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  • 5 days Medeama building first ever roofed stadium in Ghana – Patrick Akoto GhanaSoccernet
    Medeama SC Communication Director, Patrick Akoto has confirmed plans by his club to build the first ever roofed stadium in Ghana.He said, it is for this reason that their traditional home venue, the Tarkwa and Aboso Park, often referred to as the T&A Park has been closed down for works on the new project to begin.According to Patrick Akoto, the completion of the renovation works will make the T&A Park becoming one of the finest stadiums in the country.He added that the new look T&A Park, when completed will be the first roofed stadium in Ghana with an estimated seating ... more
  • 6 days Breaking News: Ghana FA cancels $17.9m broadcast rights contract with Chinese giants StarTimes GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana FA has abrogated its $17.9m contract with StarTimes after called for bids to takeover the rights bought by the Chinese broadcasting giants three years ago.The GFA invited media organisations to bid for the television and radio broadcast rights for all the competitions taken up by StarTimes in 2016 worth nearly $18m.The Chinese pay TV firm signed a groundbreaking deal with the GFA in 2016 to acquire media rights for the Ghana Premier League, the Gala, the National Division One League, the MTN FA Cup, the Ghana Women’s League and the Ghana Juvenile League for the next 10 years.As part ... more
  • 6 days Ghana FA invites bids for its TV Media Rights  GhanaSoccernet
     The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is inviting bids from media organisations for the television broadcast rights for the following competitions:a. Ghana Premier League;b. Division One League;c. Women's Premier League;d. FA Cup;e. Women’s FA Cup.Bidders are allowed to bid for all the marketing assets listed above or any combination of the assets.Deadline for the submission of bids is 5pm on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.All complete bids must be addressed to the General Secretary of the GFA before the deadline.Transparency NoteThe GFA wishes to inform the general public since coming into office of the new Executive Council, media organisations have submitted proposals ... more
  • 6 days Michael Kpogli wins bet of GH1 million from Soccabet GhanaSoccernet
    Michael Kpogli has emerged as the biggest winner ever in the history of Ghana's leading betting company, Soccabet.The 35-year old Soccabet’s lucky punter, placed a bet worth ¢60 cedis on 24 games last week and has succeeded in racking up a whopping GHC 1,000,000.00.Michael, is now the biggest winner ever and the record holder in the history of Ghana’s number one betting outlet Soccabet with his current win.Michael's cheque was presented to him at Soccabet Head Office in Osu, on Wednesday 4th December 2019 in the presence of the Gaming Commission of Ghana.Speaking to reporters during the presentation of the ... more
  • 6 days Michael Kpogli wins bet of GH₵1 million from Soccabet GhanaSoccernet
    Michael Kpogli has emerged as the biggest winner ever in the history of Ghana's leading betting company, Soccabet.The 35-year old Soccabet’s lucky punter, placed a bet worth ¢60 cedis on 24 games last week and has succeeded in racking up a whopping GHC 1,000,000.00.Michael, is now the biggest winner ever and the record holder in the history of Ghana’s number one betting outlet Soccabet with his current win.Michael's cheque was presented to him at Soccabet Head Office in Osu, on Wednesday 4th December 2019 in the presence of the Gaming Commission of Ghana.Speaking to reporters during the presentation of the ... more
  • 6 days AFCON 2021 qualifiers: Ghana’s Group opponents South Africa have coach working with a contract GhanaSoccernet
    South African Football Association (SAFA) acting CEO Gay Mokoena is confident that Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki will sign a contract soon.Ntseki stepped in coach Stuart Baxter’s shoes when the English mentor resigned as the head coach of the national team.It is believed that Safa was desperate for Ntseki to start working with the Bafana Bafana and pushed contract discussions to a later date, but those discussions only took place recently. As a result of the delay in talks, Ntseki has been working without a contract.''We had a good meeting with Ntseki and his representatives. There things that we didn’t ... more
  • 6 days Berekum Chelsea add striker Cephas Doku to roster for Ghana Premier League GhanaSoccernet
    Berekum Chelsea are still retooling for the upcoming Ghana Premier League season with the signing of striker Cephas Doku.Doku was snapped up from Accra-based Liberty Professionals to bolster their attack.Chelsea confirmed Doku penned a three-year contract .On Tuesday, the 2011 Ghana Premier League champions announced the signing of Nasiru Osman from lower-division side Still Believe FC on a permanent deal. ... more
  • 6 days Sassuolo super kid Brian Oddei’s First Team debut call-up marred by shock Coppa Italia defeat GhanaSoccernet
    Promising prospect Brian Oddei was an unused substitute after making the Sassuolo First Team match day squad in their shock 2-1 Coppa Italia fourth round defeat to Perugia at the Mapei Stadium.Oddei, who captains the club's U19 side, caught the eyes of head coach Roberto De Zerbi after his exploits in the Primavera (Italian Youth League).The 17-year-old has scored two goals and provided seven assists in 10 league matches.His dexterity has already earned him the moniker Brian-Messi and remains one of the most sought-after talents in the Primavera.Giants AS Roma are closing monitoring his development.Oddei's versatility has seen him play ... more
  • 6 days Colorado Rapids snap up Lalas Abubakar on permanent basis for 2020 MLS campaign GhanaSoccernet
    Colorado Rapids have signed Ghanaian defender Lalas Abubakar on a permanent basis for the 2020 MLS season.Abubakar spent the majority of the 2019 season on loan from Columbus Crew in exchange  for US$ 400,000 in General Allocation Money and a 2020 international roster spot.The 24-year-old excelled in 22 league appearances and credited fully for making the once porous Rapids defence watertight.According to mlssoccer.com, Abubakar was one of the biggest intraleague loan success stories in league history.''We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Lalas back,'' said Padraig Smith, Colorado Rapids executive vice president & general manager in a team statement.''Since joining ... more
