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  • 5 months Southampton defender Kevin Danso recovers from illness ahead of Chelsea clash GhanaSoccernet
    Defender Kevin Danso has recovered from an illness that kept him out of Southampton's win against Aston Villa last weekend. The Austrian born Ghanaian will be available Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuettl ahead of their game against Chelsea on Boxing Day.“I have one big issue with Shane Long because he slipped last weekend and has a little knee injury,” the Austrian manager said. “He couldn’t train today and it doesn’t look very good."“Moussa, it’s still too early for him to play against Chelsea. Kevin (Danso) was ill but was training today for the first time with the team. The good thing is ... more
  • 5 months Inusah Musah recovers from injury ahead of Petro Luanda’s CAF CL clash against Wydad Casablanca GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian defender Inusah Musah has recovered from injury for Angolan side Petro de Luanda ahead of their CAF Champions League game against Moroccan giants Wydad  Casablanca. The former Hearts of Oak defender's return is a huge boost for manager Toni Casano, who is preparing his side for the trip to Morocco for the game on Saturday.Musah has been a rock in Petro Luanda's defense since joining from Hearts of Oak, helping the club reach the group stages of the CAF Champions League.Petro de Luanda are yet to win their first game in group C after a draw and a defeat in ... more
  • 5 months Halmstads BK midfielder Thomas Boakye celebrates Christmas with youth in his hometown GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Boakye celebrated his Christmas with the youth in his hometown Bremang in the Ashanti region.Boakye together with his foundation organised a football tournament by inviting some selected juvenile teams within the region.Dreams FC from Maakro, Livingstone United from Kronum, Anokye Stars Sani from Suame and Mountain Movers from the hosting community Bremang graced the tournament dubbed "Thomas Boakye Give Back To Community."This is the 6th consecutive year the Halmstads BK star has done this to help change lives and also aid young athletes to realise their potential either through football or education.The tournament was a one day ... more
  • 5 months VIDEO: New WAFA SC coach Prosper Narteh hails quality of squad GhanaSoccernet
    New WAFA SC coach Prosper Narteh Ogum says he has inherited a squad with the requisite know-how to beat every team in the Ghana Premier League.The University lecturer-who holds a CAF License A coaching certificate, was hired just days before the start of the season.He will lead the team on Sunday when they travel to Tarkwa to face Karela United FC.''My expectations are very high because I have had the opportunity to watch the team train yesterday [Tuesday] and then this morning [Wednesday], and the quality of the players is just amazing. I can't describe it,'' Ogum said in his ... more
  • 5 months King Faisal midfielder Mujeeb Hakeem confident of top half finish in the upcoming GPL season GhanaSoccernet
    King Faisal midfielder Mujeeb Abdul Hakeem is confident the Premier League returnees will make a top half finish in the 2019/20 season. The Kumasi based club were reinstated back to the premier league after an extraordinary congress decision was passed in their favour, to end the legal wranglings between the club and the FA.Ahead of the start of the new campaign, ex-Kotoko midfielder Mujeed Hakeem revealed his new club can make a top 9 finish.“We are all working hard to be ready for the start of the season. It’s not going to be easy," he told“I’m calling on the fans ... more
  • 5 months Former Kotoko forward Osman Bashiru rejoins King Faisal GhanaSoccernet
    Former Asante Kotoko striker Osman Bashiru has joined King Faisal ahead of the start of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. Bashiru is returning to King Faisal after spells with the Porcupine Warriors and Ashantigold. He also played in Israel before returning to Ghana and has been inactive since 2017.However, the sharp shooter seems to have found his goal scoring boot and is ready to ignite the Ghana Premier League.King Faisal were reinstated to the topflight this season after a proposal at the extraordinary congress saw them secure majority votes.The In Sha Allah boys have been active in the off season, ... more
  • 5 months WAFA SC appoint ‘university lecturer’ Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogum as head coach GhanaSoccernet
    WAFA SC have announced the appointment of Prosper Narteh Ogum as head coach for their First Team.He will be on the bench when the Academy Boys travel to the Akoon Community Park in Tarkwa to face Karela United FC in their season opener on Sunday, 29 December, 2019.A club statement on Boxing Day read: ''#WAFAcademy-We present to you our new head coach for the First Team.  [Dr.] Prosper Narteh Ogum takes charge for the upcoming season. We wish him all the best.''The 41-year-old is one of the sought-after CAF License A coaching certificate holders in the country.Narteh previously worked with ... more
  • 5 months Ex-Genoa defender Masahudu Alhassan wins court case against former agent Leonardo Guisti GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana international Masahudu Alhassan has won a court case against controversial Italian agent Leornado Guisti over contractual issues.Guisti, who is head of LG Group SRL, dragged the left back to the Italian Football Federation [FIGC] for breach of contract and demanded a compensation of 250,000 euros.But the 27-year-old appealed and accused Guisti of forging his signature to make a case for himself when both parties had agreed to sever ties on mutual consent four years ago.Early this month [December 2019], a Tribunale di Pistoia found Gusiti guilty and awarded a cost of 23,000''What happened was that I reached mutual ... more
  • 5 months Friendly Report: Karela fight back to earn 1-1 draw with Sekondi Hasaacas on Christmas Day GhanaSoccernet
