Author Archives: Rahman Osman

Kwadwo Asamoah still absent for Ghana for World Cup qualifiers despite promises of return

Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah

Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah remains absent from Ghana’s squad despite indicating he is returning.  The 26 year old requested to sideline himself from international duties due to sequence of injuries which saw him miss the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 in Gabon. He promised to make a return after the absence but the squad list released on Wednesday by coach ...

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Winful Cobbinah dropped for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Hearts of Oak's Winful Cobbinah

Hearts of Oak talisman Winful Cobbinah has been omitted from Ghana’s squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month. Black Stars head coach Kwesi Appiah announced on Tuesday the final team that will face Congo in a double header. Despite the mercurial midfielder’s delightful displays in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers against Burkina Faso, he has been dropped. By ...

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Chelsea make decision to keep Baba Rahman till he recovers fully

Ghana defender Baba Rahman

English Premier League side Chelsea have confirmed that defender Baba Abdul Rahman will remain at the club as he continues to recover from a knee injury. The decision regarding the future of a 23-year-old player has been put to rest and he will remain at Cobham as long as he is recovering. Schalke was first called interested in the player ...

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West Ham United owner admits Andre Ayew signing gives him sleepless nights

Andre Ayew

West Ham United’s co-owner David Gold is running out of patience for under-performing star Andre Ayew and his teammates after losing their opening two English Premier League matches.  He has made his opinions known on a selection of the club’s players as the Hammers slumped to another defeat on Saturday, losing 3-2 to Southampton. Although short, the comment seen via ...

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Rwanda ready to finalise bid for 2019 Under-17 World Cup

Rwanda FA President and Gianni Infantino

Rwanda’s Football Association (Ferwafa) is preparing to finalise its bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup.  The Ferwafa president Vincent Nzamwita insists the country is capable of host a tournament of such a stature. “We have already submitted a formal request to Fifa to host the event and they have registered us and sent bid documents,” Nazamwita told BBC ...

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CHAN 2018: Fans’ lucky escape as bus catches fire in Congo

The fans in Congo

Congo Brazzaville football fans had a lucky escape as their bus burst into flames on the way home from a Africa Nations Championship game. The coach was reduced to a smoking shell in just 40 minutes after it caught fire at Ba Tetela near Gombe on Sunday. More than 60 Red Devils supporters – including one in a wheelchair and ...

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StarTimes launch 2017/2018 Bundesliga season

Managing Director of StarTimes

StarTimes, the leading digital television operator in Africa on Friday launched its coverage of the 2017/18 Bundesliga season which will be broadcasted exclusively on its platform. Addressing the launch in Accra, the Director of StarTimes Ghana, Mr Ernest Quaye-Arday said most Ghanaians have over the years shared a strong bond with the German top flight league because of the high ...

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Bernard Tekpetey arrives in Austria and seals Altach loan move

Ghana's Bernard Tepketey

Ghana striker Bernard Tekpetey finally sealed his loan move to Austrian top-flight side SC Rheindorf Altach on Friday. The 19-year-old, who is contracted to German club Schalke 04, arrived in Austria on Friday the agreement was reached in Germany two days ago. Tekpetey sealed the loan move on Friday afternoon on Austria to enable him gain playing time and return ...

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