Sports

  • May 9, 2021

    Neymar Jr...

    Brazilian International, Neymar JR, has extended his contract giants, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to 2025. He announced his renewed contract with PSG in a post sighted by DGN Online on his verified Facebook page. Writing in French, Neymar JR described his new deal with PSG as a continuation of history. PSG...

  • May 9, 2021

    Saul ‘Canelo’...

    Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez produced a devastating uppercut to leave a distraught Billy Joe Saunders unable to rise from his stool after eight rounds of their world title unification bout. Just as Saunders looked to be gaining a footing, the Mexican found a shot which caused an instant swelling over the...

  • May 9, 2021

    Benjamin Azamati...

    Ghanaian sprinter Benjamin Azamati booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games 200m after running a time of 20.13s at the just ended Lone star Conference (LSC) Outdoor track and field championships in Texas, USA Azamati who has already qualified for the 100m and 4×100 m events at the upcoming...

  • May 7, 2021

    Man Utd...

    Manchester United reached their first final of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era but lost their seven-match unbeaten record in an entertaining Europa League last-four tie with Roma. Edinson Cavani scored both United goals in the second leg of a 13-goal semi-final. The Uruguayan opened the scoring with a fabulous first-half...

  • May 5, 2021

    Man City...

    Manchester City have progressed to the UEFA Champions League final. This is the first time in 51 years that the Sky Blues are reaching the final of the Champions League. The Sky Blues defeated Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) back-to-back in their Champions League semifinal. Last week, City won 2-1 in France....

  • May 5, 2021

    Jose Mourinho...

    Jose Mourinho has been appointed Roma manager from the start of the 2021-22 season. The 58-year-old will replace fellow Portuguese Paulo Fonseca, who Roma announced earlier on Tuesday would leave at the end of the current season. Mourinho was sacked as Tottenham Hotspur boss on 19 April and had said...

  • May 3, 2021

    Andy Ruiz...

    Former world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr survived an early knockdown to beat Chris Arreola by unanimous decision in California. Knocked down by an overhand right in the second round, Mexican Ruiz recovered to win 117-110, 118-109 and 118-109 on the judges’ scorecards. He had not fought since his December...

  • May 2, 2021

    GFA unveils...

    The Ghana Football Association has outdoored Woodin as the Official Textile partner for a period of one year. The outdooring event which took place at the GTP House, Tema on Friday, 30 April 2021 was attended by President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku and Vice President Mark Addo. Others included former GFA...

  • May 1, 2021

    Partey shortlisted...

    Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey has been shortlisted for an award as Arsenal’s Player of the Month for April. The 27-year-old faces competition from Alexander Lacazette, Nicolas Pepe and Bukayo Saka. The former Atletico Madrid midfielder provided a sumptuous assist for the Gunners in their 3-0 game against Southampton earlier in...

  • April 29, 2021

    Ghana FA...

    MTN Ghana has extended their sponsorship of the FA Cup for three seasons with a total package worth over GHS4 million, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced on Tuesday. The package includes an annual sponsorship amount of GHS1 million, GHS20,000 for the ‘Man of the Match’ prize and MTN products worth...

  • April 28, 2021

    ‘Each world...

    The Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif, has revealed that the state will spend at least $700,000 on each of the Black Stars’ upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches set to begin in June this year. The Minister made the revelation in explaining why his office needed...

  • April 28, 2021

    Sports Minister...

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, says he will ensure that all monies raised by his outfit through its fundraising campaigns are accounted for. In an interview on Face to Face on Citi TV, Mr. Ussif also expressed his commitment to managing the funds effectively. “So far we have had good...

  • April 28, 2021

    $25 million...

    The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif, says the $25 million his ministry is seeking from the state and corporate organisations is not allocated to just the men’s senior national team, the Black Stars, as is being speculated. President Akufo-Addo, at a meeting with Chief Executive Officers from various...

  • April 28, 2021

    Maxwell Konadu...

    Maxwell Konadu has been appointed as coach of the national U-17 team, otherwise known as Black Starlets. The former Ghana striker replaces Ben Fokuo, who has been appointed as Black Princesses head trainer. Maxwell Konadu, a Premier League winner with Asante Kotoko in 2012, after stints with the Black Meteors,...

  • April 27, 2021

    Alan Shearer...

    Former England striker Alan Shearer and ex-France forward Thierry Henry have become the first players to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame. Shearer is the Premier League’s record scorer, with 260 goals for Blackburn Rovers – with whom he won the title in 1995 – and Newcastle...

  • April 27, 2021

    Ibrahimovic investigated...

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is to be investigated by Uefa over an “alleged financial interest in a betting company”. According to reports in his native Sweden, the AC Milan striker, 39, has broken rules after becoming a partner in a betting company. Uefa’s disciplinary regulations state players should not have a financial interest...

  • April 27, 2021

    Arsenal: Henry,...

    Arsenal legends Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira have joined Spotify founder and billionaire Daniel Ek’s bid to buy the club. Owner Stan Kroenke has no intention to sell, but more than 1,000 fans protested outside Emirates Stadium on Friday calling for him to quit. Arsenal had announced they were one of 12...

  • April 25, 2021

    Elmina Sharks...

    The Ghana Football Association’s Disciplinary Committee has imposed a fine of GHS10,000 on Elmina Sharks FC. This comes after supporters of the club entered the inner perimeter and assaulted the Centre Referee in their Ghana Premier League match against Medeama SC recently. According to the ruling, the Elmina side broke...

  • April 22, 2021

    McDan boss...

    The founder and chief executive officer of McDan Group of Companies, Mr Daniel McKorley, has been named Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the newly established U-17 Inter-Club Champions League and Inter Regional Challenge Cup. He chairs a nine-member committee that has been tasked to ensure effective organisation of...

  • April 21, 2021

    European Super...

    All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League have now withdrawn from the competition. Manchester City were the first club to pull out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to do so by preparing documentation to withdraw. The other four sides – Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and...

  • April 20, 2021

    European Super...

    The European Super League was created “to save football”, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. Real are one of the 12 European clubs who have signed up to the breakaway league and intend to establish a new midweek competition. Perez said the move had been made because young people are...

  • April 19, 2021

    Black Stars...

    Former Black Stars coaches, Kwasi Appiah and Ibrahim Tanko have received their five months outstanding salaries, JoySports can report. Appiah received $108,000 while that of Tanko and other technical team members is undisclosed. JoySports understands that Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif, initiated steps to settle the arrears about two weeks ago....

  • April 17, 2021

    Government gives...

    The government of Ghana has given the green light for clubs to admit fans to the various match centres. However, only 25% of fans would be allowed to a matching centre with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, the Sports Ministry stated in a statement. A statement signed by Kenneth Anaang,...

  • April 16, 2021

    Aubameyang treated...

    Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been treated in hospital after he contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon. The 31-year-old scored in Gabon’s 3-0 win over DR Congo in Africa Cup of Nations qualification on 25 March. He played in Arsenal’s Europa League quarter-final first leg against Slavia Prague...

  • April 15, 2021

    I’m a...

    Pep Guardiola says he will be viewed as a failure as Manchester City boss if he does not win the Champions League during his time at the club. City take a 2-1 aggregate lead to Borussia Dortmund for the second leg of their quarter-final tie on Wednesday. They have not reached...

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