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  • 3 weeks StarTimes to broadcast the Emirates FA Cup GhanaSoccernet
    Africa’s leading pay-TV operator StarTimes has acquired the Emirates FA Cup and the FA Community Shield broadcasting rights. The company secured transmission rights for exploitation of these two prestigious football competitions in all countries, in all languages and on all media platforms across sub-Saharan Africa until 2021. StarTimes Sport Director Shi Maochu said that “this is a significant step for StarTimes. The Emirates FA Cup and the FA Community Shield are among the most competitive national football events and we are really happy to offer them to our subscribers during Christmas season. “We have been building a very solid offer in terms of ... more
  • 3 weeks Breaking News: Hearts of Oak in talks with Tunisian coach Tarek Jani after Kim Grant sacking GhanaSoccernet
    Tunisian coach Jani Tarek has revealed that he is in talks with Accra Hearts of Oak to take over the Ghanaian giants, Ghanasoccernet.com can reveal.The 40-year-old has been identified by the Phobians as the right man to steer the former African champions in the right direction after the sacking of Kim Grant on Tuesday.Sources close to Hearts say an agreement has already been reached between the two parties.Tarek, who recently resigned as coach of Ivorian side San Pedro, says he is ready to join Hearts to help rebuild the Accra-based club."I am in communication with Ghanaian side Hearts of Oak ... more
  • 3 weeks AshantiGold SC snap up versatile Frank Akoto GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC have completed the signing of defender Frank Akoto on a free transfer, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.The former Heart of Lions skipper put pen to paper to a three-year deal on Tuesday becoming the last player to join the Miners in the decade.The 22-year-old rose from a youth player to captain in his seven-year stint with Heart of Lions.Akoto's outstanding performances in the Special Competition earned him a place in the Ghana U23 team.Akoto is a versatile defender who can play as a centre back and as a right back and his addition to AshantiGold will give them more options ... more
  • 3 weeks AshantiGold SC snap up versatile Frank Akoto GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC have completed the signing of defender Frank Akoto on a free transfer, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.The former Heart of Lions skipper put pen to paper to a three-year deal on Tuesday becoming the last player to join the Miners in the decade.The 22-year-old rose from a youth player to captain in his seven-year stint with Heart of Lions.Akoto's outstanding performances in the Special Competition earned him a place in the Ghana U23 team.Akoto is a versatile defender who can play as a centre back and as a right back and his addition to AshantiGold will give them more options ... more
  • 3 weeks Thomas Partey, Amartey, Atsu makes Kwesi Appiah’s Team of the Decade GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's Kwesi Appiah has named familiar faces in his Team of the Decade.As the 2010s come towards their end, several players and clubs have picked the best XI of players to have starred over the past decade.The 29-year-old, who plays for English League One side AFC Wimbledon, was not left out as he named his team which was dominated by players from his native country, Ghana.Appiah chose 21-year-old Aaron Ramsdale as the man between the sticks and will be guarded in defense by Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew), Nathan Ake (AFC Bournemouth) and Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace).Appiah's ... more
  • 3 weeks VIDEO: Watch John Antwi’s goal for FC Pyramids in CAF Confederation Cup win GhanaSoccernet
    Striker John Antwi scored for FC Pyramids in their 2-1 win over fellow Egyptian side Al Masry on Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup.Having recorded two wins in their opening two games in the continent’s second club football, FC Pyramid made a short trip Al Masry with the aim of finish atop of Group A standings.Both teams however played a tight game to end the first half with a goalless score line.But the Sea Blue lads were handed a perfect opportunity to achieve their target after Antwi’s clinical finish in the 54th minute.The Al Masry Club Stadium was thrown into ... more
  • 3 weeks 2019/20 Ghana Premier League: Legon Cities FC vs Asante Kotoko clash confirmed for Friday night kickoff GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association has confirmed the Premier League Week 2 clash between Legon Cities FC and Asante Kotoko will be played on Friday night. A statement on the GFA website read: ''The second week Ghana Premier League match between Legon Cities and Asante Kotoko  has been scheduled to kick off on Friday January 3, 2020 at the Accra Sports Stadium at 6:00 p.m.''The match will be the first Ghana Premier League match of the new year, as well as the first Friday evening  kick-off of the season.''The game will also be Legon Cities' first home match of the season since ... more
  • 3 weeks Ghana FA releases GH¢ 300,000 to clear part of debt to Referees Association of Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football has released GH¢ 300,000 to the Referees Association of Ghana as part payment of their debt to the body. This is a fulfillment of the promise made by new Ghana FA president Kurt E.S. Okraku after meeting with the and the national executives of RAG.RAG is owed money following the sudden abrogation of the 2017/2018 season after the first round.The Association has also empowered the Referees Committee to monitor, evaluate the performance of referees, and issue sanctions to referees who misconduct themselves. ... more
  • 3 weeks Arsenal set to recall unused loaned-out Eddie Nketiah from Leeds United GhanaSoccernet
    Eddie Nketiah is set to cut short his loan spell at Championship side Leeds United over lack of game.The 20-year-old has played just 15 minutes for the first half of the season-all as a substitute.Arsenal are looking elsewhere for the England youth international to get regular game time.Football.london has reported, Bristol City or German side Fortuna Dusseldorf could be his next destination.And Nketiah told Football.london: "I feel like I probably haven't been given the chances I would have liked, I would have liked to play a lot more minutes."Obviously I'm never going to be totally happy if I'm not playing ... more