  • 6 days Yusif Chibsah’s Foundation building a mosque for the community in Damongo GhanaSoccernet
    Ex-Ghana international Yusif Chibsah and his foundation is building a mosque in Damongo as part of their charity programme. The former Asante Kotoko captain and his team are yet to give details of their project which is situated in the Savana Region of Ghana.But photos of the uncompleted building- a place of worship for muslims-have been posted on Twitter with the message:''One of the ongoing Masjid project by CHIBSAH FOUNDATION in the Savana Region, Damongo. Our belief motivates our action, and it doesn't limit our reach 🕌💪🏿.''In September this year, Chibsah's foundation donated a set of STRIKE customised jerseys, balls and 30 ... more
  • 6 days Homebase TV sports host Emmanuel Bortey named Wanamafo Mighty Royals Communication Director GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Division One club Wanamafo Mighty Royals FC have appointed Emmanuel Borketey Bortey as Media Officer and Accra Representative ahead of the forthcoming campaign.The Western Region-based outfit — who recently changed their name from Nea Salamina to Wanamafo Mighty Royals — are expected to take the Division One Zone 2 by a storm in the new campaign after making a host of changes in the technical area.The club officially announced the new role given to the Homebase TV sports host ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana league season.Mr. Bortey ‘Capito’ is the morning sports host on Accra-based TV station, Homebase TV.He joined ... more
  • 6 days VIDEO: Former Dreams FC winger Samuel Alabi hits spectacular strike as Ashdod hold Maccabi Haifa GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster Samuel Alabi scored a super-strike for FC Ashdod in their 3-3 draw with Maccabi Haifa in the Israeli Premier League on Wednesday.Ashdod travelled to the xx Stadium with the aim of ending their disappointing four-match winless streak.The xx were given a 40th minute lead through David Dean.But Maccabi Haifa got into the groove in the second half and scored two quick goals via Yanic Wildschut and Yuval Ashkenazi.With Ashdod loosing the game, coach XX made tactical change by introducing Samuel Alabi in place of Benzion Moshel in the 59th minute.The substitution worked perfectly for the visitors as Shlomi ... more
  • 6 days BREAKING NEWS: Maxwell Konadu lands Asante Kotoko coaching job GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko have appointed Maxwell Konadu as head coach ahead of the upcoming Ghana Premier League.Konadu was handed the top job on Wednesday night after holding a fruitful meeting with the Executive Chairman of the club, Dr. Kwame Kyei.The 47-year old gaffer penned a three years contract  with the Porcupine Warriors.According to reports, he will pocket $5, 000 at every month.The reports further stated that, newly elected National Chapters Committee (NCC) chairman, Christopher Damenya, has promise to pay $2,000 every month to the club in support for management to add the remaining $3,000.Konadu was adjudged the Best coach of the just ... more
  • 6 days Black Queens given a bye in 2020 Women’s AFCON Qualifiers GhanaSoccernet
    The Black Queens have been given a bye in the 2020 Women's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers during a draw ceremony held in Cairo, Egypt.A record number of 36 national teams entered the qualifications for Africa's women premier football tournament.The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed the record entry at Wednesday's draw, with 12 more than the teams that entered the qualifiers for the last tournament in Ghana in 2018.The first round ties will take place in April 2020, with the first and second leg ties coming between 6 April and 14 April.The second round matches are scheduled to be ... more
  • 6 days Football academy Right to Dream defeats big Ghanaian schools to win science competition GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's flagship football academy Right to Dream is not only churning out great international footballers but it is turning into a leading science school in the country after defeating some of the leading and established academic institutions to win two out of the three categories at the 2019 Robotics Inspired Science Education (RISE) competition.The Akosombo-based football academy that also gives top level education for its students, mostly from disadvantaged backgrounds, swept the Elementary Category and Junior Category of the awards over the weekend with Prempeh College taking the Senior Category award of the national robotics competition.This is a great national ... more
  • 6 days GHANAsoccernet and Medeama’s Patrick Akoto named as spokesperson for 2019 President Cup GhanaSoccernet
    GHANAsoccernet.com chief editor Patrick Akoto has been named as the media coordinator/spokesperson for the 2019 President’s Cup between local giants Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko.The media titan, who doubles as the Communication Director for Ghana Premier League side Medeama, is part of an eight-member committee announced by the Ghana League Clubs (GHALCA) on Tuesday.GHALCA, the club’s umbrella body named the young, dynamic and enterprising versatile football administrator in the organizing team due to his enviable and impressive work ethics.The Ghana Premier League Clubs spokesman, who is a fast-rising football administrator in the West African nation, has been a key ... more
  • 6 days Iconic Ex-German captain Lothar Matthäus to join StarTimes Bundesliga Legends Tour in Ghana GhanaSoccernet
    World Cup winning captain Lothar Matthäus will visit Accra from 15-18 December 2019 as part of the Bundesliga Experience in Ghana, in partnership with StarTimes.Germany’s most capped footballer will take part in a three-day visit where he will share his football experience, embark on many activities with football fans and meet key stakeholders from Ghanaian football.During his trip, he will encourage young talented football players and coaches at the Bundesliga Football School which will also be held in Accra.The Bundesliga Football School, targeted at developing and promoting young talent, will take place in Accra from 14-18 December 2019. It is ... more
