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Udinese Star Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu To Miss Start Of Serie A Season

Written by | July 26, 2018 | 0
Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu will miss the start of the Serie A season due to injury. Badu, 27, has been undergoing rehabilitation in Austria following a knee surgery last week. The Ghana international went under the knife to correct the defect and will stay out up to seven weeks. “I had to do the surgery to correct it otherwise I will be playing through pain,” he told GHANAsoccernet.com “I am currently here in Austria undergoing rehabilitation.” Badu has returned to the Italian side after a successful loan spell at Turkish side Bursaspor. He made 19 appearances in the Super Lig with Bursaspor. For more Ghana football news visit www.ghanasoccernet.com

Black Princesses Thrash Army Ladies 7-0 In Friendly Ahead Of FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Written by | July 23, 2018 | 0
Ghana’s female U-20 team, the Black Princesses whitewashed Army Ladies 7-0 in a friendly match ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France next month. Defender Ernestina Abambila and Olivia Anokye both scored a brace before Rafia Alhassan, striker Sandra Owusu Ansah and Grace Acheampong each got a goal apiece. The Black Princesses have been preparing ahead of the Mundial with low profile friendlies at the Ghanaman Soccer Center of Excellence. The game against Army Ladies in the last friendly for the side ahead of their Spain training tour. The Black Princesses are expected to leave Ghana for Spain on Wednesday, where they have lined up a couple of training matches. Ghana are in Group A together with host France, the Netherlands and New Zealand. Having been unable

Emmanuel Agyeman Badu Undergoes Successful Surgery At Udinese

Written by | July 19, 2018 | 0
Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu has undergone a successful surgery at Udinese ahead of the start of the new season. The midfielder will be unavailable for preseason activities but will be ready for the start of the new campaign as he bids time to recover. According to Udinese, an arthroscopic surgery was undertaken on his left knee, and was performed by Professor Mariani in the Villa Stuart structure in Rome, was perfectly successful. The player will remain hospitalized for 24/36 hours and will reach immediately after Udine, to begin the therapeutic path with the company’s healthcare staff. Badu returned from a season-long loan from Turkish side Bursaspor and he is expected to be one of the key players for manager Julio Velázquez. The 27-year-old joined Udinese in 2010 and

CAF CONFED. CUP: Aduana Stars Can Learn From AS Vita Win – Yahaya Mohammed

Written by | July 19, 2018 | 0
We can build on on our victory against AS Vita in the CAF Confederations Cup competition, Aduana Stars striker, Yaya Mohammed has reiterated. The Fire Boys defeated the Congolese champions 2:1 on Wednesday at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park. Bright Adjei and Yahaya Mohammed helped the Ghana Premier League champions overcome Congolese giants. And Yahaya, who grabbed the second goal for the Fire Boys believes they can build on this win going into their subsequent games. “It was a good game and for me, this can push us to do more in the next game,” he said. “The win means we can still qualify and for us, we are going to do everything we can to book qualification to the next stage of the competition. “It has not been easy but we are still learning and where we have

Resignation Whispers Begin As Sports Analysts List Nyantakyi Sins

Written by | May 23, 2018 | 0
Failing to walk away when the applause was loudest, the sins of Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been listed by sports analysts that his reputation has taken a nasty hit. The popular refrain is that the unpopular decision to sack his vice-president George Afriyie was the latest sign of a power-drunk football czar. Nyantakyi is wanted for defrauding by false pretence after he allegedly used the name of the president, Nana Akufo-Addo, to peddle influence. Photo: President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad President Nana Akufo-Addo and GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi The President of the nation wants the President of an Association investigated and there has been no mild jubilation on social media since the announcement. Ghana’s

BREAKING NEWS… Nana Addo Orders The Arrest Of GFA Boss Kwesi Nyantakyi

Written by | May 22, 2018 | 0
President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has ordered the arrest of Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi. It is unclear what led to the arrest of the CAF 1st vice president. However, reports suggest that the Wa All Stars CEO has been charged with defrauding with false pretence. Currently, the country’s football governing body head is in the custody of Criminal Investigation Department. The directive follows an investigative piece by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. More to follow…

I Expect The Rules To Be Followed Accordingly By The FA- Medeama President Moses Armah

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
Medeama SC President Moses Armah Parker expects the Ghana Football Association to deal with the rules accordingly in their case with Elmina Sharks. The Tarkwa based club has been summoned by the Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association over their involvement in the manhandling of referee Nuhu Liman in the Match Day 8 fixture of the Ghana Premier League. Referee Nuhu Liman was brutally assaulted at the Ndoum Park in the game involving the two club’s which led to the game ending abruptly. “I was at the park and I really don’t want to talk a lot. All that happened that led to me being called to come down over the situation at the moment and how people are trying to influence us and how they wanted us to continue the game with a fourth referee to avoid

GFA Boss Kwesi Nyantakyi Can Legally Contest 2019 GFA Elections – Phar Rangers President

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
Nana Yaw Amponsah, President of Division Two League side Phar Rangers FC says the president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi can legally contest for the 2019 elections. The Wa All Stars Chief Executive Officer has consistently said he will not seek for a fourth term in office when his term in office ends in 2019 after assuming office in 2005. But after George Afriyie declared his intentions to contest for the Ghana FA top post during the celebration of his 50th birthday, reports have emerged that the CAF 1st vice will seek for a fourth term in office. Some Members of the Executive Committee made an open declaration that they will force the celebrated football administrator to rescind his decision not contest in 2019. However, Mr Nyantakyi has been cautioned not

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt Delighted With Maiden Black Stars Call Up

Written by | May 9, 2018 | 0
Bayern Munich attacker, Kwasi Okyere Wriedt has expressed his excitement after receiving his maiden Black Stars call-up. The German-born footballer chose to play for Ghana after meeting with Black Stars assistant Ibrahim Tanko. And ahead of Ghana’s doubleheader friendly matches against Japan and Iceland, Bayern Munich have confirmed that head coach of the Black Stars, Kwesi Appiah has handed a call-up to the promising goal poacher. The player is delighted after earning an invite for the two matches. “I am very happy and proud to have been nominated for the national team. “For me and especially for my family, it means a lot to be able to represent my homeland, “Wriedt told Bayern Munich’s official website fcbayern.com. Kwesi Appiah meanwhile is expected to announce

George Afriyie Will Be Left In The Dark If He Contest 2019 GFA Election – Kwaku Bonsam

Written by | May 4, 2018 | 0
Popular Ghanaian fetish priest, Nana Kwaku Bonsam has given the clearest indication that George Afriyie should not consider contesting Kwesi Nyantakyi in the 2019 GFA elections insisting Kwesi Nyantakyi has already won the elections spiritually. The Liberty Professionals director declared his intention to contest for the 2019 Ghana FA top position after the president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi consistently said he will not seek re-election when his term in office ends after assuming office in December 2005. After Osei Kweku Palmer and Kojo Yankah made an open declaration that they [EXCO] will force the CAF 1st vice to seek for a fourth term in office, multiple reports have emerged that Mr Nyantakyi has rescinded his decision and ready to seek for a fourth