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The Nduom sports Complex, home grounds for Ghana Premier League side Elmina Sharks FC has been given a massive facelifts with the installation of seats at the facility. The newly built multi-purpose sports facility has been a venue for topflight matches in Ghana since the turn of the year following Sharks’ promotion to the Premier League. Based in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana, the Nduom sports complex remains one of the very few sporting grounds in the country owned by individuals or club owners but the first of its kind in terms of state of the art facilities.…

The Mexican Football Federation has named a 26-man squad full of home-based players ahead of the upcoming international friendly against the Black Stars of Ghana. The CONCACAF giants will face the four-time Africa champions on June 28 at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas in the first of two friendlies lined up by Ghana in the USA. The North American side are presenting their second strength side for the encounter because their main stream team are in Russia where they will be competing in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup scheduled to kick off this weekend. Mexico’s Sqiad For Ghana…

The 2017 edition of Ghana’s President Cup will take placeat the Kumasi Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday July 2. The tie will see the nation’s two most glamorous clubs, Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak battle for bragging rights in a one off contest. The traditional heavy weights have already met twice this season with Hearts of Oak emerging victorious on both occasions. The Phiobians recorded a 1-0 win in a controversy marred league clash in Accra before mauling their Kumasi based rivals 3-1 in the first leg of Ghana’s Sixtieth anniversary cup at the same venue weeks later. The…

Former Ghana midfielder Kofi Ntow Gyan has alleged that the sons of legendary Ghanaian striker Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew are causing division within the Black Stars. According to Gyan, a similar confusion caused by Abedi Pele and Tony Yeboah over captaincy led to the failure of the Black Stars to win the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana lost the final 11-10 on penalties to Cote d’Ivoire and although, both Abedi and Yeboah have previously denied their involvement in the defeat, the former Asante Kotoko star says they divided the players. “Whoever will say the confusion between Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew and…

Ghanaian international striker Kwesi Appiah has committed his future to English League One side  AFC Wimbledon from Crystal Palace. Coach of  AFC Wimbledon Neal Ardley has bolstered his attacking options for season 2017/18 by bringing Kwesi Appiah . The pacey striker had a successful loan spell with the club in 2014, scoring three goals in seven matches, with his energetic forward displays really catching the eye with his deal commencing on 1st July. “I really loved my short spell at AFC Wimbledon a few years ago and I am really hungry to do well after a couple of frustrating seasons. I…

The 3rd edition of the annual Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup will be launched on Thursday June 1, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra. The event is scheduled to start at 10:00AM and will be graced by the Minister for Zongo and Inner City Development, Hon. Boniface Abubakar Saddique . The launch will also hold a live draw for the preliminary round. The football fiesta, which is named in honour of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, brings together various Zongo communities to compete in a one-day football gala as part of activities marking the end of…

Asante Kotoko Coach Frimpong Manso says he is still struggling to find an antidote to the porcupine warriors poor run of form in the league. Manso took over after former coach Zdravko Logarusic was fired after a winless run of four games, a run that has increased to eight games since. He concedes that he is clueless about the cause of the club’s current troubles. “Nothing seems to be working for us. We have tried everything but nothing seems to be working,” he said “Sometimes you think things will turn around but when the match day comes it’s still the…

Tributes have been paid to former Gabon international Moise Brou Apanga who died on Wednesday from a suspected heart attack. The 35-year-old collapsed during a training session with his Gabonese club FC 105 Libreville. He played for the Panthers at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2010 and 2012. “We played together, we played against each other but it was always a pleasure to play alongside you,” Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang posted. “Rest in peace my brother.” The Gabon Football Federation (Fegafoot) announced the news and also paid their own tribute. “The country has lost a brave son who has…

The Major League Soccer (MLS) Players Union announced a list of 2017 player salaries in the American top flight on Tuesday, April 25, with Jonathan Mensah emerging as the highest earnest among Ghanaian players in the league. Columbus Crew defender Jonathan Mensah claimed the title of the highest-paid player of Ghanaian descent in the Major League Soccer, with guaranteed salaries (including bonuses) of USD 844, 000 per year. Fellow Ghanaian international David Accam of the Chicago Fire will take home a yearly salary of USD 820, 937 ( USD 68, 411 per month) while Harrison Afful, team mate of Jonathan…

GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that newly appointed Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah will be tasked to end the nation’s 35-year title drought. Appiah will be making a second attempt at the national team job, having coached the Black Stars from 2012 to 2014. His first game will be against Ethiopia in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kumasi on June 9. “We want the Black Stars to win trophies, so ultimately we the Executive Committee and whoever will be given the mantle – as with Kwesi Appiah – is to ensure that we win trophies. “That is…

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