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Ghana FA fumes at Lamptey Fifa ban

Ghana Football Association Referees Appointment Committee chairman Eddy Doku is livid at referee Joseph Lamptey’s life ban by Fifa for match manipulation. Lamptey has been indefinitely suspended from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level for “unlawfully influencing the match result” during the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal on …

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Musa Lawson vows to beat Lebanese opponent in Azumah Nelson Fight Night

Promising Ghanaian boxer Musa Rahman Lawson has vowed to make light work of Lebanese Elias Farah ahead of their International Middleweight Amateur contest in the Azumah Nelson Fight Night on April 1. The hugely anticipated fight will take place at the plush Bukom Boxing Arena. The international fight is among six bouts expected to put fans on the edge throughout …

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Senegal FA thrilled with FIFA’s decision to ban Joseph Lamptey for life

The Senegal Football Federation has hailed life-time ban of Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey. FIFA slapped the disgraced official with the heavy punishment for what it calls “match manipulation”. The West African has been penalised after he awarded a dubious penalty to South Africa in a 2-1 win over Senegal in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in November last year. And …

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FIFA dismiss manipulation charge against David Laryea

Despite handing a life ban to Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey over manipulation charges in the World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal, FIFA has cleared assistant referee David Laryea. Laryea who was an assistant to Joseph Lamptey in the said game was fingered in the scandalous decision with reports that he was the one who drew the center-man’s attention …

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss will announce future plans ‘very soon’

Arsene Wenger will announce “very soon” whether he will remain at Arsenal after reaching a decision on his future. The Gunners boss was speaking after a 3-1 Premier League loss at West Brom, a fourth league defeat in five matches. The loss increased the pressure on the beleaguered Frenchman and left Arsenal facing the prospect of failing to finish in …

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GFA won’t bow to public pressure to appoint Kwesi Appiah – Osei Parmer reveals

Executive Committee member Wilfred Osei has complained about moves to impose Kwesi Appiah on the Ghana Football Association as the next Black Stars coach. There has been widespread support on social media to have the Al Khartoum SC coach re-appointed to led the senior national team. Former Ghana president JA Kuffour recently suggested that Appiah would be a better choice …

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Hearts coach Frank Nuttall content with officiating in win over Asante Kotoko

Head coach of Hearts of Oak Frank Elliot Nuttall expressed his contentment with referee Samuel Sukah’s performance in the Super clash game with arch rivals Asante Kotoko on Sunday. The Phobians returned to winning ways in the ongoing Ghana Premier League on Sunday when they defeated sworn rival Asante Kotoko via a late controversial penalty after defender Ahmed Adams was …

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