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Kwesi Nyantakyi’s biggest controversies at the GFA

President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi is certainly no stranger to controversy. Having spent 13 years in charge of Ghana’s football governing body, Nyantakyi has faced his fair share of corruption allegations. The combative Nyantakyi has consistently denied the claims, repeatedly defending the institution he has headed for …

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GFA orders Elmina Sharks and Medeama to replay GPL clash

The Disciplinary Committee (DC) of the Ghana Football Association has ruled that the match day 8 Zylofon Cash Premier League game between Elmina Sharks and Medeama Sporting Club which was suspended be replayed at a new venue. The match was called off at half-time when referee Nuhu Liman was hit …

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Arsenal name former PSG boss Emery as successor to Wenger

Arsenal have named former Paris St-Germain and Sevilla boss Unai Emery as their new manager. Emery, 46, joins the Gunners having left French champions PSG after guiding them to the Ligue 1 title. The Spaniard also won four domestic cups with the French giants, having previously guided Sevilla to three …

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2018 World Cup: Russia prepares for drone attacks

Russia will reportedly deploy jamming devices used in Syria and the war in Ukraine to defend World Cup stadiums against  drone attacks. The threat of terror has been a prime concern for organisers of the June 14 to July 15 football showpiece. Russia has been hit by a string of …

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Spain announce 23-man FIFA World Cup squad

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has revealed the provisional list of 23 players in his squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. An as yet unnamed additional seven players will join the 23 for their pre-tournament preparations in the coming days. In a list which contains few shocks, Chelsea’s Alvaro …

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Martha Bissah retains NSU award for Best Female Athlete

Former Ghana Youth Olympic gold medallist Martha Bissah has been adjudged Norfolk State University’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row. Martha was honoured alongside some student athletes of the Norfolk State University at the Spartan Choice Awards held on Monday night. She made history by becoming …

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Ten-man Barcelona held to a draw at Celta Vigo

A much-changed Barcelona were held to a draw at Celta Vigo as players were rested before Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Sevilla. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez started on the bench and Gerard Pique and Andres Iniesta were both rested. Ousmane Dembele put Barca ahead before Jonny’s tap-in made …

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Commonwealth Games: Birmingham to host 2022

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin thanked the organizers, volunteers, various levels of government, athletes and sponsors for their input to the Games before handing the flag over to the next hosts,Birmingham. English city Birmingham were awarded the next Games in 2022 after original hosts Durban were stripped of …

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Full list: Journalists accredited for Commonwealth games

Starrfmonline.com has obtained the comprehensive list of journalists from across the various media houses in the country who received accreditation from the Ghana Olympics Committee to cover the just ended Commonwealth Games in Australia. The list which contains 71 names has been the center of controversy as reports suggest that …

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