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Barcelona stun PSG in ‘miracle’ win

Barcelona made Champions League history by becoming the first team to overturn a first-leg 4-0 deficit and knock out Paris St-Germain to reach the quarter-finals for the 10th successive season. The Spanish champions were 5-3 down on aggregate in the 88th minute, but Neymar’s free-kick and penalty followed by Sergi Roberto’s 95th-minute winner sealed victory. Barcelona had led 2-0 at …

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hits hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund sails through

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund beat Benfica 4-0 on the night to progress to the quarter-final stage 4-1 on aggregate. Dortmund dominated the first leg with 65% posession and 14 shots on goal to Benfica’s four, but fell to a surprise defeat at the Estádio da Luz thanks to Kostas Mitroglu’s 48th-minute goal. However, back on home …

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Tema Youth players robbed during clash with Bechem United

Five Tema Youth players lost their mobile phones and several others lost their monies while playing against Bechem United on Wednesday afternoon in an outstanding week three clash of the Ghana Premier League at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park. The barbaric act happened while the players were busily sweating on the field when buglars broke into the dressing room of …

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GPL: Champions win All Stars battle in Bolga

Champions Wa All Stars on Wednesday, March 8 beat debutants Bolgatanga All Stars 3-1 in a Ghana Premier League outstanding game played in Tamale, the adopted home ground of the Upper East Region side. The match was a Match Day Two fixture and was postponed as a result of the champions’ CAF Champions League campaign, which ended in a 5-1 …

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Ghana Premier League is not attractive – Osei Palmer

Ghana Football Association Executive Committee member Wilfred Osei Kwaku Palmer admits Ghana’s top flight league is unattractive. The vice chairman for the Black Stars management committee adds the Ghana Premier League can’t be compared to other leagues on the continent. Though he indicated the competitiveness level of the league is high, he said several things ought to be done to …

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Give Black Stars job to Kwesi Appiah- Coach Sarpong tells GFA

Former Asante Kotoko, Ebusua Dwarfs Coach JE. Sarpong has advised the Ghana Football Association to employ ex- Ghana captain Kwesi Appiah as Avram Gran’s successor. Ghana is currently without a coach after Avram Grant’s contract expiration in February. Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi spearheads a committee set up to appoint a new Ghana coach to take over from Avram Grant …

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Bechem United’s Ahmed Toure scores late to sink Tema Youth

Bechem United needed an injury time goal to upend Tema Youth 1-0 at home on Wednesday in an outstanding Ghana Premier League match. Ivorian Ahmed Toure continued his scoring form by snatching the match winner at the death. The Hunters have now jumped to third place with ten points- three points behind joint leaders Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko. The …

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Frankie Fredericks quits two roles in IAAF over corruption claim

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has stepped down from two key administrative roles after corruption claims. IAAF council member Fredericks has quit as head of the evaluation commission for the 2024 Games, having already left a taskforce helping Russia return to international competition. His decision comes after French paper Le Monde claimed the former Namibia sprinter received a payment …

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Kwesi Appiah submits his application for the Black Stars coaching job

Head coach of Al Khartoum, James Kwesi Appiah has submitted his application for the vacant Black Stars coaching job, FootballGhana.com understands. Appiah, 56, qualified the Black Stars for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, making him the first black African coach to take the team to the global football festival but due to a fracas between him and some senior …

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