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  • 6 months Ghana FA calls for more ideas to tackle penalty woes GhanaSoccernet
     The Ghana Football Association is seeking for ideas from the public and other stakeholders to solve the penalty menace confronting the country at the moment.The various national teams and clubs participating in Africa have suffered eliminations either through Cup finals or qualifications in recent tournaments with the latest happening at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations involving the Black Meteors.Ghana has lost four major tournaments through penalty shoot-outs in 2019.The Black Stars exited the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after losing to Tunisia on penalties. The Black Stars B also failed to retain their WAFU title as they lost to ... more
  • 6 months Speaker of Parliament commends GFA for Bring Back the Love campaign GhanaSoccernet
    The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Prof. Mike Ocquaye has commended the Ghana Football Association for the vigorous #BringBackTheLove campaign it has launched to court public support and bring back the love for football in the country.Addressing members of the Executive Council of the GFA during a courtesy call on him and the Parliamentary Select Committee on Sports in Parliament yesterday, the Speaker said he was overwhelmed by how the campaign was effective and attracted massive support for the Black Stars during the recent African Cup qualifier between the Black Stars and South Africa in Cape Coast.Prof. Ocquaye revealed that ... more
  • 6 months LASK Linz forward Samuel Tetteh delighted to secure next round qualification in Europa League GhanaSoccernet
    Forward Samuel Tetteh has expressed delight in helping LASK Linz reach the knockout stage of the UEFA Europa League after victory over Rosenborg on Thursday night.The winger came on in the 71st minute for striker Dominik Friesser as the Austrians secured a 2-1 away win to qualify to the next round."Qualified for the Next Round," he posted on Social media after the game.Thomas Goiginger opened the scoring for the Black and Whites before Bjorn Johnsen leveled on the stroke of half time for the Norwegians.Dominik Friesser scored the winner in the 54th minute to confirm second position in group D ... more
  • 6 months Samuel Tetteh cameos as LASK Linz reach knockout stages of Europa League GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Samuel Tetteh climb off the bench to help LASK Linz beat Rosenborg to progress to the next stage of the Europa League.The winger came on in the 71st minute for striker Dominik Friesser as the Austrians secured a 2-1 away win to qualify to the next round.Thomas Goiginger opened the scoring for the Black and Whites before Bjorn Johnsen leveled on the stroke of half time for the Norwegians.Dominik Friesser scored the winner in the 54th minute to confirm second position in group D of the Europa League.Samuel Tetteh has been a key member of the LASK team ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Ajax interested in signing forward Myron Boadu GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam are interested in signing AZ Almaar forward Myron Boadu, can exclusively reveal. The 18-year old forward has been in scintillating form for AZ this season, prompting interest from some big clubs in Europe including last season UEFA Champions League semi finalist.Boadu has scored 15 goals in all competitions this season making him one of the inform forwards in Europe.With the future of Moroccan talisman Hakim Ziyech uncertain at Ajax, fans of the club are putting pressure on the management of the club to sign the Dutch born Ghanaian."I don't know if Ajax is really working on ... more
  • 6 months Kofi Amoah to refund US$ 100,000 if GFA insists it was fraudulently paid to alleged lawyer GhanaSoccernet
    Normalisation Committee president Dr. Kofi Amoah will be forced to cough up US$ 100,000 if the new Ghana Football establishes he wrongfully supervised the payment of that amount as legal charges.On Thursday, 28 November 2019, the Ghana Football Association announced that US$ 900,000 out of the US$ 1,000,000 arbitration settlement by Globacom Ghana was paid into their account.Dr Amoah explained that 10% of the total payment was paid as legal charges to the lawyer who helped them retrieve the money.A Ghana FA statement read: ''The Normalisation Committee explained further that 10% of the total payment of $1m US Dollars, being ... more
  • 6 months REVEALED: Dr Kofi Amoah’s lawyer Frank Davies received $100,000 from Glo-GFA money GhanaSoccernet
    Lawyer of Dr. Kofi Amoah, Frank Davies has been fingered in the scandalous $1 million Ghana FA — Glo debt, according to reports.The Ghana FA has been mired in a scandal after it emerged that Glo has paid its remaining $1million debt but just $900,000 has reached the federation.According to the report, then head of the Normalisation Committee, Dr. Kofi Amoah personally took charge of the money without paying it into the federation's account perhaps for months before deciding to release it to the GFA this week without letting the money be paid directly into the GFA account.Dr. Amoah was accused on ... more
  • 6 months EXPOSED: Kwesi Nyantakyi was falsely accused by detractors to have squandered Glo money GhanaSoccernet
    Ex-president Kwesi Nyantakyi is as clean as snow after the Ghana Football Association announced on Thursday it has received an amount of US$ 900,000 from Globacom Ghana as arbitration settlement.Before his premature departure following a football corruption investigation, Nyantakyi was falsely accused of pocketing US$ 1,000,000 from the Glo amount.The Nyantakyi-led administration took the telecommunication operators to court for unilaterally abrogating of a sponsorship deal for the Black Stars.But his critics went bulging neck-vein ballistic and consistently badmouthed him for allegedly siphoning the amount into his personal accounts.''Our issue with Glo is still in court. But let me be quick ... more
  • 6 months Ghana FA drags Dr. Kofi Amoah to crisis meeting over missing $100,000 Glo money GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana FA has called an emergency meeting on Friday with the chairman of the caretaker committee of the federation Dr. Kofi Amoah to explain why $100,000 went missing from the $1 million paid by Glo to the governing body, can reveal.The new federation led by Kurt Okraku is keen to demonstrate that it wont tolerate any corrupt acts as they have immediately called the leader of the Normalisation Committee over how the GFA was left only with $900,000 from the money paid by long-time GFA debtors.Even though the Normalization Committee claims a new lawyer was appointed to be ... more
