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PSG records a 2-0 victory over Real Sociedad

Paris Saint-Germain secured a 2-0 victory over Real Sociedad in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie, with Kylian Mbappe opening the scoring.The Ligue 1 champions took control of the match with...

Man City beat Chelsea in WSL thanks to Shaw

Manchester City's win over Chelsea in the Women’s Super League has tightened the title race, with Khadija Shaw's goal securing a 1-0 victory and putting City level on points with the four-time defending champions.Shaw,...

Saints now at second spot after win against West Brom

Southampton moved back into the Championship’s automatic-promotion spots with a convincing 2-0 win against West Brom.Ryan Fraser and David Brooks scored for Southampton as they returned to second place, one point ahead of...

Guardiola takes blame for Palmer’s Man City exit

Pep Guardiola has accepted responsibility for Manchester City's failure to keep Cole Palmer, one of their highly-rated academy prospects.The champions sold Palmer to Chelsea last summer, and since then, the 21-year-old has shone...

Gallagher scores 3 goals in 2 games for Blues

Conor Gallagher's recent goal-scoring form has been likened to London buses, with three goals in two games for Chelsea.His first goal came in a 3-1 FA Cup win against Aston Villa, followed by...

Messi is fit to start season for Inter Miami

Inter Miami manager Gerardo Martino has expressed confidence that Lionel Messi will be fit to face Real Salt Lake next Wednesday night.This comes after a 1-1 draw against Newell's Old Boys in Miami's...

PSG eyeing Napoli’s Osimhen as a potential replacement for Mbappé

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has shown interest in acquiring Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, as reported by The Athletic.The 25-year-old is considered a top candidate to bolster the team's forward line, particularly with the potential...

“Already-made coaches don’t add value to the teams, so don’t appoint any – Kyei Mensah-Bonsu warns GFA

Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has issued a cautionary message to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) regarding its quest for a new coach for the Black Stars.Expressing his views, the Member of...

Chelsea mull a whopping £38.5 million bid for West Ham star boy Kudus

Chelsea is reportedly preparing a £38.5 million bid to secure the services of West Ham star Mohammed Kudus during the upcoming summer transfer window.According to reports from Fichajes.net, Arsenal is also interested in acquiring...

Learn to end the insults of the players – Kurt Okraku to Ghanaians on Black Stars

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku, has issued a strong warning, cautioning that players might decline selection for the Black Stars if subjected to severe criticism following subpar performances.The Black Stars...

Kenyan athletics star Henry Rono passes at 72

Kenya's former world record holder, Henry Rono, passed away at the age of 72 after a brief illness, Athletics Kenya confirmed on Thursday morning in Nairobi.Rono etched his name in history during a remarkable...

Joyce Annor Yeboah makes history as the first Ghanaian coach to join Juventus Academy

Juventus Academy Ghana has bolstered its coaching team with the appointment of Joyce Annor Yeboah, also known as Afia Empress, marking a significant milestone as she becomes the first Ghanaian female tactician to join...

VIDEO: GFA’s Kurt Okraku arrives at Raphael Dwamena’s funeral

Today, the final funeral rites for the late Ghanaian footballer, Raphael Dwamena, took place at the Adjiriganor AstroTurf.People from Ghana's football community and beyond gathered to pay their last respects to the former Black...

Pep confirms Grealish and Gvardiol out for blockbuster Chelsea match

Pep Guardiola has provided updates on Manchester City's squad ahead of their upcoming clash with Chelsea.While Jack Grealish and Josko Gvardiol are confirmed absentees, Bernardo Silva's availability hinges on a late fitness assessment....

‘Africa Games 2024’ saved Mustapha Ussif’s job as Sports Minister – Report

Reports from inside Jubilee House suggest that one minister who narrowly escaped the 14th February reshuffle was the Minister of Sports, Mustapha Ussif.Close advisors of President Nana Akufo-Addo suggested that the embattled Minister...

Crystal Palace’s Roy Hodgson in stable condition after taking ill during training session

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson was hospitalised after falling ill during Thursday morning's training session.Although he is reported to be in stable condition, Hodgson is currently undergoing tests.As a result of Hodgson's health...

Messi won? Then there was no robbery – Mourinho on Ballon d’Or robbery for the ‘GOAT’

Jose Mourinho has come to the defence of Lionel Messi's 2010 Ballon d'Or win, countering claims made by his former player Wesley Sneijder, who deemed the decision "unfair."Sneijder, a former Dutch international, expressed his...

