Sports

  • November 14, 2019

    AFCON 2021...

    The 2021 Afcon qualifiers kicked off with many continental heavyweights in action. Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. After a scare from Stephane Sessegnon’s...

  • November 14, 2019

    Rugby Eagles...

    The national male Rugby team, Eagles, on Wednesday, presented the Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens Challenge trophy to one of their main sponsors Sunda International. The team were at the office of Sunda International in Accra to present the trophy they won in South Africa and also thank the Chinese company for their unflinching support to...

  • November 12, 2019

    U23 AFCON:...

    Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko is counting on a favour from hosts Egypt to stand a chance of qualifying for the knockout stage of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations following a disappointing loss on Monday. Twice in the lead, the Black Meteors failed to hold on as a relentless Egyptian...

  • November 9, 2019

    AFCON 2021...

    Dunav Ruse right-back Samuel Inkoom has been handed a late call-up to the Black Stars for Ghana’s upcoming AFCON 2021 doubleheader this month, according to reports. The former Asante Kotoko defender is coming in as a replacement for Harrison Afful who has withdrawn from Kwesi Appiah’s 23-man for the AFCON...

  • November 8, 2019

    Preview: Ghana...

    Ghana will be hoping to start their 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations campaign with a win against fellow debutants Cameroon on Friday evening. Since the introduction of the U23 AFCON in 2011, to serve as at the continental qualifier for the Olympics, this is the first time Ghana have qualified for the...

  • November 8, 2019

    U23 AFCON:...

    No show since 2004. Starting Friday, Ghana will attempt to end her long-absence at the Olympic Games men’s football competition when they take on seven other countries at the Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt. The U23 AFCON is the final leg of qualifiers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The top three...

  • November 7, 2019

    EPL: Rashford...

    Marcus Rashford believes Manchester United can still achieve their top-four ambitions this season despite a poor start that sees them 10 points off the Champions League places. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have won just three of their first 11 games and fell to a fourth defeat of the campaign at Bournemouth...

  • November 6, 2019

    UEFA CL:...

    Frank Lampard believes his Chelsea side are going places after summoning the spirit to fight back from 4-1 down to salvage a 4-4 draw against nine-man Ajax on what he described as a “mad” night at Stamford Bridge. The Blues seemed destined for a defeat as first half own goals...

  • November 5, 2019

    Rita Mensah...

    A stereotype can be defined as a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. Widely deemed to be the ‘weaker sex’ in society, women are usually dissuaded from engaging in certain physical activities – sometimes even some sporting activities like...

  • November 5, 2019

    GFA President,...

    The President of the Ghana Football Association, Kurt Okraku and some members of the Executive Council were at the Kotoka International Airport to see off the national Under 23 team, the Black Meteors for the African Under 23 Championship in Egypt. The President was accompanied by Messrs Randy Abbey, Kingsley...

  • November 4, 2019

    Woman Tells...

    Former captain of the national team, Asamoah Gyan literally had goosebumps all over when a lady took to social media to record video of herself professing her love for him. The woman said she does not understand why a section of Ghanaians chastise him when he is discharging his duties...

  • November 3, 2019

    Celta Vigo...

    Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo has become a father as his wife, Barbara Aidoo, safely delivered a beautiful baby girl. Reports in the Spanish press indicate that, the 24-year-old guardsman’s wife gave birth a few days ago at the The Vigués medical center – the couple named the baby, Janai Arabena....

  • November 3, 2019

    Kwame Awuah...

    Ghanaian Kwame Awuah has won the inaugural Canadian Premier League with his side Forge FC against Cavalry FC.  The Hamilton, Ontario based side beat the Calgary-based team 1-0 at the Spruce Meadows Field to wrap up a 2-0 aggregate win. A stoppage time goal by David Choiniere sealed the victory for the...

  • November 3, 2019

    Saul ‘Canelo’...

    Mexican great Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez further added to his legacy by taking the WBO light-heavyweight crown from Sergey Kovalev with a devastating 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas. Middleweight king Canelo, 29, had stepped up two weight divisions to face the 36-year-old Russian. It proved a close fight which failed to...

  • November 1, 2019

    Andre Ayew...

    Swansea manager Steve Cooper has confirmed Andre Ayew has taken up the position of vice-captain, praising the Ghanaian’s positive influence on the dressing room. Andre Ayew Midfielder Matt Grimes was confirmed as Swans skipper in the summer, and head coach Cooper has now revealed Ayew is his deputy. And, while...

  • October 31, 2019

    After making...

    Women’s bobsleigh team made Olympic history as the first Africans to compete. Now, a race is on to popularise the sport. The Nigerian women’s bobsleigh team made Olympic history last year as the first Africans to compete in the event at the Winter Games in South Korea [File: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty...

  • October 31, 2019

    Fifa President...

    Fifa President, Gianni Infantino has pledged his support to Kurt Okraku, the newly elected president of the Ghana Football Association. In a letter congratulating Mr. Okraku, the leader of the world football governing body noted that Okraku’s experience in the game would help to develop football in Ghana. Mr. Infantino...

  • October 31, 2019

    2021 AFCON...

    Ghana coach, Kwesi Appiah has dropped four key players ahead of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa. Asamoah Gyan, Kwadwo Asamoah, Christain Atsu and John Boye have been left out of Ghana’s squad to face South Africa and Sao Tome and Principle and will miss the doubleheader....

  • October 29, 2019

    New GFA...

    The newly elected President of the Ghana Football Association Kurt E.S. Okraku has called on players and technical team members of the Black Meteors at their camping base in Accra. Accompanied by some members of the newly-formed Executive Council of the GFA, the FA President told the players that the...

  • October 26, 2019

    Support new...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for rounded support for the newly elected Ghana Football Association (GFA) boss, Kurt Okraku. The new football chief, according to the President “has earned the confidence and trust of the football fraternity, and his victory is well-deserved.” In a post via his Twitter, Akufo-Addo called on...

  • October 26, 2019

    Revive Ghana’s...

    Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has asked the newly elected President for the Association, Kurt Okraku to revive the country’s football industry. Mr. Tamakloe also said Kurt should also focus on restructuring the GFA which in his estimation is quite fragmented. “They have new structures now...

  • October 25, 2019

    GFA Elections:...

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the appeal request filed by Wilfred Kwaku Osei for provisional and conservatory measures in relation to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) elections. This means the immediate injunction sought on the presidential election has been thrown out but the substantive case remains and...

  • October 24, 2019

    The remarkable...

    Born in London to Nigerian immigrants, Ola Aina remembers the sacrifices his parents made to make his dreams a reality. When he was growing up, Ola Aina’s parents struggled to put food on the table but did all they could to make sure he did not miss any training [James...

  • October 23, 2019

    Prince Tagoe...

    Former Ghana striker Prince Tagoe has joined Bangladeshi side Chittagong Abahani Limited for the upcoming season.  The ex-Hearts of Oak ace traveled to the Asian country last week to complete formalities. He is expected to be fit for the Sheik Kamal International football tournament which is currently ongoing in the Asian...

  • October 23, 2019

    GFA Elections:...

    The biggest Africa bookmaker,Mybet.africa has place competitive odds on all six aspirants vying for the Ghana Football Association Presidency come Friday, October 25. The contest has former GFA vice,George Afriyie, Lawyer  Amanda Clinton, former GFA vice Fred Pappoe, former executive member Kurt Okraku, Nana Yaw Amponsah and George Ankomah all vying...

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