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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Medeama’s Opoku Agyemang finally reveals reason for Kotoko and Aduana Stars snub

Medeama SC striker Prince Opoku Agyemang has revealed why he snubbed the likes of Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko before joining the Tarkwa-based side. The player transferred to the Mauve and Yellows before the start of the 2019-20 Ghana premier league season from division one side, New Edubiase. He was one of the most sought after players before settling on his current club. In an interview with Truth Radio NY, Prince Opoku Agyemang has disclosed that there were approaches made by Ghana Premier league heavyweights Asante Kotoko and 2 time…

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‘Yes we plan to sponsor the GPL’ – Happy Man Bitters CEO

Dr. Emmanuel Borketey Bortey, Chief Executive Officer of Charger Limited the producers of Happy Man Bitters has disclosed his firm is still hatching plans of sponsoring the Ghana Premier League. According to the multiple-award winning Chief Executive Officer, his outfit ventured into football with the sponsoring of Aduana Stars, Berekum Chelsea and other lower tier sides as they tested the viability of investing in the nation’s most loved sport. But their ultimate aim of sponsoring the country’s top-flight was scuppered by the airing of the Anas exposè – a documentary…

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FIFA Emergency fund will be shared to clubs – Kurt Okraku

GFA President Kurt Okraku says the GFA will share the FIFA emergency  fund to clubs when FIFA releases the funds to member associations in the coming days. Kurt was answering questions regarding the $500K  FIFA Forward Fund which has turned to cause a lot of concerns between the clubs and the FA. But in an interview with Happy FM, the GFA President explained FIFA will release what is dubbed Emergency Fund in the coming days, and promised that, the moment the funds arrive, football clubs will receive what they deserve.…

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Dutch coach exposes Ghanaian football Journalists in shocking transfer claim

Former Berekum Chelsea coach Hans Van der Pluijm has made a shocking revelation about the transfer activity in Ghana. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi-based Akoma FM, the Dutch tactician said “the big clubs in the country often get their signings wrong because journalists with selfish interests have been recommending and pushing their players”. He also lamented the lack of respect for managers in the West African country and accused Ghanaian clubs of interference. The 71 year old who currently plies his trade in Tanzania with Azam FC therefore said that…

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Han Van der Pluijm NOT interested in coaching any GPL club again

Former Berekum Chelsea coach Hans van der Pluijm has ruled out the possibility of returning to Ghana to take on any coaching role. The Dutch tactician who currently plies his trade in Tanzania with Azam FC lamented the lack of respect for managers in the West African country “Tanzania football respect Coaches more than Ghana. They appreciate top performers than Ghana. Some Ghanaian Clubs are fond of interference.” Pluijm told Akoma FM. He therefore said that he is not interested in coaching again in Ghana but may consider the technical…

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Premier League clubs nominate Togbe Afede XIV and two others on Premier league autonomy committee

Board Chairman and President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV has been nominated by Ghana Premier League as one of three representatives for the autonomous league after a meeting among the 18 clubs. This comes after the  Ghana FA recently announced their intention of making the country’s top-flight league autonomous, which has been long heralded by most football pundits. According to reports gathered by Kumasi-based radio station Kumasi FM, Togbe Afede XIV makes the list as well as Mr. John Ansah and Delali Senaye of Ebusua Dwarfs…

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GFA spokesperson Henry Asante swats league cancellation reports

Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association(GFA), Henry Asante Twum has debunked wide spread reports that the 2019/20 football season has been truncated. Earlier today, the FA showed appreciation to its various sponsors on their official website and twitter handle. The tweet saw the GFA thanking its major sponsors namely Puma,MTN,GNPC, StarTimes and Nasco for their support and commitment. Some media houses interpreted the tweet to mean the governing body has cancelled the current campaign which has been halted since March 15 due to Coronavirus outbreak. Speaking in an interview…

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Oloboi Commodore on future of 2019/20 GPL season and potential ramifications for clubs

General Manager of Great Olympics Oloboi Commodore has stated his stance regarding the ongoing debate surrounding the future of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season due to the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus. All football activities in the country has been suspended since March 15 following the directives given by the President of the Republic. Ghana’s Coronavirus case count has risen to 2,169 with 229 recoveries and a death toll of 18 as at Monday, May 5, 2020. Many football administrator have called for the current campaign to be truncated…

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GMA calls on GFA to cancel 2019/20 football season

The General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association(GMA), Dr Justice Yankson has advised the Ghana football Association to cancel the 2019 /2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) for the past three days has been engaging clubs over the suspension of the 2019/20 football season due to the pandemic and must also report to CAF on the future of the league by May 5, 2020. A lot of concerns on whether the league season should be continued or be truncated has been raised in recent days,…

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