Ghana forward Patrick Twumasi found the back of the net on Thursday night, but his goal was not enough to save Astana from defeat at the hands of Villarreal in the Europa League.
Twumasi netted with two minutes left on the clock and after the Spanish had taken a comfortable 3-1 lead thanks to a brace from Congolese attacker Cedric Bakambu.
Astana went into the game a win away from sealing qualification to the next stage and they made a bright start.
Congo forward Junior Kabananga put Astana
Newly-promoted Ghana top-flight side Dreams FC have announced the signing of highly talented James Wiafe Iniesta.
The talented player moves from Division One Club Proud United FC on a four-year contract with the Ghana Premier League side.
The midfielder sealed the move after a brief signing session at the Clubs secretariat in Accra on Monday.
Prior to the agreement, Iniesta was taken through Dreams FCs standard medical procedure at the Philteng Medical Centre a fortnight ago.
Accra Hearts of Oak have suffered a major blow ahead of next season after their key defender Vincent Atingah was declared a free agent on Thursday.
The Ghana Football Association declared the player a free agent after he appeared before the Player Status Committee, who subsequently handed him his 'floating status'.
Atinga's contract with the Accra-based giants ended last month and the crisis-ridden team failed to hold talks with him over his expiring contract.
The lack of tact
Paga United Football Club has held an Awards Gala to round up its campaign after an eventful season which saw them participating for the first time in the world renowned Gothia Cup in China and in the Greater Accra second division Zone 3A.
This has been a memorable year for the Accra based side, who won silver at their maiden appearance at the world renowned Gothia Cup in China in the boys U-25 division earlier in August.
Founded in 2013 by an ex footballer, Mr. John Vaa, Paga United placed
Egypt have finally found their Holy Grail, overcoming the disappointment of decades of heartbreaking failure to reach the World Cup finals for the first time since 1990.
Qualifying had become an obsessive weight on the team, whose repeated failures in the World Cup came in stark contrast to their record-breaking achievements in the African Nations Cup, where they repeatedly won the continental championship.
Egypt reached the African playoffs for the last World Cup but a 6-1 hammering in Ghana
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has partnereda German firm JVG-Thoma to establish a 14.5 million solar manufacturing factory.
The factory, named Appiah-Karim Company isto ensure efficient production of energy in the country.
It will be established at Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region to produce solar panels in commercial quantities to enhance the efficient and effective supply of energy in Ghana.
Already, the Ashiaman Municipal Assembly has provided a 3.4 acre land to the Appiah-Karim Company
Asante Kotoko's official magazine for the 2017 season will go on sale on Monday, November 27, 2017.
A statement on the club's website read: ''The celebratory edition of the Kotoko Magazine shares highlights of the club's activities in 2017 and features a cocktail of exclusive stories, pictures and interviews.
''The specially designed club magazine will offer fans and stakeholders the chance to relive a remarkable year which saw the Porcupines annexing the MTN FA
Marketing expert and 2016 CIMG Marketing Practitionerof the Year Jesse Agyepong is reported to be heading to Asante Kotoko as the club's Commercial Affairs Manager.
His task would be to make the club commercially viable and improve the brand.
In July this year, he appeared on the popular Football Legends Night Show on GhOne TV where he urged local clubs to be proactive on the market to enable them secure sponsorships for their brand.
Agyepong was former Marketing Manager at telecommunication
Ghana youth defender Patrick Asmah could end his temporary stay with Italian Serie B side Salernitana in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy.
The 21-year-old left back joined Salernitana on a season long loan from Italian Serie A Atalanta at the start of the season to continue his development.
According to TMW, the defender could cut his loan stint and head back to Atalanta in the January transfer window after struggling to churn out playing minutes for
Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak are on the verge of signing of Yahaya Mohammed, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.
Mohammed joined Tanzania Premier League club Azam FC in the off-season after an impressive season for Aduana Stars in the Ghana Premier League.
However, the maverick forward is now a free agent after his contract with the club was terminated for unknown reasons.