    Karela United wrapped up their preparations for the start of the Ghana Premier League with a 1-1 draw with Sekondi Hasaacas on Christmas Day.The Nzema-Aiyinase side had to rally to avoid defeat at the Essipong Stadium.It was Hasaacas who took the lead through Philip Flamini.He fed on Isaac Asare's perfectly weighted cross for the friendly's go-ahead goal.Karela snatched from 12 yards through striker Diewisie Taylor.The referee pointed to the spot after claiming Ben Ankrah had handled the ball inside the box.It was a good test for the visitors who face WAFA SC at their adopted Akoon Community Park in Tarkwa ... more
  • 5 months AshantiGold SC part company with head coach Ricardo da Rocha GhanaSoccernet
    AshantiGold SC have parted company with their head coach Ricardo da Rocha by mutual termination, can discloseThe Miners had no option than to let go of the Brazilian trainer with only four days to the start of the new season as he can't be at the bench to direct affairs.The Club Licensing regulations state that a coach can lead a top-flight side in the Ghana if he possesses a CAF Licence A or it's equivalent.The former Ebusua Dwarfs coach does not have the requisite certificate making him ineligible to lead the Gold and Black outfit in the new season ... more
  • 5 months Hearts’ Umbro rides over Kotoko’s Strike as most beautiful jersey – 2019 Ghana Premier League Report GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak's home jersey for the 2019-20 season has been picked as the most beautiful for the upcoming Premier League campaign, beating that of arch-rivals Asante Kotoko.The African Sports Centre's 2019 Ghana Premier League Report released on Tuesday indicates 33 per cent of respondents chose the Phobians' jersey as the best among the pack for the season.Kotoko's 2019-20 home jersey came second with 21%.Hearts' kit is produced by Umbro whereas the Porcupine Warriors' apparel is manufactured by Strike.The two clubs have been engaged in a battle of kits ever since their new jerseys for the season were announced earlier ... more
  • 5 months Kotoko backed to beat Hearts to Ghana Premier League title – 2019 ASC Ghana Premier League Report GhanaSoccernet
     Asante Kotoko are most tipped to win the upcoming 2019-2020 Ghana Premier League which starts on Saturday, according to the 2019 Ghana Premier League Report released by the African Sports Centre for Data, Research and Technology (ASC) on Tuesday. The maiden survey report, which provides insights into consumer/fan behaviour about the league in relation to revenue opportunities and possibilities, focuses on Interest and Awareness, Patronage and Consumption, and Commerce.Nearly half (45%) of respondents chose 23-time champions Kotoko as the team likely to win the 2019-2020 season.Arch-rivals Hearts of Oak, who have 19 titles to their name, came second with 24% ahead ... more
  • 5 months Kotoko’s Sogne Yacouba the most exciting Ghana Premier League player according to ASC survey GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko attacker Songne Yacouba has emerged as the most exciting player in Ghana as the 2019-2020 Premier League beckons, an African Sports Centre for Data, Research and Technology (ASC) survey indicates.In the 2019 Ghana Premier League Report released on Tuesday, the Burkina Faso international tops the pack, having been chosen by 16 per cent of respondents as the "one player they are most excited about or most looking forward to watching" in the upcoming season which commences on Saturday.His top status is likely a result of his fine showing for the Porcupine Warriors in the 2018-2019 Caf Confederation Cup.Yacouba ... more
  • 5 months Inter Allies unveil Richmond Lamptey as new captain for season GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies have confirmed Richmond Lamptey will captain the side ahead of the 2019/20 season.‪Lamptey replaces Michel Otu who wore the armband during the Normalisation Committee last season.The midfielder-cum-defender is regarded senior member of the playing body.He joined the club three seasons ago after joining on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract with academy side WAFA SC.‪''Richmond has the respect of his teammates and we’re extremely proud to name him as our captain for the season,'' Technical Director Willie Klutse told the club's website.His deputy will be former captain Hashmin Musah. ... more
  • 5 months Ghana Premier League opening weekend matches to be played simultaneously on Sunday GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association has announced that the opening weekend of the Premier League will be played simultaneously on Sunday, 29 December, 2019 at 3pm.This means nine venues will thrill fans when the new 2019/20 season gets underway.But the statement further read: ''The Association will however announce a schedule which will see subsequent matchdays played between Friday and Sunday at different times.''Giants Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko are at home in Accra and Kumasi and will host Berekum Chelsea and Eleven Wonders FC respectively.Aduana Stars start their season at home and they face Inter Allies while AshantiGold entertain returnees ... more
  • 5 months Francis Afriye goes AWOL at financially-crippled Kenyan side Gor Mahia GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Francis Afriye is reported to have left Kenyan side Gor Mahia without the consent of the club's management, understands. The former Bechem United player will not be returning to the club who are facing serious financial challenges.He missed last Sunday's 3-0 win over debutants Kisumu All Stars.Afriyie is currently in Ghana for holidays while his agent looks to find him a new club.Earlier this month, there were reports Spanish second-tier side Real Zaragoza were interested in his services.Also Albanian side FK Partizani and Athletico Saltillo of Mexico have expressed interest. ... more
  • 5 months OFFICIAL:  Sam Adams joins Asante Kotoko GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko has announced the signing of Sam Adams who joins the club on a two-year deal.The 29-year old joins Asante Kotoko on a free transfer after the expiration of his contract from Aduana Stars.The former Aduana Stars star has been impressive in his two weeks training with the Porcupine Warriors.Adams replaces veteran Jordan Opoku who left the club after the expiration of his contract.His inclusion is another boost for the club ahead of the start of the Ghana Premier League season.The club statement read  "We are delighted to confirm the signing of Sam Adams on a ... more
