GHALCA G8: What the coaches said after Match Week 1

(From left: Steve Polack, Yusif Abubakar, Bashir Hayford, Frank Nuttal)

After four opening matches  in the two groups and 14 goals, the coaches handling the teams in the GHALCA G8 Tournament shared their thoughts on how their teams fared. Hearts, Asante Kotoko, Medeama and Aduana Stars all picked up wins on the opening day. Group A Aduana 1-0 Dreams FC: Fataw Abdulraman’s first half strike was enough to give the ...

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Bale scores twice for Real Madrid in Celta Vigo draw

These were Gareth Bale's first goals in La Liga since he scored in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Real Sociedad on 17 September (Image credit: AFP)

Wales forward Gareth Bale scored twice in his first La Liga start since 20 September as Real Madrid were held to a draw at Celta Vigo. Celta went ahead when ex-Liverpool striker Iago Aspas set up Daniel Wass, who lobbed goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Bale, who has had a calf injury this season, netted twice in three minutes after passes from ...

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Cesar Juarez Furious: Tony Weeks Robbed Me of Dogboe Win!


Mexican fighter Cesar Juarez is furious with referee Tony Weeks’ performance on Saturday night in Accra, Ghana. Juarez believes he was hampered in his ability to capture the World Boxing Organization’s interim-super bantamweight title in his fight against local slugger Isaac Dogboe. Juarez was down in the second round and then went down again in the fifth. After the second knockdown, Weeks waved off ...

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Ashittey Ollenu leaves Asante Kotoko


Midfielder Ashittey Ollenu has left Kumasi Asante Kotoko after just one season with the Porcupine Warriors. Ollenu, 24, signed a two-year deal with Kotoko at the start of last season after impressing on trials with the Kumasi-based side. But after a bright start to life in Kumasi, a combination of injuries and unfortunate incidences reduced the former Hearts of Oak ...

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Ross Barkley joins Chelsea


Chelsea Football Club has completed the signing of Ross Barkley from Everton. The 24-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract and will wear the number 8 shirt. Upon signing for the Premier League champions, Barkley said: ‘I’m overwhelmed, I’m looking forward to it and I’m really excited to get started. ‘To be given a fresh start at a new club like Chelsea, ...

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NBA: Curry’s Clutch 3 Lifts Warriors Over Mavericks 125-122


DALLAS (AP)- Stephen Curry hit a long 3-pointer with three seconds to play, sending the Golden State Warriors to a 125-122 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Curry finished with 32 points as Golden State’s ”Big Four” combined for 100 points – and the Warriors needed every one of them against a Mavericks team that had won four ...

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Diego Costa makes Atletico Madrid return in Copa del Rey clash


Diego Costa is back, and nothing has changed. He’s in the goals and he’s in the wars. It was 18 minutes into the second half of Atleico’s 4-0 cup win over third tier side Lleida when Atletico‘s new No 18 trotted on followed by Antoine Griezmann – the dynamic duo Diego Simeone hopes will fire the club to trophies this season. Right on cue a ...

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2017 CAF Awards: CAF boss reveals reasons for AITEO sponsorship


President of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, lifted the lid on why Nigerian oil company is the new headline sponsor for the 2017 CAF Awards. The introduction of a new sponsor came as a surprise to the followers of the CAF Awards especially as Globacom had been associated with the awards since 2001. Speaking at the a media ...

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Godfred Saka, Stephen Adams close to joining Karela FC


Newly promoted Ghana Premier league side Karela FC are reportedly on the verge of signing former Aduana duo of Godfred Saka and Stephen Adams ahead of the new Ghana Premier League season. The two players are currently out of contract after their contracts with the league champions expired at the end of last season. Saka who captained the Dormaa based ...

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