Ghana Premier League

“I welcome GFA bribery investigations”- Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum

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CEO of Elmina Sharks, Dr. Papa Kwesi Ndoum, has welcomed the Ghana Football Association’s decision to investigate allegations and rumours of match-fixing, bribery and corruption in the Ghana Premier League. The GFA made its intentions public earlier this week via a statement  from the GFA’s Ethics Committee and observers say that the step is long overdue. Dr. Ndoum believes that ...

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Hearts of Oak docked three points by GFA DC

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Accra Hearts of Oak’s original points build-up of 48 at the end of the just-ended Ghana Premier League season will now read 45 points. This is because three points have been deducted from the total for a violation of Article 39(8)(e) of the Ghana Football Association’s General Regulations. The decision followed a protest filed by Great Olympics after their Week 25 ...

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“Bribery scandal will not affect the team”- Frank Nuttal

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Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Frank Nuttal, says his team is very focused and highly motivated ahead of their MTN FA Cup final against rivals Kotoko. The Phobians will be taking on Kotoko in the FA Cup final for the first time in 27 years and will be looking to end their 8 year trophy drought. Hearts in ...

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FENTUO: How social media can save a ‘dying’ Ghana Premier League

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Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru is asking why the organisers of the Ghana Premier League have not tapped into the wonderful area of social media to help generate more interest in the league.   Last week, I watched in amazement as a Manchester United fan passionately cheered and prayed that Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus would score a hat-trick. In my ...

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GFA Ethics Committee opens investigations into bribery, match fixing allegations

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The Ethics Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has opened investigations into allegations of match fixing, bribery and corruption in football in the country. A statement on the GFA’s website explains that: “the Ethics Committee has taken the decision to open the formal investigation in the wake of local media reports raising questions about the sanctity of the game ...

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Yussif Abubakar expects Aduana to do well in Africa

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Coach of newly-crowned Ghana premier league champions Aduana Stars, Yussif Abubakar expects Aduana Stars to “do well” in Africa next year. The ‘Ogya’ lads will represent Ghana in the CAF Champions league next season by virtue of winning the league title. No Ghanaian club has reached the group stages of the competition since Berekum Chelsea in 2012. Aduana’s last appearance ...

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Akunnor open to Ashantigold stay but….

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Charles Kwabena Akunnor is open to continuing as Ashantigold head coach but says he will not if certain issues are not addressed at the club. Akunnor joined his former side from Dreams FC in April following the resignation of former trainer Bashir Hayford with the club languishing in the relegation zone five games into the season. A run of impressive ...

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Bechem Utd fans block TV crew ahead of crucial Olympics game

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Persons believed to be fans of  Bechem United prevented a TV crew from entering the team’s stadium ahead of the final day of games in the Ghana Premier League. Bechem United face Accra Great Olympics with both teams facing the possibility of being relegated from the top flight. Ahead of Sunday’s  final games, Olympics lie 15th in the table, one point behind ...

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GHPL Relegation Battle: Who goes down on final day?

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With the top places in the Ghana Premier League virtually set, Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru looks at the relegation dogfight and outlines the path to survival for the teams staring down the trapdoor on final day of the league. The Ghana Premier League enters the final round of matches with the most dramatic relegation battles in the last 10 years. ...

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