Black Queens to receive unpaid bonuses before Zambia qualifier 

Gifty Oware-Mensah, Chairperson of the Black Queens Management Committee, has assured players that they will receive their due bonuses before their upcoming game against Zambia this month.Ghana is set to face Zambia in the...

Video: Some Ghanaian sports journalists express satisfaction with current state of football in press conference

A group of Ghanaian sports journalists convened for a press conference, expressing their collective optimism about the current state of football in the country.Representatives from various media outlets shared positive perspectives on recent developments...

Jose Mourinho expresses his ‘special love and bond’ with Africa

Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he has curtailed his visits to Africa due to the overwhelming attention and excitement that typically accompany his presence on the continent.The 61-year-old, known for his influential...

Video: See the arrival of Raphael Dwamena’s mortal remains at funeral grounds

The mortal remains of the late Ghanaian footballer Raphael Dwamena arrived at the Adjiringanor Astro-Turf in a black hearse.However, the arrival was delayed due to a misunderstanding between Dwamena's wife and family. The...

New England Revolution introduces ex-Ghanaian standout Jonathan Mensah

Former Ghanaian defender Jonathan Mensah has been officially introduced by the New England Revolution ahead of the upcoming Major League Soccer (MLS) season.Mensah, who arrived at the club as a free agent following his...

My blood pressure was rising – Mali coach on why water had to be poured on him after AFCON loss

Following Mali's defeat in the AFCON 2023 quarter-final match against Ivory Coast, coach Sekou Chelle disclosed experiencing dizziness and a spike in blood pressure.A viral video depicted water being poured over Chelle's head,...

Clash between maternal and paternal families disrupts funeral rites for footballer Raphael Dwamena

The funeral of the late Ghanaian footballer Raphael Dwamena has been marred by a confrontation between his paternal and maternal families, disrupting the solemn occasion.Held at the Adjiringanor AstroTurf in Accra, the service...

UEFA report names Man Utd’s 2023 squad as most expensive in history

A UEFA report on football clubs' finances released on Thursday, shows that the Manchester United squad in the previous financial year has been recorded as the most expensive ever.Despite finishing third in the...

Luis Suárez announces Inter Miami as his last club before retiring

On Thursday, Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez declared that Inter Miami will mark the final club of his career.The 37-year-old joined the MLS side for the 2024 season following his tenure with Brazilian club...

Mbappé allegedly informs PSG of his intention to leave

Kylian Mbappé has informed Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) of his intention to depart from the club once his contract expires this summer, sources have disclosed to ESPN, signalling a potential move to Real Madrid.Reports from...

I had to stop Michael Essien from calling me daddy – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho and Michael Essien share a close bond akin to a father-and-son relationship, with Essien attributing much of his success to Mourinho.Essien rose to prominence and endeared himself to Chelsea fans during...

You expected us to “scowl like mad dogs”? – Saddick Adams blasts critics over hugs with sports minister

Saddick Adams has addressed the cordial images capturing his encounter with Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif in the parliament lobby on February 14, 2024.Adams, alongside other prominent sports journalists, spearheaded the 'Save Ghana Football' protest,...

Maxwell Konadu to take on assistant coaching duties under new Black Stars head coach

Head coach of Nsoatreman Football Club, Maxwell Konadu, has emerged as a potential candidate to join the coaching staff of the new Black Stars head coach.Following the dismissal of coach Chris Hughton last month...

Young Ghanaian player dies after complaining of headache during training

Vision FC, based in Tamale, has confirmed the tragic passing of Iddrisu Shaban, a young player in their ranks.According to reports, Shaban suffered a fall during a training session, resulting in a head injury....

Ghanaians embrace Otto Addo’s reinstatement as head coach of Black Stars

Following reports indicating that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) is considering reappointing Otto Addo as the new head coach of the Black Stars, the majority of Ghanaians seem highly supportive of this potential decision.The...

Michael Essien visits Ivory Coast’s Simon Adingra, Champion of the 2023 AFCON

Ghanaian football icon, Michael Essien, has journeyed to Ivory Coast to visit Brighton & Hove Albion forward Simon Adingra.At just 22 years old, Adingra was a vital part of the Ivory Coast squad during...

AFCON 2023: ‘Finally’ Sports Minister blasts Black Stars for unacceptable display

Ghana's Minister of Sports, Mustapha Ussif, has voiced his discontent over the recent underwhelming performances of the Black Stars in major football competitions.The four-time Africa Champions have failed to impress in the past three...

