Hearts captain Robin Gnagne agrees deal to pen one-year extension

Hearts of Oak captain Robin Gnagne has agreed terms to sign a one-year contract extension. The Ivorian centre-back had a year left on his contract and the new deal will see him at the club for two years. Gnagne was reported to have rejected terms for an extension but both parties managed to a reach deal. Hearts are expecting the player to put pen to paper on Tuesday in Accra….

Emmanuel Eboue banned from football for a year, weeks after joining Sunderland

Emmanuel Eboue, who only signed for Sunderland on March 9, has been banned from playing football for a year by FIFA due to a dispute with an agent. A FIFA judgement has banned him taking part “in any football-related activity” for a year – or until he pays the money he owes to his former agent. In 2013, Eboue had been ordered to settle a debt with agent Sebastien Boisseau,…

GPL Review: Hearts go top with win but Kotoko woes deepen

Hearts of Oak produced an impressive performance to beat Bechem United 3-1 at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Phobians did not take long to make their intentions known with two shots on target in the first minute. Despite the bright start, the Phobians had to wait till the 37th minute to take the lead when striker Samuel Yeboah reacted quickest to a loose ball in the penalty area to fire…

GPL Preview: Samudeen Ibrahim eyes another impressive performance after returning from injury

Hearts of Oak playmaker Samudeen Ibrahim is raring to go after missing the Phobians last two matches through injury. The skillful midfielder missed Hearts’ away trips to Tarkwa and Cape Coast but is set to return to the team as they take on Bechem United at the Accra Sports Stadium. “I missed two matches through injury which are part of the game,” Samudeen told Adom FM Sports “I will not…

Wakaso has three yellow cards in three games

Las Palmas midfielder Mubarak Wakaso is the player with most yellow cards for his club this season after picking up three cautions in his last three games. The 25-year-old Ghana international faces a ban if he picks up another yellow card in the game against Eibar this weekend. Wakaso was first cautioned in the game against Rayo which his side won by 1-0 before attracting another against Sevilla. The Ghana…

Asante inspires TP Mazembe to beat Don Bosco

Ghana and TP Mazembe winger Solomon Asante produced yet another assured display to aid his side to a comfortable 2-0 victory away to Don Bosco in the Congolese league. Asante finished off a superb move for his side when he connected well with an in swinger from fellow Ghana international Yaw Frimpong in the first half of the game. The diminutive winger lasted only 45 minutes on the pitch but…

Transfer window opens today

The Ghana Football Association has announced that the first window of the Fifa ITMS has been opened today, October 1. Clubs who are willing to register professional players from other countries will be able to do so from Thursday till the system closes December 23. All training compensation and solidarity contribution claims must be submitted and managed through the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) via the new claims functionality. Clubs…

Assifuah eyes Liverpool scalp

FC Sion striker Ebenezer Assifuah has predicted victory for his side at Liverpool in Thursday’s Europa League Group B clash. The 22-year-old believes Sunday’s Swiss Super League 1-0 home defeat to Vaduz at home has been a rude awakening for his side ahead of the trip to Anfield. He climbed off the bench in 72 minutes as Sion lost and slipped to fifth on the table. But Assifuah insists they…

FIFA rankings: Black Stars still third in Africa

Ghana regained some ground in the FIFA rankings with the Black Stars improving two places up in the September edition released by the world governing body on Thursday. The Black Stars are now 25th best side in the world while maintaining its third place in Africa behind Algeria and Ivory Coast. Ghana garnered 827 points to topple West African rivals Nigeria in the September ranking released on Thursday. The improvement…

Chelsea v Arsenal preview: Match details, kick-off time, facts, predicted line-ups

WHEN IS THE MATCH? Saturday September 19, kick-off at 11:45am (Ghana time) WHERE IS THE MATCH BEING PLAYED? Stamford Bridge. WHY IS IT WORTH FOLLOWING? Chelsea are in disarray. A tetchy Jose Mourinho was recorded making an off-colour remark to Everton manager Roberto Martinez in the wake of his side’s 3-1 defeat on Saturday – all because his counterpart ‘jumped ahead’ of him in the interview queue. Martinez’s response added…