CLUB FRIENDLY: Hearts take on Tama Wonders at Pobiman on Sunday

Giants Hearts of Oak will take on lower division side Tama Wonders at their Pobiman training grounds on Sunday. The game will kickoff at exactly 15:00GMT. With the dust settling for the launch of the Special Competition by the Normalization Committee, the Phobians are looking to shape well for the challenge. The Phobians will also use the opportunity to try some few young players from Auroras – the feeder side – as they look to give them professional contracts. The Accra-based side were supposed to play Division Oelne League side…

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NC Special Competition to be launched on Monday

The dust has finally settled for the launch of the Ghana FA Normalization Committee Special Competition on Monday 25th March at the Ghana Football Association Secretariat. The launch of the new tournament was scheduled for Monday, 14th January 2019 but couldn’t be staged as planned. Following the decision of the Premier League clubs to boycott the competition, the NC postponed the launch indefinitely. But with the intervention of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Sports, an agreement has been reached with the Premier League clubs and the long awaited competition will…

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George Afriyie call on Kotoko to extend CK Akonnor’s contract

George Afriyie, former Ghana FA vice president has urged Kotoko to extend CK Akonnor’s contract despite the team’s exit from the CAF Confederation Cup competition. CK Akonnor guided Kotoko to a group stage finish at this year’s competition after 11 years. After the team’s failure to book a place in the quarterfinals berth, it has been consistently been reported that the former Dreams FC gaffer will be fired. However, the Ghana FA presidential hopeful has therefore called on the Kotoko top hierarchy to reward the Coach with a new deal…

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Steve Polack implores Kotoko management to keep CK Akunnor

Former Asante Kotoko coach, Steve Pollack has urged the management of the club to support CK Akunnor by giving him the right materials. The Ghana Premier League giants were crashed out of the CAF Confederations Cup in the group stage after losing 2:1 to Zesco United in the final group game in Ndola. After the defeat, reports have gone viral that the former Black Stars skipper will be shown the exit for failing to book quarterfinals berth. However, the former Berekum Chelsea gaffer maintains that the Porcupines should not focus so…

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Afriyie urges Kotoko to maintain Akonnor

  Former Vice President of the Ghana Football Association George Afriyie has encouraged Kumasi Asante Kotoko to maintain CK Akonnor as head coach. The ex-Black Stars skipper was handed the Kotoko job three months ago and has been able to built a winsome team which reached the Group Stages of Africa’s second best club competition. However, people are still calling for the sacking of Akonnor for no reason and Afriyie insists it will be unwise for the Porcupine Warriors to ditch the German-trained manager. “Akonnor picked the team from no…

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Kim Grant mocks media after returning to Ghana

Hearts of Oak coach, Kim Grant has resumed to training days after his future was speculated in the media. After the exit of Mark Noonan, reports went viral that the former Black Stars striker will also vacate from his position. However, the club issued a statement to swat those reports and in truth Grant has returned to take charge of the club. But the former Ebusua Dwarfs technical director was at the club’s Pobiman training ground on Thursday and could not help but scream: ‘I’m back’ into the camera which…

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Auroras Team Manager impressed with Manaf’s development

  Auroras Team Manager, Nathaniel Ofosu is happy with the progress of teenager Manaf Umar. Umar was one of four players promoted by coach Kim Grant to the first team and he has not disappointed. Ofosu, who is the team manager of the Phobian junior side says he is impressed with the output of the youngster in the first team. “I am delighted with the development of Manaf Umar so far in the senior team.” Ofosu stated. Manaf has scored six goals so far in the offseason for Hearts of…

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Berekum Chelsea to play Genoa in Viareggio Cup quarter finals

The Under 20 team of Ghana Premier League side Berekum Chelsea will lock horns with the Genoa Primavera in the last eight of the 2019 Viareggio Cup currently going on in Italy. Berekum Chelsea lost their opening game of the competition to AC Milan by a lone goal before defeating Carrarese, and Spezia to finish second in the Group. The Ghanaian side beat Brazilian outfit Atletico Paranese 8-7 on penalties in the second round and they will now face the Junior side of Il Rossoblu on Saturday, March 22 at…

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Sacking Akonnor will be a wrong decision, says Chibsah

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder, Yusif Alhassan Chibsah has implored the management of the club against terminating the contract of head coach CK Akonnor. Reports have emerged that the Porcupine Warriors are yet to decide on the future of the former Dreams FC gaffer after failing to book a quarterfinals place in the CAF Confederations Cup in the 2018/19 campaign. However, some fans and persons close to the powers that be have started calling for the trainer’s head after they failed to progress to the last eight. But the former King…

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