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  • 6 months Genk forward Joseph Paintsil hails coach for giving him opportunities GhanaSoccernet
    Genk forward Joseph Paintsil is excited with the opportunity offered him by current coach Hannes Wolf.The 21-year-old has been integrated back into the first team after being yanked by former coach Felice Mazzu.The Ghana youth international has enjoyed two starts under the current manager and says he's  happy to be back into the first team."Of course I was very surprised to find myself back in the basics. The trainer talked to me beforehand, with all the players by the way," he said"He gives the whole team a new adrenaline  and pushes everyone forward."He told me to keep pushing even if ... more
  • 6 months Ghanaian forward Joseph Paintsil blasts former coach Felice Mazzu GhanaSoccernet
    Genk forward Joseph Paintsil has expressed shock at the decision to remove him from the first team by dismissed coach Felice Mazzu.The 21-year-old appears revive under current coach Hannes Wolf after being put in the cooler under the former gaffer.The Ghana youth star has made two starts post Mazzu and says he is yet to understand why he was left to rot in the team."Mazzu never told me why I was no longer part of his selection," he told  Het Nieuwsblad."He didn't have to do that either. A trainer makes his decision in good conscience, I have to accept that. But ... more
  • 6 months Mubarak Wakaso has enjoyed the third most appearances at Deportivo Alaves GhanaSoccernet
    Mubarak Wakaso has enjoyed the third most appearances at Deportivo Alaves this season.Wakaso, 29, has had 13 starts under coach Asier Garitan.The Ghana international is just behind Rubén Duarte on 14 starts and Aleix Vidal on 15.Vidal, a defender has taken part in all the La Liga duels this season and leads the assists classification.Wakaso has been a key cog of the Deportivo Alaves side since joining.The African super star was knocked down by a recent injury which could allow him to compete in all matches so far.He remain one of the most important players for the Spanish side. ... more
  • 6 months Caleb Ekuban makes injury return after 91 days GhanaSoccernet
    Trabzonspor striker Caleb Ekuban made a return to the field after missing out for 91 days due to injury.The 25-year old picked up the injury in training after breaking a bone in his left foot following a challenge by Fernandes.Ekuban underwent a successfully operation in Italy where he went under rehab before moving to Turkey to continue with his recovery.After a long wait, Ekuban made the comeback against Galatasaray in the Turkish Super League on Sunday.He replaced midfielder Majid Husseini in the 66th minute as Trabzonspor drew with Galatasaray at home.Ekuban’s return will be  a booster for the team and ... more
  • 6 months Eric Appiah scores but Club Brugge suffer defeat in Belgian Youth League GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian teenage sensation Eric Appiah scored the consolation for Club Brugge in a 2-1 away defeat to Sint Truidense in the Belgian U19 League. Appiah drew his side level after the host had the lead in the first half.This is their second defeat in a week after falling to Galatasaray in midweek by a goal to nil in the UEFA Youth league.Appiah has also featured in all five matches in the UEFA Youth League this term.The left winger has made six appearances this season with two goals and an assist to his name. Eric played the entire duration of the game."It's ... more
  • 6 months Kwadwo Asamoah hails Inter Milan fans after win against SPAL GhanaSoccernet
     Ghana and Inter Milan star Kwadwo Asamoah has praised the club's supporters for the support in last Sunday's game against SPAL at the San Siro.Inter Milan defeated SPAL by 2-1 to go on top of the Serie A after Juventus slipped to a 2-2 draw against Sassuolo.Lautaro Martinez scored a brace in the game as Mattia Valoti got the consolation for SPAL.Kwadwo Asamoah has been out due to injury but was named in the squad ahead of the game against SPAL.He was unused substitute in the game.The Ghanaian player wrote on instagram after the victory, "Thanks for the fantastic support! ... more
  • 6 months Kelvin Ofori scores as Fortuna Dusseldorf II beat Wuppertal SV GhanaSoccernet
    Teen sensation Kelvin Ofori scored in Fortuna Dusseldorf II's win against Wuppertal SV in the German Regionalliga on Saturday. The 18-year old, who impressed during preseason to earn a first professional contract, starred as Dusseldorf II defeated their opponents 3-0 at their own backyard.Ofori opened the scoring just ten minutes into the game to hand his side a deserving lead.The pacy attacker was difficult to handle by the defence of  Wuppertal as he played a role in the other two goals.Aymen Barkok scored the second in the 23rd minute before Shinta Appelkamp added the third right on the stroke of half time.Ofori is ... more
  • 6 months Trabzonspor forward Caleb Ekuban makes injury comeback in draw against Galatasaray GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban made his injury return on Sunday in Trabzonspor's draw against Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig. Ekuban has been out of action for 91 days after an injury he picked up in October following a collision with teammates Ivanildo Fernandez in training.The 25-year old climbed off the bench to replace Majid Hoseini in the 66th minute as the Black Sea Storms were held to a 1-1 draw at the Senol Gunes Stadium.Alexander Sorloth had given Trabzonspor a 50th minute lead before Yuto Nagatomo pulled parity with virtually the last kick of the game.Ekuban's return is seen as ... more
  • 6 months Mexican side Querétaro set to trigger Clifford Aboagye’s purchase clause GhanaSoccernet
    Mexican side Gallos Blancos de Querétaro are set to trigger Ghanaian midfielder Clifford Aboagye's purchase option after an impressive loan spell with the club. The 24-year old Atlas player has spent the season on loan at Querétaro, where he has already made 20 appearances for the Liga MX side.Following his impressive performances, the board of the Gallos based club are considering making his loan move a permanent.Clifford Aboagye could cost the club close to $3 million if they make the decision to sign him from Atlas.The former Ghana U-20 star has been a key figure for Querétaro this season as they reach the quarter ... more
