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  • 5 hours CAF Champions League: Asante Kotoko to face Kano Pillars of Nigeria in prelims GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko have been drawn against Kano Pillars of Nigeria in the preliminary round of the 2020 CAF Champions League which gets underway next month.The first leg of the tie will take place in Kano on the weekend of August 9-11 with the return leg at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on the weekend of 23-25 August.Kotoko qualified to represent the country after winning the Normalisation Committee's special competition Tier I.Their opponents, Kano, on the other hand, finished as in the Nigeria Premier League last season.Kotoko will be hoping to reach the group stage of a Caf inter-club competition for the ... more
  • 5 hours AshantiGold to play Akonangui FC of Equatorial Guinea in CAF Confederation Cup prelims GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold will face  Equatoguinean side Akonangui FC in the preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup which starts next month.The Miners will travel to Equatorial Guinea for the first leg on the weekend of 9-11 August with the return leg scheduled for Obuasi on the weekend of 23-25 August.Ashgold qualified for the Confederation Cup after clinching the tier II trophy of the Normalisation Committee's special competition.They will be hoping to reach the group stage which is also referred to as the money zone. ... more
  • 5 hours OFFICIAL: Herve Renard resigns as Morocco coach after failing to win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations GhanaSoccernet
    Herve Renard has stepped down as head coach of Morocco after failing to guide the Atlas Lions to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this year.The Royal Moroccan Football Federation earlier this week denied reports the Frenchman had stepped down, but Renard used social media to confirm he has left his post.Morocco endured a disappointing campaign, exiting the competition in shock circumstances in the round of 16 with a 4-1 penalty shoot-out defeat to Benin following a 1-1 draw.The 50-year-old took over the Atlas Lions in February 2016 and guided them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, their first qualification in ... more
  • 8 hours TP Mazembe send out Ghanaian duo on loan to CS Don Bosco GhanaSoccernet
    African giants TP Mazembe have sent Ghanaian youngsters Prince Nana Kwesi Darmang and Najeeb Abbas on loan to DR Congo top-flight side CS Don Bosco.The two midfielders are joining CS Don Bosco in search of playing time in the upcoming season.Don Bosco is a feeder club to the Ravens where fringe players at TP Mazembe are sent on loan to seek much play time.Darmang (21) and Abbas (23) joined the DR Congo champions in the 2017/2018 season but have since struggled to seal first-team positions. ... more
  • 14 hours VIDEO: Senegal AFCON 2019 team return home to hero’s welcome GhanaSoccernet
    Hundreds of thousands of Senegalese poured into the streets of the capital Dakar on Saturday to celebrate the national team’s accomplishment at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Although the Teranga Lions lost 1-0 to Algeria in the Cairo final, the players were given a hero's welcome.Arrived from Cairo at Leopold Sedar Senghor airport at 16:00 (GMT and local), Sadio Mané and his teammates boarded a white bus to get to the Palace of the Republic, where they were received by President Macky Sall.The journey, about fifteen kilometres, took place at a pace and lasted more than four hours.Descended from ... more
  • 14 hours 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Champions Algeria welcomed by hundreds of thousands of supporters GhanaSoccernet
    Africa Cup of Nations winners Algeria were welcomed home by hundreds of thousands of supporters as they paraded down the capital city Algiers on Saturday.They beat Senegal 1-0 in Cairo on Friday to win their first title since 1990.Captain Riyad Mahrez, the Manchester City winger, and his team-mates were greeted by Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui.The bus was decorated with two stars to mark a second Cup of Nations triumph.Enjoy more photos below.  ... more
  • 14 hours Eddie Nketiah hits brace as Arsenal beat Fiorentina on US pre-season tour GhanaSoccernet
    English-born Ghanaian forward Eddie Nketiah continued his impressive form during pre-season as he scored twice in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Fiorentina in the International Champions Cup in Charlotte, North Carolina.Boss Unai Emery opted for a youthful side spearheaded by the 20-year-old Englishman, who scored the winner against Bayern Munich this week.The youngster opened the scoring in the 15th minute, before substitutes Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alexandre Lacazette combined to set up an unmissable chance for him to make it two in the 65th minute.Nketiah has now scored three goals in Arsenal's tour having netted the winner against Bayern Munich.  ... more
  • 17 hours Right to Dream beat Nigerian side TikiTaka Academy to win Gothia Cup U17 trophy GhanaSoccernet
    Right to Dream Academy beat Nigerian side TikiTaka Academy 4-3 on penalties to win the Boys U17 edition of the prestigious Gothia Cup on Saturday.Both teams were tied 1-1 after regulation time.It was the Ghanaian side who opened the scoring just before half-time.TikiTaka Academy’s goalkeeper spilled a cross from the right side and winger Simon Adingra slotted home.But after 50 minutes the equaliser came whhen Trek Anthony Stephen knocked in a rebound from close range.The winner had to be decided on penalties.The first two penalties were missed. But TikiTaka Academy scored their second. A secure penalty from Njario Dorgeles equalised ... more
  • 17 hours Edwin Gyimah refutes reports he was sacked by PSL side Bidvest Wits GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Edwin Gyimah has scuttled reports he was a flop at South African Premier Soccer League side Bidvest Wits and has been sacked.The former Ghana international explains his contract had run out and refused to extend his stay at the club.''My contract just ended with Bidvest on  1 July,2019. There was an option for both parties to extend at the end of my contract but I didn’t take the option because I need to also play somewhere and have game time,'' the versatile player told GHANASoccernet.com via email.''I missed a whole lot of games because Bidvest wanted to register me ... more
