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I’m alive – Abedi Pele rubbishes death rumours

Ghanaian football legend, Abedi Pele, has denied reports on some online new portals that he has died after a short illness faraway in France. The report, on some unknown news websites, started making the rounds on some social media platforms on Friday evening. The report had it that, the Pele had died in France, Marseille on Friday. But the three-time …

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Brazil booed off as Neymar flops in South Africa stalemate

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazil and superstar Neymar were booed off as their quest for a maiden Olympic football gold medal began with a 0-0 draw against 10-man South Africa. Barcelona ace Neymar is by far the biggest name in the competition and has been tasked with restoring pride to Brazilian football after a catastrophic 7-1 semi-final defeat to …

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I refused to pay ‘bribe’ for U20 qualifier – Vanderpujye

Minister for Sports, Nii Lantey Vanderpujye has revealed the Ghana Football Association wanted to involve him in some “suborning” during the Black Satellites Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Senegal. According to the Minister, the GFA requested him to put in place measures to ensure the Black Satellites defeated their Senegalese counterparts convincingly at the Cape Coast Stadium last Friday. But, …

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Andre Ayew to join Swansea in US for pre-season tour

Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew is expected to join his Swansea City teammates in the United States ahead of the side’s pre-season tour. Ayew, 26, was given extra time off after representing his country during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Ghana international underwent test at the club’s Landore training ground on Monday. But he will now travel to …

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Statement: Sulley Muntari apologizes to GFA

Ghanaian international, Sulley Ali Muntari has apologised to the country and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for his part in the incidents which marred the country’s participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Muntari was suspended indefinitely from the Black Stars along with Kevin Prince Boateng for what the GFA described as disruptive behaviour during Ghana’s participation at the tournament. The …

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Ghana qualify for Gabon 2017

Ghana qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals with a 2-0 win away to Mauritius in Group H. A goal from skipper Andre Ayew in the 70th minute and Christian Atsu in the 73rd minute was enough to send the Black Stars through to Gabon. The Black Stars started the game the better team with lots of chances …

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Soulama howler gives Kotoko victory in Super Clash

Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye had a game to forget after he scored an own goal and got send off as his side was beaten 1-0 at home. Coach Kenichi Yatsuhasi for Hearts of Oak named a strong line up that had Burkina international goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye in post with Ivorian skipper Robin Gnagne in defence. Despite the heavy …

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Audio: Prince Tagoe reveals excessive use of ‘juju’ in Black Stars

Ex-Ghana striker Prince Tagoe claims there is an excessive use of black magic ‘juju’ among Black Stars players, aimed at destroying each other for international recognition. The former Hearts of Oak star claims several players are indulged in the dastardly act aimed at outwitting each other. The ex-Hoffenheim, Kelantan FA and Club Africain attacker made the startling revelation during an …

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Sports Minister sends goodwill message to Black Stars

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, has sent a goodwill message to the senior national football team, the Black Stars. The Minister on behalf of Government and the people of Ghana urged the Black Stars to go all to secure victory for the team as they take on Mozambique 2017 AFCON qualifier on Thurday. In …

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“Dont pamper me” – Mr. Vanderpuije tells Media

Accra, March 15, GNA – Mr. Edwin Nii Lantey Vanderpuije, Minister for Youth and Sports, has said, he is not expecting the sports media to pamper him, though he regards himself as a member of the sports media. “I am member of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), but i am not expecting you to pamper me. “I expect …

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