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  • 8 months AshantiGold SC close in on former Ebusua Dwarfs midfielder Stephen Bentil GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC are closing in on the signing of former Ebusua Dwarfs midfielder Stephen Nana Bentil after the player's contract has run out.Bentil has already arrived in Obuasi and has started training with the Miners.GHANAsoccernet.com understand the versatile midfielder will be penning at least a two-year deal with the Gold and Black outfit in the coming days after passing a medical.AshantiGold SC trainer Ricardo da Rocha worked with Bentil during his reign as the head coach of Ebusua Dwarfs where they finished 4th in the 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League season.Bentil has been a key player for Cape Coast based side ... more
  • 8 months Ghanaian duo win Ethiopian Super Cup with Fasil Kenema FC GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian duo Gabriel Ahmed and Osei Mawuli have won the Ethiopian Super Cup with Fasil Kenema FC after beating Mekelle 70 Enderta on Tuesday in Addis Ababa.The midfielder and attacker played full throttle of the game to ensure the Ethiopian Cup winners overcome the league champions with a 1-0 scoreline at the Addis-Abeba stadium to lift the coveted trophy.The Ethiopian Super Cup is the curtain raiser for every new season. It is always between the Ethiopian Cup winners and the Ethiopia Premier League winners.The 2019/2020 Ethiopia Premier League season kicks off on the weekend.Fasil Kenema FC won the Ethiopian Cup ... more
  • 8 months Richmond Boakye-Yiadom features as Red Star Belgrade suffer humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich in UCL GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Richmond Boakye-Yiadom lasted the entire duration as Red Star Belgrade were white washed by German champions Bayern Munich. At the Rajko Mitic Stadium, the Serbian champions suffered their most embarrassing defeat at home after losing 6-0 to the Bavarians.Robert Lewandowski scored the fastest quadruple in Champions League history with his four goals on Tuesday night.The Poland striker took just 14 minutes and 31 seconds to net all four goals.The 31-year old became only the second player to score in nine consecutive group-stage appearances in the competition.Leon Goretzka netted Bayern's opener with a cross from ex-Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, and ... more
  • 8 months Ghanaian forward Dennis Tetteh nets winner for Slavia Mozyr in Belarus GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana youth and Berekum Chelsea profilic striker Dennis Tetteh netted twice in the Belarus top flight on Sunday against Isloch.The 22-year-old attacker shot his team into the lead four minutes after recess with a superb strike.The former Berekum Chelsea striker completed his brace in the 72nd minute when he slotted the ball past the Isloch goalkeeper to ensure Slavia cruise to impressive home win.Slavia Mozyr are now four points from safety after Tetteh’s splendid two goals on Sunday in the Belarus top-flight.with one game more left to draw the curtains down in the Belarus league, Dennis Tetteh is determined ... more
  • 8 months Government is a strategic partner in football development- GFA President Kurt Okraku GhanaSoccernet
    The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku has underlined the role and importance of government as a strategic partner for the development of football in the country.Speaking during a meeting with the National Sports Authority (NSA) in Accra on Tuesday, Kurt Okraku also underscored the need for the GFA to establish a solid partnership with government agencies such as the National Sports Authority, the National Youth Authority, the Ghana Education Service, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, etc."Government is a key partner for the development of sports in Ghana and for us at the GFA, when we talk ... more
  • 8 months Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah confident in new GFA GhanaSoccernet
    Minister of Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah sees a bright future in the new Ghana Football Association. The new President, Kurt Okraku and the Ghana Football Association Executive council paid a courtesy call on the Sports Minister on Tuesday.The Minister congratulated the newly elected officials and tasked the team to revive the game on the domestic front as well as improve the national teams."Your election places huge responsibilities on you to rebrand Ghana football, and as you say, ignite passion," Hon. Asiamah told the GFA."So far, what I have seen gives me an indication of a positive future. I have seen ... more
  • 8 months Gaziantep midfielder Aziz Tetteh undergoes surgery; ruled out for THREE months GhanaSoccernet
