Tag Archives: Ghana Football

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

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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

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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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MTN FA Cup Round of 64: Hearts, Kotoko, Bechem all progress


Asante Kotoko got through to the Round of 32 but they needed penalties to put away Bekwai Youth Academy at the Gyamfi Park. The match ended 1-1 after Jawu Thomas scored a 94th-minute equaliser to cancel Kwame Boateng’s goal in the 46th minute. The tie went into the shootout and Kotoko prevailed 3-1. Hearts of Oak made it to the round ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Kotoko pulls trigger on Luga, EPL cat and mouse, Triple double Westbrook


Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao returns with his column and this week, he takes a quizzical look at Asante Kotoko axing of head coach Zdravko Lugarusic, Chelsea and Spurs’ contest in the Premier League and new triple double king of the NBA, Russell Westbrook. Lugarusic ‘guillotined’ by Kotoko After playing 11 matches in the Ghana Premier League and placing second ...

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Angry Kotoko fans hold up team’s training, throw out Lugarusic


Fans of Asante Kotoko held up the team’s training session on Thursday afternoon for over an hour in protest over the recent poor results in the Ghana Premier League. Kotoko coach Zdravko Lugarusic was prevented from entering the training pitch and was initially turned away by fans, led by one Seidu. They allowed the players into the Kotoko’s Adako Jachie ...

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