Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Hearts to state position on Neil Armstrong Mortagbe


Spokesperson of Accra Hearts of Oak, Muheeb Saaed, has told Citi Sports that the club will soon state its position in relation  to issues that resulted in the interdiction of former managing director of the club Neil Armstrong Mortagbe. He says the three man committee that was set up by the club’s Board Chairman, Togbe Afede XIV, have concluded their ...

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Arsenal sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona


Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for a fee believed to be around £35 million, making him the second most expensive signing in the club’s history. The player signed a long-term contract after he passed a medical at the club on Thursday and becomes manager Arsene Wenger’s first major signing of the summer. He ...

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I’m lucky to extend Ghana contract – Kwesi Appiah


Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is pleased the Ghana FA has extended his contract for two more years, despite the Black Stars’ poor showing at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil. The ex-Kotoko defender was tasked to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and to guide Ghana to the semi-finals of the global showpiece, but fell short of the ...

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FCP Premier League: Lions Get Ready For New Season


Kpando Heart of Lions have begun their preparations for the new local football season. The club qualified for the CAF Champions League for the first time in its history and they will be competing in the First Capital Plaus Premier League and the MTN FA Cup in addition and according the club’s spokesperson, Eric Collins Odoom, the demands of the ...

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Nike to end kit deal with Man United


Nike is ending a 13-year deal to manufacture Manchester United’s football kit. In a statement, the American sportswear company said “the terms that were on offer for a renewed contract did not represent good value for Nike’s shareholders”. It is thought that either Germany’s Adidas or Warrior will replace them. Manchester United did not qualify for this season’s Champions League ...

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John Paintsil signs for SA club Maritzburg United


Former Ghana international John Paintsil has joined Maritzburg United on a two-year deal after his contract with Santos expired. The 30-year-old was a free agent after parting ways with The People’s Team following their failure to gain promotion to the Premier Soccer League at the end of last season. However, while his stint with the Cape Town outfit may not ...

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Hearts of Oak, Berekum Chelsea charged with misconduct


The Ghana Football Association have charged Accra Hearts of Oak with misconduct and violence by their officials, players and supporters. The charges are as a result of the aftermath of a premier league match against New Edubiase last season in the capital. A late Edubiase equaliser from a controversially awarded penalty ended Hearts’ chances of qualifying for the African Champions ...

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Atletico set to sign Mandzukic


Bayern Munich have confirmed that a verbal agreement has been reached between the club, Mario Mandzukic and Atletico Madrid regarding the transfer of the player to the Spanish capital. The German champions confirmed the agreement at a press conference to outdoor their new signings, Robert Lewandowski and Sebastian Rode. The club’s sporting director, Matthias Sammer told reporters:  “There is a ...

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Man City sign Malaga goalkeeper Caballero


Manchester City have confirmed that they have signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Malaga on a three-year contract. The 32-year-old flew into Manchester on Monday and completed a medical for a deal worth €8 million. The Argentine told the club’s official website: “I am very happy and really looking forward to the start of pre-season and performing well to help the ...

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Man United unveil kit for new season


Manchester United are the latest Premier League club to unveil their new home kit for the forthcoming season. The strip remains in the club’s traditional colours – red, white and black – with a new-look white collar. There is also a small label inside the back of the neck with the message ‘youth, courage, greatness’, which is said to signify ...

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