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  • 4 mins Vincent Atingah shines as Al Shabab beat Al Yarmouk in Kuwaiti league opener GhanaSoccernet
    Former Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atingah produced a man of the match performance to help Al Shabab beat Al Yarmouk in the opening game of the 2019/20 Kuwaiti league season. The 25-year old was a rock in the heart of defence, playing the entire duration as Al Shabab won 2-1 at the Mishref Stadium on Sunday evening.Senegalese forward Ibrahima Gueye netted a brace for Al Shabab, with his first in the 36th minute.Al Yarmouk leveled in the 51st minute through Wissam Al Idrissi but the Ahmadi based club grabbed the winner in injury time to secure all three points on ... more
  • 4 mins Kwadwo Asamoah believes Inter Milan are on the right track after victory against Udinese GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah says Inter Milan are on the right track this season following their 100% start to the campaign in the Serie A. The Nerazurri's beat Asamoah's former club on Saturday to make it three wins in three games in the Italian top flight league.Asamoah played the entire duration as Stenfano Sensi's 44th minute goal secured all three points for Inter.“I played wide as the fifth man in midfield some years ago, we’re looking to create space for the team in a way so that we can attack the opponent in one-on-ones," he told Inter.it."In defence, we must always be ... more
  • 4 mins Eddie Nketiah scores to send Leeds top of championship table GhanaSoccernet
    English born Ghanaian forward Eddie Nketiah climbed off the bench to help Leeds United beat Barnsley and go top of the English championship table. The on-loan Arsenal forward replaced Patrick Bamford in the 70th minute and 14 minutes later opened the scoring for Leeds United.Mateusz Klich then added a second five minutes later after converting from the spot.Moments after the Ghanaian entered the pitch, Phillips delivered a lovely cross from the right at a free-kick and substitute Nketiah was on hand to volley home.Nketiah then won a penalty when he was clipped by Halme and Klich made no mistake from the ... more
  • 3 hours Turkish side Yeni Malatyaspor eulogize ‘perfect’ midfielder Afriyie Acquah after enchanting full debut GhanaSoccernet
    Afriyie Acquah has been described the perfect midfielder Yeni Malatyaspor needed after a swashbuckling performance in Sunday's 4-0 Super Lig win at Ankaragucu. The Ghana international was making his full debut in his second game for the club since joining on a free transfer last month.Football statistical website whoscored.com rated him as the best midfielder on the pitch with a score of 7.7.Playing as a defensive midfielder, he touched the ball 86 times, made two key passes with a Passing Accuracy 83.8% and won 1 aerial ball.The club's Instagram account posted: ''Aradığımız Orta Sahayı Bulduk💪'' meaning ''We have found the midfielder we were ... more
  • 3 hours 25 Local Black Stars to fine-tune preparations for Burkina Faso CHAN qualifier GhanaSoccernet
    The Local Black Stars are in the final week of preparations for Sunday's 2020 African Nations Championship final round qualifier first leg against Burkina Faso.Head coach Maxwell Konadu has trimmed his squad size to 25 players after weeks of camping for these deciding two legs.The former Ghana Premier League winning coach will be counting on players from Asante Kotoko and AshantiGold who have been playing competitive matches in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup qualifiers.Also, players like Diawusie Taylor, Mohammed Alhassan, Ibrahim Moro, Joseph Esau and Benjamin Afutu have the credentials  to help the team to qualify.The match will ... more
  • 6 hours Turkish side Yeni Malatyaspor eulogizes ‘perfect’ midfielder Afriyie Acquah after enchanting full debut GhanaSoccernet
    Afriyie Acquah has been described the perfect midfielder Yeni Malatyaspor needed after a swashbuckling performance in Sunday's 4-0 Super Lig win at Ankaragucu. The Ghana international was making his full debut in his second game for the club since joining on a free transfer last month.Football statistical website whoscored.com rated him as the best midfielder on the pitch with a score of 7.7.Playing as a defensive midfielder, he touched the ball 86 times, made two key passes with a Passing Accuracy 83.8% and won 1 aerial ball.The club's Instagram account posted: ''Aradığımız Orta Sahayı Bulduk💪'' meaning ''We have found the midfielder we were ... more
  • 6 hours Performance of Ghanaian players abroad wrap-up: Acheampong bags ninth goal of the season as Dwamena and Atanga score for respective clubs GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet will bring to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe every week.European football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a comprehensive report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad in their respective leagues over the weekendFrank Acheampong recorded his ninth goal of the season for Tianjin Teda in their 3-0 win over Shanghai ShenhuaRaphael Dwamena scored his second league goal for Real Zaragoza in Sunday’s 3-1 win against Extremadura.Isaac Atanga scored his fourth goal of the season for Nordsjaelland as they lost 4-2 to Brondy Herbert Boakye Yiadom gives you ... more
  • 6 hours 2020 CHAN qualifier: Hearts of Oak quintet retained in Black Stars B 25-man squad for Burkina Faso clash GhanaSoccernet
    Black Stars  B coach Maxwell Konadu has reduced his squad size to 25 ahead of next Sunday's 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) final qualifying round first leg tie  against Burkina Faso. Five players-Joseph Addo [Aduana Stars], Fatawu Abdul Rahman [Aduana], Issac Kwain [Karela], Benjamin York [Sarmatex] and Ansah Botway [Liberty Professionals] left camp this morning (Sunday).The players failed to justify their inclusions in Konadu's team after weeks of training in Kumasi.Contrary to reports, Hearts of Oak have five players-Mohammed Alhassan, Fatawu Mohammed, Manaf Umar, Benjamin Afutu and Joseph Esso in camp.The Local Black Stars will be joined by invited players from Asante ... more
