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  • AWCON 2018: Venue Organizing Committee For Accra Inaugurated
    The Venue Organizing Committee (VOC) for Accra has been inaugurated with a call to ensure a successful hosting of the upcoming women rsquo;s Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana which kicks off in November. The LOC last week inaugurated the VOC f ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports14 mins ago
  • Pochettino Blasts Journalists
    Mauricio Pochettino accused journalists of ldquo;disrespect rdquo; after Tottenham began their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 defeat at Inter Milan. Christian Eriksen put Spurs on course to win in Italy but a late collapse saw Mauro ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports15 mins ago
  • Kotoko CEO Wants Ghana Premier League To Be Run By An Autono...
    Asante Kotoko chief executive George Amoako has joined a tall list of personalities advocating for an autonomous body to run the Ghana Premier League for improvement. He believes this is the only way to make the Ghana top-flight wrestle wit ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports15 mins ago
  • Tony Blair Pops Up
    Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is the intriguing name that was mentioned as a possible next chairman of the Premier League during informal discussions at the last clubs 39; meeting. Football has never seemed one of Blair 39;s great pa ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports17 mins ago
  • ‘Firmino Doesn’t Need Eye To Score’
    Sadio Mane has said he urged Roberto Firmino to play against Paris Saint-Germain, and told the Brazilian he ldquo;doesn rsquo;t need his eye rdquo; to star for Liverpool. Firmino overcame an abrasion of the eye to come off the substitutes ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports17 mins ago
  • Gold Fields Ghana Open Tees-Off Tomorrow
    This year 39;s Ghana Open is expected to tee-off at the Tema Country Golf Club tomorrow, this writer has gathered. Ghana Golf Association (GGA) president, Mr Mike Aggrey, has indicated that preparation for the two-day stroke event has reac ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports18 mins ago
  • Heavyweight champion Joshua says Wembley return a ‘blessin...
    World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has described a return to London’s Wembley Stadium for the latest defence of his title belts in front of a home crowd on Saturday as “a blessing”. The 28-year-old Londoner will put his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation titles on… ... more
    StarrFM -Sports2 hours ago
  • Amaju Pinnick wins NFF election
    Amaju Pinnick was on Thursday afternoon, reelected the president of Nigeria Football Federation. Pinnick polled 34 votes to beat three other contestants to retain his seat. Alhaji Aminu Magari got eight votes; Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi got two votes while Chinedu Okoye did not have any vote. In all, 44 delegates… ... more
    StarrFM -Sports2 hours ago
  • Fifa warns Sierra Leone it faces a ban from global football
    Fifa has warned Sierra Leone it risks an international ban following the decision to overturn the leadership of the football association. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports2 hours ago
  • Pinnick retains post as president of the Nigeria Football Fe...
    Amaju Pinick has become the first person to win a second consecutive four-year term as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports2 hours ago
  • European Football: 5 African players who can win this year&#...
    This year’s Champions League has the most African players featuring in recent times. Intriguingly, not a single African player has played an active role in a Champions League winning team since 2012. The 2018/19 UEFA Champions League has finally kickstarted and it was in spectacular fashion as football fans across… ... more
    Pulse -Sports3 hours ago
  • I Will Dash Kotoko My $500,000 House If They Win 2nd Leg –...
    Majority shareholder of Obuasi Ashanti Gold Dr Kwaku Frimpong has promised to give out his five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) mansion to Kotoko if they manage to beat his team in the second leg of the Golden Clash on Sunday. The outs ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Ghana Defender Kadiri Mohammed Named In Russian Team Of The ...
    Ghanaian defender Abdul Kadiri Mohammed has been named in the Russian Premier League Team of Week after the seventh round of matches. Mohammed was handed his first start at Arsenal Tula on Saturday when they thrashed Krylya Sovetov 4-0. ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Senica FC Defender Patrick Asmah Makes Strong Case For Ghana...
    Ex-Ghana Under-20 star Patrick Asmah is making a strong case for a call-up into the Black Stars following an explosive season at Slovakian top-flight side Senica. The 22-year-old has simply been phenomenal for the side since joining on a se ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • George Amoako: Kotoko Chief Determined To Lead Club To Domin...
    Asante Kotoko chief executive George Amoako is determined to spearhead the club 39;s return to the apex of African football. The Ghanaian giants have struggled to assert itself on the continent after placing catch-ups for more than a decad ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Ghana Drop To 51st In Latest FIFA World Ranking
    Ghana has dropped six places in the latest FIFA Ranking for August as the Black Stars ranked 51st position globally and 7th in Africa. The biggest leap in terms of points is in Africa, however, with Kenya (107th, up 5) clinching 22 points - ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • CAF Champions League: Kotoko stage comeback to beat Zamalek ...