  • 6 months Ex-Empoli chief questions Fiorentina over Kevin-Prince Boateng purchase GhanaSoccernet
    Former Sporting Director of Empoli Pino Vitale has criticized Fiorentina over the signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng. The 32-year-old joined the Viola on a two-year deal in a deal worth €1m from US Sassuolo in the summer.He has however failed to glitter in the side, making 9 appearances and scoring one goal in the league.According to Vitale, the Florence-based outfit erred in signing the Ghana international who he believes has passed his prime compared to the player he replaced in the team, Giovanni Simeone.“It is he who built the team and is now under scrutiny together with Montella. You could do better on ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: AS Roma monitoring Atlético Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey GhanaSoccernet
    Italian giants AS Roma are closely monitoring Atlético Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey ahead of the upcoming winter transfer window, can exclusively report.The Ghana international has been one of the standout performers for the Rojiblancos in the ongoing season.Partey was heavily linked with a move away from the Estadio Wanda Metroplitano in the summer but Atlético rejected the idea of selling him.According to reports, AS Roma sent scouts to closely study the midfielder during their Tuesday's UEFA Champions League 1-0 loss against Juventus.It seems unlikely Diego Simeone's side will sell their prized asset in the January window as they have a chance of ... more
  • 6 months Earth-shattering scandal rocks Ghana FA, Glo pays $1m debt – just $900,000 hits account GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana FA has been mired in a fresh scandal after it emerged that Glo has paid its remaining $1m debt but just $900,000 has reached the federation, widespread reports on a local radio station has claimed.Dr Kofi Amoah personally took charge of the money without paying it into the federation's account perhaps for months before deciding to release it to the GFA this week without letting the money be paid directly into the GFA account.The chairman of the erstwhile Normalization Committee was accsued on Fox FM of only released the money to the GFA about four days ago which is a complete ... more
  • 6 months Real Oviedo striker Samuel Obeng to start against Rayo  GhanaSoccernet
    Real Oviedo striker Samuel Obeng has returned to the team and will be available for selection against Rayo this weekend in the  Spanish Segunda division.Obeng was on international duty with Ghana’s Black Meteors in the just ended U-23 Africa Cup of Nations where he scored two goals and created two assists.Since joining the team after the international assignment, he was rested in last weekend’s game against Girona.He has been training with the team this week and will be ready to play this week against Rayo.Obeng has scored three goals in five games for Real Oviedo this season before joining Ghana ... more
  • 6 months Mohammed Salisu dragging feet over new Real Valladolid contract GhanaSoccernet
    Real Valladolid sports chief Miguel Angel Gomez has confirmed contract talks with in-demand Ghanaian youngster Mohammed Salisu have stalled.The Spanish La Liga outfit want to revise the current deal for the 20-year-old which expires in 2020. Salisu’s contract has a €12m buyout clause.Gomez revealed Valladolid are making little headway “Salisu perceives the love of the club because we have made three contracts in 13 months."He knows that he is an important player and that we would like to proceed with that renewal, but today there is a standstill."Manchester United are said to be interested in signing the centre back. ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Bernard Mensah ready to join Fenerbache GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana and Kayserispor midfielder Bernard Mensah says he will not rule out a move to Turkish giants Fenerbache.According to reports in Turkey, a deal has been reached between the two parties which the Ghanaian has denied.“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 25-year old is getting back on his feet after battling with injuries last season which ruled him out for some months.Mensah before his ... more
  • 6 months Video: Ghanaian striker John Antwi on target in Egypt for Pyramids FC in draw against Aswan GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker John Antwi was on target for Pyramids FC in their 2-2 draw at home to Aswan in the Egyptian Premier League on Wednesday night.The 27-year-old, who is  Egyptian League’s all-time foreign top goalscorer, opened the scoring for the side after just seven minutes before Ethiopia international Oumed Oukri pulled parity.Mohammed Farouk put the host back in front on 45 minutes before Oukri completed his brace for the visitors in the second half.Pyramids are second on the Egyptian Premier League table with 12 points, same as Al Ahly who sit top with two games to in hand.Antwi will shift his ... more
  • 6 months Supreme Court slaps Akua Donkor with ¢10,000 fine for football claims against Akufo-Addo & Bawumia GhanaSoccernet
    Akua Donkor, Leader of Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), has been slapped with GH¢10,000.00 fine by the Supreme Court for claiming that President Akuffo Addo and Vice President Mahmoud Bawumia were involved in a recent investigative journalism piece on alleged corruption in Ghana football.The suit filed by Akua Donkor against President Akuffo Addo and Vice President Mahmoud Bawumia was thrown out by the Supreme Court, the apex court of the land, and also awarded the cost of GH¢10,000.00 against the plaintiff who was absent in court.Akua Donkor had gone the Supreme Court, praying it to order the President and the Vice President to step down because their names have ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Karela United in talks with lawyer Kwaku Eyiah for club’s CEO role GhanaSoccernet
