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Hosts of AFCON 2017 Gabon, exit tournament after Cameroon stalemate

Hosts Gabon were eliminated from the African Cup of Nations after a goalless draw with Cameroon in their final Group. A match on Sunday. Burkina Faso finished top of the table on goal difference from Cameroon, with Gabon out of their own tournament after three successive draws. Gabon came close to a dramatic victory when Denis Bouanga struck the post …

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German police arrest man on suspicion of planning attack

German police said on Sunday they arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of planning a militant attack, and linked his case to that of a second suspect in Vienna. Special forces police arrested the man and a woman during a raid on an apartment in the western city of Neuss on Saturday, a spokesman for the Criminal Investigation Office (LKA) …

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Wa All Stars wins Ghanaian Super Cup

Ghana Premier League title-holders Wa All Stars have been crowned Ghanaian Super Cup champions after beating FA Cup winners Bechem United 1-0 at the Tamale Sports Stadium on Sunday. Forward Emmanuel Ocran struck the only goal of the game midway through the first-half to claim the first silverware of the upcoming brand new season for All Stars. Italian tactician Vicenzo …

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Ghana players release short movie on celebrities rejected at nightclubs

Black Stars players at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations have released a hilarious video mocking celebrities who are bounced at night clubs. With no malice intended, the players use that to release tension ahead of crunch matches at the tournament in Gabon. In the sketch, two players acted as bouncers and allowed Black Stars players to enter but a …

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Laryea Kingson wants Black Stars to up their game against Mali

Former Ghana international Laryea Kingson expects the Black Stars to improve on their performance in subsequent matches at the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. Ghana who are deemed slow starters in competitions manage to nick out a 1-0 win over Uganda in their opening Group game, a performance which has cast doubts among many Ghana football lovers who looked …

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Hearts of Oak not boycotting Ghana FA Gala competition – Spokesperson

Hearts of Oak have confirmed they will play in next week’s Ghana FA Gala competition to be played in Kumasi. There are circling reports that GHALCA and its members would boycott the knockout competition scheduled for 28-29 January. But Hearts do not support the decision taken by the umbrella body of clubs in the country. “It has come to us, …

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Brazilian Supreme Court justice, who oversaw corruption case, is killed in plane crash

The chief justice of Brazil’s Supreme Court, who was presiding over the sweeping corruption case that ensnarled politicians and movers and shakers from across the country, died Thursday when the small plane he was traveling in crashed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. Teori Zavascki, 68, was initially confirmed as appearing on the passenger list of the Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90, …

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EPL managers tell FIFA not to scrap offside law

Several English Premier League managers delivered a clear message to FIFA on Thursday: Preserve the offside law. Scrapping offside was the most radical of the ideas for changes to soccer floated by FIFA technical director Marco van Basten. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Southampton counterpart Claude Puel were receptive to Van Basten’s proposal to introduce a new orange-card sanction that …

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Anti-revenge porn law added to Cybercrimes Bill

Blackmailing an individual by disclosing intimate pornographic content in cyberspace could soon lead to a criminal charge as the final draft of the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill will be tabled in Parliament in the near future. Yesterday, Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffery said a new section was included in the final draft to criminalise the harmful disclosure …

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Toll from botched Nigeria air strike rises to 90: MSF

View photos Bodies covered with blankets are pictured on January 17, 2017 after an an air force jet accidentally bombarded a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria (AFP Photo/Handout) More Geneva (AFP) – A botched air strike by the Nigerian Air Force earlier this week on a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency killed at least …

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