Dwarfs, two others in BIG trouble for defaulting Club License Application

Ebusua Dwarfs, Berekum Chelsea and Karela United are in danger of losing their right to participate in the upcoming season after defaulting on their Club License Application. The Ghana Football Association has so far received submissions from 15 clubs out of 18 in the top-flight for a license to participate in the 2019/20 League Season A deadline of 4th December, 2019 (close of work) was set for the submission of license applications. With the new season scheduled to kick off on the weekend of December 27-29, it remains to be…

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GPL Management Committee to have zero tolerance towards poor officiating and match fixing

The Premier League Management Committee has vowed to have a sterner approach towards the issue of poor officiating and match-fixing that has dented the image of the domestic league in previous seasons. Speaking during the Committee’s first meeting with the media which was held at the GFA secretariat on Wednesday, Chairman of the body, Lepowura MND Jawula assured that his outfit will ensure quality and fair officiating and have zero tolerance towards any cases of match-fixing in the upcoming 2019/20 campaign. He revealed that the Committee is also looking at…

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We aspire to reach the standard of the English Premiership- GPL Committee chairman MND Jawula

Chairman of the Premier League Management Committee, Lepowura MND Jawula has reiterated his commitment to improving the standards of our domestic league. Speaking during the Committee’s first meeting with the media which was held at the GFA secretariat on Wednesday, Jawula made a bold prognosis about the future of the Ghana Premier League. He cited that his outfit are looking to catapult the domestic league to the standards of the English Premier League. “We are looking principally at the standards of English Premier League and we think that we too…

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Premier League Management Committee engages media in fruitful discussion at GFA HQ

The newly constituted Premier League Management Committee today held its first engagement with the media at the GFA Secretariat. The committee used the opportunity to outline its plans for the 2019/20 season. Chairman of the Committee, Lepowura MND Jawula assured the media that his outfit will ensure quality of officiating in the upcoming season and have zero tolerance towards any cases of match-fixing. Jawula also fired a stern warning to supporters and club officials who are in the habit of inciting violence at the various match venues. He emphasized the…

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Press Invitation: Premier League Management Committee to meet Media today

The Ghana Football Association is inviting the media to a press conference with the Premier League Management Committee today Wednesday 4 December 2019 at the GFA Secretariat. The press conference is to promote positive interactions between members of the Committee and the sports media. The newly appointed Committee will also use the opportunity to outline its policies to the media ahead of the start of the Ghana Premier League season on 27-29 December, 2019. The Press Conference will be held at the GFA Conference room at 3:00 pm. GFA COMMUNICATIONS…

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Bernard Dong-Bortey joins Great Olympics on two-year deal

Bernard Dong- Bortey has completed a transfer to Accra Great Olympics ahead of the upcoming season. The former Hearts of Oak winger has reportedly penned a two-year deal with the Premier League newcomers. He confirmed the move in an interview with West End Radio; “Yes I am Olympics player and ready to play for them, watch out for New Don Bortey. ” The club is expected to make an official announcement soon. The 37-year-old last played competitive football for Swedish outfit Ange IF in 2015. He is expected to boost the…

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GPL: Great Olympics sights set firmly on top-four finish

Spokesperson for Accra Great Olympics Saint Osei has revealed his outfit are targeting a top four finish in the upcoming Ghana Premier League season. The club will be making a return to the top flight division after congress approved a decision to increase the number of participating teams from 16 to 18 clubs for the 2019/20 campaign. As a result, Great Olympics and King Faisal were reinstated after a long legal tussle with the Ghana FA. Osei assured fans that ‘oly dade’ will not just be making up the numbers…

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Great Olympics hold Dreams FC in a 1-1 draw in a friendly

Dreams FC were held to a 1-1 draw by Accra Great Olympics in a pulsating encounter at the Nii Amoah Okramansa Park at Amrahia. As part of their preparation for the start of the Ghana Premier League, the two sides met to test the strength and the level of their preparation so far. Great Olympics took the lead in the first half through Ofosu Eric, the striker took advantage of a lose mark at the back to give his side the lead. Richard Addae made it 1-1 for Dreams in…

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Registration for new domestic season extended to January 13

Registration period for the 2019/20 domestic season has been extended to January 13th, 2020. The original date for closure of registration was 21st December but GFA in consultation with CAF have reached an agreement to extend the date. All Clubs (Premier, Division One and other tiers) are expected to complete their signings before this deadline. The new season is expected to kick off on the weekend of December 28.

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Great Olympics deny naming Emmanuel Clottey as new captain

Chief Executive Officer of Accra Great Olympics, Oluboi Commodore has denied reports going round in media that his outfit have named Emmanuel Clottey as the club’s new captain. There were stories in the media circle that former Asante Kotoko striker Emmanuel Clottey has been named the new captain for the side after he wore the armband in the friendly against Attram De Visser Academy. But in an interview with kumasi based  Fox FM, Oluboi swiftly denied the report and insisted no decision has been taken on the captaincy of the…

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