  • 6 months Kwadwo Asamoah thanks Inter fans after win against SPAL GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has thanked Inter Milan fans after their impressive win against SPAL which saw them go top of serie A. The Ghana international made a return from injury on Sunday as he made the bench for the game at the San Siro.Argentina forward Lautaro Martinez netted twice as the Nerazurri's beat SPAL 2-1 in front of their own fans.Martinez fired in a 16th-minute opener from the edge of the area and headed in the hosts' second four minutes before half-time.Mattia Valoti responded for SPAL after the break, while goalkeeper Etrit Berisha denied Martinez his hat-trick.Inter are one point above ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: French side Nantes want to make a return for Majeed Waris in January GhanaSoccernet
    French side FC Nantes are set to make a move for Ghana striker Majeed Waris in the winter transfer window, GHANAsoccernet can exclusively reveal.  The FC Porto attacker could return to the club after an unproductive spell with the Portuguese giants, where he finds himself on the fringes.According to close sources, the French side want the Ghanaian's return as they seek to boost their attack for the second half of the season.Nantes, currently fifth in Ligue 1 have scored only 14 goals in the French top flight and wants strikers, who will help the club finish the season in a better ... more
  • 6 months MTN Skate Soccer: Accra Giants beat Ashanti Warriors to win title GhanaSoccernet
    Accra Giants emerged as winners of the MTN/Binatone Skate Soccer League after defeating Ashanti Warriors in the final 5-1 at the Skate Soccer Arena constructed at the Accra Tennis Court on Saturday.Accra Giants led by Gariba Sannie dominated both halves to win the tournament.The league which was played in a round robin format saw Accra Giants winning its first game by 5-2 against Western Tigers and won their second game against Zongo Lions to reach the final.Speaking to the media after the game, President of the International Federation of Skate Soccer, Albert Frimpong thanked all the players and officials for ... more
  • 6 months Round up of Ghanaian players in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup GhanaSoccernet
    On the weekend, the group stages of the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup began across the various venues on the African continent.GHANAsoccernet.com brings you a round up of Ghanaian players who were involved with their respective clubs.CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUEOn Saturday, KWAME BONSU lasted the entire duration of the game for Espérance de Tunis who had a perfect start to their title defence with a 2-0 win over Raja Club Athletic at away at Complexe Sportif Mohamed V in Casablanca.Duo INUSAH MUSAH and ISAAC MENSAH played full throttle of the game for Petro Atletico but could not stop South African ... more
  • 6 months Beach Soccer: Mighty Warriors clinch CalBank Super League title after spectacular demolition of Marine Stars GhanaSoccernet
    Mighty Warriors from the small coastal town of Havedzi in the Volta region are the undisputed Kings of club beach soccer in Ghana.They achieved this feat with a ruthless and clinical demonstration of beach soccer artistry and ten unanswered goals that blew away their final opponents Marine Stars from the Central region.There was no doubt that Cape Coast would provide the perfect setting for a thrilling climax to the maiden edition of the CalBank Super League.The regional tour which kicked off six weeks ago in the Western region, witnessed record crowds week after week, especially the vibrant youth of Cape ... more
  • 6 months Thomas Partey stars as Atletico Madrid suffer narrow defeat to Barcelona GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Thomas Partey played the entire duration as Atletico Madrid lost narrowly at the Wanda Metropolitano against Barcelona. Lionel Messi scored a late winner for the Catalans as they leap to top of La Liga on goal difference.Thomas Partey worked tirelessly in the heart of midfield, winning and distributing balls expertly.Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen had earlier made two magnificent saves to deny Mario Hermoso and Alvaro Morata for Atletico.Before Messi curled sweetly into the corner of Jan Oblak's goal from the edge of the penalty box with four minutes remaining for his 11th goal in 10 games.The defeat leaves Atletico sixth on ... more
  • 6 months Dreams FC held by Great Olympics in friendly GhanaSoccernet
    Dreams FC were held by fellow Ghana Premier League side Great Olympics in a friendly on Sunday at the Nii Amoah Okramansa Park in Amrahia. Great Olympics shot into a first half lead through striker Ofotsu Eric, who took advantage of a misplaced pass to net the opener.However, the Still Believe lads returned from the break reinvigorated to battle hard for the leveler.Striker Richard Addae scored a brilliant goal to ensure the game ended 1-1 in a pulsating encounter.Both sides are preparing for the start of the new season which will be commencing later this month.Great Olympics have been active in the ... more
  • 6 months FIFA ban CAF executive committee member suspected of war crimes GhanaSoccernet
    FIFA has banned a leading African soccer official who faces trial for war crimes in The Hague.FIFA says its ethics judges banned Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona for six years and eight months on charges including ''discrimination and of failing to protect, respect or safeguard integrity and human dignity.''He was fined 500,000 Swiss francs ($500,000).Ngaissona was president of the Central African Republic soccer body for more than a decade since 2008. He was elected last year to the Confederation of African Football executive committee.He is suspected of war crimes in 2013 and 2014 as leader of the Christian anti-Balaka militia which targeted MuslimsIn ... more
  • 6 months Hearts of Oak new signing Richard Attah: ”I have joined the biggest club in Africa” GhanaSoccernet
    Goalkeeper Richard Attah claims he has joined the biggest club in Africa after completing his move to Hearts of Oak. The Phobians announced the signing the safest pair of hands on Sunday ahead of the start of the new Ghana Premier League season later this month.Attah moves to the capital club on a free transfer after seeing out his contract with Elmina Sharks where he was the first choice gloves man.He posted on his Facebook page: ''Finally am a member of the biggest club in Africa.......A very big thanks to those who help me made this dream possible. God bless you ... more
