Thursday , 18 January 2018

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Asamoah Gyan drops out of world’s top 10 best-paid players list

The injured Asamoah Gyan plays for Dubai based side, Al Ahli

Chelsea midfielder Oscar is closing in on a shock transfer to Chinese club Shanghai SIPG for a reported £60 million fee. The Brazilian playmaker will become the latest star name to head to the lucrative Chinese Super League, following fellow Brazilians Hulk and Ramires, and former Premier League stars Graziano Pelle and Asamoah Gyan. And to convince Oscar to give ... Read More »

Afghan ‘Little Messi’ meets his idol in Doha, but now his family needs help

Lionel Messi met with six-year-old Mortaza Hashimi in Doha ahead of Barcelona's international mid-week friendly (Photo: Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy)

Six-year-old Mortaza Hashimi, known as the ‘Little Afghan Messi’ has finally met his hero in Qatar. The Little Afghan Messi, who charmed the world with his Lionel Messi carrier bag football shirt dreams came true when he met his hero in Qatar on Tuesday ahead of before the international friendly match between Barcelona and local team Al Ahli. Messi met ... Read More »

Chapecoense’s Neto finally wake up from coma, can’t recall anything of tragic plane crash

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CHAPECOENSE plane crash survivor Neto has no memory of what happened after waking up from his coma. The defender was one of just six survivors of the Colombia plane tragedy that killed 71 people in total. Helio Neto had to undergo emergency surgery having survived the plane crash According to reports, one of the first things Neto asked doctors was who ... Read More »

Kwesi Nyantakyi outdoors new astro turf pitch at Prampram

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President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi took advantage of a large media presence at the 23rd Congress to showcase a new astro turf pitch constructed with support from FIFA. According to Nyantakyi who is serving on the FIFA Executive Council, the project which is very high standard and quality cost $500,000 and players who are invited to the ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. Ronaldo, 31, helped Real Madrid win last season’s Champions League and scored three goals as Portugal won Euro 2016. It adds to the titles he won in 2008, 2013 and 2014. Ronaldo is now one behind Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, who received the honour ... Read More »

Glo–CAF Awards 2016: Nominees for other categories revealed

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the nominees for the other categories for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards. The categories Women’s Player of the Year, National Team of the Year, Club of the Year, Coach of the Year, Women’s National Team of the Year, Youth Player of the Year, Most Promising Talent, Referee of the Year, Football Leader of ... Read More »

Dogboe knocks out Aristule to win WBO title in New Zealand

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Ghana’s Isaac ‘Royal Storm’ Dogboe is the new WBO International super bantamweight champion after demolishing Julian Evaristo Aristule of Argentina at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday on the undercard of the Joseph Parker versus Andy Ruiz WBO world heavyweight championship. The 22 year old Ghanaian whizz kid improved his undefeated career record to 16-0, 10 KOs ... Read More »

Joe Dodoo’s sensational volley wins Rangers Goal of the Month

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The Ghana striker’s incredible volley against Partick Thistle for Rangers FC has been voted by fans as the club’s Goal of the Month for November. Dodoo after latching on to a pass, eased growing nerves among the huge travelling support when he volleyed in from 14 yards to cancel out Patrick Thistle’s lead, before to took a pass from Miller, ... Read More »

Nyanyo Nmai wins martial arts world title in Germany

Nyanyo Nmai dedicated the win to President Mahama

Lawrence Nyanyo Nmai won his biggest fight at the Battle of Martial Arts Masters in far way Germany on Saturday, December 3, 2016 when he defeated Daniel Dorrer for the World Martial Arts Committee WMAC World Title, K1 86kg division. Nmai, demonstrated that he is really good and committed to sports as a Kick Boxer and an Ambassador of Sports ... Read More »

Former FIFA general secretary under investigation in 2006 World Cup bid case

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Swiss authorities have searched more houses as a part of their criminal investigation into Germany’s successful bid for the 2006 FIFA World Cup with Urs Linsi, former general secretary of world football’s governing body, added to their list of suspects. The latest developments come after the office of the Swiss Attorney General in September confirmed that it had opened criminal ... Read More »