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Obodai Sai’s opponent Walter Kautondokwa arrives in Ghana

Obodai Sai’s opponent Walter Kautondokwa has arrived in Ghana from his native country Namibia. The reigning WBO Africa middleweight champion landed in Ghana on Monday evening in the company of his promoter, Nestor Sunshine and trainer, Joseph Anhindi. They were greeted at the Kotoka International Airport by General Manager of Lions Promotions, Michael Kofi Oduro. Kautondokwa will be defending his …

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Standard of Ghana Premier League falling – Fred Pappoe

Former Vice President of Ghana Football Association Fred Pappoe claims the growth of the Ghana premier league has been stalled. The topflight league has over the years come under barrage of criticism for its inability to compete with some elite leagues on the continent. Some pundits blame the league’s inability to secure a headline sponsor on the unattractive nature of …

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Wakaso named as Granada’s best winter signing

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has been named as Granada’s best winter signing. Wakaso joined the Spanish side on loan from Greek giants Panathinaikos. The Ghana international did not disappoint as he turned on the heat in style despite the side going down in the La Liga. Granada’s relegation had nothing to do with Wakaso’s footballing qualities as he gave his …

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Hearts of Oak slapped with GHc10,000 fine for breaching sponsorship rights

Accra Hearts of Oak SC has been fined an amount GHc10,000 (GHc5000 suspended) for breaching the GFA’s sponsorship agreement with NASCO after their Ghana Premier League match against Liberty Professionals played in Accra. The Phobians were charged with breaching Articles 82(1) and 82(4) of the Second Amendment of the GFA Statutes in respect of this match. Below is the full …

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Asamoah Gyan wins 2017 CTB Order of the Star Award

Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan was on Tuesday night honored with the Order of the Star Award at the second edition of the Calcio Trade Ball Awards. The award ceremony which is an initiative of Arthur Legacy Sports and supported by the Italian Embassy is organized annually to celebrate the efforts of the close to hundred Ghanaian players who ply …

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion accusations

Spanish prosecutors have accused the Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax. The prosecutor’s office in Madrid says it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player. He is accused of evading tax of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) from 2011 to 2014. In a statement, representatives of the world’s highest paid footballer …

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PLB condemns Aduana Stars over live broadcast

The Ghana Football Association and the Premier League Board have condemned in no uncertain terms the action of Aduana Stars to prevent crew and staff StarTimes from telecasting the day 18 Premier League match against Asante Kotoko played on Monday June 12, 2017 at Dormaa-Ahenkro. Below is the press release issued by the PLB after its meeting on Tuesday June …

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Athletic defender Yeray to undergo chemotherapy

The centre-back, who was treated for cancer last year, will be out of action for three months after an anomaly was detected during medical checks Athletic Club defender Yeray requires chemotherapy after an anomaly was found during a medical examination on Monday. Yeray, who made his senior debut last September, was diagnosed with testicular cancer in December and immediately had …

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14.7 million tax evasion by Madrid courts

Lionel Messi’s successful tax evasion conviction helped to pave the way for prosecutors to launch a case against the Real Madrid forward Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of evading €14.7 million (£13m/$16.4m) in tax payments by Madrid’s criminal prosecution system. The economic crime arm of Madrid’s Provincial Prosecutor’s Office filed a complaint on Tuesday against the Portugal international for allegedly …

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Galaxy of stars pop up at 2017 Calcio Trade Ball in Accra

It was a night of glamour and elegance at the 2017 Calcio Trade Ball on Tuesday night in Accra. The second edition of the football bilateral trade event between Ghana and Italy was held at the residence of the Italian Ambassador Giovanni Favilli. Legends Abedi Pele, who played for Torino, Stephen Appiah, Mohammed Gargo, Ahmed Barusso and Augustine Arhinful were …

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