.” Ametepe disclosed. The former Berekum Arsenal offensive midfielder also added that Ghana is in the same bracket as Ivory Coast in terms of soccer talents…

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