Sports

  • July 17, 2019

    Guinea sack...

    Guinea have parted ways with Belgian manager Paul Put after crashing out of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) following a defeat in the round of 16. The National Elephants were eliminated from AFCON after a humiliating 3-0 defeat at the hands of finalists Algeria. Guinea finished third in Group B with only four...

  • July 17, 2019

    2019 Netball...

      ZIMBABWE July 16 fixtures Malawi vs Australia Zimbabwe vs Barbados July 15: highlights of Day 4 South Africa 66 – 38 Scotland Uganda 57 – 54 Trinidad and Tobago Malawi 47 – 43 Northern Ireland Zimbabwe 36 – 79 New Zealand South Africa maintains 100% record South Africa’s Proteas

  • July 15, 2019

    Griezmann undergoes...

    Antoine Griezmann began the formalities of fitness and medical tests on his first day of pre-season as a Barcelona player on Sunday. The World Cup winner visited his new club’s training ground for routine examinations a day after arriving in Catalonia. Griezmann, 28, joined Barca on a five-year deal after...

  • July 15, 2019

    Djokovic Beats...

    Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon’s longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre Court, with an atmosphere that felt at times more akin to football than tennis, Djokovic won 7-6 (7-5) 1-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 13-12 (7-3). As...

  • July 15, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Match winner and Total Man of the Match, Riyad Karim Mahrez, yesterday gave an emotional judgment on the Nigerian team whom he said played beyond their expectation. The captain of the team said he was delighted to have scored the winning goal that took Algeria to the final of the...

  • July 15, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Fans took to the streets of Paris, Marseille and Lyon on Sunday to celebrate the Algerian national football team’s victory over Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final but the festivities were marred by violence. Scenes of joy descended into clashes between fans and police in the French cities of Paris, Lyon and...

  • July 14, 2019

    AFON 2019:...

    Senegal will be looking to make history on Sunday evening, by reaching their first ever African Cup of Nations final however a resurgent Tunisia stand in their way. Senegal has rightly justified their favourites tag on route to the semi-finals, only conceding one goal and winning four out of five...

  • July 12, 2019

    Weekend Boxing...

    The weekly Weekend Boxing Night series returns tomorrow at James Town in Accra as juvenile and amateur fighters get the opportunity to compete. Participants in the competition, which has unearthed budding talents from the various boxing gyms in Accra, are looking forward to thrill patrons again. According to organisers of...

  • July 12, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have both promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola...

  • July 12, 2019

    List of...

    Get the full list of the previous winners of the Africa Cup of Nations.  1957 – Egypt (Sudan) 1959 – Egypt (Egypt) 1962 – Ethiopia (Ethiopia) 1963 – Ghana (Ghana) 1965 – Ghana (Tunisia) 1968 – Congo-Kinshasa (Ethiopia) 1970 – Sudan (Sudan) 1972 – Congo (Cameroon) 1974 – Zaire (Egypt)

  • July 10, 2019

    GBC denies...

    The management of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has denied selling GBC’s TV channels to private entities to operate. It said the allegation carried by some media houses that GBC had sold eight channels to private entities was false, as no channel belonging to the state broadcaster had been sold...

  • July 10, 2019

    Deaf Football...

    The Ghana Deaf Football Association has honoured former President Jerry John Rawlings with a football match on the occasion of his 72nd birthday. The Association also presented him with a plaque congratulating him for his deeds of kindness towards people with disability, especially the deaf. The Deaf Football Association, which called...

  • July 10, 2019

    Black Stars...

    Some supporters of Ghana’s men’s national football team have expressed their disappointment at the team’s loss to Tunisia. The Ghana Black Stars lost to Tunisia in the Round of 16 of the African Cup of Nations. The game ended 1-1 in regulation time and had to go into extra time....

  • July 10, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr claims Bafana Bafana are firm favourites to lift the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following their impressive 1-0 win against Egypt in the Round of 16. South Africa pulled off the unthinkable last Saturday when they dumped hosts Egypt out of the competition in front...

  • July 10, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    The first quarter-final clash of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 between Senegal and Benin this afternoon at the June 30 Stadium, will go into the history books as the first ever game at the AFCON finals with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). The use of VAR from...

  • July 9, 2019

    #AFCONonCiti: Kwesi...

    Ghana head coach, Kwesi Appiah, believes there would have been a different outcome to their AFCON round of 16 tie against Tunisia if the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was being implemented at this stage of the competition. Andre Ayew had a goal ruled out in the first half after the...

  • July 9, 2019

    ‘Black Stars...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his disappointment following the exit of the senior national male soccer team, the Black Stars from the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt. The President, however, believes that the team will “bounce back.” “Like most Ghanaians, I am gutted by the...

  • July 9, 2019

    Ghana set...

    Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is facing the sack after failing to end the country’s trophy drought at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.   Ghana’s coach James Kwesi Appiah looks on during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Group F football match between Guinea-Bissau and Ghana at...

  • July 9, 2019

    Egypt: Coach...

    It appears the host of the AFCON 2019, the Pharaohs of Egypt are not taking their defeat to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa lightly.   The President of the Egyptian Football Association Hany Abou-Rida has resigned from his position following Egypts’ defeat to South Africa. Few hours after Bafana...

  • July 9, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

        AFCON 2019: ‘Year of Return’ presidential project fails as Tunisia block Black Stars shine Tunisia have finally broken their AFCON match record against the Black Stars which have seen them progress to the quarter-final of this year’s competition after beating them 5-4 on penalties. Just as the Carthage...

  • July 7, 2019

    CAF Kicks...

    The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) has witnessed a new major hacking operation committed by the pirate television platform called “beoutQ”, with its flagship competition the Total Africa Cup of Nations organized in Egypt as victim. Television broadcasts of all 36 matches in the group phase were fraudulently diverted and...

  • July 7, 2019

    Afcon: Egypt...

    Egypt sacked head coach Javier Aguirre following their shock elimination in the round of 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations. Aguirre’s Egypt were left stunned on Saturday as the AFCON hosts lost 1-0 to South Africa in Cairo, where the Pharaohs failed to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2004. Afterwards, Egyptian...

  • July 7, 2019

    AFCON 2019:...

    Madagascar might be known more for a trilogy of animated films than football, but the script will continue to change if another famous victory is secured at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The tournament newcomers are set to make their knockout rounds debut in a surprise last-16 date...

  • July 5, 2019

    Golden Rackets...

    McDan Foundation, a subsidiary of the McDan Group has presented a cheque for $3,000 to national table tennis team, Golden Rackets. The financial reward was in recognition of the team’s qualification for Europe-Africa Zone III from Zone IV in Congo Brazzaville recently. Ghana Tennis Federation president Isaac Aboagye Duah told the...

  • July 4, 2019

    Peru end...

    Peru ended Chile’s hopes of winning a third consecutive Copa America title as they reached a first final since 1975 with a comfortable semi-final victory. Edison Flores and Yoshimar Yotun scored first-half goals and Paolo Guerrero added a late third for Peru, while Chile missed an injury-time penalty. Peru meet...

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