Tag Archives: Ghana Football Association

CONFIRMED: GHPL to start on first weekend in March


The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that the weekend of March 2-4, 2018 will see the start of the Ghana Premier League season. The decision was taken at the Association’s Ordinary Congress on Thursday. The congress was finally held after a High Court in Accra dismissed the application of an interlocutory injunction which was being sought by Accra Great Olympics. ...

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Great Olympics vs GFA case adjourned to Feb 21


The case involving Ghana Premier League side Accra Great Olympics and the Ghana Football Association has been adjourned to February 21 by Accra High Court 2. The case was heard on Tuesday morning after Olympics placed an injunction on all activities related to the Premier League last week, forcing the GFA and Premier League Board to cancel the launch of ...

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GFA announce football calendar for next three seasons


The Ghana Football Association’s Executive Committee has approved a calendar for all competitions in Ghana football for the next three seasons. The calendar includes upcoming CAF Inter-Club matches, the Ghana Premier League, the MTN FA Cup, Division One League and GHALCA tournament. Upcoming international matches for respective national teams have been included in the calendar. However, with CAF restructuring its ...

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GFA accept blame for disastrous World Cup qualifying campaign


Ghana will be absent when elite nations gather in Russia to participate in the World Cup during the summer,and the Ghana Football Association have started the year off by accepting responsibility for a qualifying campaign that can best be described as a disaster. The Black Stars failure to win a single game at home meant that Ghana would pick up ...

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Fred Pappoe yet to decide on contesting for GFA presidency


Board Member of Accra Great Olympics, Fred Pappoe, says he has not yet reached a decision to contest for the Ghana Football Association presidency in 2019. Current association president Kwesi Nyantakyi is unlikely to contest for reelection and reports in the media earlier this week suggested that the former GFA Vice President, Pappoe, had made a pronouncement on running for ...

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“I’m not interested in GFA presidency”- Odotei Sowah

Vincent Sowah Odotei

Former Managing Director of Hearts of Oak, Vincent Odotei Sowah, has ruled himself out of the running for GFA boss when the association goes to the polls in 2019. Current president Kwesi Nyantakyi’s tenure as president ends in 2019 and the 49 year-old is not expected to contest for the presidency after serving for 12 years. Odotei Sowah, who is ...

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GFA statement on Gerard Nus, unpaid Alisa Hotel bills


The Ghana Football Association has released a statement on the episode involving video analyst of the team, Gerard Nus and outstanding bills at the Alisa Hotel. Nus was evicted from his hotel room and was not allowed to leave the premises when it emerged that a bill of USD 1,000 covering laundry, drinks and pay television needed to be paid. ...

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Football Associations must publish their accounts- Gianni Infantino

Ghana President Nana Akuffo-Addo and Gianni Infantino

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has reiterated his plans to tackle corruption and ensure transparency in world football. The footballing world has recently been marred by some corruption scandals, including one involving former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, and Infantino says steps are being taken to curb this. Speaking at a press conference during his one-day visit to Ghana, Infantino revealed that ...

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Press Release: Statement On Media Reports About Non Payment Of Avram Grant’s Emoluments By GNPC


The Ghana Football Association has denied media reports that Black Stars head coach, Avram Grant, is owed salary arrears of three months due to the freeze in funding from the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), headline sponsor of the Black Stars. Some reports indicated that the recent disagreements between the Ghana Football Association and the Ministry of Youth and Sports ...

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REVEALED: The origin of the ‘war’ between the Sports Ministry and GFA

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

Deputy General Secretary in charge of Communications of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saane Daara, has revealed that the Sports Minister’s comments in relation to a friendly match played between Japan and Ghana earlier this year started the current impasse between the GFA and the MOYS. The said friendly, which was played in May, ended 3-0 in favour of Japan but ...

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