SOCCABET: Who is best fit to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or?
Soccerbet sought the views of football fans on the subject. Kante as well as Erling Haaland of Dortmund are a part of several top stars who have impressed in 2021. Team Soccabet was at the Alexander Kwapong Hall of the University of Ghana- Legon, to interact with sports fans.
John Paintsil attributes incidence of match-fixing in Ghana to financial challenges
In an exclusive interview with Starr FM sports, the former Fulham and West Ham defender attributed its occurrence to financial difficulties of teams and players in the local Ghana league. John Paintsil used the South African league as an example Ghana should be learning from to avoid this mess. John Paintsil played for Berekum Arsenal and Liberty Professional in Ghana before moving to Europe.
GFA mourns with family of the late DSP Emmanuel Ofori Asante
The late officer was a former Chairman of the GFA Safety and Security Committee. The GFA was represented by members of the Safety and Security Committee and the Club Licensing Manager Julius Ben Emunah, who also doubles as the Safety and Security Officer. The late DSP Emmanuel Ofori Asante before his demise was the Divisional Commander of the Legon District Quarters and also served as the Chairman of the Safety and Security Committee of the Ghana Football Association for eight months.
Each player chooses his own path in football
Kamaldeen opted for Rennes despite Kudus' wish to have him at Ajax. Ajax were leading the chase for the talented player but were gazumped by ambitious French side Stade Rennes. Kamaldeen Sulemana opted to play for French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes despite all the efforts the Dutch champions made to sign him.
Ghanaian forward Seth Paintsil joins Austrian side TSV Hartberg
Paintsil with official of his new club during the unveiling. The player joined his new side as a free agent after his contract with SV Reid expired at the end of the previous campaign. The Ghanaian says he is delighted to have landed this deal and is looking forward to show fans of his new club his worth.
GFA must set up a system to tackle match-fixing
The GFA is probing a match-fixing allegation in the just ended GPL season. According to him, match-fixing has adverse effects on the league which could see the GFA lose a lot of revenue on its products. Ezekiel Lamptey was speaking on the back of the recent match-fixing scandal in the Ghana Premier League game between Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies at the Len Clay Sports Stadium.
Ayew unveiled as Al Sadd player after penning two-year contract
Re Ayew was unveiled by the Qatari side on Thursday, July 22. Ayew was unveiled by Al Sadd - a club his legendary father Abedi Pele played for during his career - on Thursday in Doha. GHANAsoccernet.com understands the Ghana captain will earn 2.4 million a year with added bonuses that come with performance and appearances.
Nordsjaelland will play better without Kamaldeen Sulemana says Flemming Pedersen
According to Flemming Pedersen, even though Nordsjaelland has lost one of its biggest stars the team will play much better and faster in the absence of the Ghanaian International. Pedersen explained that Kamaldeen Sulemana confirmed the team played much better without him in a league game he missed. Kamaldeen Sulemana played an integral part of the Nordsjaelland campaign last season scoring 10 goals in 29 appearances making four assists.
Mohammed Kudus opens up on adapting to weather, food in the Netherlands
The enterprising midfielder joined the Dutch giant last summer from FC Nordjaelland in Denmark following an explosive season. Speaking to Voetbal international, Kudus disclosed he is happy with the food options in the Netherlands and they are one step ahead of his previous country, Denmark. Not in Denmark and not here', says Kudus, who concludes positively.
Ghana is solidly behind you, make us proud
Ghana's contingent is made up of some 14 athletes representing the country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The team don white clothes with a touch of Kente to represent Ghana as they marched triumphantly into the stadium, waving flags. As the Olympic Games start in Tokyo today, I extend my best wishes to the Ghanaian athletes representing our country at the tournament.
Wontumi TV's Atta Poku turns down invitation to help in match-fixing investigation
The three Sports broadcasters invited by the Ghana FA are Clancy Atta Poku of Wontumi FM/TV, Andy Akosah Dennis of Kessben FM/TV, and Saddick Adams of Angel FM. They are to appear before the Compliance & Integrity Officer and the GFA Prosecutors in the coming days to assist in investigations of the embarrassing outcome of the game, which has tainted the image of the Football Association. The Association has also the matter to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service and the Ghana wing of Interpol to investigate the game. On Wednesday the Ghana Football Association released a list of players and officials of Inter Allies and AshantiGold SC who are under investigation for the alleged match-fixing scandal as two players of Inter Allies namely Hashmin Musah and goalkeeper Danso Wiredu will be facing the investigation team on Friday.