  • 5 months Christopher Antwi-Adjei makes Bundesliga team of week 17 GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Christopher Antwi-Adjei has been named in Bundesliga Team of week 17 following an outstanding performance last weekend.Antwi-Adjei put in an excellent display to help SC Paderborn beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 at the Benteler-Arena on Sunday.The 25-year-old like his midfield colleagues Pröger and Sabiri, gave four shots on goal (maximum at the SC Paderborn in the game).He also delivered further highs of the game with 38 sprints and a maximum speed of 34.0km/h.The win could not take SC Paderborn out of the relegation zone but the gap between them and safety have been reduced to five points. ... more
  • 5 months Referees for the Ghana Premier League opening fixtures have been announced GhanaSoccernet
    The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League will commence this weekend across the respective match venues. Officials for Match day one of the Ghana Premier League have been announced by the Ghana Football Association.Below is the full list of match officials for Ghana Premier League match-day oneASANTE KOTOKO SC vrsELEVEN WONDERS FCSEFA, BENJAMIN - RefereeMENSAH, GILBERT ADOM - Referee Assistant 1Ayitey Shine, Edmund Korbla - Referee Assistant 2SAMADJI, JOSHUA TETTEH - 4th OfficialBashiru, Yakubu John - Match CommissionerASHANTIGOLD SC vrs GREAT OLYMPICS FCATIAPAH, ALPHONSO - RefereeALLOU TEBSON, EMMANUEL - Referee Assistant 1Dakurah, Augustine Suglo - Referee Assistant 2MUSAH, ALI - 4th OfficialAsante, ... more
  • 5 months Breaking News: Ghana FA approves Kim Grant as Hearts of Oak coach for season GhanaSoccernet
    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has approved Kim Grant as the coach of giants Accra Hearts of Oak ahead of the start of weekend's start of the league season in the wake of the controversy surrounding the coaching future of the former international striker.This shows that the former Black Stars player has all the necessary certificates and papers to coach in the Ghana Premier League contrary to earlier reports.Widespread reports claim the management board of the Accra-based side ordered the coach to step aside after controversy spread over his coaching license.Other reports say the decision to ask him to leave ... more
  • 5 months CONFIRMED: Great Olympics appoint George Koffie as new coach GhanaSoccernet
    Accra Great Olympics will head into the 2019/20 season with new coach Prince George Koffie following the resignation of Isaac Nii Armah. The Club Licensing Committee released the list of approved coaches for the upcoming season, with George Koffie the confirmed gaffer of the Accra based club.Isaac Nii Armah resigned less than a week to the start of the Premier League, citing personal reasons for his decision to part ways with the club.Great Olympics will begin their campaign against Ashantigold in Obuasi.Prince George Koffie is expected to be on the bench on Sunday. ... more
  • 5 months Inter Allies complete signing of ex-Ashantigold goalkeeper George Apronti GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies have completed the signing of goalkeeper George Apronti ahead of the start of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier season. The former Ashantigold goalkeeper joins the Eleven is  to One lads on a free transfer after his stay with the Miners came to an end.Apronti is very experienced on the local scene after spending most of his time in Obuasi with Ashantigold. He was a regular in the 2016/17 before his place was taken by veteran goalkeeper Robert Dabuo.His arrival is seen as a major boost for Allies, who head into the season with several new recruits, most of whom are ... more
  • 5 months wishes all our cherished readers Merry Christmas and a happy new year GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's leading football portal, would like to wish all of our valued readers and contributors a Merry Christmas!It’s the traditional time of year to take stock, look back at what you’ve achieved and make plans for the next 12 months.We'll continue to serve you during the festive season with all the latest news and views from the world of football.Thank you, and a merry Christmas to all you (our cherished readers), advertisers and partners for their invaluable support over the past 12 months, we really couldn't do what we do without you all. ... more
  • 5 months Kim Grant in BIG trouble over ‘cooked up’ résumé for Hearts of Oak job GhanaSoccernet
    Withdrawn Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant is in trouble for lying about his coaching background on his résumé.The  47-year-old falsely claimed he had acquired a UEFA ‘A’ Coaching certificate [the equivalent for a CAF A License] when he applied for the job in October, 2019.Grant's undoing and humiliation happened when Hearts insisted on having his certificate, but it kept on delaying.The club again wrote to the English FA who confirmed seeing his name, his their log book, but the ex-Ghana international never had classroom tuition.Also, the Ghana FA technical directorate personnel Francis Oti Akenten could not confirm his claim.Grant ... more
  • 5 months Dreams FC re-sign as headline sponsor GhanaSoccernet
    Dreams FC have maintained sports betting company as a sponsor for the 2019/20 season.  The two parties decided to exercise their options to renew the relationship with they were content.In 2018, Dreams FC announced their partnership with  becomes the headline sponsors for the Dawu-based side. ... more
  • 5 months Hearts of Oak name Edward Odoom as interim coach ahead of GPL opener GhanaSoccernet
    Edward Odoom has been promoted as interim coach of Hearts of Oak ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.The veteran trainer was given the nod to handle the Accra-based giants after management of the club ordered head coach Kim Grant to step aside on Tuesday.Grant was told to step aside because he has not got the required coaching stripes to be in the dugout when the Rainbow club host Berekum Chelsea in the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League opening fixture.This is the second time Nii Odoom has been handed a stop-gap role at the club since joining last year from Tema ... more