  • 20 hours VIDEO: David Accam scores sublime winner for Columbus Crew against Montreal Impact GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward David Accam scored the winner for Columbus Crew as they pipped Montreal Impact 2-1 in the Major League Soccer on Saturday night.Crew dominated the opening stages of the game and were rewarded an early advantage after Josh Williams’s shot beat goalkeeper Evan Bush in the 6th minute.Zakaria Diallo pulled parity for Blues at the death of the first half.But their joy was short-lived in the first minute of the second half after David Accam’s low curler beat Bush.Accam lasted 74th while compatriot Harrison Affiliate played the entire duration of the match.Watch Accam’s winning goal below; https://twitter.com/mls/status/1152742412369842177— (@mls) ?s=21  ... more
  • 1 day Latif Blessing questions Zlatan Ibrahimovic over boxing-esque goal celebration GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Latif Blessing has questioned Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s attitude after the Swede imitated a boxer after scoring a hat-trick in the Los Angeles ‘El Trafico’ derby on Friday night.Ahead of the high-octane derby, LA Galaxy superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic threw shades at Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela after declaring himself the best player in Major League Soccer and was "like a Ferrari among Fiats."As usual, the former Manchester United striker backed up his words on the field by scoring hat trick and led the Galaxy to a 3-2 victory — with Vela grabbing a brace in the game.The 37-year-old after scoring ... more
  • 1 day Norwich City-target Kwasi Wriedt grabs consolation for Bayern Munich II against Wurzburger Kickers GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Kwasi Okyere Wriedt scored a consolation goal for Bayern Munich II in their 3-1 defeat against Wurzburger Kickers in the opening fixture of the Bundesliga 3 on Saturday.Bayern Munich commenced the match on the back foot after Luca Pfeiffer handed the host a 9th minute lead.But Kwasi Okyere Wriedt restored parity in the 77th minute with a close range strike.However, two quick goals from Fabio Kaufmann and Dave Gnaaase condemned the Bavarians to their first defeat of the 2019/20 Bundesliga II campaign.Wreidt lasted full throttle for the losers while compatriot Leroy Kwadwo played 85 minutes for the victors.Wreidt ... more
  • 1 day Djamel’s Fennecs GhanaSoccernet
    I asked myself; “How do you start this piece to do justice to the CHAMPIONS of AFRICA. Find something from their nickname fennecs (desert foxes), talk about the constitutional standstill in the country now?” Options options.I’ll start by going back to the quarterfinal game with Ivory Coast. The game was one all at full time. So there was a coin toss for extra time. Feghouli who had the captain’s armband at the time (Mahrez had been subbed for Ounas) won the toss and yelled his coach’s name casually Djamel. He then asked Djamel which side to attack, he got his ... more
  • 1 day EXCLUSIVE: English club Norwich City enquire about Bayern Munich youngster Kwasi Okyere Wriedt GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has re-emerged on the books of newly-promoted English Premier League side Norwich City, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.The Canaries were reported to be keen on signing the Bayern Munich budding poacher during the winter transfer window.Reports reaching GHANAsoccernet.com indicate that the Norfolk-based outfit have enquired about out the possibility of acquiring the Ghanaian striker ahead of the upcoming season.But the Allianz Stadium outfit hierarchy are weighing the deal as they view him as the future of the team following a meeting with coach Niko Kovac.Wriedt has been the leading marksman for the Bavarians youth set-up since ... more
  • 1 day Albert Adomah’s solo strike hands Nottingham Forest victory over Crystal Palace in pre-season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Albert Adomah netted the only goal for Nottingham Forest in their pre-season friendly win over Crystal Palace on a Friday.Forest begin the brightly by dominating the Premier League side but failed to make it count on the scoresheet.Sabri Lamouchi’s were deserving of a goal and they finally got one in the 32nd minute, following some encouraging play.Joe Lolley lifted a fine pass over the top of the Palace defence for Lewis Grabban, who got a toe to the ball to flick it towards goal, only for goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey to save as he rushed off his line.But the ... more
  • 1 day Asante Kotoko sign Patrick Yeboah GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side, Asante Kotoko have completed the signing of Karela United defender Patrick Yeboah on a three- year deal.The defender has been brought in as replacement for veteran Amos Frimpong who is on his way out of the club.Amos Frimpong is set to sign for Guinean side FC Kaloum.Patrick Yeboah joins a growing list of Karela United players who have joined the Porcupine Warriors in recent times. https://twitter.com/asantekotoko_sc/status/1152337436044922881— (@asantekotoko_sc) ?s=12  ... more
  • 1 day Ghana Premier League side Ebusua Dwarfs must settle Gh 19 billion debt to avoid liquidation GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanasoccernet.com can confirm that Ghana Premier League side Ebusua Dwarfs must settle their debt of Gh 19 billion to avoid liquidation. This has been confirmed by an official of Great Liverpool called Mr Philip Vincent Cann.A court in Cape Coast  ordered the liquidation of one of the country’s oldest football clubs Ebusua Dwarfs over a 20-year debt to a lower division club in Ghana.A High Court has approved a motion for the Mysterious Club to be handed over to liquidators to settle a long-standing debt to lower division side Great Liverpool FC.Great Liverpool dragged Dwarfs to court over the club’s failure to ... more