  • 3 weeks Kim Grant becomes the first coaching casualty of the 2019/20 GhanaSoccernet
    Kim Tyrone Grant has become the first coach to be sacked in the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.The new season is just a week old but the former Ghana international has set an unwanted record of being the first coaching casualty following his sacking by Hearts of Oak on Tuesday.The 47-year-old gaffer was given a four-game ultimatum to save his job after their defeat against bitterest adversaries Asante Kotoko in the President Cup.However, he failed to rescue their abysmal form as they were pipped 1-0 by Berekum Chelsea in the first match of the league at the Accra Sports Stadium on ... more
  • 3 weeks Ex-Hearts of Oak chief Mark Noonan reacts to Kim Grant’s sacking GhanaSoccernet
    Former Chief Executive Officer of Hearts of Oak Mark Noonan has sent a ‘coded’ message in reaction to the club’s sacking of Kim Grant.Grant was relieved off his position as head coach and technical director of the club on Tuesday.His sacking comes on the back of the team’s shock 1-0 loss to Berekum Chelsea in the opening fixture of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League on Sunday.Mark Noonan took to his twitter handle to send a coded message following the 48-year-old gaffer’s shock exit.The American Marketing guru wrote ‘Hmmm’ on his handle. https://twitter.com/mdnoonan/status/1212080795239608320— (@mdnoonan) ?s=21Noonan appointed Grant as head coach last ... more
  • 3 weeks ‘Dismissed’ Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant expresses gratitude to club GhanaSoccernet
    Kim Grant has has thanked Hearts of Oak for the opportunity to serve them following his sacking as head coach.The 48-year-old tactician was relieved off his duties as coach and technical director of the club on Tuesday.Grant was given a four-game ultimatum to save his job after their defeat against Asante Kotoko in the President Cup last Sunday.However, the former West Brom forward, failed to rescue their poor form as they lost 1-0 to Berekum Chelsea at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.The beleaguered trainer took to social media to thank the Phobians for the opportunity and wished them a ... more
  • 3 weeks BREAKING NEWS: Hearts of Oak part ways with coach and Director of football Kim Grant GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak have mutually terminated the contract of coach Kim Grant.The Phobians announced the decision on their Twitter handle on Tuesday.Grant was given a four-game ultimatum to save his job after their defeat against Asante Kotoko in the President Cup last Sunday.The former Ghana forward, however, failed to bring joy on the faces of their supporters when they hosted Berekum Chelsea at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.But a first-half Jonah Attuquaye’s goal condemned the Phobians to a slim defeat in the league opener.The Rainbow Club hierarchy held a closed-door on Tuesday morning where it ... more
  • 3 weeks Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa lauds Eddie Nketiah’s development GhanaSoccernet
    Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa says Edward Nketiah has stepped up his game since joining the club.Nketiah joined the Lily-Whites on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal during the summer.The 20-year-old has become a key cog in the side after bagging five goals in 18 matches in all competitions.Reports indicate that Arsenal are looking to truncate his loan spell in the forthcoming January transfer window.According to Leeds United boss, the youngster Eddie Nketiah has improved during his loan with them though the Gunners believe otherwise.Nketiah made his first Championship start for the club in their 5-4 win over Birmingham City and Bielsa ... more
  • 3 weeks Legon Cities FC plot Asante Kotoko downfall with ‘counter-attacking’ training GhanaSoccernet
    Legon Cities FC are preparing feverously ahead of Friday's Ghana Premier League encounter against Asante Kotoko.The nouveau-rich side commenced their 2019/20 Ghana Premier League with a 2-2 draw against Liberty Professionals at the Dansoman Karl Reinhorf Park.The Royals have a more stern test on their hands when they host Asante Kotoko in the first Friday fixture of the season.Coach Goran Barjaktarevic's lads have however plunged into a serious training to sharpen their rough edges ahead of the crunch clash.Coach Goran and Assistant Coach Wahid pushing the lads hard ahead of the Kotoko game on Friday. #THEROYALS #Wedeliver #Kotokomustfall #Ghanapremierleague #legoncitiesfc ... more
  • 3 weeks We’re working hard to return to winning ways – Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant says he is working to turn the fortunes of the club following their defeat against Berekum Chelsea on Sunday.The Phobians started the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League on a stuttering note after losing 1-0 to Berekum Chelsea in the opening fixture at the Accra Sports Stadium.A section of their fans have called on management to wield the axe on coach Grant in the wake of the painful defeat.But the former Ghana striker has urged their fans to exercise patience with the team as he is working around the clock to return them to the echelons ... more
  • 3 weeks Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu eulogizes Felix Annan after goalie pens contract extension GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu is delighted to have goalkeeper and captain Asante Kotoko extend his stay at the club.The Ghana international gloves man signed a new three-year contract which will see him at the club until 2022.Konadu has returned to the club to see Annan rise through the ranks to become leader of the team.''Felix is the captain and he is loved by the players, technical team and the supporters,'' the former Ghana assistant coach after the signing ceremony.''He has a huge positive influence on the team. He is a very good goalkeeper and a great sportsman.''He is a ... more
