NC Special Cup: How Kotoko and Hearts served a superb tactical semi-final

Hearts of Oak v Kotoko. Picture credit: Dada Oliseh Kim Grant started with his favoured 4-2-3-1 formation while CK surprisingly went with the 4-2-3-1 The first 10mins saw Kotoko press high up the pitch. Gyamfi and Boahen were hugging the…

Special Competition: AshantiGold 0-1 Karela United- Diawisie Taylor’s last-gasp goal seal Tier I final spot

Karela United FC defied the odds to pip Ashanti Gold SC 1-0 to make it to the final of the Special Competition Tier 1 on Sunday. Diawisie Taylor’s late strike ended the Miners’ winning streak at the Len Clay stadium….

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Zimbabwe star Khama Billiat suffers slight knee injury ahead of Egypt opener

Zimbabwe star Khama Billiat has not trained with the Warriors since Thursday after picking up a knee injury. According to the report, Billiat’s injury is not serious but he will miss a Nations Cup warm-up against Tanzania on Sunday. “Khama…

EXPOSED: Hearts of Oak striker Aboubacar Traore spotted wearing ‘juju’ amulet during Tier I Cup semis defeat to Kotoko

Hearts of Oak striker Aboubakar Traore has been exposed for using black magic ‘juju’ during the Tier I Special Competition defeat to rivals Asante Kotoko. The Burkinabe was exposed while he prostrated in reaction to his side’s penalty shootout defeat…

VIDEO: Watch Fatawu Safiu opener as Asante Kotoko oust Hearts of Oak in Special Competition

Abdul Fatawu Safiu put Asante Kotoko on the board in the fifth minute as his side beat rivals Hearts of Oak on penalties to reach the final of the Tier I Special Competition.  The striker scurried to powerful strike the…

Special Competition: Match Report: Hearts of Oak 1 (4) – 1 (5) Asante Kotoko – Porcupine Warriors pip Phobians in shootout to seal final clash with Karela United

Asante Kotoko advanced to the finals of the Special Competition following penalty shout victory against bitterest adversaries Hearts of Oak at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. The game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes with goals from Abdul Fatawu Safiu…

NC Special Cup: Kotoko beat Hearts on penalties to reach finals

Hearts of Oak v Kotoko. Picture credit: Dada Oliseh Captain Amos Frimpong scored the decisive spot-kick as Asante Kotoko beat Hearts of Oak on 5-4 penalties to reach the finals of the Normalisation Committee Special Cup tier 1 on Sunday.  After…

Ghana 0-0 South Africa: Black Stars players rated

The Black Stars despite playing so well with the many chances created against South Africa in their last Afcon pre friendly failed to score at the Police Academy Stadium in Dubai on Saturday. Here are Joy Sports player ratings: RICHARD…

Chelsea confirm departure of Maurizio Sarri to Juventus

Chelsea announced on Sunday afternoon that Maurizio Sarri would be leaving the club to take over as manager of Juventus. Sarri, 60, joined Chelsea from Napoli last summer as a replacement for compatriot Antonio Conte but now returns to Italy,…

VIDEO: Solomon Asante smashes in volley as Phoenix Rising to top of USL Western Conference table

Solomon Asante scored the last goal as Phoenix Rising thumped rivals Orange County SC in front of a sellout crowd of 6,562 at Casino Arizona Field.  Asante struck with his right foot from over 30 yards away and found the…