  • 1 day We have signed a pre- contract with Solomon Sarfo Taylor- Edmund Ackah GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko management member Edmund Ackah has disclosed that the club has signed a contract with Karela United player Solomon Sarfo Taylor. Reports we’re rife in the local media on Friday that Solomon Sarfo Taylor had joined the Porcupine Warriors.Meanwhile, some officials of Karela United have denied the transfer of Solomon Sarfo Taylor to Kotoko.Speaking on the issue with Accra based radio station Vision 1 Edmund Ackah explained the player has signed a pre-contract with the club and are awaiting for his release letter from the Ayinese based club“He has signed a pre- contract with Kotoko already. All we are waiting ... more
  • 1 day Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah set to disclose AFCON budget on Tuesday GhanaSoccernet
     Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah is set to  appear before Parliament on Tuesday to reveal the 2019 AFCON budget as well as answer questions relating to Ghana’s poor performance at the tournament. There were questions raised concerning the budget for this year’s tournament prior to the start of the competition by fans and the media but the sector Minister failed to disclose the budget.Unconfirmed reports had suggested that  the Ministry had budgeted $15 million for the competition.During Parliaments last session on Friday, Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, announced that the sector minister will be in the House either Tuesday or ... more
  • 2 days VIDEO: Free-scoring Phoenix Rising live-wire Solomon Asante extends goal tally after brace against Austin Bold GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Solomon Asante took his season goal tally to fourteen after bagging a brace for Phoenix Rising as they battered Austin Bold 6-0 in the United Soccer League on Friday evening.Asante kept up from where he left off last week when he netted two goals in their 4-2 win over Portland Timbers II.The Ghana international wasted no time in continuing his hot-streak form as he superbly struck the ball from the edge of the area to open the scoring with only 18 minutes on the clock.The Arizona-based side extended their advantage five minutes after recess through James Musa before ... more
  • 2 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Odion Ighalo breaks 25-year old AFCON record after clinching top scorer’s gong GhanaSoccernet
    Odion Ighalo claimed the top goalscorer of the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt ahead of Algerian Rihad Mahrez and Senegalese Sadio Mane.The last time a player scored five goals and above at African Cup of Nations was in 1994 making him the first player to score five goals in 25 years.It means Ighalo has broken the record of his late compatriot, Rashidi Yekini as he becomes the second Nigerian player to score 5 goals in a single African Cup of Nations tournament.The Shanghai Shenhua forward came into the tournament as the top scorer in qualifiers with eight goals.Amidst ... more
  • 2 days Ivorian forward Adingra Moussa finally lifts lid on Asante Kotoko contract termination GhanaSoccernet
    Ivorian striker Adingra Bidodane Moussa has opened up on why his contract with Asante Kotoko was annulled just a week after joining the club.The Porcupine Warriors announced the signing of the former Lobi Stars striker on a three-year deal after undergoing a medical test and completing the formalities.But head coach Kjetil Zachariassen who triggered the signing of the Ivorian poacher quickly regretted the move and asked the club to terminate his contract with immediate effect.Several supporters of the club have wondered why the rasta-haired forward’s deal was rescinded.The Ivorian after days of reflection has decided to reveal the reasons behind ... more
  • 2 days Debut delight as Raphael Dwamena climbs off bench to hit FIVE goals for Real Zaragoza in pre-season friendly GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena came off the bench to score five goals on his debut for Real Zaragoza as they thump lower-tier side Peña Ferranca 13-0 in a pre-season encounter on Friday.Dwamena joined the White in a season-long loan deal from Spanish La Liga side UD Levante.The Ghanaian forward is widely expected to use the loan stint to play regular football after warming the bench for the Valencia-based outfit last term.Just three days after completing the transfer, the former FC Zurich striker was handed his debut in the side’s opening match of the pre-season at Boltaña, a province in Spain.He emerged ... more
  • 2 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: PHOTOS – Colourful pictures as Algeria celebrate second AFCON title GhanaSoccernet
    Algeria lifted their first Africa Cup of Nations title since 1990 thanks to a bizarre goal in the second minute of a narrow 1-0 victory over Senegal.Baghdad Bounedjah’s strike took a wicked deflection off defender Salif Sane and looped high into the air before nesting into the back of the net with goalkeeper Alfred Gomis rooted to the spot.After the break, Senegal thought they had a route back into the match when Adlene Guedioura was deemed to have handled the ball inside his own area, but VAR intervened, with the referee going on to reverse his decision after consulting the ... more
  • 2 days Ghanaian youngster Kelvin Ofori begins trials at German side Fortuna Düsseldorf GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster Kelvin Ofori is undergoing a trial at German Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf.Ofori, 17, has commenced a two-week understudy with the Red and Whites with the aim of securing a deal in the ongoing transfer window.He will become the third Ghanaian footballer to join Fortuna Düsseldorf this transfer window after Nana Opoku Ampomah and Bernard Tekpetey. ... more
  • 2 days Joseph Mensah keen to succeed at Turkish club Istanbulspor GhanaSoccernet
    Newly-signed Istanbulspor winger Joseph Mensah is eager to hit the ground running for the side ahead of the upcoming Turkish second-tier league.Mensah joined the Yellow and Black outfit from Romanian side Sepsi on Friday.The former Liberty Professionals star becomes the side’s third acquisition in the ongoing summer transfer window.The 24-year-old is expected to help improve Firat Gül‘s men 11th place finish last term.Mensah took to twitter to express his delight over the deal and says he can’t wait to get started.Glory be to God for this New challenge with @istanbulspor .Proud and happy to be here.Cant wait to get started💛#InMyLaneThe move ... more
