Zesco United pour cold water on Yacouba links

Zesco United President, Richard Mulenga has poured cold water on rumors hot in the local media that the club is inches away from signing Songne Yacouba. Several media outlets reported that the former Asante Kotoko attacker was close to a deal with the Zambian outfit. However, the club’s president has denies knowledge of any negotiations between the player and the club now but revealed their previous attempts to sign him months ago. He told local radio station Ash FM that Zesco United pulled the plugs on the deal materializing after…

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All-rounder Jordan Ayew key man for Crystal Palace

Ayew’s best position is debatable, but there is no arguing with his importance to his club this season. The Ghanaian began the campaign as Crystal Palace’s principle striker, using his powerful frame and calmness in front of goal to great effect. More recently Roy Hodgson has moved him out wide, where he has remained a goal threat.   Ayew scored superbly against Brighton & Hove Albion while playing on the left and versus Watford from the right flank.   Capable finisher  The 28-year-old is the Eagles’ leading scorer with eight goals, five ahead of team-mates Wilfried Zaha and Patrick van Aanholt.   He…

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‘Angry’ Christian Atsu slams disgusting French Doctors who suggested Africa as a test site for CoronaVirus vaccine

Ghana and Newcastle United attacker Christian Atsu has ferociously laid into two France-based doctors who suggested that Africa should be used as a test site for a solution to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated sport, with major competitions across the world suspended indefinitely. Professors Jean-Paul Mira of Cochin Hospital in Paris and Camille Locht of INSERM (France’s national medical research centre) were debating possible COVID-19 cures on French television channel La Chaine Info on Thursday, and Mira asked: “If I may be provocative, should this study…

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CAF features Fatau Dauda in Africa Legends fight against Covid-19

Former Black Stars and Legon Cities Fc goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has joined a group of African football legends selected by CAF for a short video as part of efforts towards the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Africa’s football governing body is embarking on the #Safehands and #Noshandshake challenge that would encourage and teach fans on good personal hygiene to avoid the disease that has so far killed over 10,000 people worldwide. Representing various generations, and led by CAF Deputy General Secretary, Anthony Baffoe, the video also includes Cameroon’s Roger Miller, Mustafa…

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Video: ‘Be consistent and I will play you’ Black Stars boss CK Akonnor challenges local players

Head Coach of Ghana’s senior national football team, Charles Kwabla Akonnor has challenged local based players to deliver consistent performances if they want to be mainstays in his squad. It has become a regular occurrence that local players often invited to the Black Stars don’t get playing time. This is quite different from the past when Black Stars lineups had a decent blend of both foreign and local based players. Akonnor shared memories of how he made it into the national team then as a local based footballer. “When I…

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Jordan Ayew ‘absolutely heartbroken’ following death of godfather ‘Pape’ Diouf

Ghanaian international, Jordan Ayew says he’s absolutely heartbroken following the death of former Olympique Marseille president, Mababa ‘Pape’ Diouf. Born in Chad to Senegalese parents, Diouf is credited as being the one to mentor and help shine the spotlight on the Ayew brothers (Andre and Jordan) when they were mere teenagers at the club’s youth setup. ‘Pape’ Diouf gave up the ghost on Tuesday March 31 in Dakar, Senegal after succumbing to the global pandemic; Covid-19. Shortly after news of his death broke, Jordan Ayew took to social media to…

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Andre Ayew pays tribute to late OM president ‘Pape’ Diouf

Black Stars captain Andre Ayew has paid  a glowing tribute to the former Olympique Marseille president Mababa ‘Pape’ Diouf who passed away this week due to CoronaVirus. The former Sports Journalist and player agent is credited for shining the spotlight on the Ayew brothers in their youthful years at the French club. He gave up the ghost at the age of 68 on March 31 after being infected by the deadly novel coronavirus disease. Andre Ayew took to his official twitter handle to express his condolences following the death of…

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No football, no problem; Ghana defender Harrison Afful turns hairstylist

The outbreak of the novel Corona Virus which has grinded almost all football activities to a halt is taking a toll on clubs, players and the other stakeholders of the game. Most have had to shelve plans and stay home as the world works out a cure for what the WHO has termed a global pandemic. While footballers worldwide find alternative means to keep busy during this period, Ghanaian international Harrison has come out with something strikingly odd but unique. In this Covid-19 era, the Columbus Crew defender has decided…

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Ghana’s Tony Baffoe leads a team of legends across Africa to send hope to the continent amid Corona Virus outbreak

Ex-Ghana international Tony Baffoe has teamed up with other African football legends to send messages of hope to the continent and beyond as the world fights the deadly and highly infectious novel Corona Virus. Baffoe who now serves as CAF Deputy General Secretary is championing this initiative on behalf of the continent’s football governing body. The virus keeps spreading at a faster rate with over 650,000 cases testing positive with 30,299 deaths. The alarming nature of the situation has led to the suspension of all major footballing activities as the…

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Covid-19: Play safe, listen to experts and stay home- Emmanuel Sowah

KAS Eupen defender Emmanuel Sowah has called on Ghanaians to adhere to preventive measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus. The 22 year old joined a long-list of former Dreams FC players to add their voice to the ongoing campaign against the deadly virus. Ghana has recorded 68 cases of COVID-19 with 3 deaths as at 25 March 2020. Covid-19: Play safe, listen to experts and STAY HOME- K.A.S Eupen star Emmanuel Sowah pic.twitter.com/qrJRXWHMyu — D-A-R-A-J-A (@dat_boi_kapoor) March 25, 2020 Ghana has banned all social gatherings and sporting events…

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