Sports

  • April 1, 2020

    Former Marseille...

    The former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died. Earlier on Tuesday the French club revealed the 68-year-old had been suffering from coronavirus. Diouf was being treated in a hospital in Senegal, the country of his birth, after contracting the virus. A statement on Marseille’s Twitter account read: “Olympique de Marseille learned with great...

  • March 31, 2020

    Former Black...

    Former Black Stars player Kwasi Owusu has passed on. This comes less than 24 hours after the demise of former teammate and one- time Black Stars team manager, Opoku Afriyie. The former bulky striker died Monday at the age of 72. Mr Owusu was the second all-time leading top scorer...

  • March 25, 2020

    Pep Guardiola:...

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has donated 1m euros (£920,000) to fight the coronavirus outbreak in Spain. Guardiola, who is at his home in Barcelona, has been working with his lawyers over the past few days to work out the best way of using the money. It will go to...

  • March 20, 2020

    COVID-19: Stop...

    The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has warned clubs that are still engaged in training to desist with immediate effect and fully respect the ban on social gathering and observation of social distance as directed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo to stop the spread of COVID-19. Ghana has recorded 11...

  • March 20, 2020

    Nigeria’s Enyimba...

    At least one Enyimba player was left injured after suspected robbers attacked the club’s bus on Thursday 19th. Enyimba team was attacked on Thursday while heading back from their NFL fixture against Adamawa United that was staged at Gombe on Wednesday. As reported by Punchng, the attack took place along the Enugu-Okigwe-Umuahia Expressway...

  • March 20, 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE:...

    The shutdown of English football was extended until at least April 30on Thursday after the Premier League and English Football League (EFL) held crisis meetings. “We’ve collectively agreed that the professional game in England will be further postponed until no earlier than Thursday 30 April,” said a joint statement by...

  • March 16, 2020

    Medeama, WAFA...

    Tarkwa-based Medeama SC continued to entrench themselves firmly on top of the league with a deserving 2-0 win over Legon Cities at the Accra Sports Stadium last Saturday. A brace by top marksman Prince Opoku Agyemang in the 12th and 29th minutes of the first half was all that Medeama...

  • March 16, 2020

    GFA suspends...

    The Ghana Football Association following the directives given by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday, 15 March 2020, has suspended all its competitions with immediate effect until further notice. The GFA made the announcement in a statement saying it will continue to engage the relevant institutions on this...

  • March 16, 2020

    Bank of...

    The Achimota Golf Club hosted the IBB International Golf Club of Nigeria to an Independence Day Golf Tournament at the Achimota Golf Course. The tournament, which was sponsored by Bank of Africa, saw the Ghanaian team rival their Nigerian counterparts in a fun-filled competition. Ghana dominated on both days of the competition by...

  • March 13, 2020

    Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi...

    English Premier League player, Culum Hudson-Odoi, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his club, Chelsea FC announced Friday. According to a statement issued by the club, the England player of Ghanaian descent, displayed symptoms similar to a mild cold on Monday morning and has not been at the training ground...

  • March 12, 2020

    Coronavirus: NBA...

    The NBA has suspended its season after the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game against the Utah Jazz was postponed after a player tested positive for coronavirus. The league confirmed in a statement that ‘the test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off’ and ‘the affected player was not in the arena’. ‘The...

  • March 12, 2020

    UCL: Llorente...

    Atletico Madrid ended Liverpool’s defence of the Champions League on Wednesday as Marcos Llorente’s double and Alvaro Morata’s late strike stunned Anfield with a 3-2 win after extra time to progress 4-2 on aggregate. The holders looked to have ended Atletico’s dogged resistance when Roberto Firmino put them ahead in...

  • March 11, 2020

    Royal Senchi...

    The Royal Senchi Hotel has organised the fourth edition of its annual boat racing competition to mark Ghana’s 63rd Independence Day. The sporting event took place in Akosombo on Friday, March 6, and drew together a horde of holidaymakers and enthusiasts of the sport including some senior citizens. The event features on the hotel’s...

  • March 10, 2020

    Coronavirus: All...

    All sport in Italy has been suspended until at least 3 April because of coronavirus, the country’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte has announced. This includes Serie A but not Italian clubs or national teams participating in international competitions. Serie A – Italy’s top flight – had already said all games...

  • March 5, 2020

    Queens humbled...

    Ghana kicked off their campaign in the Turkish Women’s Cup 2020 with defeat to Chile Wednesday afternoon. The Black Queens held their own in the opening half but succumbed to three goals without reply in the second 45 minutes. Chile scored their goals in the 54th, 57th and 70th minutes...

  • March 4, 2020

    Set up...

    President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kurt E.S Okraku, on Tuesday, 3 March 2020 called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) James Oppong-Boanuh. The visit was to officially congratulate Mr Oppong-Boanuh on his appointment as substantive IGP, strategise for the future and to build on the existing relationship between...

  • March 4, 2020

    I’ll knock...

    British world champion Anthony Joshua says he is confident of knocking out Kubrat Pulev in the 11th round when the two take each other on later this year. The fight was yesterday confirmed for June 20 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with Pulev the mandatory IBF challenger to take on...

  • March 4, 2020

    Turkish Women’s...

    Black Queens will get their debut outing in the Turkish Women’s Cup competition started on (Today) Wednesday, March 4. The Ghana female senior national team are housed in Group B of the 8-nation invitational tournament with Chile, Northern Ireland B and fellow Africans Kenya. Coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo’s side will face...

  • March 4, 2020

    Akonnor names...

    CK Akonnor has picked a provisional squad of 23 for Ghana’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games with Sudan. The Black Stars are set to face the Falcons of Jediane twice in successive games – first at Cape Coast on March 27 and in Omdurman three days after –...

  • March 3, 2020

    Samuel Takyi...

    Young amateur boxer, Samuel Takyi has confidently disclosed his desire to win an Olympic medal when he represents Ghana at the upcoming Games come July and August. The 19-year-old enterprising pugilist who found his way into the Black Bombers team this year said he is very sure of winning an...

  • March 2, 2020

    U-17 WWCQ:...

    Ghana’s Black Maidens started their 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Liberia at the Antoinette Tubman Sports Stadium on Sunday. Ophelia Serwaa Amponsah and Salamatu Abdulai scored to give Coach Mallam Nuhu’s an easier task ahead of the return encounter. The Black Maidens...

  • February 29, 2020

    Nigerian Footballer,...

    Nigeria player, King Paul Akpan Udoh who plays his club football in Italy has reportedly contracted the deadly coronavirus, making him the first Nigerian to be infected. King Paul plays for Italian Serie C side, Pianese. The Pianese forward was diagnosed of the disease on February 27, and he has...

  • February 29, 2020

    Kotoko beat...

    Asante Kotoko came back from a goal down to beat Bechem United 3-1 at the Accra Sports Stadium in a Ghana Premier League match. Playing at their favorite adopted home grounds, Kotoko were stunned by Bechem United in the 20th minute by Hafiz Konkoni when he connected a brilliant cross....

  • February 24, 2020

    Former Caf...

    Former Confederation of African Football General Secretary Amr Fahmy has died at the age of 36 after a two year battle with cancer. The Egyptian served as General Secretary between November 2017 and April 2019, when he was removed from his position without explanation. Caf released a statement calling his...

  • February 23, 2020

    Fury beats...

    Briton Tyson Fury became a Champion again, knocking down American undefeated Deontay Wilder in the seventh-round to win the WBC Heavyweight Title in last Vegas early this morning. In one of boxing’s most anticipated rematches in years, Fury defeated Deontay Wilder via a TKO at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

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