Author: Talks Ghana Media

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All 16 flagship programs of the government including the Free Senior High School are up for review. This is according to Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. This is one of the many decisions taken at a 3-day crunch cabinet meeting, held at Peduase Lodge to proffer solutions to the economic hardships in the country. The Ghana Cedi has experienced a sharp depreciation trading at 7.8 to a dollar. Fuel prices have also shot up affecting transport fares and the cost of general goods and services. Analysts as well as the opposition NDC, have urged the government to review the Free…

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A joint operation by personnel from the Police Intelligence and Operations Units in the Volta Region has led to the arrest of 12 female commercial sex workers operating within the Ho Municipality on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Their arrest follows reports that commercial sex activities within the Municipality are a precursor to many other criminal activities such as break-ins, robberies, and the recent incidents of murder within the Municipality. The suspects whose ages range from 20 to 35 include 11 foreigners and a Ghanaian. They are; Flourish Sampson 25, Gifty Blessing 26, Gloria John 25, Blessing Sunday 23, Sonia Asare…

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Kpando Heart of Lions will trek to Oda to take on Kotoku Royals on Match Day 18 of the Division One League on Sunday. Heart of Lions have had a steady rise in the second half of the season after recording two wins, one defeat in their last three matches – climbing to the 4th spot with 33 points, two points behind leaders Tema Youth. Malik Owiah scored a classic goal to give them a vital 1-0 away win against Vision FC at the Theatre of Dreams to move to the 4th spot while Kotoku Royals crashed to a 2-0 loss to…

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All roads lead to the Coronation Park where Brong Ahafo United clash with leaders Tamale City on Match Day 18 of the Division One League. The latter toppled Nsoatreman FC 1-0 to move back with 36 points. Bismark Asare scored the match winner in the 54th minute as he latched on to a pass from the right wing to slot home. Tamale City are tied on points with Nsoatreman FC – 36 points and must work off their socks to win on the road. Brong Ahafo United are 7th in the League table with 23 points – 13 points behind their guests…

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New Edubiase United will renew rivalry with Sekondi Hasaacas on Match Day 18 of the Division One League at Nana Gyamfi Park on Saturday. The two former Premier League sides will do battle to keep to the pace in the competition as the title race heats up in Zone Two. New Edubaise United picked an important point away from home as they drew goalless against Swedru All Blacks at the Swedru Park while Sekondi Hasaacas recorded their best result in the season –a 3-0 win over Future Stars at the Gyandu Park. Alex Murphy scored a brace in-between Kwabena Baidoo’s…

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The 2021-22 football season is scheduled to draw to a close on Saturday June 25, 2022. The five domestic competitions include the Ghana Premier League – Both Men and Women, the Women’s FA Cup and the MTN FA Cup. The Women’s Premier League (WPL) season will be first to come to a close on May 28, 2022 followed by the Women’s FA Cup which is scheduled for the weekend of 4th /5th June, 2022. The National Division One League will wind up on the weekend of June 10-12, 2022. The Ghana Premier League Season will end on June 19, while…

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The Referees Committee of the Ghana Football Association has announced Match Officials for Matchweek 18 of the Division One League. Below are the Match Officials: DATE: SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2022 MATCH: NSOATREMAN VRS WA YASIN VENUE: TWUMASI SPORTS COMPLEX REFEREE: NATHAN ANAFO ASSISTANTS: ALEX OSAM AND MOHAMMED ALHASSAN 4TH REFEREE: MAXWELL OWUSU MATCH COMMISSIONER: MICHAEL AMONOO MONEY VENUE MEDIA OFFICER: MASAWUDU ISSAH GFA CAMERAMAN: ISAAC NYARKO DATE: SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2022 MATCH: WA SUNTAA VRS NKORANZA VENUE: WA STADIUM REFEREE: SAMUEL BANAHENE ASSISTANTS: GABRIEL BOATENG AND ABRAHAM NDEEGO 4TH REFEREE: JOHN KOOMSON MATCH COMMISSIONER: AYOO LUKE VENUE MEDIA OFFICER:…