Peace FM’s Nana Yaw Kesseh blasts GFA chief for undermining impact of ‘Save Ghana Football’ demo

Nana Yaw Kesseh, one of the organisers of the 'Save Ghana Football' protest, has strongly responded to what he perceives as an attempt by Nana Oduro Sarfo, an Executive Council member of the Ghana...

Pick-pockets purloined Alhaji Gruzah’s money at ‘Save Ghana Football’ demonstration – Report

Alhaji Abdul Karim Gruzah, a seasoned football administrator, was a victim of theft during the 'Save Ghana Football' demonstration held on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, according to reports.This unfortunate incident was brought to...

2nd edition of ‘Save Ghana Football” demo to be held on 23 February in Kumasi – Sports journalist

Broadcast Journalist, Atta Poku of Sompa TV/Radio has indicated another "Save Ghana Football" demonstration will take place in Kumasi on 23rd February and later in SunyaniA demonstration was staged in Accra on February 14,...

Jude Bellingham-Greenwood feud appears to evoke ‘unwritten law’ in LaLiga

Jude Bellingham and Mason Greenwood have stirred up an unexpected controversy in La Liga, as Getafe challenges Real Madrid over an incident deemed to breach an unwritten code.During a Spanish top-flight match on...

VIDEO: Memphis Depay gifts diamond-encrusted NBA-esque ring to Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann has achieved a significant milestone by becoming Atletico Madrid's all-time leading goal scorer and in recognition of this achievement, his teammate Memphis Depay has gifted him a diamond-encrusted ring reminiscent of those...

Full Text: ‘Save Ghana Football’ demo petition presented to Ghana

Ghanaian sports Journalists and football enthusiasts embarked on a "Save Ghana Football' demonstration on February 14, 2024, under the banner of "#Save Ghana Football," calling for the GFA president's resignation and the disbandment of...

Thomas Tuchel fumes over Bayern Munich’s “slapstick” display in Lazio defeat

Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel criticised his team's performance as "slapstick" following their 1-0 loss to Lazio on Wednesday.The defeat leaves Bayern facing a challenging task to advance to the Champions League quarterfinals.The...

Brentford wraps up on signing of Brazilian striker Igor Thiago from Club Brugge

On Wednesday, Premier League club Brentford announced the signing of Brazilian striker Igor Thiago, aged 22, from Club Brugge.Thiago has penned a five-year contract with an option for a one-year extension, as confirmed...

Benzema left out of crucial match amidst alleged dispute with coach

Karim Benzema has been omitted from Al Ittihad's squad for their upcoming AFC Champions League match against Uzbekistani team Navbahor, as confirmed by a source to ESPN.This decision comes amidst strained relations between...

Man Utd considering a revamp of its scouting system; plans a Dan Ashworth recruitment

Dan Ashworth is set to lead the reconstruction of Man Utd's scouting department upon assuming the role of director of football.Sources informed ESPN that Brighton's head of recruitment, Sam Jewell, is the primary...

Madrid mull signing of Lille’s Yoro

Real Madrid is considering making a move to sign Lille defender Leny Yoro, as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) struggles to finalise an agreement.PSG has shown keen interest in the young centre-back, but they are...

Black Stars ranked 67th globally, 14th in Africa -FIFA rankings

Following their disappointing performance at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Ghana has experienced a significant decline in the latest FIFA World Rankings.The Black Stars, previously ranked 61st at the end of 2023,...

GFA laws unfavorable for Ghanaian football players – Ex-football player

Former Ghanaian football player has stated that the policies established by the GFA are unfair to players and potentially hinders their development and within the sporting industry.During the 'Save Ghana Football' demo on...

Kurt Okraku uses Black Stars platform to sell his players – Former Coach alleges

Former coach for Vision FC, Chritopher Nimley, has alleged that President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku, uses the national team, the Black Stars, as a means to promote his players for...

Video: Protesters hoot at, sack Deputy Sports Minister, ‘Save Ghana Football’ demo

Amidst jeers and boos, several high-ranking officials from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) faced dismissal by protestors during the Save Ghana Football demonstration.Among those identified were GFA's...

Borteyman Sports Complex to be converted to University of Sport for Dev’t – Sports Minister

Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, has revealed the government's plans to transform the Borteyman Sports Complex into the University of Sport for Development.Emphasising the advantages of this modern sports facility, he stressed...

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