Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan could be axed from the Black Stars squad for next week's World Cup qualifier against Uganda if he remains unfit, assistant coach Ibrahim Tanko has revealed.
The owner and bankroller of Division Two side Neoplean Stars, Mr. Jonathan Abbey Pobbey has labeled the black Stars coach James Akwasi Appiah as a “division breeder” who is hammering politics in the Black Stars.
The attack on the coach comes over the drop of the Ayew brothers from his 26 man squad to face the Cranes of Uganda in a World Cup qualifier in Kampala.
The senior national team will travel to face the Cranes of Uganda at the Mandela National Stadium next month in the penultimate qualifier without the Ayew brothers and this has raised eyebrows and tumults amongst Ghanaian journalists and football enthusiasts.
The Head coach of the local black stars Maxwel Konadu has thanked one of their headline sponsors Unibank for their sponsorship and massive support for the Black Stars B in the just ended WAFU Cup of Nation’s tournament in Cape Coast.
The financial giant who have sponsored the Black Stars since 2013 rewarded the stars for winning the WAFU trophy when the team visited them.
The Black Stars B team was led by Management Committee Chairman, Eddie Doku, head coach Maxwel Kunadu and some of the players who visited the bank yesterday in Accra.
A member of the newly constituted National Sports Authority Board and President of the Ghana Paralympics Committee, Bishop Cornelius Adjah Kofi says he is ready to offer his best and also support the Public Private Partnership (PPP) agenda of the newly constituted board.
According to the Ghana Paralympics Committee (GPC) Chairman, “We cannot develop without the collective efforts of both the Private stakeholders and the government. We need the two to tango in order to make the sporting disciplines attractive”.
Bishop Adjah in an interview with ATL FM assured the public of the board’s readiness to pay more attention to other sports apart from football.
The semi-finals of the 2017 MTN FA cup competition will be played at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium on Sunday, October 1.
The double header games will have Wa All Stars take on Accra Hearts of Oak in the first game of the day at 3:00pm and the second semi-final game will be between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Medeama SC at 6:00pm at the same venue.
Accra Hearts of Oak are the most successful club in this competition having won it nine times and their competitor, last season league title winners are chasing their first FA Cup glory.
Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kwesi Nyantakyi has announced that he will not contest for re-election when his tenure expires in 2019.
Nyantakyi who was speaking on Joy News on Wednesday reechoed his intention not to vie for the enviable position at the FA again.
” I believe that a time will come when I have to put down my tools, take off my boots and probably pick up another boot”, he said.
Kwesi Nyantakyi was elected into office in December 2005 and has served three terms already. At the last election, he stood unopposed and he seems not to have competition when it comes to local FA elections.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the police to drop the case against member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Frank Kwaku Appiah, alias Appiah Stadium.
Appiah Stadium was arrested on Tuesday by the Ashanti Regional Police to substantiate an allegation that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo smokes ‘wee’ [marijuana], which is a banned substance in Ghana.
He has since been given a police enquiry bail and has further apologised to the President over his comment.
A statement issued by the Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, said the President has informed the police administration that he is not interested in the matter and has asked them to be accordingly advised.