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Calendar for second round of 2014/2015 First Capital Plus Premier League

The Ghana Football Association has announced the calendar for the second round of the 2014/2015 First Capital Plus Premier League season.Below are the dates for Match day 16- Match day 30:MATCH DATEDay 16 - Sunday, 7th June, 2015Day 17 - Saturday, 13th June, 2015Day 18 - Wednesday, 17th June, 2015Day 19 - Sunday, 21st June, 2015Day 20 - Sunday, 28th June, 2015Day 21 - Sunday, 5th July, 2015Day 22 - Sunday, 19th July, 2015'Day 23 - Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015Day 24 - Sunday, 26th July, 2015Day 25 - Sunday, 2nd August, 2015Day 26 - Wednesday, 5th...

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FIFA Prez Sepp Blatter mourns Cecil Jones Attuquayefio

FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter has sent his condolences over the passing of former Ghana international and coach Cecil Jones Attuquayefio.Mr. Blatter acknowledged the immense contribution made the late Attuquayefio to the development of football even beyond the borders of Ghana.He further extended his condolences to the bereaved family and loved ones.“Please accept my deepest condolences on hearing that former international player and manager Cecil Jones ...

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Japan Introduces Kendo In Ghana

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Japan has introduced Kendo in Ghana at a Kendo demonstration last Saturday, 16th May, 2015 at the Sports Hall, Accra Sports Stadium. The demonstration was led ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Portland Timbers II striker Fatawu Safiu joins Ghana U23 squad to face Congo in Olympic Games qualifier

US-based striker Fatawu Safiu has joined Ghana's squad for the CAF U-23 Championship qualifiers against Congo this Saturday.The Portland Timbers 2 player will train with the team on Friday ahead of the first leg at Accra Sports Stadium in Accra the next day.Safiu has also been released by for the return second leg and will travel with the Black Meteors to Congo on Monday, June 1.The winner of the home-and-away series will move on to face Nigeria in the third round of CAF U-23 Championship qualifying.A total of eight teams will qualify to play in...

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Mercy Myles primed for Black Queens win in Cairo Olympic qualifier

Ghana are a day from a crucial qualifier in Egypt as Caf await the continent's reps for the 2016 Olympics.The Black Queens are settled in the North African capital for the first leg of the second qualifying round that's slated for Saturday."Through hard work and determination, we were able to qualify for the All Africa Games against Zimbabwe," says Mercy Myles ahead of the encounter.The 23-year old, who is now captaining the side due ...

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Tug of war: Spanish clubs fight over Alhassan Wakaso

Spanish duo Real Betis ...

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All is set: Local Black Stars arrive in South Africa for COSAFA tourney

Local based Black Stars of Ghana arrived safely [Friday morning] in South Africa for this year's COSAFA tournament. The West Africa side will play their first game on the 24th May, 2014.Ghana's team will be based in Rustenburg and they will be awaiting the winner in Group B which has countries like Lesotho, Madagascar, Swaziland and Tanzania.Notable names in the 20 man squad selected by the head coach of the side, ...

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Black Magic: ‘Juju’ is destroying footballers in Ghana – Charles Taylor

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Former Black Stars and Hearts of Oak winger, Charles Taylor says 'juju' [Black magic] is destroying the careers of a lot of Ghanaian footballers.According to him majority of footballers, especially on the local scene fortify themselves with 'juju' to enable them last [excel and play for long years]. 'If you are a footballer and spiritually you are weak someone can destroy your future with 'juju' [Black magic],' he said.'There is Juju in football, mostly if you are a player making waves in the game and you...

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Hot cake: Egyptian side Al Makasa target Medeama’s Nathaniel Asamoah

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Medeama SC attacker, Nathaniel Asamoah is currently on the wish list of Egyptian top-flight side El Makasa. The North African side has inquired about the availability of the local Black Stars striker.Nathaniel Asamoah who is in superb goal scoring form in the First Capital Plus Bank Premier League bagging 13 goals in 15 league games making him the leading goal scorer in the Ghana premier league has seen a lot of clubs sort after him; including Asante Kotoko.But the Chief Executive Officer of the club, James Essilfie has confirmed that ...

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Recuperating: Kotoko duo, Asante and Obed Owusu out of danger

The medical team of Asante Kotoko has revealed positive injury update on the duo of  Emmanuel Asante and Obed Owusu after both were stretched off the field during the club's last  Sunday 2-0 win over Edubiase in Kumasi in the Elite cup.Emmanuel Asante appeared drowsy after a challenge on him by Godfred Asamoah in the 42nd minute...

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