Liberty coach David Ocloo proud of his players despite defeat to Hearts

Liberty Professionals coach David Ocloo says he is ‘proud of his boys’ despite their 2-1 defeat to Hearts of Oak at the Carl Reindorf Stadium on Sunday. The Scientific soccers lads gave a good account of themselves but the Phobians just proved too hot to handle in the end. The visitors needed two late goals from Benard Arthur and Kofi Kordzi to cancel out Michael Sefah‘s strike in the first half. ” I am proud of my boys and I liked the way they played today, you could see we…

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Yacouba Songne set to leave Kotoko after contract talks stall

Asante Kotoko are set to lose striker Yacouba Sogne on a free transfer, Executive chairman Kwame Kyei has revealed. The 28 year old’s contract is due to expire next month, and talks over a new deal have proven fruitless. The club are unwilling to meet his ‘excessive and high demands’ and the player is understood to be exploring alternative options. A host of African clubs are keenly monitoring his situation and reportedly ready to swoop for his signature. “We met him [Yacouba] and his representatives to discuss his contract extension…

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Ashanti Regional Inter School Soccer : KUHIS, OKESS through, KASS, KOSS eliminated

Sakafia SHS, Kumasi High school and Osei Kyeretwie have booked their place to the quarter finals of the 2019 Ashanti Regional Inter school and colleagues Soccer Competition in what was an exciting first day of the round 16 at the Baba Yara Stadium. Sakafia SHS were the first school to secure their passage to the round 16 after beating 10men Obuasi Secondary Technical school. Both sides kept it tight and made sure the game end barren. Sakafia eventually won the game (5-4) via penalties. The first upset of the day…

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AshantiGold skipper Shafiu Mumuni on verge of ES Setif move

AshantiGold captain Shafiu Mumuni is on the verge of completing a transfer to Algerian side ES Setif, according to local media reports. The two clubs have reportedly reached an agreement in principle and a deal is expected to be announced soon. The 24 year will travel to the North African country to finalize the transfer in the coming days. The talismanic striker was instrumental as Ashantigold SC won the NC Tournament Tier 2 competition. He also scored four times in the Miners’ 2019/2020 CAF Confederation campaign. Mumuni was crowned top scorer…

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Match Preview: Eleven Wonders vs Aduana Stars, home side aim to perform wonders against The Fire Boys

Struggling Eleven Wonders FC seek their first point of the campaign as they welcome joint league leaders Aduana Stars to the Nana Ameyaw Park on Wednesday January 15. Eleven Wonders have failed to perform wonders so far this season and have lost all their games failing to score a single goal. They face the most potent side in the league who also have a flawless record after 3 rounds of matches. Aduana Stars have vanquished all opponents with Yahaya Mohammed proving the absolute terminator after registering 5 goals this far.…

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Asante Kotoko appalled by behavior of fans in Berekum Chelsea defeat

Asante Kotoko have issued a strongly worded statement expressing their disappointment at the behavior of some of their supporters during Sunday’s defeat to Berekum Chelsea. Some fans at the Baba Yara Stadium began to violently protest by throwing projectiles on the field after Berekum Chelsea took a 1-0 lead. The irate supporters were furious over decisions of the referee in their match against the visiting team which led to some throwing stones and sachet water directed at the match officials. Some also tried to force a gate to the pitch…

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Andre Ayew shortlisted for Championship Player of the Month award

Swansea City star Andre Ayew has been nominated  for the English Championship Player for the month of December award. The Black Stars skipper was shortlisted alongside Leeds defender Luke Ayling, West Brom keeper Sam Johnstone, Sheffield Wednesday defender Tom Lees, Cardiff midfielder Lee Tomlin and Millwall’s Jed Wallace. The Black Stars skipper deservedly earned his spot following his stupendous form for the Welsh club during the period under review. He made six appearances across the month, scoring five goals to help Steve Cooper’s side climb back towards the Championship play-off places.…

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Edward Nii Odoom admits Hearts of Oak need new signings

Edward Nii Odoom admits Hearts of Oak need new signings after their underwhelming start to the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League. The Phobians were condemned to back to back defeats following their humiliating 3-0 loss to Medeama SC in Tarkwa on Sunday. Hearts lost their opening game to Berekum Chelsea in Accra, a result that led to the sacking of coach Kim Grant. The board have tried to play down a spending spree in the ongoing transfer window but the interim manager is adamant a few new faces are needed. “We…

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GFA International Relations Committee holds maiden meeting today

The GFA’s International Relations Committee held its maiden meeting this morning at the GFA Secretariat. The Committee is chaired by the GFA president Kurt E. S. Okraku with Frederick Acheampong as vice chairman. Other members of the body also include, Emmanuel Adansi, Stephen Appiah, Samuel Osei Kuffour, Alberta Sackey, Marwan A. F Osei Tutu. The committee is responsible for ensuring that the GFA obtains a database of all persons of Ghanaian decent excelling in all aspects of football (players, coaches, match officials, administrators, medical officers etc) outside Ghana. The International…

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Match Preview: Berekum Chelsea vs Liberty Professionals- Blues look to continue hot streak against Scientific soccer lads

In-form Berekum Chelsea are set to lock horns with Liberty Professionals on match day 2 of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League. The Blues are full confidence after recording a stunning 1-0 victory away to Hearts of Oak in their season opener. Chelsea will be looking to make it two wins out of two in front of their home crowd at the Golden City Park. Meanwhile the Scientific Soccer lads will be aiming to build on their second half performance in their opening day draw with Legon Cities. The Dansoman-based outfit fought…

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