    Karela United are in talks with former Ghana Football Association Executive committee member Kwaku Eyiah to become the club's Chief Executive, can exclusively report.The Aiyinase-based side are seeking for a new face to lead the club following the dissolution of the management team.United have tabled a proposal to the lawyer for consideration as the club's chief executive after holding a meeting with him on November 25, 2019, can confirm.However, Ghana's leading football website, has intercepted a counter proposal from the lawyer which will form the basis for his acceptance or otherwise.He wants to set-up a management team ... more
  • 6 months American side First State FC appoint Ghanaian Abdul Faisal Chibsah as head coach GhanaSoccernet
    The First State FC Midnight Riders have appointed Abdul Faisal Chibsah as head coach of their soccer team for the 2020 season, team President and General Manager Dave Holloway announced on Monday.The Ghanaian trainer showed his excitement to hold such a position in the club.“I am honored and humbled but mostly just excited to work with FSFC,” Chibsah said.“It is an opportunity to guide our players to improve on their personal development and also contribute to the club’s social responsibilities to the community.”Chibsah brings a wealth of experience from his current role as Assistant Coach for the University of Delaware’s ... more
  • 6 months Video: Big crowd as Infantino leads FIFA team to defeat TP Mazembe legends in anniversary friendly GhanaSoccernet
    The President of FIFA Gianni Infantino and CAF President Ahmad Ahmad played in the gala match commemorating the 80 years of existence of TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi on Wednesday.The match between the FIFA team and the legends of TP Mazembe team ended in a 2-1 victory for FIFA  at the Mazembe stadium in Kamalondo.Gianni Infantino and Yuri Djorkaeff scored for the FIFA Legends, while Serge Lofo Bongeli scored the only goal for the Mazembe alumni.The squad of the FIFA team had Samuel Eto'o, Gianni Infantino (FIFA President), Ahmad Ahmad (CAF President), Moïse Katumbi (TP Mazembe President), Constant Omari (President of ... more
  • 6 months Black Stars move up four places in latest FIFA Rankings GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana have moved up four places in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday thanks to two victories over the past one month.The Black Stars win over South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium in the AFCON qualifier as well as the away victory over Equatorial Guinea contribute to the huge leap.Ghana occupied the the 51st position last month on the global rankings but have now moved to 47th globally representing a substantial rise in the rankings.The Black Stars are now occupying the sixth position in Africa behind Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria and Morocco.Comoros proved to be the highest risers ... more
  • 6 months Emmanuel Lomotey returns to Extramadura after International duty GhanaSoccernet
    Black Meteors midfielder Emmanuel Lomotey has returned to club side Extramadura after his involvement at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations. The lanky midfielder joined the rest of his teammates this week after playing a key role in the Black Meteors' campaign in Egypt.Lomotey, who started from the bench in the first game for the Black Meteors, became a started in the rest of the game and one of Ghana's star player at the competition.Unfortunately, the Black Meteors failed to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.The former Dreams FC attacker is expected to make the team for the game ... more
  • 6 months VIDEO: Jeremie Frimpong’s outstanding performance for Celtic in win against Livingston GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Jeremie Frimpong was in top form as Celtic thrashed Livingston in the Scottish Premier League on Sunday. The 18-year old right back produced a Man of the Match performance as the Hoops thumped Livingston 4-0 at the Celtic Park.The Dutch born Ghanaian has been a revelation since joining Celtic in the summer from Manchester City.He lasted the entire duration on Saturday as James Forrest netted a brace with Osdonne Edouard and Scott Brown added the other goals.The teenager will miss Thursday's Europa League game against Stade Rennes because he was not registered for the competition.However, he remains manager Neil Lennon's first ... more
  • 6 months Jeremie Frimpong named in BT Sports Scottish Premier League team of the week GhanaSoccernet
    Fast rising teen sensation Jeremie Frimpong has been named in BT Sports' Scottish Premier League team of the week after another outstanding performance on Sunday for Celtic. The Dutch born Ghanaian played the entire game as Celtic thrashed Livingston 4-0 at the Celtic Park on Sunday.His performance caught the lenses of the team at BT Sports, who named him in the Team of the Week.Former Celtic right back Chris Sutton was particularly impressed by the 18-year old, who joined the Hoops in the summer from Manchester City."The summer signing's introduction into the Hoops team has been nothing short of remarkable," said ... more
  • 6 months Joseph Ekuban scores as Partizani B thrash Spartak in Albania GhanaSoccernet
    Italian born Ghanaian forward Joseph Ekuban was on target for Partizani Tirani's youth side as they thrashed Spartak in the second Division in Albania. Joseph, younger brother of the club's former hero Caleb Kuban, opened the scoring in the 30th minute as the Tirani based club beat Spartak 4-0.Kodra Hill doubled the five minutes to half time to send the Reds and Yellows into the break in a comfortable position.Balla and Kita scored in the space of three second half minutes to make it 4-0 for the club.The win in thee third in a row for the Albanian giants, who will ... more
  • 6 months GFA Exco calls on Speaker of Parliament, select committee on Youth, Sports and Culture GhanaSoccernet
    The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Prof. Mike Ocquaye, and the Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth Sports and Culture.The meeting was part of the GFA’s ongoing engagements with key stakeholders, and the visit to Parliament was particularly aimed it introducing the GFA Executive Council members and its President to Parliament, as well as to discuss with the Select Committee important issues of concern.The Speaker, on behalf of Parliament, congratulated the GFA President, Kurt Okraku and the Executive Council on their election, and urged them to take ... more
