Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogum, the Men's Coach of the year 2022, has specified the players his side would include in the upcoming season. The Black Galaxies' assistant coach won the Ghana Premier League with an unprecedented number of points in his first year at Kotoko; also, his team was the league's best away team and top-scoring club.
Caf President Patrice Motsepe on Sunday, July 3rd announced at a press conference in Morocco that the 34th Edition of the caf African cup of nations which was scheduled to take place between June 23rd and July 23rd has been postponed to January 2024 This decision comes right after the Confederation of African Football executive committee meeting which was held on Sunday July 3rd.
The women's version of the Africa Cup of Nations, called the Women's Africa Cup of Nations starts today in Morocco at exactly 20:30 pm GMT. And the champion of the tournament will go home with an extra $300,000. The winner of the previous tournament, the Nigerian Women National team earned only $200,000 but today's news from Confederation Of African Football (CAF) reveals that, the winner will take home an amount of $500,000.
Youth football in this country has been in a nosedive for a long time. We have failed to properly plan hence we always get poor results from tournaments. We haven't invested enough to reap the benefits other countries are enjoying. Since that U-20 world cup triumph in 2009, what has been the fate of our national youth teams?
Ghana FA Cup lord's Accra Hearts of Oak will aim to perform better in Africa next season according to head coach Samuel Boadu. The gaffer, guided the Phobians to retain the FA Cup crown they won last season after beating Bechem United last Sunday in Kumasi. Hearts of Oak will represent Ghana in the CAF Confederation Cup competition next season, and, Coach Boadu said, his side will look to improve on their performance of last season.
Before the commencement of football season, respective league champions have a single motive of defending the laurels they scooped in the previous season. That is exactly the mission of Ghana Premier League defending champions Accra Hearts of Oak prior to the ongoing campaign, but the rainbow club is obviously shifting from winning the Ghana Premier League to FA Cup.
This selection was made from Europe's five top divisions - (England, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy) courtesy of sofascore statistics. Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) The Ivorian had a great week, denied his opponent (West Ham) on multiple occasions, and recorded his 13th clean sheet this season, 4th on the EPL clean sheet ranking.
The betting scandals hitting the Ghana Premier League are not going down anytime soon. It is a very bad situation for the development of football in the country. The GFA is not doing enough to help curb this menace and nip it in the bud. The situation is embarrassingly getting out of hand.
Ghanaian enterprising duo of Richard Ofori and Kwame Peprah were instrumental in the qualification of Orlando Pirates to the semifinals of the CAF Confederation Cup competition. They eliminated Simba SC of Tanzania on penalties to progress. The Buccaneers lost the first by alone goal. In the return leg, Orlando Pirates also won by the same scoreline sending the game to penalties.
The Kumasi-based stadium, Baba Yara Sports Stadium, has being in the headlines in recent days. This was the stadium that Ghana hosted the first leg tie against the Super Eagles of Nigeria a few weeks ago. According to reports from the Ghana Football Association, the Confederation Of African Football (CAF) has issued a statement about the boycott of Baba Yara stadium from hosting International games.
This season was not a good one for Hasaacas Ladies. Even though they went through the whole season unbeaten in their zone, they couldn't sustain their unbeaten status in the finals of the league. They have been at the pinnacle of ladies' football in this country for the past few years.
The world cup in Qatar is drawing nearer. We have confirmed almost all the participants except a few that are yet to be decided. All the participants will be eager to make a lasting impact at the world cup especially the participants from Africa. They haven't really been doing well at the mundial.
Accra Hearts of Oak have a smart move to sign a highly rated midfielder on permanent basis. Hearts of Oak have had a medley of results this term despite running over opponents last season under coach Samuel Boadu. The Phobians were treble winners last season, claiming the domestic league with 61 points, the FA Cup after beating fellow premier league side, AshantiGold 8-7 on penalty shootouts.
The Confederation of African football known as CAF has always been great mostly at the knockout stage, here are the teams with most matches won at the semi finals of the CAF champions League matches; The first is Al Ahly Cairo of Egypt, they have won the semi finals matches with 17 wins in the Confederation of African football.
The Confederation of African Football maintained its choice to hold the last match of its 2022 Champions League in Morocco. The CAF reaction came in the midst of a progression of protests from the Egyptian Football Federation and the Ahly football club. The complaints arose after the CAF declared its choice to hold the last in Morocco in spite of one Moroccan group being in the rushing to come to that last.
Former Ghana International, Rev. Osei Kofi has described the Ghana Premier League(GPL) as not attractive to compete with other countries on the African continent. Following the recent CAF 2022 league rankings where the GPL falls on 23rd in Africa is a clear indication that the league is dwindling and emerging as a very low quality, according to Osei Kofi.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has ruled that Kumasi's Baba Yara Stadium is unsuitable for senior international fixtures. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) verified this in a statement posted on their website on Tuesday. According to the GFA, they got notification from CAF's Development Officer Raul Chipenda that the stadium is no longer authorized to hold senior category 'A' matches.
The authorities in charge of sports in this country seems not have learnt their lessons from previous experiences. I don't know what is happening to sports in this country. We were even lucky that we were told what to do yet we ate sitting unconcerned. It has come to the fore that the permission given to Ghana to host the crucial world cup qualifier in Kumasi was just for a single match.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) Development Officer, Raul Chipenda has addressed a letter to the General Secretary of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Prosper Harrison Addo, Esq. The content of the letter from CAF to GFA communicates that the famous and luckiest football stadium to Ghana football, Baba Yara Sports Stadium has been removed from the list of approved stadiums for Senior Category “A” matches.
Ghana Football Association Club Licensing Manager Julius Ben Emunah has uncovered that his outfit should present a home setting to CAF by April 25, 2022 in front of the impending 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Black Stars have been set in Group E of the qualifiers close by Madagascar, Angola and Central Africa Republic.