  • 6 days Sassuolo U19 captain Bryan Oddei scores second goal in Primavera GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian starlet Bryan Oddei registered his second goal of the season for Sassuolo in a 4-3 defeat to AS Roma in the Primavera.Oddei, who captains Sassuolo’s U19 side, has also racked up seven assists.His level of productivity, bravery in possession and speed of thought has make him of the most sought after prodigy in Italy with likes of Roma currently monitoring his exploits.The 17-year-old will this afternoon play for the Sassuolo first  team in the Copa Italia Fourth  round game against Perugia.Oddei is popularly known Messi by his peers the Primavera as he displays similar vision of execution on the ... more
  • 6 days BREAKING: President Cup replay fixed for December 15 GhanaSoccernet
    The replay of the President Cup match between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko will come off on December 15, 2019.The first game between the two clubs was rained off after a heavy downpour in Kumasi on September 8.Referee Bernard Dumfeh called off the game after five minutes of play as movement of the ball on the pitch became difficult.The game was goalless and there were deliberations for the game to continue or not between the organizers and club officialsHowever, after months of back and forth, December 15 has been decided by the organisers as the day for the game ... more
  • 6 days Evans Mensah eyes Black Stars call up after AFCON U-23 heroics GhanaSoccernet
    Black Meteors winger Evans Mensah is hoping his exploits at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations will earn him a call up to the senior national team. The HJK Helsinki forward was Ghana's brightest spot at the competition in Egypt, where the Black Meteors finished fourth.Ghana failed to qualify for the Olympics next year, however, the skillful midfielder made the best XI team at the tournament.“The competition is played every four years and am 22 now, obviously I wouldn’t be eligible to play in the next edition, “the HJK Helsinki player told TV3.“Right now I am focusing on the Black Stars, ... more
  • 6 days Major Kwame Baah declines BA United C.EO job GhanaSoccernet
    Major Kwame Baah has rejected the Chief Executive Officer job at Brong Ahafo United. The football administrator turned down the job indicating reason as lack of unity in the club.According to Baah, until the internal wranglings are resolved, he is not taking the lucrative job.In a letter released on Wednesday, Major Baah thanked the Sunyani based club and ecxplained his reasons for turning down the job.Below is the letter from Major Kwame Baah: ... more
  • 6 days Sports Ministry owes Black Stars and Black Meteors bonuses – Isaac Asiamah GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has disclosed that there are some outstanding bonuses to be paid to the Black Stars and the Black Meteors.According to him, the Ministry were unable to pay these bonuses because they are yet to receive monies from the central government for the third quarter.He made mention of this at the Meet the Press meeting on Wednesday."I am discussing with the FA leadership, the bonus structure  I have aleardy asked him to re-look it.""But as at now our the fourth quarter has not hit our accounts so we are waiting for it to hit our account ... more
  • 6 days Ghana duo Thomas Partey, Jordan Ayew axed from ten-man Africa Player of the Year shortlist GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana will not be represented on the podium for the best African footballers for 2019 after the country's best players for this year Thomas Partey and Jordan Ayew were left out.The Confederation of African Football (CAF) excluded Atletico star Partey and Ayew of Crystal Palace on Wednesday despite being in great form for both club and country.Hopes were high when the Europe-based duo was included 30-man shortlist but selections from various experts across Africa saw the two player failing to make it among the top ten.The list of top ten players is dominated by players who excelled for their countries ... more
  • 6 days Ghanaian top-flight side Berekum Chelsea appoint Frenchman Romain Folz as new coach GhanaSoccernet
    Berekum Chelsea have hired the services of French trainer Romain Folz as new head coach ahead of the 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season.The Frenchman is expected in the country in the coming days to complete his move to the one-time Ghana league winners.Folz will be replacing Tony Lokko who recently left the Blues to join premiership rivals Inter Allies FC.The young trainer was coach of USL League Two side West Virginia Alliance FC in 2018.Folz was hired by the Uganda national team in March 2019 as video and performance analyst for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Egypt. ... more
  • 7 days Nzema Kotoko shortlist three coaches for vacant head coach position GhanaSoccernet
    Division one side Nzema Kotoko, have shortlisted three coaches for the vacant head coach position.According to reports, the three coaches shortlisted are all former coaches of Hearts of Oak by names Sam Bortey, Henry Wellington and Seth Hoffman.Sources reveal that Henry Wellington and Seth Hoffman are the leading candidates for the job.According to a report by Samuel Enyan of West End Radio, Seth Hoffman is likely to land the job as he has gotten the backing of some management members.Nzema Kotoko are expected to name the new coach on Wednesday or Thursday ... more
  • 7 days Mersut Ozil’s super agent Dr. Sogut storms Accra on a two day working visit GhanaSoccernet
    Arsenal star Mesut Ozil's agent Dr. Erkut Sogut has arrived in Ghana for a two day visit following an invitation from Director of International Relations at Tudu Mighty Jets, Daniel Larbi Akowuah. The super agent is in Ghana to scout talents as well as shed light on the journey of becoming a Sports Lawyer and an agent.Dr. Erkut Sogut started as a lawyer for Sports Agencies before his breakthrough work with the World Cup winner.He has been working with the Germany international for the past seven years, and he is of course the brain behind the former Real Madrid man's hefty salaries ... more
