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Former Ghana international Samuel Osei Kuffour is calling for the sack of Coach Avram Grant after he failed to lead the Stars to another final berth at the 2017 AFCON. The Former Chelsea trainer on Thursday failed to guide the team to win the 2017 Africa Cup of nations title after losing 2-0 against Cameroon. The Former Bayern Munich defender speaking on Supersport urged the FA to do away with the services of the Coach. “There is no need to keep Avram Grant, I think two times is ok, finals and semi-final, Lets us give some else the chance. “He…

Ghana striker, Jordan Ayew has been named the official Total Man of the Match recipient after his impressive display in Ghana’s 2-1 quarterfinal victory over DR Congo. The younger Ayew, who led the line for Ghana in the absence of captain Gyan, took full advantage of a scramble in the DRC defence after being played cleanly through by Atsu, and then showed incredible composure before firing home a right-footed strike into the far right corner. Ghana were eventually pegged back through M’Poku’s equalizer for the Leopards but soon found their noses in front again after Atsu was tripped in the…

Ghana Division one league side Dreams FC have acquired  Manuel Zacharias as the clubs new Technical Director. The Portuguese trainer had mutually parted ways with Bechem United late last year. Zacharias masterminded  the Brong Ahafo side outfit to winning it’s first major trophy been the FA Cup. “Dreams Football Club is delighted to announce Manuel Zacharias as the club’s new Technical Director,”official twitter said.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino hopes to see video referees used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia — if its teething problems have been fixed in time. Colombia’s Atletico Nacional slammed the new video assistant referee (VAR) technology being trialled at the Club World Cup in Japan after the first-ever penalty awarded under the system helped knock them out midweek. Real Madrid were also lukewarm after confusion around a Cristiano Ronaldo goal in another game, but Infantino promised that Fifa would iron out the glitches. “It’s still premature to say when we will go live with this system,” he told…

The biggest wish of Astute football administrator Jonathan Abbey Pobi is to see the Brazil  2014 world Cup commission rigorously implemented following the change of government. According to J.A Pobi, the commission’s report has been thrown to the dogs after months of dedicated services was channeled in the inquiry commission which was sought to reshape football management and limit football corruption. The astute football administrator reckons for the commission’s work to be implemented, it will help the development of sports in general thus calls on the president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo to make it his priority as he takes office on 7th…

The International federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPRO) has conducted a global survey which has found Ghana as one of the leading countries where footballers are less paid. The recent survey of FIFPRO looks at the general welfare of footballers around the globe. Areas the survey covered includes player salary/wages, abuse on footballers, contracts of players, job security, player motivation and match fixing. The report emphatically stated 100% of footballers in Ghana are under £800 salary cap which makes Ghana one of the worse nations which pays footballers well. A section of the survey on “Poor pay” as captured by the…

Ghana coach Avram Grant has named 23 players for this month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt in Alexandria. Portugal-based midfielder Alhassan Wakaso and defender Andy Yiadom of English Championship side Barnsley were handed their first Black Stars call-ups for the game on 13 November. England-based Andre Ayew, who plays for West Ham United, returns to the national team after missing the previous game against Uganda in Tamale last month. Ayew will lead the team that is dominated by players who have played recently in the Black Stars following injury to captain Asamoah Gyan. Injury also forced coach Avram to…

A former Ashgold goalie currently plying his trade in the Nigerian league has passed his judgement on the Ghana Premier League (GPL) and its counterpart Nigeria league. The Enugu Rangers shot stopper is of the view that in all fronts the Nigeria league is better than the GPL. From player remuneration to football infrastructure to standard of play Nana Bonsu asserts Ghana is lacking behind its West African neighbours Speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Otec FM, he opined that “The Nigeria league is way better than the Ghana league. If you look at player remuneration clubs offer more…

Goalkeepers trainer of the Black Stars, Nasamu Yakubu Yakubu believes the Black Stars will upset favorites, Egypt in the second group game of 2018 World cup qualifiers. The Black Stars disappointingly drew their opening game against Uganda at the Tamale stadium. The team will need at least a draw to keep their hopes of making a fourth consecutive world cup appearance. Speaking to Accra based Asempa FM, a confident Nasamu remarked that ” We will surprise Egypt. We have high hopes of doing well in Egypt”. The astute keeper’s trainer also disclosed that contrary to perceptions that the team has…

The uproar and reaction were huge in back in 2011. One of the two most glamorous football clubs in the history of Ghana football was about to trade its traditional status for a corporate one. Accra Hearts of Oak was at the crossroads. To go corporate or not was the debate waging on the various media platforms in Ghana. The few opponents of the decision to list on the Ghana Stock Exchange did so largely for fear of the fans losing their long-held influence in the decision-making process of the team. The unknown future of what could happen under the…

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