Author Archives: Nathan Quao

Groupe Nduom partners GFA in 2018 Gala

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Groupe Nduom has accepted to be a partner sponsor of the revived national football Gala Competition which is scheduled to take place at the Nduom Sports Stadium on February 3rd and 4th 2018. The Gala which hitherto ushers in the new football season was last held some 13 years ago.   The Groupe has tasked three of its companies-the Nduom ...

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Roger Federer into Australian Open final after Hyeon Chung retires

Roger Federer made it through to a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Hyeon Chung retired in the second set of their semi-final. The Swiss led 6-1 5-2 when 21-year-old Chung was forced to call it quits, three games after being treated for a blister on his left foot. Defending champion Federer, 36, goes on to face Croatian ...

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Baba Rahman passes Schalke medical

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Chelsea left back Baba Rahman has completed his medical with German Bundesliga side Schalke, ahead of his proposed move from Chelsea. The Ghana international has not played a competitive game since tearing his cruciate ligament on international duty with Ghana in last year’s AFCON. Chelsea and Schalke have reportedly agreed a loan deal for the defender, although details concerning the ...

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Roger Federer into Australian Open final after Hyeon Chung retires

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Roger Federer made it through to a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Hyeon Chung retired in the second set of their semi-final. The Swiss led 6-1 5-2 when 21-year-old Chung was forced to call it quits, three games after being treated for a blister on his left foot. Defending champion Federer, 36, goes on to face Croatian ...

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Andre Ayew not interested in Swansea move

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West Ham forward Andre Ayew does not want to return to former club Swansea amid interest from the Welsh side. Swansea had a £14m bid for the Ghana international rejected by the Hammers on Sunday and are reportedly planning an improved offer. West Ham boss David Moyes is open to let Ayew leave if his £20m valuation is met. However, ...

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Coutinho makes debut as Barcelona reach Copa semis

Barca are expected to pay £105m up front for Coutinho - with the rest in realistic add-ons (Image credit: Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho made his debut for Barcelona as they beat Espanyol to reach the Spanish Cup semi-finals. The £142m signing from Liverpool came on with 22 minutes to play, by which time Barca were already 2-0 up in reply to last week’s 1-0 first-leg defeat. Coutinho might have had an assist were it not for Pau Lopez’s fine save from ...

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Gyan hits out at critics: “God made me captain; deal with it.”

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Black Stars Captain Asamoah Gyan has hit out at his critics saying he is Black Stars captain by divine appointment. The all time leading goal scorer for the Black Stars has recently been at the end of some harsh comments from various figures in the football world including former Ghana forward Prince Tagoe who said Essien or Muntari,  and not ...

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Jose Mourinho extends Manchester United contract to 2020

Jose Mourinho took over as manager at Old Trafford on 27 May, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension until 2020, with the option of a further year. The 54-year-old’s previous deal at Old Trafford was due to expire in 2019. Mourinho said he was “delighted” that United “feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future”. He added: “I would ...

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Australian Open: Kyle Edmund loses to Marin Cilic in semi-finals

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Briton Kyle Edmund’s Australian Open run came to an end with a straight-set defeat by Croatia’s sixth seed Marin Cilic in the semi-finals. Cilic won 6-2 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 to reach his first Melbourne final, where he will face Roger Federer or Hyeon Chung. Edmund, 23, had been trying to become just the fourth British man to reach a Grand Slam final ...

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