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Accra Hearts of Oak poster boy Winful Cobbinah has been handed his maiden Ghana Black Stars call-up. The Phobians star has been named in a 30-man squad announced by national head coach Kwesi Appiah for Ghana’s upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Ethiopia. Cobbinah has been in outstanding form for Hearts since rejoining the club this year and his performances in the league have been rewarded with the call-up into the Black Stars. The Hearts No.10 is part of the Black Stars B team preparing for September’s WAFU tournament. But he will join the Black Stars squad…

The former Ghana captain for the very first time has revealed why he decided to joining relegation threatening Ashanti Gold SC club. According to Akonnor he needed to take a new challenge in his coaching career adding that the only way he could test his technical knowledge was to go for struggling Ashgold side, revive it and ensure they beat relegation. The former Dreams FC trainer picked his first victory with the Obuasi based side when they beat defending league champions Wa All Stars courtesy Shafiu Mumuni’s header. ”A lot of people might not understand why I made such decision to…

Hearts of Oak striker is full of excitement after ending his goal drought in Sunday. Cosmos Dauda finally was on the score sheet when his side walloped Liberty Professionals 3-0 in Dansoman on Sunday, Dauda, came off from the bench to strike in their week 15 match as the Phobians continued their impressive display. The 22 year old attacker was finished the previous season as the club’s top scorer has been criticized hugely following his inability to score goals. He was however left joyous when he finally registering his name on the scoresheet in his team’s away game. “I have…

Winners of the 42nd MTN-SWAG Awards, will smile home with Star Times Decorder Kits and two months free subscription each, as part of their prize package. Mr. Felix Ahonzo Chief Operations Officer (COO), of Star Times Ghana Limited, announced this, at a short ceremony in Accra, when the President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Mr. Kwabena Yeboah signed a partnership agreement with the pay TV Operators on Monday. In addition, Star Times will telecast the awards night live through its partner stations, GTV Sports Plus and Max TV. According Mr. Ahonzo, it was important to reward sports…

The Ghana Premier  league  first round ended this weekend with a surprise team WAFA leading the league log. Here are wonderful statistics of the first round: 1. MOST POINTS IN OVERALL GAMES – WAFA (32 points) 2. MOST POINTS @ HOME – WAFA (22 points out of 24 points) 3. MOST POINTS @ AWAY – Aduana Stars (13 points out of 24 points) 4. MOST GOALS SCORED OVERALL – WAFA (24 goals) 5. MOST GOALS CONCEDED OVERALL – Bolga All Stars (30 goals) 6. MOST GOALS SCORED @ HOME – WAFA (16 goals) 7. MOST GOALS SCORED @ AWAY -…

Ashanti Gold SC winless streak finally came into an end after beating defender champions Wa All Stars 1-0 at the Obuasi Len Clay sports stadium on Sunday afternoon. Coach Akonnor finally got his first victory for the Miners since taking over the difficult job from Bashir Hayford who resigned after recording a shambolic start to the season. Shafiu Mumuni headed in a brilliant cross from Has Kwofie to score the only goal in the game to give the host vital win. Has Kwofie after the game was adjudged NASCO Man of the match after an impressive display on the day.…

Hearts of Oak resurgence continue to hunt teams as Liberty Professional became the latest casualty in a free-flow Hearts’ display at the Dansoman Carl Reindolf Park this afternoon. The Phobians painstakingly handled league-leaders WAFA in the week 14 only to flamboyantly humiliate Liberty Professionals thanks to a sterling from skipper Thomas Abbey. Hearts were in the ascendancy in the first 15 minutes of the counter threatening the home side goal area but the table turned in favor of Liberty but Hearts dominance paid off with Thomas Abbey’s 40th  effort send Hearts into the lead. Liberty started the second half with an…

WAFA SC maintained their top in the Ghana Premier League table after the first round following a commanding 2-0 win over Inter Allies on Saturday in Sogakope. The Academy boys dominated play from the blast of referee Alex Nsiah’s whistle as expected and scored the opener in the 5th minute through boy Prince Obeng Ampem. The Eleven is to one side came in strongly and threatened the goal area of WAFA but failed to get penetration through WAFA’s defenders who were very resolute throughout the game. Ampem secured victory for the host with a superb move to beat in-form goalkeeper…

Accra Hearts of Oak midfield dynamo Malik Akowuah has recovered fully from the ankle injury he picked up early last month and insists he is ready to go again. The dynamic midfielder wobbled off in the 4-2 win over Bechem United early last month having picked up an ankle injury. But after six weeks on the sidelines, Akowuah says he is fully back and focused on the Liberty match. “I am feeling much better now and I have been training for some time so I can confirm I am fully fit and ready to go again for the team,” he told Accraheartsofoaksc.com. “We have a…

Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, has donated GHC10, 000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), towards the organization of the 42nd MTN-SWAG Awards Night. The 42nd MTN-SWAG Awards is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, at the Banquet Hall, Accra. Mr Mawuko Afadzinu, Head of Public Relations and Marketing of Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, presented the cheque to the President of the association at a brief ceremony in Accra. Mr Afadzinu, said the bank has over the years supported the prestigious SWAG Awards Night and the donation was a renewal of their loyalty and commitment to the event. “We will…

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