Reports in the local Ghanaian media indicated that the Ghana Black Stars who are in Kenya to prepare for the AFCON 2019 qualifying match against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Sunday were stranded. This has compelled the Normalisation Committee to refute the news making rounds in the media. A statement on the wesite of the GFA reads:
The FIFA normalisation committee met with club Legal Committee, Appeals Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Club Licensing Board, Players’ Status Committee, Premier League Board, Division One League Board, Ethics Committee to discuss issues which has been an impediment to football development in the country
The Black Maidens' skipper replicated her qualifying round form as she baged an hat-trick against the host nation Uruguay in the FIFA Under 17 World cup in Montevideo.
Ighalo scored an impressive 21 goals in 28 games for the club, and his presence was dearly missed in their final round of fixtures as they duly succumbed to defeat and subsequent relegation.
Former France international Franck Ribery allegedly slapped French television pundit Patrick Guillou after Bayern Munich's 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Bild newspaper reported on Sunday.
Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions' fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui.
Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.
Chelsea booked their place in the Europa League knockout stage as Olivier Giroud's first club goal of the campaign gave Maurizio Sarri's men a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov, while Rangers lost a seven-goal thriller against Spartak Moscow.
Leicester manager Claude Puel said preparing for the first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash had been tough but that his players would "compensate with our spirit".
Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has moved to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to appeal Thursday’s decision by CAF Appeal Board to reinstate Equatorial Guinea in the 2018 AWCON due in ten days in Ghana.