Tuesday , February 19 2019 12:40 pm
Home / Sports

Sports

Fentuo writes: Normalisation Committee must keep focus

When, in September 2018, FIFA installed a Normalisation Committee to replace the defunct Ghana Football Association’s Executive Committee, it marked the start of a ‘new beginning’ in the country’s football governance — at least that was the popular view. And while the composition of the NC’s membership initially disconcerted a …

Read More »

#12 sponsors paid Anas $400,000 to destroy me – Nyantakyi

Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, who resigned as Ghana Football Association (GFA) president and got banned for life by Fifa from all football-related activity following an undercover exposé by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, which caught him on camera taking a bribe, has said the investigator was paid $400,000 to target and …

Read More »

José Mourinho tax fraud settled in multi-million deal

Ex-Manchester United boss José Mourinho has agreed a prison term in Spain for tax fraud but will not go to jail. A one-year prison sentence will instead be exchanged for a fine of €182,500 (£160,160). That will be added to a separate fine of €2m. Spain rarely enforces sentences of …

Read More »

Lucy Quist retracts statement on GFA, Zylofon partnership

The Vice Chairperson of the Ghana Football Association’s Normalisation Committee has retracted her earlier remarks that the committee is in possession of a sponsorship deal for the premier league. Lucy Quist posted on her Facebook page Monday afternoon that “I erroneously said the GFA has the Zylofon contract. The GFA …

Read More »

Normalization Committee deny seeking mandate extension from Fifa

Ghana Football Association Normalisation Committee chairman Dr Kofi Amoah has denied claims they have asked Fifa to extend their mandate. According to local reports, the committee, whose mandate will expire on March 31, has written to the world football governing body to have their six-month term extended. But in an interview on …

Read More »

Thierry Henry: Monaco sack manager after three months in charge

Monaco have sacked manager Thierry Henry after 20 games in charge. The Ligue 1 strugglers announced on Thursday he had been suspended, but BBC Sport understands that is merely procedural and that the France World Cup winner has already left the club. Predecessor Leonardo Jardim is expected to replace Henry, …

Read More »

Dele Alli not expected to return until March with hamstring strain

Dele Alli is not expected to return until March due to a hamstring strain, Tottenham Hotspur gave confirmed. The England international limped off against Fulham on Sunday and was in visible agony as he left the pitch. Incredibly, Dele has suffered the same injury twice already this season and missed the …

Read More »

CAF CC: Kotoko reach group stage for first time in 11 years

Asante Kotoko secured a place in the CAF Confederation Cup group stages for the first time since 2008 with a 2-1 win over Coton Sport in Kumasi to progress 5-3 on aggregate. Leading 3-2 from the first leg, the Porcupine Warriors wrapped up the tie with two goals before the …

Read More »

Rashford and De Gea the heroes as Man Utd stun Spurs

Manchester United gave the clearest indication yet of their transformation under Ole Gunnar Solksjaer by hanging on to defeat Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. Marcus Rashford scored the only goal, latching on to Paul Pogba’s fine through ball to finish low past Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris. But the real architect of …

Read More »

Sarri tells Bayern target Hudson-Odoi not to leave Chelsea

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi should not leave the club because he has a “very great future” in England, says boss Maurizio Sarri. Blues assistant manager Gianfranco Zola confirmed Bayern Munich are “very interested” in Hudson-Odoi on Friday. The 18-year-old provided both goals for Alvaro Morata in Chelsea’s FA Cup third round victory over …

Read More »