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‘Terrible’ Accra Sports Stadium pitch after Cardi B concert blamed for postponed Kotoko, Hearts clash

Fans of Ghana’s top two clubs, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko who had been anticipating the President’s Cup clash between their sides this weekend were dealt a huge blow when the match was called off. The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA), which took the decision to postpone the match to December 22, did not give a reason …

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NDC spent $15m in 2013, what’s wrong if I spend $4.5m – Sports Minister on AFCON budget

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah has justified government’s expenditure at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, insisting that it did not waste public money as some Ghanaians perceive. In July this year, the Minister disclosed that the country spent $4.5 million on the 2019 AFCON which was staged in Egypt. Isaac Asiamah told Ghana’s parliament that the …

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Ashford Tetteh-Oku rejects club licensing Appeals Committee chairman role

Former Ghana Premier League Board chairman Ashford Tetteh-Oku has declined to serve as chairman of the Club Licensing Appeals Committee, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. The highly-respected football administrator says he will not be “presently available” to serve on the committee due to personal reasons. He has notified the Ghana Football Association about the decision to humbly turned down the request …

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FIFA President outlines three major pillars to get African football to top level

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has revealed his plans and ambitions to support and develop football in Africa. Infantino outlined three major pillars that can get football in Africa to the highest peak which are Refereeing, Infrastructure and Competitions to be done in conjunction with CAF and the other stakeholders. With regards to refereeing, the FIFA President said he will create …

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GFA names five-member Referees Committee

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has named a five-member Referees Committee to be chaired by the winner of the upcoming Executive Council election between Central Region FA Chairman, Robert Duncan and Upper East Region FA Chairman, Salifu Zida. Sports journalist, Michael Oti Adjei has been named the Vice Chairman of the Committee. Other members of the Committee …

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Jordan Ayew ‘honoured and proud’ to make African Player of the year shortlist

Ghana forward Jordan Ayew says he is honoured and proud to make the 30-man shortlist for the African Player of the year. The Crystal Palace attacker is one of two Ghanaian players to make the shortlist, which also includes Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah. Ayew is enjoying one of his best season in England with the Eagles, having …

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Razak Braimah gets ‘horny’ in Spanish league game

Ghanaian goalkeeper Razak Braimah hogged the headlines in the Spanish lower division after he was seen on video getting a little ‘intimate’ with his teammate. The former Ghana number one was seen slowly moving his waist back and forth behind a teammate in their pre-match formalities. The scene caught the attention of the crowd, who gestured to the funny incident …

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Charles Taylor reveals truth behind his football name

Prolific Ghanaian winger, Bismarck Asampong better known as Charles Taylor has revealed the secret and inspiration behind his football name. The former Kotoko striker was named after his grandfather, Bismarck Asampong who was affectionately called ‘Kweku Tailor’ due to his profession as a fashion designer. As a descendant of his grandfather, people deemed it fit to also call him by …

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AFCON Qualifiers: Jordan’s solitary goal gives Ghana victory over Sao Tome

Jordan Ayew’s penalty proved to be the difference as Ghana labored to a 1-0 victory away to São Tomé in 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday. The four-time African champions struggled to get their passing game going in the opening minutes due to the regretful nature of the pitch at the National stadium. The first real chance fell …

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Sellas Tetteh responds to Kei Kamara comments

Sierra Leone coach Sellas Tetteh has responded to Kei Kamara’s comments that partly blamed the Ghanaian tactician for his retirement from international football. Colorado Rapids striker, Kamara, quit international football two days ago and he cited Tetteh as one of the reasons for his decision. The 35-year-old player said among other things that Tetteh was not able to move Sierra …

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