  • 6 months Performance of Ghanaian players abroad wrap-up: Ekuban makes injury return against Galatasaray as Schlupp, Kudus and Acosty score for respective clubs GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet.com will bring to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe every weekEuropean football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a comprehensive report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad over the weekend.Caleb Ekuban made a return from his long injury lay off to play 25 minutes for Trabzonspor as they drew against Galatasaray in the Turkish Super League on Sunday.The Black Stars striker was sidelined for two months after picking up an injury in training.Jeffrey Schlupp scored his first league goal for Crystal Palace as they won 2-0 against ... more
  • 6 months Celtic’s Jeremie Frimpong tries out his firefighting skills before his driving test GhanaSoccernet
    Celtic right-back Jeremie Frimpong sat his driving test today – but tried out his skills as a firefighter before meeting up with his instructor.The Hoops defender only moved to Glasgow from Manchester City’s academy on September’s deadline day but he’s already become one of the club’s most popular players thanks to his lung-bursting runs and never-say-die attitude.We’ve told you previously how much Celtic supporters have taken to Frimpong and the 18-year-old ran into one earlier today – and things might’ve taken a slightly unexpected turn:At the time this was published, we’re still waiting to find out the result of Frimpong’s ... more
  • 6 months Jeffrey Schlupp hails ‘killer goal’ in Crystal Palace win over Burnley GhanaSoccernet
    Jeffrey Schlupp has described his match winner for Crystal Palace against Burnley as a 'killer goal'- his first in 12 league appearances this season. The Ghana international came off the bench for the final 15 minutes and made it count.He capitalised on a Ben Mee error to smash home from inside the box to seal the points for the Eagles."It’s massive. Every win in this league is obviously massive. You know it’s not a secret that we haven’t been getting the results or points that we want of late. But we’ve come here, to a difficult place, and they’ve been in ... more
  • 6 months Joseph Akrong suffers heavy defeat with Zacatepec in playoffs final in Mexico GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Joseph Akrong tasted a 3-1 defeat with Atletico Zacatepec to Alebrijes in the Mexican Ascenso MX Apertura playoffs final. Akrong lasted the entire duration of the match at home.Alebrijes scored two goals in one minute through Cisneros Gonzalez and Javier Ledesma.Bryan Colula pulled one back for Atletico Zacatepec before Franco Faria snatched the assurance goal for Alebrijes.The return leg will be played on 7 December, 2019. ... more
  • 6 months Tianjin Teda midfielder Frank Acheampong finishes season as club’s top assist GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Frank Acheampong is celebrating another successful Chinese Super League season with Tianjin Teda after finishing as the club’s top assist.Frank Acheampong who completed his second full season with Tianjin Teda lined up in all 30 league games for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 9 assists.Thé team coached by former Switzerland and Ivory Coast manager, Uli Stielike finished 7th, the club’s best performance in more than 5 seasons, thanks to Frank Acheampong’s inspirational performances worthy of player of the season for the club.Frank Acheampong, a veteran of two Africa Cup of Nations competitions in 2015 and 2017 ... more
  • 6 months OFFICIAL: Hearts of Oak snap up goalkeeper Richard Attah GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League giants have bolstered their goalkeeping department with the signing of Richard Attah for the upcoming 2019/20 season this month. Attah joins on a free transfer after leaving fellow top-flight side Elmina Sharks where he was a dependable pair of hands.Duration and terms of his move to the capital club remain undisclosed.A club statement read: ''The Hearts of Oak management is delighted to announce the signing of goalkeeper Richard Attah. He has signed a long term deal with the club.''Attah will have to battle for the No.1 spot with Richmond Ayi and Ben Mensah. ... more
  • 6 months Striker Kwame Nsor losing starting berth at Portuguese second-tier side Feirense GhanaSoccernet
    Kwame Nsor's role as first choice striker for Portuguese second-tier side Feirense is under threat despite being their top scorer this season.New coach Filipe Rocha is considering Brazilian João Victor to lead the attack.In the 0-0 draw with Penafiel, Victor replaced Nsor after 58 minutes and made a huge impression.His workrate put a lot of pressure on the two center backs and has the ability to hold onto the ball.Since, that Nsor has started from the bench in their last two league matches against Sporting Covilha and Academico Viseu.Nsor has scored four league goals in 11 appearances. ... more
  • 6 months Goalkeeper Richard Attah bids farewell to Elmina Sharks as Hearts of Oak move nears GhanaSoccernet
    Goalkeeper Richard Attah has bid farewell to Elmina Sharks ahead of his imminent move to Hearts of Oak with the new season set to start this month. The 24-year-old is set to pen a deal with the Phobians on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract with Sharks in the ongoing transfer window."I write this piece with an emotional pen impregnated with love and unforgettable moments during my time with Elmina Sharks FC," Attah wrote this on his official Facebook account."I enjoyed indelible moments both on and off the pitch but like the game itself, they are times you move on."Clubs move ... more
  • 6 months Asante Kotoko confirm departure of Jordan, Boahene and Sefah GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko have officially parted ways with Kwame Boahene, Augustine Sefah and Jordan Opoku ahead of the start of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season.The Porcupine Warriors hand contract extension to the trio after their contract with the club expired.Boahene joined the Reds from Medeama SC around a transfer fee of Gh¢ 95,000, while Augustine Sefah and Jordan Opoku joined the club on a free transfer in 2017.Management member of Asante Kotoko, Nana Gyambibi Coker confirmed the exit of the three players in an interview with Light FM"We have officially parted ways with three of our players namely Kwame Boahene, ... more
