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Three cities shortlisted to host 2019/20 CAF Champions League final

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has shortlisted three African cities of Casablanca, Douala and Tunis to host the inaugural one-off final of the CAF Champions League. The federations of Cameroon, Morocco and Tunisia were the three Member Associations that applied to have their cities considered for the final of Africa’s flagship club football competition. Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium in Douala, …

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Asamoah Gyan is still the General Captain of Black Stars – CK Akonnor

Charles Akonnor, new Head Coach of Black Stars, has said the team’s all-time leading striker, Asamoah Gyan will maintain his role as the General Captain of the team. Coach Akonnor said this during his first interaction with local media in Accra where he also named his first call up since taking charge of the team. Gyan missed out on the …

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Eddie Nketiah buzzing after scoring for Arsenal against Portsmouth

English-born Ghanaian striker Edward Nketiah could not hide his joy after registering his name on the score sheet for Arsenal in their 2-0 win against Portsmouth in the FA Cup on Monday night. Portsmouth played well in the first half at Fratton Park but fell to Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ volley from Reiss Nelson’s cross just before the break. Nketiah bundled home …

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Coach Ofori Asare congratulates Bombers

Coach Kwesi Ofori Asare – Head Trainer of the national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers, has congratulated all the ten boxers who represented the nation at the just-ended “Road To Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games” Boxing Qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal. In an interview with the GNA Sports after the competition, the only three-star AIBA rated coach in Ghana, said he …

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‘Ruthless’ Kotoko stage impressive comeback to edge Bechem United

Kumasi Asante Kotoko came back from a goal down to beat Bechem United 3-1 in a matchday 12 encounter played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday. A goal each from Martin Antwi, Augustine Okrah and Ibrahim Moro secured maximum points for the Porcupine Warriors who go joint top of the league log together with Ashantigold who have a game …

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Top South African referee to officiate Sudan, Ghana clash

Seasoned South African referee Victor Gomes to will head the delegation of match officials for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Sudan and Ghana. This match will be played at the El Hilal Stadium in Omdurman on March 30, 2020. Gomes will be assisted by seasoned Zakhele Siwela as 1st Assistant Referee and A.II Athenkosi Ndongeni fromSouth Africa …

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Besiktas star Kevin-Prince Boateng plays down injury fears

Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng says he is in good shape despite leaving the field prematurely in Besiktas’ draw against Trabzonspor in the Turkish Supaliga on Saturday. Boateng registered his name on scoresheet in the 57th minute as the Black Eagles hold Trabzonspor to a 2-2 stalemate. The 35-year-old suffered a blow to his head and was replaced by Tyler Boyd …

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Maxwell Konadu is not a village coach – Ibrahim Tanko

Head coach of Ghana’s home-based side Ibrahim Tanko believes Aduana Stars trainer WO Tandoh did not act well in labelling the Asante Kotoko boss a “village coach”. Tandoh and Konadu have seemingly fallen out following their clubs’ controversial clash in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday. Courtesy of a Samuel Bioh 94th-minute strike, Aduana emerged 1-0 victors in a match …

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Ethan Ampadu targets Chelsea return

Welsh-born Ghanaian defender Ethan Ampadu has set his sights on returning to Chelsea next season. Ampadu left the Blues to join German side RB Leipzig on a season-long loan in the summer. After struggling to command a regular playing time at the club, the versatile guardsman has become an integral part of Julian Nagelsmann’s men in recent weeks. Ampadu was …

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Clubs asked to update, reactivate SSNIT contributions

The National Coordinator of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Player Registration, Mr Joseph Nkoo, has asked owners of football clubs in the Premier and Division One Leagues (DOL) to “update, reactivate and register” their clubs with SSNIT as required by the Act of Parliament, 2008, Act 766. Mr Nkoo asserted that before the Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ football …

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