  • 9 hours BREAKING NEWS: Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey loses dad GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Daniel Amartey has been dealt a huge blow with the news of the death of his father.GHANASoccernet.com can confirm that Mr. Louis Amartey, 72, passed-on on Sunday after a long battle with Diabetes.Mr. Amartey died at the La General Hospital in the early hours of Sunday, September 15, 2019.Daniel Amartey is yet to feature for English Premier League side Leicester City in the ongoing campaign after recovering from a knee injury some weeks ago.Amartey was heavily linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium outfit this summer.The versatile defender has scored one goal in 46 appearances for ... more
  • 9 hours Raphael Dwamena nets second league goal as Real Zaragoza win at home GhanaSoccernet
    On-loan striker Raphael Dwamena scored his second league goal for Real Zaragoza in Sunday’s 3-1 win against Extremadura.Dwamena opened the scoring in the 12th minute for the home team.Real Zaragoza went into the break with that lead but were pegged back in the 54th minute when Diego Caballo levelled things up.But Shinji Kagawa hit the back of the net to ensure Zaragoza regained their lead before Luis Suarez scored  the third.Dwamena was substituted in the 62nd minute by Jorge Pombo. ... more
  • 9 hours Frank Acheampong bags NINTH league goal as Tianjin Teda dispatch Shanghai Shenua in CSL GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Frank Acheampong scored his ninth league goal for Tianjin Teda as they defeated Shanghai Shenua 3-0 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday morning.Acheampong opened the floodgate for the hosts with a 12th minute strike before German international Sandro Wagner gave them the cushioning in the 21st minute.Zheng Kaimu added the third goal for Teda — just six minutes after recess.Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo failed to reduce the deficit for the visitors after fluffing his line from 12 yards in the 84th minute.Acheampong was substituted in the 90th minute of the game with the three points safe in the ... more
  • 9 hours Raphael Dwamena on target again as Real Zaragoza inflict defeat on Extremadura GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena was on target again as Real Zaragoza recorded a 3-1 victory against Extremadura in the Spanish Segunda Division at the La Romareda on Sunday.Dwamena continued from were he left off before the international break when he broke the deadlock after 12 minutes.Caballo equalized for the away side before Kagawa restored the lead for Zaragoza with Suarez Charris adding the icing on the cake to give the home side their third successive win and most importantly keep their unbeaten start to LaLiga 2.He picked a booking but lasted 61 minutes.Compatriot and former Dreams FC midfield enforcer Emmanuel ... more
  • 12 hours Match Report: Asante Kotoko 2-0 Etoile du Sahel- Porcupine Warriors inch closer to Champions League Group stage after shutout win GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko took a giant step towards reaching the Group stage of the 2019/20 CAF Champions League after a 2-0 first leg win over Etoile Sportive du Sahel in the final round qualifier.The Porcupine Warriors were quick to come out of their blocks and after just three minutes took the lead.New signing Augustine Okrah drilled in a free kick from just outside the box with his well-cultured left foot.But they were far from impeccable. They lacked creativity in the middle of the park where Jordan Opoku was partnering the rugged Justice Blay.Etoile du Sahel did not do much in the ... more
  • 15 hours Frank Acheampong bags NINTH league as Tianjin Teda dispatch Shanghai Shenua in CSL GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Frank Acheampong scored his ninth league goal for Tianjin Teda as they defeated Shanghai Shenua 3-0 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday morning.Acheampong opened the floodgate for the hosts with a 12th minute strike before German international Sandro Wagner gave them the cushioning in the 21st minute.Zheng Kaimu added the third goal for Teda — just six minutes after recess.Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo failed to reduce the deficit for the visitors after fluffing his line from 12 yards in the 84th minute.Acheampong was substituted in the 90th minute of the game with the three points safe in the ... more
  • 15 hours LIVE UPDATES: Asante Kotoko 1-0 Etoile Sportive (CAF Champions League) GhanaSoccernet
       Follow the LIVE-PLAY-by-PLAY between Asante Kotoko and Etoile Sportive du Sahel in the first leg CAF Champions League first round match at the Baba Yara Sports StadiumThe Porcupine Warriors eliminated Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the preliminary round to reach this stageFor the past decade, no Ghanaian club has eliminated a North African side from the CAF Inter-club competition. Asante Kotoko players have been promised $2,000 as winning bonuses should they eliminate Etoile from the competitionHere’s Kotoko’s line-up for the game against Etoile Sportive du Sahel.GoalkeeperFelix Annan (C)DefenseEmpem DacostaPatrick YeboahHabib MohammedAgyemang BaduMidfieldJustice BlayJordan OpokuEmmanuel GyamfiAugustine OkrahAttackRichard ArthurGeorge AbegeGame is underway at ... more
  • 15 hours Augustine Okrah and Jordan Opoku start for Asante Kotoko against Etoile; striker Abege leads attack GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko head coach Kjetil Zachariassen has named experienced duo Augustine Okrah and Jordan Opoku in his starting XI to face Etoile du Sahel in their CAF Champions League final qualifying round first leg tie at the Baba Yara Stadium.Also returning to the starting pack is Ugandan import George Abege who was named as a substitute in the return leg clash against Kano Pillars last month.Zachariassen has maintained his back four which has Emmanuel Agyemang Badu and Habib Mohammed as centre backs.Patrick Yeboah is on the left back role with Empem Dacosta as right back and goalkeeper Felix Annan, who ... more
  • 15 hours WATCH LIVE: Asante Kotoko vs Etoile du Sahel CAF Champions League qualifier GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko are playing Etoile du Sahel in their CAF Champions League final qualifying round first leg at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.   ... more
