Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has called on government to dissolve the entire hierarchy of the Ghana Football Association, in order cure the canker of corruption at the association.
The premiering today of a potentially explosive documentary by ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, could compel Zylofon Cash to reassess its contractual agreement with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) as headline sponsor of the Zylofon Cash Premier League if contents of the documentary will be damaging to their brand.
The documentary titled ‘#Number 12’ is said to have captured incidents of match-fixing in the Ghana Premier League which was renamed the Zylofon Cash Premier League after the digital and online content monetisation platform inked a five-year-deal reportedly worth $10million with the GFA on May 17.
Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has written to 17 Ghanaian journalists to defend themselves for being captured in his latest investigative piece regarding corruption in Ghana football.
Some17 referees in the Ghana premier league have also received their respective letters for appearing in the tape for corruption. One of such referees captured by Anas’s Expose is Cape Coast based referee, Kennedy Bentil who doubles as instructor for Central Regional Referees Association of Ghana.
The potentially explosive documentary by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is alleged to have captured 77 Ghanaian referees and 14 Ghana Football Association (GFA) officials for engaging in acts of corruption.
However, as with most corruption documentaries by Anas, a few individuals are celebrated for their honesty as a result of rejecting bribes. They are Executive Committee Members of the GFA, Kweku Eyiah and John Frederick (JF) Mensah and Chief Protocol Officer at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Diana Boateng.
Ghana league Champions, Aduana Stars deny parting ways with their head coach, Yusif Abubakar as reported in media. The club's top hierarchy have not yet taken any decision concerning the former All Blacks, Medeama and Berekum Chelsea trainer.
Speaking to ATL FM Sports, the Communications director of Aduana Stars, Oppong Evans admitted that the top brass of the club are unhappy with the club’s recent performance in the Ghana Premier League this season. But he quickly added, sacking the coach was not an option now.
Police Ladies put up marvelous away performance to a 1-1 stalemate at the Robert Mensah sports stadium against lady strikers on the 3rd June, 2018 in the match day 8 of the Fresh Pak National Women’s League.
The first half of the game ended in a deadlock for both sides after both teams squandered a lot of chances created during the game.