Osafo Marfo leads government’s delegation to FIFA

Government has empowered Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo to lead a delegation to Zurich to meet with FIFA over its threat of banning Ghana. The delegation which also includes Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah, Deputy Attorney General Godfred Dame and Deputy Chief of Staff Samuel Abu Jinapor will be flying out to Zurich on Wednesday night. A meeting with high ranking officials of FIFA is expected to take place on Thursday. The government delegation aims at getting FIFA to rescind their ultimatum of having Ghana banned by August 27. FIFA wrote…

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Partey to do what Pele, Kuffour, Essien couldn’t do

Ghanaian players have a strong reputation in European football but despite this only two players from Ghana have ever participated in a UEFA Super Cup final match and that is Ibrahim Tanko and Christian Gyan. Thomas Partey could become the third name on this exclusive list should he play against Real Madrid tonight in Tallinn in the 2018 Super Cup final showdown between Partey’s Atletico Madrid and the White Angels. Abedi Ayew “Pele”, Michael Essien, Samuel Osei Kuffour and Sulley Muntari have all won the prestigious UEFA Champions league competition…

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Partey and Atletico players more valuable than Real Madrid squad

Real Madrid may still bring in much more revenue than Thomas Partey’s Atletico Madrid, butDiego Simeone’s squad for the 2018/19 season has a higher market value than Julen Lopetegui’s. Partey has been with the Rojiblancos since 2013. Looking back over the past nine seasons, Atletico have come a long way since 2010/11 when Quique Sanchez Flores’ squad was worth 205.8 million euros, compared to the 487m euros value of Jose Mourinho’s side. Even as recently as the 2015/16 season, when the two Madrid teams met in the Champions League final, Real Madrid’s squad was worth much…

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Government caught in a lie with response to FIFA

The Government of Ghana (GoG) has been caught in a massive lie in their response to FIFA over the threat to ban Ghana from all football activities. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But GoG in its official response to…

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Government wants to meet FIFA over threat of ban

The Government of Ghana says it wants to ‘engage’ FIFA over a threat to ban Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum to the state to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the GFA by August 27. FIFA in its letter to the state says it will ‘immediately’ place a suspension on Ghana if their ultimatum is not heeded to at 10am (local time) on the deadline day. But Government in its response to FIFA did not state clearly their intention of heeding to the condition…

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Ayew’s Fenerbahçe crash out of Champions League

Andre Ayew and his Fenerbahçe team will play in the Europa League after dropping from the final qualifying round of the Champions League to Benfica. The Ghana forward played the full throttle as the Turkish giants crashed out of Europe’s elite competition before their home fans with a 1-1 on Tuesday night. With a1-0 deficit to make up for from the first leg, Fenerbahçe’s woes were further complicated when they fell behind to a 26th minute strike Gedson Fernandes. But the hosts gave themselves a massive chance with a 45th…

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Dreams FC President visits Baba Rahman ahead of new season

Dreams FC President Mohammed Jiji Alifoe has traveled to Schalke to visit Baba Abdul Rahman. Mohammed, who discovered Baba as a kid is in Europe seeking new partnership for his club. He used the opportunity to travel to Gelsenkirchen to check on one of his products. Baba Rahman is preparing for the start of the new season in Germany having gone through full pre-season with his club. The Ghana defender is returning to first team action after being sidelined for over a year with an injury he picked up while…

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Sports Minister set to travel to Zurich to meet FIFA over ban threats

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah will be traveling to Switzerland later this week to meet FIFA officials over the threat of a ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an August 27 ultimatum to the state to withdraw its case in court seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA. FIFA in a letter stated clearly it’ll ban Ghana from all football activities unless the Ghana government reneges on its court proceedings looking to dissolve the GFA. The government proceeded to an Accra High court with the aim of…

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EXCLUSIVE: Hearts receive €27,000 for Cobbinah transfer

Hearts of Oak received €27,000 for the transfer of Winful Cobbinah to FK Tirana, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively confirm. The attacking midfielder joined the Albanian club last month for an officially undisclosed fee. But checks conducted by FootballMadeInGhana.com have revealed Hearts received €27,000 for their influential player. This will be confirmed when club shareholders converge for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday. Cobbinah was angling for a move after refusing to extend his contract with the Phobians.

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GHALCA wants to meet President Akufo Addo over looming FIFA ban

The Ghana League Clubs Association have initiated moves to hold a meeting with President Akufo Addo over the threat of a FIFA ban on Ghana football. The world football governing body has issued an ultimatum for the government to withdraw its court case seeking to liquidate the Ghana FA or else face a ban from all football activities. Government has been resolute in its stand to dissolve the GFA in the aftermath of the release of an undercover documentary which sought to expose corruption in Ghana football. In the said…

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