Representing Ghana at 2004 Olympics ended my Juventus career – Stephen Appiah

Former Black Stars skipper Stephen Appiah has revealed that his decision to represent Ghana at the 2004 Olympics games brought an end to his Juventus career. Appiah joined the Old ladies in 2003 and was an integral member of the squad till the Italian club sold him to Fenerbache in 2005 just after the Athens Olympic. According to Appiah, his decision to represent Ghana at the Olympics altered his fortunes at Juventus. ” I was invited to the Juventus office and they said they didn’t want me to go for…

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‘Snubbed’ Malik Jabir scolds disrespectful Ghana FA

Ghanaian football legend Malik Jabir says he feels disrespected by how he was snubbed by the Ghana Football Association during the interview process for the technical director position. Jabir says he applied for the job but was not granted any interview as the GFA engaged the various applicants for the role made vacant due to the exit of Francis Oti Akenteng. Malik Jabir who has handled the likes of Asante Kotoko and the Black Meteors (Ghana’s male U-23 side) is one of many local coaches known to have applied for…

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BUNDESLIGA: Terkpetey out of Paderborn clash due to injury

Fortuna Dusseldorf have ruled out Ghanaian striker Bernard Tekpetey of their match against Paderborn this weekend due to injury.  Tekpetey will be on the sidelines as the top-flight makes a comeback for the first time in two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the world. This was confirmed by Uwe Rosler on Thursday at a pre-match press conference. “For Dawid Kownacki, Bernard Tekpetey and Zack Steffen the game comes too early after their injuries,” he said. The club is currently battling relegation as they sit just one position above…

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Ghanaians are suffering in Portugal, president Akufo-Addo must come to our aid- Edward Sarpong

Ghana U-23 defender, Edward Sarpong shares his ordeal on how Ghanaians are suffering in Portugal during this Covid-19 pandemic. In an interview with Accra based Bryt 99.1 fm yesterday, he said; “In fact,the move to close boarders until ending of this month is not easy because we are struggling here. Many Ghanaians here are complaining bitterly about it because they find it difficult to pay for their apartment and food. So I will say the extension has affected us a lot especially me” “I will plead with the president to…

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National team coaches need to share ideas- Akonnor

Black Stars coach C.K Akonnor is calling for a system or platform for national team trainers to share ideas and help each other in their line of duty. The former international, who was named coach of the Ghana senior national team in February 2020, is yet to play any official game following the suspension of football, due to COVID-19. In an interview with the GFA media team, Akonnor said: “We need to understand that we must have a set-up which each and every [national] team will follow from top to…

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Full Profile of Black Meteors coach Samuel Kwesi Fabin

Our profiling features the new boss of Ghana’s Men’s Olympic team otherwise known as Black Meteors. Name: Samuel Kwasi Fabin Date of Birth: 25th March 1959 Place of Birth: TarkwaNationality: Ghanaian Marital Status: Married Age: 61 Samuel Kwasi Fabin hails from Elmina in the Central Region but was born in Tarkwa and grew up in Kumasi. He had his primary and middle school at Education at Bantama Presbyterian School and St. Cyprians Boys School in Kumasi. He was an all-rounder during his school days playing football, basketball, volleyball and hockey.…

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Majeed Ashimeru donates food items to Nima-411 community for Ramadan

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has donated food items to Nima-441 community during this holy month of Ramadan. The donation is in his bid to support the poor and less privileged in the community he grew up who will be undergoing the spiritual cleansing during the period. The items which was shared for households included beverages, tin of milk, sugar and fruits. It can be recalled that the 22 year old also distributed bags of rice, cooking oil and hand sanitizers to the residents of the area during the…

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Ligue 1 side FC Metz show interest in Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey

Industrious Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey has emerged a transfer target for Ligue 1 side FC Metz this summer. Lomotey, a former Dreams FC star has enjoyed a decent campaign in the Spanish Segunda Division, scoring one goal in 15 league appearances for Extremadura UD before the suspension of football activities due to COVID-19 outbreak. The 22-year-old is currently on the radar of Bundesliga side Unión Berlin and Portuguese side Sporting Braga with Metz becoming the third top tier side joining the race. Both teams are willing to meet Lomotey’s €325,000…

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Abdul Razak not ready for GFA Technical Director role

Former Asante Kotoko coach and legend  Abdul Razak Karim popularly known as “Golden boy” says he is not ready for the role of a Technical Director at this stage of his coaching career. The Ghana Football Association has open for people to apply for the Technical Director role after Francis Oti Akenteng left the position last month. Abdul Razak who has vast experience in coaching distance himself from the vacancy insisting he is still interested in the field Job. With the likes of Malik Jabir and Bashir Hayford applying for…

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Rashid Sumaila, Wakaso join Kingsley Fobi in momo charity magic

Ghana defender Rashid Sumaila joined midfielder Mubarak Wakaso and U23 skipper Kingsley Fobi to support several Ghanaians with mobile money charity as Ghana continues to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. The Al Qadsia midfielder became the latest to join his colleagues to dash some money to several Ghanaians, mostly their fans and followers on social media with what they describe as ‘coins’ to help them get some foodstuffs as the lockdown continues in the fight against the Coronavirus. Earlier, Mubarak Wakaso announced on his Twitter handle that he was dashing some…

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