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January 9, 2018 12:20 PM Ghana Premier League to begin in February

Next season’s Ghana Premier League campaign is set to begin on the 11th of February 2018 after the Ghana Football Association announced its calendar for the next three seasons. The league campaign is expected to run until August 5, and will be preceded by a Super Cup clash between league champions Aduana Stars and MTN FA Cup holders Kumasi Asante Kotoko 19

January 5, 2018 5:28 PM Chelsea sign Barkley from Everton for £15m

Chelsea have signed England midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton for £15m. The 24-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with last season’s Premier League champions and will wear the number eight shirt. Barkley, who leaves Everton after 13 years at the club, has not played for seven months because of a hamstring injury and had surgery in August 14

December 11, 2017 2:02 PM UCL draw: Chelsea face Barcelona, Real Madrid to play PSG

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. A record five English teams progressed from the group stage this season 33

December 7, 2017 7:28 PM Cristiano Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the fifth Ballon d’Or of his career, equalling Lionel Messi’s record after a season that saw him lead Real Madrid to their 12th Champions League title. The 32-year-old, who moved level with Messi at the top of the all-time Champions League group stage goalscorers leaderboard on Wednesday after helping Madrid to beat Borussia 37

December 1, 2017 4:29 PM Egypt face hosts Russia, Nigeria drawn with Argentina in 2018 World Cup

Six-time African Champions, Egypt have been drawn to face hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Group A at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Morocco who beat Ivory Coast to make it to the tournament will face a huge task of making it out of their group after they were drawn against European Champions Portugal and Spain who have won the World Cup in 2010. Senegal 21

November 24, 2017 1:29 PM Asante Kotoko to resume pre-season

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will begin their pre-season training in Kumasi on November 30 ahead of the 2017/2018 season. The FA Cup champions were given three weeks off following their commanding 3-1 victory over rivals Hearts of Oak in Tamale. Head coach Steve Polack flew out of the country last week on holiday and is expected back in the country next weekend 26

November 18, 2017 1:50 PM Ligue 1: Champions Monaco held at Amiens

Monaco could lose ground on Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain this weekend after drawing at struggling Amiens. The Unicorns led when Serge Gakpe capped off a quick counter-attack by finishing Gael Kakuta’s excellent through ball. But champions Monaco, four points behind leaders PSG before the game, levelled when Stevan Jovetic converted Fabinho’s pass. PSG can go six points 40

November 17, 2017 5:53 PM Ibrahimovic, Pogba in Man Utd squad against Newcastle

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba will return to the Manchester United squad for Saturday’s Premier League game against Newcastle at Old Trafford. Striker Ibrahimovic, 36, is yet to play this season after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April. Midfielder Pogba, 24, has not played since injuring a hamstring against Basel in September 40

November 6, 2017 12:35 PM Aduana Stars crowned GHPL champions

Premier League champions Aduana Stars have been decorated with their Premier League winners medals at a colourful ceremony in Dormaa-Ahenkro. Aduana defeated Brong Ahafo Regional rivals Berekum Chelsea in a special coronation match at the Nana Agyemang Badu 11 Park in Dormaa on Sunday. GFA Vice President George Afriyie led officials, including PLB Chairman 47

November 1, 2017 5:28 PM Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang and RB Leipzig's Keita nominated for 2017 African Player of the Year Award

Aubameyang, who won the award in 2015 and finished second in 2014 and 2016, is bidding to become only the sixth player to win the award more than once, while Keita is in the running for his first individual accolade after being named on a 30-player shortlist. Current head coaches and technical directors of the affiliated nations of the African Football 16