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Baba Rahman’s ‘excellent’ display sets Twitter ablaze

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Ghana and Chelsea defender Baba Abdul-Rahman has received rave reviews on Twitter following his impressive display in the FA Cup 5-1 win over fourth round game against Milton Keynes Dons. The Black Stars right-back played his first game under interim boss after being sidelined since the departure of Jose Mourinho. Rahman was growing in confidence when Mourinho was ...

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Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win Australian Open

Germany’s Angelique Kerber stunned world number one Serena Williams in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. Kerber, seeded seventh, won a thrilling final 6-4 3-6 6-4 at Melbourne Park. The 28-year-old is the first German to win a major singles title since Steffi Graf at the 1999 French Open. Williams, 34, was beaten ...

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John Terry to leave Chelsea

Chelsea captain John Terry is not being offered a new contract and will leave the club at the end of the season. The 35-year-old defender, who joined the club at the age of 14, has won four Premier League titles, five FA Cups and the Champions League with the Blues. “Ideally I would have loved to stay, but the club’s ...

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FA monitoring Partey,two others for Black Stars call-up

Source: ghanasportsonline.com Vice President of the Ghana Football Association George Afriyie has confirmed the association is monitoring Atletico Madrid youngster Thomas Partey as well as Ghanaian-born Spanish attacker Inaki Williams. Both players have been a phenomenon in the Spanish La Liga this season for their respective Clubs. Partey, 20, is one of the rising Ghanaian footballers who have hogged the ...

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Ghanaian society kills players’ potential – Kenichi

Source: sportscrusader.com Accra Hearts of Oak head coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi has said that Ghana has a lot of talents with potential to reach the peak of their career, but the society in which they find themselves has caged that. Ghana is well known for producing great footballers, right from juvenile to senior football as the country has won two U-17 ...

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2016 CHAN: Rwanda ready to host wide-open tournament

Rwanda will stage the biggest sports event in its history when the fourth edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) begins in Kigali on Saturday. The country hosted the 2009 African Under-20 Championship, with eight teams participating and all of the games being played in the capital. But the 2016 CHAN involves 16 teams in three cities – as well ...

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CAF, AFC seal 4­-year Memorandum of Understanding

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) are set to grow closer with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards the development of football in the two confederations. The MoU which will be valid for four (4) years and open to renewal is to strengthen cooperation between the two confederations and provide a ...

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Lionel Messi wins 2015 Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi has won the 2015 Fifa Ballon d’Or ahead of Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona team-mate Neymar, claiming the prestigious award at Monday’s ceremony in Zurich. It is the Argentina international’s fifth World Player of the Year title – more than any other player in history – and thwarts Ronaldo’s quest to tie his haul of gongs, ...

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