    Gaziantep midfielder Abdul Aziz Tetteh has been ruled out for three months after undergoing surgery to correct a knee injury.The 29-year-old suffered the injury in September when he was substituted after ten minutes in the 1-1 draw with Goztepe in the Turkish Super Lig.He underwent treatment at the club but still complained of pains in his knee.Gaziantep later decided to perform surgery after detailed research and health checks.Tetteh was a regular for Gaziantep and had featured in all six league matches. ... more
  • 8 months UEFA Champions League: Richmond Boakye named in Red Star Belgrade starting XI to face Bayern GhanaSoccernet
    Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has made a return to the Red Star Belgrade starting line-up to face Bayern Munich at home on Tuesday night in their UEFA Champions League Group B clash.Three weeks ago, he was a second half substitute in the 4-0 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.Boakye missed last Saturday's 2-0 win at Radnicki  Nis in the Serbian Super Liga.Last week, his solitary goal gave Red Star a 1-0  win over FK Macva Sabac in the Cup match.Boakye has been battling injuries this season and that has restricted him to six league appearances, having scored one goal. ... more
  • 8 months Manchester United target Mohammed Salisu has £10m transfer release clause GhanaSoccernet
    English Premier League giants Manchester United must cough up £10 million to sign Real Valladolid defender Mohammed Salisu.The 20-year-old has impressed in La Liga and attracted a lot interest since breaking into Valladolid first team in 2018 .United's scouts have extensively reported on the centre back and want to make a move this summer.The player’s agent is the father of United play maker Juan Mata and that could help the club in getting their target.Football Espana claims United must fend interest from Everton, Newcastle, Southampton and Norwich City.Salisu has scored one goal in 14 appearances in La Liga appearances so ... more
  • 8 months VIDEO: Royal Antwerp defender Daniel Opare winning fitness battle after posting intensive workout GhanaSoccernet
    Royal Antwerp defender Daniel Opare is set to ready for action before the winter break after posting an intensive workout video.The Ghana international has been out since June when suffering a serious knee injury in pre-season.Opare limped off during a friendly against lower division side Brasschaat after colliding with an opponent who fell on his knee.He underwent surgery to correct what was reported to be a cruciate ligament injury.On Monday, the versatile player posted a video of him scaling over hurdles on the training pitch. Step by step we getting there 🔜⚽️ #GodFirst🙏 # pic.twitter.com/TNzbT7tlaO— DANIEL OPARE OFFICIAL (@opare4_daniel) November 25, ... more
  • 8 months Afriyie Acquah ‘fumes’ at Yeni Malatyaspor’s draw with Fenerbahce in Turkish Super Lig GhanaSoccernet
    Yeni Malatyaspor ace Afriyie Acquah is unhappy his side dropped points at home to Fenerbahce last Sunday in the Turkish Super Lig.Despite dominating possession, the home team played out a 0-0 draw.Despite without a defeat in their last five games, Yeni Malatyaspor are also winless in three matches."It wasn't the best of performance ,we could have played better. We were very poor on the  day and we need to improve on our performance and the results if we have any aspirations of securing a spot for Europe next season," Acquah said.Asked If the results in last three games could negatively ... more
  • 8 months Juan Mata’s dad behind Mohammed Salisu reported move to Manchester United GhanaSoccernet
    Real Valladolid whiz kid Mohammed Salisu has emerged as a January transfer target for Manchester United.The young centre-back is represented by father of Manchester United star Juan Mata and that makes the move to Old Trafford a possibility.According to El Diario De Valladolid, as many as four English Premier League sides are interested in Ghanaian prospect.Norwich and Southampton are the latest to express interest and have joined Everton and Newcastle United.Salisu is yet to extend his contract at the Spanish club.The 20-year-old has made 20 league appearances and scored one goal so far in the La Liga.  ... more
  • 8 months SV Reid star Kennedy Boateng wins award in Austria GhanaSoccernet
    SV Reid defender Kennedy Boateng has been voted the second best player in the Upper Austria region at the prestigious Krone Sport Gala in Linz.The former WAFA player was beaten to the top prize by LASK Linz captain Gernot Trauner.Boateng polled 83,507 votes.Kickerwahl Krone is an award for the best footballer in the Linz region for players in the top-flight and second-tier.The centre back-cum-defensive midfielder has been in fine form for Ried with one goal in 11 matches.SV Reid are joint leaders of the 2.Liga with 35 points behind Austria Klagenfurt. ... more
  • 8 months Former Ghana youth midfielder Gladson Awako edges closer to Great Olympics switch GhanaSoccernet
