Author Archives: Gary Al-Smith

“Dissolve Dzamefe Commission, start prosecution” – Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe, IMANI think tank boss

– The Executive Director of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has suggested the immediate dissolution of the presidential commission investigating Ghana’s embarrassing outing at the 2014 World Cup tournament. He was of the view that the startling revelations of massive corruption and mismanagement of funds by the organizers of the country’s participation in Brazil must be a strong basis for ending ...

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Cameroonians on target in Europe

Maxim Choupo-Moting

– A quintet of Cameroonians was on target for their clubs in different league and cup games inEurope at the weekend. The players were all part of the squad that beat Congo DR and Cote d’Ivoire in the recent 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Midfielder Stephane M’Bia came off the bench in the 69th minute and scored the second goal for Sevilla three minutes later in ...

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Ivory Coast still best in Africa – Gervinho


– Flying Cote d’Ivoire winger Gervinho believes the Elephants are still the leading team in Africa despite failing to survive their group at the World Cup in Brazil. In addition to their World Cup disappointment, the Ivoirians have been knocked off the top of the continental rankings after a three-year stranglehold by new leaders Algeria who have now been number one for the past three ...

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Alhaji Grusah summons GFA before court


– The president of King Faisal, Alhaji Karim Grusah has summoned the  Ghana FA before the Accra High court, after the Appeals Committee dismissed their appeal against the ruling of Disciplinary committee which threw out their petition against Aduana Stars for the enforcement of nonpayment of cost. According to the appellant – King Faisal, Aduana Stars failed or refused to ...

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Ato Bissah excited with AshGold Top 4 triumph


– Obuasi Ashantigold were crowned the 2014 GHALCA Top 4 champions after beating New Edubiase 2-1 in a coronation match at the Len clay stadium on Sunday to annex their first silverware in nearly two decades. Accra Hearts of Oak refused to honour the final game necessitated the coronation match as the organisers failed to reach an agreement with the ...

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I want to win trophies with Donji Srem – Moro Abubakar


– Former skipper of Accra Hearts of Oak, Moro Abubakar said his target is to win trophies with his new side Donji Srem. The ex Mighty Jets midfielder marked his debut for Donji Srem in a 1-1 away drawn game against Cukaricki in the Serbian super liga played on Saturday. Moro lasted the full duration of the game on his ...

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Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Guinea to host future Afcons


– Cameroon and Ivory Coast were handed the right to hold future African Nations Cup finals as the Confederation of African Football sprung a surprise on Saturday and also named Guinea to host the continental championship. Ghana is watching events at the Confederation of African closely as it looks to land the right to host Afcon 2017, too. Five countries ...

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Ashgold beat New Edubiase in top-4 coronation


– Ashanti Gold defeated New Edubiase United in a ceremonial game to crown them GHALCA top-4 champions for the very first time. New Edubiase gave Ashgold a run for their money, but the Miners eventually subdued them with a 2-1 victory at the Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium on Sunday in a coronation match to declare the latter winners of ...

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Kotoko fans buy car and two plots of land for Ahmed Toure


Two Kotoko supporters have continued a rich tradition of showmanship to the club’s players by splurging on Ahmed Toure. Christopher Opoku Mensah, owner of the Pentecostal Estate Developers Limited has donated two plots of land at Ntonso in the Ashanti region following his decision to choose the Reds over Hearts. [contextly_sidebar id=”a0zfZxljIg6MJ4GqfiAASwPFUvYs6pxO”] Another businessman, Christopher Damenya also bought a “Mazda Three” worth GHS 60,000 for the ...

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Hearts claim Soulama capture is close


Burkinabe international, Abdoulaye Soulama is likely to sign for Accra Hearts of Oak. According to spokesperson of the club, Muheeb Saeed, the former Kumasi Asante Kotoko glovesman is in the camp of the Phobians. “Yes, he [Soulama] is in our camp and we are hoping to complete the deal to make him an official Hearts of Oak player,” He told Oman FM. ...

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