  • 5 months BIG BLOW: Hearts of Oak orders coach Kim Grant to step aside with four days to GPL season GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak have been dealt a blow with reports that head coach Kim Grant has been ordered to step aside by management board of the club.Last week, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) released of a list of Ghanaian coaches who have attained the highest certificate in coaching on the African continent, CAF License A.The announcement comes on the back of the FA’s commitment to implement in strict terms some sections of the club licensing policy that it adopted seven years ago.However, Grant was the biggest casualty of the decision by the Premier League Committee.His name was conspicuously missing from ... more
  • 5 months Ghanaian duo Odjidja & Acolatse named in Belgian Jupilar Pro League ToTW GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian pair Vadis Ofoe Odjidja and Elton Acolatse have been named in the Belgian Jupilar Pro League Team of the Week following their impressive outings on Matchday 20.Odjidja was adjudged the best player during KAA Gent’s 1-1 stalemate against league leaders Club Brugge over the weekend.The 30-year-old midfielder was the star of the encounter as he proved to be a thorn in the flesh of the high-flying Brugge side.He capped off a superb display with a 73rd minute equalizer after Emmanuel Dennis had given the visitors a 57th minute lead.Odjidja’s performance earned him a place in the Team of the ... more
  • 5 months Bayern Munich star Jerome Boateng to appear in court over domestic abuse charges GhanaSoccernet
    German International Jerome Boateng will be tried for assault on his former partner. The Bayern Munich centre-back has been accused of domestic violence by the public prosecutor. The trial against Boateng is expected to start soon.A complaint was registered against the former German international in the autumn of last year. While formal investigation started in February of this year.Boateng, 31, has been with his ex-partner, Sherin Senler, for 10 years and also have two daughters with her.The district court has ordered that the veteran defender would be prosecuted for the charges of “slight, intentional bodily injuries”, as been told by ... more
  • 5 months French World Cup winner Foulquier to provide competition for Dennis Appiah at FC Nantes GhanaSoccernet
    French defender Dimitri Foulquier is set to provide competition for Dennis Appiah at FC Nantes.Appiah joined the Canaries on a four-year deal from Belgian giants RSC Anderlecht in the summer.He has battled for the first choice right-back position with Fabio at the club.However, FC Nantes are seeking to strengthen the right-back spot in the winter after the Brazilian picked up an injury.According to reports emerging from France, the club have set their sights on signing former FIFA U-20 World Cup winner, Dimitri Foulquier, in the upcoming January transfer window to provide competition for Appiah.Foulquier has been declared a surplus to requirement ... more
  • 5 months BREAKING NEWS: Hearts of Oak agree $100,000 deal with Al Hilal for Joseph Esso GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak are set to lose live-wire Joseph Esso after they agreed a transfer fee of $100,000 with Sudanese giants Al Hilal Omdurman, according to media report.Esso has been superb for both Hearts of Oak and the Black Stars B in the year under review.His performance for both club and country has aroused a lot of interest from rival clubs and teams outside the country but it seems Sudanese heavyweights Al Hilal Omdurman are in a comfortable lead after meeting the financial demands of the Phobians according to Kumasi-based radio station, Fox FM.The 23-year-old poacher missed Sunday’s President’s Cup ... more
  • 5 months Wa All Stars unveil new coach Goran Barjaktarevic GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana Premier League champions Wa All Stars have unveiled new coach Goran Barjaktarevic ahead of the start of the 2019/20 season.The Bosnian-German tactician will take charge of the club in the upcoming season, as the Northern Blues seek to challenge for the title won in 2016."I have seen the players, I saw them today, they played in a friendly today which ended 0-0, it was a useful match," he said when asked about his players.The manager was outdoored this afternoon in Accra, having arrived on Sunday to begin his career in the West African country.Barjaktarevic, who holds a UEFA ... more
  • 5 months VIDEO: Richard Boateng scores in Alcoron’s draw against Fuenlabrada GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Richard Boateng scored for Alcorcon in their 1-1 stalemate against CF Fuenlabrada in the Spanish Segunda Division on Saturday.Boateng netted in the 34th minute of the match to give Alcorcon the lead heading into the break before CF Fuenlabrada fought back in the second half to equalize from the spot through Spainish midfielder Hugo Fraile in the 71st minute of the game.The midfielder played the entire duration of the encounter as his goal opened the scoring on the day.He has now scored four and one assist in seventeen matches featured in so far in the league.Watch highlights below:  ... more
  • 5 months Trabzonspor forward Caleb Ekuban makes first league appearance after injury comeback GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana forward Caleb Ekuban made his first Super Lig appearance after recovering from an injury for Trabzonspor in their win against Konyaspor. The 25-year old forward came on for Yusuf Sari, who got injured in the 83rd minute, as the traveling Trabzonspor earned a narrow win.On loan Crystal Palace forward Alexander Sørloth scored the only goal in the 37th minute for the Black Sea Storms.Ekuban is expected to gradually walk back into the starting line up after netting his first goal after 91 days out in the Turkish Cup win against Altay.  ... more
  • 5 months Our target is the league title- Berekum Chelsea President GhanaSoccernet
    President for Berekum Chelsea , Nana Kwame Nketiah says the target  set for the  team is to win the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League. According to him his team will go out for the league title this season. Chelsea will begin their league campaign away to Hearts of Oak on Sunday 29 December, 2019 at the Accra Sports Stadium. Speaking on  team’s preparation against Hearts of Oak he said, “We are going all out for the league season.“The team will be ready against Accra Hearts Of Oak and we are on course preparing for the game”, he told Storm FM. “We don't want to rely on ... more
