Author Archives: Benjamin Nketsia

Pogba misses Man Utd training to cast doubt over Sevilla showing


The France international is still nursing a knock which kept him out of a clash with Liverpool and may now be absent in the Champions League. Paul Pogba was forced to sit out Manchester United training on Monday, casting doubt over his involvement in their Champions League clash with Sevilla. The France international midfielder was a late withdrawal from the ...

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Kawhi Leonard could be available as early as Thursday

Kawhi Leonard could be available for the San Antonio Spurs as early as Thursday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, sources tell ESPN’s Lisa Salters. The plan for Leonard to return is barring a setback from a right quad injury, sources told ESPN. He said earlier this week that he planned to return “soon” from the injury, which has kept ...

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Noonan: Alien home ground not justification for excuses


Accra Hearts of Oak CEO Mark Noonan believes the club and its fans must psych themselves ahead of the change in home venue following their 1-0 defeat in a friendly encounter against Elmina Sharks. The match took place at the Cape Coast Stadium,a ground Hearts have adopted as their home base in the wake of the renovation work currently happening ...

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Black Princesses placed in Pot 3 for U20 Women’s World Cup draw


Ghana’s Black Princesses have been placed in pot 3 ahead of the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup draw on Thursday. The Princesses are joined by Brazil, Spain and China PR. Pot 1 consists France, Germany, Korea DPR and Japan and Pot 2 is made up of USA, Nigeria, Mexico and New Zealand England, Paraguay, Haiti and Netherlands are Pot ...

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Harden, Rockets Shred Russell Westbrook and Thunder in Win


It’s a good thing the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 2018 first-round pick is lottery protected. Facing a dwindling margin for error in the heated Western Conference playoff race, the Thunder continued their descent down the standings with a 122-112 loss to the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday night. Oklahoma City is now 37-29 overall as it continues to ...

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Mohammed Polo reveals five year plan to nurture talent


Ghanaian football legend Mohammed Polo believes the recent renovation work at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex will greatly aid his plans to help develop budding talent for the game of football. The facility which has seen little maintenance since its completion in the 1970’s will be given a face-lift which will include a standard sized football pitch,a multipurpose gym,swimming pool ...

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Olympics, GFA head back to court after negotiation stalemate


Accra Great Olympics FC Limited and the Ghana Football Association are heading back to court after the former accused the latter of taking an entrenched position in dealing with the protest brought against Elmina Sharks FC. Olympics want the GFA to relegate Elmina Sharks and re-instate them or expand the league to 18 teams to accommodate them. An Accra High ...

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ES Setif unsettled ahead of Aduana clash


Algerian side ES Setif have expressed extreme disappointment in the handlers of the Baba Yara stadium following the decision of stadium authorities to prevent them from carrying out their training sessions yesterday. The Algerian side arrived at the crack of dawn in Ghana on Saturday to take on Aduana Stars in the first leg of the second preliminary stage of ...

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Modric charged with false testimony

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric was charged Friday with giving false testimony at the corruption trial of Dinamo Zagreb’s powerful former chief Zdravko Mamic, prosecutors said. The 32-year-old midfielder was charged with “committing the criminal offence of giving false testimony” last June during a trial against Mamic and three others before a local tribunal, a prosecutors’ statement said. In line with ...

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Richmond Boakye-Yiadom joins Jiangsu Suning


Ghanaian striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom has joined Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning from Red Star Belgrade. The 25 year old finished 2017 in red hot form,scoring 42 goals in 48 matches for both club and country. The side coached by Fabio Capello are expected to pay the Ghanaian 10 percent of the transfer fee which is believed to be ...

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