Author Archives: Gary Al-Smith

The inside story of how Ahmed Toure swerved Hearts of Oak


– Maverick striker Ahmed Toure once again succeeded in making Accra Hearts of Oak the latest victim of his boyish pranks, after reaching terms with the Phobians to sign for them for GH¢100,000 only to make a surprise move to rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko. The player is currently in Kumasi and has reportedly signed for his former club Kotoko, after ...

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Ghana FA clarify receiving double payments for friendly matches


The Ghana Football Association has discredited the testimony given by GNPC at the Commission of Inquiry that it received double payments for some Black Stars friendly matches. Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Chief Executive Alex Mould claimed his outfit that his organisation made payments for accommodation and transportation to the GFA for some of their friendly games. [contextly_sidebar id=”2e2raFzynMIEAYfDmG4qurxuCeEj7Ehb”]But that is incorrect according to the ...

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Appiah: I never lost control of dressing room


Dismissed coach of the Black Stars,  Kwesi Appiah says he was the boss and no one disrespected him. Ghana Football Association boss, Kwasi Nyantakyi had in an interview asserted that one of the reasons leading to Appiah’s sack was that he lost control of the dressing room, a reason Appiah hotly contested. “I keep asking what (lost control of dressing ...

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Money obsession cost Ghana win against Portugal – Kwesi Appiah


Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has said the Black Stars was not prepared against Portugal. Ghana lost to the Portuguese in their final group game at the World Cup,leading to their first ever elimination in the group stages of a World Cup. Speaking on Good Evening Ghana, Appiah said the team played poorly against the Portuguese because they were not ...

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Coming soon: Kwesi Appiah v GFA in court over compensation

Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association

Kwesi Appiah has decided to let his lawyers take the matter concerning his dismissal up, immediately he receives a letter to that effect from the Ghana FA. The 54-year-old was sacked last Friday, after a stunning victory away to Togo in the African Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifiers. The termination of his appointment came as a surprise, because the FA had ...

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DAY 21: Mould shocked that Ghana “paid double” for Stars friendlies; Futa appears


– The CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has expressed shock that his outfit may have paid for Black Stars friendly matches even after the Ghana Football Association (GFA) had received payments from agents for the same matches. Alex Mould, making his first appearance at the ongoing Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Ghana’s participation at the 2014 World ...

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Kwesi Appiah angry with “backstabber” Maxwell Konadu – 90 Minutes

Maxwell Konadu and Kwesi Appiah

Dismissed national football team boss, James Kwesi Appiah is blaming his assistant coach, Maxwell Konadu, for stabbing him in the back. This follows a series of shocking revelations that keep emerging after the GFA ended their romance with the former Kotoko and Black Stars captain. According to the 90 MINUTES newspaper who have quoted an impeccable source close to Kwesi Appiah ...

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Caf denies granting Guinea permission to host Afcon qualifiers

Guinea has been hugely affected by Ebola

– The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has rubbished Guinea’s claims that they have been granted permission to play their 2015 Afcon qualifiers at home. Reports emerged on Monday that the Guinea Football Federation said they had been cleared to host games again after the deadly Ebola outbreak led to a temporary ban. Federation spokesman Blaise Camara was quoted as saying on ...

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Ban supporters unions from tounaments and take only one! – Agbesi Nutsu

Fred Agbesi Nutsu

Frederick Agbesi Nutsu, Camp Commandant of the Ghana Village in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup has called for the disbandment of the various supporter unions in the country. According to Nutsu, all the splinter groups must be disbanded and re-organised under one umbrella to ensure effective organisation. Testifying before the Justice Senyo Dzamefe Commission on Monday, Nutsu said organising the ...

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