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June 26, 2017 9:43 AM Ethiopia coach blames goalkeeper for Ghana drubbing

Ethiopia coach Ashenfai Bekele has blamed first choice goalkeeper Abel Mamo for his side's humiliating 5-0 defeat to Ghana in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. After the Walias returned home, the football governing body summoned the coaching staff last week to explain what went wrong in the match against the Black Stars. Ashenafi told the EFF officials 1

June 26, 2017 2:37 AM Premier League transfer news: Latest Chelsea transfer gossip, Sandro, Lukaku, Van Dijk, Bonucci

THEY’RE Premier League champions, but Antonio Conte is plotting a ridiculous spending spree which could edge towards $480m AND smash Chelsea’s transfer record not once, not twice, but three times. In the next week, Chelsea could secure the signature of the world’s most expensive defender. It’s the first move that could see them break their club record 1

June 25, 2017 2:01 PM Foreign Coaches can raise the standard of Ghana league

Former Kumasi Asante Kotoko Coach Zdravko Lugarusic says,expatriate coaches can help to improve the standard of the Ghana Premier league. The Croatian however added that, local Coaches are doing a good job but foreign Coaches can introduce new techniques to improve the standard of football in Ghana. "So many things can make the Ghanaian League improve 2

June 24, 2017 12:46 PM Ghanaians love boxing more than football – Agbeko

Former IBF world boxing champion Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko has said Ghanaians love boxing more than football, discrediting a long-held assertion that football is the passion of the nation. Many have argued that Ghanaians are passionate about football, especially when the national team is involved in a continental showpiece or playing on the world stage 5

June 24, 2017 10:58 AM Ayew talks up Swansea plan for next season

Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew believes lessons from last season will push them to greater heights in the next campaign. The Jacks endured a difficult time last season, leading to a long relegation battle, which almost took away their Premier League status. Paul Clement's outfit only had their stay confirmed on the penultimate matchday, and Ayew hopes 2

June 23, 2017 6:13 PM My client being used as ‘political football’ – ex Gitmo detainee’s lawyer

A legal representative of Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef, one of the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Ghana, believes the change in government in both Ghana and the US, may have seen his client being used as a political tool. Speaking exclusively to Citi News’ Umaru Sanda Amadu, the lawyer, George Clark, said the transfer of power, “certainly 2

June 23, 2017 4:55 PM US Embassy denies top Ghanaian journalists, football administrators visas ahead of next week's friendly

The dream of several top Ghanaian journalists and football administrators to travel to the US have been extinguished after the Embassy denied them traveling visas ahead of next week's international friendly. In a painful episode, the US Embassy denied over 40 sports journals and administrators the golden chance to visit the land of opportunity with suspicion 1

June 23, 2017 11:13 AM Samuel Inkoom suspended by FIFA for failing to pay agent

Ghanaian footballer, Samuel Inkoom, has been handed a one-year ban from football by FIFA for failing to pay Andrew Evans, a football agent an amount of Euros 352, 500 based on a contract the two parties signed back in 2010. The decision of the ban was communicated to the Bulgarian Football Association on Thursday because Inkoom currently plays his football 6

June 23, 2017 10:09 AM Samuel Inkoom to serve one-year ban

Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom has been handed a one-year ban from all football-related activities by Fifa for failing to settle the total outstanding amount owed to his former agent Andy Evans. Following a contractual dispute between both parties, the 28-year-old, who currently represents Bulgarian side FC Vereya, was ordered by the Bureau of the Players’ 10

June 23, 2017 12:23 AM Joining Black Stars is 'a dream come true'

West Africa Football Academy [WAFA] silky midfielder Majeed Ashimeru has described his debut invitation to the Black Stars team is a ”dream come true”. The intelligent midfielder together with his team’s captain Gideon Waja have been handed late call up by coach Kwesi Appiah for Ghana’s double header friendly with Mexico and USA on June 28 and July 1 respectively 2