National Teams

GFA ExCo candidate Osei Bonsu keen to push through key reforms for juvenile football

Ghana Football Association Executive Council elections candidate Kingsley Osei Bonsu is of the firm belief that juvenile football must take center stage in the new ‘republic’ of football in the West African nation.

Osei Bonsu, popularly known in football circles as Lord Zico, is running on the ticket of Bechem United to be elected for one of the five slots available to Premier League clubs on the second highest decision-making body of the football regulatory body in the country.

I’ll champion strengthening of security at match venues – ExCo. candidate Kingsley Osei Bonsu

  • Oct 18, 2019

Ghana Football Association Executive Council elections candidate Kingsley Osei Bonsu says he will lead the crusade to improve on security at match centers when elected.

Osei Bonsu, known in football circles as Lord Zico, is running on the ticket of Bechem United to be elected for one of the five slots available to Premier League clubs on the second highest decision-making body of the football regulatory body in the country.

Black Meteors assistant Coach Michael Osei claims Ghana can’t rely on local players

  • Oct 18, 2019

Ghana U23 assistant Coach Michael Osei has hinted local-based players could be omitted from the squad for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

EVIDENCE: CAS throws out Palmer’s application for injunction on GFA Presidential Elections

  • Oct 17, 2019

Details of the Court of Arbitration for Sports’ (CAS) rejection of Wilfred Osei Kwaku’s application for injunction on the Ghana Football Association Presidential elections have surfaced.

The Lausanne-based independent institution has stated a response that it would not take any action regarding Osei Kwaku’s application for injunction if the Ghana FA Normalisation Committee fails to respond to the issue within TWO days which expires on Monday October 21, 2019.

BREAKING NEWS: CAS reject Palmer’s application for injunction on GFA Presidential elections

  • Oct 17, 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) have rejected Wilfred Osei Kwaku’s application for injunction on the 2019 Ghana FA Presidential elections.

The Tema Youth bankroller applied to the sports court to place the ice on the elections which is slated for 25th October, 2019 in Accra.

The GFA Normalisation Committee through it’s Vetting Committee qualified Palmer from the Presidential race after failing the test at the committee.

Osei Kwaku pleaded with the body to freeze the elections until his issues over his disqualification is ironed out.

CAS have told the embittered former Ghana FA official they are not able to grant his wish thus the elections will go ahead as planned by the Normalisation Committee.

CAS is of the view that it won’t interfere in the internal matters of the GFA.

This means the elections will proceed on the set date.

By El Akyereko

BREAKING NEWS: Palmer’s case at CAS thrown out

  • Oct 17, 2019

Wilfried Osei Kwaku at FIFA Court of Arbitration for Sports has been thrown out.

The disqualified Ghana Football Association (GFA) Presidential aspirant, Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer, filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to overturn the Normalisation Committee’s (NC) decision to disqualify him from the 2019 GFA Presidential race.

Papa Arko joins Aziz Ansah and Ishmael Yartey in support of George Afriyie to become GFA President

  • Oct 17, 2019

Ex-Ghana international Ernest Papa Arko has become the latest player to show support for George Afriyie to become the next Ghana Football Association President.

The former Liberty Professionals player joins former Ghana U17 winger Ishmael Yartey and Asante Kotoko cult figure Aziz Ansah who have all publicly supported the candidature of the former Ghana FA Veep.

Black Stars B players boycott training ahead of CHAN qualifier due to unpaid bonuses

  • Oct 16, 2019

Players of the Black Stars B team today boycotted training due to unpaid bonuses.

Ghana U23 foreign-based players to buy their own tickets for camping

  • Oct 16, 2019

The Ministry of Youth and Sports have directed foreign players of the Black Meteors team to fund their own air tickets for the team’s training camp in Ghana.

Ghanasportsonline.com sources reveals invited players have been asked to buy their own tickets to fly down due to unavailability of funds.

The Sports Ministry from sources is yet to repay the players previous money used to fund their own air tickets.

In addition the Ministry have failed to pay the players their qualification bonuses.

The local-based players have already open camp with the foreign players expected to join soon.

Ghana qualified for the Africa U23 Cup of Nations for the first time after beating Algeria in the final round of qualifiers.

By Frank Darkwah

 

I’ve got the best ideas to market and brand women’s football – Evelyn Nsiah Asare

  • Oct 16, 2019

Ghana Football Association Executive Council Elections candidate Evelyn Nsiah Asare has underscored the need to market and brand women’s football to improve on patronage.

The brands and marketing guru, who has previously worked to offer strong sponsorship valves for both the Black Queens and Black Princesses, is in the race to appear on the council that becomes the second most powerful body in Ghana football.