‘Nana Akuffo Addo is desirous to see Ghana winning trophies again’ – Kurt Okraku reveals

The desire of President Akufo-Addo to see Ghana winning trophies again on the international level in football competitions have been revealed by Ghana FA boss Kurt. E. S. Okraku. Nana Addo who is an ardent football follower and a religious fan of Accra Great Olympics is unhappy Ghana has not been able to win any major trophy since 2009. The Black Stars have failed to win the African Cup of Nation since 1982, and with the Satellites winning the World Cup in 2009, Ghana is trophy-hungry. And at club level,…

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GFA honors $25,000 pledge to Black Stars “B”

The Ghana Football Association has fulfilled its pledge of $25,000 to the players and technical team members of the Black Stars ‘B’ team that participated in the 2019 WAFU tournament in Senegal. After placing second in the tournament, the then Normalisation Committee of the GFA promised to pay the team $25,000 for their gallant display. The pledge was also to motivate the team ahead of last year’s crucial CHAN final qualifier against Burkina Faso. An amount of $25,000 has been released on Friday to be distributed to the team as…

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Refrain from nepotism or 38-years AFCON drought continue – Asiedu Attobrah to national teams handlers

Former New Edubiase star Asiedu Attobrah has stated that not even Jesus Christ or Prophet Mohammed can pray for Ghana to end it 38-year trophy drought if the national teams handlers would not refrain from Nepotism and boot-licking. According to Attobrah, the nation has been gifted with a lot of talent capable of lifting the AFCON but because player selection to the national teams is not done on merit hence our lack of triumph on the continent. “In Ghana if a player complains about something unpleasant then they tag him…

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Laryea Kingston targets national team coaching role

Former Ghana international Laryea Kingston has set his sights on a coaching job with any of Ghana’s national teams and says his main goal as a coach is to develop and hone talents. Kingston has after an illustrious career taken to coaching and is gradually shaping his path in the field nicely. The former Hearts of Oak midfielder has revealed in an interview with Joy Sports that he’s had to alter his coaching objectives along the line. Kingston says he previously looked at winning trophies as key, but now his…

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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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‘Stranded’ Amos Frimpong begs Akufo-Addo to open Ghana’s boarders

Former Asante Kotoko captain Amos Frimpong is pleading with government to temporarily lift the ban on the country’s borders for citizens stuck outside the country to return home. All of Ghana’s boarders have been closed since March 22, 2020. Only cargo is permitted into the country since President Akufo-Addo gave the directive. The move is aimed at stopping the importation of new cases of coronavirus into the country. Amos, who currently plies his trade with AS Kaloum Stars in Guinea has been affected by the decision as he is stuck…

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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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Asante Kotoko captain Felix Annan denies salary cut reports

Goalkeeper and Captain of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Felix Annan has denied media reports that players of the club have agreed to a salary cut. Local media reports on Friday suggested Kotoko players have agreed to a salary cut after deliberations with club officials. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led various clubs to adopt measures to avoid financial paralysis. Across Europe, top clubs like Juventus, Barcelona and Bayern Munich have all had players reduce salaries to cope with the financial challenges this period of inactivity brings. This has been…

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‘I miss football’ – Maxwell Konadu confesses amid CoronaVirus induced break

Head Coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Maxwell Konadu is seemingly fed up with the CoronaVirus induced break with the gaffer confessing that he has missed the game dearly. The Covid-19 crisis has decimated football globally, bringing almost all competitions worldwide to a halt. Ghana’s situation is no different with the Ghana Football Association suspending the football leagues to conform with directives issued by government to contain the spread of the virus. The league has been on break since March 15 and for Maxwell Konadu he cannot wait for football to…

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