  • 3 weeks Kayserispor coach Robert Prosinecki blocks Bernard Mensah’s move to Fenerbahce GhanaSoccernet
    Kayserispor coach Robert Prosinecki has told the club not to sanction Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Mensah's proposed move to Fenerbahce. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move to the Turkish giants in January following a series of fine performances in the Super Lig.This season, he has made 10 league appearances for the Anatolian Star.Earlier this month the player said he would be open to joining Fenerbahce.However, considering Kayserispor standing on the league, Prosinecki has blocked the move.  Kayserispor are last with 10 points after 17 matches and are fighting for survival.The Croatian has also requested for six new players to beef ... more
  • 3 weeks EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh pops up Stade de Reims radar GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Benjamin Tetteh has emerged as a transfer target for French side Stade de Reims ahead of the January transfer window, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.Tetteh has been a key member of Sparta Prague since joining from Belgian giants Standard Liege in 2018.According to Eznamzpravy.cz, the 22-year-old striker's time at the club could come to an end in January after reports emerged that Stade de Reims are interested in acquiring his services.The Stade Auguste Delaune II side are eager to bolster their attacking ranks after scoring just sixteen goals in eighteen games in the French top-flight in the ongoing season.However, ... more
  • 3 weeks Richmond Boakye-Yiadom’s Black Stars Team of the decade GhanaSoccernet
    As the year comes to an end, Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom has chosen his 11 Ghana’s Black Stars players of the decade.  The Black Stars in the last decade have been to two Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2010 and 2015 which they lost and also played in every semi-final except the 2019 edition hosted in Egypt. Despite the team failing to win any trophy the Red Star Belgrade forward in an interview with Ghana’s footballing leading website GHANAsoccernet.com indicated these players selected have made an impact with the national team in the decade. His selection has players such ... more
  • 3 weeks John Tedeku: WAFA SC teenager marks Ghana Premier League debut GhanaSoccernet
    WAFA SC teenager John Tedeku played his first Ghana League Premier match on Sunday in the 1-0 win over Karela United FC.The 17-year-old was handed a starting role as left back and he played like a seasoned professional.Tedeku was promoted to the First Team after distinguishing himself with the academy's U16 side.He made his experience of playing in several youth tournaments counts.Tedeku is expected to retain his place in the starting line-up on Sunday when the academy boys entertain Ebusua Dwarfs in their first home match. ... more
  • 3 weeks FIFA issues final warning to Raja Casablanca to pay Mohammed Awal $54,000 GhanaSoccernet
    FIFA, has issued a final warning to Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca to fork out $54,000 to former player Awal Mohammed for wrongfully rescinding his contract.The world’s football governing body has instructed the club to compensate the Ghana defender with a sum representing salaries and bonuses in arrears.The 31-year-old left Saudi Arabian side Al Shabbab to join Raja Casablanca in 2015 — scoring one goal in 23 games.But his contract with the Green Eagles was terminated half way through the season after the club has failed to pay his salaries and bonuses — which infuriated the towering guardsman to report the ... more
  • 3 weeks Goalkeeper Felix Annan extends Asante Kotoko stay by signing new three-year contract GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko goalkeeper and captain Felix Annan has signed a new three-year contract which keeps him at the club until 2022. The deal was stitched up on Tuesday at the club's secretariat on Tuesday.Annan, a Ghana international, joined the Porcupines in 2011 and has risen to become captain of the side.He has won three Premier League titles and two FA Cups.Annan said: ''I am delighted to have signed an extension to my contract with the club. My heart belongs here and so it was not a difficult decision choosing to extend my stay."I am the captain of the club and so ... more
  • 3 weeks EXCLUSIVE: Turkish side Konyaspor ready to pay € 900,000 for Red Star Belgrade’s Richmon Boakye GhanaSoccernet
    Turkish side Konyaspor are ready to pay € 900,000 for Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, GHANASoccerent.com can exclusively report.But his Serbian club will be holding out for more or something close to his market value of  € 3.8 million.Boakye has been in top form since rejoining the champions from Chinese club Jiangsu Suning but has been unlucky with injuries.His physical frailties have cost him game time after managing just seven appearances in the first half of the season and scored one goal.The 26-year-old is the highest scoring foreigner for Red Star Belgrade.GHANASoccernet.com understands Super Lig duo Besiktas and Trabzonspor ... more
  • 3 weeks VIDEO: Watch highlights of how mouthy Accra Great Olympics were hammered by Ashgold GhanaSoccernet
    Accra Great Olympics had bragged that they would defeat any team in the Ghana Premier League after making high profile purchases for Sunday's start of the Ghana Premier League but they were heavily pummeled 3-0 in Obuasi.Watch highlights of the match below ... more
  • 3 weeks Fixture Congestion at Accra Sports Stadium as venue hosts three league matches this weekend GhanaSoccernet
     The Accra Sports Stadium will host three matches within the span of three days in match day two of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League. The first game will see Legon Cities host Asante Kotoko on Friday 3 January.Inter Allies will welcome Bechem United to the same venue on Saturday in this match day two fixture while the last fixture on Sunday will see Great Olympics play Aduana Stars.The Accra Sports Stadium has been adopted by four teams as home venue for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season.The fixture congestion at the Accra Sports Stadium will be beneficial to fans as they ... more
