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  • 3 days VIDEO: David Accam on target for Columbus Crew in draw with Toronto FC GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward David Accam was on target for Columbus Crew as they were held 2-2 by Toronto FC in the Major League Soccer on Saturday night.Toronto FC attackerJonathan Osorio stunned the home fans with his 42nd minute goal.But Pedro Santos drew parity for the hosts three minutes after recess.Columbus Crew fans at the Mapre Stadium went into jubilant mood in the 82nd minute after David — who replaced Connor Maloney in the 80th minute — drove his low shot pass goalkeeper Quentin Westberg after receiving a simple pass from compatriot Harrison Afful.But the visitors fought back to equalize through Jozy ... more
  • 3 days Lumor & Baba shine as Real Mallorca record victory on La Liga return GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian duo Baba Mohammed and Lumor Agbenyenu excelled as Real Mallorca beat Eibar 2-1 in the Spanish Laliga opener on Saturday.Real Mallorca — who are making a return to the Spanish top-flight in eight years — demonstrated attacking intent and deservedly went up 1-0 courtesy Daniel Rodríguez’s 4th minute strike.Despite Mallorca finishing the first half stronger, Eibar improved after the break before going ahead to grab the equalizer in the 59th minute through Paulo Olivieira.Olivieira’s night soon turned sour after putting the ball at his own back in the 75th minute which turned out to be the winning goal for ... more
  • 3 days Joseph Paintsil opens goalscoring account as KRC Genk thump Waasland-Beveren GhanaSoccernet
    KRC Genk forward Joseph Paintsil got off the mark for the season with freak goal as they walloped Waasland-Beveren 4-0 in Week 4 of the Belgian Jupilar Pro League on Saturday.After both teams exhibited fantastic attacking play in the early part of the encounter, Genk shot into the lead in the 21st minute through Joseph Paintsil.The Ghanaian frontman reacted quickly to stumble on Junya Ito’s cross.Second half hat-trick by Tanzanian forward Mbwana Samata was enough for the visitors to leave to the Freethiel Stadion with a 4-0 victory.Paintsil, who provided one assist for Samata’s goals, enjoyed full throttle of the ... more
  • 3 days Majeed Ashimeru marks competitive debut for Red Bull Salzburg in league thumping win at St. Pölten GhanaSoccernet
    Talented midfielder Majed Ashimeru played his first competitive match for Red Bull Salzburg on Saturday in their 6-0 league win over St. Pölten.The Ghana youth international replaced Japanese star Takumi Minamino- who scored the fourth goal-in the 67th minute.Salzburg head coach Jesse Marsch decided to give Ashimeru some game time after impressing in the friendly matches against Chelsea and Real Madrid.The 21-year-old was an unused substitute in their opening three matches against Rapid Wien, Mattersburg and Wolfsberger AC. ... more
  • 3 days Francis Narh’s solo strike enough for Slavia Mozyr to topple Dnyapro in Belarusian Championship GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana youth striker Francis Narh debut goal for Slavia Mozyr was enough to down Dnyapro 1-0 in the Belarusian top-flight League on Saturday.Narh joined the Yunost Stadium outfit on a free transfer until the end of the season this summer.After failing to hit the target in his first three games, the 25-year-old showed his quality in front of goal after hitting a 16th minute strike to ensure the side pipped Dnyapro 1-0 at home.He was adjudged the best player of the game after enjoying full throttle for the victors.Meanwhile, his compatriot and teammate Dennis Tetteh was replaced in the ... more
  • 3 days Majeed Ashimeru marks competitive debut for Red Bull Salzburg in league thumping win over St. Pölten win over GhanaSoccernet
    Talented midfielder Majed Ashimeru played his first competitive match for Red Bull Salzburg on Saturday in their 6-0 league win over St. Pölten.The Ghana youth international replaced Japanese star Takumi Minamino- who scored the fourth goal-in the 67th minute.Salzburg head coach Jesse Marsch decided to give Ashimeru some game time after impressing in the friendly matches against Chelsea and Real Madrid.The 21-year-old was an unused substitute in their opening three matches against Rapid Wien, Mattersburg and Wolfsberger AC. ... more
  • 3 days Sierra Leone FA firm on Sellas Tetteh appointment; name his deputies GhanaSoccernet
    The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has declared that Sellas Tetteh remains as the national team head coach.Tetteh got the job after beating other shortlisted competitors including Goran Stevanovic, Peter Butler, Tahseen Jabbary and John Keister.But news went rife shortly after his appointment that the Sierra Leone sports ministry did not recognize him as national team trainer — claiming that the selection process did not come to a logical conclusion and was incomplete.However, the FA has rejected the claims after endorsing 2009 U20 World Cup winner’s appointment.The SLFA also concluded by naming the deputy coaches the Ghanaian tactician will be working ... more
  • 3 days Sadat Karim climbs from bench to hit winner for Halmstads BK against Vasteraas SK GhanaSoccernet
    Sadat Karim came off the bench to score the winning goal for Halmstads BK as they toppled Vasteraas SK in the Swedish Superettan League on Saturday.Rasmus Wiedesheim-Paul fetched the initiative  from 12 yards in the 5th minute before Mikael Boman ended the first half in a 2-0 win in favor of Halmstads BK with his goal on the 25th minute.But two second half goals f Simon Johansson and Karwan Safari got two quick goals on the 71st and 79th minute respectively for the visitors.However, Sadat — who was introduced in the 66th minute, poked in a late winner for Halmstads.Sadat’s compatriot Thomas ... more
  • 3 days Joseph Attamah tastes win on Rizespor debut in Turkish Super Lig as second half sub GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Joseph Attamah was a second half substitute for Rizespor in their 1-0 season opener win at Gençlerbirliği.The Ghana international was introduced on the hour mark to replace Ivorian Ismaël Tiémoko Diomandé.Six minutes later Rizespor scored through Dario Melnjak which sealed the points for the  Black Sea Sparrowhawks.Attamah joined the top-flight side on a season-long loan deal from Istanbul Başakşehir. ... more
