Saturday, 2 October 2010

Tottenham 2 - 1 Aston Villa

Rafael Van der Vaart scored twice to earn Tottenham a come-from-behind win that ended ended Gerard Houllier's 100% record as Aston Villa manager.
The visitors were rewarded for a strong start when Emile Heskey robbed Sebastien Bassong and squared for Marc Albrighton to slide in and convert.

Tiero to return to the Stars

Resplendent midfielder William Tiero is relishing his return to the senior national soccer side the Black Stars soon, “Where are they” can confirm.

The former Kotoko, Liberty Professionals player after a successful three year stint with Portuguese side, Academica Coimbra joined Bulgaria giants CSKA Sofia, and indications are that Tiero is one of the key performers; endearing himself to the Bulgarian fans with his deft touches.

Yegoala eyes premier league

Kumasi-based Division One club, Yegoala FC, bankrolled by former Ghana striker Anthony Yeboah, are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to qualify for the premier league in the next two years.

Kotoko confirms open talks with Aziz

Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko have confirmed they are in talks to sign former defender Aziz Ansah.
The 29-year-old has begun serious training with the club and was featured in last Wednesday’s 2-0 win over second-tier side West Ham in a friendly.

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Video: Watch Scolari Talks About Coaching National Team

Video: Watch Scolari Talks About Coaching National Team

The former Chelsea coach wants to coach a national team.

Seedorf raves about KP Boateng form

Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng continue to earn full marks in his outing for AC Milan with experienced Dutch star Clarence Seedorf the latest to join in the praise.
The 23-year old Ghanaian international has slotted in well at Milan since a loan move there from Genoa after the 2010 World Cup.
He was a second substitute for AC Milan in their Champions League game at Ajax and missed a great chance to take all three points in the Italians in the last ten minutes of the game.
Veteran midfielder Clarence Seedorf has also been impressed by what the Ghana international has put in so far.

France U21 defender Vandam opts for Ghana

French youth defender Jerry Vandam has opted to play international football for Ghana rather than France, his country of birth, can reveal.
The 21-year-old, who plays for Ligue 1 giants Lille, has snubbed the European country to play for the country of his parents.
The France youth international has decided to commit to the West African country after his affinity for Ghana was nurtured following his recent visits.

Essien's to return for Ghana very soon

Ghana defender John Mensah believes midfielder Michael Essien will soon end his international retirement and return for the remainder of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The Chelsea ace decided to take a temporary break from the Ghana national team after a knee injury kept him out of the World Cup finals and also missed the greater part of last season in the English Premier League.
Essien has regained his old form and scored two Premier League goals this term as the Blues lead the pack.
Mensah is confident his close pal will not prolong his retirement after a bright start to the season.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Ghana plays Sudan in Kumasi

The Ghana Black Stars will continue the qualification to the 2012 AFCON when the take on their visiting opponent fron Sudan in Kumasi.
A faulty floodlight at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra has forced the Ghana FA to move the match to the country’s second biggest city.

AC Milan hold Ajax ;Chelsea wins over Marseille

Ajax were held to a 1-1 draw by AC Milan as the Italian giants kept their UEFA Champions League campaign on course.
After enduring defeat to Real Madrid in their opening Group G game, Eredivisie club Ajax were forced to settle with a point from Tuesday night’s clash as the Italian visitors came back from 1-0 down.

Ghana FA Cup is back

Ghana’s FA Cup will return this season atfer a nine-year absence thanks to sponsorship from continental telecommunations giants MTN.
The Ghana football authorities sealed a three-year sponsorship deal worth US$3m on Tuesday night to revive the highly popular competition which was last played in 2001.
The lucrative sponsorship means all clubs playing in the competition will benefit financially,  the first time in the country’s history.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Caf distance herself from MTN nomination list.

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has disowned a purported list of players named for the 2010 African Player of Year which was originated by
The publication has seriously infuriated Glo, the sponsors of the event, who are archrivals of MTN in the telecommunications industry in West Africa., which is owned by South African giants MTN, published on Sunday that 17 players were included in the preliminary list that is dominated by Ghanaians and Ivorians.

