Maradona laid to rest in private ceremony

Maradona laid to rest in private ceremony

Diego Maradona was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people. Maradona died Wednesday of a heart attack in a house outside Buenos Aires where he had been recovering from a brain operation. Only family members and close friends were permitted at Jardin Bella Vista cemetery for the final religious ceremony and burial of Maradona next to the graves of his parents, Dalma and Diego. Fans waving Argentine flags had gathered along roads as Maradona’s funeral car drove by under heavy security. Many tried to…

Andre Ayew reveals he is not 100% fit

Andre Ayew reveals he is not 100% fit

Swansea City attacker Andre Ayew reveals he is yet to regain full fitness despite making a return to action on Wednesday after a brief spell on the sidelines. The 30-year-old was a 46th-minute substitute for the Jack Army in their 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship, capping his comeback with a sublime finish to fetch his side the equalizer. He had been in the treatment room since sustaining a hamstring injury while on international duty with Ghana earlier this month. “I haven’t done too much in the past…

We will fix our defensive problems – Hearts of Oak coach

We will fix our defensive problems – Hearts of Oak coach

Accra Hearts of Oak head coach, Edward Nii Odoom, has assured the Phobian fans that they will solve the lapses in their defense as they continue their 2020/2021 campaign. Accra Hearts of Oak conceded 11 goals in 14 league games in the 2019/2020 truncated season and has already conceded two goals in their first game of the season against Ashanti Gold. The Phobians despite scoring two goals through striker Kwawo Obeng Jnr, shipped in two goals from Hans Kwofie to share the points on the day. Reacting to the leaking…

Kotoko coach, Maxwell Konadu referred to disciplinary committee

Kotoko coach, Maxwell Konadu referred to disciplinary committee

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has referred Asante Kotoko Coach, Maxwell Konadu to the Disciplinary Committee for comments made against Referee Daniel Laryea, after the game between Brekum Chelsea and Asante Kotoko on matchday 2 at the Brekum Golden City. Club officials and stakeholders were reminded by the GFA ahead of the season to seek redress using the appropriate procedure and made available referee Complaint Forms to all Clubs. Clubs are to seek redress by filling the form, indicating time, incident, culprits, and submitting to the match review panel within…

Pep Guardiola deal could entice Lionel Messi to join Man City rebuild, says Guillem Balague

Pep Guardiola deal could entice Lionel Messi to join Man City rebuild, says Guillem Balague

One of the first questions that greeted Pep Guardiola after the announcement of his new two-year Manchester City contract last week was whether it increased the chances of Lionel Messi joining from Barcelona. “What I want is that he finishes his career there,” was Guardiola’s response, appearing to pour cold water on the idea.  But whatever the manager says in public, there is no doubt whatsoever that City want the Barca captain and will do all they can to sign him now he knows Guardiola is staying. In that respect, the new…

FIFA bans CAF President for 5 years

FIFA bans CAF President for 5 years

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has been banned for five years by the Federation of International Football Association for breaching multiple codes of ethics. The ban of Ahmad Ahmad, who also doubles as a Vice President of FIFA was announced during the Madagascan’s campaign for re-election as the head of African football. Ahmad was found by the adjudicatory body of FIFA to have breached codes relating to the duty of loyalty, offering and accepting gifts, abuse of position, and the misappropriation of the Federation’s…

Asamoah Gyan’s career is under spiritual attack – Spiritualist Baba Owuomposuro

Asamoah Gyan’s career is under spiritual attack – Spiritualist Baba Owuomposuro

Renowned spiritualist Baba Owuomposuro has indicated that Asamoah Gyan’s career is under spiritual attack but he is ready to help him rediscover his form. Gyan has made a return to the Ghanaian top-flight to sign for Legon Cities FC seventeen years after leaving the local scene. The 33-year-old has not been active since leaving Indian Super League side NorthEast United FC last year. Ghana’s all-time top scorer is expected to lit up the local game but many believe he is past his prime. In an interview with Untoldstories, the Awutu…

Andre Ayew promises Ghanaians victory against Sudan

Andre Ayew promises Ghanaians victory against Sudan

Andre Dede Ayew, the skipper of the Black Stars has assured Ghanaians of victory in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan. The Black Stars will hope to maintain their 100% percent start to the qualifiers when they take on the Sudanese at the Cape Coast Stadium later today. Ghana picked six points from the opening two games against South Africa and Sao Tome. Sudan, a team made up of predominantly locally-based players have had enough time to prepare for the game, unlike the Black Stars whose preparations…

Play your hearts out, listen to the coach – Paintsil’s advice to Black Stars ahead of Sudan clash

Play your hearts out, listen to the coach – Paintsil’s advice to Black Stars ahead of Sudan clash

Legendary Ghanaian full-back John Paintsil has charged players of the Black Stars to play to Akonnor’s instructions in the 2021 AFCON qualifier against Sudan. The Black Stars will lock horns with the Sudanese at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday, November 12. Akonnor who will be taking charge of his first competitive game has been dealt a massive blow with key players set to be absent. Speaking in a GhanaWeb interview, the two-time World Cup participant said that the Black Stars can win the game if the players adhere to…

Ghana midfielder Winful Cobbinah sentenced to four months in prison in Albania

Ghana midfielder Winful Cobbinah sentenced to four months in prison in Albania

Ghana’s talented midfielder Winful Cobbinah has been sentenced to four months in prison in Albania after being found guilty of ‘forgery of official documents’, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The former Hearts of Oak playmaker was hit with the shocking sentence at the Tirana court on Tuesday after he was found guilty of forging his residence permit. However, there is big relief for the FK Tirana superstar as the judge commuted the sentence to 100 hours of community service because the midfielder was declared a person of exemplary conduct. Cobbinah’s good…