  • 6 months Performance of Ghanaian players abroad: Schlupp scores first goal of the season for Crystal Palace as Kudus bags seventh goal of the season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana’s leading football website GHANAsoccernet.com will bring to you how Ghanaian players abroad performed in their respective leagues across the globe every weekEuropean football specialist Herbert Boakye Yiadom brings to you a comprehensive report on how Ghanaian players performed abroad on Friday and Saturday in their respective leagues.Jeffrey Schlupp scored his first league goal for Crystal Palace as they won 2-0 against Burnley on Saturday.Kudus Mohammed scored his seventh goal of the season for Nordsjaelland in their 1-1 draw against Lyngby, He picked up two yellow cards and was sent off.Daniel Kofi Kyereh scored Wehen in their 2-0 win over ... more
  • 6 months Final funeral rites of Solomon Asante’s late dad slated for December 7 GhanaSoccernet
    The final funeral rites of Solomon Asante’s late father, Christian Asante, is set to come off on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Sefwi Wiawso.Mr. Asante, 80, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the family house in Sefwi Wiawso in the Western North Region.Solomon Asante won the Golden boot, Goal of the season, Most valuable player and Player’s Player of the Season award at Phoenix Rising’s end of season gala.The petit winger won the top scorer award after netting 22 league goals, becoming the seventh player in the history of the USL Championship to reach that mark in a single season.The Ghana international ... more
  • 6 months Jeffrey Schlupp delighted with Crystal Palace victory over Burnley GhanaSoccernet
    Jeffrey Schlupp has expressed his excitement over Crystal Palace in their 2-0 win against Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday.The versatile attacker netted the winner with 12 minutes left as the Eagles cruised to a 2-0 win at the Turf Moor.Compatriot Jordan Ayew thought he had given Palace the lead after Van Anhold drilled in a crossed which was poked in by the striker. However, the flag was already up for an offside by the Dutch defender.The Eagles came on close once again but were denied by Nick Pope before Ivory Coast international Wilfred Zaha scored the opener ... more
  • 6 months VIDEO: Christian Atsu’s assist hands Newcastle United point against Manchester City GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Christian Atsu registered a sleek assist as Newcastle United held Manchester City to a 2-2 draw at Saint James’ Park on Saturday.Manchester City's hopes of claiming a third consecutive Premier League title suffered a fresh blow as they were held at away by Newcastle United.City looked like set to cruise to all three points when Raheem Sterling scored his eighth Premier League goal of the campaign midway through the first half, but they were pegged back by Jetro Willems' fierce drive three minutes later.Kevin De Bruyne restored City's lead eight minutes from time with a stunning half-volley, yet Pep ... more
  • 6 months VIDEO: Jeffrey Schlupp nets first league goal for Crystal Palace against Burnley GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to score for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 win against Burnley on Saturday. Wilfred Zaha shot the Eagles in front with a sleek finish on the strike of half time.With the Clarets pushing for the equalizer in the second half, Roy Hodgson made tactical changes by introducing Mamadou Sakho and Jeffrey Schlupp in the 59th and 69th minute respectively.The changes yielded as Schlupp powered in a powerful low shot into the far post in the 78th minute.Schlupp’s compatriot Jordan Ayew was replaced with Christian Benteke in the 86th minute of the match.Schlupp has ... more
  • 6 months Jeffrey Schlupp scores his first goal of the season as Crystal Palace beat Burnley GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp scored his first goal of the season to help Crystal Palace secure an important away win against Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Ghana midfielder netted the winner with 12 minutes left as the Eagles cruised to a 2-0 win at the Turf Moor.Compatriot Jordan Ayew thought he had given Palace the lead after Van Anhold drilled in a crossed which was poked in by the striker. However, the flag was already up for an offside by the Dutch defender.The Eagles came on close once again but were denied by Nick Pope before Ivory Coast ... more
  • 6 months Christopher Antwi-Adjei’s assist not enough as Paderborn 07 lost against RB Leipzig GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Christopher Antwi-Adjei climbed off the bench to pick an assist for SC Paderborn 07 in their 3-2 loss against RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga on Saturday. Leipzig dominated the opening minutes of the encounter against Paderborn at their own backyard and deservedly shot into the lead through Patrick Schick, Marcel Sabitzer and Timo Werner in the 3rd, 4th and 26th minute respectively.Paderborn coach S Baumgart introduced Christopher Adjei in the 60th minute as they went in search of redemption.The substitution paid dividends as they grabbed a goal back through Streli Mamba in the 62nd minute.Antwi-Adjei provided an assist ... more
  • 6 months Ghana’s Daniel Kyere on target as SV Wehen defeat Nuremberg GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian winger Daniel Kofi Kyere was on target for SV Wehen in their 2-0 win over Nuremberg in the German Bundesliga II on Saturday.SV Wehen Wiesbaden took an early lead in the match with four minutes on the clock when Sascha Mockenhaupt provided a daft touch to set up Manuel Shaffler to open the scoring for the away team.Nuremberg warmed themselves into the game after going down early but failed to convert any chance that came their way in the first half.The first 45 minutes ended 1-0 to Wehen who lost their last match at home to Holstein Kiel.Three minutes ... more