  • 5 months Inter Allies sign young fullbacks Richard Acquaah and Evans Osei GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies have completed the signing of fullbacks Richard Acquaah and Evans Osei ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. The pair join the top flight side after impressing on trials during the Ghana Has Talent tournament some few months ago.Acquaah and Osei, who are right and left backs respectively join the club from lower tier side Charity Stars.“I’m over the moon to sign for such a club like Inter Allies FC and I can’t wait to do my best when the league starts,” Richard Acquaah told the club's website. Evans Osei on the other hand said: “My trial went really ... more
  • 5 months Chelsea midfielder Ethan Ampadu lops off iconic dreads GhanaSoccernet
    Welsh-born of Ghanaian descent Ethan Ampadu has loped off his famous dreadlocks ahead of the Christmas festive season.The 19-year-old, currently on loan at RB Leipzig, revealed his new look in a social media video.He has largely warmed the bench for Leipzig since joining in the summer — making just 4 appearances for Leipzig in all competitions.— (@bestgug) ?s=21  ... more
  • 5 months Swanase fans want ‘god’ Andre Ayew to stay beyond January GhanaSoccernet
    Swansea City fans were all over the internet after Andre Ayew's match winning exploits in their game against Luton Town last Saturday in the English Championship.The 30-year old chested in an 82nd minute winner for the Swans, to make it back to back wins after a run of difficult results.Some fans described Ayew as a god in human form, with others calling for the in-demand attacker to stay beyond the winter transfer window.Meanwhile, a Leeds United fan said he can't wait to see the ex-Marseille forward join the Lily Whites in January.Ayew has scored ten goals this  season for the ... more
  • 5 months Anderlecht youngster Jeremy Doku proud of his performance against Genk GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian youngster Jeremy Doku is proud of his performance after helping Anderlecht claim a 2-0 victory against Genk in the Belgian top-flight on Sunday. The 17-year-old attacker produced an impressive performance as Anderlecht secured the home win. He assisted Michel Vlap to open the scoring."It is often said about me that I am not sufficiently efficient. This time I initiate a goal, so I am very happy for myself and the team. We are working hard to achieve this. I and the other attackers do not hesitate any longer by training with Pär Zetterberg. That has paid off now, "he says ... more
  • 5 months Ghana vs Uruguay makes Fifa’s top 10 standout World Cup matches from the past decade GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana's quarter-final clash with Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa has made it to FIFA's top 10 standout men's and women's world cup matches in the last 10 years. Below is the full list.So close to an African firstUruguay 1-1 Ghana (Uruguay win 4-2 on penalties)2 July 2010, JohannesburgGhana took on Uruguay in the quarter-finals of South Africa in 2010 with the hope of becoming the first African nation to reach a World Cup semi-final. Urged on by the crowd and their vuvuzelas, the Black Stars opened the scoring through Sulley Muntari, only for Diego Forlan to equalise ... more
  • 5 months Arsenal fans delighted with Thomas Partey father’s comment on transfer move GhanaSoccernet
    Arsenal fans are delighted and desperate to have their club sign Thomas Partey after hearing his father urge him to join a new club if he is not appreciated at Atletico Madrid.His father in an interview said “I personally told him to move on, if he is not wanted at where he is right now. Because he might be wanted at somewhere else and so he will like to move to England if he gets the chance”, he told Enigye FM.The interview carried out in June has resurfaced and Arsenal fans are desperate to pursue the club make a move ... more
  • 5 months Nantes to make move for  Majeed Waris in Jan transfer window  GhanaSoccernet
    French Ligue side FC Nantes are reportedly keen to make a move for Ghanaian striker Majeed Waris ahead of the January transfer window, according to reports.Waris joined Nantes on a loan spell from FC Porto last season where he managed to score ten goals .Nantes have also targeted Yohan Boli of Sint. Truiden who currently has scored 10 goals and Prejuice Nakoulma who also left in the summer of 2018.According to close sources, the French side want the Ghanaian's return as they seek to boost their attack for the second half of the season.Waris played the entire last season with ... more
  • 5 months EXCLUSIVE: Spanish side Leganes retains 15% transfer rights of Bundesliga defender Kasim Adams GhanaSoccernet
    Spanish side Leganes received three million euros from the transfer of Ghana defender Kasim Adams from Swiss Young Boys to Bundesliga side Hoffenheim.Kasim Adams joined Leganes from Ghana Premier League side Medeama in January 30, 2014.Leganes has a 15 percent stake in the transfer rights of the defender who also passed through Spanish side Real Mallorca in the summer of 2015.Adams joined Swiss giants Young Boys a year later before switching to the Bundesliga to join Hoffenheim.Leganes previously owned 50 percent stake in the sale of the player but currently has 15 percent which they expect to get more due ... more
  • 5 months List of past Ghana Premier League winners GhanaSoccernet
    The 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season starts this weekend across the country at the various league centre with clubs fighting for the title.The 18 clubs will be fighting for the title and to join the number of clubs that have won the title in the past.Below is the list of previous winners of the league are: 1920 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1922 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1925 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1927 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1929 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1933 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1935 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1953/54 : Hearts of Oak (Accra) 1956 : Hearts of Oak ... more