Desailly to Work With Locals

A front runner in the fierce race to the vacant Black Stars coaching job, Marcel Desailly, has denied that he has asked for a salary of €100,000 before he accepts to handle the national team.

According to a source very close to the former France Captain and member of the triumphant 1998 World Cup team, Desailly has not talked to anyone about remuneration since he declared his interest in the job left vacant by Serbian Milovan Rajevac.

Ayew warns Essien ahead of clash

Ghana and Marseille winger Andre Ayew has warned his friend Michael Essien of Chelsea that he will not have it easy when they clash on Tuesday night. Ayew is Essien’s close friend after they nurtured their camaraderie while playing for the Black Stars.
Chelsea are the favourites as they host the French champions in the Uefa Champions League game in London.

Hearts of Oak hunts for Obeng Darko

Ghana Premier League side Hearts of Oak are interested in landing unObeng Darko.
attached striker Kwame. The 24-year-old is a huge target for coach Paa Kwesi Fabin who is reeling under pressure following Sunday’s ignominious home League defeat to New Edubiase FC.

Muntari in Ghana plans

Stand-in Ghana coach Akwesi Appiah claims the national team doors are not shut on Sulley Muntari despite being overlooked in his 20-man squad for next month’s 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Muntari fell out with departed Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac for his persistent disruptive behaviour at the World Cup finals in South Africa.

Monday, 27 September 2010

Appoint Kwasi Appiah as Black Stars Coach – Kwabena Yeboah

Renowned Sports Writer Kwabena Yeboah is urging the Ghana Football Association to appoint Kwasi Appiah as the head coach of the Black Stars.

Ghana close in on Africa U-20 qualification

Winger Ebo Andoh punished Benin on 20 minutes when he toe-poked a ball from 20-yards atfter wriggling his way through two markers.
The Beninois rarely threatened the Ghana goal area and were booed by the partisan home crowd who were left frustrated by the team’s inability to keep possession.

Kessben draw to stay top; Hearts shocked

Kessben maintained top spot on the Ghana Premier League with a one-all draw with champions Aduana Stars; Kotoko ended a five-year jinx at AshGold and Hearts were shocked at home New Edubiase.
Kessben shared the spoils with defending champions at the Sekondi Stadium on Sunday night whistled their lead to one point. 

Sunday, 26 September 2010

C'wealth Games 2010: Athletes warned of rising terrorism threat

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Athletes and business leaders planning to attend the Commonwealth Games in Delhi have been privately warned to expect terrorist attacks on tourist sites and public spaces across India, the Observer has learned.

After a week in which the Games appeared to be in serious danger of cancellation, some athletes have now started to arrive in Delhi. The first representatives of England arrived on Thursday, while Scottish and Welsh competitors were due to fly in yesterday.

Champions Eduana faces League leaders Kessben

Ghana league leaders Kessben will host defending champions Aduana Stars in the fourth round of the top-flight in the biggest game of the weekend.Ghana league leaders Kessben will host defending champions Aduana Stars in the fourth round of the top-flight in the biggest game of the weekend.
Both sides are unbeaten and among the current top flight, making the match very cagey and dicey.
In addition, Kessben, who are leading the log with a maximum 100 percent record, beating both Hearts and Kotoko, have in their fold Bashiru Hayford whose eyes are set on coaching the Black Stars.
He faces Aduana’s Herbert Addo who is also regarded as one of the best brains on the local front.
The former Kotoko coach says they are sticking to their work ethic which has produced results in the league.

Four Ghanaians namesd for CAF awards

For the first time in the history of African football, four Ghanaian players have been shortlisted for the CAF African Player of the Year Award, a report on claims.
For the first time in the history of African football, four Ghanaian players have been shortlisted for the CAF African Player of the Year Award, a report on claims.
According to the report the list is dominated by players from Ghana and their neighbors Ivory Coast.
New Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan, Kevin Prince Boateng, Kwadwo Asamoah and Micahel Essien were named as the Ghanaian players in the report.