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Give Golf & other sports disciplines their share of national cake – Otumfuo

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has called on the government to accord Golf and other less supported sports disciplines equal attention and support. Governments over the years have been accused of focusing on the development of mainly football to the neglect of other sports disciplines. Otumfuo’s call comes in at a time when the Akufo Addo-led government has pledged …

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Newcastle interested in signing Ghana winger Frank Acheampong

Newcastle United are interested in signing Frank Acheampong from Anderlecht in the summer transfer window, according to Dhnet.be. Acheampong, who can operate as a forward, winger or wing-back, has been on the books of Anderlecht since 2013 and has a contract with the Belgian club until June 2019, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk. The Magpies, who will play in the Premier League …

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Wenger urged by Hartson to spend big on stars like Lukaku and Van Dijk

Arsene Wenger should splash the cash on star turns such as Romelu Lukaku and Virgil van Dijk to appease Arsenal fans, says John Hartson. The Gunners are expected to be active in the summer transfer market after slipping out of the Premier League’s top four. They will not have Champions League football to use as a bargaining chip but remain …

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Razak Brimah yet to pay Black Stars misconduct fine

Ghanaian goalkeeper, Razak Brimah, is yet to pay the fine of $2,500 for breaking Black Stars Code of Conduct at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations that was staged in Gabon in January. Information gathered by Sportscrusader.com indicates that, Brimah is yet to fulfill the payment obligation five months after tournament where Ghana placed fourth in a very disappointing campaign. …

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USA start training in Denver for Ghana friendly

USA coach Bruce Arena has called 27 players to training camp in advance of the three in June including the international friendly against Ghana. Training started today (Tuesday) but players from Europe and most from Mexico were not available because of club commitments. ”I think we have a good group,” Arena said. ”I’m still in the early goings with this …

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Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of DUI, blames prescriptions

Golfer Tiger Woods, arrested on Memorial Day in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence, said alcohol was not involved and he had “an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications.” Woods, currently rehabbing from back surgery, provided a statement to media outlets. He said he did not realize the mix of medications “had affected me so strongly.” “I understand the …

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Iniesta refuses to commit to Barcelona

Andres Iniesta’s future remains up in the air after he refused to commit to Barcelona as the Spanish veteran evaluates his Camp Nou career. Iniesta cast his Barca future into doubt before Saturday’s Copa del Rey victory over Deportivo Alaves, when he acknowledged he was unsure whether he would stay beyond the end of his contract in 2018. The 33-year-old …

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Spalletti to leave Roma

Roma have announced that manager Luciano Spalletti will leave the club immediately. “We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to Luciano Spalletti for the great work and for his important contribution to the club since his return,” the president of Roma, Jim Pallotta, said. “Under his leadership this season, the team won the most points and scored the most goals …

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Cesare Prandelli unveiled as Al Nasr’s new head coach

Arabian Gulf League side Al Nasr Club held a press conference at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai on Monday to unveil Cesare Prandelli as their new coach. The club had initially announced the Italian’s appointment after losing the final of the President’s Cup on Thursday having seeked him out because of his experience managing the likes of Fiorentina, Parma and …

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Totti could play for another five years – Strootman

Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman believes Francesco Totti could continue playing for another five years after leaving his boyhood club. Totti made an emotional final appearance for Roma on Sunday, coming off the bench in their 3-2 win over Genoa in front of a sell-out crowd at the Stadio Olimpico. The 40-year-old forward — overcome with emotion — brought the entire …

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