  • 3 weeks Legon Cities captured big fish Fatau Dauda to boost squad for Kotoko clash GhanaSoccernet
    Newly-branded Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities signed Ghana international goalkeeper Fatau Dauda to ensure they are fully covered at the back before facing giants Kotoko on Friday night.The Royals are keen on keeping the buzz surrounding the team before they take on the Porcupine Warriors in the second league game of the season by signing the Black Stars goalkeeper.The Legon-based club, which was recently moved from the northern city of Wa, sealed the capture of experienced goalkeeper on Tuesday, three days before the Kotoko game.This shows that they are keen on putting up a tough challenge to the Kumasi-based ... more
  • 3 weeks Esso, Annan and Shafiu to compete for 2019 SWAG Local footballer of the Year Award GhanaSoccernet
     Joseph Esso, Felix Annan and Shafiu Mumuni have been nominated for the Ghanaian Footballer of the Year Award by the Sports Writers Association Of Ghana (SWAG). The Ghanaian trio nominated have been remarkable  in the year 2019 for their respective clubs and national teams.Joseph Esso was Hearts of Oak top scorer during the Normalisation Committee Special Competition. Esso had a good tournament at the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal where he made it into the team of the tournament.On the part of Shafiu Mumuni, he won the Golden boot at the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations as well as ... more
  • 3 weeks PHOTOS: Legon Cities announce marquee signing Fatau Dauda GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities has announced the signing of former Ghana International Fatau Dauda.The club unveiled the Ghana International in a professional manner to endorse their branding credentials as one of the best clubs in the country.Dauda joins Legon Cities on a free transfer .His contract details were not disclosed in the announcement.He is likely to be in post against Asante Kotoko on match day two of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.Below are pictures of his signing and presentation  ... more
  • 3 weeks Ex-Black Stars goalkeeper Fatau Dauda joins Legon Cities GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Legon Cities has announced the signing of former Black Stars goalkeeper Fatau Dauda. Fatau Dauda joins the club on a free- transfer after leaving Nigerian side Enyimba FC last season.The club in a statement announced, “Fatau Dauda commits to #The Royals.. The lion is ready to roar”.The former AshantiGold goalkeeper will be available for selection against Asante Kotoko in match day two of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.Dauda was part of the AshantiGold team that won the 2014/15 Ghana Premier League title.Legon Cities will be counting on his experience to help the side compete for the league ... more
  • 3 weeks Ghana striker Majeed Waris responds to reports linking him with a return to French side Nantes GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris has responded to reports linking him with a move back to Frenc side Nantes.Circling media reports have claimed the 28-year-old is being courted to return to the side.The reports further claim the French side want the Ghanaian's return as they seek to boost their attack for the second half of the season.But the Ghanaian has responded on social media amid the widespread reports."Don't believe what they read in the newspapers," replied the player on T witter .Majeed Waris spent last season with Nantes, scoring seven goals in 38 appearances for the French club.He played the entire last season ... more
  • 3 weeks Former Newcastle United star Titus Bramble watched Hearts Oak’s defeat to Berekum Chelsea in Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    Former Newcastle United defender Titus Bramble watched the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League match between giants Hearts of Oak and Berekum Chelsea on Sunday.The 38-year-old was among high profile personalities who watched the match at the Accra sports stadium.Hearts of Oak lost 1-0 to Chelsea in their opening league match which has sparked outrage in the West African nation.And the former Ipswich Town, Wigan Athletic and Sunderland defender took to social media networking site Twitter to announce his presence.Good to be here for the first game of the season for @HeartsOfOakGH against @BerekumChelseaF in the Ghanaian Premier League. pic.twitter.com/jxworHYkhM— Titus Bramble ... more
  • 3 weeks EXCLUSIVE: CSKA Sofia seeking buyer for Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi GhanaSoccernet
    Bulgaria side CSKA Sofia are seeking for a buyer for Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.The club will listen to offers for the 28-year-old who failed to impress on loan at Dallas FC.The Bulgarian side have opted to sell the Ghana international or send him on another loan expedition.Gyasi endured a frustrating loan spell at the Major Soccer League side Dallas FC where he managed just four games and 81 minutes.The club decided against a permanent contract for the Netherlands-born wideman.Now it appears he is no longer part of CSKA Sofia plans as the club look for buyer ... more
  • 3 weeks Raphael Dwamena’s health troubles at Real Zaragoza takes legal twist GhanaSoccernet
    The case involving Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena and his Spanish side Real Zaragoza has taken a legal twist as the showdown continues.Dwamena, 24 , has been temporarily withdrawn from the team due to health problems.The Ghanaian was detected with an unknown heart problem during a routine medical check-up.Despite being yanked from the team, fresh reports from Spain claim the case is far from over as legalities take centre stage.The Ghanaian has been left in the hands of his doctors and lawyersDwamena continues in the hands of doctors and lawyers as he battles to return to the pitch. ... more
  • 3 weeks VIDEO: Atlético Madrid star Thomas Partey talks about personal life GhanaSoccernet
