EXCLUSIVE: DOL clubs propose 17-member Executive Board for new GFA

Division One League clubs in Ghana have proposed that the new GFA Should have a 17-member Executive Board instead of the 11 proposed by the GFA Normalization Committee. In a meeting held on Thursday 15th August in Takoradi, club owners, CEOs and Directors of the DOLs resolved to send a proposal to the Normalization Committee to consider making the Executive Board 17 members instead of 11. At the meeting held at the NAKOFF Hotel in Takoradi, former GFA Vice President argued strongly that the 11-member Executive Board proposed by the…

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Fianoo adamant on GFA Presidential ambition, insist on contesting

GHALCA Chairman Kudjoe Fianoo has revealed that nothing has changed in hia decision to contest for the GFA presidency position, insisting he will contest. Reports emerging in the Ghanaian media had hinted that the former AshGold CEO who is believed to be a card bearer of the ruling NPP party had been asked to step aside for Nana Yaw Amponsah, another party man to take the seat. But Fianoo says he’s not given up on becoming the next Football Association Chairman. Speaking to Kumasi FM on Thursday he said, “Nothing…

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Kudjoe Fianoo confirms new date for 2019 President Cup

Chairman of the Ghana League Club Association Kudjoe Fiano has confirmed the new date for the 2019 Presdential Cup. The game which was initially scheduled to come off on the 1st of September has been rescheduled to the 8th of the same month after a plea from Hearts of Oak for the change of  date citing lack of enough preparation. According to the former Ashantigold Chairman, the two clubs have now agreed for the game to be played on the  8th September 2019, at the Baba Yara Stadium. Speaking to…

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Boot out corrupt officials in new GFA- Malik Jabir to Congress

Former Asante Kotoko striker Malik Jabir has cautioned members going into congress on September 5 to boot out corrupt officials. Jabir argued that the current situation of Ghana Football needs men and women who are free and clean of any guilt and are willing to serve the nation. “Anybody who is [deemed] clean, with nothing damaging against him should be allowed to take part [in the elections]. “So the clubs should select and form their federation, if that is done, no one can argue.” He also mention that some members…

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Ghana set to lose to promising youngster Myron Boadu to Holland

Dutch national team manager Ronald de Boer has hinted that AZ Alkmaar striker Myron Boadu is in line for his first senior team call up. As of now, the 18 year old who is of Ghanaian descent is still eligible to play for the Black Stars as he has not featured for the Netherlands even though he turned out for their junior sides. But the time is ticking for the Ghana FA to make their move or risk losing one of the hottest prospects in world football. ”Boadu now shows every week that he…

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Normalization Committee postpones GFA Extra-Ordinary Congress

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association has set a new date for the Extra-Ordinary Congress. The event which was previously scheduled to come off on 26th August has now been pushed to September 5. A statement on the FA website reads; “The Normalisation Committee of the GFA, in its quest to fully comply with relevant provisions of the Statutes of the GFA without ambiguity, has rescheduled the Extra Ordinay Congress of the GFA from Wednesday August 19 to Thursday September 5, 2019. The rescheduling clears any ambiguity over…

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Delay in Black Stars B camping arrangement frustrates Maxwell Konadu

Maxwell Konadu has expressed his frustration over the uncertainty surrounding Black Stars B camping date ahead of 2020 CHAN qualifiers and WAFU tournament. Ghana will host Burkina Faso in the first leg on 26th September before traveling to Ouagadougou for the return fixture which is set to be played after the WAFU tournament in Senegal. The locally based national side were scheduled to resume camp in Kumasi on Wednesday but a last minute change of plan by the Sports Ministry meant that the team is still yet to start preparations. A…

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Asamoah Gyan reveals intention of reviving colts football

Ghana star Asamoah Gyan has pledged to continue with his efforts of reviving colts football in the country. The Baby Jet Under-16 tournament is one of such programs that has been christened after the Former Sunderland hitman. The platform offers participating teams an opportunity to showcase their skills and talents to top scout coaches and representatives of foreign clubs present at the various locations. The annual tourney which is in its second edition has offered a huge career opportunity to many of such mushrooming talents hidden in the hinterlands and the…

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Kwesi Appiah betrayed me- Gyan on captaincy row

Asamoah Gyan believes coach Kwesi Appiah stabbed him the back ahead of Ghana’s disastrous campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Kayserispor forward was the centre of the Black Stars captaincy row that led to his schock retirement before the intervention of President Nana Addo convinced him to rescind his decision. Ghana’s all-time scorer was however reduced to a bench role for most part of his involvement in the tournament. “I felt betrayed and felt disappointed. I don’t have an problem with him (coach).I won’t lie…

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I wasn’t part of Kwesi Appiah’s plans for 2019 AFCON- Asamoah Gyan

General Captain of the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan has opened up about his fringe role at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Kayserispor forward made only two appearances- all from the bench in four matches played as Ghana crashed out to Tunisia at the round of 16 stage. “I was not part of his (Kwesi Appiah) plans. I don’t think so. For what I feel, in terms of what went on, I was not part of his plans,” he told Asempa FM “For me as a natural…

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