Greater Accra RFA launches Special Competition

The Greater Accra Regional Football Association has launched it’s Special Competition today at the Accra Sports Stadium media centre. The well attended event was chaired by the chairman of the Ghana League clubs association (GHALCA), Mr. Cudjoe Fianoo. A total of about 86 clubs across the region have confirmed their participation in the novelty league. The winner, first runner up and third place will be given trophies, medals as well as other prizes. The Best Player and Top scorer will also be awarded with the Golden Ball and Golden Boot respectively….

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Diawisie Taylor hails teammates after victory over Ashanti Gold

Karela United striker Diawisie Taylor has hailed his teammates after snatching a late victory over AshantiGold to set a tie with Asante Kotoko in the finals of the NC Special Competition Tier One. The Aiyinase-based club defied odds to beat the Miners at their own backyard to qualify to finals of the Special Competition. Diawisie Taylor scored his tenth goal of the season late in the game to secure a memorable victory for Karela United. Speaking to the media after the game, Taylor lauded his teammates for putting up a…

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We were fortunate with the early goal – C K Akonnor

After beating Hearts of Oak to qualify to the finals of the Special Competition, head coach of Asante Kotoko C K Akonnor has stated his side was fortunate to get an early goal to unsettle their opponents as they were made to chase the ball after. According C K Akonnor, they knew Hearts of Oak could possess the ball very well so they needed to keep the ball and prevent the Phobians from having more of the balls but they failed to do that after jumping into the lead. “We…

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Kim Grant believes Hearts can win Ghana Premier League next season

Head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Kim Grant has expressed his disappointment after his side’s defeat to Asante Kotoko but believes the Phobians can win the league next season. The Phobians were unsettled with an early goal through Fatawu Safiu but Christopher Bonney’s late penalty drew them on level and forced the game to penalty shoot out. Hearts of Oak eventually lost the penalty shoot out by 4-5 after Mohammed Alhassan missed his kick. Speaking to the media after the game, Kim Grant expressed his disappointed with the results…

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Hearts of Oak players earn Kim Grant’s praise despite defeat

Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant praised the performance of his players despite the defeat to Kumasi Asante Kotoko in the semi-final stage of the NC’s Special Competition. The Phobians were knocked out of the competition via penalties after drawing 1-1 with Kotoko in regulation time. Fatawu Safiu opened the scoring for Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium with a great finish in the 5th minute. The Phobians forced the game to penalties after Christopher Bonney converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game. The Porcupine won the…

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Hearts 1(4) – 1(5) Kotoko – Five lessons from Kotoko’s victory over Hearts of Oak

Kumasi Asante Kotoko took a step closer to winning the Normalization Committee Tier 1 Special Cup after beating arch-rivals, Hearts of Oak 5-4 on penalties at the Accra Sports Stadium after a 1-1 stalemate in regulation time. The Porcupine Warriors took the lead very early in the 5th minute, thanks to a superb finish by Abdul Fatawu Safiu. Despite enjoying a lion share of possession, Hearts were made to wait until the 90th minute to find the equalizer through Christopher Bonney after Kotoko were penalized for handling the ball in…

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Kim Grant disappointed by Kotoko defeat

Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant has expressed his disappointment following their defeat to Asante Kotoko in the semi-final of the NC Tier 1 Special Competition. The Phobians were knocked out of the competition via penalties after drawing 1-1 with Kotoko in regulation time. Fatawu Safiu opened the scoring for Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium with a great finish in the 5th minute. The Phobians forced the game to penalties after Christopher Bonney converted from the spot with virtually the last kick of the game. The Porcupine won the resultant penalty…

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