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Bechem United made a winning start in their debut CAF Confederations Cup campaign after recording a slim 2-1 success over MC Alger on Sunday at the Accra Sports stadium. The Hunters got the opener in the 50th minute mark through Amed Toure who converted from the spot after a player of MC Alger was adjudged to have handled the ball in the vital area. But the Algerians got the needed equalizer through Seguer Mohammed . Back from recess the pride of Ahafo lads scored through Kwaku Osei Bonsu in the 73rd minute after being put through by Amed Toure.

Technical Director of West Africa Football Academy Sam Arday is dead after a short illness.The Celebrated coach who is credited for the multi-system died on Sunday afternoon in Accra. He was the first black man to win an Olympic medal in football when he led Ghana’s U23 team to pick bronze at the 1992 Games in Barcelona. He also won the 1995 FIFA U17 World Cup winner in Ecuador. He handled many clubs in the local league including Asante Kotoko, Hearts of Oak and Okwahu United.

Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko Goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi says he joined Medeama SC to be active ahead of the start of the new soccer season. The Mauve’s and Yellow on Friday announced that the former Black Satellites shot stopper officially penned down a deal with the Tarkwa and Aboso based side after being deemed surplus to requirement by the Porcupine Warriors. “I will say some of these things happen in football and I must say I have never regretted joining Kotoko but in life you always have to move on so that’s why I opted to move”. “I want to…

Ghana’s representatives in this year’s CAF Champions league and the CAF Confederations Wa All Stars and Bechem United have each received $30,000 from the Ghana football Association to aid them in their campaign in Africa Sportsworldghana.com can confirm. The Ghana champions will host Libyan Side Ahli Tripoli at the Tamale Sports Stadium in the preliminary stage of the CAF Champions League while the FA Cup winners will host Mouloudia CA of Algeria in the Confederation Cup. Both Wa All Stars and Bechem United are playing in CAF inter-club competition for the first time and are poised to score high marks…

Outgoing Black Stars Coach Avram Grant wants suspended duo Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari pardoned and recall into the Black Stars. Boateng, and Muntari have been suspended indefinitely from the Black Stars for the past three years. Muntari was axed out of the team for an unprovoked physical attack on an FA executive committee member Moses Armah during a meeting to resolve a possible player mutiny over World Cup bonus payments in Brazil. Boateng was also dropped from the squad because of uncouth verbal insults targeted at former coach Kwesi Appiah. Muntari has apologized but Boateng insists he did nothing…

Former Black Stars coach, Avram Grant, has hinted of plans to return to Ghana. Grant who vacated his post after the Stars were unable to win the 2017 AFCON told Bola Ray on Starr Chat that he will come back to Ghana because of his charity project, located at Winneba in the Central Region. “I will come back to Ghana because of the charity organization. The charity; ‘Ten’ is an Israeli organization based on volunteerism,and my daughter will even be here in June to embark on volunteerism” ” I like this charity very much because it helps people to help…

Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan has urged Ghanaians to pardon goalkeeper Razak Briamah after his facebook rant sparked widespread criticism. Briamah came under flak after he insulted critics for questioning his competence during the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. The Spain-based shot-stopper’s stinging and vitriolic attack attracted widespread condemnation but Captain Asamoah Gyan has pleaded on his behalf. “I will like to take this opportunity to plead for Razak Brimah, I want Ghanaians to forgive him, he admits he didn’t do the right thing and so he apologized,” he told Kumasi-based Angel FM. “We the players also knew what…

Sensational winger Wilfred Cobbinah has rejoined boy-hood club Accra Hearts of Oak. Cobbinah,25,penned a two year deal as free agent . The forward has been out of action since leaving Saudi side Najran FC. Hearts of Oak will begin their season campaign with Inter Allies on Monday at the El Wak Sports Stadium.

The matter between former Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba and SAFA is now set for arbitration. This is after the two parties failed to reach a resolution at the CCMA on Tuesday as Mashaba continues to fight the grounds of his dismissal as Bafana coach. “We didn’t reach a solution and now the case is going for arbitration,” Mashaba’s legal representative Claudio Bollo tells KickOff Mashaba was fired in December after being found guilty of ‘gross misconduct, insubordination and violating SAFA’s communications policy’ at a disciplinary hearing. He was previously indefinitely suspended from his coaching duties on November 13…

Youth and Sports Minister-designate, Isaac Asiamah has stated that he will insist as minister that all programmes and budgets of the Ghana Football Association go through the National Sports Authority. This, according to him, would ensure the GFA is answerable to the tax payer. He made this known on Tuesday when he appeared before the Appointments Committee of Parliament. “I want to make this clear, Mr. Chairman, when I’m confirmed by this august House as minister, I will not be dealing directly with the GFA. This point should be made clear to everybody,” he told the twenty-six member Committee led…

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