Tag Archives: Ibrahim Saane Daara

GFA reject friendly with Jamaica over lack of funds

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Ghana’s Black Stars have failed to secure a friendly encounter ahead of the upcoming international break due to the inabilty of the various stakeholders involved to secure funds. The Ministry have stated clearly their reluctance to proceed with the funding of friendly matches in recent times and have put the FA in a fix as a result. Ghana received an ...

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“You are the reason we are struggling for sponsors”- Sannie Daara blasts Olympics

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Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association Ibrahim Sannie Daara has hit out at Accra Great Olympics after their court injunction against the start of the Ghana Premier League. Olympics had a petition against fellow Ghana Premier League side, Bechem United, dismissed for “want of jurisdiction” but the ‘Dade’ lads believe they have a case that could possibly lead to ...

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GFA seek autonomy

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The Ghana Football Association have indicated that a full autonomous status will be immensely beneficial for the running of the activities of the federation. The FA have in the past been accused of depending on funds from the state to function but have been quick to flag their independence when accountability has been sought. The matter was discussed at length ...

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“GFA to go all out to get league sponsor”- Saane Daara

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GFA spokesperson, Ibrahim Saane Daara, says the FA will put in all its efforts to get a headline sponsor for next season’s Ghana Premier League. Despite StarTimes being the media broadcast, the FA could not find a main sponsor for the league for the second straight season and this has led to criticisms from various observers including the former Sports ...

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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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GFA deny dissolving Black Stars backroom staff

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The Ghana Football Association have rubbished claims that the current technical team of the Black Stars has been dissolved. Uncertainty over who becomes the successor to Avram Grant has sparked a number of reports in the media surrounding the back room staff. The head coach’s position is currently occupied by assistant manager of the team Maxwell Konadu on an interim ...

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

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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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GFA:No agreement reached with Obolon on league sponsorship

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The Ghana Football Association have dismissed reports that it has reached an agreement with representatives of Obolon Joint Stock Company who are manufacturers of various beverages in relation to sponsoring the Ghana Premier League. The Ukrainian based beverage manufacturer have gained attention in the Ghanaian media following confirmation from the GFA that current sponsors of the top flight league First ...

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Saanie Daara: Queens bonus saga vindicates GFA’s good work

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Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Saane Daara, says the standoff between the Black Queens and the Sports Ministry highlights the good work the GFA has done over the years in relation to player bonuses. He believes that the situation has given the nation the opportunity to see how difficult it is to negotiate with players for the ...

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