‘We are not wiser than the French’- Furious Alhaji Gruzah chides GFA for delaying in league cancellation

Veteran football administrator Alhaji Karim Gruzah has re-iterated how necessary it is for the suspended 2019-20 football season to be annulled. Gruzah’s comments has been triggered as a reaction to Ghana president Nana Akuffo-Addo address to the state that closed-contact sports like football remains suspended until July 31 at least. Considering the uncertainty surrounding what the future holds for Ghana football, Alhaji Gruzah who owns Ghana Premier League side King Faisal has charged the GFA to cancel the season; a call he’s made since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ghana in…

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I stopped my son from becoming a boxer- Sammy Kuffour

Former Ghana defender Samuel Osei Kuffour has revealed he stopped his son from pursuing a career as a boxer. With boxing ranking highly as a dangerous sport, not many parents will encourage their kids to take such a path as a career and certainly Sammy Kuffour is one of them. The former Bayern Munich defender had an illustrious career for club and country and has remained relevant even in the aftermath of his playing days. The highest point in his time as a professional footballer came with Bayern Munich when…

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Sammy Kuffour exposes Malik Jabir’s ‘lies’ on live radio

Ex-Ghana defender Samuel Osei Kuffour has described as untrue, claims by former Black Stars team manager Malik Jabir, that he sanctioned his ejection from camp prior to the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations. The former Bayern Munich defender has narrated the events that led to his dismissal from the Black Stars camp during the tournament in Mali in an interview with Joy FM. Malik Jabir in an interview some months ago revealed that he was responsible for Kuffour being sacked from camp because he put up insubordinate behaviour. Jabir also…

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Ghana’s 1978 AFCON squad inspired me a lot- Abedi Pele

Ghanaian football legend Abedi Ayew Pele says the Black Stars’ AFCON winning squad of 1978 inspired him a lot, growing up as a young footballer. Pele narrates he had an eye-opening experience watching the 1978 team back then as a teenager and that spurred him on to push for greater heights as a footballer. The Black Stars squad in 1978 boasted several quality players and has been tagged as one of the best the country has ever produced. Their all-rounded nature and deep squad meant they swept aside every opponent…

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Don’t treat football as partisan politics- Albert Commey Warns

Experienced football administrator Albert Commey has warned colleagues to stop treating Ghana football as partisan politics else the game be destroyed beyond repair. Albert Commey who is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana premier league side Techiman Eleven Wonders believes that allowing partisan politics to creep into the game will be inimical to its growth. There has been a recent trend where some persons involved with Ghana football have been prejudicial towards the current football leadership. These persons seen as political opponents to the GFA president Kurt E.S. Okraku…

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Deal with persons who speak ill of Ghana Football- Albert Commey tells GFA

Chief Executive Officer of Techiman based Eleven Wonders, Albert Commey has advised the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to deal with persons who speak ill of Ghana Football. According to the experienced administrator, such vitriolic commentaries are malicious and injurious to the country’s already tainted football brand. He says if necessary actions are not taken, such baleful speech have the potential to thwart efforts by the GFA to repair and restore Ghana football’s sullied image . Albert Commey was speaking in an interview with Takoradi based Skyy Power FM when he…

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Abedi Pele reveals why he struggled in Qatar

African football great Abedi Ayew Pele has been sharing his experience during his short-lived spell in Qatar at the early part of his professional career. Pele was transferred from Real Tamale United in 1982 to Qatari side Al-Sadd as a teenager. Then aged 18, the former Ghana captain who couldn’t cook says this huge deficiency in culinary skills he was lacking made his stay in the Gulf country very challenging. In an interview with GTV Sports Plus, Pele narrated a sad but hilarious account of how he had to feed…

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Ex-Ghana defender Tony Baffoe clears air on AFCON 1992 Captaincy Saga

Former Ghana defender Anthony Baffoe has refuted claims made by ex-team mate Tony Yeboah that Abedi Pele influenced the decision to hand him the captaincy before the final match at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations. Pele, the team’s main captain was suspended for the final game against the Ivory Coast and many expected the armband to go to Anthony Yeboah who was then his deputy. In an interview with GTV, Yeboah narrated that he was shocked at being snubbed for the captaincy and claimed that Baffoe getting the captaincy…

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Abedi Pele eulogises ‘idol’ Mohammed Polo

Ghanaian football legend Abedi Ayew ‘Pele’ has mentioned former Ghana wing wizard Mohammed Ahmed ‘Polo’ as his childhood football hero. Polo, a former Hearts of Oak great was a household name in Ghana Football in the mid 1970’s until the late 80’s. He was a member of Ghana’s 1978 AFCON winning squad that ensured the Black Stars become the first country to win for keeps the prestigious trophy. Polo has often been described as one of the greatest players the game has ever seen with some even comparing his exploits…

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VIDEO: Abedi Pele cries on live TV

It all got very emotional as Ghanaian and world football great Abei Ayew ‘Pele’ shed tears on live TV. The Maestro as he is affectionately called was on set for a live interview about his career and life after football on GTV Sports Plus’ Time with the Captains program. As part of the session, the man who gave him the opportunity to play at juvenile level, Herbert Adika was ushered into the studio to share his account of Abedi’s life story. As Mr Adika (now blind) sat and narrated his…

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