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Kwesi Nyantakyi, one other person charged with fraud, granted ¢1m bail

Former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has been slapped with three charges including fraud by the Accra High Court, Wednesday. A former member of the Association’s Executive Committee Abdulai Alhassan also faces two charges namely conspiracy to commit fraud and fraud. Principal State Attorney Victoria Asiedua told an …

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Neymar continues annual tradition of being injured on his birthday

Neymar has been left out of the Paris Saint-Germain squad for Tuesday’s clash against Nantes due to a rib injury, just two days after the Brazilian held a lavish party to celebrate his birthday. The white-themed event at a Parisian nightclub was attended by a number of Neymar’s team-mates including Marco Verratti, Edinson Cavani, and …

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Mahama got me sacked in 2014 – Kwesi Appiah

Kwesi Appiah has revealed that his sacking in 2014 was politically motivated with former Ghana President, John Mahama, playing a huge role. Appiah wrote in his book “Leaders Don’t Have To Yell” that John Mahama asked former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi to sack him after they returned …

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Firms urged to crack down on office football chat

Chat about football or cricket in the workplace should be curtailed, a management body has warned. Chartered Management Institute head Ann Francke said sports banter can exclude women and lead to laddish behaviour such as chat about sexual conquests. “A lot of women, in particular, feel left out,” she told …

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Mubarak Wakaso completes Chinese Super League move

Alaves midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has completed his move to Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning. The Ghanian international had been heavily linked with a move away from the Basque side during the January transfer window, and the club have now officially confirmed his exit via their official Twitter page. There is no …

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2021 CAN set to take place in Jan & Feb

The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has announced that the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will kick off on 9 January. The tournament had been due to take place in June and July but Fecafoot say the change has been made due to the weather conditions in the country at that …

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Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde and appoint Quique Setien

Barcelona have sacked coach Ernesto Valverde and replaced him with former Real Betis coach Quique Setien. Valverde, 55, helped the club to two successive La Liga titles and they lead the league on goal difference. However, the Catalan side have produced a series of unconvincing displays under his leadership and …

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