Ex-Hearts of Oak chief Harry Zakour praises Asante Kotoko's recruitment policy
The Phobians over the years have failed to sign top and emerging stars in the domestic league unlike before when it was home to the 'Crème de la crème' of Ghana football. Zakour during his stint with the club was able to assemble one of the best squads to win the CAF Champions League title and multiple Ghana Premier League titles. According to him, arch-rivals Asante Kotoko are currently doing better in terms of recruitment than Accra Hearts of Oak.
Jerome Boateng's confirmed exit sparks tension at Bayern Munich
Jerome Boateng, 32, will leave Bayern Munich when his contract expires at the end of the season. Behind the scenes, confirmation of Boateng's exit is causing tension. Since joining Bayern in 2011 from Manchester City, Boateng has won the Champions League title twice, anchoring the defence in the treble-winning seasons of 2013 and 2020 and won the Bundesliga title eight times.
FIFA orders Zamalek to pay former player Ben Acheampong $1m within 30 days
Three months ago, Cas ruled that the five-time African champions must pay the 30-year-old around $1.1m after finding that the player had been forced into breaking his contract by the club's actions. Egyptian giants Zamalek were to be handed a transfer ban at the end of March unless the Cairo club pays its former player Benjamin Acheampong over $1m as instructed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in December. Cas found the Ghanaian had 'no other option but to terminate' his Zamalek contract, citing - among other reasons - his lack of proper payment, his exclusion from training and from the squad for his second season at the club.
Why Barreto is unhappy with Asante Kotoko despite Bechem United thrashing
Brazilian playmaker Fabio Gama Dos Santos scored his second goal in two games, compatriot Michael Vinicius netted on his Kotoko debut while centre-back Ismail Abdul Ganiyu and striker Francis Andy Kumi also added their names to the score sheet. Barreto was appointed Kotoko coach last month, granting him a return to Ghana for the first time since managing the West African nation's national team between 2003 and 2014. The 23-time GPL champions are looking to win the title again for the first time since 2014..
Daniel Amartey among low-earning players at Leicester City
According to the wage bill of Leicester City for the 2020/2021 football season, striker Jamie Vardy with no surprise is the highest earner. In the list available with your most trusted Ghanaian online portal, defender Daniel Amartey is amongst the low earners. The utility player earns a weekly wage of 21,000 pounds and is part of the last ten least paid players at Leicester City.
FIFA rejects $250,000 alleged Zamalek settlement with Acheampong
Acheampong revealed last month that his former agent conspired with Zamalek to agree on a settlement of $250,000 instead of an amount of $1.1 million. Egyptian giants Zamalek were to be handed a transfer ban at the end of March unless the Cairo club pays its former player Benjamin Acheampong over $1m as instructed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in December. Cas found the Ghanaian had 'no other option but to terminate' his Zamalek contract, citing - among other reasons - his lack of proper payment, his exclusion from training, and from the squad for his second season at the club.
Highlights: Asante Kotoko move to third after big win against Bechem United
Asante Kotoko hosted Bechem United at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium to clear an outstanding match from the first round of the campaign. Following an impressive performance, the Reds have cruised to a massive 4-0 win courtesy of goals from Abdul Ganiu, Fabio Gama, Francis Andy Kumi, and new signing Michael Vinicius. The win sees the record league champions moving to third on the league table and just two points behind leaders Great Olympics.
Mohammed Salisu's wages at Southampton revealed
The highly-rated youngster joined the English Premier League outfit from Spanish giants Real Valladolid in the last summer transfer window on the back of an impressive stint last season. According to information gathered by your most trusted Ghanaian online portal, Mohammed Salisu takes home a weekly wage of £23,077 at Southampton. Mohammed Salisu, 21, is expected to continue his development and stands the chance of renegotiating his deal to receive an improved wage at the English Premier League club.
Heartwarming video of Jupitar cuddling Shatta Wale as a baby in his arms stuns netizens
The love shown by two of Ghana's Dancehall musicians, Jupitar and Shatta Wale in a recent video has caught the attention of netizens as they are amazed at how both have fun in each other's company. In the footage, Jupitar was seen walking to Shatta Wale with enthusiasm whiles shouting his name and, upon seeing him, carried him like a baby, with Shatta as we have known him to be also getting into the mood and acting along.
