Football

OFFICIAL: C.K Akunnor names experienced Nii Adjei in 18-man squad to face Kenyan side Kariobangi Sharks

Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko have confirmed their 18-man squad to make the trip to Kenya to face Kariobangi Sharks in the CAF Confederation Cup next week.

Coach Akunnor has named former CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup winner Daniel Nii Adjei in his team. The former Ghana captain has also included former Gefle IF midfielder Kwame Bonsu in his final squad for the trip.

Performance of Ghanaian Players Abroad: Ekuban, Schlupp, Duncan, Amuzu, Tetteh & Owusu all get top-flight goals plus Osabutey & SIX others net 16 goals and more

  • Dec 10, 2018

Ghanaian internationals Caleb Ekuban, Aziz Tetteh, Alfred Duncan, William Owusu Acheampong and Jeffrey Schlupp all scored in various top-flight games across Europe over the weekend. There were goals for Francis Amuzu in Belgium, Mitch Apau, while Michael Folivi for Watford, Jonah Osabutey, John Yeboah, Charles-Jesaja Hermann, Gabriel Mensah, Marcus Coffie and a brace for Anpong...

Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Mitch Apau strikes THIRD goal of the season in Slovakia

  • Dec 8, 2018

Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Mitch Apau struck his third league goal of the season for Slovan Bratislava on Saturday afternoon as they dismantled Zilina 5-2 in the Fortuna Liga. The 28-year-old added his name to the score-sheet with a silky finish on the 42nd minute mark at the Pasienky in Bratislava.

Akunnor’s son Jesaja Hermann and John Yeboah put Hertha Berlin to the sword in Germany

  • Dec 8, 2018

C K Akunnor’s son Charles Jesaja Hermann continued his impressive scoring run in the German Junior Bundesliga by scoring the opener for Wolfsburg U19 in their 3-1 away win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday. His Ghanaian compatriot John Yeboah Zamora netted the other two goals for Wolfsburg. The youngster has now scored 8 Junior Bundesliga...

Jeffrey Schlupp on target for Crystal Palace in West Ham reverse

  • Dec 8, 2018

Ghanaian wing-half Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to score one of the consolation goals for Crystal Palace in their 3-2 away defeat at West Ham United in the English Premier League on Saturday. The 25-year-old was introduced on the 55th minute by Palace manager Roy Hodgson and he scored the Eagles’ second consolation goal...

Potential Black Stars striker Ekuban scores again for Trabzonspor in Turkey

  • Dec 8, 2018

Budding Ghanaian striker Caleb Ekuban climbed off the bench to score his third goal of the season for Trabzonspor as they posted a 3-0 home win over Konyaspor in the Turkish top-flight. The 24-year-old was introduced in the 69th minute by Trabzonspor and he put his name on the score-sheet on the 77th minute mark.

Ghanaian Eddie Nketiah in Arsenal team to face Huddersfield

  • Dec 8, 2018

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has named Ghanaian youngster Edward Nketiah in the Gunners’ matchday squad for their clash with Huddersfield Town on Saturday afternoon. The 19-year-old has featured consistently in Unai’s matchday squad as he was named in the team that drew 2-2 at Manchester United last weekend but was unused.

Hearts dismiss lower-tier side Unique Stars 5-1 in behind-closed-doors friendly

  • Dec 8, 2018

Ghanaian giants Accra Hearts of Oak saw off lower-tier side Unique Stars 5-1 in a friendly game on Friday. Details of the game were not released by the 20-time Ghana Premier League title winners.

OFFICIAL: GFA Normalisation Committee suspends announcement of AD-HOC Committees

  • Dec 8, 2018

The Ghana FA Normalisation Committee has officially confirmed the suspension of the announcement and inauguration of its ad-hoc committees, according to a statement. Reports in the local press claimed the Normalisation Committee had populated the improvised committees with critics of the Nyantakyi led administration, leaking names Kudjoe Fianoo, Kurt Okraku and many others.

Ghanaian teen sensation David Boateng powers Crystal Palace to FA Youth Cup win

  • Dec 8, 2018

Ghanaian teenage midfielder David Boateng scored the opening goal for Crystal Palace U18 as they claimed a 2-1 win over Cogenhoe United in the English FA Youth Cup on Thursday. Boateng, 17, opened the scoring for Palace in the 50th minute, which was cancelled out almost immediately by the hosts’ Jack Mullally.