Sarpong’s late winner hands Rayon Sports Kigali derby victory

Ghana-import Michael Sarpong was the hero with a late winner to inspire Rayon Sports to a 1-0 victory over bitterest rivals APR to narrow the gap at the top of the Azam Rwanda Premier League table. APR went into Saturday’s game at Amahoro National Stadium six points clear at the top, but saw their lead reduced to three points after tasting their third defeat this term. The former Dreams FC star scored from the spot in stoppage time to seal victory for Rayon after Emmanuel Imanishimwe brought down Gilbert Mugisha in…

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Red Bull Salzburg confirm Majeed Ashimeru recall; set for permanent role next season

Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg have confirmed midfielder Majeed Ashimeru will be part of the first-team set up for the 2019/2020 season. The budding Ghanaian youngster has been recalled by Salzburg from a loan spell at Swiss side St Gallen where he has been in brilliant form this campaign. Salzburg are impressed with his development and his three goals in 28 league appearances. A statement on the club’s website read: ”Majeed Ashimeru left the West African Football Academy for Salzburg in the summer of 2017 and has since then enjoyed a…

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Majeed Waris pleased to reach 100 game milestone in Ligue 1

FC Nantes forward Abdul Majeed Waris has expressed his delight after reaching a landmark 100 games in Ligue 1 Conforama. The Ghanaian international celebrated the milestone in style by inspiring Nantes to a 3-2 win over PSG on Wednesday evening. Waris was presented a commemorative shirt after the match to mark the ineviable feat. ”Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah to have played my 100th game in one of the best leagues in Europe. Thanks to everyone that keep supporting and praying for me. 🙏🙏🙏..very important 3 points today. Time to relax and chill…

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Ex-Kotoko coach Michael Osei watches Dauda Mohammed shine for Vitesse in Eredivisie

Former coach of Asante Kotoko Michael Osei was in attendance as Dauda Mohammed starred for Vitesse Arnhem in their 4-1 win over PEC Zwolle in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday.  The Ghana youth striker grabbed his side’s 3rd with a beautiful poke finish in the 73rd minute. The 21 year old forward caught up with his former coach Michael Osei after the match and posted a picture on his Instagram page that will stir up a feeling of nostalgia among the Kotoko fan base. Dauda left the Ghanaian local scene after…

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Dauda Mohammed on target for Vitesse Arnhem in big win

Ghana forward Dauda Mohammed registered his name on the scoresheet for Vitesse Arnhem as they annihilated PEC Zwolle 4-1 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday.  The Eagles broke the deadlock in the 9th minute after Bryan Linssen combined with Martin Ødegaard. Lennart Thy however drew the visitors level in the 25th minute with a fine finish. Linssen grabbed his brace and restored Vitesse Arnhem’s lead two minutes after the restart. Dauda Mohammed extended the lead for Leonid Slutsky’s side after he poke in Thulani Serero’s back heel pass in the 73rd minute before…

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Frank Acheampong grabs match-winner for Tianjin Teda in China

Ghana winger Frank Acheampong scored the match winner for Tianjin Teda in their 3-2 win against Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League on Saturday. A Kaimu Zheng brace handed Teda a comfortable two goal lead at the break. However, Henan Jianye reduced the the deficit two minutes after the restart through English-born Chinese forward Tim Chow. Cameroonian forward Franck Ohandza drew them level with a 58th minute penalty goal. With the match heading for a draw, Frank Acheampong emerged the hero for his team with a 75th minute strike to ensure all three points….

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Schlupp, Jordan Ayew top candidates for Crystal Palace Player of the Season award

Ghanaian duo Jeffrey Schlupp and Jordan Ayew are among the top contenders for 2018/2019 Crystal Palace Player of the Season award. Schlupp has been in fine form for the Eagles this season, he was adjudged Crystal Palace Player for the Month of February after some impressive performances. The 26 year old has netted 5 goals in 37 appearances for the club this term. The tally stands as his highest in a single campaign since hitting six goals for Leicester City in 2011-12. Meanwhile, workaholic Jordan Ayew has endeared himself to the Palace fans…

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Atsu features as Newcastle down Southampton

Christian Atsu featured as Newcastle United beat Southampton on Saturday to move 10 points clear of the relegation zone. The Ghanaian international put in a decent shift after he was brought on for Miguel Almiron in the 64th minute. A hat-trick from Ayoze Perez was enough for the Magpies to claim a 3-1 win against the Saints in the Premier League at St James’ Park. This victory leaves Newcastle almost certainly safe but Southampton remain five points above the drop zone with four games left to play.

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Reunion: Dreams FC brand ambassador Jupiter meets former club skipper Leonard Owusu in Dubai

Dreams FC brand ambassador Jupiter met former club captain Leonard Owusu in Dubai. The popular Ghanaian dancehall artiste and Leonard, who now plies his trade with Israeli side Ashdod FC caught up with each other at the airport before posing for pictures. Jupiter is an ardent supporter of the club and composer of the club’s official anthem. Leonard was instrumental in the club’s success in the last three seasons as he led the team twice to seal Premier league qualification. The midfield dynamo also led Dreams FC to win the 2018 off season GHALCA…

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U17 AFCON 2019: Fabin’s Uganda fail to pick World Cup ticket despite 1-1 stalemate with Nigeria

Ghanaian gaffer Paa Kwesi Fabin failed to grab a World Cup ticket with his Uganda U17 side after their 1-1 stalemate with Nigeria in the ongoing U17 AFCON in Tanzania. A 74th minutes strike by Ibraheem Olalekan Jabaar canceled Uganda’s lesd through John Kokas Alou in the 67th minute to deny the East Africans a place in the semifinals. Uganda’s hopes were dashed despite picking a point in the game after Angola recorded a 4-2 win over hosts Tanzania in the other group encounter. Uganda bounced back from an opening…

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