  • 2 days Newcastle United discussing a deal for free-agent Afriyie Acquah this summer – sources GhanaSoccernet
    Newcastle United are interested in midfielder Afriyie Acquah and a deal for the free Ghanaian  has been tabled to new manager Steve Bruce for consideration, that’s according to a leading source at St James Park. Ghanasoccernet has been reliably informed Steve Bruce has asked for time to consider the interest of the departing Rafa Benitez group in the player and a decision on bidding for the 27-year could be finalised next week. Acquah, we understand, had been shortlisted by Benitez as a top summer transfer target prior to the end of last season. Acquah spent the season on loan at ... more
  • 2 days Freak goal earns Algeria first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years GhanaSoccernet
    Algeria lifted their first Africa Cup of Nations title since 1990 thanks to a bizarre goal in the second minute of a narrow 1-0 victory over Senegal.Baghdad Bounedjah’s strike took a wicked deflection off defender Salif Sane and looped high into the air before nesting into the back of the net with goalkeeper Alfred Gomis rooted to the spot.After the break, Senegal thought they had a route back into the match when Adlene Guedioura was deemed to have handled the ball inside his own area, but VAR intervened, with the referee going on to reverse his decision after consulting the ... more
  • 2 days EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian winger Joseph Mensah joins Turkish side Istanbulspor GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian winger Joseph Mensah has completed a penned a deal with Turkish second-tier side İstanbulspor, GHANNASoccernet.com can exclusively confirm.The 24-year joined the Yellow and Black outfit from Romanian side Sepsi on Friday.The former Liberty Professionals star becomes the side’s third acquisition in the ongoing summer transfer window.He is expected to help improve Firat Gül‘s men 11th place finish last term.The move is the tricky wideman’s fourth club in Europe after featuring for Slavia Prague, AC Horsens and recently Sepsi Sf.Mensah netted 3 goals and provided 3 assist in 26 league games for Sepsi in the Romanian top-flight league last season. ... more
  • 2 days Newcastle United discussion a deal for free-agent Afriyie Acquah this summer – sources GhanaSoccernet
    Newcastle United are interested in midfielder Afriyie Acquah and a deal for the free Ghanaian  has been tabled to new manager Steve Bruce for consideration, that’s according to a leading source at St James Park. Ghanasoccernet has been reliably informed Steve Bruce has asked for time to consider the interest of the departing Rafa Benitez group in the player and a decision on bidding for the 27-year could be finalised next week. Acquah, we understand, had been shortlisted by Benitez as a top summer transfer target prior to the end of last season. Acquah spent the season on loan at ... more
  • 2 days Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu close to agreeing loan move to RB Leipzig GhanaSoccernet
    Welsh-born of Ghanaian descent Ethan Ampadu is on the verge of sealing a move to German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig on a season-long loan from Chelsea.The 18-year stayed behind from Chelsea's pre-season tour in Japan to sort out a deal.The Redbull-owned club are looking at offering the teenager regular football next season in Bundesliga and a chance in the Champions League.Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann is looking to bolster his squad after qualifying for Europe's top competition.And Ampadu can give him options at centre-back and defensive-midfield.Ampadu, who joined Chelsea from English lower-tier side Exeter City, made just one senior appearance for ... more
  • 2 days Sassuolo chief opens up about low interest in want-away forward Kevin-Prince Boateng GhanaSoccernet
    Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevalli says there have been low interest in want-away forward Kevin-Prince Boateng.Boateng has expressed his desire to leave the Neroverdi after returning from an unsuccessful loan stint at Spanish giants FC Barcelona.The 32-year-old was reported to be have opened negotiations with Turkish side Besiktas and Serie A club Parma.But according to Carnevalli, the Ghana forward is not attracting interests from clubs though he is expecting some of his experienced players to depart the club in the ongoing transfer window.“There have been timid show of interest by clubs in Kevin-Prince Boateng, I will meet the coach this week ... more
  • 2 days Manchester United-target Thomas Partey models in Atlético Madrid new away shirt GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey could remain at Spanish side Atlético Madrid after being chosen as one of two players to model in their new away kits.The 26-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano following his swashbuckling performance for the side last term.Clubs such as Manchester United, Inter Milan and Arsenal have been credited with interest in the Ghana international.However, it is unlikely he will be allowed to depart the club after he was chosen as one of three players to model in their new away shirt alongside Chelsea loanee Alvaro Morata and their femenino star Silvia ... more
  • 2 days Ex-Asante Kotoko defender Daniel Darkwah to sign for Nigerian champions Enyimba GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko defender Daniel Darkwah will sign as a free agent for Nigerian champions Enyimba SC today (Friday).GHANASoccernet.com understands the Porcupine Warriors have sent his International Transfer Certificate to Aba.Darkwah recently terminated his contract with Asante Kotoko to pave way for his move.The winger-cum-left back is set to join countrymen goalkeeper Fatau Dauda and midfielder Farouk Mohammed. ... more
  • 2 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria ready for ‘match of a lifetime’, says Guedioura GhanaSoccernet
