Sebastian Barnes eyes Hearts of Oak coaching job
Barnes who played for Accra Hearts of Oak between 1991 and 1995 has expressed his readiness for the job, saying he is the only solution to the club's problem. "I'm the only solution for Hearts Of Oak," he posted on his Facebook page. The club is in search of a substantive coach following Papic's exit.
Super Clash: Hearts-Kotoko game to be played behind closed doors- Henry Asante Twum
The GFA has issued a directive for all games to be played behind closed doors for the next four weeks due to the rise in the COVID-19 cases in the country. With the first biggest game of the season coming off this Sunday behind closed doors, Henry Asante Twum said there will be no exemption for this big game. "There will be no fans at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday for the Kotoko vs Hearts match. We made it clear in the press release we issued on playing our games behind closed doors till the end of the first round of the league", he told Ohene-Bampoe Brenya on Happy Sports on Happy 98.9FM. "We have signed a contract with right holders at the beginning of the season so we can't decide in the middle of the season and ask the right holders to broadcast the games on free to air. We need to protect their rights", Henry said on making the game live on TV. He pleaded with the supporters of the two teams to be patient as the GFA engages all the various stakeholders on how to make the game available for all to watch.
Tiger Woods undergoes surgery following car crash in California – Citi Sports Online
15-time Golf major champion, Tiger Woods sustained "Multiple leg injuries" in a serious car crash in California. His manager, Mark Steinberg, said: "Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support." Woods has been in Los Angeles as tournament host for last week's Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club, but the 15-time major champion is currently unable to play, or even practice, following further back surgery towards the end of December.
UCL: Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea win over Atletico Madrid – Citi Sports Online
Giroud put the ball in the net with an acrobatic overhead kick and, although it was originally judged offside, a video assistant review showed the ball had come off Atletico's Mario Hermoso in the build-up. This was Thomas Tuchel's first Champions League game in charge of Chelsea and it took place in Bucharest, Romania, because of coronavirus restrictions. Marcos Alonso and Timo Werner had shots saved by Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak, but the Spanish side, who included former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, struggled to create scoring chances apart from Joao Felix's acrobatic volley, which went over.
Women's Premier League to expand to 18 next season
According to the GFA, the Executive Council believes the expansion would give players of the league the opportunity to play more games and also develop their careers better in Ghana. This means, there would be nine women clubs in each Zone where each club would play a minimum of 16 League matches in the season, the final league championship match, the Champion of Champions in addition to the Women's FA Cup matches. The Women's Premier League which began in 2012 is played in two Zones.
GFA to commence regional U-17 Women's League in 2022
These clubs will register and compete at the Regional level beginning from the 2021/22 season. Persons who have the interests to form Regional Under 17 Women's League clubs are to contact their Regional Football Associations for registration and incorporation ahead of the 2021/22 football season. The GFA intends to use the coming months to plan, engage and strategize for a smooth take-off later this year.
Hearts of Oak supporters chief Elvis Herman Hesse Jr resigns from board
The supporters chief led a demonstration against the Accra Hearts of Oak board last week following the resignations of some technical team members. Head coach Kosta Papic, assistant coach Asare Bediako, and Goalkeepers' coach Ben Owu all bowed out of the club within one week. Hesse was put on the board of directors of the Phobians after his election as NCC Chairman in June 2019.
2020/21 GPL matchweek 16 preview: Aduana Stars vs Inter Allies
They are seven points off top spot and cannot afford to drop points against bottom-side Inter Allies. This means, Inter Allies have picked up four points in their last two games, compared to Aduana, who have zero points and conceded eight goals. Aduana Stars may not be at their best this season, but at home, they are unbeatable with four wins and three draws in seven games.
2020/21 GPL matchweek 16 preview: Legon Cities v Elmina Sharks
With 16 points earned so far, Legon Cities are 15th on the log. Elmina Sharks aim to end their five-game winless streak on Wednesday. They are one point and two places above Legon Cities currently.