  • 5 months Under-pressure Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant given five-match ultimatum GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak coach Kim Grant has five league matches to save his job, board member Elvis Heman Hesse has revealed.Grant has come under fire after Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Asante Kotoko in the President Cup.''We think the coach is fantastic, one of the best we have in the system now, we are not too much in a hurry to say he should leave because he has lost to Kotoko or he didn't perform well in some few matches,'' Hesse told Kumasi-based Oyerepa FM.''Sometimes misunderstanding will occur especially when we suggest to the coach and he fails to listen that ... more
  • 5 months EXCLUSIVE: In-demand Thomas Partey’s future transfer will hugely benefit Spanish club Leganes GhanaSoccernet
    Spanish club Leganes will benefit from Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey transfer fees should the Ghana International be sold by the club in the summer.Thomas Partey joined Atletico Madrid youth side from Leganes.Leganes currently owns 10 percent of Thomas Partey's transfer rights.At first, Leganes had 50 percent of the rights but Atletico Madrid bought 40 percent at a fee of six million euros in 2017.Thus, Leganes, Mallorca will benefit from the sale of the Black Stars midfielder should Atletico Madrid release him.Thomas Partey has been on the radar of most top clubs in Europe following his stellar performances for Atletico ... more
  • 5 months Spanish side Leganes has 50% of Mallorca star Baba Iddrisu ‘s transfer rights GhanaSoccernet
    Spanish Segunda side Leganes will earn 50 percent of Baba Iddrisu’s transfer fee when he moves to  any club in the future.The 23-year old joined Mallorca from Leganes in the summer of 2014 thus the Segunda side also have a stake in this transfer rights.Leganes aware of Baba’s potential did not bargained for a good percentage in his onward transfer fees with Mallorca during his transfer.Leganes will benefit from his onward transfer which will be determined by the selling price of Mallorca where he currently plays.Baba signed a contract extension with Mallorca this summer which is set to expire in ... more
  • 5 months 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League – List of 18 participating clubs, stadiums and venues GhanaSoccernet
    The 2019/2020 season of the Ghana Premier League starts on 28 December, 2019 with 18 clubs set to participate in Ghana's top-league league.Below are the names of the 18 teams, their stadiums, the cities where they are based, the stadiums where they will play their matches and the capacity of the proposed stadiums.Please find out the details below: ClubsStadiumLocationcapacityAduana StarsAgyeman Badu StadiumDormaa Ahenkro5,000Asante KotokoBaba Yara StadiumKumasi40,528AshantiGoldLen Clay StadiumObuasi20,000Bechem UnitedNana Gyeabour's ParkBechem5,000Berekum ChelseaBerekum Sports StadiumBerekum10,000Dreams FCTheater of DreamsDawu5,000Ebusua DwarfsCape Coast Sports StadiumCape Coast15,000Elmina SharksNduom Sports StadiumElmina25,000Eleven WondersOhene Ameyaw ParkTechiman10,000Great OlympicsAccra Sports StadiumAccra40,000Hearts of OakAccra Sports StadiumAccra40,000Inter AlliesAccra Sports StadiumAccra40,000King Faisal BabesBaba Yara ... more
  • 5 months Striker Emmanuel Banahene joins Saudi second-tier side Al Kawkab on loan GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian striker Emmanuel Banahene has joined Saudi Arabian Division 1 side Al Kawkab on loan from Egyptian side Ittihad of Alexandria.Banahene is reported to have signed a six-month contract until the end of the season.The 31-year-old is making a return to the Saudi Pro League after spending last year in the Gulf state on loan at Al-Shoulla where he scored 13 goals.The former Berekum Chelsea player has struggled for game time at Ittihad this term.He has made just two appearances and tallied just 19 minutes. ... more
  • 5 months Karela United adopt Akoon Community Park in Tarkwa as home ground GhanaSoccernet
    Karela United will have to use the Akoon Community Park as their home ground for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.Their Cosby Awuah Memorial (CAM) Park in Nzema-Aiyinase is being spruced up to the meet the league requirements.''We’re doing renovations on our home pitch. I'm talking about big changes,'' a club source told GHANASoccernet.comKarela will co-share the venue with Medeama whose T&A Park is undergoing rehabilitation.They host plucky side WAFA on the opening weekend of the Ghana Premier League. ... more
  • 5 months Kevin-Prince Boateng gets new coach at Fiorentina, Giuseppe Iachini named GhanaSoccernet
    Ghanaian midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng will work under a new coach as Italian side Fiorentina after Giuseppe Iachini was named as the new manager of the Serie A club.Iachini was appointed coach of struggling Fiorentina on Monday, the Serie A club confirmed.Iachini, 55, replaces Vincenzo Montella who was sacked on Saturday with the team trailing in 15th place, three points above the relegation zone."The current ranking has forced us to change coach," said Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso."We chose Iachini because he is a man of substance, tied to Florence and Fiorentina."Now we have to stay united and get back on ... more
  • 5 months Chances of jailed Ghanaian footballer in Sweden being acquitted increases tremendously GhanaSoccernet
    New evidence could acquit Ghanaian footballer Kingsley Sarfo who was jailed in Sweden for having sex with an underage girl, can exclusively reveal.A birth certificate, which police believe is credible, shows that the girl may have been 15 at the time the former Malmo FF player slept with her.In the summer of 2018, the 24-year-old was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison, after an he was convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.With the age of consent pegged at 15 in Sweden, the former Black Stars player was found guilty of having sex with an ... more
