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  • 4 weeks Cameroonians give 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final referees rousing heroes’ welcome GhanaSoccernet
    Cameroonian referee Sidi Neant Alioum Alioum and his two assistants Evarist Menkouande and Elvis Nguengoue received a resounding welcome after officiating in the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.The trio arrived in Yaoundé on Sunday as fans stood on the streets to cheer and welcome them.Even though the national team failed to go beyond the round of 16, the referees lifted the Cameroon flag very high by taking control of the final game between Senegal and Algeria last Friday.Alioum and his two assistant referees were the first Cameroonian officials to handle a final match in the history of ... more
  • 4 weeks FEATURE: ‘Logolisation’ Committee, Just fix what is broken GhanaSoccernet
    After the Normalization Committee had their tenure extended by FIFA to continue to run football affairs in Ghana while football Ghana awaits a new set of governing body, football lovers met this move with mixed feelings.While many thought the extension was in place to clear the house for a new life in Ghana football, others believed once the calendar showed 31st March; the normalization committee should refrain from acting as Ghana’s football governing body and pave way for a properly elected set to run football affairs.On the score of the successes of the Normalization Committee while standing in the gap for ... more
  • 4 weeks 2019 Ghana Football Awards: The full list of winners on glitzy gala night GhanaSoccernet
    Thomas Partey and sensational Black Maidens attacker Abdulai Mukarama were big winners at the second edition of the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Sunday.The awards gala held at the Mariot Hotel in Accra presented some glitz and glamour, with former and present footballers, as well as journalists and some top personalities in the country attending the event.Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey successfully retained the footballer of the year award to add to the male footballer of the year award.Abdulai Mukarama emerged female footballer of the year and was also awarded the rising star of Ghana football.Other winners on ... more
  • 4 weeks Ex-Liberty Professionals captain Samuel Sarfo finalizes switch to Saudi second-tier side Al Khaleej FC GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Samuel Sarfo has completed his move to Saudi Arabian club Al Khaleej FC on a free transfer.Sarfo was available as a free agent after his contract with Iranian top-flight side Saipa FC expired at the end of the 2018/2019 campaign.The 28-year-old featured 31 times for Saipa FC in the Iranian championship last season.Al Khaleej FC is a second tier side which aim to gain promotion to the Saudi top-flight next season.   ... more
  • 4 weeks Ghanaian midfielder Isaac Twum cameos as IK Start thrash Hamkam in Norway GhanaSoccernet
    Former Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum climbed off the bench to help Norwegian Division 1 side IK Start to victory on Sunday. Twum came on in the 64th minute to replace Erlend Segberg as they thrashed Tamkam 4-1 to start the second round on a bright note.Isaac Twum helped the home side to record their 8th win of the campaign after 13 matches played.‬‪It’s a good start for IK Start to begin the second round on a good note and would only hope to move steadily on this success rope.‬‪They’re 4th on the log with a game in hand and 10 ... more
  • 4 weeks Ashantigold line up international friendly against Burkinabe side Rahimo FC on Wednesday GhanaSoccernet
    CAF Confederations Cup campaigners Ashantigold will host Burkinabe side Rahimo FC in Obuasi on Wednesday in an international friendly. The Miners, who are preparing for their preliminary stage CAF Confederations cup game against Akonangoui next month will play Rahimo FC at the Len Clay stadium on Wednesday.Rahimo FC have been in Ghana preparing for the start of the Burkina Faso top flight league.They played Asante Kotoko on Sunday, losing 2-1 to the Ghanaian giants but will stay on to play the miners.Ashantigold have been preparing for the start of the new season and have signed three players so far for the ... more
  • 4 weeks Betway Talent Search 2019: Desire FC wins Northern Zone GhanaSoccernet
