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Hearts sack Joe Addo

22 April,2016 Accra Hearts of Oak’s sporting director Joe Addo has been sacked by the management of the club, Starr Sports can confirm.According to a club official, the services of the former Black Stars defender is no more needed at the club after being reassigned to the junior team, Auroras.Addo was employed last season to secure sponsorship and help the ... Read More »

Dead referee ‘appointed’ to officiate Nigerian league match

22 April, 2016 Nigerian football’s crisis has taken a bizarre twist with an attempt to appoint a dead referee for Sunday’s match between Warri Wolves and Giwa FC.It comes as Chris Giwa continues to challenge Nigerian Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick.A Nigerian court has ruled Giwa should replace the Fifa-recognised Pinnick and in a move to wrest control he has ... Read More »

Hearts tell Kenichi to stay off team

22 April,2016 The management of Accra Hearts of Oak has told embattled coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi to stay off the team as the Phobians travel to Obuasi to play Ashgold on Sunday.The decision comes after the trainer allegedly insulted management members describing them as “stupid and useless” in a meeting on Thursday at the club’s secretariat.Goalkeeper’s trainer Nasamu Yakubu would now ... Read More »

Gyan named second richest African Footballer

April 14, 2014 France Football has exclusively published their annual Football Rich List and has named Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan as 19th in the World and second in Africa.Ivorian Yaya Toure tops the Africa list placing 17th in the World. The publication documents the highest paid individuals in football per year.The calculations are based not just on individual’s contracts ... Read More »

Wolfsburg’s Hecking admits Madrid deserve semi-final spot

The Bundesliga club’s trainer was gracious in defeat, but he was disappointed to concede three goals as the side threw away a winning position in the Spanish capital Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking felt Real Madrid deserved their place in the Champions League semi-finals as he lamented his team’s defending. A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick led the La Liga giants to a ... Read More »

Zidane’s trousers split during Real Madrid’s win over Wolfsburg

12 April, 2016 9:44pm.   -goal.com It looks like Zinedine Zidane will be needing a new suit for the Champions League semi-finals. The Real Madrid boss managed to split his trousers during Tuesday’s 3-0 victory over Wolfsburg as a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick rescued the Spanish club. It was still tense for Zidane, despite his side commanding a 3-0 lead, and ... Read More »

AWC Qualifier: Black Queens wallop Tunisia 4-0

12 April, 2016  10:23pm Ghana’s senior female football team, the Black Queens, thrashed Tunisia 4-0 on Tuesday to complete a 6-1 aggregate scoreline to book a place at the 10th edition of the African Women’s Championship in Cameroon.The tournament is scheduled for 19 November to 3 December, 2016.Striker Samira Suleiman opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a free ... Read More »

UEFA CL: City downs PSG to reach CL semis for first time

April 12, 2o16 10:19pm Kevin de Bruyne sent Manchester City into the Champions League semifinals for the first time Tuesday, securing a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain to build on a 2-2 draw from the first leg.PSG’s fourth successive exit in the quarterfinals leaves the Qatari-owned club still chasing a much sought-after European Cup. Instead, City is celebrating another ... Read More »

UEFA CL: Ronaldo treble sends Real Madrid to semi-finals

April 12,2016 10:09pm The Portugal international hit his third-hat-trick of this season’s competition to fire Real Madrid past Wolfsburg and into the semi-finals Who said Cristiano Ronaldo was past his best? The Portugal international rode to Real Madrid’s rescue once again as his hat-trick secured a 3-2 victory over Wolfsburg to fire the Spanish club into the Champions League semi-finals. ... Read More »

Messi remains world’s top paid footballer

April 12, 2016 9:10am Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi remains the world’s highest paid footballer with an annual income of 74 million euros ($84.3 million, £59.3 million), according to a report set to appear in Tuesday’s edition of France Football magazine.Messi’s earnings in 2015 rose by nine million euros compared to the previous figures, keeping the five-time Ballon d’Or ... Read More »