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  • 3 hours Asante Kotoko mutually rescind coach Kjetil Zachariassen’s contract GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League Asante Kotoko have mutually terminated the contract of coach Kjetil Zachariassen, according to his agent, Charles Kouadio.The Norwegian gaffer has become a major topic of discussion in the past days when he went missing after the San Pedro game a week ago.The Porcupine Warriors cited security concerns in Kumasi as the major reason why the coach could not return.However, the coach returned to his position last weekend and oversaw training earlier Tuesday.The agreement was reached at an official meeting with the club on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the club’s secretariat in Kumasi.“We met with kotoko management ... more
  • 3 hours PHOTOS: South Africa hold first training at Cape Coast ahead of Ghana 2021 AFCON qualifier GhanaSoccernet
    The Bafana Bafana of South Africa held their maiden training ahead of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana at the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday.Bafana Bafana had their chance to play on the Cape Coast Stadium pitch where the match will played at 1900 GMT.Coach Molefi Ntseki trained for nearly two hours as they prepared for the game with no injury concerns.The team arrived in Ghana on Monday evening and moved straight to Cape Coast after the two hour bus ride from Accra.Having rested enough since they arrived in the small hours, coach Ntseki put his players through ... more
  • 6 hours 2021 AFCON qualifiers: South Africa hold first training session in Cape Coast ahead of Ghana match GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa held their first training session in Cape Coast on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana on Thursday.Bafana Bafana had their chance to play on the Cape Coast Stadium pitch where the match will played at 1900 GMT.Coach Molefi Ntseki trained for nearly two hours as they prepared for the game with no injury concerns.The team arrived in Ghana on Monday evening and moved straight to Cape Coast after the two hour bus ride from Accra.Having rested enough since they arrived in the small hours, coach Ntseki put his players through their ... more
  • 7 hours 2021 AFCON qualifiers: 21 Black Stars players train in Cape Coast ahead of South Africa match GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's preparation towards Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa got a massive boost after 21 players turned up for training in Cape Coast on Tuesday night.The number of Black Stars players in the team swelled by eight following Monday's night's arrival of the players who were in action for their clubs in Europe on Sunday.Among those joining the training on Tuesday were Atletico Madrid superstar Thomas Partey, defender Joseph Aidoo as well as highly rated youngster Mohammed Kudus.The training was initially to be opened to the media but coach Kwesi Appiah decided to close to help ... more
  • 10 hours Coach Kwesi Appiah hints on Black Stars departure GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has stated categorically that he will soon leave his position as Black Stars coach.Coach Appiah is on his second stint as the Black Stars after he was re-appointed  x years ago.The soft-spoken trainer has been faced with criticisms from Ghanaians following their failure to perform well at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Speaking after the team's first training session at the Accra Sports stadium which saw 13 players assemble for training he disclosed that sooner or later he may quit the job and suitable candidates with the relevant experience must be trained so that ... more
  • 11 hours PHOTOS: Black Stars gets massive love in Winneba, Makessim en route to Cape Coast for South Africa clash GhanaSoccernet
    Black Stars were shown massive love by fans in Winneba and Makessim as they made their way to Cape Coast for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.The team's bus made two stops Winneba and Makessim for the players to interact and fraternize with fans as the #BringBackTheLove campaign intensifies.The #BringBackTheLove campaign is an initiative by the new look Ghana Football Association headed by Kurt Okraku. The campaign is aimed at igniting passion and galvanizing support for the Black Stars and other national teams.Black Stars will be hoping to start their qualifying campaign on a high by beating ... more
  • 11 hours Asante Kotoko deny sacking Norwegian trainer Kjetil Zachariassen GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have debunked reports that they parted ways with their Norwegian coach Kjetil Zachariassen on Tuesday.Widespread reports in the local media say the Porcupine Warriors terminated the contract of the Norwegian on Tuesday after just four months of service.According to reports, Kjetil Zachariassen held a meeting with Asante Kotoko management on today’s (Tuesday) afternoon at the club’ Secretariat, where the two parties have agreed to mutually part ways.However the club's management member Nana Gyambibi denied the report insisting they are unaware of the reports suggesting that the coach has been fired."My brother the report is not true. ... more
  • 12 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Antwi-Adjei, Salisu absent from Black Stars squad in Cape Coast GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Mohammed Salisu and winger Christopher Antwi-Adjei are absent from the Black Stars squad in Cape Coast for the Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa. Salisu and Antwi-Adjei both earned maiden call ups to the senior national team but could not make the trip for different reason.The Real Valladolid defender missed because of an injury he sustained over the weekend playing against Deportivo Alaves in La Liga.Meanwhile, Christopher Antwi-Adjei, who plays for Paderborn in the Bundesliga could not sort out his passport due to bureaucracy at the Ghanaian embassy in Germany.However, 21 players have reported in camp for the game against ... more
  • 13 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Black Stars arrive in Cape Coast to a rapturous welcome GhanaSoccernet