  • 6 months Liberty Professionals appoint dancehall guru Samini as brand ambassador GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Liberty Professionals have named reggae and dancehall artiste Samini brand ambassador. The multiple award winner is expected to boots crowds at the Alhaji Sly Tetteh Park when the league bounces back next month."Yes, it is true I been confirmed as the Brand Ambassador for Liberty Professional. The Scientific Soccer lads is naturally my home team and it is just right to have an official connection with them so whatever I can do to propel the team to the next level, I will,'' Samini told Happy FM.''The two brands are different, I'm an entertainment brand and Liberty is ... more
  • 6 months Ghanaian teen Eric Appiah features for Club Brugge in the UEFA Youth League GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian starlet Eric Appiah featured for Club Brugge in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday in the 2-1 defeat to Galatasaray.Appiah played  the last 30 minutes of the game after coming on in the 64th minute for teammate Thibo Baeten.He plays as a right winger, and  has been involved in all five matches for the Belgian side in the competition with one assist to his name.The 18-year-old has played 212 minutes, struck the woodwork on two occasions, with three shots on target and five off target.Appiah features heavily in the reserve league for Club Brugge in  Belgium.He has played five ... more
  • 6 months Jeffrey Schlupp disappointed in VAR after Crystal Palace defeat against Liverpool GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp could not hide his disappointment in the Video Assistant Review (VAR) after their 2-1 loss against Liverpool over the weekend.The Eagles believed they have taken the lead in the 42nd minute of the game against Liverpool after James Tomkins beat Alisson in the visitors goal but it was overruled by VAR.Schlupp was on the bench ahead of being introduced as a 72nd minute substitute for Cheikhou Kouyate, and left no doubt as to what he thought of the decision by video analysis.“Everyone has watched it back,” said Schlupp about whether he had seen the incident again ... more
  • 6 months Black Leopards "in advanced talks" to sign Ghanaian striker Bernard Morrison GhanaSoccernet
    Black Leopards are in advanced talks to sign Ghanaian striker Bernard Morrison. The 26-year-old has been without a club since he left South African giants Orlando Pirates last year.Morrison, who played for Ghanaian side Ashantigold, left the Soweto giants due to lack of playing opportunities.But he could be back in the South Africa top-flight after his agent revealed he is in talks with the player's former coach Luc Eymael."Black Leopards are interested in my player Bernard Morrison as coach Luc Eymael knows him from AS Vita," Mujuni is quoted by KickOff"We also had interest from Zesco of Zambia and Gor Mahia of Kenya, ... more
  • 6 months SACKED KRC Genk coach Felice Maazu eulogizes Joseph Paintsil after Mouscron draw GhanaSoccernet
    Sacked KRC Genk coach Felice Maazu is happy with the progress of Joseph Paintsil despite the Ghanaian failure to enjoy regular playing time under his tenure.Paintsil endured a difficult period under the 53-year-old Belgian tactician.However, he was handed a chance over the weekend against Royal Excel Mouscron and did not disappoint as they finished the game 2-2.Maazu, who watched the match in the stands following his sacking, could not hide his delight over the performance of the Ghana youth international and a few other members of the squad that did not get opportunity under his reign."I watched the first match ... more
  • 6 months Tendon & Ligament Recovery Crucial For Getting Mamelodi Sundowns Players Back On The Pitch GhanaSoccernet
    Multiple Mamelodi Sundowns players have been ruled out of matches in the past few months as a result of tendon and ligament injuries. Most recently, the team has announced that winger Themba Zwane is  sitting out the Telkom Knockout semi-final due to a hamstring injury.Meanwhile, four other players, including Oupa Manyisa and Sibusiso Vilakazi, are missing the match against Golden Arrows due to an Achilles tendon injury and a foot injury.With multiple matches due to go ahead before the end of the year, these players will be keen to get back on the pitch as soon as possible, and these tried and tested ... more
  • 6 months Medeama president Moses Armah attends 2019 Soccerex in USA GhanaSoccernet
    Medeama president Moses Armah was among few top Ghanaian football officials who attended the 2019 Soccerex in the United States of America.The hugely-respected club owner has been in Miami, Florida, for the past few weeks to learn, connect, and network with the hundreds of soccer professionals from North America, Latin America and key global industry players.He joined 180 delegates across the globe to explore the opportunities that will benefit his club.The two-day event provided unrivaled commercial, networking and learning opportunities for thousands of soccer business professionals.The event provided the attendees with the opportunity to learn from leading senior football industry specialists with ... more
  • 6 months Fit-again Caleb Ekuban pushing to make Trabzonspor squad for Getafe Europa League clash GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban is working his socks off in training as he eyes a spot in Trabzonspor UEFA Europa League match-day squad against Getafe on Thursday.The 25-year old has been out with an injury since September after colliding with teammate Ivanildo Fernandes in training.Ekuban traveled to Italy for medication before returning to Turkey after the international break, where he has been declared fit for the upcoming games.He took part in the team's training on Tuesday as they gear up for Thursday Europa League clash against Spanish outfit Getafe.The former Leeds United attacker has been in top form for the ... more
  • 6 months Former international Willie Klutse kicks against proposed penalty kicks in Ghana league GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies technical director Willie Klutse has kicked against the proposed introduction of penalty kicks in the local league.Talks to introduce the sudden death on the domestic front has sparked widespread debate in the West African nation.But former Ghana international Willie Klutse insists the move will be counter-productive."I don't know the debate that went on at the meeting but I can tell you there's no curse on Ghana concerning penalty kicks, it's a problem all over the world," he told Kingdom FM."We should let our coaches add it to their training programs and that's all."Introducing penalty shootout in our leagues ... more
