2023 CHAN: Ghana vs Mozambique friendly match abandoned after penalty incident

2023 CHAN: Ghana vs Mozambique friendly match abandoned after penalty incident

The Black Galaxies’ final pre-CHAN friendly match against Mozambique at the 5 July 1962 Stadium has been abandoned. The Mozambicans were leading 1-0 after 72 minutes when Ghana was awarded a penalty for a handball incident. The coach of Mozambique invaded the pitch and ordered his players to leave the field for what he described as poor officiating. Despite talks between the two parties, the Mozambican officials were reluctant to allow the game to restart. After several minutes of the Black Galaxies waiting for the game to resume, the match…

Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian Endrick from Palmeiras

Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian Endrick from Palmeiras

Real Madrid have signed Brazilian teenage prodigy Endrick from Palmeiras. The 16-year-old forward, who has been touted as one of Brazil’s best upcoming talents, will join the European and Spanish champions in July 2024. This is due to Fifa rules prohibiting players under the age of 18 from being transferred abroad. Palmeiras and Real Madrid did not disclose the length of the contract but said Endrick will be visiting his new club’s facilities in Spain next week. Endrick told the Palmeiras website: “I thank Palmeiras, forever the club of my heart,…

Qatar 2022: Ibrahim Sunday tips Black Stars to succeed

Qatar 2022: Ibrahim Sunday tips Black Stars to succeed

Ghanaian Football Legend, Ibrahim Sunday has charged former Black Stars players to support the current team with their expertise ahead of Qatar 2022. According to the 1971 African Footballer of the Year, Ghana can be successful at the world cup when the legends back the Senior National Team. “Whatever we have or we know to do to help the Black Stars do well at the World Cup, as individuals and groups, we have to do it. So that in the end, we all give thanks to the Almighty.” “They [Black…

Kurt Okraku’s GFA has revitalised Ghana football – John Mahama

Kurt Okraku’s GFA has revitalised Ghana football – John Mahama

Former President, John Dramani Mahama has commended Kurt Okraku for his leadership of the GFA, which he believes has led to significantly renewed interest in football in Ghana. Mr. Okraku recently marked his third year as GFA president. Under his tenure, the Ghana Premier League and FA Cup competitions for both men and women have made a return after a couple of years away, the Black Satellites have won an African crown and the Black Stars have qualified for the World Cup. The FA Boss paid a visit to the…

We can beat any team in the World- Otto Addo

We can beat any team in the World- Otto Addo

Black Stars head coach Otto Addo believes that Ghana can beat any team they are drawn against. Ghana will play in Group H against Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay; a tough group. But the former Black Stars player thinks with the right style of play, the nation can excel. “First of all we want to play our style of play and I think Ghanaian teams in the past always play good football and this is also what we want and we had previous tournaments where I think showed that Ghana…

2022 World Cup: Ghana to submit provisional squad to FIFA by Friday

2022 World Cup: Ghana to submit provisional squad to FIFA by Friday

You know the World Cup is pretty close when talks of provisional squads are all over. Coaches of all 32 teams are expected to submit their provisional list to FIFA by Friday, October 21. The due list is supposed to be between 35-55 players for ‘operational arrangements. This will help key stakeholders work out all details such as accommodation and visas. FIFA is not going to make provisional squads public and member associations don’t have to announce the squads. However, 3Sports can confirm some surprising names which have been included…

Lewandowski passes 600 goals in Barcelona’s big win over Villarreal

Lewandowski passes 600 goals in Barcelona’s big win over Villarreal

Robert Lewandowski scored the 600th and 601st goals of his career as Barcelona enjoyed a routine win over Villarreal. Barca, who lost 3-1 at Real Madrid on Sunday, hit three goals in seven minutes at the end of the first half. Lewandowski grabbed his first when he collected Jordi Alba’s cross, spun and shot past Geronimo Rulli and added another soon after from Gavi’s pass. Ansu Fati made it 3-0 in the 38th minute to leave Barca second in La Liga, three points behind Real Madrid. The success was Barca’s…

‘I won’t take my re-election as WAFU Zone B President for granted’ – Kurt Okraku

‘I won’t take my re-election as WAFU Zone B President for granted’ – Kurt Okraku

The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Okraku says he won’t take his re-election as the President of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B for granted. Mr. Okraku was retained in the role on Saturday, October 15, 2022, after initially taking over from former President Hima Djibrilla from May 2021. Speaking during a visit to officially inform the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif of his election, Mr. Okraku said he was honoured to have been chosen to serve the sub-region as WAFU Zone B…

Hearts Board, Management have what it takes to move club forward – Togbe Afede

Hearts Board, Management have what it takes to move club forward – Togbe Afede

The Executive Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak, Togbe Afede XIV, has touted the capacity of the outfit’s Board and Management to take the club forward. He made this bold assertion in an extensive speech delivered at a news conference in the aftermath of the team’s exit from the CAF Confederation Cup. Hearts lost 1-3 on aggregate to Malian side Real Bamako in the preliminary stage of Africa’s second-tier club football competition. Addressing issues fans have pointed out about the need for a Chief Executive Officer to steer the affairs…

Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas makes history by becoming the first female player to retain the women’s Ballon d’Or… with England and Arsenal star Beth Mead coming in second

Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas makes history by becoming the first female player to retain the women’s Ballon d’Or… with England and Arsenal star Beth Mead coming in second

Beth Mead was pipped to the women’s Ballon d’Or by Barcelona star Alexia Putellas, who became the first female player to win the award back-to-back. Arsenal winger Mead came second in the voting while Chelsea’s Sam Kerr came third. Mead was named player of the tournament at the Women’s Euros and also won the golden boot with six goals and five assists, the most of any player. Barcelona star Alexia Putellas became the first woman to retain the Ballon d’Or award She also enjoyed a fine season with Arsenal, scoring 11 goals and making…