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Nunoo Mensah donates to GOC

President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), Ben Nunoo Mensah, has presented a brand new motorbike worth GH?3,600 to his outfit’s Secretariat. The motorbike was received on behalf of the GOC by the Treasurer, Frederick Otu Lartey. According to the President, the donation was aimed at facilitating movements and running of administrative duties of the GOC’s messenger on daily basis. …

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Chelsea’s Kante named PFA player of the year

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante was named player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) on Sunday, adding another chapter to the remarkable story of a player who was plying his trade in the French sixth tier a few seasons ago. The 26-year-old France midfielder, who joined Chelsea from English champions Leicester City before the season started, is the fourth …

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Champions League semi-final draw: Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid, Juventus to play Monaco

Reigning European champions Real Madrid will play neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. Eleven-time European champions Real, who eliminated Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals, could become the first club in the Champions League era to win the competition in successive seasons. The Madrid clubs have met in the Champions League final in two of the last three years, …

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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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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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