  • 18 hours EXCLUSIVE: Former Amidaus defender Philip Ackah signs for Omani side Al Suwaiq GhanaSoccernet
    Former Amidaus Professionals defender Philip Ackah has signed for Omani top-flight side Al Suwaiq, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.The centre-back penned a one-year contract with the Omantel Elite League side.Ackah has experience playing in the Gulf country after featuring for Al Salam club last season in the Omani League.The Omani league started yesterday (Saturday) but Al Suwaiq will begin their campaign today (Sunday) with an away fixture at Oman Club. ... more
  • 18 hours Ex-Black Stars coach Rudi Gutendorf dies aged 93 GhanaSoccernet
    Former Black Stars coach Rudi Gutendorf is reported dead at age 93.Gutendorf, nicknamed the godfather of international coaching, is said to have passed away in Germany.He had a short stint with the Black Stars between 1985-1986.This was after he had become first foreign manager to win the Japanese League in 1984 with Yomiuri SC.Gutendorf had an incredible managerial career, which saw him coach 18 national teams and six different clubs in the German top flight. ... more
  • 18 hours VIDEO: Asante Kotoko players in high spirits ahead of Etoile du Sahel clash GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko wrapped up preparations for their CAF Champions League final round qualifier first leg tie against Etoile du Sahel on Saturday. The Porcupine Warriors switched from their training ground at Adako Jachie to the Baba Yara Stadium to finalize their work.They were joined by Ghana U23 duo Habib Mohammed and goalkeeper Kwame Baah.Duo Jordan Opoku and Augustine Okrah, who missed the previous qualifying round tie against Kano Pillars, have been training and are now available for selection against the Tunisian giants.  ... more
  • 18 hours Asante Kotoko players promised US$ 2,000 EACH if they eliminate Etoile du Sahel GhanaSoccernet
    Each Asante Kotoko player will pocket US$ 2,000 if they eliminate Etoile du Sahel to reach the Group stage of CAF Champions League.The Porcupine Warriors start that campaign on Sunday at home with the first leg clash.The return leg will be in two weeks .Asante Kotoko overcame Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the previous qualifying round. ... more
  • 21 hours CAF Confederation Cup: AshantiGold coach Ricardo Da Rocha disappointed with first leg result against RS Berkane GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold coach Ricardo Da Rocha is disappointed his side conceded two goals at home to RS Berkane in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup first-round clash.The Miners scored three but let in two as they earned a slim 3-2 advantage over the Moroccans on Saturday.“RS Berkane is a very good side, we had two goals, but our mistakes caused us and they also got two goals.“It’s normal for such mistakes to occur, but I’m not excited about the result because they are a very good side and when we go for the return encounter, we are going to do ... more
  • 21 hours VIDEO: Watch highlights of AshantiGold’s 3-2 win over RS Berkane in CAF Confederation Cup GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold earned a slim 3-2 advantage over Morocco's RS Berkane in the first leg of the Caf Confederation Cup first round at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday.The Miners took a two-nil lead in the first half but Berkane fought back to draw level before Amos Addai scored the winner.Watch full highlights of the match ... more
  • 21 hours CAF Confederation Cup: AshantiGold defender Eric Donkor confident of positive result in Morocco GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold defender Eric Donkor believes his side are capable of earning a win or a draw against RS Berkane in Morocco to qualify for the playoff of CAF Confederation Cup.Donkor found the back of the net on Saturday as the Miners earned a 3-2 win in Obuasi. A slim advantage heading into the return leg in Morocco on September 27.“We know most of our fans are not content with the scoreline , but I believe anything is possible in football so we are capable of winning or getting a draw in Morocco to ensure our qualification”“The most important thing is ... more
  • 21 hours Richard Boateng sent off as Alcorcon are held 1-1 by Ponferradina in Spain GhanaSoccernet
    It was a disappointing weekend for Ghanaian midfielder Richard Boateng as he was sent in Alcorcon’s 1-1 against Ponferradina in the Spanish Segunda Division on Saturday.Boateng received his marching orders after picking up two yellow cards. He was first booked in the 13th minute of the game for a crunchy tackle before being handed a second yellow card for unsporting conduct.Alcorcon were leading one-nil courtesy Alex Aizpuru’s strike before Boateng’s was sent off. His absence proved costly as Dani Romera equalized for Ponferradina.Boateng has so far scored one goal with two assists for Alcorcon this season. ... more
  • 1 day Grace Asantewaa makes full debut for Spanish side EDF Logroño Feminino in league draw GhanaSoccernet
    Black Queens midfielder Grace Asantewa played her first match for Spanish side EDF Logroño Feminino on Saturday in the 1-1 draw at UDG Tenerife Egatesa.The former Ampem Darkoaa Ladies star produced quality stuff and lasted 74 minutes.Asantewaa joined the team with two days to the start of the season and so was an unused substitute in their league opener.Coach Gerardo Garcìa Leòn might have seen a lot of qualities to hand her a starting berth. ... more
  • 1 day Ghanaian teen Nana Antwi marks Lille debut in draw against Epinal FC GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian teenage sensation Nana Kwame Antwi made his debut for LOSC Lille B in their goalless draw with Epinal FC in the French National League on Saturday.Antwi, 19, gave a good account of himself in the entire 90 minutes he played.The marauding right-back joined French side from Armenian top-flight side FC Lori Vanadzor on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy.Antwi had a tremendous season at FC Lori in the Armenian top-flight league with a goal in 33 matches last season.Antwi played for the Ghana U17 during the qualifiers for the 2017 Africa Youth Championship but failed to ... more
