Category: SPORTS NEWS

Nigeria’s FA boss replaces Kwesi Nyantakyi at CAF

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has appointed the President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to replace embattled former First Vice Chairman Kwesi Nyantakyi. The former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) resigned from his position a few days after he was captured in an investigative film engaging in underhand dealings. He mentioned the name of the president, vice president and some government officials in the said video. President Nana Akufo-Addo has since reported him to the police for action. Mr Nyantakyi was Fifa bans Nyantakyi June 8, 2018 World football-governing body FIFA has handed a 90-day provisional ban to embattled Ghana Football […]

Löw makes it clear: “It needs profound changes” – coach decision next week

After the historic preliminary round-out at the World Cup in Russia, the mood in the DFB team is at a low. Jerome Boateng even apologized in an open letter to the fans. Both the future of national coach Joachim Loew and some of the well-established national team is in the stars. While DFB President Reinhard Grindel resolutely rejected a quick shot in the Personalie Löw, the DFB veterans think not of a resignation. One day after the embarrassing preliminary round-out at the World Cup in Russia, the German national team left the World Cup quarter Watutinki and landed in Frankfurt with just over an hour late. Immediately after the arrival, […]

FIFA delegation arrives in Ghana for crucial meeting over GFA crisis

Joy News sources say three officials from FIFA arrived in Ghana Thursday evening for a crucial meeting with the Sports Ministry following government’s decision to initiate a process to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA). The meeting will discuss recent developments at the GFA and government’s ongoing legal process to dissolve the Association following Anas Aremeyaw Anas’s investigative documentary. The explosive documentary captured some top officials of GFA allegedly accepting bribes to fix matches and change the natural outcome of some games. Former GFA President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, was also seen in the video allegedly convincing undercover agents to bribe top government officials for a chance to control football in Ghana. […]

Nigeria puts Iceland World Cup hopes on ice

Nigeria put Iceland’s World Cup hopes on ice after substituting a purposeless first-half performance with an attacking intent to record a much-needed win in Russia. Nigeria made up for 45minutes of lethargy with four minutes of energy and two well-structured attacks to test the goal keeper for the first time in the game. Former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood advice from inside a studio in South Africa was spot on. ‘These guys are not good at possession football. They are fast off the ball and need long passes’. And Nigeria enacted this advice on the pitch to devastation. All goals a deadly piece of counter-attacking football. Nigeria from defending a throw-in […]

Nyantakyi resigns from Fifa, CAF, and WAFU positions

Embattled Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi has followed up his resignation as Ghana Football Association president by relinquishing all other top positions he holds in football. The 48-year-old has quit his roles as a member of the FIFA Council, member of the FIFA Associations Committee, First Vice President of CAF and President of Zone B of the West African Football Union (WAFU). His decision comes on the back of the 90 days provisional ban handed to him by the world football governing body, Fifa. A documentary by the celebrated journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas exposed Mr Nyantakyi to be unfit to steer the affairs of a sport which is the number one of the nation. Mr Nyantakyi was filmed apparently […]

Egypt Jittery Over Qualification, Coach Comes Under Fire

Ghana’s World Cup opponents are growing jittery over their chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup amid demands for Argentinean manager Hector Cuper to resign despite leading the group with two matches left. The jitters in the Pharaohs camp has sparked hope among Ghanaians that the North African could falter to hand the Black Stars the advantage for the tournament in Russia. The Egyptian national football team’s goalkeeper coach Ahmed Nagi is defending Argentinean manager amid concerns over Egypt’s qualification to the 2018 World Cup. “Cuper is a very democratic manager. He makes all his staff participate in all the team’s detail. But at the same time, he rejects […]

Kwesi Nyantakyi Excludes U-17 Physical Trainer From Contingents to UAE

Physical trainer for Ghana’s U-17 team, Nana Sei has been dropped from the contingent who left for UAE (Abu Dhabi) for their training tour ahead of the U-17 FIFA World Cup in India.  The Black Starlets team left the shores of the country for a two-week training exercise in Abu Dhabi. According to Nana Sei who has been keeping the team in shape with fitness exercise for the past three months could not make the trip after he was excluded from the team and was told the instruction came from the president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi. “I have been with the team for the past three months, […]