Nyaho Tamakloe hails Ghana Premier League competition

Board Member of Hearts of Oak, Dr Nyaho Tamakloe says the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League has been one of the most competitive campaigns in recent history. The Veteran football administrator hailed all the clubs for putting up a great show for the fans after 15 matches played. The country’s top-flight has been suspended indefinitely due to the outbreak of the deadly virus which has so far infected nearly 900,000 people, persons worldwide, killing over 40,000. “The Ghana Premier League in match week 15 is on hold as many other leagues…

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Tenacious Fatau Dauda eyes return to Black Stars

Experienced Ghanaian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda says he has not given up on a return to the senior national football team despite not earning a call up in the last 5-6 years. Dauda made his entry into the Black Stars setup in 2008 and became a mainstay in the team from 2012-13 thereof. His time in the national colors has seen him represent at AFCON tournaments and he also featured in two matches (against Germany and Portugal) during Ghana’s ill-fated World Cup 2014 adventure. Despite being overlooked by coaches in recent…

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Fatau Dauda contemplates a coaching career after retirement

Experienced Ghanaian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda says he is thoughtfully looking at becoming a coach when he finally closes the chapter on his playing career. The Legon Cities shotstopper has had an exciting career. Dauda has had stints with clubs both home and abroad while also representing the senior national football team. He is a league winner with AshantiGold SC, and also kept post for Okwahu United. A move abroad saw him represent South Africa’s Orlando Pirates and Nigeria’s Enyimba FC. With the Black Stars, ‘Lion’ as Dauda is affectionately called…

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CAF features Fatau Dauda in Africa Legends fight against Covid-19

Former Black Stars and Legon Cities Fc goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has joined a group of African football legends selected by CAF for a short video as part of efforts towards the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Africa’s football governing body is embarking on the #Safehands and #Noshandshake challenge that would encourage and teach fans on good personal hygiene to avoid the disease that has so far killed over 10,000 people worldwide. Representing various generations, and led by CAF Deputy General Secretary, Anthony Baffoe, the video also includes Cameroon’s Roger Miller, Mustafa…

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Coronavirus: Kurt Okraku pens solidarity message to football fraternity

Dear Club Owners & CEOs, MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY IN THE WAKE OF CORONA VIRUS One can not overstate the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has brought an unprecedented challenge for members of the football industry. As President of the Association and a club man, I know the extend of the challenges that clubs have gone through due to the current situation and the financial burden we continue to face as club owners, officials, players and as participants in the game. I share in this pain. However, we must also be concerned…

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‘I am ready to join Legon Cities if…’-Aduana Stars’ Elvis Opoku

Aduana Stars midfielder, Elvis Opoku has confirmed his readiness to play for Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities. The Royals have been pursuing the player ever since the second transfer window opened and from indications, it looks like they have formally sounded out Aduana Stars about making a move for the player. Opoku says although he has a contract with the Ogya Lads, he’s willing to join the premier league money boys if granted permission by his current employers. He however reveals a deal to the nation’s capital can only…

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Only Dwarfs and Berekum Chelsea outplayed King Faisal in the 14 games – Mujeeb Abdul Hakeem insists

Kumasi King Faisal midfielder Mujeeb Abdul Hakeem says only Dwarfs and Berekum Chelsea outplayed them in the 14 games they have played in the Ghana Premier League. King Faisal are winless in the 14 games played so far, suffering  8 defeats and drawing 6 games in the process. Despite failing to win any of their games, the former Asante Kotoko midfielder insisted only Dwarfs and Berekum Chelsea outplayed King Faisal in the 14 games. ” Though we have lost 8 games and drawn 6 games, but we haven’t been bad…

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Legon Cities FC snap up former Ghana U17 star

Legon Cities FC have completed the signing of Former Ghana U17 wonderkid David Cudjoe in the ongoing transfer window. The 19 year old joined the Royals from division one league side Asokwa Deportivo on a three year deal. The forward is expected to add dynamism and pace to Cities attack in the second round of the 2019/2020 Ghana premier league season. Cudjoe was a member of the Black starlets team that participated in the 2018 WAFU Zone B U17 tournament in Niger.    

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Ghana Premier League’s Legon Cities pays tribute to late Opoku Afriyie

Ghanaian top flight side Legon Cities FC have offered their a touching tribute to the departed Ghana football legend Opoku Afriyie. The former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak player died on Sunday March 29, 2020 in Kumasi at the age of 75. Known fondly in the football circles as Bayie, Opoku Afriyie was an immense contributor as Ghana won her third Africa Cup of Nations trophy in 1978. He netted twice as the Black Stars beat the Cranes of Uganda 2-0. Opoku was also the top scorer in the…

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GFA secretary discusses GPL return after coronavirus pandemic

General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association, Prosper Harrison Addo has revealed that clubs will be given time to prepare their teams adequately before the Premier League resumes after the Coronavirus pandemic. It is closing in on a fortnight since league was suspended indefinitely due to the outbreak of the deadly virus which has so far infected nearly 600,000 people, persons worldwide, killing over 30,000. Ghana has so far recorded 141 confirmed cases of Covid-19, involving five deaths. “We must give the clubs some time to train their players and…

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