    The Black Stars of Ghana have arrived in Cape Coast for the Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa on Thursday. The team were met by hundreds of fans, who sang and chanted the names of their heroes as part of the campaign to reignite the nation's passion for the sport.En-route to Cape Coast the players made stops at Mankessim and Winneba to greet and interact with fans of the senior national team.The team headed to their base in Cape Coast, where they will rest for sometime before heading to the Cape Coast stadium for their first training.Twenty One players made the ... more
  • 13 hours #BringBackTheLove campaign catches fires as fans mob Black Stars in Winneba, Mankessim GhanaSoccernet
    The #BringBackTheLove has proven to be a massive hit with football fans in Ghana as the Black Stars were mobbed in the towns of Mankessim and Winneba on their way to Cape Coast for Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.The Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced plans to launch a passion-igniting campaign for the Black Stars' African Cup qualifying campaign and when it was deployed with the Black Stars gifting jerseys and mingling with fans it brought the deisred effect.People from all walks of life were at hand to welcome the team amid drumming and dancing as the team passed ... more
  • 13 hours Video: Black Stars players depart from Accra to Cape Coast for South Africa AFCON clash GhanaSoccernet
    21 players including captain Andre Ayew embarked on the trip to Cape Coast in good spirits ahead of Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.The Black Stars team together with the coaching staff embarked on a familiarizing tour of the Central Region as part of the campaign to #Bringbackthelove to boost support for the senior national team.They were expected to make stopovers in Winneba, Mankessim and Cape Coast before paying a visit to the chiefs of the city.The team will then head to their hotel and later move to the Cape Coast Stadium to continue preparations for the big game on ... more
  • 17 hours PHOTOS: Black Stars bus rebranded to #BringBackTheLove for Cape Coast trip GhanaSoccernet
    The bus carrying the Black Stars from Accra to Cape Coast for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa has been rebranded in support of new #BringBackTheLove campaign. Black Stars are travelling to Cape Coast on Tuesday morning to continue their preparations for the match.En route to Cape Coast, Black Stars players and technical team are expected to interact with them and distribute paraphernalia as ways of rekindling the love for the senior national team.There has been apathy for the team after the calamitous campaign in Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals.Newly-elected Ghana Football Association president Kurt ... more
  • 17 hours Kwaku Osei Bonsu scores in third straight match as Malacky win in Slovakian third-tier GhanaSoccernet
    Winger Kwaku Osei Bonsu scored once again for FC Malacky in his third consecutive match for Malacky in their 1-0 win over Rusovce in the Slovakian third-tier. The 19-year-old has been on a roll since joining the club from Senica FK.The former Bechem United player scored right on the stroke of half time.Malacky have recorded victories in their last three games since Osei Bonsu moved to the club.Prior to his arrival, they had lost two consecutive games and in 12th position.This was his third goal of the season after signing for the club three weeks ago.Bonsu lasted the entire duration of the ... more
  • 17 hours 3G Awards 2019: Abraham Blankson to be awarded in New York GhanaSoccernet
    This year’s 9th Edition of the 3G Awards is a reminisce of the 2011 version. The 2011 edition honoured many soccer legends and personalities who had travelled to the US for the first time.The 2019 edition will have similar great media personalities also coming to New York for the first time and one of them is the award-winning and great media personality; Abraham Kotei Blankson of Global Media Alliance’s Happyghana.com and Editor for the biggest football website, GHANASoccernet.com3G Media is once again proud to announce that Abraham Blankson has confirmed and attending the 9th edition ceremony in New York as ... more
  • 17 hours 2021 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa to train in Cape Coast today ahead of Ghana clash GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa will train for the first time in Ghana on Tuesday ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Black Stars. Bafana Bafana who arrived in the West African country on Monday night will train at the Cape Coast Stadium, venue for Thursday clash.Head coachMolefi Ntseki has no injury concern and will have players available for training.This will be the first meeting between Ghana and South Africa in an official match since 2015 when they met at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Black Stars won 2-1 thanks to a two second-half strikes from ... more
  • 17 hours Kwadwo Asamoah praises Inter’s comeback win against Hellas Verona GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has praised Inter Milan's comeback win against Hellas Verona in the Serie A on Saturday. The Nerazurri's produced a spirited performance to claw back from a goal down to beat the serie A returnees.Asamoah did not play because of injury but was excited by his side's performance praising their display."Good reaction and deserved win!," he posted on Twitter after the game.Valerio Verre opened the scoring for the travelling side from the spot on 19 minutes.Before a second half surge saw Matias Vecino and Nicolo Barella score to snatch victory for Inter at the San Siro.Asamoah is still recovering ... more
  • 18 hours 2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Injuries ravage Ghana squad ahead of South Africa match GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's squad for double-header 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers have been rocked by injuries.Head coach Kwesi Appiah invited 21 players for the games against South Africa and Sao Tome Principe but he will not have all players available as injuries have ruled out four.Harrison Afful was the first to pull out followed by Mubarak Wakaso who broke his hand and has undergone successful surgery.On Monday, debutants Mohammed Salisu and Christopher Antwi-Adjei also withdrew from the squad. Salisu is due to injury while Antwi-Adjei, born in Germany, is yet to receive Ghanaian passport.Kwesi Appiah, has, however, managed to replace ... more
