GFA budget for national teams reaches $14.5m – Sports Minister

The Ghana Football Association will need a sum of GH¢63 million (US$14,482,835) to run the activities of all national teams for the year 2017. This was contained in a detailed request presented to government, new Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has indicated. Speaking at the launch of Ghana’s participation in next year’s Commonwealth Games on Tuesday,

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Coach Herbert Addo dies aged 65

Former Black Stars Coach Herbert Addo has been confirmed dead after battling illness. The veteran coach who has been out of active coaching duty had been under medical attention for a couple of weeks at the Executive ward of 37 Military Hospital after an illness struck him. The entire Ghanaian football family has been dealt

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SWAG petitions PLB/GFA over “increasing” attacks on journalists

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana is drawing the attention of ƴour good office to the increasing attacƙs on journalists at various league centres nationwide. The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) is not enthused aɓout the irresponsible and barbaric attacks on journalists at some league centers in recent times and calls on authorities to

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Fifa boss Infantino lands in Accra on a day’s visit

Fifa President Gianni Infantino has arrived Accra on a day’s working visit. The 46-year-old touched down the Kotoka International Airport after 9am Monday. Infantino was welcomed by the President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi and some of his Executive Committee members. The world football governing boss has since been chauffeured to the seat

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Micky Charles withdraws court injunction application on league

President of Techiman City Football Club, Micky Charles has withdrawn a court application filed to place an injunction on the ongoing 2017 Ghana Premier League. The decision to withdraw the case is yet to be revealed to Footy-Ghana.com but authoritative sources disclose that Micky Charles wrote to withdraw the suit Wednesday morning citing national football

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Black Stars technical team owed AFCON bonuses

The technical team of the Black Stars with the exception of departing Coach Avram Grant are yet to receive bonuses for services rendered at the Africa Nations Cup in Gabon 2017, footy-ghana.com understands. The members of the technical team haven’t been pleased with the delay in payment of the bonuses and are waiting for the

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Nyantakyi is still the right man to lead Ghana football – Afriyie

Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie, has thrown his weight behind his under-pressure boss Kwesi Nyantakyi claiming he is still the right man to steer Ghana football forward. Nyantakyi has been under immense pressure from the media and football fans across Ghana to step down after a poor showing of the Black

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Dr Nyaho Tamakloe backs Fred Pappoe as Nyantakyi’s successor

Former Ghana Football Association President Nyaho Tamakloe has thrown his weight behind Fred Pappoe to be the next Ghana FA boss after Kwesi Nyantakyi. Ghanaians are calling for a change in leadership of the GFA following Ghana’s abysmal showing at the Cup of Nations in Gabon Despite the calls for Kwesi Nyantakyi to relinquish his

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We can beat Cameroon- Jordan Ayew

Black Stars Striker Jordan Ayew has said the Black Stars team have the quality to defeat Cameroon ahead of the two side’s semi final clash in Francevill on Thursday The Stars who were finalist at the last edition in Equatorial Guinea are seeking to reach another final as they chase the title which has eluded

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Willy Sagnol to arrive in Ghana today

Ex-France International, Willy Sagnol is due to arrive in Ghana on Thursday 19th Jan for five-day visit to conduct football clinics. A 2006 world cup finalist, Sagnol’s visit is being facilitated by renowned football academy, Mirage Football. Sagnol,s visit to Ghana which will be coordinated by the chairman of Mirage Academy, Sarpong Boateng Okyere will

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