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“I’m ever ready to work under Kwesi Appiah in Black Stars-Abukari Damba

Former Ghana international Abukari Damba has expressed his desire to work under Kwesi Appiah as goalkeepers’ trainer if given the opportunity. Damba,49, was the goalkeepers’ trainer for the Black Meteors ten years ago under the late coach Jones Attuquaye’s tenure but was sacked following his involvement in an alleged match fixing in a friendly against Iran but the claim was …

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Brazil goalkeeper faces re-arrest

Brazil’s chief prosecutor has requested the arrest of a football player released from jail after serving only part of a lengthy murder sentence. Bruno Fernandes played as goalkeeper for Brazil’s most popular football club, Flamengo, until 2010. He was sentenced in 2013 to 22 years in jail for ordering the murder of his former girlfriend, Eliza Samudio. The Supreme Court …

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US debates charging Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

The US is debating whether to charge Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, US media report. The organisation, which publishes confidential documents, has been in the cross-hairs of the US for years. Last week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo described it as a “hostile” intelligence service abetted by Russia, and Mr Assange as a “fraud”. But the group was last year praised by …

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Asante Kotoko lining up former Aduana Stars coach Ciaoba Aristica- reports

Asante Kotoko are reported to have contacted Romanian trainer Ciaoba Aristica to takeover as head coach. The Porcupine Warriors are looking for a substantive coach to replace Croatian  Zdravko Lugarusic who was sacked two weeks ago. Currently, assistant coach Godwin Ablordey and Frimpong Manso are in-charge of team in the interim. The club have slipped to fourth on the league …

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Ghana to host WAFU Championship in July in Cape Coast

Ghana is set to host the West Africa Football Union football championship in July as efforts to revive the dying competition hots the ground. The tournament which will be hosted in Cape Coast will start from 8th to 21st July All 16 West Africa countries will participate in the tournament but for Mali who are facing some challenges according to …

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Kwesi Appiah arrives today to start job as Black Stars coach

Kwesi Appiah will arrive in the country today to start work as Black Stars coach. The ex-Ghana captain will fly into the country from the United Kingdom where he went to visit his family. Appiah, a former Al Khartoum SC coach, has agreed a two-year contract on his re-appointment. He was named named last month after beating Hugo Broos and …

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Former addict Manyonga eyes world long jump record

Rio Olympic Games silver medalist and former drug addict Luvo Manyonga of South Africa has his sights set on smashing the 26-year-old long jump world record of American Mike Powell. A leap of 8.95 metres by Powell in Tokyo during 1991 set a benchmark no rival has surpassed. “My dream is to become the first athlete to jump over nine …

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Wilberforce Mfum: Kotoko players must be tough-minded to be successful

Former Kotoko great Wilberforce Mfum has urged players who join the club to have confidence and extra strength to be successful in the club’s shirt. The 80-year-old believes players find it difficult to excel at the club due to incessant pressure from their vociferous fans during an interview with Ghana News Agency. ‘Kotoko’s newly signed players must understand that almost …

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Borussia Dortmund bombs: ‘Speculator’ charged with bus attack

Police in Germany have charged a man suspected of being behind an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. Rather than having links to radical Islamism, he was a market trader hoping to make money if the price of shares in the team fell, prosecutors say. The 28-year-old, identified only as Sergej W, was staying in the team’s hotel in …

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