Ian Phiri, a former player with Zambian club Forest Rangers, has given a shocking revelation about the black powers he sought to enhance his struggling football career. In a video released to Emmanuel TV’s YouTube channel, Phiri admitted to visiting an occult shrine in Mozambique in a quest for ‘powers’. “I went to a priest who said he would give me powers to play good football and make it in life,” the Zambian explained. Phiri underwent a ritual in which he was stripped naked and bathed in water ceremonially boiled…Read More
raw talent in soccer, is unarguably a common natural resource littered around every nook in Africa. Then I start to wonder… If such good football is played in Africa, why’s the dream of the average African footballer focused solely on crossing the Mediterranean? Hold that thought for a second, I think i get it! Mainstream Europe is the hub of soccer, so it isn’t criminal for African players to nurse a little ambition of plying their trade there. But what I really can’t understand, is why I look through a…Read More
Racism in football may tarry a few more years, so let’s not kid ourselves we can do much right now to arrest it. Deep questions like “Why are there a few black club managers?” and “Why do we have a scanty number of black/African goalkeepers thriving in Europe?” are often asked, but I’m really not privileged with answers. Racism travels far across Europe. Countries like Italy, Spain and a few others within South America have been major culprits. Please follow and like us:Read More
Premier League giants Manchester City were indebted to a late super-sub cameo from Nigerian youngster Kelechi Iheanacho for ensuring their 100% start to the season was maintained at Selhurst Park against a resolute Crystal Palace in the latest round of Premier League fixtures. Having failed to break through a stubborn Palace defence, it was the teenage substitute who latched onto a blocked Samir Nasri to poke home the winning goal in the 90th minute, scoring with his first touch of the game and announcing himself on the Premier League stage in dramatic fashion.Read More
Despite reaching the final of the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana midfielder Christian Atsu is not a celebrating mood.
Atsu was named Orange Man of the Match as the Black Stars eased past hosts Equatorial Guinea in their semi-final meeting on Thursday night in Malabo to set up a final clash with old foes, Cote d’Ivoire.Read More
BLANTYRE (EltasZone) – – Lack of adequate funding and time has forced the Flames not to have a tune-up match ahead of their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying match against Mali, Football Association of Malawi (Fam) has disclosed.
Malawi start their qualifier campaign on September 6 away to Mali and face Ethiopia a week later at Kamuzu stadium. This means Flames will not also have time to arrange any friendly matches before the Ethiopia game.Read More
Ghana International Michael Essien has issued a statement surrounding his alleged misconduct during the World Cup.
This comes after coach Kwesi Appiah stated in a press conference that the legendary player refused to warm up ahead of their Portugal game, something the former Chelsea players has approached in a diplomatic manner.
This was explained as below by Michael Essien as the debate rages on in Ghana among football stakeholders.Read More
Ghana have lined up friendly matches against Costa Rica and Honduras and will camp first in Europe and then in the USA before the 2014 World Cup, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.
The Black Stars will begin camping for their third successive finals on May 25 in Rotterdam where the Black Stars are scheduled to play the Netherlands on May 31.Read More
The Black Stars of Ghana will be based in Brazil’s costal city of Maceio during the 2014 World Cup. Maceio, a city located between Mundau Lake and the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil’s Alagoas state has a population of little over 900,000. It is a tourist hub with tropical wet and dry climate. Ghana’s other group opponents: USA will base in Sao Paulo, Germany in Santa Cruz and Portugal in Campinas. Source: VibeGhana.com . Please follow and like us:Read More
Maxwell Konadu says he is pleased with Ghana’s preparations ahead of the start of the African Nations Championship in South Africa.
Ghana will kick off in Group C against Congo on Monday in the tournament reserved for only home-based players of member nations.
Konadu is confident his side will up for the challenge as the home-based national team make their third-straight appearance at the finals.Read More