  • 3 days Halmstads BK hero Sadat Karim delighted with victory over Vasteraas SK GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian forward Sadat Karim has taken to Twitter to express his excitement over Halmstads BK win over Vasteraas SK in the Swedish second-tier league on Saturday.The Blue and Whites nearly drew with Vasteraas BK at the Solid Park Arena after throwing away two goals lead.Goals from Rasmus Wiedesheim-Paul and Mikael Boman looked to have secured the maximum points for the visitors.But two second half goals from Simon Johansson and Karwan dented Halmstads BK ambition of clinching maximum points from the game.However, a late strike from substitute Karim Sadat broke the hearts of the hosts as Halmstads finished the game with a ... more
  • 3 days Medeama star Tahiru Awudu bags brace as Ghana beat Burundi 2-1 in 2019 African Games opener GhanaSoccernet
    Medeama striker Tahiru Awudu bagged a brace for Ghana's Under-20 side in their 2-1 win over Burundi top open their campaign in the African Games on Saturday.The 19-year-old scored the goals in the first half to hand the West African giants the victory at the at the Stade Municipal El Manssouria.The predatory striker opened the scoring in the 16th minute with a sublime finish before adding to his tally five minutes later.Burundi got back into the game with a goal and could have shared the spoils after their second goal was disallowed.Coach Yaw Preko's side looked the most threatening side with ... more
  • 3 days Patrick Twumasi included in Gaziantep FK squad for Fenerbahce showdown GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Patrick Twumasi could make his Gazişehir Gaziantep FK debut after he was named in the squad for the Turkish League opener against Fenerbahce on Monday.Twumasi joined the Red and White lads on a season-long loan deal from Spanish outfit Deportivo Alaves on Thursday.But after training with his new teammates on Friday and Saturday, coach Marius Șumudică is convinced of the Ghanaian qualities hence has included him in the squad for the match at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday.The 25-year-old is the third Ghanaian to be named in the side’s squad after Aziz Tetteh and Raman Chibsah. ... more
  • 3 days Portuguese side CA Ouriense Feminino sign Rosemary Ampem on two-year deal GhanaSoccernet
    CA Ouriense Feminino have completed the signing of Ghana defender Rosemary Ampem, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.The Black Queens centre back penned a two-year deal with the Portuguese top side on Saturday joining from Immigration Ladies FC.The 26-year-old had a short spell at ŽFK Mašinac PZP in Serbia in the 2018/2019 season.Ampem was part of Ghana's gold winning squad at the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.By Nuhu Adams ... more
  • 3 days MTN8: Mohammed Anas on target as Polokwane City oust holders Cape Town to reach semis GhanaSoccernet
    Striker Mohammed Anas scored to help Polokwane City progressed to the MTN8 semi-finals after a 2-0 win over defending champions Cape Town City on Saturday afternoon.Anas curled in an opener in the 25th minute after capitalizing on poor defending.Polokwane earned a penalty after a one-two between Anas and Nku forced Mobara to trip the latter on the hour mark.But goalkeeper Peter Leeuwenburgh palmed away Sibusiso Mbonani’s spot-kick.In the 83rd minute, substitute Charlton Mashumba produced a neat finish seven minutes from time with a curling strike from just inside the box to the bottom corner. ... more
  • 3 days Andre Ayew makes substitute appearance as Swansea maintain unbeaten start to season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana captain was involved in Swansea City's 3-2 victory over Preston in the English Championship on Saturday.The win at the Liberty Stadium keeps the Swans unbeaten start to the new campaign.Ayew, who has been heavily linked with a move away from the club this summer, was brought on in the 22nd minute to replace Nathan Dyer.The 29-year-old produced a strong performance to help Swansea come from behind to earn three points and move up to fourth on the table.This is Ayew's second appearance for the club amid transfer rumours. He marked his first on Tuesday night with a brace in ... more
  • 3 days Jospeh Aidoo benched as Celta Vigo lose La Liga opener against Real Madrid GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo was left on the bench for Celta Vigo's La Liga opener which ended in a 3-1 defeat against Real Madrid on Saturday.The 23-year-old summer signing from Genk watched on as his teammates conceded three goals at their home grounds in Balaídos.Celta played well and had a man advantage from the 55th minute but could not overcome a highly-motivated Real Madrid side with Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Lucas Vazquez finding the back of the net.Celta's consolation goal arrived in stoppage time when 18-year-old Iker Losada scored two minutes after coming off the bench to make his first-team ... more
  • 4 days AshantiGold beat Desire Academy in training match to prepare for Akonangui FC return leg GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC saw off lower side Desire Academy with a 2-0 win in a test match on Saturday morning at the Len Clay stadium.The Miners are preparing for their CAF Confederation Cup fixture next week.Brazilian coach Ricardo da Rocha gave all the squad some minutes including duo Amos Kofi Nkrumah and Appiah McCarthy who are returning from injuries.The Gold and Blacks broke the duck of the match in the 20th minute after Shafiu Mumuni connected a cross from Kwadwo Amoako on the right.Desire Academy came close to levelling, but failed to convert any of the scoring opportunities that came their ... more
  • 4 days Ghanaian trio benched by Fortuna Düsseldorf in Bundesliga opener GhanaSoccernet
