Tag Archives: GFA

Prince Boateng eyes Black Stars return,remains unapologetic


Estranged German born Ghanaian midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng has revealed his desire to once again pull on the national colours of Ghana and represent the Black Stars once again. The 29 year old midfielder has not represented Ghana since the 2014 World Cup in Brazil following his expulsion along with then Ac Milan team mate Sulley Muntari over issues of ...

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Ghana Premier League to kick off December 18


The 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League season will commence on December 18, 2016, the PLB has confirmed. The commencement of the Ghana Premier League, will however be preceded by the season-opening Super Cup between winners of the league and FA Cup champions on December 4, 2016. Premier League champions Wa All Stars will face MTN FA Cup winners, Bechem United to ...

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GFA yet to be informed of Black Stars franchise plans

Nii Lante Vanderpuye (left) and GFA boss, Kwesi Vanderpuye

The Ghana Football Association is yet to be formally notified about the Sports Ministry’s plan to franchise rights to Black Stars games. The Sports Ministry last week opened up to the public about these plans in an aim to provide extra funding for the Black Stars, reduce the pressure on government and maximize the brand. Speaking on Citi FM’s Sports ...

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Nyantakyi returns home today


Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Kwesi Nyantakyi will arrive home from Egypt on Friday September 30 following his election onto the Fifa Council by the General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football. The GFA President is expected to touch down at 12:30 p.m. at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, where he will briefly interact with the media before ...

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GFA bitter over fresh Kwadwo Asamoah injury


Vice President of the Ghana Football Association George Afriyie has described the recent injury suffered by Juventus and Black Stars midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah as unfortunate. He injured the medial meniscus ligament in his right knee after coming off the bench in the 68th minute in the Serie A match against Palermo. Asamoah who has been absent from National team duty ...

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Late GFA Boss Ben Koufie goes home


The football fraternity joined the family and loved ones of the late Ben  Koufie at the former GFA Chairman,  Black Stars coach ex-national team player’s funeral and burial service on Saturday September 17 in Cape Coast. He sadly passed away at the age of 84 after a short illness at the Korle Bu hospital at on Monday July 4,2016. Koufie ...

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A new low for the Black Stars: Why the fans couldn’t have been any louder?

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“Without support from Ghanaians we can’t do anything so please I want to use this opportunity to plead on our behalf”. These were the words of stand-in skipper Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu months ago pleading for forgiveness from Ghanaians. But from the attendance over the weekend at Ghana vs Rwanda match, Ghanaians are still peeved and unwilling to forgive the Black Stars, ...

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Unashamed and still groping in the dark: Ghana’s World Cup curse


With the 2018 World Cup qualifiers starting in September, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia examines how our previous trips to the globe’s biggest footballing gathering have been used to cover the glaring weaknesses of our football structure. Making three successive appearances at a competition as prestigious as the World Cup is enough to make any nation complacent and give them a ...

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Press Statement: PLB reacts to Sports Minister’s comments


PRESS STATEMENT: PREMIER LEAGUE BOARD (PLB) REACTS TO GHANA PREMIER LEAGUE UNATTRACTIVE COMMENTS BY HON. NII LANTEY VANDERPUIJE, MINISTER FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS The attention of the Premier League Board (PLB) has been drawn to a claim by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Nii Lantey Vanderpuije on Asempa FM that the Ghana Premier League (GPL) is unattractive hence ...

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Nketsia: Olympic history ,Bentil’s journey and a dying league


Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia shares his thoughts on the historic appearance of 14 year old swimmer Kaya Forson at the Rio Olympics,Ben Bentil’s chances of  breaking into mainstream NBA  and  the progressive decline of the Ghana Premier League. Kaya Forson to make Olympic History My best bet is that she observed from afar the storm that brewed in Ghana when she was ...

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