  • 1 day Performance of Ghanaian players abroad: Twumasi, Chibsah score for Gaziantep as Boye captains Metz against Bordeaux GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet will bring to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe every week.European football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad on Friday and Saturday in their respective leaguesI start off with Patrick Twumasi, The Ghanaian winger scored his second goal for Gaziantep in their 3-2 win over Beskitas.Raman Chibsah came off the bench to score the winner for Gaziantep which was his first goal for the clubJohn Boye captained Ligue 1 side Metz in their game against Bordeaux on Saturday which ended ... more
  • 1 day Ghanaian wunder-kid John Yeboah grabs debut league goal for VVV Venlo in victory against Groningen GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster John Yeboah was on target for VVV Venlo in their 2-1 win over FC Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday afternoon.Yeboah opened the scoring for the Yellow and Black lads with a simple finish in the 12th minute.The visitors however fought back to pull level the score line through Ajdin Hrustic on the stroke of half time.But Evert Linthorst’s 84th minute cracker won the encounter 2-1 for Venlo.Yeboah joined the club on a season-long loan deal this summer from German giants VfL Wolfsburg.The 19-year-old was substituted in the 89th minute of the game.Meanwhile, Yeboah’s compatriot and teammate ... more
  • 1 day Myron Boadu scores brace as AZ Alkmaar hammer Sparta Rotterdam GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch-born of Ghanaian descent Myron Boadu netted a brace for AZ Alkmaar as they made a light work of Sparta Rotterdam 5-1 in the Eredivisie on Saturday afternoon.Abdou Harroui handed Sparta Rotterdam a shock advantage just three minutes into the game to plunge the Afas Stadium into silence.But Oussama Idrissi drew level for the Alkmaar a minute later before Myron Boadu gave shot them into the lead for the first time in the match on the 17th minute.The fast-rising poacher completed his brace with a clinical finish in the 33rd minute.Boadu was however replaced with Yukinari Sugawara in the 77th minute.Oussama ... more
  • 1 day Substitute Raman Chibsah scores debut goal as ten-man Gaziantep nail Besiktas GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Yusif Raman Chibsah scored his first goal for ten-man Gazisehir Gaziantep on Saturday in their 3-2 win over Besiktas at home in the Turkish Super Lig.The 26-year-old replaced Mali defender Souleymane Diarra on the hour mark and got onto the scoresheet 19 minutes later.Chibsah goal gave Gaziantep a three-zero lead after countryman Patrick Twumasi had opened the scoring in the 8th minute and Guray Vural after 58 minutes.But Besiktas scored two goals in one minute to cause a nervy end to the match.Another Ghanaian midfielder Abdul Aziz Tetteh lasted the entire duration for Gaziantep. ... more
  • 2 days Patrick Twumasi’s early penalty sets tone for Gaziantep win over Besiktas GhanaSoccernet
    Patrick Twumasi scored his second Turkish Super Lig goal of the season in Gazisehir Gaziantep's 3-2 win over Besiktas at home on Saturday.The Ghana striker converted an eighth minute penalty to put the home side on the board.Twumasi was making his third appearance for the club he joined this summer fromHe was replaced by Muhammet Demir in the 77th minute.Countryman Rahman Chibsah climbed off the bench to score in the 79th minute to give Gaziantep a three-zero lead.But Besiktas scored two goals in one minute to cause a nervy end to the match. ... more
  • 2 days Ayew, Schlupp feature as Crystal Palace suffer brutal defeat to Tottenham GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlup were all in action for Crystal Palace as the Eagles suffered a heavy defeat to Tottenham on Saturday afternoon. It was a frustrating afternoon for the South London club with Ayew ending up in the books of referee Craig Pawson.All four Spurs goals came in the first half, with Son Heung-min the producing a man of the match performance for Spurs at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium.Soncapitalised on a defensive lapse from returning Palace defender Mamadou Sakho to fire the hosts into an early lead, before visiting left-back Patrick van Aanholt inadvertently directed Spurs right-back ... more
  • 2 days Ashantigold forward Shafiu Mumuni confident of qualification despite conceeding two goals in first leg win against RS Berkane GhanaSoccernet
    Ashantigold captain Shafiu Mumuni is confident the miners can sail through to the next stage of the CAF Confederation Cup despite their slim win over RS Berkane in the first leg. The Obuasi based lads defeated last year's finalist 3-2 at the Obuasi Len Clay Park on Saturday to take a slim advantage to Morocco.Shafiu, who was on the score-sheet, lamented over the two goals conceded but was very positive that the Miners can still qualify."I am confident we can qualify,we will go back to training and rectify our mistakes," he told Oyerepa FM."One thing that caused us is when we ... more
  • 2 days CAF Confederation Cup: Ashantigold beat RS Berkane in a five goal thriller to earn first leg advantage GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold gained a slim first leg advantage against RS Berkane in their 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup penultimate round qualifier with a 3-2 win at the Len Clay Sports Stadium on Saturday.The Miners took a two-zero lead at half-time but allowed the visitors to rally back and level the scoring before Amos Addai scored the match winner.Left-back Eric Donkor hit the back of the net for the go-ahead goal in the 17th minute when his cross from the flanks zoomed into the net like a rocket.On the nick of the half-time captain Shafiu Mohammed who was behind the RS Berkane defender ... more
