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Ghana Premier League: Asante Kotoko’s title hopes evaporating after latest defeat to Elmina Sharks

 

Ghana Premier League title record-winners Asante Kotoko watched their hopes of winning the 2017 title suffer a major jolt on Wednesday as they succumbed to a painful 1-0 defeat to relegation battling Elmina Sharks.

The Porcupine Warriors are now 9 points behind leaders Aduana Stars who held Hearts of Oak to a 3-3 draw in Accra on matchday 26.

Steve Pollack’s men went into the game with a dodgy form following a scrappy win over already-relegated Bolga All Stars during the weekend.

Samudeen Ibrahim: Hearts of Oak midfielder sweeps NASCO MOTM Award in Aduana Stars stalemate

  • Aug 30, 2017

  Accra Hearts of Oak midfielder Samudeen Ibrahim was adjudged best player on the pitch during the Phobians 3-3 draw with Aduana Stars in the Ghana Premier League on Wednesday afternoon at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Red Star Belgrade striker Boakye-Yiadom receives late Black Stars call-up

  • Aug 30, 2017

Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has received a call-up to replace Raphael Dwamena in the Black Stars team for Friday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo. Coach Kwesi Appiah invited the Red Star Belgrade attacker after Dwamena was excused to resolve his recent transfer setback with English Club Brighton & Hove Albion.

VIDEO: Watch Ghanaian referee unbelievably ignore penalty calls after defender’s RAMBO tackle inside the box in Ghana Premier League

  • Aug 30, 2017

  A Ghanaian referee has courted sensational anger from Hearts of Oak fans in the Ghana Premier League he turned a blind eye to a Rambo-style karate tackle by an opposition defender inside the box. Referee Prince Amoah was right standing at the spot and watching on as an Aduana Stars defender applied a martial...

GHPL Wrap: Hearts draw with Aduana, Olympics hold WAFA

  • Aug 30, 2017

Asante Kotoko dropped out of the top 4 after losing 1-0 to Elmina Sharks at the Ndoum Sports Complex in Elmina, Joseph Mensah’s second half strike won all 3 points for the Premier League debutantes. Relegation threatened Great Olympics pulled out a spirited performance to draw goalless with WAFA at the Red Bull Arena in...

Agent confirms Kwadwo Asamoah pushing for Galataseray move

  • Aug 30, 2017

Federico Pastorello, agent of Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has confirmed his client’s desire to leave Italian Club Juventus. Asamoah is pushing to exit the Club before the transfer deadline on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Black Stars intensify training ahead of Congo clash

  • Aug 30, 2017

Coach Kwesi Appiah and his team continue their build-up for Friday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo as they held their third training session in Kumasi.

Referee Nuhu Liman banned for awarding dubious penalty to Kotoko

  • Aug 30, 2017

The GFA Executive has approved the Match Review Panel’s recommendation in respect of the MTN FA Cup quarterfinal match between Asante Kotoko and W. NEA Salamina.  The Match Review Panel reviewed the video recording of the match to ascertain whether Referee Yakubu Nuhu Liman was right in awarding a penalty to the home team in...

West Ham United ready to meet Majeed Waris £12million price tag before transfer deadline

  • Aug 30, 2017

West Ham United are ready to meet up Lorient’s £12million asking price for Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris. Waris remains on the radar of Burnley who had an £8million offer rejected by the French Club.

GPL duo Komlan Agbeniadan and Fatao Mohammed joins Togo National team camp

  • Aug 30, 2017

WAFA attacker Komlan Agbeniadan and Liberty goalkeeper Fatao Mohammed have been called up by the Togo National team for their upcoming friendly matches against Niger and Malawi. The Hawks are taking advantage of the international break to engage themselves in test matches.