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Asante Kotoko have been handed a huge boost ahead of Sunday’s crucial clash with bitterest rivals Accra Hearts of Oak after Dr. Michael Leat, head of medical team declared Baba Mahama fit for the battle. The midfielder suffered cuts and bruises in Kotoko’s disastrous accident that has seen the Porcupines absent from active football for over three weeks. Michael Leat at a presser today announced that the former Techiman City midfielder is fit and ready for the crucial match. “I won’t force any player to play when he’s not fit, they are OK, and that’s why we decided to play…

WAFA Coach Klavs Rasmussen says their major priority is to maintain their premiership status insisting wining the Ghana premier league title is not their target. The Sogakope- based club trail leaders Aduana Stars by just a point with a game in hand after 23 games played in the league. Many have tipped the academy boys to make history this season by winning the Ghana premier league title. But speaking after his sides 2-0 defeat against Ashgold on Sunday, Klavs Rasmussen says they are not bent on winning the league but to remain in the top flight at the end of…

Broadcast right holders of the Ghana premier StarTimes have made a $5400 second trance payment to the all the 16 participating teams, SportworldGhana.com can confirm. The payment bring together $10400, after the clubs were initially paid $5000 as part of the contract agreement. StarTimes have been contracted to make $16000 to the 16 clubs after the initial amount was upped by $300. The payment for the next trance of the remaining amount is yet to be decided. Speaking to sportsworldGhana.com, Chief Executive Officer of Ashanti Gold SC said ” Yes StarTimes have paid all the 16 clubs $5400 each as…

Ashanti Gold SC defeated title contenders WAFA 2-0 in their Ghana Premier League week 21 outstanding fixture at the Obuasi Len Clay stadium on Sunday. One goal each from Hans Kwofie and Samed Ibrahim was enough for the miners to secure victory over the Academy boys. The miners knowing how important the game meant for them have suffered two successive defeats to Elmina Sharks and Liberty Professionals started them game on a good note in their bid to secure victory over the Sogakope based club. Ashgold’s incessant pressure piled on the Academy boys finally paid off on the 35th minute…

Kotoko striker Sadick Adams has said the Porcupine Warriors will recover from their shock to end the season in a remarkable style. The record 23 times Ghana Premier League champions have been exempted for some time in the Ghana Premier League after the team was involved in an accident on the Nkawkaw Highway on their way from Accra a fortnight ago. Steve Pollack’s side are yet to play any match since they last played Inter-Allies at the El WAK Stadium where they lost by a goal to nothing. Saddick Adams believes the Red and White boys will overcome the distress…

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…

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…

The Premier League Board has confirmed in a statement that the Ghana Premier League is to go on a one month break to pave way for the MTN FA Cup as well as allow the Black Stars B to prepare for the upcoming CHAN qualifiers with Burkina Faso. Below is the full statement. PRESS RELEASE PREMIER LEAGUE GOES ON A ONE MONTH BREAK The Ghana Premier League is to go on a month break to allow the quarter finals of the MTN FA Cup to be honoured, as well as pave way for handlers of the Black Stars Team B…

Management of Accra Hearts of Oak will be looking forward to offer team captain Thomas Abbey a contract extension. Abbey has proven to be Hearts of Oak’s lifeline, scoring crucial goals to keep the club’s premiere league ambitions alive and on course. The 24-year-old’s charismatic leadership within the team set-up of the 20-time league winners has caught the eyes of not only followers of the Rainbow family, but all football loving fans. According to GhanaSoccernet, the player will be handed a new contract soon as his current contract elapses by the end of the on-going season. Abbey’s career has been…

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