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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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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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