  • 18 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: This qualification is going to be difficult but we will go through- Andre Ayew GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain Andre Ayew has admitted the Black Stars will have a tough qualification campaign but remains adamant the team will certainly reach the Nations Cup in 2021. The West Africans have been paired alongside Sudan, South Africa and Sao Tome in Group C of the 2021 Afcon qualifiers.The team begins the qualifiers on Thursday when they hosts South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium.“Sudan are a very tough team. We have met them a few times. [For] South Africa, we have met them a lot of times. Right now every team has its qualities so we have to block their ... more
  • 18 hours Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo among four Celta Vigo players on international break GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Joseph Aidoo is among four Celta Vigo players on international duty.The 24-year-old has been called by Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nation qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.Aidoo, who has impressed for the Spanish side, is expected to get another chance with the Black Stars.The four-time African champions will take on the Bafana Bafana on Thursday before traveling to Sao Tome and Principe four days later. ... more
  • 18 hours VIDEO: Ghana 2-3 Egypt — Sluggish Black Meteors plummet against Young Pharaohs in U23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    Egypt fought back twice to beat Ghana 3-2 in the second match of Group A of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday.The Black Meteors — who were playing as host against the young Pharaohs — broke the deadlock in the 6th minute of the match through captain Yaw Yeboah.But Ibrahim Tanko’s men failed to protect their slim lead as Egypt hit back via Mostafa Mohamed in the 17th minute.Ghana came back stronger after recess before regaining their advantage after Samuel Obeng smart finish beat goalkeeper Mohamed Sobhi in Egypt’s goal post.Egypt however fought back to draw level ... more
  • 18 hours 2021 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa arrive in Cape Coast ahead of Ghana clash GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa have landed in Cape Coast ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match with Ghana. They arrived in Accra on Monday night and moved straight to the Central Regional capital where the match will be played on Thursday.Bafana Bafana are expected to train on Tuesday afternoon at the match venue, Cape Coast Stadium.Black Stars will also arrive in Cape Coast on Tuesday to continue their preparations which started in Accra on Monday.Thursday's clash is the first official meeting since a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) group stage clash which the Black Stars won 2-1.Prior to ... more
  • 19 hours CAF U-23 Cup of Nations: We played a great game but lost in the end- Ibrahim Tanko GhanaSoccernet
    Black Meteors coach Ibrahim Tanko insists his side played a 'great game' against Egypt but were unlucky to lose to the hosts. The Ghana U-23 team lost to Egypt after twice taking the lead in a highly tensed game at the Cairo International Stadium.The defeat leaves Ghana needing a win against Mali in the final game and hope the Egyptians do them a favour by beating Cameroon."We played a great game but lost in the end, this is football. I congratulate Egypt on qualifying. We will play to win against Mali and hope for a favorable result from Egypt match against ... more
  • 19 hours Andre Ayew pooh-poohs "Bring back love campaign" insists there is LOVE for Black Stars GhanaSoccernet
    Andre Ayew has pooh-poohed the Ghana FA campaign to ignite love for the national team, insisting there is immense love for the Black Stars.The Swansea City star has downplayed the "Bring back the love" campaign launched by the new Ghana Football Association aimed at igniting passion and restoring love for the four-time African champions.Ghana FA boss Kurt Okraku has been leading the campaign to mobilize support for the national team.There is a trending hashtag #BringBackTheLove on social media pushing for Ghanaians to get back to loving their national football teams once more.But Black Stars captain Andre Ayew has rubbished the campaign as ... more
  • 19 hours Thomas Partey to miss Granada clash due to suspension but will face Barcelona GhanaSoccernet
    Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey will miss the side La Liga clash against Granada due to suspension but will be available to face Barcelona.The 26-year-old will miss the trip to the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes after the international due to accumulated yellow cards.The Ghana international was booked against Espanyol which rules him out of the clash against Granada.However, Partey will be available for the crunch tie against Barcelona.  ... more
  • 19 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Cape Coast stadium sees major pitch improvement for SA game GhanaSoccernet
    The Cape Coast Stadium has seen a major pitch improvement ahead of the Nations Cup qualify against South Africa on Thursday. The surface of the pitch was a major course for concern ahead of the game on Thursday following reports of it's brownish nature.However, authorities from the National Sports Council took a swift action to ensure it is in the best shape for the AFCON qualify.The senior national team players will travel to Cape Coast today to continue with preparations for the upcoming game against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.Thirteen players including captain Andre Ayew reported to training on Monday, ... more
  • 19 hours Ghanaian winger Osman Bukari named Player of the Week in Slovakia GhanaSoccernet
    Explosive Ghana youth star Osman Bukari has been named Player of the Week in the Slovakia following his recent heroics in the country's top-flight.The 20-year-old scored three goals in three matches in seven days drawing attention to his performances for AS Trencin.His top form for the Fortuna Liga club resulted in the decision to give him the award on Monday.The winger, who should have been part of Ghana's team at the U23 AFCON in Egypt, was refused by Trencin claiming it was out of the international calendar but has continued to excel for the top-flight club.Osman exhibited his blistering form ... more
  • 19 hours Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama earns late call-up for Ghana AFCON match GhanaSoccernet
    Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama has earned a late call-up into South Africa's squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana on Thursday.The 29-year-old replaces injured Mamelodi Sundowns enforcer Themba Zwane for the match against the Black Stars at the Cape Coast stadium.“Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lebogang Manyama has been called up to Bafana Bafana for the two crucial Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations clashes against Ghana and Sudan.”“Manyama, who has already reported for national team duty, replaces the injured Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns,” SAFA confirmed.The Bafana Bafana have arrived in Ghana for the big match against the ... more
  • 20 hours Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei scores debut goal for Servette FC in win over FC Luzern GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Grejohn Kyei was on target for Servette FC in their 2-1 win over  FC Luzern in the Swiss Super League at the weekend.The 25-year-old opened the scoring in the 9 minutes before Varol Tasar on 24 minutes.Ibrahima Indiaye pulled a goal back for the home side in the 66th minutes but that was enough as they suffered the setback.French-born forward Grejohn Kyei was replaced in the 67th minute by Cespedes. ... more
  • 20 hours Video: Ghana captain Andre Ayew reveals why fans are unhappy, insists Black Stars have excelled GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain Andre Ayew says the Black Stars' inability to win trophies is a major source of disaffection and says a title success will also help win back the fans.The Swansea City ace says while others efforts are underway to win back the disgruntled fans, players must also fight to complement the effort by winning trophies.The Black Stars captain disagreed with the assertion that the team has not excelled saying that the joy that the country has had with three successive World Cup appearances and several finals and semis appearances is testament to the team's good showing.Ayew acknowledged the difficulty ... more
  • 20 hours EXCLUSIVE: SC Paderborn winger Christopher Antwi-Adjei withdraws from Ghana squad due to passport bureaucracy GhanaSoccernet
    German-based wideman Christopher Antwi-Adjei has withdrawn from Ghana's squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe due to documentation, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.The SC Paderborn has not been able to acquire his Ghanaian passport, making it virtually impossible to travel to the West African nation for the double-header.The 25-year-old was expected to acquire the required documentation to enable him travel to his native country this week but bureaucracy in securing his passport, means he won't be available for the match.Antwi-Adjei cannot receive his passport on time to travel for the clash against Bafana ... more
  • 20 hours I look forward to seeing how President Kurt Okraku reignites the confidence of Ghanaians in Ghana football- Neil Armstrong Mortagbe GhanaSoccernet
    A little over a couple of weeks ago, the Congress of the Ghana Football Association elected Kurt Okraku as its new President after a keen contest.Human Capital Developer, Marketing Consultant and former Managing Director of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited, Mr Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe, in an interview with Accra-based Class FM (91.3 MHz), has indicated how eager he is to see how the Kurt Okraku led Executive Council sets about the task of reigniting the passion of Ghanaians for Ghana Football.Mr. Armstrong-Mortagbe asserted that the confidence and trust of Ghanaians in the Ghana Football establishment had significantly waned ever ... more
  • 20 hours Kurt Okuraku was Chosen by God to lead Ghana Football-Prophetess Bernice Ohene GhanaSoccernet
    The General overseer Of Love way International Ministries, Prophetess Bernice Ohene has marked the newly elected GFA President Kurt Okuraku for greatness claiming he will do exploits.Her comments comes after she was speaking to a crop of journalists in Accra following what she described as a divine intervention in Ghana football."I am a spiritual person and God talks to me. The new FA boss (Kurt) would do better than Nyantakyi".She further added that the previous administration led by Nyantakyi even though did their best had a lot of lapses and that would make the difference for the new administration."Nyantakyi did ... more
  • 20 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Black Stars to start training in Cape Coast today ahead of SA clash GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's Black Stars will begin training at the Cape Coast Stadium on Tuesday ahead of the 2021 AFCON qualifier against South Africa on Thursday. The team started training in Accra on Monday but with the game scheduled for Cape Coast on Thursday, the team will leave the capital today to continue preparations for the clash.The team together will the coach will embark on a familiarizing tour when they arrive in the Central Region as part of the campaign to bring back the love for the senior national team.The team will then head to their hotel and later move to the Cape ... more
  • 20 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifier: More players join Black Stars squad ahead of Cape Coast arrival GhanaSoccernet
    The rest of the Black Stars players, who did not take part in training on Monday, will be joining the team on Tuesday as coach Kwesi Appiah leads his charges for the AFCON 2021 qualifier opener against South Africa on Tuesday. Ten outfield players led by skipper Andre Ayew and three goalkeepers training at the Accra Sports Stadium ahead of Thursday's clash.Some of the other players who turned up for the first day of training are Jordan Ayew, Nuhu Adams, Smauel Owusu, Gideon Mensah, Tawrick Jebrin and the three goalkeepers Richard Ofori, Felix Annan and Razak Abalora.Other players who turned up for ... more
  • 20 hours AFCON 2021 Qualifier: Black Stars to travel to Cape Coast today for South Africa clash GhanaSoccernet
    The Black Stars of Ghana will leave Accra for Cape Coast today to continue preparations ahead of Thursday AFCON 2021 qualifier opener against South Africa. Thirteen players including captain Andre Ayew reported to training on Monday, with the rest expected to join the team today for the trip to the central Region.The team together will the coach will embark on a familiarizing tour when they arrive in the Central Region as part of the campaign to bring back the love for the senior national team.The team will then head to their hotel and later move to the Cape Coast Stadium to ... more