  • 6 months VIDEO: Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan grabs SUPERB equalizer for NorthEast United against Mumbai GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Asamoah Gyan was on target for NorthEast United in their 2-2 draw against Mumbai FC on Wednesday.The 34-year-old pulled parity for the side after the visitors went 2-1 up in the India Super League.It was Gyan's third goal for the side since joining as a free agent.The Ghana international has now scored three goals for the side after recovering from an injury.Panagiotis Triadis opened the scoring for the home side  in the 9th minute before Amine Chermiti scored twice in the 22nd and 32nd minute at the  Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.Gyan saved the blushes of the ... more
  • 6 months Zulte Waregem defender Gideon Mensah wants to build on Ghana chance GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Gideon Mensah is excited with build on recent opportunities at the senior level.The Zulte Waregem was handed first Black Stars call-up in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe.The 21-year-old impressed in his first two outings for the Ghana national team and wants to build on it."I'm proud for this opportunity and it tells me I am doing something positive in my career," he told Joy SportsThe fans reaction to my performance in the two games didn't come to me as a surprise because it was in my head that I ... more
  • 6 months Photos: FIFA President Infantino and CAF boss Ahmad Ahmad complete successful Mozambique tour GhanaSoccernet
    The President of FIFA and the leader of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have successfully completed  a two-day tour of Mozambique after meeting with the country's Prime Minister while engaging with Mozambican football leaders and motivating them to continue on the path of developing the sport in the country.Gianni Infantino and Ahmad Ahmad landed at Mavalane International Airport around 10 pm on Tuesday, November 26 but because of the late arrival all the meetings were postponed to Wednesday morning.The activities started on Wednesday with a visit to the headquarters of the FMF-Mozambican Football Federation , House of Football in which he met with the current federation led ... more
  • 6 months Ghanaian forward Joseph Paintsil wants a fresh start at Genk after rare playing time against Mouscron GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Joseph Paintsil wants a fresh start after handed a rare opportunity for feature for KRC Genk in their 2-2 draw at Royal Excel Mouscron at the weekend.The 21-year-old has struggled for regular playing opportunities since his switch to the Belgian Pro League.However, coach Hannes Wolf handed the Ghana youth international a chance and did not disappoint after picking a point away from home.And the former Tema Youth star says he wants to start afresh."For me, this feels like a new start at Racing Genk and I want to seize the opportunity with both hands," Paintsil is quoted by  Het Laatste Nieuws "Too bad, ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Lumor Agbenyenu returns to Real Mallorca training after injury recovery GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Lumor Agbenyenu has returned to Real Mallorca training after recovering from an injury, can exclusively report.The 23-year-old suffered a torn muscle in training with the Ghana national team, which ruled him out of their AFCON qualifiers double header against South Africa and Sao Tome.He was therefore released to join his club in Spain for further test.The left-back however rejoined his Mallorca teammates in training on Monday as they gear up for Saturday's match against Real Betis.His compatriots Baba Rahman and Baba Mohammed also completed the session without any discomfort following the duo's recent injury history. ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Celta Vigo coach Óscar García wants defensive partner for Ghana star Joseph Aidoo GhanaSoccernet
    Celta Vigo coach Óscar García wants a defensive partner for Ghana star Joseph Aidoo, can exclusively report.The Spaniard has identified Sevilla centre-back Sergi Gómez as the man to partner the Ghana international.Celta Vigo have improved defensively from last season thanks largely to the arrival of Joseph Aidoo.But the La Liga side want to reinforce that department by scouring the market for Aidoo's partner.Gómez has not had enough playing opportunities at Sevilla and could be tempted to switch to Vigo in January. ... more
  • 6 months Ghana’s Joseph Paintsil to work under new coach at KRC Genk GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana youth forward Joseph Paintsil to work under a new coach at Belgian side KRC Genk following the sacking of Felice Mazzu.The Belgian champions Genk sacked coach Felice Mazzu after slipping to 9th place in the table following a disappointing start to the season.After losing three matches out of four in their Champions League qualifying group led by Liverpool and winning only six out of 14 domestic league games, Genk said they had let Mazzu and his three assistants go.Leaders Club Brugge have opened a 13-point gap at the top of the table over Genk, on 20 points, a situation ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Ghanaian duo Osman Bukari and Benson Anang named in Team of the Week in Slovakia GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian pair Osman Bukari and Benson Anang have been named in the Slovakia Team of the Week.The two players impressed heavily for their respective clubs in the week under review.Anang was in superb form for giants MŠK Žilina while Bukari turned the hero and villain for AS Trenčín in their league win against FC Spartak Trnava on Saturday.The pair are among the top 11 performers in the Slovakian league over the weekend. ... more
  • 6 months FIFA President Infantino, CAF leader Ahmad arrive in Lubumbashi for the 80th anniversary of TP Mazembe GhanaSoccernet
    FIFA President Gianni Infantino has led a big football delegation that includes CAF boss Ahmad Ahmad to arrive in Lubumbashi on Wednesday for the 80th anniversary celebrations of giants TP Mazembe.The big delegation of very important football personalities including FIFA General Secretary & FIFA's Special Delegate for Africa Fatma Samoura as well as Cameroon football legend Samuel Etoó were part of the team for the special visit of DR Congo.They were met on arrival by the President of the DR Congo FA Constant Omari who is also the CAF Vice President as well as TP Mazembe President Moise Katumbi.The visit is part ... more
