2019 Wafu Cup: Senegal are champions after beating Ghana via PKs

Hosts Senegal are the champions of the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 via penalty shootouts following 120 minutes of football which ended 1-1 at Stade Lat Dior de Thies on Sunday. Ghana almost took the lead…

Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in Senegal draw

Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore. Roberto Firmino opened…

LIST: 49 candidates for GFA Elections

The Normalization Committee for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has published a list of 49 vetted and approved candidates in the upcoming elections. A press release Wednesday afternoon reads: The Elections Committee of the GFA NC wishes to inform the…

Dembele ruled out of Clasico for insulting referee

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will miss the La Liga ‘Clasico’ against Real Madrid after the Spanish football federation said he is to be suspended for two games for verbally abusing a referee. Dembele was shown a straight red card towards…

Fallen giants AC Milan turn to Pioli

Fallen Italian giants AC Milan have appointed Stefano Pioli as their new coach a day after his predecessor Marco Giampaolo was sacked after just seven games in charge. The 52-year-old former Inter Milan boss arrives on a two-year deal, reported…

Shafiu Mumuni fires Ghana into 2019 Wafu Cup final

Hat-trick hero Shafiu Mumuni fired Ghana into the final of the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations after beating Ivory Coast 3-1 in the semifinal at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Tuesday. The Black Stars had the first…

Black Queens crash out of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

Ghana’s hopes of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football tournament got dashed after losing 1-0 on aggregate to Kenya Tuesday afternoon. The Black Queens had settled for a barren draw in the first leg played in Accra on…

Normalization Committee gets another Fifa extension

The Bureau of the Fifa Council has extended the mandate of the GFA Normalization Committee (NC) to enable the NC to supervise the upcoming GFA Elections. The second mandate of the Normalization Committee expired on September 30, 2019. However, in…

Wenger defends Pochettino after Tottenham slump

Mauricio Pochettino has found an ally in former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as he faces his toughest spell in his five years in charge of Tottenham Hotspur. The final seasons of Wenger’s 22-year reign at Arsenal were overshadowed by crowd…

Lloris out for the rest of the year, says Deschamps

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will “almost certainly” be out of action for the rest of the year after his horror injury at the weekend, France coach Didier Deschamps said on Monday. “It is difficult to say exactly how long…

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