    Algeria midfielder Adlene Guedioura says Friday's Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal represents the "match of a lifetime" as his country bids to capture the title for a second time.The Desert Foxes lifted their lone trophy on home soil in 1990 but coach Djamel Belmadi has reinvigorated a team that crashed out in the group stage two years ago and then flopped in World Cup qualifying."I think it's the match of a lifetime for a lot of players in the team and for Algeria," said Guedioura, who at 33 is the oldest member of the squad.The Nottingham Forest journeyman ... more
  • 3 days Change of GFA logo and name unnecessary- Lawyer Ntow Fianko GhanaSoccernet
    Former Division One Board chairman, Lawyer Ntow Fianko  has described the impending change of the Ghana Football Association(GFA) name and logo as the most useless thing to be done by the NormalisationCommittee.There have been reports indicating that the Ghana Football Association will be called the Association of Ghana Football as part of the reforms being undertaken by the Dr Kofi Amoah led Normalisation committee.According to Ntow Fianko, the name and logochange can only be approved by Congress and it cannot be imposed on the members.Ghanasoccernet.com sources can confirm that the clubs are ready to resist any change of name or logo ... more
  • 3 days Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah’s words comes back to haunt him GhanaSoccernet
    “As Ghanaians, we want answers as to how many public servants used State funds to go to Brazil, how much in total was spent on each supporter, how many officials government sponsored to Brazil, how much government spent on the so-called ambassadors”. “Why the government failed to pay the appearance fees before the departure as promised, how much the government gave to each supporter for accommodation and meals per day while in Brazil and how much it cost the nation to airlift $3 million cash to Brazil”.These were the words of then ranking Member of Parliament’s Sports Committee, Isaac Asiamah ... more
  • 3 days Ex-Asante Kotoko defender Daniel Darkwah to sign for Nigerian side Daniel Darkwah GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko defender Daniel Darkwah will sign as a free agent for Nigerian champions Enyimba SC today (Friday).GHANASoccernet.com understands the Porcupine Warriors have sent his International Transfer Certificate to Aba.Darkwah recently terminated his contract with Asante Kotoko to pave way for his move.The winger-cum-left back is set to join countrymen goalkeeper Fatau Dauda and midfielder Farouk Mohammed. ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroonian referee Alioum Alioum to handle Algeria-Senegal final GhanaSoccernet
    Cameroonian referee Alioum Alioum will handle tonight's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal, the Confederation of African Football has announced.The 37-year-old will be assisted by Evarist Menkouande and Elvis Nguegoue on the lines.Sudanese Walid Ali will act as the third assistant with Eric Castane as the fourth official.Alioum has a wealth of experience and handled several big games on the continent since 2010.In 2013 he took charge of the Cairo Derby in CAF Champions League.Alioum in charge of the tournament opener between Egypt and Zimbabwe. ... more
  • 3 days Ghana in AFCON final as Sannie Daara is named CAF Media Officer for Algeria-Senegal game GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana will a play a major part in today’s final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations even though the Black Stars were eliminated at the Round of 16 stage as Ibrahim Sannie Daara has been appointed CAF Media Officer for the match to be played at the Cairo International Stadium.This is a massive achievement for the Ghanaian as he will, together with his colleague Aliou Goloko, take charge of media activities for Africa’s biggest football match between Senegal and Algeria. The appointment represents another major success for the former Ghana FA communication director after taking charge of the opening game ... more
  • 3 days We can win AFCON 2021- Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr GhanaSoccernet
    Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says the Super Eagles can win the Nations Cup in two years time after finishing third at the 2019 edition in Egypt. The three times Africa Champions beat Tunisia to finish third after their bid for a fourth title was quashed by a brilliant freekick from Algeria's Riyadh Mahrez in the semifinal.But, Gernot Rohr, who has a year left on his contract with the Super Eagles believes the team has a good belend of your and experience to excel in two years time.“The future (of the team) is very bright, we have young players who can still ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria 100% ready for Senegal in the final- Djamel Belmadi GhanaSoccernet
    Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi insists his team is very focused for the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Senegal on Friday. Algeria and Senegal meet again in the competition after the North Africans defeated the Teranga Lions 1-0 in the group stages.Despite the victory over Senegal, Belmadi insists his team is focused and 100% read for the Nations Cup grand finale."We are playing against the best African ranked team, and they played in the previous World Cup, so we can lose, they are the favorites," he said in a prematch conference.":I haven't spoken to Aliou Cisse but we ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: We have a chance to write our names in history- Algeria midfielder Adlene Guerdiora GhanaSoccernet
    Algeria midfielder Adlene Guerdiola insists it is time for the current crop of players write their names in the history books of Africa football. The Fennecs face Senegal in the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium.Having won the competition once in 1990, Guerdiora revealed most of them have no memories of that triumph and believe it is time for the Desert Foxes to recreate history."The coach knows well what he wants and what he needs from the players. The credit is to him. If you don’t have a great cook, you won’t ... more
