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Former Ghalca boss warns Ghana FA boss over autonomous Premier League

Former Ghana League Clubs Association (Ghalca) chairman Alhaji Ali Raji has expressed his surprise at the move by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to make the national football league an autonomous entity. The Executive Council of the football governing body, under the leadership of new GFA president Kurt Okraku, has announced commencing activities towards making the Premier League independent. According to the …

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Is Robert Mensah the wee-smoking goalkeeper Osei Kofi spoke about?

Reverend Osei Kofi caused stirs on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 with his revelation of a former Black Stars goalkeeper who was reluctant to feature in the final of an AFCON match because he had not had a puff of Indian hemp. Osei Kofi, though short of mentioning names gave hints which offered people insight into who the goalkeeper could be. …

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Kotoko did not forge Clottey’s ITC – George Kennedy

Former Asante Kotoko player and Board Member George Kennedy has shed light on the signing of striker Emmanuel Clottey by the Porcupines five years ago. Clottey’s signing sparked a protracted legal tussle between the Porcupine Warriors and Esperance Sportive de Tunis which ended this year. Different accounts were given about how the player was signed and the then Asante Kotoko management has been blamed …

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Asamoah Gyan’s biggest mistake was leaving the English Premier League – Avram Grant

Former Ghana and Chelsea coach Avram Grant reckons Asamoah Gyan’s famous 2011 transfer from English Premier League side Sunderland to Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates greatly hampered the striker’s progress. After hitting 10 league goals in his first season with The Black Cats, Gyan promptly pursued a move away, originally joining the Arabian club on loan which was …

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The story of Ishmael Addo – Ghana’s secret weapon the world never got to know

May 9 2001 – Kumasi Asante Kotoko had taken the lead well in that game. The Porcupines had it under control. They knew they needed just a few more minutes to hold on, keep their lines tight but their arch-rivals Hearts of Oak had other ideas. For them, the “Never say die” mantra had been ingrained in their DNA. Every …

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Ghana Football will need God’s intervention to survive after coronavirus – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Head coach of Aduana Stars, Paa Kwesi Fabin says Ghana football will need the supreme intervention of God to survive following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Ghana Premier League clubs have been left without any football activities following the indefinite suspension of football by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) since March 15. According to Paa Kwesi, no one knows …

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But for determination I would’ve been a social delinquent – Stephen Appiah

Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah says but for his determination to be a footballer, he could have been anything else. The former Juventus star has recounted how he was sleeping roughly on the streets in his formative years with most of his friends at the time involved in all manner of social vices. El Capitano as he is affectionately …

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Michael Essien shares spectacular anecdotes about his time at SC Bastia

Former Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has shared an incredible insight into his time at French side SC Bastia. Essien started his career playing for Ghana Premier League side Liberty Professionals. Now 37, Essien had a trial at English Premier League giants Manchester United but due to lack of work permit, the move did not materialize. In 2000, he moved to France to …

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Kwasi Appiah is not the only person owed by GFA – Kurt Okraku

Ghana Football Association President, Kurt Okraku has revealed that coach James Kwasi Appiah is not the only person who has salaries arrears with this the association and for that matter the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Coach Kwasi Appiah has been in the news for the past weeks demanding his unpaid salaries which he says is $185,000 from the GFA. Kurt who was responding …

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Sports Check with GFA President Kurt Okraku

When Kurt Okraku was swearing the oath of office on that fateful day of October 25, he was not unaware of the fact that the workload that awaited him was humongous. For close to two years competitive football was nonexistent and the image of the sport in the country was in the gutters. The national teams were underperforming at various …

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