  • 6 months Christian Atsu provides wonderful assist as Newcastle hold Manchester City GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana winger Christian Atsu registered a sleek assist as Newcastle United held Manchester City to a 2-2 draw at Saint James’ Park on Saturday.Manchester City's hopes of claiming a third consecutive Premier League title suffered a fresh blow as they were held at away by Newcastle United.City looked like set to cruise to all three points when Raheem Sterling scored his eighth Premier League goal of the campaign midway through the first half, but they were pegged back by Jetro Willems' fierce drive three minutes later.Kevin De Bruyne restored City's lead eight minutes from time with a stunning half-volley, yet Pep ... more
  • 6 months Cheetah Capo donates to Central RAG and Ali Babies GhanaSoccernet
    The Founder and bankroller of Cheetah FC who spearhead the affairs as the president of the Ghana body Building federation Mr. Abdul Hayye Yartey has donated sets of jerseys and equipments to the central regional Referees Association to them fasten their work.Mr. Abdul Hayye Yartey donated 50 pieces of jerseys and ten pieces of mitre balls to Ali babies a colts team based in Cape Coast.Mr. Yartey is known for his philanthropic work, he donated to the Ghana Blind Sports Association."This is a challenge thrown to the football gurus to come on board to supports those who help us to ... more
  • 6 months Beach Soccer: Cape Coast prepares to host biggest ever beach soccer event in Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    Over the past six weeks, more than 192 of the fittest athletes you can find on sand, have battled it out over 34 matches in which 176 goals have been scored.On Saturday 30th November 2019, all roads would lead to Cape Coast for the finals of the 2019 CalBank Beach Soccer Super League.Barely a week earlier in Accra, and against heavy odds, the LA Youth Clubs Association (La Yoca) defied the pre match predictions to beat all opposition on their way to clinching the Greater Accra trophy of the CalBank Super League.In so doing, they booked their place at Cape ... more
  • 6 months Asante Kotoko thump Sampdoria FC in friendly GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko thrashed lower tier side Sampdoria FC in a friendly encounter on Saturday morning. The Porcupine Warriors were too hot for Sampdoria FC after white-washing them 6-0 at the Adako Jachie training complex.Daniel Barnieh netted the opener just 17 minutes into the game before Burkinabe attacker Sogne Yacouba added the second twenty minutes later.Emmanuel Gyemfi bagged a second half hat-trick with Richard Arthur adding the other to complete the mauling.The Reds are preparing for the new campaign under the supervision of Johnson Smith, who is in charge for the interim.Kotoko sacked Norwegian tactician Kjetil Zachariassen a fortnight ago after a ... more
  • 6 months Fifa to raise $1bn to build at least one stadium in each African country GhanaSoccernet
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he would like to see an African league created and investment of more than $1 billion on stadia on the continent."We have to take the 20 best African clubs and put them in an Africa league," Infantino said during a visit to the DR Congo to celebrate the 80th birthday of club TP Mazembe."Such a league could make at least $200 million in revenue, which would put it among the top 10 in the world," he added.Infantino added he planned to launch an appeal "to collect a billion dollars before being able to give every African country a ... more
  • 6 months Great Olympics set to sign Asante Kotoko midfielder Jordan Opoku GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Great Olympics are close to signing Asante Kotoko midfielder Jordan Opoku, GHANAsoccernet can reveal. According sources close to Ghana leading sports portal, the midfielder will join the wonder club ahead of the new season after falling out of favour at the Kumasi based.The 32-year will be expected in Accra in the coming days to complete the move from Kotoko.Opoku's contract with the Porcupine Warriors will expire in December, forcing him to make a decision away from the club.Meanwhile, special advisor to Executive chairman of Asante Kotoko, Nana Gyembibi Coker confirmed the Reds will no longer require the services ... more
  • 6 months Rashid Sumaila shines as Al Qadsia beat Jahra in the Kuwaiti Federation Cup GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Rashid Sumaila played a vital role as Al Qadsia beat Jahra FC in the Kuwaiti Fedration Cup on Friday night. The former Asante Kotoko guardsman played the entire duration as the Yellow Castles withstood a late onslaught to win 3-2.Al Qadsia opened the scoring in the 39th minute before adding two quick goals in the second half.However, the travelling side Jahra bounced back strongly in the final fifteen minutes to pull two back.Sumaila has been a key cog for the Kuwaiti side this season, featuring in all games for the Yellow Castles.  ... more
  • 6 months Samuel Obeng: The ‘prodigal son’ who returned to Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    Samuel Obeng (Nsapor, Ghana, 1997) left his native country at age ten with his sister and mother to join his father in Gurb (Barcelona) . Since then he had not stepped on Ghana again. But, last month, with the call of the U23 National Team, he did it again after 12 years in Spain.His role with the National Team in Egypt has not only been good news for Real Oviedo because of his growth as a footballer, but it has also been an event in his country - where he has been discovered after the Africa Cup- and among his relatives that they reside in Ghana."I have my father's name from ... more
  • 6 months Fortuna Dusseldorf Sports Director defends Nana Ampomah’s slow progress in Germany GhanaSoccernet
    Fortuna Dusseldorf Sports Director Lutz Pfannenstiel has defended summer signing Nana Opoku Ampomah's slow start to the Bundesliga. The Ghana winger joined the Bundesliga outfit in the summer from Belgian side Waasland Beveren, but the skillful attacker has struggled to make a mark in the German league.However, Lutz Pfannenstiel believes the player will take time to adapt to the Bundesliga, calling on fans to be patient with the Ghanaian."He has to switch to increased defensive work. He is not alone. "The sports director told Kicker.de. Pfannenstiel even drew a comparison with the player's replacement, Benito Raman, who joined Schalke O4 prior to Ampomah's arrival. ... more
  • 6 months Fortuna Dusseldort Sports Director defends Nana Ampomah’s slow progress in Germany GhanaSoccernet
