Defender Jonathan Mensah says players report to play for the Black Stars because they love the country. The Columbus Crew center back made those comments in reference to the notion that they play for money and not for the love of the country.However, the FIFA U-20 World Cup winner disclosed that the players have deep love for Ghana, and it is the main reason why they make sure they report when their services is needed.“The first thing is to love Ghana because we are Ghanaians,"
Four companies have lined up to acquire the media rights of the Ghana Premier League (GPL) and other products of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) in the wake of the decision to abrogate the StarTimes contract.With the GPL set to start at the end of the month after a one-year hiatus, local interest is high to the point that https://poker369.vegas/ is among several online game of chance firms offering odds on the matches.The GFA is desperately seeking to grab a media rights partner
Ghana Football Association vice president Mark Addo has urged referees to strive for professionalism as the 2019/2020 season draws closer.Mr. Addo made the call at the opening ceremony of the ongoing 3-day integrity seminar for referees organised by the GFA in collaboration with FIFA.The seminar involves 311 referees and assistant referees who will be officiating in the forthcoming football campaign in the country.The 2019/2020 season has been slated kick-off on 28 December 2019.Referees
Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Boateng expressed disappointment after he was substituted inn Hapoel Tel Aviv's victory over Hapoel Hadera on Sunday in the Israeli top flight league. The former WAFA midfielder was seen expressing frustration after the substitutes board went high with his name on it in the 70th minute.Boateng was replaced in the 70th minute by Shay Lee Izan of their 1-0 win against their local rivals. Omri Altman scored the only goal of the game in the 23rd minute.Coach
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will hold it’s Ordinary Congress on Thursday 19th December 2019 at Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence, Prampram.This will be the maiden congress under the leadership Kurt E.S Okraku.Delegates are expected to convene at the venue on the said date to deliberate on activities preceding the upcoming football season and to usher in the new season.The agenda for the ordinary Congress includes:1: Appointment of Independent Committees members for
Ghana International Fatau Dauda has appealed to the new Ghana Football Association President and his executives to ensure that players in the Ghana Premier League receive a basic salary of GH2000.According to Dauda who has had the privilege of playing in the more financially rewarding South African and Nigerian leagues, such an amount is capable of making local talents stay, stopping the player exodus and ultimately make the Ghana league exciting.“I know that in Ghana the majority
Ghana's Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah has hinted of government’s plan in collaboration with the Ghana FA overhaul the Technical Directorate of the FA to ensure that it is fit-for-purpose.He says the new GFA top brass has been seeking the help of the government to help overhauls Ghana’s football in the wake of the Anas Aremeyaw Anas expose in June 2018t.He said one thing that both the GFA and government of Ghana agrees on is the need to revamp the Technical Directorate
According to the reports this week, Thomas Partey could be about to swap Atletico Madrid for the Premier League. The midfielder came close to making the move to England in the summer, but a last-minute move to Wolverhampton Wanderers broke down in the final seconds of the window.However, it is believed that this move could be resurrected in the winter transfer window, with West Ham United also reportedly a possible destination for the all-action midfielder. But, could the Ghanaian
Asante Kotoko newly appointed coach Maxwell Konadu has thanked management and supporters of the club following his appointment as head coach of the club. The Black Stars B Coach has signed a two-year renewable contract with the Ghanaian giants.This will be his second stint with the club after guiding them to the 2011 Ghana Premier League title.In a press release to show his appreciation to the team for the appointment, he said, “ I am extremely elated to be appointed as head
Striker Bernard Ofori is expected to join Aduana Stars on a permanent contract, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.Ofori has arrived in Accra to conclude talks with the club's owner Nana Agyeman Badu II on Tuesday, Ghana's leading football website, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.He was expected to rejoin his former club Medeama after terminating his contract with Zambian side Zanaco FC.But he has opted to join the Fire Club after failing to reach agreement with
