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Aduana Stars CEO Albert Commey has levelled a damning allegation against Paa Kwesi Ndoum’s Elmina Sharks for attempting to bribe referee Uriah Glah who handled their match last Sunday.  Ndoum, a renowned politician and businessman, suggested that Aduana are not credible winners of the Ghana Premier League. He posted on his Facebook page: ”By the way, Aduana Stars are on top of the league and soon to be declared champions officially. Really? ”Our team lost to them twice this season. Twice, it was the referee who decided the outcome. I know when we lose to a better side. ” But…

Ghana premier league side Tema Youth football club head coach Edward Odoom has threatened to quit coaching in the top flight after the current campaign, citing poor officiating as a reason. Odoom whose side is currently battling relegation in the current campaign believes that his side would have finished the campaign at a respectable position if refereeing in the league had been fair to all the participating clubs. In an interview with Kumasi based FOX FM ahead of the premier league week 29 match against Bechem United on Sunday, Odoom alleged that clubs in the premier league are playing matches…

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah, has vehemently stated that he had absolute believe in the Black stars ‘B’ team adding that, the side just ended a little bit of motivation to sparkle. The stars had their CHAN dream shattered, after losing 2-1 at the Baba Yara stadium when the bookmarkers had already tipped the four time African cup winners to book their ticket to Kenya after an impressive 2-2 draw in Ouagadougou. Doubts were cast over their ability to defend the WAFU tournament after a controversial 1-0 win over the Gambia. Maxwell Konadu’s side defied the odds by reaching…

Defender Kingsley Fobi is delighted to have scored for his side in the Copa de Rey knock out crunchy encounter with UD Logrones on Wednesday night. The former Ghana U17 star dig deep to ensure his team secured the famous victory over UD Logrones to advance to the next phase of the competition. Fobi’s 88th minute strike helped Formentera to defeat Logrones 4-3 in the crucial clash to qualify to the round 16th phase of the competition. Ivan Aguilar Andre Marcos had given the away team a 2-0 lead in the second half but a thunderous respond by Bruno Vinicius…

Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has insisted that government will not refund the $62,000 Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan paid for a chartered flight to convey his team mates from Brazzaville to Accra after their 5-1 thrashing of Congo in a World Cup qualifier. Gyan upon arrival to Ghana revealed that the Sports Ministry had disappointed the entire playing body with poor traveling arrangements and therefore his gesture saved a disgracing situation in Brazzaville. According to the skipper, his gesture saved most players in their various clubs in Europe. But speaking at the Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday, Asiamah said Gyan…

President of Amidaus Professionals Alhaji Baba Gedo has admitted to paying bribes to referees during their time in the Ghana Premier League. The Tema-based Division One outfit featured for two seasons in the elite league before suffering relegation in the 2014 season. He also revealed that he paid bribes to referees for favours during his outfit’s stay in the Premier League but he’s seen the light now that the officials are rather making money off them. “I paid bribes to referees on countless occasions during our time time in the Premier League,” Gedo discosed. “No football administrator in Ghana can…

Ghana’s male U17 team [Black Starlets] will today play an international friendly match with Mali at Mohammed Bin Zayed Sports Stadium, NYU, Abu Dhabi on Wednesday 20th Sept. The Starlets have pitched camp in Abu Dhabi ahead of the 2017 FIFA U17 world Cup which will be held in India from October 6 to October 28. The game which will kick off at exactly 5pm local time forms part of the 2017 Gabon AFCON finalists preparations for the global tournament as they seek to conquer the world for the third time. The team will also travel to Dubai to engage United Arab…

Ghanaian experience midfielder Sulley Muntari has released a statement denying reports that he was arrested and his car impounded this morning by Italian security officials. Rife media reports in Italy and in Ghana suggest that the former AC Milan Star was arrested by Italian police and his car impounded by the after a report was made against him. The 32-year-old in a statement released on his official twitter handle claims those reports are false and factually inaccurate. Below is his full statement regarding the issue: DRZ legal Marcello D’Onofrio Massimo D’Onofrio Michele Zanna Luigi Alfarano Dimitri Russo consultant in PI…

President of West Africa football union zone B Kwesi Nyantakyi has allayed fears regarding the use of the Cape Coast stadium pitch for this year’s WAFU tournament. Sixteen West African countries are battling it out for the ultimate at the 2017 WAFU championships. Eight preliminary games will be played at the venue which many pundits believe it will put pressure on the playing surface. The knockout stage will see other games being played at the Ndoum stadium in Elmina . But Mr. Nyantakyi insists the pitch at the Cape Coast stadium will be maintained on Periodic bases to ensure it’s…

Asante Kotoko defender Samuel Abeiku Ainooson, who is on loan at Obuasi AshantiGold has register worry about the ”frequent breaks in the Ghana Premier League.” The league which mostly last for a period of 6-7 months, has now been played over a period of 8 months and still has four matches to go. The Ghana Premier league is currently on break and set to resume after the ongoing 2017 Wafu Tournament. Abeiku who joined the Elephants in the second transfer window is on a mission to salvage a sinking ship but has argued that, the rampant break in the league…

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