    Atlético Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has been given an insight into his personal life ranging from music, movies, icons and many others. ... more
  • 3 weeks Asamoah Gyan captains NorthEast United in Kerala Blasters stalemate GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan was handed the captain's armband in NorthEast United's 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters in the Indian top-flight over the weekend.The 34-year-old scored from the spot-kick to hand his side a point at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.Gyan, an iconic former Black Stars captain, took over the leadership of the team on the pitch in the absence of José David Leudo.Bartholomew Ogbeche shot Kerala Blasters into the lead before Gyan pulled parity from the spot-kick as both teams shared the spoils in a drama-filled encounter. ... more
  • 3 weeks Dreams FC forward Emmanuel Ocran eyes GPL golden boot GhanaSoccernet
    Dreams FC attacker Emmanuel Ocran has sets sights on with the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League golden boot. The striker began his season with a brace as Dreams FC thumped King Faisal 4-1 at the Dawu Theatre of Dreams."I had chances to score three against King Faisal but I missed those chances and I would like to apologise to the fans and my team mates. This is football and there will be mistakes but I will get better and score in the next match," he said after the game against King Faisal."I am targeting the golden boot award this season. I am ... more
  • 3 weeks KP Boateng hopes to return to Hertha Berlin in managerial role GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Kevin Prince Boateng hopes to return to former club Hertha Berlin one day as assistant coach. The Fiorentina attacker revealed his desire of becoming a coach in future but insists he might start at Heartha Berlin should Nico Kovac return to the club.Kovac, who was sacked as manager of Bayern Munich has been linked with a return to the capital based club, which Boateng feels could be a good decision for Hertha."It depends. If he doesn't come back until after two or three years, I won't be able to cope with the pace of his playing style anymore. But ... more
  • 3 weeks Inter Allies defender Hashim Musah charges teammates to correct mistakes from Aduana defeat GhanaSoccernet
    Deputy captain of Inter Allies Hashim Musah has urged his teammates to correct the mistakes of their heavy defeat at Aduana ahead of their upcoming games. The Eleven is to One Boys were walloped 4-0 in Dormaaa on the opening day of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.A loss the defender attributes to mistakes that could have been avoided.“We weren’t expecting it (the 4-0 scoreline) that way but it’s a game and we know we have to do our own corrections, I think it won’t happen again the next time,” he told the club's website after the game. “I want to urge my ... more
  • 3 weeks Legon Cities captain Jeffrey Degorl insists they were ‘unlucky’ in draw against Liberty GhanaSoccernet
    Legon Cities FC captain Jeffrey Degorl feels his side were 'unlucky' in their draw against Liberty Professionals in the opening game of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. Jeffrey Degorl, who netted the opener for his side saw them throw away a two goal lead to draw 2-2 at the Carl Reindorf Park on Sunday.Despite picking an important point away from home, Degorl was satisfied with the performance of his team."I am not disappointed because we did our best and we did what our coaches wanted us to do but I think we did the best,' he said in a post ... more
  • 3 weeks Kotoko is just like Liberty- Legon Cities FC coach Wahid Mohammed GhanaSoccernet
    Legon Cities FC coach Wahid Mohammed is confident ahead of his team's clash with giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko on match day 2 of the Ghana Premier League. The noveau-rich club impressed in their first game against Liberty Professionals despite throwing away a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with the Dansoman based club.Ahead of the big game on Friday, head coach Wahid Mohammed in unfazed by the credentials of the Porcupine Warriors, comparing them to their latest opponents."I'm fine with the results. We were playing away from home and as you know the calibre of Liberty, we planned very well tactically ... more
  • 3 weeks Michael Essien names African Team of the Decade; check out who missed out GhanaSoccernet
    As 2019 comes to a close, former Chelsea and Ghana star Michael Essien has chosen his best 11 African players of the decade.The last 10 years saw significant moments for African football, commencing with the World Cup being hosted on the continent for the first time in its history, in South Africa in 2010 .The decade ended with the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations being held in June and July for the first time instead of its traditional January to February slot.Essien's own decade saw him win a European Champions League title and an FA Cup with Chelsea as well ... more
  • 3 weeks EXCLUSIVE: FC Nantes target Girondins de Bordeaux defender Enock Kwateng re-signing GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Enock Kwateng could be returning to FC Nantes in the January transfer window, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.The right-back joined from FC Nantes following the end of his contract with Nantes in the summer.But the 22-year-old has struggled for regular playing time at the club - making just 8 appearances and having one assist to his name.Reports from France indicate that Nantes are hoping to take advantage of his situation by snapping him up on loan for the rest of the season.It is however remain to be seen whether they can conclude the deal as other clubs are reported ... more
  • 3 weeks 2019/20 Ghana Premier League: Match Officials & venue for Week Two announced GhanaSoccernet
