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Five KPL teams knocked out of the lucrative FKF/Go- TV soccer tournament

Five Kenya  Premier League(KPL) sides were  knocked out of the lucrative  annual Football Kenya Federation-FKF/Go TV  tournament.The tournament’s winner will represent Kenya in the Africa Confederation Cup. Gor Mahia  are the defending Champions. Teams  that were eliminated included defending Kenya Premier League(KPL) Champions Tusker, Bandari, Chemelil Sugar ,Homeboy's  and Ulinzi Stars. Subsequently,AFC ...

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Nigeria: Finidi fancies heading a Nigerian youth team

Ex-Nigerian international and Majorca Youth team coach, Finidi George, has disclosed that he would be glad to be in charge of a Nigerian youth team. Finidi, who got the Majorca job in July, said that it will be a good thing to assist the Super Eagles after all what the team has done for him. “It will be a great thing for me if in the future I am able to be pointed out as one of those who groomed players that ...

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Gervinho ready for his greatest derby

Ivoirian international Gervinho has said that his first derby in the Italian Serie A is likely going to be the most thrilling derby in his career. The AS Roma attacker said that unlike in French Ligue and English League, which he knows so well,Roma fans had already started talking about their Sunday derby against Laziobefore the start of the season. Gervinho has asserted that the intensity of the game will ...

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Nigeria: Kaduna United set to survive NPL

Kaduna United head coach, Ben Duamlong, has declared that they will not be relegated from the Nigeria Premiers and that they can still get something from the league. Kaduna had been held in the drop zone quagmire for weeks before their 1-0 home win against Dolphins that propelled them to 13th spot on the standings on 44 points. Despite their seemingly secure rang, Kaduna are only two points away from the ...

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Gyan finds form ahead of Egypt clash

Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, who was doubtful for the Ghana-Egypt play-off clash has started regaining his form after netting twice for his club Al Ain in an Arabian Gulf League tie against Ajman. The news of Gyan's performance comes as a relief to Black Stars coach, Kwesi Appiah, who had been worried over the skipper's fitness as it was feared injury would force the 27-year-old striker to miss their ...

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GFA pens three-year broadcasting rights deal with SuperSport

Ghana Football Association has signed a three-year broadcasting rights deal with South Africa-based media giants, SuperSport International for the exclusive broadcasting of the country’s top flight league. The deal comes barely hours after the soccer body announced that no team shall be granted broadcasting rights. GFA second in command, Fred Crentsi, has praised the deal saying it will go a long a way ...

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GFA rules over Premier League broadcasting rights

Ghana Football Association has ruled that all broadcasting rights of the Glo Premier League are exclusive to the national soccer body and not to any club or any third party. The FA released a statement containing the announcement and that no club or third party may produce any Premier League game. "Kindly note that the Broadcast right of the Ghana Premier League belongs to the Football Association. "In view ...

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Ghana sweat over Rabiu’s fitness

Ghana international, Mohammed Rabiu, would probably be missing from the Kwesi Appiah outfit that would tackle Egypt next month at home in a 2014 World cup last round qualifier following an injury he suffered at his club last Thursday. The 23-year-old midfielder picked the injury during a Europa League tie his side, Kuban Krasnodar won away at St Gallen in Switzerland. Kuban Krasnodar coach, Dorinel Munteanu, ...

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Stephen Appiah cautions Black Stars

Former Black Stars skipper, Stephen Appiah, has prescribed hard work for the Black Stars ahead of their 2014 World Cup last round qualifier at home against Egypt. The former Ghana international also believes Kwesi Appiah would need a wealth of experienced players like the Ayew Brothers, Essien and Boateng. "If we get all our experience players together, we will surely beat the Egyptians,'' Appiah saidon ...

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Ghana-Egypt clash delayed by two days

Ghana have delayed their play-off clash against Egypt by two full days as the tie that was earlier set for Sunday 13 October 2013 would now hold on Tuesday 15 October 2013. The GFA, in a statement made this morning said they wanted to give Coach Kwesi Appiah more time to prepare the Black Stars ahead of the classic encounter between the two African giants. “The decision is meant to give Black Stars coach ...

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