  • 2 days VIDEO: Christian Atsu registers assist as Newcastle United suffer defeat at Liverpool GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Christian Atsu provided an assist for Newcastle United in their 3-1 loss against Liverpool at Anfield.Despite having lots of possession in the opening minutes, Steve Bruce’s men stunned the crowd at Anfield following a 7th minute goal by Dutch left-back Jetro Willems.Willems received a low pass from Atsu before cutting past Alexander-Arnold and smashes into the top corner.He really has put his foot through that and Adrian had no chance to stop it.That is the Dutchman’s first for the Magpies since his summer transfer - and he won’t forget that.Liverpool however roared back to score three goals through ... more
  • 2 days LIVE UPDATES: AshantiGold 2-2 RS Berkane (Confederation Cup) GhanaSoccernet
     GHANAsoccernet.com brings to you live updates from the Len Clay Sports Stadium as AshantiGold host Moroccan side RS Berkane in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup first roundFor the past decade, no Ghanaian club has eliminated a North African side from the CAF Inter-club competition.AshantiGold in the preliminary round eliminated Akonanguiclub of Equatorial Guinea to set up this clash against RS Berkane. The Moroccan team were runners up in last year’s competition after losing to Zamalek in the finals.The miners are poised for action and they hope to seal the victory at home before the second leg in ... more
  • 2 days Solomon Asante dedicates USL Player of the Month gong to Phoenix Rising teammates GhanaSoccernet
    Solomon Asante has dedicated his United Soccer League Player of the Month for August award to Phoenix Rising teammates.The Ghana winger was named the league’s best player for August this week after registering three assists and scoring an impressive six goals as Phoenix Rising kept up their flawless display in the campaign.Asante broke the club’s single-season goal record and broke the league’s single-season record for most combined goals and assists in a season.The 28-year-old has netted 21 goals and provided 14 assists in 26 league games.The petit wideman took to his Twitter handle to dedicate the gong to his teammates. ... more
  • 2 days Ex-Asante Kotoko striker Fatawu Safui’s solitary goal hands Trelleborgs FF victory GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Fatawu Safui was the hero for Trelleborgs FF as his solitary strike helped defeat Orgryte 1-0 in the Swedish Superettan League on Saturday afternoon.The former Asante Kotoko poacher marked his debut with a goal for the lower tier side before the international break and resumed his goal scoring duties with the only goal against Orgryte this afternoon.Safui scored the only goal of the afternoon in the 35th minute as Trelleborgs recorded their second win on the bounce. ... more
  • 2 days CAF Awards: President Ahmad Ahmad confirms huge plans for next edition GhanaSoccernet
    The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad says there will be new awards to recognize and celebrate exceptional contributions to Africa football and inspiring people during the CAF awards.The yearly ritual ceremony currently in its 27th edition will honour the best African players, coaches as well as national teams who have been outstanding throughout the year.The award ceremony will take place in the iconic resort Albatros Citadel in Egypt.“Awards will honor the most talented and inspiring male and female players from across the Africa continent” Ahmad said in a tweet.CAF supremo intends to celebrate the succeses of African ... more
  • 2 days Afriyie Acquah not the actor in sex tape but SORRY for ‘careless’ post- agent ArthurLegacy GhanaSoccernet
    Afriyie Acquah’s agent has apologized on behalf of the player for posting a disturbing sex video on social media but insists the Yeni Malatyaspor midfielder was NOT the actor.ArthurLegacy claims they have investigated the issue and concluded Acquah did the wrong thing by mistakenly posting that video.A statement on its Twitter account read: ''ArthurLegacy has spoken to our client Afriyie Acquah, investigated and can confirm he was not the one in the video but, been careless with his snap content. We apologize on his behalf.''Acquah moved to Turkey during the summer transfer window on a free transfer and made his ... more
  • 2 days Jeffrey Schlupp reveals ambitions of becoming a "landlord" after football GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp says he wants to move into property business after football. The 27-year old has started preparing for life after football insisting managing a portfolio has been his passion since he was young.The Crystal Palace midfielder has had a good start to the season, after returning from a lengthy injury lay off."I will plead to all football loving fans to troop to the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday to support us to victory," he told the club's website.“I’m trying to set myself up for when football’s done," he added."It’s not a secret: it doesn’t go on forever. At ... more
  • 2 days Caleb Ekuban promises Trabzonspor fans he will come back from injury stronger GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban has promised fans of Trabzonspor he will make a strong come back from injury. The striker suffered a broken left foot injury after colliding with Portuguese midfielder Fernandes in training on Wednesday.Ekuban will miss from four to six weeks of football but the Ghana international has pledged to return stronger for the club."Football gives and buys football. Just like life. Unfortunately I will stay away from the field for at least 1 month. I will have an operation. I will always support my team and I will come back," he stated.The 25-year old has had an outstanding ... more
  • 2 days Defender Richard Baffour seals move to Iraqi side Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Richard Baffour has sealed a move to Iraqi side Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya on a free transfer. The 29-year-old had previously been in the books of Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily.Last month, it was reported Saudi Arabian newcomers Al Adalah tabled US$ 150,000 to sign the centre-back.But that was rejected by Ismaily.Baffour also played for Bechem United in the Ghana Premier League.  ... more
  • 2 days CAF Champions League: Etoile Du Sahel arrive in Ghana for Asante Kotoko clash GhanaSoccernet
