Injured Olympics goalkeeper Saed Salifu says CEO asked him to foot his own medical bills
Saed picked up an injury and is currently at home seeking treatment without any financial support from the club. According to him, he was told by Chief Executive Officer, Oluboi Commodore to go to the hospital with his own money and later the club will refund the money after providing the receipt. Saed Salifu has been in top form for Great Olympics this season before sustaining the injury.
I pay $1000 to Arsenal every year but won't contribute to Hearts of Oak
He cites accountability as the reason for his decision to ignore Hearts of Oak and put his money into Arsenal. Hearts of Oak is the oldest and most successful clubs in Ghana. In 2001, after their historic Caf Champions League triumph, CNN/World Soccer weekly chart ranked Hearts of Oak as the 8th best club in the world ahead of Arsenal.
Ajax coach confirms interest in buying back Brian Brobbey from RB Leipzig
Ajax are now re-thinking about the deal and are considering buying back the Dutch-born Ghanaian striker. Despite the 3-1 win over VVV-Venlo on Thursday, Ajax boss Erik ten Hag has confirmed the club is working on a deal for the striker. The 19-year-old decided to sign a four-year deal with RB Leipzig in March, but the striker is said to be doubting the move now that Julian Nagelsmann has chosen to depart for Bayern Munich.
Barreto names 18 man squad for Asante Kotoko's tie with Liberty Professionals
Kotoko will be hoping to keep their impressive run against the Scientific Soccer lads. Barreto has left out Patrick Asmah, Wahab Adams, Kwame Adom Frimpong, Kwame Baah, Richard Senanu and Brazilian striker Michael Vinícius from the traveling squad to face the Scientific Soccer lads this weekend. Below is the Asante Kotoko 18-man squad for the Liberty Professionals clash.
Aduana Stars coach describes Olympics win as a dream come true
The Ogya lads found themselves staring at a mountain to climb when Maxwell Abbey Quaye and Manaf Mudasiru scored to give the hosts a 2-0 lead. But a strike from Bright Adjei and a brace from Sam Adams turned things around for the Ogya Boys to complete a remarkable comeback at the Accra Sports Stadium. The coach also lauded the performance of his attacker Bright Adjei.
St Pauli top scorer Daniel Kofi-Kyereh doubtful for Hannover clash
He returned to training this week but he is struggling to pass a late fitness test making him a doubt for Sunday's clash. Kofi-Kyereh has netted nine times this season, and created 7 assists, making him the player with the highest goal contribution at St Pauli. The forward joined St Pauli last summer from Wehen Wiesbaden.
Ghanaian forward Daniel-Kofi Kyereh set to miss St. Pauli's clash against Hannover 96
The exciting attacker who has established himself as the top scorer of his team in the German Bundesliga 2 this season suffered the injury setback last weekend when they lost 4-0 to Holstein Kiel. Although Daniel-Kofi Kyereh has trained in the last couple of days on his own, he has not made the needed progress and hence could sit out of the match against Hannover on Sunday, May 16, 2021. This season, the German-born attacker has scored 9 goals for FC St. Pauli and will be missed if he is unable to play.
Black Stars trio dropped to Under-23 squad for Japan friendly
The trio featured for the Black Stars in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in March but have been dropped a step back. The trio are among a number of U23 players called up for the friendly by coach Paa Kwesi Fabin for the fixture scheduled for June 4 and 8 in Tokyo. Key Players from the squad are drawn from the team that won the 2021 CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year in Mauritania.
Ghanaian striker Grejohn Kyei scores 12th goal of the season in Switzerland
Kyei grabbed the consolation goal for Servette, who were overpowered at their own backyard on Wednesday night. The 25-year-old is now third and four goals behind top scorer Jean Pierre Nsame in the golden boot race with two games to end the season. Servette must win the remaining games to qualify for Europe next season.
Annor Walker reacts to Aduana Stars defeat
The wonder club threw away a two-goal lead to and suffered a shocking defeat at the Accra Sports Thursday. A late strike from Sam Adams secured a hard-fought win for the Ogya Boys. Speaking to the media after the game, a disappointed Walker expressed his disgust with his side's second-half performance.
