Tetteh reveals reason for improved form at Sparta

Striker Benjamin Tetteh has credited his improved form to the deliberate move to always play in and around the box. The 21-year-old is currently the most prolific Ghanaian in Europe having scored five in eight games for Sparta Prague. Tetteh hit a brace on Saturday evening as Sparta crashed Slovan Liberec 4-1 to shoot themselves to the top of the Czech league. The former Dreams FC player has certainly improved on his goal scoring since arriving from Bohemians in the summer and reveals it’s as a result of a significant…

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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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Black Stars biggest fallers of September’s FIFA rankings

Ghana moved two places up in the August 2018 FIFA World rankings of national football teams but the Black Stars have dropped to position number 51 in the latest rankings for the month of September making Ghana the biggest fallers. Kenyan who defeated Ghana in Kasarani this month in an AFCON qualifier were the biggest movers in terms of points as they gained 22 points. Tunisia moved one place up to 24th globally as Africa’s highest ranked country. Africa’s Top 10 on August’s Fifa rankings (global position in brackets): 1….

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GFA offices officially handed over to Normalisation committee

The FIFA normalization committee has officially been handed over the GFA secretariat by the government of Ghana to start running the country’s football. All necessary modalities and arrangements were done on Wednesday and Dr. Kofi Amoah, Mrs. Lucy Quist, Lawyer Duah Adonteng and Lawyer Naa Odofoley Nortey can now start working from the premises of the GFA headquarters in Osu Link, Accra. The secretariat was declared a “crime scene” by the Ghana police on June 8 this year as the police commenced investigation of the premises and offices of the…

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Critique of FIFA Normalisation Committee: Where Takyi Arhin was right and wrong

The formation of the FIFA Normalization Committee (FIFA NC) for the Ghana Football Associaton (GFA)– on September 14 – is greeted with diverse opinion as some Ghanaians question why this and that person was appointed or not appointed whilst others have raised competency issues but it is also spreading into a new ground, very tricky ground, that of party politics. It is what it is. The criticisms, as expected, both acceptable and unacceptable ones, against the FIFA NC and their functions just started and this is one of the hardest…

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Kwadwo Asamoah provides brilliant assist in Inter’s CL win over Spurs

The Ghanaian international was key to on Tuesday night providing an assist in Inter Milan’s first Champions league win of the season against Tottenham Hotspurs. Asamoah provided a brilliant cross from the left for Argentine Mauro Icardi to score the much important equalizer in the 86th minute to bring the game to 1-1. Inter went on to win the game 2-1 and much credit goes to the Ghanaian for his wonderful performance at the San Siro.  

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Samed presents U-17 medal to Dreams FC management

Still Believe FC’s Abdul Samed has presented his silver medal to the Dreams FC management upon his return from national team duty. The youngster called on Executive Chairman, Kurt E.S Okraku, President Mohammed Jiji Alifoe and Administrative Manager Ameenu Shardow were present to receive Samed at the club’s office on Monday. Samed was a key member of the Ghana U17 team that finished second at the just ended WAFU Zone B U17 Africa Cup qualifying tournament in Niger. The Black Starlets lost the final match of the tournament to arch…

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GFA general secretary Isaac Addo to be fired by Normalisation committee

Ghana Football Association General Secretary Isaac Addo is to be sacked from the position he has held substantively since December 2017 according to information reaching FootballmadeinGhana.com Addo started acting as the general secretary of the association from 2015 when Emmanuel Gyimah retired from the post but the former Administrative officer was confirmed -on 29 December 2017- by the Executive committee of the GFA in a meeting in Accra. This is the first week following the appointment of the FIFA Normalisation committee mainly tasked to reform and review the statutes of…

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U17 AFCON Qualifiers: Starlets arrive home at Kotoka airport

Welcoming them at the Kotoka International Airport were acting Director General of NSA Mr Majid Bawa and former FIFA/Liaison Team member Francis Oti Akenten. The team lost 3-1 on penalty shootouts to rivals Nigeria in the 2019 U17 AFCON playoff in Niamey on Saturday evening after a 1-1 draw in regulation time. According to a report by journalist Isaac Ofori the players will lodge at the Mplaza hotel to pass the night as they awaits authorities tomorrow before they depart for the various homes.

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Black Queens – Ampem Darkoa friendly game rained-off in Techiman

The Black Queens game against Ampem Darkoa Ladies is been called off due to rainfall in Techiman. The Queens  arrived in the Brong Ahafo region yesterday to continue their preparation for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations  to be hosted by Ghana. After playing two games in Kumasi, the team was scheduled to play the first game of their Brong Ahafo regional tour at Techiman against two-time Ghana Women’s league winners Ampem Darkoa on Sunday afternoon but that has been rescheduled for Monday September 17 at the same venue…

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