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Kenichi Yatsuhashi has in a way confirmed his rift with the current management of Accra Hearts of Oak after he declared  that he will not work under the current management of the 19 time league champions. “We (me and my technical team) worked under difficult conditions. We had torrid times and one thing for sure is that I will not return to Hearts of Oak if the condition is the same. I won’t work under the current management” Kenichi said on Asempa FM. Credited with Hearts’ outstanding display in the first half of the just ended Ghana Premier League, Kenichi…

Former Hearts of Oak trainer Kenichi Yatsuhashi has played down suggestions that he was the reason behind the excitement that greeted the Ghana Premier League in the first round. Kenichi Yatsuhashi enjoyed a stellar first half season with Accra Hearts of Oak before his contract was terminated by the management of the team because of disagreement over his decision to be on a 3-week training course leave. Many soccer followers in Ghana including the vice president of the Ghana Football Association(GFA) believes that the “sushi” tactician was one of the reasons behind the excitement in the Ghana league. The Japanese…

A popular saying in Akan translates literally that if you are unable to get something for your in-laws, you don’t steal from them. Contrary to this saying, instead of the current leadership of Asante Kotokoto to contribute to the existing facilities of the club, they have rather denied the club a standard Astro Turf – MetroFM Sports Desk’s investigations has revealed. It will be recalled that on Friday, 31st January, 2014, Budget Cash and Carry, the importers of Blue Jeans energy drink presented cash cheque of GH₵50,000.00 to Asante Kotoko as their donation to Kotoko ahead of the Club’s CAF…

Two apiece it ended at the Accra sports stadium when Asante Kotoko traveled to Accra to play arch rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in first leg encounter of the UN peace match Wednesday afternoon. There was no winner at the end of the final whistle after both sides scored two each. The two legged affair match is played to seek for peace in the December polls. Vincent Atinga and Mustapa Essumang scored for Hearts with Emmanuel Gyamfi and captain Amos Frimpong levelling things for for the Porcupine warriors. Kotoko midfielder Emmanuel Gyamfi and Hearts Defender Inusah Musah who were adjudged…

Legendary Kumasi Asante Kotoko defender Sarfo Gyamfi  has declared that Hearts of Oak legend Mohammed Polo is the best Ghanaian player he has ever seen. Known in the football circles as the “Black President” Sarfo believes that among the players he played with and against “Polo” stands out. “I have always said that Polo is the best Ghanaian player I have ever seen. I played against him on numerous occasions and he always gave us torrid times”. Sarfo Gyamfi averred on the Asempa sports morning show. The claim by the Black President adds to a number of football legends who…

Communications director of the Ghana Football Association Ibrahim Saani Daara has refuted claims by former Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach David Duncan that the just ended league Ghana Premier League(GHPL) is ” total rubbish” Duncan who was sacked by Asante Kotoko management following his shambolic start to the 210 Ghana Premier League season on Tuesday alleged that the just ended league was a ”total rubbish and full of matching fixing, an assertion he claims could not produce a genuine winner of the trophy. Reacting to comments by the coach, the former BBC broadcaster stated that Duncan’s assertions were “uneducated, unfair and…

Aduana Stars striker Yahaya Mohammed has hinted of a move from the premier league giants after declaring himself ready for offers. The 28 year old had an impressive season bagging 15 goals to help the Dormaa club finish second to champions Wa All Stars Speaking to Asempa FM ,Yahaya declared that ” I have received a lot of offer from clubs in Mexico and Asia and within Africa. I will look at the options and speak to management of Aduana, if its okay for me to move, I will move”. Judging from his immense goalscoring talent, it wouldn’t be surprising…

Experienced and astute FIFA referee William Agbovi  believes the performance of referees in the just ended Ghana Premier League season deserves praises rather than condemnation. In an interview with Otec FM, Agbovi who is regarded as one of the best referees on the local scene rated the performance of referees 80% which is an “A” mark. “This season’s GPL was not easy as the previous seasons, it was very hot than the previous ones The performance of the referees this season was not bad but there were a lot of review cases and some of the referees were also suspended…

World football governing body, FIFA has congratulated Ghana Premier League champions, Wa All Stars. In a congratulatory message signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, FIFA said Wa All Stars’ victory “is a wonderful occasion and an opportunity to draw satisfaction from a job well done”. The FIFA President also described All Stars’ success a “true team victory”, lauding the efforts of the players, technical team, medical team, management and supporters of the clubs. Below is the unedited congratulatory letter. Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi South East Ridge P. O. Box AN 19338 Accra Ghana. Zurich, 20 September 2016…

The Premier League Board (PLB) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to all stakeholders for their respective roles in ensuring what has been a successful season. The commencement of the season was unduly delayed, as it was shrouded in uncertainties following prolong judicial processes. Again, our former title sponsors suspended their sponsorship of the league when we were preparing for the new season. In the midst of all the factors which threatened to derail the league, our stakeholders, particularly the clubs, put in extra effort and this year’s competition has been successful. We are immensely grateful to the GFA Executive…

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