Accra Hearts of Oak players resumed training this morning after a 12-day break to start preparations for the end of the league season. The team were given a 12-day break from training after the Ghana Premier League was put on a month break for the WAFU tournament. But the Phobians have now returned to training at their Ajax Park grounds in Legon to prepare for the remaining of the league games. The Phobians still have their eyes on the league title despite a 3-3 stalemate at home with Aduana Stars and are preparing tirelessly to make sure they don;t drop any points from their last four games.
kotoko Kumasi Asante Kotoko will hoping to end their winless run in Sogakope when they face WAFA in their outstanding league game slated for Wednesday. The Reds have never won in Sogakope for three seasons now but have vowed to record their first victory in Tomorrow's game. Kotoko beat the Academy boys by a lone goal in Kumasi in the first round and will be eyeing a double over WAFA who are yet to lose a game at home. Head Coach of the Porcupine Warriors Steve Pollack believes his boys are prepared and are ready to do the job perfectly on Wednesday. "We have to control what we do and not worry about them, i believe if you worry about opponent your players lose focus,they are a good side we are a good side so i expect a very good game" The Sogakope Park has proved to be a ...
Accra Hearts of Oak head coach Frank Nuttal says he is not looking at the league table despite his side bridging the gap to the top two teams. League leaders WAFA and the second-placed Aduana Stars drew (0-0 Bolga) and lost (1-0 Tema Youth respectively in the match-day 19 Ghana Premier League fixture. The Phobians beat Elmina Sharks and cut WAFA’s lead to just four points and Aduana’s to just a solitary point. “I have not looked at the league table and to be honest, I am not focused on the league table,” Nuttall toldthe club's website. “I am only focused on enjoying the great win today [over Elmina Sharks] and recovering in the next few days and preparing for the next match and that is the way I take my games.” Source: Accra Hearts of Oak
The Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Ibrahim Saanie Daara, has strongly defended the decision of the association to sign an agreement with StarTimes, which has acquired television rights for local league matches for the next 10 years. Per the agreement, StarTimes will pay $17,950,000 through the period and provide 10 artificial pitches and a fully equipped modern Out Broadcast van to the GFA. Critics, however, believe the FA could have bargained for a better deal, but Mr Daara said the FA’s detractors were working themselves over nothing. “Anybody who criticizes this deal is absolutely wrong. What [sponsorship] did you have for the FA Cup, Division One League, Women’s League? And now you have graduated and you are complaining. You have a l