  • 6 months Fit-again Hapoel Tel Aviv star Emmanuel Boateng to feature against Bietar Jerusalem GhanaSoccernet
    Hapoel Tel Aviv midfielder Emmanuel Boateng is available for selection for their Sunday's clash against Bietar Jerusalem in the Israeli Premier League.The diminutive midfielder returned to Hapoel training last week after recovering from a month injury.Boateng suffered a knee injury in his sides clash against Kfar Saba in the Israeli top flight league in October.He featured in the side's friendlies against Maccabi Petah and Ramat Hasharaon on Friday and Sunday respectively.Coach Vladimir Ivic is reported to have been delighted with the Ghanaian output in the two games hence will name him in his squad for Sunday's crunchy encounter against Bietar Jerusalem.He joined ... more
  • 6 months Ghana striker Kwabena Owusu returns to Cordoba training GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Kwabena Owusu has returned to training at Cordoba on Wednesday following delays in his arrival from international duty, can exclusively report.The 22-year-old was initially billed to return the club on Monday but travel difficulty delayed his arrival.But the Ghana Under-23 striker trained with the group at the Sports City on Wednesday morning.Owusu was away on international duty where he featured for the Black Meteors at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.Cordoba has been desperate to have their top scorer in their fold after the side won once and drew twice during his three-week absence. ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Turkish giants Galatasaray eye cut-price offer for Ghana’s Bernard Mensah GhanaSoccernet
    Turkish giants Galatasaray are looking to snap up Ghana midfielder Bernard Mensah on a cheap ahead of the upcoming transfer window, can exclusively report.Mensah joined Kayserispor on a permanent deal after signing a three-year deal last term.The 25-year-old has been a key cog for the Anatolian Star since joining on a season long from Atletico Madrid two seasons ago.However, the lanky midfielder is seeking a move away from the club after he applied for the termination of the TFF contract due to unpaid salary and bonuses.Reports claim Sporting Director of Galatasaray, Damien Comolli is pushing for the signing of ... more
  • 6 months Asamoah Gyan scores on injury return for NortEast United in Mumbai FC draw GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan was on target for NorthEast United in their 2-2 draw against Mumbai FC on Wednesday.The 34-year-old pulled parity for the side after the visitors went 2-1 up in the India Super League.It was Gyan's third goal for the side since joining as a free agent.The Ghana international has now scored three goals for the side after recovering from an injury.Panagiotis Triadis opened the scoring for the home side  in the 9th minute before Amine Chermiti scored twice in the 22nd and 32nd minute at the  Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.Gyan saved the blushes of the ... more
  • 6 months Ghana FA names members of Women’s League Committee GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association Executive Council has named a seven-member committee for the Women's Premier League.The President of the GFA, Kurt Okraku  announced the new Women's League Committee to the Women's League Clubs during a meeting between the GFA Executive Council and the clubs in Accra this morningMadam Hilary Boateng, an HR Consultant to head a seven-member Women's League Committee.Renowned journalist and female football enthusiast, Rosalind Amoh will be the Vice Chairperson of the Committee.Other members of the Committee are; broadcast journalist Nana Aba Anamoah, Madam Cleopatria Nsia and Jerry Dogbatse.As part of the GFA's quest to encourage club's involvement ... more
  • 6 months Several English Premier League clubs interested in Ghanaian sensation Mohammed Salisu GhanaSoccernet
    Several English Premier League clubs are interested in Real Valladolid defender Mohammed Salisu, can report.Everton, Newcastle United, Norwich and Southampton are interested in the talented Ghanaian.The 20-year-old has emerged strongly on the radar of English giants Manchester United following his breathtaking performances in the La Liga.The youngster's £10million release clause is tempting the Old Trafford hierarchy and are considering making a move.United's scouts have extensively reported on the Ghanaian since he broke into Valladolid's first team in 2018 and are hoping to complete a deal in the summer.Valladolid rate him highly so it is unlikely that they will allow him ... more
  • 6 months Anderlecht defender Derrick Luckassen advises Jeremy Doku to use his speed to his advantage GhanaSoccernet
    Anderlecht defender Derrick Luckassen has advised youngster Jeremy Doku to use his speed as a weapon for the club. Jeremy Doku climbed off the bench in the second half of Anderlecht home draw against KV Kortrijk, but failed to make an impact in the game.Luckassen was disappointed in the 17-year old's performance, insisting if he had the winger's speed, he would be causing problems for opponents."I do not know the instructions he received but if I was as fast as he was, I would provoke the defense more, he had to use his speed more, he would have had to dive ... more
  • 6 months Emmanuel Frimpong wants former club Arsenal to sign Kalidou Koulibaly GhanaSoccernet
    Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong would be happy to see the club to sign a new defender and has suggested they buy Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly. Frimpong's call is due to the Gunners poor defence this season. They have conceded 19 goals in 13 Premier League games.‘I watched the game against Watford [Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2] and it wasn’t good,’ Frimpong told Meta Ratings.‘Our defence is certainly weaker, when you compare it to Liverpool or Man City.‘David Luiz has been making some mistakes, and in my opinion, there’s little difference between Luiz and Mustafi; I would rather ... more
  • 6 months Rihana watches Thomas Partey’s Atletico Madrid in Champions League defeat to Juventus GhanaSoccernet