  • 21 hours South Africa arrive for AFCON 2021 qualifier opener against Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's opponent in the opening 2021 Nations Cup qualifier South Africa have arrived ahead of Thursday's clash. The South African's led by coach Molefe Ntseki arrived in the early hours of Tuesday morning and will commence training on Tuesday ahead of the game in Cape Coast on November 14.The Bafana Bafana lads will be expected to leave for Cape Coast on Wednesday after a day in Accra.Ghana and South Africa met in June part of preparations for this year's Afcon, with the game ending 0-0 in the United Arab Emirates.The last official match between the two sides was the qualifying campaign ... more
  • 21 hours PHOTOS: CK Akonnor’s first training session as Black Stars assistant coach GhanaSoccernet
    Charles Kwablan Akonnor oversaw his first duty as Black Stars deputy coach ahead of the forthcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe The former Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko manager replaced Ibrahim Tanko as deputy trainer late last month for the four-time Africa champions ahead of the two qualifying matches.The 45-year-old made his first appearance at the team's training on Monday as they begin preparations for the two games. ... more
  • 21 hours ‘Hearts of Oat’ gaffe mars Ghanaian giants’ anniversary celebrations and academy launch GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Accra Hearts of Oak have been left with eggs of their faces after their 108th birthday celebrations and the launch of their academy project was rocked by a big spelling mistake.The Phobians were left scratching their heads on Monday as the massive gaffe on one of the signboards took the focus away from the anniversary celebrations and the sod-cutting ceremony of the laudable academy project.The former African champions were hugely embarrassed as visitors at the sod cutting of their academy project in Pobiman -a suburb of Accra, spotted the error in the spelling of the name of the oldest ... more
  • 23 hours 2021 AFCON qualifiers: Black Stars captain Andre Ayew targets flying start against Bafana Bafana in opener GhanaSoccernet
    Captain Andre Ayew hopes the Black Stars make an electric start in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Ayew will be leading the Black Stars on Thursday at the Cape Coast Stadium when they take on South Africa in their opening Group C qualifier.The 29-year-old believes beating the Bafana Bafana on Thursday will hand his side a perfect start."We have to make sure we start this qualification series really well so we are preparing for this game against South Africa on Thursday," the Swansea City star said.Ayew is concerned about the lack of days to prepare for the crunch encounter ... more
  • 23 hours Enoch Owusu’s magic assist gives Inter Milan win over Brescia in U15 league GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian kid Enoch Owusu continued his impressive run of form over the weekend as he was key to Inter Milan's victory in the Italian U15 Championship.Owusu climbed off  the bench on the hour mark to create the chance which led to the winning goal as Inter beat Brescia 2-1.The youngster has been involved in five goals from the start of the season so far.He has found the back of the net on four occasions in 10 games while providing an assist.The 15 year old left winger is one of many growing talents in Italy managed by Arthurlegacy.He was born in ... more
  • 24 hours 2021 AFCON qualifiers: Ghana captain Andre Ayew anticipates tough tests in Group C GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain Andre Dede Ayew insists Ghana's Group for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers is very tough.The Black Stars will battle with South Africa, Sudan and Sao Tomé and Principe in Group C."We are in a hard group both Sudan and South Africa we have met them,'' the Swansea City star after Monday's training session in Accra."Right now every national team have their qualities. We have to know how to block their qualities and use ours at the end of the day.Even though Ayew believes the Black Stars are in a difficult group, he thinks Ghana have great ... more
  • 24 hours VIDEO: Bafana Bafana off to Ghana for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa in Ghana on Monday night to ensure early preparations for Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Cape Coast. The foreign-based players are also expected in Accra on Friday for Tuesday's training.Bafana Bafana will have two days of preparations in Ghana before they take on the Black Stars to ensure they can give off their best in the game.Ghana and South Africa met in June in a pre-2019 Africa Cup of Nations friendly which ended 0-0 in the United Arab Emirates.  ... more
  • 1 day VIDEO: Hearts of Oak pour libation to open football academy GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak broke the ground for the construction of the Pobiman Academy project on Monday as the club marked their 108th birthday anniversary.The project has been awarded to the Turkish construction firm Prefabex Yapi Teknolojileri San Ve Tic Limited.If completed, it will include state of the art training facilities, football pitches, hostels, semidetached houses and a dinning hall among others.At the ceremony, traditional religion leaders poured libation to the ancestors to help make the project a success.In attendance were past and present management members of the club, including newly-elected Ghana Football Association president Kurt Okraku and some members of ... more
  • 1 day EXCLUSIVE: In-form Black Leopards midfielder Edwin Gyimah attracts interest from South African clubs GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Edwin Gyimah has attracted interest from two South Africa Absa Premiership sides, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.Gyimah joined Black Leopards on a short-term deal as a free agent last month.The towering midfielder has been in impressive form for Black Leopards in the ongoing Absa Premiership.According reports from the South African tabloids, the former Helsingborg midfielder has attracted interest from Polokwane City and Baroka FC following his superb display for the league newcomers in the games against SuperSport United and Cape Town City.“Polokwane City and Baroka FC are interested in Edwin Gyimah. Both clubs are following the player’s progress at ... more
