Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

La Liga is best league in the world – Gareth Bale

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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale believes La Liga is superior to the Premier League as James Rodriguez becomes the latest big-name player to arrive in Spain. The Welshman helped Real secure the Champions League last season and will link up with Rodriguez, who completed a £63m move to the Bernabeu this week after some impressive displays for Colombia in the World ...

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Mourning Dutch postpone discussion on Russia World Cup

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R), Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (L) and FIFA President Sepp Blatter take part in the official hand over ceremony for the 2018 World Cup scheduled to take place in Russia.

The Dutch soccer association (KNVB) wants to postpone discussion over their participation in the next World Cup in Russia, as an angry country on Wednesday mourned victims of the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine by Russian-backed separatists on a flight from Amsterdam last week. The KNVB said in a statement it had received many questions over playing in the ...

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Inter Allies to solidify attack for next season- Klustse

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Technical director of Inter Allies, Willie Kluste  has revealed that  building a stronger attacking setup is the team’s main aim in the local transfer window. Inter Allies managed to turn around a poor start to last season  and finish 6th on the league log after a very impressive second round but they wish to go into next season a better ...

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Real Madrid sign James Rodriguez from Monaco

Real Madrid have signed Colombian star James Rodriguez from Monaco in a £63million deal. The 23-year-old successfully passed a medical in Madrid this morning before agreeing a six-year deal and is scheduled to be unveiled in the Spanish capital this evening. Rodriguez will join up with Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to provide a formidable attacking threat for ...

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Dunga named as Brazil coach for the second time

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Brazil have named former player Dunga as their new coach for the second time. Dunga was the captain of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning team and coached the national team from 2006 to 2011. “I am immensely happy to be back,” said the 50-year-old, who was the favourite to land the job. Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil ...

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Qatar World Cup investigation delayed until September

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Fifa’s investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process has been delayed until September. Lawyer Michael Garcia, who is leading the investigation, had been due to submit his findings in July. But Fifa’s ethics committee say they now expect the report to be delivered to ethics judge Joachim Eckert by the “first week of September 2014”. The Qatar ...

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Captain Steven Gerrard quits England

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England captain Steven Gerrard has retired from international football after winning 114 caps. Gerrard, 34, won his first cap in a 2-0 win over Ukraine in 2000 and played for the last time at the 2014 World Cup in a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica. “I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country. It’s a sad day for me,” ...

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Asamoah Gyan becomes father to baby girl

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There is finally some good news for Black Stars captain after a month of gloom following the disappearance of his best friend Castro during a holiday jaunt. According to reports, the striker is the proud father of a baby girl born to his wife . Gyan, who keeps his family life very private, is already the father of three sons ...

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Yaya Toure confirms he is staying with Manchester City

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Yaya Toure has quashed speculation that he wants to leave Manchester City. Toure has been linked with a move away from the Premier League champions this summer, amid reports of a breakdown in his relationship with the club’s hierarchy, but the Ivory Coast international was quick to reassure the City faithful. “There has been a lot of speculation but they’ve ...

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