Football

  • July 9, 2021

    Less than...

     First FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East and Arab world reaches another major countdown milestone There are only 500 days to go until Qatar hosts the first FIFA World Cup™ in the Middle East and Arab world. The 22nd edition of the tournament will kick off on 21 November...

  • May 31, 2021

    The highest-paid...

    Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba. Photo credit: Getty Images Football players are among the highest celebrity earners across the globe. Like musicians, film actors, and show hosts, footballers also make money on and off the field. Some have also established enterprises to not only make more money but to create...

  • March 27, 2021

    International football...

    Libyan football fans enjoy the return of international football, despite their side’s 5-2 defeat to Tunisia in Benghazi. The loss means Libya will not qualify for the next Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted in Cameroon in January 2022 [Abdullah Doma/AFP] Libya’s national football team lost to Tunisia on...

  • January 1, 2021

    Agyemang Badu...

    Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has finally decided to put his international footballing career to rest after so many years of been excluded from the national team. In an Instagram post sighted by globecalls.com, the Hellas Verona midfielder reminiscence on how they collectively won the U-20 World Cup in 2010 where he converted the winning...

  • October 19, 2020

    Jordan Ayew...

    Ghana international, Jordan Ayew has tested positive for Coronavirus after Crystal Palace’s manager, Roy Hodgson confirmed the news on Sunday. Hodgson revealed this to journalists following Palace’s 1-1 draw with Brighton in the Premier League. Ayew, 29, did not make the team for the clash against Brighton and it seems...

  • June 23, 2020

    EPL: How...

    Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has revealed how he convinced the club’s new signing, Timo Werner, to snub a move to Liverpool for the Blues. Chelsea officially completed the signing of Werner for £53 million from Bundesliga club, RB Leipzig last week, seeing off competition from Liverpool. The 24-year-old striker will...

  • June 3, 2020

    Nana Ampomah...

    Netherlands defender Milan Massop has picked Ghana winger Nana Opoku Ampomah as the most talented player he ever played with.  The Silkeborg IF player was teammates with the now Fortuna Dusseldorf attacker during their days in Belgium with Waasland Beveren. Massop believes the pacy winger has what it takes to...

  • February 29, 2020

    Nigerian Footballer,...

    Nigeria player, King Paul Akpan Udoh who plays his club football in Italy has reportedly contracted the deadly coronavirus, making him the first Nigerian to be infected. King Paul plays for Italian Serie C side, Pianese. The Pianese forward was diagnosed of the disease on February 27, and he has...

  • February 8, 2020

    Ex-Ghana coach...

    Appiah made the shocking revelation in his autobiography titled “Leaders Don’t Have to Yell’ Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has revealed that Sulley Muntari insulted him using unprintable words in the presence of all the Black Stars players after the controversial midfielder refused to be substituted during a 2014 World Cup...

  • February 7, 2020

    List of...

    Ghanawish.com  brings to you the list and compilation of Ghanaian players to have changed clubs in the just ended January transfer window. The window closed on January 31, 2020 with a lot of deals across the globe. One of the most interesting signing was Nigerian international Ighalo’s move to Manchester...

  • February 3, 2020

    16-Year-Old Kotoko...

    16-Year-Old Kotoko Player, Matthew Anim Cudjoe Arrives In Germany For Bayern Munich Trials Reports Gathered by OccupyGh.com from KickGh indicates that budding talented forward has touched down in Germany for his trials with the Bundesliga champions Asante Kotoko young attacker Matthew Anim Cudjoe has arrived for Bayern Munich one-week trial. The 16-year-old...

  • February 1, 2020

    Atsu rejects...

    Christian Atsu has decided to stay at Newcastle and fight for his place after Celtic made an approach to take the winger on loan.   The 28-year-old Ghana international was also under consideration by Championship promotion contenders Nottingham Forest, while Blackburn were rebuffed by Newcastle. Atsu has made 22 appearances...

  • January 24, 2020

    GPL: Match...

