Tag Archives: GFA

StarTimes to start construction of pitches in Ghana

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In fulfillment of its contractual obligations to the Ghana Football Association, Chinese broadcast company, StarTimes, has announced that it will soon start the construction of football pitches across the country. The company is the current main broadcast partner of the Ghana Football Association and it has the mandate to air football matches in the various competitions organised by the GFA. ...

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GFA divided over Kwesi Nyantakyi’s future

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With two years remaining on his current tenure as President of the Ghana football association,Kwesi Nyantakyi does not enjoy the overwhelming support from within the association that he has been used to in the past. At an extra ordinary congress held in Tamale in 2015,Nyantakyi was reelected for a third term unopposed after several attempts to thwart his reelection through ...

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“GFA has never induced or bribed referees”- Saane Daara delares

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The Ghana Football Association has officially said that it has not involved itself in inducing match referees for World Cup qualifiers on the continent. The comment follows the declarations made by the Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfried Osei, on Citi FM’s “Sports Panorama” that the non-payment of unclassified payments cost Ghana a place in the 2018 World ...

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Nyantakyi, Afriyie vow to settle differences at GFA

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The two most important men at the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi and George Afriyie, have promised to put aside their differences and work together for the growth and development of the game in Ghana. Their resolution comes after a closed-door meeting at the Sports Ministry on August 2. The fallout of the meeting is appearing a week after the ...

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Appiah very unhappy with USA match arrangements

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Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah, has criticised the Ghana Football Association for its handling of the team’s travel arrangements in relation to the friendly match with the United States on Saturday July 1. After playing against Mexico on June 28 in Houston, Texas, the team struggled to Connecticut for the USA match. On Friday, it emerged that there were ...

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GFA speaks on Black Stars journey from Houston to Connecticut

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The Ghana Football Association’s attention has been drawn to media commentary about the Black Stars journey from Houston to Hartford, Connecticut. We had to fly the Black Stars for the journey from Houston and Hartford because there were no direct flights on the journey. Because of the distance the FA decided to fly all the players business class as is ...

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Statement: GFA thanks fans for massive turnout in Kumasi

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) wishes to state that it was completely overwhelmed by the outstanding support the Black Stars received in Kumasi when they played Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Sunday. As such the GFA would like to put on record our sincere appreciation to all those who played various roles in the successful hosting ...

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AFCON 2019 target for Appiah is fair- GFA

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The Ghana Football Association has disputed claims that asking new Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, to win the 2019 AFCON is unfair. The GFA believes that Ghana’s reputation and quality in the recent years in relation to the African Nations Cup should push Appiah to win the tournament which will be hosted by Cameroon. Ghana has made the semi-finals in ...

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Ghana FA to earn USD 100,000 yearly in CAF financial support

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Ghana will be getting a yearly cash injection of USD 100,000 from the Confederation of African Football under the Presidency of Ahmad Ahmad. The Malagasy made this known earlier this week when he met staff of the CAF Secretariat in Cairo on his first working day in charge of football on the continent. Ahmad said that he would ensure that ...

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