  • 1 day Edwin Gyimah targets Absa Premiership relegation escape with Black Leopards GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Edwin Gyimah has reiterated that he will fight for the colours of Black Leopards in their bid to escape the drop from the South African top-flight league.The versatile enforcer joined the Thohoyandou Stadium outfit as a free agent in the summer.After playing a massive role in the side's 2-1 victory against Cape Town City FC on Sunday, Gyimah says he is keen to help the team move further away from the relegation zone."I am prepared to fight for the team as I have fought for all the clubs I was with before Leopards," Gyimah said.'We have lots of experienced ... more
  • 1 day EXCLUSIVE: Crocked Ghana defender Daniel Opare to return in January GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Daniel Opare will return to Royal Antwerp's first team in January, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.Opare sustained a knee injury during a preseason friendly against KFC Brasschaat and had undergo surgery.The marauding right-back has been working hard on his rehabilitation at the club's training facility.Reports reaching GHANASoccernet.com indicate that the 28-year-old is line to make a return to first team action in the winter.Opare who came through the youth ranks of Real Madrid made approximately 23 appearances for Royal Antwerp. ... more
  • 1 day C.K Akonnor joins Black Stars as assistant coach for the first time GhanaSoccernet
    Charles Akonnor oversaw his duty as Black Stars deputy coach for the first ahead of the forthcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe The former Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko manager replaced Ibrahim Tanko as deputy trainer late last month for the four-time Africa champions ahead of the two qualifying matches.The 45-year-old made his first appearance at the team's training on Monday as they begin preparations for the two games.Ten outfield players led by skipper Andre Ayew and three goalkeepers training at the Accra Sports Stadium ahead of Thursday's clash.Some of ... more
  • 1 day 2021 AFCON qualifiers: Ghana hit with Mohammed Salisu injury blow ahead of South Africa clash GhanaSoccernet
    Hugely-talented Spain-based defender Mohammed Salisu has withdrawn from Ghana's squad to face South Africa in Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) clash because of injury.The Real Valladolid centre-back was part of Kwesi Appiah's squad for the two matches that also includes the match with Sao Tome and Principe.The 20-year-old was eyeing his debut for the Black Stars having received his maiden call-up when coach Appiah named his 23-man squad last week.However, the La Liga claim Salisu is unable to travel to join the Black Stars because he has injury concerns.Fitness concerns, however, means he will have to wait until March next year ... more
  • 1 day Match Report: Ghana 2-3 Egypt — Sluggish Black Meteors plummet against Young Pharaohs in U23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    Egypt fought back twice to beat Ghana 3-2 in the second match of Group A of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday.The Black Meteors — who were playing as host against the young Pharaohs — broke the deadlock in the 6th minute of the match through captain Yaw Yeboah.But Ibrahim Tanko’s men failed to protect their slim lead as Egypt hit back via Mostafa Mohamed in the 17th minute.Ghana came back stronger after recess before regaining their advantage after Samuel Obeng smart finish beat goalkeeper Mohamed Sobhi in Egypt’s goal post.Egypt however fought back to draw level ... more
  • 1 day PHOTOS: Egypt rally to defeat Black Meteors in U23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    Egypt fought back twice to beat Ghana 3-2 in the second match of Group A of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday.The Black Meteors — who were playing as host against the young Pharaohs — broke the deadlock in the 6th minute of the match through captain Yaw Yeboah.But Ibrahim Tanko’s men failed to protect their slim lead as Egypt hit back via Mostafa Mohamed in the 17th minute.Ghana came back stronger after recess before regaining their advantage after Samuel Obeng smart finish beat goalkeeper Mohamed Sobhi in Egypt’s goal post.Egypt however fought back to draw level ... more
  • 1 day Ex-Hearts of Oak star Torric Jebrin makes first Black Stars training appearance GhanaSoccernet
    Tout Puissant Mazembe forward Torric Jebrin made his maiden Black Stars training appearance ahead of the forthcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations double-header qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Principe.The silky attacker was rewarded with a debut call-up into the Black Stars following his swashbuckling display for Congolese giants TP Mazembe.The 28-year-old has netted one goal in 10 games for the Ravens as they are flying high at the summit of the Congolese league.On Monday, the former Hearts of Oak ace made his first appearance at the team’s training as part of 13 players who turned up for ... more
  • 1 day CAF President Ahmad Ahmad celebrates participation of female referees in U23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad is happy with the participation of female officials in the ongoing Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt. A female referee took charge of a game at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in the tournament’s history on Saturday as South Africa and Zambia drew 0-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Egypt.Rwanda’s Salma Mukasanga officiated the match and was assisted by Morocco’s Fathia Jermoumi.CAF President Ahmad Ahmad praised the duo for their professional handling of the game after the match.“This is a historic day for African football, ... more
  • 1 day 2021 AFCON qualifiers: Defender Gideon Mensah revels in ‘great feeling’ after maiden Black Stars training GhanaSoccernet
    Belgium based defender Gideon Mensah is delighted to have made his first training with Ghana's senior national team insisting 'things can only get better' in his career with the Black StarsThe Zulte Waregem left-back had his first training with the senior national team of Ghana on Monday when camping started for Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa.The on-loan Zulte-Waregem left-back earned a late call-up to join the Black Stars squad for the first time for the upcoming matches that also includes a clash with Sao Tome and Principe.Mensah was among 13 players who turned up for training on ... more