    Fortuna Dusseldorf Sports Director Lutz Pfannenstiel has defended summer signing Nana Opoku Ampomah's slow start to the Bundesliga. The Ghana winger joined the Bundesliga outfit in the summer from Belgian side Waasland Beveren, but the skillful attacker has struggled to make a mark in the German league.However, Lutz Pfannenstiel believes the player will take time to adapt to the Bundesliga, calling on fans to be patient with the Ghanaian."He has to switch to increased defensive work. He is not alone. "The sports director told Kicker.de. Pfannenstiel even drew a comparison with the player's replacement, Benito Raman, who joined Schalke O4 prior to Ampomah's arrival. ... more
  • 6 months Jordan Ayew ‘honoured and proud’ to make African Player of the year shortlist GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Andre Ayew says he is honoured and proud to make the 30-man shortlist for the African Player of the year. The Crystal Palace attacker is one of two Ghanaian players to make the shortlist, which also includes Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah.Ayew is enjoying one of his best season in England with the Eagles, having netted four goals in 12 Premier League games.The 28-year old had a good nations cup in Egypt during the summer as the Black Stars reach the round of 16."I’m really, really honoured. I’m proud. It shows the hard work has paid off ... more
  • 6 months Real Oviedo forward Samuel Obeng reveals ‘positive’ experience at AFCON U-23 GhanaSoccernet
    Real Oviedo forward Samuel Obeng has revealed that he picked many 'positive' experiences at the U-23 CAF of Nations. The 22-year old striker was invited to the national U-23 team for the first time at the AFCON U-23, where he excelled.He scored two goals and created two as the Black Meteors finished fourth and missed the chance to qualify for the Olympic games in Tokyo 2020.Despite the disappointment of missing out at the Olympic Games, Obeng disclosed there were many positive for him as a player."To have gone is something very positive for me in many aspects, but what makes me ... more
  • 6 months GFA organises club licensing workshop for Premier League and Division One clubs GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association has organized a workshop on Club Licensing for Premier & Division League Clubs. Ahead of the start of domestic football across the country next month, Clubs are expected to meet the minimum Club Licensing requirements and submit the necessary documentation to the GFA.Friday's very successful workshop discussed the Sporting, Infrastructure, Personnel & Administrative, Legal and Financial requirements that Clubs must meet before being granted licenses for GFA and CAF Club competitions.Chairman of the Club Licensing Board Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh stated that the Board’s approach to implementing the Club Licensing regulations will include regular seminars and engagements with clubs on how to fulfill the requirements. He further assured clubs the Board will support them to ... more
  • 6 months Bernard Mensah responds to Fenerbache links GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Bernard Mensah has responded to reports linking him with a move to Fenerbache.The Kayserispor attacking midfielder has popped up on the radar of the Turkish giants ahead of the January transfer window.Mensah revealed nothing concrete has happened but adds it will be a dream move for him to join the former Turkish Super Lig champions.“I don’t know anything about it. It is everyone’s dream to play there. If it happens it happens if not I just forget about it and continue with my career, for me it is the same”, he told reporters in an interview.The ex-Atletico Madrid ... more
  • 6 months Bernard Mensah responds to Fenerbahce links GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Bernard Mensah has responded to reports linking him with a move to Fenerbache.The Kayserispor attacking midfielder has popped up on the radar of the Turkish giants ahead of the January transfer window.Mensah revealed nothing concrete has happened but adds it will be a dream move for him to join the former Turkish Super Lig champions.“I don’t know anything about it. It is everyone’s dream to play there. If it happens it happens if not I just forget about it and continue with my career, for me it is the same”, he told reporters in an interview.The ex-Atletico Madrid ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Wisla Kraków decides not to exercise option to sign Emmanuel Kumah GhanaSoccernet
    Polish side Wisla Kraków will not be exercising the option to sign Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Kumah on a permanent deal, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively report.Kumah, 19, joined the White Star on one year loan deal from Ghanaian second-tier side Mighty Jets last January.Wisla Krakow have the option to give the midfielder a permanent deal when his loan contract expires in December this year.However, reports reaching GHANAsoccernet.com suggest that the club will not take up the permanent deal option after his failure to impress in games.Kumah has failed to complete 90 minutes in any of his five matches played, and also has been faced ... more
  • 6 months Mohammed Kudus sees red as FC Nordsjaelland share spoils with Lyngby GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Kudus Mohammed netted for FC Nordsjaelland before being sent off in their 1-1 stalemate with Lyngby in the Danish SuperLig on Friday.Kudus was on target from the penalty spot to put the away side in three minutes before the half hour mark.Goal were few and far between as the referee blew his whistle for half time at the Lyngby stadion.A resurgent home side got back into contention in the 64th minute through Emil Nielsen.A raft of changes and a flurry of cards punctuated the flow of the match and it came as little surprise when Ghanaian attacker Mohammed ... more
  • 6 months Ghana prodigy Mohammed Kudus scores his season’s seventh goal in Nordsjaelland draw GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana youth sensation Mohammed Kudus scored to help his Danish top-flight side Nordsjaelland to hold Lyngby to a 1-1 draw on Friday night.Kudus, who is the latest player to light up Ghana’s national team the Black Stars, scored his seventh goal of the season as they were held in the game.He was sent off late in the game for his second yellow card of the match that rules him out of Nordsjaelland’s next game but he demonstrated his immense talents.The multi-talented player showed supreme maturity despite his young age when he dispatched a penalty with aplomb to put the visitors ... more