    On 20th September, 1987, the Porcupine Warriors came from a goal down to beat Zamalek 5-1. Exactly 31 years today, Asante Kotoko came from a goal down to beat wallop Zamalek in the CAF Champions League at the Kumasi Sports Stadium in what is famously known as the Super Miracle… ... more
    Pulse -Sports3 hours ago
  • Black Queens Arrive In Tamale On Nationwide Tour
    The senior national female team, the Black Queens have arrived in the Northern Regional capital of Tamale as part of their nationwide tour ahead of the Africa Women 39;s Cup of Nations. The team arrived in Tamale on Wednesday after spendi ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Foh Amoaning Wants FIFA To Sanction Takyi Arhin Over Sexist ...
    Veteran sports broadcaster Moses Foh Amoaning has called on FIFA to punish Takyi Arhin for the sexist comments made against two members of the Normalisation Committee. The controversial Techiman Eleven Wonders FC Chief Executive launched a ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Dreams FC Youngster Patrick Arthur Flies Out To Join Angelho...
    Dreams FC youngster, Patrick Arthur has left Ghana to join his new club Angelholm FF. The 21-year-old left Accra on Wednesday night via the new Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport. He was seen off by Vice President of Dreams F ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Kotoko And Hearts Need Each Other – George Amoako
    Kumasi Asante Kotoko And Accra Hearts Of Oak Need Each Other, New General Manager Of Kotoko, Mr George Amoako Has Said In An Interview On Asempa FM. The football administrator is on record to have stated that Kotoko do not need Hearts of Oa ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • Techiman Eleven Wonders Chief Takyi Arhin Apologises Over Se...
    Maverick football administrator Takyi Arhin has apologised after making a sexist joke about two members of the FIFA Normalisation Committee. The controversial Techiman Eleven Wonders chief sensationally claimed on Wednesday that Lucy Quist ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports3 hours ago
  • EA Sports: Four Ghanaian legends we’d love to see in FIFA ...
    Imagine having the 1882 AFCON-winning squad in the latest edition of the game, or the exciting Black Stars side of the late 1980s and early 1990s in the game. We have just a week more to the release of the FIFA 19, as it will officially be out on September 28… ... more
    Pulse -Sports3 hours ago
  • Portuguese Skipper: These are the 11 times Cristiano Ronaldo...
    The Portuguese skipper has been sent off for 11 times Cristiano Ronaldo was handed the matching off orders as Juventus defeated Valencia 2-0 at Mestalla Stadium on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League.Below is the full list1. Saturday, May 15, 2004, Aston Villa 0 Manchester United 2Cristiano Ronaldo was handed… ... more
    Pulse -Sports4 hours ago
  • Ghana Coach Kwesi Appiah Makes Donation To Retired Footballe...
    Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, has yet again supported the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG). He presented a cheque for cent;10,000 to the ex-footballers at its office at the Accra Stadium. To the coach, the g ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • Black Stars: Ghana drop in latest FIFA ranking after Kenya d...
    The Black Stars have gone down by six places on the FIFA ranking Ghana’s defeat against Kenya in the 2019 Africa Nations Cup has denied them a place in the first 50 of the FIFA ranking for the month of September.The Black Stars who were rated 45 place have now… ... more
    Pulse -Sports5 hours ago
  • Christian Atsu Could Return To Newcastle United Squad To Fac...
    Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has been urged to name Ghana winger Christian Atsu in his starting line-up for Saturday 39;s trip to Crystal Palace. A 4-3-3 formation with Kenedy and Atsu flanking Joselu or Salomon Rondon up front ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • REVEALED: This Is The Number Of Coaches That Have Applied Fo...
    Mr George Amoako has revealed that a total of twenty-seven coaches have expressed interest in taking up the coaching job at the club. The former Ghana Premier League champions are currently in search for a new gaffer following the departure ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • Ex-Bechem United Coach Vicenzo Alberto Arrives In Ghana Ahea...
    Former Bechem United coach Vicenzo Alberto Annese has arrived in Ghana ahead of imminent Asante Kotoko signing. Reports indicate that the Italian gaffer arrived in the country last night on the invitation of Asante Kotoko as the club fast-t ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • Ronaldo Red Card Slammed By Emre Can: We’re Not Women!
    Emre Can reacted with stunned amazement after seeing a replay of Cristiano Ronaldo rsquo;s red card against Valencia and risked a huge backlash in the process. Juventus rsquo; opening Champions League match of the season was l ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • Referee Jor Debrah Is Corrupt – Former Referee Alleges
    A former class one referee, Silas Okine has given the clearest indication that the deputy chairman of the Ghana Referees rsquo; Association (RAG), Joe Debrah is corrupt. Anas Aremeyaw Anas 39;s 39;Number 12 39; documentary who has shake ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports5 hours ago
  • Anas Exposé: Liberian Referee Jerry Yekeh Cleared By Caf
    The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cleared Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh from all allegations of corruption. Yekeh was one of many African match officials secretly filmed by investigative Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports6 hours ago
  • Ghanaian Youngster Braydon Manu Rages Over Four Match Ban In...
