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Hearts of Oak to engage Uncle T in friendly on Sunday

Accra Hearts of Oak will welcome Division One outfit Uncle T Stars to Pobiman on Sunday for a friendly encounter. The game which is slated for 3:00 pm will be used by both teams to assess their newly-signed players ahead of the Normalisation Committee Special Tournament next month. The Phobians have signed Larry Sumaila, Kofi Kordzi, Enock Adu and Michelle …

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CAF Confed Cup: Kotoko reach group stage for the first time in 11 years

Asante Kotoko secured a place in the CAF Confederation Cup group stages for the first time since 2008 with a 2-1 win over Coton Sport in Kumasi to progress 5-3 on aggregate. Leading 3-2 from the first leg, the Porcupine Warriors wrapped up the tie with two goals before the 60th minute. Amos Frimpong stayed composed to put Kotoko ahead …

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Former Kotoko Communications Director named Domestic League Committee chief by NC

Former Asante Kotoko Communication Director, Dr. Kwame Baah Nuakoh has been appointed chairman of Domestic League Committee by the GFA Normalization Committee. He will be assisted by veteran football administrator Jones Abu Alhassan who will be his deputy on the committee. Baah Nuakoh who also later became the international relations manager of the Porcupine Warriors was part of Sylvester Owusu-led …

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Fifa lifts worldwide ban on Ghana’s Samuel Inkoom

Samuel Inkoom has been cleared to resuscitate his career following Fifa’s decision to lift its worldwide ban on the Ghana defender. The right-back was banned from taking part in any football-related activity over a settlement dispute with his former agent Curtis Willer from a transfer back in 2014. Inkoom, 29, was ordered to pay the World In Motion boss or …

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Michael Essien fears Chelsea will lose big players due to lack of playing time

Chelsea legend Michael Essien fears some top players at the club could leave due to limited playing time. Centre-back Andreas Christensen, striker Alvaro Morata, Cesc Fabregas, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Gary Cahill, Danny Drinkwater, Victor Moses, and teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi are all said to be reconsidering their future at Stamford Bridge due to limited opportunities. Essien believes this situation could force the …

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Stephen Appiah pens emotional tribute to late mother

Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has paid tribute to his late mother Madam Comfort Afua Amootey who died over the weekend. The former Juventus player who turns 38 on Monday, December 24, described his mother as the person who gives him so much joy. “This day was never complete without me showing you how much I love and appreciate …

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Ghanaian-born boxer Joshua Buatsi destroys Renold Quinlan in round one

Ghanaian-born British boxer, Joshua Buatsi, proved too strong for Renold Quinlan as he stopped the latter in round one at The O2 on Saturday, December 22, 2019. Per Skysports.com report sighted by YEN.com.gh, the win was Buatsi’s third successive stoppage win inside the opening round. The 25-year-old light-heavyweight extended his unbeaten record to nine victories as he ruthlessly halted Quinlan, …

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AFCON qualifier: Ghana take huge first leg advantage with 5-1 victory over Togo

Spain-based striker Kwabena Owusu scored a hat-trick as Ghana recorded a resounding 5-1 victory against Togo in the first leg of their U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kumasi on Tuesday. Owusu opened the scoring of the game in the 18th minute with an individual brilliance from the edge of the box after dribbling past two Togolese defenders. The …

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Andre Ayew scores in Fenerbahce draw on his 29th birthday

Andre Ayew celebrated his 29th birthday by scoring on his return from injury as Fenerbahçe threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Erzurumspor in the Turkey Super Lig on Monday. The Ghanaian, who hadn’t played since Nov. 25 due to a fractured finger, started the game and opened the scoring for the host in the 18th minute with …

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Minister happy with work at Koforidua Multi Purpose Youth Center

Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has said, he is happy with the progress of work done at the Koforidua Multi-Purpose Youth Center. Mr. Asiamah made this known on his visit to the center to assess and monitor the progress of work at the 5,000 expandable capacity stadium. According to him, the government was keen on living …

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