  • 3 days VIDEO: Ex-Asante Kotoko defender Awal Mohammed opens up on reasons behind Ghana’s failure at AFCON 2019 GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko centre-back Awal Mohammed has attributed Black Stars failure to perform better at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations to the captaincy brouhaha which engulfed the team prior to the tournament.Asamoah Gyan called time on his international career some few weeks to the ongoing Afcon following the decision of Kwesi Appiah, head coach of the Black Stars, to hand the captaincy to Andre Ayew.The former Sunderland hitman however rescinded his decision following an intervention from the country’s president Nana Akufo-Addo.Despite the nation's all-time leading goalking’s presence in the team, Ghana were knocked out of the competition at the Round ... more
  • 3 days Patrick Razak rescinds contract with Horoya AC, set to re-join Hearts of Oak – Report GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Patrick Razak is closing in on a return to Hearts of Oak following reports that he has terminated his contract with Guinean giants Horoya AC.The diminutive wideman left the Rainbow club to join the Conakry-based outfit on a three-year deal after his superlative performance for the local-based Black Stars in the 2017 WAFU Cup tournament.However, he has been reported to have annulled his contract with the club after struggling to break into the team.Reports in the media suggest that the 23-year-old is on the verge of sealing a return to Hearts of Oak who are aiming to augment their ... more
  • 3 days Europa League: Elvis Sakyi marks full debut as Gzira United oust Hadjuk Split GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster Elvis Sakyi earned his first Europa League start as Maltese side Gzira United FC shockingly eliminate Croatian giants Hadjuk Split.Gzira United were 3-1 winners in the second leg of the first qualifying round to progress on the away-goals rule after tying 3-3 on aggregate.They lost 2-0 at home in the first leg last week.The 22-year-old midfielder made his debut in the competition last week by coming on 62nd minute.Since his contribution was greatly felt, he was handed a start on Thursday in Croatia.Sakyi joined the Maltese club this summer after having stints with Galatasaray SK and Istanbul Maltepespor ... more
  • 3 days SuperSport United coach rues Richard Boateng’s departure GhanaSoccernet
    Head coach of SuperSport United Kaitano Tembo has expressed his displeasure over the departure of Richard Boateng and some other experienced players of the side.Boateng joined the Matsatsantsa as a free agent ahead of the 2017 Premier Soccer League campaign.The club are aiming to improve upon their 7th place finish by acquiring young players and therefore part ways with Boateng, Gould, Reneilwe Letsholonyane, James Keene and Thuso Phala.“If you look at the players we have lost it’s up to 150 years of football experience [between them] because of their ages,” Tembo told Sowetanlive in relations to Boateng and his peers.He added: ... more
  • 3 days Court orders liquidation of one of Ghana’s oldest clubs Ebusua Dwarfs over a 20-year debt GhanaSoccernet
    A court in Cape Coast has ordered the liquidation of one of the country’s oldest football clubs Ebusua Dwarfs over a 20-year debt to a lower division club in Ghana. A High Court has approved a motion for the Mysterious Club to be handed over to liquidators to settle a long-standing debt to lower division side Great Liverpool FC.Great Liverpool dragged Dwarfs to court over the club’s failure to settle the a long-standing onward  transfer fee of their former player Patrick Villars to the club."Its HEREBY ORDERED that the Registrar General to be appointed as the Official Liquidator to win up ... more
  • 3 days Breaking News: Ghana to play South Africa and Sudan in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana have drawn South Africa and Sudan in the qualifiers to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.The trio will be joined by the winner of the preliminary round qualifier between Mauritius and Sao Tome & Principe in Group C.The Black Stars will be renewing their rivalry with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa after engaging each other in recently in a friendly encounter ahead of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Dubai.The game however ended in a goalless stalemate.Ghana will be hoping to get another shout at the prestigious Afcon title in 2021 after failing to achieve their target ... more
  • 3 days BREAKING NEWS: Egypt to hold 2019 CAF Awards GhanaSoccernet
    The Confederation of African Football president Dr. Ahmad Ahmad has in an ongoing press conference at Marriott Hotel in Cairo announced where the 2019 CAF Awards will take place.The continent’s football governing body head told the media that CAF had reached an agreement with Citadel Hotel in Cairo after a lengthy discussion with the management of the Hotel and they will host the next edition of the Award in Egypt.Therefore the best performing players and Federations will unite at Cidatel Hotel on a date yet to be announced.Last year’s award gala took place in Senegal but the next will be ... more
  • 3 days Court orders liquidation of one of Ghana’s oldest clubs Ebusua Dwarfs GhanaSoccernet
    A court in Cape Coast has ordered the liquidation of one of the country’s oldest football clubs Ebusua Dwarfs.A High Court has approved a motion for the Mysterious Club to be handed over to liquidators to settle a long-standing debt to lower division side Great Liverpool FC.Great Liverpool dragged Dwarfs to court over the club’s failure to settle the a long-standing transfer fee of their player Patrick Villas.The court has ordered the liquidator to wind up the Ebusua Dwarfs and settle the indebtedness to the lower division side.The ruling of the court has sparked anxiety among their fans in Cape ... more
  • 3 days Berekum Arsenal owner Yakubu Moro regrets ‘hating’ ex-Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi GhanaSoccernet
    Berekum Arsenal owner Yakubu Moro is kicking himself for working against Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana Football Association after launching a scathing attack on the Normalisation Committee.Moro is not enthused about the governance style of the Dr Kofi Amoah led committee who have woefully under-performed.''Dr. Kofi Amoah thinks we are fools that’s why he is taking us for granted, but I don’t blame he and the NC but I blame some football like Cudjoe Fianoo, Oloboi commodore and Micky Charles who are supporting him because of their selfish gains. That was why he took them to Egypt,'' he told Happy FM.''Kwesi ... more
