Browsing: Ghana Premier League

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…

Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca has been ordered to pay US$ 54,000 to former player Awal Mohammed for abrogating his contract wrongfully. The world football governing body [FIFA] has instructed the club to pay the said amount as damages to the Ghanaian international representing salaries and bonuses in arrears. The former Black Stars stalwart defender who has rejoined Kotoko, was released by Raja Casablanca in June last year. The 26-year-old played only one season for the North African side.

Great Olympics Coach Tom Strand has resigned from his post just months into the job. The Swede came into agreement with officials of the Wonder Club to quit his position. Strand took over the Club from former Ghana international Godwin Attram following the team’s awful performance in the Ghana Premier League. The former Medeama SC Coach could not live up the bill hence have decided to reliqiushed the position. Olympics have therefore reinstated Attram as the head Coach for the side and will be in charge for the remaining matches in the Ghana Premier League.

Karela United Captain Philip Quarshie is joyous after guiding his side seal promotion to the Ghana Premier League for the first time in the club’s history. The versatile Defender was delighted to achieve promotion with his team-mates after Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Bibiani Gold Stars at the CAM Park, and praised Karela’s squad for showing character throughout the season. “I’m very happy and very proud to be the first captain to qualify the team to the Premier League. It has not been easy but I will give thanks to the all mighty God because from day one he has been good to…

There was no winner at Accra Sports Stadium as Hearts and Aduana Stars play a pulsating 3-3 draw in the week 26 fixture. The visitors were in full swing right from the start of the game and just in the six minutes their effort paid off. Hearts defenders miskicked a Derrick Sasraku strike, Elvis Opoku released Daniel Darkwah to send superb strike which took defection off Robin Gangne to fetch the visitors’ goal. The Phobians didn’t relent and in the 12 minutes, Wilful Cobbinah blasted a Fatawu Mohammed cross to pull parity. The home side were in full control after…

The GFA Executive has approved the Match Review Panel’s recommendation in respect of the MTN FA Cup quarterfinal match between Asante Kotoko and W. NEA Salamina. The Match Review Panel reviewed the video recording of the match to ascertain whether Referee Yakubu Nuhu Liman was right in awarding a penalty to the home team in the said match played at the Baba Yara Stadium. After  critically  examine the video, the Committee concluded that Referee Liman was wrong  in awarding a penalty kick to Asante Kotoko. Consequently, the Committee’s recommendation to ban Referee Yakubu Liman for the rest of the season…

The Black Stars held their first intensive training on Tuesday afternoon at the Kumasi Baba Yara stadium ahead of Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier encounter with Congo with striker Raphael Dwamena. The FC Zurich attacker who was supposed to arrive in Ghana on Tuesday wasn’t able to join his teammates at training in Kumasi. Twenty-two [22] out of the 24 players invited trained at the venue where the crucial match will be held. Striker Raphael Dwamena and defender Lumor Agbenyenu were the only players who couldn’t trained with the team having failed to arrive on time. The team arrived in…

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…

Black stars B defender Samuel Sarfo is confident his side can walk over Burkina Faso in their first qualifier match tomorrow considering the adequate preparation the team has had. The Black Stars ‘B’ will take on their Burkinabe counterparts in the first leg tie of their CHAN qualifying match on Saturday August 12 before hosting their opponents at the Kumasi Stadium next weekend. ‘’‘As you can see, preparation is far advanced and we are just waiting for the day. Its operation Ouagadougou and we are going in with nothing but will come out victorious’’. Sarfo told ghanapremierleaguelive.com. Though the Liberty…

Medeama SC prolific striker Bismark Oppong is set to miss the rest of the ongoing premier league matches due to contract expiration, his manager has revealed. Speaking to  Kumasi based FOX FM, Kojo Dabanka, Oppong’s manager stated that his client’s contract with the Tarkwa based club is due to expire by Sunday, August 13, which in his estimation, renders the player ineligible to continue the current league campaign. Dabanka, who is said to be managing about twenty players in the current Ghanaian top flight, blames most clubs for improper handling of players regarding contracts, and hopes the situation is improved…

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