  • 5 months Giants Hearts of Oak sweating over Club Licensing for Accra Stadium GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak are sweating over getting the Accra sports stadium approved as their home for the upcoming Ghana Premier League season.The Club Licensing Board on Tuesday released venues approved for the 2019/2020 football season and the Accra sports stadium was given a conditional approvalThis means there are still one or more issues that need to be resolved before the capital stadium can pass for hosting a league game.The various non-mandatory conditions and the deadlines for remediation have been discussed with the club.The 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season is starting over the weekend with the Phobians playing at home to ... more
  • 5 months 16 clubs approved to host 2019/20 Ghana Premier League matches GhanaSoccernet
    16 clubs will host their home matches at their chosen venues for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League after the Club Licensing Board approved their venues for their home matches.The approvals comes just five days before the start of the season after the inspection report of the CLB was released on Tuesday.While four clubs secured their approval without any problems as many as 12 clubs have last minute work to do to secure their approvals with two clubs rejected out-rightly.Aduana Stars, Ashgold, Kotoko and King Faisal all secured their approval without any problems.Giants Hearts of Oak and the club of GFA president ... more
  • 5 months Kim Grant needs more time- Polo tells Hearts Supporters GhanaSoccernet
    Hearts of Oak Legend Mohammed Polo has urged the fans to give head coach Kim Grant more time as the team prepares ahead of the new season.  Grant has come under pressure and criticisms from the supporters following the team’s defeat to arch-rivals Asante Kotoko in the President Cup. Polo has come to the defense of the coach and has asked the supporters to give him more time to restore the Phobian glory. "Hearts of Oak supporters should give Kim Grant time to work, their behavior towards him when losses a friendly game is not appropriate. He needs more time and this is ... more
  • 5 months Youngster Abdul Mumin happy with progress at FC Nordsjælland GhanaSoccernet
    Fast rising Ghanaian youngster Abdul Mumin is elated with his development at Danish Premier League side FC Nordsjælland.The center back has been impressive for Nordsjælland as he has played every game this season.The former Right to Dream Graduate was named man of the match in Nordsjælland's 1-0 defeat to FC Copenhagen in the Danish League a month ago."It's been a great year, i have seen myself develop from game to game from beginning of the year," he said."I have been consistent and definitely putting a lot of focus and energy on my development and i hope to move my game ... more
  • 5 months Club Licensing Board rejects home venues for Ebusua Dwarfs and Wa All Stars GhanaSoccernet
    Wa All Stars and Ebusua Dwarfs have had their home venues for the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League rejected by the Club Licensing Board ahead of the start of the season this weekend.The board claims the Madina Zongo Park and Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast are not fit to host matches in the top-flight.They have been asked to provided alternative venues for their Premier League matches.Wa All Stars have new owners and the club have relocated to Madina, Accra and Dwarfs have abandoned the Cape Coast Stadium and reverted to their old ground.A statement read: ''The mandatory basis for the ... more
  • 5 months GFA NC wishes Kotoko, AshantiGold well in CAF inter-club matches GhanaSoccernet
    The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association have wished Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold the best of luck in their respective CAF inter-club competitions this weekend.Ashantigold will lock horns with Equatorial Guinean side Akonangui at the Len Clay Stadium on Saturday in the CAF Confederations Cup, While Asante Kotoko host Nigeria’s Kano Pillars in Kumasi on Sunday in the CAF Champions League.A statement reads; “Our two representatives in Africa registered impressive results in the first-leg of their respective competitions away. Ashantigold’s 1:1 draw in Equatorial Guinea and Kotoko’s narrow 3:2 defeat in Nigeria are results we are confident both the ... more
  • 5 months VIDEO: Grace Asantewaa named the 2019 MVP by Spanish side EDF Logrono GhanaSoccernet
    Midfielder Grace Asantewaa was named the 2019 Most Valuable Player for Spanish side EDF Logrono despite joining the club in September.Asantewaa has been influential for the Spanish Primera Iberdrola side with 12 appearances and one assist for Logrono.The 19-year-old Ghana international Tweeted: ''How good it feels been named a club MVP....🤝🙌🏻🤝🙌🏻🤪🤪🤪🤪. Thank God for a successful first round in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola ❤️.''Asantewaa is a serial winner having won the Women’s Premier League and Cup double twice in 2015-16 and 2016-2017 seasons.She won the Normalization Committee Women's Special Competition was adjudged the Best Player of the tournament.  How good it feels ... more
  • 5 months Asante Kotoko contract rebel Songne Yacouba wants US$150,000-a-year to extend stay GhanaSoccernet
    Asante Kotoko ace Songne Yacouba is demanding a yearly salary of US$150,000 before signing a new deal with the Ghanaian giants.But the Porcupine Warriors have offered the Burkinabe a paltry GHc 50,000-a-year contract which was rejected by his representatives.Kumasi-based Oyerepa FM Sports also reports there will be a final meeting between the two parties next week to decide his future.The club's Executive Chairman Dr Kwame Kyei will sit in that meeting to try and convince the Burkina Faso international to lower his demands.Yacouba's contract will run out on 23 February 2020. ... more
  • 5 months CAF boss Ahmad hints AFCON dates set to return to January/February GhanaSoccernet
    CAF president Ahmad has revealed the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be played in January/February and NOT June due to the weather condition in host country Cameroon.According to the Malagasy, the alteration of the calendar is to ''protect the integrity of the competition.''Ahmad told Inside World Football: ''When we took the decision to move the Africa Cup of Nations to June, which we did for the last tournament in Egypt, we have always said that we need to have some flexibility over the dates.''This is because of the different climatic conditions in the continent. I don’t know why the ... more
