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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…

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…

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