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Bawumia supports Real Tamale United FC with GHc50,000

Vice President Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia has donated Ghc50,000 cedis to Real Tamale United Football Club for the players upkeep. This is the Vice President’s first step taken to fix the RTU’s biggest problem of financial constraints. The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed presented the money to RTU’s management on Monday February 19, 2017 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium. ...

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FA Cup: Hawk-Eye apologises over wrong VAR image for Mata ‘goal’

Hawk-Eye apologises over wrong VAR image for Juan Mata ‘goal’

The ‘squiggly line’ image shown by broadcasters was not used to disallow Juan Mata’s goal in Manchester United’s FA Cup fifth-round win at Huddersfield, says the provider of VAR pictures. Hawk-Eye says a “technical error led to an incorrect graphic being provided”. Mata said “the decision was not very clear”, while United boss Jose Mourinho called for the video assistant referee (VAR) ...

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Ernest Hanson appointed Board Member of Ghana Rugby Union

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Board has approved the appointment of Ernest Hanson as a Board Member on Monday, 19 February 2018. Hanson joins the Board with over 20 years experience in playing rugby. He played schoolboy rugby at Clifton College in the UK and three more years at Gloucester Rugby Academy until the age of 21. Mr Herbert ...

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Vitoria v Bahia abandoned after 10 red cards and eight yellows

Brazilian footballers are traditionally known for their skill on the ball, but there wasn’t much on show in the Bahia state championship match between Vitoria and Bahia. After a feisty first half featuring six bookings and Denilson’s goal for the hosts, things really got out of hand after the break. Bahia were awarded a penalty in the 50th minute, and ...

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Dubai U-13 Intercontinental Cup set for February 22-24

The Lizzy Sports Academy, owned by Ghanaian-born, former French international, Marcel Desailly, will represent Ghana at the Under 13 Dubai Intercontinental Cup Finals. The Youth team is gunning for the games in Dubai, where the global sports lens will be focused on budding talents and the exuberant show of skill that will be exhibited at the games. The three day ...

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Asensio hits brace as Real Madrid edge Betis in thriller

Marco Asensio scored twice as Real Madrid beat Real Betis to secure a third successive victory. Zinedine Zidane’s side took the lead when Asensio nodded in, but Betis equalised through Aissa Mandi. Nacho’s own goal put Betis ahead at the break but Sergio Ramos, Asensio and Cristiano Ronaldo scored to put the defending champions in control. Sergio Leon’s late goal ...

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Black Maidens qualify for World Cup after 19-0 aggregate win over Djibouti

Ghana’s Black Maidens booked their place at this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup after an emphatic 19-0 aggregate win over Djibouti. The Maidens beat Djibouti 10-0 in the return leg on Sunday at the Cape Coast stadium to complete the rout. The Maidens opened the scoring in the 6th minute through Jacqueline Owusu and doubled their tally 4 minutes later ...

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Alex Sandro goal wins Turin derby for Juve

Juventus moved two points clear of Napoli at the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over Torino in the Turin derby. Massimiliano Allegri’s team provided the perfect response after a run of 10 consecutive victories had been ended in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham in the Champions League on Tuesday. Federico Bernardeschi laid on the decisive goal for ...

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West Brom knocked out by Saints as troubles continue

West Bromwich Albion’s troubled week continued as Southampton scored in each half to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2005. Albion were looking to move on from an incident in which four senior players were interviewed by police after a taxi was stolen from outside a fast-food restaurant in Barcelona. But the fifth-round tie started badly ...

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Injury woes are behind me – Baba Rahman

It has been a long spell on the sidelines for Ghana and Schalke 04 left wing back, Baba Rahman. A cruciate ligament injury suffered while representing Ghana in the opening match of Afcon 2017 has kept the budding talent out for well over a year. During that spell Schalke have fired Markus Weinzierl, the manager who orchestrated his loan from ...

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