  • 5 months Ex-Ghana FA veep George Afriyie resigns from Liberty Professionals GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana FA Vice President George Afriyie has resigned from longtime role as a director of Ghanaian top-flight side Liberty Professional following his agreement to take over as the CEO of rivals Aduana Stars, can exclusively reveal.The Presidential candidate in the recent Ghana FA elections has served his notice of his decision to leave the role with the Dansoman-based team because of the decision to move to another club.Staying on as a director of Liberty Professional would have led to sanctions from the the Licensing Board of the Ghana FA as holding roles in clubs playing in same league ... more
  • 5 months Breaking News: George Afriyie takes over Aduana Stars as CEO with big powers GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana FA Vice President George Afriyie is set to take over the Premier League side Aduana Stars as the CEO with the powers raising the necessary investment to boost the club, can exclusively reveal.Afriyie is taking over the club after the King of Dormaa, Osagyefo Agyemang Badu I , agreed to allow the experienced football administrator to take full charge of running the club following weeks of negotiations.The club is fully funded by the King but following talks to help improve the fortunes of the team with his international connections and more funding for the club Afriyie will ... more
  • 5 months Inter Allies FC announce signing of defender Ben Yaro GhanaSoccernet
    Inter Allies FC have announced the signing of defender Ben Yaro on a one-year deal.Yaro sealed his move to the Eleven Is To One side on Tuesday.The young centre back moves to Inter Allies FC from Division Two side Kaakyire FC.Yaro arrives with a wealth of experience having previously had stints with Premier League side Bechem United and Division One side Okwahu United."This is a club I have always liked and I am happy about this move. I hope I can give back the trust that Inter Allies have in me." Yaro told ... more
  • 5 months WATCH: WAFA SC post training session video ahead of Ghana Premier League start GhanaSoccernet
    WAFA SC have published a video of their training as they finalize preparations for the start of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season. The Academy Boys begin their campaign with a difficult trip to Karela United FC.WAFA SC will seeking to improve their wretched away record this term.They have promoted several players from the youth side- who featured in major international tournaments-to the First Team.Watch WAFA SC's training session:   ... more
  • 5 months Jeremie Frimpong not interested in leaving Celtic GhanaSoccernet
    Celtic defender Jeremie Frimpong has reiterated his desire to remain at the club and win more trophies in Scotland.The right-back joined Celtic from Manchester City in the summer and has been a revelation.So many players have used Celtic to enhance their careers and move on to sign for English Premier League clubs.But Frimpong is not thinking about that at least for now.He responded to Daily Record about a possible transfer by saying: ''No, I’m at Celtic and this is where I’m staying. The fans love me and I love them so I’m staying here.''Frimpong has already made 12 first-team appearances ... more
  • 5 months Eleven Wonders appoint Ignatius Osei-Fosu as head coach ahead of GPL campaign GhanaSoccernet
    Ghana Premier League side Eleven Wonders have appointed Ignatius Osei-Fosu as head coach ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.Osei-Fosu — who has been unattached since leaving Liberty Professionals — has been handed the Techiman-based side’s coaching reins ahead of the upcoming campaign.The CAF Licensed ‘A’ coach is a Principal teacher at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology basic school.The club’s coaching role became vacant following the departure of Frimpong Manso on Monday.Eleven Wonders will begin their 2019/20 Ghana Premier League campaign with an away fixture against Asante Kotoko at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Saturday December, ... more
  • 5 months We have a good team to compete for the GPL title- Aduana Stars coach GhanaSoccernet
     Aduana Stars Head Coach, W.O. Tandoh says he has a formidable team to compete in this season’s Ghana Premier League which begins this weekend.  The  Dormaa-based club engaged Ivorian side African Sports in a friendly game at the Nana Agyeman Badu Stadium which ended in a goalless  draw. Speaking to reporters after the game on the team’s preparation for the league he said, “ I will urge all our supporters to come and support us on Sunday in our league game. “We are going to prove to the critics that we have a good team for the league so we entreat everyone to ... more
  • 5 months Wa All Stars reassign John Paintsil as scout GhanaSoccernet
    Former Ghana international defender John Paintsil has been handed a new role by Wa All Stars as scout at after being relieved of head coach position. Paintsil has been replaced as head coach by Bosnian-German trainer Goran Barjaktarevic.He was dropped by All Stars after failing to meet the requirement needed to coach a Ghana Premier League club.The former Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach doesn't hold CAF License A certificate.He took charge of the club's pre-season.Wa All Stars open their league campaign against Liberty Professionals.  ... more
  • 5 months BREAKING NEWS: Wa All Stars officially confirm Goran Barjaktarevic as head coach; clarifies John Paintsil’s role in the club GhanaSoccernet
    Wa All Stars have confirmed the appointment of Goran Barjaktarevic as head coach of the club ahead of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League.The Bosnian-German tactician arrived in Ghana on late Sunday night to begin his role as Wa All Stars head coach.The Accra-based side are seeking to establish their title credentials by boosting their backroom staff with a highly experienced coach before the start of the season.With just seven days to the commencement of the 2019/20 Ghana Premier League, the one-time Ghana Premier League champions have appointed Goran Barjaktarevic as head coach.He is expected to be in the dugout when Wa ... more
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