Women protest as men snub them for homosexual relationships
We thought we have seen it all until we saw women from Kenya taking to the street and protesting heavily over their men in the communities around snubbing them for their fellow men in amorous relationships. The women from Mwangulu township in Lungalunga, Kwale county took to the street lamenting that men in the area are not marrying them, rather they have opted for homosexual relationships.
Heaven is for Angels and not human beings
Prophet kwabena Boakye Asiamah aka Ajagurajah has advised people dreaming of going to Heaven when the die to forget about that dream because heaven is not meant for them. He asked why didn't Jesus say he would join him in Heaven but quoted paradise because he knows that is where human beings who did good on earth would go.
Besiktas yet to make a decision on Bernard Mensah's future at the club
Mensah has struggled recently with injuries hampering his bright start to life at Besiktas. His injury concerns has forced the club to tinker over his future even though there is huge interest in making the deal a permanent one. Mensah has played for Kasimpasa and Kayserispor in Turkey.
A Plus replies Mona Gucci for claiming his wife is broke
Kwame A Plus further rubbished Mona Gucci's claim about his wife Akosua Vee, adding that they are in good condition. A Plus made this comment after television presenter Mona Gucci in an interview with GhPage Tv disclosed that A Plus's wife is unable to pay her rent in the United Kingdom.
Kotoko striker Kwame Opoku ruled out of tough clash against Bechem United
Now back in Ghana, the team has turned its attention to the Premier League and will be in action in midweek when they take on Bechem United on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Ahead of the game, the club has been weakened with a suspension to poster boy Kwame Opoku. The match between Asante Kotoko and Bechem United has been scheduled to be played at the Accra Sports Stadium and will kick-off at 18:00GMT..
I wish Ashantigold SC all the best
Coach Milovan Cirkovic has parted ways with Ashantigold SC. The coach who was appointed by the Miners in November 2020 has today mutually seen his contract terminated as reportedly earlier by footballghana.com. Speaking to Oyerepa FM, Coach Milovan Cirkovic has opened up on why he has left Ashgold. Coach Cirkovic continued, "I wish Ashantigold all the best in their future endeavors."
Division One League: Accra Lions held at home by Heart of Lions
Accra Lions made sure they went into the break with their tails in front. Salifu elected himself for the kick and expertly fired home to give Accra Lions the lead. There was late drama as Christopher Asare fouled a Heart of Lions player at the edge of the box with the resulting freekick met by the head of Ebenezer Abban. The draw means Accra Lions are on a run of three games without a win.
I will be remembered for good reasons – Mourinho – Citi Sports Online
The Spurs manager's job is reported to be under threat. Mourinho added that he maintains "open communication" with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, who appointed the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss until the end of the 2022-23 season. "I want to give happiness to everyone, the chairman, the players, the fans, everybody connected to the club. I feel one of them and I want to give happiness to them. I don't change."I believe that we will win through and that I will be in Tottenham's history for the good reasons and not for the bad reasons.
We will try to keep Brian Brobbey
While he continues to give his best for the youth and senior teams of Ajax, coach Erik ten Hag says the club will make efforts to extend the contract of Brian Brobbey. Ten Hag continued, "Brian is in good shape. He gives everything to Ajax and we want to keep him. The bond is strong, so there is a basis to try something." Last week, Brian Brobbey climbed off the bench to net the winning goal for Ajax in their Europa League game against Lille.
GFA to ban Elmina Sharks from using Nduom Sports Stadium
Some fans of Elmina Sharks fans stormed the field to attack referee Eric Owusu Bempah after the team lost to Medeama. Elmina Sharks will play their next Ghana Premier League game against Legon Cities at the Accra Sports Stadium in mid-week. Their next home game against Asante Kotoko will be played away from the Nduom Sports Stadium.
Playing for Ghana gives me pride
Days later, he was in action for the Ghana national team again as they defeated Asian Champions Qatar in another friendly encounter. Now a regular man in the Black Stars team, Alexander Djiku says playing for the side is a source of great pride. "It was a source of great pride for me. The international experience is nothing, it brings me a lot of things," the Racing Strasbourg defender told Goal.