Joseph Attamah Larweh powers Fatih Karamagumruk to promotion play-offs final in Turkey

Ghana defender Joseph Attamah Larweh produced a solid display to help Fatih Karamagumruk to the finals of the Turkish Super Lig promotion play-offs.  The versatile player featured in the middle of the park as Fatih secured an important away victory over Akhisar to progress 4-3 on aggregate. Erik Sabo’s 71’st minute goal was all the visitors needed after a thrilling 3-3 draw from the first leg. Fatih Karamagrumruk will play Adana Demirspor in the final with the winner gaining promotion to the Super Lig. Attamah Larweh has been an inspirational…

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Andre Ayew: Swansea hero turns focus on Championship playoff return leg after securing slim win against Brentford

Swansea City forward Andre Ayew has turned his attention to the second-leg of the Championship playoff tie against Brentford on Wednesday. The Jack Army did just enough to record a vital victory against the Bees in the first-leg of the Championship playoff at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday. Ayew struck in a powerful drive from inside the box into the roof on 82 minutes. The 29-year-old could have registered two goals in the game but missed from the spot in the 64th minute after his shot was superbly blocked by…

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Timo Werner’s first Chelsea training session

Timo Werner has officially started work as a Chelsea player, after taking part in his first training session at Cobham today. The German, who has joined the Blues from RB Leipzig ahead of next season, was in attendance at Stamford Bridge yesterday to see his new team-mates secure a top-four finish in the Premier League courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Wolves. Quick-fire goals from Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud in first-half injury time secured the points. While his new Chelsea team-mates enjoy a well deserved day off today, Werner…

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Who is the Premier League’s best ever Ghanaian player?

Some exceptionally gifted players have come from overseas to light up the Premier League, and we are celebrating the talent that has arrived from a few selected nations. GhanaWe are looking at the achievements of the Premier League’s top Ghanaians and we want to know who you think has been the best. A total of 25 players from the West African country have featured in the Premier League, with Nii Odartey Lamptey being the first when he represented Aston Villa in September 1994. Tony Yeboah became the first Ghanaian goalscorer in the competition when he struck…

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All you need to know as Bundesliga resumes – fixtures, times and more

The Bundesliga is the first major European league to resume after coronavirus lockdown, albeit without crowds. Here are all you need to know. When does the Bundesliga restart?  The league will resume on Saturday, May 16, following a two-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic. Each team has nine or 10 league matches to play in order to complete the season.  Where are the games being played? The teams will play matches at the home team’s stadium as normal. They will be behind closed doors, of course. What are the first set…

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GFA wants league return, tables proposal for gov’t to ease restrictions

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has tabled a proposal to the government to ease restrictions on its events to enable the resumption of football activities. This was revealed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah during the Ministry’s press-briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday. Football matches are a major revenue source for the GFA and its members, but the spread of the disease has led to the suspension of the 2019/20 season since March. The GFA, which says it is cash-strapped, wants government to consider a gradual introduction of measures for…

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GFA boss Kurt Okraku has changed nothing – Osei Palmer

Kurt Okraku has changed nothing since becoming president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), according to disqualified GFA presidential candidate, Wilfred Osei Kwaku. Osei Kwaku, who is popularly known as Palmer, passed the verdict on Asempa FM, Thursday, in his first radio interview since his disqualification. Palmer said Kurt Okraku-led administration has done little or nothing to change the fortunes of football in the country. His expectations of more reforms taking place have not been met. Kurt Okraku was elected as GFA President in October 2019 “I must say it…

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Derrick Sassraku wins FIFA case against Tunisia’s Club Africain

FIFA has ordered Tunisian side Club Africain to pay Ghanaian striker Derrick Sasraku an amount in excess of $200,000 plus interest for unlawfully terminating his contract in February. The Decision by the Dispute Resolution Chamber of FIFA was released on April 27, 2020. Club African have been handed a 45-day ultimatum to pay the former Aduana Stars player or face a ban from registering new players either nationally or internationally. The 25-year-old attacker joined Club Africain in August 2018 and went on to make 11 appearances in the Tunisian top-flight…

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