    Rihana watched Atletico Madrid's Champions League defeat to Juventus in Turin on Tuesday night.The pop royalty cheered on the Old Ladies of Italian football as they beat the Spanish giants 1-0 to assume leadership of the group/The American singer was pictured wearing a France 98 Louis Vuitton football handbag worth £2,000.The world-famous star who closely followed many sporting events followed one of the most important matches of the Champions League last night.Paulo Dybala’s sensational free-kick just before half-time was enough for Juve to extend their lead at the top of Group D by six points. ... more
  • 6 months Bordeaux defender Enock Kwateng praises teammates in comeback win against Monaco GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Enock Kwateng has praised his Bordeaux teammates after recovering from a goal down to beat French giants AS Monaco in Ligue 1 on Sunday. Algerian forward Islam Slimani had given the visitors an early lead at the Stade the Bordeaux before Pablo Castro leveled for the Navy Blue and Whites.Nicolas de Preville then snatched victory from the spot in the second half to secure all three points for Bordeaux.Kwaten, who joined the club in the summer lauded the character of his teammates."We are a group first and foremost, the whole group plays for the squad, that's good, we were ... more
  • 6 months EXCLUSIVE: Deportivo Linaraes players ditch Ghana goalie Razak Brimah in latest photo after gay gesture video GhanaSoccernet
    Deportivo Linaraes players avoided Ghana goalkeeper Razak Brimah in a group photo after a gay gesture video sparked controversy last week, can report. The 32-year-old grabbed the headlines for all the wrong reasons after he was seen rubbing his pelvis on the butt of one of his team mates who was standing in front of him.The video, which was posted on the club's official Twitter handle, sparked outrage with severalfans calling for him to be investigated.Though it was thought to be a joke, users of the social networking site did not take kindly to the volatile gesture.At the end of ... more
  • 6 months ‘We lacked a bit of luck’- Thomas Partey laments after Atletico’s defeat to Juventus GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Thomas Partey believes lacked eluded Atletico Madrid in their defeat to Juventus in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.Paulo Dybala's 45th minute strike separated the two sides in an epic champions league night at the Allianz Stadium.Despite the defeat, the Ghanaian midfielder believes the Rojiblancos deserved more from the game.“We did a good job from the beginning, the team worked well, we lacked a bit of luck. Sometimes they are football stuff, there are times that it comes in and there are times that it doesn't. We have to keep working,” the 26-year old said after the game. "We knew it ... more
  • 6 months Cash-strapped SAFA refused to pay for Bafana Bafana coach to travel to Egypt to watch CAF U-23 Cup of Nations GhanaSoccernet
    The South African Football Association refused to pay for Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Nkseki to travel to Egypt to watch the country's Under-23 team in the recently concluded CAF U-23 Cup of Nations, can report.SAFA, who are believed to be cash-strapped, failed to pay for the coach to travel to the North African to monitor the players, many of whom played under him at the youth level.South Africa eventually qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 after a nail-biting penalty shootout win over Ghana.SAFA are running low on finances with bonus issues rearing its ugly head in the ... more
  • 6 months AZ Alkmaar forward Myron Boadu dreams of Champions League football with the club GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch born Ghanaian striker Myron Boadu says he has dreams of leading AZ Alkmaar to return to the UEFA Champions League. AZ Alkmaar have been in fine form this season, thanks to the goals of the 18-year old forward, leaving them second place behind Ajax after 14 games.Boadu scored in his sides 3-0 win against FC Utretch but his ultimate goal is to help the team return to Europe's premier club competition."We can gradually think of second place. In fact, we go for that place. We want to win many more competitions," he told De Telegraaf."We can only say that after the match against ... more
  • 6 months AZ Alkmaar forward dreams of Champions League football with the club GhanaSoccernet
    Dutch born Ghanaian striker Myron Boadu says he has dreams of leading AZ Alkmaar to return to the UEFA Champions League. AZ Alkmaar have been in fine form this season, thanks to the goals of the 18-year old forward, leaving them second place behind Ajax after 14 games.Boadu scored in his sides 3-0 win against FC Utretch but his ultimate goal is to help the team return to Europe's premier club competition."We can gradually think of second place. In fact, we go for that place. We want to win many more competitions," he told De Telegraaf. "We can only say that after the match against ... more
  • 6 months Andy Yiadom missed Reading defeat at home to Leeds United through suspension GhanaSoccernet
    Andy Yiadom missed Reading's 1-0 defeat at home to Leeds United on Tuesday due to suspension.The 25-year-old missed the clash at the Madejski Stadium stadium due to accumulated yellow cards.The Ghana international picked up his fifth card of the season to rule him out of the match.United capitalised on the absence of the right-back to inflict a 1-0 win to go top of the Championship table courtesy a Jack Harrison late goal. ... more
  • 6 months Kwadwo Asamoah delighted by Inter’s form after international break GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has expressed delight in Inter Milan's strong return from the international break after their thumping win against Torino. The Ghanaian is yet to recovery from an injury he picked in his side's 2-1 win over Brescia, but was full of praise for the Nerazurri's in their 3-0 win on Saturday.Laturo Martinez, Stefan De Vrij and Romelu Lukaku scored as Inter Milan keep the chase on leaders Juventus."Great restart after the break! Well done guys!," he posted on Twitter. Asamoah could be fit for the upcoming game against SPAL in serie A but will miss tonight's UEFA Champions League game ... more
  • 6 months Medeama captain Joseph Tetteh Zutah to tie knot with longtime girlfriend on Saturday GhanaSoccernet