  • 7 days Karela United confirms Sekondi Stadium as home venue for 2019-20 GPL season GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Karela United have confirmed Sekondi Stadium as their new home venue for the 2019-20 Ghana Premier League season according to its new owner Lawrence Cudjoe.Karela will be moving from the Crosby Awuah Memorial Park to the Sekondi Stadium due to ongoing renovation works.In an interview Lawrence Cudjoe explained the decision to move from the Crosby Awuah Memorial Park to the Sekondi Stadium.“We cant use our Park for now, due to the new project going there, but we are weighing up both Sekondi and Tarkwa but it is likely we will use Sekondi Station due to our ... more
  • 7 days Ayew and Schlupp are unbelievable- Cheikhou Kouyate praises Crystal Palace teammates after Bournemouth win GhanaSoccernet
    Crystal Palace midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate has heaped praises to Ghana duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp, describing both as 'unbelievable.' The two starred as Crystal Palace beat Bournemouth 1-0 with ten men at the Selhurst Park on Tuesday night.Jeffrey Schlupp scored the winner-his second goal on a row- with Jordan Ayew named Man of the Match."[Ayew] was unbelievable. We know Jordan is a good player, he fights for everybody, for every ball. He didn’t score today but he had a very, very good game," said Kouyate after the game."[Schlupp is also] unbelievable, it’s the goal he scores every time in training. For ... more
  • 7 days Enock Kwateng excited as Bordeaux climb to third in Ligue I after thrashing Nimes GhanaSoccernet
    French born Ghanaian defender Enock Kwateng is excited by Girondin Bordeaux's rise on the French Ligue 1 table. Bordeaux's 6-0 thrashing of Nimes on Tuesday night saw the Navy White and Blues climb to third on the table, five points behind Marseille and seven adrift PSG."3rd of league 1. Come on guys we continue. Go Bordeaux," he posted on Twitter after the game.Enock Kwateng climbed off the bench to help his side to a big win last night.The French born right back replaced Youssouf Sabaly in the 80th minute of the Navy White and Blues 6-0 thumping of Nimes,Josh Maja scored a ... more
  • 7 days Enock Kwateng cameos as Bordeaux thump Nimes GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Enock Kwateng climbed off the bench to help Girondins Bordeaux thrash Nimes in the French Ligue I on Tuesday night.The French born Ghanaian right back replaced Youssouf Sabaly in the 80th minute of the Navy Black and Blues 6-0 thumping of Nimes,Josh Maja scored a hat-trick with Octavio Henrique Santos hitting a brace and Nicolas de Preville added the other to complete the mauling.Kwateng has been a regular feature in Bordeux's good start to the season, playing 9 games and providing an assist.He joined Girondins Bordeaux in the summer from rivals FC Nantes. ... more
  • 7 days GFA President Kurt Okraku chairs juvenile football committee GhanaSoccernet
     The Executive Council of the GFA has named an eight-member Juvenile Committee of the FA, with GFA President, Kurt Okraku as Chairman.The FA President decided to lead the Juvenile Committee in pursuit of his desire to revive Ghana football from the grassroot.Executive Council member, Samuel Anim Addo is the Vice Chairman of the Committee.Other members are: Mensah Agbovor, Eugene Gyaquaye, Amidu Abdulai, Michael Fiaduse, Kasim Abubakar and Daniel Boateng.The Juvenile Committee will be responsible for formulating policies for the development, control, promotion, management, organisation and administration of juvenile football in Ghana .The Committee, among other duties, will formulate regulations for ... more
  • 7 days Jeffrey Schlupp delighted to score in Crystal Palace’s back to back Premier League wins GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp has expressed delight in scoring the winner in Crystal Palace's 1-0 victory over AFC Bournemouth in the EPL on Tuesday night. The midfielder climbed off the bench to score the only goal for the Eagles as they made it two wins from their last two games.Schlupp was also on target in his side's 2-0 win at the weekend against Burnley."I’m really happy getting another [goal] and it’s extra special for the team to get back-to-back wins in the Premier League," he said in a post match interview."There’s nothing like Selhurst under the lights and they [the fans] ... more
  • 7 days WAFA SC fail to shine at 2019 Tournoi International du District Autonome d’Abidjan GhanaSoccernet
    WAFA SC U17 failed to reach the medal zone of the 2019 Tournoi International du District Autonome d'Abidjan (TIDA).The Sogokope-based side started the tournament brightly with a 1-0 win over Ivoire FC.But they lost 3-2 to San Pedro in Group C and finished third.In the final, San Pedro beat Ivoire FC 1-0 to win the tournament.  ... more
  • 7 days Fortuna Düsseldorf coach Friedhelm Funkel rips into out-of-form Bernard Tekpetey GhanaSoccernet
    Fortuna Düsseldorf striker Bernard Tekpetey has lost the trust of his coach Friedhelm Funkel after unimpressive displays.The Ghana striker arrived on loan from Schalke 04 with a lot of promise following his exploits with Paderborn in the Bundesliga II last season.Tekpetey's ten goals helped the club to secure promotion to the German top-flight.But the 22-year-old has been passive and beige in his first six months at the club.Last season, he was handed a starting role in the 1-1 draw at TSG Hoffenheim but was hooked after 60 minutes.An unhappy Funkel explained: "For me it was very clear that I took ... more
  • 7 days EXCLUSIVE: Racing Strasbourg target FC Porto outcast Majeed Waris during January transfer window GhanaSoccernet
    French Ligue 1 side Racing Strasbourg have entered the race to sign Ghana striker Majeed Waris after a failed attempt to land him in the summer, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.in September this year, Strasbourg coach Thierry Laurey has revealed how he tried to bring Waris to the club on transfer Deadline day.The 28-year-old has been frozen at Portuguese side FC Porto since returning from a season-long loan at Nantes.Waris scored five goals in 33 Ligue 1 games last season for the Canaries.He has also played Valenciennes and Lorient in the French top-flight.Although under contract until 2022, Waris has not played ... more