Karela United coach Prosper Nartey has left the club after just two months to pile more misery on the Premier League side.Nartey replaced Johnson Smith but has quit after the club grabbed its feet in granting him a contract.The University of Cape Coast lecturer has packed out of Aiyinase amid misunderstanding with the club's top hierarchy.He previously handled Ghana Premier League side Ebusua Dwarfs three years ago.United have struggled to keep their players since the demise
Asante Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu says he bring on board Abdualai Galaze as his first assistant coach.Konadu was appointed head coach of the Porcupine Warriors on Monday and is set to be unveiled to the public on Wednesday.The Black Stars B coach in an interview stated he will bring one person on board to beef up his technical team as he takes over the club.According to him, he will not relieve any member of his technical team from their post and he needs their support
Maxwell Konadu has expressed his delight to rejoin Asante Kotoko SC as head coach.Konadu is making a return to the Ghanaian giants for a second stint after he guided them to a league glory in the 2011/2012 season.The former Black Stars assistant coach was announced new coach of the Porcupine Warriors on Monday as he replaces Kjetil Zachariassen.Zachariassen was sacked for poor performance following the club's exit in the CAF Confederation Cup about a month ago."I am back
Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko has announced they will unveil their new coach Maxwell Konadu to the public on Wednesday December 11, 2019.The unveiling will be done at the Team's training ground at Adako Jachie.The Former assistant coach of the Black Stars signed a two year deal with the Porcupine Warriors on Monday after both parties came to an agreement.Maxwell Konadu has been tasked to win the Ghana Premier League and also qualify the team to the group stages of the CAF Champions
German born Ghanaian defender Marcel Appiah has signed a two year contract extension with Regionalliga side VFR Aalen. The 31-year old joined VFR Aalen in the summer, where he signed a one year contract but following his fine performances he has been handed a new two year contract.Appiah has been a key cog in manager Rico Schmitt's side as they lie 14th in the SouthWest division of the Regionalliga.Appiah has played 18 times already for VfR Aalen this season.
Dutch born Ghanaian Myron Boadu has popped up on the radar of Portuguese giants Sporting CP ahead of the January transfer window. Sporting CP have sent scouts to the Netherlands to watch the inform attacker as they seek to make a move for the 18-year old in January.The player with Ghanaian heritage recently featured for the Dutch national after an explosive start to the 2019/20 season.Boadu has already netted 16 goals in all competitions for high flying Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, ten
The second edition of biannual Arthur Legacy invitational tournament this year, will start on Thursday morning at the Accra Sports Stadium.The tournament, is an audition for young talented footballers between the ages of 16-18, to exhibit their skills and abilities in the presence of scouts from Europe. 12 Football clubs have been invited to participate in the event.Scouts from Italy, Belgium, France and Canada will be at the two day football mundial to pick special talents for
Black Stars forward Richmond Boakye Yiadom is hoping to put smiles on the faces of Red Star Belgrade fans when they travel to Greece to play Olympiacos in the last Champions League group stage match tomorrow.Red Star Belgrade failed to qualify to the knockout stages of the competition as they suffered heavy defeats against former Champions Bayern Munich and last year finalist Tottenham Hotspur at both home and abroad.But Boakye Yiadom believes the best Christmas gift to give their
Ghanaian striker Abubakar Karim has expressed his excitement after scoring for Algeciras CF in the derby win against Linense in the Spanish Segunda B League on Sunday.The Rojiblancos fetched the opener through Abubakar in the 29th minute after dominating the early minutes of the Andalusian derby.Antonio Dominguez stepped up to convert a penalty in the 58th minute to seal a 2-0 victory for the hosts.The win sent Algericas to 16th on the standings with 17 points after 16 round of
Division One League side Hasaacas FC have re-signed defender Theophilus Nana Awortwe.The stalwart defender was snapped up from Skyy FC and has penned a two-year contract.Awortwe was a key member of the Hasmal set-up in the Ghana Premier League for two seasons before their demotion at the end of the 2015/16 campaign.He had helped the Sekondi-based side to qualify to the Ghana top-flight in 2013.