Tuesday , 30 May 2017

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Ada-born Christian Atsu seals four-year deal with Newcastle

Atsu - makes stay at Newcastle permanent

Newcastle United have announced completing a four-year permanent deal with Ada native, Christian Atsu after his season long loan term. Atsu joined Newcastle last summer on loan from Chelsea FC. He fought for a place in the Rafael Benitez’s side, bagging five goals in 32 appearances to help Newcastle emerge champions of the English second tier league and gain promotion ... Read More »

All-Africa Sports Awards set for Accra November 11

Al Hamilton speaks to the media in accra

The All-Africa Sports Awards organised by renowned Jamaican-born British journalist, Al Hamilton MBE makes a return for the first time in a decade with the 2017 event billed to take place in Accra on November 11. Hamilton who is credited for also founding the Commonwealth Sports Awards in 1980 to honour some of the best athletes and administrators across all ... Read More »

K.P. Boateng: In two years, I spent all my money on cars, clubs, and friends that really weren’t

KP signs new deal at Las Palma4

How Kevin Prince Boateng feels off the pitch goes a long way in determining the football he’ll display on it, and the Las Palmas have seen the best of the Ghanaian, who is happy with life at his new club. In an exclusive interview with MARCA, the 23-year-old opens up on his move to the Canary Islands and other personal ... Read More »

Black players in Italy urged to strike in support of Sulley Muntari

Muntari booked in racism row2

Ex-Tottenham striker Garth Crooks says “every self-respecting black player” in the Italian league should strike this weekend unless Sulley Muntari’s one-match suspension is withdrawn. Pescara midfielder Muntari, 32, was banned after he protested against racist abuse he received from the crowd during Sunday’s Serie A match at Cagliari, which earned him a yellow card for dissent before he walked off. ... Read More »

Sulley Muntari banned for racism protest in Italy

Muntari booked in racism row

Ghanaian midfielder, Sulley Muntari has been banned for one game after he protested against racist abuse. He was booked for dissent after asking the referee to stop Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari, claiming he was being racially abused. The 32-year-old ex-Ghana international then walked off the pitch in protest for which he received a second yellow card, officials have ... Read More »

Agbeko returns against Kenya’s Otieno in Accra June 9

Joseph Agbeko - faces Nick Otieno at Bukom Boxing Arena on June 9

Former 2-time IBF Bantamweight champion of the world, Joseph King Kong Agbeko (31-5, 23 KOs) makes a return to the ring again next month when he takes on experienced Kenyan slugger, Nick Otieno (31-11, 13 KOs) at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra as part of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary celebrations. On a bill dubbed ‘Legacy Boxing Night’ put together ... Read More »

Ghanaian footballer arrested in South Africa over stolen car

Bernard Morrison previously posted this photo of himself and the car on social media

Former Ghana U-23 national team forward, Bernard Morrison is in trouble in South Africa over a car! The footballer allegedly bought a car through an agent but the agent didn’t pay the installments. The car was repossessed, but he allegedly found a key to the car and took it back. NOW IT LOOKS AS IF BERNARD IS BEHIND BARS – FOR ... Read More »

NBA players react to Russell Westbrook’s triple-double record, game-winner

Russel WestBrook record2

A 55-year-old record, set by the legendary Oscar Robertson in 1961-62, was broken on Sunday. Russell Westbrook passed “The Big O” with his 42nd triple-double of the season, a mammoth 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance at Denver. To cap off the legendary night, the Oklahoma City superstar hit a game-winning, 35-footer at the buzzer for a 106-105 Thunder victory. Westbrook’s statistical ... Read More »

Adebayor tips Egypt to qualify for World Cup at the expense of Ghana

Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor believes Egypt are in a pole position to book a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ghana are third in group E, after two matches played-drew against Uganda at home and lost at Egypt to put their quest for a fourth consecutive FIFA World Cup in danger. Although, there are four matches remaining, the former ... Read More »

South Africa sack Bafana coach Ephraim Mashaba for misconduct

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South Africa coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba has been fired for insulting top football officials last month, the national association said. A disciplinary committee found Mashaba guilty of several offences following his public outburst aimed at the association president Danny Jordaan and guests directly after the 2-1 victory over Senegal on 12 November. Mashaba, who has had several scrapes with the ... Read More »