    Tunisian giants Etoile Sportive du Sahel have arrived in Ghana for the CAF Champions League game against Asante Kotoko on Sunday. The Red and Whites touched down in Kumasi on Friday night and will train at the Baba Yara Stadium on Saturday.Asante Kotoko will host their opponents at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday in the first leg of the second round of the Champions Legaue.They will then travel to Tunisia in a fortnight time for the second leg.The last time the two sides met at the Baba Yara, the game ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw.The Porcupine Warriors are poised ... more
  • 2 days German legend Lothar Matthäus recommended Jerome Boateng to Bayern Leverkusen GhanaSoccernet
    German legend Lothar Matthaus has revealed that he recommended defender Jerome Boateng to Bayern Leverkusen during the winter transfer window. Boateng was set to leave Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window following interest from Paris Saint Germain.The German born Ghanaian is believed to be unhappy in Munich.Meanwhile, former German great, who thinks Leverkusen are weak defensively recommended the player to manager Rudi Völler."For me, they aren't strong enough defensively and in terms of depth to compete at the very top," Matthäus said, according to DPA."They were linked with several defensive players such as Dejan Lovren from Liverpool and Jan Vertonghen from ... more
  • 2 days Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey ruled out of Real Sociedad clash through injury GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey has been ruled out of Atletico Madrid's La Liga clash against Real Sociedad on Saturday due to injury. The match winner in the game against Eibar failed a late fitness test and manager Diego Simeoni confined the midfielder will not feature on Saturday.“In principle, Thomas and Morata are not going to participate in the San Sebastian game. And Savic has returned well to training and today he finished the training in the best way, so he will surely be among those called,” Simeone announced at a press conference. Thomas has been instrumental in the Rojiblancos perfect start to the season and his absence will serve as a big blow ... more
  • 2 days VIDEO: Christian Atsu registers assist as Newcastle United take shock lead at Liverpool GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Christian Atsu has provided an assist for Newcastle United as the Magpies take a shock lead against Liverpool at Anfield.Despite having lots of possession in the opening minutes, Steve Bruce’s men stunned the crowd at Anfield following a 7th minute goal by Dutch left-back Jetro Willems.Willems received a low pass from Atsu before cutting past Alexander-Arnold and smashes into the top corner.He really has put his foot through that and Adrian had no chance to stop it.That is the Dutchman’s first for the Magpies since his summer transfer - and he won’t forget that.Watch the goal below; More ... more
  • 2 days Callum Hudson-Odoi marks injury return as Chelsea U-23 beat Brighton GhanaSoccernet
    English born Ghanaian forward Callum Hudson-Odoi marked his injury return in Chelsea U-23's victory over Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League 2. The 18-year old has been out since picking up an injury at the tail end of last season but returned to help the Blues beat Brighton and Hove 2-1.Hudson Odoi lasted 60 minutes of the game and provided an assist in the win.He is yet to make a senior appearance this season but his return will serve as a major boost for manager Frank Lampard.The FIFA U-17 World Cup winner is expected to sign a new five ... more
  • 2 days Ghana defender Kasim Adams cameos on Bundesliga debut for Fortuna Düsseldorf GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Kasim Adams played his first Bundesliga match for Fortuna Düsseldorf on Friday night in the 1-1 home draw with Wolfsburg.The on-loan centre back was introduced in the 83rd minute to replace Kaan Ayhan.Adams  suffered a torn ligament in his left thigh during a 6-0 friendly against lower-tier side TSV Meerbusch.;He worked his way back to the training ground with the team on Tuesday and was able to participate without any restrictions.Fortuna Düsseldorf head coach Friedhelm Funkel thought Adams was ready for his first competitive match and so decided to give him some minutes.Countrymen Kelvin Ofori and Bernard Tekpetey ... more
  • 2 days KRC Genk star Joseph Paintsil suffers injury on return to club football GhanaSoccernet
     Winger Joseph Paintsil suffered an injury in Genk's 2-1 defeat at Sporting Charleroi in the Belgian Jupiler League on Friday.Painstil who was returning from international duty with the Ghana U23 in the Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifier, was named in the starting line-up.But after 43 minutes, he was replaced by Theo Bongonda who made his debut for the defending champions.Genk did not specify the nature of the injury Paintsil moet geblesseerd het terrein verlaten. Theo Bongonda maakt zijn debuut! Komaan Theo! #krcgenk #chagnk #samengenk pic.twitter.com/bYbiC7RDpk— KRC Genk (@KRCGenkofficial) September 13, 2019 Painstil was making his seventh league appearance of the season. ... more
  • 2 days CONFIRMED: Ghana FA presidential and executive council elections fixed for 25 October GhanaSoccernet
    A new Ghana Football Association president will be elected on 25 October, 2019, the Normalisation Committee has announced. Nominations shall open from 16 September, 2019 to Friday 20 September, 2019 with forms available at the Ghana FA secretariat or downloaded from the website.This will be decided by Congress which will have 120 delegates.Also on the day, Congress will elected members onto the Executive Council which will comprise five representatives from the Premier League, three Division One League representatives, two Regional Football Association chairmen and one woman by the Women's Elite Clubs.   ... more
  • 2 days GBC’s Lawrencia Adjei up for top WISA Achievers Award GhanaSoccernet
    Enterprising television and radio host Lawrencia Nyamekye Adjei (Akosua Adjei) has been announced as a recipient of the prestigious Women in Sports (WISA) Achievers Award.Akosua’s honour was announced at the grand launch of the 2019 Ghandour WISA/ Omy TV Awards which has this as its fifth edition.The host and producer of ‘The Hub’ on GTV Sports+ and Sports World on GBC’s Uniiq FM, expressed her elation at the recognition as she believes her years of adding her quota to the development of sports in the country is finally paying off.“It’s difficult to express how I really feel about this award ... more