    Obuasi-based Desire FC are the first team to qualify for the national finals of the 2019 edition of the Betway Talent Search after emerging champions of the Northern Zone on Saturday, 20 July 2019.Desire FC beat off stiff competition from seven other teams namely Jachie Stars, Mex FC, Asec FC, Hamburg FC, Sampdoria FC and Tamale Utrecht FC to be crowned champions at the Ejisu Community Park.They won the final match 1-0 against Kumasi-based Asec FCThe Betway Talent Search coaches Stephen Appiah, Godfried Aduobe, Thabo Senong, Maxwell Konadu, Sam Johnson, Eric Antwi Ofori, Helman Mkhalele and Augustine Ahinful picked the best players ... more
  • 4 weeks Columbus Crew forward David Accam dedicates match winning goal against Montreal Impact to fans GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward David Accam has dedicated his match winning goal to fans of Columbus Crew after a hard fought win over Montreal Impact on Saturday. Accam scored the winner for Columbus Crew just a minute after the break, following a swift move from the Gold and Blacks."I think today’s game was huge for us and what we spoke about was to get a win – no matter what, we should get a win today," he said after the game."I think we have played really well in some games, but we didn’t get a result, and today we just wanted to get ... more
  • 4 weeks Burkina Faso appoint Kamou Malo as new head coach GhanaSoccernet
    Burkina Faso have appointed local gaffer Kamou Malo as the new head coach of the national team, replacing Paulo Duarte.Duarte has his contract expiring on 31st July, 2019 but the Football Federation have decided not to extend or renew his stay.The Portuguese coach failed to qualify the Stallions to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, reason why he won't have his contract renewed.Malo, 56, is currently head coach of local side US Forces Armées (USFA) and has previously led teams like AS SONABEL, Rail Club Kadiogo and SC Majestic all in the Burkina Faso championship.Malo is also the ... more
  • 4 weeks VIDEO: Red-hot Isaac Atanga scores again but Nordsjaelland lose at FC Midtjylland in Danish top-flight GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Isaac Atanga scored the opener but Nordsjaelland went on to lose 2-1 at FC Midtjylland in the Danish Super Liga.The 18-year-old found the back of the net-for the second consecutive time- in the sixth minute to put the visitors on the board.But the home team stormed back and levelled after 28 minutes when Evander converted a spot-kick.In the 56th minute Ayo Simon Okosun snatched the match winner.Nordsjaelland's starting XI had four Ghanaian players, including Godsway Donyoh, Francis Abu and Abdul Mumin.In the second half, Abu was substituted on 66 minutes, Clinton Antwi was introduced after 77 minutes, Ibrahim ... more
  • 4 weeks Frank Acheampong bags BRACE as Tianjin Teda draw 3-3 with Emmanuel Boateng’s Dalian Yifang GhanaSoccernet
    Frank Acheampong scored two goals and provided an assist as Tianjin Teda conceded late to draw 3-3 at home with Emmanuel Boateng's Dalian Yifang in the Chinese Super League.Belgium international Yannick Carrasco gave Dalian the lead in the 26th minute but Acheampong set up  Sandro Wanger to snatch the equalizer after 32 minutes.Two minutes later Acheampong scored to give Tianjin Teda the lead and turned the game on its head.Carrasco equalised just after half time and new Rondon was introduced in the 59th minute for Boateng when Qin Sheng was sent off.Acheampong grabbed his second from the penalty spot, it ... more
  • 1 month VIDEO: Asante Kotoko beat Burkinabe side Rahimo 2-1 in friendly GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko rallied from behind to beat Burkinabe side Rahimo FC 2-1 in a friendly match played on Sunday in Kumasi.Kelvin Andoh scored the winner for the Porcupine Warriors in injury-time, following Martin Antwi's 74th-minute leveller to Rahimo FC's first-half goal.The match forms part of Kotoko's preparations for the 2019/20 CAF Champions League.Kotoko have been drawn against Kano Pillars of Nigeria in the preliminary qualifying round .  ... more
  • 1 month Kumasi-based Kharis Sports Academy pip Accra-based Greengen FC to win Gothia U18 Cup GhanaSoccernet
    Kharis Sports Academy defeated another Ghanaian side Greengen FC 1-0 to win the Boys U18 tournament at the 2019 Gothia Cup in Sweden.Foster Agyei slotted home after the ball had been headed across the box by his teammate from a free-kick in the 27th minute.The match was a gruelling contest and was interrupted with several fouls.''We train a lot of set-pieces, and I was really happy to be able to score from one,'' said Agyei the goal scorer.''The support here is fantastic, we really appreciate it.'' ... more
  • 1 month Felix Annan: Asante Kotoko ace crowned Ghana’s Best Goalkeeper GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko No.1 Felix Annan has been crowned the Best Goalkeeper in the country at the Ghana Football Awards.The gloves man was impressive in the year under review during their off-season campaign and the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup.His exploits earned him a slot in Ghana's squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where he was third choice. ... more
