Ashantigold’s number one goalie, George Owu has revealed that he is currently not a player of Ashantigold and for that matter, unattached.
The veteran net minder joined the miners on a season loan from division one side, Sekondi Hasaccas and per the rules, after exhausting the entire duration, he is expected to rejoin the Sekondi-based club but the ex- Asante keeper insists his contract with the Western’s giant too has also elapsed and he is now a free agent.
Former Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuaye believes Andre and Jordan Ayew still have a lot to offer the Black Stars and has urged Head coach Kwasi Appiah to recall them into the team.
Andre and his younger brother Jordan Ayew, despite their recent fine form at their clubs have missed the last two Black Stars call-ups.
They missed out on the team that faced Uganda and Saudi Arabia last month and were again not invited for the final World Cup qualifier against Egypt.
A former Minister of Youth and sports, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye has bemoaned the current concentration of the Youth and Sports Ministry under Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, focusing more on the senior national football team Black Stars of Ghana compared to other 'lesser known sports'.
The 'Odododiodioo' constituency legislator said, the ministry has given too much priories to football in particular to the exclusion of other sporting disciplines.
The former controversial sports minister hinted that, the last World Cup game against Egypt weeks ago at Cape Coast Stadium was not necessary and that the ministry should have channeled their resources to the 'less finance sports' like the Disabled Basketball team.
Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has explained that Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu is making progress in his recovery from injury.
The Black Stars man aggravated a thigh/groin injury while away on international duty and missed Ghana’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt, as well as Newcastle’s 4-1 loss to Manchester United last weekend.
Footballers usually throw their jersey to fans at the final whistle but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon stunned one supporter by giving him his shorts after Wednesday’s Champions League draw against Barcelona.
The 39-year-old Buffon was competing for the first time since his emotional international retirement after Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup.
Barcelona advanced to the last 16 after the 0-0 draw in Turin but Juventus remain second in the group and can secure their qualification with victory at Olympiakos on December 5.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he has no problem with the mentality of his players after Sevilla fought back from 3-0 down at half-time to take a point from a dramatic Champions League game.