Sunday 20 August 2017
(Ghana Web 08/18/17)
Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng has signed a three year deal with German side Eintracht Frankfurt, Ghana's leading football website GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The Ghanaian has wasted little time in moving back to Germany just 48 hours after terminating his contract with Spanish side Las Palmas. The 30-year-old former AC Milan man will be returning to the league he played in the past with Schalke, Dortmund and Hertha Berlin. Boateng has put pen to paper on a three year deal and is reported to have copped 4 million euros a year deal, thrice what he was getting at Las Palmas. He scored 10 goals for Las Palmas last season and only cancelled his contract because...
(BBC News Africa 08/16/17)
Former Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng is once again without a club after ending his contract with Spanish club Las Palmas by mutual consent. Las Palmas cited "irreversible personal reasons" for the decision. The 30-year-old had a contract with the La Liga side until 2020 after signing for them a year ago following a six-month absence from the sport after leaving Italy's AC Milan. He scored 10 goals in 28 appearances at Las Palmas including one on his debut. Boateng has previously played for Hertha Berlin, Tottenham Hotspur, Borussia Dortmund, Portsmouth, Milan, twice, and Schalke. Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/40950433
(Graphic Online 08/09/17)
Deputy captain of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Eric Donkor, says their quest to win this year’s Ghana Premier League title is not over despite their current fourth position on the league table. Last Sunday, Kotoko were unable to move up the log after being held to a 1-1 draw by their arch-rival Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Stadium, making their title aspiration a difficult task given the effort of the teams ahead of them on the log. However, Donkor...
(Ghana Web 08/08/17)
Ghana International Sulley Muntari has reiterated that the circumstances that led to the Black Stars’ calamitous 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, have not been fully investigated, adding that if he reveals what he knows about the matter, many high ranking people in the country will find themselves in trouble. Muntari was sacked from the Black Stars camp during the World Cup and was subsequently handed an indefinite suspension from the national team by the Ghana Football Association for fighting...
(Reuters (Eng) 08/08/17)
Tuesday's action at the World Athletics Championships sees two of the most intriguing races of the program as South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk bids for the first half of his 400/200 meters double and Nigel Amos goes for gold in the men's 800m. World record holder and defending champion Van Niekerk should be unbeatable in the 400m but faces a stiff challenge, not least from Botswanan duo Isaac Makwala and Thebe Baboloki. Another Botswanan, Amos, will also have to be...
(Ghana Web 08/01/17)
Ghana Black Stars last won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1982 in Libya, and the man who proved to be the hero of the night was goalkeeper Michael Owusu Mensah. Owusu Mensah who is now based in the United States, has said the country has failed to win the African Cup title again because authorities in charge of the game are dishonest. According to him, he would have been dead if he chosen in Ghana but now lives comfortably...
(AFP (eng) 07/21/17)
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will expand from 16 to 24 teams and be staged in June and July, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Thursday. The tournament has traditionally been held in January and February, with the timing of the tournament a source of frustration to European clubs forced to release players in the middle of the season. The CAF executive committee confirmed the changes to the format following a two-day symposium in Rabat, although the...
(Ghana Web 07/19/17)
The technical team of the Black Stars led by Coach Kwasi Appiah will be paid before Friday according to reports in the local media. The former Al Khartoum manager and his technical staff were left unattended to by the Ministry of Youth and Sports since their appointment. The technical team have not been paid for the past two months raising various agitations in the sports media. Despite the Ministry explaining that they are not responsible for the payment, a lot...
(APA 07/19/17)
The Youth coach of Ghana’s Kumasi Asante Kotoko Football Club, Ernest Appau, has been handed an interim opportunity to handle the first team when they resume training, APA learns here Wednesday. The announcement has been made although the medical team is yet to declare players of the club fit enough to compete resume training and possibly continue with their league matches after they got injured in an accident last week. His appointment has become necessary because Kotoko Coach, Steve Polack...
(Ghana Web 07/18/17)
Captain of Ghana's Dwarf football team Yaw ‘Taller’ Baah claims he is a better player than senior internationals John Boye and Daniel Amartey. The Black Giants are currently in camp preparing for next month's World Dwarf Games in Ontairo, Canada. He told Ztv Sports: "I am far better than John Boye and Daniel Amartey, this no strange news because the players even know it themselves, we have met on several occasions of which they told me specifically that if i...
