Browsing: Ghana Soccer

Calamity has befallen Kumasi Asante Kotoko and the entire football fraternity in Ghana after the team bus of the Porcupine Warriors had an accident in Nkawkaw en route to Kumasi. The Porcupine Warriors had been dealt a huge blow after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Inter Allies in the league and it turned worse after the bus heading to Kumasi from Accra encountered the unfortunate incident. Asaaaaaree The Assistant Equipment Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Kofi Asare (circled red in picture below), has been confirmed dead. The club posted on their official twitter handle: ‘’Players and officials on our team…

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has responded to Patrick Osei Agyemang’s criticism of him missing a penalty kick in Ghana’s friendly game against the United States of America. Popular Black Stars critic Patrick popularly known as Countryman Songo made Gyan a talking point for an episode of his Fire For Fire TV show outlining how selfish Ghana’s captain is. Songo continues to compare Gyan to other Black Stars greats saying the man who has scored 51 goals for Ghana is nowhere near these names. Asamoah Gyan who has joined a new club in Turkey in an interview with Accra-based Hot FM hit…

Sulley Ali Muntari is not happy with the Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saanie Daara. In a latest interview, the 32 year old footballer lashed out at Saanie for suggesting the GFA called him after he suffered racial abuse in Italy. The star midfielder and his wife were being interviewed on Starr FM when Sani texted in to rebut Sulley’s statement indicating that the GFA did not reach out to him. “Saanie shouldn’t try and call you or talk to you.” Sulley fumed. “People like that don’t deserve anything. Where is he, how did he call you.…

Former Asante Kotoko striker Kwabena Dodzie says a session of the current Kotoko players need serious orientation to enable them know the ”kind of club they are playing for”. Dodzie explains most of the players do not know the value and also the worth of the club since their shambolic performance with the club recently. Players of the Fabulous family have come under intense pressure following their inability to record a win in their last four matches. a situation which led to the sacking of head coach Dzravko Logarusic on Sunday after the club’s goalless game against Ebusua Dwarfs. Accourding to…

Former Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko Jarvis Peprah has lauded the sacking of Croatian trainer Zdravko Lugarusic, saying management took the right decision at the right time. Jarvish indicates Luga is to be blamed for his exit following the club’s recent poor performance in the Ghana Premier League despite occupying the second spot on the log. “I’m very happy with Lugarusic’s sack and I think it’s a timely intervention for the club. The team hasn’t been playing well and all boils down to the tactics of the coach,” Peprah told Accra based Happy FM. “In fact, you could…

Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan says the playing body of the club is really worried about their inability to win matches recently. Kotoko woes were deepened at home on Sunday after being held to a goalless draw with Ebusua Dwarfs in matchday 11 of the Ghana Premier League and according to the young but hardworking goalie, the clubs current tailspin is of a huge worry to the players. The Fabulous giants have failed to record a win in their last three matches in the ongoing Ghana Premier league leading to the sacking of head coach Dzravoko Logarusic on Sunday, a coach they hired…

Black Stars Asamoah Gyan believes Kwesi Appiah is the right man to succeed Avram Grant as Black Stars head coach following the former Chelsea manager’s exit in February. Appiah was handed a two-year contract this week, beating off competitions from Frenchman Willy Sagnol and Cameroon coach Hugo Broos. Gyan, 31, worked under the 56-year-old between 2012 and 2014, during which he was named skipper of the national team. “I am happy Kwesi Appiah has been appointed to replace Avram Grant. He is one of our own and I believe we will have to support him in this new era,” Gyan told Hot…

Known among his peers and the football fraternity as the EXECUTIONER, disgraced Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey; banned for life by football’s governing authority FIFA, is an epitome of crass corruption, unprofessionalism and sheer ‘mafia-ism.’ Men like him deserves no infinitesimal inch near the cherished game of football. He should even thank his stars that his wicked, incriminating and anti-footballing conducts have gone unpunished for over a decade. Teams in Ghana and across the continent have suffered cruelly under the sound of his corrupt whistle. Coaches sacked, hearts of many footballing fans painfully broken and teams unfairly relegated all because of…

Referee Samuel Sukah says he is not bothered about the controversies surrounding his officiating in the hearts of Oak- Kotoko match last Sunday. Samuel Sukah has come under barrage of criticisms for awarding an 83rd minute penalty to hearts of oak after judging that Samuel Yeboah’s shot hit the arm of defender Ahmed Adams in the box. The penalty was duly converted by defender Vincent Atinga to give the Phobians a 1-0 victory over Kotoko. Some pundits have expressed their disappointment and believe it was a wrong call from the referee. But Sukah insists he made the right decision “Matches of that sort…

Aduana Stars striker Derrick Sassraku has advised organizers of the Ghana Premier League, Professional League Board [PLB] to hand the ongoing premier league trophy to the ‘Ogya’ lads in advance. According to him, the 2009 champions will be on top of the league log till the closure of the 2016/2017 season hence his call for PLB to declare Aduana Stars advance winners of the league. Derrick’s late header last Saturday ensured the Dormaa based club picked an important away three points when they beat Inter Allies 2-1 at the El Wak Park. Speaking on Kumasi based Abusua FM, he said”…

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