Archive for Sports

  • October 29, 2020

    Senegalese referees...

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF), have appointed Maguette Ndiaye from Senegal to handle Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan. The game is scheduled for the Cape Coast stadium on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The 33-year-old will be assisted by compatriots El Hadji Malick Samba (Assistant 1),...

  • October 29, 2020

    Gov’t commissions...

    The government through the Ministry for Inner Cities and Zongo Development has commissioned an Astroturf for the Zongo community in Kyebi in the Eastern Region. The facility, according to the Zongo Minister is in fulfilment of President Akufo-Addo’s government promise to create an avenue to help unearth and develop the hidden talents...

  • October 28, 2020

    Barcelona president...

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned under increasing pressure, but said he had accepted proposals for the club to join a European Super League. Fans had been trying to remove Bartomeu, who became president in 2014 and had fallen out with Lionel Messi. He stood down on Tuesday, along with the...

  • October 27, 2020

    Player registration...

    With five days to the end of the 2020/2021 player registration window, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has reminded clubs that the period will not be extended beyond October 31, 2020. Deadline for correction of all queried registration of players and officials is November 04, 2020. “Failure to correctly respond...

  • October 27, 2020

    Ghana striker...

    Striker Raphael Dwamena’s career has suffered another big setback after his Danish team Vejle Boldklub terminated his contract due to his heart condition. The club announced on Monday that they have been forced to withdraw the Ghana striker from the pitch. Rapheal Dwamena’s heart problem first came up in his...

  • October 26, 2020

    Only GFA-licensed...

    The Ghana Football Association has directed that only licensed referees and match commissioners should be used in any GFA competition or sanctioned match. Referees for competitive or sanctioned matches must have completed and submitted the GFA Referees Licence Form and must have been duly accepted as a licensed referee in...

  • October 24, 2020

    Sports Ministry...

    Furtherance to the government’s commitment to support the resumption of football, the Ministry for Youth & Sports and the National Sports Authority (NSA) have issued notice to embark on an exercise to disinfect and fumigate the various match venues across the country. The Ministry of Youth & Sports and the...

  • October 24, 2020

    Kotoko sign...

    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have completed the signing of Brazilian midfielder Fabio Gama on a two-year deal, the club has announced. The 28-year-old has joined the Porcupine Warriors on a free transfer as he has been unattached since leaving Swedish club Jonkoping. Fabio Gama joins a long list of player...

  • October 24, 2020

    Nkawkaw stadium...

    Work will soon commence on the Nkawkaw sports stadium in the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region, Agoo News has gathered. The Nkawkaw Sports Stadium became the most topical issue in the country when the Deputy CEO for the Middle Belt Development Authority Joyce Opoku Boateng announced her...

  • October 23, 2020

    GFA signs...

    Decathlon Ghana Limited has been unveiled as the Official Retail Partner of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for a period of four years. Per the Agreement, Decathlon Ghana Limited will be the Official GFA Retail Partner for the sale of all Black Stars Paraphernalia. This was announced after the GFA...

  • October 20, 2020

    Fernandes makes...

    The Portugal international boasts an impressive record from 12 yards, but saw his latest effort kept out by Magpies goalkeeper Karl Darlow   Bruno Fernandes has vowed to make amends for the first missed penalty of his Manchester United career when the Red Devils are next presented with an opportunity to convert...

  • October 19, 2020

    GFA mounts...

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) says it adhered to all relevant covid-19 protocols during Ghana’s two friendly games against Mali and Qatar last week during the international break. GFA says it therefore cannot be held responsible for the positive cases that has affected at least 3 Black stars players The...

  • October 19, 2020

    GFA to...

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA), will on Thursday, November 05, 2020 organise a one-day workshop for safety and security officers of the 18 Premier League clubs at the GFA Secretariat at 9am. This is part of preparations towards the 2020/2021 football season. Clubs have been advised to submit to the...

  • October 19, 2020

    We adhered...

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) says it adhered to all the strict COVID-19 protocols, before, during and after the Black Stars friendly games against Mali (October 9) and Qatar (October 12) in Turkey. The explanation comes after some players tested positive for coronavirus after the games. The GFA in a...

  • 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...

  • October 18, 2020

    UE/R: Ardent...

    An 8-year-old boy who follows Ghana football on the television in the Upper East Region because he admires Asamoah Gyan has taken his attention off playing soccer with friends for now because his 26-year-old mother is seriously sick and helpless. The boy, Albert Aburipoore, learned his mother, Susana, was dying...

  • October 18, 2020

    Lopez beats...

    Teofimo Lopez beat Vasyl Lomachenko via unanimous decision to become the undisputed lightweight division’s first champion. The Brooklyn born native who beat Ghana’s Richard Commey to win the IBF lightweight title now holds all four belts in the division. Judges scored it 116-112, 119-109 and 117-111, adequately reflecting Lopez’s dominance...

  • October 16, 2020

    Berekum Arsenal’s...

    The owner and bankroller of former Ghana Premier League side Berekum Arsenals, Alhaji Yakubu Moro, has been confirmed dead in Accra. The outspoken football administrator has been unwell for a couple of weeks now in Berekum. His condition however became severe on Thursday evening after he was admitted at the...

  • October 15, 2020

    Asamoah, Baffour...

    Godwin Martey, the CEO of Websoft Solutions has accused Asamoah Gyan and his brother, Baffour Gyan of assaulting him during a tennis match. The incident is said to have occurred at the 37 Army Officer’s Mess tennis court last night. According to his narration, the singles game which was set...

  • October 13, 2020

    Ghana recover...

    Ghana bounced back from their disappointing defeat to Mali to thump Asian champions Qatar 5-1 in a friendly encounter in Turkey. Captain Andre Ayew bagged a brace to add to Tarique Fosu, Samuel Owusu and Caleb Ekuban’s goals. Ali Almoez grabbed the consolation for Asian giants. The Asians came close...

  • October 12, 2020

    Coach Akonnor...

    Head Coach C.K Akonnor has made five changes to the squad for this evening’s friendly game against Asian champions Qatar. Goalkeeper Razak Abalora has been given the chance to start in post ahead of Lawrence Ati-Zigi. Youngster Benson Annan will play at right back with Gideon Mensah maintaining his place...

  • October 11, 2020

    Jordan Ayew...

    Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew has been named Ghana’s footballer of the year at this year’s edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards held on Saturday night. The 29 year old son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele saw off competition from teammate Thomas Partey who recently joined...

  • October 6, 2020

    Arsenal complete...

    Arsenal have signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on a long-term deal after paying his 50m euros (£45.3m) release clause. The 27-year-old Ghana midfielder made 35 league appearances and scored three goals for Diego Simeone’s side as they finished third in La Liga last season. He played 188 times for...

  • October 4, 2020

    Man Utd...

    Manchester United are set to sign former Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, Goal can confirm. The 33-year-old is a free agent having left PSG at the end of last season and he is expected to fly into Manchester on Sunday ahead of completing a move before Monday’s transfer deadline. It is understood that a deal would...

  • October 3, 2020

    NDC’s ₵1,500...

    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has rubbished the promise by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to pay local players GH₵1,500 allowance when voted into power in the December polls. He maintained that, the opposition party which has a history of not fulfilling campaign promises cannot be trusted. “I am...

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