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Elmina Sharks FC coach Yaw Acheampong says he is optimistic his side will survive relegation in the ongoing Ghana Premier League. The former Ashanti Gold SC and Great Olympics trainer has led the debutants to four consecutive wins after beating Bechem United 1-0 at home in their week 24 fixture on Sunday. Nonetheless, the former Ghanaian international believes his outfit despite their current impressive form need 40 points before they can beat relegation. Speaking to Accra based Asempa FM, Acheampong said ”For now I can say that we are capable of avoiding relegation judging from the points we have amassed…

Former Inter Allies defender Baba Mensah has completed his move to FC Ilves in Finland. An official announcement by the Eleven Is to One side reads ”FC is delighted to announce that defender Baba Mensah has joined FC Ilves in Finland.” The tall center back joined the Finnish side after completing a one and half season deal on Monday afternoon. The 2014/15 Ghana Premier League best defender is available for his debut on Saturday when Ilves face VPS in the Veikkausliiga. Baba has experience in plying his trade in the Scandinavia having played for BK Hacken in Sweden and recently Viborg…

Accra Hearts Oak coach Frank Nuttal has commended his players for their splendid performance in the 3-1 win over Tema Youth on Sunday. The Scottish trainer highlighted that it was a great game as the players played excellently to secure that commanding victory over the Harbor City Lads. “The players did exceptionally well , when a team plays with high intensity and a lot of motivation you always see yourself winning,” Nuttall said. He added “We played well in all departments especially in defence and in midfield.  We also took our chances.  if we can improve upon how we played…

Tema Youth owner, Winfred Osei Palmer claims Hearts of Oak coach Frank Nuttall used the ‘F’ word on them during Sunday’s GPL week 24 game in Accra on Sunday. According to the Ghana Football Association Executive Committee member while the game was ongoing, the Scottish tactician consistently used the ‘F’ on Tema Youth Officials. Speaking to Accra based Asempa FM, Palma said ”He was using the ‘F’ word on us during the game, and it was Sabbah Quaye who told us not to mind him because that is how he is,” When quizzed whether he will report the conduct of…

Accra Great Olympics are back to winning ways after surprisingly defeating Inter Allies 1-0 at home on Sunday afternoon.  The Eleven is to One side suffered a  painful 1-0 defeat to the Dade Lads at the  El-Wak Stadium in match day 24 of the ongoing Ghana Premier League. Olympics could have opened the score in the early minutes but Kwame Boateng miss a spot to deny Tom Strand’s side an early lead. A 44th minute goal from Benjamin Arthur ended the first half in a 1-0 lead in favor of the visitors. Inter Allies back from break mounted pressure on…

Ernest Papa Arko’s strike was enough for Liberty Professionals to clinch all three points in their Ghana Premier League week 24 clash with Ashanti Gold SC on Sunday afternoon.  The Scientific Soccer lads beat the Miners to hand them their second consecutive defeat at the Carl Reindolf Park after losing 2-1 to Elmina Sharks 2-1 last Sunday. Ashgold forward Shafiu Mumuni nearly shot the visitors in front in the first half but his powerful shot went wide. Michael Osei’s side despite their incessant threat on Ashgold defense failed to find the back of the neat.  Back from recess, the host…

Accra Hearts gave their title ambition a boost after a 3-1 convincing win against regional rivals Tema Youth in the week 24 of the Ghana premier league at the Accra sports Stadium. The Phobians have gone nine seasons without a league trophy but gave a message of intent to league leaders WAFA and Aduana Stars while they can wrestle power with this win. The encounter had to wait till the 29th minutes before Captain Thomas Abbey fetched the first goal from the spot. Hearts were lively throughout the first half with sweet displays. Relegation-threaten Tema Youth proved while they could…

Aduana Stars have moved to the top of the Ghana Premier League table following their away vital draw with Medeama on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow and Mauves side were held to a 0-0 draw by the Ogya Lads in their week 24 crunch fixture at the Tarkwa T & A Park. Aduana Stars dominated play in the first half but failed to find the back of the net. Derrick Srasraku’s powerful header in the 7th minute went wide as Bright Adjei missed another clear opportunity in the 13th minute to deny Yusif Bassigi’s side a win. Elvis Opoku and Zakaria…

Ghana premier league giants Kumasi Asante kotoko will not hurriedly return to the pitch sooner than August, according to the club’s Head of Communications Obed Acheampong. The Porcupine Warriors team bus carrying the first team squad and club officials suffered a fatal accident on Wednesday, July 12 in Nkawkaw en route to Kumasi after their 1-0 defeat to Inter Allies in week 22 of the premier league in Accra. Kotoko has since not resumed playing after the accident which claimed the life of  assistant equipment officer,Thomas Obeng Asare instantly, leaving several players with injurious wounds including fractured legs of  manager…

Hollard Insurance Ghana Limited has presented a package worth GHȼ30,000 to the family of Kotoko’s Deputy Equipment Officer, the late Thomas Obeng Asare who died in the July 12 accident involving the team bus at Nkawkaw. The presentation was done at the club’s secretariat in Kumasi on Friday. Business Development of Hollard Insurance Ghana, Bruce Gustav presented the cheque for GHȼ30,000 which was received by Legal Affairs Manager, Yaw Boafo. Last Saturday, the reputable insurance company, which entered into a partnership agreement with Kotoko in 2016, visited victims of the accident at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, where they were…

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