The final inspection by CAF ahead of the 2018 Africa Women's Nations Cup is underway in Cape Coast and Elmina.CAF Deputy General Secretary in charge of football and development, Anthony Baffoe is currently inspecting facilities at the Cape Coast stadium.Together with his team from the continent's governing body, they will move to Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina to conclude their inspection.The Cape Coast stadium will host four teams while the Nduom stadium will serve as
Ghana defender John Boye joins his FC Metz teammates in training on Tuesday after the international break. The stalwart defender, who was making a return to the national team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone, re-joined the French club after the game was cancelled.The 31 year old will begin preparation for Metz's trip to Niort on Friday.Boye returned to France in the summer after ending his relationship with Turkish side Sivasspor.
Ghana defender John Boye joins his Metz teammates in training on Tuesday after the international break. The stalwart defender who was making a return to the national team for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone rejoined the French club after the game was cancelled.The 31 year old will begin preparation for Metz's trip to Niort on Friday.Boye returned to France in the summer after ending his relationship with Turkish side Sivasspor.
Ghana's Normalisation Committee are seeking extension from FIFA, just five weeks into their six-months mandate in what could lead to a potential clash with football clubs in the West African nation, GHANAsoccernet.com sleuth hounding indicates.The four-member committee led by president Dr Kofi Amoah are in no hurry to execute their short-term mandate as they aim to seek an extension after March 31, 2019.GHANAsoccernet.com understands there are clandestine attempts to allow
Inter Milan midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has rejoined his teammates in training ahead of the Milan derby on Sunday. The Ghana international made a quick return to Italy after the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone was cancelled.The games were called off by CAF due to a Fifa suspension on Sierra Leone FA.He did not feature in the unofficial friendly match against Asante Kotoko on Friday.The 29-year-old has made a strong start to his Inter career. He has played in all
Ballymena United new recruit Basit Umar is determined to excel at the club.The 18-year-old prodigy has joined the Irish Premiership side from Ghanaian side New Edubiase United.And the Ghana Under-20 star is determined to repay the confidence repose in him by the club."Football for me is about hard work, that's what makes you stand out, and I work very hard," he said."Ghana, I will say, was my greatest stepping stone to the football market internationally -
Former Ghana international Michael Essien's name has popped up in the most expensive signings of each of the last 15 years.The signing of the Ghanaian midfielder from Lyon to Chelsea for 38 million euros was the most important transfer of 2005/06. 2004/2005 - Didier Drogba Brazilian superstar Neymar (R) poses with his jersey next to Paris Saint Germain's (PSG) Qatari president Nasser Al-Khelaifi during a press conference at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 4,
Madagascar booked a place at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament for the first time after defeating visiting Equatorial Guinea 1-0 on Tuesday.The Malagasy also stole the march on some of the top sides in Africa by becoming the first country to qualify for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Cameroon.A first-half strike by Njiva Rakotoharimalala was enough to secure the victory and secure their place in the tournament to be held in the Central African country.Before Tuesday's
Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey has returned to Atletico Madrid after the international break. The midfielder joined the rest of his teammates, who were not part of any international assignment in training as they begun preparations for the La Liga clash against Villareal on Saturday.The Black Stars midfielder was in Ghana for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone, which was cancelled.Partey, after a stellar campaign last season, where he played 50 games for the
Kenya head coach Sebastian Migne has hailed midfielder Eric Johanna's 'near perfect' performance on Sunday which helped the Harambee Stars record a stunning 3-0 win over Ethiopia. The 24-year-old, deployed in his favoured role behind the striker, produced arguably his best performance in the national team, providing two assists and a cracking goal to cap a fine attacking display.Migne insisted Johanna can play even better if he made his decisions quicker on the pitch
Midfielder Samudeen Ibrahim is wanted by Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca, claims the player's manager.The 22-year-old is embroiled in a contractual dispute with his club Hearts of Oak who have suspended him indefinitely for ''multiple violations of his contract''.But the player's representative insists he a free agent.''Samudeen is out of contract because the contract was supposed to end at the end of the 2017/2018 season league season and
Former Crystal Palace striker Andy Johnson is backing Jordan Ayew to turn the corner after his goal-drought since joining the side.The Ghanaian is yet to score for the Eagles since he joined Palace from Swansea City.The 27-year-old received massive backlash after the side's 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth amid his continuous struggles for goals.But former Eagles striker Andy Johnson, who netted 21 times at Selhurst Park during the 2004-5 season, is backing the Ghanaian to turn the
Asante Kotoko are on the verge of announcing the signing of Karela FC defender Ismael Ganiu, according to media reports.Ganiu joined Karela FC on a short deal prior to the commencement of the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League after parting ways with Ukrainian top flight side Olimpik Donetsk.According to reports, the 22-year-old has held successful talks with the officials of the Porcupine Warriors over a possible switch."We have contacted him [Ismail Ganiyu] for his services but
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko in his patriotic spirit came out showing his solidarity with Harambee Stars as his over 150 buses ferried fans to Kasarani stadium.Governor Sonko joined the team coordinating the free transport for the fans to cheer Kenya in the crucial match against Ethiopia.He pledged to give the team Ksh3 Million should they win against Ethiopia who held them to a 0-0 draw earlier on Wednesday.The governor, carrying bundles of Ksh200 notes, dished out money to the
Tottenham Hotspur have congratulated Victor Wanyama for leading Kenya to beat Ethiopia 3-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.The Spurs defender converted from the spot kick as the Harambee Stars coasted to the vital victory in Nairobi on Sunday. ???????? Congratulations to captain @VictorWanyama who was on the scoresheet in Kenya’s 3-0 victory over Ethiopia in today's #AFCON qualifier. ????#COYS pic.twitter.com/MvBzz5ojiW— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial)
Kenya vice-president William Ruto has has insisted that he will accompany Harambee Stars to Cameroon come June next year if they qualify for the Africa cup of the nations for the first time in 15 years. DP Ruto who promised to award the Stars 50 million shilling if they beat Ethiopia also said that the Government is 100% behind the national team.?
Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso is yearning for his car two weeks after it was damaged in an accident while on his way to play for his country.The in-form Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso escaped unhurt following the accident in the highly customized Benz in Spain nearly two weeks ago.The Deportivo Alavés midfielder was heading to Bilbao's Loiu airport to travel to Ghana for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone when the accident took place.The 28-year-old
The Normalisation Committee is struggling to find persons with integrity to serve on targeted ad hoc committees, spokesperson Dan Kwaku Yeboah has suggested.The interim Ghana FA Executive committee are under line of fire for perceived lack of direction since they were appointed by FIFA to steer the affairs of football for the next six months.The four-member committee are receiving lots of flak after announcing they will hold a press conference on Wednesday to clarify' their
Representatives from the various teams that have qualified for the upcoming Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations are expected to arrive in the country by close of this week for the live draw which comes off on Sunday October 21, 2018 at the Movenpick Hotel, here in Accra.Seven teams will join Ghana to participate in this year’s tournament which begins from November 17- December 1, 2018.The qualified teams are Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Mali, Algeria, Equatorial Guinea
The fourth round of qualification matches for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday, with some teams able to seal their berth in the finals with the expanded format of 24 teams.The top two nations in each group will advance to the finals, at this stage slated for Cameroon, offering the chance for a number of nations to make their maiden trip to the continent's showpiece event.Here's a look at permutations in each group ahead of the fourth