Connect with us

Sports

GFA Sacks Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah

Published

on

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has been sacked as the coach of the Ghana national team after the Ghana FA dissolved all technical teams of the national teams.

Appiah ended his contract as Black Stars head coach three days ago and there was no clear news about his future until this decision taken by the GFA on Thursday night.

Kwesi Appiah signed a two-year contract in May 2017 for a second stint with the Ghana national team.

Despite the initial running out in May last year, he was told to stay on for the two 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe -which he won.

Read Also  2019 African Games: Ghana's U20 suffer 1-0 defeat to Senegal

CDT: ghanaianmuseum.com

Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo Beats Lionel Messi To Become The 5th Top Goalscorer In Football History

Published

on

5-time world footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo is now the fifth top goalscorer in football history as he has overtaken Gerd Muller on the list.

Cristiano Ronaldo is now in the fifth position after his goal-scoring run for Juventus with as his outstanding brilliance singlehandedly inspired Juventus to a comfortable yet narrow 2-1 victory over Parma at the Allianz Stadium last weekend.

Ronaldo has now scored staggering 736 goals in 1028 games at the top level with only a few footballers including Hungarian icon Ferenc Puskas who has 747 goals and Selecao legend Pele who has 767 leading him.

Read Also  National Health Insurance Authority boss leaves office

However, should Ronaldo’s goalscoring run continue, he might overtake these two legends.

Brazilian legend, Romario is the second-highest goalscorer in history with 772, while Czech-Austrian legend Josef Bican is the most prolific goal-scorer with 805 goals.

Here are the top goalscorers in history according to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF)

1. Josef Bica: 805 goals

2. Romario: 772 goals

3. Pele: 767 goals

4. Ferenc Puskas: 747 goals

5: Cristiano Ronaldo: 736 goals

6. Gerd Muller: 735 goals

7. Lionel Messi: 717 goals

Source: ENewsGhana.com

Continue Reading

Sports

University of Ghana Test their own Version of VAR

Published

on

University of Ghana, Legon, has raised the bar for media coverage in Ghana as they put to test their own version of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) cameras system in a match between their male football team and UMAT.

The experiment is the first time Ghana is using the VAR technology in a football match where Five cameras plus a drone were used to cover the match.

Images of the experimental technology could be mistaken for a FIFA VAR Team as the students demonstrated high level of intelligence. This is the first time any West African country has reported the introduction of VAR.

Read Also  Kwesi Appiah forced Gyan out because of a prophecy - Gyan aide reveals

This experiment has put Ghana above other African countries in terms of sports coverage and will be a huge step for the Ghana Football Association to accept for the technology to have experimented in the Ghana Premier League or the Division One League.

Meanwhile, this local VAR system is set to be used in the next Ghana Premier League game between Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko schedule for Sunday, January 27.

Continue Reading

Sports

Ghana, South Africa fight for Tokyo 2020 ticket

Published

on

Ghana, South Africa fight for Tokyo 2020 ticket

The Black Meteors must now beat South Africa to qualify for the Olympic Games. After falling to beat Ivory Coast in the semi-finals, Ghana will now face South Africa for a bronze medal and a ticket to Tokyo in the ongoing U23 AFCON tournament in Egypt.

The Black Meteors were beaten 3:2 on penalties in their semi-final clash with Ivory Coast after a 2:2 stalemate in regulation time on Tuesday.

South Africa were trounced by the host country Egypt 3:0 hours after the Ivory Coast-Ghans clash at the Cairo International Stadium.

The Black Meteors clash with the South Africans has been slated for Friday, November 22, 2019 at 2:30PM whiles Egypt take on Ivory Coast on the same day at 6:00PM.

Read Also  I will make the NDC attractive again - Prof. Alabi

Already, Egypt and Ivory Coast have booked their tickets for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, awaiting Ghana and South Africa.

Source: footballmadeinghana.com

Continue Reading

Trending