Author Archives: Benjamin Nketsia

James Harden out at least two weeks with hamstring strain


Houston Rockets star guard James Harden will be sidelined at least two weeks due to a Grade 2 hamstring strain, the team announced Monday night. Harden, the league’s scoring leader at 32.1 points per game, injured his left hamstring while driving for a layup late in the fourth quarter of Houston’s double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. ...

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GFA accept blame for disastrous World Cup qualifying campaign


Ghana will be absent when elite nations gather in Russia to participate in the World Cup during the summer,and the Ghana Football Association have started the year off by accepting responsibility for a qualifying campaign that can best be described as a disaster. The Black Stars failure to win a single game at home meant that Ghana would pick up ...

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Attram: Ghanaian coaches deserve respect


Head Coach of Accra Great Olympics,Godwin Attram believes the time has come for football administrators and all stakeholders involved in the game to recognize and appreciate the craft of coaches. The former Black Stars striker now turned manager endured a turbulent season in the recently ended Ghana Premier League with Olympics. A poor run of form resulted in his demotion ...

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Solomon Asante joins US-based Phoenix Rising FC


Ghanaian international midfielder Solomon Asante has completed a move to United Soccer League (USL) side Phoenix Rising FC from CAF Confederation Cup holders TP Mazembe. The 27 year old spent 5 years at the Congolese club after joining from Ghana Premier League side Berekum Chelsea in 2013. Asante helped lead the club to three league titles in four seasons in ...

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Turkish Prosecutors Seek 4-Year Enes Kanter Prison Term


Prosecutors in Turkey are seeking a four-year prison sentence for New York Knicks big man Enes Kanter due to his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to the Associated Press (h/t, Kanter would be tried in absentia regarding tweets he posted about Erdogan in May and June 2016. In May, Kanter was detained at a Romanian airport ...

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Los Angeles celebrate Kobe Bryant’s jersey retirement in style


Kobe Bryant’s legacy is not a simple one. There were championships (five of them). There was drama on the court (see Shaquille O’Neal). There was controversy off the court (see Colorado). It was a career that inspired great debate from beginning to end. Will he surpass MJ? Who’s more important to the Lakers, Kobe or Shaq? Is Kobe or LeBron ...

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Gatlin shocked by doping allegations about coach & athletics agent


World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is “shocked and surprised” at doping allegations made against his coach and an agent. Athletics anti-doping officials have begun an investigation into what the president of the sport’s governing body called “serious allegations” about Dennis Mitchell and Robert Wagner. The Daily Telegraph said Wagner – an agent linked to Gatlin – offered to ...

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Ac Milan deny Gattuso resignation


AC Milan, through the official website, categorically denies the rumors that Gennaro Gattuso was prepared to give his resignation yesterday. Yesterday, the Milan manager was at Casa Milan, but not to leave the club. According to, “Rino Gattuso has not the slightest thought of his resignation. As early as yesterday afternoon it was, not only perceived but also, understood ...

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Maxwell Konadu :Ghana have potential to dominate CAF awards


Black Stars deputy head coach Maxwell Konadu is of the opinion that Ghana has fallen slightly off the pace as far as churning out top players on the continent is concerned but could put things right in the near future. He expressed the concern following the conspicuous absence of a Ghanaian from the final list of nominees for the 2017 ...

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Mascherano to move to Chinese side Hebei Fortune


Javier Mascherano is leaving Barcelona to seek a Fortune in the Chinese Super League. The former Liverpool midfielder, who turned into a defender at the Nou Camp, will quit the Catalan giants for a switch to the lucrative CSL with club Hebei Fortune. The former Anfield enforcer has had a successful spell at the Nou Camp, where he has won ...

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