  • 7 days Isaac Cofie instrumental for Sivasspor in Turkish Cup win over Erokspor GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana midfielder Isaac Cofie was in action Sivasspor on Tuesday afternoon as they beat Erokspor 2-0 to secure qualification to the next round of the Turkish cup competition.Cofie was diligent in his role as the holding midfielder, made neat tackles, provided intelligent passes and acted as a cover for the lateral defenders when they surged forward.The Turkish Super Lig leaders took an early lead through striker Abdou Razack Traore in the third of proceedings.But the home side managed to keep the visitors at bay for the remaining minutes of half whiles occasionally posing a threat of their own.Sivasspor doubled their ... more
  • 7 days Burgeoning Club Brugge striker Eric Appiah scores for second consecutive in Belgian Reserve League GhanaSoccernet
    Teenager Eric Appiah scored for the second time in a row for Club Brugge in their 4-4  draw at OH Leuven in the Belgian Reserve League on Monday on the road.Leuven went in front very early in the game  through an own goal in the 9th minute and then doubled their lead in the 27th minute.The 18-year-old pulled one back for Club Brugge in the 33rd minute to restore confidence in his side before half time.But it was a goal feast in the second half as home side took back control and increased their tally to 3-1 while the visitors ... more
  • 7 days Ghanaian teen Tariq Lamptey’s brace not enough as Chelsea exit EFL Trophy after Walsall defeat GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian teenage sensation Tariq Lamptey scored twice for Chelsea U21 but it was not enough as Walsall rallied to beat them 3-2 in the English Football League Trophy on Tuesday.A near perfect first half display saw Tariq Lamptey net two goal ahead at the break - his brace inside the first ten minutes complimented the performance as Chelsea looked in control.However, Walsall found a way back into the game by means of a penalty kick in the 52nd minute through Coalan Lavery.Wes McDonald fired fiercely into the net for the leveller before Dan Scarr took aim from distance and book ... more
  • 7 days Ghana’s Jeffrey Schlupp hails teamwork after powering Crystal Palace to win against AFC Bournemouth GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana international Jeffrey Schlupp has attributed Crystal Palace’s victory against AFC Bournemouth to tremendous ‘team work’.Palace endured a difficult period in the game after they went down to ten men following an early red card to Mamadou Sakho.For the second game in a row, Schlupp came off the bench to score for the Eagles, with the former Leicester City man netting the only goal of the game after a fine solo run from full-back.The versatile attacker took to Twitter to hail the performance of the team in the game. https://twitter.com/jeffrey_schlupp/status/1201987552221245441— (@jeffrey_schlupp) ?s=21The win has taken Palace to 5th on the standings ... more
  • 7 days Top sports journalist Isaac Asempah lands Star Madrid FC Communication Director job GhanaSoccernet
    Top sports journalist Isaac Asempah has been appointed as the Public Relations Officer of Division One outfit Star Madrid ahead of the upcoming season.The astute broadcaster — who has a immeasurable  of career as a result of his versatility — has added the Communication Director of the fast-growing second-tier side to his rich resumè.The articulate radio and TV host is expected to bring his vast experience in the media to the club.Asempah joined Zylofon Media who are owners of Star Madrid from Happy FM, a subsidiary company of Global Media Alliance in 2017.He was one of three hosts on ETV Ghana’s ... more
  • 7 days President Akufo-Addo lauds Wembley Sports Construction for Madina artificial park  GhanaSoccernet
    The President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday visited the Madina artificial football park constructed by Ghana's market leaders in artificial turf Construction and management - Wembley Sports Construction Company Ltd. (WSCCL).The first gentleman of the country commended WSCCL for such an awesome delivery and also admonished the Madina community to assist authorities in maintaining the facility.The Madina artificial football turf complex has these other facilities with the grass produced by HATKO.1. Floodlighting and fencing for inner perimeter2. 1100 Spectator stand with plastic seats3. VIP seating area with lounge and washrooms4. Changing rooms for teams n match officials5. ... more
  • 7 days Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku named chairman of eight-man Juvenile Committee GhanaSoccernet
    The Executive Council of the GFA has named an eight-member Juvenile Committee of the FA, with GFA President, Kurt Okraku as Chairman.The FA President decided to lead the Juvenile Committee in pursuit of his desire to revive Ghana football from the grassroot.Executive Council member, Samuel Anim Addo is the Vice Chairman of the Committee.Other members are: Mensah Agbovor, Eugene Gyaquaye, Amidu Abdulai, Michael Fiaduse, Kasim Abubakar and Daniel Boateng.The Juvenile Committee will be responsible for formulating policies for the development, control, promotion, management, organisation and administration of juvenile football in Ghana .The Committee, among other duties, will formulate regulations for ... more
  • 1 week Public outcry forces Kofi Amoah and Frank Davies to return Ghana FA’s $100,000 GhanaSoccernet
    Dr Kofi Amoah has revealed that his personal lawyer Frank Davies has returned the $100,000 he paid him claiming it was services he rendered the Ghana FA after a massive public outcry with many suspecting a corrupt deal.Despite returning the money Dr Amoah says Davies is still demanding that the GFA must pay him $100,000 claiming he delivered legitimate services to the federation and deserves to be paid for his work.The chairman of the defunct Normalisation Committee was ordered by the Ghana FA to refund the money after a meeting was held on Friday  for him to explain why the $100,000 ... more