  • 3 days Slovakian top-flight side SK Senica snap striker Sadam Sulley on a permanent deal GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Sadam Sulley has joined Slovakian Super Liga side FK Senica on a permanent deal.The 22-year-old leaves Polish side Legia Warsaw where he struggled for game time after joining them in the 2016/17 season.Sully spent the last two seasons in the Slovakian top-flight with MFK Zemplina Michalovce.Last term, he scored four goals in 27 appearances.Senica emerged runners up in the regular season last season. ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Mane and Mahrez set to take centre stage in final GhanaSoccernet
    The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but Algeria's Riyad Mahrez and Senegal's Sadio Mane have stolen the show.The two players have been instrumental in leading their sides to Friday's final at the Cairo International stadium where Senegal will attempt to win their maiden title and Algeria the first since 1990.It will be the second time they have met in the current tournament with Algeria outmuscling Senegal to win 1-0 in the group stage.Salah has been voted Africa's Player ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria captain Mikel Obi confirms international retirement GhanaSoccernet
    Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has confirmed his retirement from international football.The 32-year-old midfielder made 89 appearances for his country between 2005 and 2019, scoring six times.Mikel, who has just signed for Trabzonspor in Turkey had already told BBC Sport that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt would be his last appearance on the continental showpiece event."At the age of 32 it's time for me to retire from the national team and let the youth take over, (sic) who've done an amazing job securing a bronze medal at AFCON 2019," he wrote on social media."Egypt is a country ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: We just want to win the AFCON trophy- Senegal coach Aliou Cisse GhanaSoccernet
    Head coach of the Teranga Lions of Senegal, Aliou Cisse says they are very focused on winning the Nations Cup title for the first time. The West African giants are returning to the finals of the competition for the second time since losing to Cameroon in 2002, when Aliou Cisse was captain of the team.For a country endowed with talented footballers, they are yet to win the the Nations Cup trophy and ahead of the final against Algeria, the 43-year old insists that has been the objective for the past five years he has been in charge."I'm happy to be in ... more
  • 3 days Breaking News: Amaju Pinnick SACKED as CAF 1st Vice-president GhanaSoccernet
    Amaju Pinnick has been removed as CAF First Vice President after a crunch Executive Committee meeting on Thursday.The president of the Nigeria Football Federation, who replaced former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been yanked after reportedly leading attacks on his boss Ahmad Ahmad.Insiders says the tough-talking Nigerian is responsible for the recent troubles of the Madagascar ace after he was arrested by French authorities.He has been replaced by Congolese football administrator and a member of the FIFA Council Congolese Omari Constant as 1st vice-president with Moroccan FA president Fouzi Lekjaa, becomes 2nd vice-president.South African Danny Jordan is now the 3rd vice-president ... more
  • 3 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: We have learnt our lessons from the group stage defeat to Algeria- Senegal midfielder Kreppin Diatta GhanaSoccernet
    Senegal midfielder Kreppin Diatta says the Teranga Lions have picked up lessons from their defeat to Algeria in the group stages of the nations cup. The two Africans giants will face off on Friday in the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Ahead of the game on Friday, Diatta has disclosed how important it is for Senegal to win their first ever AFCON trophy against Algeria, a team they lost to in the group stages."My teammates in the youth teams tell me I'm their representative in this team. I'm proud to play for my country and I hope ... more
  • 3 days Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio keen to land Man City’s Thomas Agyepong on loan GhanaSoccernet
    Kilmarnock manager Angelo Alessio is hopeful of bringing Manchester City’s Ghanaian winger Thomas Agyepong back to the Premiership on another loan deal.The 22-year-old spent last season with Hibernian but a succession of injuries restricted him to just 10 appearances, nine of which were as a substitute.His only goal came in a 3-0 victory over Dundee at Dens Park in September.Agyepong, who joined City from the Right To Dream Academy in his homeland, has yet to make an appearance in any competition for the English champions and had previously spent season-long loans with Eredivisie clubs FC Twente and NAC Breda.He played ... more
  • 3 days Claude Le Roy unhappy with June-July AFCON timing GhanaSoccernet
    African coaching legend Claude Le Roy says he is not comfortable with the Africa Cup of Nations being played in the middle of the year.The 2019 AFCON, which will wrap up with the final in Cairo on Friday night, is the first to be played in June-July, moving the tournament away from its traditional January-February slot in order to be aligned with the European calendar.Le Roy, who won the Nations Cup with Cameroon in 1988, says the current time schedule means top African players arrive at the tournament exhausted after a long season in Europe, and believes the warmer weather ... more
  • 3 days Focus on elections not change of GFA name and logo- Lawyer Ntow Fianko tells Normalisation Committee GhanaSoccernet
     Former Division One Board Chairman, Lawyer Ntow Fianko has told President of the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association Dr Kofi Amoah to rather focus on organizing elections for the Association.There have been reports in the local media indicating that the Normalisation Committee has proposed a change in the logo and the name of the Ghana Football Association to 'Association of Ghana Football'.According to the astute lawyer, the proposal by the Dr. Kofi Amoah led-committee to change the logo and name of the Football Association is one of the most useless thing to be done as part of the ... more