    Medeama captain Joseph Hughes Tetteh Zutah and longtime girlfriend Doris Agyarkoh will get married on Saturday, can confirm. The pair, who have been dating for many years, will finally walk down the isle in the mining town of Tarkwa.The wedding ceremony will take place at the Church of Pentecost E.K Temple in Tarkwa which will be preceded by the traditional marriage on Saturday.Zutah, who holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Cape Coast, has been a key figure at the Mauve and Yellows.Top club officials, teammates, family and friends as well as the football community will ... more
  • 6 months Media consultant Akwesi Agyeman to head Division One League Committee GhanaSoccernet
    Media consultant Akwesi Agyeman has been named as the Chairman of the Ghana FA Division One League committee.Agyeman, who is the Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority will head an eight-member committee to supervise the smooth running of the country's second-tier league.The CEO of Dalex Finance Kenneth Thompson will serve as the vice-chairman.Veteran football administrator Jones Abu Alhassan as well as journalist Sheikh Tophic Sienu will act as members.Other members of the committee includes: Justice Boison, David Obeng, Eugene Nobel and Gideon Fosu ... more
  • 6 months My family and I have been insulted after penalty miss- Edward Sarpong GhanaSoccernet
     Black Meteors defender, Edward Sarpong has revealed that his penalty miss at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations against South Africa in the third place game as seen him and his family suffer some abuse. Sarpong missed the decisive spot kick which could have qualified Ghana to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games tournament during the penalty shootout against South Africa.The game ended 2-2 after regulation time and Ghana losing the penalty shootout by 5-3.“I’ve been insulted massively in my area and it has even affected my family. “When my sisters go out they are verbally attacked because everyone in our area ... more
  • 6 months Black Meteors defender Edward Sarpong apologizes for penalty miss against South Africa GhanaSoccernet
    Black Meteors defender Edward Sarpong has apologized to Ghanaians after his horrendous penalty kick denied Ghana a place in next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. Sarpong had the chance to end Ghana’s 15-year absence from the Olympic football tournament at the just ended U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.According to the Farense defender, he was confident of scoring the penalty and has asked Ghanaians to forgive him for missing that decisive spot kick.“I will like to plead with all Ghanaians especially those who were affected by it, I am deeply sorry. It wasn’t my intention to the miss that penalty, I ... more
  • 6 months Former Ebusua Dwarfs attacking midfielder Alhaji Mustapha close to joining AshantiGold SC GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ebusua Dwarfs attacking midfielder Alhaji Mustapha Faisal all set to join AshantiGold SC after the expiration of his contract.Faisal is currently a free agent following his decision not to extend his contract with the Cape Coast based side after the Special Competition.Faisal arrived in Obuasi on Monday hoping to a seal deal with the Miners before the new Ghana Premier League begins in can report the player will be putting to paper in the coming days if he passes medicals.Faisal is joining the Gold and Black family on recommendation of coach Ricardo da Rocha who worked with him ... more
  • 6 months Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye: Heavy defeat to Bayern Munich difficult to swallow GhanaSoccernet
    Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom says the Serbian champions have learned bitter lessons from Tuesday night's 6-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League.It was a third straight defeat for the former European champions who have been eliminated from the competition.Boakye Yiadom said: ''Losing by six goals to nil is a difficult result to swallow. Definitely not the kind of performance and results we expected, especially after losing by a large margin to Tottenham the previous match."The quality of our opponents are not in doubt. We are a young, vibrant team that is hoping to ... more
  • 6 months Black Meteors goalkeeper Dan Lad Ibrahim set to join Berekum Chelsea ahead of GPL start GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Dan Lad Ibrahim is set to join Berekum Chelsea on a season long loan from Asante Kotoko, according to reports. The 16-year old has struggled to break into the starting line up of the Porcupine Warriors despite gaining promotion from the youth side last season.Dan Lad made waves after his sterling performances for the Black Starlets at the Africa U-17 championship in Gabon in 2007.However, chances at the Reds has been limited for the youngster following the form of number one goalie Felix Annan and the arrivals of Kwame Baah from Inter Allies and Osei Kwame.A loan spell ... more
  • 6 months Setup of Premier League Management Committee was Kurt’s idea- Tamimu GhanaSoccernet
    The acting Communication Director of the Ghana Football Association, Tamimu Issah has disclosed that the newly created Premier League Management Committee (PLMC) is a brainchild of new FA boss Kurt Okraku’s. He says it was part of the president’s manifesto before he was elected into office.The Premier League Management Committee is expected to do the job of the now defunct Premier League Board.According to Tamimu, the setting up of the Premier League Management Committee is part of the process to ensure the league is run by an autonomous body.“Setting up of the League Management Team is one of President Kurt ... more
  • 6 months Inter Allies adopts Accra Sports Stadium as home venue for 2019/20 GPL season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Inter Allies will adopt the Accra Sports Stadium as it home venue for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season, can confirm.The decision to move from the Tema Sports Stadium to the National Stadium is as a result of the poor nature of the Tema Sports Stadium according to the club’s management.Inter Allies recently hosted a scouting tournament for players at the Accra Sports Stadium which also influenced management decision to change venue due to advise from the scouts.The Accra Sports Stadium will now host Hearts of Oak and Inter Allies for the upcoming Ghana Premier ... more
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