Bernard Tekpetey marks Ludogorets debut in defeat to Botev

Ghana forward Bernard Tekpetey marked his Bulgarian topflight league debut in defeat after champions Ludogorets fell to a 3-1 defeat to Botev Vrasta.  Tekpetey who joined the club on loan from Schalke O4 was immediately handed his debut when he started against Botev on Saturday. He played an hour of the match before he was […]

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Champions League Power Rankings: Africans still standing in the quarter-finals

With the rest of Europe’s premier club competition to be played out in Lisbon, Goal weigh up the chances of the continent’s stars in the last eight 5 Toko Ekambi, Traore, Cornet & Diomande (Olympique Lyonnais) After defeating one of the competition’s favourites, albeit a flailing one in Juventus on Friday night, Lyon now have […]

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Football family shows up at late Opoku Afriyie’s one-week memorial

The football industry was heavily represented at the one-week memorial ceremony of the late Opoku Afriyie, a former striker of the senior national team, the Black Stars. The ceremony took place on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at his residence at Kotei, a suburb of Kumasi. President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku, […]

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Today In Sports History: Uruguay beat Argentina to win maiden FIFA World Cup tourney

On this day 30 July 1930 (Exactly 90 years ago today) Hosts Uruguay beat arch-rivals Argentina to win the inaugural FIFA World Cup tournament. Played at the Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 30 July, a Wednesday. Up to date, it is, along with the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final, the only World Cup Final not […]

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Bureau of the FIFA Council approves FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan regulations

The Ghana Football Association has announced that the Bureau of FIFA Council has approved the regulations for the FIFA COVID-19 Relief plan. The details are as follows: The money is available to football community, including men’s and women’s professional, youth and grassroots football, through a system of combined grants and loans under strict compliance requirements. […]

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GFA announces ad-hoc compensation committee

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), in the exercise of the powers prescribed under Article 42(2) of the Statutes 2019, has appointed an Ad-Hoc Compensation Committee. Article 42(2) of the GFA Statutes provides that “the remuneration of members of the Executive Council shall be proposed by an ad-hoc compensation committee and approved […]

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