“Let us collaborate to win the AFCON”- Sports Minister tells GFA – Citi Sports Online
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mutapha Ussif, says that he is ready to join forces with the Ghana Football Association and work together to win the African Nations Cup for the country in his tenure. The Minister said that winning the African continent's biggest men's football competition was part of his 3 biggest objectives at the Ministry and he added that was ready to provide all that was needed to get Ghana to win its 5th AFCON title. The Black Stars will have another attempt at winning the AFCON in 2022 in Cameroon after qualifying to the tournament together with 22 other countries.
Sports Minister tasks GFA to win AFCON 2022 – Citi Sports Online
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif has charged the Ghana Football association to win the upcoming AFCON 2022 tournament to be hosted in Cameroon. According to the Sports Minister, bringing the AFCON trophy home is his next target. The meeting was aimed at welcoming the new Sports Minister to his new role and also to discuss issues of mutual benefit.
‘This goal is for my pregnant wife' – Fabio Gama on Bechem celebrations [VIDEO] – Citi Sports Online
Asante Kotoko midfielder, Fabio Gama, has dedicated his goal against Bechem United to his pregnant wife. Last month, Gama took to social media to confirm his wife was pregnant and expecting a second child. Gama scored his first goal for the club in the 1-1 draw against Eleven Wonders last weekend before following that up with another neat finish in the win against Bechem.
Akufo Addo cuts sod to build an Award house
The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo yesterday April 7 cut sod for the construction of a National Award House. After his post a section of Ghanaians wondered why the president would just be wasting money on irreleveant things when the country has more pressing needs that have been neglected by his government.
Jerome Boateng to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season – Citi Sports Online
Jerome Boateng will leave Bayern Munich in the summer after a decade at the club, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed. David Alaba will also leave Bayern in the summer upon the expiry of his contract but the German champions have already secured the arrival of RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano for next season. Boateng has played 31 games for Bayern this season, scoring two goals for the Bundesliga leaders.
Kasoa killers cannot be jailed for more than 5 years
Home News Kasoa killers cannot be jailed for more than 5 years - Ghana.... Since the killing of Ishmael Mensah last week in Kasoa, a lot of people are calling for harsh and tougher punishment for the suspects Nicholas and Felix for their act. According to them, the boys are juveniles and might not get sentenced to more than five years.
Sonnie Badu finally reacts to allegations of buying fake Doctorate Degrees in 4 months
UK based Ghanaian Gospel Musician and founder and General Overseer of Rock Hill International Chapel, Sonnie Badu has finally reacted to allegations of him buying fake Doctorate Degrees in 4 months. On social media, netizens have questioned the timeframe within which he obtained the degrees and the merit on which it was awarded to him.
Money doubling adverts will be banned from 1st May
Chairman of the National Film Authority, Socrate Safo has stated from 1st May 2021 all unapproved and unclassified advertisements surrounding money ritual or money doubling will be clamped down. The chairman revealed that taking effect from 1st May, such businesses will be subjected to pass through the offices of the Security and Exchange Commission and Bank of Ghana for a license to operate in money doubling businesses to run an advert to that effect.
Chelsea legend Michael Essien tips former club to win the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League
Michael Essien was an integral member of Chelsea's Champions League winning squad in 2012. Essien, a member of the Chelsea team that won the Champions League nine years ago. Michael Essien spent nine years at Chelsea, winning the Premier League twice, four FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League in 2012.
GPL: Samba flavoured Kotoko pummel Bechem United to go third
Kumasi Asante Kotoko shot into the lead with a ferocious free-kick from centre back Ismail Abdul Ganiyu from about 30 yards to open the scores for Kotoko in the 12th minute. Y Kumi flicked home deftly with the back of his head from a perfect cross from full-back Imoro Ibrahim in the 63rd minute to give Kotoko a three nil lead and his first goal for the club. Three minutes later he was celebrating wildly after he scored a fortuitous goal on his debut to give Kotoko a 4-0 win.
Fabio Gama scores again, mimics pregnant wife in goal celebration
Gama scored his side's second goal in the first half of their Ghana Premier League outstanding fixture against the Hunters on Wednesday. The goal is Gama's second consecutive goal after breaking his goal duck last weekend. The Brazilian who assisted Kotoko's first goal celebrated the goal by mimicking his pregnant wife Aniele Ribeiro.