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March 23, 2018 10:22 AM Ghana to officially launch 2018 Women’s AFCON today

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) will today [Friday] officially launched the 13th Edition of the Total African Women’s Cup of Nations in Accra, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The launch, expected to take place at the Alisa Hotel will be ably represented by Government officials 29

March 18, 2018 10:05 AM GFA Veep, George Afriyie to contest 2019 GFA Presidency

Ghana Football Association vice president, George Afriyie, has officially announced his intention to contest the 2019 GFA Presidential Elections. The Liberty Professionals executive made his intention known to journalists at his 50th birthday celebrations on Friday night at his residence. Afriyie, who has been vice to Nyantakyi since 2015, becomes the second 23

March 7, 2018 11:45 AM Mohammed Polo reveals five year plan to nurture talent

Ghanaian football legend Mohammed Polo believes the recent renovation work at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex will greatly aid his plans to help develop budding talent for the game of football. The facility which has seen little maintenance since its completion in the 1970’s will be given a face-lift which will include a standard sized football pitch 17

March 7, 2018 11:39 AM Clar Weah named CAF ambassador for women’s football

The first lady, Clar Weah has been named Ambassador for Women’s football in Africa at CAF’s first ever women’s football symposium held in Morocco. According to CAF, Mrs. Weah was appointed by the federation’s president Ahmad Ahmad during the end of the historic symposium. Mrs. Weah who was invited by CAF for the symposium said through additional effort 21

March 6, 2018 9:16 AM Olympics, GFA head back to court after negotiation stalemate

Accra Great Olympics FC Limited and the Ghana Football Association are heading back to court after the former accused the latter of taking an entrenched position in dealing with the protest brought against Elmina Sharks FC. Olympics want the GFA to relegate Elmina Sharks and re-instate them or expand the league to 18 teams to accommodate them. An Accra 18

March 5, 2018 9:12 AM Dutch players attacked by rival fans after 4-0 win

Violence broke out in the second division of Dutch football when De Graafschap players were attacked by Go Ahead Eagles fans after their 4-0 win. Footage from Fox Sports Netherlands shows fans running on to the pitch at full-time, kicking and punching players before stewards intervened. Go Ahead said in a statement they were “deeply ashamed” by the actions 28

March 3, 2018 3:17 PM Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute 43

March 2, 2018 7:44 AM GFA to meet Olympics over GHPL injunction

The Ghana Football Association has invited Accra Great Olympics Football Club to meet on Friday, March 2 and discuss the latest injunction that has help up the start of the Ghana Premier League season. The new injunction was served on the GFA on Wednesday after which the FA announced the postponement of Week 1 of the Ghana Premier League. The letter 39

February 21, 2018 11:38 AM Man City’s Aguero avoids punishment for fan altercation

The clubs have until 18:00 GMT on Friday to respond to the charges, while Aguero has been “reminded of his responsibilities”. Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will not be punished by the Football Association following a post-match confrontation with a fan after Monday’s FA Cup defeat by Wigan. Television footage appeared to show Aguero pushing a supporter 33

February 20, 2018 2:53 PM NSA Board Chair unhappy with GFA’s lack of membership control

Board Chairman of the National Sports Authority, Kojo Baah Agyemang, wants the Ghana Football Association to enforce its laid down rule of expelling members who drag the Federation to court. “I believe that the GFA should enforce regulations that will halt its members from bringing injunctions against the league.” he stated. The FA is currently locked 20