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12th anniversary of May 9 Accra Sports Stadium disaster marked today

The disaster occurred during a match between Ghana’s two most successful football teams, Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club and Asante Kotoko in 2001. As characterised by clashes between the two sporting clubs, trouble had been anticipated and extra security measures had been taken. But after the home team, Accra Hearts of Oak, scored two late goals to defeat Kotoko ...

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Chelsea Beat Man U 1-0

Juan Mata fired Chelsea to a dramatic late victory against Manchester United as the Blues took another step towards a place in next season’s Champions League. The Spaniard was Chelsea’s best player throughout a dire game at Old Trafford and finished a sweeping counterattack in the 87th minute as he drilled low into the bottom corner. United full-back Rafael was ...

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Hearts and Kotoko Titanic Clash Ends In Draw.

Goals from Winful Cobbinah and Michel Helegbe in each half saw Accra Hearts of Oak held to a draw on home turf against their bitter rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko. Cobbinah gave the Phobians the lead midway through the first half before a Tetteh Luggard blunder gifted Helegbe an equaliser. First chance of the game came early to Hearts of Oak ...

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Ziggy Ansah from Adentan to NFL

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Ziggy Ansah has a lot to be thankful for, and he knows it. The first-round pick of the Detroit Lions has had what he calls ”a crazy journey” that started in Ghana, took him to Brigham Young and now the automobile capital of the world. ”I don’t even know how to start,” Ansah said Friday, ...

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Ex-Fifa president resigns over bribes

Fifa honorary president Joao Havelenge has resigned after being named in a report as having received bribes. The report by Fifa’s ethics chairman Hans-Joachim Eckert also names Nicolas Leoz for taking kickbacks from World Cup rights marketing agency International Sport and Leisure. Leoz resigned from the governing body’s executive committee last week. He was accused in the report of being ...

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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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