Breaking News: FIFA Bans former Former President Kwesi Nyantakyi, Fines Him $500,000… following recent revelations of the “Number12” exposé.

By: Ampem Gyeke-Darko The Ex-CAF Veep has also been slapped with a $500,000 fine for several breaches of FIFA code of ethical standards. First premiered on June 6, the investigative piece was produced by renowned undercover Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and the Tiger Eye Private Investigations Team. He was captured by Anas’ tape and on videos negotiating a deal with businessmen and accepting a bribe of $65,000 to help establish an oil business in his native country; that which fell in contrast with FIFA rules and regulations. Also, he was…

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Ghana: Hearts Fans Arrested For Violence

Some Hearts of Oak supporters have been nabbed by the Police for crowd violence in their 2-0 defeat by Asante Kotoko in the return leg of their Super Clash friendly. The fans showed their displeasure to a decision by the referee not to award them a penalty kick by breaking the chairs in the Green stand of the Baba Yara Stadium. They also threw missiles onto the field of play to prompt action from the police. The trouble started from the 73rd minute when Kotoko took the lead courtesy Obed…

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Ghana Pitch Camp In Addis Ababa

The Black Stars of Ghana will begin official camping on Monday, September 3 in Addis Ababa – Ethiopia ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya. Head coach of the team, Kwesi Appiah named an 18-man squad for the tie and the players are expected to report on the said date as the Black Stars seek to continue its good start to the qualifiers. Ghana will play Kenya on September 8 in Nairobi. The Black Stars top group F of the continent’s qualifiers for next year’s nations cup…

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CAF Confederation Cup: Aduana Stars eliminated after losing at home to ASEC Mimosas

Ghanaian champions Aduana Stars hopes of reaching the knockout stage of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup have ended after they surprising;y lost 2-0 to ASEC Mimosas in Dormaa on Sunday. With AS Vita defeating Raja Casablanca in a simultaneous Group A match, the results leave the DRC side at the top with 10 points, the Moroccans are second with eight points, and ASEC have moved up to third with six points. The Ghanaians drop to the foot of the table with four points and have no mathematical chance of progressing.…

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FIFA Ranking: Black Stars Benefit From New Formula, Rank 45th

That Black Stars of Ghana have risen two places up to 45th and are ahead of World Cup participants Nigeria and Cameroon in the FIFA Ranking for August despite not featuring at the tournament. The Stars who are now the fourth best team on the African rankings benefited from a new formula which was approved by the FIFA Council in June after a lengthy period of testing. The formula relies on adding/subtracting points won or lost for a game to/from the previous point totals rather than averaging game points over a…

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FIFA Threat: Ghana Downturns Plans of GFA Dissolution

By: Ampem Gyeke-Darko Government has rescinded on steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association after a successful meeting between Ghana government officials and FIFA executives in Zurich, Switzerland recently. A statement released after Ghana-FIFA meeting prior to FIFA’s threat to ban the country said, “the GoG shall take steps to discontinue the process for the winding up of the Ghana Football Association.” Ghana has agreed to set up a ‘Normalisation’ Committee to steer the affairs of football in Ghana until issues are copiously fixed. It added also that, “FIFA in…

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Stephen Appiah, Kwadwo Asamoah, Et’Al Honored At 2018 Calcio Trade Ball

By: Eric AAppiah Previous Black Stars skipper, Stephen Appiah has been honoured with the Order of the Star Award at the third release of the Calcio Trade Ball held at the Kempinski Hotel. The occasion is compiled by Arthur Legacy and its CEO and player operator Oliver Arthur and unites Ghanaian players with connections to Italian football and in addition the Italian people group in Ghana. The all present event also awarded Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah with the Community Service Award for his philanthropy works in Ghana while striker…

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