    The Premier League Board (PLB) has announced the match official for Week Two of the Ghana Premier League that will be be played this weekend.The opening day of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League produced great spectacle of football across the country.Below are the Match officials for Match-day Two (2):Match: LEGON CITIES FC VS ASANTE KOTOKO (Fri)Venue: Accra Sports StadiumReferee: Clement K. NkuahAsst 1: Papala PatrickAsst 2: Alex Osam4th Official: Abdulai IbrahimMatch Commissioner:  Felix AdjeteyMatch: INTER ALLIES VS BECHEM UNITED (Sat)Venue: Accra Sports StadiumReferee: Jones AkubiemAsst 1: Kofi Kyei AndohAsst 2: Frederick Danful4th Ref: Bismark AppiahMatch Commissioner: Samuel AcheampongMatch: MEDEAMA VS ... more
  • 3 weeks Ghanaian duo John Antwi and Ernest Papa Arko named in Best 10 foreigners of Egyptian League the last decade GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian duo John Antwi and Ernest Papa Arko have been named in the Top 10 foreigners of the Egyptian Premier League for the last decade.Antwi holds the record as the highest scoring non-Egyptian in the country's top-flight.He started banging in the goals with his first club Ismaily which saw him finish as topscorer for the 2013/14 season with 12 goals.He was sold to a Saudi top-flight side Al Shabab before returning to sign for Al Ahly.Antwi was then loaned to  Misr El-Makasa where he continued firing in the goals which attratced big spenders Pyramids FC to sign him on.Papa Arko ... more
  • 3 weeks Los Angeles FC star Latif Blessing marries ‘Khloe’ Sakyiamah to end 2019 in style GhanaSoccernet
    Los Angeles talisman Latif Blessing has taken a wife after tying the knot with Dorcas Khloe Sakyiamah.The ceremony took place in Koforidua with invitation given to relatives and close friends- some footballers.Blessing caps what has been a fulfilling 2019 MLS season with LAFC.The 23-year-old scored six times in his 36 appearances in the just ended campaign.In August this year, the former Liberty Professionals player signed a two-year contract with LAFC which will keep him at the club until 2022. ... more
  • 3 weeks AshantiGold midfielder Appiah McCarthy on schedule to start full-scale training in two weeks GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold midfielder Appiah McCarthy is expected to resume full-scale training by 15 January, 2020.He is yet to fully recover from a knee injury sustained during the Normalisation Committee Special Competition.McCarthy aggravated the injury during the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal.Upon his return, he was given a six-week break to help his recovery.He started gym work last week and remains on schedule to rejoin his teammates.McCarthy should be available for selection for the Week 5 fixture against Berekum Chelsea at the Len Clay Stadium. ... more
  • 3 weeks Elmina Sharks confirm signing of Edmond Asiedu GhanaSoccernet
    Elmina Sharks have confirmed the signing of Edmond Asiedu in the ongoing transfer window.The combative midfielder joined Sharks from lower-tier side Okyeman Planners.The Elmina-based outfit first spotted the player during a friendly match between the two sides in February.He is expected be in the squad when they square off against Karela FC on Sunday. https://twitter.com/elminasharks/status/1211738929344462848— (@elminasharks) ?s=21 ... more
  • 3 weeks Hearts of Oak scribe Opare Addo debunks Kim Grant sacking report GhanaSoccernet
    Communications Director of Hearts of Oak Kwame Opare Addo has dismissed claims that Kim Grant has been sacked from his position as head coach of the club.The coach was given a four-game ultimatum to save his job after their defeat against Asante Kotoko in the President Cup last Sunday.The former Ghana forward however failed to bring joy on the faces of their supporters when they hosted Berekum Chelsea at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.But a first half Jonah Attuquaye’s goal condemned the Phobians to a slim defeat in the league opener.Reports went rife on Monday that Grant has been ... more
  • 3 weeks VIDEO: Watch all the goals as AshantiGold thrash Great Olympics GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold made a flying start to their 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season with a convincing 3-0 win over Great Olympics at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday.Defender Mubarik Yussif gave himself a perfect birthday present by striking from inside the box to give the Miners a deserving lead at the 17th minute.Amos Addai doubled the lead in the 38th minute after being put through by Mark Agyekum.Captain Shafiu Mumuni scores from the spot at the 68th minute to make it a perfect win for the Miners.Watch AshantiGold's emphatic 3-0 win over Great Olympics:  Highlights of our game with @AccraGtOlympics yesterday.#Miners💛🖤💪 pic.twitter.com/HvfqNmify8— Ashantigold ... more
  • 3 weeks Anderlecht forward Jeremy Doku satisfied with draw against Antwerp GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian attacker Jeremy Doku has expressed his satisfaction with Anderlecht's draw against Antwerp in the Belgian Pro League on Friday. The 17-year-old featured but could not leave his mark like he did against Genk. The winger did have one good chance but failed to score as the game finished 0-0. "Antwerp is a good team and we knew that beforehand. We did come to win, we really did not come for a draw. But our organization we had worked on for a whole week was good. Our pressing was there, so that worked out well,""We try to win every match and then ... more
  • 3 weeks Kevin Prince Boateng reveals desire to become a coach after football GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng says he would become a football coach after retiring from playing actively. The Fiorentina attacker revealed his desire of working in football but as a consultant or a coach when he hung his boots.Boateng, who was speaking German news portal the Bild indicated football is more of hard work today than just affiliation to a club.“If you don't work, you will be replaced, very simply. Loyalty no longer exists. That's sad. You would have to do a survey to find out which professional soccer player still likes to go to training and has a lot of fun," said Boateng."Then ... more
