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Asamoah Gyan set to take over former club Liberty Professionals, Ghana captain to own majority shares

Written by | October 6, 2016 | 0
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is on the verge of buying majority stake in former club Liberty Professionals, GHANAsoccernet.com understands. Gyan, who plays for United Arab Emirates side Al Ahli , is on the verge of securing majority shares in the financially-stricken club. Negotiations between the former Sunderland hitman and current club owner Felix Ansong has been ongoing for months. But it has now emerged that a deal has been struck for Gyan to take over the club. The Black Stars captain is expected to inject huge capital in the club in his bid to revive their downward spiral. The scientific soccer lads have been suffocating under financial stress since owner Alhaji Sly Tetteh died five years ago. It’s will be a befitting tribute to the deceased Sly Tetteh who gave Gyan a career opportunity

Abdul Razak: CAF names Ghana legend as ambassador for AFCON 2017

Written by | October 5, 2016 | 0
Former Black Stars midfielder, Abdul Razak has been named by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) as the ambassador for Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Abdul Razak emerged as the star man of the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations when he propelled Ghana to victory on home soil and was subsequently voted the African Footballer of the year. CAF has seen the need to name him as the man to promote the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Gabon due to his vast experience on the continents as a player and coach.Abdul Razak has coached clubs in Ghana, Mali, Qatar, etc. He won several domestic titles and won Asante Kotoko’s first Ghana Premier League title in 2003 For more sports news visit allSports.com.gh

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says future will show if he erred in letting Albert Adomah go

Written by | September 9, 2016 | 0
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says the future will determine whether he erred in letting Albert Adomah join Aston Villa. Adomah, 28, joined Villa on deadline day after three seasons at the Riverside. The Ghana international played an influential role for Boro as they secured top-flight status. But he opted to stay in the Championship after completing a three-year deal with relegated Aston Villa with youngster Adama Traore moving in the opposite direction. But manager Aitor Karanka says the future will show whether he was wrong or right. ‘The future will show. If Adomah plays 200 games and gets 50 goals and Traore doesn’t play, I have made a mistake,” he said ‘I will be happy if he is successful at Villa and if Traore is successful here. ‘Traore is younger.

Oti Akenteng insists Dede Ayew must fly back home for treatment

Written by | August 27, 2016 | 0
The Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association Oti Akenteng wants West Ham United record signing Andre Ayew to be flown back home for treatment following an injury he sustained in his first Premier League game for the Hammers. Andre Ayew sustained a thigh injury in his debut for the Hammers in their clash against Chelsea and reports indicate that he will be out for a considerable period. But the Ghana FA technical head says the deputy Black Stars skipper should be sent home for treatment. The former AshGold coach is even ready to talk to Andre’s father Abedi Pele on the need to fly him to Ghana. “There are a lot of herbal medical doctors, who can use traditional medicine to cure Andre Ayew’s injury in just two weeks,” he told Nhyira FM in Kumasi. “I will

Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan arrive in Turkey over a potential move to Besiktas

Written by | August 14, 2016 | 0
Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan has reportedly touched down in Turkey ahead of a move to Besiktas. Gyan has been out of favour in his club Shanghai SIPG after the signing of Brazillian Hulk in the summer. The 30-year-old will be hoping to secure deal with the Turkish giants as he looks forward to getting enough playing time. Gyan has been out of Shanghai’s team for some time now and is now looking forward to passing a medical in order to complete a deal with Besiktas. The post Breaking News: Asamoah Gyan arrive in Turkey over a potential move to Besiktas appeared first on Football Ghana.

Sarfo Gyemfi believes Kotoko can win GPL title

Written by | August 3, 2016 | 0
Kotoko winger Frank Sarfo Gyamfi remains optimistic about his side’s chances of winning the Ghana Premier League despite their recent poor display in the League. The Porcupine Warriors are yet to record a win in the second round of the League. Coach Michael Osei and his charges have been able to pick just 2 points in their last five games. The Reds, having had a decent first round are struggling to maintain their momentum in the League. The former Ghanaian Champions are fifth on the League table with 33 points. Sarfo Gyamfi is not ruling out the possibility of winning the League despite their poor run. “We have eight more matches and the points gap with the first team is just 6 points. We are still confident we can win the title,” he told Ghana Sports Newspaper. “I know most of our

Hearts selection is based on merit – Traguil

Written by | August 3, 2016 | 0
Accra Hearts of Oak coach Sergio Traguil has annulled reports of him being bias in his team selection by claiming that his decisions are based on his players’ output at training and nothing else. Coach Traguil since his appointment as the head of technical affairs of the Phobians, has made some changes to the starting line-up of the team with the likes of Emmanuel ‘Sahban’ Laryea, Owusu Bempah and David Atinka among others, not being able to make the starting line up since Kenichi Yatsuhashi’s departure. In his post match interview after their stalemate with AshantiGold SC, Coach Traguil said: “Sahban Laryea is good as any other player in the team, I do my team selection based on what happens in training, and the output, so if you don’t see him in my starting 11, that is the

Baba Rahman’s Chelsea stay to be decided during USA tour

Written by | July 26, 2016 | 0
Ghana defender Baba Rahman’s future with Chelsea will be decided after the Blues pre-season tour of the United States. New Chelsea manager Antonio Conte named the left-back as part of the squad that boarded their flight for their US pre-season tour on Sunday. There was some uncertainty surrounding the future of the Ghanaian at the English giants after he failed to cement a regular starting place at the club last season. Italian side Napoli and German giants Borussia Dortmund were said to be keen on a loan deal for the Ghanaian youngster. But with the Italian manager taking charge of the team, his decision to travel with Rahman to the USA shows he wants to give the youngster the chance to show he can excel when given the chance. Rahman played during Chelsea’s 8-0 behind closed doors

Chelsea, Liverpool on red alert to snatch Andre Ayew

Written by | July 26, 2016 | 0
English giants Chelsea and Liverpool on the alert to grab Andre Ayew after Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin cast doubt over the future of the Ghanaian superstar. Guidolin opened the door for the two giants to swoop after he declared that he is uncertain if Ayew will stay with the Welsh club ahead of the start of the new English Premier League season. The 26-year-old has been linked with moves to rival English Premier League sides Liverpool, Sunderland, West Ham and Chelsea. Chelsea and Liverpool are thought to be the frontrunners in the race for the Ghana star following his excellent showing in his first season in England. The Italian coach is desperate for the Ghana international to stay with the Swans but casts doubts over his future. “Andre is a good guy and a good player, I hope

I refused to pay ‘bribe’ for U20 qualifier – Vanderpujye

Written by | July 26, 2016 | 0
Minister for Sports, Nii Lantey Vanderpujye has revealed the Ghana Football Association wanted to involve him in some “suborning” during the Black Satellites Africa Youth Championship qualifier against Senegal. According to the Minister, the GFA requested him to put in place measures to ensure the Black Satellites defeated their Senegalese counterparts convincingly at the Cape Coast Stadium last Friday. But, Nii Lantey Vanderpujye, who described himself as an incorruptible leader said, he refused the request because he does not involve himself in certain “scandalous” acts. “The FA during the game against Senegal wanted me to do things which I refused. I stated clearly to them that I will not be involved in certain acts. And so I refused to do those things which they asked me to do