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GHALCA boss, Nyantakyi smoke peace pipe at EK Afranie’s funeral

Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi seems to have dispelled suggestions of a strained relationship with Ghana League Clubs Association president Kudjoe Fianoo. The two posed for a hearty photograph session when the two met at the funeral of former national team coach E K Afranie in Kumasi on Saturday. Fianoo has been a strong critic of the FA and was …

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FC Barcelona in Ghana to explore potential partnerships

A five-man delegation from Spanish football giants FC Barcelona is in Accra to explore potential sports- business and soccer partnerships. The feasibility and fact finding team is led by a senior member of the powerful Barcelona board Paul Vilanova Villa Abadal and the director of the renowned FC Barcelona Escola programme Franc Carbo. Upon their arrival in Accra on Sunday, …

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FIFA Prez Infantino meets Akufo-Addo today

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will be in Ghana on Monday, February 27, on a one-day working visit. The leader of world football’s governing body will arrive in Accra Monday morning as he seeks to further strengthen the ties between FIFA and Ghana. Infantino will meet Ghana President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, at the Flagstaff House for talks. …

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Nigeria’s estranged celebrity couple strap up for war

The plot thickens as estranged husband seek legal redress against talkshow hostess over ‘defamatory’ memoir For Toke Makinwa and Maje Ayida, the sweet music of their love turned sour in record time, like the stale juice of pierced grapes left for too long in the sun. Soon after Toke, a celebrity talk show hostess, and Maje, a fitness coach, called …

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Legendary Ghana coach E.K. Afrane finally laid to rest in Kumasi

Celebrated Ghana Coach EK Afranie, famously known as Coachene, was laid to rest on Saturday at his native town in Kumasi after passing on to glory a few months ago. The burial was attended by several personalities in the football industry including President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi, GHALCA Chairman Kudjoe Fianoo and some renowned football administrators in …

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Viola Davis wins first Oscar for ‘Fences’

Viola Davis won her first Oscar on Sunday for her supporting role as a long-suffering housewife in the African-American family drama “Fences.” Davis, 51, had swept awards season in the role, taking home a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild statuette and numerous critics prizes. She had been nominated for an Oscar twice in the past. “I became an artist, and …

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East Libya bans travel for those aged between 18 and 45

Eastern Libya has banned men and women between the ages of 18 and 45 from travelling abroad without permission. The region’s military chief of staff, Abdelrazzak Al-Naduri, said the aim of the move was to prevent people from joining terrorist groups abroad. Libya has rival administrations in the east and west, and much of the country is effectively controlled by …

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MTN offices in Nigeria ‘vandalised’

A protest against xenophobic attacks in South Africa has taken place at the offices of South African-owned mobile phone giant MTN in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. There are reports that some windows were broken and staff were evacuated through the back door. MTN head office in South Africa has issued a statement, saying it is concerned about violence which appears to …

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Mourinho posts classy tribute to sacked Ranieri

Jose Mourinho has posted a classy tribute message to Claudio Ranieri after the Italian was sacked by Leicester City. The Premier League champions made the announcement on Thursday evening, a day after the Foxes were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla in the Champions League. After their quite extraordinary title win, Ranieri’s side have struggled in the 2016-17 season and find themselves …

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