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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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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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