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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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We’ve learnt nothing from May 9 disaster – Godfred Yeboah

Godfred Yeboah

Former Asante Kotoko left-back Godfred Yeboah believes lessons from the May 9 disaster have not been taking serious considering how some fans still misbehave during games in the Ghana Premier League. Yeboah, known as TV 3 in his playing days, and a member of the Kotoko side that played the game was lamenting on how the shocking disaster occured and ...

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Hearts of Oak must change their recruitment policy – Ernest Thompson

Ernest Thompson

Former Accra Hearts of Oak Board Secretary Ernest Thompson has called on the club to review their recruitment policy. According to him, the recruitment policy of the club has to be changed as the club currently lacks quality players to compete. Speaking to Nhyira FM Sports on the club’s policies, Thompson advised the management of the club to buy three ...

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Asamoah Gyan is still African player with most goals in Asian Champions League

Asamoah-Gyan

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan still holds the title as the top African scorer in the Asian Champions league following his exploits in the competition with Al Ain and Al Ahli Dubai. Gyan completed a shocking loan move to United Arab Emirates side Al-Ain during the 2011/12 campaign from English side Sunderland. The now 34-year-old became a household name in the ...

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Cameroon a unique country, everything in place to host Afcon – Eto’o

Samuel Eto'o

Former Barcelona and Chelsea forward Samuel Eto’o is convinced the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be hosted by Cameroon will be a “beautiful party.” The tournament is scheduled to run between January 9 and February 6 next year. But with the coronavirus outbreak still ongoing, Caf is faced with a decision to stick to planned dates or move ...

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CAF considering playing 2021 AFCON qualifiers behind closed doors

The Confederation of African football says it is ‘closely monitoring’ the evolution of the deadly coronavirus around the world, particular on the African continent and is considering a number of measures to ensure the safety of footballers and fans. In a press release copied to www.ghanaweb.com, the continental football body says it will consider playing games, including the 2021 Africa ...

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Asante Kotoko set to pay huge compensation to former coach CK Akonnor after losing appeal

CK Akonnor

Asante Kotoko have lost their appeal against former coach CK Akonnor over his wrongful dismissal in July last year. The Porcupine Warriors are to pay the now Black Stars coach a hefty severance package for terminating his contract. This was after a Ghana FA Player Status Committee ruled in October 2019 and found the club guilty of breach of contract. ...

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Tony Yeboah praises Jordan Ayew for breaking long-standing record in England

Jordan Ayew

Ghanaian legend, Tony Yeboah has lavished praises on Jordan Ayew after the latter broke his long-standing goal scoring record in the English Premier League. Tony Yeboah netted 24 goals between 1995 and 1997 for Leeds United in the English top-flight league to set the record as a Ghanaian with the highest number of goals. However, his 24-year goal scoring record ...

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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Ghana draws South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia

Ghana will face South Africa, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe in its bid to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Black Stars were seeded as one of the top teams for the draw which took place in Cairo on Tuesday evening. Newly appointed Black Stars coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor, Ghana FA Vice President Mark Addo and General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo were ...

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It’ll be stupid to appoint an expatriate coach for Black Stars – GFA official

Kofi Poku

Vice-chairman of the FA Cup Committee, Kofi Poku, says appointing an expatriate coach to handle the Black Stars will be a stupid decision. In an interview with Asempa FM, he kicked against reports that the FA will be appointing an expatriate to handle the senior national team. He was emphatic that expatriate coaches are not better than indigenous coaches. “Education ...

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