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September, 2017

  • 30 September

    Give Black Stars B second chance – Osei Palmer

    Ghana Football Association Executive member Wilfred Osei Palmer is pleading with the government to host the 2018 Championship for Africa Nations (CHAN) so it will give a lime line to the local Black Stars who failed to qualify for the tournament after been eliminated by Burkina Faso. CAF Executive Committee …

  • 27 September

    Hearts ready to sell WAFU stars

    Accra Hearts of Oak Board member, Frank Nelson says his club would listen to offers for some of their star performers in the just ended WAFU tournament, but was quick to add that selling to local clubs or direct rivals would not happen. The Phobians had five players in the …

  • 26 September

    GPL: Clubs unaware of prize money

    The 2016/17 Ghana Premier League returns on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 with four matches to end the season. The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Premier League Board (PLB) are still considering the prize money for this year’s league. Last year the winner of the league took home $30,000 but the …

  • 26 September

    Government not interested in interference – Br Bawumia

    Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has stated that the current government led by President Nana Akufo Addo is not interested in interfering with football governance in the country. He, however, appealed to the Ghana Football Association and other football administrators to do their best to …

  • 26 September

    Expand electoral college – Agama

    President of Bechem United Football Club, Mr Kingsley Owusu Achiaw has called on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to expand their electoral college for the upcoming 2019 electoral congress. He said the current electoral college of 123 which favours a few should be expanded to about 300 or 400 to …

  • 26 September

    CAF President warns executives who want to enrich themselves

    The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr Ahmad Ahmad says any executive of the continental football federation with the intent of riding on the back of CAF to enrich him or herself should have a rethink or resign. Ahmad Ahmad arrived in Ghana last Thursday for a …

  • 25 September

    Sports development high on government’s agenda – Dr Bawumia

    The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated government’s commitment to the development of sports in the country, especially women’s football. Dr Bawumia gave the assurance when he welcomed a delegation from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) led by Dr Ahmad Ahmad to the …

  • 25 September

    Ghana beat Nigeria to lift 2017 FOX-WAFU Cup

    Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their …

  • 21 September

    ‘Physical trainer’ to join Black Starlets team

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports is considering getting a physical trainer for the national U17 team the Black Starlets of Ghana as they head to the FIFA U17 World Cup to be staged in India next month. Awake Sports sources at the Sports Ministry indicate that the Ministry is …

  • 21 September

    CAF ExCo meets in Accra today

    The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) will be holding a meeting in Accra today, to determine the fate of Kenya and Cameroon as to whether these two countries can host the Championship for African Nations (CHAN) in 2018 and the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. …