Sports

  • May 22, 2019

    Gyan’s ‘tirade’,...

    Two respected Ghanaian sports journalists have said Asamoah Gyan’s reaction to the decision not to make him captain of the Black Stars during the upcoming Afcon has been appalling. Michael Oti Adjei and Jerome Okyere both believe the Black Star skipper’s conduct – evident in a lengthy press release on...

  • May 22, 2019

    Gyan rescinds...

    Captain of the national football team Asamoah Gyan has rescinded his decision to pull out of the squad ahead of another African football campaign. Ghana’s record goal-scoring forward explained it was the President, Nana Akufo-Addo who prevailed on him to do the u-turn following an interaction between the two. Asamoah...

  • May 22, 2019

    Andrea Ayew...

    The coach of the Ghana Black Stars Kwesi Appiah will name Turkey-based midfielder Andre Ayew as new Captain of the team ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations(AFCON).     According to a report by ghanasoccernet.com, the announcement will be made latest by Wednesday when the provisional squad for...

  • May 21, 2019

    Asamoah feels...

    Communications Director of the Asamoah Gyan foundation Randy Opoku Afriyie says his boss feels betrayed by the coach of the Black Stars Kwasi Appiah. According to him, even though Gyan has stood by the coach in his difficult times, Mr. Appiah has not returned the favour. Gyan has announced his...

  • May 16, 2019

    AFCON tickets...

    The African Cup of Nations’ organising committee on Wednesday reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs. Tickets for the Egyptian national team’s matches in the summer tournament, which will take place in the country, were initially priced at 200 pounds (about $12,...

  • May 16, 2019

    WAFU Semi-Finals:...

    The Black Queens of Ghana will take on the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the semi-finals of the WAFU Women’s Cup which comes off on Thursday 16 May, 2019. The Nigeria women’s team defeated Mali 2-0 in Tuesday’s final Group B encounter to set up the clash with Ghana while...

  • May 10, 2019

    Tottenham set...

    Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool… Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.Trailing...

  • May 9, 2019

    Moura hat-trick...

    Lucas Moura scored a stoppage-time winner to complete a hat-trick and seal a sensational 3-2 comeback win for Tottenham Hotspur to take them past Ajax Amsterdam on the away goals rule into the Champions League final on Wednesday. Lucas Moura of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring to make it 2-3....

  • May 8, 2019

    We’re ready...

    Black Queens striker Alice Kusi says she and colleagues are set for the defence of the WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Ghana, the defending champions will begin their campaign against Togo on Wednesday, with Kusi claiming the success from the last edition will propel them higher...

  • May 7, 2019

    Barcelona striker...

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he will not celebrate if he scores against Liverpool at Anfield in Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg. Suarez, who left Liverpool in 2014 after three-and-a-half seasons, scored and then celebrated in Barcelona’s 3-0 first-leg win at the Nou Camp. The Uruguayan apologised for celebrating...

  • May 7, 2019

    Salah ruled...

    Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final, second-leg tie with FC Barcelona on Tuesday, Jürgen Klopp has confirmed. The Egyptian was forced from the pitch with a head injury during Saturday evening’s 3-2 victory at Newcastle United and will not be available for the meeting with...

  • May 6, 2019

    Joseph Amoah...

    Joseph Amoah has officially become the first Ghanaian across all sports to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The 22-year-old Coppin State University Junior powered to 2nd position in the men’s 200m at the MEAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, crossing the finish...

  • May 5, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Renowned Ghanaian sports journalist Benjamin Willie Graham has been selected by the Confederation of African Football [CAF] as one of the lead communicators for this year’s African Cup of Nations which will be held in Egypt in June this year. Graham, who has been a lead commentator in the Ghana...

  • May 5, 2019

    Saul ‘Canelo’...

    Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez unified the middleweight division with a points victory over Daniel Jacobs in Las Vegas. The Mexican – now beaten just once in 55 fights – took Jacobs’ IBF belt to add to his own WBC and WBA titles. Judges scored the fight 115-113, 115-113, 116-112 in Canelo’s...

  • May 4, 2019

    The facts...

    With the European football season winding down slowly, a host of Ghanaian players has had a memorable season, both for the good and ugly reasons, but in this write-up, the focus will be on one of Ghana’s priceless assets in the Italian Serie A, Yusif Rahman Chibsah… With the European...

  • May 3, 2019

    Ghana needs...

    In this part of the world, very few individuals climb up to become successful footballers and athletes, with the masses remaining under the ladder as underdogs of social and economic circumstances. Facts contributing to athletes becoming, especially impoverished in life have been identified by the President of Foundation for Generational...

  • May 2, 2019

    Messi on...

    Argentine scores brace, including his 600th goal for the club, as Spanish giants beat Liverpool in first-leg semi-final. Barcelona have now gone 32 Champions League home games without a loss. [Susana Vera/Reuters] Lionel Messi scored a brace as Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 in the first-leg semi-final to edge closer to...

  • April 28, 2019

    Lazio chalk...

    Two goals from Felipe Caicedo spurred Lazio to a 2-1 win over 10-man Sampdoria in Serie A on Sunday and keep their European qualification hopes alive. After Sampdoria midfielder Gaston Ramirez was shown a second yellow card on the brink of halftime, the home side rallied and pulled one back...

  • April 28, 2019

    Ghanaian youngsters...

    Ghanaian youngsters Francis Amuzu and Jeremy Doku will remain at Anderlecht next season despite the massive exodus about to take place at the club.  The Belgian giants are set to let several of their players leave following an underwhelming season, which has seen them struggle in the Play-Offs of the...

  • April 25, 2019

    Aduana Stars...

    Fans of Aduana Stars held referee Emmanuel Eshun and his assistants hostage after their draw with Aduana Stars at the Nana Agyeman Badu Park. Supporters of the home side descended on referee Eshun after the final whistle was blown following what they claim to be unfair officiating. Police had to...

  • April 25, 2019

    Special Competition:...

    Ebusua Dwarfs Ebusua Dwarfs handed WAFA their first  defeat in Zone B on the Special Competition on Wednesday to end the first round. The Crabs needed a 23rd minute penalty from Albert Gaisie to edge the Academy Boys at the Cape Coast Stadium. The referee whistle after a foul inside...

  • April 23, 2019

    Nigeria’s Divine...

    Nigerian sprinter Divine Oduduru has become the fastest man in the world this year 2019. The former 100m African Youth Champion, Oduduru, who also competes in the 200m and finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, ran sub-10 over the weekend in an invitational. As per Africa Athletics,...

  • April 21, 2019

    Dauda Mohammed...

    Dauda Mohammed was on target for Vitesse Arnhem as they battered PEC Zwolle 4-1 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday. The Eagles went up in the 9th minute after Bryan Linssen combined superbly with Martin Ødegaard. The lead however did not last as the visitors pulled parity through Lennart Thy in the...

  • April 21, 2019

    AshantiGold players...

    Players of AshantiGold SC sing cheerfully in camp ahead of Normalisation Committee’s Special Competition against Berekum Chelsea at the Golden City Park on Sunday. The Miners are plotting their first away win in the competition after failing against Bechem United, Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko. A victory will see them leapfrog Kotoko...

  • April 17, 2019

    All African...

    A delegation of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 12th African Games to be hosted by Morocco this August at Rabat met with Ghana 2023 Project Team on the sidelines of the recent 6th AIPS Africa Conference held in Accra. The delegation led by Mustapha Elbayoudi, the LOC’s Press...

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