  • 3 weeks Trabzonspor forward Caleb Ekuban hopes to hit best form in second half of the season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban is hoping to get back to his old form in the second half of the season. The Trabzonspor forward missed majority of the first half of the campaign through injury.His return from injury has seen him struggle to hit his strides but the ex-Chievo Verona attacker is confident of returning to top form next year.“I have not yet reached my old form," he told gunebakis.com.tr. I will continue my goals by completing the deficiencies in the half-time camp."Ekuban was out for 91 days but returned to the team two weeks ago and has scored once, in the ... more
  • 3 weeks Alfred Duncan attracts interest from Fiorentina and Torino – Reports GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan has been linked with a move away from Sassuolo in January after reportedly attracting interest from Fiorentina and Torino.The 26-year-old has been great form this season. In 12 appearances for Sassuolo in the Serie A, he has scored one goal and registered five assists.The two teams are said to be ready to go head to head in the winter transfer window for Duncan.According to the reports, newly appointed Fiorentina coach Giuseppe Iachini is interested reuniting with Duncan. Lachini worked with Duncan at Sassuolo.However, it is unlikely Sassuolo will let go of him without an equally good ... more
  • 3 weeks Asante Kotoko defender Augustine Sefah signs one-year contract extension GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko defender Augustine Sefah has extended his stay at the club after agreeing a new one-year contract. Sefah's initial two-and-a-half contract expires on 31 December, 2019.The right back told Kotoko Express App after finalizing the deal at the club's secretariat on Monday: "I want to thank the coach and the management for the confidence they have shown in me."I have given my hundred per cent to this club and promises to increase it even more."Aside from the game, we have got players that need some leaders in the dressing room and my other colleagues and I will play that role ... more
  • 3 weeks Chelsea boss Frank Lampard defends Callum Hudson-Odoi following recent criticism GhanaSoccernet
    Chelsea coach Frank Lampard has jumped to the defence of attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi following criticism from all quarters. The 19-year-old has been underwhelming since returning to the team this season following a long injury layoff.He has featured in 12 Premier League games but has failed to impress fans in those games, leaving him exposed to critics.“He’s come off the back of a big injury and there’s certainly a period where we have to stick with him through that," Lampard said.“He’s very young. There was a lot of talk last year about a contract and would he or wouldn’t he (sign it) ... more
  • 3 weeks Gent coach full of praise for Elisha Owusu GhanaSoccernet
    French born-Ghanaian International Elisha Owusu has received a lot of praise from his coach Jess Thorup after his stellar performances since joining the club this season.The 21-year old defensive midfielder joined the Belgium club Gent in the summer from Olympique Lyon.He has been impressive since joining the club and has made 19 appearances in the league this season."He received with surprise a lot of space to make the game, since Standard wanted to proceed against. Elisha was very strong with the ball and in recoveries", Jess Thorup said in an interview.“ He is not only physically powerful, he is very ... more
  • 3 weeks Fiorentina coach Guiseppe Lachini eyes reunion with Alfred Duncan GhanaSoccernet
    Newly appointed Fiorentina head coach Guiseppe Lachini is interested in signing Ghanaian International  Alfred Duncan from Sasuolo in the January transfer window.The Italian coach is focused on working with young, energetic and technically gifted players in his squad.The 55-year-old replaced Vincenzo Montella who was sacked a week ago with the team trailing in 15th place, three points above the relegation zone. Ex-midfielder Iachini has agreed an 18-month contract with the club he lined out for 127 times during a five-year spell as a player.Lachini has worked with Duncan at Sassuolo in the past, having trained him there thus he is ... more
  • 3 weeks Bechem United wonder kid Kwadwo Asamoah targets more goals and assists after MOTM display in opener GhanaSoccernet
    Bechem United playmaker Kwadwo Asamoah wants to hit double figures after putting up a Man of the Match performance on the opening day of the Ghana Premier League.The 17-year-old scored the opener in Sunday's 2-0 home win over ten-man Elmina Shark.His overall output earned him the Man of the Match award.Asamoah, who plays as an offensive midfielder or a winger, is delighted to hit the ground running and wants to replicate such eye-catching performances throughout the season.''It's feels good, I'm very happy.  You know it's my first official goal for the club, but in all it was collective efforts from ... more
  • 3 weeks Caleb Ekuban will face his brother in Partizan friendly clash GhanaSoccernet
     Trabzonspor forward, Caleb Ekuban will face of with his kid brother Joseph Ekuban in a friendly game between his club  and Partizan Tirana. The Albanian club will be in Turkey for camping and have lined up some friendly games against Super Lig oppositions including Trabzonspor.Caleb Ekuban is likely to face off with his brother Joseph Ekuban who also plays as a forward for Partizan Tirana.The 19-year old is currently on loan to the club from Verona.The game comes off on January 5, 2019    ... more
  • 3 weeks King Faisal coach Anthony Commey fails to admit his team was poor in their heavy defeat GhanaSoccernet
    King Faisal Babes head coach Anthony Commey has said his players weren't poor in their heavy defeat on Sunday.The Ghana Premier League returnees were handed a baptism of fire as they lost 4-1 to Dreams FC in the season's opener at the Dawu park.Commey claims majority of his players joined the team few days to the fixture and that affected their play."Though we lost but, we didn’t play a bad game, some little mistakes in the defence caused us the defeat." he said.“Most of my players just played their debut game so it’s difficult to expect them to be at ... more
