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Liquid Sports Ghana Launches 2016 Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards

Liquid Sports Ghana Launches 2016 Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards As part of its 5th year Anniversary celebrations, Liquid Sports Ghana has announced the second edition of the annual Ghana athletics award dubbed, the ‘Liquid Sports Ghana Athlete of the Year Awards’ to honour and give recognition to deserving Ghanaian athletes. Four categories of awards will be given during …

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Herbert Mensah plays down Hearts of Oak link

Former Asante Kotoko chairman Herbert Mensah has played down media reports linking him with Hearts of Oak. Reports emerged on Tuesday that, Mensah had been contacted by Hearts board chairman Togbe Afede to replace departing managing director, Vincent Sowah Odotei. Odotei is leaving as he wants to fully concentrate on his new role as Member of Parliament for La Dadekotopon …

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Podolski signs off international career with wonder goal winner past England

Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park played host to a fond farewell for Germany’s Lukas Podolski on Wednesday night with the winger bagging a sensational winner in a friendly against England. Gareth Southgate’s side had played a confident, flowing game that had the hosts worried for large parts but Adam Lallana’s one-on-one effort that struck the post was the closest the Three …

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US to host summer Manchester derby

Manchester City will play Manchester United in a pre-season friendly in the United States on 20 July. A venue is still to be decided for the game, which will form part of the annual International Champions Cup. It will be the first Manchester derby to be played outside the United Kingdom. City should have played United in the Chinese capital …

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Ghana football has no direction – Avram Grant

Former Ghana coach Avram Grant has blasted the Ghana Football Association, claiming that football in the country lacks direction. Grant was handed the opportunity to manage the Black Stars, but his reign can be best described as unfulfilling. His last flop was a frustrating fourth place finish, to the dismay of 25 million Ghanaians, at the 2017 Afcon in Gabon. …

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Referee Lamptey’s ban is unfair – FIFA Referee

Ghana’s youngest FIFA referee, Daniel Laryea, has described the World’s football governing body’s life ban handed his countryman referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey as harsh and unfair. FIFA on Monday announced that Ghana’s topmost centre official had been found guilty of match manipulation in a World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal last year where he awarded a controversial penalty …

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Former England goalkeeper David James interested in Black Stars coaching job

Former England and former West Ham United goalkeeper David James says he is interested in replacing Avram Grant as head coach of the Black Stars. The Black Stars failed to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and have now gone 33-years without lifting Africa’s most prestigious football competition. The 46-year-old David James is fourth on the list of …

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Wilfred Osei wants Ref. J.O Lamptey to appeal his FIFA ban

President of Tema Youth Wilfred Osei Kweku Palmer has suggested that Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey should file for an appeal to his FIFA life-time ban. On Tuesday, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided to ban Joseph Odartei Lamptey from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level for life. Lamptey was found guilty of breaching the …

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GFA deny dissolving Black Stars backroom staff

The Ghana Football Association have rubbished claims that the current technical team of the Black Stars has been dissolved. Uncertainty over who becomes the successor to Avram Grant has sparked a number of reports in the media surrounding the back room staff. The head coach’s position is currently occupied by assistant manager of the team Maxwell Konadu on an interim …

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GFA to name new Black Stars coach in April

Ghana FA vice-president George Afriyie has revealed a new Black Stars coach will be announced latest April. The Ghana FA are in the hunt for Avram Grant’s successor with over 100 coaches having applied for the top job. The six-man committee tasked with finding the new man will announce a short-list of coaches latest next week before scheduling a rigorous …

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