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The senior national football team, the Black Stars of Ghana have no psychologist in their technical team set up. Kwesi Appiah disclosed this in an interview with Accra based Happy FM. According to Kwesi Appiah, the job of a psychologist is currently been done by him and his assistant coaches as they now take it upon themselves to psych the players before matches. “We don’t have a team psychologist and secondly we try to psych the players and let them feel at home. “But psyching a player to feel that way takes time and the player has to put that…

Referees Association of Ghana [RAG] Chairman Alex Kortey has said his outfit had no perfect candidate to present to FIFA for the Russia 2018 world Cup after veteran referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey’s ban. No Ghanaian referee was named in a 32 man list released by FIFA over the weekend for the world’s biggest tournament. And according to him, suspended Joseph Lamptey was the only Ghanaian referee who had been groomed presently to represent Ghana at both CAF and the world’s football governing body’s organized competitions only to be handed a life time ban having performed poorly in a world cup…

Chelsea fans in the United States will have a special opportunity to meet Chelsea legends Michael Essien and Ashley Cole during an exclusive viewing party of the Liverpool v Chelsea game this weekend. Cole and Essien, who made a combined total of almost 600 appearances for the club and won multiple trophies, will be meeting fans, signing autographs and taking part in a live Q&A at the Fulton Market Building in New York City on Saturday 25 November. Looking ahead to the party, Cole said: ‘I am very excited to meet the Chelsea fans in New York, who I know…

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The  Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member, Kalusha Bwalya, Amaju Pinnick (Nigerian FA President), Hany Abo Rida (Egypt FA President), Fouzi Lakjaa (Morocco FA President), Augustin Senghor (Senegal FA President) and Wadii Jari (Tunisia FA President). Nyantakyi’s appointment is the latest in a period that has seen Ghana FA…

Exciting to watch’ Aduana Stars midfielder Elvis Opoku says ‘unity’ will play a key role in the Ghana Premier League Champions African campaign next year if they want to make huge impact on the continent’s football. He believes with Unity the Ogya lads can pull surprises in their second African campaign. Opuku who recently extended his contract with the Domaa based outfit after emerging as one of the best midfielders in the 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League has been with the ‘Ogya’ lads for three (3) seasons now and has virtually grown to become a household name on the lips of…

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has stated emphatically stated he has never taken a bribe before handing a call-up to any player in his coaching career. Many football lovers believe coaches especially those handling national teams take bribe from players before handling them invitations to represent their countries but the former Asante Kotoko defender says never will he be involving in such corrupt practices. Appiah when asked in an interview with Accra based Happy FM if he had taken a bribe from any player before in his career he stated that he will never do that. He however warned his technical…

Black Stars head coach, James Kwesi Appiah, has highlighted the difficulties involved in coaching the senior national team but has reiterated his focus on building a formidable team for the future. Appiah was reappointed as Black Stars coach back in May after Avram Grant disappointing outing at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations which prompted his resignation from the post. In an interview with Accra based radio station Happy FM, Appiah emphasized the need to build a formidable team despite the challenges accompanied with being at the helm of affairs. “It’s a challenging job but the most important thing is…

Istanbul Başakşehir F.K defender Joseph Attamah Larweh has disclosed he tries to improve always after every game, something which has seen his hit top form at the cub. The budding Ghanaian defensive  midfielder scored his second goal of the season over the weekend as his humiliated giants Galatasaray 5-1 at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium. The former Tema Youth midfielder who also scored against Fenerbahce says he examines his performance after every game and ask for thoughts to enable him work harder in his next match. “Everything is about working hard. Whether you are a football player or not you…

English side Swansea and West Brom are leading seven clubs in chase for Ghana international Edwin Gyasi. The Premier League and Championship clubs are ready to battle it out for the 26-year-old winger, who plays in Aalesunds FK in Norway ALSO READ: VIDEO: EDWIN GYASI HAPPY WITH BLACK STARS DEBUT GOAL GHANA forward Edwin Gyasi has SEVEN clubs in England chasing him after his scoring on his international debut against Egypt according to a report by UK newspaper the Sun. ALSO READ: EDWIN GYASI- I DON’T REGRET CHOOSING GHANA OVER NETHERLANDS Swansea and West Brom are leading the chase for the 26-year-old…

The Black Stars defended netted a powerful for his side Istanbul Basaksehir as they walloped giants Galatasaray 5-1 on Saturday in the Turkish top flight league. Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor was the hero on the day when he bagged a hat-trick in the thrilling game before Kerim Frei Koyunlu  made it five for the host. However, striker Bafetimbi Gomis got the only consolation goal for Galatasaray who played poorly on the day. Watch Atama Laweh’s header below: https://twitter.com/AttamahJoseph/status/931983581831888896

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