Yahaya and Hearts of Oak have been locked in negotiations since last week, and report reaching GHANAsoccernet.com
Former Youth and Sports minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye has urged Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah to recall the Ayew brothers into the team's fold ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Coach Kwesi Appiah came under the spotlight following his decision to drop the Ayew brothers from the senior national team that played against Uganda and Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Thisgenerated lots of debate in the football fraternity, with some even suggesting that the pair's time
Hearts of Oak defender Fatau Mohammed says he is ready to extend his contract with the club ahead of next season.
Fatau was one of the Phobians most impressive players in the just ended Ghana Premier League, helping them to a 3rd place finish.
The right back's contract with the club ended after the final game of the season and reports went rife in the media that talks between his representative and the club hit a snag.
But the 25-year-old has however revealed that he's ready to extend
TheConfederation of African Football(CAF) recently held an Executive Committee meeting and agreed to move match dates for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
This came as a result of a request from the five countries that will represent the continent at the Russia2018 Soccer World Cuptournament in June.
"At the request of the qualified teams - Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia - the CAF Executive Committee approved the postponement of the second day matches of the Total
Samuel Mensah and Ostersund FK could seal a passage to the Round of 32 stage of the UEFA Europa League with a win against Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk tonight.
Ostersund will welcome Zorya Luhansk to the Jemkraft Arena in the penultimate game of Group J on Thursday.
The Swedish Allsvenskan outfit, who are making their debut season in Europe, sits atop of the group with seven points, one above the Ukrainians and two ahead of Spanish Laliga giants Athletic Bilbao, who will face German side Hertha
Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan is delight to have broken Cameroon legend Roger Milla's all-time Africa World Cup record.
Gyan, 32, became the continent's top scorer at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, where he scored for Ghana in their 2-1 loss against the Seleco of Portugal.
The strike was Gyan's sixth strike in three World Cup tournaments, one ahead of former Cameroon great Roger Milla, who had held the record as Africa's all-time leading scorer since 1990.
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi met legend Michael Essien at the club's Cobham training ground on Wednesday.
The Belgian posed for a snap with the ex-Ghana international and shared the photo on social media.
He posted on his Twitter handle: ''Look who I ran into @ChelseaFC today ?? 👋🏾 @MichaelEssien #Legend #Rock.''
Essien, who now plays for Indonesian side Persib Bandung, occasionally visits his former side.
Look who I ran into @ChelseaFC
Dreams FC Executive Chairman Kurt Okraku says the Ghana Premier League is the 'natural habitat' of the club.
The Kweiman-based side suffered demotion after the 2015/2016 season following a CAS ruling on an illegal player registration case.
But returned to the Ghana top-flight at a canter after winning Zone III of the Division One League.
''We are happy that to be back to where we belong and we be very competitive in all games because we have always shown quality at all times,''
Togolese icon Emmanuel Adebayor has accused his former Arsenal teammate Tomas Rosicky of being frustratingly injury prone.
Throughout his time in London, the Rosicky struggled continually with fitness problems.
In the 10 years, he was at the Gunners, the Czech Republic international was absent for a total of 990 days through injury, much to the chagrin of Adebayor.
"I was the strongest player in the team, despite the fact that I weighed 73kg," Adebayor told So Foot.
Ghana international Alhassan Wakaso and his teammates have arrived in Austria to take on Red Bull Salzburg who have David Atanga and Samuel Tetteh in their ranks.
Alhassan is now viewed by many as a utility player having been deployed as a center back in their weekend league Feirense.
Guimaraes still have a chance of qualifying if they win the game though they are bottom of the table.
The game against Salzburg will be super difficult given that Salzburg has been impregnable at home this
Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday.
They include former FIFA audit committee member Richard Lai of Guam, who testified in federal court that the source of his bribe money was Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of Kuwait.
"His guilty plea related, amongst others, to schemes in which he received bribes in exchange for his support in relation to the FIFA presidential elections