  • 3 weeks Esperance midfielder Kwame Bonsu out for three weeks after muscle tear GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Kwame Bonsu will be sidelined for three weeks after tearing a muscle in his side's CAF champions League draw against AS Vita last Friday, Esperance have confirmed. The Ghanaian midfielder suffered the injury in the first half of the game and had to be replaced in the 31st minute by Ben Romdhane.The former Asante Kotoko underwent scans and it has been confirmed he will be out for three and could return in the final week of January.Bonsu has been a key member of the Esperance team this season and played a pivotal role as the Red and Golds finished fifth ... more
  • 3 weeks Inter Allies coach Tonny Lokko disappointed with goals conceded against Aduana Stars GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies gaffer Tony Lokko is disappointed by the goals his side conceded in their heavy defeat to champions Aduana Stars in their Premier League opener. The Eleven is to One lads were whipped by the 'Ogya' Boys 4-0 at the Nana Agyeman Badu Park on Sunday.Despite the defeat to Aduana, Tonny Lokko has promised his side will works on their mistakes and bounce back even stronger.“We’ll go back home and do our corrections and also win our home match and make sure we are motivation by that win,” he said after the match.“The goals we conceded were not goals we ... more
  • 3 weeks Kotoko striker Songne Yacouba needs to works hard- Maxwell Konadu GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko head coach Maxwell Konadu says Songne Yacouba needs to work hard to rediscover his deadly form as the Ghana Premier League gets underway.Songne Yacouba played a role in Asante Kotoko’s 1-0 win over Eleven Wonders at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday.Konadu  in an interview indicated that the Burkinabe International is recovering from injury which has affected his output and the technical team is working to get him back to his top form."Yacouba is coming from injury. He's doing his best. We're trying to fix his physical and mental situation. We've heard a lot of issues around," ... more
  • 3 weeks OFFICIAL: Canadian Premier League side Valour FC snap up Solomon Kojo Antwi from Glow Lamp Academy GhanaSoccernet
    Canadian Premier League side Valour FC have confirmed signing Ghanaian winger Solomon Kojo Antwi for the 2020 season. The 19-year-old joins the Winnipeg-based side from Ghanaian side Glow Lamp Academy.Valour FC coach Rob Gale eulogized the qualities of the former Ghana U20 player.“Solomon is a player that we identified in last summer’s transfer window, and we are delighted that the visa process and contracts are now finalized,” Gale said.''As a U-20 Ghanaian international and at just 19 years of age, he has huge potential that we hope we can help him realize in Winnipeg.''The Elmina-born gets to play for his first ... more
  • 3 weeks Dreams FC coach Karim Zito delighted by opening day victory against King Faisal GhanaSoccernet
    Dreams FC coach Karim Zito is elated by his side's opening day win against King Faisal in the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League. The Still Believe Lads dismantled King Faisal 4-1 at the Dawu Theatre of Dreams on Sunday to begin their campaign in a bright note.“I’m very happy we’ve won by 4 – 1, every first game of the season is very difficult," he said after the game.“Most of our players are new to the Premier League. But I’m very content they put up such performance on their debut," he added.Zito revealed there is a vast difference in quality between ... more
  • 3 weeks Ex-Ghana star Adu Tutu Skelley marries Akua Boatemaa Bannor in Accra GhanaSoccernet
    Ex-Ghana international Adu Tutu Skelley married UK-based Akua Boatemaa Bannor at the weekend.GHANASoccernet.com understands the ceremony took place in Madina, Accra.Skelley currently lives in Austria where he spent more years playing clubs like LASK Linz, AK Graz and Kapfenberger SV.He played for Ghana to win the 1999 African Youth Championship on home soil.The 40-year-old also played at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Nigeria where Ghana reached the quarter-final stage. ... more
  • 3 weeks VIDEO: Asante Kotoko midfielder Justice Blay’s winner against Eleven Wonders GhanaSoccernet
    Justice Blay second-minute strike was enough for Asante Kotoko to get the Ghana Premier League season off to a winning start by beating Elmina Sharks 1-0. Blay jumped high to head into the net a fine cross from the boots of Emmanuel Gyamfi.The goal goes down as the first scored in this season's league.Check out video 🎥GOAL VIDEO: Justice Blay's goal against XI WONDERS.Brilliant play by Emmanuel Gyamfi,the idea and technique behind the cross leading to the goal is A CLASS. pic.twitter.com/ClnmVQiaxI— Obed Acheampong (@SirObed1) December 29, 2019 ... more
  • 3 weeks FC Dallas striker Francis Atuahene launches foundation, organizes football match in Techiman GhanaSoccernet
    The Francis Atuahene Foundation, aimed at supporting less privileged individuals especially players to have a comfortable life has been launched in Techiman. The foundation is an initiative of FC Dallas forward Francis Atuahene.According to the 23-year-old, the Foundation would ensure that individuals would receive funds based on the recommendation by the Board of Trustees of the Foundation.He said, “lots of people in Techiman are living in very difficult situation and it’ll be very unbearable to see them in unpleasant condition”.The 23-year-old said he has been through a great deal of hardship before attaining stardom and setting up a foundation to ... more
  • 3 weeks FC Dallas forward Ema Twumasi launches foundation in Wenchi GhanaSoccernet
    FC Dallas ace Ema Twumasi has launched a sports initiative foundation, aimed at supporting the youth in Ghana.The ‘‘Ema Twumasi Foundation’’ is also purposed to provide young footballers, the opportunity to demonstrate their talents through Physical Education.Speaking at the launch ceremony at Wenchi, Twumasi said he comes from very humble beginnings and wanted to use himself as an example to inspire, educate and support the youth to a brighter future.According to him, he is very passionate about giving back to the community and has been doing so throughout his career.He also urged the youth to be determined and persistent in ... more
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