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The Ghana Premier League match day nine fixture between newly promoted Elmina Sharks and Liberty Professionals will take place on Saturday April 1, 2017 instead of Sunday. The move is to enable the league’s broadcast right holders Star Times to show the match live on TV from the Papa Kwesi Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina. The Premier League Board have communicated to both clubs accordingly and agreement have been reached for the change in schedules. In line with the new arrangements, Liberty Professionals have rescheduled their travel time from Saturday to Friday. The Dansoman based side will hold their final…

Former Black Stars striker, Prince Poku Polley has expressed worry over the demise of colts football in Ghana insisting that, it is the reason for the continues decline in quality of players in the country. According to the ex-Asante Kotoko man, the inability of the Ghana Football Association to have a proper colts system is to blame for the low standard of play in the Ghanaian leagues which is having a rippling effect on the national teams. Speaking to Asempa FM in Accra, Polley insinuated that the football academy system that is being widely practiced in Ghana currently is only…

Sportsworldghana.com can confirm that the Ghana football Association is considering settling on AFCON winner Hugo Broos or two time winner Harve Renard as Avram Grant’s successor. A six-man committee which has been put in place to search for a new coach is expected to name in the first week of April. The nation has been sharply divided as to whether a Ghanaian or a foreign coach should succeed Avram Grant with many calling for the return of James Kwesi Appiah. According to our sources at the FA, James Kwesi Appiah is been considered for an assistant role position.

The Ghana FA has postponed Aduana Stars’ Premier League game against reigning champions Wa All Stars slated for Sunday. The move has become necessary after the Wa based side were invited for a WAFU tournament later this month in Senegal. Coach Enos Adepah and his boys are expected to arrive in Dakar on Wednesday to participate in the mini-club competition. The FA is yet to set a new date for the crunch match.

Ghana Football Association and Premier League Board cameraman, Emmanuel Offei, has denied receiving death threats after releasing the correct footage which vindicated referee Samuel Sukah for awarding a dubious penalty for Hearts against Kotoko. According to the experienced cameraman he has personally not received any message or call which puts his life or his family in danger. “Since morning nobody has called my line to threaten me for providing this vivid evidence but when some people call on certain radio stations they make all `sorts of statements against me. However I am just an employee for the GFA so I…

Former Black Stars striker Matthew Amoah is attributing Ghana’s inability to win an AFCON title in recent years to sheer luck. The Stars last won the Africa cup of nation’s title in 1982 in Libya and has since come close to winning it on three occasions but has failed. Many have blamed the GFA and the playing body for not doing enough to end the 35 year wait for an AFCON title. But speaking exclusively to Starr FM Sports Amoah who was part of the 2010 squad that lost to Egypt in the final believes the team will end the…

Black Stars Management Committee vice chairman Wilfred Osei says  former video analyst of the Black Stars, Gerald Nus, acted ‘unprofessionally’ in retrieving his bonuses from the FA. The Spaniard staged a sit in protest at the Alisa Hotel  since the end of the Africa Cup of Nations after the FA and told the entire technical team to go home and be paid later. Before Nus left Ghana Sunday night, there were disagreements between him and the GFA over who should settle payments to the hotel where he had been staying, leading to a kufferful  between Nus and management of the…

Striker Bright Lukman has expressed worry over his lack of game time at Hearts of Oak, but has vowed to break into the club’s starting xi. The former Ebusua Dwarfs marksman is yet to start in a competitive game for the Phobians since his move to the Ghanaian capital, making only three substitute appearances. However, the 23-year old remains hopeful he can break into the Hearts first team with hard work. “Is a little bit worrying when you are not getting game time, but as a player you just need to work hard,” Lukman said, adding that, “I will do…

Ghanaian Boxing Legend, Azumah “ZumZum” Nelson has reiterated that he is not interested in becoming the next President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA). The renowned world boxing Hall of famer has widely been tipped to replace incumbent President Peter Zwenes when the GBA goes to congress to elect new leaders later this year having played a significant role in the growth of the sports in the country. But Speaking in an interview, the former WBC Super featherweight Champion, ruled himself out of the contest insisting that there are better ways he can help Ghana boxing attain higher heights. According…

Former GFA Chairman Lepowura MND Jawula has branded the Ghana Premier League as a weak competition, insisting this has contributed to the fewer number of locally based players in the Black Stars. Former Black Stars Coach Avram Grant came under huge criticism for not inviting many local players to the Black Stars . His comment is in sharp contrast to the view of GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi who believes the local game is one of the most exciting leagues on the continent. Lepowura MND Jawula wants the FA to secure sponsorship for the league to entice players to stay longer…

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