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Thomas Partey’s Atletico Wanda Metropolitan stadium inauguration to be broadcast in 182 countries

Televisions from around the world will receive the signal produced by LaLiga that will pick up the pre-Atletico Madrid first game in their new stadium. Next Saturday September 16 at 20:45 will start the story of the Metropolitan Wanda, the new stadium of Club Atlético de Madrid. The new home of the Madrid team has been conceived to become an ...

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Arsenal to investigate Europa League disturbances after arrests made at Cologne tie

Cologne fans during the Europa League clash with Arsenal at the Emirates

Arsenal will hold their own investigation into crowd disturbances after five arrests were made following crowd trouble in their Europa League tie against Cologne on Thursday. Kick-off was delayed for an hour after 17,000 fans of the German club arrived in north London without tickets. Cologne had been allocated just 3,000 tickets for the game, with many more gathered outside ...

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Cameroon-born Youssoufa Moukoko 12-year-old scores thirteen in five games for Borussia Dortmund Under-17s

The father of a 12-year-old boy who has scored three times in two under-16 internationals for Germany has rejected doubts about his son’s true age. Cameroon-born Youssoufa Moukoko followed his debut goal against Austria on Monday with a double against the same side in a 2-1 win on Wednesday. He has also scored 13 goals in five games for Borussia ...

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Paul Pogba to face six weeks out with hamstring injury

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is set to be out for between a month and six weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in Tuesday’s Champions League win over Basel. The France international, 24, had scans on the injury on Wednesday. It is understood Pogba will miss at least a month, leaving him struggling to be fit for the Premier ...

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Ghana Olympic Committee to host Africa Sports Awards with ANOCA

Ghana would host the rebirth of the All African Sports Awards. This follows a successful meeting between the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah and the President of Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Lassanne Palenfo in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. As a follow up to the Abidjan meeting, the ANOCA President General ...

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Ticket sales for 2018 FIFA World Cup™ to start today

In addition to host country Russia; Brazil, Iran, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia have so far secured their spots at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. As of 14 September 2017 at 12:00 (Moscow time), fans all over the world will also be able to book their place as ticket sales for the tournament start exclusively on ...

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Black Starlets leave for Dubai to continue FIFA U-17 World Cup preparations

Ghana’s male U17 team left  Accra for Dubai on Wednesday afternoon for a training tour for the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup to be staged in India in October 6. This forms part of the final phase of the team’s preparations ahead of their participation at this year’s FIFA U17 World Cup in India. The team have been camping at ...

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Raja Casablanca to pay Awal Mohammed $54K over contract termination

Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca has been ordered to pay US$ 54,000 to former player Awal Mohammed for wrongfully terminated his contract. The world football governing body FIFA has ordered the former African champions to pay that sum representing salaries and bonuses in arrears. The bulky guardsman, who is currently plying his trade for Ghanaian giants Kotoko, was released by Raja Casablanca ...

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Real Madrid make light work of APOEL as Ronaldo nets a brace

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid began the defence of the Champions League by easing past Cypriot side Apoel Nicosia. Forward Ronaldo opened the scoring by slotting home from close range and added a penalty in the second half. Defender Sergio Ramos scored the third with an acrobatic overhead kick from close range. Zinedine Zidane’s side top Group H ...

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Asamoah Gyan makes recovery from groin injury, returns to training with Kayeserispor

Kayeserispor forward Asamoah Gyan has recovered from the groin injury he picked up on international duty and will be available for selection this weekend against Antalyaspor. The 31-year-old has played in two league games for his club this season but is yet to find the back of the net with injuries limiting his impact on the pitch. This is the ...

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