Andre Ayew disappointed in Swansea's defeat to Bristol City
Bristol City came from behind to inflict a painful loss on Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. Goals from Nahki Wells and Kasey Palmer on the 66th and 80th minute respectively propelled Bristol City to a famous away win over Swansea City. He has scored 10 goals and provided two assists in his 30 league appearances for Swansea City in the ongoing English Championship season.
Fabio Gama displays dancing skills as Kotoko prepare for Hearts of Oak showdown
Ahead of the fixture, Asante Kotoko tweeted a video via their Twitter handle showing players and officials in a relaxed and groovy mood. Players can be seen displaying their dancing skills and one player whose own stood out is Brazilian schemer Fabio Gama. Set to face Hearts of Oak for the first time the Brazilian seems not to bother about the magnitude of the encounter and let his hair down in a samba dancing style display.
Don't put C K Akonnor under unnecessary pressure
Akonnor is just a little over 13 months into his job as head coach of the senior national team of the West African powerhouse but is already courting internal pressure from the top brass of the Ghana Football Association as well as some Ghana fans. While some elements within the top brass of the GFA have other ideas veteran coach JE Sarpong has called for patience for the coach to succeed. "We don't have to put CK under needless pressure. He is a very good coach and he has capacity to excel. The move he has made to play the next AFCON qualifier with an entirely local based players shows that he is really determined to prove a point," Sarpong told Dan K Yeboah on Accra-based Peace FM. Akonnor was in charge when the Black Stars dismantle Qatar 5-1 in a FIFA international friendly last October and is close to securing qualification to the summer's 2021 AFCON for the Black Stars.
King Faisal agree deal with former Hearts coach Asare Bediako
King Faisal had been on the hunt for a Coach who possesses a CAF License A coaching certificate to satisfy The Club Licensing requirements. Current trainer Andy Nana Sinason who was appointed not too long ago lacked the necessary certification to handle a top flight side hence the move for Asare Bediako who became free when he cut short his stint as Hearts of Oak assistant coach. Coach Asare Bediako has had to make some financial compromises to be able to sign the dotted lines.
Social media users react to Kotoko-Hearts Super Clash
Fans from both Kotoko and Hearts have taken to their social media pages to wish their clubs the best of luck ahead of the game. GhanaWeb will bring you a Live Update on Kotoko and Hearts match at 3:00 pm. Kelvin abam kwaku February 28, 2021 Asante Kotoko still have 9 players who started the last #SuperClash in their current squad.#KotokoHearts pic.
John Boye provides assist in Metz's comeback win against Bordeaux
John Boye has made 25 Ligue 1 appearances this season, and has a goal to his credit. Having trailed from the 14th minute after former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou has given the home side the lead, John Boye and his charges wrestled back for victory. The FC Metz captain led by example, providing the assist to Thomas Delaine's leveler in the 72nd minute.
U-20 AFCON: Karim Zito cautiously optimistic on Ghana's title chances
Ghana are chasing their fourth Afcon title after wins in 1993, 1999 and 2009. Ahead of tomorrow's game, Coach Zito believes his team can go all the way to win the competition but adds that Africa football is changing. Ghana are chasing their fourth AFCON title after wins in 1993, 1999, and 2009.
Super Clash: John Dumelo and Serwaa Amihere bet 1000 dollars on Kotoko-Hearts match
Ghanaian actor cum politician and businessman, John Dumelo and Broadcast Journalist, Serwaa Amihere have gone on a wild bet of 1000 dollars on the winning team. Mr Dumelo who is a staunch Hearts of Oak supporter has assured Serwaa that his team, will beat her side, Asante Kotoko. Serwaa who earlier tweeted "Kumasi Asante Kotoko" got a reaction from John who called on her to bet on which team was going to win the match.
Ghana's Abraham Okyere shining with Al Hilal United FC
Abraham Okyere has featured in 8 games so far for his side. His team, Al Hilal United sit pretty on top of UAE's Second Division league table with 25 points after thrashing Regional Sports 3-0 on Friday afternoon. He's been his team's key man - being the main man between the team's defenders and forwards.
StarTimes poised to serve viewers coruscated coverage of Kotoko-Heart clash
Official broadcaster of the Ghana Premier League, StarTimes, has announced its big plans to treat viewers to a sparkling coverage of the much-awaited fixture on Sunday 28th February. StarTimes is the only broadcaster in West Africa that has the Augmented Reality software which will be employed for the coverage to properly analyze every kick of the ball. "I entreat all lovers of the beautiful game to be part of history as they get the StarTimes decoder to enjoy the live game between the two biggest clubs in Ghana from the comfort of their homes." intimates the Head of Marketing for StarTimes Ghana, Mrs Akofa Banson.