    All three Ghanaian players Bernard Tekpetey, Kassim Adams and Kelvin Ofori will start from the bench in Fortuna Düsseldorf's Bundesliga opener at Werder Bremen.The trio were impressive in pre-season and last week's German Cup win and many thought at least one could have earned a starting role.But Head coach Friedhelm Funkel has a different strategy for this away game.Adams, a centre back, joined two weeks ago on loan from TSG Hoffenheim and despite his experience will be a substitute.Midfielder Ofori came off the bench to replace injured countryman Nana Ampomah in the Cup win last Saturday.Striker Bernard Tekpetey started last ... more
  • 4 days Captain Solomon Asante becomes Phoenix Rising all-time top scorer with 32 goals GhanaSoccernet
    Solomon Asante has become Phoenix Rising's all-time top scorer with 32 goals after Friday's brace in the 4-2 win against Reno 1868 FC in the USL Championship.The captain scored two penalties in the second half to lead the scorers chart in the league with 18 goals.Phoenix Rising's have now extended their winning streak to 14."We have been breaking records together as well," Asante said."I feel fantastic breaking this (personal) record, but I want to thank my teammates because without them, I couldn't have gotten this far." ... more
  • 4 days PHOTOS: Ernest Asante arrives in Saudi Arabia to start Al-Hazem career GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian winger Ernest Asante has touched down in Saudi Arabia to begin his Al-Hazem adventure.Asante signed a two-year contract with an option for one more year from United Arab Emirates outfit Al Jazira where he spent just one season.The 30-year-old becomes the sixth foreign player in Al-Hazem who finished 13th in the 16 league table in Saudi and needed a playoff to retain their top-flight status.The speedy wideman landed in the Gulf country on Thursday where he was met by the club’s officials.Check out the pictures of his arrival below;Last season, the former IK Start, Staebek and Nordsjaelland player scored ... more
  • 4 days OFFICIAL: Defender Regina Antwi of Hasaacas Ladies signs for Hungarian side Diósgyőri VTK GhanaSoccernet
    Black Queens defender Regina Antwi has completed a move to Hungarian side Diósgyőri VTK Women, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.The 23-year-old signed a two-year deal with the Hungarian top-flight side on Saturday.Regina spent five seasons with Hasaacas Ladies FC from 2014 to 2019 before leaving Ghana for European football experience.She was a key member of the Ghana team that won bronze at the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup in 2012 in Azerbaijan.The centre back has also had caps for the Ghana U20 (Black Princesses) and senior national teams. ... more
  • 4 days Female star Mukarama Abdulai leaves for school at Tyler Junior College in Texas, USA GhanaSoccernet
    Black Maidens captain Mukarama Abdulai has left for the United States of America to further her education and play alongside.The 18-year-old has been offered a scholarship at Tyler Junior College in Texas.Abdulai has been touted for greatness after being named Women's Footballer of the Year and Future Star of the Year at the 2019 Ghana Football Awards last month.She shot to fame after winning the Golden Shoe (top scorer) Award at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup with seven goals in Uruguay. ... more
  • 4 days Kevin-Prince Boateng: I was close to joining Manchester United but… GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng has disclosed he was on the verge of joining Manchester United after leaving AC Milan but the deal collapsed due to uncertainty about his position.Boateng enjoyed three fantastic seasons at Italian giants AC Milan, scoring 10 goals in 74 appearances in all competitions — helping them to win the Scudetto and Italian Cup in 2011.According to the Ghana international, he had a great chance of joining to English giants Manchester United after leaving the Rossonerri but then Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson was not sure about where to field across the front line hence the ... more
  • 4 days Hearts of Oak players at Black Stars ‘B’ camp pose for the cameras GhanaSoccernet
     Hearts of Oak players invited to the Black Stars ‘B’ for the upcoming  Championship for African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers against Burkina Faso took a group photograph after the team’s training session held at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.Maxwell Konadu’s side is dominated by Hearts of Oak players with about seven of them named in the squad.Players from the fold of Accra Heats of Oak who would made it to the team are goalkeeper, Gabriel Nudakpa, Mohammed Fatau, Mohammed Alhassan, Benjamin Agyare, Abdul Manaf, Benjamin Afutu Kotey and Joseph Esso.   ... more
  • 4 days Sassuolo defender Claud Adjapong close to Hellas Verona switch GhanaSoccernet
    Italian-born of Ghanaian descent Claud Adjapong is reportedly on the verge of a move to Hellas Verona, on loan with €8m option to buy.According to reports in Italy, the 21-year-old right-back has been given permission to talk to Verona who will sign the player on a free loan deal but with the option to make it permanent next summer.Adjapong is an Italy Under-21 international with 14 caps for the Azzurrini.He was born in Modena and spent his entire career at Sassuolo, coming up through their youth academy.Adjapong only managed five Serie A appearances last season, still scoring one goal.That was ... more
  • 4 days VIDEO: Solomon Asante hits brace for Phoenix Rising’s record 14th consecutive USL win GhanaSoccernet
    Captain Solomon Asante converted two penalties to help Phoenix Rising FC beat Reno 1868 FC 4-2 on Friday night to set a new record of 14 straight wins.The hosts scored first in the 20th minute after Junior Flemmings curled a low effort past Reno goalkeeper Matt Bersano.The second half started differently for Reno as Daniel Musovski was able to pull one back in the 53rd minute.But a converted penalty from MVP candidate Solomon Asante just before the hour and a second quick strike from Mustapha Dumbuya allowed Phoenix to not only regain their lead but extend it.The visitors made things ... more
  • 4 days CAF CL: Preparations far advanced ahead of Pillars game- Kotoko PRO GhanaSoccernet
