A recap on the top stories and trends that made the headlines. This Week on Twitter #TwitterGhana features all you need to know in music, movies, sports, entertainment and more you might have missed during the week.
GFA begins search for new Black Stars coach
Otoo Adoo and Chris Hughton were trending as potential national team coach replacements, as the Ghana Football Association (GFA) once again ramps up the search for a new Black Stars manager. The selected candidate would replace the embattled Milovan Rajevac who officially notified the GFA of his desire to take up a fresh challenge elsewhere, and was subsequently let go. Fentuo Tahiru , Head of Sports at Citi FM Tweeted about conflicting reports on who the next pick is, while 3SportsGh also asked their Followers who their pick would be in a Tweet.
Chris Hughton or Otto Addo?
— #3Sports (@3SportsGh) January 31, 2022
AFCON UPDATES – Senegal are AFCON finalists, again!
Football fans on Twitter were in an uproar as #TeamSenegal advanced to the AFCON 2021 finals after thrashing #TeamBurkinaFaso 3-1. Sadio Mane was celebrated for stepping up with an assist and a cool finish that sealed their victory, guaranteeing their place as finalists once again. Senegal will play either Cameroon or Egypt in the final, while Burkina Faso will face the loser of the other semi-final in a third-place play-off. Both matches are scheduled for Sunday, 6th February as Tweeted by Citi Sports
— Citi Sports (@CitiSportsGHA) February 2, 2022
Ghana Premier League: Dennis Korsah joins Hearts of Oak
Defending Ghana Premier League champions, Hearts Of Oak GH have confirmed the signing of Dennis Korsah to join the team. Here is a Tweet welcoming him which reads: The moment you’ve been waiting for… Dennis Korsah is a full Phobian”. #DennisKorsah
Social media lights up as Kwame Despite turns 60
#DespiteAt60 was trending as business mogul, Dr. Osei Kwame Despite turned 60 on February 2, celebrating his special day in grand style. Utv Ghana Tweeted a video showing the “birthday boy” arriving at the Kotoka International Airport in a vintage car, displaying his niche tastes! Celebrations climaxed in a huge bash dubbed “Party of the Year” and attended by scores of dignitaries, celebrities and musicians. Well-wishers and entertainment news outlets on Twitter sent out goodwill messages; a beautiful birthday message Tweeted by YEN and more reactions on his big celebration here.
chairman for the UEW governing Council Nana Ofori Ansah told the media: “we are complying with the orders of the court. The court says they should be reinstated and that is that”.https://t.co/GOUHpgwrl2
Captain Smart | Free SHS | #DespiteAt60 | SERWAA BRONI | E-levy
— Class 91.3 Fm (@Class913fm) February 4, 2022
Amaarae earns a spot on Billboard’s list of Hip-Hop, R&B artists to watch in 2022
Amaarae continues to take Ghana to the world! Entertainment Radio Station, Hitz FM has reported in a Tweet that Billboard has named the Ghanaian musician among Hip-Hop and RnB artists to watch out for in 2022. She was named alongside Arya Starr and Tems – two talented, emerging acts from Nigeria.
The moment you’ve been waiting for…
— Phobians – GPLChampions🏅🏆 (@HeartsOfOakGH) January 31, 2022
Yvonne Nelson Announces New Movie; ‘The Men We Love’ For Val’s Day
What plans do you have this Valentine’s Day? Award-winning actress and producer, Yvonne Nelson is inviting all movie lovers to the premier of her latest movie titled, “The Men We Love” at the SilverBird cinemas at 7pm. The actress shared the news and flyer in this Tweet which saw a huge response, including a Retweet from lifestyle blogger, Kobby Kyei. The movie features the legendary Kofi Adjorlolo, Majid Michel, Angela Bamford and a host of other movie stars. Sounds like a solid Val’s plan, right?