Thomas Partey makes injury return as Arsenal humble Daniel Amartey's Leicester
The deputy Black Stars captain replaced Egyptian Mohammed Elnenny in the 66th minute as the Gunners came from a goal down to beat Leicester 3-1 at the King Power Stadium. Four minutes later his compatriot Daniel Amartey also replaced Jonny Evans with Leicester already down by 3 goals. Partey is making a return to the team after limping off in their defeat to Aston Villa on February 6, 2021.
John Boye provides assist in Metz's comeback win against Bordeaux
Having trailed from the 14th minute after former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou has given the home side the lead, John Boye and his charges wrestled back for victory. The FC Metz captain led by example, providing the assist to Thomas Delaine's leveller in the 72nd minute. With the game set for a draw, Cape Verdean forward Vagner Goncalves handed FC Metz victory.
Sports Minister-designate promises more astro-turfs
Adopting the One Constituency One AstroTurf project an initiative by Robert Coleman CEO of Wembley Sports Construction Company Limited, the NPP government through the Ministry of Inner-city and Zongo Development, Ghana Gas, GNPC and other agencies facilitated the construction of these pitches across the country. "If resources are available, we want to go get the Astro turfs for every constituency so that the vision of getting inter-schools and inter-community sports festivals will be realized because if there are no facilities it will be difficult to do so" Hon. The member of Parliament for the Yagaba-Kubori constituency is expected to confirm the minister for Youth and Sports after excelling at Thursday's vetting.
Akpokavie to contest incumbent GOC President
Mr. Akpokavie, formerly the Ghana Hockey Association President picked his form on Friday, February 26 to challenge Mr. Nunoo Mensah for the enviable position. The GOC opened nominations on Monday, February 22, would be closed on Monday, March 1. The President of the Ghana Badminton Association Mr. Evans Yeboah, Mr. Charles Osei Asibey, Mr. Bawa Fuseini, Mohammed Mahadi, the incumbent Nunoo Mensah have all picked and submitted their forms to vie for a post in the committee.
Andre Ayew: Ghana star hits double figures in Swansea defeat to Bristol City
In the 80th minute, Bristol went ahead for the first time, benefiting from Palmer's inswinger which looped over Woodman into the far corner of the net. Swansea had hoped to make it two straight wins after bouncing back from a 4-1 away defeat to Huddersfield Town to register a 1-0 home victory over Coventry City on Wednesday. Ayew is now only five goals shy of equaling his 15-goal haul of last season when he finished the term as the club's top scorer.
Black Satellites switch attention to semifinals game against Gambia
Satellites are preparing for the game against Gambia. Twenty-three players participated fully in the session with three players still out due to injuries. The training session which lasted about an hour and thirty minutes is to prepare the team for Monday's game against Gambia, who defeated Ghana in the group stage of the competition.
2020/21 Ghana Premier League: Week 14 Match Preview
The week 14 fixture had to be postponed due to Kotoko's Africa campaign where they travelled to Algeria to face ES Setif in the Confederation Cup. The Porcupine Warriors have gone seven matches without defeat in the league and have really come on in leaps and bounds under Johnson Smith. Striker Kwame Opoku- who claimed in an interview this week that he supported Hearts of Oak as a youngster, is expecting to put aside his emotions and get the job done.
Ghanaian striker Anas Mohammed scores as Black Leopards edge AmaZulu in Nedbank Cup
Anas put up an impressive performance as he bagged the only goal of the game in the 52nd minute at the Thohoyandou Stadium to in the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup. Tsheamo Mashoene whipped in a fine cross from the left flank, Lifa Hlongwane nodded the ball down and Anas had an easy finish from close range for 1-0. His compatriots Edwin Gyimah and Mumuni Abubakar also featured for Black Leopards FC. Black Leopards FC will shift focus back to the DStv Premiership on Tuesday, March 2, as they visit Maritzburg United.
Awako bids farewell to Olympics, puts Hearts and Dreams on red alert
Great Olympics in a response to Hearts of Oak's request for the talismanic Awako have proposed a price tag of $250k, Patrick Razak and a goalkeeper in exchange. Following these developments, Awako has given a massive indication of his readiness to bid farewell to the Dade Boys putting Hearts of Oak and Dreams FC on red alert. With Awako blowing indications of leaving Olympics, the battle for his signature between Dreams FC and Hearts of Oak is set to take a dramatic turn.
W.O Tandoh joins Hearts technical bench ahead of Kotoko clash
Mr Tandoh has been training with the club since last week and he is expected to give guidance to Nii Noi who is acting as an interim coach. Days after the departure of the two technical men, goalkeepers trainer Ben Owu also left the club. Hearts of Oak will face Kotoko in the rescheduled matchday 14 clash at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.