  • 6 months Kwabena Owusu returns to training with Córdoba GhanaSoccernet
    Córdoba striker Kwabena Owusu has returned to training after his participation with Ghana at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The 22-year old joined the team on Thursday morning for training at the Carbonell Road facilities.Owusu arrival has given the team a boost ahead of their league game against Don Benito.He is likely to start due to José Luis García injury.Cordoba will travel to play Don Benito on Sunday December 1.He has played 11 matches this season for Córdoba and has scored 4 goals.  ... more
  • 6 months Extremadura midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey yet to retain to training after U-23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    Extremadura midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey is expected back in training this week after his participation with Ghana in the just ended U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Lomotey had a good tournament with the Black Meteors despite the team’s failure to secure qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic football tournament.The Black Meteors lost to South Africa in the third place game on penalties to end their hopes of qualifying for the tournament.The former Dreams FC player has returned to Spain and is yet to join his team mates for training.He is expected to join his team mates for training this week.Lomotey is ... more
  • 6 months Extremadura midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey yet to return to training after U-23 AFCON GhanaSoccernet
    Extremadura midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey is expected back in training this week after his participation with Ghana in the just ended U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Lomotey had a good tournament with the Black Meteors despite the team’s failure to secure qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic football tournament.The Black Meteors lost to South Africa in the third place game on penalties to end their hopes of qualifying for the tournament.The former Dreams FC player has returned to Spain and is yet to join his team mates for training.He is expected to join his team mates for training this week.Lomotey is ... more
  • 6 months Richmond Boakye hangs out with Red Star Belgrade fans. GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom hosted a bar at a Ghana-serbia reunion event to spend time with fans.Boakye Yiadom wore a huge smile interacting with fans ,took photographs and signed autographs for young kids. The event which had a sizable number of Red Star Belgrade fans also featured local delicacies for Ghanaian community.According Boakye "Its always a source of joy when you get to spend time with people who follow and support you. I have been shown immersed love and affection Red Star Belgrade fans since the club. They're amazing"The 26 year has found his mojo back after a dealing ... more
  • 6 months Kasim is a real weapon for standards- Fortuna Dusseldorf Sports Director Lutz Pfannenstiel GhanaSoccernet
    Sports Director of Bundesliga side Fortuna Dusseldorf, Lutz Pfannenstiel has described defender Kassim Nuhu Adams as a 'real weapon of standard' at the club. The Ghana defender joined the Flingeraners in the summer transfer window on loan and has been one of the best signings for the club in the Bundesliga.Kassim Adams will be facing his parent club TSG Hoffenheim on Saturday and ahead of the game Pfannenstiel  has been praising the Ghanaian's impact at Fortuna."Is part of his game, but of course everything has to be kept in the frame," Pfannenstiel told Kicker.de.  "With Adams, Fortuna is by standards not so vulnerable ... more
  • 6 months Ghana FA officials  tour Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence  GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana FA president Kurt Okraku and some members of the Executive Council were at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram on Friday to inspect the facility.The inspection undertaken by the Ghana FA president and the Council was to get more insight and information about the state of the facility which has deteriorated over the years.Kurt Okraku was accompanied by Executive Council members Kingsley Osei Bonsu, Samuel Anim Addo Nana Sarfo and Acting General Secretary, Alex Asante and Technical Director, Oti Akenteng as they toured the facilities, including residential apartments, offices, medical centre, classrooms, multi-purpose hall, changing rooms as ... more
  • 6 months GFA President, Exco members tour GFA technical center at Pampram GhanaSoccernet
    The President of the GFA, Kurt E.S. Okraku and some members of the Executive Council of the FA have paid a working visit to the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram today.The visit was to allow the GFA President and the Council to be abreast with the state of facilities at the Centre.The President and his team toured various facilities, including residential apartments, offices, medical centre, classrooms, multi-purpose hall, changing rooms as well as all the five pitches at the centre.The Administrator of the centre, Maxwell Kemeh Caeser, led the tour, and also briefed the President on the state ... more
  • 6 months Waasland Beveren winger Thomas Agyepong makes injury return, available for Chaleroi clash GhanaSoccernet
    Winger Thomas Agyepong has returned to training at Waasland Beveren after an injury setback. The Ghana winger has been out for sometime but returns for the game against Charleroi in the Belgium Jupiler Pro League on Saturday.Agyepong trained this week and is deemed for the the game this weekend.The 23-year old joined the Belgian side in the summer transfer window from English champions Manchester City.However, he is yet to make a mark at the club after making only five appearances since joining the club in July.He replaced compatriot Nana Opoku Ampomah, who moved to Germany to sign for Fortuna Dusseldorf. ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Anderlecht set to sell midfielder Francis Amuzu GhanaSoccernet
    Belgian giants Anderlecht are set to sell Ghanaian midfielder Francis Amuzu in the January transfer window, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The 20-year old has struggled to make a mark this season, having lost form and plagued with injuries.GHANAsoccernet.com can disclose the former Belgium champions will part with the player for 4 million Euros.The struggling Belgian outfit are looking for money to bring in big names after a terrible start to the campaign and will have to do with their fringe players.Amuzu is high on the list of players to be transferred to keep the books balanced and acquire some of the ... more
