Thursday , 18 January 2018

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Ada native David Accam struggling with illness ahead of new MLS season

David Accam hails from Ada

Chicago Fire striker and Ada native, David Accam is a doubt for his side’s Major League Soccer opener against NEW York City on March 6 as he has been struggling with illness in the last few days. The Ghanaian forward, 25, is one of three players who Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunović said Accam had “little problems” with the start ... Read More »

FIFA to elect new President on Friday

Outoging FIFA boss, Sepp Blatter - his successor to be voted into office on Friday

The Sepp Blatter era at FIFA is set to finally end Friday when soccer’s scandal-scarred world body picks a new president after nine months of crisis.An election meeting designed to give FIFA a fresh start with a new leader could yet be overshadowed by its criminally corrupt past.Voters return to Zurich this week unsure who is the next target of ... Read More »

Daniel Nii Adjei’s two goals secures CAF Super Cup for Mazembe

Adjei was the hero for the Congolese giants

Congolese giants TP Mazembe are 2016 CAF Super Cup champions after beating Tunisia side Etoile Du Sahel 2-1 thanks to a heroic performance from Ghanaian midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei following his first half brace. The Lubumbashi based club by the virtue of being winners of last year’s CAF champions league hosted Etoile Du Sahel who were winners of last year’s CAF confederation ... Read More »

Rigobert Song named Cameroon coach

Rigobert Song

Cameroon legend, Rigobert Song has been roped in as the coach of the locally based Indomitable Lions team as he replaces Martin Ndtoungou Mpile. According to SuperSport, Mpile led the side during the recent 2016 CAF African Championships tournament (Chan) in Rwanda. The ex-skipper was unveiled as the new coach on Thursday during a press conference which also saw the ... Read More »

Herve Renard named new Morocco coach

Herve Renard-1

Herve Renard has been named the new head coach of Morocco following the departure of Badou Zaki. Renard clinched the Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast last year before heading to take charge of Lille in Ligue 1, but he was sacked in November. The 47-year-old had been linked with the Kazakhstan job but has agreed a deal with ... Read More »

Boxing: Chorkor Banku, Tackie Annan lose in China

Tackie Annan lost in round one after suffering injury

Ghana’s Raymond ‘Chorkor Banku’ Commey (13-3, 7 KO’s) and compatriot Tackie Annan (6-3, 6 KO’s) both lost their respective title fights on Friday at the Olympic Park Arena in Lu Zhou, China. Commey lost to Jun Qiu Xiao (20-2, 9 KO’s) via a twelve round unanimous points decision while Bai Shan Bo (7-0-1, 4 KO’s) stopped Tackie in round one. ... Read More »

CAF Champions League: AshGold beat Bejaia in Obuasi

Ashgold win

Ghana Premier League Champions Obuasi AshGold began the 2016 CAF Champions League campaign with a narrow 1-0 victory over Mououdia Olmpique de Bejaia of Algeria at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi on Sunday. The Algerian side came into the game to frustrate, defend and counter the miners on the break but Ashgold led by one of the Ghana’s finest ... Read More »