Sports News

Team Ghana poised to shine at Commonwealth Games

The Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Hon. Pious Hadzide has come up with a slogan for Team Ghana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

According to him, Ghana was formerly known as Gold Coast and some people still refer to Ghana as the land of gold, hence adopting the catchphrase “From Gold Coast To Gold Coast For Gold”.

President of Greek club PAOK apologises after coming on to pitch with gun

The president of Greek club PAOK Salonika has apologised after he came on to the pitch with a gun during his side's match on Sunday.

Ivan Savvidis had a gun in a holster when he entered the field after PAOK had a late goal ruled out for offside.

The Greek Super League has been suspended and the European Club Association (ECA) has suspended PAOK.

"I am very sorry. I clearly had no right to enter the field of play in this fashion," said Savvidis.

Mohammed Polo reveals five year plan to nurture talent

Ghanaian football legend Mohammed Polo believes the recent renovation work at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex will greatly aid his plans to help develop budding talent for the game of football.

The facility which has seen little maintenance since its completion in the 1970’s will be given a face-lift which will include a standard sized football pitch,a multipurpose gym,swimming pool and hostels to house national teams.

“I am already here with the youth and we are developing with the hope that a lot of them will come through.

“There is also the five year development plan which I am working on.

“This will happen through out the region and with this facility we can achieve a lot,” he revealed.

Man Utd come from 2-0 down to win at Crystal Palace

Nemanja Matic scored a stunning stoppage-time winner as Manchester United came from 2-0 down to go second in the Premier League table and leave Crystal Palace in the relegation zone.

"I always believe we can win. I will be like that until my last day," said United boss Jose Mourinho.

"You always need that little bit of luck to win a match in the last few minutes. Sometimes the winner is the one who deserves the congratulations but I think Roy Hodgson did everything right."

Man United face Spurs, Chelsea take on Southampton in FA Cup semis

Manchester United will face Tottenham at Wembley in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, while Chelsea take on Southampton in the other game at the national stadium.

Late Italy penalty awarded by VAR denies England

England were denied a second successive friendly victory by a late Italy penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) at Wembley.

Kwadwo Asamoah eyes UCL final berth for Juventu

Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah says Juventus’ progression to the last 8 of the UEFA Champions League is part of a journey they hope will end in the final in Kiev later this year.

Kotoko still a work in progress - Fabin

An encouraging four out of six Premier League points may suggest otherwise, but Kotoko are yet to hit their best, coach Paa Kwasi Fabin has said. 

Kotoko earned their first goal and point, in four seasons, against WAFA at Sogakope on the 2017/18 opening fixture.

Kanté ‘fainted’ in dressing room after Chelsea training

N’Golo Kanté missed Chelsea’s visit to Manchester City on Sunday after fainting at the club’s training ground on Friday, according to reports.

The 26-year-old reportedly passed out after a training session at Cobham, and later underwent cardiology tests. Despite being initially cleared to play, Kanté felt unwell on Sunday morning and was left out of Antonio Conte’s squad.

As first reported by The Telegraph, the French midfielder was attended to by team doctors seconds after slumping over in the dressing room. After regaining consciousness, Kanté was sent to a specialist, who found no heart problems.

The incident is thought to have greatly alarmed Kanté’s team-mates at the time, and was brought into sharp relief by the news of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori’s sudden death on Sunday.

Jordan Ayew nominated for Swansea City award

The striker's purple patch of form has been rewarded with a place among the nominees for the Player of the Month gong.

Ghana international Jordan Ayew could win Swansea City's Player of the Month award for the second successive time after being shortlisted for February's honour.

The frontman is part of a three-man list, which also includes South Korea ace Ki Sung-Yueng and English midfielder Sam Clucas.

Jordan Ayew is Swansea Best Player for February

Ghana’s Jordan Ayew has been voted Swansea City Player for February after his displays in the month under review. He played in six matches across all competitions and scored a goal for the Swans.

Fans of the team voted in favour of the Ghanaian and the result was announced by the club on Twitter on Friday.

Isco takes swipe at Zidane after Spain hat-trick

Isco said he felt “alive” after his first career hat-trick helped Spain thrash Argentina 6-1 and took a swipe at his club coach Zinedine Zidane.

The Real Madrid playmaker has seen his club football limited in spells under Zidane this season.

Shalom Moringa Products