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Sulley Muntary breaks silence on SLAP rumours

Ghana International Sulley Muntari has taken to Twitter to vehemently deny ever slapping a referee during a training match in Accra last week.  The former AC Milan and Inter Milan star is reported to have lunged on the referee and dished out a dirty slap after showing him a yellow card. But the account of the referee, known as John ...

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Video: Messi Exchanged Shirts with Chape Plane Crash Survivor Alan Ruschel

Lionel Messi swaps shirts with Chapecoense plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel.

Barcelona defeated Chapecoense 5-0 in an emotional Joan Gamper Trophy match. The Gamper is a friendly match, meant to showcase the team before the season proper starts. Tragedy struck “Chape” last year after an airplane accident resulted in the death of most of the squad and coaching staff, as well as some journalists traveling with the team. Ruschel was one ...

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Ghanaian coach to handle EPL side Brighton & Hove Albion F.C ahead of 2017/2018 season

Coach Christopher William Gerard Hughton

Ghanaian born named Chris Hughton will manage newly promoted English Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. as they stage their comeback to the top flight after three decades. Under the leadership of Chris Hughton, Brighton & Hove Albion sealed promotion to the Premier League for this season after increasing their lead at the top of the Championship to ...

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CAF Names match officials for Ghana vs Congo World Cup qualifier

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayi to officiate Ghana’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo in a Group E clash next month. The 40-year-old will be assisted on the lines by countrymen Jridi Faouzi and Marwene Saad with Nasrallah Jaouadi the fourth referee. Essrayi has officiated in two World Cup qualifying matches- hist ...

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VIDEO: Razak Abalora, Yahaya Mohammed & others begin preseason with Azam FC in Uganda

Photo Credit: Kawowosports

Tanzanian giants Azam FC has began preseason ahead of their 2017/2018 league season with three Ghanaian players, including new signing from West African Football Academy (WAFA) Razak Abalora in Entebebe, Uganda.  The team arrived at the Entebebe airport on Sunday morning led by coach Aristica Cioaba and checked into Hotel Top Five  where they will stay for 10 days and playing ...

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Man United’s Timothy Fosu-Mensah set for Crystal Palace loan – sources

Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah is set to sign for Crystal Palace on loan, sources have told ESPN FC. Fosu-Mensah, 19, has found himself down the pecking order at Old Trafford after the £31 million signing of Victor Lindelof from Benfica. He is set to sign a season-long loan deal at Selhurst Park and could be a Palace player in ...

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Chapecoense crash survivor to face Barcelona today

Chapecoense plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel

Brazil’s Chapecoense, devastated by a plane crash last year, will play Barcelona at the Nou Camp in a pre-season friendly on August 7, plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel is said to captain the team against the Nou Camp boys. The match will “help pay tribute to the 71 people who died in the accident on November 28th, 2016, as well ...

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Ghanaian goalkeeper Mutawakilu’s heroics saves day for Enugu Rangers

Ghanaian Goalkeeper Seidu Mutawakilu proved to be the hero for 15th-placed Enugu Rangers, making a string of impressive saves in the second half, to deny Wikki Tourists a win, which would have seen them move above 13th-place. Wikki Tourists and Rangers shared the spoils in Bauchi on Sunday, in an ill-tempered game which saw the home fans losing their cool. ...

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Atsu continues impressive preseason form with goal for Newcastle

Ghana International, Christian Atsu was on the scoresheet as Newcastle United warmed cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Serie A newcomers Hellas Verona on Sunday. The preseason game was a dress rehearsal ahead of the EPL opener againts Tottenham next weekend. Newcastle United signed off their pre-season schedule with a home victory against Serie A side Hellas Verona on ...

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Kelvin-Prince Boateng recommends Hazard to FC Barcelona

Skysports Eden Hazard Chelsea premier league football

Kevin-Prince Boateng has given Barcelona an option in their search for for Neymar replacement after he deserted them to PSG.    The 25-year-old completed 222 million euros deal with Paris Saint Germain to shatter the world record on Thursday. Barcelona now need an equally good replacement for him to support Messi and Suarez in their three top formation. Several names have ...

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