  • 1 week Jordan Ayew named MoTM as ten-man Crystal Palace stun AFC Bournemouth GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Jordan Ayew was adjudged Man of the Match in Crystal Palace’s 1-0 win against AFC Bournemouth on Tuesday night. Mamadou Sakho was sent off early in the game for the Eagles after a challenge on Bournemouth's Adam Smith, but they held firm defensively against increasing pressure from the Cherries.And for the second game in a row, Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to score for Palace, with the former Leicester City man netting the only goal of the game after a fine solo run from full-back.Jordan Ayew — who fantastically led the line for the hosts after going down ... more
  • 1 week Ghana FA names five-man referees’ committee, journalist Oti-Adjei is vice-chairman GhanaSoccernet
    The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association has named a five-member Referees Committee to be chaired by the winner of the upcoming Executive Council election between Central Region FA Chairman, Robert Duncan and Upper East Region FA Chairman, Salifu Zida.Sports journalist, Michael Oti Adjei has been named the Vice Chairman of the Committee.Other members of the Committee are Daniel Agbogah, Christine Ziga and C.W. Okine.The duties of the Referees Committee include:a. to appoint referees for matches organised or sanctioned by the GFA.b. to study match reports and make recommendations to the Executive Council.c.to nominate candidates for the international list ... more
  • 1 week VIDEO: Ghana’s Jeffrey Schlupp shoots Crystal Palace to fifth spot after late winner against Bournemouth GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to score the winning goal for Crystal Palace against Bournemouth in the English Premier League on Tuesday night.The versatile attacker replaced Patrick Van Aanholt in the 29th minute after the Eagles have been reduced to 10 following a red card to Mamadou Sakho ten minutes earlier.Palace had to endure the difficulty of playing with a man down as Bournemouth dominated the game.However, Roy Hodgson’s men finished strongly and deservedly clinched the three points after Schlupp powered in a powerful low effort in the 76th minute.The Ghana international is enjoying a purple-patch form ... more
  • 1 week Ghana ace Jeff Schlupp scores winner to move ten-man Crystal Palace to fifth in EPL GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to score the winning goal for Crystal Palace against Bournemouth in the English Premier League on Tuesday night.The versatile attacker replaced Patrick Van Aanholt in the 29th minute after the Eagles have been reduced to 10 following a red card to Mamadou Sakho ten minutes earlier.Palace had to endure the difficulty of playing with a man down as Bournemouth dominated the game.However, Roy Hodgson’s men finished strongly and deservedly clinched the three points after Schlupp powered in a powerful low effort in the 76th minute.The Ghana international is enjoying a purple-patch form ... more
  • 1 week Eleven Wonders FC appoint Frimpong Manso as head coach GhanaSoccernet
    Eleven Wonders FC have appointed Stephen Frimpong Manso as the club's new head coach ahead of the upcoming Ghana Premier League season.The Techiman based outfit have been without a trainer after they parted ways with Enos Kwame Adipah in June following a poor run in the Special Competition.The Asante Kotoko SC legendary defender completed his move to the "Sure Wonders" side on Monday.Manso has commenced work as he supervised training on Tuesday.The 60-year-old experienced coach left second-tier side Nkoranza Warriors in October after terminating his contract.Manso has rich experience in the local terrain having handled clubs like Asante Kotoko SC, ... more
  • 1 week Avoiding relegation is my target – New Inter Allies coach Tony Lokko GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies new coach Tony Lokko's target for the upcoming Ghana Premier League is to avoid being relegated. The league starts this month with 18 clubs following the inclusion of Great Olympics and King Faisal.However, five clubs will be relegated at the end of the season and Lokko is bent on not being part.“The coming league season will be very difficult with five of the participating teams to be relegated when the season comes to an end," Lokko told Graphic Sports."My plan is to see Inter Allies maintaining a favourable position on the league log for this year’s campaign."We will definitely ... more
  • 1 week Ghanaian midfielder Moses Odjer struck down by flu virus GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Moses Odjer could sit out of action for a couple of games after being struck down by flu. Odjer becomes the latest to be infected with the influenza virus which has already struck down a number of his Salernitana teammates.The attacker who has been in fine form since the start of the 2019/2020 Serie B season has been confirmed to be down with the flu as reported by Il Mattino.He was diagnosed with the flu together with fellow teammates Antreas Karo. With the other players who first suffered the disease gradually making progress as far as making full recovery ... more
  • 1 week Berekum Chelsea complete signing of Nasiru Osman GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Berekum Chelsea have completed the signing of Nasiru Osman.The player joins the Berekum based club from lower tier Still Believe on a permanent deal.Osman is expected to play a crucial role in the upcoming season, as the Blues seek to make a better campaign.Chelsea are one time Ghana Premier League champions.  ... more
  • 1 week Crystal Palace manager Hodgson expresses excited to see Schlupp pushing Zaha & Townsend GhanaSoccernet
    Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has registered his excitement over how Jeffrey Schlupp is pushing Wilfred Zaha and Andros Townsend for a starting berth.Schlupp climbed from the bench to add a goal to Zaha’s strike as the Eagles defeated Burnley 2-0 over the weekend.The Ghanaian performance has earned him praises from Hodgson who believes it’s a good sign of progress.Hodgson has three wingers who are pushing for two spots in his team, which is a welcome relief from the injury problems they are now suffering in defence.He said: “I thought Schlupp’s performance at Burnley was really good, so we’re not ... more
  • 1 week VIDEO: La Liga uses Twi & Pidgin to wish Michael Essien happy birthday GhanaSoccernet
