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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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Man City overwhelm Man Utd in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

Holders Manchester City will take a commanding lead into the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final after outclassing neighbours Manchester United at Old Trafford. Marcus Rashford’s late reply will give United hope they can still turn this tie around in the return on Wednesday, 29 January, but it should not deflect from City’s superiority for the vast majority of ...

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Tyson Fury rematch with Deontay Wilder confirmed for February 22

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s eagerly-awaited rematch will take place on Saturday 22 February at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The two heavyweights will go to war again in 2020 after their December 2018 epic ended a in a split decision draw – a bout many fight fans felt Fury had won. Wilder remained WBC heavyweight champion and has since defended his ...

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Lukaku: Ronaldo told me Italy is the hardest place to score

Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo told him that Italy is the most defensive league in the world. Lukaku told the New York Times: “He told me this is the hardest defensive league in the world. “He said he’d scored goals everywhere, but this was the toughest place to do it. And if Cristiano Ronaldo thinks it’s difficult, then ...

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Go paperless with ticketing to generate more revenue – VP tells football community

Dr Bawumia Mahamudu

Football administrators and the Ghana Football Association have been challenged to follow government’s paperless and digitisation agenda. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia asked football administrators Friday, to initiate a paperless ticketing system to block loopholes that allow corrupt officials to steal gate proceeds from clubs. Speaking at the launch of the 2020 football season at the Accra Sports stadium, he also ...

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Bawumia to grace launch of 2019/20 football season

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will grace the launch of the 2019/2020 Ghana Football Season at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday as the Special Guest. The Vice President leads the list of distinguished guests invited to grace the event, which will usher in the return of domestic league after nearly two seasons break. The guest list, also includes ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 700 career goals

Cristiano Ronaldo reached 700 career goals in official matches by scoring for Portugal in their 2-1 loss to Ukraine in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner converted a penalty in the 72nd minute after a Ukraine player was judged to have handled a long-range shot in the box. Ronaldo is the sixth player to achieve the feat, following ...

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