It's difficult to combine rain, wind and cold in the Netherlands
The enterprising midfielder joined the Dutch giant last summer from FC Nordjaelland in Denmark following an explosive season in the Danish league. Kudus who is content with dishes in the Netherland compared to Denmark where he last featured indicated it is difficult to combine rain, wind, and cold in the country. 'It's hard to get used to the combination of rain, wind and cold.
'Disappointed' Kudus respects Kamaldeen Sulemana's Stade Rennais choice
Sulemana chose to join French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais on a five-year deal from FC Nordsjaelland. Mohammed Kudus enjoyed a decent first season with the Eredivisie giants, winning the league and the League Cup double. Sulemana scored ten goals for FC Nordsjaelland last season to earn him a mouthwatering move to the ambitious French club.
Coach-player relationship very terrible in Ghana football
The former Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko coach in an interview with Sylvester Ntim of Bryt FM in Koforidua said per his personal experiences coaches in the local scene have a terrible relationship with their players both on and off the field. The former Medeama coach made history by leading the Phobians to clinch the Ghana Premier League for the first time in 11-years. Coach Sarpong has said former Hearts of Oak trainer Edward Nii Odoom deserves the plaudits for the club's Ghana Premier League success.
This year's league is worse than Nyantakyi's administration
The Phobians who have been without a major silverware won their first league title since 2009 to break the trophy drought jinx. Speaking to Aben FM in Kumasi, Nana Fitz indicated he was not impressed with the happenings in the league particularly, the high rate of hooliganism, match-fixing and lack of sponsorships. According to him, the just-ended season is worse than Kwesi Nyantakyi's era.
Europa Conference League: Najeed Yakubu registers assist in Vorskla's 2-2 draw against KuPS
Nigeria international, Aniekpeno Udoh scored for KuPS in the sixth minute to put the home side in the lead against Vorskla. Vorskla are bent on qualifying for the EUROPA Conference League took the game to KuPS which led to their second goal, scored by Olivier Thill from the penalty spot in the 56th minute. Vorskla have a slight advantage after the 2-2 away draw going into the second leg at home on July 29, with Najeeb Yakubu expected to repeat the high-quality performance exhibited in the first leg in Finland.
Kotoko CEO Nana Yaw Amponsah rejects claims Kwame Opoku's transfer affected their season
Nana Yaw Amponsah insists the departure of the player did not affect the team and there was no guarantee if he had stayed they will win the league. Asante Kotoko ended the season on a disappointing note after losing to Hearts of Oak and failing to win any of their last three matches. The Reds are likely to be back at the Baba Yara Sports stadium next season as renovation works reach completion stage.
I'm ready to join Asante Kotoko
He was instrumental for the Sogakope club helping them to finish 3rd on the league standings at the end of the season. Speaking to Spice FM, he indicated he is open to joining Kotoko whenever the need arises. Kotoko placed 2nd in the just ended Ghana Premier League and they are aiming to qualify to the CAF Confederations Cup since they have one leg in the MTN FA Cup.
Coach Ibrahim Tanko is the right man for Asante Kotoko
According to him, Coach Ibrahim Tanko will do a good job at the club when appointed as he has the experience and qualifications to manage the side. The banker is not impressed with the coaching tactics of the former Black Stars coach who led the team to a second-place finish in the just ended Ghana Premier League season. Kojo Addae-Mensah mentioned coaching and the sale of Kwame Poku as the reason why the Porcupine Warriors couldn't win the league title.
Andre Ayew follows in fathers foot steps after joining Qatari side Al Sadd
Re Ayew joins the club as he heads towards the twilight of his career and for his dad, his football journey abroad started with the Qatari-based side in the 1982-1983 season. The 1992 UEFA Champions League winner returned to the club for the first time in 39 years, not only as a former player but also as a representative to his son Andre Ayew. The 31-year-old during his unveiling confirmed he wants to emulate the legacy left behind by his dad by joining the Qatari side coached by Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez.