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Swazi Premier League side Mbabane Swallows have invited Ghana,Zimbabwe and Namibia players for trials. The Birds are currently assessing Ghanaian midfielder Mahmoud Sliman, Zimbabwean centre-back Charles Muteri and a Namibian forward known as Ronald. Media reports from Swaziland indicate that the side is preparing to travel to South Africa to take part in the Prince Mangosuthu Legacy Cup in Ulundi. On the other hand, Isihlangu Semnikati striker Felix Badenhorst is also training with the team as he wants to return to the side. Badenhorst wants to leave DRC giants AS Vita as he publicly stated his unhappiness in the country…

Ghana Captain Asomoah Gyan scored a brace in his debut game for new Turkish club Kayserispor on Thursday. It didn’t take long for the Ghanaian striker to establish himself at Anatolian Star as he netted twice against Hannover 96. Gyan’s double helped Kayserispor to secured a 4-2 win over Hannover 96 in a pre-season game. Gyan, who joined the Super Lig side from Shanghai SIPG on a two-year contract, got his goals in the second half to give his side the lead after Felix Klaus and Niclas Fuellkrug cancelled Geoffrey Mujangi Bia’s opener. The Goal machine got his opener through…

English Premier League side West Ham United have completed the signing of another Ghana international, reports Kichgh.com. Joseph Anang 19 joins the Hammers in the ongoing transfer window after successful trial sessions. His addition marks the Hammers’ second goalkeeper signing of the window after completing the signing of veteran Goallie Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City He thus joins Black Stars assistant skipper Andre Ayew.

Ashanti Gold SC dependable defender Abeiku Ainoonson says he’s looking no further than ensuring Premier League survival despite speculation that he is being targeted by other clubs. The Kotoko loanee who has hit fantastic form since joining the miners in the second round of the Ghana Premier League tells Kuamsi based Abusua FM his prime target is to help the Obuasi based side escape relegation ‘before considering a move to different club’’. He says ”I believe in myself and my colleagues also believe in themselves therefore we are going to survive relegation if we continue to play the way we…

Defender Eric Donkor says they will dedicate the remaining games in honor of the late equipment officer. The Asante Kotoko family on Thursday July 27, bid farewell to the late deputy equipment officer Thomas Asare at the Hero’s Park in Kumasi. Asare passed away in a tragic accident at Nkawkaw after the Porcupine warriors were returning to Kumasi from Accra after a league match against Inter Allies. “I will commend the CEO,playing body ,Sponsors technical team ,supporters and the Porcupine warriors family “ “I will say we are playing the remaining games to honor him “Donkor told Starr Sports He…

CAF’s first Vice President Kwesi Nyantakyi says the recent changes made to the Africa cup of nations is for the good of African football. There are talks of top officials of CAF gave in to pressure from the Europeans in amending the timing of the AFCON and also the increment of participating teams from 16 to 24 . But speaking for the first time since leading CAF’s reforms committee at the just ended CAF symposium in Morocco, the GFA boss insists their decision is in favor of African football. “I don’t agree with that, where is the dictation, is there…

Ghana football legend Abedi Ayew Pele has said he gets excited whenever he sees his children play football for both club and country. The former Black Stars captain maintained it is always a joy to watch his kids emulate what he did years ago at the top level. “It’s a great feeling when I sit back and watch them play in top clubs, I just feel good. I’m a proud father of these boys and I’m certainly grateful to God,” Abedi told AOIFootball.com. The Maestro has three male children namely Andre Dede Ayew, Jordan Ayew, and Rahim Ayew who play…

Chairman of the Division One League Board Owuahene Acheampong has said the board is committed to fighting the incidence of match fixing in the second tier league. With just eight matches to the end of the 2016/17 GN Bank Division One League, issues of match fixing have resurfaced as top table clubs involved in the league are struggling to qualify to the elite level of Ghana football while those at the base of the log are also fighting fiercely to avoid relegation. When asked if he is in the known of the issue, the football administrator told Starr Sports he…

The 2017 WAFU tournament will be launched today Thursday July 27 at the Labadi beach hotel in Accra with a Live draw also to be held at the event. Officials from Tournament sponsors FOX Sponsors and key officials from various West African countries have arrived in Accra for the launch of the tournament. A pre tournament workshop will also be held today before the launch of the event. Some former footballers and ambassadors have been invited to the event for the Live draw of the event with the Sports minister and other government officials expected to attend. Media personnel who…

A board member of Accra Hearts of Oak Frank Nelson Nwokolo has said he is not surprised at Thomas Abbey’s “excellent performance” in the on-going Ghana Premiere League season. The winger has put up an outstanding performance, having scored 12-goals to move to the summit of the top scorers’ chat with Bechem United’s Ahmed Toure, but with a better assist ratio to his credit. “I don’t think any other player in the league has shown much greatness than Abbey and it’s not just because I am a member of the club. “The records are there for all to see… so…

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