Ghana Premier League

Referee Lathbridge apologises following lifetime ban by Ghana FA

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Beleaguered Fifa referee Reginald Lathbridge has apologised to Bechem United and Elmina Sharks, as well as football lovers, following his error which delayed the start of the 2017-18 Ghana Premier League season. The 41-year-old was found guilty by Ghana FA’s disciplinary committee on Tuesday after he mistakenly transferred a caution meant for Sharks striker Felix Addo to Bechem midfielder Joseph Amoah ...

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GFA ban referee Reginald Lathbridge for life

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The GFA’s Disciplinary Committee has banned referee Reginald Lathbridge for life. The decision prevents him from taking part in any football related activities (administrative, sports and any other) at both national and international levels having been found guilty of the charges brought against him by the GFA Prosecutor. Lathbridge is the referee whose mistake of wrongfully recording a booking resulted in ...

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Nyantakyi confident of securing headline sponsor for GHPL

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The Ghana Premier will get a headline sponsor very soon, according to President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi. The league is in its third season without a league sponsor after attempts to secure one before the start of the 2017/2018 season failed. The GFA in November last year hinted that a sponsorship deal was to be struck before ...

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“Ghana Premier League not dead, social media proves it”- Kwesi Nyantakyi

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says the Ghana Premier League still has a lot of following despite contrary claims. The 2018 season started off at the weekend after some legal challenges and Kwesi Nyantakyi believes the league’s popularity was on display by virtue of the conversations on social media. Citi Sports’ checks of the leading Twitter trends ...

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Another court injunction in the works over the Ghana Premier League?

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Despite the Accra High Court’s decision on Thursday to throw out Great Olympics’ application for an injunction on the Ghana Premier League, Citi Sports investigations reveal that there could still be some more drama in the offing. This is because a concerned football fan and a whistleblower, Enock Yarboi, has revealed that he has filed a case against the GFA ...

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JUST IN: Great Olympics appeal dismissed; league to start this weekend

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An Accra High Court has dismissed Accra Great Olympics’ request to place an interlocutory injunction on the Ghana premier league, paving the way for the competition to start this weekend. In presenting their case, Olympics asked for an extension of the injunction period to one month within which the GFA would hear their protest against Elmina Sharks but that has ...

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Hearts of Oak release squad numbers for GHPL season

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Despite the uncertainty surrounding the start of the Ghana Premier League, Accra Hearts of Oak have announced the jersey numbers their players will be using. The decision was announced on Wednesday. Last week, the team’s new players were unveiled to the fans and now, the team’s followers will be able to make a good connection between their favourites and their ...

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Noonan: Alien home ground not justification for excuses

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Accra Hearts of Oak CEO Mark Noonan believes the club and its fans must psych themselves ahead of the change in home venue following their 1-0 defeat in a friendly encounter against Elmina Sharks. The match took place at the Cape Coast Stadium,a ground Hearts have adopted as their home base in the wake of the renovation work currently happening ...

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