Appointment well deserved coach Fatawu ‘Kiyoyo’ Salifu

The Upper East Region can be said to be one region that lacks the most in terms of football infrastructure. As I write this piece, apart from the Paga Town Park which is the only green pitch which is owned by Paga Crocodile Stars and was constructed ahead of their 2017/18 Division One league campaign, the entire region cannot boost of any standardized football pitch and that led to Bolga All Stars playing their 2016/17 Ghana Premier League matches in Tamale which eventually saw them relegated with three matches to…

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MTN FA Cup preliminary round to start on January 24

The magic of the Cup returns from January 24-27 when the preliminary round of the 2019/20 MTN FA Cup kicks off across the country. 18 Premier League sides are set to compete with 48 Division One League clubs and 44 Division Two League clubs for the coveted traditional trophy. The third tier clubs will kick off the championship before the division and top flight sides join in the next phase. The grand finale has been slated for Sunday, 26th July 2020. Hearts of Oak and Asante Koko are the most…

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GFA confirms StarTimes won Television Rights bid with $5.25m for 5 years

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed StarTimes have secured television rights of the Premier League and the FA Cup in a five-year deal worth US$ 5.25 million. The Chinese company received the nod after the Ghana FA evaluated competitive bids from six other companies. This was made known by the governing body in a media release on Wednesday. The statement read; ”StarTimes emerged winners of the competitive bidding process after the GFA accepted their offer, which was the best among other bids. ”StarTimes will sign a five-year agreement with the GFA worth…

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Daniel Laryea among selected referees for CHAN course preparation

Referee Daniel Laryea has been selected by the Confederations of Africa Football (CAF) to be part of referees that will be prepared for the Championship of African Nation tournament in Cameroon. Daniel Laryea is the only Ghanaian official to be selected for this course including assistant referees. This selection means that it is likely to have only him in the next tournament to represent Ghana if he passes through the preparation course successfully barring any unforeseen contingency. The preparation exercise included that of Physical Instructors, Assistant Referees and Technical Instructors…

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NARA FC retains 2019 Zida Tournament in Bolga

Bolgatanga based club, Nara FC were over the weekend crowned the Under 15 champions of the 2019 Zida Juvenile and Women tournament held at the St John’s Park in the capital of the Upper East Region, Bolgatanga. Nara FC beat Zorko United 2-1 to defend their title won last year. Coming into the match, they were no clear cut favorite for the title as both teams were seen as teams on the same level. Elliasu Nuhu powered Nara FC into the lead in the 10 minutes after he nutmeg three…

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Kwadwo Baah Agyemang community gala launched in Agogo

The Hon. Kwadwo Baah Agyemang Community Gala has officially been launched at an event at Dollar Days Inn in Agogo. The event would be organized on 24th to 29th December, 2019 and then on 1st January, 2020, where the select team from the tournament will play against Dreams FC, a Ghana premier league side. The venue for this special event is fixed at Russia Park, Agogo. The game will involves 12 football teams from various communities in the Asante Akyem North District. These includes; Domeabra FC, Juansa FC, Amantenaman Select…

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FEATURE : Zida Juvenile and Women’s tournament have come a long way

The most honoured and prolonged Juvenile Tournament in Ghana, Zida Juvenile and Women’s Tournament has come a long way. Marvelously enough, we are in the new era of Ghana Football. That makes the tournament a rememberable tournament in the country. Selfless Club owner Shaibu Salifu Zida has already shown the way, where we need to tackle our success from. Having highlighted the need to offer attention to Young Talents, the astute Football man has being organising tournaments for Juvenile clubs and Women’s teams in the Upper East Region. Aim and…

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Ashanti Regional Inter-School & College Boys Soccer Competition Postponed

In view of the tussle between the Ashanti Sports federation and the National Sports Authority that has delayed the Boy’s soccer competition, management has decided that the competition be postponed to early next term (next year) It is the hope of management that the problem would be solved amicably within this period. The National Sports Authority on March 2019, came out with new charges of GH¢20,000 per day with a refundable deposit of GH¢10,000 before any Sports event organized by the Ghana Education Services can have access to any Stadia…

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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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CAFCC: Zachariassen names strong starting eleven to face San Pedro , Yacouba, Arthur lead attack

Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen has named a strong starting line up to play against San Pedro of Ivory Coast The Porcupine Warriors will play host against San Pedro at the Baba Yara Stadium in the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup this afternoon. Black Stars goalkeeper Felix Annan is between the sticks with Empem Dacosta and Patrick Yeboah on the right and left flanks. Agyemang Badu will partner Ayiku Tetteh at the heart of defense. While Emmanuel Gyamfi and Augustine Okrah will be operating from the flanks with Collins…

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