     Asante Kotoko Communications Director Kennedy Boakye-Ansah has assured the fans of a win in their second leg encounter against Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the CAF Champions League.The game comes off on August 25 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.The Porcupine Warriors lost the first leg by 3-2 at the Sannie Abachie Sports Stadium a week ago.Speaking to the media on the preparations made by the team ahead of the second leg encounter, Kennedy Boakye-Ansah said preparations are far advanced and is confident of a victory ahead of the game."Preparations are far advance ahead of our game against Kano Pillars ... more
  • 4 days EXCLUSIVE: Saudi Arabian club Al Adalah FC makes offer for Ghanaian defender Richard Baffuor GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Richard Baffuor is set to join Saudi Arabian side Al Adalah, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.GHANASoccernet.com can report that the Saudi pro league new comers have made a bid for the 29-year old.However, his current club Al Ismailly are yet to sanction the move with management of the club unwilling to lose the defender without a replacement.Ghana’s number one can also reveal that, Al Adalah have tabled an amount of $150,000 for the player.Baffour has been an important player for Al Ismailly since joining Bechem United. ... more
  • 4 days Agent denies Kingsley Sarfo has been released from prison GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Kingsley Sarfo has not been released from prison in Sweden, according to his agent Niklas Strand.Widespread reports in the local media indicated that Sarfo had been released in Sweden and joined Asante Kotoko.According to reports, Sarfo was among the players unveiled by the Porcupine Warriors on Friday night at Manhyia Palace.“Kingsley Sarfo has not been released from prision and he has not signed with Asante Kotoko so disregard such stories,” Niklas Strand, former agent of the player told AshesGyamera.com.“Kingsley was superhot everywhere before his problems so people would definitely try to link him with clubs but the fact ... more
  • 4 days PFAG wishes mdifielder Agyemang-Badu speedy recovery GhanaSoccernet
    The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has extended its well wishes to Ghana international midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu after the on-loan Hellas Verona midfielder was hospitalized with a diagnosis of a pulmonary micro-embolism.The Italian Serie A club released a statement explaining that the 28-year-old midfield dynamo is being kept at the Sacro Cuore hospital in Negrar for treatment and further tests following their initial diagnosis of a pulmonary microembolism incident.Agyeman-Badu joined Verona last month on loan from Udinese, with the option to make the move permanent at the end of the season.He is affectionately known for his all-action performances whenever ... more
  • 4 days Asante Kotoko rakes in Ghc 130,000 after kits unveiling GhanaSoccernet
     Asante Kotoko Communications Director Kennedy Boakye-Ansah has revealed that the club made a whooping Ghc 130,000 at Friday’s unveiling of their    new kits for the 2019-20 season.The colorful  ceremony was held at the Manhyia Gardens which was attended by a lot of dignitaries including supporters and players.The team also used the ceremony to unveil their new players to the fans.According to Kennedy Boakye-Ansah the club only sold four jerseys at the ceremony and made a sum of Ghc 130,000."We thank God for such a wonderful and beautiful unveiling yesterday at the Manhyia. We thank our wonderful supporters and all that ... more
  • 4 days PHOTOS: Asante Kotoko unveil new players and Strike kits ahead of the new season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have officially unveiled their new players and kits ahead of the 2019/2020 season at a colorful ceremony held at the Manhyia Gardens on Friday. The kits are manufactured by Strike a Portuguese sports equipments and kits manufacturing company who have signed a three-year deal with the club.Kotoko will wear their traditional red jersey as their home kits followed by a white and green kits which will be used for away games.Below are the Photos from the ceremony  ... more
  • 4 days Ghanaian giants Kotoko deny signing jailed ex-Malmo Star Kingsley Sarfo GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have denied reports that they have signed ex-Malmo player Kingsley Sarfo who has been convicted and serving jail time in Sweden.Communication Director Kennedy Boakye-Ansah says the talented player was not among the players unveiled by the Porcupine Warriors on Friday.Widespread local media reports suggested on Friday that the winger was among new players to be unveiled by the club as they outdoor their new signings ahead of the 2019-2020 season at a colorful ceremony held on Friday.However Boakye-Ansah as well as GHANAsoccernet checks indicates that the player is still in Sweden serving his sentence as a lookalike ... more
  • 4 days Chelsea boss Lampard ‘disgusted’ with racist abuse aimed at striker Tammy Abraham GhanaSoccernet
    Frank Lampard was disgusted with the racist abuse Tammy Abraham received following the Super Cup defeat to Liverpool.The striker saw his penalty saved in the shoot-out in Istanbul on Wednesday night and was targeted on Twitter.A Chelsea spokesman described the posts as ‘abhorrent’, with the club promising the ‘strongest possible action’ if any of their fans are proven to be involved, while Kick It Out also condemned the actions.Lampard spoke about the incident in his press conference ahead of their match at home to Leicester on Sunday.“Obviously Tammy is disappointed,” he said. “Who wouldn’t be? He’s more than disappointed, that’s probably the wrong word. ... more
  • 4 days Athletic Bilbao striker Inaki Williams celebrates ‘father’ Aduriz after his acrobatic winner against Barcelona GhanaSoccernet
    Spanish-born Ghanaian striker Inaki Williams has paid glowing tribute to teammate Aritz Aduriz who struck a dramatic overhead kick winner to give Athletic Club a 1-0 win over Barcelona on the opening night of the 2019/20 La Liga season.The 38-year-old was introduced with just minutes left on the clock and struck the decisive blow to consign Messi-less Barcelona to a defeat.Aduriz replaced Williams, who produced a man of the match performance as he tormented the backline of the Spanish champions but for Stegen would have scored.Inaki posted a picture of himself and Aduriz on Twitter with the caption; "with my ... more
