Tag Archives: Ghana Football

Fentuo writes: 5 Reasons why MTN FA Cup beats Ghana Premier League

On Sunday, Kumasi Asante Kotoko claimed an impressive 3-1 victory over rivals Accra Hearts of Oak to lift their 9th FA Cup title at the Tamale Sports Stadium, largely thanks to the heroics of striker Sadick Adams, who scored a stunning first-half hattrick to set them on the way. As Kotoko captain Amos Frimpong lifted the trophy aloft under the ...

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Final whistle: Compromised league, Bastie feeds banku, NBA thrills

Dirty League October 22, 2017 marked the end of the Ghana Premier League season. Finally, the torture has ended and calm can return. To the discerning mind, Ghana has no business running a professional league based on the standards we have witnessed from the just-ended campaign. A club licensing scheme put together by the GFA which was essentially meant to ...

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Damba commends Appiah for inclusion of WAFU duo

Former Black Stars goalkeeper Abukari Damba believes Kwesi Appiah deserves commendation for recognizing and handing a call-up to local duo Vincent Atingah and Isaac Twum. The pair excelled in the just ended Wafu 2017 tournament and have been named among the initial 26 man squad for Ghana’s world cup qualifier against the Cranes of Uganda. Twum who plays his football ...

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Kotoko to suffer point deduction for failure to obey DC decision

For failing to obey the enforcement decision of the Discipinary Committee (DC) on the Dauda Mohammed transfer, the DC has directed that Asante Kotoko be deducted points for matches to be played with immediate effect. Below is the directive of the Disciplinary Committee: Reference is hereby made to the Decision of the Player Status Committee dated 27th January, 2017 and ...

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2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Ghana to kick off against The Gambia

Ghana’s Black Stars team B will face The Gambia in the first round of the 2017 WAFU tournament which will be played in September in Cape Coast and Sekondi. Ghana’s tie with Gambia is one of 8 first round eliminators in the tournament with the winners progressing to the group stages. The matches have been split into the two zones ...

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GHPL Week 24: Hearts, Sharks win as Chelsea pound Bolga All Stars

With Asante Kotoko and WAFA not playing, the other teams went into the round seeking important points to help their cause. In Accra, Hearts of Oak climbed to 3rd with a 3-1 win over Tema Youth. The Phobians showed their hand very early in the game and their play was rewarded with a penalty in the 29th minute which was converted by captain Thomas Abbey. Kwame Kizito ...

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Samuel Inkoom suspended by FIFA for failing to pay agent

Ghanaian footballer, Samuel Inkoom, has been handed a one-year ban from football by FIFA for failing to pay Andrew Evans, a football agent an amount of Euros 352, 500 based on a contract the two parties signed back in 2010. Evans reported Inkoom to FIFA after Inkoom had moved from Basel in Switzerland to Dnipro in Ukraine in 2011 The ...

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GHPL Week 18: Hearts thump Bolga, AshGold pip Medeama on the road

Hearts of Oak responded to their 5-0 loss to WAFA from Week 17 by beating Bolga All Stars 4-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday. The Phobians were very eager to right the wrongs of the loss to WAFA and they started well. They were rewarded in the 24th minute through Kwame Kizito. After 43 minutes, Vincent Atinga scored ...

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GHPL Week 17: WAFA flatten Hearts, Olympics hold Kotoko in Kumasi

WAFA dished out a beat down to Hearts at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope in Week 17 of the Ghana Premier League after winning 5-0. Majeed Ashimaru, Ibrahim Abdulwahab, Daniel Lomotey (2 goals), Ibrahim Abukar gave the home side the biggest win of the round. The win sent WAFA back to the top of the table on 35 points ...

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Calculated steps: The contrasting fortunes of Kwesi Nyantakyi and Ghana football

Following the appointment of Kwesi Nyantakyi to the position of CAF 1st Vice-President, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia believes that while the GFA boss’ personal rise is wonderful, he has done little in terms of building Ghana football. Carefully laid Plans On days of accountability, he enters with the aura of a mobster, flanked by “well-wishers” and statuesque men from the ...

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