  • 1 day GFA president Kurt Okraku thanks Hearts of Oak for superb foundation at 108th anniversary GhanaSoccernet
    President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kurt Okraku has lauded the efforts of Hearts of Oak after cutting sod for the construction of the Pobiman Academy at their 108th anniversary ceremony.The Rainbow club is the oldest club in the country and they turned 108 today, November 11, 2019.As part of their anniversary will today cut sod for the construction of the Pobiman Academy Project.Newly-elected Kurt Okraku took the opportunity to thank the Board and Management of the club for this initiative.He expressed his delight with the club’s ambition to improve on infrastructure after they cut sod for the construction ... more
  • 1 day Belgium-based defender Gideon Mensah makes first Black Stars training appearance GhanaSoccernet
    Belgium-based defender Gideon Mensah had his first training with the senior national team of Ghana on Monday when camping started for Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa.The on-loan Zulte-Waregem left-back earned a late call-up to join the Black Stars squad for the first time for the upcoming matches that also includes a clash with Sao Tome and Principe.Mensah was among 13 players who turned up for training on Monday making it his first ever appearance in the training of the senior national team of Ghana.The impressive left back was drafted in to replace Columbus Crew star Harrison Afful ... more
  • 1 day PHOTOS: Black Stars hold first training ahead 2021 AFCON double-header qualifiers GhanaSoccernet
    The Black Stars have started their training ahead of upcoming double header Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.Ghana captain Andre Ayew led his team-mates in training on Monday evening as 13 Black Stars turned up for the training ahead of Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.All the players who arrived by Sunday night at the team's camp were present as coach Kwesi Appiah started his preparations for the match against Bafana Bafana.Ten outfield players led by skipper Andre Ayew and three goalkeepers training at the Accra Sports Stadium ahead of Thursday's ... more
  • 1 day Video: U23 AFCON – Watch live streaming Egypt 1-2 Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    Watch live streaming of the match as Ghana's U-23 team the Black Meteors take on hosts Egypt at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations on Monday night.Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko has made two changes to the starting line-up against hosts Egypt at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations on Monday night.The Black Meteors are chasing the victory that could help them reach the knock out stages of the competition and spur their qualification for the Olympics Games.Watch the match below ... more
  • 1 day Kurt Okraku meets Black Stars for the first time as Ghana FA President GhanaSoccernet
    New Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku met the Black Stars on Monday, the first time since taking charge of the leader of federation of the West African country.Black Stars captain Andre Ayew welcomed Okraku on behalf of his team-mates after Monday's training ahead of Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.13 Black Stars players were present when President Okraku addressed the players and technical team and urged them to give off their best in the qualifiers.Captain Ayew congratulated Okraku on his election as the new President of the federation and assured him that the player are ready to ... more
  • 1 day 2021 AFCON qualifiers: 13 Black Stars players turn up for first training ahead of South Africa match GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain Andre Ayew led his team-mates in training on Monday evening as 13 Black Stars turned up for the first day ahead of Thursday's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.All the players who arrived by Sunday night at the team's camp were present as coach Kwesi Appiah started his preparations for the match against Bafana Bafana.Ten outfield players led by skipper Andre Ayew and three goalkeepers training at the Accra Sports Stadium ahead of Thursday's clash.SOme of the other players who turned up for the first day of training are Jordan Ayew, Nuhu Adams, Smauel Owusu, Gideon Mensah, ... more
  • 2 days CAF U-23 Cup of Nations: Ghana coach Tanko makes two starting line-up changes for Egypt clash – Lomotey, Obeng start GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana U-23 coach Ibrahim Tanko has made two changes to the starting line-up against hosts Egypt at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations on Monday night.The Black Meteors are chasing the victory that could help them reach the knock out stages of the competition and spur their qualification for the Olympics Games.Spain-based striker Emmanuel Lomotey and Samuel Obeng replace Simon Zibo and Isaah Abass in the starting XI.Goalkeeper Kwame Baah maintains his place in between the sticks.The defensive line remains unchanged with Kingsley Fobi and Edward Sarpong playing on the right and left sides respectively.Zakaria Fuseini and Habib Mohammed combine ... more
  • 2 days VIDEO: Black Meteors duo Dankyi & Ayi wish Hearts of Oak happy birthday from U-23 AFCON camping base GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak duo William Dankyi and Richmond Ayi have wished the club a happy birthday from the Black Meteors U-23 Africa Cup of Nations base in Egypt.The Rainbow club is the oldest club in the country and they turned 108 today, November 11 and their two players have videos to wish them a happy birthday.The duo urged their supporters to keep rallying behind the team in their bid to annex next season's Ghana Premier League title. The Phobians as part of their anniversary will today cut sod for the construction of the Pobiman Academy Project.Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, ... more