  • 4 days Patrick Twumasi trains with new club Gazişehir FK for first time GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Patrick Twumasi has been involved in first training with new club Gazişehir FK after completing his loan move to the Turkish side from Deportivo Alaves.The 25-year-old has joined the Super Lig newcomers on a season-long loan in search of regular playing time after having limited playing time in Spain.Twumasi becomes the third Ghanaian signing after Aziz Tetteh and Abdul Raman Chibsah arrived at the Club.His new adventure at Gazişehir FK could be a turning point in his career after a frustrating spell with Deportivo Alaves last season where he managed just 14 outings.Twumasi will be at the New Gaziantep ... more
  • 4 days Gaziantep FK duo Tetteh & Chibsah gear up for Turkish Superlig opener against Fenerbahce GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian duo Aziz Tetteh and Yusif Chibsah are gearing up for Gazişehir Gaziantep FK Turkish Supalig opener against Fenerbahce on Monday.The Reds will open their league campaign with a trip to the Şükrü Saracoğlu stadium to engage Fenerbahce on Monday.Marius Sumudica’s side have been buoyed by the acquisition of Tetteh and Chibsah ahead of the season — who many believe can help the club achieve its targets this term.Tetteh and Chibsah joined the club on three years deals from Dinamo Moscow and Frosinone Calcio respectively.They have been joined by compatriot Patrick Twumasi from Spanish Laliga side Deportivo Alaves.The striker signed a season-long ... more
  • 4 days Breaking News: Ghana giants Kotoko sign talented Kingsley Sarfo after his prison release in Sweden GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Kumasi Asante Kotoko have quickly swooped to complete the signing for talented Ghanaian youngster Kingsley Sarfo after he was released from prison in Sweden.The 24-year-old was siged by the Porcupine Warriors this week after he returned to the country after serving time in the European country on an allegation he vehemently denies.The Kumasi-born signed Kotoko to boost their squad as they prepare to make a major impact in the CAF Champions League."We have signed Kingsley Sarfo for the new season. He is now part of our team" Lawyer Sarfo Duku told Nhyira FM's Bright Yeboah Taylor.He follows in ... more
  • 4 days Alfred Duncan suffers injury blow, set to miss Coppa Italia clash against Spezia GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Alfred Duncan is set to miss US Sassuolo Coppa Italia clash against Spezia Calcio due to injury.The Neroverdi will take the field on Sunday at the Mapei Stadium, to challenge Spezia in the third round of the Italian Cup.But coach Roberto De Zerbi, will have to do without the Ghanaian midfielder.Duncan is not going through a particularly happy time after suffering an injury.The medical staff are trying to recover the midfielder for the league opener against Torino which is scheduled for August 25, at the Olympic Stadium. ... more
  • 4 days Breaking News: Hugely talented Ghana star Kingsley Sarfo released from prison in Sweden GhanaSoccernet
    Hugely talented Ghana winger Kingsley Sarfo has been released from prison in Sweden earlier than expected and has been deported to his home country.The 24-year-old was released early this week on the ground of good conduct following his incarceration over a rape accusation which he vehemently denies.He was jailed for two years and eight months in the European country for two child rape counts, a Malmo District Court ruled in June 2018.His appeal to have the sentence overturned was rejected five months later was rejected, ensuring that he would spent all the months in prison.Sarfo had been in prison after ... more
  • 4 days Asante Kotoko’s 11 new signings model in STRIKE kits for 2019/20 season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko SC have outdoored their new kits manufactured by STRIKE for the 2019/20 season. Also, management also unveiled 11 new players including Augustine Okrah, Didi Arnold, Richard Arthur, Kelvin Andoh and goalkeeper Kwame Baah. The rest are Ampem Dacosta, Godfred Asiamah, Stephen Ayiku Tetteh, Patrick Yeboah, Justice Blay and Ugandan import George Abege.The event took place at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi. ... more
  • 4 days Former Hearts of Oak coach Frank Nuttal summoned before FA Statute Committee GhanaSoccernet
    Former Hearts of Oak coach Frank Nuttal, is among a host of administrators, footballers and clubs that have been summoned to appear before the Ghana Football Association on Thursday.Nuttal who part ways with the Rainbow club last year following allege pocketing of US$ 56,000 from the 'illegal transfer of some player, was expected to appear before the Players’ Statute Committee for adjudication on a pending appeal.The Scottish would not be the only high profile official to have been invited by the Committee as Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Berekum Arsenal who are awaiting a court decision on a case, are to ... more
  • 4 days EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Kotoko coach CK Akonnor to arrive in Kigali on Monday for Rayon Sports job GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko SC coach CK Akonnor is close to landing the Rayon Sports coaching job in Rwanda, GHANAsoccenet.com can disclose.The Rwandese champions are currently without a coach after parting ways with Brazilian gaffer Roberto Olivieira Goncalves on mutual consent few days ago.Akonnor is expected to arrive in Kigali on Monday, 19th August, 2019 ahead of his switch.Rayon Sports want to announce the new head coach before their CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg game against Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omdurman next Sunday.They drew 1-1 with Al Hilal in the first leg a week ago in Kigali.Akonnor was relieved ... more
  • 4 days C. K Akonnor eyes National Team job GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko Head Coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor has set his eyes on coaching any of the national teams should the opportunity arrive. The former Black Stars captain relinquish his job with Asante Kotoko after been elevated to Technical Director for the club.Akonnor who won the Tier I Special Competition with Asante Kotoko and also qualified the team to the CAF Confederation Cup says is time he focuses on getting a national team job after acquiring a lot of experience on the local scene."I have coach a lot of teams in this country and I think it's either I get a ... more