    The official English Twitter account of Spanish La Liga has wished former Real Madrid midfielder a happy 37th birthday in Twi and pidgin English.The ex-Ghana midfielder reunited with the manager, Jose Mourinho as he signed a season-long loan with Real Madrid on transfer deadline day in 2012.Essien went on to make 21 appearances for the Whites and scored two goals.The La Liga English accounted tweeted: “We dey wish former @realmadriden and Black Stars midfielder @MichaelEssien afihyia pa as he turns 37 today”.Watch Essien score a breathtaking goal for Real Madrid in the 2012/13 campaign. https://twitter.com/laligaen/status/1201790676892966912— (@laligaen) ?s=21 ... more
  • 1 week A closer look at Michael Essien as he turns 37 today GhanaSoccernet
    Michael Kojo Essien (born 3 December 1982) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Sabah in the Malaysia Super League, as a midfielder.Essien started his career playing for Liberty Professionals in Ghana. In 2000, he moved to France to join Bastia, where he would spend three seasons and appear in over 60 matches before joining Ligue 1 title holders Lyon in 2003.At Lyon, Essien won back-to-back league titles in 2003–04 and 2004–05, and won Ligue 1 Player of the Year in 2005. During his five-year stint in France, he acquired French citizenship.In 2005, Essien signed with Premier League side ... more
  • 1 week Ex-Scotland ace Kris Boyd believes Jeremie Frimpong is ahead of development schedule GhanaSoccernet
    Former Rangers and Scotland forward Kris Boyd has waxed lyrical over Jeremie Frimpong following his eye-catching display for Celtic in their win against Ross County.Frimpong has been a revelation in the Scottish Premier League since joining the Hoops on loan from Manchester City in the summer.The 18-year-old kept up his impressive performance  when Celtic thump Ross County 4-1 on Sunday.His display has earned him adulation from Rangers hero Kris Boyd — who thinks the budding right-back is moving ahead of schedule in his development.“He is ahead of schedule," Boyd told Sky Sports. "He plays with a smile on his face. ... more
  • 1 week Dark clouds hang over Amr Fahmy’s quest to be CAF President GhanaSoccernet
    Amr Fahmy’s hopes of becoming the President of the Confederation of African African Football (CAF) is hanging in the balance just hours after declaring his intention to contest the 2021 election with doubts springing up over the mandatory support he needs as well as his suitability for the post.Fahmy, whose father Mustapha was the General Secretary of the organisation for 28 years, announced on Monday that he will start his campaign next year with a visit to Ethiopia and Sudan.But several federation heads scheduled to vote in the election, have questioned if the former General Secretary of the organisation would ... more
  • 1 week Johnson Smith wants to guide Kotoko back to Africa GhanaSoccernet
    Interim coach of Asante Kotoko, Johnson Smith says his primary goal is to guide the club back to Africa. The former Karela gaffer is acting as interim coach as the team finds a permanent replacement for Kjetil Zachariassen, who was sacked last month.Smith joined the club as assistant manager but has already set targets of qualifying for either the CAF Champions League or the Confederation Cup.“I have a good squad and I am content with them. They are about 34 in number,” Smith told Graphic Sports.“Although some of them may be transferred to other teams and some are opting not to ... more
  • 1 week Former Celtic star praises teenage full back Jeremie Frimpong GhanaSoccernet
    Former Celtic goalkeeper Alan Rough has praised Dutch born Ghanaian defender Jeremie Frimpong following his outstanding displays with the Hoops. The 18-year old right back has been in scintillating form since arriving in Scotland, playing an integral role in manager Neil Lenon's side.His performances has earned him widespread praises and the recent to join in singing the praise of the youngster is Alan Rough, who says he is yet to see the youngster have a poor game."Haven't seen the young lad having a bad game", Rough said on the PLZ Soccer's The Football Show."True to tradition, he is an attacking full-back. ... more
  • 1 week Photos: Ghana football star Clifford Aboagye in serious motor accident in Mexio GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Clifford Aboagye has been involved in a car accident in Mexico where he plays for top-flight side Queretaro but escaped from the serious incident unhurt. Clifford Aboagye accident ... more
  • 1 week KP Boateng remains doubt for Fiorentina ahead Coppa Italia clash against Cittadella GhanaSoccernet
    Forward Kevin Prince Boateng remains a doubt for Fiorentina AC ahead of tonight's Cappa Italia against Cittadella. The 33-year old played 45 minutes of La Viola's 1-0 defeat to Lecce but manager Vincenzo Montella will have to access the striker to see if he will be ready for the game on Tuesday night.According to Montella K.P Boateng looks fatigued and needs to be under observation before the game.“Chiesa is continuing its recovery, I think it is very difficult to have it tomorrow, more likely for Sunday. We will have to see how the steps will continue day by day, even yesterday he ... more
  • 1 week Ghana midfielder Clifford Aboagye involved in serious car accident in Mexico GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Clifford Aboagye has been involved in a car accident in Mexico where he plays for top-flight side Queretaro but escaped from the serious incident unhurt, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.The Gallos de Queretaro player suffered the road accident on Avenida 5 de Febrero road in the city of Querétaro last night when his car was rammed by a pick-up truck from behind.Security and medical officials were quickly deployed to the scene and they found that no one suffered serious injuries, so none of the car occupants were transferred to the hospital care.The traffic on the busy road was affected ... more
  • 1 week Royal Antwerp defender Daniel Opare to make injury return after winter break GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana defender Daniel Opare is set to return to the field after the winter break, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.Opare sustained a knee injury during a preseason friendly against KFC Brasschaat and had undergone surgery.The marauding right-back has been working hard on his rehabilitation at the club's training facility.Reports reaching GHANASoccernet.com indicate that the 28-year-old is line to make a return to first team action in the winter.Opare who came through the youth ranks of Real Madrid made approximately 23 appearances for Royal Antwerp.Ghana defender Daniel Opare is set to return to the field after the winter break, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively ... more