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The Refereees Committee of the Ghana Football Association has announced Match Officials for Matchday 21 of the Ghana Premier League. Below are the Match Officials for Matchday 21: DATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022 MATCH: KARELA vs. MEDEAMA VENUE: CAM PARK REFEREE:  DANIEL LARYEA ASSISTANTS:  EMMANUEL DOLAGBANU & MOHAMMED JIJANI 4TH REFEREE:  FREDRICK SAMENA MATCH COMMISSIONER: ALI PLATO VENUE MEDIA OFFICER: STEPHEN APAKA QUAICOE LIVE ON STARTIMES DATE: SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2022 MATCH: HEARTS OF OAK vs ASHANTIGOLD VENUE: ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM REFEREE: GEORGE MAWULI VORMANOR ASSISTANTS: PATRICK PAPALA & PAUL ATMIMARA 4TH REFEREE: JOESPH KENNY PADI MATCH COMMISSIONER: MICHAEL…

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Media practitioners who intend to cover the aforementioned match between the Black Stars of Ghana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria, scheduled for Friday, March 25th, 2022 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium to submit their applications duly signed by a Manager or an Editor to the Head of Public Relations, National Sports Authority via e mail: pr@sportsauthority.gov.gh Deadline for submission of applications is Monday, 21st March, 2022, at 5pm. Applicants should kindly attach a copy of a passport photograph to the letter. Accreditation tags can be picked up on Friday, March 25th, 2022 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium,…

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Former Hearts of Oak midfielder Anthony Annan has made a move to Finnish second-tier side TPS Turku. The diminutive midfielder signed a one-year deal with the option to extend for another year. The 35-year-old midfielder until his latest move, was a free agent after he ended his stay at Inter Turku. He previously played for HJK in the topflight league where he won three titles in a two separate spells and this latest move is his 13th club in his career. Annan has amassed 67 caps for Ghana since making his debut against Brazil in 2007 at the Råsunda Stadium,…

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Commuters should be expecting to pay more for transport fares again as the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) begins talks with government for an increment of existing fares following recent hikes in the cost of fuel. The Union introduced a 15 percent increase in transport fares barely a month ago, but now says another increment has become necessary following the astronomical rise in the prices of fuel at the pumps. This time around, the largest transport union has announced that it is eyeing a possible upward adjustment of about 20 percent. “There will be fare increment at all cost to…

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Karela United Football Club will battle old foe Medeama SC on Match Day 21 of the Ghana Premier League at Crosby Awuah Memorial Park on Friday, March 18, 2022. Four points separate the two sides as Medeama sit in the 5th spot with 32 points – four places ahead of their hosts who are 9th in the log with 28 points. Karela United lost 1-0 to Berekum Chelsea on Match Day 20 – their second defeat in their last five outings. Emmanuel Sarpong netted the only goal of the match in the 50th minute to give the Blues the win.…

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When the owner of Young Apostles FC arrived in Duayaw Nkwanta to scout for young players for his team about six years ago, little did he know a young Emmanuel Yeboah would be his first sale in 2022. Born in Duayaw-Nkwanta, a popular town in the Ahafo Region, Emmanuel was poached by the Sunyani-based club during his time at Duayaw Nkwanta SHS. ‘’He put in a shift when he was in school to play for Apostles, he would go and play soccer on Sunday and by Monday, he’ll be in school,’’ says a source who was close to the player…

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For a league deprived of rigorous modern data collection tools, Man of the match awards have in recent years been the main measure of player performance in the Ghana Premier League. Widely regarded as an award for the most valuable player of the match across different sporting disciplines, it was important to note how a player wins the award, what (s)he gets and who makes the decision to select the player of the match. When asked about how a man of the match is selected, Mr. Paul Ayamba, a match commissioner in the Ghana Premier League since the 1980s gives…

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The Refresher course for the CAF License C holders is currently underway Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE) in Prampram. The first batch of the course is expected to run till Friday, March 11. These Refresher Courses are in line with the new CAF Coaching Convention which makes provision for refresher coaching courses for all licenses every two (2) years after obtaining the licenses without which the licence expires. Director of Coaching Education, Professor Joseph Kwame Mintah is leading the training with assistance and directives from Technical Director Bernhard Lippert, Administrative Manager Maxwell Caesar Kemeh and other GFA/CAF Instructors. Coaches…

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The GFA Disciplinary Committee has charged Bechem United defender Samuel Osei Kuffour for a misconduct in the Ghana Premier League Matchday 19 game against Asante Kotoko for his silly tackle on Asante Kotoko’s striker Franck Thiery Mbella Etouga. Osei Kuffour is charged with a breach of Article 34(6)(d) of the GFA Premier League Regulations, 2019. According to the charge sheet, Samuel Osei Kuffour did intentionally kick player number 11 of Asante Kotoko SC (Frank Thierry Etouga Mbella) in an off-ball situation, an action which in the opinion of the association is an improper behavior and likely to bring the game…

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