  • 4 days Joseph Attamah-Larweh thanks fans and management after joining Rizespor on loan GhanaSoccernet
     Ghanaian defender Joseph Attamah-Larweh after completing his loan switch from Istanbul Basaksehir to Caykur Rizespor Kulubu in the Turkish Super League has thanked the fans and management of Basaksehir. Attamah-Larweh completed the season long  loan move on Friday. According to sources, the 25-year old completed the move as he searches for more play time.In a post on his official twitter page, he thanked the fans and management after the completion of the deal.“I want to take this platform to thank @ibfk2014 and all the fans as I embark on a season-loan to @CRizesporAS A big thank you to my management @paramount_sm.  And ... more
  • 4 days PHOTOS: Patrick Twumasi joins Gazişehir Gazientep FK on loan GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Patrick Twumasi has completed a season long loan to Turkish side Gazişehir Gazientep FK. The 25-year old joins the Turkish Super Lig new comers from Desportivo Alaves for the 2019/20 season.Twumasi, who joined the La Liga side from Astana in 2018, struggled to break into the starting line up of the El Glorisso.He played only 14 games for the club, most of them from the bench and didn’t not find the back of the net in his full season in Spain.The ex-Astana attacker’s future in Spain became more shrouded in doubt following the arrival of new manager Asier Geratino.Twumasi joins ... more
  • 4 days OFFICIAL: Ghana forward Patrick Twumasi completes loan move to Gazişehir FK GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana striker Patrick Twumasi has completed a season long loan to Turkish side Gazişehir Gazientep FK. The 25-year old joins the Turkish Super Lig new comers from Desportivo Alaves for the 2019/20 season.Twumasi, who joined the La Liga side from Astana in 2018, struggled to break into the starting line up of the El Glorisso.He played only 14 games for the club, most of them from the bench and could not find the back of the net in his full season in Spain.The ex-Astana attacker’s future in Spain became more shrouded in doubt following the arrival of new manager Asier Geratino.Twumasi joins ... more
  • 4 days Nigeria legend Samson Siasia handed life ban by Fifa over match fixing GhanaSoccernet
    Nigeria legend Samson Siasia has been banned for life by Fifa on the allegation that he conspired to fix some unknown matches while he was the coach of the national team.The world football governing body ruled on Friday claiming it banned the former international striker for agreeing to "receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches."Siasia coached national team of Nigeria between 2010-2011 and for a second spell in 2016 but FIFA did not reveal the game of matches involved and he also coached the country's Under-20 and Under-23 sides."The Ethics Committee has found Mr Siasia, a former official of ... more
  • 4 days John Boye set to feature for FC Metz against Monaco on Saturday GhanaSoccernet
    FC Metz coach Vincent Hognon has disclosed that John Boye is an important player for the club and could play a role in his side's French Ligue 1 game against AS Monaco on Saturday. The Ghana defender missed last weekend's Ligue I opener against Strasbourg. A game that ended 1-1 at the Stade de La Menau.Boye returned to camp late due to his involvement at the Nations Cup with Ghana.However, the experienced defender is expected to start in place of young Malian center back Mamadou Fofana."He already was. Only his preparation had been cut short and there were things that had given ... more
  • 4 days I served Asante Kotoko well- CK Akonnor claims GhanaSoccernet
    Ex-Asante Kotoko coach Charles Kwabla Akonnor says he gave off his best while he was at post as head coach of the Porcupine Warriors.Akonnor who had a short stint with the Ghanaian giants was elevated to Technical Director but he rejected the appointment and resigned.After guiding the club to the group stage of last season’s CAF Confederation Cup and winning the Tier I Special Competition, the former Black Stars captain believes he served the club to the highest.“For me coaching is all about serving and I served Asante Kotoko to the highest level and I think that's the most important ... more
  • 4 days Francis Amuzu to lose starting place at Anderlecht following arrival of Nacer Chadli GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian teen sensation Francis Amuzu could lose his place in the starting line up of Anderlecht following the arrival of Nacer Chadli. Anderlecht have signed Nacer Chadli on a season long loan from French giants AS Monaco after some impressive performances from Ghanaian youngsters Francis Amzu and Jeremy Doku.Both players have enjoyed 510 minutes of football this season, each playing a role in all three games in the campaign but have failed to find the back of the new.Amuzu was expected to take the Jupiler Pro League by storm after an explosive campaign last season, where he played 30 times.However, after ... more
  • 4 days EXCLUSIVE: C.K Akonnor edges closer to Rayon Sports coaching role GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko SC coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor is close to landing Rayon Sports coaching job, GHANAsoccenet.com can exclusively disclose.The Rwanda champions are currently without a coach after parting ways with Brazilian gaffer Roberto Olivieira Goncalves on mutual consent few days ago.Akonnor is expected to arrive in Kigali on Monday, 19th August, 2019 ahead of his switch.Rayon Sports want to announce the new head coach before their CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg game against Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omdurman next Sunday.They drew 1-1 with Al Hilal in the first leg a week ago in Kigali.Akonnor was relieved of ... more
  • 4 days Ligue 1 side Reims make Benjamin Tetteh top transfer target GhanaSoccernet