    Ghanaian youngster Braydon Manu is fuming over the four-match ban handed him after picking up a red card in the game between Halleschen FC and Uerdingen in the Bundesliga III on Saturday. Halleschen FC midfielder Braydon Manu was slapped w ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports6 hours ago
  • Two Chelsea fans attacked in Greece before Europa League gam...
    Two Chelsea fans were injured ahead of the Europa League match at PAOK Salonika. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports6 hours ago
  • FIFA bans three executives for life for roles in corruption ...
    FIFA's ethics committee imposed life bans on three officials for bribery and corruption after they pleaded guilty in the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation of international football. ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports6 hours ago
  • Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah makes donation to retired footballe...
    Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, has yet again supported the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG). ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports6 hours ago
  • Kevin-Prince Boateng An Injury Doubt For Sassuolo-Empoli Cla...
    Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng is at risk of missing Sassuolo 39;s Italian Serie A clash against Empoli on Friday. Boateng has established himself as an instrumental figure in the Neroverdi side since joining in the summer, featuring i ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports6 hours ago
  • Sports Ministry Inaugurates Anti-Doping Committee
    The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has inaugurated a nine-member National Anti-Doping Committee (NADC) tasked with producing a legal framework that will lead to the establishment of an independent national anti-doping commission. Accor ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports6 hours ago
  • Ronaldo red card slammed by Emre Can: We’re not women!
    Emre Can reacted with stunned amazement after seeing a replay of Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card against Valencia ... more
    MyJoyOnline -Sports7 hours ago
  • Kenya rise as Ghana drop on September’s Fifa rankings
    Kenya were the biggest movers in terms of points on September's Fifa world rankings as the earned 22 points. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • Techiman Eleven Wonders chief Takyi Arhin apologises over se...
    Maverick football administrator Takyi Arhin has apologised after making a sexist joke about two members of the FIFA Normalisation Committee. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • Atsu could return to Newcastle United squad to face Crystal ...
    Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has been urged to name Ghana winger Christian Atsu in his starting line-up for Saturday’s trip to Crystal Palace. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • Black Queens arrive in Tamale as part of nationwide tour
    The senior national female team, the Black Queens have arrived in the Northern Regional capital of Tamale as part of their nationwide tour ahead of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • KP Boateng Questions Ronaldo’s Red Card Against Valencia I...
    A tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia on Wednesday evening. The former Real Madrid star appeared to grab Valencia defender Jeison Murillo rsquo;s hair as they tangled off the bal ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports8 hours ago
  • Ghana FA secretariat handed over to Normalisation Committee ...
    The government of Ghana has handed over the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Secretariat to the FIFA Normalisation Committee. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • I have no preference for a foreign coach – Kotoko CEO
    Asante Kotoko Chief Executive Officer George Amoako insists he has no preference for an expatriate over an indigene for the club’s coaching job. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer8 hours ago
  • Babolat Doubles Open Slated For September 21
    Babolat Doubles Tennis Open, one of the top competitions on Ghana 39;s calendar, is set to commence on Friday, September 21 and end on Sunday, September 23. The three-day tourney would take center stage at three venues; the Ghana Cement Cl ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports9 hours ago
  • Ghana’s Ashong To Face Decastro For PBC Commonwealth T...
    Agoe Ashong (11-1, 6Ko 39;s), would have a shot at Professional Boxing Council (PBC) Super Bantamweight title, against Nathan Decastro (7-0, 5Ko 39;s) at the Pride Park in Derby, in the United Kingdom (UK), on September 29, 2018. The impr ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports9 hours ago
  • Naomi Osaka Wins First Match after US Open
    Japan’s Naomi Osaka has beaten Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-1 at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo – her first match since winning the US Open. The 20-year-old beat Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam earlier this month – a victory overshadowed by Williams’ outbursts at the umpire. The… ... more
    StarrFM -Sports9 hours ago
  • Profile: Lucy Quist: the most powerful woman in Ghanaian foo...
    Madam Quist was born in the UK but had her Secondary School education at the Wesley Girl’s High School in Cape Coast. Former CEO of Airtel Ghana, Lucy Quist, is one of two females named on Ghana’s Normalisation Committee set up by FIFA to see to the administration of football… ... more
    Pulse -Sports10 hours ago
  • Ronaldo sent off on Champions League debut for Juventus
    Juventus believe they can win the Champions League with Cristiano Ronaldo, but they had to start by beating Valencia 2-0 without him after he was controversially sent off on his debut in the competition for the Italian champions on Wednesday. A tearful Ronaldo left the pitch in disbelief in the… ... more
    StarrFM -Sports10 hours ago
  • Kotoko receives 27 applications for vacant coaching job
    Chief Executive Officer of Asante Kotoko George Amoako has revealed receiving 27 applications for the vacant coaching job. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer10 hours ago
  • Kevin Prince Boateng shocked over Ronaldo’s red card i...
    Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng has quizzed the decision by Felix Brych to send off Cristiano Ronaldo in the UEFA Champions League clash between Valencia and Juventus. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer10 hours ago
  • Fabin has received $50,000 from mystery South African club ...
    Asante Kotoko Chief Executive Officer George Amoako claims Paa Kwesi Fabin has received $50,000 as advanced payment for his new job with an unknown South African club. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer10 hours ago
  • Bashir Hayford pleased with Ghana’s preparations ahead...
    Ghana Women's national team coach Bashir Hayford says he is impressed with the Black Queens preparations ahead of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations to be staged in the country. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • Kotoko yet to decide on new head coach – Sarfo Duku
    Asante Kotoko Communications Director, Samuel Sarfo Duku says reports that the club has settled on former Hearts of Oak boss Charles 'CK' Akonnor as their new head coach are untrue. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • CAF announces Senegal as host nation for 2018 Awards
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Wednesday that the Senegalese capital city of Dakar will host the ceremony for the 2018 CAF Awards. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • Man City Suffer Shock Opening Champions League Loss Against ...
    Manchester City 39;s Champions League campaign got off to a poor start as the Premier League champions suffered a surprise defeat against Lyon at the Etihad Stadium. Maxwell Cornet drilled the French visitors ahead after Fabian Delph faile ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • StarTimes acquires exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Eu...
    Africa’s leading pay-TV operator StarTimes has acquired exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League in Sub-Saharan Africa until 2021. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • Ronaldo Sent Off As Juventus Beat Valencia
    A tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia. The Portuguese star appeared to grab Valencia defender Jeison Murillo 39;s hair as they tangled off the ball midway through the fir ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • Kwesi Appiah makes GH¢10,000 donation to Retired Footballer...
    Head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah has made a donation of GH¢10,000 to the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG). ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • Bale And Isco Score As Real Madrid Beat Roma
    Real Madrid got their Champions League defence off to a winning start thanks to a comfortable victory over Roma. The Spanish side, looking to win the tournament for the fourth year in a row, dominated but were frustrated until Isco curled h ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • Ghanaian youngster Kebba Mamadou racially abused in German l...
    Ghanaian youngster Kebba Mamadou who was racially abused during his side SC Lauchringen game against FC Wheat in the German ninth-tier league has opened up on the ordeal. ... more
    Ghanaweb -Soccer16 hours ago
  • Pogba Scores Two As Man Utd Ease To Win Over Young Boys
    Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United opened their Champions League Group H campaign with a comfortable win over Young Boys in Bern. Linking with Brazilian Fred, Pogba was inventive and precise for his first goal, checking on to his ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • Idris Elba to host The Best FIFA Football Awards
    Mr Idris Elba, British actor, would return as host for The Best FIFA Football Awards, fixed for September 24, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The Golden Globe and SAG-winning actor would be assisted by French journalist and sports pre ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • StarTimes Acquires Exclusive Broadcasting Rights For UEFA Eu...
    Africa 39;s leading Pay-TV operator StarTimes Ghana Limited, has acquired the exclusive broadcasting rights for Union of European Football Association (UEFA) Europa League in Sub-Saharan Africa. The broadcast, which would begin on Thursday ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • La Liga Gives South Africa Women’s Football A Huge Boost
    South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has lavished praise on partners LaLiga after they committed to sponsoring the Under-17 women 39;s national team (Bantwana) trip to Spain. Simphiwe Dludlu 39;s team will lea ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • Kwesi Appiah Makes GHC 10,000 Donation To Retired Footballer...
    Head coach of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah has made a donation of GHC 10,000 to the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG). Kwasi Appiah has consistently supported the Association in terms of ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • CAF Announces Senegal As Host Nation For 2018 Awards
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed on Wednesday that the Senegalese capital city of Dakar will host the ceremony for the 2018 CAF Awards. The announcement of the best African player in 2018 will happen in Dakar on 8 Janu ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
  • Racism In Football: Ghanaian Youngster Kebba Mamadou Raciall...
    Ghanaian youngster Kebba Mamadou who was racially abused during his side SC Lauchringen game against FC Wheat in the German ninth-tier league has opened up on the ordeal. Mamadou 39;s teammates left the field during their match with FC Whe ... more
    ModernGhana -Sports16 hours ago
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