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John Mensah: Former Black Stars captain joins Athletic FC United

John Mensah has secured a move to Swedish second tier side Athletic FC United after signing a a year deal. The former Black Stars captain completed his move to the Swedish side on Friday evening. The 33-year-old has been without a club since leaving FC Nitra in Slovakia last year. Mensah took extensive time off while in his native Ghana ... Read More »

Mubarak Wakaso ruled out for four weeks

The Black Stars will be missing the services of Mubarak Wakaso in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique after medics ruled him out for four weeks. The Ghanaian suffered a muscle injury in the Yellows’4-0 win over Getafe in La Liga on Tuesday, leading to his substitution after just 15 minutes. “Las Palmas’ medical team have confirmed ... Read More »

Ghana still 4th in Africa, 41st in latest FIFA world rankings

Ghana have maintained their 41st position on the latest FIFA rankings released on March 3. Ghana were ranked 41st is the last ranking with 691 points which reduced to 656 points as the West African country stayed in the same position. On the African continent Cape Verdes Islands disposed 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Champions Cote d’Ivoire from the first ... Read More »

England soccer star Adam Johnson found guilty of child sex

England football international Adam Johnson has been found guilty of one count of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. He was cleared of a second charge relating to another alleged sexual act with the girl during a hearing Wednesday at Bradford Crown Court in the north of England. The 28-year old had previously admitted to grooming a girl under the ... Read More »

Bolga All Stars go top of Zone One DOL

Bolga All Stars claimed top spot of Zone One after match day one of the GN Bank Division One league after smoothly defeating Tamale Utrecht 2-0 at the Bolgatanga Sports Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Â brace from top striker Noah Neequaye in each half of the game sealed the victory for the Stars of the East. Bolga All Stars dominated ... Read More »

Amartey makes Leicester debut in 1-0 win over Norwich

Ghanaian defender Daniel Amartey made his debut for English Premier League leaders Leicester City on Saturday in their game against Norwich City. The versatile defender, a native of Ada who joined Jeffrey Schlupp at Leicester in the January transfer window from FC Copenhagen was handed a start by his manager Claudio Ranieri and went on to play 78 minutes before ... Read More »

Gianni Infantino elected new FIFA President

FIFA have elected Gianni Infantino, a European football administrator born just six miles from Sepp Blatter, as its new president in a bid to restore the world governing body’s reputational damage overseen by his disgraced predecessor. Greg Dyke, the Football Association chairman who had backed Infantino, hailed him as a “straightforward guy” whose victory was a new start for FIFA. ... Read More »

League delay affected Ashgold’s CAF Champions’ League show – GFA Vice President

Vice President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), George Afriyie has confessed that the delay in commencement of the Ghana Premier League affected reigning champions, Ashantigold’s performance in their CAF Champions’ League tie against MO Bejaia a fortnight ago. The Miners toiled and laboured all game and are in North Africa for the second leg this weekend with a slender ... Read More »

Samuel Yeboah targets 20 league goals for Hearts

Samuel Yeboah has set a target of at least 20 goals next season after scoring on his debut for Accra Hearts of Oak on Sunday. The former Heart of Lions striker grabbed the only goal as the Phobians pipped New Edubiase 1-0 in their opening Premier League match at the Accra Sports stadium. “I have a great relationship with my ... Read More »

Essien loses €500,000 at Panathinaikos

Michael Essien will not receive his bonus of €500,000 at Greek side Panathinaikos because he will be unable to play the matches required to earn the bumper sum, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The Ghanaian midfielder’s contract with the top-flight stipulates that he will earn €700,000 in bonuses if the club excels in the league at the end of the season. ... Read More »