SA football boss Danny Jordaan accused of raping singer


South African singer and ex-MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused the country’s football boss Danny Jordaan, 66, of raping her nearly 24 years ago. He “overpowered” her and “painfully” raped her in a hotel in Port Elizabeth city, she has alleged in a blog. Mr Jordaan, who organised the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, has not yet responded to a ...

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We’ll work on finishing – Paa Kwesi Fabin


Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, says the team must still fine-tune their attacking play ahead of the rest of its campaign in the U-17 World Cup tournament in India. The Starlets beat Niger 2-0 on Wednesday to book a last 8 date with Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Captain Eric Ayiah and Richard Danso scored in first-half injury ...

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Ghana beat Niger to progress to U-17 World Cup quarters


Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati. Ghana dominated the first half, creating 13 attempts to Niger’s lone effort. The West Africans created the ...

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GFA has never induced or bribed referees – Saane Daara

Ibrahim Saane Daara

The Ghana Football Association has officially said that it has not involved itself in inducing match referees for World Cup qualifiers on the continent. The comment follows the declarations made by the Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfried Osei, on Citi FM’s “Sports Panorama” that the non-payment of unclassified payments cost Ghana a place in the 2018 World ...

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NBA Daily Wrap: Season tips off with two thrillers


The 2017-18 NBA season tipped off in the early hours of Wednesday with two closely contested matchups between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics in the East, and The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets in the West. Cavs defend the land The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated a motivated Boston Celtics squad 102-99, which initially looked rattled after losing forward Gordon ...

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UCL: Klopp’s Liverpool smash seven past Maribor


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said it was “nice to write a piece of history” as the Reds thrashed Slovenian side Maribor to record the biggest away win by an English team in the history of the European Cup. The Reds dominated throughout to go top of Champions League Group E with a scintillating performance. Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both ...

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Leicester sack manager Shakespeare after four months in charge


Leicester City have sacked manager Craig Shakespeare just four months after he signed a three-year deal to take the job on a permanent basis. The Foxes are third from bottom in the Premier League and have not won any of their past six league matches. Shakespeare, 53, succeeded title winner Claudio Ranieri in February, initially on a temporary basis. After ...

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Steve Polack unsure of Kotoko future

Steve Polack

Head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Steve Polack, has said the club has yet to re-open contract renewal talks with him as he enters the final days of his 6-month contract. The English man replaced Croatian trainer Zdravko Logarusic in May, and has steered the club to president’s cup glory, a 4th place finish in the league, and the final ...

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Tiger Woods ‘can do as much as he needs to do’


Tiger Woods has been cleared by his doctor to hit golf shots at full power as the 14-time major winner continues his comeback from back surgery. Woods, 41, is recovering from a fourth back operation in the last three years and has not played since withdrawing from February’s Dubai Desert Classic. On Sunday, the American posted a video on Twitter hitting a driver, with ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: GH Footy kings, Jose smart or scared, Federer show in Shanghai


Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao rolls out his column on another Monday and this week, he talks about Aduana’s capture of the Ghana Premier League, the talk surrounding Man United’s goalless draw at Anfield and Roger Federer’s superior handling of Rafa Nadal in Shanghai. All hail Aduana, new kings of Ghanaian football When Aduana Stars started assembling very good pieces ...

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