  • 1 month Asante Kotoko appoint journalist Kennedy Boakye Ansah as new Public Relations Officer GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have appointed Kennedy Boakye Ansah as the club's new Public Relations Officer.Boakye Ansah, who works with the state-owned Ghana Television, replaces Lawyer Samuel Sarfo Duku who is now the Head of Administration and Legal Affairs.A club statement read: ''Management has with immediate effect re-assigned Samuel Sarfo Duku to be the Head of Administration and Legal Affairs of the club.''He is to co-ordinate the affairs of all the departments in the club and report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), George Amoako."Consequently, Management has appointed [journalist] Kennedy Boakye Ansah as the Public Relation Officer of the club. ... more
  • 1 month Ghana Football Awards: Mukarama Abdulai wins Women’s Football & Future Star awards GhanaSoccernet
    Former Black Maidens captain Mukarama Abdulai was named Women's Footballer of the Year and Future Star gongs at the Ghana Football Awards on Sunday in Accra.The 17-year-old was by far the most successful women's footballer in the country for her stellar achievements.She was awarded the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Golden Shoe after scoring seven goals at the tournament.The Northern Ladies player was also adjudged the third best player at the tournament.The 2019 Ghana Football Awards was held at the Accra Marriot City Hotel. Women's footballer of the yearI am forever grateful Ya Allah for all the blessings and favours ... more
  • 1 month Asante Kotoko win friendly against Burkinabe side Rahimo FC GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko rallied from behind to beat Burkinabe side Rahimo FC 2-1 in a friendly match played on Sunday in Kumasi.Kelvin Andoh scored the winner for the Porcupine Warriors in injury-time, following Martin Antwi's 74th-minute leveller to Rahimo FC's first-half goal.The match forms part of Kotoko's preparations for the CAF Champions League.Kotoko have been drawn against Kano Pillars of Nigeria in the preliminary round. ... more
  • 1 month OFFICIAL: Herve Renard resigns as Morocco coach after failing to win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations GhanaSoccernet
    Herve Renard has stepped down as head coach of Morocco after failing to guide the Atlas Lions to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this year.The Royal Moroccan Football Federation earlier this week denied reports the Frenchman had stepped down, but Renard used social media to confirm he has left his post.Morocco endured a disappointing campaign, exiting the competition in shock circumstances in the round of 16 with a 4-1 penalty shoot-out defeat to Benin following a 1-1 draw.The 50-year-old took over the Atlas Lions in February 2016 and guided them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, their first qualification in ... more
  • 1 month AshantiGold to play Akonangui FC of Equatorial Guinea in CAF Confederation Cup prelims GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold will face  Equatoguinean side Akonangui FC in the preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup which starts next month.The Miners will travel to Equatorial Guinea for the first leg on the weekend of 9-11 August with the return leg scheduled for Obuasi on the weekend of 23-25 August.Ashgold qualified for the Confederation Cup after clinching the tier II trophy of the Normalisation Committee's special competition.They will be hoping to reach the group stage which is also referred to as the money zone. ... more
  • 1 month CAF Champions League: Asante Kotoko to face Kano Pillars of Nigeria in prelims GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko have been drawn against Kano Pillars of Nigeria in the preliminary round of the 2020 CAF Champions League which gets underway next month.The first leg of the tie will take place in Kano on the weekend of August 9-11 with the return leg at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on the weekend of 23-25 August.Kotoko qualified to represent the country after winning the Normalisation Committee's special competition Tier I.Their opponents, Kano, on the other hand, finished as in the Nigeria Premier League last season.Kotoko will be hoping to reach the group stage of a Caf inter-club competition for the ... more
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