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Another football prodigy emerge from Ghana Police Service

Sumaila Iddrisu

As if the exploits of Samuel Safo of the Ghana Police Service with the Black Stars of Ghana is not enough, another police officer at the Nsawam District Police Headquarters has emerged and poised to take Ghana football by storm. Sumaila Iddrisu, a two-footed bulky player who stands at 6.15’ft tall is making waves within the Nsawam Municipality and its ...

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Fitcom to sign kit sponsorship deal with 62 local clubs

Kit manufacturing giants, Fitcom is expected to sign a four-year kit sponsorship deal with some 62 local clubs. Brokered by Nana Yaw Amposah, founder and chairman of Division One side, Phar Rangers, the deal is expected to provide each club with a set of home kit, a set of away kit, two sets of training kit, a set of tracksuit, polo ...

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Two Ghanaian referees to officiate at 2019 WAFU tournament

Two Ghanaian FIFA referees Juliet Appiah and Doris Ntiful are part of officials to handle matches at this year’s West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B Tournament, which starts on Wednesday, May 8 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The two referees on Tuesday, May 7 joined their counterparts from other African countries for training at the Robert Champroux Stadium, where the ...

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SafariBet & Lollibet operations suspended by Gaming Commission

The Gaming Commission of Ghana (GAC) has revoked the licences of sports betting companies; Lollibet and SafariBet Sports Betting after preliminary findings showed that their operations contravened the Gaming Act of 2006. The GCA has also commenced further investigations into the operations of the two companies after preliminary findings found that they had flouted Section 46 of the Gaming Act, ...

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Real Madrid make first contact for £100m Hazard

With Zinedine Zidane having replaced Santiago Solari, the Liga side are now moving ahead with their attempts to sign the Chelsea forwardReal Madrid have signalled their intent to secure the £100 million ($132m) summer signing of Chelsea star Eden Hazard, Goal understands.Their interest in the Belgian represents the first proper contact ahead of a potential summer move.The appointment of Hazard’s ...

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Ronaldo hat-trick overturns two-goal deficit to send Juventus through

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo once again underlined his worth in Europe’s elite competition as his hat-trick overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit against Atletico Madrid to send Juventus into the Champions League last eight.The fans of the Turin club had yet to see their £99m summer signing produce the sort of displays in Europe that helped Real Madrid to four Champions League titles ...

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Manchester United must spend to rejoin European elite – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has urged Manchester United’s transfer chiefs to splash the cash if they want to be classed as a Champions League contender. United were beaten 1-0 by Juventus at Old Trafford on Tuesday night thanks to Paulo Dybala’s first-half goal. Mourinho admitted afterwards there was a gap in quality between the teams and pointed to Juventus’ transfer policy as ...

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Gyan returns, No Ayews as Kwesi Appiah names squad for Afcon qualifiers

Asamoah Gyan

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has included captain Asamoah Gyan in his 23-man squad for the double-header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone. Gyan has not featured for the Black Stars since the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Congo in Kumasi last year and has been handed a call-up despite his lack of game time at club level this season. The ...

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WAFU B U-17 Afcon Qualifiers: Starlets reach final

Ghana’s Black Starlets have made the 2019 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations’ WAFU Zone B qualifying tournament final after beating Ivory Coast 2-1 on Wednesday. Coach Karim Zito’s boys had to come from behind to score two quick goals late in the first half of the game at Stade Général Seyni Kountché in Niamey. The Ivorians capitalized on a mistake ...

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Kofi Amoah named FIFA Normalization C’ttee Prez.

Kofi Amoah

The Fifa/Caf mission has named Dr. Kofi Amoah as president of a five-member Normalization Committee for the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Caf’s Amaju Pinnick as well as Fifa duo Luca Nicola and Veron Mosengo-Omba conducted interviews with proposed candidates for the Committee which will steer the affairs of the country’s football for the next six months – no later than ...

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