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Ghana Goalkeeper Richard Ofori says he has been keeping tabs on the Team of Choice since last year. Maritzburg on Thursday July morning announced the signing of the Ghananian goalkeeper on a three-year deal from champions Wa All Stars. The Black Stars goalie in his first with the club’s website said “I’ve been following them since last year. The game in Cape Town against Cape Town City, I was there. When [Evans] Rusike scored that free-kick, I was there. They were playing very well and I said to myself I would love to be with this team. Here I am…

Football legend George Oppong Weah has hailed Asamoah Gyan as a great leader of the Black Stars. Gyan took over the armband from John Mensah in 2012 and has exhibited some remarkable leadership qualities. The all time Ghana’s top scorer with 51 goals in 105 appearances in recent times has come under intense criticisms for failing to win laurels with the team with some questioning his leadership style. But speaking to Bola Ray on Starr Chat, George Oppong Weah insists Gyan has been a great leader from a player’s perspective. “I love him and you know he is very resilient…

Wilberforce Mfum, a former Asante Kotoko player has taken a subtle attack on current generational players for their poor attitude shown in their football career. Mfum, 80, has described some of the players as lazy and indisciplined. He claims they do not attach any seriousness to their football career, which has been the ultimate difference between their generation and the current players. “The difference between the current players and our generation was the absence of boozing and womanizing,” Mfum told Kumasi based Abusua FM. “We were well disciplined. Current players are so indisciplined and that has been the major difference.” Mfum…

Public Relation officer of the Ministry of youth and Sports Elvis Adjei Baah,says technical team of Ghana’s senior national team will be paid their outstanding salaries soon,but no timeline giving. Appiah and his backroom staff made up of Ibrahim Tanko, Richard Kingson, and Stephen Appiah among a host of others have already worked two months without remuneration and have taken charge of three matches already. The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC),sponsors of the BlackStars suspended their support for the senior national team, to review the sponsorship package after a new board and CEO took over the administration of the entity. GNPC…

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has said he is working on the rough edges to his game after sealing a three-year contract with La Liga side Deportivo Alaves. The 26-year-old joined Alaves earlier this week — his 10th club since moving to Europe in 2008 — after leaving Panathinaikos. While the versatile midfielder has won many admirers with his dynamism, technical qualities and all-action approach, he has picked up 86 yellow cards and six red cards over the last nine years. “I am not worried and shouldn’t be worried,” he told KweséESPN when asked about his disciplinary record. “The nature of…

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Board have arrived at a decision to fund Sports development in Ghana with a staggering sum of &1.5m dollars annually. The current development is a 50 percent reduction on the previous $3million amount pumped into the Black Stars annually. The state-owned oil exploration firm will redirect their resources from only sponsoring the Senior national team  Black Stars to developing sports in the Nation. A statement by MOYS reads ” The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) can confirm receipt of communication from the Ghana National Petroleum Cooperation (GNPC), that its Board has approved an amount…

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…

The President of Ghana,His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo will commission the Accra Academy Astro Turf on Tuesday afternoon. Asamoah Gyan’s Accra Academy Astro Turf will officially be opened by the President of Ghana in honor of his Alma mater. The project which was solely financed by the Black Stars captain is wealth $200,000. Gyan broke the ground for the commencement of the project in 2015. Perfectly green and smooth, adorned with flood lights, the commissioning of the turf will be a fitting thank you by Gyan to the school which honed his young talent under the tutelage of Coach…

Inter Milan  race for Ghanaian  international  midfielder Alfred Duncan as transfer option for Top targets . According to  Premium Sports focus on the possible Nerazzurri targets in the midfield: Toni Kroos is a target thought to be impossible: the German is not for sale and the price tag made by Real Madrid is around 70M Euros, which is reasonable for Suning. A figure that is much higher than previous targets Arturo Vidal and Radja Nainggolan, who both are set to renew with their respective clubs. A more realistic target is Sassuolo’s Alfred Duncan, however, Sassuolo have marked him as “unsellable”. News on Ivan Perisic: José Mourinho has vetoed the inclusion of Anthony Martial in…

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has joined Spanish side Deportivo Alaves after signing a three year deal. The Ghanaian makes a return to the Spanish La Liga from Greek side Panathinaikos after both parties sorted out contract issues  amicably SportsworldGhana.com has gathered. The 9th placed team in last season’s La Liga campaign, looks forward to improving on their performance hence securing the signature of Wakaso who has enough experience in the Spanish League as he has already featured for four Spanish clubs including Espanyol. Wakaso becomes the eighth player the Victorians have added to their set-up and the Ghanaian is looking…

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