(APA 07/14/17)
Some prominent Ghanaians, present and past leaders have sent condolence messages to the victims of the Kumasi Asante Kotoko road crash. The team lost one official in the fatal accident on Wednesday night after honouring a mid-week league match against Inter Allies in Accra. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and former President John Dramani Mahama, have expressed their heartfelt sympathies to the team and their families as well as the injured, who are recuperating in the hospital. An Assistant Equipment...
(APA 07/13/17)
The players and officials of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Football Club were involved in a motor accident on Wednesday night after the mid-week league match in Accra, resulting in the death of one person. The identity of the dead person has not been revealed, but the police have confirmed the incident in on Thursday morning in Accra. It was gathered that the bus of the Porcupine Warriors ran into another vehicle at Nkawkaw on its way back to Kumasi. One of...
(APA 07/13/17)
The WAFA football team on Wednesday took a three-point lead at the top of the league after beating Bechem United 2-0 at home. They lead the pack with 43 points and they have an outstanding match against AshantiGold FC. Aduana Stars remained in 2nd position with 40 points despite losing 1-3 to league defenders, Wa All Stars at Wa. Hearts of Oak reclaimed the 3rd position with a 2-0 drubbing of Berekum Chelsea, which propelled them to 36 points. Kumasi...
(APA 07/10/17)
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has denied a Facebook account created in the name of the President of the association, Mr. Kwasi Nyantakyi, soliciting for funds from unsuspecting public. A statement published on the official website of the association said: "The GFA's attention has been drawn to a fake Facebook account pretending to be that of the President of the Federation, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi." "The said Facebook account has been soliciting money from the public claiming it is Mr. Nyantakyi...
(APA 07/07/17)
Ghana’s Black Stars have dropped one place in the latest FIFA rankings, APA learns here Friday. Ranked 50th in the World, the Black Stars dropped to the 9th position in Africa. According to the ranking, African champions Cameroon dropped four places to the 36th in the world and 5th in Africa after the poor showing at the FIFA Confederations Cup, while Nigeria dropped one place to 39th. Egypt maintained their status as Africa’s highest ranked team despite falling four places...
(APA 06/29/17)
Ghanaian league leaders, WAFA on Wednesday maintained the top position on the league table with a 1-0 victory over Elmina Sharks at Sogakope, results collated by the Ghana FA has revealed. They lead the pack with 40 points, followed by Aduana Stars 37, who also beat struggling Accra Great Olympics by a lone goal at Dormaa. The rejuvenated AshGold recorded the stunner of the day at the Accra Sports Stadium, by defeating Accra Hearts of Oak by 1-0 to move...
(APA 06/23/17)
Former coach of the Ghana Black Stars Herbert Addo is expected to be laid to rest on Saturday, APA learns here. The coach, who died in March, is expected to be buried in Accra on Saturday. Addo had coached some prominent Ghanaian teams such as AshantiGold, Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Accra Hearts of Oak and the WAFA Club, which is currently leading the Ghana Premier League table. He had on two occasions handled the senior national team as substantive and caretaker...
(APA 06/23/17)
The Black Stars of Ghana are expected to leave Accra for the United States of America to play two international friendly matches in a row, APA learns here. The players are expected to play Mexico next week and USA on July 1 respectively. The team will be traveling without deputy skipper, Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan, following their request to be excused from the two games. Some Ghanaian players, who ply their trade the US, are expected to join...
(APA 06/21/17)
The Senior national team, Black Stars, have resumed training in Accra towards two international friendly games against United States of America and Mexico respectively. They are scheduled to play Mexico on June 28 and USA on July 1. The team, under the guidance of returnee coach Kwesi Appiah, had a training session at the Accra Sports Stadium and is expected to continue training on Wednesday till they depart from Accra to the USA, where the games would be played. Coach...
(APA 06/16/17)
The round of 16 games of Ghana FA cup are expected to be honoured this weekend and Sunday with defending Champions, Bechem United, playing away to Berekum Chelsea. The tie is seen as one of the tough games following the two teams 1-1 drawn game in their premier league clash at home of United. Another game that promises more intriguing action would be between Medeama SC and Elmina Sharks at the Tarkwa T&A Park, with both teams aiming to gain...

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