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Accra Hearts of Oak Star, Thomas Abbey and Elmina Sharks coach, Yaw Acheampong have been named NASCO Premier League player and coach of the month respectively for July. Thomas Abbey scooped the award ahead of Elmina Sharks’ Felix Addo and Stephen Amankona of Berekum Chelsea. Abbey was in sensational form in July scoring four times in just three matches, and won the NASCO man of the match award twice in the three games he played. Elmina Sharks’ Yaw Acheampong scooped the NASCO coach of the month after leading Elmina Sharks to a remarkable one hundred percent record in July. Acheampong…

Retired Referee G.K Manu has rubbished claims that referee Gagba who officiated Ghana Premier League biggest clash between Asante Kotoko and arch rival Accra Hearts of Oak performance was highly abysmal. According to him, Dally Gagba’s performance on the day wasn’t bad at all adding he had a very good day despite being criticized for award a controversial penalty to Asante Kotoko which was neatly converted by striker Saddick Adams. A lot of comments has been raised about the performance of Referee Dally Gagba  before and the after game claiming that his judgment in the game was poor. The game…

Asante Kotoko coach Steve Pollack commended the fighting spirit of his players in the one apiece Ghana Premier League Super Clash draw with bitterest rivals Hearts of Oak on Sunday. The Porcupine Warriors had to rely on a controversial penalty converted by Saddick Adams to erase Kwame Kizito’s brilliant finish. Kotoko were playing their first competitive match after the tragic team bus accident last month which claimed the life of their deputy equipment officer Thomas Asare. Speaking at the game at post match conference, the English trainer admired the mental toughness of his players. ”Am happy with the attitude of…

There was nothing to separate Kotoko and Hearts as both side slug it out in a 1-1 draw in the week 23 outstanding fixture at the Baba Yara Sports stadium. The Porcupine warriors were made it to sit out for two premiership games for their July 12 accident but returned to draw with arch rivals Hearts of Oak in action-packed encounter. The home side were first to send the warning signal but Saddick Adams strike was well curtailed. Kotoko continue to steal the proceedings in the opening 20th minutes but the marauding run of Hearts front men provided a scary…

Accra Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atinga has fired warning to the Porcupine Warriors ahead of Sunday’s crunchy fixture saying the Phobians will not lose’ their outstanding week 23 fixture of the 2016/17 Ghana Premier League. The Lanky centre back speaking on Abusua FM stressed that there’s no bad beef between him and Kotoko striker Sadick Adams adding that he will make the game very difficult for the experience striker. The duo became the talk of the town following a misunderstanding between them in the 2017 President Cup match after Vincent Atinga stamped Sadick Adams leg, a tackle the Kotoko…

Referee Dally Gagba says he’s not under pressure to handle the Ghana Premier League crucial fixture between Asante Kotoko and bitterest rivals Accra Hearts of Oak. According to him, this wouldn’t be the first time he has been handed such a crunch fixture having done that two years ago. This is not the first time I have been appointed to officiate Kotoko vs Hearts of Oak match, my first was back in 2015 in Kumasi where Hearts won by a lone goal, and no party complained about performance afterwards.’’ ”I am not under any pressure to officiate the big game…

Bolga All Stars head coach Baba Nuhu Mallam has rejected claims that he’s the cause of the club’s shambolic debut campaign in the 2016/2016 Ghana Premier League. The Tamale Utrecht Academy trainer recently tendered him his resignation letter to officials of the club after failing to help them survive relegation with six matches more to bring the season to a closure. Though many football fanatics have attributed the club’s disgraceful debut campaign in the Ghana Premier League, Nuhu takes the contrary and insists he can never be blamed for Bolga All Stars woes which has seen them return to the…

It’s been 22 days since Kumasi Asante Kotoko last played a competitive game — in the aftermath of last month’s tragic motor accident that struck the club as it returned to base from a narrow 1-0 loss in a Ghana Premier League visit to capital outfit Inter Allies — and it’s going to be at least three more before that barren, lifeless streak ends. Said return to action is set for August 6 — bar any last-minute glitch — when the Porcupine Warriors host nemesis Hearts of Oak in their outstanding Matchday 23 encounter. There’s been a lot of pre-match…

The Premier League Board (PLB) has released nominees for the NASCO Coach and player of the month for July 2017. Elmina Sharks duo, Coach Yaw Acheampong and star man Felix Addo, have been nominated for the monthly awards following their team’s remarkable one hundred percent record in July. Yaw Acheampong led Sharks to four victories out of four games and he has accordingly been nominated for the NASCO Coach of the Month award for July. Other nominees for the coach of the month award are Tom Strand of Accra Great Olympics, as well as Evans Addotey of Medeama. Both Strand…

The Black Stars B will engage Ghana Premier League side, Elmina Sharks in a friendly game at the Papa Kwesi Ndoum Stadium on Thursday. This match forms part of the Black Stars B preparations for their upcoming 2018 CHAN double qualifiers against Burkina Faso later this month. Coach of Elmina Shark, Yaw Frimpong speaking in an interview with Accra based Happy FM said ‘’It will be a fine training exercise both sides to test themselves. “It’ll be a very good preparatory match for us both. We will would want to show that we’re equally good like the players in the…

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