  • 4 days Brighton, Southampton chase Ghanaian forward Francis Amuzu GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian born Belgium forward Francis Amuzu has popped up on the radar of English Premier League sides Brighton and Hove Albion and Southampton. The Premier League duo are reported to be interested in the Ghanaian who has a year left on his contract with Belgian giants Anderlecht.According to Het Laatste Nieuws, the 19-year is yet to agree new terms with the Purple and Whites who are struggling to meet his demands.This has left the door open for him to begin talks with the Premier League clubs.Other clubs from Germany are also interested in the forward, who made 35 appearances in all competitions ... more
  • 4 days VIDEO: Richard Senanu begins rehab in Germany after successful op GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko midfield Richard Senanu has started  rehabilitation after a successful surgery to correct a knee injury in Germany.The swashbuckling midfielder has been out since picking up an injury in the Porcupine Warriors 2-1 victory over Zesco United in  the CAF Confederations Cup game in Kumasi in February. Senanu starts rehab after surgery.#AKSC pic.twitter.com/xuZh1dARtf— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) July 17, 2019 ... more
  • 4 days Duo Edwin Gyasi and Francis Atuahene feature in FC Dallas defeat to Sevilla in friendly GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian duo Edwin Gyasi and Francis Atuahene featured for FC Dallas in their 3-1 defeat to Spanish La Liga side Sevilla FC at the at Toyota Stadium.The two players were introduced for the second half of the season.In the 56th minute, Gyasi took on his man on the left wing and whipped in a cross which Francis Atuahene headed just over the crossbar.Midfielder Santiago Mosquera scored the consolation goal for FC Dallas in the defeat. ... more
  • 4 days Asante Kotoko line up preseason friendly against Burkina Faso side Rahimo FC GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko will play Burkina Faso side Rahimo FC in their first preseason game. The Porcupine Warriors will engage Rahimo FC on Sunday at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium at 3;00 pm local time.The Kumasi based club have started preparations ahead of next season's CAF Champions League.Coach Kjetil Zachariassen will use the game as opportunity to test the new arrivals at the club.The GFA NC Special Competition Tier I winners have signed seven new players as they boast their squad for the continent's elite competition.Meanwhile, stalwart midfielder Kwame Bonsu has left for Tunisian giants Esperance with long standing captain ... more
  • 4 days FEATURE: Emmanuel Quarshie – The forgotten Egyptian ‘god’ GhanaSoccernet
    I have spent the last 23 days in the North African country of Egypt, hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations this year.It has been an amazing experience covering as many teams throughout my time here. I have had the privilege of reporting on the Black Stars most often but the opportunity to cover as many teams has been an experience.Cairo, Suez, Ismailia and Alexandria have together demonstrated the growth of the sport on the continent and how the close to one billion people who reside in it have taken to the game.24 teams with a squad of players ready ... more
  • 4 days Ashantigold sign midfielder Razak Simpson on a five year deal GhanaSoccernet
    Tier II Special competition winners Ashantigold have signed young midfielder Razak Simpson from Club Elite Soccer Academmy. The midfielder was handed a five year deal after passing his medicals at the club on Wednesday.Razak Simpson becomes the Miners third signing, after completing deals with Eleven Wonders right back Kwadwo Amoako and Lizbeth FC forward Isaac Opoku Agyemang.The Obuasi based outfit are beefing up their squad for next season's CAF Confederations Cup as well as the returning Ghana Premier League. ... more
  • 4 days VIDEO: Richard Danso ready to make North Texas SC fans happy GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Richard Danso says he will do everything to make fans of USL side North Texas SC happy.The former Ghana U-17 star joined the Dallas based club on a short term loan from WAFA.The talented attacker, who completed his first training with the club on Wednesday expressed delight in joining the United Soccer League side and promised to give the best to fans of the club."I feel so good, I love the place, the teammates like each other and the training too was good," he said. "Although, when I was coming I didn't know I was going to be ... more
  • 4 days 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: A fifth “All-African Coaches” AFCON final GhanaSoccernet
    When Algeria locks horns with Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium this Friday (19 July 2019) to determine the new king of African football, there would be a historic milestone on the sidelines.A local coach would be crowned champion whatever the result is. Djamel Belmadi (Algeria) and Aliou Cisse (Senegal) are competing for the Holy Grail of African football, and one of them will join the prestigious list of African coaches who led their sides to the continental glory.Over 32 editions of Africa’s showpiece football tournament, this is just the fifth final that witnesses two local (African) coaches on helm ... more
  • 4 days VIDEO: Nigeria claim third place as Ighalo pounces on early error GhanaSoccernet
    After Dylan Bronn's bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory in a drama-filled semi-final, Tunisia were once more the authors of their own downfall.Jamilu Collins' cross from the left ought to have been simple for Moez Ben Cherifia to collect, but the goalkeeper collided with his own defender Yassine Meriah, allowing Ighalo to pounce for his fifth goal of the competition.Besides that opening lapse in concentration, Tunisia held their own for large periods of the encounter.Taha Khenissi and Ellyes Skhiri both had chances to equalise before the break but both dragged their efforts wide of the ... more
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