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GWBF calls off Friday’s demonstration

SPORTS DESK GHANA WHEELCHAIR Basketball Federation (GWBF) has called on all wheelchair basketball players in the country to put on hold the intended demonstration which is to come off on Friday, June 15, 2018. This is contained in a press release issued in Accra signed by the Acting Director General …

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Pay all footballers if you have dissolved GFA .Grusah tells gov’t

OWNER OF Kumasi-based King Faisal, Abdul Karim Grusah, has asked the government to pay all footballers in the country if it has dissolved the Ghana Football Association (GFA). His disagreement with the government stems from the 1992 Constitution, which recognises the FA as a private organisation and giving it an autonomous status. …

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Hearts of Oak terminates coach Wellington’s contract

HEARTS OF Oak coach Henry Wellington’s contract has been terminated following the team’s poor run in the first round of the Zylofon Cash Premier League.  The former assistant coach of Kotoko has paid the price for a hugely unconvincing campaign that has left his side in 12th place on the …

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Kingsley Sarfo jailed two years in Sweden for child rape

GHANA WINGER, Kingsley Sarfo, has been jailed two years and eight months in Swedish prison for two child rape counts, a Malmo District Court ruled last Friday morning. The 23-year-old had been in cells for some time now after he was charged with defilement in Sweden. Although he pleaded not …

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Winter break for Premier League clubs in February from 2019-20

ENGLISH PREMIER League clubs will have a winter break in February from the 2019-20 season, the Football Association has announced. The break will be staggered across two weeks, with five matches on the first weekend and five on the following. The FA Cup fifth round will be moved to midweek …

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Kane signs six-year contract with Hotspur

STRIKER KANE, 24, scored 30 Premier League goals as Spurs finished third in the table last season and is about to lead England at the World Cup. He recently became Tottenham’s leading scorer in the Premier League era. Kane’s previous contract, which was announced in December 2016 and was reportedly …

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FIFA places 90-day ban on Kwesi Nyantakyi

THE CHAIRPERSON of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the Ethics Committee of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has provisionally banned the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and FIFA Council member, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, for a duration of 90 days. The duration of the ban may be extended …

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MTN FA Cup Hearts to meet Beberto FC to redeem image

2017 FA Cup finalists, Hearts of Oak, will travel to the Volta Region to face lower-tier side Beberto FC in the MTN FA Cup round of 32 at the Agbozume Park. After a winless streak in the last four Premier League games, the Phobians will hope to redeem their image …

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Persib Bandung ends Essien’s contract

INDONESIA CLUB Persib Bandung has parted ways with Ghana midfielder Michael Essien. Persib announced there would not be a renewal of the player’s contract, which officially comes to an end after one-and-a-half seasons with the Club. According to Club President Glenn Sugita, both Essien and his outfit met and agreed …

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2018 Youthage Cup Great Corinthians FC, FC Barca Kids are champions

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH GHANAIAN JUVENILE club, FC Barca, were last Sunday crowned the champions of the maiden edition of the Under-13 Youthage Cup juvenile tournament held at Ofaada, Bawjiase in the Central Region. FC Barca proved their worth for the ultimate prize as they beat other seven clubs in …

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