  • 2 days Rabiu Mohammed sent off on debut for Paris FC GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Rabiu Mohammed had a debut to forget for Paris FC after picking a red card in their goalless stalemate with Le Havre in the French Ligue 2 on Friday evening.The defensive midfielder picked a booking for a dangerous tackle in the 25th minute before he was sent off on the stroke of halftime.The capital-based side managed to hold Le Havre to a goalless draw despite the numerical disadvantage.His compatriot Ernest Boahene was not part of the Paris FC squad for the encounter as Ebenezer Assifuah climbed off the bench to play in the 61st minute.Mohammed joined the French ... more
  • 2 days Baba Rahman marks debut as Real Mallorca hold Athletic Bilbao GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Baba Rahman marked his bow for Real Mallorca in their goalless draw against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish LaLiga on Friday.Mallorca coach Vitor Moreno made one change to his lineup that took to the field against Bilbao.He replaced injured Ghana left-back Lumor Agbenyenu with compatriot Baba Rahman.Rahman was strong on the left hand side of Mallorca defense — making couple of surging runs which created problems for the visitors.He however picked a booking in the 65th minute of the game but managed to play full throttle.Rahman joined the newly-promoted side on a season-long loan from English giants Chelsea ... more
  • 3 days Breaking News: Ghana legend CK Akonnor misses out on Guinea coaching post GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana legend Charles Kwabla Akonnor has missed out on coaching the Guinea national team as a Frenchman has been handed the vacant post, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.This comes after French coach Didier Six landed the job after attending the interview on Thursday and notified that he got the job thanks to his extensive experience in Africa.The 45-year-old was among 17 coaches shortlisted for the job last week after the post became vacant after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.The decision by the Guinea Football Federation to hand the to Six also reveals that reports by a local website ... more
  • 3 days GFA Presidential hopeful Dr. Toni Aubynn sends goodwill message to Ashantigold and Kotoko GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Football Association Presidential hopeful Dr. Toni Aubynn has sent a message of goodwill to Ghana’s representatives in the CAF inter club competitions.Ashantigold and Asante Kotoko will play RS Berkane and Etoile Du Sahel respectively in the CAF Confederation Cup and the CAF champions league.Ahead of the games this weekend, Dr. Aubynn took time to send a message of encouragement and inspiration to both clubs.Below is the message from Dr. AubynnThe campaign team of Dr Toni Aubynn wishes to extend a message of goodwill to Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold ahead of this weekend’s CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup matches ... more
  • 3 days Ghanaian forward Issah Abass ineligible to play for Holland GhanaSoccernet
     Ghana’s football leading website, GHANAsoccernet.com can report that the Dutch Football Association has not contacted Issah Abass concerning his nationality switch as been reported Our checks indicate that the Ghanaian footballer has not lived in Holland for even year and he will only be eligible for a passport after five years and also has no family relations of Dutch descentThere were reports indicating Abass had been contacted through his representatives to switch nationality and play for the Dutch who had shown interest in him.The report according to our checks is false and fabricatedAbass is currently on loan at FC Utrecht from Mainz ... more
  • 3 days VIDEO: Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban picks SERIOUS injury; set to be sidelined for SIX weeks GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Caleb Ekuban is set to be sidelined for six weeks after sustaining an injury in Trabzonspor training on Wednesday.The 25-year-old hitman suffered an injury set back and could miss between four to six weeks of action.He picked up the injury in training after breaking a bone in his left foot following a challenge by Fernandes.Check out how Ekuban picked the injury in the video below;blob:http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/f67f8777-bbcf-45bc-9bfa-ac519277e68bThe in-form forward, who has scored five in seven games already this season will miss the games against Gençlerbirlii, Getafe in the Europa League, Sivasspor and Besiktas.Ekuban has been a key player for Tranzonspor ... more
  • 3 days Deceased Ghana star Junior Agogo to be cremated on 29 September in London GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana forward Junior Manuel Agogo will be cremated in London on Sunday, September 29, GHANASoccernet.com can report.Agogo, who played for several clubs during his career, passed away at his base in London on Thursday, August 22.He was hospitalized in 2015 after suffering stroke which debilitated him.He was remembered for his eye-catching performances for the Black Stars during the 2008 Nations Cup on home soil.The 40-year-old former Zamalek striker will be cremated at St Mark's Hamilton Terrace in London on September 29. ... more
  • 3 days AZ Alkmaar sweat on Myron Boadu’s fitness ahead Sparta Rotterdam clash GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch side AZ Alkmaar are still waiting on the fitness of Ghanaian forward Myron Boadu ahead of their eredivisie clash with Sparta Rotterdam. The Dutch born Ghanaian suffered an injury before the international break, which saw him the Netherlands U-21 games against Cyprus.Boadu returned to slight training on Thursday but did not take part in group exercise.Trainer Arne Slot announced that the eighteen-year-old striker trained alone again on Thursday, but that it remains to be seen whether he can be deployed on Saturday.Boadu has had a blistering start to the season, scoring three goals and creating three assists in all competitions.His ... more
