President of the Ghana Football Association Normalisation Committee, Dr Kofi Amoah has disclosed that German kits manufacturing giants PUMA still remain the kit sponsors of the various national football teams.This response was to a question posed to him on whether the PUMA deal with the Ghana Football Association was still active.Earlier reports in the local media had indicated that the PUMA contract signed during the old administration under ex-President Kwesi Nyantakyi
Former Asante Kotoko coach Ernst Middendorp is yet to decide his future at South African side Kaizer Chiefs after a difficult season with the club. Chiefs finished the Premier Soccer League season in 9th place, and lost the Nedbank Cup over the weekend in Durban to National First Division side TS Galaxy.“I think we have to sit down and see what’s happening, not only with Chiefs in the last six months, but in the last few years. We’ll definitely have a discussion (with the
Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah is relishing an Africa Cup of Nations final between two of the continent's heavyweights, Ghana and Nigeria. The 38-year, who was in Nigeria for the Africa Legends testimonial match in honour of the governor of Lagos, revealed Ghana will win the Nations Cup but wants a final between the Black Stars and Nigeria in Egypt.“The AFCON is here again and I will be tipping Ghana to lift the trophy. Playing against Nigeria in the final will be nice.
President of King Faisal Football club Alhaji Grussah says the Black Stars will not suffer from the retirement of Asamoah Gyan who brought on end to his international career on May 20, 2019 with just some few weeks to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.According to the outspoken football administrator, he will blame Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah for the premature retirement of Asamoah Gyan."I will blame Akwasi Appiah for Asamoah Gyan's premature retirement because you
Ex-Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah is confident Ghana will win the Nations Cup in Egypt this summer. Appiah, who is expecting a difficult nations cup for all the 24 qualified teams, believes the expansion of the tournament will make it an exciting competition.“The Africa Cup of Nations has been expanded from 16 to 24 teams. We just have to accept it. Players have to be ready for the Nations Cup this time around. It is not like going straight to the quarter-finals, there is
Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has come under fire on social media for 'disrespecting' and causing the premature retirement of legend Asamoah Gyan from the Black Stars.The country's all-time leading goal-scorer Gyan made an unexpected international retirement on Monday after Appiah revealed his decision to strip him of the captaincy.The 33-year-old called time on his international career just one month before the start of the African Nations Cup in Egypt.His sudden retirement
Former Ghana defender Sam Johnson has backed Asamoah Gyan's decision of retiring from the Black Stars, insisting it was the right decision. Gyan called it a quit on his international career on Monday, after it emerged he would not be playing a key role at the Nations Cup, with Andre Ayew set to be handed the leadership role in the team.The decision to make Andre Ayew the captain whiles Gyan is in the squad, did not go down well with the country's all time leading scorer,
Ghanaians have taken to social media to hail the country's all-time leading goal-scorer Asamoah Gyan for his contributions to the Black Stars after he announced his unexpected international retirement.The 33-year-old called time on his international career on Monday, just one month before the start of the African Nations Cup in Egypt, where he was expected to play a key role for Ghana.His sudden retirement came shortly after coach Kwesi Appiah removed Gyan as the national team’s
Ghana forward Majeed Waris's dream of staying at FC Nantes permanently could be quashed following reports that the club is unwilling to pay over the odds for him, GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report.Waris, who joined FC Nantes on loan from Portuguese side FC Porto on a season-long loan deal in the summer, was impressive in the just ended campaign.The 27-year-old made 24 league appearances for the Canaries, scoring five goals and recording three assists to help them finish
Rape and Sodomy allegationA student Sarah Kwablah accused Asamoah Gyan of raping and sodomizing her. Gyan later admitted he had sex with her, but it was consensual. Kwablah was charged with conspiracy to extort money from Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan. Missing penaltiesWhen Ghana beat Czech Republic in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, many people forgot that Gyan missed a penalty. But it did not matter much because he scored another goal and we won the day. Fast forward to 2010,
Youngster Prince Obeng Ampem scored for Sibenik in their 3-1 defeat to runaway champions Varazdin in the Croatian top-flight. The 21-year-old levelled for the visitors five minutes into the second half but could not match the promoted side.Ampem snookered home a cross from the left to tally six goals in 24 appearances.Sibenik are second on the table; five points behind Varazdin with one match to end the season.Watch Prince Obeng Ampem's goal for Sibenik ?
Representative of Thomas Partey has made a bold claim that his client is a better player than France star Paul Pogba.Partey was in scintillating form for the Rojiblancos in the just ended, helping the side go finish second in the LaLiga standings.The 25-year-old’s swashbuckling display recently earned him the Ghanaian Footballer of the Year accolade and was voted into the best 11 African players of the season and his agent was quick to make a comparison with Manchester United’s
Kayserispor star Asamoah Gyan believes retiring from the national team, the Black Stars will relieve him off the accusations of sabotage ahead of the Nations Cup in Egypt 2019. Gyan retired from the national team on Monday night after he got the decision of coach Kwesi Appiah that he will not play a key role at the tournament in Egypt.The 33-year old's retirement came as a shock to Ghanaians, with just a little over a month to the Africa Cup of Nations.The player, who has
A key aide of Asamoah Gyan has revealed that the former Ghana captain made a shock retirement from the national team because Kwesi Appiah relied on spiritual predictions to strip him off the Black Stars captaincy.Communication member of Asamoah Gyan Group of Companies, Kweku Obeng popularly known as Maestro says the former Black Stars ace believes that a pastor’s prediction in the media that Andre Ayew is the only person to lead Ghana to the AFCON title led to coach Appiah decision
Asamoah Gyan’s decision to call time on his glittering international career has left the nation in deep shock. With barely two months to the start of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, captain of the Black Stars Asamoah Gyan sent shock waves amongst football advocates in the country after he announced his retirement from the national team.In a two-part press release, the in-form Kayserispor striker said he was resigning due to feeling sense of betrayal.Few months ago, coach
Turkey-based midfielder Andre Ayew will be named the substantive Ghana captain in massive shake-up ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal.Coach Kwesi Appiah will make the defining announcement latest by Wednesday when the Black Stars provisional squad for the tournament is named.This comes after coach Appiah took the decision to strip Asamoah Gyan of the team's leadership role as he would only be a pit-part player at the tournament
Gyan made his international debut at the age of 17 and scored on his senior International debut for Ghana against Somalia on 19 November 2003 in the 90th minute.He came on for Isaac Boakye in the 62nd minute in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier, three days before he turned 18 years; helping Ghana to win that game, and making him the youngest ever player to score for Ghana.He scored four times in seven matches during that successful World Cup qualifying campaign. He was part of the
Ghana's all-time leading scorer Asamoah Gyan has announced his retirement from the Black Stars with 32 days to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a decision to strip him of the captaincy. The Kayserispor striker is upset head coach Kwesi Appiah's decision to hand the armband to Andre Ayew.A portion of the statement read:''If the decision of the coach is to give captaincy of the tournament to another player while I am named in the team for the tournament, I
Ghana striker Jordan Ayew could be at Southampton for next season's English Premier League.The Saints could land him for a low fee as his parent club Swansea want him off their payroll.Ayew spent last season on loan at Crystal Palace where he failed to make an impression.The 27-year-old scored one goal in 20 league appearances.Jordan is set to be named in Ghana's squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.