  • 1 week Carlos Vela beat Latif Blessing to 2019 LAFC Attacker of the Year Award GhanaSoccernet
    Carlos Vela beat Ghanaian International Latif Blessing to the Los Angeles Football Club’s (LAFC) 2019 Attacker of the Year award.The 30-year old was outstanding for Los Angeles FC in the just ended season, picking up the Most Valuable Award (MVP) oF the season.He won the award after acquiring 74% of votes from the fans.He played in 31 games in the season and scored 34 goals to break the Josef Martinez’s 2018 record of 31.The Former Arsenal player also registered 15 assists, and broke Sebastian Giovinco’s 2015 record of combined goals and assists (which was 38).Vela also scored two goals and ... more
  • 1 week Ghana women’s league committee to holds first meeting today GhanaSoccernet
    The new Women’s league will hold its first meeting to deliberate on its core mandate of sterling the affairs of women’s football in the country.The meeting is scheduled for this afternoon from 12 to 2pm at the GFA secretariat.The meeting which will be focused on how to resume women’s league in the country which found to a halt in June following the airing of the Anas expose will be chaired by Madam Hilary Boateng,Chairperson of the committee with all members in attendance.Vice chairperson,Rosalind Koramah Amoh who was part of the old administration is expected to give the committee an overview ... more
  • 1 week Talent Tavern: 17-year-old Christian Ghartey scores season’s first goal in Italian Youth League GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian teenage centre back Christian Ghartey scored his first goal of the season for Castlefranoco in a 9-1 win over Finale Junior in the Italian Youth division.Ghartey headed in from a corner in the 15th minute to give Castlefranoco the lead and set the tone for what was going to be an annihilation."I'm extremely happy to have scored my first goal,'' he said.''It's such a joy  because I had wanted to get one in the last couple  of matches, and I knew it was just a matter of time. I'm hoping to contribute more "The 17-year-old joined Castlefranoco on loan ... more
  • 1 week Asante Kotoko to appoint a CAF License A coach before GPL commences GhanaSoccernet
     GHANAsoccernet.com has learnt that Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko will appoint a new coach in the coming days. Our intel say, Kotoko will look out for a coach who holds a CAF License A certificate to meet requirements set by the Club Licensing Board.The Club Licensing Board of the Ghana Football Association has mandated all the Premier League clubs to ensure that their coaches are holders of at least a CAF License A certificate before they will be eligible to handle a Premier Division team in Ghana.Asante Kotoko interim coach Johnson Smith, according to report is a holder of ... more
  • 1 week Berekum Arsenal got relegated due to the Glo money- Yakubu Moro GhanaSoccernet
    President and Bankroller of Berekum Arsenal, Alhaji Yakubu Moro has revealed that his side got relegated due to the Glo sponsorship money which was not forthcoming when they sponsored the Ghana Premier League.The Ghana Football Association secured a mega-sponsorship deal from the Nigerian telecommunication giants in 2008 to become headline sponsors for both the Premier League and the Black Stars.Glo abrogated the contract and had to pay $1.5 million as compensation to the Ghana FA after an out of court settlement was agreed.The first installment of $500,000 was paid under the Kwesi Nyantakyi administration while the second installment of $1m ... more
  • 1 week Former Ghana FA NC president Kofi Amoah ordered to return $100k Glo money GhanaSoccernet
    Finder Sports has reported that the top brass of the Ghana Football Association has told President of the defunct Normalisation Committee, Dr Kofi Amoah to facilitate the return of the $100,000 payment made to lawyers who ostensibly helped retrieve an arbitration settlement from telecommunication giants Globacom.Last week, Dr Amoah was in the news for all the wrong reasons after news broke that Globacom has paid $1 million to the astute businessman to be paid to the GFA, and yet the association only received 900,000.Dr Amoah has since explained that lawyers who helped in in the arbitration settlement were paid ten ... more
  • 1 week Thomas Partey earns praise of ex-Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas GhanaSoccernet
    Former Barcelona and Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas has praised Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey followwing his display in Atletico Madrid's defeat to Barcelona. The Ghanaian midfielder bossed the middle of the park, despite his side losing narrowly to the Spanish champions after the brilliance of Lionel Messi on Sunday.Fabregas, who was watching the game took to Twitter to shower praises on the 26-year old.He posted,“Thomas es muy Bueno”, which when translated to English means Thomas is very good.Thomas Partey lasted the entire duration of the 1-0 defeat to the Catalans and has become the most featured midfielder in Diego Simeone's side this ... more
  • 1 week Ghana FA must furnish us with audited accounts under NC or we boycott Congress- Ntow Fianko GhanaSoccernet
    Experienced lawyer and football administrator, Lawyer Kwame Ntow Fianko has admonished the newly installed top brass of the Ghana Football Association to furnish football clubs in the country with details of the audited accounts of the Normalisation Committee’s tenure before the upcoming Congress. He says the audited accounts which is a pre-requisite must be submitted 14 days prior to Congress before the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League can start.According to the Board member of Berekum Arsenal, per the statues, the Association must furnish the clubs with the audited accounts of the Football Association (FA) before the Premier League can start.Speaking to ... more
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