Cole joins Essien at Indonesian club

Former England striker Carlton Cole is to be reunited with ex-Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien after joining Indonesia club Persib Bandung. The 33-year-old forward, who spent the bulk of his playing career at West Ham, signed a one-year…

WAFU Tourney: WA All Stars play AS Tanda Friday

Ghana’s representative at this year’s West Africa Football Union (WAFU) competition, have landed in Senegal to play in the Zone B tournament. The Ghana Premier League (GPL) defending champions left Ghana on Wednesday with an 18- man squad,…

EPL: Chelsea to pay Hazard £300,000 a week

Chelsea will open talks with Eden Hazard on a new £300k-a-week contract next month. Negotiations on an improved deal were scheduled to take place at the end of this season. But Stamford Bridge chiefs have decided to bring talks forward…

Crisis hits Cameroon, Broos threatens to quit

Cameroon’s Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach Hugo Broos has threatened to quit over management and funding problems in the national team set-up, BBC Sport reports. Broos, who led the team to the trophy in Gabon in February, said he is…

Ghana’s Appiah joins Norwegian side Viking FK

Black Stars striker Kwesi Appiah has joined Norwegian club Viking FK on loan until the end of June. The striker, who has played 10 times for the Eagles since signing from Margate back in 2010, joins up with the Tippeligaen side whose league…

Official: Airport to be named after Ronaldo

Madeira airport is set be officially renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Airport on Wednesday, despite opposition from local politicians. A sign with the player’s image was already being added to the facade of the airport, which until Tuesday was…