Author Archives: Nathan Quao

Brazil 2014: #CitiSports launch ‘World Cup Minute’ with Sammy Bartels

The Citi FM sports desk started their programmes to herald the coming football festival with the Citi Sports World Cup Minute. It started on Tuesday morning’s edition of Kickoff, the station’s morning sports bulletin, and it will feature snappy, one-minute profiles of pertinent issues and previews relating Brazil 2014. “The segment will be pre-packaged for airing on the sports desk’s major ...

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Medeama plots ahead of Confederation Cup second leg

Medeama Sporting Club have told Citi Sports in an interview that the team have already started preparations for the second leg of the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup against MAS Fez of Morocco. Ebenezer Aidoo, the club’s Public Relations Officer explained that they were getting ready for any eventuality they could face in the North African country. “We know all ...

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Tennis – Andy Murray signs for Bangkok in Premier Tennis League

Wimbledon champion Murray will join Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Victoria Azarenka, Daniel Nestor, Carlos Moya, Kirsten Flipkens in the Bangkok team. The line-ups were confirmed at the player auction which was held in Dubai with Singapore, Mumbai and Dubai also having teams. Novak Djokovic will lead the Dubai side, with Pete Sampras andRafael Nadal in the Mumbai team; meanwhile, Andre Agassi andSerena Williams head the Singapore line-up. ...

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Johnson calls for defensive leader in Black Stars

Former Black Stars defender Samuel Johnson has advised the national team to rope in leaders in the team’s defence ahead of the 2014 World Cup. According to Johnson, the team lacks an organiser at the back to help direct matters especially as the nation faces top quality sides in Germany, Portugal and the United States. “At the moment, we do ...

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Dwarfs claim nervy win as Chelsea struggle in CAF club competitions

Ebusua Dwarfs have admitted to being nervy in their CAF Confederations Cup second round first leg tie at home to Petrol Atletico on Sunday. The home side won by two goals by zero from David Gomes and  Ricky Adjei but, according to their spokesperson, Adjetey Djanie, they lacked calmness in front of goal to put away the chances they created ...

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Queens advance in AWC qualifier

Ghana are through to the second round of qualifying for the 2014 African Women’s Championship after back-to-back wins over Burkina Faso. The Black Queens reproduced another 3-0 victory against their opponents on Saturday at the Accra Stadium in the return leg of the first-round qualifier. The result handed Ghana a 6-0 aggregate victory over both legs. Ghana will meet Ethiopia ...

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Boateng despondent about Schalke form

The past week Schalke have been thumped mercilessly, leaving Kevin-Prince despondent. On Saturday, Bayern beat them 5-1 in the Bundesliga, leaving the Royal Blue with eleven goals conceded in two games. This was after Real Madrid had destroyed them in the Champions league, 6-1 in midweek. “I don’t know why Bayern played so well, we were so bad. I’m not ...

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Atletico Madrid 2-2 Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo struck a late equaliser as title rivals Real Madrid and Atletico shared a draw in a fiercely contested derby at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Karim Benzema stabbed in early on to give Real the lead but Koke equalised with a low finish. Atletico captain Gabi then put the home side ahead just before the break with a stunning ...

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Jordan admits ‘maturity’ after first goal in four months

All Jordan Ayew needed was two minutes to get his first goal in four months. After coming off the bench for the first time since joining struggling Sochaux, the Ghanaian scored to start a 2-0 home win over Bordeaux. A substitute role seemed to have made the difference for the talented 22-year-old hitman and he was pleased with himself for the ...

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Man City fight back to win League Cup

Manuel Pellegrini secured his first trophy as Manchester City manager as they staged a second-half revival to beat Sunderland and win the Capital One Cup at Wembley. Sunderland – seeking their first major trophy since the famous 1973 FA Cup win against Leeds United – deservedly led at half-time through Fabio Borini’s fine angled strike after 10 minutes. This entertaining ...

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