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2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup: Former Ghana youth midfielder Anthony Obodai predicts semifinal finish for Black Starlets

Anthony Obodai Former Ghana international Anthony Obodai has predicted that Ghana’s adventure in the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup will end at the semifinal stage. The Black Starlets are gearing up to square off against fellow West African country Niger in the round of 16 stage at the FIFA U-17 …

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2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup: Ghana’s coach Samuel Fabin ready to meet fans huge expectations ahead of Niger clash

Samuel Kwasi Fabin, coach of Ghana during the 2017 Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Ghana press conference at the Libreville Stadium in Gabon on 19 May 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix Black Starlets coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin says he’s looking at the prospect of beating Niger in the round …

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Richmond Boakye can succeed at the next level- agent Oliver Arthur

Richmond Boakye The agent of in-form striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom says his client has the ability to succeed at the highest level of world football, insisting he is of Premier League quality. Reports linking the 24-year old to a quarter of clubs in Britain, led by Chelsea, gained currency last week …

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2017 FIFA U17 World Cup: Mali ease into the quarter-finals

Mali Mali cruised to a 5-1 victory over Iraq in the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. With the win, the Chile 2015 runners-up will meet African opposition in the form of either Ghana or Niger in the quarter-finals in Guwahati on Saturday. It …

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2017 FIFA U17 World Cup: Shootout drama goes England’s way against Japan

England win penalty shootout after scoreless draw Nya Kirby converted the winning spot-kick while Hinata Kida was the unfortunate victim of a fine save by the Manchester City netminder. Despite controlling most of the match, England struggled to convert against the Asian side, who grew in confidence as the match …

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Mpuasuman United’s 13-goal striker Christian Amankwaa pushing for Asante Kotoko move

Christian Amankwaa Mpuasuman United striker Christian Amankwaa is pitching to play for Ghana Premier League giants Asante Kotoko. Amankwaa scored 13 goals in the just ended Division One League. He sees himself fit and credible to play for the Porcupine Warriors. ”Kumasi Asante Kotoko is a big club, not only …

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Swedish Supreme Court throws out convicted Ghanaian footballer Kwame Bonsu’s case

The Swedish Supreme Court has quashed an application for a review filed by convicted Ghanaian footballer Kwame Bonsu following charges of rape against his Swedish wife Maria Magnusson some few months ago. Kwame Bonsu, 22, was sentenced to years in prison for raping and assaulting his wife but the Court …

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Late penalty sends Spain through

A late penalty by Abel Ruiz sent Spain into the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after a 2-1 victory over France in Guwahati on Tuesday. The result takes the European champions into a last-eight showdown with Iran in Kochi on Sunday. The opening half was a …

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Ebusua Dwarfs coach Ricardo Rocha to leave club at end of season – report

Ebusua Dwarfs coach Ricardo Barreto Rocha is expected to leave the club at the end of the season. Circling media reports in Ghana have claimed the Brazilian will end his association with the club at the end of the campaign. Rocha has transformed the side since he joined – exceeding …

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran hold off Mexico to make last eight

Iran made it four wins from four matches at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and qualified for the quarter-finals after fighting to make two early goals stand up against a game Mexican side. In just the seventh minute, Mohammad Sharifi converted a very confident penalty after Mohammad Ghaderi’s …

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