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Ronaldo sends Portugal into Euro final

Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani have struck in quick succession early in the second half to fire Portugal to a 2-0 win over Wales in the first Euro 2016 semi-final. After a tense and tactical first half on Wednesday, Ronaldo broke the deadlock five minutes after the re-start when he leapt majestically to head Raphael Guerreiro’s pinpoint cross into the net ...

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Agyemang: I’m waiting for Ghana call-up

The Black Stars could get one more addition in the near future from Italy if hard work and dreams merge in the right fashion. His name is Emmanuel Agyemang and currently plays for Italian youth team Novara AC. In this interview with Goal, the 18-year-old striker discusses his background, ambitions, cites his uncle Tony Yeboah several times and claims his ...

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World Cup draw: Ghana to face Egypt, Congo & Uganda

The Black Stars of Ghana have been drawn against Egypt, Congo and Uganda in Africa’s final round of qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup competition in Group E. Coach Avram Grant’s side will begin their quest for a fourth successive World Cup participation with a home fixture against Uganda in October, before taking on Egypt and Congo in that ...

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John Paintsil retires

Ghana defender John Paintsil has officially retired from international football after two years of absence from the Black Stars squad. The 35-year-old former West Ham, Fulham and Leicester City right-back rose through the ranks of the junior national team after playing a role in Ghana’s second-place finish at the 2001 Fifa World Youth Championship in Argentina. He earned his first ...

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VIDEO: Spain 3-0 Turkey

Turkey coach Fatih Terim accused his team of throwing in the towel in their chastening 3-0 loss to holders Spain at the European Championship on Friday. The Turks suffered their second successive defeat in Group D and must win their final match against the Czech Republic to have a realistic chance of reaching the second round. Source: Ghana/StarrFMonline.com/103.5FM/TB

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Swedish footballer sent off for farting during match

A Swedish footballer has hit out after being sent off for breaking wind during a match – with the referee accusing him of “deliberate provocation” and “unsportsmanlike behaviour”. Adam Lindin Ljungkvist, who was playing at left-back in the match between Järna SK’s reserve team and Pershagen SK, was shown a second yellow card late on in what local media called ...

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Russia given suspended Euro 2016 disqualification

Russia will be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is further crowd trouble at their remaining matches. Uefa, European football’s governing body, has given Russia a suspended disqualification and a 150,000 euro (£119,000) fine for disorder at the game against England in Marseille. Russia were also charged for fan racism and lighting fireworks at the match. Groups of Russia fans ...

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Kotoko agree one year deal with Richard Kingson

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Kumasi Asante Kotoko have agreed a year deal to make former Black Stars goalie Richard Olele Kingson realise his dream of wearing the red jersey before retiring, according to reports. The former Galatasaray and Blackpool star is yet to put pen to paper, but has agreed to make the move to Oseikrom. According to a close management source, ...

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