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February 7, 2018 4:01 PM GFA Ordinary Congress postponed

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has indefinitely postponed the 24th Ordinary session of Congress which was scheduled to be held at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE) in Prampram on Thursday February 8, 2018. This postponement is as a result of a legal action brought against the Association by Accra Great Olympics Football Club Limited 6

February 5, 2018 12:13 PM Ebenezer Ofori set to join New York City FC on loan

Ghana international, Ebenezer Ofori, has agreed to join MLS side, New York City FC, on a one year loan from German side, VfB Stuttgart, with an option to buy. The deal was agreed on Friday with a contract set to be signed pending a medical. Alex Akummey, CEO of Ofori’s former team, New Edubiase, and representative of the player, confirmed the deal to Citi Sports 16

January 21, 2018 7:45 AM James McCarthy suffers double leg break in Everton draw with West Brom

Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 27-year-old was taken off on a stretcher after a tackle on Albion’s Salomon Rondon in the second half. “It’s a tibia and fibula fracture compounded. A very nasty injury,” said Everton boss Sam Allardyce 13

January 20, 2018 1:20 PM Pele resting at home not hospitalized – Spokesperson

Brazil legend Pele is resting at home according to his spokesperson, who dismissed reports he had been taken to hospital with exhaustion. The 77-year-old was due to travel to London this weekend for a dinner held in his honour by the Football Writers Association (FWA). Pele – the only player to win three World Cups – withdrew and the FWA said he was being 13

January 18, 2018 6:29 PM Herbert Mensah pays tribute to Komla Dumor [Video]

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the passing of Komla Dumor, the famous Ghanaian journalist who worked for BBC World News and was the main presenter of its programme Focus on Africa. Dumor died on 18 January 2014 in his London home after a cardiac arrest, having been on the air the day before. Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of the Ghana 45

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 23

January 7, 2018 8:51 AM Coach actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86

Actor and comedian Jerry Van Dyke, who won four Emmy nominations for his role in the US sitcom Coach, has died at 86. His wife Shirley Ann Jones told US media he had died at his Arkansas ranch on Friday. The actor’s health had been waning since a 2015 traffic accident, she said. Van Dyke was the younger brother of actor Dick Van Dyke, known for the musical 24

December 7, 2017 2:55 PM GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework for setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to scrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi 39

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 29

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 33