    French Ligue 1 side Stade de Reims have made Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh their top target in the ongoing transfer window. The French will want to secure the services of the forward but will have to meet Sparta Prague’s asking price of €7.5 million.Tetteh featured for Prague as they got eliminated from the Champions League qualification and this could make the move happen.Stade de Reims is trying to sign the forward after failing to do so during winter when they offered to pay €500,000.    ... more
  • 4 days Benevento to snap Ghanaian midfielder Abdallah Basit GhanaSoccernet
      Benevento are on the verge of signing Ghanaian midfielder Abdallah Basit from Serie C side Arezzo, GHANAsoccernet.com can report.After the team’s elimination from the Coppa Italia, Benevento are looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the season with Basit among the listed players to join the club before the transfer window ends.The 19-year old has impressed during his spell at Serie C side Arezzo.The Ghanaian, formerly of Carpi and Napoli has been described as one of the exciting midfielders.He played 15 matches and scored one goal for Arezzo in the 2018-19 season.  ... more
  • 4 days Grace Adams: Former Black Princesses skipper signs for Nigerian side Rivers Angels GhanaSoccernet
    Former Black Princesses skipper Grace Adams has signed a one-year deal with three-time Nigerian Women’s league champions Rivers Angels FC.Adams joins the club from University of South Florida Women’s Soccer team after her scholarship program ended in late last year.“I’m very happy to be here, I know Angels are a great club and the expectations are high. My main aim is to help the club to win more trophies and maintain our position in the league as leaders”, Adams said.Rivers Angels FC currently sit on top of the zone A table with 7 points in the zoned league and the ... more
  • 4 days Bordeaux defender Enock Kwateng expects tough game against Montpellier GhanaSoccernet
    Girondins Bordeaux defender Enock Kwateng insists their French Ligue I game against Montpellier won't be an easy game after losing their opener to Angers. The French born Ghanaian defender, who was disappointed by the opening day 3-1 defeat encouraged his teammates to bounce back from the loss and get their first win of the season in front of their fans."We are disappointed with this defeat to Angers , because we wanted to do something else , now it remains only a first game," he said in a video interview with Bordeaux."We had at heart to get back to winning, unfortunately it ... more
  • 5 days Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu finally speaks after health scare GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu has expressed gratitude to well wishers following his health scare — claiming that he is in good health.Agyemang-Badu is currently hospitalized at the Sacro Cuore hospital in Negrar in Italy for medical attention after he was diagnosed with pulmonary micro-embolism — a blood clot in the lungs.It is a situation that can be very serious, even fatal, if not treated.Moments after the news of his health condition, it was heavily speculated that the midfielder had passed away.The 29-year-old came out to reassure everyone who wished him well during his plight.He will stay in the hospital for ... more
  • 5 days Asante Kotoko to officially unveil new players and strike kits today GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko will today unveil  their newly signed players and Strike kits ahead of the new season at a ceremony to be held at the Manhyia Gardens in Kumasi.The Porcupine Warriors made numerous signings as they began their participation in the CAF Champions League.GHANAsoccernet.com checks indicates that Kotoko have signed more than 13 players and are going to present them to the public at the ceremony today. Some of the notably players to be unveiled are Uganda International George Abege, Justice Blay, Richard Arthur, Godfred Asiamah, Kwame Baah, Kelvin Andoh, Bright Enchil, Alexis Arnoud and many ... more
  • 5 days Turkish side Bursaspor set to hijack Patrick Twumasi’s move to Gazientep GhanaSoccernet
    Turkish second tier side Bursaspor are set to hijack the move of Ghana forward Patrick Twumasi to Super Lig side Gazientep FK. The Green Crocodiles are reported to have tabled a mouthwatering offer for the attacker, which has left Deportivo Alaves opened to the option.Patrick Twumasi is in Turkey to finalize talks with Gazientep, however, a good deal from Bursaspor could see the 25-year old make a sharp turn to Bursaspor.Twumasi is on the verge of leaving Spanish LaLiga side Deportivo Alaves following a disappointing first season with the El Glorisso.He made only 14 appearances for Alaves last season, most on them ... more
  • 5 days Nantes end chase for Ghana striker Majeed Waris following arrival of Moses Simon GhanaSoccernet
    French Ligue I side FC Nantes have ended their pursuit of Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris after securing Levante attacker Moses Simon on loan.The Nigeria international joins the Canaries of a season long loan with an option to buy at 5 million Euros.Nantes wanted to seal a deal with Majeed Waris, who played on loan at the club last season but the value of the striker seems above the budget of the club.Despite the departure of former manager Vahid Halilhodžić, which eased off the financial burden on the club, Nantes could not meet the asking price of Porto.Porto want 6 million ... more
  • 5 days PHOTOS: Joseph Attamah-Lawreh joins Çaykur Rizespor on loan GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Joseph Attamah Larweh has joined Turkish side Çaykur Rizespor  from rivals İstanbul Başakşehir on a season long loan. The 25-year old agreed to join Rizespor for the upcoming Turkish super Lig season to earn more play time after making only 11 appearances in the league last term.“Çaykur Rizespor transferred Joseph Attamah from İstanbul Başakşehir FK for rent,”a statement by Rizespor reads.“Çaykur Rizespor’umu Istanbul Basaksehir FK 25-year-old Ghana national team also played for the defender Joseph Attamah’nın agreement for the transfer of the agreement.“We wish success to Joseph Attamah who has played in 79 official matches in Başakşehir for the last 3 ... more
