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Yaya Toure criticises Fifa for scrapping anti-racism taskforce

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says players and fans may “suffer” as a result of a Fifa’s decision to disband its anti-racism taskforce. Toure, 33, was part of the taskforce set up in 2013 to help tackle racism. Fifa secretary general Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura said it “had a specific mandate, which it has fully fulfilled”.loading... Toure, who was racially …

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Rugby: Ghana Eagles prepare for international battles

The Ghana Rugby national men’s fifteens and women’s sevens teams, the Ghana Eagles, gathered at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday 24 September 2016 to play trial matches in preparation of upcoming international clashes.The ladies sevens team led by Kukua Aggrey and Rafatu Inusah, played two matches during the men’s 15s match break and another one after the men.According to …

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FA probe into Allardyce ‘giving advice on avoiding transfer rules’

An undercover investigation by a national newspaper claims England manager Sam Allardyce offered advice on how to “get around” FA rules on player transfers as he negotiated a £400,000 business deal.England’s new coach was filmed by The Telegraph allegedly negotiating a consultancy deal with undercover reporters purporting to represent a Far East firm.He told the ‘businessmen’ how to bypass the …

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Scrapped anti-racism taskforce completed its work – FIFA

Fifa has defended its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce, with critics branding the move “shameful”. The Fifa Taskforce Against Racism and Discrimination was set up in 2013 to develop strategies to tackle the issue. Fifa general secretary Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura said: “It had a specific mandate, which it has fully fulfilled.” But former Fifa vice-president Prince Ali bin …

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Ghana U17 depart for Cote D’Ivoire on Thursday ahead of decisive qualifier

Ghana’s Under-17 team will leave Accra on Thursday ahead of their 2017 Africa U17 championship return leg qualifier against Cote D’voire. The Black Starlets hold the aces after recording an impressive 3-1 win over their neighbours in Cape Coast. Coach Paa Kwesi Fabian’s troops must protect their advantage ahead of the crucial reserve fixture in Yamoussoukro. The Ghanaians are desperate to …

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Avram Grant submits squad for October matches against Uganda and South Africa

Black Stars coach Avram Grant has submitted his squad for his team’s double-header against Uganda and South Africa next month. The Black Stars management committee has ratified the squad expected to be announced this week. The Ghanaians will take on Uganda in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tamale on October 7 before playing South Africa in a high-profile friendly …

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Ghana names provisional squad for African Women’s Championship

Ghana have named ten foreign-based players in their 34-man provisional squad for the African Women’s Championship to be held in Cameroon later this year. Coach Yussif Bassigi’s squad is dominated by players of Police Ladies who have six players in the squad having excelled in local competitions. The Black Queens will start camping at the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence- Prampram …

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Kwadwo Asamoah undergoes successful surgery

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has undergone a successful surgery on a knee injury which will keep him out of action for 45 days, the club has announced.  The Ghanaian picked up the injury during Juventus 1-0 win over Palermo on Saturday. It was announced he would require a knee surgery to correct the latest setback and the club has confirmed the …

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GFA confirms Tamale as venue for Black Stars 2018 World Cup qualifier vs Uganda

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda will be played at the Tamale Sports Stadium.  This will be the opening Group E qualifier for the Black Stars who will also engage Egypt and Congo. A statement read on the Ghana FA’s official website: “The Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between …

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Footballer Samuel Inkoom goes blonde in new hair

Ghanaian international football player Samuel Inkoom, is not only known for his phenomenal technique and speed on the field but has got a very good sense of fashion as well. Perhaps following midfielder Sulley Muntari who dyed his hair blonde in 2012 to celebrate his return to training with AC Milan, the 27-year-old Antalyaspor has also gone blonde with his …

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