Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Nana Aba, Sandra Ankobiah secure ¢100,000 for women’s football

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Celebrated journalist Nana Aba Anamoah and lawyer Sandra Ankobiah have justified their selection as ambassadors for women’s football in the country after securing a sizable contribution to their efforts. Nana Aba, who is a multiple award-winning journalist has worked on several platforms in the country teamed up with the celebrity lawyer to come to the rescue of women football in the ...

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Wladimir Klitschko: Tyson Fury comments ‘sounded like Hitler’

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Tyson Fury should be banned from boxing for comments which made him sound “like Hitler”, Wladimir Klitschko says. Britain’s world heavyweight champion apologised last month for a video he posted online containing homophobic, sexist and anti-Semitic comments. But ex-champion Klitschko, who fights Fury in Manchester on 9 July, said: “I was in shock at his statements. “When he got to ...

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Leicester City sign defender Hernandez from Sporting Gijon

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Leicester City have signed Spanish defender Luis Hernandez on a four-year deal, starting on 1 July. The 27-year-old will join the Premier League champions on a free transfer when his current deal at Sporting Gijon expires. Hernandez has made 140 appearances for the La Liga club since making his debut in 2012. The centre-back is a product of the Real ...

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Ex-Hearts coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi ‘bitter’ over sacking

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Following his sacking on Monday afternoon, former Hearts of Oak coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi, has expressed his disappointment at his exit from the club. In a open letter to the fans of the Accra-based club, the Japanese coach thanked everyone connected with the club but also spoke of his bitterness at not being able to see out his contract. “I have ...

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Brazil sack Dunga after Copa America exit

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Dunga has been sacked from his position as Brazil manager after a disastrous Copa America Centenario. The Selecao were eliminated from the tournament in the group stage after drawing with Ecuador and losing to Peru, either side of a 7-1 victory over Haiti, which proved irrelevant. He is expected to be replaced by Corinthians manager Tite, who will take charge ...

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NBA: San Antonio Spurs Power Forward David West in Ghana [Photos]

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Power forward for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA, David West has touched down in Ghana. The two-time NBA all-star returns to the country, months after his last visit in August. It is unclear how long West will be in the country but he is expected to take part in some basketball clinics while he’s here. West ended the regular season ...

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I’m sorry – Sulley Muntari apologises for Brazil 2014 brouhaha

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Ghanaian international, Sulley Ali Muntari has apologised to the country and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for his part in the incidents which marred the country’s participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Muntari was suspended indefinitely from the Black Stars along with Kevin Prince Boateng for what the GFA described as disruptive behaviour during Ghana’s participation at the tournament. The ...

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies aged 74

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Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix in Arizona state after being admitted on Thursday. He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. The ...

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Jose Mourinho signs Manchester United contract

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Jose Mourinho has signed his contract to become the new manager of Manchester United. The Portuguese concluded talks at a central Londonhotel at around 5pm on Thursday to succeed Louis van Gaal as the new boss at Old Trafford. Sky Sports reported that Mourinho returned home at 5.20pm with documents in his hand and a bottle of red wine, having met ...

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