  • 3 days Southampton defender Jannik Vestergaard believes Kevin Danso will be back better after read card against Manchester United GhanaSoccernet
    Southampton defender Jannik Vestergaard has backed Kevin Danso to bounce back stronger after picking a red card in the game against Manchester United. The on-loan Augsburg defender was shown the matching orders after a late challenge on Scot McTominay before the international break.Danso was a hero and a villain in the game after creating an assist for the equalizer and minutes later picking his second yellow.Vestergaard, the beneficiary of Danso's assist believes the 20-year old will be back stronger.“I’m not worried about that”, said Danish international.“He knows what he can do. It was an unfortunate red card and it made it ... more
  • 3 days Valenciennes defender Emmanuel Ntim suspended for Sochaux clash GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Emmanuel Ntim will miss Valenciennes trip to Sochaux through suspension in the French Ligue II. The former Ghana U-20 defender picked up his third booking in the game against Clement Foot before the international break.His third of the season, ruling him out of the clash tonight against Sochaux.Emmanuel Ntim has been a rock at the defence of Valenciennes this season playing all games in the campaign so far.The versatile defender joined Valenciennes from the Right to Dream Academy in 2014, where he played for the youth sides.He has also spent time on loan at FC Chamby II and Tressilac. ... more
  • 3 days The new face of Ghana football – Dr Toni Aubynn GhanaSoccernet
    When the house requires cleaning, it needs to be done wholly but when a house needs cleansing, exorcism is the best solution.  In the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Presidential race, Dr. Toni Aubynn is the exorcist who lies in wait for the chance to cleanse the GFA. The Association is a giant house that dwarfs all sports disciplines in Ghana and the intense scrutiny the body is subjected to, is testament to the amount of influence the organization wields.Like every grand house that has multiple rooms, the GFA’s departments serve as plush rooms that serve the needs of stakeholders and ... more
  • 3 days ESC Scouting Tournament slated for 16-18 September GhanaSoccernet
    The second edition of the Epton Sports Consult (ESC) Scouting Tournament aimed at unearthing and monitoring great talents in Ghana has been slated to happen at the Tema sports stadium from 16-18 September, 2019.The three-day tournament will have 14 clubs battling each other for glory and in appearance will be  David Abrahamyan, an international scout.With each of the 14 teams playing two matches of 50 minutes each in the first two days, the final and third day will be different with select sides competing against each other.The three days of fun filled, action and talent display will also have top ... more
  • 3 days In-form Shafiu Mumuni vows to score against RS Berkane on Saturday GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC striker Shafiu Mumuni insists on scoring against RS Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup first round.Mumuni netted all goals when the Miners thrashed Equatoguinean side Akonangui FC 3-0 in the second leg of the preliminary round three weeks ago.The Gold and Black outfit host the Moroccan side at the Len Clay stadium on Saturday."God willing I will score on Saturday.It is my job to put the ball at the back of the net for the team to win. Definitely it is going to happen." he told GHANAsoccernet.comMeanwhile, Mumuni expects a very tough match on Saturday but with the ... more
  • 3 days Caleb Ekuban to undergo surgery today after suffering a broken foot injury GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban will undergo surgery today after suffering an injury in training on Wednesday. The striker suffered an injury set back and could miss between four to six weeks of action.The 25-year old picked up the injury in training after breaking a bone in his left foot following a challenge by Fernandes."Our team's training this evening, left foot injury suffered by Caleb Ekuban will be sent for examination, taking X-ray and tomography  to be evaluated by the health board. Caleb Ekuban is deemed necessary to undergo surgery," the club stated on it's website.The in-form forward, who has scored five ... more
  • 3 days EXCLUSIVE: Lumor Agbenyenu to miss Real Mallorca-Athletic clash over visa issues GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Lumor Agbenyenu is racing against time to have his expired visa fixed to be available for Real Mallorca's La Liga clash with Atletico Bilbao on Friday night. The left back left Spain for Ghana since August 31st is yet to show up at the club following issues with regards to fixing his visa period.Real Mallorca coach Vincente Moreno is hoping the Ghana international returns on time but he is expressed delight by having an alternative in Baba Rahman."The kid has put all the interest in the world to fix it as soon as possible, but it couldn't be. He needs ... more
  • 3 days PHOTOS: Spanish side Extremadura UD Feminine unveil striker Lily Niber Lawrence GhanaSoccernet
    Spanish side Extremadura UD Feminine have officially presented Ghanaian striker Lily Niber Lawrence.The 26-year-old has joined the top-flight side on an initial loan deal from Sekondi Hasaacas.Extremadura UD Feminine have an option to buy. Lily Niber Lawrence  Lily Niber Lawrence ... more
  • 3 days Red Bull Salzburg-owned Gideon Mensah: Barcelona wanted to sign me GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana youth international Gideon Mensah has revealed there was truth in reports that Spanish champions Barcelona wanted to sign him during the summer transfer window.The Red Bull Salzburg left back popped up on radar of the Catalan giants after impressive displays against Real Madrid and Chelsea in pre-season friendly matches.The wires reported Barca discussed a temporary switch that would see the 21-year-old train with their first team and play for the club's second team in the Spanish Segunda B.But no offer was put on the table and the move was described as a hoax but Mensah has clarified matters.''Yes it ... more
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