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Man City to Trigger £52m Release Clause In Pursuit of Napoli Striker Edinson Cavani

Roberto Mancini’s side will launch a £52m bid that will trigger the Napoli star’s release clause and the Etihad Stadium side are confident they will win the race to sign the 26 year old, with the offer of a £250k a week wage packet to dangle in front of the Serie A marksman. The fee would represent a British transfer ...

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Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah keen on return of exiled Ayew brothers

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has reiterated his desire to have the Ayew brothers in his team for June’s 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Ghana FA has been holding talks with Andre and Jordan who resigned from the Black Stars two months ago following their exclusions from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.   The unhappy Olympique Marseille duo made ...

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Sellas names 15 foreign-based players in 41-man list to toughen Sattelites for World Cup.

Ghana’s preparations for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup begins next week as coach of the national team invites forty-one players for camping.   The list of players called up includes both local and foreign-based as Sellas Tetteh will begin preparations in Accra on Monday, April 29.   Fifteen players plying their trade outside the shores of Ghana have been ...

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Suarez suspended for 10 games for Ivanovic bite …..Ian Ayre expresses shock and disappointment.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been suspended for 10 games for violent conduct after biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, the Football Association have confirmed.   The Uruguayan was captured by TV cameras biting into the defender’s arm in the second half of the two sides’ 2-2 draw at Anfield, before later going on to seal the injury-time equaliser. Suarez accepted ...

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Suarez charged over bitting Ivanovic

The Football Association has charged Liverpool forward Luis Suarez with violent conduct for his bite on Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic.   The Uruguayan sank his teeth into the defender’s arm in the second half of the two sides’ 2-2 draw at Anfield, later going on to seal the injury-time equaliser. The FA confirmed in a statement on its official website that ...

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Ghana could have gone past round two during 2006 world cup- Gargo.

Ex-Ghana player Mohammed Gargo has made a startling revelation to Joy Sports which suggests that he, Sam Johnson and Augustine Ahinful could have played for Ghana at the Germany 2006 World Cup but for their refusal to pay moneys to some persons.   The ex-Udinese midfielder alleged that he and his two other colleagues (Johnson and Ahinful) were invited to ...

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Africa get 3 slots for FIFA Women’s World Cup

World soccer governing body, Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has given the green-light for three African teams at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. This follows the decision to increase the number of participants to 24, eight more than the previous 16. Information gathered by GNA Sports indicates FIFA took the decision at a recent meeting of ...

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Black Starlets eliminated from African U17 Championship

Ivory Coast have qualified to the semi-final of the 2013 African Junior Championship in Morocco after their final group game with Ghana ended in a stalemate. The Black Starlets needed a win to qualify to the last-four phase of the tournament ongoing in Morocco after Nigeria demolished Congo 7-0 in the other Group B fixture. The game ended 0-0 at ...

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