Michael Essien wants to see Brendan Rogers manage Chelsea in future
Rogers leads the Foxes to the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, a game Essien tips his former club to win.
Autonomous Premier League Advisory Committee submit report to GFA
The Committee submitted a copy of their final report to the GFA General Secretary last month. Chairman of the Advisory Committee, Togbe Afede XIV and the members of the Committee will however do a presentation of the report to the Executive Council at its next meeting. The five-member Committee was appointed last year with the Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club as the Chairman while the GFA also named Dr. Toni Aubynn and Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh as its nominees on the Committee.
Razak Abalorah has distinguished himself in the GPL- Abubakari Damba
According to the former Black Stars goalkeeper Razak Abalorah has distinguished himself in the ongoing Ghana Premier League. Abubakari Damba in his observation on the performance of goalkeepers said Razak Abalorah is the best goalkeeper among the 18-Premier League teams in the ongoing season. The former WAFA goalkeeper holds the best record in the league with the most clean sheets.
CK Akonnor unperturbed by Mohammed Salisu's unavailability
Salisu has already turned down an invitation to play for the Black Stars last year during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Mohammed Salisu has made nine appearances for Southampton in the Premier League this season. The 21-year-old played his full debut for the club against Chelsea in February this year.
Play for the name on the front of the shirt
Vieira has advised Partey to give off his best for Arsenal. The London based club have officially released their new away kit ahead of the 2021/22 season and at the launch, the former Arsenal captain was spotted chatting with the former Atletico Madrid player. Thomas Partey has been likened to the former France combative midfielder and has been tipped to succeed him.
Felix Annan returns to Kotoko squad as Michael Vinicius is dropped for Liberty test
Rews Appau who the club signed from Bofoakwa Tano at the beginning of the season makes his first appearance in the Kotoko match day squad under Mariano Barreto. Captain Felix Anna after being dropped for the last two games makes a return to the squad while injured duo Latif Anabila and Emmanuel Keyekeh make a return from injury. Augustine Okrah who missed the last match through an injury makes a return while Michael Vinicius has been dropped with Solomon Sarfo Taylor also among the traveling party.
Southampton stars Salisu, Djenepo and Diallo struggled during Ramadan
Ramadan is a holy month in the Islamic calendar and Muslim faithful are required to abstain from food and drinks from dawn to dusk for 30 days. During the period, Southampton endured a run of poor results as they lost five of their six matches, including their FA Cup semi-final clash against Leicester City on April 18. Hasenhuttl is anticipating to see the Ghana defender Salisu alongside Mali's Djenepo and Senegalese descent Diallo give their 100 per cent in the last three matches of the season.
Abdul Ganiyu praises Mariano Barreto for his superior managerial skills
Barreto arrived at Kotoko in March taking over from Abdulai Gazelle and Johnson Smith who served as head coaches of the club at different points in the season following the departure of Maxwell Konadu. The former Black Stars manager has quickly put his stamp on the team leading them to the summit of the Ghana Premier table and going four points clear of second-placed side Accra Hearts of Oak. Asante Kotoko defeated Ebusua Dwarfs in week 24 of the Ghana Premier League and will be hoping to continue their winning run when they play against Liberty Professionals this weekend.
FK Željezničar chairman Samir Ceric speaks on partnership with Ghana's Medeama
After months of dialogue between the clubs' Chairmen; Mr. Samir Ceric of FK Željezničar and Mr. Moses Armah of SC Medeama, Football Club Željezničar, and SC Medeama have now entered into a wide-ranging official partnership that binds the two clubs closer together heading into the future. The Bosnian soccer giants, the most successful football club of Bosnia of all time, have joined forces with SC Medeama in order to establish a bridge between Ghana and Bosnia as well as Africa and the Balkans. The Ghanaian side is this year's main contender to win the title and shows big aspirations to raise the club's profile and bring out some of its best first team and academy players onto the international stage through this club partnership.
GPL Preview: Aduana Stars to lock horns with Medeama
The two-time FA Cup winners have slipped to third on the table, four adrift of leaders Asante Kotoko heading into the crunch tie. Medeama have dropped five crucial points in their last two matches after recording four successive wins. The win has put the side in a position to challenge for the Premier League crown as another win over Medeama will put them within reach of their third title.