  • 2 days AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: South Africa coach Molefe Ntseki eyes victory against Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa coach Molefe Ntseki insists his side will ‘try to beat’ Ghana in Cape Coast in their AFCON qualifiers opener on Thursday.The Bafana Bafana are expected in Accra on Monday ahead of the game on Thursday.“For every qualifier you have to present the best team that you can assemble and that's what we have done,” Ntseki told Oyerepa FM.“We called the best we have as a country to play Ghana and try to win on Thursday.“We have a very friendly relationship with Ghana on the football and political side ,I see it as such and looking forward to play ... more
  • 2 days Alfred Duncan among NINE internationals at US Sassuolo GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Alfred Duncan is among nine international stars at Italian Serie A club US Sassuolo.The Italian top-flight league will have a standstill this week in view of the upcoming international matches.Sassuolo have had nine of their players called up by their various national team set-ups, and among them is in-form midfielder Alfred Duncan.The hardworking enforcer has been handed a call-up by Ghana's coach Kwesi Appiah for the Black Stars upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe.The two games are slated to come off on Thursday, November 14th in Accra and Monday, November 18 in ... more
  • 2 days EXCLUSIVE: Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban returns to training with Turkish side Tranzonspor GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban has returned to Turkish side Tranzonspor and started training after completing his injury treatment in Italy, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The 25-year-old started fitness training on Monday at the club's gym after recovering from the injury that has kept him out of action for two months.Ekuban, who was part of Ghana's squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in June, spent the past two months in Italy undergoing expert treatment for a broken bone.He picked up the injury in training after breaking a bone in his left foot following a challenge by his team-mate Ivanildo Fernandes ... more
  • 2 days 2021 AFCON qualifiers: South Africa coach Ntseki counts on duo of Tau, Mothiba to destroy Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    South Africa coach Molefi Ntseki will be counting on attacker Percy Tau and his strike partner Lebo Mothiba to help Bafana Bafana defeat Ghana in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday night.The Black Stars host Bafana Bafana in the Group C match at Cape Coast Stadium as the qualifying stage for the tournament to be held in Cameroon gets underway.The two Europe-based players missed Bafana’s friendly against Mali in Port Elizabeth last month due to injuries which sparked fears that they could miss the crucial clash with the Black Stars.Tau’s team, which tops the log in the Jupiler ... more
  • 2 days BREAKING: Lawyer Sarfo Duku resigns from Asante Kotoko management GhanaSoccernet
    Head of Administration and Lagal affairs of Asante Kotoko, Lawyer Sarfo Duku has resigned.The former Public Relations Officer of the club tendered in his resignation on Monday morning.Mr. Duku states it was a firm decision he made and was grateful for the opportunity to serve the record Ghana Premier League champions.According to close sources, the astute lawyer resigned following misunderstandings between him and some members of the club’s top hierarchy.Duku was reassigned from the club’s PRO to the head of administration some few months ago following some shake up at the club.Meanwhile, the Porcupine Warriors are yet to make a ... more
  • 2 days Scouting for U-15 national team begins today GhanaSoccernet
    The newly constituted technical team of the National Under 15 male side will begin a nationwide scouting program tomorrow to select players for an upcoming WAFU Under 15 Tournament in Burkina Faso next month.The scouting program will take place in the ten football regions in the country from Tuesday November 12 to Wednesday November 20, 2019.Below are the full schedule of the scouting program.November 12: Western Region.November 13-14: Ashanti Region.November 15: Brong Ahafo RegionNovember 16: Upper West and East RegionNovember 17: Northern RegionNovember 18-19: Greater Accra RegionNovember 20: Eastern Region and Volta Region.Players selected will form the team for the ... more
  • 2 days Alfred Duncan awarded by Ghana’s Ambassador to Italy GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Alfred Duncan has been awarded by Ghana's Ambassador to Italy H.E Mrs. Eudora Hilda Quartey Koranteng. The Sassuolo midfielder was presented with a beautiful plaque by the ambassador together with some high officials from the consulate in Italy.Mr. Jonathan R. Magnusen, Minister of Welfare and Chief Consular, was present at the Mapei Stadium together with over 200 members of the National Association of Ghanaian's at Reggio Emilia and of the Associations of the Mondinsieme Intercultural Foundation.The player was presented the awarded before Sassuolo's game against Bologna on Sunday.The award was in recognition of his humanitarian endeavors.Chief Executive Officer of Sassuolo Giovanni Carnevali ... more
  • 2 days U23 AFCON: Black Meteors ready to upset host Egypt today GhanaSoccernet
    It wasn’t the best of starts for the Black Meteors as they opened their Africa U23 Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-1 stalemate against Cameroon last Friday.Ghana U23 were second best on the night and had defender Habib Mohammed to thank for reacting quickest to a loose ball to score and snatch a draw.However, they will have to produce an improved performance when they face off against host nation Egypt in the second group game on Monday night.Black Meteors cannot afford to drop points against the Egyptians. They need a win to boost their chances of qualifying for the ... more
  • 2 days Jeremie Frimpong delighted by Celtic’s win against Motherwell GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch born Ghanaian defender Jeremier Frimpong has expressed delight in Celtic's 2-0 win against Motherwell in the Scottish league on Sunday. The 18-year old returned to the squad after missing the Europa League win against Lazio in Rome last Thursday because he was ineligible for the competition.However, the former Manchester City right back was again the livewire and the creative spark on the right as the Hoops earned another regular win."Another for LaMuralla and another 3 points in the bag! Now time for a quick break," the teenager posted on Twitter.Osdonne Edouard opened the scoring at the Celtic Park just 19 ... more
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