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The start of the 2018 Ghana Premier League is likely to delay after officials of Accra Great Olympics on Monday, February 5, 2018, secured a court injunction restraining the FA from starting the league. The Accra based side protested against Bechem United and Elmina Sharks for using an unqualified player last season but they lost the protest. Olympics were hoping that winning six points from both Elmina Sharks and Bechem United would have helped maintain their Premier League status. The injunction is likely to delay the official launch of the 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League season at the forecourt of the…

They conceded 32 goals and scored 27 goals – though four more than what 5th place Asante Kotoko managed as the two-time league winners Accra Great Olympics say bye-bye to the Ghana premier league after 30 matches this season but are they still great? Your guesses might be as good as mine. The Accra-based soccer club – coached by two separate coaches this season Godwin Attram and Tom Strand –  fell to Bechem United in their last league game of the season as Amed Toure’s 3rd minute effort defeated the visitors. Great Olympics,  as the first part of their name…

Accra Great Olympics Coach Godwin Attram insists their faith is in the hands of God as they seek to avoid relegation at the end of the season. The Accra based side have struggled to in this seasons Ghana premier league after returning to the elite division just last term . The Dade lads sit second from bottom with 26 points from 25 games played. With five more game to end the season Coach Attram is entrusting the clubs survival chances in the hands of the creator. “It can happen that we can avoid the drop but its all about the…

Former Great Olympics Coach Godwin Attram has urged current coach Tom Strand to vary his tactics to save the club from relegation. The Dade lads gain promotion back to the elite division this season but is flirting with relegation after amassing 23 points from 23 games. Following the Dade Boys 3-0 loss to Medeama SC on match day 23 of the Ghana Premier League at the Accra Stadium over the weekend, it appears the club’s hope of avoiding the drop has become murky. Management and fans of the club are not happy with the turn of events and Attram who…

Board member of Great Olympics, Fred Papoe has admitted that his outfit was unfair to Godwin Attram in the appointment of a new Coach, Tom Strand. Attram who used to double as a player and coach for the Dade lads was demoted to the assistant Coach role following the appointment of Tom Strand as the Head Coach of the club in March. The former Ghana international was however unhappy with the decision and threatened to quit. Papoe insists the club should have accorded Attram a better treatment. “Attram himself was not against management’s decision to give him a helping hand…

WAFA coach Klavs Rasmussen says he is not surprised with his sides 5-0 win over Accra Hearts of Oak in the Ghana premier league. The Phobians on Sunday were handed their heaviest defeat in the domestic league by the academy boys at the Sogakope red bull arena. Two goals from Daniel Lomotey and one each from MajeedAshimeru, Caleb Amankwa and Ibrahim Abukari now sees WAFA on top of the league standings. Coach Rasmussen says they could have scored more. “The score line may be surprising but if you saw the game it could have been ten goals” “They were totally…

Accra Great Olympics Coach Tom Strand says his side will surely beat the drop despite the unimpressive start to the season. The Accra based side have won just two games out of the thirteen matches played so far in the season. They secured qualification to the elite division six months ago following a remarkable campaign in Division One. Strand who took over from Godwin Attram three weeks ago, has lost two matches and drawn one since he took charge of the team. He insists they are bent on retaining their premier league status. “We still have a lot of games…

Godwin Attram says he he will work with new Coach Tom Strand following a successful meeting with the management board. The management led by board chairman Amarkai Amartefio on Wednesday held a fruitful discussion with both parties as they seek to get the team back on track in the Ghana premier league. The Player- Coach had previously refused to work under Swedish trainer Tom Strand as an assistant.

Accra Great Olympics, is planning to expel all fifteen players who failed to train with new Coach Tom Strand last week. This is because disgruntled former coach Godwin Attram led a player walk out following the appointment of Swedish trainer Tom Strand as Coach. Players like Dan Quaye, Osa Bernardinho and six others failed to honor their Premier League game against Liberty Professionals on Sunday. General Manager of the club  Oluboi Commodore insists plans are far advance to do away with the services of those players . “We intend doing so the window is open so we are going to…

The camp of Great Olympics has been divided as one set of players train with Godwin Attram while the other set trains with newly appointed coach Tom Strand at Prampram, Sportworldghana.com has gathered. Fifteen players of Attram’s academy are currently training with him at the Fire Service Park which excludes the senior ones like Dan Quaye, Osei Boateng and others. Early this week, Attram had threatened management of the club of resignation if they employ any coach for the team, but management called his bluff and officially appointed Tom Strand as the head coach on Tuesday. The action has divided…

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