Author Archives: Gary Al-Smith

Tigo supports 1000 footballers in Accra

Accra will experience a soccer shake-up in the following four weeks when Ghana’s biggest and most participatory football event, the Tigo Community Soccer invades the nation’s capital beginning this weekend.  The coastal communities of Teshie, Bukom and Gbeigbeise in Dansoman will host three consecutive weeks of action-packed  community football competition  while Ashaiman in Tema will host the fourth event.  The ...

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K.K Sarpong demands monies owed him by Kotoko

The league leaders Asante Kotoko is in trouble as Dr. K.K Sarpong, ex boss of the club demands monies owed him. The lawyers of Dr. K.K Sarpong, former Asante Kotoko Executive Chairman have written to the Porcupine Warriors demanding GHC 590,000 owed him during his tenure of office and the club is given a one month ultimatum to deal with ...

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Akoto-Boafo: Schlupp must go to Brazil after Leicester heroics

Leicester City qualified for the English Premier League this weekend. One must wonder what a journalist from Accra with no business in Leicester is doing writing about an English team that is only remembered in this part of the world as the launch pad for Emile Heskey. The answer is linked in a fairly unGhanaian name. Schlupp. Jeffrey Schlupp is ...

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Algerian star nets two own goals in one game

Algeria defender Aïssa Mandi will not want to remember this weekend. His Reims side met leaders Paris St Germain in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday and he twice scored into his own net. PSG finished the game 3-0 winners. Both goals by the France-born right-back came at both ends of the second half. Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani gave PSG the lead in ...

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Michael Essien out injured for two weeks

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has been ruled out of action for two weeks after injuring his right thigh in training. This comes days after Sulley Muntari was confirmed to have been injured by the club. It is a big blow to both club and country. Milan have needed both players in this difficult season as Clarence Seedorf has tried to stabilize ...

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Medeama lose momentum against All Stars

Medeama’s push for second place in the First Capital Plus Premier League suffered a hit following a 2-0 defeat to Wa All Stars on Thursday in Wa. The Mauves, who have been brilliant in the second round of the League and in their Confederation Cup campaign still have two games in hand and are six points off second-place. Two goals ...

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Ghanaians are frustrating Black Stars – Ben Koufie

The head of the Technical Directorate of the Black Stars, Ben Koufie has criticized Ghanaian for over concentrating on issues that derails the attention of the playing body and the technical team of the Black Stars. He has expressed that there is an issue on the mouth of Ghanaians everyday as if the country is making their debut appearance at ...

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Masondo Cup launch set for Johannesburg

This year’s Masondo Cup for the city of Johannesburg, South Africa will be launched at African Football Executive Convention (AFEX) which will be held on the 10th and 11th April in the same city at the FNB Stadium. In this regard, the organisers will be outdooring the Masondo Cup which will focus on providing a platform for footballers around the ...

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