    Great Olympics are on the verge of signing former Ghana youth midfielder Gladson Awako ahead of the upcoming Ghana Premier League season.Awako is a free agent at the moment after parting ways with American USL Championship side Phoenix Rising a year ago.Information gathered by GHANASoccernet.com indicate that the 28-year-old has begun talks with the AGOSU Boys over a possible return to the Ghana Premier League.He will become the Accra-based side's third marquee signing after Emmanuel Clottey and Godfred Saka should he finalized negotiations in the coming days.The former Heart of Lions ace is member of the Ghana national under-20 football team at 2009 ... more
  • 8 months Joseph Paintsil to make Champions League debut against Salzburg GhanaSoccernet
     After four matches played in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, Ghana International Joseph Paintsil will play his first game against Salzburg on match day five at the Cristal Arena on Wednesday.The 21-year old was left out of the team’s squad in recent matches due to some confrontations with former coach Felice Mazzu.The club announced the sacking of the coach last Tuesday stating that, “KRC Genk part ways with Felice Mazzu”, the club said on its website.Mazzu was sacked after slipping to ninth place on the league log and losing three matches out of four in their Champions’ ... more
  • 8 months GFA propose US$10.8 million budget to Government for sponsorship of 2019/20 season GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association have proposed a budget of US$10.8 million to Government for the running of the 2019/2020 domestic competitions.GHANAsoccernet.com understand about US$2.8 million has been allocated for the organisation of the Ghana Premier League alone.The rest of the amount will be taking care of the organisations of the Division One League, Women's League, the FA Cups amongst others.There are have been no domestic competitions since the number 12 football corruption exposé in June 2018.The Ministry of Youth and Sports sponsored a Special competition under the management Normalisation Committee to get the clubs busy.The Ghana Football Association are seeking ... more
  • 8 months Great Olympics to use El Wak as home for Ghana Premier League games GhanaSoccernet
    Great Olympics will play their Ghana Premier League home games at the El Wak Stadium in Accra. The club have decided against using the Accra Sports Stadium, a venue they have been using alongside rivals Hearts of Oak anytime they compete in the top-flight.18 clubs will compete in this season’s league following the addition of Great Olympics and King Faisal at the October 25 Elective Congress. However, five clubs will be relegated.The league is expected to start on December 28. ... more
  • 8 months Great Olympics ask Asante Kotoko about availability of Kwame Boahene – Reports GhanaSoccernet
    Great Olympics have asked about the availability of Asante Kotoko winger Kwame Boahene, according to local reports.The Accra-based club are in the market searching for experience players to bolster their squad ahead of the new season and have inquired about Boahene, who is struggling to find his feet in Kumasi.The 26-year-old's contract with the Porcupine Warriors lads will run out next month with several clubs lined up for his signature.Great Olympics have already announced the signing of Emmanuel Clottey and Godfred Saka ahead of the 2019/20 season.Boahene joined Asante Kotoko on a three-year deal in 2016 from Medeama SC for ... more
  • 8 months Medeama chief denies agreement on penalties after draws in Ghana league matches GhanaSoccernet
    A top official of Ghana Premier League side Medeama has denied reports that the Ghana Football Association has agreed to play penalties after draws in league matches.Patrick Akoto, who acts as spokesperson for Ghana Premier League clubs, revealed that even though talks about the recent penalty woes of the country was held the matter must be referred to congress before they can be an agreement to solve the problem of the shoot-outs via the domestic leagues can be reached.This comes after widespread reports suggested that that the Executive Council and the clubs in the top-flight had agreed on the move ... more
  • 8 months VIDEO: Osman Bukari grabs winner as AS Trenčín beat Spartak Trnava in Slovakia GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Osman Bukari was the hero and villain for AS Trenčín in their league win against FC Spartak Trnava on Saturday. The Black Meteors attacker netted a 39th minute winner for the club as they climbed sixth on the Slovakian topflight league.Despite netting the winner in the first half, Bukari was shown a red card in the 87th minute after picking a second yellow.Osman Bukari was shown a yellow card ten minutes earlier before receiving his marching orders.The 20-year old attacker has been in sensational form for the Slovak Super League side, netting 4 goals in 16 games.Watch video below:  ... more
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