Exonorated Akambi leaves everything to the public to judge

Board member of Accra Hearts of Oak Alhaji Braimah Moro popularly known as Alhaji Akambi says he has leave the judgement to the public after he was exonerated by an investigative body set up to investigate a bribery accusation leveled towards him by some section of the club fans. Akambi was accused of taking a GHC 200 before introducing Nkoranza Warriors Chief Executive Officer Kuuku Bartels to the Board Chairman Togbe Afede for the signing of Emmanuel Sarkodie. Despite both Akambi and the Nkoranza Warriors CEO Kuuku Bartels denying the…

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Patrick Razak has no regrets on leaving Hearts of Oak

Former Hearts of Oak winger Patrick Razak says he has no regrets over his decision to leave the club for a move abroad. Razak  refused a contract extension with the Accra based club and signed for Horoya AC in Guinea in 2018. The winger failed to lived up to the expectations of the Guinean claims and has seen his contract terminated just after 2 seasons. Despite been linked with a return to the Accra based giants, Razak insisted he has no regrets leaving one of the biggest clubs in the…

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Invest in quality players and stop living on past glories – Esme Mends tells Kotoko and Hearts of Oak

Former Hearts of Oak midfielder Esme Mends has called on the two glamourous club in Ghana Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak to invest in the club and stop living on their past glories. According to Mends, both Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko  fail to compete in the continental competitions due to their inability to invest hugely into the club by buying quality players to be able to match their competitors like TP Mezembe, Esperance, Zamalek etc. Mends who is now a FIFA intermediary and a scout…

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Stop organizing ‘justify your inclusion’- Esme Mends tells LAZY Hearts and Kotoko

Promising football scout Esme Mends has lashed out at Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko over their recruitment policies, describing them as ‘lazy’ clubs. The former Hearts midfielder described the “justify your inclusion” approach by the two clubs to recruit players as a lazy approach by giants to get the best to play for the clubs. The two giants, though rivals, have not deviated from their ancient approach to recruiting players which Mends believe must change. “My biggest observation about Hearts and Kotoko is that they are too lazy. Yes,…

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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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Hearts of Oak board member Alhaji Akambi exonorated from bribery allegations

Hearts of Oak board member Alhaji Braimah Akambi has been exonorated from the bribery allegations leveled against him by the former Public Relations Officer of the National Chapter Committee (NCC), Sunsum Busumuru. Last month, the  supporter’s body of the club alleged that, Alhaji Akambi took GHC200 bribe from an Nkoranza Warriors official he introduced to the club for the transfer of Emmanuel Sarkodie. According to Sunsum, the official from Nkoranza Warriors was given GHC500 after meeting Hearts of Oak officials for transportation and Alhaji Akambi arranged for a kick back…

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Coach Karim Zito: ‘I’ve never been sacked for poor performance’

Veteran Ghanaian coach, Abdul Karim Zito says he has never sacked by any club for non-performance. Despite working regularly in Ghana Premier League,  Zito is one of the few managers who has never been shown the exit. He is currently the coach of Dreams FC and also doubles as head coach for Ghana’s U-20 National male team, the Black Satellites. The tactician spoke to Akoma FM and looked back over his path to success. “It is easier for me to leave your club, I can leave my coaching job at any club…

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Goalkeeper Felix Annan reveals lowest point as player of Asante Kotoko

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan has pointed out a mistake he committed against bitterest rivals Hearts of Oak during the 2017 Ghana@60 Anniversary Cup match as his lowest point at the club. The Porcupines lost by 3-1 to their rivals at the Accra Sports Stadium. According to Annan who doubles as the skipper of the club, the two blunders he committed on the day still remains the lowest point of his time at the Porcupines. “I quite remember [during] Luga’s time we had played seven games and I had conceded…

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Hearts of Oak show interest in ‘free agent’ Patrick Razak

Accra Hearts of Oak have expressed interest in bringing back former player Patrick Razak to the club, the player’s godfather has revealed. The Ghana Premier League giants want to reunite with their former winger who is now a free agent after an unsuccesful stint with Guinean top side Horoya AC. Patrick Razak, a member of Ghana’s 2017 WAFU winning squad, had been nursing an injury but is now fully fit and has started training on his own. Speaking to Kumasi based Fox FM, Nana Kumi, Razak’s godfather has revealed that…

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Hearts of Oak debunk 30% pay-cut reports

Director of Communications for Ghana Premier league side, Accra Hearts of Oak, Kwame Opare Addo has debunked media reports that the club has agreed the implementation of a 30% pay-cut with the playing body. The impact of the CoronaVirus pandemic is beginning to weigh down clubs financially as all football operations -which would have generated revenue- suspended since March. With no end in sight as regards the present situation, clubs have been left in dire conditions and in danger of near collapse. To survive the financial hardship, several clubs have…

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