Browsing: Ghana Football News

Ghana’s U 17 goalkeeper Ibrahim Danald has revealed he was “I was once a defender” before being converted into a goalkeeper.  According to the Asante Kotoko short stopper, he wasn’t a naturally gifted like other goalkeepers until he ceased playing as a defender was operated from right flanks. The 14-year-old goalie is one of the fast-rising young goalkeepers following his outstanding performance at the 2017 Africa Youth Championship and the recently ended FIFA U17 World Cup staged in India “It is true that I wasn’t a goalkeeper when I started my football career at age five but was converted into…

With the exception of Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold SC who seem to have some amount of corporate backings in their day-to-day management, the rest of the 14 teams who play in the Ghana Premier League dip into their own pockets to run the affairs of the club. The Ghana Football Association subvention to the clubs are most times not forthcoming due to lack of title sponsor. This persistent development has widened the gaps between the traditional clubs and supposed smaller clubs, leaving them impoverished. Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko including Ashgold who can attract sponsors…

Former Ghana international Yusif Chibsah has urged football administrators in Ghana to at least set up $1000 a minimum wage for players who play in the Ghana Premier League. Speaking on Kumasi based Abusua FM’s Sports Arena show, the former Asante Kotoko star argued setting the supposed amount as minimum monthly wage for players who play in the Ghanaian top flight league will help reduce the continuous player exodus at the end of every league season. He says ”Football is not a life time profession because as a player you can’t play football forever that is how come elsewhere in…

Ghana’s Division One League board Chairman Mr. Owoahene Acheampong has blamed the Ghanaian media for over the years playing a key role in destroying the country’s football governing body brand. The FA close to a decade now has struggled to establish a fine relationship with indigenous Ghanaian companies who intend to sponsor the Ghana Premier League, after failing to establish a lasting relationship between the FA and Onetouch, First Capital Bank, Polytank and just recently GN Bank, who have remained redundant in renewing its three (3) years expired contract with the FA. Mr. Owahene speaking on some of the issues…

Executive Vice President of Goldfields West Africa Alfred Baku has told Starr FM Sports they are always ready to work again with the GFA if they are approached by the football governing body. The former sponsors of the Black Stars in 2012 failed to renew their six year partnership deal which was worth over 15 million dollars. Baku revealed that they were told by the Ghana football Association that other companies wanted to associate themselves with the national pride. There were reports that they decided to pull out of the deal due to financial challenges but Baku says that was…

The senior national football team, the Black Stars of Ghana have no psychologist in their technical team set up. Kwesi Appiah disclosed this in an interview with Accra based Happy FM. According to Kwesi Appiah, the job of a psychologist is currently been done by him and his assistant coaches as they now take it upon themselves to psych the players before matches. “We don’t have a team psychologist and secondly we try to psych the players and let them feel at home. “But psyching a player to feel that way takes time and the player has to put that…

Istanbul Başakşehir F.K defender Joseph Attamah Larweh has disclosed he tries to improve always after every game, something which has seen his hit top form at the cub. The budding Ghanaian defensive  midfielder scored his second goal of the season over the weekend as his humiliated giants Galatasaray 5-1 at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium. The former Tema Youth midfielder who also scored against Fenerbahce says he examines his performance after every game and ask for thoughts to enable him work harder in his next match. “Everything is about working hard. Whether you are a football player or not you…

Central Regional RFA boss Mr. MNS Doe has accused the Ghana Football Association judicial bodies for being the reason behind the Ghana Premier league’s usual new season delay. He questioned the bodies on wasting too much time on protest cases from various division one (1) and premier league clubs during the end of league seasons, which mostly eats into the league’s commencement date. Mr. Doe, following his recent election to office as the Central Regional RFA chairman with hard work and dedication to ensuring the region grows to become one of the nation’s biggest football talent search area has helped…

English side Swansea and West Brom are leading seven clubs in chase for Ghana international Edwin Gyasi. The Premier League and Championship clubs are ready to battle it out for the 26-year-old winger, who plays in Aalesunds FK in Norway ALSO READ: VIDEO: EDWIN GYASI HAPPY WITH BLACK STARS DEBUT GOAL GHANA forward Edwin Gyasi has SEVEN clubs in England chasing him after his scoring on his international debut against Egypt according to a report by UK newspaper the Sun. ALSO READ: EDWIN GYASI- I DON’T REGRET CHOOSING GHANA OVER NETHERLANDS Swansea and West Brom are leading the chase for the 26-year-old…

Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club. Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent Ghanaian midfielders, and one name will soon be fit to be considered in this elusive company. Thomas Teye Partey has fast become one of Europe’s most talked about midfielders after his blistering form in 2017 for both club and country.…

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