    The Ghana Premier League enters into Match day 6 this weekend with the Super Clash between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko as the top liner for the weekend. Match Officials for Macth day 6 have been announced. Below are the Match officials for Match day six (6 Match: OLYMPICS...

  • January 23, 2020

    This 75-year-old...

    Image credit: Egyptian FA   A third-tier club in Egypt, 6 October, have signed what is believed to be the oldest professional player in the world. The Egyptian Football Association (EPA) announced the registration of 75-year-old Ezzeldin Bahader on Tuesday. “Today, the Egyptian Football Association has registered the oldest professional player...

  • January 23, 2020

    I don’t...

    Former Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah says he has no problem with the Ghana Football Association’s decision not to maintain him as manager of the senior national team.  The GFA decided against offering Kwesi Appiah a new deal after his contract two and a half year expired at the end...

  • January 19, 2020

    Black Leopards...

      Ghana midfielder Edwin Gyimah has disclosed the information he passed on to Black Leopards teammate Mogakolodi Ngele before he scored a wonderful free-kick in their draw against Kaizer Chiefs. The Leopards rescued their four-match losing streak  on Saturday when they played 1-1 stalemate with Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa...

  • January 17, 2020

    Emmanuel Adjei...

    Ghanaian defender Emmanuel Adjei Sowah is set to pen a contract with KAS Eupen in the ongoing January transfer window, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report. Sowah, 21, was on trial at the Black and White outfit during their winter mid-season camping to Doha, Qatar. Reports gathered by GHANAsoccernet.com indicate that the...

  • January 10, 2020

    From dusty...

    Image credit: Liverpool FC   “It’s a shame to see Mane finish in fourth place. “But I think there have been a lot of great players this year. That’s why it was difficult to choose a particular player. But I chose Sadio Mane because he’s a player that I like....

  • January 8, 2020

    Sadio Mane...

    Mane is only the second Senegalese footballer to win the African Player of the Year award after El Hadji Diouf. Senegal’s Sadio Mane receives the men’s player of the year award [Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters]   Sadio Mane has been named the 2019 African Player of the Year after winning the...

  • January 5, 2020

    Evans Mensah...

    Ghanaian winger Evans Mensah has expressed delight on his loan switch from Al Duhail to Portuguese side Portimonense.  The Black Meteors star made a quick return to Europe after joining the Portuguese side just three weeks after joining Qatari side Al Duhail. Happy to join Portimonense” on loan from my parent...

  • December 31, 2019

    Sadio Mane...

    Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane has been spotted with a cracked phone and the internet can’t keep quiet about it. The influential striker is one of the highest paid footballers at Anfield so it surprised netizens that he decided to stick to his iPhone whose screen is badly damaged. The photo...

  • December 25, 2019

    Racism In...

    Racism in football is getting worse because “fans are more stupid than before”, according to former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.     Several incidents throughout Europe have been reported in recent months, with many high-profile cases occurring in Italy’s Serie A. “I’ve had a chat with Fifa because this...

  • December 16, 2019

    Eunice Beckmann...

    Eunice Beckmann with her award Ghanaian striker Eunice Beckmann has finally received her award for as top scorer in the Swiss League after two years. The 27-year-old German-born banged in 25 goals during her stint with FC Basel for the 2017/2018 season. She posted on her Instagram page: ”After 2...

  • December 16, 2019

    Celtic boss...

    Jeremie Frimpong scored first goal for Celtic Celtic manager Neil Lennon has described Jeremie Frimpong as one of the best young players he has ever seen in the game. This was after the on-loan Manchester City right back starred in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League....

  • December 15, 2019

    Swansea City...

    André Ayew André Ayew has thanked Swansea City fans for their unflinching support in the 3-1 win against Middlesbrough in the English Championship on Saturday. The Swans inflicted a 3-1 defeat on Middlesbrough to end their six-match winless run. Ayew scored two of Steve Cooper’s men goals and was adjudged...

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