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Sports Ministry to establish sports research centre – Asiamah

Minister-designate for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, says his outfit is committed to drawing investors into the country through the establishment of a research centre. According to Isaac Asiamah, the absence of an established data on the contribution of sports to the country’s GDP does not auger well for the country. Taking his turn at the ministerial vetting Tuesday, he …

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Asamoah Gyan attacks Kevin-Prince Boateng

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has launched a scathing patriotism attack at Kevin-Prince Boateng insisting the Spain-based midfielder has never ‘sacrificed’ for Ghana. The UAE-based star said the Germany-born player betrayed the Black Stars with his social media comments in the wake of their fourth place finish at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Gyan insists the public and the …

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Kingston questions Grant’s meritocracy

Former Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston is ruing what he says is a lack of meritocracy in current team under Avram Grant. A swashbuckling player in his day, Kingston argues that this worrying trend contributed to the team’s choking at the semifinal of the competition this year – the sixth straight time the Black Stars have crashed out at this stage. …

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Bayern captain Lahm to retire at end of season

Bayern Munich’s Philipp Lahm, who captained Germany to their 2014 World Cup victory, will retire at the end of the season a year before his contract with the German champions expires, the 33-year-old defender said on Tuesday. Youth product Lahm, who has played 501 matches for Bayern since his senior debut in 2002, said that while he could continue playing …

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Fans cheer as Stars arrive in Ghana after AFCON 2017 tournament

The Black Stars of Ghana touched down at the Kotoka International Airport to a rousing welcome from Ghanaian football fans despite their disappointing campaign at the just ended AFCON 2017. Skipper Asamoah Gyan, Dede Ayew, Christian Atsu, Razak Braimah and a host of other players arrived at the airport on Sunday evening around 7:30 pm. Though unexpected, ecstatic fans thronged …

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Wenger’s tactics are madness – it’s time for him to step down, claims Adam

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam has claimed Arsenal are too easily outfought and labelled their attacking style of play “madness”. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is once again coming under fire after his side’s 3-1 defeat at Chelsea virtually eliminated them from the Premier League title race. And Adam believes their inability to end a drought without a league championship that …

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West Ham proving they don’t need Payet – Bilic

Slaven Bilic has hailed the response his West Ham side have produced in the weeks after losing Dimitri Payet to Marseille. Payet refused to play for the Hammers in January as he looked to force through a move to the Ligue 1 side, eventually getting his wish in a £25 million deal. A number of West Ham players have spoken …

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Aguero can cope with City benching – Zabaleta

Pablo Zabaleta insists team-mate Sergio Aguero is strong enough to deal with the loss of his place in Manchester City’s starting XI. Aguero has found himself out of Pep Guardiola’s line-up, with the City boss opting for Gabriel Jesus for the past three successive games. After being left on the bench for City’s 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea City …

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Van Persie is one stupid motherf***er’ – Wife of Besiktas defender

Robin van Persie’s theatrics during the Istanbul derby between Besiktas and Fenerbahce saw the hosts end the game with 10 men, angering the wife of defender Dusko Tosic. The Serbia international saw red following a confrontation with the former Manchester United forward falling to the ground after what looked like minimal contact between the pair. Following the red card, Tosic …

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