  • 5 days Swansea City star Andre Ayew aims at regaining full fitness GhanaSoccernet
    Swansea City star Andre Ayew admits he has some catching up to do to attain the requisite match fitness.The Ghana captain recently returned to training after an extended break having played at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.On Tuesday, he climbed off the bench to score two goals in the 3-1 win over Northampton in the Carabao Cup.Ayew was making his first Swans appearance in 15 months after spending last season on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce.''A lot of things have been said but, for me, what's important is to work hard, try to get to full fitness and, if ... more
  • 5 days BREAKING: Ghana defender Joseph Attamah Larweh joins Rizespor on loan GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Joseph Attamah Larweh has joined Turkish side Çaykur Rizespor  from rivals İstanbul Başakşehir on a season long loan. The 25-year old agreed to join Rizespor for the upcoming Turkish super Lig season to earn more play time after making only 11 appearances in the league last term.“Çaykur Rizespor transferred Joseph Attamah from İstanbul Başakşehir FK for rent,”a statement by Rizespor reads.“Çaykur Rizespor’umu Istanbul Basaksehir FK 25-year-old Ghana national team also played for the defender Joseph Attamah’nın agreement for the transfer of the agreement.“We wish success to Joseph Attamah who has played in 79 official matches in Başakşehir for the last 3 ... more
  • 5 days Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks to offload misfit Joe Dodoo GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Joe Dodoo is set to leave Scottish side Rangers after being declared surplus to requirements.Ibrox manager Steven Gerrard has no plans for the 24-year-old and hopes to offload him before the transfer window closes on 2 September.Dodoo spent last season on loan at League One side Blackpool where he scored two goals in 18 appearances.Other players expected to be shown the exit door are Graham Dorrans, Jason Holt and Eros Grezda have all been deemed surplus to requirements. ... more
  • 5 days Swansea City star Andre Ayew aim at regaining full fitness GhanaSoccernet
    Swansea City star Andre Ayew admits he has some catching up to do to attain the requisite match fitness.The Ghana captain recently returned to training after an extended break having played at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.On Tuesday, he climbed off the bench to score two goals in the 3-1 win over Northampton in the Carabao Cup.Ayew was making his first Swans appearance in 15 months after spending last season on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce.''A lot of things have been said but, for me, what's important is to work hard, try to get to full fitness and, if ... more
  • 5 days Ghana star Christian Atsu sidelined at Newcastle United because of 2019 AFCON injury GhanaSoccernet
    Winger Christian Atsu remains unused at Newcastle United due to a carry-forward injury from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.The Ghana international picked up an injury in Ghana's second match at the tournament in Egypt.Atsu is still sidelined with that long-term injury and will still not be in action anytime soon for the Magpies in the English Premier League.New coach Steve Bruce will be monitoring his situation and see how he can use him when he returns. ... more
  • 5 days Andre Ayew focusing on Swansea City despite interests from France and Turkey GhanaSoccernet
    Andre Ayew says he is focused on Swansea City after his brace in the 3-1 win over Northampton in the English League Cup.The Ghana international has returned to the Championship club after spending last season on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce.But his future remains speculated as he has been linked with clubs in France and Turkey before the transfer window shuts next month.After his match-winning double, the 29-year-old said: ''I'm a Swansea player and I am working hard for the games that are coming up. The gaffer has been clear and honest with me and I want to thank him ... more
  • 5 days REVEALED: Fortuna Düsseldorf beat Manchester United to sign 18-year-old wonder-kid Kelvin Ofori GhanaSoccernet
    German Bundesliga outfit Fortuna Düsseldorf beat competition from giants Manchester United to sign Ghanaian whiz kid Kelvin Ofori, GHANASoccernet.com understands. According to Sport Bild, Manchester United also wanted to sign the Right to Dream Academy graduate but would loan him out to a smaller club.But the offer of playing first team football in a major European league like the Bundesliga was too tempting to turn down."I think we won the race to sign a very talented player for us. We hope that he will make it as fast as possible in the team," Fortuna Düsseldorf sporting director Lutz Pfannenstiel said about ... more
  • 5 days Scottish side Celtic set to miss out on Gaziantep-bound Patrick Twumasi GhanaSoccernet
    Scottish champions Celtic are set to miss out on signing Ghana striker Patrick Twumasi from La Liga outfit Deportivo Alaves.The 25-year-old has arrived in Turkey to complete his move to Turkish Super Lig side Gaziantep.Twumasi is desperate to leave Alaves after a difficult debut season in Spain.He made only 14 appearances for Alaves last season, most on them from the bench.Celtic fans remember the name Twumasi as scored twice for his former side Astana against them in 2017. ... more
  • 5 days Maxwell Acosty provides two assists as NK Rijeka dispatch Aberdeen in Europa League GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Maxwell Boadu Acosty played a massive role in NK Rijeka UEFA Europa League progression after registering two assists in their 2-0 win over Aberdeen on Thursday.Rijeka traveled to the Pittodrie Stadium with a 2-0 lead from the first leg encounter.Despite the healthy advantage, the Croatians did not let their guard down as Loncar Stjepan superbly connected with Maxwell Acosty to put them ahead on the 10th minute mark.Acosty again found Antonio-Mirko Colak in the 32nd minute with a sleek pass. The Croatian forward did not make mistake as he powered home from close range to win the match ... more
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