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CAF celebrates legendary Ghanaian footballer Junior Agogo

Late Junior Agogo

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has paid tribute to former Ghana and Nottingham Forest forward Junior Manuel Agogo. The football governing body in Africa through its official twitter account celebrated Junior Agogo for his remarkable display during the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations. Agogo became a cult hero in African football during the 2008 AFCON, scoring three goals in the tournament ...

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Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson named FWA Footballer of the Year

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has won the Football Writers’ Association Men’s Footballer of the Year award. The 30-year-old midfielder, who led Liverpool to their first league title in 30 years this season, received more than a quarter of the votes. “As grateful as I am I don’t feel like I can accept this on my own,” he said. “I owe ...

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Mike Tyson to fight Roy Jones Jr in exhibition bout

Jones Jr (left) and Tyson will fight in an eight-round contest

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will return to the boxing ring for an exhibition fight against ex-four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr. The bout is scheduled to take place on 12 September in Los Angeles. Tyson, 54, last fought professionally in 2005 when he was beaten by Irishman Kevin McBride in what was his sixth loss in 58 career contests. ...

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Austrian side Sturm Graz chase Ghanaian winger Paul Mensah

Paul Mensah

Sturm Graz are interested in signing SV Kapfenberg wideman Paul Mensah, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. The 20-year-old is expected to make a step up the ladder after a breakthrough season with the Austrian second-tier side. The Ghanaian teenager scored nine goals in 24 appearances for the side last season to alert a host of clubs about his quality. With Sturm ...

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Eric Bekoe explains why Kotoko should snub Champions League offer

Eric Bekoe

Former Asante Kotoko star Eric Bekoe is the latest to advise the club against continental inter-club football next season. The Porcupine Warriors are set to represent Ghana in the Caf Champions League for the second year running after getting the nod from the Football Association (GFA) Executive Council following the premature termination of the Premier League. Under normal circumstances, the ...

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Rawlings is the ‘prophet’ in my life – Azumah Nelson

Azumah Nelson

Ghanaian former professional boxer, Azumah Nelson has disclosed that his career in professional boxing was saved by former President J.J Rawlings. According to him, he almost gave up boxing in his earlier stages to join the military but the former President talked him out of it. “I liked the discipline in the military. As a disciplined person myself, I wanted ...

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Franck Ribery is the toughest winger I ever faced- Samuel Inkoom

Franck Ribery

U-20 FIFA World Cup winner and former Asante Kotoko defender Samuel Inkoom has named Franck Ribery as the toughest winger he’s ever faced. The right back came up against Ribery, when FC Basel faced Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League in 2010, a game the Swiss side lost 3-0. Ribery scored a brace in that game. “Franck Ribery is the toughest winger I ...

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‘Deadly’ Asamoah Gyan is the best Ghana football has ever seen- Ishmael Addo

Asamoah Gyan

Legendary Accra Hearts of Oak SC striker, Ishmael Addo waxes lyrically about general captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan. Addo, revered for his goal scoring prowess during his time with the Phobians praised Gyan, describing him as one of the ‘deadliest’ strikers he has seen in the game. Asamoah Gyan holds the record as Ghana’s leading scorer with 51 goals, and has since ...

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

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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GH¢10 million stadium funds missing at National Sports Authority – A-G’s report

The Auditor General’s report on the Sustainability of Sports Stadia in Ghana has revealed that Internally Generated Funds (IGF) for the year 2015-2016 for the Accra Sports Stadium and for the year 2012-2013 for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium were not accounted for by the National Sports Authority (NSA). The audit carried out from August 2017 to December 2018 at ...

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