  • 6 months Real Oviedo forward Samuel Obeng returns with confidence after CAF U-23 Cup of Nation GhanaSoccernet
    Real Oviedo forward Samuel Obeng Gyabaa says he has returned to the Spanish outfit grown in confidence after an outstanding CAF U-23 Cup of Nations. The 22-year old forward returned to his native for the first time in twelve years to represent Ghana at the AFCON U-23 in Egypt.Obeng starred and was one of the brightest spot for Ghana at the competition after netting two goals and creating two assists as the Black Meteors finished fourth.After two weeks of international football, the attacker admits he returns to his club buzzing with confidence."I'm still the same player, with the same qualities. What happens ... more
  • 6 months Kwabena Owusu set to make Córdoba squad for Don Benito clash GhanaSoccernet
    Forward Kwabena Owusu could make the Córdoba CF squad for Sunday's Segunda B Division clash against Don Benito. The striker returned from international duty on Wednesday and has already started training for the weekend's game.Owusu trained alone on Thursday but manager Raúl Agné is likely to name the attacker in his team for the trip to Don Benito.The Ghanaian forward missed three games whiles on international duty with the Black Meteors of Ghana at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations.He scored two goals at the tournament as the West Africans finished fourth and missed out on qualifying for the Olympic Games in Tokyo ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: CSKA Sofia set to transfer Edwin Gyasi in January GhanaSoccernet
    Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia will sell Ghana winger Edwin Gyasi in the Jannuary transfer window, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The winger returns to the Sofia based club after a disappointing loan spell in the MLS with FC Dallas.However, the Reds are unwilling to keep the $500,000 rated winger and will allow him leave in the winter transfer window.GHANAsoccernet.com can also reveal, a number of clubs have been speaking to the representatives of the 28-year old.Gyasi joined the Bulgarians in 2018 from Norwegian side Aeslound, where he had a good first season but struggled to replicate the same form in 2019 forcing ... more
  • 6 months Fifa President Infantino announces plan to raise $1bn for Africa GhanaSoccernet
    Football's world governing body has announced plans to raise $1bn dollars to build at least one stadium meeting Fifa standards in each African country.Fifa president Gianni Infantino was talking in Lubumbashi during the 80th anniversary celebrations of DR Congo side TP Mazembe.He insisted that Fifa wants African football to shine and will work with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and other stakeholders to improve refereeing, infrastructure and competitions on the continent."We want to bring it (Africa) to the highest of heights and show the world the outstanding talent and amazingly gifted players your continent possesses," he said."To do this, ... more
  • 6 months Ghanaian youngster Jeremie Frimpong tries out his firefighting skills GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster Jeremie Frimpong sat his driving test today – but tried out his skills as a firefighter before meeting up with his instructor.The 18-year-old only moved to Celtic from Manchester City’s academy on September’s deadline day but he’s already become one of the club’s most popular players thanks to his lung-bursting runs and never-say-die attitude.We’ve told you previously how much Celtic supporters have taken to Frimpong and the 18-year-old ran into one earlier today – and things might’ve taken a slightly unexpected turn.At the time this was published, we’re still waiting to find out the result of Frimpong’s dreaded test ... more
  • 6 months FIFA bans CAF ExCo member Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona suspected of war crimes GhanaSoccernet
    FIFA has banned President of the  Central African Republic Football Association, Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona who faces trial for war crimes in The Hague, Netherlands. Mr Ngaïssona was banned for six years and eight months by FIFA ethics judges on Thursday, for charges including “discrimination and of failing to protect, respect or safeguard the integrity and human dignity.” He was fined 500,000 Swiss francs ($500,000).Ngaïssona was president of Central African Republic FA for more than a decade since 2008. He was elected last year to the Confederation of African Football executive committee.He is suspected of war crimes in 2013 and 2014 as leader of ... more
  • 6 months Philip Yeboah: Fit-again Hellas Verona teenage striker confident he can still bang in the goals GhanaSoccernet
    Hellas Verona striker Philip Yeboah is confident of enjoying another high scoring campaign after making a splash last season in Italy with a remarkable 25 goals.The 17 year-old has started 6 games this season, finding the net on two occasions whiles providing an assist.However, Yeboah has had to endure a niggling injury he sustained in a match against Spezia early in the campaign."I still believe I can record double numbers this season. Obviously I didn't anticipate a slow start, would have loved to have hit the ground running," Yeboah said.Despite the slow start, Yeboah remains the most effective and influential ... more
  • 6 months Medeama’s adopted home venue Akoon park taking shape GhanaSoccernet
    Medeama's adopted home venue for the Ghana Premier League is undergoing a face-lift ahead of the new season.The VIP section has taking shape while construction of at least 500-seater will start next week.In conjunction with development partners Goldfields Tarkwa-Damang, the mining firm is paying for the massive face-lift of the adopted venue to ensure compliance with the Ghana Football Association's Club Licensing.The Mauve and Yellows have adopted the Akoon park as their new home ground due to ongoing reconstruction at the famous Tarkwa NA Aboso park.The new facility is located close to giant mining firm Goldfields in Tarkwa and will ... more
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